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MODERN FRENCH NOVELS By Edited by Julian Hawthorne
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Count Kostia I At the beginning of the summer of 1850, a Russian nobleman, Count Kostia Petrovitch Leminof, had the misfortune to lose his wife suddenly, and in the flower of her beauty. She was... More > his junior by twelve years. This cruel loss, for which he was totally unprepared, threw him into a state of profound melancholy; and some months later, seeking to mitigate his grief by the distractions of travel, he left his domains near Moscow, never intending to return. Accompanied by his twin children, ten years of age, a priest who had served them as tutor, and a serf named Ivan, he repaired to Odessa, and then took passage on a merchant ship for Martinique. Disembarking at St. Pierre, he took lodgings in a remote part of the suburbs.< Less
MODERN FRENCH NOVELS By Edited by Julian Hawthorne
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Count Kostia I At the beginning of the summer of 1850, a Russian nobleman, Count Kostia Petrovitch Leminof, had the misfortune to lose his wife suddenly, and in the flower of her beauty. She was... More > his junior by twelve years. This cruel loss, for which he was totally unprepared, threw him into a state of profound melancholy; and some months later, seeking to mitigate his grief by the distractions of travel, he left his domains near Moscow, never intending to return. Accompanied by his twin children, ten years of age, a priest who had served them as tutor, and a serf named Ivan, he repaired to Odessa, and then took passage on a merchant ship for Martinique. Disembarking at St. Pierre, he took lodgings in a remote part of the suburbs.< Less
In Appropriate: A novel of culture, kidnapping, and revenge in modern Japan By ARUDOU Debito
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Gary Schmidt, a small-town American boy, meets a Japanese girl in college and follows her to Japan to start a family. Little does he know that her conservative Japanese clan has hidden agendas and... More > secret intentions. Gary eventually realizes that he must escape their clutches – and convince his family to do the same before it’s too late! IN APPROPRIATE is a book about child abductions in Japan, where after a divorce, a non-Japanese man comes back to Japan to retrieve his children back to America. Although a work of fiction, it is an amalgam of several true stories of divorce and Left-Behind Parents in Japan.< Less
Low Tech Modern Comics #2 By Low Tech Modern Comics
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The second issue of Low Tech Modern Comics includes twelve talented artists and two writers taking on the theme of Time. A beautifully illustrated compendium of personal fiction and non-fiction... More > stories to amuse and delight. Contributors include Daniel Strange, Dunja Jankovic, Edwin Vazkez, Andres Vera Martinez, Eric Collins, Gary Panter, Adam S. Doyle, Gino Barzizza, Kripa Joshi, Nivi Alroy, Owen Brozman, Sophia Wiedman, and Yuriko Katori.< Less
Eli's Box By Modern Moose Books
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A collaborative novel that swings from the Washington, D.C., suburbs to sunny Los Angeles, Eli’s Box introduces a rollicking cast of characters that’ll have you wondering, “Okay,... More > who wrote this chapter, and what were they thinking?”< Less
Eli's Box By Modern Moose Books
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A collaborative novel that swings from the Washington, D.C., suburbs to sunny Los Angeles, Eli’s Box introduces a rollicking cast of characters that’ll have you wondering, “Okay,... More > who wrote this chapter, and what were they thinking?”< Less
Modern Essays By Christopher Morley
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Thirty-three epitomal English and American personal essays chosen by a novelist who conceived the reader of his anthology as “a friend spending the evening in happy gossip along the... More > shelves.” List of Authors: John Macy, William Allen White, Rupert Brooke, Don Marquis, David W. Bone, William McFee, Joyce Kilmer, Joseph Conrad, A. P. Herbert, O. W. Firkins, Hilaire Belloc, William Osler, Stephen Leacock, Harry Morgan Ayres, Thomas Burke, A. A. Milne, Max Beerbohm, Stuart P. Sherman, H. M. Tomlinson, Louise Imogen Guiney, Stewart Edward White, Marian Storm, George Santayana, Simeon Strunsky, George Saintsbury, Bertrand Russell, Philip Guedalla, Robert Palfrey Utter, Logan Pearsall Smith, James Branch Cabell, Robert Cortes Holliday, Harry Esty Dounce & Heywood Broun< Less
A Modern Instance By William Dean Howells
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A novel centered on the theme of divorce was a radical concept in 1882, and this portrait of a failing marriage captures a transitional moment in literary history. A cornerstone of American realism,... More > it contrasts old and new worlds to explore social and moral issues involving family life and women's traditional roles.< Less
A Modern Utopia By H. G. Wells
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Herbert George Wells, better known as H. G. Wells, was an English writer best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man and The Island of... More > Doctor Moreau. He was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and produced works in many different genres, including contemporary novels, history, and social commentary. Because of the complexity and sophistication of its narrative structure, H.G. Wells's A Modern Utopia (1905) has been called "not so much a modern as a postmodern utopia." The novel is best known for its notion that a voluntary order of nobility known as the Samurai could effectively rule a "kinetic and not static" world state so as to solve "the problem of combining progress with political stability."< Less
Modern Man By E.J. Lonergan
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Rob wants something different out of life, and is willing to do anything to get it. The day before Thanksgiving, he offers to trade families with a stranger named Dick. That day, his life begins and... More > ends all at once. Modern Man is a story with a profound social message obscured by a magnitude of ignorance and obscenity.< Less

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