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The Happy Prince and Other Tales - ebook/epub

The Happy Prince and Other Tales - ebook/epub
The Happy Prince and Other Tales - ebook/epub
Oscar Wilde
KtoCzyta.pl
This is a collection of five short stories (The Happy Prince, The Nightingale and the Rose, The Selfish Giant, The Devoted Friend, and The Remarkable Rocket), that are fairytales like moral fables, not only for children, but drenched in subtle hints aimed at the older readers. Each little story is a beautifully told allegory touching to the heart. Each tale in this compilation is different but there is a strong lesson that could be seen in all. This is the lesson of love and friendship, how it differs in every scenario and what exactly is true love or devoted friendship. The lessons teach in these stories of good and bad, bad might not be necessarily evil but more of the selfish kind, it talked of selflessness and how true love redeems everything in the end. These tales are dark and colorful at the same time, and deal mostly with selfishness, compassion, egotism, Christianity, goodwill and love.
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The Tidal Wave and Other Stories - ebook/epub
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The Rocks of Valpré - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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The Safety Curtain - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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KtoCzyta.pl

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Bad Love - ebook/pdf
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Bad Love - ebook/epub
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The Devils Advocate - ebook/epub
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Some Christmas Stories - ebook/epub
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Charles Dickens
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Flower Fables - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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The Chorus Girl and Other Stories - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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The Swindler and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Swindler and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Ethel M. Dell
Ventigo Media

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Whirligigs - ebook/epub
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O. Henry
Ventigo Media

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Above the Law - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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Above the Law - ebook/epub
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KtoCzyta.pl

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Ventigo Media

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The Sea Fairies - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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The Obstacle Race - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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A Group of Noble Dames - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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The Turtles of Tasman - ebook/epub
The Turtles of Tasman - ebook/epub
Ventigo Media

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Joan and Peter - ebook/epub
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KtoCzyta.pl

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To the Minute. Scarlet and Black. Two Tales of Lifes Perplexities - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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The Pathfinder. The Inland Sea - ebook/epub
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James Fenimore Cooper
Ventigo Media

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The Pathfinder - ebook/epub
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KtoCzyta.pl

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The Green Bungalow - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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The Woman in White - ebook/epub
The Woman in White - ebook/epub
Wilkie Collins
KtoCzyta.pl

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A Monk of Cruta - ebook/epub
A Monk of Cruta - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

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