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Victorian Drug Fiends - Classic Tales of Opium and Hashish! By FishesEye Publishing
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A collection of infamous classics of drug literature: short stories, essays, journalism, medical reports, poetry, visions, with dozens of vintage 19th-century illustrations (prints, photos,... More > postcards...), capturing the heady essence of Victorian drug culture. From the Romantic opium-eaters, to the Bohemian hashish fanatics, intrinsically linked to the underground art and literature of the era. Narcotics, opium dens, bhang, cannabis, hasheesh eaters, water pipes, halluncingens and hallucinations, dreamy afternoons and hedonistic nights of absinthe, reefer cigarettes and sex. Entertaining, often erotic... dare we say addictive? A literary anthology of authors including Aleister Crowley, Rudyard Kipling, Sir Richard Burton, de Quincey, Fitz Hugh Ludlow, Bayard Taylor, Baudelaire, Dickens, and Louisa May Alcott! 224 pages - hours of giddy entertainment! Available as large-format (US Letter) perfect bound paperback, or as a PDF ebook to download! **Revised and improved edition, Feb 2008! **< Less
A Dead Man's Diary [Christmas Summary Classics] By Coulson Kernahan
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Christmas Summary Classics- This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially... More > crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About The Book- Coulson Kernahan Coulson Kernahan, born at Ilfracombe, England, Aug. 1, 1858, is a son of Dr. James Kernahan, M.A. He has contributed largely to periodicals, and has written in many veins, alternating serious and religious works with sensational novels, and literary criticism with humour and sport. It is by his imaginative booklets--now collected in one volume under the title of "Visions"--that he is best known. These booklets have circulated literally "by the million," and have been translated into no fewer than sixteen languages, including Chinese.< Less
Literary Taste - How To Form It (With Detailed Instructions For Collecting A Complete Library Of English Literature) By Bennett Arnold
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Contents: Chapter I The Aim Chapter II Your Particular Case Chapter III Why A Classic Is A Classic Chapter IV Where To Begin Chapter V How To Read A Classic Chapter VI The Question Of Style Chapter... More > VII Wrestling With An Author Chapter VIII System In Reading Chapter IX Verse Chapter X Broad Counsels Chapter XI An English Library: Period I Chapter XII An English Library: Period II Chapter XIII An English Library: Period III Chapter XIV Mental Stocktaking< Less
Jane Eyre and Other Poems Gathered from the Pages of the Classics By Linda Derkez
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If you love Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre and other literary classics written in the 19th century, you'll be enchanted by this volume of poems gathered from the pages of Great Expectations,... More > Frankenstein, Dracula, Anna Karenina and Jane Eyre. As Michelangelo saw "the angel" already within the unworked stone, Linda Derkez chips away at these masterpieces to free the poetry always present. Many of the verses are simply the authors' words rearranged to reveal the sheer poetry of some of the best writers the world has known. Language directly from the pages of these books is crafted into insightful poems that tell the stories and feelings of timeless characters.< Less
Jane Eyre and Other Poems Gathered from the Pages of the Classics By Linda Derkez
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If you love Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre and other literary classics written in the 19th century, you'll be enchanted by this volume of poems gathered from the pages of Great Expectations,... More > Frankenstein, Dracula, Anna Karenina and Jane Eyre. As Michelangelo saw "the angel" already within the unworked stone, Linda Derkez chips away at these masterpieces to free the poetry always present. Many of the verses are simply the authors' words rearranged to reveal the sheer poetry of some of the best writers the world has known. Language directly from the pages of these books is crafted into insightful poems that tell the stories and feelings of timeless characters.< Less
Classical Lessons for D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths By Lisa Kelly
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A companion guide to D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths, this collection of classical Charlotte Mason style lessons provides teaching notes for preparing the reading of each selection in the schedule,... More > narration suggestions to follow the readings and optional extensions such as art projects, illustration studies, literary terms or story elements. Written for A Mind in the Light, this guide can be used for children of ages 6-12.< Less
Dubliners - Classic Version (Annotated, Quotes, Author's Biography, Other Features) By James Joyce
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From the literary genius who penned the classic novels A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Ulysses come the 15 short stories which make up the collection known as Dubliners. The settings... More > include specific locations around Dublin, focusing on the lives of poorer classes, and the book’s meticulously plotted chapters progress from stories of youth to mature adulthood. Always conscious of his Irish background, James Joyce wrote this series at a time of great national pride in Ireland, though it would take nine years of submissions to 15 publishers before he saw it in print in 1914.< Less
Famous Vampire Stories: 15 Classic Tales of Undead Terror! By Tom Baker (Ed.)
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Come thrill with us through the unhallowed halls of the sepulchral and distorted LIVING DEAD, as we thrill-ride through fifteen classic vampire tales certain to get your blood chilling in your veins... More > Ranging from classic novellas such as Le Fanu's "Carmilla," to the spectral excursions of famed horrorologist H.P. Lovecraft, this unsightly tome recounts even true-life vampiric lore as well as the literary classics of chilling fright. So come on! Your casket is waiting, the coach is stamping int he castle courtyard, and the children of the night are making their music! For, as Bela might say, "The blood is the life, Mr. Renfield! The blood is the life!" Stories by Lovecraft, Byron, Le Fanu, Conan Doyle, and more!< Less
Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins - Now First Published (Classic Works of Poetry) By Gerard Manley Hopkins
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This compendium of poems by Gerard Manley Hopkins includes his most famous works, together with a careful selection of his most critically acclaimed verses. Hopkins is one of the Victorian era's... More > best appreciated poets, gaining much of his fame for his unique and religiously inspired subjects. A committed Jesuit, his poems were notable for including a technique of Hopkins' own invention named sprung rhythm. This connotes verse which is designed to imitate the patterns and pace of typical human speech. By 1918, when this collection of Hopkins' poetry first appeared, he had gained much renown. To emphasise that several of the entries had never been published previously, the subtitle of 'Now First Published' was appended. This and other anthologies helped introduce the talents of Hopkins to a wider audience, cementing his status in England's literary pantheon.< Less
Gulliver's Travels Into Several Remote Nations of The World [Christmas Summary Classics] By Jonathan Swift
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Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially... More > crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About the Book Jonathan Swift, the greatest and most original satirist of his own, or perhaps of any age, was born in Dublin, Ireland, of English parents, November 30, 1667. His poverty and abject dependence upon his relatives in his early youth may have given the first impetus to that bitter resentment and haughty spirit of pride which characterized him through life. After a somewhat troubled career in Trinity College, Dublin, he removed to England, where he entered the household of the retired English statesman, Sir William Temple, whose literary executor he became ten years later. For more eBooks visit www.kartindo.com< Less

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