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England My England

  [english | 1915]  

David Herbert Lawrence

Summary: [England Their England (1933) is an affectionately satirical comic novel of 1920s English rural society by the Scottish writer A. G. Macdonell. It is particularly famed for its portrayal of village cricket.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 343

Esarhaddon King Of Assyria

  [english | 1903]  

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy

Excerpts: [... asked the old man. 'Yes,' answered the King. 'But I cannot make up my mind how to do it.' 'But you are Lailie,' said the old man. 'That's not true,' replied ...... around me are obedient men-slaves and women-slaves, and to-morrow I shall feast with my friends as I did to-day whereas Lailie is sitting like a bird ...... a pitcher with the water, 'dip down your head.' The old man ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 417

Ethan Brand

  [english | 1850]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Excerpts: [... nothing changed since he had thrown his dark thoughts into the intense glow of its furnace, and melted them, as it were, into the one thought that took ...... in the vacant round of the interior, which is open to the sky, and grass and wild-flowers rooting themselves into the chinks of the stones, look already ...... last, it is finished. Drunk!-or crazy! muttered Bartram to ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 321

Etude De Femme

  [french | 1830]  

Honore De Balzac

Excerpts: [... lui permet d'allier le profane et le sacr'e. Toujours en r`egle avec l''eglise et avec le monde, elle offre une image du temps pr'esent, qui semble avoir ...... jet'e par les vices. D'eput'e, il ne parle jamais, mais il vote bien il se comporte dans son m'enage comme `a la Chambre. Aussi passe-t-il pour ...... insultante qui, semblable aux gel'ees du printemps, d'etruit le germe ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 337

Eugene Pickering

  [english | 1874]  

Henry James

Summary: [Eugene Pickering by Henry James. The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects Fiction General ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 10


  [english | 1919]  

Murray Leinster

Summary: [The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution is a 2009 book by British biologist Richard Dawkins which was released on 3 September 2009 in the UK and on 22 September 2009 in the US. It sets out the evidence for biological evolution and is Dawkins 10th book following his bestselling critique of religion The God Delusion (2006) and The Ancestors Tale (2004) which traced human ancestry ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 386

Evil Allures But Good Endures

  [english | 1885]  

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy

Excerpts: [... times a good and kindly man. He had this world's goods in abundance, and many slaves to serve him. And the slaves prided themselves on their master, saying: 'There ...... any one. He is not like other masters, who treat their slaves worse than cattle: punishing them whether they deserve it or not, and never giving them ...... sitting together resting and talking of their master's ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 385

Evil Deeds At Red Cougar

  [english | 1936]  

Robert Ervin Howard

Excerpts: [... their wagons and taking to the bresh if they happen to meet me on the road. I warn't intending to go there in the first place. I been punching ...... of hoofs reched us, and said: Oh, I dast not! They mustn't even see me again! But I want to, I said. Where you live? Red Cougar, says she. ...... setting there wondering which branch to take, I heard hosses running again, and purty ...]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | westernsDownloads: 332

Evil Out Of Onzar

  [english | 1952]  

Mark Ganes

Summary: [The orphan system of Onzar was fuming under its leaders driving paranoid megalomania. For there was a prize. A vast grand prize within a parsec of this ambitious domainthe major warp-lines of space crossing the Galaxy between the Allied Worlds and the Darzent Empire. Skyward hungry legions!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 152

Ex Oblivione

  [english | 1921]  

Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Summary: [Howard Phillips H. P. Lovecraft (August 20 1890 ? March 15 1937) was an American author of horror fantasy and science fiction especially the subgenre known as weird fiction. Lovecrafts guiding literary principle was what he termed cosmicism or cosmic horror the idea that life is incomprehensible to human minds and that the universe is fundamentally alien. Those who genuinely reason like his ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 167


  [english | 1953]  

Horace Brown Fyfe

Summary: [Exile and the Kingdom (LExil et le royaume) is a 1957 collection of six short stories by French-Algerian writer Albert Camus. These works of fiction cover the whole variety of existentialism or absurdism as Camus himself insisted his philosophical ideas be called. The clearest manifestation of the ideals of Camus can be found in the story La Pierre qui pousse. This story features DArrast who can ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 64

Exile From Space

  [english | 1956]  

Judith Merril

Summary: [The Dome of Eyes made it almost impossible for Terrans to reach the world of Tepokt. For those who did land there there was no returning--only the bitterness of respect--and justice!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 26

Exit Without Saving

  [english | 2006]  

Ruth Nestvold

Summary: [A story about the dangers of escaping your own skin.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 267


  [english | 1963]  

Mack Reynolds

Summary: [His assignment was to get things done he definitely did so. Not quite the things intended perhaps but definitely done.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 179

Eyelid Movies

  [english | 2006]  

Will Mcintosh

Summary: [What would you do if your dreams were hacked?]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 328

Facino Cane

  [french | 1836]  

Honore De Balzac

Excerpts: [... face d'une fontaine pr`es de la place de la Bastille et d'ebouche dans la rue de La Cerisaie. L'amour de la science m'avait jet'e dans une mansarde o`u ...... et o`u chacun d'eux d'eployait son caract`ere en mots pittoresques. En entendant ces gens, je pouvais 'epouser leur vie, je me sentais leurs guenilles sur ...... : j'en ai bien d'autres, aussi singuliers que celui-ci, ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 62

Faithfully Yours

  [english | 1955]  

Lou Tabakow

Summary: [If its too impossibly difficult to track down and recapture an escaped criminal... theres a worse thing one might do....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 234


  [english | 1901]  

Joseph Conrad

Excerpts: [... in front of the windows. All her hands were forward busy setting up the headgear and aft a woman in a red hood, quite alone with the man at the wheel, ...... baby, who was the only peppery person in the ship, tried to smite these stalwart young German sailors on the face. Mrs. Hermann, an engaging, stout ...... toothbrushes. Her very bowsprit three times a week had its toilette ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 37

Family In The Wind

  [english | 1932]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Excerpts: [... condition. Yeah, agreed his brother Gene uncomfortably. The doctor was a little tight at the moment and Gene could find no opening for what he ...... and somebody shot him in the head. Gene hesitated. We got Doc Behrer because we thought maybe you wouldn't???maybe you wouldn't??? I wouldn't, agreed ...... at her shoes, you could see she'd walked for miles. Doc Behrer says??? What ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 134

Fancys Show Box

  [english | 1837]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 194
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