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Caesar And Cleopatra

  [english | 1898]  

George Bernard Shaw


Summary: [1 The Playhouse (Three men on a horse Nov. 25 1935) -- 2 Harvest i.e. Regain (film American premiere 1937?) -- 3 The Town Hall (pianist Alton Jones Jan. 28 1938) (2 copies) -- 4 Carnegie Hall (violinist Nathan Milstein Jan. 29 1938) -- 5 John Golden Theatre (Shadow and substance Sept. 5 1938) -- 6 The Town Hall (violinist Efrem Zimbalist Dec. 17 1938) -- 7 Mart]
Genres: [fiction | dramaDownloads: 288

Caleb Williams

  [english | 1794]  

William Godwin


Summary: [Things as They Are or The Adventures of Caleb Williams (often abbreviated to Caleb Williams) (1794) by William Godwin is a three-volume novel written as a call to end the abuse of power by what Godwin saw as a tyrannical government. Intended as a popularization of the ideas presented in his 1793 treatise Political Justice Godwin uses Caleb Williams to show how legal and other institutions can and ...]
Genres: [fiction | politicalDownloads: 29

Calumet K

  [english | 1901]  

Samuel Merwin


Summary: [Theres a song that says its later than you think and it is perhaps lamentable that someone didnt sing it for Henry that beautiful morning....]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 473

Camilla

  [english | 1796]  

Fanny Burney


Summary: [Camilla deals with the matrimonial concerns of a group of young people-Camilla Tyrold and her sisters the daughters of a country parson and their cousin Indiana Lynmere-and in particular with the love affair between Camilla herself and her eligible suitor Edgar Mandlebert.]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 361

Camille

  [english | 1844]  

Alexandre Dumas Fils


Summary: [Camille by Desmond Davis. One of the world s most famous love stories comes to vibrant life in this lavish production filled with stunning scenery and a once in a lifetime cast Nicknamed Camille the beautiful Marguerite Greta Scacchi Brideshead Revisited sacrifices her honor to become a high society escort who only entertains the richest men in Paris. However the young and dashing Armand Duval ...]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 224

Can You Forgive Her

  [english | 1864]  

Anthony Trollope


Summary: [Can You Forgive Her by Anthony Trollope. Can You Forgive Her is a novel by Anthony Trollope first published in serial form in 1864 and 1865. It is the first of six novels in the Palliser series. The novel follows three parallel stories of courtship and marriage and the decisions of three strong women Alice Vavasor her cousin Glencora Palliser and her aunt Arabella Greenow. Early on Alice asks the ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 456

Cancer World

  [english | 1954]  

Harry Warner


Summary: [Greg tried desperately to find an illegal method of joining his family on Mars for the law said that no healthy man could land on a? CANCER WORLD]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 484

Candide Ou Loptimisme

  [french | 1759]  

Voltaire


Summary: [Candide ou lOptimisme est un conte philosophique de Voltaire paru Genve en janvier 1759. Il a t rdit vingt fois du vivant de lauteur (plus de cinquante aujourdhui) ce qui en fait un des plus grands succs littraires franais.Anonyme en 1759 Candide est attribu un certain Monsieur le Docteur Ralph en 1761 la suite du remaniement du texte par Voltaire. Ce titre ronflant donne tout de suite le ton ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 316

Cantique De Noel

  [french | 1843]  

Charles Dickens


Summary: [Un soir de Nol Scrooge vieil homme daffaires avare et cupide a une hallucination en rentrant chez lui : il voit le fantme de Jacob Marley son associ dcd des annes auparavant dans le marteau de la porte. Sans sinquiter outre mesure de cette sottise Scrooge sapprte se mettre au lit lorsque la sonnette qui servait autrefois appeler les domestiques se met tinter. Or cette sonnette aboutit une ...]
Genres: [fiction | juvenile | horror ghost storiesDownloads: 383

Capitaines Courageux

  [french | 1897]  

