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The Unfortunate Happy Lady Aphra Behn

A very English rendering of the classic Spanish novel La burlada Aminta y venganza del honor (Mocked Aminta and honor’s vengence). Behn’s story has a som...view book »

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The Fortune of the Rougons Émile Zola

The first in Zola’s famous Rougon-Macquart series of novels. In it we learn how the two branches of the family came about, and the origins of the heredit...view book »

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The Beautiful White Devil Guy Boothby

Get set for a rip-roaring romp around the world in Guy Newell Boothby’s The Beautiful White Devil. Packing in plenty of action and romance, this novel fo...view book »

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Casanova: Part 4 - Return To Venice Giacomo Casanova

A Fearful Misfortune, Befalls Me; then Love Cools Down; Casanova eventually leaves Corfu and returns to Venice, and gives up the Army life to become a fi...view book »

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Much Ado About Nothing William Shakespeare

The action is set in Sicily, where Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon, has recently defeated his half-brother, the bastard Don John, in a military engagement. A...view book »

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The Wanderer Kahlil Gibran

Shortly before his death Gibran completed this book. In these beautiful parables and drawings are crystallized his whole life’s message–a message that ha...view book »

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  1. The Fortune of the Rougons
    Émile Zola

  2. Old Testament Legends
    M. R. James

  3. The Wanderer
    Kahlil Gibran

  4. The Aliens
    Murray Leinster

  5. Casanova: Part 4 - Return To Venice
    Giacomo Casanova

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  1. Hunter Quatermain's Story
    H. Rider Haggard

  2. The Silver Chair
    C. S. Lewis

  3. Around the World in 80 Days
    Jules Verne

  4. Politics and the English Language
    George Orwell

  5. The Horse and his Boy
    C. S. Lewis

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H. Rider Haggard

This book, although it can be read as a separate story, is the third of the trilogy of which Marie and Child of Storm are the first two parts. It narrates, through the mouth of Allan Quatermain, the consummation of the vengeance of the wizard Zikali, alias The Opener of Roads, or "The–Thing–that–should–never–have–been–born," upon the royal Zulu House of which Senzangacona was the founder and Cetewayo, our enemy in the war of 1879, the last r…Read More »

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