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Heidi (Illustrated) By Johanna Spyri
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Heidi is a Swiss work of fiction, originally published in two parts as Heidi's years of learning and travel and Heidi makes use of what she has learned. It is a novel about the events in the life of... More > a young girl in her grandfather's care, in the Swiss Alps. It was written as a book "for children and those who love children" in 1880 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri. Heidi is one of the best-selling books ever written and is among the best-known works of Swiss literature.< Less
Heidi By Johanna Spyri
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Heidi by Johanna Spyri (complete novel). Heidi is a Swiss work of fiction, published in two parts as (1) Heidi's years of learning and travel (German: Heidis Lehr- und Wanderjahre) and (2) Heidi... More > makes use of what she has learned. (German: Heidi kann brauchen, was sie gelernt hat) It is a novel about the events in the life of a young girl in her grandfather's care, in the Swiss Alps. It was written as a book "for children and those who love children" (as quoted from its subtitle) in 1880 by Swiss author Johanna Spyri. The Heidi book is among the best-known works of Swiss literature.< Less
Pan European Tour By Alun Morgan
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After the success of the Route 66 and Pacific Coast Highway road trips in 2007 and 2008 the bikers are back closer to home with a Pan European Tour. This trip takes them through the beautiful Swiss... More > Alps and then on to the Black Forest and some of the best biking roads in Europe This is Alun’s account of the escapade.< Less
Pan European Tour By Alun Morgan
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After the success of the Route 66 and Pacific Coast Highway road trips in 2007 and 2008 the bikers are back closer to home with a Pan European Tour. This trip takes them through the beautiful Swiss... More > Alps and then on to the Black Forest and some of the best biking roads in Europe This is Alun’s account of the escapade.< Less
Guide to Zurich By World Travel Publishing
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Historically rich, cleverly organized and exquisitely set next door from the Alps, Zürich is constantly identified as one of the world's best cities to live at. The city attracts visitors from... More > all over the world for its unique Swiss touch. Guide to Zurich is your one step travel compendium to this gorgeous city!< Less
A Seasonaire By Max Murphy
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This covers the experience of working a winter season in the Swiss/French Alps, as a driver/maintenance guy. It covers the working, living, playing & skiing life as well as the mental, emotional... More > & physical highs and lows. It starts with a brief introduction to the author & how this adventure even made it past the idea stage through landing in Switzerland & braving an extreme learning curve, including nearly getting fired in the first week. Life in the Alps is described with the point of view of close situations with other workers as well as sharing accommodation. The many, hours spent skiing are covered in great detail. The book deals with the serious side of the adventure & does so with the same light-hearted & humorous approach that the author takes to the outlook of his own life. There is a very apt conclusion.< Less
Europe Unplanned By Matthew E. Pitman
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In efforts to break away from the common path of European travel, two friends wander their way through eleven countries. Traveling in this manner, curious situations naturally arise. Nine dead at... More > Roskilde during a Pearl Jam show...caught in a torrential downpour somewhere in the Swiss Alps...sleeping on a beach in Calais, France beneath a Nazi bunker, then waking to the sounds of explosions...< Less
Europe Unplanned By Matthew E. Pitman
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In efforts to break away from the common path of European travel, two friends wander their way through eleven countries. Traveling in this manner, curious situations naturally arise. Nine dead at... More > Roskilde during a Pearl Jam show...caught in a torrential downpour somewhere in the Swiss Alps...sleeping on a beach in Calais, France beneath a Nazi bunker, then waking to the sounds of explosions...< Less
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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In the summer of 1816, a young, well-educated woman from England traveled with her lover to the Swiss Alps. Unseasonable rain kept them trapped inside their lodgings, where they entertained... More > themselves by reading ghost stories. At the urging of renowned poet Lord Byron, a friend and neighbor, they set their own pens to paper, competing to see who could write the best ghost story. The young woman, Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin, took the prize, with her tale of eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Frankenstein became a bestseller and a Gothic classic that still resonates with readers two centuries later. This is the original, 1818 text.< Less
Women in Love (Illustrated) By D. H. Lawrence
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Women in Love is a novel by British author D. H. Lawrence published in 1920. It is a sequel to his earlier novel The Rainbow (1915), and follows the continuing loves and lives of the Brangwen... More > sisters, Gudrun and Ursula. Gudrun Brangwen, an artist, pursues a destructive relationship with Gerald Crich, an industrialist. Lawrence contrasts this pair with the love that develops between Ursula and Rupert Birkin, an alienated intellectual who articulates many opinions associated with the author. The emotional relationships thus established are given further depth and tension by an unadmitted homoerotic attraction between Gerald and Rupert. The novel ranges over the whole of British society at the time of the First World War and eventually ends high up in the snows of the Swiss Alps.< Less

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