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  • Auteur: Patterson, J. H. (John Henry)
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    The story is familiar to movie fans-the horrifying tale of the 1907 book The Man-Eaters of Tsavo has been retold by Hollywood many times, most recently in the 1996 film The Ghost and the Darkness-but hearing it directly from the source...

  • Auteur: Altsheler, Joseph A. (Joseph Alexander)
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    The Army of Northern Virginia, still victorious after three hard years of fighting, capitalize on their victories at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, and a young Harry Kenton, is an eyewitness to the Confederate invasion of the...

  • Auteur: Melville, Herman
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    Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas is Herman Melville's sequel to Typee, and, as such, was also autobiographical. After leaving Nuku Hiva, the main character ships aboard a whaling vessel which makes its way to...

  • Auteur: Ibsen, Henrik
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    Henrik Ibsen's The Master Builder, first published in 1892, is about architect Halvard Solness, who despite personal tragedy (including the death of his two sons) has risen to the top of his profession. He has succeeded partly...

  • Auteur: Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville)
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    The action begins with playboy bachelor Jimmy Pitt in New York; having fallen in love on a transatlantic liner, he befriends a small-time burglar and breaks into a police captain's house as a result of a bet. The cast of characters head...

  • Auteur: Ibsen, Henrik
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    Hedda Gabler is a play first published in 1890 by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. In it, Hedda Gabler, daughter of an aristocratic General, has just returned from her honeymoon with George Tesman, an aspiring young academic, reliable...

  • Auteur: Gissing, George
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    The impoverished Madden sisters are ill-equipped to support themselves when their father dies, and Monica sees her only chance of escape from a life of grinding misery in marriage. When she is befriended by two independent women, who...

  • Auteur: Abbott, John S. C.
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    A biography of the American frontiersman David (Davy) Crockett.

  • Auteur: Turner, Ethel Sybil
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    In this story set in Australia during the late 1800s, the spirited Wolcott siblings test the endurance of their strict military father and gentle, young stepmother.

  • Auteur: Mason, Alfred E. W.
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    Harry Wethermill, the brilliant young scientist, a graduate of Oxford and Munich, has made a fortune from his inventions, and is taking a vacation at Aix-les-Bains. There he meets, and immediately falls in love with, the young and...

  • Auteur: Burgess, Thornton W.
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    When Farmer Brown's boy starts setting traps for the woodland critters of Laughing Brook and Smiling Pool, Grandfather Frog has a scheme to save the animals. But then the brook and the pool start to dry up, threatening the lives of...

  • Auteur: Lincoln, Joseph Crosby
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    This book (eleven short stories) was also published under the title of “The Old Home House”. Joseph Crosby Lincoln (1870 – 1944) was an American author of novels, poems, and short stories, many set in a...

  • Auteur: Altsheler, Joseph A.
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    The Northern Army has just be handed a great defeat at Bull Run and is headed back to Washington, DC. How will the North answer this defeat? Follow our hero, Dick Mason, into the Western campaign to find out.

  • Auteur: Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud)
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    A fourteen-year-old orphan spins irresistible tales for both young and old in the town of Carlisle on Prince Edward Island, Canada. From the author of Anne of Green Gables

  • Auteur: Haggard, H. Rider
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    It is the time of 'The Eight Years War,' a religious conflict raging in the Low Countries as Spain sought to dominate the region with influence and religion. Set principally between the years 1571-74 this colourful tale...

  • Auteur: Flint, Homer Eon
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    The patient gave no sign that anything out of the ordinary had occurred. Not a drop of blood had been spilled except in the process of getting at the organ; but now, with a few deft motions of certain instruments, the heart was sliced...

  • Auteur: Trollope, Anthony
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    Anthony Trollope was a British writer who is considered to be one of the most prominent authors of the Victorian era.  Trollope created the fictional county of Barsetshire which many of his novels are set in.  Trollope also wrote on the...

  • Auteur: Rohmer, Sax
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    Private detective Paul Harley investigates a mysterious case involving voodoo, vampirism, and macabre murder in the heart of London. The first book in the Paul Harley series, written by Sax Rohmer, author of The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu...

  • Auteur: Haggard, H. Rider
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    Penniless Leonard Outram attempts to redress the undeserved loss of his family estates and fiancee by seeking his fortune in Africa. In the course of his adventures he and his Zulu companion Otter save a young Portuguese woman, Juanna...

  • Auteur: Sacher-masoch, Leopold Ritter Von
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    A shocking exploration of masochism, narcissism, and sexual power, Venus in Furs brought instant notoriety to its author for its unprecedented portrayal of a man who passionately makes himself the slave of the woman he loves. Sacher-...

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