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The Awakening and Selected Short Stories - ebook/epub

The Awakening and Selected Short Stories - ebook/epub
The Awakening and Selected Short Stories - ebook/epub
Kate Chopin
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Awakening is one of the greatest works in American literature. Brilliant beauty Edna Pontellier, together with her husband and two wonderful kids, spend the summer in the resort town of Grand Isle. Edna’s unexpected meeting with Robert, a charming young man, suddenly changes the calm and measured life of a woman. Awakening was recognized only many years later.
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The Awakening and Selected Short Stories - ebook/epub
The Awakening and Selected Short Stories - ebook/epub
Kate Chopin
Ventigo Media

Awakening is one of the greatest works in American literature. Brilliant beauty Edna Pontellier, together with her husband and two wonderful kids, spend the summer in the resort town of Grand Isle. Ednas unexpected meeting with Robert, a charming young man, suddenly changes the calm and measured life of a woman. Awakening was recognized only many years later.

Ambitions Slave - ebook/epub
Ambitions Slave - ebook/epub
Fred M. White
Ventigo Media

The life of Beatrice Darryll seemed perfect. It was calm without any trouble. The woman was young and energetic, many friends said she was charming. After her words: The woman suffers most. Life is full of problems.

Ambition’s Slave - ebook/epub
Ambition’s Slave - ebook/epub
Fred M. White
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The life of Beatrice Darryll seemed perfect. It was calm without any trouble. The woman was young and energetic, many friends said she was charming. After her words: „The woman suffers most.” Life is full of problems.

Summer - ebook/epub
Summer - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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Considered by some to be her finest work, Edith Wharton’s „Summer” created a sensation when first published in 1917, as it was one of the first novels to deal honestly with a young woman’s sexual awakening. Seventeen-year-old Charity Royall is desperate to escape life with her hard-drinking adoptive father. Their isolated village stifles her, and his behavior increasingly disturbs her. When a young city architect Lucius Harney visits for...

The Return of the Native - ebook/epub
The Return of the Native - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy
Ventigo Media

Young beauty Eustace Way, passionate, self-willed, selfish and ambitious, eager to break out of the hateful rural outback into a different life, full of splendor, fun and pleasure. Meanwhile, after several years of service as a manager in a Paris jewelry salon, Clime Ibright returns to his Blooms End estate, who also wants to live a different life - to settle in his native land and open a school for the rural poor...

The Return of the Native - ebook/epub
The Return of the Native - ebook/epub
Thomas Hardy
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Young beauty Eustace Way, passionate, self-willed, selfish and ambitious, eager to break out of the hateful rural outback into a “different life”, full of splendor, fun and pleasure. Meanwhile, after several years of service as a manager in a Paris jewelry salon, Clime Ibright returns to his Blooms End estate, who also wants to live a different life - to settle in his native land and open a school for the rural poor...

The Law and the Lady - ebook/epub
The Law and the Lady - ebook/epub
Wilkie Collins
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A young woman gets married and suddenly finds herself in a situation where her loving and beloved husband turns out to be the bearer of a different surname, and a terrible, dark and discrediting secret is revealed in his past.

Turfschwindel - ebook/epub
Turfschwindel - ebook/epub
Edgar Wallace
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Die junge Edna Gray kommt nach dem Tod ihres Vaters aus Argentinien zurück nach England. Edna möchte ihr Leben auf dem Landsitz Ihrer Familie verbringen, doch es gibt Personen, die etwas dagegen haben. Das gefällt dem bisherigen Pächter Elijah Goodie überhaupt nicht. Der skrupellose Rennstallbesitzer versucht Ednas Pläne zu durchkreuzen. Dafür ist jedes Mittel recht.

Main Street - ebook/epub
Main Street - ebook/epub
Sinclair Lewis
Avia Artis

“Main Street” is a book by Sinclair Lewis an American writer. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature.

 

“Main Street” is a satirical novel written by Sinclair Lewis.

Main Street is perhaps Sinclair Lewis's most famous book, and led in part to his eventual 1930 Nobel Prize for Literature. It relates the life and struggles of Carol Milford Kennicott as she comes into conflict with...

Hill O the Winds - ebook/epub
Hill O the Winds - ebook/epub
Ventigo Media

Clorinda is for everyone except her husband and a few old people. She was so sweet and dignified. However, she was born Cooper. She was a plump woman who, at sixty, still retained the girls questioning look. She was fond of wearing light dresses, which she calmly recognized were too young for her. Now she wore one, a muslin with pink flowers and a lampshade of hats. Despite her age, she was very energetic...

