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Eaglethorpe Buxton And The Sorceress

  [english | 2009]  

Wesley Allison


Excerpts: [... is to say myself, and make me rich at the same time. When the stage lights had gone out, and the audience had left the theater, and the stage hands ...... me roughly by the shoulders and drag me back to my seat. As I plopped down into sitting position, I could see the glowing wand sweeping down to her ...... is to say, made you unhappy.. You might note that the playwright's deus ex ...]
Genres: [fantasy | creative commons | post 1930Downloads: 437

Ella Eris And The Pirates Of Redemption

  [english | 2010]  

Albert Berg


Summary: [yeah I agree with the last comment and the end was a bit of an anticlimax. Also is there some confusion between a changeling and a shape-shifter? two very different things]
Genres: [fantasy | pirate tales | creative commonsDownloads: 123

Fairy Tales Of Hans Christian Andersen

  [english | 1872]  

Hans Christian Andersen


Summary: [Hans Christian Andersen began publishing his Fairy Tales in 1835. This collection of 127 of the stories was translated by Mrs. Paull in 1872.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | fairy tales folk tales mythologyDownloads: 16

Fairy Tales Of The Slav Peasants And Herdsmen

  [english | 1896]  

Aleksander Chodzko


Summary: [Fairy Tales Of The Slav Peasants And Herdsmen by Aleksander B Chodzko. Very few of the twenty fairy tales included in this volume have been presented before in an English dress this will doubtless enhance their value in the eyes of the young folk for whom principally they are intended. It is hoped that older readers will find some additional interest in tracing throughout the many evidences of ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | fairy tales folk tales mythologyDownloads: 162

Faith

  [english | 1989]  

James Patrick Kelly


Summary: [Loving Natalee: A Mothers Testament of Hope and Faith is an autobiography written by Beth Holloway about her missing daughter Natalee Holloway with portions contributed by Sunny Tillman. It was first published in October 2007 by HarperOne an imprint of HarperCollins and has also been marketed under its alternate subtitle The True Story of the Aruba Kidnapping and Its Aftermath.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | science fictionDownloads: 297

Fantastic Fables

  [english | 1899]  

Ambrose Bierce


Excerpts: [... Highwayman and the Traveller The Policeman and the Citizen The Writer and the Tramps Two Politicians The Fugitive Office The Tyrant Frog The Eligible ...... the gilded steeple.. And what are you going to do with the nice new frown. the Pugilist asked. Put down pugilism - if I have to wear it night ...... cat-headed gorilla, and an armful of rattlesnakes.. But the Showman passed on, ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fantasyDownloads: 199

Fifty One Tales

  [english | 1915]  

Lord Dunsany


Summary: [Fifty-One Tales is a collection of fantasy short stories by Irish writer Lord Dunsany considered a major influence on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien H. P. Lovecraft Ursula LeGuin and others. The first editions in hardcover were published simultaneously in London and New York by Elkin Mathews and Mitchell Kennerly respectively in April 1915. The British and American editions differ in that they ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 13

Five Children And It

  [english | 1902]  

Edith Nesbit


Summary: [Not to be confused with the science fiction novel Saturns Children by Charles Stross. Saturns Children: How the State Devours Liberty Prosperity and Virtue is a political science book by Alan Duncan and Dominic Hobson. Its main thesis is that states (in particular the United Kingdom on which the book concentrates) expropriate private property eliminate personal liberties and undermine the ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | juvenileDownloads: 236

Glinda Of Oz

  [english | 1920]  

Lyman Frank Baum


Excerpts: [... for a time, while I retire to my Room of Magic and Sorcery. May I go with you? asked Dorothy, eagerly. No, Princess, was the reply. It would spoil ...... shook her head, to indicate that the advice was not to her satisfaction. If they refuse, what then? she asked. I should be obliged to carry ...... gratefully, and Dorothy also added her thanks for the service. The Mist Maids made ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | juvenileDownloads: 274

