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The Casual Murderer and Other Stories - ebook/epub

The Casual Murderer and Other Stories - ebook/epub
The Casual Murderer and Other Stories - ebook/epub
Hulbert Footner
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Narrated by the character for whom the title is named and set in the late 1600’s, Micah Clarke describes the battle of peasants against the existing king of England in the hopes that they can replace the monarch with his brother who feels he has been unjustly denied the throne. Micah Clarke, a young, innocent peasant joins forces with other peasants, among the Puritans, to fight for this pathetic duke’s cause. It was attempt by Conan Doyle to present the story of the Puritans in a more favorable light than generally thought of in England at the time the book was written – a historical romance about the Monmouth rebellion and ’Hanging Judge’ Jeffries told by a humble adherent of the Duke of Monmouth – the whole story of the rising in Somerset, the triumphant advance towards Bristol and Bath, and the tragic rout at Sedgemoor (1685).
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Micah Clarke - ebook/epub
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Arthur Conan Doyle
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Narrated by the character for whom the title is named and set in the late 1600’s, Micah Clarke describes the battle of peasants against the existing king of England in the hopes that they can replace the monarch with his brother who feels he has been unjustly denied the throne. Micah Clarke, a young, innocent peasant joins forces with other peasants, among the Puritans, to fight for this pathetic duke’s cause...

The Blanket of the Dark - ebook/epub
The Blanket of the Dark - ebook/epub
John Buchan
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„Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown” is a time-tested adage that suits Peter Pentecost, a young monk and legitimate claimant to England’s Throne. But he is not alone as others are vying for power too. Soon a plot is hatched against the present King Henry VIII and Peter is sucked into the intrigue... Buchan’s description of the ruthless king is compelling. His knowledge of the time of Henry’s reign and his love of the Oxfordshire...

The Valley of Decision - ebook/epub
The Valley of Decision - ebook/epub
Edith Wharton
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Published in 1902, „The Valley of Decision” is Edith Wharton’s first full length novel set in late 18th century Italy. In it, Odo Valsecca, a young Italian raised by peasants, is plucked from poverty and dropped into the lap of luxury as the newly named heir to his cousin, a duke. It is the time leading up to the French revolution, and Europe swirls with conflicting factions and ideologies...

Prince Otto - ebook/epub
Prince Otto - ebook/epub
Ventigo Media

In the historical novel 'Prince Otto', the romance of adventure is combined with the exact recreation of local color and historical setting. This novel is about Prince Otto, who is not very concerned about government affairs and problems, and he devotes all the time to hunting and other entertainments. Once during a hunt, he stumbles upon ordinary peasants who did not recognize him and agreed to shelter him for the night...

Prince Otto - ebook/epub
Prince Otto - ebook/epub
Robert Louis Stevenson
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In the historical novel „'Prince Otto'”, the romance of adventure is combined with the exact recreation of local color and historical setting. This novel is about Prince Otto, who is not very concerned about government affairs and problems, and he devotes all the time to hunting and other entertainments. Once during a hunt, he stumbles upon ordinary peasants who did not recognize him and agreed to shelter him for the night...

Betty Zane - ebook/epub
Betty Zane - ebook/epub
Zane Grey
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Zane Grey’s first trilogy – „Betty Zane”, „The Last Trail”, and „The Spirit of the Border” together in one volume. „Betty Zane” is an „Eastern” real life adventure story by Zane Grey based upon diaries kept by his great grandmother, Betty Zane, describing her life and adventures after she joined her brother’s family near what is now Wheeling, WV in the late 1700’s. It is the story of the last battle of the American Revolution...

The Story Girl - ebook/epub
The Story Girl - ebook/epub
Lucy Maud Montgomery
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„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...

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - ebook/epub
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man - ebook/epub
James Joyce
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James Joyce first wrote Portrait as a one-thousand page novel, full of well-developed scenes and long explanations of Stephen’s motives, but he decided to trim it into a short book with a new sort of style. The novel tells the story of the first twenty years of Stephen Dedalus – a young Catholic boy growing up in late 19th century Ireland. As the title suggests, this is the story not just of a young man...

Midwinter - ebook/epub
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John Buchan
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Regarded as one of the finest historical novels ever written, Jacobites, spies and thrilling intrigue are brought together by the master of suspense. As Bonnie Prince Charlie marches his army into England, his confidant Alastair Maclean is despatched on a secret mission. He is befriended by two extraordinary men – Dr. Samuel Johnson, an aspiring man of letters, and the shadowy figure known only as „Midwinter...