Hill O’ the Winds - ebook/epub
Hill O’ the Winds - ebook/epub
Lucy Maud Montgomery
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Clorinda is for everyone except her husband and a few old people. She was so sweet and dignified. However, she was born Cooper. She was a plump woman who, at sixty, still retained the girl’s questioning look. She was fond of wearing light dresses, which she calmly recognized were too young for her. Now she wore one, a muslin with pink flowers and a lampshade of hats. Despite her age, she was very energetic...

Ethan Frome - ebook/epub
Ethan Frome - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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In the early years of the 20th century, life on a farm in Massachusetts is not easy. The New England winters are hard; snow and ice cover the fields for months, and the nights are long and cold. For a poor farmer like Ethan Frome, life has few bright moments. He works his unproductive farm and struggles to maintain a bearable existence with his difficult, suspicious and hypochondriac wife, Zeena...

A Broken Memory - ebook/epub
A Broken Memory - ebook/epub
Fred M. White
Ventigo Media

Fred M. White gives us the opportunity to plunge into the past of Gladys Brooke. The book begins with the perfect life of Gladys in a small town. Then we come back three years ago, where we find out that she has a brother. And they, too, then lived well, but in another place. The main character begins to notice the strange behavior of her brother. At one point, a calm and perfect life ends.

A Clue in Wax - ebook/epub
A Clue in Wax - ebook/epub
Fred M. White
Ventigo Media

Fred M. White gives us the opportunity to plunge into the past of Gladys Brooke. The book begins with the perfect life of Gladys in a small town. Then we come back three years ago, where we find out that she has a brother. And they, too, then lived well, but in another place. The main character begins to notice the strange behavior of her brother. At one point, a calm and perfect life ends.

A Broken Memory - ebook/epub
A Broken Memory - ebook/epub
Fred M. White
KtoCzyta.pl

Fred M. White gives us the opportunity to plunge into the past of Gladys Brooke. The book begins with the perfect life of Gladys in a small town. Then we come back three years ago, where we find out that she has a brother. And they, too, then lived well, but in another place. The main character begins to notice the strange behavior of her brother. At one point, a calm and perfect life ends.

A Clue in Wax - ebook/epub
A Clue in Wax - ebook/epub
Fred M. White
KtoCzyta.pl

Fred M. White gives us the opportunity to plunge into the past of Gladys Brooke. The book begins with the perfect life of Gladys in a small town. Then we come back three years ago, where we find out that she has a brother. And they, too, then lived well, but in another place. The main character begins to notice the strange behavior of her brother. At one point, a calm and perfect life ends.

The Borough Treasurer - ebook/epub
The Borough Treasurer - ebook/epub
Joseph Smith Fletcher
KtoCzyta.pl

„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...

Portrait of a Man with Red Hair - ebook/epub
Portrait of a Man with Red Hair - ebook/epub
Hugh Walpole
Ventigo Media

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...

Portrait of a Man with Red Hair - ebook/epub
Portrait of a Man with Red Hair - ebook/epub
Hugh Walpole
KtoCzyta.pl

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...

Life Everlasting - ebook/epub
Life Everlasting - ebook/epub
Marie Corelli
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The heroine of this story accompanies a recovering man and his sick daughter on a yacht trip to Scotland, where she discovers her soul mate and changes her life forever. At the beginning of the story, she is full of life, but does not tolerate her limited and ignorant owners. A chance encounter with a mysterious man sailing on an even more mysterious yacht triggers a past life awakening that sets off a visionary quest to find the true meaning of love...

Behind a Mask. Or, A Womans Power - ebook/epub
Behind a Mask. Or, A Womans Power - ebook/epub
Louisa May Alcott
Ventigo Media

Originally published in 1866 under the pseudonym A. M. Barnard. Louisa May Alcotts novel of romance and sexual intrigue is one of her lesser-known gems. Behind a Mask, or A Woman Power is a controversial novella; its tone and characterizations strike a markedly different chord from her best-known works, such as Little Women and Little Men. The plot of the novella is focused upon Jean Muir, who works as a governess for one of the rich families of...

Behind a Mask - ebook/epub
Behind a Mask - ebook/epub
Louisa May Alcott
KtoCzyta.pl

Originally published in 1866 under the pseudonym „A. M. Barnard.” Louisa May Alcott’s novel of romance and sexual intrigue is one of her lesser-known gems. „Behind a Mask, or A Woman Power” is a controversial novella; its tone and characterizations strike a markedly different chord from her best-known works, such as „Little Women” and „Little Men”. The plot of the novella is focused upon Jean Muir...

