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Dalyrimple Goes Wrong

  [english | 1920]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Excerpts: [... rims of whose eyes grew red as they talked to him, and girls who hadn't remembered him so well since his father's business went blah! in nineteen-twelve. But ...... a month ago but they all seem to have???gone??? Let's see, interrupted Mr. Macy. What were they? Well, just at the first the governor ...... this neatly, and then continued: What do you think you're worth? I don't know. ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 149

Damned If You Dont

  [english | 1960]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [Weve all heard of the wonderful invention that the Big Corporation or the Utilities suppressed...? Usually that Wonderful Invention wont work actually. But theres another possibility too....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 236

Dark Jubilee

  [english | 2001]  

Richard Kadrey


Excerpts: [... battle were returned to their previous owners. Jubilee was a time of renewal and madness. A time to burn the fields - both physical and metaphysical. When ...... of the House of Representatives are replaced with gogo boys and peep show girls. The president's cabinet and supreme court find themselves bumping ...... becomes illegal to carry an umbrella while eating sushi. It is, ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 30

Dark Shanghai

  [english | 1932]  

Robert Ervin Howard


Excerpts: [... socked him on the nose with a peach of a right. He crashed into the bar so hard he shook the walls and a demijohn fell off a shelf onto his head and ...... and you two saps are the only men in Shanghai which has got guts enough for the job I got in mind. I LOOKED AT BILL AND Bill looked at me, ...... That's out, we don't kidnap no dame for you. C'mon, Bill. That's a dirty insult! ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 170

Das Hamail

  [german | 1887]  

Karl May


Summary: [Mays kurze Erzhlung Das Hamail wurde vermutlich 1887 geschrieben und im Mai 1887 in Der gute Kamerad. Spemanns Illustrirte Knaben-Zeitung. anonym verffentlicht.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 0

Das Schwache Herz

  [german | 1917]  

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky


Summary: [First published: 1849Originaltitel: ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 405

Daughters Of Doom

  [english | 1939]  

Herbert Livingston


Summary: [Deep in space lay a weird and threatening world. And it was there that Ben Sessions found the evil daughters...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 22

Daughters Of The Vicar

  [english | 1914]  

David Herbert Lawrence


Excerpts: [... money. And so the little building crouched like a humped stone-and-mortar mouse, with two little turrets at the west corners for ears, in the fields ...... The husband, a very large man, rose and brought more coal to the already hot fire. He moved slowly and sluggishly. Already he was going dead being ...... sot, like the rest of them. They're not all drunken, mama, said Miss ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 200

David Swan

  [english | 1837]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [David Swan by Nathaniel Hawthorne. We can be but partially acquainted even with the events which actually influence our course through life and our final destiny. There are innumerable other events if such they may be called which come close upon us yet pass away without actual results or even betraying their near approach by the reflection of any light or shadow across our minds. Could we know ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 286

Dawn Of Flame

  [english | 1939]  

Stanley Grauman Weinbaum


Summary: [An abridged version of the tale of orphaned eleven-year-old Pollyanna who comes to live with austere and wealthy Aunt Polly bringing happiness to her aunt and other members of the community through her philosophy of gladness.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 52

Day Of The Moron

  [english | 1951]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [Its natural to trust the unproven word of the fellow whos on my side--but the emotional moron is on no ones side not even his own. Once such an emotional moron could at worst hurt a few. But with the mighty leashed forces Man employs now....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 417

Dead Giveaway

  [english | 1959]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [Logics a wonderful thing by logical analysis one can determine the necessary reason for the existence of a dead city of a very high order on an utterly useless planet. Obviously a shipping transfer point! Necessarily...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 268

Dead Mans Planet

  [english | 1955]  

Joseph Samachson


Summary: [When a driven man arrives at a cemetery world what else can it be but journeys end?and the start of a new one?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 80

Dead Ringer

  [english | 1956]  

Lester Del Rey


Summary: [There was nothing especially on Earth which could set him free--the truth least of all!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 168

Dead World

  [english | 1961]  

Jack Douglas


Summary: [Out on the ice-buried planet Commander Red Stone led his Free Companions to almost certain death. They died for a dangerous dream that had only one chance in a thousand trillion to come true. Is there a better reason for dying?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 132

Deadly City

  [english | 1953]  

Paul Fairman


Summary: [Youre all alone in a deserted city. You walk down an empty street yearning for the sight of one living face?one moving figure. Then you see a man on a corner and you know your terror has only begun.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 393

Dearest

  [english | 1951]  

Henry Beam Piper


Summary: [Mommie Dearest is a memoir and expose written by Christina Crawford the adopted daughter of actress Joan Crawford. The book which depicts Christinas childhood and her relationship with her mother was published in 1978.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 252

Death Comes But Twice

  [english | 2007]  

Mary Robinette Kowal


Summary: [A Death in White Bear Lake is a true crime book by journalist Barry Siegel published in 1990. The book recounts one of the most notorious cases of child abuse ever prosecuted in the United States the murder of three year-old Dennis Jurgens by his adopted mother Lois Jurgens. The case was significant because the murder was committed in 1965 yet Lois Jurgens was not charged with the crime until ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 344

Death Of A Bem

  [english | 1948]  

Livingston Berkeley


Summary: [A Death in White Bear Lake is a true crime book by journalist Barry Siegel published in 1990. The book recounts one of the most notorious cases of child abuse ever prosecuted in the United States the murder of three year-old Dennis Jurgens by his adopted mother Lois Jurgens. The case was significant because the murder was committed in 1965 yet Lois Jurgens was not charged with the crime until ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 471

Decision

  [english | 1953]  

Frank Robinson


Summary: [War and Decision: Inside the Pentagon at the Dawn of the War on Terrorism is a memoir written by Douglas Feith former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy in which he presents a history of the beginning of the War on Terrorism and the campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq. The book was released on April 8 2008. In addition to its narrative which largely details the period from summer 2001 until June ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 198
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