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Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
(1797-1851)
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  69,388 Words
and David Meltzer.
Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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and David Meltzer.
The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne
(1804-1864)
3h
  78,087 Words
_All rights reserved._ October 22, 1874.
The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne
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_All rights reserved._ October 22, 1874.
The Souls of Black Folk W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt) Du Bois
(1868-1963)
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  63,731 Words
by W.E.B.
The Souls of Black Folk W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt) Du Bois
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by W.E.B.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain
(1835-1910)
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  66,208 Words
(Samuel Langhorne Clemens) CONTENTS CHAPTER I. Y-o-u-u Tom-Aunt Polly Decides Upon her Duty-...
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain
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(Samuel Langhorne Clemens) CONTENTS CHAPTER I. Y-o-u-u Tom-Aunt Polly Decides Upon her Duty--Tom Practices Music--The Challenge--A Private Entrance CHAPTER II.
The Awakening, and Selected Short Stories Kate Chopin
(1850-1904)
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  59,335 Words
With an Introduction by Marilynne Robinson Contents: The Awakening Beyond The Bayo...
The Awakening, and Selected Short Stories Kate Chopin
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With an Introduction by Marilynne Robinson Contents: The Awakening Beyond The Bayou Ma'ame Pelagie Desiree's Baby A Respectable Woman The Kiss A Pair Of Silk...
The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde
(1854-1900)
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  73,641 Words
THE PREFACE The artist is the creator of beautiful things.
The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde
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THE PREFACE The artist is the creator of beautiful things.
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin
(1706-1790)
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  70,602 Words
[Illustration: FRANKLIN ARMS] [Illustration: FRANKLIN SEAL] [Illustration: Franklin at the Cour...
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin
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[Illustration: FRANKLIN ARMS] [Illustration: FRANKLIN SEAL] [Illustration: Franklin at the Court of Louis XVI "He was therefore, feasted and invited to all the court parties.
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson
(1850-1894)
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  64,249 Words
To S.L.O., an American gentleman in accordance with whose classic taste the following narrative h...
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson
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To S.L.O., an American gentleman in accordance with whose classic taste the following narrative has been designed, it is now, in return for numerous delightful hours, and with the kindest wishes, d...
Dubliners James Joyce
(1882-1941)
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  63,098 Words
THE SISTERS THERE was no hope for him this time: it was the third stroke.
Dubliners James Joyce
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THE SISTERS THERE was no hope for him this time: it was the third stroke.
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Vassa, The African Written ... Olaudah Equiano
(1745-1797)
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  77,029 Words
THE INTERESTING NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF OLAUDAH EQUIANO, OR GUSTAVUS VASSA, THE AFRICAN.
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, Or Gustavus Va... Olaudah Equiano
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THE INTERESTING NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF OLAUDAH EQUIANO, OR GUSTAVUS VASSA, THE AFRICAN.
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself Harriet A. (Harriet Ann) Jacobs
(1813-1897)
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  77,754 Words
Proofreaders [Transcriber's note: The spelling irregularities of the original have been reta...
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself Harriet A. (Harriet Ann) Jacobs
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Proofreaders [Transcriber's note: The spelling irregularities of the original have been retained in this etext.] Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.
The Devil's Dictionary Ambrose Bierce
(1842-1913)
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  56,134 Words
AUTHOR'S PREFACE _The Devil's Dictionary_ was begun in a weekly paper in 1881, and was continued...
The Devil's Dictionary Ambrose Bierce
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AUTHOR'S PREFACE _The Devil's Dictionary_ was begun in a weekly paper in 1881, and was continued in a desultory way at long intervals until 1906.
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York Jacob A. (Jacob August) Riis
(1849-1914)
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  76,052 Words
file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive) ...
How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York Jacob A. (Jacob August) Riis
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file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive) HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES [Illustration: GOTHAM COURT.] ...
Meditations Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius
(121-180)
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  66,827 Words
By Marcus Aurelius CONTENTS NOTES INTRODUCTION FIRST BOOK SECOND BOO...
Meditations Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius
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By Marcus Aurelius CONTENTS NOTES INTRODUCTION FIRST BOOK SECOND BOOK THIRD BOOK FOURTH BOOK FIFTH BOOK SIXTH BOOK SEVENTH BOOK EIGH...
