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A Personal Record

  [english | 1912]  

Joseph Conrad


Excerpts: [... complete. He remains, to a certain extent, a figure behind the veil a suspected rather than a seen presence???a movement and a voice behind the draperies ...... so much to our happiness as the How. As the Frenchman said, Il y a toujours la maniere. Very true. Yes. There is the manner. The manner in ...... line of sailings from Rouen, for the transport of French emigrants to Canada. ...]
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Apologia Pro Vita Sua

  [english | 1864]  

John Henry Newman


Summary: [Apologia Pro Vita Sua is the classic defence of the religious opinions of John Henry Newman published in 1864 in response to what he saw as an unwarranted attack on himself the Catholic priesthood and Roman Catholic doctrine by Charles Kingsley. The work quickly became a bestseller and has remained in print to this day. The work was tremendously influential in turning public opinion for Newman ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiography | religionDownloads: 72

Biographical Stories

  [english | 1842]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [Biographical Stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects Fiction Classics Fiction Literary Fiction Short Stories Literary Criticism General Literary Criticism American General ]
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Boyhood

  [english | 1854]  

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy


Excerpts: [... those recollections lost their power, and gave place to a consolatory feeling of life, youthful vigour, freshness, and hope. Seldom have I spent four ...... is not doing her proper share of the pulling. One could not put Diashak on the left, replied Philip, altogether ignoring my last remark. He ...... journey, was busy helping Philip, and only when everything had been put straight ...]
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Childhood

  [english | 1852]  

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy


Summary: [Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff Christs Childhood Pal is the sixth novel by absurdist author Christopher Moore published in 2002. In this work the author seeks to fill in the lost years of Jesus through the point of view of Jesus childhood pal Levi bar Alphaeus who is called Biff. The original edition of Lamb was issued in hardback and paperback and contains an afterword by the author ...]
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Cross Creek

  [english | 1942]  

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings


Excerpts: [... an open forest. And after long years of spiritual homelessness, of nostalgia, here is that mystic loveliness of childhood again. Here is home. An old ...... She was a rich smooth brown. She came directly to me and inclined her head. She said, I come to pay my respecks. I be's Martha. Martha Mickens. I ...... totalled thirty-six dollars. I thought happily how far this would go. I ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiography | fictionDownloads: 106

Edgar Poe Sa Vie Et Ses Oeuvres

  [french | 1856]  

Charles Baudelaire


Excerpts: [... boucheront toutes les issues, matelasseront les fen??tres contre les projectiles du hasard? mais le Diable entrera par la serrure? une perfection ...... qui a dirig?? des journaux et des revues, un ami du po??te, avoue qu???il ??tait difficile de l???employer et qu???on ??tait oblig?? de le payer moins ...... de Philadelphie ?? Boston, de Boston ?? Baltimore, de Baltimore ?? ...]
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Free As In Freedom

  [english | 2002]  

Sam Williams


Summary: [Free as in Freedom: Richard Stallmans Crusade for Free Software is a free book licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It is a biography of Richard Stallman an American software freedom activist and computer programmer. In 1983 he launched the GNU Project to create a free Unix-like operating system and in Ocober 1985 he created the Free Software Foundation. (Source: Wikipedia)]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiographyDownloads: 386

Hawthorne

  [english | 1879]  

Henry James


Summary: [Hawthorne by Henry James. Many of the earliest books particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable high quality modern editions using the original text and artwork.]
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La Derniere Annee De Marie Dorval

  [french | 1855]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [Marie Dorval (1798-1849) est une trs grande artiste dramatique mais sa gloire sest un peu ternie avec lge. Sa vie est dsormais entirement tourne vers ses enfants et surtout son petit-fils Georges quelle vnre. Son gendre Ren Luguet et sa fille Caroline parents de Georges prennent soin delle. Un jour un drame survient: Georges meurt lge de 4 ans et demi. Marie Dorval ne sen remettra jamais. La ...]
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Les Confessions

  [french | 1782]  

Jean Jacques Rousseau


Summary: [s Confessions of a Hooker. My Lifelong Love affair With Golf is a 1985 book written by Hope with the assistance of Dwayne Netland. According to Hope the genesis of the book took place in discussions with Bill Davis founder and editor of Golf Digest and Dick Symon of the advertising firm Darcy-Masius-MacManus. Doubleday Company Inc. published the book. It was re-released in 1987 in paperback ...]
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Les Reveries Du Promeneur Solitaire

  [french | 1782]  

Jean Jacques Rousseau


Summary: [Les Rveries du promeneur solitaire tiennent la fois de lautobiographie et de la rflexion philosophique : il constitue le dernier des crits de Rousseau la partie finale ayant vraisemblablement t conue quelques semaines avant sa mort et luvre tant inacheve.]
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Lettres Choisies

  [french | 1648]  

Mme De Sevigne


Summary: [Selected Letters of Clark Ashton Smith is a book of letters by Clark Ashton Smith. It was released in 2003 by Arkham House in an edition of approximately 3000 copies. The collection was edited by David E. Schultz and Scott Conners.]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiography | historyDownloads: 416

Ma Vie Denfant

  [french | 1914]  

Maxim Gorky


Summary: [Maxime Gorki est un crivain russe sovitique considr comme un des fondateurs du ralisme socialiste en littrature et un homme engag politiquement et intellectuellement aux cts des Rvolutionnaires bolcheviques. Enfant pauvre et autodidacte form par les difficults et les errances de sa jeunesse pass par le journalisme il devient un crivain clbre ds ses dbuts littraires. Auteur de nouvelles ...]
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Magallanes

  [spanish | 1938]  

Stefan Zweig


Summary: [A principios del siglo XVI la empresa de llegar a la especiera de las Indias Orientales abriendo una ruta navegando de Europa hacia el Oeste cobro nuevo vigor tras la aceptacin de la tesis de Amrico Vespucio de que los territorios descubiertos por Coln era un nuevo continente y no las Indias Orientales. A partir de ese momento la bsqueda de un paso martimo que permitiera rebasar el nuevo ...]
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Marie Claire

  [french | 1910]  

Marguerite Audoux


Summary: [Roman autobiographique. la mort de sa mre la petite Marie-Claire ge de cinq ans est place lAssistance publique spare brutalement de sa soeur et dun pre alcoolique. Monde clos cet orphelinat est dirig par daustres religieuses. Marie-Claire se rfugie souvent dans le giron de soeur Marie-Aime linstitutrice la voix chaleureuse. Pour sa protge cette dernire rve dun beau destin et ds que ...]
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Memoires De Vidocq Tome I

  [french | 1828]  

Eugene Francois Vidocq


Summary: [Mmoires de Vidocq chef de la police de sret jusquen 1827Aujourdhui propritaire et fabricant de papier Saint-MandLe clbre bagnard devenu chef de la brigade de police de sret nous conte sa vie en quatre volumes.]
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Memoires De Vidocq Tome Ii

  [french | 1828]  

Eugene Francois Vidocq


Summary: [Mmoires de Vidocq chef de la police de sretjusquen 1827 aujourdhui propritaire et fabricant de papier Saint-Mand.]
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Memoires De Vidocq Tome Iii

  [french | 1828]  

Eugene Francois Vidocq


Summary: [Mmoires de Vidocq chef de la police de sret jusquen 1827 aujourdhui propritaire et fabricant de papier Saint-Mand.]
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Memoires De Vidocq Tome Iv

  [french | 1828]  

Eugene Francois Vidocq


Summary: [Mmoires de Vidocq chef de la police de sretjusquen 1827 aujourdhui propritaire et fabricant de papier Saint-Mand.]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiography | fictionDownloads: 216
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