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A Bells Biography

  [english | 1837]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [A Bell S Biography Penny Books by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Nathaniel Hawthorne 1804-1864 was a 19th century American novelist and short story writer. He is seen as a key figure in the development of American literature for his tales of the nation s colonial history. Nathaniel Hawthorne was born on July 4 1804 in Salem Massachusetts where his birthplace is now a museum. William Hathorne who emigrated ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 160

A Book Of Autographs

  [english | 1844]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [A Book Of Autographs by Nathaniel Hawthorne. A Book of Autographs 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: 496

A Bottle Of Old Wine

  [english | 1953]  

Richard Lewis


Summary: [A grim tale of a future in which everyone is desperate to escape reality and a hero who wants to have his wine and drink it too.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 98

A Bundle Of Letters

  [english | 1879]  

Henry James


Summary: [Edel]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 365

A Cautionary Tale

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: [... Boar was what they liked to call the horned demons at the hunting lodge. That or Long Pig. No matter how many times they heard it, it always made ...... and clean the gristle from their trophy horns. Pete Winnetka told the rest how his group hadn't seen a single demon that day, but had found some ruins ...... far inside, but they didn't have to. Pete and his boys showed the others ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 70

A Changed Man And Other Tales

  [english | 1913]  

Thomas Hardy


Summary: [A dozen minor novels that have been published in the periodical press collected together.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 218

A Childs Dream Of A Star

  [english | 1850]  

Charles Dickens


Excerpts: [... day long. They wondered at the beauty of the flowers they wondered at the height and blueness of the sky they wondered at the depth of the bright ...... the buds are the children of the flowers, and the little playful streams that gambol down the hill-sides are the children of the water and the smallest ...... night they watched for it, standing hand in hand at a window. Whoever ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 346

A Choice Of Miracles

  [english | 1957]  

James Cox


Summary: [Youre down in the jungle with death staring you in the face. There is nothing left but prayer. So you ask for your life. But wait! Are you sure thats really what you want above all else?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 112

A Christmas Tree

  [english | 1850]  

Charles Dickens


Excerpts: [... real watches (with movable hands, at least, and an endless capacity of being wound up) dangling from innumerable twigs there were French-polished ...... eyes of his to bear upon me-when I affected to laugh very much, but in my heart of hearts was extremely doubtful of him. Close beside him is that infernal snuff-box, ...... knowledge of its existence anywhere, was sufficient to ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 31

A Descent Into The Maelstrom

  [english | 1841]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Summary: [Inspired by the Moskstraumen it is couched as a story within a story a tale told at the summit of a mountain climb. The story is told by an old man who reveals that he only appears old - You suppose me a very old man he says but I am not. It took less than a single day to change these hairs from a jetty black to white to weaken my limbs and to unstring my nerves. The narrator convinced by the ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 403

A Dream Of Armageddon

  [english | 1901]  

H Wells


Summary: [A Dream Of Armageddon by H G Wells. A mild-mannered 19th Century clerk dreams of being a world leader in an apocalyptic future. But is it just a dream ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 262

A Dream Of Red Hands

  [english | 1914]  

Bram Stoker


Excerpts: [... and forbearance and self-repression which are of the truer charities of life. Women and children trusted him implicitly, though, strangely enough, ...... any answer. To my surprise, I heard a feeble voice from within, though what was said I could not hear. I entered at once, and found Jacob lying half-dressed ...... hunted look in his eyes, which were wide open and staring, as ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 338

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 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 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 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
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