Loosely based on Stratton-Porter's own childhood, Laddie is a double tale -- the classic poor-boy/rich-girl romance and the story of a child of nature and her idyllic childhood.
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Jacob Abbott wrote many historical books for children. He was careful to ensure historical accuracy, and as he said himself in the preface to this book "Whatever of interest ... these stories may possess is due solely to the facts...
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Alexis Paulvitch, a henchman of Tarzan's now-deceased enemy, Nikolas Rokoff, survived his encounter with the ape-man in The Beasts of Tarzan and wants to even the score. He lures Jack, Tarzan's son, away from London and into...
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells the story of a girl named Alice who falls...
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Einstein's own explanation of his theory for those who do not have a mathematical background and are unfamiliar with physics.
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First published in 1903, this book is an Australian classic whose stature has grown with the years, whose intricacies and strength have been the subject of endless discussions and literary essays. 'Tom Collins' (who was Joseph...
- Auteur: Abbott, John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot)Sommaire:
A biography of Daniel Boone and the early settlement of Kentucky.
- Auteur: WILSON, Lady SarahSommaire:
Lady Sarah Isabella Augusta Wilson was the aunt of Winston Spencer Churchill. In 1899 she became the first woman war correspondent when she was recruited to cover the Siege of Mafeking for the Daily Mail during the Boer War. She moved...
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Morning and evening Maids heard the goblins cry: 'Come buy our orchard fruits; Come buy; come by…' -Excerpt from Goblin Market.
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The Spanish Tragedy, or Hieronimo is Mad Again is an Elizabethan tragedy written by Thomas Kyd between 1582 and 1592. Highly popular and influential in its time, The Spanish Tragedy established a new genre in English theatre, the...
- Auteur: HOWELLS, William DeanSommaire:
In his novel Indian Summer, William Dean Howells presents a mellow but realistic story that has the complete feel of that delightful time of the year, although the plot actually spans several seasons. The Indian summer aspect applies to...
- Auteur: GIBBON, EdwardSommaire:
The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was written by the celebrated English historian Edward Gibbon. The books cover the period of the Roman...
- Auteur: WALLACE, EdgarSommaire:
A stranger and foreigner arrives at the offices of a small publication in London only to be faced by the “editor” whose face is completely swathed in a veil. Nothing is as it seems, and it quickly becomes evident...
- Auteur: WELLS, H. G.Sommaire:
Mr Polly is a middle-aged man, tired of his wife's nagging and his dreary job as a gentleman's out fitter in a small town. Facing bankruptcy, he concludes that the only way to escape his frustrating existence is by burning his...
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In preparation for presenting his new airship to the United States Government, Tom has invited a Lieutenant Marbury, from the navy, to review his ship. Marbury informs Tom of a possible plot against Tom and his inventions, past and...
- Auteur: Poe, Edgar AllanSommaire:
Collected works of Edgar Allan Poe
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In this collection of stories, Wodehouse introduces us to Jeeves, one of the author's most beloved fictional characters. If you could do with a good laugh, this hilarious collection will definitely do the trick.
- Auteur: Sudermann, HermannSommaire:
Two short plays, in Spanish, by German writer Hermann Sudermann.
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Sybil, or The Two Nations is an 1845 novel by Benjamin Disraeli. Published in the same year as Friedrich Engels's The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844, Sybil traces the plight of the working classes of England.