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Among Malay Pirates A Tale Of Adventure And Peril

  [english | 1905]  

G Henty


Summary: [In this collection of shorter stories we visit Malay pirates have a couple of tales of India a shipwreck off the Channel Islands and a bursting dam in California and finish off escaping from captivity in China.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 467

Among The Meadow People

  [english | 1901]  

Clara Dillingham Pierson


Summary: [MANY of these stories of field life were written for the little ones of my kindergarten and they gave so much pleasure and aroused such a new interest in the meadow people that it has seemed wise to collect and add to the original number and send them out to a larger circle of boys and girls.All mothers and teachers hear the cry for just one more and find that there are times when the bewitching ...]
Genres: [fiction | juvenileDownloads: 292

Among The Pathans

  [english | 1891]  

William Murray Graydon


Summary: [Excerpt:When Jack Chetwynd dropped into the Bundar Cafe at Delhi one scorching afternoon in September of last year and informed me that we were ordered off to the Punjaub I could have shouted for joy. I did not do it though for I well knew how scornfully Jack would regard any such demonstration. I merely nodded my head lazily and went on reading the Post with as much calmness as if such news was ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 377

Amours Delices Et Orgues

  [french | 1898]  

Alphonse Allais


Excerpts: [... la rudimentaire intelligence se panachait de la plus exquise brutalit'e envers le subordonn'e. Cet homme de guerre d'eclara un beau jour qu'il allait ...... les caf'es o`u l'on rencontre, de pr'ef'erence, des charcutiers, d'anciens capitaines au long cours ou des chefs de fanfare, mais pas de m'edecins! Amours ...... coeurs tendres et donner satisfaction `a la Soci'et'e Protectrice ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 171

An Account Of Some Strange Disturbances In Aungier Street

  [english | 1853]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Excerpts: [... fire on a winter's evening, with a cold wind rising and wailing outside, and all snug and cosy within, it has gone off-though I say it, who should not-indifferent ...... House, I think, in 1702 and had belonged to Sir Thomas Hacket, who was Lord Mayor of Dublin in James II.'s time. How old it was then, I can't ...... to pass a night alone in it. I had never pretended to conceal ...]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | horrorDownloads: 239

An African Millionaire

  [english | 1897]  

Grant Allen


Summary: [An African Millionaire by Grant Allen. Though Canadian author CHARLES GRANT BLAIRFINDIE ALLEN 1848-1899 published what is considered one of the first Canadian science fiction books The British Barbarians in 1895 he is best remembered today for his creation of Colonel Clay the first great thief of short mystery fiction. This series of witty ironic tales-the complete adventures of the gentleman ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 499

An Alcoholic Case

  [english | 1937]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... girl sat down panting on the bed. 'Don't you believe in anything?' she demanded. 'Nothing you believe in???please???it'll spill.' She had no ...... GIN. He took it by the neck and tossed it through the open door to the bathroom. It was on the floor in pieces and everything was silent for a while ...... where there was a draught with no sweater to put over her uniform. As well as ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 485

An Amiable Charlatan

  [english | 1916]  

Edward Phillips Oppenheim


Summary: [The thing happened so suddenly that I really had very little time to make up my mind what course to adopt under somewhat singular circumstances. I was seated at my favorite table against the wall on the right-hand side in Stephanos restaurant with a newspaper propped up before me a glass of hock by my side and a portion of the plat du jour which happened to be chicken en casserole on the plate in ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detectiveDownloads: 291

An Anarchist

  [english | 1905]  

Joseph Conrad


Summary: [Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist is Alexander Berkmans account of his experience in prison in Western Penitentiary of Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh from 1892 to 1906. First published in 1912 by Emma Goldmans Mother Earth press it has become a classic in autobiographical literature.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 138

An Antartic Mystery

  [english | 1899]  

Jules Verne


Summary: [A sequel to Edgar Allan Poes The Narrative of A. Gordon Pym.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | mystery detectiveDownloads: 160

An Authentic Narrative Of A Haunted House

  [english | 1862]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Excerpts: [... and ample relation of a series of marvellous phenoma, in nowise connected with what is technically termed spiritualism, which he has anywhere met with. ...... a railway. Winter was setting in when my removal thither was decided upon but there was nothing whatever dismal or depressing in the change. The house ...... had also their effect in steeling us against any such influence, ...]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | horrorDownloads: 44

An Empty Bottle

  [english | 1952]  

Mari Wolf


Summary: [They wanted to go home--back to the planet theyd known. But even the stars had changed. Did the fate of all creation hinge upon an--]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 447

An Incident On Route

  [english | 1962]  

James Henry Schmitz


Summary: [A quite boring story.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 329

An International Episode

  [english | 1878]  

Henry James


Summary: [Madame de Mauves -- Daisy Miller -- An international episode -- The siege of London -- Lady Barberina -- The author of Beltraffio -- The Aspern papers -- The pupil -- The turn of the screw -- The beast in the jungle.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 381

An Old Acquaintance

  [english | 1887]  

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy


Excerpts: [... frosty sky. By the tents and on the lower ground around the arms rushed the Cossacks, dragoons, and artillerists, with great galloping and snorting of ...... His restless lips, barely covered by a sparse, soft, whitish moustache, were constantly changing their shape as though they were trying to assume ...... in the fur jacket took no share in the conversation, obstinately refused ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 71

An Old Fashioned Girl

  [english | 1869]  

Louisa May Alcott


Summary: [Pollys friendship with the wealthy Shaws of Boston helps them to build a new life and teaches her the truth about the relationship between happiness and riches.]
Genres: [fiction | juvenileDownloads: 270

An Old Womans Tale

  [english | 1830]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [An Old Woman S Tale by Nathaniel Hawthorne. An Old Woman s Tale by Nathaniel Hawthorne We are pleased to offer thousands of books for the Kindle including thousands of hard-to-find literature and classic fiction books. Click on our Editor Name eBook-Ventures next to the book title above to view all of the titles that are currently available. ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 256

An Outcast Of The Islands

  [english | 1896]  

Joseph Conrad


Excerpts: [... no need to determine my future absolutely. Then he added: You have the style, you have the temperament why not write another? I believe that as far ...... her big, slanting eyes, that seemed to him twice their natural size. The child, its dirty little face pressed to its mother's shoulder, was sleeping peacefully. ...... Verily, our only refuge is with the One, the Mighty, the ...]
Genres: [fictionDownloads: 311

An Outpost Of Progress

  [english | 1896]  

Joseph Conrad


Excerpts: [... on all the four sides. There were three rooms in it. The one in the middle was the living-room, and had two rough tables and a few stools in it. ...... to the subtle influences of surroundings, they felt themselves very much alone, when suddenly left unassisted to face the wilderness a wilderness rendered ...... Carlier, stopping short. Why, retorted Kayerts, with indignation, I've ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 243

An Unwritten Novel

  [english | 1920]  

Virginia Woolf


Excerpts: [... seemed to apologise and at the same time to say to me, If only you knew! Then she looked at life again. But I do know, I answered silently, glancing ...... crept over the paper's rim She shuddered, twitched her arm queerly to the middle of her back and shook her head. Again I dipped into my great reservoir ...... cow in the meadow had shocked her and saved her from some ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 243
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