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  • The New York Times bestselling author of Diary of an Oxygen Thief and Chameleon in a Candy Store is back with the spellbinding conclusion to the series. You’ve never seen romance do this before. So brutally honest and breathtakingly perverse you’...


  • The official prequel novel to the latest instalment of the Far Cry video game series.Hope County, Montana. Land of the free and the brave, but also home to a fanatical doomsday cult known as The Church of Eden’s Gate that has slowly been infiltrati...


  • The official prequel to the highly anticipated latest instalment in the Assassin’s Creed video game series. Before Assassin’s Creed: Origins, there was an Oath. Egypt, 70BC, a merciless killer stalks the land. His mission: to find and destroy t...


  • The Cloud of Unknowing is an anonymous work of Christian mysticism written in the latter half of the 14th century. The text is a spiritual guide to contemplative prayer. "Be willing to be blind, and give up all longing to know the why and how, for kn...












  • Now ponder well, you parents deare, These wordes which I shall write; A doleful story you shall heare, In time brought forth to light. A gentleman of good account In Norfolke dwelt of late. Who did in honour far surmount Most men of his estate. Sor...











  • ‘A deadly paleness overspread the countenance—the eyes were hollow, and sunk—the hair was clotted with blood—with which his garments were also stained, and the light which Anselmo had descried, proceeded from a taper which he held in his hand...





  • Such commentary suggests that at least one very early reader of the Travels sensed the possibility of Swift's use of certain portions of his narrative to vent disappointment at his failure to receive the church preferment he thought he deserved and t...



  • Originally published in 1921. Tales of the R.I.C. are a series of anonymous short stories that appeared first in Blackwood’s Magazine in 1920 and 1921 and then in book form in the latter year. Strongly unionist and anti-republican, they are based ...









  • The Red Mohawk returns in a new adventure featuring characters from the Bourbon Kid series. Someone is plotting to kill the Pope. Rodeo Rex knows the exact time the assassination will take place. But the location and the killer’s identity are uncle...




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  • Miss Butler, who has also translated the "Roland," offers here good running versions of thirteen Old French "lais, fabliaux" and "contes devots." Under the first heading are included the "Lai du Cor," the "Melion" and the "Lai de l'Oiselet," which is...


  • "This torment of mind is one I scarcely thought possible, one which I so ignorantly assumed to be the fabrication of those who claim to have suffered through life's multitude of horrors. Had I known, I think I should sooner have chosen death." Set in...


  • The Pro TWO is a sequel to The Pro - SHE IS A WINNER and The Pro - MILD VERSION. Those two titles are basically the same book, except that the first one tells the reader in GRAPHIC detail what the Pro would do to a RAPIST, while the MILD VERSION does...




  • AMERICAN INDIAN FAIRY TALES is a collection of short stories told By W.T. Larned and Illustrated by John Rae, 1921, P. F. Volland Company With one exception, all the tales in this book are adapted from the legends collected by Henry R. Schoolcraft, e...


  • There is no occasion to prepossess the reader with an opinion of the merit and beauty of the following work. There needs no more but to read it to satisfy any man, that hitherto nothing so fine of this nature has appeared in any language.What can be ...


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  • Translated by John Sephton; In this saga, the events that led to Eirik the Red’s banishment to Greenland are chronicled, as well as Leif Eirikson’s discovery of Vinland the Good (a place where wheat and grapes grew naturally), after his longboat ...


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  • Many dream of owning a Manhattan co-op apartment. African-American, Michael Hamilton and his Japanese-American wife, Nori Yamata buy a wrecked co-op apartment  with a dream of renovating it and making it new. But soon their dream becomes a bad dream...







  • MORE than a thousand years have rolled away since a castle looked down cheerfully from a height amid the Franconian plains into the well-watered Kinzig Valley, with its pleasant villages and towns. It belonged to the powerful Swabian duke Frederick o...


  • Hypersphere, written by Anonymous with the help of the 4chan board /lit/ (of The Legacy of Totalitarianism in a Tundra fame) is an epic tale spanning over 700 pages. A postmodern collaborative writing effort containing Slavoj Žižek erotica, top sec...



  • The Epic of Gilgamesh is roughly 4000 years old, making it one of the earliest known works of written literature. It comes from Mesopotamia (aka ancient Iraq), and features the Sumerian legends of the mythological hero-king Gilgamesh, who was actuall...



