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Ailsa Paige

  [english | 1910]  

Robert William Chambers

Excerpts: [... them again???over the small space just then allotted them in the world???was settling once more the intangible, indefinable spell awakened by their first ...... But I do not see why you should disregard convention with me. I didn't mean it that way, he said, leaning forward. I couldn't stand not seeing ...... replied quietly: I guess that begins it. Farther down the avenue toward ...]
Genres: [fiction | war militaryDownloads: 228

All Things Are Lights

  [english | 1986]  

Robert Joseph Shea

Summary: [A story that entwines the fate of Cathars of southern France with the occult traditions of Courtly Love and the troubadours. ]
Genres: [fiction | historical | war militaryDownloads: 196

Biribi Discipline Militaire

  [french | 1890]  

Georges Darien

Summary: [Georges Darien transpose dans ce roman rsolument antimilitariste une exprience quil a lui-mme vcue dans un bataillon disciplinaire en Tunisie. Ce fut pour lui un enfer dont il est sorti la rage au coeur avec la volont de se venger de ses tortionnaires en racontant tout. Froissard le personnage principal est un rvolt qui refuse les contraintes les brimades linjustice. Ce livre fit un tel effet ...]
Genres: [fiction | war militaryDownloads: 139

Dangerous Days

  [english | 1919]  

Mary Roberts Rinehart

Summary: [The darkening storm of the first World War threatens to tear apart the lives of a group of friends. At the eye of the storm is Clayton Spencer an ambitious businessman who must risk everything to be with the woman he loves.]
Genres: [fiction | romance | war militaryDownloads: 316

Death Into Life

  [english | 1946]  

William Olaf Stapledon

Summary: [Billions and Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium published by Random House in 1997 is the last book written by renowned American astronomer and science popularizer Carl Sagan before his death in 1996. The book is a collection of essays Sagan wrote covering diverse topics like global warming the population explosion extraterrestrial life morality and the abortion ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | war militaryDownloads: 398

Histoire Dun Conscrit De

  [french | 1864]  

Erckmann Chatrian

Summary: [Le narrateur Joseph Bertha apprenti chez lhorloger Goulden Phalsbourg voit passer les troupes de Napolon et lEmpereur lui-mme en marche vers la Russie. Amoureux de Catherine il craint de se voir appel sous les drapeaux malgr sa boiterie. Lhiver est terrible et lon apprend les dfaites lointaines qui amnent finalement une conscription gnrale et sans exception. Joseph Bertha est enrl en dpit de son ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | war militaryDownloads: 226


  [english | 1820]  

Sir Walter Scott

Summary: [Ivanhoe is the story of one of the remaining Saxon noble families at a time when the English nobility was overwhelmingly Norman. It follows the Saxon protagonist Wilfrid of Ivanhoe who is out of favour with his father owing to his courting the Lady Rowena and for his allegiance to the Norman king Richard I of England. The story is set in 1194 after the end of the Third Crusade when many of the ...]
Genres: [fiction | war militaryDownloads: 278

Le Lac Ontario

  [french | 1840]  

James Fenimore Cooper

Summary: [Yobgorgle: Mystery Monster of Lake Ontario is a book written by Daniel Pinkwater. It was published in 1979.]
Genres: [fiction | historical | war militaryDownloads: 185

Le Signe Rouge Des Braves

  [french | 1895]  

Stephen Crane

Summary: [Jeune garon de ferme Flemming vit la guerre de Scession sous forme de nouvelles et de comptes rendus hroques de batailles. La guerre arrive au pas de sa porte il finit par tre entran dans son tourbillon et sengage. Commence alors lapprentissage du mtier de soldat lcole du courage. Flemming est dabord harcel par le doute: sera-t-il capable de faire face dans sa premire bataille sans dserter? ...]
Genres: [fiction | war militaryDownloads: 125

Lhirondelle Sous Le Toit

  [french | 1924]  

Lucien Descaves

Summary: [Ce roman est la chronique dune petite ville durant la guerre de 14-18. Il dcrit fort bien ltat desprit et linquitude des familles et de rfugis.]
Genres: [fiction | historical | war militaryDownloads: 178

Linvasion Ou Le Fou Yegof

  [french | 1862]  

