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Trent's Last Case By E. C. (Edmund Clerihew) Bentley
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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: E. C. Bentley (full name Edmund Clerihew Bentley; 10 July... More > 1875 – 30 March 1956) was a popular English novelist and humorist of the early twentieth century, and the inventor of the clerihew, an irregular form of humorous verse on biographical topics. One of the best known is this (1905):Bentley was born in London and educated at St Paul's School and Merton College, Oxford. His father, John Edmund Bentley, was professionally a civil servant but was also a rugby union international having played in the first ever international match for England against Scotland in 1871. Bentley worked as a journalist on several newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph. [citation needed] He also worked for the imperialist weekly called The Outlook during the editorship of James Louis Garvin. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Clerihew_Bentley< Less
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 13 Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1903-1904, by Arthur Conan Doyle. The stories were published in the Strand Magazine in Great... More > Britain, and Collier's in the United States.The book was first published in February 1905 by McClure, Phillips & Co. (New York) then on March 7, 1905 by Georges Newnes, Ltd. (London) and was the first Holmes collection since 1893, when Holmes had "died" in "The Final Problem". Having published The Hound of the Baskervilles in 1901–1902 (setting it before Holmes' death) Doyle came under intense pressure to revive his famous character.The first story is set in 1894 and has Holmes returning in London and explaining the period from 1891–94, a period called "The Great Hiatus" by Sherlockian enthusiasts. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Return_of_Sherlock_Holmes Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens By J. M. (James Matthew) Barrie
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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens is a novel by J. M. Barrie, published in 1906; it is one of four major literary works by Barrie featuring the widely known literary character he created, Peter... More > Pan.Peter is a seven-day-old infant who, "like all infants", used to be part bird. Peter has complete faith in his flying abilities, so, upon hearing a discussion of his adult life, he is able to escape out of the window of his London home and return to Kensington Gardens. Upon returning to the Gardens, Peter is shocked to learn from the crow Solomon Caw that he is not still a bird, but more like a human – Solomon says he is crossed between them as a "Betwixt-and-Between". Unfortunately, Peter now knows he cannot fly, so he is stranded in Kensington Gardens. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Pan_in_Kensington_Gardens Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Kai Lung's Golden Hours By Ernest Bramah
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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: Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc... More > (/hᵻˈlɛər ˈbɛlək/; French: [ilɛʁ bɛlɔk]; 27 July 1870 – 16 July 1953) was an Anglo-French writer and historian. He was one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. He was known as a writer, orator, poet, sailor, satirist, man of letters, soldier and political activist. His Catholic faith had a strong impact on his works. He was President of the Oxford Union and later MP for Salford from 1906 to 1910. He was a noted disputant, with a number of long-running feuds, but also widely regarded as a humane and sympathetic man. Belloc became a naturalised British subject in 1902, while retaining his French citizenship.His poetry encompassed comic verses for children and religious poetry. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hilaire_Belloc< Less
Tarzan of the Apes By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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Tarzan of the Apes is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the first in a series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published in the pulp magazine All-Story Magazine in... More > October, 1912. The character was so popular that Burroughs continued the series into the 1940s with two dozen sequels. For the novel's centennial anniversary, Library of America published a hardcover edition based on the original book in April 2012 with an introduction by Thomas Mallon (ISBN 978-1-59853-164-0).The novel tells the story of John Clayton, born in the western coastal jungles of equatorial Africa to a marooned couple from England, John and Alice (Rutherford) Clayton, Lord and Lady Greystoke. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarzan_of_the_Apes Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Son of Tarzan By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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The Son of Tarzan is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the fourth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was written between January 21 and May 11, 1915, and first... More > published in the magazine All-Story Weekly as a six-part serial from December 4, 1915 – January 8, 1916. It was first published in book form by A. C. McClurg & Co. in March, 1917 and has been reprinted numerous times since by various publishers.Alexis Paulvitch, a henchman of Tarzan's now-deceased enemy, Nikolas Rokoff, survived his encounter with the ape-man in The Beasts of Tarzan and wants to even the score. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Son_of_Tarzan Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Jungle Tales of Tarzan By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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The Return of Tarzan By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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The Return of Tarzan is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the second in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published in the pulp magazine New Story Magazine in... More > the issues for June through December 1913; the first book edition was published in 1915 by A. C. McClurg.The novel picks up where Tarzan of the Apes left off. The ape man, feeling rootless in the wake of his noble sacrifice of his prospects of wedding Jane Porter, leaves America for Europe to visit his friend Paul d'Arnot. On the ship he becomes embroiled in the affairs of Countess Olga de Coude, her husband, Count Raoul de Coude, and two shady characters attempting to prey on them, Nikolas Rokoff and his henchman Alexis Paulvitch. Rokoff, it turns out, is also the countess's brother. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Return_of_Tarzan Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Mr. Dooley Says By Finley Peter Dunne
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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: Finley Peter Dunne (July 10, 1867 – April 24, 1936) was an... More > American humorist and writer from Chicago. In 1898 Dunne published Mr. Dooley in Peace and War, a collection of his nationally syndicated Mr. Dooley sketches. Speaking with the thick verbiage and accent of an Irish immigrant from County Roscommon, the fictional Mr. Dooley expounded upon political and social issues of the day from his South Side Chicago Irish pub. Dunne's sly humor and political acumen won the support of President Theodore Roosevelt, a frequent target of Mr. Dooley's barbs. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finley_Peter_Dunne< Less
Observations By Mr. Dooley By Finley Peter Dunne
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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: Finley Peter Dunne (July 10, 1867 – April 24, 1936) was an... More > American humorist and writer from Chicago. In 1898 Dunne published Mr. Dooley in Peace and War, a collection of his nationally syndicated Mr. Dooley sketches. Speaking with the thick verbiage and accent of an Irish immigrant from County Roscommon, the fictional Mr. Dooley expounded upon political and social issues of the day from his South Side Chicago Irish pub. Dunne's sly humor and political acumen won the support of President Theodore Roosevelt, a frequent target of Mr. Dooley's barbs. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Finley_Peter_Dunne< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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