The Picture of Dorian Gray - ebook/epub
The Picture of Dorian Gray - ebook/epub
Oscar Wilde
KtoCzyta.pl

Possessing eternal youth and beauty produces exactly the same effect as sentencing a man to life without the possibility of parole. Both have nothing to lose and morals disappear before the desire for immediate self-gratification in all things. And so it is with Dorian Gray. It’s a moral story so eventually his evil catches up with him and he dies, as does the criminal. „The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde is a fascinating novel in which...

The Picture of Dorian Gray - ebook/epub
The Picture of Dorian Gray - ebook/epub
Oscar Wilde
KtoCzyta.pl

Possessing eternal youth and beauty produces exactly the same effect as sentencing a man to life without the possibility of parole. Both have nothing to lose and morals disappear before the desire for immediate self-gratification in all things. And so it is with Dorian Gray. It’s a moral story so eventually his evil catches up with him and he dies, as does the criminal. „The Picture of Dorian Gray” by Oscar Wilde is a fascinating novel in...

The Happy Average - ebook/epub
The Happy Average - ebook/epub
Brand Whitlock
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„The Happy Average” is a novel of far more genuine merit than Mr. Whitlock’s former works. It is a realistic story of commonplace life in a small Ohio town, the realism being of that wholesome sort which portrays the every-day existence, the small joys and sorrows, of the average men and women of the average Western village. The story deals with the struggles of the hero, Glenn Marley, a young man of very ordinary ability...

John Walters - ebook/epub
John Walters - ebook/epub
H.C. McNeile
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The story goes on the background of a heavy war. A person whose physical growth is impressive, but his mental state is not considered the best. This is a story about the wonderful awakening of the main character on one hot May day, when he serves in the trenches of the front line. The reader also learns about the exciting military experience of the protagonist.

Constance Dunlap - ebook/epub
Constance Dunlap - ebook/epub
Arthur B. Reeve
Ventigo Media

A charming thief rescues the not-so-innocent in this delightful crime novel from the creator of the Craig Kennedy detective series. Constance Dunlap is a young woman who turns amateur criminal in order to save her husband from disgrace and imminent arrest. When this sadly doesnt work out exactly as planned, Constance goes on to embrace a new life. More antiheroine than heroine, she uses her photographic memory and her sharp wit to help amateur criminals...

Constance Dunlap - ebook/epub
Constance Dunlap - ebook/epub
Arthur B. Reeve
KtoCzyta.pl

A charming thief rescues the not-so-innocent in this delightful crime novel from the creator of the Craig Kennedy detective series. Constance Dunlap is a young woman who turns amateur criminal in order to save her husband from disgrace and imminent arrest. When this sadly doesn’t work out exactly as planned, Constance goes on to embrace a new life. More antiheroine than heroine, she uses her photographic memory and her sharp wit to help amateur...

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

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 Turtles of Tasman - ebook/epub
The Turtles of Tasman - ebook/epub
Jack London
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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...

Mary of Marion Isle - ebook/epub
Mary of Marion Isle - ebook/epub
H. Rider Haggard
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Mary of Marion Isle – the penultimate novel by Henry Rider Haggard, which he wrote before his death. The young socialist doctor faced a series of obstacles in his life, and learned what unhappy love is. Then he found himself on a desert island. What will he do in this situation? By the way, Marion Isle is a real place and one of the Prince Edward Islands.

The Hollow Needle - ebook/epub
The Hollow Needle - ebook/epub
Maurice Leblanc
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A story of Arsene Lupin, the greatest, most ingenious and most daring criminal in modern fiction. Translated by Teixeira de Mattos Alexander, „The Hollow Needle” by Maurice Leblanc, is one of the many novels featuring the celebrated thief Arsene Lupin. Once again, Lupin crosses paths with the famous Holmlock Shears. The novel’s complex plot is made up of a number of interconnected threads, including a spate of thefts at a castle...

The Fate of a Crown - ebook/epub
The Fate of a Crown - ebook/epub
L. Frank Baum
Ventigo Media

Need an adventure story with plots and counterplots? Intrigue? A love interest? Politics? Murder? Follow our young American hero, Robert Harcliffe, as he goes on the adventure of his lifetime. A young man just out of college goes to Brazil as secretary of the prime mover in the revolution, and by so doing begins a series of adventures that run from tragic to comic, ending with the success of the conspiracy...