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Adolescents Only

  [english | 1953]  

Irving Cox


Summary: [Elvin wasnt sure how it had started?maybe it was the Schermerhorn twins?or the mysterious meteorite?or else the world had gone crazy....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 490

Advanced Chemistry

  [english | 1927]  

Jack Huekels


Summary: [There is a lot of entertainment and also a great deal of truth in this story. We recommend it highly.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 172

Adventure

  [english | 1911]  

Jack London


Summary: [The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and a Selection of Entrees is a short story collection written by Agatha Christie and first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on October 24 1960. It is the only Christie first edition published in the UK that contains stories with both Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple the writers two most famous detectives. It retailed in the UK for twelve ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 468

Aepyornis Island

  [english | 1894]  

H Wells


Excerpts: [... on that island, doing nothing for it neither, and them quite unable to give me notice. It often used to amuse me thinking over it while I was there. ...... new species he was working on only a month or so ago. Just before I sailed. They've got a thigh bone, it seems, nearly a yard long. Monster the thing ...... wonder how long it is since these AEpyornises really lived. The ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 344

Aerophilia

  [english | 2007]  

Tobias Buckell


Summary: [I dont agree with Jons assessment of the characters at all. I thought they were well done. The writing is excellent overall. This absolutely though felt like the first chapter of what was shaping up to be a good novel. I didnt realise it was a short story and was surprised and disappointed when I came to the end. What no more? I want the rest of the story.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 258

Afloat On The Flood

  [english | 1915]  

Lawrence Leslie


Summary: [Excerpt:Whats the latest weather report down at the post office Max?More rain coming they say and everybody is as gloomy as a funeral.My stars! the poor old town of Carson is getting a heavy dose this spring for a fact nothing but rain rain and then some more rain.Never was anything to beat it Bandy-legs and they say even the oldest inhabitant cant remember when the Evergreen River was at a ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | juvenileDownloads: 237

After A Few Words

  [english | 1962]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [A Few Words on Non-Intervention is a short essay by the philosopher politician and economist John Stuart Mill. It was written in 1859 in the context of the construction of the Suez Canal and the recent Crimean War. The essay addresses the question of under what circumstances states should be allowed to intervene in the sovereign affairs of another country.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 362

After London

  [english | 1885]  

John Richard Jefferies


Summary: [The Intimate Adventures of a London Call Girl are memoirs of a former London call girl written by Dr. Brooke Magnanti under the pseudonym Belle de Jour. From the summer of 2003 to the autumn of 2004 Belle charted her day-to-day adventures on and off the field in a frank funny and award-winning web diary. The blogs were then published into the book in which Belle elaborates on the diary entries ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | science fictionDownloads: 215

Afternoon Of An Author

  [english | 1936]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... than he had for many weeks, a fact that became plain to him negatively???he did not feel ill. He leaned for a moment against the door frame between ...... like yesterday and toast, orange juice and tea. He lingered for a moment in his daughter's end of the apartment and read his mail. It was an annoying ...... years ago and the sound rights last year. Never any luck with movies, he ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 113

Against The Grain

  [english | 1884]  

Joris Karl Huysmans


Summary: [The Last Grain Race is a 1956 book by Eric Newby a travel writer about his time spent on the four masted steel barque Moshulus last voyage in the Australian grain trade.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 13

Agnes Grey

  [english | 1847]  

Anne Bronte


Summary: [Agnes Grey is an 1847 novel written by English author Anne Bront. The novel is about a governess of that name and is said to be based on Bronts own experiences in the field. It was Bronts first novel. Similar to her sister Charlottes novel Jane Eyre this is a novel that addresses what the precarious position of governess entailed and how it affected a young woman.The Irish novelist George Moore ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 181

Ailsa Paige

  [english | 1910]  

Robert William Chambers


Excerpts: [... them again???over the small space just then allotted them in the world???was settling once more the intangible, indefinable spell awakened by their first ...... But I do not see why you should disregard convention with me. I didn't mean it that way, he said, leaning forward. I couldn't stand not seeing ...... replied quietly: I guess that begins it. Farther down the avenue toward ...]
Genres: [fiction | war militaryDownloads: 228

Albert Savarus

  [french | 1842]  

Honore De Balzac


Summary: [Bibliography: p. 101.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 213

Albertine Disparue

  [french | 1927]  

Marcel Proust


Summary: [Albertine Disparue dont le titre original est La fugitive est le sixime tome d la recherche du temps perdu de Marcel Proust paru en 1927 titre posthume. la Fugitive devait originairement regrouper la Prisonnire et Albertine disparue. De fait Albertine disparue est la suite indissociable sur le plan narratif au moins de la Prisonnire.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 232

Alcatraz

  [english | 1922]  

Max Brand


Summary: [A classic western from one of the masters of the genre.]
Genres: [fiction | westernsDownloads: 155

Alchymical Romance

  [english | 2008]  

Lee Battersby


Summary: [Alchymical Romance Cd Rom Edition Of A 2008 Science Fiction Short Story by Lee Battersby. CD-ROM Edition For reading or research No illustrations not an audio CD produced in a Microsoft Word Compatible format for your reading or research. About the Author Lee Battersby is an Australian author of science fiction fantasy and horror fiction. His story Carrying The God made him the first Western ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | science fictionDownloads: 445

Alexanders Bridge

  [english | 1912]  

Willa Cather


Summary: [LC copy formerly owned by Bruce Rogers.]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 291

Alias The Lone Wolf

  [english | 1921]  

Louis Joseph Vance


Summary: [The super crook in The Lone Wolf the object of fiendish vengeance in The False Faces and the clever secret service man in The Red Masquerade now has his most thrilling adventure as a gentleman adventurer who pits his wits against a ruthless schemer to save an innocent man framed for burglary.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 47

Alice Adams

  [english | 1921]  

Newton Booth Tarkington


Excerpts: [... rising from her cot. He took no pleasure in the sight, it may be said. She exhibited to him a face mismodelled by sleep, and set like a clay face left ...... grown up with went to Eastern schools to prepare for college, and we couldn't afford to send him. If only your father would have listened?????? Alice ...... her, she said, and rose decisively. But at this, her father's ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 164

Alice Au Pays Des Merveilles

  [french | 1865]  

Lewis Carroll


Summary: [Alice au pays des merveilles est une uvre de littrature enfantine crite par Charles Lutwidge Dodgson sous le pseudonyme de Lewis Carroll. Le livre foisonne dallusions satiriques aux amis de lcrivain et aux leons que les coliers britanniques devaient mmoriser lpoque. Le pays des merveilles tel quil est dcrit dans le conte joue sans cesse avec la logique.]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | juvenileDownloads: 457
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