  • " ...]four altars of the transept chapels are very apparent, and they have been covered with arcading. They are attached, as is usual in these positions, to the east walls. The intermediate arches dividing the chapels have probably been filled in onl...


  • " ...]prayed that God would teach her by his Holy Spirit to understand what she read; and though her prayers were very simple, and she scarcely knew what words to use, yet she felt sure that he would hear her, because he has promised to do so, for th...


  • " ...]restrain the dividing according to that resolution at Christmas next, the interval of restraint would have gone beyond the 5th of January-as that clause, which restrains the present dividend, the manifest object of the parliament, stopt short o...


  • " ...]last effort, before she was taken ill, was to learn her Sunday lesson. Mary watched by her all the afternoon: she lifted her aching head, and spread under it the cool pillows: she bathed her burning temples, and gently fanned her; and when, she...





  • " ...]having defeated the Enemy. The principal Figure you had the Honour to make, was in the decisive Resolution, agreed upon in Council, of returning to Gibraltar. I don't suppose your Lordship was more forward in promoting that Determination, than ...


  • When Greg Tenorly gets an invitation to his dad's 75th birthday party, Cynthia convinces him to go, and to use the occasion to finally make things right with his estranged father.But the war of words Greg is dreading becomes the least of his worries ...


  • " ...]destitute of the power. Again I felt encouraged to attend another and another appointment. At one of these meetings, some of the class-leaders were present, who were constrained to cry out, "Surely the Lord has revealed these things to her" and...


  • " ...]him why he was crying. He told them that he was thinking of his poor sick mother. The ladies then asked him his name and where he lived, and said they would go and call upon his mother. He thanked them and dried up his tears, and went on to sch...



  • A Christmas novella featuring characters from the Bourbon Kid series. It's Christmas Eve in Santa Mondega and all is quiet...... apart from the ghost of the Mystic Lady. Sanchez is awoken in the middle of the night by the annoying fortune teller who ...


  • First serialised between 1866 and 1867 by the Newsagents' Publishing Company and Edwin J. Brett, 'The Skeleton Crew, or, Wildfire Ned' was among the finest and most popular of the fierce 'penny dreadful' tales which flourished in the mid nineteenth c...









  • " ...]almost divine productions of Mozart, Haydn, and Handel, whether these are executed by magician concert parts in deep and highly matured melody from artistic modulated intonations of the finely cultured human voice, or played by some fairy-finge...



  • Three sisters. Their love lives. One amazing story. Zara is a biographer, living in Sydney. She and Sergei have been married for over 20 years when an encounter with the predatory Caitt changes their lives forever. Lili is a property agent in London....


  • " ...]comfortable suit, as a part of the Christmas present from his young friends on the other side of the ocean. The little ones were too timid to crow, but they looked as if they would when I was gone; and the nailer and his wife almost cried for j...


  • " ...]advisable to appoint Francis de la Roque his viceroy and Lieutenant-General of Canada. To be sure, the office was not a lucrative one-as for many years he had only the woods and forests to govern, and though boundless wealth lay concealed in th...


  • Sometime around 1550 a little book, published anonymously, appeared in Spain. It purported to relate the life of one Lazarillo of Tormes, whose only goal since childhood had been to fill his empty belly. For its wit, unerring characterizations, reali...












  • " ...]door but a net, drawn across the front during its owner's absence. The shopkeepers themselves seem to come out of the "Arabian Nights"; so does the stream of passengers on foot or horseback, or with mules or donkeys, or even in carriages, passi...



  • " ...]in the world, than any other that ever appeared in it. By inculcating a belief that the Deity was a terrible God, an inexorable judge, taking vengeance on all his enemies; its professors, wishing to conform as much as possible to the character ...


  • " ...]to Bethlehem, these fields presented a busy appearance. Ruth wished to do something to help support herself and her mother-in-law, so she begged Naomi to let her go into the fields and glean after the reapers-that is, to gather up the barley th...


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  • The success of "The Children's Book of Christmas Stories" has encouraged the Editor to hope that a similar collection of stories about Thanksgiving would prove useful to parents, librarians, and teachers, and enjoyable to children. Like the former bo...



