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Scarlet and Hyssop - ebook/epub

Scarlet and Hyssop - ebook/epub
Scarlet and Hyssop - ebook/epub
E.F. Benson
KtoCzyta.pl
The heroes of this story belong to the upper class. About them, in fact, is the story. It begins by introducing us to a couple of girls whose conversations are filled with learned ingenuity, so this may impressed some readers. Men, obviously, mean little, except for the chips in the game. A classic tale in the world of the highest middle class in Edwardian Britain.
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Scarlet and Hyssop. A Novel - ebook/epub
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E.F. Benson
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The heroes of this story belong to the upper class. About them, in fact, is the story. It begins by introducing us to a couple of girls whose conversations are filled with learned ingenuity, so this may impressed some readers. Men, obviously, mean little, except for the chips in the game. A classic tale in the world of the highest middle class in Edwardian Britain.

Patty’s Fortune - ebook/epub
Patty’s Fortune - ebook/epub
Carolyn Wells
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Carolyn Wells (1862-1942) was an American author and poet. She wrote more than 170 books. During the first ten years of her career, she concentrated on poetry, humor, and children’s books. After 1910, she devoted herself to the mystery genre. This is one of the later books in the popular Patty Fairfield series of novels for young readers. In this volume, Patty and her chums hole up at a lavish hotel for a weeks-long reunion party...

A Trip to Mars - ebook/epub
A Trip to Mars - ebook/epub
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An exciting science fiction adventure, in which two Edwardian schoolboys Gerald Wilton and Jack Lawford journey on a trip to Mars, where they have various adventures and help to suppress a revolt. The story opens in the Southern Seas with the fall of what is at first taken for an immense meteorite, but really is a Martian airship. The heroes, in company with a few other denizens of this earth, are invited to return to Mars...

Guns of the Gods - ebook/epub
Guns of the Gods - ebook/epub
Talbot Mundy
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Yasmini is the heroine of many fairy tale authors and in this story this Indian princess is also present. In the complex plot involved and a young American couple. Interesting story, picturesque landscapes and wonderful reading!

The History of Mr Polly - ebook/epub
The History of Mr Polly - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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An intriguing HG Wells work, not of the sci-fi variety, which details a man’s struggle to find himself and get along with his world. Published in 1910, this novel is the story of Alfred Polly, a generally non-descript member of the English lower middle class. The story begins when he is thirty-five years old, miserably unhappy with his life, both his circumstances and himself. In other words, he is a man with a badly muddled sense of reality who...

The Raid of „Le Vengeur” - ebook/epub
The Raid of „Le Vengeur” - ebook/epub
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The Raid of „Le Vengeur” is a mind game of scientists, so to speak. This is a story about dueling military scientists in Britain and France. They are trying to figure out how to unite in a race to learn how to improve their military power with the help of submarines. This story promises to be fascinating.

The Wooden Horse - ebook/epub
The Wooden Horse - ebook/epub
Hugh Walpole
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A magnificent classic tale of family life at a former age. The wooden horse is the story of the Trojans, a family that calmly accepted the belief that they were people for whom the world was created. But when Harry Troyan returned home twenty years later in New Zealand, with the democracy that he learned by working with his hands, he was a „wooden horse” who boldly carried an army of alien ideals into the walls of Troyan...

The Magic Walking Stick - ebook/epub
The Magic Walking Stick - ebook/epub
John Buchan
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„The Magic Walking Stick” is a children’s short story by John Buchan. Our hero is a teenage boy who buys a walking stick from a beggar – a magic walking stick that allows the boy to visit many places at his command... It is a fantastical story about a pair of magical walking sticks; one that will cease to function if it is used for any practical purpose, and another that will cease to function if it isn’t...

The Profiteers - ebook/epub
The Profiteers - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim
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A novel of crime and conscience by Edward Phillips Oppenheim (1866-1946), the self-styled „prince of storytellers.” „The Profiteers” was written about the stock market post-World War I and pre-1929 crash. The tale of the Bechtel family dynasty is a classic American business story. It begins with Warren A. Bechtel, who led a consortium that constructed the Hoover Dam. From that auspicious start...

