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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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Fabrique de crimes, La

By: Paul Auguste Jean Nicolas Féval

Arrivés à une époque où le crime fait de nouveau salle comble, sortons cette œuvre extraordinaire, cet affreux roman de nos tiroirs. Plein de confiance, Monsieur Féval proclame qu' on ira pas plus loin dans la voie du crime à bon marché. Et c'est bien vrai : une moyenne de soixante-treize assassinats par chapitre, c'est inouï ! Sans parler des vols, viols, substitutions d'enfants, faux en écriture privée ou authentique, détournements de mineures, effractions, escalades, ...

Fiction, Humor, Mystery

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Pupil, The

By: Henry James

Pemberton, a young American with an Oxford education and out of money, takes a job tutoring Morgan Moreen, the 12-year old son of an American couple living in Europe in a style not quite matched by their income. Mr. and Mrs. Moreen's main purpose in life, it appears, is to win acceptance in the higher circles of French and Italian society, partly in the hope that Morgan's two elder sisters will be taken off their hands. Morgan, who is highly intelligent, is also precocio...

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Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness!

By: Selma Lagerlöf

“Thy Soul shall bear Witness” (Körkarlen) by the Swedish Nobel Laureate Selma Lagerlöf is a kind of spooky Novel. It was first published in 1912 and in English in 1922, the same year as the international release of the Silent Movie “The Phantom Carriage”, today considered a classic movie, and one that strongly influenced the Swedish Director Ingmar Bergman. A second Movie based on the Novel was made again in 1958. In English the Novel is today very rare, very few copies ...

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In the Midst of Life; Tales of Soldiers and Civilians

By: Ambrose Bierce

These stories detail the lives of soldiers and civilians during the American Civil War. This is the 1909 edition. The 1909 edition omits six stories from the original 1891 edition; these six stories are added to this recording (from an undated English edition). The 1891 edition is entitled In The Midst Of Life; Tales Of Soldiers And Civilians . The Wikipedia entry for the book uses the title Tales of Soldiers and Civilians . Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842 – after...

Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literature, Mystery, Satire, Short stories, War stories

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Spoilers, The

By: Rex Beach

Rex Beach was born in Atwood, Michigan to a prominent family and pursued a career as a lawyer before being drawn to Alaska at the time of the Klondike Gold Rush. After five years of unsuccessful prospecting, he turned to writing. His first novel, The Spoilers, was based on a true story of corrupt government officials stealing gold mines from prospectors, which Beach witnessed while he was prospecting in Nome, Alaska. The novel begins with the return of Dextry and Roy Gle...

Adventure, Fiction, Historical Fiction

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Michael Strogoff

By: Jules Verne

This is the account of the perilous mission of Michael Strogoff, courier for Czar Alexander II, who is sent from Moscow to the besieged city of Irkutsk, where the governor, brother of the Czar, has taken his last stand against a Tartar rebellion led by the fearsome Feofar-Khan. When telegraph lines are cut between the Russian Far East and the mainland, Strogoff must make his way through hostile territory to warn the governor of the return of the traitor Ivan Ogareff, a d...

Adventure, Fiction

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Bladys of the Stewponey

By: Sabine Baring-Gould

The setting, geography and history of this story by Rev'd Sabine Baring-Gould, author of Onward Christian Soldiers and a number of other well-known hymns, are all accurate, or at least as accurate as local lore will allow. Kinver has long been a midlands beauty spot, and the UK National Trust own and open one of the rock-dwellings mentioned. The 'Stewponey' too was an inn until a year or two into the twenty-first century: http://www.blackcountrybugle.co.uk/News/Reminder-...

Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror/Ghost stories, Romance

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Professor, The

By: Charlotte Brontë

The book tells the story of a young man named William Crimsworth. It describes his maturation, his loves and his eventual career as a professor at an all-girl's school. (Summary from Wikipedia, adapted by Stav Nisser)

Fiction, Literature

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Charitable Getting

By: Sam Starbuck

Charity in the twenty-first century is a game. The players are artists, salesmen, and idealists, all working together to get something for nothing. At the center of the game stands Bo Sparks, charismatic CEO of SparkVISION Consulting, which runs campaigns for the charities under its care. Surrounded by the wealthy and the desperate, Sparks just wants to do a little good in the world. But this holiday season he has more than his fair share of worries, between a secreti...

