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Plain Tales from the Hills - ebook/epub

Plain Tales from the Hills - ebook/epub
Plain Tales from the Hills - ebook/epub
Rudyard Kipling
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A wonderful book written in beautiful language, with love for the native land and its history. Despite the fact that all sorts of wars, illnesses and deprivations often flash in the stories, in general the atmosphere is very pleasant, and the book gives a feeling of warmth and tranquility. English guys Dan and Una, brother and sister, meet Elf Pak. He tells them once brought to England, the god Wiland, who once forged a magic sword. Further stories are told already by the direct participants in the events: the knight, the centurion, and so on.
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The Wonderful Visit - ebook/epub
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Doctor Dolittles Garden - ebook/epub
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Fanny Hill - ebook/epub
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