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Peter and Wendy By J. M. (James Matthew) Barrie
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Peter Pan; or, the Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up or Peter and Wendy is J. M. Barrie's most famous work, in the form of a 1904 play and a 1911 novel. Both versions tell the story of Peter Pan, a... More > mischievous yet innocent little boy who can fly, and has many adventures on the island of Neverland that is inhabited by mermaids, fairies, Native Americans and pirates. Peter has many stories involving Wendy Darling and her two brothers, his fairy Tinker Bell, the Lost Boys, and the pirate Captain Hook. The play and novel were inspired by Barrie's friendship with the Llewelyn Davies family. Barrie continued to revise the play for years after its debut until publication of the play script in 1928.The play debuted in London on 27 December 1904 with Nina Boucicault, daughter of playwright Dion Boucicault, in the title role. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_and_Wendy Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Miss Mapp By E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson
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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: Edward Frederic "E. F." Benson (24 July 1867 – 29... More > February 1940) was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist, archaeologist and short story writer.E. F. Benson was born at Wellington College in Berkshire, the fifth child of the headmaster, Edward White Benson (later Chancellor of Lincoln Cathedral, Bishop of Truro and Archbishop of Canterbury), and Mary Sidgwick Benson ("Minnie").Benson was educated at Temple Grove School, then at Marlborough College, where he wrote some of his earliest works and upon which he based his novel David Blaize. He continued his education at King's College, Cambridge. At Cambridge, he was a member of the Pitt Club, and later in life he became an honorary fellow of Magdalene College.E. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._F._Benson< Less
Bindle: Some Chapters in the Life of Joseph Bindle By Herbert George Jenkins
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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: Herbert George Jenkins (1876 – 8 June 1923) was a British... More > writer and the owner of the publishing company Herbert Jenkins Ltd, which published many of P. G. Wodehouse's novels.Jenkins' parents came from Norfolk and, according to his obituary in The Times, he was educated at Greyfriars College. He began work as a journalist and then spent some 11 years at The Bodley Head before founding his own publishing house in 1912. He remained unmarried and died at the age of 47, on 8 June 1923 after a six-month-long illness, in Marylebone, London.In 1912 Jenkins founded his own publishing company: Herbert Jenkins Limited. Its offices were in a narrow, 19th-century building with five floors in Duke of York Street, just off Jermyn Street in London. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_George_Jenkins< Less
Dracula By Bram Stoker
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Dracula: Resurrection is a 2000 point-and-click adventure video game developed by Index+, France Telecom Multimedia and Canal+ Multimedia, and published by DreamCatcher Interactive for Windows and... More > Mac OS. In 2001, it was ported to the PlayStation as Dracula: The Resurrection, published by Microïds. In 2011, a slightly modified version developed and published by Microïds was released in a three-part episodic form for iOS. Later in 2011, this remade version was released as a single game for OS X, which was subsequently released in 2012 for iOS, and in 2013 for Android. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dracula:_Resurrection Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Phantom of the Opera By Gaston Leroux
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The Phantom of the Opera (Italian: Il fantasma dell'opera) is a 1998 Italian horror film directed by Dario Argento, adapted from the novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra by Gaston Leroux.... More > However, there are many differences between the book and the film (the biggest being that the Phantom is not disfigured).In Paris 1877 a pack of rats save an abandoned baby from a basket that was flowing along a river. They raise him in the underground of the Opéra de Paris. This child becomes the Phantom of the Opera, a misanthrope who kills anyone who ventures into his underground chambers, just as rats are killed whenever they venture above ground. The Phantom (Julian Sands) falls in love with the young opera singer Christine Daaé (Asia Argento), while she sings alone on stage one night. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Phantom_of_the_Opera_(1998_film) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Tom Swift and His Submarine Boat; Or, Under the Ocean for Sunken Treasure By Victor Appleton
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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: Victor Appleton was a house pseudonym used by the Stratemeyer... More > Syndicate and its successors, most famous for being associated with the Tom Swift series of books.The following series have been published under the Victor Appleton name:Ghostwriters of these books included Howard Roger Garis, John W. Duffield, W. Bert Foster, Debra Doyle with James D. Macdonald, F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre, Robert E. Vardeman, Thomas M. Mitchell, and James Duncan Lawrence. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Appleton< Less
Tom Swift and His War Tank; Or, Doing His Bit for Uncle Sam By Victor Appleton
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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: Victor Appleton was a house pseudonym used by the Stratemeyer... More > Syndicate and its successors, most famous for being associated with the Tom Swift series of books.The following series have been published under the Victor Appleton name:Ghostwriters of these books included Howard Roger Garis, John W. Duffield, W. Bert Foster, Debra Doyle with James D. Macdonald, F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre, Robert E. Vardeman, Thomas M. Mitchell, and James Duncan Lawrence. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victor_Appleton< Less
A Princess of Mars By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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A Princess of Mars is a science fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first of his Barsoom series. It was first serialized in the pulp magazine All-Story Magazine from February–July, 1912.... More > Full of swordplay and daring feats, the novel is considered a classic example of 20th-century pulp fiction. It is also a seminal instance of the planetary romance, a subgenre of science fantasy that became highly popular in the decades following its publication. Its early chapters also contain elements of the Western. The story is set on Mars, imagined as a dying planet with a harsh desert environment. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Princess_of_Mars Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Lost World By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Lost World is a 1998 film, loosely based on the book of the same name by Arthur Conan Doyle.Mongolia, 1934. The researcher Maple White (Jack Langedijk), together with his assistant Azbek (Russell... More > Yuen), discovers an unknown world populated by dinosaurs, situated on a plateau in Mongolia. After having found a dinosaur's egg in a cave, White celebrates the discovery, with Azbek, uncorking a bottle of champagne and listening to classical music. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lost_World_(1998_film) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Clue of the Silken Ladder By Mildred A. (Mildred Augustine) Wirt
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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: Mildred Augustine Wirt Benson (July 10, 1905 – May 28,... More > 2002) was an American journalist and author of children's books. She is best remembered for writing some of the earliest Nancy Drew mysteries and for creating the detective's adventurous personality. Benson wrote under the Stratemeyer Syndicate pen name, Carolyn Keene, from 1929 to 1947 and contributed to 23 of the first 30 originally published Nancy Drew mysteries which became bestsellers.Benson was born Mildred Augustine in Ladora, Iowa to Lillian and Dr. J. L. Augustine. Benson earned her degree in English from the University of Iowa in 1925. She later returned to the University and in 1927, became the first student there to earn a master's degree in journalism. She was married to Asa Wirt, who worked for the Associated Press. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mildred_Benson< Less

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