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Smithy - ebook/epub

Smithy - ebook/epub
Smithy - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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A collection of 23 stories from every-day life in the British military, centered around the characters of „Smithy” and „Nobby”. Edgar Wallace, who is also famous for his own stories of colonial life – the Sanders stories – was principally a writer of crime and detective fiction. However, he was well aware that the irrepressible spirit of Kipling’s famous rankers would live on, and he wrote his own tales of ordinary British soldiers. Set at a later-and, when first published, contemporary time, and on a different stage, this substantial collection of the Smithy stories finds our incorrigible hero and his scurrilous band of confederates malingering, scheming and conniving their way through life in the British Army during the First World War.
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Nobby - ebook/epub
Nobby - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Edgar Wallace’s humorous tales of British Army life, centered around the characters of „Smithy” and „Nobby”. The stories, collected in 1905, are supposed to tell us about the every-day life of the soldiers and are supposed to be, in turns, funny, moving, or even sometimes tragic. This substantial collection of the Smithy stories finds our incorrigible hero and his scurrilous band of confederates malingering...

Smithy, Nobby & Co. - ebook/epub
Smithy, Nobby & Co. - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Smithy Abroad - ebook/epub
Smithy Abroad - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Further collection of 24 war-time short stories about Smithy, the soldier and his comrades Nobby and Spud in the British army before WWI. This is the second anthology in Wallace’s „Smithy” series in which the famous character T. B. Smith makes his appearance. Also Smithy’s pal „Nobby” Clark has now emerged very much as the main character in these, usually humorous stories of pre world war one British army life...

The Adventures of Captain Hex - ebook/epub
The Adventures of Captain Hex - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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The hero, the discharged Army Captain Reginald Hex, was the prototype for Anthony Newland, whose adventures were related several years later in The Brigand (Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1927). The first two Hex stories were revised and published as Anthony Newland stories in that collection under the titles „Buried Treasure” and „A Contribution to Charity”. The stories are adventurous and well written but definitely a product of their...

A Changed Man and Other Tales - ebook/epub
A Changed Man and Other Tales - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy
Ventigo Media

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Indian Tales - ebook/epub
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Rudyard Kipling
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The People of the River - ebook/epub
The People of the River - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Clarence-Private - ebook/epub
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Soldier Stories - ebook/epub
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Rudyard Kipling
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The Orator - ebook/epub
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Edgar Wallace
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Fighting Snub Reilly - ebook/epub
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Edgar Wallace
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Edgar Wallace
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The Undisclosed Client - ebook/epub
The Undisclosed Client - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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„The Undisclosed Client” is a collection of short stories published between 1904 and 1929 from the British Mysteries’ master Edgar Wallace, directly from the Golden Era of the genre. Edgar Wallace was an English novelist, journalist and playwright, who was an enormously popular writer of detective, suspense stories, and practically invented the modern „thriller”. His popularity at the time was comparable to that of Charles Dickens...

The Prison-Breakers and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Prison-Breakers and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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For Information Received - ebook/epub
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Soldiers Three - ebook/epub
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Soldiers Three - ebook/epub
Soldiers Three - ebook/epub
Rudyard Kipling
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Again Sanders - ebook/epub
Again Sanders - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Edgar Wallace
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British novelist Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932), was a Reuters war correspondent who wrote thrillers to earn additional money. He also wrote Hollywood screenplays and died while drafting King Kong. Wallace was a very prolific writer despite his sudden death at age 56. In total Wallace is credited with over 170 novels, almost 1,000 short stories, and 18 stage plays. Wallace’s works have been turned into well over 100 films...

Elegant Edward - ebook/epub
Elegant Edward - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Major Haynes of the Secret Service - ebook/epub
Major Haynes of the Secret Service - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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The Little Green Man and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Little Green Man and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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„The Little Green Man and Other Stories” is an excellent collection of mystery stories by Edgar Wallace. These are fast-paced, with good twists and turns, an unusual criminal scheme and a little romance. Edgar Wallace was a British novelist, playwright, and journalist who produced popular detective and suspense stories and was in his time „'the king'” of the modern thriller. Wallace’s literary output – 175 books...

Sergeant Sir Peter - ebook/epub
Sergeant Sir Peter - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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The Great Portrait Mystery and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Great Portrait Mystery and Other Stories - ebook/epub
R. Austin Freeman
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The Edgar Wallace Reader of Mystery and Adventure - ebook/epub
The Edgar Wallace Reader of Mystery and Adventure - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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The Keepers of the King’s Peace - ebook/epub
The Keepers of the King’s Peace - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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„The Keepers of the King’s Peace” is another entry in Edgar Wallace’s eminently popular „Sanders of the River” series based on British attempts to bring their administration to darkest Africa. An elite crew of officers is charged with getting to the bottom of a female shaman’s seemingly miraculous powers, but bumbling new addition Bones keeps getting in the way. Will they be able to stave off a mass rebellion before it’s too late...

Fiddle o’Dreams and More - ebook/epub
Fiddle o’Dreams and More - ebook/epub
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P.-C. Lee - ebook/epub
P.-C. Lee - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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This unique thriller collection contains the 24 short vintage crime stories – a complete series featuring Police Constable Lee of the London „D” Division, written by the great Edgar Wallace. P.-C. Lee is a typical Wallace character, full of wit and charm. A number of these were reprinted in Ideas in 1928-1929 and in other magazines. Nine of the P.-C. Lee stories were later included in the 1961 collection „The Undisclosed Client and Other...

Kittys Class Day and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Kittys Class Day and Other Stories - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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Love and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Love and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
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This is a collection of many outstanding stories of Chekhov. There is a pleasant and patient satire in all Chekov’s stories, most of which are tragic, some are political, and all of them are revealed in many complex topics. The stories in this anthology bring back memories of a different time and place when life was completely different. These stories will hook everyone.