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Herr und Knecht: Novelle [German] By Leo, graf Tolstoy
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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: Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (/ˈtoʊlstɔɪ,... More > ˈtɒl-/; Russian: Лев Никола́евич Толсто́й, pronounced [lʲɛf nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj] ( listen); 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, he is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved literary acclaim in his twenties with his semi-autobiographical trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (1852–1856), and Sevastopol Sketches (1855), based upon his experiences in the Crimean War. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Tolstoy< Less
Die Abenteuer Tom Sawyers [German] By Mark Twain
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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: Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April... More > 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Among his writings are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "The Great American Novel".Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, Twain worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother, Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Twain< Less
Die Abtissin von Castro [German] By Stendhal
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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: Marie-Henri Beyle (French: [bɛl]; 23 January 1783... More > – 23 March 1842), better known by his pen name Stendhal (French: [stɛ̃dal] or [stɑ̃dal]; in English [ˈstɒ̃dɑːl], /stɛnˈdɑːl/, or /stænˈdɑːl/), was a 19th-century French writer. Best known for the novels Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black, 1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (The Charterhouse of Parma, 1839), he is highly regarded for the acute analysis of his characters' psychology and considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism.Born in Grenoble, Isère, he was an unhappy child, disliking his "unimaginative" father and mourning his mother, whom he passionately loved, and who died when he was seven. He spent "the happiest years of his life" at the Beyle country house in Claix near Grenoble. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stendhal< Less
Die Abtissin von Castro [German] By H. Rider (Henry Rider) Haggard
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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: Marie-Henri Beyle (French: [bɛl]; 23 January 1783... More > – 23 March 1842), better known by his pen name Stendhal (French: [stɛ̃dal] or [stɑ̃dal]; in English [ˈstɒ̃dɑːl], /stɛnˈdɑːl/, or /stænˈdɑːl/), was a 19th-century French writer. Best known for the novels Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black, 1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (The Charterhouse of Parma, 1839), he is highly regarded for the acute analysis of his characters' psychology and considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism.Born in Grenoble, Isère, he was an unhappy child, disliking his "unimaginative" father and mourning his mother, whom he passionately loved, and who died when he was seven. He spent "the happiest years of his life" at the Beyle country house in Claix near Grenoble. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stendhal< Less
Anna Karenina, 2. Band [German] By Leo, graf Tolstoy
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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: Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (/ˈtoʊlstɔɪ,... More > ˈtɒl-/; Russian: Лев Никола́евич Толсто́й, pronounced [lʲɛf nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj] ( listen); 9 September [O.S. 28 August] 1828 – 20 November [O.S. 7 November] 1910), usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.Born to an aristocratic Russian family in 1828, he is best known for the novels War and Peace (1869) and Anna Karenina (1877), often cited as pinnacles of realist fiction. He first achieved literary acclaim in his twenties with his semi-autobiographical trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (1852–1856), and Sevastopol Sketches (1855), based upon his experiences in the Crimean War. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Tolstoy< Less
Masala Moments - a travel novel from India By Dorothee Lang
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Escaping winter's chill and darkness is June's plan. A summer's child who feels stuck in the wrong turn of life, she boards a plane for Mumbai, India. Unexpectedly, India greets her with an easy... More > arrival. Her adventures lead her from the street mazes of Mumbai to the endless beaches of Goa, from the Hindu temples of Hampi to the Mogul palaces of Mysore. On the way, she encounters locals and travellers, Gods and beggars. Before long she finds herself on an inner journey as well, facing questions about herself and changing as a result of her experiences. Based on her own journeys through Asia, Dorothee Lang weaves an inspiring travel novel that includes ancient tales, lessons of karma, and modern myths. For those who are longing to go, it includes an extra chapter with practical travel tips. List price: $15US< Less
Withered Leaves: A Novel. Vol. III. (of III) By Rudolf von Gottschall
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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: Rudolf Gottschall (von Gottschall since 1877; 30 September 1823... More > – 21 March 1909) was a German poet, dramatist, literary critic and literary historian.He was born at Breslau, the son of a Prussian artillery officer. He was educated at the gymnasia in Mainz and Coburg, and subsequently at Rastenburg in East Prussia. In 1841 he entered the University of Königsberg as a law student, but was expelled for his outspoken liberal opinions. The academic authorities at Breslau and Leipzig were equally intolerant towards him, and it was only in Berlin that he found himself free to pursue his studies. During this period he issued Lieder der Gegenwart (“Songs of the present,” 1842) and Zensurflüchtlinge (“Refugees from censoring,” 1843) - the poetical fruits of his political enthusiasm. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolf_von_Gottschall< Less
Riven Bonds. Vol. I. A Novel, in Two Volumes By E. Werner
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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: Elisabeth Bürstenbinder (* 25. November 1838 in Berlin;... More > † 10. Oktober 1918 auf Schloss Labers bei Meran) war eine deutsche Schriftstellerin. Sie schrieb unter dem Pseudonym E. Werner.Elisabeth Bürstenbinder wurde als Tochter eines wohlhabenden Kaufmanns in Berlin geboren. Ihr Vater hielt sie und ihre beiden Brüder weitgehend von der Berliner Gesellschaft fern. Ihre Mutter wurde daher ihr Ersatz für fehlende Kinder- und Jugendfreundschaften, die wiederum ihre Tochter auch später bei ihren literarischen Vorhaben unterstützte.Erste kleinere Veröffentlichungen Elisabeth Bürstenbinders erschienen in einer kleinen Zeitschrift in Süddeutschland. Einem größeren Publikum wurde sie durch Romane, die sie in der Zeitschrift Die Gartenlaube veröffentlichte, bekannt. Excerpt from: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisabeth_B%C3%BCrstenbinder< Less
The Rebellion in the Cevennes, an Historical Novel. Vol. I. By Ludwig Tieck
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The Sisters : A Classic Novel of Life in Ancient Egypt By Georg Ebers
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An 1879 work of historical fiction set in ancient Egypt during the Ptolemaic period. Written by a German Egyptologist and novelist.

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