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Blacksheep Blacksheep

  [english | 1920]  

Meredith Nicholson


Summary: [The story of a gentleman who becomes a criminal against his will and takes to the open road to escape from the results of his crime.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | mystery detectiveDownloads: 497

Bleak House

  [english | 1853]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [Widely regarded as Dickenss masterpiece Bleak House centers on the generations-long lawsuit Jarndyce and Jarndyce through which whole families have inherited legendary hatreds. Focusing on Esther Summerson a ward of John Jarndyce the novel traces Esthers romantic coming-of-age and in classic Dickensian style the gradual revelation of long-buried secrets all set against the foggy backdrop of the ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 411

Blessed Are The Meek

  [english | 1955]  

Gc Edmondson


Summary: [Every strength is a weakness and every weakness is a strength. And when the Strong start smashing each others strength... the Weak may turn out to be instead the Wise.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 212

Blind Mans Lantern

  [english | 1962]  

Allen Kim Lang


Summary: [Successful colonies among the stars require interstellar ships--but they require also a very special kind of man. A kind you might not think to look for....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 23

Blindsight

  [english | 2006]  

Peter Watts


Summary: [Two months since sixty-five thousand alien objects clenched around the Earth like a luminous fist screaming to the heavens as the atmosphere burned them to ash. Two months since that moment of brief bright surveillance by agents unknown. Two months of silence while a world holds its breath.Now some half-derelict space probe sparking fitfully past Neptunes orbit hears a whisper from the edge of ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 214

Blood Of The Gods

  [english | 1935]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Summary: [Gods of the Blood: The Pagan Revival and White Separatism is a book by Swedish scholar Mattias Gardell discussing Neopaganism and white separatism neo-fascism and antisemitism. It was published by Duke University Press in May 2003.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 426

Blow The Chinks Down

  [english | 1931]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... you? Listen here, you flat-headed mutt- I begun with some heat, but the girl said: Now, now, don't fight, boys. Sit down and let's all talk sociably. ...... in outraged surprise. It was a tall, slender Englishman with a kind of tired, half humorous expression. Come, come, my good men, he said. We can't ...... right you got buttin' into a private row? I complained. Rights vested in ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 399

Boldens Pets

  [english | 1955]  

Floyd Wallace


Summary: [The price of life was a life for a life?which was all the reward the victim looked for!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 253

Bon Bon

  [english | 1832]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Summary: [The death of Edgar Allan Poe on October 7 1849 has remained mysterious: the circumstances leading up to it are uncertain and the cause of death is disputed. On October 3 Poe was found delirious on the streets of Baltimore Maryland in great distress and... in need of immediate assistance according to the man who found him Joseph W. Walker. He was taken to the Washington College Hospital where he ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 186

Borgia

  [french | 1906]  

Michel Zevaco


Summary: [The Borgias by Alexandre Dumas. CELEBRATED CRIMES Vol I Part 1 The Borgias There are dreadful -- perhaps scurrilous -- rumors about the Borgias of renaissance Italy and here Dumas author of such classics as THE THREE MUSKETEERS in his Celebrated Crimes series dishes up the dirt in all its ugly glory. This book was not written for children. Dumas has minced no words in describing the violent ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | historicalDownloads: 298

Born Again

  [english | 1904]  

Alfred William Lawson


Summary: [Born Free and Equal: The Story of Loyal Japanese-Americans is a book by Ansel Adams containing photographs from his 1943-4 visit to the internment camp then named Manzanar War Relocation Center in Owens Valley Inyo County California. The book was published in 1944 by U.S. Camera in New York. In the summer of 1943 Adams was invited by his friend newly-appointed camp director Ralph Merritt to ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 148

Born In Exile

  [english | 1891]  

George Gissing


Summary: [Born in Exile is a novel by George Gissing first published in 1892. It deals with the themes of class religion love and marriage. The premise of the novel is drawn from Gissings own early life-an intellectually superior man born into a socially inferior milieu though the story arc diverges significantly from the actuality. The main protagonist Godwin Peak is a star student at Whitelaw College ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 4

Botchan

  [english | 1919]  

Natsume Soseki


Summary: [Botchan () is a novel written by Natsume Sseki (real name: Kinnosuke Natsume) in 1906. It is considered to be one of the most popular novels in Japan read by most Japanese during their childhood. The central theme of the story is morality. (from Wikipedia)In its simplest understanding Botchan may be taken as an episode in the life of a son born in Tokyo hot-blooded simple-hearted pure as crystal ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 362

Boule De Suif

  [french | 1880]  

Guy De Maupassant


Summary: [Boule De Suif by Guy De Maupassant. M^eme si n est pas la premi ere nouvelle de Maupassant c est le chef d oeuvre de ce genre qui assure sa c el ebrit e litt eraire. Surnomm ee la prostitu ee Elisabeth Rousset se donne a un officier prussien pour sauver les autres voyageurs qui la m eprisent. Henry-Ren e-Albert-Guy de Maupassant na^it le 5 ao^ut 1850 au ch^ateau de Miromesnil a ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 86

Bouvard And Pecuchet

  [english | 1881]  

Gustave Flaubert


Summary: [Nowhere do Flauberts explorations of the relation of signs to the objects they signify reach a more thorough study than in this work. Bouvard and Pcuchet systematically confuse signs and symbols with reality an assumption that causes them much suffering as it does for Emma Bovary and Frdric Moreau. Yet here due to the explicit focus on books and knowledge Flauberts ideas reach a climax. ...]
Genres: [fiction | humorousDownloads: 40

Bouvard Et Pecuchet

  [french | 1881]  

Gustave Flaubert


Summary: [Par une chaude journe dt Paris deux hommes Bouvard et Pcuchet se rencontrent et font connaissance. Ils dcouvrent que non seulement ils exercent le mme mtier (copiste) mais en plus ils ont les mmes centres dintrts. Sils le pouvaient ils aimeraient vivre la campagne. Un hritage fort opportun va leur permettre de changer de vie. Ils reprennent une ferme dans le Calvados non loin de Caen et se ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 50

Brain Twister

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [In nineteen-fourteen it was enemy aliens.In nineteen-thirty it was Wobblies.In nineteen-fifty-seven it was fellow-travelers.And in nineteen seventy-one Kenneth J. Malone rolled wearily out of bed wondering what the hell it was going to be now.One thing he told himself was absolutely certain: it was going to be terrible. It always was.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | thrillersDownloads: 54

Bread Overhead

  [english | 1958]  

Fritz Reuter Leiber Jr


Summary: [The Staff of Life suddenly and disconcertingly sprouted wings--and mankind had to eat crow!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 495

Breakaway

  [english | 1955]  

Stanley Gimble


Summary: [She surely got her wish... but there was some question about getting what she wanted.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 446

Breaking Point

  [english | 1953]  

James Edwin Gunn


Summary: [The Breaking Point is a collection of eight short stories by Daphne Du Maurier first published in 1959 by Victor Gollancz. It has also been published under the title The Blue Lenses and Other Stories. The stories were written at a time when Du Maurier herself came close to a severe nervous breakdown and reflect her own psychological stress. Du Maurier herself acknowledged she had come close to ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 45
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