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Gaudissart Ii

  [french | 1844]  

Honore De Balzac

Excerpts: [... L'??clat de magasins aussi riches que les salons de la noblesse avant 1789, la splendeur des caf??s qui souvent efface, et tr??s-facilement, celle ...... th????tres tous les soirs, des panoramas renaissants, de continuelles expositions de chefs-d?????uvre, des mondes de douleurs et des univers de ...... l??vres, l?????il ?? la pratique, le ch??le ?? la main, il ??clipse le grand ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 376

General Ironfist

  [english | 1934]  

Robert Ervin Howard

Excerpts: [... attention to the crowd I was impatient to get the battle over with. The Yeller Typhoon weighed three hundred pounds and he was a head taller'n me but ...... hell, and all I couldst hear was talk about General Yun Chei, and General Whang Shan, and General Feng, which they said was really a white man. Folks ...... some secret pleasure. I took another snort of that there Chinese ...]
Genres: [fiction | action adventure | short storiesDownloads: 215

General Max Shorter

  [english | 1962]  

Kris Ottman Neville

Summary: [To spread Mankind to the stars carries a high cost in lives--and not all of them are human!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 300

Generals Help Themselves

  [english | 1952]  

Mc Pease

Summary: [With no one to help him it seemed the General was lost. But the enemy was soon to discover that Generals Help Themselves.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 218


  [english | 1951]  

Henry Beam Piper

Summary: [Genesis of a Music is a book first published in 1947 by American microtonal composer Harry Partch (1901-1974). Partch first presents a polemic against both equal temperament and the long history of stagnation in the teaching of music then goes on to explain his tuning theory based on just intonation the ensemble of musical instruments of his own invention and several of his largest musical ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 148

Get Out Of Our Skies

  [english | 1957]  

Ek Jarvis

Summary: [The long-suffering public went along with billboards and singing commercials they tolerated half a dozen sales pitches in a half-hour radio or TV show...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 244

Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary

  [english | 1904]  

Montague Rhodes James

Summary: [Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. R. James first collection of ghost stories published in 1904 (some had previously appeared in magazines). Some later editions under this title contain both the original collection and its successor More Ghost Stories (1911) combined in one volume.Montague Rhodes James (18621936) was a medieval scholar Provost of Kings College Cambridge. He wrote ...]
Genres: [fiction | ghost | short storiesDownloads: 162

Giants On The Earth

  [english | 1932]  

Sterner St Paul Meek

Summary: [The yoke of Jovian oppression rests heavily on the dwellers of Earth--until Damis the Nepthalim comes forward to lead them in spirited revolt.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 82


  [english | 1896]  

Henry James

Summary: [Glasses 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 Short stories American American literature Fiction Classics Fiction Classics Fiction Literary ]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 346


  [french | 1830]  

Honore De Balzac

Summary: [1. La peau de chagrin. Louis Lambert.--2. Le livre mystique: Se?raphita. Les proscrits. Lenfant maudit. Je?sus-Christ en Flandre. Adieu. Lauberge rouge. Le re?quisitionnaire.-- 12. Be?atrix. Les secrets de la Princesse de Cadignan.--13. Un prince de la Bohe?me. Les come?diens sans le savoir. Un homme daffaires. Peirre Grassou. Lillustre Gaudissart. Guadissart II. Facino Cane. Sarrasin]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 314

Gods Of The North

  [english | 1934]  

Robert Ervin Howard

Excerpts: [... and mail-clad forms, two figures glared at each other. In that utter desolation only they moved. The frosty sky was over them, the white illimitable ...... trailing his sword, a sudden sick weariness assailing him. The glare of the sun on the snow cut his eyes like a knife and the sky seemed shrunken and ...... but it was edged with cruelty. Call up your men, said he, grasping his ...]
Genres: [fiction | fantasy | short storiesDownloads: 377

Gone Fishing

  [english | 1961]  

James Henry Schmitz

Summary: [There is no predictable correlation between intelligence and ethics nor is ruthlessness necessarily an evil thing. And there is nothing like enforced uninterrupted contemplation to learn to distinguish one from another....]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 263

Goodbye Dead Man

  [english | 1958]  

Tom Harris

Summary: [Mattup had killed a man so it was logical he should be punished. It was Danny who came up with the idea of leaving him with the prophecy--]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 238

Goose Fair

  [english | 1914]  

David Herbert Lawrence

Excerpts: [... the weary geese, lifting their poor feet that had been dipped in tar for shoes, and trailing them along the cobble-stones into the town. Last of all, ...... misery below, and she would have laughed out loud had the wall fallen flat upon them and relieved her of them. But the wall did not fall, so she ...... stones, illuminated by the hissing lamp of a man who sold rabbits and ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 338

Graves And Goblins

  [english | 1863]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Excerpts: [... essence flows from as airy a ghost as ever basked in the pale starlight, at twelve o'clock. Judge them not by the gross and heavy form in which they now ...... that a phantom haunts and hallows the marble tomb or grassy hillock where its material form was laid. Till purified from each stain of clay till ...... otherwise have known. I pictured the coming years,-they never came to me,...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 23

Graveyard Of Dreams

  [english | 1958]  

Henry Beam Piper

Summary: [Despite Mr. Shakespeare wealth and name are both dross compared with the theft of hope-- and Maxwell had to rob a whole planet of it!]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 201

Gravitys Angel

  [english | 1992]  

Tom Maddox

Summary: [A story published in OMNI concerning the Superconducting Supercollider that might have been.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | short storiesDownloads: 15

Green Tea

  [english | 1872]  

Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Summary: [Alphege or the Green Monkey is a fairy tale. Andrew Lang collected it in The Yellow Fairy Book.]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | short storiesDownloads: 356

Gretchens Forty Winks

  [english | 1924]  

Francis Scott Fitzgerald

Excerpts: [... 1 ? The sidewalks were scratched with brittle leaves, and the bad little boy next door froze his tongue to the iron mail-box. Snow before night, ...... a cigarette but when he was in this mood her slightest positive action irritated him beyond measure. 'When you've got time to listen,' he said crossly, ...... to light the hot water for a bath. With a sigh he carefully deposited his ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 363

Greville Fane

  [english | 1892]  

Henry James

Summary: [Greville Fane by Henry James. Henry James O.M. April 15 1843 1843-04-15 - February 28 1916 son of theologian Henry James Sr. brother of the philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James was an American-born British author. He is one of the key figures of 19th century literary realism the fine art of his writing has led many academics to consider him the greatest master of the ...]
Genres: [fiction | short storiesDownloads: 304
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