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  • A fictional biography of Juan Bautista Chapa, an Italian emigrant who arrived in Nuevo León, Mexico, who emerged as one of the defining early figures of Northeastern Mexico and Southeast Texas. As the chronicler of the first written history for this...


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  • GEORGIAN FOLK TALES PART I GEORGIAN FOLK TALES I Master and Pupil II The Three Sisters and their Stepmother III The Good-for-nothing IV The Frog’s Skin V Fate VI Ghvthisavari (I am of God) VII The Serpent and the Peasant VIII Gulambara and Sulambar...


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  • LONG, LONG AGO, in ancient times, there lived a King and Queen, And for the blessing of a child their longing sore had been: At last, a little daughter fair, to their great joy, was given, And to the christening feast they made, they bade the Fairies...


  • A dark and edgy first-person cautionary tale about how one girl’s seemingly minor choices quickly spiraled into a life as a sex worker in the tradition of Go Ask Alice and Lucy in the Sky. She had a normal life, until one small decision changed ...







  • The new book from the anonymous author of the international bestselling Bourbon Kid series. Everything seems peaceful in the small town of B Movie Hell until a mysterious serial killer in a skull mask topped with a red mohawk shows up and starts butc...


  • A provocative political thriller that takes readers behind the scenes of major turning points in America’s history, True Colors is a novel inspired by actual people and events. Against a backdrop of local Illinois politics and movements on the nati...



  • Cristo viaja a lo largo de tres vidas, como Señor, como almirante y como actor. Desde la primera mención del nombre de Cristo, hace dos mil años, pasando después por el Nuevo Mundo y llegando a tiempos futuros, este nombre aparece en un marco de ...



  • " ...] The explanation of Nanaksa's thrice repeated laugh, also, could retain its vitality only in an atmosphere pervaded by a belief in the transmigration of souls. Buddhistic apologues have sometimes passed into legends of Christian Saints. But it ...



  • The Story of Burnt Njáll or Njáls Saga is a work from 13th Century Iceland that holds an important place in Nordic culture, literature, and heritage. It is the epic saga of friends Njáll Þorgeirsson, a lawyer and a sage, and Gunnar Hámundarson, ...


  • " ...]therefore he argued it could not be a petrifaction. Not so. It probably would prove, if true, that the figure was not a statue, for pieces of flint are not found in such material, unless it be a petrifaction, in which case silicious earth would...


  • The story of Cinderella is timeless; while most people are familiar with the tale for Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault, the true origins are unknown. This large anthology collects over 10 of the best known Cinderella stories from around the world....




  • Excerpt: ...No, I thank you, I never drink Wine in a Morning. Mrs. Wellf. Then you'll never write Plays, I promise you. Mrs. Knight. I don't desire it. Mrs. Wellf. If you please, Madam, to pass the time away, I'll repeat one of my best Scenes. Mrs. K...


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  • Since their last adventure, Olive, Timothy, Carol Rose, and Sam have led a normal life. One day, Carol Rose is attacked by demons and evil spirits. After that, she thinks it is the end of the world, because she has almost lost all her friends when th...


  • " ...] Volcanoes in general-Origin of the Name-General Aspect-Crater-Cone-Subordinate Cones and Craters-Peak of Teneriffe-Lava-Streams-Cascades and Jets of Lava-Variations in its Consistency-Pumice-Different Sorts of Lava-Obsidian-Olivine-Sulphur-Dus...









  • " ...]almost dread. That was what the people saw, long ago, when the Deluge suddenly came upon them. It came on, steadily, swiftly, like a thing with orders to carry out, and a purpose to fulfil, cutting the valley athwart with the edge of its solid ...


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  • The Jataka tales is a an essential part of Indian folk literature. The tales refer to a voluminous body of literature concerning the previous births of the Buddha. These are the stories that tell about the previous lives of the Buddha, in both human ...


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  • Thus beginneth the tale, telling how that King Beli ruled over Sogn-land; three children had he, whereof Helgi was his first son, and Halfdan his second, but Ingibiorg his daughter. Ingibiorg was fair of face and wise of mind, and she was ever accoun...





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  • To those who love fairy stories I do I can heartily recommend Dr Baudis s collection in the attractive volume Czech Folk Tales A short but valuable preface prepares the English reader for the spirit of Czech folk lore These have been skillfully selec...


