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Tales and Fantasies - ebook/epub

Tales and Fantasies - ebook/epub
Tales and Fantasies - ebook/epub
Robert Louis Stevenson
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This is a collection of three stories, which includes small tales. So the fairy tale „The Story of a Lie” talks about how, having returned to England after a trip to Paris, young Richard Nasby quarrels with his father. He also reduces acquaintance with Esther, whom he soon falls in love with. Another tale, „The Body Snatcher,” tells how a lonely living in the small town of Fetts accidentally meets a person from his past – visiting London doctor McFerlen.
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Tales and Fantasies - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

This is a collection of three stories, which includes small tales. So the fairy tale The Story of a Lie talks about how, having returned to England after a trip to Paris, young Richard Nasby quarrels with his father. He also reduces acquaintance with Esther, whom he soon falls in love with. Another tale, The Body Snatcher, tells how a lonely living in the small town of Fetts accidentally meets a person from his past visiting London doctor McFerlen...

A Tale of Two Cities - ebook/epub
A Tale of Two Cities - ebook/epub
Charles Dickens
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A Tale of Two Cities - a novel by Charles Dickens, an English writer who is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

 

A Tale of Two Cities is set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. The novel tells the story of the French Doctor Manette, his 18-year-long imprisonment in the Bastille in Paris and his release to live in London with his daughter Lucie...

Portrait of a Man with Red Hair - ebook/epub
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This is a terrible story about Harkness, a timid American who travels all over Europe with his etchings as his only friends. While in London, he meets a man at the club who recommends visiting a small town during his holidays. The next 24 hours completely change his life. He made friends with a frightened young woman who is unhappily married and meets a man with red hair, a rich and sadistic man who loves to influence others by hurting them...

The Old Stone House and Other Stories - ebook/epub
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Anna Katharine Green
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A young girl named Juliet, draws the boys in a small village after her, and along the way a rich Colonel, whose love for her reaches farther than anyone would have expected. She also hooks a fiery, unstable man named Orrin. The Colonel gets her to swear she will marry him as soon as he finishes a stone house for her, while Orrin tries something secretive to win his love. The narrator is a former lover of Juliet...

Detective Tomek solves the mysteries of the underwater world: Rattlesnake and his prey - ebook/pdf
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Jakub Chyla
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Feel like an eight-year-old boy who wants to become a superhero and experience the adventure that children dream of with him!


The fairy tale tells a story that is close to every child. This way, children listen to it with their mouths open and can't wait to finish. Also, the story presented in the fairy tale teaches how vital friendship and cooperation are in life.


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Armour Wherein He Trusted. A Novel and Some Stories - ebook/epub
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Mary Webb
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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.

The Borough Treasurer - ebook/epub
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Joseph Smith Fletcher
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„The Borough Treasurer” (1921) by J.S. Fletcher is a tale of blackmail, murder and a secret quarry. He has quite a large cast of interesting characters in this one, and manages to bring them all to life with great detail. This novel tales place in an obscure small town by the Yorkshire moors – an ideal spot for two ex-cons to start life over. Messrs. Mallalieu and Cotherstone were outsiders who had built a prosperous business in Highmarket...

White Nights - ebook/epub
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Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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White Nights - a short story by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, a Russian novelist, philosopher and short story writer. Many literary critics rate him as one of the greatest psychological novelists in world literature.

 

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Fairy Tales - ebook/epub
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Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm
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Previously, it never occurred to anyone to write down fairy tales. They were told to each other, passed down from generation to generation... and if not for scientists, such as the Grimm brothers, many stories would not have reached us. The reader is not only acquainted with the famous fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, but also learns what a fairy tale is, when it appeared and how it changed. He learns about the life of the brothers Jacob and William...

The Tidal Wave and Other Stories - ebook/epub
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Ethel M. Dell
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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...

Lucius - ebook/epub
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Alfred John Church (1829-1912) was an English classical scholar. He was born in London and was educated at King’s College London, and Lincoln College, Oxford, he took holy orders and was an assistant-master at Merchant Taylors’ School for many years. Church wrote a number of stories in English re-telling of classical tales and legends for young people. „Lucius Adventures of a Roman Boy”, follows Lucius as he talks with Cicero...

