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Drownes Wooden Image

  [english | 1844]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Summary: [Drowne S Wooden Image by Nathaniel Hawthorne. In Nathaniel Hawthorne s short story entitled Drowne s Wooden Image he writes of how an artist s enormous creativity achieves a wonder of fulfillment in one specific object of his work. However his inspiration for greatness lasts only this once due to its most precarious source. It is derived from the artist s own intense affection having as its ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 377

Dry Frugal With Death Rays

  [english | 2008]  

Alex Wilson

Summary: [Dry Frugal With Death Rays is a dark satire of office politics corporate bureaucracy thwarted ambition and revenge gone awry - enjoy!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 244


  [english | 1914]  

James Joyce

Summary: [Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce first published in 1914. The fifteen stories were meant to be a naturalistic depiction of the Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century.The stories were written at the time when Irish nationalism was at its peak and a search for a national identity and purpose was raging at a crossroads of ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 369

Duel On Syrtis

  [english | 1951]  

Poul William Anderson

Summary: [Bold and ruthless he was famed throughout the System as a big-game hunter. From the firedrakes of Mercury to the ice-crawlers of Pluto hed slain them all. But his trophy-room lacked one item and now Riordan swore hed bag the forbidden game that roamed the red deserts... a Martian!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 422


  [english | 1898]  

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

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Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 74

Dutch Courage And Other Stories

  [english | 1922]  

Jack London

Summary: [A collection of very early stories published posthumously with a preface by his wife Charmian.]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 64

Earth Alert

  [english | 1953]  

Kris Ottman Neville

Summary: [What defense could she raise against mutant science?telepathy invisibility teleportation?especially since Earth was not aware of its danger!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 230

Earthmen Bearing Gifts

  [english | 1960]  

Frederic Brown

Summary: [Mars had gifts to offer and Earth had much in return--if delivery could be arranged!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 35

Earths Holocaust

  [english | 1844]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Summary: [Earth S Holocaust by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Earth s Holocaust 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: 482


  [english | 1953]  

Stephen Marlowe

Summary: [Nobody at the Interstellar Space School had ever heard of Earth so naturally they treated Smith with contempt?or was it an innate fear?...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 189

East Is West

  [english | 1979]  

William Olaf Stapledon

Summary: [For other uses see: East West East and West Author Christopher PattenLanguage EnglishSubject(s) PoliticsPublisher CrownPublication date September 14 1998Pages 304ISBN 0812930002OCLC Number 39108737Dewey Decimal 951.25/04 21LC Classification DS796.H757 P39 1998 East and West (subtitled China Power and the Future of Asia) is a 1998 book by the British politician Christopher Patten about his ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 98

Echoes In Evening Wear

  [english | 2006]  

Will Mcintosh

Summary: [A provocative story about sex commitment and the power of fantasy to take on a life of its own. If you?re likely to swoon at the mention of naughty bits read no further.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 485

Edward Fanes Rosebud

  [english | 1837]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Summary: [Edward Fane S Rosebud by Nathaniel Hawthorne. There is hardly a more difficult exercise of fancy than while gazing at a figure of melancholy age to recreate its youth and without entirely obliterating the identity of form and features to restore those graces which Time has snatched away. Some old people-especially women-so age-worn and woeful are they seem never to have been young and gay. It is ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 223

Egocentric Orbit

  [english | 1960]  

John Cory

Summary: [It took a long time for human beings to accept that our little piece of meteoric rubble wasnt the exact and absolute center of the Universe. It does appear that way doesnt it? It may not take so long for a spaceman to learn...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 352

Egotism Or The Bosom Serpent

  [english | 1843]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Summary: [Egotism Or The Bosom Serpent by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The body of the tale is a recounting of a story that Roderick Elliston the main character of Egotism has composed as a result of his former sad experience . Both the frame of the tale in which Roderick discusses his story with his wife Rosina and his friend Herkimer a sculptor and the tale itself as told by Roderick criticize the lack of ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 248

El Abrigo

  [spanish | 1842]  

Nikolai Gogol

Excerpts: [... los cancilleres... , en una palabra: todos los funcionarios que componen la burocracia. Y ahora, dicho esto, muy bien pudiera suceder que cualquier ...... y a pesar de que le daban la lata de esta manera, no comet'ia ni un solo error en su escritura. S'olo cuando la broma resultaba demasiado insoportable, cuando ...... nueva de relativa importancia. Cuando el cielo gris de ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 479

El Anillo De Thoth

  [spanish | 1890]  

Arthur Conan Doyle

Excerpts: [... orden de materias en vez de lograr la celebridad en una en concreto. En sus primeros a~nos demostr'o una aptitud especial para la zoolog'ia y la bot'anica, ...... tren nocturno para Dieppe. Tomada esta determinaci'on, se puso encima el abrigo, pues era un d'ia fr'io y lluvioso, y emprendi'o el camino a trav'es ...... con ruidosas pisadas, y el estudioso qued'o a solas con sus ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 143

El Arbol De La Ciencia

  [spanish | 1900]  

Henry James

Excerpts: [... en no haber intentado nunca obtener, como premio a su silencio, una dulce compensaci'on de otro orden. La situaci'on entera, entre estas buenas ...... tradici'on de cosas. 'El, el depositario de estos secretos, era hombre macizo pero bonancible: corpulento y recio y rubicundo y crespo, de ...... seg'un se cre'ia, continuaba cogiendo la pluma) de que prosiguiera su actividad ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 495

El Camino Del Arco

  [spanish | 2008]  

Paulo Coelho

Summary: [El camino del arco cuenta la historia de Tetsuya el mejor arquero del pas quien transmite sus enseanzas a un nio de su aldea. El trabajo y esfuerzo diario la superacin de las dificultades la constancia y la valenta para tomar decisiones arriesgadas son aspectos que van surgiendo a lo largo del relato. Paulo Coelho ha sabido plasmar en estas pocas pginas muchos de los valores que inspiran nuestro ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 101

El Corazon Delator

  [spanish | 1843]  

Edgar Allan Poe

Summary: [El corazn delator (ttulo original en ingls: The Tell-Tale Heart) tambin conocido como El corazn revelador es un cuento del escritor estadounidense Edgar Allan Poe publicado por primera vez en el peridico literario The Pioneer en enero de 1843. Poe lo republic ms tarde en su peridico The Broadway Journal en su edicin del 23 de agosto de 1845.La historia presenta a un narrador annimo obsesionado ...]
Genres: [fiction | horror | short storiesDownloads: 100
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