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The Pit

The Pit

Frank Norris | Fiction
Rating:     Rated: 3 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 8237
Pages: 289

After marrying Laura, the conservative speculator, after making a nice profit on the wheat market, becomes obsessive over controlling it. As his wealth grows in a short period of time and for a while he captures the market. Ultimately, though, the market corrects itself and he must save his...

The Quest of the Silver Fleece

The Quest of the Silver Fleece

W. E. B. Du Bois | Fiction
Rating:     Rated: 4 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 11122
Pages: 293

The Quest of the Silver Fleece is a remarkable portrait of racial prejudice at the turn of the twentieth century. Through the characters, Du Bois demonstrates the efficacy of self-sufficiency for those who face discrimination while championing the benefits of strength in diversity to American...


The Red Badge of Courage

The Red Badge of Courage

Stephen Crane | Fiction
Rating:     Rated: 7 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 8963
Pages: 111

In the novel The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane, young soldier Henry Fleming entered the American Civil War as a nervous, unready boy. By convincing himself that others were more cowardly than he, however, Henry succeeded in making himself feel like a hero.

The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter

Nathaniel Hawthorne | Fiction
Rating:     Rated: 13 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 44743
Pages: 159

In early colonial Massachusetts, a young woman experiences the results of adultery and must spend the remainder of her life atoning for her sins.

The Sea Wolf

The Sea Wolf

Jack London | Fiction
Rating:     Rated: 14 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 13728
Pages: 235

Wolf Larsen, the captain of The Ghost, is considered a cruel and repelling man, but he also possesses a certain magnetism that draws one near.


The Sea-Hawk

The Sea-Hawk

Rafael Sabatini | Fiction
Rating:     Rated: 10 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 13933
Pages: 269

The debonair and patriotic Sir Oliver is a pirate who invades Spanish ships for England when he is led into a conspiracy.

The Secret Agent

The Secret Agent

Joseph Conrad | Fiction
Rating:     Rated: 2 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 7923
Pages: 190

This is a full and up-to-date bibliography, a comprehensive chronology and a critical introduction which describes Conrad's great London novel as the realization of a "monstrous town," a place of idiocy, madness, criminality, and butchery. It also discusses contemporary anarchist activity in the...

The Secret Sharer

The Secret Sharer

Joseph Conrad | Fiction
Rating:     Rated: 3 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 3138
Pages: 36

The captain of the ship, the Colorado, changes from an insecure and inexperienced ship captain, to a more confident and secure individual, due to his experiences with the Secret Sharer.


The Spirit of the Border

The Spirit of the Border

Zane Grey | Fiction
Rating:     Rated: 15 times
Format: PDF, ePub, Kindle, TXT
Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 16465
Pages: 214

In order to save Fort Henry, Lewis Wetzel embarks on a bloody rampage to stop the border wars, face his rival, and avenge the deaths of missionaries.

The Survivors of the Chancellor

The Survivors of the Chancellor

Jules Verne | Fiction
Rating:     Rated: 3 times
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 9158
Pages: 134

The Survivors of the Chancellor was issued in 1875. Shipwrecks occur in other of Verne's tales, but this is his only story devoted wholly to such a disaster. In it the author has gathered all the tragedy, the mystery, and the suffering possible to the sea. All the various forms of disaster, all...

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