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Something New By British Humorists Library & P.G. Wodehouse
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Until the advent of Ashe and Mr. Quayle, the British Pluck Library had been written by many hands and had included the adventures of many heroes: but in Gridley Quayle the proprietors held that the... More > ideal had been reached, and Ashe received a commission to conduct the entire British Pluck Library—monthly—himself. On the meager salary paid him for these labors he had been supporting himself ever since. That was how Ashe came to be in Arundell Street, Leicester Square, on this May morning. He was a tall, well-built, fit-looking young man, with a clear eye and a strong chin; and he was dressed, as he closed the front door behind him, in a sweater, flannel trousers, and rubber-soled gymnasium shoes. When he had taken the second-floor front of Number Seven, three months before, Ashe Marson had realized that he must forego those morning exercises which had become a second nature to him, or else defy London’s unwritten law and brave London’s mockery...< Less
Something New By British Humorists Library & P.G. Wodehouse
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Until the advent of Ashe and Mr. Quayle, the British Pluck Library had been written by many hands and had included the adventures of many heroes: but in Gridley Quayle the proprietors held that the... More > ideal had been reached, and Ashe received a commission to conduct the entire British Pluck Library—monthly—himself. On the meager salary paid him for these labors he had been supporting himself ever since. That was how Ashe came to be in Arundell Street, Leicester Square, on this May morning. He was a tall, well-built, fit-looking young man, with a clear eye and a strong chin; and he was dressed, as he closed the front door behind him, in a sweater, flannel trousers, and rubber-soled gymnasium shoes. When he had taken the second-floor front of Number Seven, three months before, Ashe Marson had realized that he must forego those morning exercises which had become a second nature to him, or else defy London’s unwritten law and brave London’s mockery...< Less
The Bolthole a Novel of New Zealand By Lawrence Winkler
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The fates of three tormented men, born as many eras apart, come together in a rock cave on the Coromandel peninsula of New Zealand— Tama of the Ngātei Hei, Billy Green in the days of gold,... More > and Dr. Sababa from across the ocean— seeking revenge, discovering treasure, and searching for redemption. Inside The Bolthole, on a mossy platform, is the skull of a Maori chieftain, the silver button of a British Naval captain, and a greenstone club. Here their thrilling life and death stories of obsession begin by hurtling down the shoreline of the same beach, and end in the fierce battles that left the coastal sands white with bones.< Less
Westward Ho! is an 1855 British historical novel by Charles Kingsley. By Charles Kingsley
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Westward Ho! is an 1855 British historical novel by Charles Kingsley. The novel was based on the adventures of Elizabethan corsair Amyas Preston (Amyas Leigh in the novel), who sets sail with Sir... More > Francis Drake, Sir Walter Raleigh and other privateers to the New World, where they battle with the Spanish. Set initially in Bideford in North Devon during the reign of Elizabeth I, Westward Ho! follows the adventures of Amyas Leigh (Amyas Preston), an unruly child who as a young man follows Francis Drake to sea. Amyas loves local beauty Rose Salterne, as does nearly everyone else; much of the novel involves the kidnap of Rose by a Spaniard.< Less
On The Beach: novel By Nevil Shute
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On the Beach is a post-apocalyptic end-of-the-world novel written by British-Australian author Nevil Shute after he had emigrated to Australia. The story is set in what was then the near future... More > (1963, approximately a year following World War III). The conflict has devastated the northern hemisphere, polluting the atmosphere with nuclear fallout and killing all animal life. While the nuclear bombs were confined to the northern hemisphere, global air currents are slowly carrying the fallout to the southern hemisphere. The only part of the planet still habitable is the far south of the globe, specifically Australia and New Zealand, South Africa, and the southern parts of South America, although all of these areas are slowly succumbing to radiation poisoning as the fallout continues to circulate southwards.< Less
Rung Ho! A Novel By Talbot Mundy
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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: Talbot Mundy (born William Lancaster Gribbon, 23 April 1879... More > – 5 August 1940) was an English-born American writer of adventure fiction. Based for most of his life in the United States, he also wrote under the pseudonym of Walter Galt. Best known as the author of King of the Khyber Rifles and the Jimgrim series, much of his work was published in pulp magazines.Mundy was born to a conservative middle-class family in Hammersmith, West London. Educated at Rugby College, he left with no qualifications and moved to British India, where he worked in administration and then journalism. He relocated to East Africa, where he worked as an ivory poacher and then as the town clerk of Kisumu. In 1909 he moved to New York City in the U.S., where he found himself living in poverty. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talbot_Mundy< Less
Something New By P.G. Wodehouse
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In a moment of absentmindedness, Lord Emsworth helps himself to a priceless relic, leaving its owner to offer a thousand pounds for its return. Pretty soon, Blandings is a madhouse with people... More > tripping over one another to claim the prize.< Less
The New Revelation By Arthur Conan Doyle
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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: Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May... More > 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer and physician, most noted for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and writing stories about him which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.Doyle is often referred to as "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle" or simply "Conan Doyle" (implying that Conan is part of a compound surname, as opposed to his given middle name). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle< Less
Miser Farebrother: A Novel (vol. 2 of 3) By B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
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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: Benjamin Leopold Farjeon (12 May 1838 – 23 July 1903) was a... More > British novelist, playwright, printer and journalist. As an author, he was known for his huge output.Farjeon was born in London to Dinah Levy and Jacob Farjeon, Orthodox Jews. He was raised in Whitechapel and had no formal secular education. At fourteen, he entered the office of the Nonconformist, a Christian journal, to learn the printing trade. He broke away from the strict faith of his father and in 1854 immigrated to Australia. During the voyage he was moved from steerage to cabin class because he had produced some numbers of a ship newspaper, the Ocean Record.Farjeon worked as a gold miner in Victoria (Australia), started a newspaper, then went to New Zealand in 1861. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Farjeon< Less
Her Prairie Knight: Classic American Western Novel By B.M. Bower
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An American Western Classic! Beatrice laughed. "Very likely. I know they were mourning because their lace-making had been neglected lately. What with that trip to Lost Canyon to-morrow, and to... More > the mountains Friday, I'm afraid the lace will continue to suffer. What do you think of a round-up, Sir Redmond?" The British gentleman had no idea what trouble was about to befall him... B.M Bower had a gift for writing Westerns, weaving tales of adventure, intrigue, mystery, and romance - often with surprise endings. They are historical reminiscences of pioneers among the sage and bush, clearing the way for a new America. She knew and loved the tireless young men who worked their hearts out in the only way they knew how to. She captured in authentic detail and charm, the spirit and lives of the men and women of her times who fought so hard for justice and honor among the harsh reality of the American frontier. Add this exciting American classic to your Western library today!< Less

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My Wars My Wars By Richard Bushong
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What May Come What May Come By Robert Grant
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