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Sons and Lovers

By: D. H. Lawrence

THE BOTTOMS succeeded to Hell Row. Hell Row was a block of thatched, bulging cottages that stood by the brookside on Greenhill Lane. There lived the colliers who worked in the little gin-pits two fields away. The brook ran under the alder trees, scarcely soiled by these small mines, whose coal was drawn to the surface by donkeys that plodded wearily in a circle round a gin. And all over the countryside were these same pits, some of which had been worked in the time of Ch...

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Last of the Mohicans : Issue 13

By: Marvel Comics

Description: Comic Books Based on Western Authors

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Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea

By: Jules Verne

The year 1866 was signalised by a remarkable incident, a mysterious and puzzling phenomenon, which doubtless no one has yet forgotten. Not to mention rumours which agitated the maritime population and excited the public mind, even in the interior of continents, seafaring men were particularly excited. Merchants, common sailors, captains of vessels, skippers, both of Europe and America, naval officers of all countries, and the Governments of several States...

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The Idiot

By: Fyodor Dostoevsky

Excerpt: I. Towards the end of November, during a thaw, at nine o?clock one morning, a train on the Warsaw and Petersburg railway was approaching the latter city at full speed. The morning was so damp and misty that it was only with great difficulty that the day succeeded in breaking; and it was impossible to distinguish anything more than a few yards away from the carriage windows. Some of the passengers by this particular train were returning from abroad; but the third...

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Siddhartha

By: Hermann Hesse

Im Schatten des Hauses, in der Sonne des Flussufers Booten, im Schatten des Salwaldes, im Schatten genbaumes wuchs Siddhartha auf, der schoene Brahmanen, der junge Falke, zusammen mit seinem Freunde, dem Brahmanensohn. Sonne ?braeunte seine lichten Schultern am Flussufer, beim Bade, bei den heiligen Waschungen, bei den heiligen Opfern. Schatten floss in seine schwarzen Augen im Mangohain, bei den Knabenspielen, beim Gesang der Mutter, bei den heiligen Opfern, bei den Leh...

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A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

By: Mark Twain

Excerpt: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur?s Court by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens).

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Faust

By: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von, 1749-1832
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The Prince

By: Niccolo Machiavelli

Introduction: Nicolo Machiavelli was born at Florence on 3rd May 1469. He was the second son of Bernardo di Nicolo Machiavelli, a lawyer of some repute, and of Bartolommea di Stefano Nelli, his wife. Both parents were members of the old Florentine nobility.

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Utopia

By: More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, 1478-1535

Description: Includes index

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

By: L. Frank Baum

Contents –Introduction: 1. The Cyclone -- 2. The Council with the Munchkins -- 3. How Dorothy Saved the Scarecrow -- 4. The Road Through the Forest -- 5. The Rescue of the Tin Woodman -- 6. The Cowardly Lion -- 7. The Journey to the Great Oz -- 8. The Deadly Poppy Field -- 9. The Queen of the Field Mice -- 10. The Guardian of the Gates -- 11. The Emerald City of Oz -- 12. The Search for the Wicked Witch -- 13. The Rescue -- 14. The Winged Monkeys...

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