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Emma By Jane Austen
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Emma is a comic novel by Jane Austen, first published in December 1815, about the perils of misconstrued romance. The main character, Emma Woodhouse, is described in the opening paragraph as... More > "handsome, clever, and rich" but is also rather spoiled. Prior to starting the novel, Austen wrote, "I am going to take a heroine whom no-one but myself will much like." When her former governess finds happiness as the bride of a local widower, the brilliant and beautiful Emma Woodhouse — one of Jane Austen's immortal creations — flatters herself that she alone has secured the marriage and that she possesses a special talent for bringing lovers together. The young heiress next busies herself with finding a suitable husband for her friend and protégé, Harriet Smith, setting off an entertaining sequence of comic mishaps and misunderstanding in this sparkling comedy of English-village romance. Beneath its considerable wit, the novel is also the story of a young woman's progress toward self-understanding.< Less
Etched In Gold: A Pair of Historical Romances By Doreen Milstead
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Harriet & Gavin’s Story - A woman is kidnapped from her coach while on her way to Southampton to join her mail ordered fiancé in America. The man tells her that he’s a travel... More > officer there to help capture a trafficking gang and although cooperative, she feels that something is wrong. Once they reach Boston and after meeting her intended, she is again taken while staying at an inn on the way to Colorado. This time she knows that something is wrong and goes kicking and screaming into the night with her abductor. The mystery is revealed later at a farmhouse along the way. Hannah & Tim’s Story - A woman from Ohio investigates a mail order bride fraud, and then decides to head off to meet a man who she had corresponded with and for whom her dead husband held high regards. Her Roy often visited her and offered his advice, although he was fading away rapidly. Her possible husband to be, meanwhile, is heading in her direction to try to find out if she’s real, and to also find the man who’d been defrauding them.< Less
Tis Magic! Our Memories of Catweazle By Alan Hayes
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Created by Richard Carpenter, Catweazle burst onto TV screens in 1970, capturing the hearts of children and adults alike. It starred Geoffrey Bayldon as the eponymous Saxon wizard, who was twice... More > catapulted through time to a 1970s England full of technology that left him bewildered. His companions and mentors in “the new magic” were children, Carrot (Robin Davies) and Cedric (Gary Warren), both of whom he befriended. Tis Magic! Our Memories of Catweazle celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the series with forty brilliant essays in which writers explore how Catweazle has touched their lives. Extensively illustrated, it boasts a foreword by Harriet Whitehouse, daughter of Catweazle’s creator, and an afterword by Venetia Davies, wife of Robin Davies. Today, Catweazle is regarded as one of the very best British children’s television series. It remains well-loved and boasts a close-knit fan community brought together by the Official Catweazle Fan Club, which benefits from sales of this book.< Less
POEMS OF DEATH AND BEREAVEMENT By Jean Elizabeth Ward
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Jean Ward, Jean E. Ward, Jean Elizabeth Ward, Poetry, Prose, Quotes, Kimo Poetry, Senryu Poetry, and poems from the Masters of Poetry: F.G. Scott, J. Logan, J. Aldrich, E.R. Sill, Lord Byron, P.B.... More > Marston, E.A. Poe, G. Herbert, W.H. Lythe, A.J. Munby, M.E.M. Sangster, L.A. Bennett, W. Gladden, T. Hood, H. Hunt, H. Bonar, Lord Tennyson, Sir. W. Scott, J. Shirley, T. Gray, T. Moore, R. Browning. Elizabeth Browning, W.S. Landor, Shakespeare, R. Burns, Dinah M.M. Craik, Julia C.R. Dorr, Belle E. Smith, P.H. Hayne, Walt Whitman's "The Death of Lincoln, F. Auguste, The German of Gluck, The Greek of Meleager, R. Le Gaillienne, Lady Dufferin, A.L. Barbaruld, A.L. Barbareld, M.W. Deland, T. Chatterton, Silas W. Mitchell, and Harriet Beecher Stowe. Illustrations within.< Less
POEMS OF DEATH AND BEREAVEMENT By Jean Elizabeth Ward
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Jean Ward, Jean E. Ward, Jean Elizabeth Ward, Poetry, Prose, Quotes, Kimo Poetry, Senryu Poetry, and poems from the Masters of Poetry: F.G. Scott, J. Logan, J. Aldrich, E.R. Sill, Lord Byron, P.B.... More > Marston, E.A. Poe, G. Herbert, W.H. Lythe, A.J. Munby, M.E.M. Sangster, L.A. Bennett, W. Gladden, T. Hood, H. Hunt, H. Bonar, Lord Tennyson, Sir. W. Scott, J. Shirley, T. Gray, T. Moore, R. Browning. Elizabeth Browning, W.S. Landor, Shakespeare, R. Burns, Dinah M.M. Craik, Julia C.R. Dorr, Belle E. Smith, P.H. Hayne, Walt Whitman's "The Death of Lincoln, F. Auguste, The German of Gluck, The Greek of Meleager, R. Le Gaillienne, Lady Dufferin, A.L. Barbaruld, A.L. Barbareld, M.W. Deland, T. Chatterton, Silas W. Mitchell, and Harriet Beecher Stowe. Illustrations within.< Less
Songs from Vagabondia By Bliss Carman
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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: Richard Hovey (May 4, 1864 – February 24, 1900) was an... More > American poet. Graduating from Dartmouth College in 1885, he is known in part for penning the school Alma Mater, Men of Dartmouth.Hovey was born in Normal, Illinois, the son of Major General Charles Edward Hovey and Harriet Spofford Hovey. He grew up in North Amherst, Massachusetts, and in Washington, D.C., before attending Dartmouth. His first volume of poems was privately published in 1880.He collaborated with Canadian poet Bliss Carman on three volumes of "tramp" verse: Songs from Vagabondia (1894), More Songs from Vagabondia (1896), and Last Songs from Vagabondia (1900), the last being published after Hovey's death.Some twenty-nine poets have attempted to write sequels for Byron’s Don Juan. Hovey was one of them. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Hovey< Less
Monica e il desiderio - Un capolavoro di Ingmar Bergman By Salvatore M. Ruggiero
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Un saggio su uno dei film più famosi e scandalosi di Ingmar Bergman. Il film che lanciò una giovane e bella e sfrontata attrice svedese solo diciannovenne. Ingmar Bergman, Harriet... More > Andersson e Monica e il desiderio sono entrati nella leggenda del cinema mondiale.< Less
Ben-Hur, Een verhaal van den tijd van Jezus' By Lewis Wallace
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Ben-Hur, a Tale of the Christ is een roman van de Amerikaanse schrijver Lewis Wallace. Het boek werd uitgegeven op 12 november 1880. Ben-Hur is een historische roman die zich afspeelt ten tijde van... More > Jezus. De roman werd een ongekend succes en overtrof in de Verenigde Staten het verkooprecord van De Negerhut van Oom Tom van Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852). Dit duurde tot de publicatie in 1936 van Gejaagd door de wind van Margaret Mitchell.< Less
Baile de invierno By M. Cavani
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Tras su éxito al conseguir la boda entre su institutriz y el señor Weston, Emma Woodhouse se plantea una nueva unión, la de su amiga Harriet Smith y un viejo amigo de la familia,... More > el señor Charles Bingley, para lo cual ha organizado el primer baile público de la temporada en Highbury. Baile de invierno es el primer relato de la serie "Relato a la Austen", un fanfic de las novelas de Jane Austen, un homenaje a su autora desde el punto de vista de una de sus lectoras más aficionadas.< 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

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