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Tales of Hearsay - ebook/epub

Tales of Hearsay - ebook/epub
Tales of Hearsay - ebook/epub
Joseph Conrad
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This collection of four stories. One of the stories is Prince Roman. It tells about the Polish people and their hero. The conversation was about aristocracy. How did this discredited item come about? However, neither the great Florentine artist, who did not close his eyes at death while thinking about his city, nor Saint Francis, who blessed the city of Assisi with his last breath, were barbarians.
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A Modern Cinderella - ebook/epub
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The Confessions of Arsène Lupin - ebook/epub
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