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Isabella Von Aegypten

  [german | 1812]  

Achim Von Arnim


Excerpts: [... damals gab es ein strenges Recht gegen die Zigeuner, sie totzuschlagen, wo sie sich finden liessen. Michael beteuerte umsonst seine und Emlers ...... schlief sie, um alles Gerausch zu vermeiden, als Braka ihr durch eine zahme Ohreule, mit der sie sich seit einiger Zeit herumtrieb, ein dreimaliges ...... und andern Rat gar oft wiederholt hatte und doch immer wieder vergass und in ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 9

Peter Schlemihl

  [english | 1814]  

Adelbert Chamisso


Summary: [Peter Schlemihl by A. von Chamisso translated by L. von Lo?wenstein-Wertheim.--A slight misunderstanding by P. Me?rime?e translated by D. Parme?e.--Wife for sale by A. Chekhov translated by D. Tutaev.]
Genres: [fiction and literature | gothicDownloads: 389

Revelations Of A Wife

  [english | 1915]  

Adele Garrison


Summary: [This books okay but the characters make some poor decisions. I mean you can see why they did what they did but at the same time you wish they would have done some things differently. The wife Margaret is very jealous and the husband Dicky is very spoiled so together they encounter some problems as they work through the first year or so of their marriage. 3-stars.]
Genres: [romance | fiction and literature | audiobookDownloads: 258

A Life Sentence

  [english | 1889]  

Adeline Sergeant


Excerpts: [... Vane's expressive countenance. The General's eyes were remarkably fine, clear and blue as sea-water or the sky, but their expression on this occasion ...... a relief to you. commented his sister, with almost incredible coolness. He turned away from her, catching at his throat as if something ...... the girl's education-that was all that he could do. And so another year went by, and ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 457

Brooke Daughter

  [english | 1891]  

Adeline Sergeant


Summary: [Brooke S Daughter by Adeline Sergeant. First published in 1891 by the author of A True Friend etc.]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 17

Name And Fame

  [english | 1890]  

Adeline Sergeant


Summary: [The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume Two: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time (1973) is an anthology edited by Ben Bova. It honors works published prior to the institution of the Nebula Awards in 1965. Twenty-two novellas first published between 1895 and 1961 were selected by the Science Fiction Writers of America as part of the same voting process that established the contents ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 446

An American Girl Abroad

  [english | 1872]  

Adeline Trafton


Summary: [American Girl Abroad by Adeline Trafton. Fresh from school on to a steamer and off to Europe. Full of information is as pleasant reading as a story book and full of the wit and sparkle of An American Girl let loose from school and ready for a frolic. A lovely trip back to the 1870s Europe. One of the most bright chatty wide-awake books of travel ever written. ]
Genres: [fiction and literature | travelDownloads: 42

The Delight Makers

  [english | 1890]  

Adolph Bandelier


Excerpts: [... and well-proportioned. His hands and feet were rather small and delicate. He carried his head erect with ease and freedom. Jet-black hair, slightly ...... umo,-'Mother, my grandfather.'. The old man gave a friendly nod to his grandchild, and crossed the threshold, stooping low. Still lower the tall ...... on the hides again sound sleep came to her, and when she awoke it was ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 360

Au Pays Des Lys Noirs

  [french | 1913]  

Adolphe Rett


Excerpts: [... tement dnonce. Au point de vue de l'histoire comme au point de vue de l'exprience personnelle, le Surnaturel dmoniaque tait affirm, dfini, tudi avec ...... en constatant quel point les traits de son visage taient altrs. D'habitude, il avait le teint assez ple. Mais, cette fois, il tait plus que ple: ...... approche. Dans une minute, vous serez tout fait bien. Malgr mon ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 319

Aesop Fables A New Translation

  [english | 1912]  

Aesop


Summary: [This is exactly what I was looking for how wonderful.]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literatureDownloads: 193

The Mysterious Affair At Styles

  [english | 1920]  

Agatha Christie


Summary: [The characters of Poirot and Hastings are finely drawn. Some humorous aspects when Hastings has his own unreflective self-confidence put to the test by the often enigmatic Poirot. A good character study as well as a fine although complex mystery.]
Genres: [mysterydetective | fiction and literature | audiobookDownloads: 108

The Secret Adversary

  [english | 1922]  

