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The Story of the Gadsby - ebook/epub
|A short book written as a play. It follows the young captain who is getting married, and each scene represents the different stages of the marriage. The book is written almost entirely in dialogue. Be sure to pay attention to the fact that Kipling understands the meaning of the introduction, taking into account where the story ends.|
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Crucial Instances - ebook/epub
Originally published in 1901, Crucial Instances is the second collection of six short stories connected, as the title suggests, by a hinging moment in the narrative through which the plot alters dramatically. The contents included the following: The Duchess at Prayer, The Angel at the Grave, The Recovery, Copy: A Dialogue, The Rembrandt, The Moving Finger and The Confessional.This is a great collection of stories...
The university of criminals The Janowska Camp in Lviv 1941-1944 - ebook/epub
|The book by Michał Maksymilian Borwicz
(1911-1987), reissued for the first time after 68 years, is an unusual
testimony of a prisoner of the Janowska Camp in Lviv, where even 200,000
Galician Jews might have died, according to historians. Borwicz’s book is
written in the form of a historical short story. Reading it brings to mind
associations with the famous book by Solzhenitsyn, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich...|
Armour Wherein He Trusted. A Novel and Some Stories - ebook/epub
Its a little book composed of an unfinished novel written in a completely different style than other Mary Webb novels, and a collection of short stories and drafts that appeared in various publications. The style fit the story of a young boy who fell in love and leaves to fight in the Crusades. A pearl-like prose and a fairy tale, eerie in turn and beautifully strange.
Eleanors Victory - ebook/epub
|Mary Elizabeth Braddon-20%|
A wonderful life story, with secrets and romance, where the strongest human feelings and impulses win in a difficult moral struggle. The author has beautifully written the image of Elinor, first an impressionable teenager, and after a sensible, kind, loving girl. A lot of interesting, unexpected moments and turns, a secret investigation, secrets associated with the legacy of the old aristocrat and his will...
The Pearl Lagoon - ebook/epub
Very engaging tale of the South Seas, by the author of Mutiny on the Bounty, who was quite familiar with the area. This book has the same seafaring merit but is set in the pearl atolls of the southwestern Pacific. Into The Pearl Lagoon Charles Nordhoff wove his love and knowledge of the South Pacific islands and their people. It is his only story written through the eyes of young people. It is an adventure story about a California young boy...
The Professor - ebook/epub
The Professor was the first novel by Charlotte Brontë. It was originally written before Jane Eyre. The book is the story of a young man, William Crimsworth, and is a first-person narrative from his perspective. It describes his maturation, his career as a teacher in Brussels, and his personal relationships.
The Undying Fire - ebook/epub
|Herbert George Wells-20%|
Dedicated to all schoolmasters and schoolmistresses and every teacher in the world, this re-interpretation of the Book of Job is one of the author’s finest discussion novels. Written in 1918, this is the story of Job Huss, the headmaster of a progressive school. It is saturated with the ideas of educational reform and of the teaching of world history as the basis for a common civilization and is one of his most ambitious dialogue narratives...
The Turtles of Tasman - ebook/epub
The twelfth volume of the Complete Works by the prominent American writer Jack London includes the famous Tesman Turtles short story book. This book, written by the hand of a mature master, was the last work published during his lifetime. The stories included in the collection are characterized by a sharp, exciting plot, paradoxical, unexpected outcomes, and at the same time lyricism, understanding of life lived all this for which millions of readers...
The Shape of Things to Come - ebook/epub
|Herbert George Wells-20%|
„The Shape of Things to Come” is one of the great classics of science fiction. Originally written in 1929, this masterly work of science fiction has already confirmed H G Wells’ status as a remarkable soothsayer, and provides glimpses of what is perhaps yet to come. The book is written as a sort of historical account. It tells of how a world state could be considered an answer to Earth’s problems...
Depressive Illness. The Curse of the Strong - audiobook
|Dr Tim Cantopher-20%|
|Matrix Digital Publishing|
If you suffer from depression you are not alone – it affects 15.5 million in the US, and more than 3 million in the UK – and, you are much stronger than you think. This best-selling book, written by a leading consultant psychiatrist, explains that people with depression do battle with pressures and stresses that other people would run away from, until their bodies can take no more. In this book...
