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Fanny And Annie

  [english | 1921]  

David Herbert Lawrence

Excerpts: [... And Annie Flame-lurid his face as he turned among the throng of flame-lit and dark faces upon the platform. In the light of the furnace she caught ...... knowing dismally enough that there wasn't. 'I'll just put it aside o' the penny-in-the-slot, and Heather's greengrocers'll fetch it about half past ...... up the hill, under the great long black building of the foundry. She walked ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 30


  [french | 1863]  

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev

Excerpts: [... Je me retournai... Le rayon de lune se soulevait doucement, se redressait, s'arrondissait par le haut... Une femme blanche, immobile et transparente ...... bien avant sa chute. Je sortis enfin de ma torpeur. La pourpre du ciel avait disparu depuis longtemps les teintes s''etaient obscurcies le silence ...... : j''etais d'ej`a `a elle. Ses bras m'enlac`erent, mon corps se d'etacha ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 221

Fantomes Et Fantoches

  [french | 1905]  

Maurice Renard

Summary: [Dans Le Lapidaire un vieil homme possde la plus merveilleuse (et par l mme la plus convoite) des collections de pierres. Une fois encore la convoitise ne restera pas impunie. - La Flure est la retranscription posthume des derniers crits du grand romancier Salvien Farges. Ces crits ont t gards secret car leur auteur y explique avoir t tmoin dune aventure caractre surnaturel... - Le Bourreau de ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 494

Far From Home

  [english | 1955]  

Ja Taylor

Summary: [A House is Not a Home is the 1953 autobiography of the famous New York madam Polly Adler.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 59

Father Sergius

  [english | 1873]  

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy

Excerpts: [... acted otherwise. His father, a retired colonel of the Guards, had died when Stepan was twelve, and sorry as his mother was to part from her son, she ...... of their circle as possessed of such purity, and treated them accordingly. There was much that was false and harmful in this outlook, as concerning ...... did not reply but merely touched his hand. He understood that this meant: ...]
Genres: [fiction | religious | short storiesDownloads: 24

Feathertop A Moralized Legend

  [english | 1852]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Excerpts: [... that the scarecrow should represent a fine gentleman of the period, so far as the materials at hand would allow. Perhaps it may be as well to enumerate ...... of the substance of the velvet. Next came a pair of scarlet breeches, once worn by the French governor of Louisbourg, and the knees of which had touched the ...... looked the better she was pleased. Dickon, cried she sharply, ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 128

Fee Of The Frontier

  [english | 1960]  

Horace Brown Fyfe

Summary: [They didnt think of themselves as pioneers. They simply had a job to do. And if they had to give up money or power or loveor life itselfthat was the FEE OF THE FRONTIER]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 210

Feet Of Clay

  [english | 1958]  

Phillip Hoskins

Summary: [Life is pretty strange when a god who is good and benevolent must prove that he has FEET OF CLAY.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 212

Feline Red

  [english | 1954]  

Robert Sampson

Summary: [It was up to Jerill to think fast... to do something... before those strange beasts sucked away the last purified ore on the freighter Bertha.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 420


  [english | 1954]  

James Causey

Summary: [Vogel started with crossword puzzles... and worked his way up to Mans greatest enigma!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 256

Field Trip

  [english | 2002]  

Richard Kadrey

Summary: [It is rumored that technology might eliminate many useless items from our regulated life of the future--including good old-fashioned sex. However lets kibitz for a moment...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 129

Fifty One Tales

  [english | 1915]  

Lord Dunsany

Summary: [Fifty-One Tales is a collection of fantasy short stories by Irish writer Lord Dunsany considered a major influence on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien H. P. Lovecraft Ursula LeGuin and others. The first editions in hardcover were published simultaneously in London and New York by Elkin Mathews and Mitchell Kennerly respectively in April 1915. The British and American editions differ in that they ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 13

Fifty Per Cent Prophet

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett

Summary: [That he was a phony Swami was beyond doubt. That he was a genuine prophet though seemed... but then whats the difference between a dictator and a true prophet? So was he....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 208


  [english | 1901]  

H Wells

Summary: [Filmer.--The magic shop.--The valley of spiders.--The truth about Pyecraft.--Mr. Skelmersdale in fairyland.--The story of the inexperienced ghost.--Jimmy Goggles the god.--The new accelerator--Mr. Ledbetters vacation.--The stolen body.--Mr. Brishers treasure.--Miss Winchelseas heart.--A dream of Armageddon.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 212

Financing Finnegan

  [english | 1938]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Excerpts: [... 1 ? Finnegan and I have the same literary agent to sell our writings for us???but though I'd often been in Mr. Cannon's office just ...... Then after a thoughtful pause, I'll probably have to spend some time with him. I don't know what note in his voice reminded me of a talk with ...... wrote sentences, paragraphs, chapters that were masterpieces of fine weaving and spinning. It ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 223


  [english | 1906]  

Frank Lillie Pollack

Excerpts: [... She worked daily at the Art Students' League, and boarded where he did, and he had thus come to ask her with the Davises to watch for the ...... the invention of the oil vibration cushion, which practically isolated the instrument rooms from the earth. Eastwood had arranged a small telescope ...... from the earth, and Professor Bernier replied that some day it undoubtedly would be ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 83

First Blood

  [english | 1930]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Summary: [The Lost Salt Gift of Blood is a collection of short stories by Canadian author Alistair MacLeod set predominantly in Cape Breton Island Nova Scotia and in Newfoundland. It was originally published in 1976. All of its stories were later republished in Island.]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 422

First Love

  [english | 1860]  

Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev

Summary: [The Love Dare is a non-fiction marriage-related book written by Alex and Stephen Kendrick. It is a 40-day Christian devotional designed to strengthen marriages. Each daily devotion includes scripture a statement of principle the days dare and a journaling area and check box to chart progress. It is used in the storyline for the 2008 film Fireproof which is directed by author Alex Kendrick. For ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | short storiesDownloads: 413

Fist And Fang

  [english | 1930]  

Robert Ervin Howard

Excerpts: [... minute the Old Man had stepped onto the ramshackle wharf, Bill O'Brien, my side kick, said to me, he said: Steve, see that motor launch down there by ...... to please shut up. But he paid no attention. After awhile we come on to a large open space and there was the village. Just now they wasn't a sign ...... a club, laying his scalp open and knocking him to his knees. MEANWHILE I ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 305


  [english | 1961]  

Horace Brown Fyfe

Summary: [It was of course one Hell of an ending for a trip to Mars--]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 168
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