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The Fox Woman

  [english | 1949]  

Abraham Merritt


Summary: [A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects written by the eighteenth-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it Wollstonecraft responds to those educational and political theorists of the eighteenth century who did not believe women should have an education. She argues that women ought to have ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 477

The Pool Of The Stone God

  [english | 1923]  

Abraham Merritt


Excerpts: [... James Marston's story. A score of learned bodies have courteously heard him tell it, and then among themselves have lamented that so brilliant ...... and gauntlets with which each man of the party is provided. The five of us, said Professor Marston, sat side by side on the beach. There was Wilkinson ...... about five hundred miles northeast of the Guinea coast. The five of us had ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 91

The Ship Of Ishtar

  [english | 1924]  

Abraham Merritt


Summary: [The Ship Of Ishtar The Face In The Abyss The Black Wheel The Fox Woman Other Stories 4 Books by A Abraham Merritt. Matching set of 4 late Avon Books kindle editions. These all have new attractive wraparound cover art and new matching A. MERRITT logos. THE SHIP OF ISHTAR Avon 28938 stated 5th Printing no date but early 1976 208 pages 1.25 Steven Fabian cover ISBN 0380009293 THE FOX WOMAN OTHER ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasyDownloads: 404

The Women Of The Wood

  [english | 1926]  

Abraham Merritt


Excerpts: [... day after day, week after week. The trees had nursed him soft whisperings of leaves, slow chant of the needled pines, had first deadened, ...... mail. And when the winds blew and the crests of the trees bent under them, it was as though dainty demoiselles picked up fluttering, leafy skirts, ...... But there had been such suggestion of conscious action in the branch's recoil, so ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 443

Through The Dragon Glass

  [english | 1917]  

Abraham Merritt


Excerpts: [... and look at it! Wonderful? It is more than wonderful, the Dragon Glass! Whoever made it lived when the gods walked about the earth creating something ...... man worth ten millions can't step out into thin air and vanish without leaving behind him the probability of some commotion, naturally. The newspapers ...... shot up dusky little vaporous yellow flames. Afterward you were aware ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 38

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 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

A Prisoner In Fairyland

  [english | 1913]  

Algernon Blackwood


Excerpts: [... on. His wife noticed the new enthusiasm in his manner, and was puzzled by it. Something was up, she divined. 'Do you think he'll raise your salary ...... their hands to him as the train hurried away, and the last thing he saw was the station lamp where he had lit the cigar that made three of them, himself included, ...... feet were on the cushions???disgracefully. They were talking ...]
Genres: [horror | fantasyDownloads: 218

Jimbo

  [english | 1909]  

Algernon Blackwood


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

The Damned

  [english | 1914]  

Algernon Blackwood


Summary: [Voyage of the Damned is the title of a 1974 book written by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts. It was the basis of a 1976 film drama. The story was inspired by true events concerning the fate of the MS St. Louis ocean liner carrying Jewish refugees from Germany to Cuba in 1939.]
Genres: [horror | fantasy | ghost storiesDownloads: 147

The Extra Day

  [english | 1915]  

Algernon Blackwood


Summary: [Samurai from Outer Space: Understanding Japanese Animation is a 1998 book written by Antonia Levi. The book was published in North America by Open Court Publishing Company on December 30 1998.]
Genres: [horror | fantasy | science fictionDownloads: 451

The Garden Of Survival

  [english | 1918]  

Algernon Blackwood


Excerpts: [... prodigally, crumbs from your writing-table, so to speak and you will forgive the robbery, if successful, as you will accept lie love behind the confession ...... then left me abruptly in the wrong, puzzled, foolish, angry, only to forgive me later with the most enchanting smile or word imaginable. But never once ...... half, it seemed, of pain, as she sank down into my arms and ...]
Genres: [horror | fantasyDownloads: 381

The Gifts Of Asti

  [english | 1948]  

Andre Alice Norton


Summary: [Varta the last priestess of Asti lives alone with Lur a telepath of the lizardfolk in Astis isolated mountain retreat. Decadent Memphir has long since drifted away from the austere paths of Asti and now the barbarians of Klem are sacking the city and the smoke of its burning drifts up to the temple.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 162

The People Of The Crater

  [english | 1947]  

Andre Alice Norton


Summary: [Send the Black Throne to dust conquer the Black Ones and bring the Daughter from the Caves of Darkness. These were the tasks Garin must perform to fulfill the prophecy of the Ancient Onesand establish his own destiny in this hidden land!]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | fantasyDownloads: 9

The Arabian Nights

  [english | 1898]  

Andrew Lang


Summary: [This book was confusing to read either through the efforts of my teacher or Lang. The stories skipped from one to the next with impunity confusing even the most clever mind. However it was an interesting tale (or tales!).]
Genres: [fantasy | banned books | fiction and literatureDownloads: 268

The Blue Fairy Book

  [english | 1889]  

Andrew Lang


Summary: [Andrew Langs Fairy Books or Andrew Langs Coloured Fairy Books constitute a twelve-book series of fairy tale collections. Although Andrew Lang did not collect the stories himself from the oral tradition the extent of his sources who had collected them originally (with the notable exception of Madame dAulnoy) made them an immensely influential collection especially as he used foreign-language ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | fairy tales folk tales mythologyDownloads: 400

The Crimson Fairy Book

  [english | 1903]  

Andrew Lang


Excerpts: [... this book are translated, or adapted, from those told by mothers and nurses in Hungary others are familiar to Russian nurseries the Servians are ...... he said: 'No, no I will not say it till I have the princess for my wife.' Then the king saw that all his efforts were useless, and that he might as ...... to your king and the princess. We desire to trade-to sell, to buy, and to ...]
Genres: [young readers | fantasyDownloads: 27

The Grey Fairy Book

  [english | 1900]  

Andrew Lang


Excerpts: [... of the ass he sets such store by. It is from that donkey he obtains all his vast riches, and I am sure he will never give it to you.' The princess ...... only say that if you will honour my cousin by accepting his hand, you could then come and live amongst us. I could teach you in a moment to swim and ...... and came ever nearer and nearer. 'Cousin!' said Dschemila suddenly. 'What ...]
Genres: [young readers | fantasyDownloads: 204

The Red Fairy Book

  [english | ]  

Andrew Lang


Excerpts: [... wood near the palace. This was accordingly done, and the nurses, after they had made their curtsey to the King and Queen, ranged themselves in a line ...... without breaking.? Halvor followed this, and when evening drew near he saw a big castle far away in the distance, and there were lights in it.? So as ...... fly, Marya Morevna!??? ???Ah, Prince Ivan! he will catch us.??? ???...]
Genres: [fantasy | young readers | audiobookDownloads: 489

The Violet Fairy Book

  [english | 1901]  

Andrew Lang


Summary: [This is a new collection of Fairy stories in continuation of the series which The Blue Fairy Book was the initial volume.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | fairy tales folk tales mythologyDownloads: 335
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