The Shrieking Pit - ebook/epub
|Arthur J. Rees-20%|
Another classic book of murder mystery and mayhem skillfully written with an in depth journey to find out who really did the evil deed and why. The Shrieking Pit is one of Arthur Reess earlier works. American private detective Grant Colwyn is on a leisurely holiday in a fashionable seaside hotel in Norfolk when one morning during breakfast the strange behavior of one of the other guests catches his attention...
Fanny Hill - ebook/epub
Fanny Hill, also known as Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, is an erotic novel by English novelist John Cleland. It is one of the most prosecuted and banned books in history of literature.
The book is written as a series of letters from Frances „Fanny” Hill to an unknown woman, with Fanny justifying her life-choices to this individual. This fictional account of a young woman’s unconventional route to middle-class respectability is...
The Shadow-Line - ebook/epub
This book is about a young captain who is hastily given his first command of a „ghost” ship. It‘s about a first mate who will lose his mind to madness as the malaria sickness spreads without medicine. This book is about a calm sea with not a sigh of a wind to move the ship. The Shadow Line by Joseph Conrad describes that demarcation line in the journey of life that divides the happy, bright...
The Man in Ratcatcher - ebook/epub
The Man in Ratcatcher an exciting collection of short stories. The story about the veterans of the First World War. As well as the story of the redemption, about what little is written about in the history books. A lot of interesting story, but frightening as well.
Collected Short Stories Vol. 2: Collected Short Stories. Volume 2 - ebook/epub
|Arthur Conan Doyle-20%|
In this second volume of all the collected works that feature Sherlock Holmes and his friend Dr. John Watson, the reader gets reacquainted with the great detective and his friend through 33 short stories and 2 novels with the added bonus of two Doyle written parodies as well as two essays by the author. Volume 2 begins with „The Hound of the Baskervilles”, a haunting novel of murder on eerie Grimpen Moor...
Plain Tales from the Hills - ebook/epub
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...
Michał Strogoff. Kurier carski. Michel Strogoff. Courrier du tsar. Michael Strogoff. The Courier of the Czar - ebook/epub
Książka w 3 wersjach językowych. Michał Strogoff: Kurier carski. Michel Strogoff: Courrier du tsar. Michael Strogoff: The Courier of the Czar. Tekst – Text – Texte: Polski / Français / Englisch. Michał Strogow – dwutomowa powieść przygodowa z cyklu „Niezwykłe podróże”. / Le roman raconte le périple de Michel Strogoff, courrier du tsar de Russie de Moscou à Irkoutsk...
Collected Short Stories Vol. 4: Collected Short Stories. Volume 4 - ebook/epub
|Arthur Conan Doyle-20%|
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a Scottish physician and prolific writer of fiction and nonfiction. He is most well-known for his four novels and fifty-six short stories featuring the legendary and eccentric detective Sherlock Holmes. This fourth volume concludes the exciting adventures of the world’s most famous pipe-smoking detective, Sherlock Holmes, collecting works written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle...
Love And Mr Lewisham - ebook/epub
|Herbert George Wells-20%|
Mr. Lewisham is an ambitious young teacher who has grand plans for his future. Indeed he has written up a Plan or Schema as he calls it and has committed himself to daily study to improve himself. We follow him as he moves to London and becomes a student. He also gets married and the later part of the novel is about how his naive beliefs about himself and the world survive this transition. „Love and Mr...
Collected Short Stories Vol. 5: Collected Short Stories. Volume 5 - ebook/epub
|Arthur Conan Doyle-20%|
If ever a writer needed an introduction Arthur Conan Doyle would not be considered that man. After all, Sherlock Holmes is perhaps the foremost literary detective of any age. The Sherlock Holmes Collection: 4 Novels („The Study in Scarlet”, „The Sign of Four”, „The Valley of Fear”, „The Hound of the Baskervilles”) and 43 Short Stories. They are all told as Dr. Watson’s memoirs and are excellently written...
The Story Girl - ebook/epub
|Lucy Maud Montgomery-20%|
The Story Girl is a beautifully-written classic by L. M. Montgomery. A perfect piece of literature that could be enjoyed by anyone, young or old. It narrates the adventures of a group of young cousins and their friends who live in a rural community on Prince Edward Island, Canada. The book is narrated by Beverley, who together with his brother Felix, has come to live with his Aunt Janet and Uncle Alec King on their farm while their father travels...