Beyond Good and Evil Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
(1844-1900)
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  58,255 Words
CHAPTER I: PREJUDICES OF PHILOSOPHERS CHAPTER II: THE FREE SPIRIT CHAPTER III: THE ...
Beyond Good and Evil Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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CHAPTER I: PREJUDICES OF PHILOSOPHERS CHAPTER II: THE FREE SPIRIT CHAPTER III: THE RELIGIOUS MOOD CHAPTER IV: APOPHTHEGMS AND INTERLUDES CHAPTER V: THE NATURAL HISTORY OF...
Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
(1797-1851)
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  72,299 Words
FRANKENSTEIN: OR, THE MODERN PROMETH...
Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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FRANKENSTEIN: OR, THE MODERN PROMETHEUS.
Mosses from an Old Manse, and Other Stories Nathaniel Hawthorne
(1804-1864)
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  67,856 Words
Contents The Birthmark Young Goodman Brown Rappaccini's Daughter Mrs. Bullfrog The Ce...
Mosses from an Old Manse, and Other Stories Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Contents The Birthmark Young Goodman Brown Rappaccini's Daughter Mrs. Bullfrog The Celestial Railroad The Procession of Life Feathertop: A Moralized Legend Egotism; or, The Bosom ...
Northanger Abbey Jane Austen
(1775-1817)
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  71,842 Words
THIS little work was finished in the year 1803, and intended for immediate publication.
Northanger Abbey Jane Austen
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THIS little work was finished in the year 1803, and intended for immediate publication.
Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) Jerome K. (Jerome Klapka) Jerome
(1859-1927)
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  62,133 Words
Transcribed from the 1889 J. W. Arrowsmith edition by David Price, email ccx074@pglaf.org Second...
Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) Jerome K. (Jerome Klapka) Jerome
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Transcribed from the 1889 J. W. Arrowsmith edition by David Price, email ccx074@pglaf.org Second proof by Margaret Price.
A History of the Philippines David P. Barrows
(1873-1954)
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  74,378 Words
General Superintendent of Public Instruction for the Philippine Islands ...
A History of the Philippines David P. Barrows
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General Superintendent of Public Instruction for the Philippine Islands New York · Cincinnati · Chicago American Book Company...
The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1849-1924)
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  75,647 Words
CHAPTER I THERE IS NO ONE LEFT When Mary Lennox was sent to Misselthwaite Manor to live with h...
The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett
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CHAPTER I THERE IS NO ONE LEFT When Mary Lennox was sent to Misselthwaite Manor to live with her uncle everybody said she was the most disagreeable-looking child ever seen.
Persuasion Jane Austen
(1775-1817)
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  77,270 Words
(1818) Chapter 1 Sir Walter Elliot, of Kellynch Hall, in Somersetshire, was a man who, for ...
Persuasion Jane Austen
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(1818) Chapter 1 Sir Walter Elliot, of Kellynch Hall, in Somersetshire, was a man who, for his own amusement, never took up any book but the Baronetage; there he found occupation for an idle ...
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce
(1882-1941)
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  77,989 Words
<p> _"Et ignotas animum dimittit in artes."
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce
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<p> _"Et ignotas animum dimittit in artes."
Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I Edmund Spenser
(1551-1599)
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  71,042 Words
SPENSER'S THE FAERIE QUEENE BOOK I EDITED WITH INTROD...
Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I Edmund Spenser
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SPENSER'S THE FAERIE QUEENE BOOK I EDITED WITH INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY GEORGE ARMSTRONG WAUCHOPE, M.A., Ph.D.
Paradise Lost John Milton
(1608-1674)
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  80,005 Words
BOOK I. Of Mans First Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal ta...
Paradise Lost John Milton
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BOOK I. Of Mans First Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal tast Brought Death into the World, and all our woe, With loss of EDEN, till one greater Man Rest...
Memoirs of Fanny Hill A New and Genuine Edition from the Original Text (London, 1749) John Cleland
(1709-1789)
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  78,577 Words
_A new and genuine edition from the original text (London, 1749)._ PARIS - ISIDORE LISEUX Of th...
Memoirs of Fanny Hill A New and Genuine Edition from the Original Text (... John Cleland
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_A new and genuine edition from the original text (London, 1749)._ PARIS - ISIDORE LISEUX Of this Edition, privately printed, there are 350 numbered copies, of which this is number 111.
