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Mary Elizabeth Braddon - Lady's Mile
If you drive through the Lady's Mile, the most fashionable district in London, you will see people whose most distinguished ambition was to be known in that circle. A novelist, a painter, and some aristocrats, willing...
and 4 more
Rosa Nouchette Carey - Herb of Grace
Malcolm Herrick has it all: he is a lawyer, he has no financial problems, and he has wonderful friends and even an adopted sister. He is a dutiful boy to his mother. He is a loving friend. But he wanted something...
and 3 more
Charles Alden Seltzer - Trail to Yesterday
A girl from the East finds herself confronted with a strange type of man with an ancient grudge. Dakota, the man, first convinces her that he is a brute beyond redemption and then gradually wins her back. Before this...
Mark Twain - How To Tell A Story, and Other Essays
The complete collection of works using this title. Other versions, including the Project Gutenberg version, have been radically shortened. Mark Twain published several collections of his short stories and essays. This...
Booth Tarkington - Beautiful Lady
Raffaele Ansolini is down on his luck: living in Paris is not quite so amazing if there are no funds to finance the amusement. So Ansolini has taken radical steps to support himself. Shaving off his hair, he uses his...
Arnold Bennett - Riceyman Steps
Arnold Bennet's masterly novel is a gritty tale about a bookseller whose life and love of a woman are afflicted by miserliness. It is set in London's characterful Clerkenwell district shortly after the First World...
Eden Phillpotts - Deal With The Devil
A Deal with the Devil is a classic tale with a humorous twist. We find that on the night preceeding his 100th birthday Grandpapa, a cantankerous yet loveable sort, has made a deal with the devil, which his...
Angelique G. Campbell
George Meredith - Ordeal of Richard Feverel
After his wife's desertion, Sir Austin wants to bring up his son according to a strict educational system governing every aspect of his life. However Richard has to make his own mistakes, fall in love, and generally...
and 3 more
Wilkie Collins - Fallen Leaves
Amelius Goldenheart, the hero of this story, is expelled from a Utopian community in New England and finds himself in London. His story is dominated by a number of women, all of them in some way a «fallen leaf», whom...
and 9 more
Paul Laurence Dunbar - Strength of Gideon and Other Stories
One of four books of short stories written in his brief career. These stories are written using African-American dialect which provides deeper insight to the culture of that time. — Summary by KIrk202
Frank Norris - Pit
The Trilogy of The Epic of the Wheat includes the following novels: THE OCTOPUS, , a Story of California. THE PIT, a Story of Chicago. THE WOLF, a Story of Europe. These novels, while forming a series, will...
Delmar H Dolbier
Action & Adventure Fiction
Horatio Alger, Jr. - Rough and Ready OR Life Among the New York Newsboys
Join Rough and Ready for his adventure on the streets of New York City. Working as a newsboy, Rough and Ready tries to support himself and his sister on his meager earnings. Unfortunately, their stepfather is seeking...
Ragged Dick Series
Stolen Bacillus and other stories
H. G. Wells
Eight Keys to Eden
Songs of Innocence and Experience (version 2)
Russian Realities and Problems: Lectures delivered at Cambridge in August 1916
Short Story Collection Vol. 081
Around the World with the Children
Frank G. Carpenter
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