The Tidal Wave and Other Stories - ebook/epub
|Ethel M. Dell-20%|
If you enjoy the works of Ethel M. Dell then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection. Ethel Dell began to write stories while very young and many of them were published in popular magazines. Beneath her shy exterior, she had a passionate heart and most of her stories were stories of passion and love set in India and other British colonial possessions. The Tidal Wave and Other Stories collection includes the following short...
Some Christmas Stories - ebook/epub
Charles Dickens work is ranked among the finest writing in the Western canon, and the author specialized in seasonal stories to warm the hearts of his adoring fans during the holiday season. Dickenss relationship with Christmas extends far beyond the success of A Christmas Carol, with five short Christmas books and countless slighter stories on a festive theme. In all of them he uses Christmas as a time to wake up the dozing conscience of the prosperous...
Tam O the Scouts - ebook/epub
The book consists of 10 short stories about Tam a brilliant Scottish pilot, a thriller novel fan, socialist and cigar addict. The stories of Tam the pilot are not mysteries. Tams dialogue is written phonetically and he is great fun and saves the rather silly pre-Biggles stories from being too ridiculous to be enjoyable. The characters are broad, the situations light, but the stories are exciting and fun...
The Lieutenant and Others - ebook/epub
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.
Diary of a Pilgrimage - audiobook
|Jerome K. Jerome-20%|
|Matrix Digital Publishing|
Following the great success of Three Men in a Boat a friend of mine said, 'Well now, why don't you write a sensible book? I should like to see you make people think.' 'Do you believe it can be done then?' I asked. 'Well, try,' he replied. Diary of a Pilgrimage is a story bubbling with Jerome's wit and whimsy interspersed with intervals of calm reflection. Written in 1891 it is the tale of a journey to see the Passion Play at Oberammergau...
The Rajahs Sapphire - ebook/epub
The M. P. Shiels second book and first novel. The Rajahs Sapphire is a story of the final chapter in the history of a famous gem that haunts all who chance to own it. M. P. Shiel wrote twenty-five novels and dozens of short stories, most of them romantic mysteries or fast-paced adventures, several dealing with world conquest. Others are distinctly supernatural or border on science fiction. Most are interspersed with discourses on his philosophy...
The Governor of Chi-Foo - ebook/epub
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 one of Wallaces publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him. The Governor of Chi-Foo is a rare short story collection...
Rung Ho! - ebook/epub
This is the very first novel of Talbot Mundi. This is a very well written adventure story that is very easy to read and keeps the readers attention from first to last page. This is a magnificent reproduction of India since 1857. Works like this can become addicted to the reader.
A Front of Brass - ebook/epub
|Fred M. White-20%|
Another of the greatest works written by Fred M. White. In this book, the protagonist Eleanor Marsh is at the top of social circles. She is not a very good person, and in this book she is described as adventurers. She is always looking for an opportunity to make some money no matter who it hurts.
The Obstacle Race - ebook/epub
|Ethel M. Dell-20%|
This is another wonderful Christian love story by British writer of popular romance novels Ethel M. Dell. She was a popular 20th century writer who wrote dozens of romance novels and several short stories, including the well known The Keeper of the Door series. Our story takes place mainly in a little fishing village in England. This small seaside village hides a romance for Juliet Moore a romance with Dick Green...
The Exploits of Pudgy Pete - ebook/epub
|E. Phillips Oppenheim-20%|
The Exploits of Pudgy Pete story was written in 1927 by E. Phillips Oppenheim. Peter Bragg and his tormentor from school days George Angus, join forces to run a modern Enguiry Agency in London. The cases which come to them are complex, romantic, dangerous, humorous, and clever. Together the two solve social and criminal problems, and find their romantic mates. These short story collection by Mr. Oppenheim containing also: Drama in the Dolls House...
Dream Days - ebook/epub
An excellent book to read to children, but also good to read as an adult. This story brings many adults back to childhood. In such a simple story. Delightful childhood reminiscences beautifully written in Grahames charming prose. Poetic, tender, insightful, very lovely, a portal into the life of a children.