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A Novelist on Novels By Walter Lionel George
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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: Walter Lionel George (20 March 1882, Paris, France – 30... More > January 1926) was an English writer, chiefly known for his popular fiction, which included feminist, pacifist, and pro-labour themes.Although born of British parents, George grew up in Paris and did not learn English until the age of twenty. In 1905 he moved to London, where he became a journalist. The success of his first novel, A Bed of Roses (1911), about a woman's descent into prostitution, allowed him to apply himself full-time to literary efforts. His subsequent books also generally sold well, often requiring more than one edition and appearing on both sides of the Atlantic. In addition to novels and short stories, George also wrote literary essays and several political tracts on left-wing themes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._L._George< Less
The British Barbarians By Grant Allen
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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: Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24, 1848 –... More > October 25, 1899) was a Canadian science writer and novelist, and a proponent of the theory of evolution.Allen was born near Kingston, Canada West (known as Ontario after Confederation) - the second son of Catharine Ann Grant and the Rev. Joseph Antisell Allen, a Protestant minister from Dublin, Ireland. His mother was a daughter of the fifth Baron of Longueuil. He was educated at home until, at age 13, he and his parents moved to the United States, then to France and finally to the United Kingdom. He was educated at King Edward's School in Birmingham and at Merton College in Oxford, both in the United Kingdom. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grant_Allen< Less
British Properties - A Short Story By William Olson
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A man donates sperm and, while attending a wedding some years later, suspects the bride and groom are his "children."
The British Constitution and the Corruption of Parliament By Ben Greene
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A maverick by nature and a colossus in stature, Ben Greene was a gentle giant who stood six feet eight inches tall and was part of the illustrious Greene clan that included the novelist Graham... More > Greene, Hugh Greene, Director-General of the BBC 1960-1969, and Raymond Greene, Everest mountaineer and doctor. With an abiding interest in constitutional matters and a smouldering resentment following his questionable internment by the British government under the draconian 18b internment regulations during World War 2, he worked diligently on the subject for the rest of his life, but unfortunately died before the book he was planning was finished. This booklet comprising five essays by Greene, which first appeared in Candour between 1956 and 1977, with two of them re-published under the title ‘The Party System and the Corruption of Parliament’ in magazine format in 1989, is now made available once again. The second edition contains an introduction by his daughter, Leslie.< Less
Under Two Flags : A Classic Novel of the British in Algeria By Ouida ( Maria Louise Ramé )
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Ouida (1839 – 1908) was the pen name of the English novelist Maria Louise Ramé. One of her most famous novels, Under Two Flags, described the British in Algeria in the most extravagant... More > of terms, while nonetheless also expressing sympathy for the French--with whom Ouida deeply identified--and, to some extent, the Arabs. This book went on to be staged in plays, and subsequently to be turned into at least three movies.< Less
Ramesses II the Great By History World
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Ramesses II is historically mentioned to have been born c. 1303 BC. He is mostly referred to as “Ramesses the Great.” He was the third Egyptian pharaoh who ruled from 1279 BC to 1213 BC.... More > He belonged to the 19th Dynasty. In the Egyptian Empire, Ramesses was believed to be the most celebrated the greatest, and the strongest of the pharaohs. Ramesses II was regarded as “Great Ancestor” by his successors and the later Egyptians in Egypt. Ramesses II the Great Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Major Campaigns and Battles Chapter Three: Ramesses and Religion Chapter Four: Architecture and Monuments Chapter Five: Death and Legacy Chapter Six: Ramesses in Popular Culture< Less
Men, Women and Guns By Sapper
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This collection of short stories are generally written from the point of view of British Army officers during the First World War. The story lines are conventional, sentimental and often propelled... More > by improbable coincidences, much like the style of O. Henry. As a circa 1916 wartime collection the Germans are uniformly found to be 'villainous Hun.' A great value of the book is the insight the stories provide into life in the fighting trenches and how the brutality of trench warfare affects the characters. McNeile, a serving officer on the Western Front, takes great patience to explain this to the presumably unknowledgeable reader. After the war McNeile became a best-selling author, writing the melodramatic Bulldog Drummond series of novels and plays.< Less
Mrs Dalloway By Virginia Woolf
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Mrs Dalloway is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, a fictional high-society woman in post–First World War England. It is one of Woolf's best-known... More > novels. Created from two short stories, "Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street" and the unfinished "The Prime Minister," the novel addresses Clarissa's preparations for a party she will host that evening. With an interior perspective, the story travels forwards and back in time and in and out of the characters' minds to construct an image of Clarissa's life and of the inter-war social structure. In October 2005, Mrs Dalloway was included on Time's list of the 100 best English-language novels written since 1923.< Less
A Personal Record By Emily Constance Baird Cook
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A Personal Record is an autobiographical work (or "fragment of biography") by Joseph Conrad, published in 1912.It has also been published under the titles A Personal Record: Some... More > Reminiscences and Some Reminiscences.Notoriously unreliable and digressive in structure, it is nonetheless the principal contemporary source for information about the author's life. [citation needed] It tells about his schooling in Russian Poland, his sailing in Marseille, the influence of his Uncle Tadeusz, and the writing of Almayer's Folly.It provides a glimpse of how Conrad wished to be seen by his British public, as well as being an atmospheric work of art. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Personal_Record Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
A Personal Record By Joseph Conrad
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A Personal Record is an autobiographical work (or "fragment of biography") by Joseph Conrad, published in 1912.It has also been published under the titles A Personal Record: Some... More > Reminiscences and Some Reminiscences.Notoriously unreliable and digressive in structure, it is nonetheless the principal contemporary source for information about the author's life. [citation needed] It tells about his schooling in Russian Poland, his sailing in Marseille, the influence of his Uncle Tadeusz, and the writing of Almayer's Folly.It provides a glimpse of how Conrad wished to be seen by his British public, as well as being an atmospheric work of art. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Personal_Record Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less