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Lettres a Madame Viardot [French] By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev... More > (/tɜːrˈɡɛnjəf, -ˈɡeɪn-/; Russian: Ива́н Серге́евич Турге́нев; IPA: [ɪˈvan sʲɪrˈɡʲeɪvʲɪtɕ tʊrˈɡʲenʲɪf]; November 9 [O.S. October 28] 1818 – September 3, 1883) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His first major publication, a short story collection entitled A Sportsman's Sketches (1852), was a milestone of Russian Realism, and his novel Fathers and Sons (1862) is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev was born into a family of Russian land-owners in Oryol, Russia, on November 9, 1818 (October 28 Old Style). His father, Sergei Nikolaevich Turgenev, a colonel in the Russian cavalry, was a chronic philanderer[citation needed]. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Turgenev< Less
Viaggi di Ali Bey el-Abbassi in Africa ed in Asia, v. 1 [Italian] By Ali Bey
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Domingo Francisco Jorge Badía y Leblich (Catalan:... More > Domènec Badia i Leblich; 1767–1818), better known by his pseudonym and nom de plume Ali Bey el Abbassi (Arabic: علي باي العباسي‎‎, Alī Bay al-Abasī), was a Spanish explorer, soldier, and spy in the early 19th century. He supported the French occupation of Spain and worked for the Bonapartist administration, but he is principally known for his travels in North Africa and the Middle East. He witnessed the Saudi conquest of Mecca in 1807.Badía y Leblich was born in Barcelona on April 1, 1767. [citation needed][n 1] After receiving a liberal education, he devoted particular attention to the Arabic language, which he learned in Vera, Almería, where his father was a military accountant, and in London. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Bey_el_Abbassi< Less
La Tosca: Drame en cinq actes [French] By Victorien Sardou
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Victorien Sardou (5 September 1831 – 8 November 1908) was a... More > French dramatist. He is best remembered today for his development, along with Eugène Scribe, of the well-made play. He also wrote several plays that were made into popular 19th-century operas such as La Tosca (1887) on which Giacomo Puccini's opera Tosca (1900) is based, and Fedora by Umberto Giordano, a work that popularized the fedora hat as well.Victorien was born in rue Beautreillis, Paris on 5 September 1831. The Sardous were settled at Le Cannet, a village near Cannes, where they owned an estate, planted with olive trees. A night's frost killed all the trees and the family was ruined. Victorien's father, Antoine Léandre Sardou, came to Paris in search of employment. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victorien_Sardou< Less
Herr Wenzel auf Rehberg und sein Knecht Kaspar Dinckel [German] By Mayne Reid
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Felix Salten (6 September 1869 – 8 October 1945) was an... More > Austrian author and critic in Vienna. His most famous work is Bambi, a Life in the Woods (1923).Salten was born Siegmund Salzmann in Budapest, Hungary. When he was four weeks old, his family relocated to Vienna, Austria. Many Jews were immigrating into the city during the late 19th century because Vienna had granted full citizenship to Jews in 1867.When his father became bankrupt, the sixteen-year-old Salten quit school and began working for an insurance agency. He also began submitting poems and book reviews to journals. He became part of the "Young Vienna" movement (Jung Wien) and soon received work as a full-time art and theater critic for Vienna's press (Wiener Allgemeine Zeitung, Zeit). In 1900 he published his first collection of short stories. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felix_Salten< Less
Viaggi di Ali Bey el-Abbassi in Africa ed in Asia, v. 3 [Italian] By Ali Bey
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Domingo Francisco Jorge Badía y Leblich (Catalan:... More > Domènec Badia i Leblich; 1767–1818), better known by his pseudonym and nom de plume Ali Bey el Abbassi (Arabic: علي باي العباسي‎‎, Alī Bay al-Abasī), was a Spanish explorer, soldier, and spy in the early 19th century. He supported the French occupation of Spain and worked for the Bonapartist administration, but he is principally known for his travels in North Africa and the Middle East. He witnessed the Saudi conquest of Mecca in 1807.Badía y Leblich was born in Barcelona on April 1, 1767. [citation needed][n 1] After receiving a liberal education, he devoted particular attention to the Arabic language, which he learned in Vera, Almería, where his father was a military accountant, and in London. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Bey_el_Abbassi< Less
Routes of Enchanted La Rioja. Rutas de la Rioja Encantada. By Ángeles Rubio Gil
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About a set of routes in the valleys of the Alhama and Linares rivers, following along the lines of the legends of the writers of the 19th century, such as Bécquer or Ibo Alfaro. It is... More > enchanted also, for being the seedbed of exceptional beings, such as Eloy Alfaro who brought democracy to Ecuador, María de Agreda in the USA. (New Mexico), or the spiritual director of Santa Teresa, Baltasar Álvarez. It has a peculiar landscape, denominated Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, its border land rich in stories of kings and smugglers. Its Route of the Dinosaurs, was so named by the Nobel Prize winner Camilo José Cela, in his "Hidden Routes". A remote region of La Rioja, once the center of social life for its spas, today charms the 'star hunters': Starlight destination to get excited, learn and connect with unique experiences off the beaten track. Come lightly packed, because in this land you will find everything you will need, from canvas shoes of Cervera, to hearty dinners and glorious wine to drink everywhere.< Less

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