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Soldier Stories - ebook/epub

Soldier Stories - ebook/epub
Soldier Stories - ebook/epub
Rudyard Kipling
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Three Soldiers is a collection of short stories by Rudyard Kipling. Three soldiers of this title - Leroid, Mulvani and Orteris, who also previously appeared in the collection 'Simple Tales from the Hills.' Books reveal the side of British Tommy in Afghanistan, rarely seen in the Twilight of the British Empire. The soldiers comment on their improvements, act fools, but right against the backdrop of the wars in the Middle East, when the British began to weaken their imperial possessions, they begin to act directly.
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Soldier Stories - ebook/epub
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Soldiers Three - ebook/epub
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Soldiers Three is a series of fascinating stories by the great English writer and poet Joseph Rudyard Kipling. A collection of short stories written in 1888 provides a glimpse into the life of tommies, as the English soldiers called it, in Afghanistan. They fool around, complain and talk about their daily lives - against the backdrop of the war and sunset of colonial England.

Soldiers Three - ebook/epub
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“Soldiers Three” is a series of fascinating stories by the great English writer and poet Joseph Rudyard Kipling. A collection of short stories written in 1888 provides a glimpse into the life of “tommies,” as the English soldiers called it, in Afghanistan. They fool around, complain and talk about their daily lives - against the backdrop of the war and sunset of colonial England.

Smithy - ebook/epub
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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...

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Kipling’s greatest strength was the author of short stories. And this thematic collection of stories about the British Raj is one of the best attempts to bring together some of his best works. This includes The Man Who Will Be King, The Phantom Rickshaw, and many other favorites. But, first of all, this is connected with several short stories of Kipling about three military men in the army, Mulvani...

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Smithy Abroad - ebook/epub
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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...

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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...

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Strictly Business - ebook/epub
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Written by famed author O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) in 1910, these are 25 more short stories of the Four Million, including the titled story „Strictly Business”, „The Thing’s the Play,” „The Call of the Tame,” „Psyche and the Pskyscraper” and others. This collection of short stories brings together a motley cast of characters from all walks of life – stage actors, blackmailers...

Men, Women, and Guns - ebook/epub
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Fighting Snub Reilly - ebook/epub
Fighting Snub Reilly - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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E. Phillips Oppenheim
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Another great collection of stories from the British author E. Phillips Oppenheim who achieved worldwide fame with his thrilling novels and short stories concerning international espionage and intrigue. A best-selling author of novels, short stories, magazine articles, translations, and plays, Oppenheim published over 150 books. He is considered one of the originators of the thriller genre, his novels also range from spy thrillers to romance...

The Knave of Diamonds - ebook/epub
The Knave of Diamonds - ebook/epub
Ethel M. Dell
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1912. Ethel May Dell (1881-1939), British writer, began writing at a young age. Most of her stories were stories of passion and love set in India and other British colonial possessions. American Nap Errol is in love with reserved Englishwoman, Lady Anne. Lady Anne is unhappily married to an unpleasant, wealthy drunk, who is twice her age. Nap is, in his own and most other’s opinion, a knave and a bounder...

The Orator - ebook/epub
The Orator - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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This decent collection presents short stories that include „The Mind-Readers”, „The Sirius Man”, „The Couper Buckle”, and many more stories featuring Chief Inspector Oliver Rater, written by a famous British author Edgar Wallace.? ne of the stories are told in the third person, but one is told by Rater himself, which is unexpected. The stories are fast-paced with some surprising twists...

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Tales of Cthulhu - ebook/epub
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Nameless Cults: The Cthulhu Mythos Fiction of Robert E. Howard is a collection of Cthulhu Mythos short stories by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in the US in 2001 by Chaosium Press. All of these stories had been published previously, between 1929 and 1985, in Weird Tales, From Beyond the Dark Gateway, Strange Tales, Weirdbook, Fantasy Crosswinds, Coven, Fantasy Book, Dark Things, and The Fantasy Magazine...

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Lucy Maud Montgomery
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Lucy Maud Montgomery, called „Maud” by family and friends and publicly known as L.M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908. Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success. Montgomery published some 20 novels as well as 500 short stories and poems before her death in 1942. Because many of the novels were set on Prince Edward Island...

Sergeant Sir Peter - ebook/epub
Sergeant Sir Peter - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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One of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century, Edgar Wallace was an immensely popular author, who created exciting thrillers spiced with tales of treacherous crooks and hard-boiled detectives. Wallace’s „Sergeant Sir Peter” is a collection of stories about an aristocratic young man who becomes a Police Sergeant. Despite this conceit, this collection is much more realistic about life in Britain than many Golden Age works...

The Lieutenant and Others - ebook/epub
The Lieutenant and Others - ebook/epub
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The Lieutenant and Others – a collection of stories written during the First World War. A novella written and published at the height of the war in 1916 by a soldier is approaching a real deal in its self-deprecating and ironic views on life in wartime. Here we can see a lot of dangerous moments that soldiers went through in the First World War. The book will not leave anyone indifferent.

Smithy, Nobby & Co. - ebook/epub
Smithy, Nobby & Co. - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Between 1904 and 1918 Edgar Wallace wrote a large number of mostly humorous sketches about life in the British Army relating the escapades and adventures of privates Smith (Smithy), Nobby Clark, Spud Murphy and their comrades-in-arms. 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...

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 master mystery-story teller presents an omnibus of his spine-chilling stories. „The Edgar Wallace Reader of Mystery and Adventure” is a collection of short stories that include „On the Witney Road”, „The Pick-Up”, „Kid Glove Harry”, and thirteen others. 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...

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...

Sixes and Sevens - ebook/epub
Sixes and Sevens - ebook/epub
O. Henry
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„Sixes and Sevens” is a first collection of humorous short stories from the author of „The Four Million”, his stories deal for the most part with ordinary people: clerks, policemen and waitresses and often use twist endings which turn on an ironic or coincidental circumstance in his stories. O. Henry proves that he is the master of the short story format. This collection has quirky as well as nice little stories...