Gods Of The North

  [english | 1934]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... and mail-clad forms, two figures glared at each other. In that utter desolation only they moved. The frosty sky was over them, the white illimitable ...... trailing his sword, a sudden sick weariness assailing him. The glare of the sun on the snow cut his eyes like a knife and the sky seemed shrunken and ...... but it was edged with cruelty. Call up your men, said he, grasping his ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 377

Harding Luck

  [english | 1909]  

E Nesbit


Summary: [Harding S Luck by Edith Nesbit. Hardling s Luck is a sequel to The House of Arden a great favorite of Nesbit fans it s a story of injustice poverty deformity magic romance suspense sacrifice and triumph over adversity that comes to its point with a fateful twist. . . .]
Genres: [young readers | fantasy | audiobookDownloads: 24

Herzogs Benediction

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: [... had made him the biggest landowner in Nevada. His building project lasted for years, and the vast, networked device he was creating spread across ...... his new machine, a hundred million prayer wheels began spinning in unison, sending his good wishes to Heaven, smoothing the way for the death that even ...... of angels holding up trumpets, flowers and fiery swords, circling his ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 360

In Search Of The Unknown

  [english | 1904]  

Robert William Chambers


Summary: [The stories feature a man who searches for lost species -- animals not seen for centuries -- and as we follow him on these journeys were introduced to a variety of amazing creatures including the half-man half-amphibian called the harbor master.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | science fictionDownloads: 234

In The Sweet Dry And Dry

  [english | 1919]  

Christopher Morley


Summary: [Sweet Dreams: Philosophical Obstacles to a Science of Consciousness is a book by the American philosopher Daniel Dennett based on the text of the Jean Nicod lectures he gave in 2001.]
Genres: [fantasy | fiction and literature | humorDownloads: 271

Irish Fairy Tales

  [english | 1920]  

James Stephens


Summary: [The lore of ancient Ireland comes to life in this collection of classic folk tales retold for modern readers.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 72

Japanese Fairy Tales

  [english | 1908]  

Yei Theodora Ozaki


Summary: [Momotaro or The story of the son of a peach -- The tongue-cut sparrow -- The story of Princess Hase -- The story of Urashima Taro the fisher lad -- The ogre of Rashomon.]
Genres: [fantasy | fiction and literature | referenceDownloads: 496

Jewels Of Gwahlur

  [english | 1935]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... and he was a man of unusual strength and agility. His only garment was a pair of short red silk breeks, and his sandals were slung to his back, ...... in Keshia, the royal city, which was a swarm of thatched huts crowding about a mud wall that enclosed a palace of stone and mud and bamboo. While he ...... And somewhere in the palace, unless that indiscreet priest had babbled a lie, ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 292

Jimbo

  [english | 1909]  

Algernon Blackwood


Summary: [Call number of original: PZ3.B5683J.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | audiobook | fantasyDownloads: 263

John Whopper The Newsboy

  [english | 1870]  

Thomas Clark


Excerpts: [... Roxbury to Jamaica Plain, I could go my rounds in much less time. I do not care to tell?precisely where it was that I jumped over the fence ...... I started off in haste, in order, if possible, to reach the city before nightfall. Just as the sun was setting, I entered what appeared to be one ...... my hand, in the good, solid form of gold-pieces. His example had its effect upon the ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | juvenileDownloads: 23

Jurgen A Comedy Of Justice

  [english | 1919]  

James Branch Cabell


Summary: [Jurgen A Comedy of Justice is a 1919 fantasy book by James Branch Cabell - the eighth among some fifty-two books written by this author - which gained fame (or notoriety in the view of some) shortly after its publication.The eponymous hero who considers himself a monstrous clever fellow embarks on a journey through ever more fantastic realms even to hell and heaven. Everywhere he goes he winds up ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | humorousDownloads: 33
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