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David Blaize - ebook/epub
|This story is about school life, friendship and growing up at the end of the 19th century. The novel contains a mixture of everything. It is filled with humor, wit and rich details. The novel tells about the experience of our main character, starting with preparatory school and ending with the College of Marchester. The reader is experiencing the trials and victories of the protagonist.This story is about school life, friendship and growing up at the end of the 19th century. The novel contains a mixture of everything. It is filled with humor, wit and rich details. The novel tells about the experience of our main character, starting with preparatory school and ending with the College of Manchester. The reader is experiencing the trials and victories of the protagonist.|
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Anne of the Island - ebook/epub
|Lucy Maud Montgomery-20%|
Anne of the Island was published in 1915, seven years after the bestselling Anne of Green Gables. This book tells the story of Anne Shirleys and her friends college years. As the security of home and childhood comforts fade, each must face the trials of being on their own. The novel kicks off when Anne decides to pursue her dream of a higher education, and subsequently leaves her two year teaching position at the school in Avonlea and begins her...
Marie - ebook/epub
|H. Rider Haggard-20%|
Henry Rider Haggard combines romance and travel in his story. This is a story about how Allan Quatermain met his first wife, Marie. Two dangerous criminals are trying to kill the main character and take away his wife. This story captures the reader from the first pages, because first we see the greatest battle. However, in the end, readers will witness the emotional ending of this story.
White Fang - ebook/epub
The main conflict of the story is dog-nature vs. wolf-nature, or nature vs. man. What happens to White fang, and how he goes through the many troubles that he has to. Growing up in the Yukon territory of Canada during the Klondike Gold Rush, he learned the law of the Wild at an early age: kill, or be killed, eat, or be eaten. Separated from his mother and traded from master to master, White Fang never grasped the concept of love...
Work. A Story of Experience - ebook/epub
|Louisa May Alcott-20%|
A story about a nineteenth-century womans search for a meaningful life through work outside the family sphere, Work: A Story of Experience is at once Alcotts exploration of her personal challenges and a social critique of America, examining womens independence, the moral significance of labor, and the goals to which a woman can aspire. The story depicts the struggles of a young woman trying to support herself...
The Mayor of Casterbridge. The Life and Death of a Man of Character - ebook/epub
The novel tells about a man with character and unusual fate. The life story of Michael Henchard, first a homeless worker, a haymaker, then the mayor of Casterbridge and a local rich man and again a farm laborer, involuntarily arouses interest in the intensity of events.
Putting Crime Over - ebook/epub
A Duet, with an Occasional Chorus is a novel by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, published in 1899. The novel features the story of a happily married couple which is threatened by a previous lover of the husband. Also, the novel tells the adventures of a young couple, starting from their wedding preparation and ending with the birth of their first child. They are funny and cute, love each other...
Winston of the Prairie - ebook/epub
This is a story about good and evil. Before each person in life is a difficult choice. And he decides which way to choose. So our main character made a choice that changed his whole life. Farmer Witham worked like a dog for about six years. Corthorne offers Witham a $ 1000 deal. As a result of which a small number of people suffered. The deal ends badly. At the end of the main character regretted it...
The Mahatma and the Hare. A Dream Story - ebook/epub
|H. Rider Haggard-20%|
Henry Rider Haggard describes the plight of the protagonist. He loses his wife and daughter in a car accident, as he thinks through his fault. The main character goes into great depression and begins to drink. When the man was thinking about suicide, a stranger named Joren appeared and told him not to worry. He tells him about reincarnated souls and life after death. Joren teaches him to transcend his body...
A Duet - ebook/epub
|Arthur Conan Doyle-20%|
„A Duet, with an Occasional Chorus” is a novel by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, published in 1899. The novel features the story of a happily married couple which is threatened by a previous lover of the husband. Also, the novel tells the adventures of a young couple, starting from their wedding preparation and ending with the birth of their first child. They are funny and cute, love each other...
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - ebook/epub
James Joyce first wrote Portrait as a one-thousand page novel, full of well-developed scenes and long explanations of Stephen’s motives, but he decided to trim it into a short book with a new sort of style. The novel tells the story of the first twenty years of Stephen Dedalus – a young Catholic boy growing up in late 19th century Ireland. As the title suggests, this is the story not just of a young man...
