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Captains All, Book 5
by W. W. Jacobs
One of W. W. Jacobs' most unforgettable characters is the cantankerous nightwatchmen on the wharf in London who spends his spare time reminiscing about past capers and misadventures. In this tale, he muses about the nature of gratitude and ...eBook
by Fyodor Dostoevsky
<p>"Bobok" is a 1873 short story by Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It is presented as the diary of Ivan Ivanovitch, a writer who goes to a funeral where he falls into deep contemplation. After a while, he begins to hear the voices ...eBook
A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden
by G. A. Henty
In this tale, G. A. Henty once again delves into the impact of the Jacobite movement on the United Kingdom. The author skillfully weaves together the story of Ronald Leslie, who as a young man undertakes a quest to find his biological family, ...eBook
by H. G. Wells
<p>Contained within this volume is a collection of writings by George Boon, painstakingly selected and edited by H. G. Wells for inclusion in The Times newspaper. Chapters include: “The Back Of Miss Bathwick And George Boon”, “Being The First ...eBook
by Ivo Andric
First published in 1945, this is Bosnian author Ivo Andric's saga of turbulent imperial forces played out through the fates of two men in a remote outpost of the Ottoman Empire. For as long as anyone can remember, the little cafe known as ...
by Harold Bindloss
Lieutenant Richard Brandon is renowned for his talent as a civil engineer, and he applies an engineer's orderliness to his every aspect of his life. So when he crosses paths with the decidedly unconventional Clare Kenwardine and finds himself ...eBook
by Truman Capote
Immortalised by Audrey Hepburn's sparkling performance in the 1961 film of the same name, <i>Breakfast at Tiffany's </i>is Truman Capote's timeless portrait of tragicomic cultural icon Holly Golightly, published in Penguin Modern Classics.It's ...
by Evelyn Waugh
<b>'I knew Sebastian by sight long before I met him. That was unavoidable for, from his first week, he was the most conspicuous man of his year by reason of his beauty, which was arresting, and his eccentricities of behaviour, which seemed to ...
by Evelyn Waugh
<b>A beautiful clothbound edition of Evelyn Waugh's classic novel of duty and desire set against the backdrop of the faded glory of the English aristocracy in the run-up to the Second World War.</b><BR>The most nostalgic and reflective of Evelyn
by Rachel Leary
Van Diemen's Land, 1826. A desperate convict flees into the wilderness. But the land that hides her will show her no mercy. A brilliant literary debut from a writer of rare talent. ...
by Graham Greene
Pinkie Brown, a neurotic teenage gangster wielding a razor blade and a bottle of sulfuric acid, commits a brutal murder – but it does not go unnoticed. Rose, a naive young waitress at a rundown cafe, has the unwitting power to destroy his ...
by Clarence E. Mulford
Bring Me His Ears, a novel that's part of Clarence E. Mulford's beloved Hopalong Cassidy series, is a fast-paced Western in the classic vein of the genre. It sucks readers in right from the start and doesn't let up its pace until the very last ...eBook
by Ismail Kadare
<p>From the moment that Gjorg's brother is killed by a neighbour, his own life is forfeit: for the code of Kanun requires Gjorg to kill his brother's murderer and then in turn be hunted down. After shooting his brother's killer, young Gjorg is ...eBook
by Lauren DeStefano
<p>War rages everywhere and Morgan is caught in the middle in the haunting conclusion of The Internment Chronicles, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Chemical Garden trilogy. The city is falling out of the sky… Morgan always ...eBook
by FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Completed only a few months before the author's death, The Brothers Karamazov is Dostoyevsky's largest, most expansive, most life-embracing work. Filled with human passions ? lust, greed, love, jealousy, sorrow, and humor ? the book is also ...
by Jack Higgins
<p>The second of two classic police thrillers featuring detective Nick Miller, set in London’s seedy underworld. After a long night on the job, Detective Sergeant Nick Miller is on his way home – only to become the first policeman at the scene ...eBook
<p>The Winners of the 1994 IAN ST JAMES AWARDS. The 1994 Ian St James Awards attracted the greatest number of entries – and the highest calibre of finalists – in the history of the competition up to that point. There is a mixture here of shortereBook
by Albert Payson Terhune
As a respected dog breeder whose famed collie line is still winning awards today, Albert Payson Terhune knew the value of a perfect canine specimen whose attributes were sure to win plaudits at the top shows. But as a tenderhearted dog lover, ...eBook
Being the Story of What Happened When Buck Peters, Hopalong Cassidy, and Their Bar-20 Associates Went to Montana
by Clarence E. Mulford & John Wood Clay
The beloved Hopalong Cassidy series takes a dark turn in this grim but gripping Western novel from Clarence E. Mulford. Buck Peters sets out for Montana to make a fresh start as the part owner of a ranch, but when he arrives, he finds that his ...eBook
by Thomas Bulfinch
Legendary tales of myth and romance written so everyone can enjoy the stories! Can't keep all your gods and goddesses straight? Wondering about mythological references in classic literature? Bulfinch's Mythology offers approachable ...