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A Fair Barbarian

  [english | 1881]  

Frances Hodgson Burnett


Summary: [When the beautiful American Octavia goes to visit her aunt in SlowbridgeEngland everyone is shocked because she is so different then Octavia turns the town upside down. 4-stars because the ending could have been better.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 408

A Fearful Responsibility And Other Stories

  [english | 1881]  

William Dean Howells


Summary: [William Dean Howells (March 1 1837 ? May 11 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He was known for the Christmas story Christmas Every Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | short story collectionDownloads: 334

A Filha Do Arcediago

  [english | 1868]  

Camilo Castelo Branco


Excerpts: [... ensinam a cozer e a bordar, mas no sabem adivinhar o corao d'uma rapariga, que. emfim, Silva, vou ser franco comtigo. -Diz, padre Leonardo. -Que ...... um salpico no pucaro, e leve berzebum as paixes, e quem com ellas engorda. -Olha c, Antonio. No te quero assim. Pareces-me mesmo nos modos com ...... eu ganhei o meu dote em casa dos Amorins, heim. E sua irm. e a sua irm que reza a ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 469

A Filha Do Cabinda

  [english | 1873]  

Alfredo Campos


Excerpts: [... tudo isso. que valia a gotta d'agua para to grande sde. o atomo em face da immensidade desfeita. O negro, que era dedicado sua senhora, tanto como ...... granito branco, e em volta assentos inglezes de madeira e ferro, talhados de modo que dem ao corpo toda a possivel commodidade. A atmosphera tem a cr ...... eu sei o que tenho. Vamos andando que eu conto-t'o. E tornando a prender ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 310

A Fond De Cale

  [french | 1894]  

Captain Mayne Reid


Excerpts: [... et les circonstances bizarres qui l'ont accompagne me firent donner pour titre mon rcit: Voyage au milieu des tnbres. J'allai m'asseoir sur la ...... il y avait au fond une assez grande quantit d'eau mais je trouvai par bonheur un vieux polon qui servait d'cope Henry, et aprs avoir travaill pendant ...... de chasse, et ne quittent l'endroit o elles sont poses qu'au moment o le ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | young readersDownloads: 301

A Fool For Love

  [english | 1905]  

Francis Lynde


Summary: [i really wasted my time on this onebut the motive behind the story is a good one]
Genres: [romance | fiction and literatureDownloads: 61

A Foregone Conclusion

  [english | 1875]  

William Dean Howells


Summary: [William Dean Howells (March 1 1837 ? May 11 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He was known for the Christmas story Christmas Every Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 393

A Forgotten Hero

  [english | 1883]  

Emily Sarah Holt


Summary: [A Forgotten Hero by Emily Sarah Holt. Excerpt from the book... Clarice with another courtesy and a murmur of thanks took her seat in the recess of the window where her mother was already sitting. For these two were mother and daughter a middle-aged comfortable-looking mother with a mixture of firmness and good-nature in her face and a daughter of some sixteen years rather pale and slender but ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | history | romanceDownloads: 70

A Fountain Sealed

  [english | 1907]  

Anne Douglas Sedgwick


Summary: [Anne Douglas Sedgwick (March 28 1873 - July 19 1935) was an American-born British writer. The daughter of a businessman she was born in Englewood New Jersey but at age nine her family moved to London. Although she made return visits to the United States she lived in England for the remainder of her life. In 1908 she married the British essayist and journalist Basil de Slincourt. During World War ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 410

A Fourth Form Friendship

  [english | 1913]  

Angela Brazil


Excerpts: [... with me, she said reproachfully. I was counting upon you to hold my water tin while I painted.. Keith detached his mind from tropical Africa with ...... listen with an air of don't-care indifference, and do just the same next time. Yet if her aunt could have given her one warm kiss, the battle would have ...... to reverse her unfavourable opinion. I'm glad we shall be eight in ...]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 250

A Frontier Mystery

  [english | 1905]  

Bertram Mitford


Summary: [British colonists discover some South Africans are deeper than thought. Fine and gruesome mystery told ironically and beautifully romance not missing. Excellent proofreading quality. Have stacked two more of the author will report.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | mysterydetectiveDownloads: 116

