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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
Prominent British and Irish Authors Volume 1 By K. Chandra Shrivastava & Ramzi Haddad
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This book is a compilation of prominent British and Irish authors. It gives detailed information like date of birth, education, major works, etc.
Prominent British and Irish Authors Volume II By K. Chandra Shrivastava & Ramzi Haddad
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This book is a compilation of the prominent British and Irish authors. It also provides information about birth dates, education, pieces of work, etc.
An Exposition of Classics By British Authors Second Edition By Daniel Zimmermann
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This edition treats “Lady of the Lake” by Sir Walter Scott plus “King Lear” and “Othello” by Shakespeare. Other Shakespearean plays treated are... More > “Macbeth,” “Hamlet,” “As You Like It,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “Julius Caesar,” “Twelfth Night,” and “Coriolanus.” Also treated are John Bunyan’s “Pilgrim’s Progress,” Milton;s “Paradise Regained,” “Beowulf,” “Robinson Crusoe” byDaniel Defoe, “Gulliver’s Travels” by Johnathan Swift, “The Rivals” by Sheridan, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Coleridge, “The Second Jungle Book” by Kipling, “The Traveler’s Story about a Terribly Strange Bed” by Wilkie Collins, “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens, and two stories by Robert Louis Stevenson. The works are treated in considerable detail. Several works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle are also treated, such as “The Terror of Blue John Gap,” “The Lost Special,” and “The Brazilian Cat.” I have treated Sherlock Holmes mysteries in a different e-book.< Less
British Goblins By Wirt Sikes
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British Goblins - Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions. British Goblins does a good job at its stated purpose - collecting and loosely categorizing Welsh Folklore of every... More > category, ranging from the reasons behind certain customs and superstitions of daily life, to descriptions and associated stories of various faeries, goblins, and giants, to descriptions of apparitions and the view of the afterlife, to more fantastic things, like dragons, standing stones, and magic wells and stones. Although a somewhat anecdotal approach is taken, the author has in fact preserved a good deal of information that might have otherwise been lost.< Less
The British Barbarians By Grant Allen
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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: Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24, 1848 –... More > October 25, 1899) was a Canadian science writer and novelist, and a proponent of the theory of evolution.Allen was born near Kingston, Canada West (known as Ontario after Confederation) - the second son of Catharine Ann Grant and the Rev. Joseph Antisell Allen, a Protestant minister from Dublin, Ireland. His mother was a daughter of the fifth Baron of Longueuil. He was educated at home until, at age 13, he and his parents moved to the United States, then to France and finally to the United Kingdom. He was educated at King Edward's School in Birmingham and at Merton College in Oxford, both in the United Kingdom. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grant_Allen< Less
Stories by English Authors By LogoStar Press
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A wonderful collection of English fiction comprising stories by such classics as Thomas Hardy, Charles Reade, Amelia B. Edwards, Wilkie Collins, Anthony Hope, among others. For the lover of good... More > literature.< Less
Stories by English Authors By LogoStar Press
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A wonderful collection of English fiction comprising stories by such classics as Thomas Hardy, Charles Reade, Amelia B. Edwards, Wilkie Collins, Anthony Hope, among others. For the lover of good... More > literature.< Less
British Properties - A Short Story By William Olson
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A man donates sperm and, while attending a wedding some years later, suspects the bride and groom are his "children."
Lance: the British Military Misadventure By Arthur Coulson
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Lance was an Australian born and bred, but in his early years his parents took him to live in Britain. That is how Lancelot was conscripted into the “wrong bloody army” and fought with... More > British troops in the Second World War. His complete disregard for authority meant that he often chose a more difficult option than he needed to choose - such as the day he was required to report for duty. He walked to the army camp because he was not going to spend money on a bus fare - but on his arrival he found that a free bus had collected all the new recruits. Lance lived through his time of service by cheating, faking and bungling his way forward, but was always faithful to his best friends when the going got rough.This is an account based on a true character - an adult comedy that gives the reader a brief and descriptive window into the life of serving British troops in the WW2 years. The miracle was that Lance and his friends actually lived to tell their story.< Less