The Secret of Father Brown - ebook/epub
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The Childerbridge Mystery - ebook/epub
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This book begins in Australia with a man and two adult children. They decide to return to England, but before leaving, an old enemy of his father appears. Son and daughter are surprised about him. In any case, they all move to England and buy a house, which is supposed to be inhabited by ghosts. All its owners saw them, and some were killed when they saw them. They are located in this village. Jamess son meets a young woman whom he falls in love...

The Headswoman - ebook/epub
The Headswoman - ebook/epub
Kenneth Grahame
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The Lost Trooper - ebook/epub
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Talbot Mundy
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How can one start a fairy tale in the beginning, when it has so many beginnings, how many people it has in it? I do not see that these critics, who make up literary laws, have done a lot different than closing two thirds of the best fairy tales without letting them say about them. Anyway, as I say it; and as no one should listen, if he does not like it, I’m going to start where I enjoyed what is happening in Berlin...

Chronicles of Melhampton - ebook/epub
Chronicles of Melhampton - ebook/epub
E. Phillips Oppenheim
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The Happy Average - ebook/epub
The Happy Average - ebook/epub
Brand Whitlock
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Collected Short Stories - ebook/epub
Collected Short Stories - ebook/epub
A. Merritt
Ventigo Media

The Collected Short Stories is a collection of Abraham Merritts shorter works, and contains eight stories and two fragments. Included are: The People of the Pit, Through the Dragon Glass, The Drone, The Last Poet and the Robots and others. These short stories span the entire career of the man who has been called Americas foremost adventure fantasist of the 1920s and 30s. The collection kicks off with one of its strongest tales...

The Happy Prince and Other Tales - ebook/epub
The Happy Prince and Other Tales - ebook/epub
Oscar Wilde
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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...

The Happy Prince and Other Tales - ebook/epub
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Oscar Wilde
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The Winter’s Tale - ebook/epub
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William Shakespeare
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This play is not just a fairy tale by its name, everything in it is amazing and unbelievable, and it would be ridiculous to look for likelihood here! But, as you know, a fairy tale is a lie, but there is a hint in it, because among the wonderful fairy-tale accidents of the play we learn about what actually happens. That there are jealous husbands, rejected wives, abandoned children, as well as good nurses...

The Pearl Lagoon - ebook/epub
The Pearl Lagoon - ebook/epub
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A Maker of History - ebook/epub
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The Strange Boarders of Palace Crescent - ebook/epub
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E. Phillips Oppenheim
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Mr. Roger Ferrison has just returned to London after several years of living rough in Canada. He takes a small room in the boarding house run by Mrs. Dewar. There he meets the bewitching invalid Fiona Quayne who rapidly develops a consuming passion for Ferrison. Meanwhile, back at the Boarding House, Colonel Dennett is murdered. One suspects from the very beginning that not all of the boarders at Mrs...

Dominie Dean - ebook/epub
Dominie Dean - ebook/epub
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The Coming of the Law - ebook/epub
The Coming of the Law - ebook/epub
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Ventigo Media

Charles Alden Seltzer (15 August 18759 February 1942) was an American writer. He was a prolific author of western novels, had writing credits for more than a dozen film titles, and authored numerous stories published in magazines, most prominently in Argosy. The Coming of the Law is a story of a young eastern newspaper man who goes West to a small town, and takes charge of a run-down newspaper, fights against an association of cattle rustlers for...

The Coming of the Law - ebook/epub
The Coming of the Law - ebook/epub
Charles Alden Seltzer
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Charles Alden Seltzer (15 August 1875–9 February 1942) was an American writer. He was a prolific author of western novels, had writing credits for more than a dozen film titles, and authored numerous stories published in magazines, most prominently in Argosy. „The Coming of the Law” is a story of a young eastern newspaper man who goes West to a small town, and takes charge of a run-down newspaper...