The novel takes place at a time contemporary to the book’s publication; its setting is India under the British Empire. The title character is a boy of Irish descent who is orphaned and grows up...
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Auteur: Muir, JohnSommaire:
Famed naturalist John Muir (1838-1914) came to Wisconsin as a boy and studied at the University of Wisconsin. He first came to California in 1868 and devoted six years to the study of the Yosemite...
Auteur: Frank, HelenaSommaire:
A collection of Yiddish folktales translated by various translators.
Auteur: HARDY, ThomasSommaire:
Forced by her parents' ambitions among her wealthy D'Urberville cousins, Tess Durbeyfield attracts the unscrupulous Alec. Seduced and discarded, she finds work as a milkmaid, and her steadfast...
Auteur: Zangwill, IsraelSommaire:
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...
Auteur: STEVENSON, Robert LouisSommaire:
A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates’ gold he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the...