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The Documents In the Case By Dorothy L. Sayers
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The Documents in the Case is a 1930 novel by Dorothy L. Sayers and Robert Eustace. It is the only one of Sayers' twelve major crime novels not to feature Lord Peter Wimsey, her most famous detective... More > character. This is an epistolary novel, told primarily in the form of letters between some of the characters. This collection of documents—hence the novel's title—is explained as a dossier of evidence collected by the victim's son as part of his campaign to obtain justice for his father.< Less
The Marceau Case TPB By Harry Stephen Keeler
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Trade paperback. Written in 1935, this is a classic "dossier novel" full of pictures, diagrams, clippings, telegrams and other novel ways to mimic a narrative. It provides the first... More > solution to the flying strangler baby case.< Less
We, The Damned Few By Joseph Turner et al.
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This will be my final work and, I hope, my greatest. Many will regard this as the ravings of a mad man ... let them. As long as a few realise the true value of this collection then perhaps once again... More > hope can be sparked in these three kingdoms. Goodness knows I have caused enough desolation. Maybe, at last, I can do some good. Rhoek. --- The first novella by the writing group known as "The Final Archive."< Less
EVELINA - or, the History of a Young Lady’s Entrance into the World By Fanny Burney
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The novel opens with a distressed letter from Lady Howard to her longtime acquaintance, the Reverend Arthur Villars, in which she reports that Mme. Duval, the grandmother of Villars' ward, Evelina... More > Anville, intends to visit England to renew her acquaintance with her granddaughter Evelina. 18 years earlier, Mme. Duval had broken off her relationship with her daughter Caroline, Evelina's mother, and has never acknowledged Evelina. Reverend Villars fears Mme. Duval's influence could lead Evelina to an untimely, shameful death similar to that of her mother Caroline. To keep Evelina from Mme. Duval, the Reverend lets her visit Howard Grove, Lady Howard's home, on an extended holiday. While she is there, the family learns that Lady Howard's son-in-law, naval officer Captain Mirvan, is returning to England after a 7-year absence. Desperate to join the Mirvans on their trip to London, Evelina entreats her guardian to let her attend them, promising that the visit will last only a few weeks.< Less
EVELINA - or, the History of a Young Lady’s Entrance into the World By Fanny Burney
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The novel opens with a distressed letter from Lady Howard to her longtime acquaintance, the Reverend Arthur Villars, in which she reports that Mme. Duval, the grandmother of Villars' ward, Evelina... More > Anville, intends to visit England to renew her acquaintance with her granddaughter Evelina. 18 years earlier, Mme. Duval had broken off her relationship with her daughter Caroline, Evelina's mother, and has never acknowledged Evelina. Reverend Villars fears Mme. Duval's influence could lead Evelina to an untimely, shameful death similar to that of her mother Caroline. To keep Evelina from Mme. Duval, the Reverend lets her visit Howard Grove, Lady Howard's home, on an extended holiday. While she is there, the family learns that Lady Howard's son-in-law, naval officer Captain Mirvan, is returning to England after a 7-year absence.< Less
An Excess of Passion: Short Fiction of Eliza Haywood By Eliza Haywood
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Most critics will acknowledge the enormous contributions Eliza Haywood made towards the development of the novel, but are often silent about her shorter fiction. Included in this volume are four of... More > her most notable shorter pieces: “The British Recluse” (1722), “Fantomina” (1724), “The Fatal Secret” (1724), and “The City Jilt” (1726).< Less
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Love and Friendship By Jane Austen
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Jane Austen's Fairy Tale that Lampoons Romantic Conventions. Love and Freindship [sic] is a juvenile story by Jane Austen, dated 1790. From the age of eleven until she was eighteen, Jane Austen... More > wrote her tales in three notebooks. The notebooks still exist – one in the Bodleian Library; the other two in the British Museum. They include among others Love and Freindship, written when Jane was fourteen, and The History of England, when she was fifteen. Written in epistolary form, like her later unpublished novella, Lady Susan, Love and Freindship is thought to be one of the tales she wrote for the amusement of her family; it was dedicated to her cousin Eliza de Feuillide, "La Comtesse de Feuillide". The instalments, written as letters from the heroine Laura, to Marianne, the daughter of her friend Isabel, may have come about as nightly readings by the young Jane in the Austen home. Love and Freindship is clearly a parody of romantic novels Austen read as a child.< Less
Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister By Aphra Behn
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Love-Letters Between a Nobleman and His Sister by Aphra Behn is a 3 volume roman à clef playing with events of the Monmouth Rebellion and exploring the genre of the epistolary novel.... More > "Behn's novel is based loosely on an affair between Ford, Lord Grey of Werke, and his wife's sister, Lady Henrietta Berkeley, a scandal that broke in London in 1682". It was originally published as three separate volumes: Love-Letters Between a Noble-Man and his Sister (1684), Love Letters From a Noble Man to his Sister (1685), and The Amours of Philander and Silvia (1687).This part is a story of wooing and seduction of a young woman, Silvia, by Philander, her brother-in-law.Silvia, disguised as a young man with the name Fillmond, and Philander run away to Holland. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Love-Letters_Between_a_Nobleman_and_His_Sister Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Kempton-Wace Letters By Anna Strunsky Walling
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The Kempton-Wace Letters was a 1903 epistolary novel written jointly by Americans Jack London and Anna Strunsky, then based in San Francisco, California. It was published anonymously.The novel... More > presents a discussion of the philosophy of love and sex, written in the form of a series of letters between two men, "Herbert Wace," a young scientist, and "Dane Kempton," an elderly poet. Writer Jack London wrote "Wace's" letters, and Anna Strunsky wrote "Kempton's." In the late 19th century, the authors were part of a San Francisco radical literary group known as "The Crowd. "Kempton makes the case for feeling and emotion, while Wace proceeds "scientifically" and analyzes love in Darwinian terms:Initially the public was piqued by the anonymity of the writers and the book was moderately successful. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kempton-Wace_Letters Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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