Rudyard Kipling


Summary: [ quinze ans Harvey Cheyne possde au suprme degr le don de se rendre antipathique. Les passagers du paquebot sur lequel a pris place ce fils dun multi-millionnaire amricain sont unanimes lui reprocher son insolence prtentieuse. Harvey tombe par-dessus le bastingage. Est-ce pour lui la fin? Non cest le commencement de lexistence. Les hommes du Were Here golette britannique que commande le rude ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | juvenileDownloads: 460

Captain Blood

  [english | 1922]  

Rafael Sabatini


Summary: [A gentlemanly Irish physician is innocently condemned to a life of slavery in the English colonies across the sea. There on a Caribbean Island plantation the good Dr. Peter Blood toils as a slave. A chance raid by Spaniards affords Blood his opportunity to escape into a life of piracy and crime upon the high seas. But Blood is a pirate with a sense of honor. How Blood distinguishes himself ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 158

Captain Burle

  [english | 1880]  

Emile Zola


Summary: [Tales: The millers daughter. Captain Burle. The death of Olivier Becaille. Jacques Damour. The inundation. Nantas. Coqueville. Nais Micoulen. Angeline. Madame Neigeon.--Novels: A love episode. Lassommoir. The mysteries of Marseilles.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 189

Captain Gardiner Of The International Police

  [english | 1916]  

Robert Allen


Summary: [In the far flung year of 1975 (sixty years after the last and most terrible European war) Captain Gardiner a squarejawed two-fisted Slab Thunkchest type is the best agent that the International Police have. The world is ruled by the International Federation you see which some decades ago dissolved all nations (there was an imminent threat of a world war) and put them under the Federations rule. ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 178

Captains Courageous

  [english | 1897]  

Rudyard Kipling


Summary: [The adventures of Harvey Chaney Jr. an arrogant and spoiled son of a railroad tycoon. Washed overboard from a transatlantic steamship and rescued by fishermen on the Grand Banks Harvey cannot persuade them to take him ashore nor convince them of his wealth. However the captain of a passing schooner offers him a job as crew until they return to port. With no other choice Harvey accepts and there ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | juvenileDownloads: 34

Card Trick

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [The Psi Lodge had their ways and means of applying pressure when pressure was needed. But the peculiar talent this fellow showed was one that even theyd never heard of...!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 44

Carmilla

  [french | 1871]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Summary: [Carmilla publi en 1871 est le plus clbre roman de lcrivain irlandais Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.Luvre est dailleurs lun des romans gothiques et vampiriques les plus clbres du genre tant les atmosphres y sont puissantes et mystrieuses. Laura candide souhait incarne la parfaite hrone gothique. Carmilla quant elle personnage nigmatique et dangereux incarne la sensualit et prsente lhomosexualit ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | gothicDownloads: 24

Carnet Dun Inconnu Stepantchikovo

  [french | 1859]  

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky


Excerpts: [... se laissait entretenir pendant les douze longues ann'ees qu'il v'ecut encore. Il n'en exigeait pas moins un train de vie confortable, ne regardait pas ...... de caract`ere et sans doute, il 'etait trop faible cependant, ce n''etait pas manque d''energie, mais crainte d'humilier, crainte de faire souffrir ...... enchant'e de pouvoir parler de son malheur. - Quel malheur, imb'ecile? ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 181

Carson Of Venus

  [english | 1939]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs


Summary: [Carson of Venus is the third book in the Venus series (Sometimes called the Carson Napier of Venus series) by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It was serialized in Argosy in 1938 and published in book form a year later.The novel which was written close to the outbreak of World War II satirizes Nazi Germany by including a fascist political faction called the Zani.]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 456

Casanovas Alibi

  [english | 1914]  

Rafael Sabatini


Summary: [Short story originally published as The Alibi]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | historicalDownloads: 328

Casey Ryan

  [english | 1921]  

Bm Bower


Summary: [Casey Ryan known as the most reckless stage driver ever to carry the mail was bitten by the speed bug and deserted his stage coach for a Ford but not even a Ford could stand Caseys handling and he eventually found himself bereft of machine job and bankroll. To rebuild his fallen fortunes Casey must search out a legendary gold mine the secret of Injun Jim.]
Genres: [fiction | westernsDownloads: 469
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