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A Dreamers Tales

  [english | 1910]  

Lord Dunsany

Summary: [A Dreamers Tales is the fifth book by Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany considered a major influence on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien H. P. Lovecraft Ursula LeGuin and others. It was first published in hardcover by George Allen Sons in September 1910 and has been reprinted a number of times since. Issued by the Modern Library in a combined edition with The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories as A ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 6

A Fighting Man Of Mars

  [english | 1930]  

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Summary: [A Fighting Man of Mars is an Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction novel the seventh of his famous Barsoom series. Burroughs began writing it on February 28 1929 and the finished story was first published in Blue Book Magazine as a six-part serial in the issues for April to September 1930. It was later published as a complete novel by Metropolitan in May 1931.The story is purportedly relayed back ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 80

A Filbert Is A Nut

  [english | 1959]  

Raphael Rick

Summary: [That the gentleman in question was a nut was beyond question. He was an institutionalized psychotic. He was nutty enough to think he could make an atom bomb out of modeling clay!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 463

A Final Reckoning

  [english | 1887]  

G Henty

Summary: [An exciting adventure of outlaws in the early days of the Australian gold rush when fortunes were made and stolen and when bush rangers and natives constituted a real and formidable danger to the settlers. All boys will read this story with eager and unflagging interest. The episodes are in Mr. Hentys very best vein--graphic exciting realistic and as in all Mr. Hentys books the tendency is to the ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventureDownloads: 272

A Fine Fix

  [english | 1955]  

Rc Noll

Summary: [Antes del fin (Spanish for Before the end) is an autobiography of Ernesto Sabato released in 1998 in which he recounts his life and the influences on his political and ethical opinions. Sabato discusses the ill effects of globalization and the exalting of rationalism and materialism. There are also several tender passages about his school experiences in the 1920s (when there was more idealism ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 0

A Fragment Of Life

  [english | 1906]  

Arthur Machen

Summary: [Bibliographical note: v. 9 1 leaf at end.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 335

A Fragment Of Stained Glass

  [english | 1914]  

David Herbert Lawrence

Excerpts: [... so that he drags a little, and so that the right corner of his mouth is twisted up into his cheek with a constant grimace, unhidden by a heavy moustache. ...... of waiting till they have finished. His people do not like him, yet none could bring forth an accusation against him, save, that You never can tell ...... we chanted, came a crackling at the window, at the great east window,...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 470

A Freeze Out

  [english | 1931]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Excerpts: [... at New Haven was applied to sorting furs the hand that had signed the Junior Prom expense checks had since rocked in a sling for two months with mild ...... Sonata wrapped face to face with Huggable, Kissable You, Forrest quitted the shop. There was a new book store down the street, and here also he entered, ...... customer. As Forrest stalked out, passing within the radius of the ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 197

A Gent From Bear Creek

  [english | 1937]  

Robert Ervin Howard

Excerpts: [... no encouragement. But you made me so mad awhile ago, I went back to the cabin, and I marched right up to him, and I says: 'Mister Wilkinson, did you ...... and he turned a somersault into the ropes. Yore man's fightin' foul! he squalled, and Kirby said: Yo're crazy! Do you see this gun? You holler 'foul' ...... into his belly. Off with them pants! I hollered. My God! he screamed. ...]
Genres: [fiction | westernsDownloads: 309

A Gent From Bear Creek Short Story

  [english | 1934]  

Robert Ervin Howard

Summary: [A Gent from Bear Creek is a collection of Western short stories by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in the UK in 1937 by Herbert Jenkins. The first US edition was published by Donald M. Grant Publisher Inc. in 1966.]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | westernsDownloads: 96

A Gift For Terra

  [english | 1954]  

Fox Holden

Summary: [The good Martian Samaritans rescued Johnny Love and offered him the stars. Now maybe Johnny didnt look closely enough into the gift horses mouth but there were others who did... and found therein the answer to life....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 474

A Haunted House

  [english | 1921]  

Virginia Woolf

Summary: [Virginia Woolfs intention to publish her short stories is carried out in this volume posthumously collected by her husband Leonard Woolf. Containing six of eight stories from Monday or Tuesday seven that appeared in magazines and five other stories the book makes available Virginia Woolfs shorter works of fiction.]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | short storiesDownloads: 167

A Honeymoon In Space

  [english | 1901]  

George Griffith

Summary: [A Honeymoon In Space by George Griffith. A sci-fi novel]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 79

A Hoosier Chronicle

  [english | 1912]  

Meredith Nicholson

Summary: [The history of the making and marring of men in politics.]
Genres: [fiction | politicalDownloads: 125

A House Boat On The Styx

  [english | 1895]  

John Kendrick Bangs

Summary: [The book begins with Charon ferryman of the Styx startled--and annoyed--by the arrival of a house boat on his mystical river. At first afraid that the boat will put him out of business he later finds out that he is to be appointed the boats janitor. What follows are eleven stories set on the house boat. There is no central theme each chapter features various souls from history and mythology and ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | humorousDownloads: 10

A House Of Pomegranates

  [english | 1892]  

Oscar Wilde

Summary: [A House of Pomegranates is a collection of whimisical short stories by Oscar Wilde. This collections includes the following tales: The Young King The Birthday of the Infanta The Fisherman and his Soul and The Star-child. Readers of all ages will be delighted by these fanciful tales.]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | juvenileDownloads: 7

A Hunger Artist

  [english | 1922]  

Franz Kafka

Summary: [The judgement -- The metamorphosis -- A report to an Academy -- A hunger artist.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 115

A Journey In Other Worlds

  [english | 1894]  

John Jacob Astor

Summary: [What did our ancestors dream of when they gazed up at the stars and looked beyond the present? Wildly imaginative but grounded in reasoned scientific speculation A Journey in Other Worlds races far ahead of the nineteenth century to imagine what life would be like in the year 2000. At the beginning of the twenty-first century Earth is effectively a corporate technocracy with big businesses using ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fictionDownloads: 370

A Journey Into The Interior Of The Earth

  [english | 1877]  

Jules Verne

Summary: [Journey to the Center of the Earth is a classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne (published in the original French as Voyage au centre de la Terre). The story involves a professor who leads his nephew and hired guide down a volcano in Iceland to the center of the Earth. They encounter many adventures including prehistoric animals and natural hazards eventually coming to the surface again ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 468

A Journey Of Little Profit

  [english | 1898]  

John Buchan

Excerpts: [... kind in the land. For days in the late Autumn there is the lowing of oxen and the bleating of sheep among its high wooden pens, and in the rickety sale-rings ...... was heard of. I had taken to the droving for the love of a wild life, and a wild life I led. My father's heart would be broken long syne with my doings, ...... valued me only for the whisky which I gave them to drink my ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 16
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