Erckmann Chatrian

Summary: [Aprs la dbacle des armes napoloniennes relates dans Le conscrit de 1813 les armes coalises apparaissent en France. Le sabotier Hullin et sa cousine Catherine Lefvre suscitent chez les montagnards un mouvement de rsistance qui contribue pendant un temps arrter lennemi. Mais le mouvement choue cause du fou Ygof qui prdit depuis trente ans le triomphe des hordes germaniques...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | war militaryDownloads: 117

Olga Romanoff Or The Syren Of The Skies

  [english | 1894]  

George Griffith

Summary: [The novel continues (from The Angel of the Revolution) the tale of a worldwide brotherhood of anarchists fighting the world armed with fantastical airships ending on an apocalyptic note as a comet smashes into the earth.]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | war militaryDownloads: 142

One Of Ours

  [english | 1923]  

Willa Cather

Summary: [Willa Sibert Cather (December 7 1873 - April 24 1947) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains works such as O Pioneers! My ntonia and The Song of the Lark. In 1923 she was awarded the Pulitzer for One of Ours (1922) a novel set during World War I. Cather grew up in Nebraska and graduated from the state university ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | war militaryDownloads: 330

Sir Nigel

  [french | 1899]  

Arthur Conan Doyle

Summary: [Conan Doyle considrait les aventures de Sherlock Holmes comme des ouvrages populaires des livres de gare et comptait sur dautres textes pour tre reconnu par ses pairs. Sir Nigel est un de ces romans un de ses prfrs et il fut accueilli sa sortie comme le plus grand roman historique depuis Ivanho. crit aprs La Compagnie blanche il nous conte les premires aventures de Sir Nigel.Jeune seigneur Nigel ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | war militaryDownloads: 172

Tarass Boulba

  [french | 1835]  

Nikolai Gogol

Excerpts: [... m`ere. Les pauvres petits n'auront pas le temps de se divertir et de faire connaissance avec la maison paternelle. Et moi, je n'aurai pas le temps ...... du ciel la cour et tous ses dormeurs, ainsi qu'une masse de saules touffus et les hautes bruy`eres qui croissaient contre la cl^oture en palissades. La ...... carrosse d'un seigneur polonais manqua de l''ecraser, et le cocher `a ...]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | war militaryDownloads: 435

The Adventures Of Brigadier Gerard

  [english | 1903]  

Arthur Conan Doyle

Excerpts: [... and the Recollections of de Fezenac and of de Segur complete the materials from which I have worked in my endeavour to give a true historical and military ...... order to plunge it into my heart. Resistance was useless. I followed without a word. I was led up the stone stair and back into that gorgeous chamber ...... I turned my horse's head in that direction, therefore, and behold ...]
Genres: [fiction | historical | war militaryDownloads: 171

The Angel Of Revolution A Tale Of The Coming Terror

  [english | 1893]  

George Griffith

Excerpts: [... as you put it that way, I don't mind, only remember that I don't necessarily put on the principles of the Brotherhood with its clothes. So saying, ...... a blot on the face of the earth, and I will wipe it out utterly! There are thousands of blots as black as that on earth, and I think you will find ...... the hazard of war when the nations of Europe are locked in the ...]
Genres: [fiction | science fiction | war militaryDownloads: 479

The Bowmen

  [english | 1914]  

Arthur Machen

Summary: [The willows / by Algernon Blackwood -- The shadows on the wall / by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman -- The messenger / by Robert W. Chambers -- Lazarus / by Leonid Andreyev -- The beast with five fingers / by W.F. Harvey -- The mass of shadows / by Anatole France -- What was it? / by Fitz James OBrien -- The middle toe of the right foot / by Ambrose Bierce -- The shell of sense / by Olivia Howard Dunbar]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | war militaryDownloads: 215

The Captains Doll

  [english | 1923]  

David Herbert Lawrence

Summary: [Love among the haystacks.--The ladybird.--The fox.--The captains doll.]
Genres: [fiction | short stories | war militaryDownloads: 31

The Chouans

  [english | 1829]  

Honore De Balzac

Summary: [v. 1. The wild ass skin. The elixir of life. A study of woman.--v. 2. The Chouans. The conscript.]
Genres: [fiction | war militaryDownloads: 438
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