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"Pip"

A Romance of Youth

by Ian Hay

<p>Though he later went on to find his niche as a writer of wartime action-adventure novels, "Ian Hay" (the pen name of John Hay Beith) first made a literary splash with his novel Pip, written when Beith was working as a teacher. The charming ...

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A Story of Boy-Life during the Peninsular War

by George Manville Fenn

Younger readers can get a first-hand look at the battlefield action of the Peninsular War in this historical action-adventure novel from George Manville Fenn. Young soldier Penton Gray sustains a serious wound, but displays admirable grace under

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“O Russet Witch!”

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

<p>Shocking in a clever, poignant way, this story is about a pitiful young guy who falls in love from afar with a beautiful, wealthy, young and vivacious girl with russet red hair. A seemingly chance run-in with her has a profound impact on the ...

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“O Russet Witch!”

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

<p>Shocking in a clever, poignant way, this story is about a pitiful young guy who falls in love from afar with a beautiful, wealthy, young and vivacious girl with russet red hair. A seemingly chance run-in with her has a profound impact on the ...

ISBN: 9781515419792

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100 Great American Short Stories

by JOHN GRAFTON

A remarkable celebration of America's literary legacy, this superb selection includes the very best tales from the 19th and 20th centuries. Features "The Man With Two Lives," Ambrose Bierce; "The Locket," Kate Chopin; "Out of Season," Ernest ...

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120 Days of Sodom

by Marquis de Sade

<p>“The 120 Days of Sodom” is a 1785 novel by the French writer and nobleman Donatien Alphonse François. It is the story of four aristocratic male libertines who decide to seek out ultimate sexual gratification in the form of orgies. To this ...

ISBN: 9781473348363

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1915: A Novel of Gallipoli

by Roger McDonald

The year young Australians sailed off to war in high hopes of adventure, only to find themselves faced with disaster.<br><br>The tragedy and violence of Gallipoli provide the climax to this very personal, moving and surprisingly romantic story. ...

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne

<p><b>Ages 10 and up</b></p><p>Go <i>20,000 Leagues</i><i> Under the Sea </i>and see Jules Verne's fantastic water-world as never before: through more than 70 stunning steampunk images illustrated by the incredible William O'Connor. Originally ...

ISBN: 9781402725999

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne

<p><i>20,000 Leagues Under the Sea</i> was originally serialized in 1869 and 1870 in the French magazine called <i>Magasin d’éducation et de récréation</i>. The deluxe illustrated edition, published in November 1871, included 111 illustrations. ...

ISBN: 9781849311656

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4 3 2 1

A novel

by Paul Auster

Shortlisted 2017 Man Booker Prize: Paul Auster's first novel in seven years - his greatest, most provocative, most heartbreaking and most satisfying work. ...

ISBN: 9780571324651

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Arsene Lupin

by Maurice Leblanc

Master criminal Arsene Lupin is at it again in the taut thriller 813. When Lupin is framed for murder, the famed thief enters the fray of the investigation in an attempt to clear his name and prove that his moral code, though unorthodox, is ...

ISBN: 9781776590056

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A Bid for Fortune

Or Dr. Nikola's Vendetta

by Guy Newell Boothby

If you're one of those readers who always finds themselves rooting for the bad guy, you'll relish every sentence of Guy Newell Boothby's A Bid for Fortune. Dr. Nikola is a brilliant master criminal who is on a lifelong quest to achieve ...

ISBN: 9781776591312

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A Bit O' Love

by John Galsworthy

Clergyman Michael Strangway is an all-too-rare example of a man of the cloth who is deeply devoted to his work and passionate about helping others. But when tragedy strikes close to home, he finds himself torn between doing the right thing and ...

ISBN: 9781776670031

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A Brilliant Void

A Selection of Classic Irish Science Fiction

by Dorothy Macardle, Fitz-James O'Brien & George William Russell

<p>An astronomer challenges an emperor. A hunter pursues the last dinosaur through a remote rainforest. A young Kerryman emigrates to the Moon to seek his fortune. These fifteen darkly funny stories illuminate a side of Irish literary history ...

ISBN: 9781999700898

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A Cat, a Man, and Two Women

by Junichiro Tanizaki

<p>“Considering all I’ve sacrificed, is it too much to ask for one little cat in return?”</p> <p>Shinako has been ousted from her marriage by her husband Shozo and his younger lover Fukuko. She’s lost everything: her home, status, and ...

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A Catch of Consequence

by Diana Norman

<p>A brilliant, stylish novel encompassing the robust life of Boston and London, just at the time of greatest resentment and rebellion by the colonists against the British Government, and displaying the remarkably contemporary prejeudice shown ...

ISBN: 9780007404551

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A Chambermaid's Diary

by Octave Mirbeau

<p>First published in 1900, “The Diary of a Chambermaid” is a decadent novel written by Octave Mirbeau. It was originally published as a serial between from 1891–2, and was later reworked and polished into a novel. It is presented as the diary ...

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A Chance Acquaintance

by William Dean Howells

In this short novel from the "Dean of American Letters," a young woman traveling with her aunt and uncle makes the acquaintance of an unusual gentleman from New England. Though at first she is puzzled and perhaps even repelled by his eccentric ...

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A Child of the Jago

by Arthur Morrison

Taking inspiration from the subject matter of Charles Dickens, Arthur Morrison's most famous novel, A Child of the Jago, follows the desperately impoverished Perrott clan and their young son Dicky, who struggle to make ends meet by any means ...

ISBN: 9781776590414

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A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens

<p><strong>&quot;Every idiot who goes around with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding&quot;</strong></p> <p>Charles Dickens's tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, who is haunted by three spirits and learns the true meaning

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