A Girl Of The Klondike

  [english | 1899]  

Victoria Cross


Excerpts: [... they watched other miners coming in. Well, said Katrine after a few seconds, straightening herself from her leaning attitude, I think I will go ...... man faced Stephen with an angry flush and kindling eyes. What the devil do you mean, sir. he said angrily, advancing close to Stephen, who had his ...... snow-trap, in this open grave, where the living were buried. He wondered a ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 232

A Grandmother Recollections

  [english | 1851]  

Ella Rodman


Summary: [A Grandmothers Recollections by Ella Rodman Church. The best bed-chamber with its hangings of crimson moreen was opened and aired--a performance which always caused my eight little brothers and sisters to place themselves in convenient positions for being stumbled over to the great annoyance of industrious damsels who armed with broom and duster endeavored to render their reign as arbitrary as ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 204

A Great Man

  [english | 1904]  

Arnold Bennett


Summary: [The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression is a book by Amity Shlaes and published by HarperCollins. The book is a re-analysis of the events of the Great Depression generally from a free-market perspective. The book criticizes Herbert Hoover and the Smoot-Hawley Tariff for their role in exacerbating the Depression through government intervention. It criticizes Franklin D. Roosevelt ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 446

A Happy Boy

  [english | 1860]  

Bjrnstjerne Bjrnson


Summary: [Dance of the Happy Shades is a book of short stories by Alice Munro published by McGraw-Hill Ryerson in 1968. It was her first collection of stories and won the 1968 Governor Generals Award for English Fiction. The title of the main story is the English translation provided for the ballet in Glucks Orfeo ed Euridice when it was first presented in London.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 197

A Harum Scarum Schoolgirl

  [english | 1920]  

Angela Brazil


Summary: [Angela Brazil (pronounced brazzle) (30 November 1868 ? 13 March 1947) was one of the first British writers of modern schoolgirls stories written from the characters point of view and intended primarily as entertainment rather than moral instruction. In the first half of the twentieth century she published nearly 50 books of girls fiction the vast majority being boarding school stories. She also ...]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 424

A Hive Of Busy Bees

  [english | ]  

Effie Williams


Excerpts: [... He only nodded his white head wisely. I see, he said. And some way, after that, Joyce felt that it would come out all right. It did. On the last ...... what interesting sights were whirling past. First there was a big flock of chickens then some calves in a meadow, running away from the train in a ...... are busy all the time. On sunny days, they gather honey and on cloudy days ...]
Genres: [young readers | fiction and literatureDownloads: 330

A House Of Gentlefolk

  [english | 1859]  

Ivan Turgenev


Summary: [v. 1. Rudin.--v. 2. A house of gentlefolk.--v. 3. On the eve.--v. 4. Fathers and children.--v. 5. Smoke.--v. 6-7. Virgin soil.--v. 8-9. A sportsmans sketches.--v. 10. Dream tales and prose poems.--v. 11. The torrents of spring.--v. 12. A Lear of the steppes and other stories.--v. 13. The diary of a superfluous man and other stories.--v. 14. A desperate character and other stories.--v. 15. The]
Genres: [fiction and literature | harvard classicsDownloads: 401

A House To Let

  [english | ]  

Wilkie Collins


Summary: [The Red House stately mansion home of Mark Ablett is filled with very proper guests when Marks most improper brother returns from Australia. When the maid hears an argument in the study it isnt long before the brother dies... of a bullet between the eyes! Strangely the study has been locked from the inside and Mark Ablett is missing. Only an investigator with remarkable powers of observation ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 146

A Jolly Fellowship

  [english | 1880]  

Frank Stockton


Summary: [Frank Richard Stockton (April 5 1834 ? April 20 1902) was an American writer and humorist best known today for a series of innovative childrens fairy tales that were widely popular during the last decades of the 19th century. Stockton avoided the didactic moralizing common to childrens stories of the time instead using clever humor to poke at greed violence abuse of power and other human foibles ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 456
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