Dodos Daughter. A Sequel to Dodo - ebook/epub
Dodo is the main and favorite character of Benson. In this part of the novel, the main character experiences emotional experiences. She is trying to calm down and build her family. Readers will always be part of the novel. You can look at the whole story from the inside and empathize the main character.
The Spymaster - ebook/epub
|E. Phillips Oppenheim-20%|
A mystery novel with international intrigue set in London before World War Two. Sir Maurice Oldfield was one of the most important British spies of the Cold War era. A farmers son from a provincial grammar school who found himself accidentally plunged into the world of espionage, Sir Maurice was the first Chief of MI6 who didnt come to the role via the traditional public school and Oxbridge route...
Kidnapped - ebook/epub
|Robert Louis Stevenson-20%|
The story is set in 1751 and the author has successfully narrated the story keeping in mind the history of the time. If you love adventure stories then you simply cannot ignore this fast-moving adventure which promises to keep the reader engrossed from start-to-finish. The plot follows young David, who is cheated out of his inheritance by a greedy uncle, and kidnapped into servitude on a sailing ship...
Typhoon - ebook/epub
First published in 1902, ’Typhoon’ can be easily passed as pre-twentieth century literature. It’s a short story depicting a ship experiencing a terribly destructive typhoon and coming out of it, but not without coming inch-close to death. Typhoon is a classic sea yarn, possibly based upon Conrad’s actual experience of seaman’s life, and probably on a real incident aboard of the real steamer John P...
An Autumn Sowing - ebook/epub
The main character, Mr. Keeling, is a simple self-worker who started his business with the fish trade. That is how he became popular and famous. Having a lot of money behind him, the main character decided to fight the class community. This book puts an intriguing twist on an old story about a middle-aged man who falls in love with his secretary.
Anne of Avonlea - ebook/epub
|Lucy Maud Montgomery-20%|
Annes back! She older and wiser and more beautiful with the additional charm of growing womanhood than that gangly red-headed girl that first came to Avonlea. This book follows Anne Shirley from the age of 16-18 during the two years she teaches at the Avonlea school. Anne discovers all of the joys and struggles of being a teacher and continuing her studies and friendship with Gilbert. To top this off...
Life in the Days of Cicero - ebook/epub
|Alfred J. Church-20%|
Alfred J. Church was a 19th century historian best known for his comprehensive histories on different periods of the Roman Empire, including this one. Life in the Days of Cicero is a fascinating look at the life of one of the most influential men in the ancient world: Marcus Tullius Cicero. It portraits of various characters provide a description of life and manners in first century B.C. Rome. Philosopher...
The Kang-He Vase - ebook/epub
The main character is Ben, a trainee lawyer who survived a difficult childhood and was cured of his illness. However, from childhood into his life, a malevolent uncle climbs. He asks the main character to plant him. At night, they hear a scream, on arrival they see a dead stranger. Can uncle be guilty of this?
The Poisoned Pen - ebook/epub
|Arthur B. Reeve-20%|
The second collection of 12 of the early Craig Kennedy mysteries, written by Arthur Benjamin Reeve and published in 1912. His Craig Kennedy stories, of which these are early examples, earned their main character the nickname the American Sherlock Holmes, both for his highly rational and analytical detective work as well as for his ever-present Dr. Watson-like companion Walter Jameson. They solve crimes using cutting-edge technology of the early...
The Mystery of Sgt Adela White - ebook/epub
|The Mystery of Sgt Adela White is a short story whose protagonist, inspector Franco Fog, known from The Vengeance of Women and Hot Dagger of the Spanish Temptress, faces the challenge of solving the riddle of a theft of a priceless diamond ring – the main prize in the Miss Police Contest. However, when the problem finally seems to be solved, some new trials and tribulations occur. Let’s see how the meeting with a desperate female sergeant will...|
The Double Traitor - ebook/epub
|E. Phillips Oppenheim-20%|
The Double Traitor is an espionage novel set in the days leading to the first World War. The main character is Francis Norgate, an aspiring British diplomat who falls in disfavor with his superiors for defending a woman while stationed in Berlin. The resulting scandal causes Norgate to be recalled. On the way home, he meets a German gentleman, Selingman, who claims to be a crockery salesman. But...
Doctor Dolittles Return - ebook/epub
The book tells the story of the Doctor returning from the Moon. The first half of the book is dedicated to the life of Tommy Stubbins, an assistant doctor, an animal family in England awaiting his return, and how the Doctor escaped from the moon. The second half of the book is dedicated to finding the Doctor of Silence to write a book about the Moon. The main character goes crazy. He is trying to imprison himself to write a book...
