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South Sea Tales

South Sea Tales

Jack London | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 6260
Pages: 109

Eight good stories by Jack London, about the people and places of the south Pacific in 1908. These powerful stories rank among London's finest, in their trenchant look at imperialism and the exotic. London's grasp of the complicated human motivations for foreign exploration, and the often...

Strength of the Strong and Other Stories

Strength of the Strong and Other Stories

Jack London | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 5775
Pages: 97

Jack London is a powerful witness to the political upheavals of the twentieth century and their terrifying contradictions. By turns impoverished laborer, renegade adventurer, war correspondent in Mexico, dedicated socialist, and writer of enormous worldwide popularity, London dramatized his ideas...


O. Henry Memorial Award Stories of 1920

O. Henry Memorial Award Stories of 1920

Various | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 8590
Pages: 275

A collection of O. Henry Memorial Award Stories of 1920 by Various Authors.

The Dolliver Romance

The Dolliver Romance

Nathaniel Hawthorne | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2158
Pages: 33

The Dolliver Romance was the work that Nathaniel Hawthorne was working on at the time of his death. Hawthorne began working on it in 1858 after returning to the US from England, but put it aside for his Marble Faun. He began working on it again in 1861, as the Civil War started, and was still...

The Suicide Club and Other Stories

The Suicide Club and Other Stories

Robert Louis Stevenson | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 6708
Pages: 210

The book gives an insight into the mind of a teenage boy growing up in the poverty in the 50's and 60's.


Mother

Mother

Owen Wister | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 1830
Pages: 20

It was for this reason that we all yearned in our middle-aged way for the tale of love which we expected from young Richard. He, on his part, repeated the hope that by the time his turn to tell a story was reached we should be tired of stories and prefer to spend the evening at the card tables or...

Three Elephant Power and Other Stories

Three Elephant Power and Other Stories

Andrew Barton Paterson | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4544
Pages: 73

This book contains more than ten stories by Andrew Barton Paterson.

Passing of the Third Floor Back

Passing of the Third Floor Back

Jerome K. Jerome | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2005
Pages: 20

Passing of the Third Floor Back by Jerome K. Jerome.


The Dance of Death

The Dance of Death

Gustave Flaubert | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 1818
Pages: 9

Gustave Flaubert was born in Rouen in 1821. As a writer Flaubert was a perfectionist, who did not make a distinction between a beautiful or ugly subject: all was in the style. The idea, he argued, only exists by virtue of its form - its elements included the perfect word, cunningly contrived and...

The Courtship of Susan Bell

The Courtship of Susan Bell

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Short Stories
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 2150
Pages: 32

It was at the end of the second month when Aaron took another step in advance--a perilous step. Sometimes on evenings he still went on with his drawing for an hour or so; but during three or four evenings he never asked any one to look at what he was doing. On one Friday he sat over his work till...

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