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20000 Lieues Sous Les Mers

  [french | 1871]  

Jules Verne


Summary: [Ce roman parmi les plus clbres et des plus traduits de notre littrature apparat sans conteste comme une des oeuvres les plus puissantes les plus originales et les plus reprsentatives de Jules Verne. Tout commence en 1866: la peur rgne sur les ocans. Plusieurs navires prtendent avoir rencontr un monstre effrayant. Et quand certains rentrent gravement avaris aprs avoir heurt la crature la rumeur ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 478

A Bells Biography

  [english | 1837]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [A Bell S Biography Penny Books by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Nathaniel Hawthorne 1804-1864 was a 19th century American novelist and short story writer. He is seen as a key figure in the development of American literature for his tales of the nation s colonial history. Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4 1804 in Salem Massachusetts where his birthplace is now a museum. William Hathorne who emigrated ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 160

A Book Of Autographs

  [english | 1844]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [A Book Of Autographs by Nathaniel Hawthorne. A Book of Autographs by Nathaniel Hawthorne We are pleased to offer thousands of books for the Kindle including thousands of hard-to-find literature and classic fiction books. Click on our Editor Name eBook-Ventures next to the book title above to view all of the titles that are currently available. ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 496

A Bottle Of Old Wine

  [english | 1953]  

Richard Lewis


Summary: [A grim tale of a future in which everyone is desperate to escape reality and a hero who wants to have his wine and drink it too.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 98

A Bundle Of Letters

  [english | 1879]  

Henry James


Summary: [Edel]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 365

A Cautionary Tale

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: [... Boar was what they liked to call the horned demons at the hunting lodge. That or Long Pig. No matter how many times they heard it, it always made ...... and clean the gristle from their trophy horns. Pete Winnetka told the rest how his group hadn't seen a single demon that day, but had found some ruins ...... far inside, but they didn't have to. Pete and his boys showed the others ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 70

A Certain Dr Thorndyke

  [english | 1927]  

R Austin Freeman


Summary: [A winding adventure that begins in an exotic teasing location. Richard Austin Freeman introduces the reader to the delights of an extraordinary jewel heist. Hollis is a retired soap manufacturer richer than Croesus and some say mad. Obsessed with amassing wondrous jewels precious stones and bullion Hollis chooses a strong room to deposit his dazzling hoard. But when he discovers that hes the ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 443

A Changed Man And Other Tales

  [english | 1913]  

Thomas Hardy


Summary: [A dozen minor novels that have been published in the periodical press collected together.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 218

A Childs Dream Of A Star

  [english | 1850]  

Charles Dickens


Excerpts: [... day long. They wondered at the beauty of the flowers they wondered at the height and blueness of the sky they wondered at the depth of the bright ...... the buds are the children of the flowers, and the little playful streams that gambol down the hill-sides are the children of the water and the smallest ...... night they watched for it, standing hand in hand at a window. Whoever ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 346

A Choice Of Miracles

  [english | 1957]  

James Cox


Summary: [Youre down in the jungle with death staring you in the face. There is nothing left but prayer. So you ask for your life. But wait! Are you sure thats really what you want above all else?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 112

A Christmas Tree

  [english | 1850]  

Charles Dickens


Excerpts: [... real watches (with movable hands, at least, and an endless capacity of being wound up) dangling from innumerable twigs there were French-polished ...... eyes of his to bear upon me-when I affected to laugh very much, but in my heart of hearts was extremely doubtful of him. Close beside him is that infernal snuff-box, ...... knowledge of its existence anywhere, was sufficient to ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 31

A Columbus Of Space

  [english | 1909]  

Garrett Putman Serviss


Summary: [The first story ever written about an atomic powered space craft. ]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 284

A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthurs Court

  [english | 1889]  

Mark Twain


Summary: [This is the tale of a 19th-century citizen of Hartford Connecticut who awakens to find himself inexplicably transported back in time to early medieval England at the time of the legendary King Arthur in AD 528.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | humorousDownloads: 119

A Crystal Age

  [english | 1887]  

William Henry Hudson


Summary: [Crystal Express is a collection of Science fiction and fantasy stories by cyberpunk author Bruce Sterling. It was released in 1989 by Arkham House. It was initially published in an edition of 4231 copies and was the authors first book published by Arkham House. Many of the stories appeared in Isaac Asimovs Science Fiction Magazine and The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and the first five ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 427

A Dark Nights Work

  [english | 1863]  

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell


Summary: [A concealed crime and a false accusation of murder.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 132

A Daughter Of The Snows

  [english | 1902]  

Jack London


Summary: [Londons first novel introduces the strong independent well-educated heroine that would run through much of his work.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 242

A Descent Into The Maelstrom

  [english | 1841]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Summary: [Inspired by the Moskstraumen it is couched as a story within a story a tale told at the summit of a mountain climb. The story is told by an old man who reveals that he only appears old - You suppose me a very old man he says but I am not. It took less than a single day to change these hairs from a jetty black to white to weaken my limbs and to unstring my nerves. The narrator convinced by the ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 403

A Dream Of Armageddon

  [english | 1901]  

H Wells


Summary: [A Dream Of Armageddon by H G Wells. A mild-mannered 19th Century clerk dreams of being a world leader in an apocalyptic future. But is it just a dream ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 262

A Dream Of John Ball

  [english | 1888]  

William Morris


Summary: [A Dream of John Ball (1888) is a novel by English author William Morris about the English peasants revolt of 1381 and the rebel John Ball. Like the novels close contemporary - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthurs Court (1889) by Mark Twain - it describes a dream and time travel encounter between the medieval and modern worlds. However unlike Twains vision of a violent and chaotic Dark Age Morris ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | politicalDownloads: 355

A Dream Of Red Hands

  [english | 1914]  

Bram Stoker


Excerpts: [... and forbearance and self-repression which are of the truer charities of life. Women and children trusted him implicitly, though, strangely enough, ...... any answer. To my surprise, I heard a feeble voice from within, though what was said I could not hear. I entered at once, and found Jacob lying half-dressed ...... hunted look in his eyes, which were wide open and staring, as ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 338
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