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Trans la Spegulo Kaj Kion Alico Trovis Tie

By: Lewis Carroll

Car la sakproblemo, donita en antaua pago, perpleksigis kelkajn miajn legantojn, eble estas dezirinde klarigi ke gi estas korekte ellaborita, rilate al la movigoj . La alternado de Ruga kaj Blanka eble ne estas tute precize observata, kaj la “arokigo” de la tri Reginoj nur signifas ke ili eniris la palacon: sed la “sak!” al la Blanka Rego je movigo 6, la kaptigo de la Ruga Kavaliro je movigo 7, kaj la fina “mato” de la Ruga Rego, trovigos, se oni provos repr...

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Hidden Places, The

By: Bertrand Sinclair

Hollister, returning home from the war physically scarred but otherwise healthy and intact, finds life difficult among society, and so chooses to roam about a bit seeking a future for himself. He eventually leads himself to a remote area in British Columbia, which begins the tale of the next phase of his life; a life which becomes far richer in totality than he would have imagined in his old unwelcoming haunts. A life among the hidden places. (Summary by Roger Melin)

Fiction, Romance

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Short Mystery Story Collection 007

By: Various

’s Short Mystery Story Collection 007: a collection of 16 short works of mysterious fiction in the public domain read by a group of volunteers.

Fiction, Mystery

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Novelas Ejemplares

By: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Las Novelas ejemplares son una serie de doce novelas cortas que Miguel de Cervantes escribió entre 1590 y 1612. En un principio recibieron el nombre de Novelas ejemplares de honestísimo entretenimiento. Su denominación de ejemplares obedece a que son el primer ejemplo en castellano de este tipo de novelas y al carácter didáctico y moral que incluyen en alguna medida los relatos. Se suelen agrupar en dos series: las de carácter idealista y las de carácter realista. Las pr...

Short stories, Fiction

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Sea-Witch, The

By: Maturin Murray Ballou

Maturin Murray Ballou was the author of dozens of books, chiefly centered around his extensive sea travel. He was deputy navy-agent in the Boston Custom House and circumnavigated in 1882, collecting material for several travel accounts and various nautical romances, amongst which The Sea-Witch can be counted. (Summary by Gesine)

Fiction, Sea stories, Romance

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Branding Iron, The

By: Katharine Newlin Burt

From the cold and mountainous regions of Wyoming to the bright lights of the big city, The Branding Iron is the story of a remarkable woman, Joan Carver. Born of poor means, at a fairly young age Joan decides to leave her father and strike out on her own, but she is to face more difficulties and hardships than she had reckoned for, and the men she encounters on her way share different means of dealing with her; and she of them. She becomes her own individual, with a stro...

Fiction

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Fabula de Beniamine Lago

By: Helen Beatrix Potter, Mrs.; William Arthur Hanes, Translator

Benjamin Bunny and Peter Rabbit return to Mr McGregors garden to retrieve Peters shoes and coat.

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Heidi, une histoire pour les enfants et pour ceux qui les aiment

By: Johanna Spyri

Une petite fille orpheline, Heidi, est amenée par sa tante chez son grand-père qui habite isolé sur l’Alpe, loin des hommes. Celui-ci a la réputation d’être féroce auprès des gens du village mais Heidi l’apprivoise et commence une vie profondément heureuse auprès de lui. Cependant, quelque temps après, la tante revient chercher Heidi pour la placer dans une famille aisée à Francfort, où l’enfant commence à souffrir du mal du pays, mal qui ne pourra être soulagé que par l...

Children, Fiction, Teen/Young adult

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Better Angel

By: Richard Meeker

In 1933, Forman Brown wrote, under the pseudonym Richard Meeker, a controversial novel called Better Angel, about a young man coming to terms with his homosexuality. This novel is regarded as the first American novel to present the 'gay' experience in a healthy light.

Fiction

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Midnight

By: Octavus Roy Cohen

The crime seemed to have lost itself in the sleety cold of the December midnight upon which it was committed. The trails were not blind--there were simply no trails. The circumstances baffled explanation--a lone woman entering an empty taxicab; a run to a distant point in the city; the discovery of the woman's disappearance, and in her stead the sight of the dead body of a prominent society man--that, and the further blind information that the suit-case which the woman h...

