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Just So Stories

  [english | 1902]  

Rudyard Kipling


Summary: [Double Sin and Other Stories is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in in the US by Dodd Mead and Company in 1961 and retailed for 3.50. The collection contains eight short stories and was not published in the UK however all of the stories were published in other UK collections.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 391

Kai Lungs Golden Hours

  [english | 1922]  

Ernest Bramah Smith


Summary: [Kai Lungs Golden Hours is a fantasy novel by Ernest Bramah. It was first published in hardcover in London by Grant Richards Ltd. in October 1922 and there have been numerous editions since. The first edition included a preface by Hilaire Belloc which has also been a feature of every edition since. Its importance in the history of fantasy literature was recognized by its reissuing by Ballantine ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 396

Kept

  [english | 2008]  

Zoe Winters


Summary: [Anne Winters is an American poet leftist and professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Having received an early university education at both New York University and Columbia University in New York City where she was born and raised she went on to complete her PhD at the University of California Berkeley. She has studied in various schools under the well-known American poets ...]
Genres: [romance | post 1930 | fantasyDownloads: 80

La Fee Des Greves

  [french | 1850]  

Paul Feval Pere


Summary: [En ce 15e sicle entre le Mont-Saint-Michel et celui de Tombelaine un brouillard blanchtre et cotonneux recouvre parfois la baie. Malheur limpudent gar dans cet univers de dsesprance. Le sable se drobe lentement sous ses pieds et lensevelit inexorablement. Les habitants des villages voisins paysans ou pcheurs de coques nvoquent pas sans frmir cette mort terrifiante dans les sables mouvants. Ils ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | fantasyDownloads: 95

La Peau De Chagrin

  [french | 1831]  

Honore De Balzac


Summary: [Le jeune aristocrate Raphal de Valentin aprs avoir perdu toute sa fortune pour payer les dettes de son pre a lintention de se suicider. Il rentre par hasard chez un antiquaire o un vieil homme lui montre alors une peau de chagrin ayant le pouvoir dexaucer tous les vux de son propritaire : Si tu me possdes tu possderas tout mais ta vie mappartiendra .]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 125

Lady Into Fox

  [english | 1922]  

David Garnett


Summary: [Lady Lazarus is the first novel by O. Henry Award-winning writer Andrew Foster Altschul published by Harcourt in 2008. Drawing its title from the poem of the same name by Sylvia Plath Lady Lazarus also deals with themes similar to the poem namely issues of exhibitionism and the publics hunger for tragedy and spectacle. Described by Publishers Weekly as a gleeful difficult debut with razor-sharp ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | fantasy | audiobookDownloads: 5

Le Golem

  [french | 1914]  

Gustav Meyrink


Summary: [Golem is a 1996 picture book written and illustrated by David Wisniewski. With illustrations made of cut-paper collages it is Wisniewskis retelling of the Jewish folktale of the Golem with real people real places and a lengthy one-page background at the end. The story is set in year 1580 in Prague and the Jews are being persecuted. Judah Loew ben Bezalel the town rabbi can think of nothing more ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | horrorDownloads: 396

Life And Adventures Of Santa Claus

  [english | 1902]  

Lyman Frank Baum


Excerpts: [... Gadgols no longer dared come nigh the trees had become old and sturdy and could bear the drought better than when fresh-sprouted. So Necile's duties ...... all the world dare oppose me? Queen Zurline, who had listened intently to this conversation, clapped her pretty hands gleefully at the nymph's answer. You ...... of human beings. And at last they returned to the grand old Forest ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 422

Life And Perambulations Of A Mouse

  [english | 1784]  

Dorothy Kilner


Summary: [Dorothy Kilner (pseudonyms M. P. and Mary Pelham 1755?1836) was a prolific English writer of childrens books during the late eighteenth century.]
Genres: [young readers | fantasy | fiction and literatureDownloads: 144

Lilith

  [english | 1895]  

George Macdonald


Summary: [Lilith is a fantasy novel written by Scottish writer George MacDonald and first published in 1895. Its importance was recognized in its later revival in paperback by Ballantine Books as the fifth volume of the celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in September 1969.Lilith is considered among the darkest of MacDonalds works and among the most profound. It is a story concerning the nature of ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 72