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  • This is an anonymous collection of German folk stories, mythology, and fairy tales compiled by an unknown individual. From the preface: "It is proposed that this shall be the first of a series of little volumes in which shall be presented in a handy ...


  • The ultimate pack of amazing activities, superb stickers, dynamic doodles and creative coloring. Contains three brilliant activity books packed full of stickers: My Pirate Activity and Sticker Book My Fearless Knight Activity and Sticker Book M...


  • The ultimate pack of amazing activities, superb stickers, dynamic doodles and creative coloring. Contains three beautiful activity books packed full of stickers: My Pretty Pink Princess Activity and Sticker Book My Fabulous Fairy Activity and St...


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  • Remembering When I think of fragrant memories Lost in times withered blossom, The scents of loss and well-being Swirl across the field of anguished and eager emotions. The buds of guilt, defeat, and regret Unfold into blooms of forgiveness, victory a...


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  • Believing the Bourbon Kid to be dead, the Egyptian Mummy Rameses Gaius has formed an undead army to take over the city of Santa Mondega. Vampires and werewolves are swarming the streets killing thousands of innocents. The local cops have all been mur...


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  • His secret is his downfall. A riveting, first-person tale in the tradition of Go Ask Alice and Lucy in the Sky. The author of this fictional diary began writing for a class assignment, but soon it became much more to him. As the star player of his...


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  • Once upon a time, Though I can't say exactly when, There lived, away in the country, A Little Small Red Hen. She wore a nice little apron, And a little sunbonnet too, And she walked picketty pecketty, As little Hens always do....


  • Cristo travels through three lifetimes as Lord, an admiral, and an actor. From the first mention of the name Cristo two thousand years ago, through the New World, and into the future, this name appears in historical fiction to lead the way into the N...


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  • The Story of Aladdin, Or, The Wonderful Lamp by Anonymous - Learn to Read - Children's Classics. In one of the large and rich cities of China, there once lived a tailor named Mustapha. He was very poor. He could hardly, by his daily labour, maintain ...


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  • We must tell our little readers something about this number of their Library. It was sent to us by a very kind old uncle of ours, who, when we were young, was so much from home, visiting various places in the world, that we do not remember seeing him...








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  • "Miss, you're also a boy " exclaims a startled gynecologist when Millie Nemos is sixteen. Her poetic memoirs, with extraordinary sexual recollections, reveal a life propelled from a sensitive girl who wants only her brother's love, to a Harvard Man w...



  • THE best preface to this journal written by a young girl belonging to the upper middle class is a letter by Sigmund Freud dated April 27, 1915, a letter wherein the distinguished Viennese psychologist testifies to the permanent value of the document:...


  • In the tradition of Go Ask Alice and Lucy in the Sky, a harrowing account of anorexia and addiction. She was a good girl from a good family, with everything she could want or need. But below the surface, she felt like she could never be good enoug...



  • Dew, Water, Rain, Snow, Hail, Atmosphere, Wind, Lightning, Thunder, Electricity, Twilight, and the Aurora Borealis. What is Dew? Moisture collected from the atmosphere by the action of cold. During the day, the powerful heat of the sun causes to aris...


  • The author has endeavoured in this Handbook to compile, for the use of students and others, a general account of the various phases of the Boer War of 1899-1902, in which he served for twenty-six months. With some exceptions, every statement of fact ...


  • (4) The guardian of the land of an heir who is under age shall take from it only reasonable revenues, customary dues, and feudal services. He shall do this without destruction or damage to men or property. If we have given the guardianship of the lan...


  • Visit a future where a mission to add wilderness preserves to a colony on Mars is aborted and the order to jettison the habitats to space and destroy them is given from Earth. The devoted but emotionally unstable arboriculturalist Phoebe Temmerbon de...





  • Brackley Hall was a fine old place in the lovely country of Devon and had been in the possession of the Etheridges for centuries. The park was beautifully wooded, and stretched down on one side to the coast, commanding in all directions the most ench...








  • Listen, little children, all, Listen to our earnest call: You are very young, 'tis true, But there's much that you can do. Even you can plead with men That they buy not slaves again, And that those they have may be Quickly set at liberty. They may he...


  • Although there are many editions of The Arabian Nights featuring a varying number of tales, all of the different editions are based on the same framing story about the Persian ruler, Shahryar, and his wife, Scheherazade. After being betrayed by one o...