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Europeans, The

By: Henry James

The Europeans: A sketch is a short novel by Henry James, published in 1878. It is essentially a comedy contrasting the behaviour and attitudes of two visitors from Europe with those of their relatives living in the 'new' world of New England. The novel first appeared as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly for July-October, 1878. James made numerous minor revisions for the first book publication.

Comedy, Fiction, Humor, Travel

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Valley of Fear, The

By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Doyle's final novel featuring the beloved sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, brings the detective and his friend to a country manor where they are preceded by either a murder or a suicide. A secretive organization lies culprit and an infiltration of it is in order. (Summary by Katie Riley)

Adventure, Fiction, Mystery

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All the Brothers Were Valiant

By: Ben Ames Williams

Joel Shore, newly appointed captain of the whaling ship Nathan Ross following his brother's apparent demise as captain of the same ship, elects to make his first cruise as captain to the very location where his brother had last been seen - the Gilbert Islands, in order to try to learn more about what happened to his brother. The focus of this tale is of that voyage halfway around the globe and the adventures which he and his crew encounter. (Summary by Roger Melin)

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Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, The, Vol. 4

By: Laurence Sterne

This is volume 4 of 4. -- The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (or, more briefly, Tristram Shandy ) is a novel by Laurence Sterne. It was published in nine volumes, the first two appearing in 1759, and seven others following over the next 10 years. It was not always held in high esteem by other writers (Samuel Johnson responded that, Nothing odd can last), but its bawdy humour was popular with London society, and it has come to be seen as one of the greate...

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Conjuror's House, a Romance of the Free Forest

By: Stewart Edward White

In the northern outreaches of the Canadian wilderness, it was understood that the Hudson Bay Company governed all trading, and one factor named Galen Albret took his position seriously. Free traders, or those who dared try to do their trading outside of the Company, found themselves having to face Galen Albret and his methods of dealing with them. One or two offenses he might tolerate, but for those who repeatedly refuse to acknowledge his warning out, he would send them...

Adventure, Fiction

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Bobo Navacha Robo : बोबो नावाचा रोबो आणि इतर मजेदार कविता

By: Satyajit Kharkar

Marathi Poetry for Children written by Satyajit Kharkar.

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John Marchmont's Legacy

By: Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Like Wuthering Heights, the center of this story is a dramatic love triangle, the setting is a huge English manor. Olivia Marchmont has always done her duty. However, when she falls in love and her beloved is in love with another woman, the malice of her heart is released in full view. In this dramatic tale, the vivid description of the country is also important- as if nature has a part in it. Unlike many novels, nobody gets what they deserve at the end. Or do they? Read...

Fiction, Romance

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Uncle Josh's Punkin Centre Stories

By: Cal Stewart

A collection of comedic short stories from the perspective of an old country man. (Summary by Philip Martin)

Comedy, Fiction, Humor

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Eight Strokes of the Clock, The

By: Maurice Leblanc

The Eight Strokes of the Clock is a collection of eight short stories by Maurice Leblanc. The stories have his most famous creation, Arsène Lupin, gentleman-thief, as main character. The eight stories, even though independent, have a leading thread: Lupin, under the name of Serge Rénine, trying to conquer the heart of a young lady, travels with her, solving eight mysteries on the way. (Summary by Leni)

Fiction, Short stories, Mystery

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Unang Sugilanon gikan sa Librong 'Larawan': Si Amboy, ang Palahubog

By: Vicente Rama

Sugilanon nga gisuwat ni Senador Vicente Rama bahin kang Amboy nga palahubog, ug ang iyang pamahala nga kinabuhi tungod sa iyang pagkapalahubog. Kini ay una nga istorya sa daghan nga nahabutang na istorya sa librong 'Larawan'. (Summary by April Gonzales)

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