Luck

  [english | 2002]  

James Patrick Kelly


Excerpts: [... tip of his nose, on the hair of his scalp, at the root of his cock and on the bottoms of his tingling feet. It had to be the whisper of a spirit. This ...... He finished by striking the butt of his spear against an alder. The mammoth raised its trunk and trumpeted in reply. The piercing cry sent a shiver ...... lover became sick with a fever. He had a hard choice. No one ever wants ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 354

Magic For Beginners

  [english | 2005]  

Kelly Link


Summary: [Magic for Beginners is a collection of nine works of fantasy and light horror short fiction by Kelly Link. The stories were all previously published in other venues from 2002 to 2005. The book won the 2006 Locus Award for best short story collection the title story Magic for Beginners won the 2006 Nebula Award and 2006 Locus Award for best novella and the 2006 British SF Award for best short ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | science fictionDownloads: 184

Master Of The Crossroads

  [english | 2003]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: [... I was shocked to find my high school sweetheart there trying to do the same thing. Belinda? I called. Belinda Porter? She was catty-corner from me ...... long has it been? Belinda asked. Fifteen years? More like seventeen, I said. But who's counting? What a funny place to run into each other. ...... some very questionable characters, I dealt guns for them to even more questionable ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 189

Miss Waters

  [french | 1902]  

H Wells


Excerpts: [... je ne pouvais r'eellement pas le deviner, moi... Ensuite avancaient de conserve, anxieuses et intrigu'ees, les jeunes filles envelopp'ees `a nouveau ...... yeux pour de bon et parut perdre la notion de ce qui se passait autour d'elle. - Chez nous!... Mais je ne comprends pas! - se r'ecria Mme Bunting s'adressant ...... une queue? - s'informa-t-il. - Comme la queue d'un gros ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 445

My Father The Cat

  [english | 1957]  

Henry Slesar


Summary: [Father Roquelaure is a French fairy tale collected by Achille Millien. It is a type 516 tale in the Aarne-Thompson classification system. Others of this type are Trusty John and The Raven.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 111

News From Nowhere

  [english | 1890]  

William Morris


Summary: [Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News is a book by Bernard Goldberg a 28-year veteran CBS news reporter and producer giving detailed examples of what he calls liberal bias in television news reporting. It was published in 2001 by Regnery Publishing.]
Genres: [fantasy | science fictionDownloads: 33

Opener Of The Ways

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: [... the dog park with Anubis. The jackal-headed guide of the dead, the prince of Magic, used his royal Ankh to scratch the parts of his back he couldn't ...... said Anubis, in a clear very un-doglike voice. Seven souls. Is that why? Because we have seven souls? Perhaps. Four parts of mortals are connected ...... six, so the gods just rounded up one. An old woman in a bulky plaid coat ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 337

Ozma Of Oz

  [english | 1907]  

Lyman Frank Baum


Excerpts: [... and What did Ozma do afterward?-meaning, of course, after she became the Ruler of Oz. And some of them suggest plots to me, saying: Please have ...... the sleep from her eyes, she really imagined she was there. Kut-kut-kut, ka-daw-kut! Kut-kut-kut, ka-daw-kut! Ah here again was the strange noise ...... soon, for the foremost Wheeler reached the hill a moment after her but while the ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | juvenileDownloads: 334

People Of The Dark

  [english | 1932]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... was born and raised in a hard country, and have lived most of my life on the raw edges of the world, where a man took what he wanted, if he could, and ...... and examine them more closely. Even in their dimness I was repelled by their abnormal and revolting character. Surely no men cast in human mold as we ...... and witches. Living in caves from the start, these aborigines had ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | fantasyDownloads: 320

Peter Pan Peter And Wendy

  [english | 1911]  

Jm Barrie


Summary: [Peter Pan or The Boy Who Wouldnt Grow Up and Peter and Wendy are the stage play and novel (respectively) which tell the story of Peter Pan a mischievous little boy who can fly and his adventures on the island of Neverland with Wendy Darling and her brothers the fairy Tinker Bell the Lost Boys the Indian princess Tiger Lily and the pirate Captain Hook. The story was written by Scottish playwright ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | juvenileDownloads: 377
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