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The Secret Agent

The Secret Agent

Joseph Conrad | Fiction
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 7901
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
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 3124
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: 16407
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: 9137
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...

The Tavern Knight

The Tavern Knight

Rafael Sabatini | Fiction
Rating:     Rated: 4 times
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 9696
Pages: 168

He whom they called the Tavern Knight laughed an evil laugh - such a laugh as the pious might conceive on the lips of Satan.' Thus begins Sabatini's masterful romance of the life of a Tavern King - a story of swashbuckling adventure and murderous action. Unusually for Sabatini, he has turned to...

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The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

Alexandre Dumas père | Fiction
Rating:     Rated: 15 times
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 25167
Pages: 621

Dramatic, stirring, and romantic, the story of D'Artagnan, Athos, Porthos, and Aramis, and their famous code of "one for all and all for one," remains an unsurpassed tale of adventure and heroism.

The Trumpet-Major

The Trumpet-Major

Thomas Hardy | Fiction
Rating:     Rated: 3 times
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 10814
Pages: 270

Hardy distrusted the application of 19th Century empiricism to history because he felt that it marginalized important human elements. In this tale of a woman courted by three competing suitors during the Napoleonic Wars, Hardy explores the subversive effects of ordinary human desire and...

The two Guardians

The two Guardians

Charlotte Mary Yonge | Fiction
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 9523
Pages: 275

Throughout these tales the plan has been to present a picture of ordinary life, with its small daily events, its pleasures, and its trials, so as to draw out its capabilities of being turned to the best account.


The Unbearable Bassington

The Unbearable Bassington

Saki | Fiction
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 4999
Pages: 102

The first thing which makes The Unbearable Bassington different is that Comus is not the sardonic observer that Reginald is. There is plenty of dissection of the foolishness of high society, but Comus is not the dissector. What makes The Unbearable Bassington more than social satire is the quite...

The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains

The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains

Owen Wister | Fiction
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Published: Aug 2010
Downloads: 13293
Pages: 302

The foreman of a Wyoming cattle ranch falls in love with schoolteacher, Molly, who introduces him to literature and culture.

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