The Obstacle Race - ebook/epub
The Obstacle Race - ebook/epub
Ethel M. Dell
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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...

Heart of Darkness - ebook/epub
Heart of Darkness - ebook/epub
Joseph Conrad
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Heart of Darkness, the novella by Joseph Conrad, is essentially a multi-layered narrative. The Narrator describes a night spent on a ship in the mouth of the Thames River in England. Marlow, one of the men on board, tells of his time spent as a riverboat pilot in the Belgian Congo. On the surface it is the adventurous story of Marlow’s search for Kurtz, who for him is a living legend. On one hand it is also a peek into the unconscious of man where...

The Boss of the Lazy Y - ebook/epub
The Boss of the Lazy Y - ebook/epub
Charles Alden Seltzer
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The story concerns a complicated, angry, daredevil son, Calumet Marston, who returns to his boyhood homestead to find his hated father dead and a stranger, a woman named Betty, in charge. Her family had aided his father, and now she is 'the boss'. He also left a testimony which states that Calumet must give a practical demonstration of reform in character if he wants to inherit his fathers money...

The Boss of the Lazy Y - ebook/epub
The Boss of the Lazy Y - ebook/epub
Charles Alden Seltzer
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The story concerns a complicated, angry, daredevil son, Calumet Marston, who returns to his boyhood homestead to find his hated father dead and a stranger, a woman named Betty, in charge. Her family had aided his father, and now she is „'the boss'”. He also left a testimony which states that Calumet must give a practical demonstration of reform in character if he wants to inherit his father’s money...

The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth - ebook/epub
The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth - ebook/epub
William Shakespeare
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The play of W. Shakespeare „King Henry VI” was written in 1590-1592. Its events take place during the war of England with France and at the beginning of the war of the Scarlet and White Roses, which led to a feudal anarchy and untold misfortunes. The limp, unable to rule the country, King Henry becomes a toy in the hands of his power-hungry wife – Queen Margarita and her lover – the Duke of Suffolk...

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - ebook/epub
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - ebook/epub
Mark Twain
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is about a young boy, Huck, in search of freedom and adventure. He meets a run away slave named Jim and the two undertake a series of adventures based on the Picaresque novel by Mark Twain. As the story progresses the duo exploit an array of episodic enterprises, while Huckleberry slowly changes his views of bigotry. Along the way, Huck and Jim meet the King and Duke...

Marie - ebook/epub
Marie - ebook/epub
H. Rider Haggard
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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.

Conan the Conqueror - ebook/epub
Conan the Conqueror - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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In this final (chronologically) Conan story, Howard demonstrates why he was one of the best adventure writers of all time. In the only novel he ever produced, Howard is able to maintain the blistering pace he is known for, while still weaving a complex and interesting tale. The story is set during Conan’s time as King of Aquilonia, which is a period in the hero’s life often overlooked.

Uncle Bernac - ebook/epub
Uncle Bernac - ebook/epub
Arthur Conan Doyle
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This was one of several fictional historical works that Doyle wrote during the last five years of the 19th century, as he tried to find something to replace Sherlock Holmes. First published in 1897, this murder mystery relates the story of a young Frenchman, Louis, who, having grown up in England, returns to France at the false invitation of his Uncle Bernac. Louis quickly finds himself in personal danger as well as involved in a conspiracy against...

The Ivory Child - ebook/epub
The Ivory Child - ebook/epub
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Another compelling and well-written story by H. Rider Haggard! It all starts quite gradually, in England, where the great hunter Allan Quatermain is making one of his rare trips outside of Africa. The story returns to Africa, and Quatermain talks about the unsuccessful speculation at the gold mine. Meanwhile, events that began many years ago in England are developing, and other heroes arrive in Africa for further adventures...

The Disintegration Machine - ebook/epub
The Disintegration Machine - ebook/epub
Arthur Conan Doyle
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„The Disintegration Machine” is a story featuring Doyle’s famous character Professor Challenger. It was first published in The Strand Magazine in January 1929. The story centers on the discovery of a machine capable of disintegrating objects and reforming them as they were. This short story is a part of the „Challenger series”, a collection of stories about the wealthy eccentric adventurer Professor Challenger...

The Wonderful Visit - ebook/epub
The Wonderful Visit - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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Like „The Time Machine”, this book may be considered as a further romance of the fourth dimension. „The Wonderful Visit” was paid by an angel, who by some accident, had got out of the angel into the human world, where his is accidentally shot by a vicar. The angel had trouble adjusting to life in a small English town. „The Wonderful Visit” is an 1895 novel by H. G. Wells. With an angel – a creature of fantasy unlike a religious angel...