  • What was love really like in the 1970s? Women were marching forward in the Women’s Movement, “bringing home the bacon,” exercising their newfound sexual freedom, and still searching for true love. Introducing, Bedroom Roulette, the latest book i...


  • J.M. Barrie's 1904 play Peter Pan and Wendy  (and its subsequent variations) about the adventures of a boy who won't grow up and his adventures with Tinker Bell and the Darling children has challenged and delighted illustrators for over a century. ...


  • ARGUMENT Hrothgar, king of the Danes, lives happily and peacefully, and bethinks him to build a glorious hall called Hart. But a little after, one Grendel, of the kindred of the evil wights that are come of Cain, hears the merry noise of Hart and can...


  • While the 70s were about equal rights and the sexual revolution, women in the 80s were more concerned about their economic situation. It's easy to understand why some of the women in these stories would fantasize about finding romance on a cruise shi...




  • Meet Sasha King, a down-to-earth young writer who finds herself working inside a world that both repels and fascinates her: Project Icon, the once-mighty TV talent show that’s taken a hit in the ratings. In an attempt to get back on top, the show h...



  • The Hero is a work of impressionist adventure fiction set in a desolate, post-feudal civilization. When the charismatic leader of a merchant guard crew is killed in a senseless accident, his designated replacement decides to fulfill a promise to the ...







  • "This book is the word of The Antichrist. Whoever reads it, will have the Mark of The Beast and will be doomed forever." The Antichrist's intentions are to lead mankind to a new age of Enlightenment, the next step of human evolution, but the people t...


  • " I know that the shapes of shadows point toward the light. And so I rose up and moved in that direction. " At first Sam and Flora aren't even afraid. They live in a future so deep it may as well be the past. They greet neighbors in the marketplace....


  • In the tradition of "Go Ask Alice," a harrowing account of a teen boy’s descent into drugs, Satanism, and death. Jay was a sweet, bright high school student who cared about his grades and his friends. He had ambitions. He was happy. And he thoug...


  • See the power facebook has on teenagers today. "Unblocked" will give you a glimpse of the 'teenage facebook world' and what teenagers are reading and writing about on facebook. You will get to know the characters; love them, hate them, pity them and ...




  • The author never understood until many years later that some people are born with extra senses. His sight differences would prove as an advantage to him in life, but to others it would be viewed as a tool, a special power, or to some as an unacceptab...


  • The Bhagavad-Gita is the Gospel of Hinduism, and one of the great religious classics of the world. Its simple, vivid message is a daily inspiration in the lives of millions throughout the world and has been so for countless generations. Here is a...


  • The Devil's Graveyard is an area of desert. Its only habitations are a small roadside gas station, and a giant hotel, where the final of the Back From the Dead singing competition is held, in which contestants compete by impersonating dead stars. Exc...




  • Steven's hiking trip turns into a disaster when he is abducted by a grief-stricken amateur boxer whose mind has temporarily lost its grip on reality. Steven endures a horrifying ordeal as he simultaneously plans his escape and attempts to help his ab...


  • A riveting first-person tale of addiction, in the tradition of Go Ask Alice and Jay's Journal. The author of this diary began journaling on her sixteenth birthday. She lived in an upper middle class neighborhood in Santa Monica with her mom, dad, ...


  • Diary Of My Honeymoon (1910): I was married yesterday. I'm eighteen today and I wish I was dead! I've had two horrible months, all like a fever, being driven about and played with. Seeing things I didn't want to see, and hearing music I didn't want t...



  • This volume includes statistical data of Union and Confederate Ships; muster roles of Confederate Government vessels; Confederate departmental investigations; and letters of marque and reprisal -- a government license authorizing a person (known as a...


  • This volume includes all proclamations, appointments, etc., of Jefferson Davis, and Confederate State Department correspondence with diplomatic agents, etc., through the beginning of 1863. It contains the table of contents for both volumes....




  • The Diary Of A Celebrity Diary takes you in to the world of Max, who writes trashy gossip because that is all that people care to read. Max starts to discover that he has more power than he thought. He could make you or break you. Scandal being his m...


  • This 1871 attempt to conclude Charles Dickens' (1812-1870) unfinished novel, the Mystery of Edwin Drood, is possibly the first attempt to posthumously revive favorite fictional characters and series after the passing of their creators....







