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The Dick Turpin Trilogy - Vol 1 Deadeye By Irwin Cantyre
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This roving tale of Dick Turpin is part history, part fiction. The story fills the gaps in Turpin's known life, creating a rounded and believable portrait of the 18th Century criminal adventurer. Few... More > have realised that although he was famed as the greatest of all highwaymen, Turpin was also active as a smuggler, a pirate and a burglar. This trilogy organises the known details of the man's life into a flowing chronological series of entwined events. Written to be enjoyed by adult and teenage readers alike, especially by lovers of the works of Robert Louis Stevenson. As it relates the life of a famed criminal, it is not suitable for young children, but contains no explicit sex, violence or needless foul language. This first part of The Dick Turpin Trilogy is 104 pages in length.< Less
Cure Cottage By Charles Watts
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Robert Louis Stevenson, Christy Mathewson, and Adelaide Crapsey hook up in a tuberculosis Cure Cottage in the Bardo. A family deals with its patriarch’s dementia. An aging Doyen gets revenge on... More > people from her past. A couple deals with the death of a beloved dog. An addict seeks help from his best friend and an old lover. Funny, poignant, haunting, and perceptive, these one-act plays deal with contemporary issues and the way people handle them. They are poetic, literary, and accessible and are both easily read and simply staged. Be prepared to be challenged and amused!< Less
Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor By R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore
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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: Richard Doddridge Blackmore (7 June 1825 – 20 January... More > 1900), known as R. D. Blackmore, was one of the most famous English novelists of the second half of the nineteenth century. He won acclaim for vivid descriptions and personification of the countryside, sharing with Thomas Hardy a Western England background and a strong sense of regional setting in his works.Blackmore, often referred to as the "Last Victorian", was a pioneer of the movement in fiction that continued with Robert Louis Stevenson and others. He has been described as "proud, shy, reticent, strong-willed, sweet-tempered, and self-centred." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._D._Blackmore< Less
Short Stories by English Authors By Wilkie Collins
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Stories by English Authors: The mystery of Sasassa Valley, by A. Conan Doyle Long odds, by H. Rider Haggard King Bemba’ point, a west African story, by J. Landers Ghamba, by William Charles... More > Scully Gregorio, by Percy Hemingway The box tunnel, by Charles Reade Minions of the moon, by F. W. Robinson The four-fifteen express, by Amelia B. Edwards The wrong black bag, by Angelo Lewis The three strangers, by Thomas Hardy Mr. Lismore and the Widow, by Wilkie Collins The philosopher in the apple orchard, by Anthony Hope A Lodging for the night, by Robert Louis Stevenson A Leaf in the storm, by Ouida Michel Lorio’s Cross, by Hesba Stretton A Perilous amour, by S. J. Weyman The inconsiderate waiter, by J. M. Barrie The black poodle, by F. Anstey That Brute Simmons, by Arthur Morrison A Rose of the Ghetto, by Israel Zangwill And more...< Less
Masterpieces of Mystery and Suspense By Thomas Hardy
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The listener Algernon Blackwood Number 13 Montague Rhodes James The beast with five fingers William F. Harvey Sister Maddelena Ralph Adams Cram Thrawn Janet Robert Louis Stevenson The yellow... More > cat Wilbur Daniel Steele Letter to Sura Pliny, The younger The Willows Algernon Blackwood What Was It? Fitz-James O’ Brien The Middle Toe of the Right Foot Ambrose Bierce The Shell of Sense Olivia Howard Dunbar The Woman at Seven Brothers Wilbur Daniel Steele Ligeia Edgar Allan Poe The Haunted Orchard Richard Le Gallienne The Bowmen Arthur Machen The house and the brain Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton The roll-call of the Reef Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch The open door Margaret Oliphant The deserted house Ernest Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann (E. T. A. Hoffmann) and more...< Less
Notes On Various Classics By British Authors By Daniel Zimmermann