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...

Duke Nukem Forever - poradnik do gry - ebook/pdf
Duke Nukem Forever - poradnik do gry - ebook/pdf
Piotr 'MaxiM' Kulka
GryOnline

Niniejszy poradnik pomoże Ci rozwiązać bardziej podchwytliwe zagadki, odnaleźć wszystkie wzmocnienia dla Duke'a oraz odblokować wszystkie osiągnięcia. Zawiera ponadto opis przejścia oraz filmy, które pomogą Ci w najtrudniejszych momentach.

Skrócona wersja spisu treści:
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-1. Duke Lives
-2. Damn! It's late...
-3. The Duke Cave
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Up and Down - ebook/epub
Up and Down - ebook/epub
E.F. Benson
Ventigo Media

This is another work of art from Benson. The novel describes many events in England: the First World War, the mentality of that time, the life of the British and visitors there. The first half of the book describes reflections on war. The denouement we can see more sentimental.

Up and Down - ebook/epub
Up and Down - ebook/epub
E.F. Benson
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This is another work of art from Benson. The novel describes many events in England: the First World War, the mentality of that time, the life of the British and visitors there. The first half of the book describes reflections on war. The denouement we can see more sentimental.

Jacob’s Room - ebook/epub
Jacob’s Room - ebook/epub
Virginia Woolf
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„Jacob’s Room” is an impressionistic novel in which there is no defined plot; rather, random circumstances in the central character’s life, Jacob Flanders, are portrayed as observations of the people who come in contact with him. Set in early 20th century England, Jacob’s Room is simply the story of a young man who dies in the first world war, Jacob Flanderrs, as told in fleeting recollections by his mother and his close friends...

The Life and Death of King John - ebook/epub
The Life and Death of King John - ebook/epub
William Shakespeare
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„King John” – Shakespearean chronicles of the reign of such a historical figure as John Landless. John becomes king of England, bypassing his nephew – Arthur, who has completely legal rights to the throne. Arthur, supported by his mother Constance, asks for the help of the King of France, Philip. King Philip goes to John by war.

Joan and Peter - ebook/epub
Joan and Peter - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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The book starts in late Victorian England and ends shortly after the first world war. It covers the transition between the end of the Victorian era, and the aimlessness of the next generation very well. The main characters grow up with the best education that can be found in England at the time, which is freely admitted to be not very good. They grow up and deal with love, decadence and the reality of war in a very meaningful way...

The Tragedy of the „Korosko” - ebook/epub
The Tragedy of the „Korosko” - ebook/epub
Arthur Conan Doyle
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Ten tourists from England, Ireland, America and France, six men and four women are on a vacation trip down the Nile in 1895. Without warning they are captured by Islamic terrorists, and the possibility of rescue becomes more remote with each passing day. Their choice is a stark one: either convert to Islam and become slaves for the rest of their lives or die. In this story, the reader is swept out of the placid stream of existence and dashed against...

ASHERAT - ebook/pdf
ASHERAT - ebook/pdf
Alex Mazur
SELF-PUBLISHER

AD 32. Tyr. Phenicia. Melqart’s cult. Temple prostitution, public executions, victims of newborns.
Asherat runs away from home; she joins Jesus’ disciples and takes the name Susanna. She is a witness of His teachings and His death. Will she remain true to herself in the face of this tragedy?
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The Bright Pavilions - ebook/epub
The Bright Pavilions - ebook/epub
Hugh Walpole
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Bright pavilions – the fifth book of a series of six volumes of The Chronicles of Harris. As a historical background, the stormy Elizabethan England, including her enemy Queen of Scots. The story tells how one family shared fidelity and frustrated love. If you like to plunge into history, then this book is for you.

The First Distiller - ebook/epub
The First Distiller - ebook/epub
Leo Tolstoy
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Such was the breadth of Tolstoy’s talents that he was unsurpassed in stories, essays and plays. A play about a demon who was stuck on the theft of the souls of peasants. The story itself is a story about juvenile morality, which seems so heavy that Tolstoy’s footprints should be on every page.

When the World Screamed - ebook/epub
When the World Screamed - ebook/epub
Arthur Conan Doyle
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The final, and certainly climactic, adventure of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Professor George Edward Challenger is 1928’s „When the World Screamed”. It is another Professor Challenger story where a new craziness pressures him to make the earth feel the existence of human being on its surface. Professor says the earth is a giant creature and it doesn’t even care or know that we – the human being – exist on its surface...