  • There are many versions of "Mother Goose," collecting a wide variety of nursery rhymes, some very familiar, others now largely forgotten. The original Volland Edition of 1915, sumptuously illustrated by Frederick Richardson, included a full colour pa...


  • Eight short stories about knights are selected from several books of fairy tales for children. These tales are designed to be fascinating reading for young children. The tales are: (1) The Black Thief and the Knight of the Glen, (2) The Green Knight,...



  • Many beautiful children's picture books were produced in the nineteenth century, often by anonymous authors and artists. Here we've put together a new collection from a variety of sources, lavishly illustrated with black-and-white drawings. The tales...


  • After discovering his new bride has been unfaithful, the vengeful King Shahriyar has her executed and begins sleeping with a different virgin every night, executing her the next morning. Eventually, no more virgins can be found, so the vizier's daugh...





  • A comic portrayal of modern university life seen through the eyes of a Professor of Christian Ethics. Married to the daughter of a baronet, he is rich, successful and eminent. Yet, as he approaches retirement, he is caught up in a conspiracy involvin...


  • More comic chaos on campus.St Sebastian's University has been thrown into turmoil by the arrival of a new Vice-Chancellor. Larger than life, Professor Alf Flanagan is determined to bully his new institution into financial solvency, whatever the cost,...


  • " ...] POOR DEAD PUSSY POOR DEAD PUSSY "Oh, the poor little rabbit " I cried. "Has Uncle Hugh killed him quite dead?" "Yes, yes, he quite dead De Capitaine's gun kill him quite, de small dog pick him up. Petite mademoiselle not frighten, he quite ...





  • Title: The Abbey Church of Tewkesbury. A national appeal for £6770. Being the report of a public meeting held at Lambeth Palace ... March, 1879.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the ...


  • Title: Abbot's Cleve: or, Can it be proved? A novel. [By Isabella Harwood.]Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries hol...


  • Title: Channel Tunnel. Report of the proceedings at the first ordinary general meeting of the members of the Submarine Continental Railway Company, Limited held ... January 11th, 1883, etc.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe Brit...


  • Title: Criminal and miscellaneous statistical returns of the Doncaster police, for the year ending Sept. 29th, 1863.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of ...


  • Title: Father Godfrey. A novel.] By the author of "Anne Dysart," "Arthur," &c. &c. Miss - Douglas].Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's larg...


  • Title: Fernyhurst Court. An Every-day story. By the Author of "Stone Edge" Lady Verney].Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research...


  • Title: The Field of Life; or, Sowing and Reaping.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million item...


  • Title: Frank Amor: a novel. By J.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known l...


  • Title: Griselda. A novel. By the Author of "The Garden of Eden," etc.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding o...


  • Title: Higher Law. A romance. By the author of "The Pilgrim and the Shrine" E. Maitland].Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest researc...


  • Title: Journal of a Horticultural Tour through some Parts of Flanders, Holland, and the North of France, in the Autumn of 1817. By a deputation of the ... Society.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the nation...


  • Title: Letters from the Isle of Man in 1846.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in...


  • Title: The Old Roman Well: a romance of dark streets and green lanes.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding o...


  • Title: Port of London. Bye-laws (rules, orders, and regulations, made ... this 25th day of June ... 1806, by the Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons, of the City of London, in Common Council assembled, for the good government of the Harbour Masters of the P...


  • Title: The rainbow stories for summer days and winter nights.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150...


  • Title: Report of the Deputation, who in pursuance of Resolutions of the Court of Assistants of the Salters' Company, dated 5th April and 3rd May, 1849, visited the Manor of Sal in the County of Londonderry, etc.Publisher: British Library, Historical ...


  • Title: Second Report of the Victoria Cave Exploration Committee, etc. Reprinted from the Report of the British Association for the advancement of Science for 1874.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the nationa...


  • After 150 years, one man's story can finally be told...... Summer 1861 in Salisbury, England; Writing under the alias of Ralph Chatterforth, a narrator presents his story as a journey from innocent childhood through the key milestones that shaped h...


  • Title: Thrilling Life Stories for the Masses.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in...


  • Title: True to Trust; or the Story of a Portrait.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million ite...


  • Title: Warkworth Castle. A historical romance.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items i...



  • Title: Estella. A novel. By Elma.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known l...