The Fortunate Wayfarer - ebook/epub
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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, but all have an undertone of intrigue. He was the earliest writer of spy fiction as understood today, and invented the „Rogue Male” school of adventure thrillers that was later exploited by John Buchan...

Marie - ebook/epub
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Henry Rider Haggard combines romance and travel in his story. This is a story about how Allan Quatermain met his first wife, Marie. Two dangerous criminals are trying to kill the main character and take away his wife. This story captures the reader from the first pages, because first we see the greatest battle. However, in the end, readers will witness the emotional ending of this story.

The King in Check - ebook/epub
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The one who invented the chess, understood the world’s works. He acknowledged the fact and founded the game on him, resulting in his game so popular. And the fact that he clearly recognized is that the king does not matter if your side is a victory. You can leave your king in your corner so you can entertain yourself. But at the very moment when you start to lose your figure, your king becomes a source of anxiety...

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Thirty Thousand on the Hoof - ebook/epub
Thirty Thousand on the Hoof - ebook/epub
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Frontier story of Logan Hewitt and his wife Lucinda and their trials and travails as a pioneer family in Arizona. Story proceeds through development of the automobile and World War I. This is a tale of a single family, told mostly from the point of view of the woman who left comfort to move west and marry her sweetheart. It is also a very nice lens by which we can see the growth and change in this country...

Montezuma’s Daughter - ebook/epub
Montezuma’s Daughter - ebook/epub
H. Rider Haggard
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Not everyone can cope with revenge. The story of a man who allows revenge to devour his life, so he misses all the blessings that God gives him on his way. It is surprising how well the plot is built and how the author managed to ensure that the story does not lose its relevance over time. Readers will plunge into the stunning world of adventure and fiction by Rider Haggard!

The Outlaws of the Air - ebook/epub
The Outlaws of the Air - ebook/epub
George Griffiths
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George Griffiths is a lover of classic adventure novels. „The Outlaws of the Air „ tells the story of the future of air battles and the creation of a utopian colony in the Pacific. Here, as always, there are many unusual things: Utopians, Anarchists, War Ships of the Air, ultra fast Sea Vessels and even the hokey-named „Anarchite” super-explosive. This story captures readers from the front pages...

Class and Cultural Narratives. The Upper Silesia Case - ebook/pdf
Class and Cultural Narratives. The Upper Silesia Case - ebook/pdf
Paweł Ćwikła, Monika Gnieciak, Kazimiera Wódz
Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego

The emphasis of this book is on understanding local identities through the representations produced and disseminated by local people, residents of working class estates placed in Upper Silesia, captured in the regional literature. Presented analysis of the writings of Kazimierz Kutz and Stefan Szymutko aims to find a panoramic view of a postindustrial world, sensitivity to region’s specificity, awareness of industrial and agricultural past...


The Case of Charles Dexter Ward - ebook/epub
The Case of Charles Dexter Ward - ebook/epub
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Frank Merriwells New Comedian - ebook/epub
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Frank Merriwell’s New Comedian - ebook/epub
Burt L. Standish
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Readers continue to witness the rise of a new star. So Frank Merriwell’s magical story tells how a simple boy can achieve success with his work. In this part, Frank manages to successfully deliver the play „For Old Eli”, which impressed everyone around him.

The Babe, B.A - ebook/epub
The Babe, B.A - ebook/epub
E.F. Benson
Ventigo Media

The story Babe, B. A. contains a large amount of wit, brightness and a sharp charm. All characters have a strong family resemblance to each other. Although the story seems so easy and relaxed, in short frivolous. However, readers will be able to see a really difficult choice for the main character, so young but brave. He faced the criminal world. He has a choice: to betray his friend or not.

The Babe, B.A. - ebook/epub
The Babe, B.A. - ebook/epub
E.F. Benson
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The story „Babe, B. A.” contains a large amount of wit, brightness and a sharp charm. All characters have a strong family resemblance to each other. Although the story seems so easy and relaxed, in short frivolous. However, readers will be able to see a really difficult choice for the main character, so young but brave. He faced the criminal world. He has a choice: to betray his friend or not...

The Man in Ratcatcher - ebook/epub
The Man in Ratcatcher - ebook/epub
H.C. McNeile
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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.

