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The Haunted Hotel: A Mystery of Modern Venice By Wilkie Collins
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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: William Wilkie Collins (8 January 1824 – 23 September 1889)... More > was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer. His best-known works are The Woman in White (1859), No Name (1862), Armadale (1866), and The Moonstone (1868), considered the first modern English detective novel.Born into the family of painter William Collins in London, he lived with his family in Italy and France as a child and learned French and Italian. He worked as a clerk for a tea merchant. After his first novel Antonina was published in 1850, he met Charles Dickens, who became a close friend, mentor and collaborator. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilkie_Collins< Less
The Haunted Hotel: A Mystery of Modern Venice By George de Horne, Mrs. Vaizey
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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: William Wilkie Collins (8 January 1824 – 23 September 1889)... More > was an English novelist, playwright, and short story writer. His best-known works are The Woman in White (1859), No Name (1862), Armadale (1866), and The Moonstone (1868), considered the first modern English detective novel.Born into the family of painter William Collins in London, he lived with his family in Italy and France as a child and learned French and Italian. He worked as a clerk for a tea merchant. After his first novel Antonina was published in 1850, he met Charles Dickens, who became a close friend, mentor and collaborator. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilkie_Collins< Less
Atlantic Narratives: Modern Short Stories By Zephine Humphrey
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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: Anne Douglas Sedgwick (28 March 1873 – 19 July 1935) was an... More > American-born British writer. The daughter of a businessman, she was born in Englewood, New Jersey but at age nine her family moved to London. Although she made return visits to the United States, she lived in England for the remainder of her life.In 1908, she married the British essayist and journalist, Basil de Sélincourt. During World War I she and her husband were volunteer workers in hospitals and orphanages in France.Her novels explored the contrast in values between Americans and Europeans. Her best-selling novel Tante was made into a 1919 film, The Impossible Woman and The Little French Girl into a 1925 film of the same name. In 1931, she was elected to the United States National Institute of Arts and Letters. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Douglas_Sedgwick< Less
Ann Veronica: A Modern Love Story By H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
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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: Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946)... More > — known as H. G. Wells — was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games. Wells is now best remembered for his science fiction novels, and is called the father of science fiction, along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback. [a] His most notable science fiction works include The Time Machine (1895), The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), The Invisible Man (1897), and The War of the Worlds (1898). He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature four times.Wells's earliest specialized training was in biology, and his thinking on ethical matters took place in a specifically and fundamentally Darwinian context. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._G._Wells< Less
The White Hound: Mythology in Modern Times By Andrei Zamfir
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The White Hound is the second book of Andrei Zamfir and it is divided into two major parts: The Grey Skies and The Bleak Life in Modern Times. The first part focuses on the odyssey of Alfred Spears... More > through time as he reflects on ancient mythology and the duality between nature and human nature in a novel embedded in 19th and 20th-century motifs and themes. The Grey Skies stretches from the Victorian prose in the likes of Charles Dickens to the bleak fatalism of H. P. Lovecraft. Furthermore, it incorporates the author’s own views on contemporary life, thus, conceiving a mercilessly mosaic of chivalry and despair doubled by creativity and literary craft.< Less
Anna Karenin [Greek, Modern (1453-)] By Leo, graf Tolstoy
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Anna Karenina is a 1920 German silent historical film directed by Frederic Zelnik and starring Lya Mara, Johannes Riemann and Heinrich Peer. It is an adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's novel Anna... More > Karenina. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Karenina_(1920_film) 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, 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. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_Tolstoy< Less
Heath's Modern Language Series: Mariucha By Benito Perez Galdos
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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: Benito Pérez Galdós (May 10, 1843 – January... More > 4, 1920) was a Spanish realist novelist. Some authorities consider him second only to Cervantes in stature as a Spanish novelist. He was the leading literary figure in 19th century Spain.Galdós was a prolific writer, publishing 31 novels, 46 Episodios Nacionales (National Episodes), 23 plays, and the equivalent of 20 volumes of shorter fiction, journalism and other writings. He remains popular in Spain, and it is considered as equal to Dickens, Balzac and Tolstoy. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benito_P%C3%A9rez_Gald%C3%B3s< Less
Modern Italian Poets; Essays and Versions By William Dean Howells
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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: William Dean Howells (/ˈhaʊəlz/; March 1, 1837... More > – May 11, 1920) was an American realist novelist, literary critic, and playwright. Nicknamed "The Dean of American Letters", he was particularly known for his tenure as editor of The Atlantic Monthly as well as his own prolific writings, including the Christmas story "Christmas Every Day", and the novels The Rise of Silas Lapham and A Traveler from Altruria.William Dean Howells was born on March 1, 1837, in Martinsville, Ohio (now known as Martins Ferry, Ohio), to William Cooper, and Mary Dean, Howells. He was the second of eight children. His father was a newspaper editor and printer, who moved frequently around Ohio. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Dean_Howells< Less
Tales Of Modern Judea: Short Stories By Elias Sassoon
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Stories written long ago; cannot remember writing them. I was fresh from graduate school and adventures in a foreign country. My mind was filled with the thoughts of greatness, and leaving a... More > childhood in Flushing, New York behind to conquer the world! Then, I came back home, back as a writer of fiction, back to the same apartment in which I’d grown up. My father, an angry, out-of-work factory worker, was still the asshole, roared, drank, punched and ridiculed. While listening, I wrote, locked in a room, pounding keys of an old Olivetti. Soon, finished with a novel and story collection, I sent them out. I imagined Madison Avenue publishers congratulating themselves on finding the next genius, that is, until my manuscripts were returned with a form rejection. Crushed and embarrassed. What did they know! Manuscripts streamed out across the U.S., followed by rejection. Eventually, I got out, and found jobs as a writer in Corporate America. The stories in this book date from that time.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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