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Die Abtissin von Castro [German] By H. Rider (Henry Rider) Haggard
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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: Marie-Henri Beyle (French: [bɛl]; 23 January 1783... More > – 23 March 1842), better known by his pen name Stendhal (French: [stɛ̃dal] or [stɑ̃dal]; in English [ˈstɒ̃dɑːl], /stɛnˈdɑːl/, or /stænˈdɑːl/), was a 19th-century French writer. Best known for the novels Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black, 1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (The Charterhouse of Parma, 1839), he is highly regarded for the acute analysis of his characters' psychology and considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism.Born in Grenoble, Isère, he was an unhappy child, disliking his "unimaginative" father and mourning his mother, whom he passionately loved, and who died when he was seven. He spent "the happiest years of his life" at the Beyle country house in Claix near Grenoble. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stendhal< Less
Amitie amoureuse [French] By Hermine Oudinot Lecomte du Nouy
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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: Marie-Henri Beyle (French: [bɛl]; 23 January 1783... More > – 23 March 1842), better known by his pen name Stendhal (French: [stɛ̃dal] or [stɑ̃dal]; in English [ˈstɒ̃dɑːl], /stɛnˈdɑːl/, or /stænˈdɑːl/), was a 19th-century French writer. Best known for the novels Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black, 1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (The Charterhouse of Parma, 1839), he is highly regarded for the acute analysis of his characters' psychology and considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism.Born in Grenoble, Isère, he was an unhappy child, disliking his "unimaginative" father and mourning his mother, whom he passionately loved, and who died when he was seven. He spent "the happiest years of his life" at the Beyle country house in Claix near Grenoble. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stendhal< Less
La foire aux vanites, Tome II [French] By A. [Pseudonym.] Bertrand
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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 Makepeace Thackeray (/ˈθækəri/; 18... More > July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He is famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.Thackeray, an only child, was born in Calcutta, India, where his father, Richmond Thackeray (1 September 1781 – 13 September 1815), was secretary to the Board of Revenue in the British East India Company. His mother, Anne Becher (1792–1864), was the second daughter of Harriet Becher and John Harman Becher, who was also a secretary (writer) for the East India Company. [citation needed]Richmond died in 1815, which caused Anne to send her son to England in 1816, while she remained in India. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Makepeace_Thackeray< Less
Honor de artista [Spanish] By Octave Feuillet
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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: Octave Feuillet (11 August 1821 – 29 December 1890) was a... More > French novelist and dramatist.Feuillet was born at Saint-Lô, Manche (Normandy). His father Jacques Feuillet was a prominent lawyer and Secretary-General of La Manche, but also a hypersensitive invalid. His mother died when he was an infant. Feuillet inherited some of his father's nervous excitability, though not to the same degree. He was sent to Lycée Louis-le Grand, in Paris, where he achieved high distinction, and was destined for the diplomatic service.In 1840 he told his father that he planned to be a writer instead, and the elder Feuillet disowned his son. Octave Feuillet returned to Paris and lived as best he could by becoming a journalist. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octave_Feuillet< Less
La dame aux camelias [French] By Emily Sarah Holt
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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: Alexandre Dumas, fils... More > (French: [alɛksɑ̃dʁ dyma fis]; 27 July 1824 – 27 November 1895) was a French writer and dramatist, best known for Camille (a.k.a. The Lady of the Camellias). He was the son of Alexandre Dumas, père, also a writer and playwright. He was admitted to the Académie française in 1874 and awarded the Légion d'honneur in 1894.Dumas was born in Paris, France, the illegitimate child of Marie-Laure-Catherine Labay (1794–1868), a dressmaker, and novelist Alexandre Dumas. During 1831 his father legally recognized him and ensured that the young Dumas received the best education possible at the Institution Goubaux and the Collège Bourbon. At that time, the law allowed the elder Dumas to take the child away from his mother. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandre_Dumas,_fils< Less
You Ling Shu Dian [Japanese] By Christopher Morley