Agatha Christie


Summary: [Remarkably good fun sufficiently obscure plot to keep you guessing right up until the end. Highly recommended]
Genres: [mysterydetective | fiction and literature | audiobookDownloads: 310

Heralds Of Empire

  [english | 1902]  

Agnes Laut


Excerpts: [... no slave, Ben Gillam, he flings back at hazard but his voice is thin from fright. My father saith some planter hath lost ten pound on thee, little ...... M. Radisson talked of captivity among Iroquois and imprisonment in Spain and wars in Turkey of his voyage over land and lake to a far north sea, and ...... wonders. demanded another with jaw of steel. And one description of the ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 197

The Freebooters Of The Wilderness

  [english | 1910]  

Agnes Laut


Excerpts: [... man-one of the men on the firing line-who has stood the brunt of the fight against the freebooters for twenty years and wrested many a victory. ...... I could stop it. Isn't that always the way. I wanted you to feel I would be with you in the fight if I could. They are late. Father and the missionary, ...... of the newcomer. Face and form were frontiersman vesture, clerical but Old ...]
Genres: [history | fiction and literature | adventureDownloads: 61

The Composer

  [english | 1910]  

Agnes Castle


Excerpts: [... who had an air of assurance that would have graced a drum-major. Johnny knew her well by sight: she was a niece of Lord Warborough a recent appearance ...... for some one with a yellow sash. Ton honour.. While she paused again, not unkindly, her gaze wanderea linterestedly beyond him then lit up. Ah, ...... himself:. And where do you come in, John Holdfast. You juggins, you don't ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | romanceDownloads: 453

Lucy Raymond

  [english | ]  

Agnes Maule Machar


Excerpts: [... the lonely, motherless child, more accustomed to harsh, unsparing reproof than to any other language. Miss Preston, glad to see at least that her interest ...... of strawberries this afternoon.. Where. interrupted Harry eagerly. Was anybody speaking to you. asked his cousin, laughing. But I'll tell you ...... the work of all His children who will do what He gives them to do, that ...]
Genres: [religion | fiction and literatureDownloads: 108

Die Familie Pfffling

  [german | 1909]  

Agnes Sapper


Excerpts: [... Leben begleitet, die im groen Geschwisterkreis und in einfachen Verhltnissen aufgewachsen sind, unter dem Einflu von Eltern, die mit Gottvertrauen und ...... komme doch einen Augenblick zu mir herber, aber bitte gleich. und er hatte kaum hinter ihr die Tre zugemacht, als er ihr leise sagte: Ein hochinteressanter ...... Dies ist ein einsichtsvoller Herr. Er gnnt doch auch der Jugend ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 273

Ohne Den Vater

  [german | ]  

Agnes Sapper


Excerpts: [... und erfreute ihn in tiefster Seele, da solch ein neues Familienglck in seinem Forsthaus erblht war und so sah er auch jetzt mit Wonne auf die junge ...... rasch seiner jungen Frau einen Abschiedsku-das war nichts besonderes aber da er im Vorbeigehen auch Gebhard einen Ku gab, das kam dem Kind sehr verwunderlich ...... Sie sollten mitlaufen bis zum Haus des Straenwrters, meinte der ...]
Genres: [short story collection | fiction and literature | warDownloads: 418

Alda

  [french | 1868]  

Agnes Strickland


Excerpts: [... foule, insensible et lgre, jouissait de ce spectacle, applaudissant bruyamment, et se pressait avec une avide curiosit pour contempler les ...... avait soufferts, elle ajouta avec emportement: Pourquoi l'arme de la vengeance n'est-elle pas entre mes mains, et que ne puis-je arracher la vie ...... lui reprochait amrement de l'avoir quitte, en lui manifestant avec vivacit son ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 229

Iltalampun ress I

  [english | 1893]  

Aina


Excerpts: [... joka aivan tietmtt nytti tekevn Annaan vaikutuksen, saaden h jok'ainoa kerta, kuin heidn silmns kohtasivat, hienoisesti ailahtamaan. Kuitenkin kntyi ...... sit, ett kaikki moitittavat puolet, joita maailmanlapset huomaavat niiss, jotka tahtovat nyttyty jumalaapelkvilt, ei alenna ainoastaan heit itsen, ...... eroavaisuuksia omassa ja veljens ksityskannassa ja asemassa kodin suhteen. ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 239
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