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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
OEuvres completes de lord Byron, Tome 10 comprenant ses memoires publies par Thomas Moore [French] By George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron
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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: George Gordon Byron (later Noel), 6th Baron Byron, FRS (22... More > January 1788 – 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among his best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, and the short lyric "She Walks in Beauty".Byron is regarded as one of the greatest British poets, and remains widely read and influential. He travelled widely across Europe, especially in Italy where he lived for seven years. Later in life, Byron joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which many Greeks revere him as a national hero. He died in 1824 at the young age of 36 from a fever contracted while in Missolonghi. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Byron< 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
OEuvres de P. Corneille, Tome 04 [French] By Pierre Corneille
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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: Pierre Corneille (French... More > pronunciation: ​[pjɛʁ kɔʁnɛj]; Rouen, 6 June 1606 – Paris, 1 October 1684) was a French tragedian. He is generally considered one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with Molière and Jean Racine.As a young man, he earned the valuable patronage of Cardinal Richelieu, who was trying to promote classical tragedy along formal lines, but later quarrelled with him, especially over his best-known play Le Cid about a medieval Spanish warrior, which was denounced by the newly formed Académie française for breaching the unities. He continued to write well-received tragedies for nearly forty years.Corneille was born in Rouen, Normandy, France, to Marthe Le Pesant and Pierre Corneille, a distinguished lawyer. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Corneille< 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
Historia de Gil Blas de Santillana (Vol 1 de 3) Novela [Spanish] By Alain Rene Le Sage
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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: Alain-René Lesage (French... More > pronunciation: ​[alɛ̃ ʁəne ləsaʒ]; 6 May 1668 – 17 November 1747; older spelling Le Sage) was a French novelist and playwright. Lesage is best known for his comic novel The Devil upon Two Sticks (1707, Le Diable boiteux), his comedy Turcaret (1709), and his picaresque novel Gil Blas (1715–1735).Claude Lesage, the father of the novelist, held the united positions of advocate, notary and registrar of the royal court in Rhuys. His mother's name was Jeanne Brenugat. Both Lesage's father and mother died when Lesage was very young, and he was left in the care of his uncle who wasted his education and fortune. Père Bochard, of the Order of the Jesuits, Principal of the College in Vannes, became interested in the boy on account of his natural talents. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alain-Ren%C3%A9_Lesage< Less
OEuvres completes de lord Byron, Tome 5 comprenant ses memoires publies par Thomas Moore [French] By George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron
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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: George Gordon Byron (later Noel), 6th Baron Byron, FRS (22... More > January 1788 – 19 April 1824), commonly known simply as Lord Byron, was an English poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among his best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, and the short lyric "She Walks in Beauty".Byron is regarded as one of the greatest British poets, and remains widely read and influential. He travelled widely across Europe, especially in Italy where he lived for seven years. Later in life, Byron joined the Greek War of Independence fighting the Ottoman Empire, for which many Greeks revere him as a national hero. He died in 1824 at the young age of 36 from a fever contracted while in Missolonghi. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Byron< Less
Goethe und Werther Briefe Goethe's, meistens aus seiner Jugendzeit [German] By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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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: Johann Wolfgang (von) Goethe (/ˈgɜː(r)tə/;... More > German: [ˈjoːhan ˈvɔlfɡaŋ ˈɡøːtə] ( listen); 28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and statesman. His body of work includes epic and lyric poetry written in a variety of metres and styles; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an autobiography; literary and aesthetic criticism; treatises on botany, anatomy, and colour; and four novels. In addition, numerous literary and scientific fragments, more than 10,000 letters, and nearly 3,000 drawings by him exist. A literary celebrity by the age of 25, Goethe was ennobled by the Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Karl August in 1782 after first taking up residence there in November 1775 following the success of his first novel, The Sorrows of Young Werther. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Wolfgang_von_Goethe< Less
Voyage autour de ma chambre [French] By Xavier de Maistre
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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: Xavier de Maistre (French pronunciation: ​[ɡzavje... More > də mɛstʁ]; 10 October 1763 – 12 June 1852) of Savoy (then part of the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia), lived largely as a military man, but is known as a French writer. The younger brother of noted philosopher and counter-revolutionary Joseph de Maistre, Xavier was born to an aristocratic family at Chambéry in October 1763. He served when young in the army of Piedmont-Sardinia, and in 1790 wrote his fantasy, Voyage autour de ma chambre ("Voyage Around My Room", published 1794), when he was under arrest in Turin as the consequence of a duel.Xavier shared the political sympathies of his brother Joseph, and after a French revolutionary army annexed Savoy to France in 1792, he left the service, and eventually took a commission in the Russian army. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xavier_de_Maistre< Less
Expedition nocturne autour de ma chambre [French] By Xavier de Maistre
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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: Xavier de Maistre (French pronunciation: ​[ɡzavje... More > də mɛstʁ]; 10 October 1763 – 12 June 1852) of Savoy (then part of the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia), lived largely as a military man, but is known as a French writer. The younger brother of noted philosopher and counter-revolutionary Joseph de Maistre, Xavier was born to an aristocratic family at Chambéry in October 1763. He served when young in the army of Piedmont-Sardinia, and in 1790 wrote his fantasy, Voyage autour de ma chambre ("Voyage Around My Room", published 1794), when he was under arrest in Turin as the consequence of a duel.Xavier shared the political sympathies of his brother Joseph, and after a French revolutionary army annexed Savoy to France in 1792, he left the service, and eventually took a commission in the Russian army. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xavier_de_Maistre< Less

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