Mystery, Fiction

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Short Science Fiction Collection 017

By: Various

Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological and technical speculations based on current or future science or technology. This is a reader-selected collection of short stories that entered the US public domain when their copyright was not renewed. Summary by Cori Samuel, with Wikipedia input.

Fiction, Science fiction, Short stories

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Favorite Fairy Tales

By: Various

This book of favorite fairy tales was compiled and illustrated by Peter Newell. it includes Jack The Giant Killer; Cinderella; Sleeping Beauty; Little Red Riding Hood; Aladin and the Wonderful Lamp, The Ugly Duckling, Beauty and the Beast, Snow White and Rose Red, The Wild Swans, Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves, and 4 others that are not so famous. The stories included were based upon the those that various famous men remembered as their favorites when children(Summary by Phil Chenevert)

Fiction, Children, Fairy tales

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James Joyce in Context, Vol. 1: Telemachus

By: Various

This is a project invented and created by volunteers. It collects various works which James Joyce quotes and refers to in his epic novel Ulysses , and provides them in audio form. Perfect for Joyce scholars, fans, and aficionados! (Summary by Kirsten Ferreri) Collection begins with Joyce's Ulysses chapter 1: Telemachus.

Fiction, Instruction, Literature, Religion

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Alexander's Bridge (version 2)

By: Willa Sibert Cather

Bartley Alexander is a construction engineer and world-renowned builder of bridges going through what's known today (but not in 1912) as a mid-life crisis. Although married to his wife Winifred, Bartley resumes his acquaintance with a former lover, Hilda Burgoyne, in London. The affair proves to gnaw at Bartley's sense of propriety and honor.

Fiction

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Woman Who Did, The

By: Grant Allen

Most times, especially in the time when this book was written (1895), it is just as nature and society would wish: a man and woman fall in love and get married. But it is not so for Herminia Barton and Alan Merrick. They do indeed fall in love, but Herminia has a deeply held belief in freedom for women, and she holds immutable views against what she perceives as the slavery of marriage. Alan unwillingly agrees to her strong wish to remain unmarried and to live together a...

Fiction

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Don Quixote - Vol. 2

By: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Don Quixote is an early novel written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Cervantes created a fictional origin for the story in the character of the Morisco historian, Cide Hamete Benengeli, whom he claims to have hired to translate the story from an Arabic manuscript he found in Toledo's bedraggled old Jewish quarter. The protagonist, Alonso Quixano, is a minor landowner who has read so many stories of chivalry that he descends into fantasy and becomes convi...

Adventure, Fiction, Literature

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Regent, The

By: Arnold Bennett

The Regent' is, if not a sequel to 'The Card', then a 'Further Adventures of' the eponymous hero of that novel. Denry Machin is now forty-three and begins to feel that he is getting old, that making money and a happy home life are not enough and that he has lost his touch as the entrepreneur and entertainer of the 'Five Towns'. In fact, as he says to himself 'What I want is change - and a lot of it too!'. A chance meeting at the local theatre leads to his going to London...

Literature, Fiction, Humor

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Rain (Version 2)

By: W. Somerset Maugham

Rain charts the moral disintegration of a missionary attempting to convert a Pacific island prostitute named Sadie Thompson. (Introduction by an excerpt from Wikipedia)

Fiction

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Cloudy Jewel

By: Grace Livingston Hill

Julia Cloud, the oldest--and most responsible--child of her family, helped raise her four siblings due to their mother's long-time illness and father's death. After faithfully nursing two ill brothers (who died), she then cared for her invalid mother for many years. When Julia's mother passes on, her only surviving sibling Ellen fully expects--and nearly demands--that her spinster sister come live with her family. But to earn her keep, Julia must be their live-in houseke...

Fiction, Religion

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Captains Courageous

By: Rudyard Kipling

Real men don't take guff from snotty kids. Neither does Disko Troop, skipper of the We're Here, a fishing schooner out of Gloucester, Massachusetts, when his crew fishes Harvey Cheyne out of the Atlantic. There's no place on the Grand Banks for bystanders, so Harvey is press-ganged into service as a replacement for a man lost overboard and drowned. Harvey is heir to a vast fortune, but his rescuers believe none of what he tells them of his background. Disko won't take th...

Fiction

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