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At The Time Appointed

  [english | 1903]  

Anna Maynard Barbour


Summary: [The fortunes of a young mining engineer who through an accident loses his memory and identity. In his new character and under his new name the hero lives a new life of struggle and adventure. The volume will be found highly entertaining by those who appreciate a thoroughly good story.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | romanceDownloads: 339

At Your Age

  [english | 1929]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... papers her hair, in long braids twisted about her head, was shining and alive. She seemed to Tom suddenly the cleanest person he knew of, and ...... and, as a somewhat ruthless and domineering man of no morals whatsoever, he considered going back to the drug store to seek the blonde girl's ...... and on his face was a faint smile. He was practicing so that he would be able to laugh ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 396

Atlantida

  [english | 1919]  

Pierre Benoit


Summary: [The classic novel of finding the Lost Atlantis.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 75

Atoms Of Empire

  [english | 1904]  

Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne


Summary: [The wandering Englishman the atom of empire at sundry ends of the earth is not always good company in the flesh but in Mr. Cutcliffe Hynes stories he is good company. For the reader is not in the position of the native he is on the contrary elected of the company of proper Britons and talked to as an equal. Those who try this book will have no sharp regrets.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 38

Attention Saint Patrick

  [english | 1960]  

Murray Leinster


Summary: [Legends do of course get somewhat distorted in the passage of time. In the future the passage across space to other planets may cause a slight modification here and there ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 207

Attrition

  [english | 1961]  

Jim Wannamaker


Summary: [Of course if Man is to survive he must be adaptable as any life form must. But thats not enough he must adapt faster than the competing forms. And on new planets that can be tricky....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 445

Au Bonheur Des Dames

  [french | 1883]  

Emile Zola


Summary: [Au Bonheur des Dames est un roman dmile Zola publi en 1883 le onzime volume de la suite romanesque les Rougon-Macquart. travers une histoire sentimentale lissue inhabituellement heureuse le roman entrane le lecteur dans le monde des grands magasins lune des innovations du Second Empire. Le modle du personnage dOctave Mouret est Auguste Hriot co-fondateur des Grands Magasins du Louvre.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 13

Au Pays Des Brumes

  [french | 1926]  

Arthur Conan Doyle


Summary: [Ce roman nous emmne en voyage dans la vieille Angleterre dans le monde du spiritisme et de la voyance. Le journaliste Edward Mallone mne lenqute auprs des mdiums et dans les runions spiritistes. A la dcouverte des fantmes et des esprits il fait dtranges rencontres dans un univers o le surnaturel ctoie la supercherie.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | occult supernaturalDownloads: 171

Au Temps De La Comete

  [french | 1905]  

H Wells


Summary: [Ou de linfluence de certains phnomnes clestes sur les sentiments humains. Willie et Nettie font lexprience dune rencontre phmre entre notre terre et une comte. Mais comment volueront-ils ainsi que la socit qui les entoure la curieuse mtamorphose qui en rsulte?]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 19

Aurelia

  [french | 1855]  

Gerard De Nerval


Summary: [Aurelia by Anne Osterlund. An impressive debut equal parts commercial appeal and literary prowess. Princess Aurelia is next in line to rule the kingdom of Tyralt but she would rather be one of the common folk free to learn and roam and . . . not marry the next tyrannical prince that comes courting. Naturally the king wants Aurelia to marry for political power. Aurelia wants to marry for love. And ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | non-fictionDownloads: 459

Autour De La Lune

  [french | 1869]  

Jules Verne


Summary: [Suite du roman De la Terre la Lune. Michel Ardan Nicholl et Barbicane ont survcu la terrible dflagration qui les a envoys dans lespace. Malgr la frayeur cause par un astrode qui manque de les pulvriser ils ftent dignement la russite de leur dpart. Cependant les fantaisies de laventurier franais nempchent pas lesprit pratique et scientifique de ses compagnons amricains de reprendre le dessus. ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 27

Autre Etude De Femme

  [french | 1842]  

Honore De Balzac


Excerpts: [... femme qui a tant de diamants? Ou, apr`es avoir lanc'e des phrases 'epigrammatiques qui font un plaisir passager et des blessures de longue dur'ee, les ...... qui ne f^ut tr`es-fier d'^etre lui-m^eme. Madame d'Espard oblige ses convives `a rester `a table jusqu'au d'epart, apr`es avoir maintes fois remarqu'e ...... alors j''etais imp'etueux et bouillant j'aimais pour la premi`ere ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 146

Aventure Sans Pareille Dun Certain Hans Pfaal

  [french | 1835]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... ce r'ecit, tous les efforts pour obtenir des renseignements sur eux avaient 'echou'e. Il est vrai qu'on avait d'ecouvert r'ecemment, dans une partie ...... et de toutes les drogues de cette esp`ece. Les gens qui jusque-l`a avaient 'et'e les meilleures pratiques du monde n'avaient plus un moment pour penser ...... trait'e (coincidant avec une d'ecouverte pneumatique[2] qui m'avait ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 453

Aventures De Lyderic

  [french | 1839]  

Alexandre Dumas


Summary: [La lgende de Lyderic premier comte de Flandre au VIIe sicle.En 628le prince de Dijon Salwart succombe sous les coups du gigantesque prince Phinard de Buck dans une fort des Flandres. Sa femme Ermengarde a juste le temps de cacher leur fils Lyderic dans un buisson avant dtre faite prisonnire. Le bb est sauv de la mort par une biche qui le nourrit et un vieil ermite qui llve. Il devient vite dune ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 349

Ayesha

  [english | 1905]  

Henry Rider Haggard


Excerpts: [... And I am strong, I may live another fifty years. What then can you do? I asked. I can take a short road to knowledge-or to peace, he answered solemnly, ...... nor expected disturbance. We wondered whether the man from beyond the mountains was as good as his word and had brought down the vengeance of that priestess ...... by Leo shaking me and saying- Come here, Horace, I have ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 85

B R O B

  [english | 1962]  

Kurt Vonnegut


Summary: [Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (November 11 1922 ? April 11 2007) was one of the most influential American writers of the 20th century. He wrote such works as Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) Cats Cradle (1963) and Breakfast of Champions (1973) blending satire black comedy and science fiction. He was known for his humanist beliefs and was honorary president of the American Humanist Association.]
Genres: [fiction | humorous | science fictionDownloads: 330

B S Moon Glow

  [english | 1954]  

Charles Stearns


Summary: [Among the metal-persons of Phobos robot B-12 held a special niche. He might not have been stronger larger faster than some ? but he could be devious ? and more important he was that junkyard planetoid?s only moonshiner.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 385

Babbitt

  [english | 1922]  

Sinclair Lewis


Summary: [In this sardonic portrait of the up-and-coming middle class during the prosperous 1920s Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) perfectly captures the sound the feel and the attitudes of the generation that created the cult of consumerism. With a sharp eye for detail and keen powers of observation Lewis tracks successful realtor George Babbitts daily struggles to rise to the top of his profession while ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 320

Back To Gods Country And Other Stories

  [english | 1920]  

James Oliver Curwood


Summary: [After her father is killed by an outlaw Dolores marries Peter. While at sea in the Arctic Dolores meets the ships captain -- the man who killed her father! The captain causes an accident to happen to Peter so Dolores is all alone and defenseless as they drop anchor in a remote harbor.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 40

Back To Julie

  [english | 1954]  

Richard Wilson


Summary: [The side-shuffle is no dance step. Its the choice between making time... and doing time!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 417
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