Books published in 1789

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The Castles Of Athlin And Dunbayne

  [english | 1789]  

Ann Radcliffe


Excerpts: [... with fatigue and fruitless search: he had not advanced far, when an abrupt opening in the rock suddenly presented him with a view of the most beautifully ...... The Earl and his party pursued their march with silent steps they perceived a faint light, which they guessed to proceed from the watch-tower of ...... and the Baron Malcolm stood before him. The heart of Osbert swelled ...]
Genres: [gothicDownloads: 14

The Ghost Seer Or The Apparitionist

  [english | 1789]  

Friedrich Von Schiller


Summary: [Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (10 November 1759 - 9 May 1805) was a German poet philosopher historian and playwright. During the last seventeen years of his life (1788?1805) Schiller struck up a productive if complicated friendship with already famous and influential Johann Wolfgang Goethe. They frequently discussed issues concerning aesthetics and Schiller encouraged Goethe to finish ...]
Genres: [ghost stories | fiction and literatureDownloads: 423

The Interesting Narrative Of The Life Of Olaudah Equiano Or Gustavus Vassa The African

  [english | 1789]  

Olaudah Equiano


Summary: [The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano written in 1789 is the autobiography of Olaudah Equiano.]
Genres: [non-fiction | biography autobiographyDownloads: 207

The Natural History Of Selborne Vol 1

  [english | 1789]  

Gilbert White


Excerpts: [... essors of Poetry. Gilbert White passed on from school to Oxford, where he entered Oriel College in 1739. He became a Fellow of Oriel, graduated M.A. ...... of iron, called rust balls. In Wolmer Forest I see but one sort of stone, called by the workmen sand, or forest-stone. This is generally of the colour ...... Bank, saw with great complacency and satisfaction the whole herd of ...]
Genres: [nature | history | scienceDownloads: 367