The Great Prince Shan - ebook/epub
The Great Prince Shan - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim
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Written in 1922, this story of world politics in 1934 has everything that goes to the making of an enthralling tale. A theme of present import, an intricate plot full of suspense and surprise, fascinating characters and an unusual love interest. The central figure of this absorbing story is the mysterious and cultured Prince Shan, ruler of China; the heroines are captivating English girl and a exotically beautiful Russian who pit their charm...

Private Selby - ebook/epub
Private Selby - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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As a prophecy of modern warfare, this book, written before the Great War, is distinctly remarkable, as well as having the genuine Edgar Wallace sense of thrilling narrative. The centre of the plot is the invasion of Britain in 1909. It could be a crime story, as it opens in the mean streets of working class Deptford in the opening years of the 20th century, and includes criminals petty and not so petty...

The Zeppelin’s Passenger - ebook/epub
The Zeppelin’s Passenger - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim
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A World War I tale of espionage in a fictional „backwater” area in England with no apparent military value called Dreymarsh. The story begins with Dreymarsh residents discovering an observation car from a German zeppelin along with a Homburg hat near Dreymarsh. This discovery triggers a range of events and introduces a myriad of characters which all make for a rather delightful mystery. Oppenheim was famous for his hundreds of spy and espionage...

Tono-Bungay - ebook/epub
Tono-Bungay - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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Considered one of Wells most successful attempts at a social novel in the vein of Charles Dickens and William Makepeace Thackeray, Wells’s tale is a panoramic view of an unravelling society. A semi-autobiographical satire of Edwardian advertising and patent-medicines. The story follows the life of a young man, George, and his Uncle Edward. Edward invents an elixir called TONO-BUNGAY and hires his nephew George to help build the company...

The Free Fishers - ebook/epub
The Free Fishers - ebook/epub
John Buchan
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Set during the Napoleonic Wars, „The Free Fishers” is classic Buchan and his last historical novel. It’s a fast-paced tale of treason, espionage and romance. Anthony Lammas, a professor at the St. Andrews University, finds himself involved in a web of intrigue that threatens the whole country. A conspiracy to betray England’s defences to Napoleonic agents is discovered by Lammas, a young professor who sets out to save his former students...

The Nine Unknown The Red Flame of Erinpura - ebook/epub
The Nine Unknown The Red Flame of Erinpura - ebook/epub
Talbot Mundy
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This is the first story in which Chulunder Gon takes a leading position, and previously acted only in the company of other Mundi heroes. The story is about a corrupt Indian ruler who is looking for hidden wealth on his land and has formed a background for the curtains of the gods of Manda. „The buried treasures” are in fact oil deposits. The inspirational author had his own interest in oil in Mexico and the presence of oil in Assam...

The Circular Study - ebook/epub
The Circular Study - ebook/epub
Anna Katharine Green
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Anna Katharine Green (1846-1935), known as the „Mother of the Detective Novel”, is one of the first American writers of detective fiction. She was recognized for realism and well plotted story of her mystery stories. A tale of two families, betrayal, revenge, and murder, The Circular Story, written in 1902, is still an absorbing and notable work. We highly recommend this book to fans of classic detective fiction...

The Lady With The Dog and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Lady With The Dog and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
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No, this is not a banal story about a resort romance. Spiritually, her heroes escaped beyond the boundaries of the nineteenth century, but are forced to live in its choking conditions and foundations. The stands that will soon be brought down by World War I with an explosion of revolution. In the meantime, two loving hearts are torn in a world in which they will never be together.

The Lady With The Dog and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Lady With The Dog and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov
KtoCzyta.pl

No, this is not a banal story about a resort romance. Spiritually, her heroes escaped beyond the boundaries of the nineteenth century, but are forced to live in its choking conditions and foundations. The stands that will soon be brought down by World War I with an explosion of revolution. In the meantime, two loving hearts are torn in a world in which they will never be together.

The Three Snails - ebook/epub
The Three Snails - ebook/epub
Aidan de Brune
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Another breathtaking novel by the master of mystery Aidan de Brune (Herbert Charles CULL). A dead man and three dead snails. What could it mean if not murder? The story is fast-paced with some surprising twists, well written and great to read. This genuine mystery story takes the reader from one exciting adventure to another with all the adroitness and ingenuity of de Brune’s previous successful books...