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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: Christopher Morley (5 May 1890 – 28 March 1957) was an... More > American journalist, novelist, essayist and poet. He also produced stage productions for a few years and gave college lectures.Morley was born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. His father, Frank Morley, was a maths professor at Haverford College; his mother, Lilian Janet Bird, was a violinist who provided Christopher with much of his later love for literature and poetry.In 1900 the family moved to Baltimore, Maryland. In 1906 Christopher entered Haverford College, graduating in 1910 as [valedictorian]. He then went to New College, Oxford, for three years on a Rhodes scholarship, studying modern history.In 1913 Morley completed his Oxford studies and moved to New York City, New York. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Morley< Less
La foire aux vanites, Tome II [French] By William Makepeace Thackeray
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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 Makepeace Thackeray (/ˈθækəri/; 18... More > July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He is famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society.Thackeray, an only child, was born in Calcutta, India, where his father, Richmond Thackeray (1 September 1781 – 13 September 1815), was secretary to the Board of Revenue in the British East India Company. His mother, Anne Becher (1792–1864), was the second daughter of Harriet Becher and John Harman Becher, who was also a secretary (writer) for the East India Company. [citation needed]Richmond died in 1815, which caused Anne to send her son to England in 1816, while she remained in India. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Makepeace_Thackeray< Less
La Novela de un Joven Pobre [Spanish] By Octave Feuillet
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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: Octave Feuillet (11 August 1821 – 29 December 1890) was a... More > French novelist and dramatist.Feuillet was born at Saint-Lô, Manche (Normandy). His father Jacques Feuillet was a prominent lawyer and Secretary-General of La Manche, but also a hypersensitive invalid. His mother died when he was an infant. Feuillet inherited some of his father's nervous excitability, though not to the same degree. He was sent to Lycée Louis-le Grand, in Paris, where he achieved high distinction, and was destined for the diplomatic service.In 1840 he told his father that he planned to be a writer instead, and the elder Feuillet disowned his son. Octave Feuillet returned to Paris and lived as best he could by becoming a journalist. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Octave_Feuillet< Less
OEuvres Completes de Frederic Bastiat, tome 4 mises en ordre, revues et annotees d'apres les manuscrits de l'auteur [French] By Frederic Bastiat
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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: Claude Frédéric Bastiat (French: [klod... More > fʁedeʁik bastja]; 30 June 1801 – 24 December 1850) was a French classical liberal theorist, political economist, Freemason, and member of the French National Assembly. He was notable for developing the economic concept of opportunity cost, and for introducing the Parable of the Broken Window or the "Glazier's fallacy". His ideas have provided a basis for libertarianism and the Austrian School.Bastiat was born in Bayonne, Aquitaine, a port town in the south of France on the Bay of Biscay, on 30 June 1801. His father, Pierre Bastiat, was a prominent businessman in the town. His mother died in 1808 when Frédéric was seven years old. His father moved inland to the town of Mugron with Frédéric following soon afterward. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fr%C3%A9d%C3%A9ric_Bastiat< Less
Meine Lebens-Erinnerungen - Band 2 [German] By Adam Gottlob Oehlenschlager
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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: Adam Gottlob Oehlenschläger (14 November 1779 – 20... More > January 1850) was a Danish poet and playwright. He introduced romanticism into Danish literature.He was born in Vesterbro, then a suburb of Copenhagen, on 14 November 1779. His father, a Schleswiger by birth, was at that time organist, and later became keeper, of the royal palace of Frederiksberg; he was a very brisk and cheerful man. The poet's mother, on the other hand, who was partly German by extraction, suffered from depression, which afterwards deepened into melancholy madness.Oehlenschläger and his sister Sofia were allowed their own way throughout their childhood, and were taught nothing, except to read and write, until their twelfth year. At the age of nine, Oehlenschläger began to make fluent verses. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Oehlenschl%C3%A4ger< Less

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What May Come What May Come By Robert Grant
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