The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness A Complete Hand Book for the Use of the L... Florence Hartley
(-)
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  79,341 Words
AUTHOR OF THE "LADIES' HAND BOOK OF FANCY AND ORNAMENTAL WORK."
The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness A Complete Hand ... Florence Hartley
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AUTHOR OF THE "LADIES' HAND BOOK OF FANCY AND ORNAMENTAL WORK."
The King in Yellow Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
(1865-1933)
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  67,309 Words
IS DEDICATED TO MY BROTHER Along the shore the cloud waves break, The twin suns sink behind ...
The King in Yellow Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
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IS DEDICATED TO MY BROTHER Along the shore the cloud waves break, The twin suns sink behind the lake, The shadows lengthen In Carcosa.
Twelve Years a Slave Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington... Solomon Northup
(1808-)
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  76,047 Words
Proofreading volunteers at http://www.pgdp.net for Project Gutenberg.
Twelve Years a Slave Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York... Solomon Northup
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Proofreading volunteers at http://www.pgdp.net for Project Gutenberg.
The Prince and the Pauper Mark Twain
(1835-1910)
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  65,581 Words
The Great Seal I will set down a tale as it was told to me by one who had it of his father, whic...
The Prince and the Pauper Mark Twain
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The Great Seal I will set down a tale as it was told to me by one who had it of his father, which latter had it of HIS father, this last having in like manner had it of HIS father--and so on, back...
Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
(1797-1851)
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  67,355 Words
FRANKENSTEIN; OR, THE MODERN PROMETH...
Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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FRANKENSTEIN; OR, THE MODERN PROMETHEUS.
The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne
(1804-1864)
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  76,804 Words
EDITOR'S NOTE Nathaniel Hawthorne was already a man of forty-six, and a tale writer of some twen...
The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne
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EDITOR'S NOTE Nathaniel Hawthorne was already a man of forty-six, and a tale writer of some twenty-four years' standing, when "The Scarlet Letter" appeared.
Lineage, Life and Labors of José Rizal, Philippine Patriot Austin Craig
(1872-1949)
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  57,953 Words
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ORIENTAL HISTORY UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES AUTHOR OF "THE STUDY OF JOSÉ ...
Lineage, Life and Labors of José Rizal, Philippine Patriot Austin Craig
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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ORIENTAL HISTORY UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES AUTHOR OF "THE STUDY OF JOSÉ RIZAL," "EL LINEAJE DEL DOCTOR RIZAL," ETC.
The Secret Adversary Agatha Christie
(1890-1976)
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  70,986 Words
TO ALL THOSE WHO LEAD MONOTONOUS LIVES IN THE HOPE THAT THE...
The Secret Adversary Agatha Christie
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TO ALL THOSE WHO LEAD MONOTONOUS LIVES IN THE HOPE THAT THEY MAY EXPERIENCE AT SECOND HAND THE DELIGHTS AND DANGERS OF ...
A Room with a View E. M. (Edward Morgan) Forster
(1879-1970)
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  62,507 Words
By E. M. Forster CONTENTS: PART ONE I. The Bertolini II.
A Room with a View E. M. (Edward Morgan) Forster
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By E. M. Forster CONTENTS: PART ONE I. The Bertolini II.
Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt) Du Bois
(1868-1963)
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  62,694 Words
DARKWATER Voices from within the Veil W.E.B.
Darkwater: Voices from Within the Veil W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt) Du Bois
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DARKWATER Voices from within the Veil W.E.B.
Anne of the Island L. M. (Lucy Maud) Montgomery
(1874-1942)
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  72,356 Words
by Lucy Maud Montgomery to all the girls all over the world who have "wa...
Anne of the Island L. M. (Lucy Maud) Montgomery
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by Lucy Maud Montgomery to all the girls all over the world who have "wanted more" about ANNE All precious things discovered late To those that seek them ...
Around the World in Eighty Days Jules Verne
(1828-1905)
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  58,711 Words
CONTENTS CHAPTER I IN WHICH PHILEAS FOGG AND PASSEPARTOUT ACCEPT EACH OTHER, THE ...
Around the World in Eighty Days Jules Verne
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CONTENTS CHAPTER I IN WHICH PHILEAS FOGG AND PASSEPARTOUT ACCEPT EACH OTHER, THE ONE AS MASTER, THE OTHER AS MAN II IN WHICH PASSEPARTOUT IS CONVINCED THAT HE HAS AT LAST ...
