First published anonymously in 1880, the mother of all (American) political novels is the story of Madeleine Lee, a young widow who comes to Washington, DC, to understand the workings of government.
By Norwegian playwright, Bjornstjerne Bjornson. This FREE e-book includes three (3) dramas: The Editor; The Bankrupt; and The King. Download it today!
Ex-convict Jean-Valjean struggles to find redemption after his release for a 19 year prison sentence for stealing food for his starving family.
Derues - A. Dumas Pere.
A collection of short stories set during the Napoleonic era, focuses on the adventures and misadventures of Parisian Police Agent, Hector Ratichon.
Alonso Quixano enjoys reading books of high culture, romance, and chivalry, but he eventually loses his mind while attempting to create justice in the world.
John Harmon fakes his own death in order to learn more about the woman he is supposed to marry to earn his father's inheritance.
The book contains chapters like THE DUMB CHILD, THE DARK GOD, THE ENGLISHMAN, THE NABOB THE SEA-DOVE, WHAT IS THE DEVIL LIKE, THE FOUR-LEAVED CLOVER, THE HISTORY OF MY FRIEND and many more.
A sequence of stories depicting middle-class Catholic life in Dublin. The frustrations of childhood, disappointments of adolescence and mystery of sexual awakening are related to clarity and sensitivity.
Paul Dombey, an arrogant and cruel merchant, realizes too late that he should have been more compassionate to his children.