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Olivet Twist By Charles Dickens
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Oliver Twist was born into a life of poverty and misfortune in a workhouse in an unnamed town. Orphaned almost from his first breath by his mother's death in childbirth and his father's unexplained... More > absence, Oliver is meagerly provided for under the terms of the Poor Law, and spends the first nine years of his life at a baby farm in the 'care' of a woman named Mrs. Mann. Oliver is brought up with little food and few comforts. Around the time of Oliver's ninth birthday, Mr. Bumble, a parish beadle, removes Oliver from the baby farm and puts him to work picking oakum at the main workhouse. Oliver, who toils with very little food, remains in the workhouse for six months. One day, the desperately hungry boys decide to draw lots; the loser must ask for another portion of gruel. The task falls to Oliver, who at the next meal tremblingly comes up forward, bowl in hand, and makes his famous request: "Please, sir, I want some more"...< Less
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
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The story traces the life of David Copperfield from childhood to maturity. David was born in Blunderstone, Suffolk, near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, in 1820, six months after the death of his... More > father. David spends his early years with his mother and their housekeeper, Peggotty. When he is seven years old, his mother re-marries Edward Murdstone. David is given good reason to dislike his stepfather and has similar feelings for Murdstone's sister Jane, who moves into the house soon afterwards. Murdstone attempts to thrash David for falling behind in his studies. David bites him and soon afterwards is sent away to a boarding school, Salem House, with a ruthless headmaster, Mr. Creakle. There he befriends James Steerforth and Tommy Traddles ...< Less
Poor White: A Novel By Sherwood Anderson
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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: Sherwood Anderson (September 13, 1876 – March 8, 1941) was... More > an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works. Self-educated, he rose to become a successful copywriter and business owner in Cleveland and Elyria, Ohio. In 1912, Anderson had a nervous breakdown that led him to abandon his business and family to become a writer.At the time, he moved to Chicago and was eventually married three more times. His most enduring work is the short-story sequence Winesburg, Ohio, which launched his career. Throughout the 1920s, Anderson published several short story collections, novels, memoirs, books of essays, and a book of poetry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sherwood_Anderson< Less
Mother Warehouse By Marcelo Games
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Deep in the hole, drowning in a runaway heroin funk, Randy sifts through the myriad pieces of his young, broken life. Zoey and Sarah are up there somewhere - mother and daughter waiting, coaxing,... More > believing he may one day yet return. And the warehouse, where hope began and ended, where life first discovered meaning and meaning came face to face with the illusion of its own allure. And the family, squatters all, drawn together in the foam, in the swirl of bits and pieces left behind on the wake of Modern Progress. "Nothing ever changes... but perspective." Randy wavers. Zoey stands. Sarah sleeps. The family reels. And the warehouse, vacant and reflective, merely is...< Less
The Fate of Inglemia - Fate 3.0 Edition By Thomas Drake
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This Strategic Campaign outline features a Very High Magic setting for Very High Level characters. It is designed to allow the characters to alter events on a world shattering level. Incorporating... More > elements of the Elemental Dimension of Magic, Inglemia goes back to the Prime Material roots of the eternal conflict between the Jeshatan and the magic hating Knah'tan.< Less
The Fate of Inglemia - Fate 3.0 Edition By Thomas Drake
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This Strategic Campaign outline features a Very High Magic setting for Very High Level characters. It is designed to allow the characters to alter events on a world shattering level. Incorporating... More > elements of the Elemental Dimension of Magic, Inglemia goes back to the Prime Material roots of the eternal conflict between the Jeshatan and the magic hating Knah'tan.< Less
B&W Working & Walking Vol1 By Ian D. Rotherham et al.
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The conference at which the chapters in this book were originally presented as papers – Working and Walking in the Footsteps of Ghosts – took place at Sheffield Hallam University between... More > 29th May and 1st June 2003. The conference proceedings were published at the event as a bound volume of abstracts and longer papers. This was a landmark conference. It was a large conference of more than 300 delegates who came from all parts of Britain including the Republic of Ireland and from continental Europe – Belgium, France, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands and Sweden. It marked the tenth anniversary of the first national woodland conference in Sheffield organised by The Landscape Conservation Forum. The delegates came from a very wide range of backgrounds, academic, professional forestery, land managers, Wildlife Trusts, the Forestry Commission, English Nature, English Heritage, Scottish Natural Heritage, the Woodland Trust and members of woodland conservation and wildlife groups.< Less
Working & Walking Vol1 Colour By Ian D. Rotherham et al.
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The conference at which the chapters in this book were originally presented as papers – Working and Walking in the Footsteps of Ghosts – took place at Sheffield Hallam University between... More > 29th May and 1st June 2003. The conference proceedings were published at the event as a bound volume of abstracts and longer papers. This was a landmark conference. It was a large conference of more than 300 delegates who came from all parts of Britain including the Republic of Ireland and from continental Europe – Belgium, France, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands and Sweden. It marked the tenth anniversary of the first national woodland conference in Sheffield organised by The Landscape Conservation Forum. The delegates came from a very wide range of backgrounds, academic, professional forestery, land managers, Wildlife Trusts, the Forestry Commission, English Nature, English Heritage, Scottish Natural Heritage, the Woodland Trust and members of woodland conservation and wildlife groups.< Less
Victorian Gothic By Henry Bischoff
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Social history of the Victorian Gothic Hermitage and the Rosencrantz family of Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey.
Victorian Gothic By Henry Bischoff
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Social history of the Victorian Gothic Hermitage and the Rosencrantz family of Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey.

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