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Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor By Richard Doddridge Blackmore
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Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor is a novel by English author Richard Doddridge Blackmore, published in 1869. It is a romance based on a group of historical characters and set in the late 17th... More > century in Devon and Somerset, particularly around the East Lyn Valley area of Exmoor. In 2003, the novel was listed on the BBC's survey The Big Read. Illustrated with two hundred drawings. It received acclaim from Blackmore's contemporary, Margaret Oliphant, and as well from later Victorian writers including Robert Louis Stevenson, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and Thomas Hardy. Set in Exmoor, England. John Ridd is the son of a respectable farmer who was murdered in cold blood by one of the notorious Doone clan, a once noble family, now outlaws, in the isolated Doone Valley. Battling his desire for revenge. He falls hopelessly in love with Lorna, who turns out to be not only the granddaughter of Sir Ensor Doone, but destined to marry, the impetuous, menacing, heir of the Doone Valley, Carver Doone.< 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 Wargaming Pioneers Including Little Wars by H.G. Wells, The War Game for Boy Scouts and The War Game by Captain Sachs 1898-1940 Early Wargames Vol. 1 By John Curry
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Prior to Donald Featherstone publishing his classic book War Games in 1962, there were numerous attempts, by other authors, to create realistic wargames. H.G. Wells's 1913 Little Wars, was the best... More > known early wargaming book, although only one of a number of early wargaming rules. The many similarities in these rules indicate that H.G. Wells was clearly familiar with some of these when devising his own rules. This book contains selected key wargames all written between 1898 and 1940 including:: Notes on the Robert Louis Stevenson Game (1898) The Great Wargame (1908) War Games for Boy Scouts (1910) Little Wars (1913) by HG Wells Sham Battle 1929 (Extract) by Lt. Dowdall and Gleason Mechano Artillery Duel (1932) The Liddell Hart Wargame (1935) Captain Sachs War Game (1940)< Less
Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3) A Tale of the New Forest. 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
Marge Askinforit 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
Kit and Kitty A Story of West Middlesex 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
Cradock Nowell, Vol. 3 (of 3) A Tale of the New Forest. 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
Erema; Or, My Father's Sin By Thomas Lathbury
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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
Erema; Or, My Father's Sin 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
Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3) A Tale of the New Forest. 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

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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