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The Pastor's Wife

The Pastor's Wife

Elizabeth Von Armin | Fiction
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Published: May 2013
Downloads: 600
Pages: 253

I was delighted by The Pastor’s Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim, the second book I read as part of Rachel and Carolyn‘s Virago Reading Week. In the hands of any other writer, anyone who lacks von Arnim’s light touch and gift for clever humor, this would have been a tiresome tragedy about a...

The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight

The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight

Elizabeth Von Armin | Fiction
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Published: May 2013
Downloads: 349
Pages: 177

I think I will always remember The Princess Priscilla’s Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim as the book that made me want to get an e-reader. Just knowing it was out there and available for free was too tempting. A humorous fairy tale-like story from my beloved Elizabeth von Arnim? I had to...


Solitary Summer

Solitary Summer

Elizabeth Von Armin | Fiction
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Published: May 2013
Downloads: 596
Pages: 71

The Solitary Summer is a partially autobiographical novel first published in 1899. It’s an account of a summer spent in the country, away from the social world in which a woman of Elizabeth Von Arnim’s social stance was supposed to move. It’s also a companion to Von Arnim’s more famous...

Vera

Vera

Elizabeth Von Armin | Fiction
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Published: May 2013
Downloads: 228
Pages: 237

Vera by Elizabeth von Arnim is a black comedy based on her disastrous second marriage to Earl Russell: a mordant analysis of the romantic delusions through which wives acquiesce in husbands' tyrannies. In outline the story of this utterly unromantic novel anticipates DuMaurier's Rebecca. Naive...

Christine

Christine

Elizabeth Von Armin | Fiction
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Published: May 2013
Downloads: 571
Pages: 40

Christine is purportedly a compilation of letters from a "gifted young English girl studying in Germany just before the outbreak of the war" (Charms 188) to her mother in Britain. Written by Elizabeth von Arnim and presented under her anonymous pen-name Alice Cholmondeley, the work dated from May...


How to Become Famous in High School

How to Become Famous in High School

Grey Gheist | Fiction
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Published: May 2013
Downloads: 535
Pages: 239

In Almost Famous Town lived Beau Braithewaite. In his dreams he was a black leather jacket wearing, cigarette smoking, Rebel motorcycle riding, undefeated street-fighter. In reality, he was just a zero — without future or friend — playing the lead role in the loneliest movie never made But...

Austin Nights

Austin Nights

Michael Davidson | Fiction
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Published: May 2013
Downloads: 1961
Pages: 162

When the allure of graduate school forces Bridget and Michael to leave their home in Miami Beach and hit the road for Austin, the open-eyed transplants are suddenly sans furniture and bed. With their books still packed inside a one-bedroom sublet, the young lovers explore their new location...

Squirrel Girl

Squirrel Girl

Barbara Marquardt | Fiction
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Published: May 2013
Downloads: 203
Pages: 214

Maybe one bodacious 17th century squirrel couldn't save America's forests, but she and her furred and feathered army of the displaced used all their ingenuity to try. With the help of an immigrant calico cat and a brave passenger pigeon, among many others, she schemed to torment the settler into...


Bashed

Bashed

Barbara Marquardt | Fiction
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Published: May 2013
Downloads: 2163
Pages: 170

As school closes for Christmas, a teacher doing her best in a failing and chaotic high school is knocked down by an abusive student and locked into a biology storage area. As the small room has a sink and some food stored for lunches and prep periods, she is only in danger of spending two...

Huntsville: A Story of Post Civil War Texas

Huntsville: A Story of Post Civil War Texas

Glynn Rogers | Fiction
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Published: May 2013
Downloads: 4802
Pages: 299

Huntsville, Texas, 1874: Jacob Magruder, a former Texas Ranger, receives a pardon from his prison sentence. Soon he meets a beautiful widow whose husband has just been robbed and killed by highwaymen. Magruder vows to catch the killers and recover the lady's money. And this adventure leads to...

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