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The Country of the Knife - ebook/epub

The Country of the Knife - ebook/epub
The Country of the Knife - ebook/epub
Robert E. Howard
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This early work by Robert E. Howard was originally published in 1936. „Knife Country” is a novel from the El Borak series of Texans in the early 20th century in Afghanistan. Very interesting book.
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The Ebony Stick - ebook/epub
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The Golden Hades - ebook/epub
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The Specimen Case - ebook/epub
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The Stretelli Case and Other Mystery Stories - ebook/epub
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Private Selby - ebook/epub
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Options - ebook/epub
Options - ebook/epub
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O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910). Porters 400 short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, characterization and the clever use of twist endings. He needs no introduction of course; the man who made the short story with the surprise ending famous. These 16 stories are all wonderful examples of his word sculpting art. They include: The Rose of Dixie...

Options - ebook/epub
Options - ebook/epub
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Lords of the World - ebook/epub
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