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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 ...eBook
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 undereBook
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 ...eBook
by Ben Lerner
Shortlisted for the Folio Prize and internationally celebrated by critics and readers alike, here is a dazzling and utterly original novel about making art, love, and children during the twilight of an empire. ...
by JAMES DALEY
"This is a wonderful collection of authors from America and around the world. Centuries are covered, making this a great resource for English teachers and any lover of literature." Life Community Church This treasury of one hundred tales ...
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 ...eBook
by Roger McDonald
"The year young Australians sailed off to war in high hopes of adventure, only to find themselves faced with disaster. The tragedy and violence of Gallipoli provide the climax to this very personal, moving and surprisingly romantic story. With ...
by Roger McDonald
"The tragedy and violence of that event provide the climax to this very personal, moving and surprisingly romantic story. With remarkable skill and in achingly beautiful prose, Roger McDonald takes the reader on an archetypal Australian journey ...
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. ...
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. ...
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 ...eBook
by Pete Adams
<p>DCI Jack Austin - Jane to his friends and the not so friendly - knew he shouldn't have come in to work. Following a terrorist bomb, an incident with a tutu and a hangover that would fell an elephant, investigating dead dogs, dodging bullets ...eBook
by Chris Adrian
'Enriches and enlarges our own sense of the world we thought we knew' Marilynne Robinson ...
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 ...eBook
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 ...eBook
by Josep Miquel Sobrer
A haunting classic of modern Catalan literature from one of Spain's most prestigious authors. ...
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 ...eBook
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 ...eBook
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 ...eBook
by Stefan Zweig
A new Pushkin Collection edition of this classic Zweig novella; an epic chess match on a transatlantic liner unearths a story of persecution and obsession. ...