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Jules Verne's Around the World in 80 Days - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Jules Verne
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Around the World in Eighty Days is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout... More > attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager (roughly £1,324,289 today) set by his friends at the Reform Club. It is one of Verne's most acclaimed works. During this transcontinental adventure, the reclusive bachelor finds love, is involved in mastering various catastrophes place in his path, and spends half his wealth in pursuit of the wager. He is meanwhile being tracked by a bounty hunter who is certain that Fogg is a notorious bank-robber. The story involves cliff-hanger outcomes in exotic locations - right through to the surprise ending. About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
H. G. Wells' The Time Machine - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & H. G. Wells
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The Time Traveller tests his device with a journey that takes him to 802,701 A.D., where he meets the Eloi, a society of small, elegant, childlike adults. They live in small communities within large... More > and futuristic yet slowly deteriorating buildings, doing no work and having a frugivorous diet. His efforts to communicate with them are hampered by their lack of curiosity or discipline, and he speculates that they are a peaceful communist society, the result of humanity conquering nature with technology, and subsequently evolving to adapt to an environment in which strength and intellect are no longer advantageous to survival. Returning to the site where he arrived, the Time Traveller is shocked to find his time machine missing, and eventually works out that it has been dragged by some unknown party into a nearby structure with heavy doors, locked from the inside, which resembles a Sphinx... This edition was created to enable any author to improve their craft by studying classic bestselling fiction.< Less
Napoleon Hill's How to Think and Grow Rich - The Classic Handbook of Success Proved By Over 500 World Leaders. By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Napoleon Hill
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Your thoughts control the money in your pocket - or the lack of it. That is the central point of this all-time classic bestseller from Napoleon Hill. Having sold somewhere over 37 million copies,... More > it is the result of 20 years interviewing over 500 world leaders of that period to discover a simple and personal philosophy of success which anyone can apply. That this little book continues to sell well today is a tribute to the workability of it's premise. In only 13 points, Hill lays out how you can start today in casting off your fears of poverty and start achieving any amount of income you could want or need. But the principles also go far beyond that - and actually can help you achieve any improved condition for your health, relationships, or peace of mind... This is the complete 1937 edition, formatted for easy viewing and access. Get Your Copy today - and keep it always in your pocket or purse for ready access. A timeless reference you shouldn't do without.< Less
Herman Melville's Moby Dick - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Herman Melville
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The inexperienced Ishmael sets out on the whaling ship Pequod from Nantucket, looking for adventure. Some time after sailing, Ahab finally appears on the quarter-deck one morning, an imposing,... More > frightening figure whose haunted visage sends shivers over the narrator. One of his legs is missing from the knee down and has been replaced by a prosthesis fashioned from a sperm whale's jawbone. Soon gathering the crewmen together, with a rousing speech Ahab secures their support for his single, secret purpose for this voyage: hunting down and killing Moby Dick, an old, very large sperm whale, with a snow-white hump and mottled skin, that crippled Ahab on his last whaling voyage... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Charles Dickens
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A Tale of Two Cities is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. It follows the lives of several protagonists through these events. The most... More > notable are Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton. Darnay is a former French aristocrat who falls victim to the indiscriminate wrath of the revolution despite his virtuous nature, and Carton is a dissipated English barrister who endeavors to redeem his ill-spent life out of his unrequited love for Darnay's wife. Mr. Jarvis Lorry and Miss Lucie Manette travel to Saint Antoine, a suburb of Paris, and meet Monsieur Defarge and Madame Defarge. The Defarges operate a wine shop which they use to lead a clandestine band of revolutionaries... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Arthur Conan Doyle's A Study In Scarlet - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Arthur Conan Doyle
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A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new character of Sherlock Holmes. The book's title derives from a speech given by Holmes to his... More > sidekick Doctor Watson on the nature of his work, in which he describes the story's murder investigation as his "study in scarlet": "There’s the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it." Holmes reads a telegram requesting consultation in a fresh murder case. He's reluctant to help because credit would go entirely to the officials. Watson urges him to reconsider so Holmes invites him to accompany him as he investigates the crime scene, an abandoned rural manor... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Jack London's The Call of the Wild - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Jack London
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The Call of the Wild is a novel by American author Jack London published in 1903. The story is set in the Yukon during the 19th-century Klondike Gold Rush—a period when strong sled dogs were in... More > high demand. The novel's central character is a dog named Buck, a domesticated dog living at a ranch in California as the story opens. Stolen from his home and sold into the brutal existence of an Alaskan sled dog, he reverts to atavistic traits. Buck is forced to adjust and survive cruel treatments, fight to dominate other dogs, and survive in a harsh climate. Eventually he sheds the veneer of civilization, relying on primordial instincts through lessons he learns, to emerge as a leader in the wild. About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Alexandre Dumas
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....An adventure story primarily concerned with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy and forgiveness, it focuses on a man who is wrongfully imprisoned, escapes from jail, acquires a fortune and... More > sets about getting revenge on those responsible for his imprisonment. However, his plans have devastating consequences for the innocent as well as the guilty. In 1815 Edmond Dantès, a young and successful merchant sailor recently who has just been granted the succession of his erstwhile captain Leclère, returns to Marseille to marry his fiancée Mercédès. Leclère, a supporter of the exiled Napoléon I, found himself dying at sea and charged Dantès to deliver two objects: a package to Marshall Bertrand (exiled with Napoleon Bonaparte on Elba), and a letter from Elba to an unknown man in Paris... This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Mary Shelley
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Born into a wealthy family in Geneva, Victor Frankenstein is encouraged to seek a greater understanding of the world around him through science. He grows up in a safe environment, surrounded by... More > loving family and friends. As a young boy, Victor is obsessed with studying outdated theories of science that focus on achieving natural wonders. When he witnesses lightning strike an oak tree, splitting it in two, he is inspired to harness the power of lightning. His mother dies of scarlet fever weeks before he leaves for the University of Ingolstadt in Germany. At university, he excels at chemistry and other sciences, and develops a secret technique to imbue inanimate bodies with life... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less
Johnathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels - A Midwest Journal Writers' Club Selection By Dr. Robert C. Worstell & Johnathan Swift
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During his first voyage, Gulliver is washed ashore after a shipwreck and finds himself a prisoner of a race of tiny people, less than 6 inches tall, who are inhabitants of the island country of... More > Lilliput. After giving assurances of his good behavior, he is given a residence in Lilliput and becomes a favorite of the court. From there, the book follows Gulliver's observations on the Court of Lilliput. He is also given the permission to roam around the city on a condition that he must not harm their subjects. Gulliver is charged with treason for, among other "crimes", "making water" in the capital (even though he was putting out a fire and saving countless lives.) He is convicted and sentenced to be blinded, but escapes... About the Midwest Journal Writers' Club: This was created by popular request to enable any beginning or established author to improve their skills by studying quality editions of classic bestselling fiction. Join at Midwest Journal Press.< Less

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