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This e-book presents critical comments and summaries of seven plays of William Shakespeare, including “Julius Caesar,” “Macbeth, “Hamlet,” and “A Midsummer... More > Night’s Dream.” Also treated are “The Rivals” by Sheridan, “The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus” by Marlowe, “Pilgrim’s Progress” by Bunyan, “Robinson Crusoe” by Defoe, “Paradise Regained” by Milton, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Coleridge, “A Christmas Carol” by Dickens, and “Beowulf.” For children, there are summaries of “Alice in Wonderland,” “Through the Looking Glass,” “Gulliver’s Travels,” and Kipling’s “The Second Jungle Book.” Several short stories are also presented: one by Joseph Addison, one by Wilkie Collins, two by Robert Louis Stevenson, and twelve by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. This e-book is an excellent introduction to these authors.< Less
The Count of Monte Cristo Volume 6—Le Comte de Monte-Cristo Tome 6: English-French Parallel Text Edition in Six Volumes By Alexandre Dumas
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Alexandre Dumas’ classic tale of revenge and redemption, The Count of Monte Cristo—Le Comte de Monte-Cristo, is presented for the first time in English-French parallel text, complete and... More > unabridged with black-and-white illustrations. The story concludes in Volume Six with chapters 98-117: justice finds Dantes’ tormentors and Monte Cristo discovers the redeeming power of forgiveness and love. It also features a tribute to Dumas from Robert Louis Stevenson. The Bilingual Library presents the world’s classics in parallel text. Each page in the original language is mirrored by its English translation on the facing page. Series editor D. Bannon is a member of the American Literary Translators Association and the American Translators Association.< Less
The Short-Story By Brander Matthews
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CONTENTS: The Husband of Aglaes / from Gesta Romanorum -- The Story of Griselda / Boccaccio -- Constantia and Theodosius / Joseph Addison -- Rip Van Winkle / Washington Irving -- Dream-Children, a... More > revery / Charles Lamb -- Wandering Willie’s Tale / Walter Scott -- Mateo Falcone / Presper Merimee -- The Shot / Alexander Pushkin -- The Steadfast Tin Soldier / Hans Christian Andersen -- The Fall of the House of Usher / Edgar Allan Poe -- The Ambitious Guest / Nathaniel Hawthorne -- A Child’s Dream of a Star / Charles Dickens -- What Was It? A Mystery / Fitz-James O’Brien -- The Father / Bjornstjern Bjornson -- Tennessee’s Partner / Bret Harte -- The Siege of Berlin / Alphonse Daudet -- The Insurgent / Ludovic Halevy -- The Substitute / Francois Coppee -- Mrs. Knollys / Frederic J. Stimson -- The Necklace / Guy de Muapassant -- Markheim / Robert Louis Stevenson -- The Man Who Was / Rudyard Kipling -- A Sisterly Scheme -- H. C. Bunner.< Less
Here and Hereafter By Barry Pain
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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: Barry Eric Odell Pain (28 September 1864 – 5 May 1928) was... More > an English journalist, poet and writer.Born in Cambridge, Barry Pain was educated at Sedbergh School and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He became a prominent contributor to The Granta. He was known as a writer of parody and lightly humorous stories.In 1889, Cornhill Magazine's editor, James Payn, published his story "The Hundred Gates", and shortly afterwards Pain became a contributor to Punch and The Speaker, and joined the staffs of the Daily Chronicle and Black and White. Pain supposedly "owes his discovery to Robert Louis Stevenson, who compares him to De Maupassant". From 1896 to 1928 he was a regular contributor to the Windsor Magazine. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Pain< Less
Typee, a Romance of the South Sea: Illustrated By Herman Melville
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Typee, a Romance of the South Sea is the first book by American writer Herman Melville, a classic in the literature of travel and adventure partly based on his actual experiences as a captive on the... More > island Nuku Hiva, which Melville spelled as Nukuheva, in the South Pacific Marquesas Islands, in 1842. The title comes from the name of a valley there called Tai Pi Vai. It was Melville's most popular work during his lifetime, but made him notorious as the "man who lived among the cannibals." Typee may have provided the writers Robert Louis Stevenson, Louis Becke and Jack London with the themes and images of the Pacific experience: cannibalism, cultural absorption, colonialism, exoticism, eroticism, natural plenty and beauty, and a perceived simplicity of native lifestyle, desires and motives.< Less

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