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Clementine [German] By Fanny Lewald
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Clementine Paddleford (September 27, 1898 – November 13, 1967) was an American food writer active from the 1920s through the 1960s, writing for several publications, including the New York... More > Herald Tribune, the New York Sun, The New York Telegram, Farm and Fireside, and This Week magazine. A Kansas native, she lived most of her life in New York City, where she introduced her readers to the global range of food to be found in that city. She was also a pilot, and flew a Piper Cub around the country to report on America's many regional cuisines. Paddleford coined the term "hero" relating to a submarine sandwich in the 1930s, writing that one needed to be a hero to finish the gigantic Italian sandwich.She was born in Stockdale, Riley County, Kansas, and graduated from Manhattan (Kansas) High School in 1916. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clementine_Paddleford Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Scenes de la vie hollandaise par Hildebrand [French] By Hildebrand
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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: Nicolaas Beets (13 September 1814 – 13 March 1903) was a... More > Dutch theologian, writer and poet. He published under the pseudonym, Hildebrand.Nicolaas Beets was born in Haarlem, the son of a pharmacist. From 1833 till 1839 he studied theology at the university of Leiden where he received his doctorate.In 1840 he became a minister at the Dutch Reformed Church in Heemstede. In the same year he married Aleida van Foreest. In 1848 he became correspondent of the Royal Institute of the Netherlands, when that became the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1851 he joined as member. In 1854 he moved to Utrecht where from 1874 till 1884 he was a professor in church history at the University of Utrecht.He wrote prose, poetry and sermons. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolaas_Beets< Less
Le chevalier d'Harmental [French] By Alexandre Dumas
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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: Alexandre Dumas (French: [a.lɛk.sɑ̃dʁ... More > dy.ma], born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie [dy.ma da.vi də la pa.jə.tʁi]; 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer. His works have been translated into nearly 100 languages, and he is one of the most widely read French authors. Many of his historical novels of high adventure were originally published as serials, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne: Ten Years Later. His novels have been adapted since the early twentieth century for nearly 200 films. Dumas' last novel, The Knight of Sainte-Hermine, unfinished at his death, was completed by a scholar and published in 2005, becoming a bestseller. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexandre_Dumas< Less
La clique doree [French] By Emile Gaboriau
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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: Émile Gaboriau (November 9, 1832 – September 28,... More > 1873) was a French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction.Gaboriau was born in the small town of Saujon, Charente-Maritime. He became a secretary to Paul Féval, and after publishing some novels and miscellaneous writings, found his real gift in L'Affaire Lerouge (1866).The book, which was Gaboriau's first detective novel, introduced an amateur detective. It also introduced a young police officer named Monsieur Lecoq, who was the hero in three of Gaboriau's later detective novels. The character of Lecoq was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq (1775–1857), whose own memoirs, Les Vrais Mémoires de Vidocq, mixed fiction and fact. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89mile_Gaboriau< Less
Keltische Mythen en Legenden [Dutch] By T. W. (Thomas William) Rolleston
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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: Thomas William Hazen Rolleston (1857–1920) was an Irish... More > writer, literary figure and translator, known as a poet but publishing over a wide range of literary and political topics. He lived at various times in Killiney in South Dublin, Germany, London and County Wicklow; settling finally in 1908 in Hampstead, London, where he died. His Killiney home, called Secrora, subsequently became the home of tennis player Joshua Pim.He was born in Glasshouse, Shinrone, County Offaly, the son of a judge. He was educated at St Columba's College, Dublin and Trinity College, Dublin. After a time in Germany he founded the Dublin University Review in 1885; he published Poems and Ballads of Young Ireland (1888), and a Life of Lessing (1889). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._W._Rolleston< Less
Lettres a Madame Viardot [French] By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
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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: Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev... More > (/tɜːrˈɡɛnjəf, -ˈɡeɪn-/; Russian: Ива́н Серге́евич Турге́нев; IPA: [ɪˈvan sʲɪrˈɡʲeɪvʲɪtɕ tʊrˈɡʲenʲɪf]; November 9 [O.S. October 28] 1818 – September 3, 1883) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright. His first major publication, a short story collection entitled A Sportsman's Sketches (1852), was a milestone of Russian Realism, and his novel Fathers and Sons (1862) is regarded as one of the major works of 19th-century fiction.Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev was born into a family of Russian land-owners in Oryol, Russia, on November 9, 1818 (October 28 Old Style). His father, Sergei Nikolaevich Turgenev, a colonel in the Russian cavalry, was a chronic philanderer[citation needed]. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Turgenev< Less
Les cotillons celebres. Deuxieme Serie [French] By Emile Gaboriau
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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: Émile Gaboriau (November 9, 1832 – September 28,... More > 1873) was a French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction.Gaboriau was born in the small town of Saujon, Charente-Maritime. He became a secretary to Paul Féval, and after publishing some novels and miscellaneous writings, found his real gift in L'Affaire Lerouge (1866).The book, which was Gaboriau's first detective novel, introduced an amateur detective. It also introduced a young police officer named Monsieur Lecoq, who was the hero in three of Gaboriau's later detective novels. The character of Lecoq was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq (1775–1857), whose own memoirs, Les Vrais Mémoires de Vidocq, mixed fiction and fact. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89mile_Gaboriau< Less
Le 13e Hussards, types, profils, esquisses et croquis militaires... a pied et a cheval [French] By Emile Gaboriau
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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: Émile Gaboriau (November 9, 1832 – September 28,... More > 1873) was a French writer, novelist, journalist, and a pioneer of detective fiction.Gaboriau was born in the small town of Saujon, Charente-Maritime. He became a secretary to Paul Féval, and after publishing some novels and miscellaneous writings, found his real gift in L'Affaire Lerouge (1866).The book, which was Gaboriau's first detective novel, introduced an amateur detective. It also introduced a young police officer named Monsieur Lecoq, who was the hero in three of Gaboriau's later detective novels. The character of Lecoq was based on a real-life thief turned police officer, Eugène François Vidocq (1775–1857), whose own memoirs, Les Vrais Mémoires de Vidocq, mixed fiction and fact. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89mile_Gaboriau< Less
Der Held unserer Zeit: Kaukasische Lebensbilder [German] By Mikhail Iurevich Lermontov
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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: Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov... More > (/ˈlɛərmənˌtɔːf, -ˌtɒf/; Russian: Михаи́л Ю́рьевич Ле́рмонтов; IPA: [mʲɪxɐˈil ˈjurʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ˈlʲɛrməntəf]; October 15 [O.S. October 3] 1814 – July 27 [O.S. July 15] 1841) was a Russian Romantic writer, poet and painter, sometimes called "the poet of the Caucasus", the most important Russian poet after Alexander Pushkin's death in 1837 and the greatest figure in Russian Romanticism. His influence on later Russian literature is still felt in modern times, not only through his poetry, but also through his prose, which founded the tradition of the Russian psychological novel.Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov was born in Moscow into a respectable noble family, and grew up in the village of Tarkhany (now Lermontovo in Penza Oblast). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikhail_Lermontov< Less
Cronica de la conquista de Granada (2 de 2) [Spanish] By Washington Irving
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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: Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was... More > an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" (1819) and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (1820), both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. His historical works include biographies of George Washington, Oliver Goldsmith and Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors and the Alhambra. Irving served as the U.S. ambassador to Spain from 1842 to 1846.He made his literary debut in 1802 with a series of observational letters to the Morning Chronicle, written under the pseudonym Jonathan Oldstyle. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Irving< Less

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