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The Sweet Cheat Gone (The Fugitive) In Search of Lost Time 6

The Sweet Cheat Gone (The Fugitive) In Search of Lost Time 6

Marcel Proust | Fiction Classics
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Marcel gradually recovers from the departure and subsequent death of Albertine. He rediscovers Gilberte who, with her mother Odette, is now accepted by smart Society while the memory of her father Swann is repressed and destroyed. Marcel visits Venice with his mother and learns by letter of...

The Captive In Search of Lost Time 5

The Captive In Search of Lost Time 5

Marcel Proust | Fiction Classics
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Marcel brings Albertine to live with him in Paris where he treats her more like a captive. Obsessively jealous, he discards his social circle and alternately tries to please her or to leave her. Above all he tortures himself thinking about, asking about and neurotically thwarting any possible...


Cities of the Plain (Sodom and Gomorrah) In Search of Lost Time 4

Cities of the Plain (Sodom and Gomorrah) In Search of Lost Time 4

Marcel Proust | Fiction Classics
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In this fourth volume, Proust’s novel takes up for the first time the theme of homosexual love and examines how destructive sexual jealousy can be for those who suffer it. Sodom and Gomorrah is also an unforgiving analysis of both the decadent high society of Paris and the rise of a philistine...

Within A Budding Grove In Search of Lost Time 2

Within A Budding Grove In Search of Lost Time 2

Marcel Proust | Fiction Classics
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"Within a Budding Grove" describes the first shoots of an astonishing love affair. When Proust’s adolescent narrator travels from Paris to the sunny seaside town of Balbec he meets an intriguing set of new acquaintances who provide him with both friendship and entertainment. Most significantly...

The Second Jungle Book

The Second Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling | Fiction Classics
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The Second Jungle Book is a sequel to The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. First published in 1895, it features five stories about Mowgli and three unrelated stories, all but one set in India, most of which Kipling wrote while living in Vermont. All of the stories were previously published in...


The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories

The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories

Rudyard Kipling | Fiction Classics
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Includes the following short stories: The phantom 'rickshaw - My own true ghost story - The strange ride of Morrowbie Jukes - The man who would be king - The finest story in the world.

Captains Courageous

Captains Courageous

Rudyard Kipling | Fiction Classics
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The adventures of Harvey Chaney Jr., an arrogant and spoiled son of a railroad tycoon. Washed overboard from a transatlantic steamship and rescued by fishermen on the Grand Banks, Harvey cannot persuade them to take him ashore, nor convince them of his wealth. However, the captain of a passing...

The Rescue

The Rescue

Joseph Conrad | Fiction Classics
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The Rescue is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1920 but begun in the 1890s and set aside by Conrad to write The Nigger of the Narcissus. The novel concluded what is sometimes referred to as "The Lingard Trilogy", a group of novels based on Conrad's experience as mate on the steamer, Vidar...


Victory

Victory

Joseph Conrad | Fiction Classics
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Victory (also published as Victory: An Island Tale) is a psychological novel by Joseph Conrad first published in 1915, through which Conrad achieved "popular success." The New York Times, however, called it "an uneven book" and "more open to criticism than most of Mr. Conrad's best work."

An Outcast of the Islands

An Outcast of the Islands

Joseph Conrad | Fiction Classics
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An Outcast of the Islands is the second novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1896, inspired by Conrad's experience as mate of a steamer, the Vigar. The novel details the undoing of Peter Willems, a disreputable, immoral man who, on the run from a scandal in Makassar, finds refuge in a hidden...

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