The Call of the Wild - ebook/epub
”The Call of the Wild” is a touching novel about a great friendship between a dog and a human. The novel follows up the life of the dog Buck since he lived in sunny California all the way until the day he was kidnapped and tossed into the chaos of the Klondike Gold Rush and the brutal realities of frontier life. Buck changes hands a number of times before landing in the kindly hands of John Thornton who took care of him with great tenderness...
The Half-Hearted - ebook/epub
Set in the closing years of the nineteenth century, „The Half-Hearted” tells the story of Lewis Haystoun, a dilettante and coward. Part I of the novel is a story of manners and romance in upper class Scotland. Part II is an adventure story on the North West frontier of India where Lewis saves the British Empire. The novel follows the life of Lewis Haystoun, a young Scottish laird, who finds himself unable to commit wholeheartedly to any course...
The Shadow-Line - ebook/epub
This book is about a young captain who is hastily given his first command of a „ghost” ship. It‘s about a first mate who will lose his mind to madness as the malaria sickness spreads without medicine. This book is about a calm sea with not a sigh of a wind to move the ship. The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad describes that demarcation line in the journey of life that divides the happy, bright...
Emily Climbs - ebook/epub
|Lucy Maud Montgomery-20%|
The second book in the Emily novels, Emily Climbs tells the story of Emily moving to a high school in Shrewsbury and beginning her career as a writer with the local newspaper. Shrewsbury brings new friends, new adventures, and new enemies, and the town is scandalized by some of Emilys exploits. Perhaps the hardest trial is having to board with her Aunt Ruth. Or is it her promise to Aunt Elizabeth...
A Thorny Path - ebook/epub
|Georg Ebers, Clara Bell-20%|
A nineteenth-century novel from a German Egyptologist and novelist who discovered the Egyptian medical papyrus in Luxor. Georg Ebers wanted to familiarize the public with the discoveries of Egyptologists. The novel really describes the hard life of Egypt in the 19th century. An unusual theme for the novel was chosen, but really interesting and exciting.
The Challoners - ebook/epub
The author tells the story of the twins Martin and Helen Challoner and their relationship against their father priest. Benson has a more serious purpose here and less superficial savvy than in some of his stories. His main theme is the absolute necessity of individual character and independent action. He depicts the sufferings of a holy and spiritual priest in relation to art, literature, and imagination when his son becomes a professional musician...
Midwinter - ebook/epub
Regarded as one of the finest historical novels ever written, Jacobites, spies and thrilling intrigue are brought together by the master of suspense. As Bonnie Prince Charlie marches his army into England, his confidant Alastair Maclean is despatched on a secret mission. He is befriended by two extraordinary men – Dr. Samuel Johnson, an aspiring man of letters, and the shadowy figure known only as „Midwinter...
The Green Bungalow - ebook/epub
|Fred M. White-20%|
In short stories, Fred M. White often has a love theme. So in the story The Green Bungalow. The main character, Hilton Blythe, has a generous character and is always happy to give useful advice. He was proud that nobody and nothing had ever shocked him. However, one meeting, one look changed everything...
The Phantom Launch - ebook/epub
|Aidan de Brune-20%|
There is always a special thrill of excitement about a mystery story, especially when the main characters cover their tracks successfully. The Phantom Launch is an Australian story through and through, its main setting being Sydney and Melbourne, and the swiftness and sureness with which both the launch people and amateur sleuths act will keep the reader breathless. Wireless plays an important part in this story...
More Educated Evans - ebook/epub
The further escapades of the incorrigible Evans, Edgar Wallaces? cockney hero of the Turf feature in these twelve tales. The Educated Evans stories combine Wallaces talent for humor with his hallmark detective story themes. His story of Evans is full of amusing incidents of love and adventure set amidst the bustle and excitement of the racecourse. There are bets, bookmakers, horses, tip-offs, winners...
Jacob’s Room - ebook/epub
„Jacob’s Room” is an impressionistic novel in which there is no defined plot; rather, random circumstances in the central character’s life, Jacob Flanders, are portrayed as observations of the people who come in contact with him. Set in early 20th century England, Jacob’s Room is simply the story of a young man who dies in the first world war, Jacob Flanderrs, as told in fleeting recollections by his mother and his close friends...