A Princess of Mars Edgar Rice Burroughs
(1875-1950)
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  62,225 Words
To My Son Jack FOREWORD To the Reader of this Work: In submitting Captain Carter's strange...
A Princess of Mars Edgar Rice Burroughs
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To My Son Jack FOREWORD To the Reader of this Work: In submitting Captain Carter's strange manuscript to you in book form, I believe that a few words relative to this remarkable personality ...
Ethics Benedictus de Spinoza
(1632-1677)
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  80,650 Words
(Ethica Ordine Geometrico Demonstrata) by Benedict de Spinoza Translated from the Latin by...
Ethics Benedictus de Spinoza
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(Ethica Ordine Geometrico Demonstrata) by Benedict de Spinoza Translated from the Latin by R. H. M. Elwes PART I. CONCERNING GOD.
A Little Princess Being the whole story of Sara Crewe now told for the first time Frances Hodgson Burnett
(1849-1924)
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  62,202 Words
A LITTLE PRINCESS Summary: Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, is left in pove...
A Little Princess Being the whole story of Sara Crewe now told for the f... Frances Hodgson Burnett
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A LITTLE PRINCESS Summary: Sara Crewe, a pupil at Miss Minchin's London school, is left in poverty when her father dies, but is later rescued by a mysterious benefactor.
The Trufflers: A Story Samuel Merwin
(1874-1936)
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  79,919 Words
Author of Anthony the Absolute, The Charmed Life of Miss Austin, The Honey Bee, etc.
The Trufflers: A Story Samuel Merwin
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Author of Anthony the Absolute, The Charmed Life of Miss Austin, The Honey Bee, etc.
The Practice and Science of Drawing Harold Speed
(1873-)
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  70,372 Words
Associé de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris; Member of the Royal Society of Portrait Pa...
The Practice and Science of Drawing Harold Speed
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Associé de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris; Member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, &c.
The Trial Franz Kafka
(1883-1924)
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  78,491 Words
Franz Kafka Translation Copyright (C) by David Wyllie Translator contact email: dandelion@post.c...
The Trial Franz Kafka
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Franz Kafka Translation Copyright (C) by David Wyllie Translator contact email: dandelion@post.cz Chapter One Arrest - Conversation with Mrs. Grubach - Then Miss Bürstner Someone must...
White Fang Jack London
(1876-1916)
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  66,711 Words
PART I CHAPTER I--THE TRAIL OF THE MEAT Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen ...
White Fang Jack London
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PART I CHAPTER I--THE TRAIL OF THE MEAT Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen waterway.
This Side of Paradise F. Scott (Francis Scott) Fitzgerald
(1896-1940)
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  75,704 Words
By F. Scott Fitzgerald ...
This Side of Paradise F. Scott (Francis Scott) Fitzgerald
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By F. Scott Fitzgerald ...
Up from Slavery: An Autobiography Booker T. Washington
(1856-1915)
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  70,877 Words
This volume is dedicated to my Wife Margaret James Washington And to my Brother John H....
Up from Slavery: An Autobiography Booker T. Washington
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This volume is dedicated to my Wife Margaret James Washington And to my Brother John H. Washington Whose patience, fidelity, and hard work have gone far to make the work at...
My Antonia Willa Cather
(1873-1947)
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  75,367 Words
CONTENTS Introduction BOOK I. The Shimerdas BOOK II.
My Antonia Willa Cather
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CONTENTS Introduction BOOK I. The Shimerdas BOOK II.
The House of Souls Arthur Machen
(1863-1947)
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  80,675 Words
_Short Story Index Reprint Series_ AYER COMPANY PUBLISHERS, INC.
The House of Souls Arthur Machen
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_Short Story Index Reprint Series_ AYER COMPANY PUBLISHERS, INC.
The Phantom of the Opera Gaston Leroux
(1868-1927)
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  80,148 Words
Prologue IN WHICH THE AUTHOR OF THIS SINGULAR WORK INFORMS THE READER HOW HE ACQUIRED THE CERTA...
The Phantom of the Opera Gaston Leroux
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Prologue IN WHICH THE AUTHOR OF THIS SINGULAR WORK INFORMS THE READER HOW HE ACQUIRED THE CERTAINTY THAT THE OPERA GHOST REALLY EXISTED The Opera ghost really existed.
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