  • Title: The Gage of Honour. A tale of the great Mutiny. By the author of 'The Eastern Hunters,' etc.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's larges...


  • Title: Passion and Pedantry, a novel.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all kno...


  • Title: The Patriot's Bride, or, the Young Colonist. A romance.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150...


  • Title: The Royalist and the Republican: a story of the Kentish Insurrection.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries ho...


  • Every night for three years, the vengeful King Shahriyar sleeps with a different virgin and executes her the next morning. To save her own life, the vizier's daughter, Shahrazad, begins to tell the king tales of adventure, love, riches, and wonder-of...


  • Title: This Year, Next Year, Some Time, Never. [A novel.] By Puck.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over...


  • Title: Viola. A novel.] By the author of "Caste," etc. i.e. Miss Jolly].Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries hold...


  • Title: Wolfern Chace: a chronicle of "Days that are no more." A novel ... By one who not unknown to fame, Yet dares to write without a name, etc.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the U...


  • Title: Brighton, Worthing and District ... Cook's Guide, etc. (2nd edition.).Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries h...






  • The true adventures of a royal governess through the royal houses of Poland, Spain, Austria, Italy, and pre-revolutionary Russia. Containing dozens of photographs of the royals and palaces she encountered....


  • Title: Annie: a romance of Indian Life. By F. C. S.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million it...


  • Title: The Artist of Collingwood. [A novel.]Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in ...


  • Title: Captain Fanny. A novel.] By the author of "John Holdsworth, Chief Mate.."Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research librari...


  • Egil's Saga (The Story of Egil Skallagrimsson)" by Snorri Sturluson is a classic work of literature that can be enjoyed by all. Download "Egil's Saga (The Story of Egil Skallagrimsson)" and enjoy another quality Digireads.com publication....


  • Title: The Firstborn; or, a Mother's Trials. By the author of "My Lady.."Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holdi...


  • Title: In Search of a Grandfather. A Professor's adventures in Africa. Illustrated by the author.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest ...


  • Title: Jilted! or, My Uncle's Scheme. A novel.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items i...


  • As in the case with many other Icelanders' sagas, the author of Laxdaela is unknown, but believed to have been composed in the middle of the thirteenth century. The tale has often been regarded as curiously feminine and speculated to have been writte...


  • Title: Martha and Mary. [A novel.]Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known...


  • Title: Molly's Heroine. [A novel.] By Fleur de Lys.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million it...


  • The truth only fiction can tell. This is a novel about aspiration and delusion, set during the presidential election of 2012 and written by an anonymous author who has spent years observing politics and the fraught relationship between public imag...


  • Title: One of Seven; or, "not gilt but gold." By Aunt Evergreen.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 1...


  • Title: A Railway Foundling. [A novel.] ... By Nomad.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million ...


  • Title: Recollections of my Life. By Maximilian I., Emperor of Mexico.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding o...


  • A boxed set of two classic, cautionary tales: Go Ask Alice and Jay's Journal. ...


  • Colorful characters, vivid descriptions of everyday life, peculiar customs, local histories and folklore add texture to this multi-layered memoir that has the four seasons as a backdrop but which spans all of life, in its joys and horrors, surprises ...



  • This classic story is brought to life through its colorful and creative illustrations. Three pigs are sent out into the world by their mother to start their new lives and seek their fortune. They go their separate ways each building their own house, ...


  • El Lazarillo es, sin duda, la mejor de las novelas del género que ella inaugura, el picaresco. El Lazarillo es, sin duda, la mejor de las novelas del género que ella inaugura, el picaresco. Relata las desventuras que Lazarillo, un joven de origen h...




  • No author has ever stepped forward to claim Sweeney Todd as his or hers. Pity, since the story of the Barber of Fleet Street has continued to live on from the written word to Broadway and on to the silver screen. Sweeney originally appeared in a stor...


  • Most people imagine God as being in heaven, and heaven as being very far away-up there in the clouds, or in nature, or out in space somewhere. Consequently, our prayers seem to travel out from us and just fade away or dissipate into the void. After m...


  • Anonymous children's book originally published in 1895. Some evidence that the author was Matilda Horsburgh, a little known children's author in the nineteenth century who wrote Little Hazel: The King's Messenger (1873) and Under the Old Oaks; or, Wo...


  • The original, allegedly true tale, upon which the popular films have been based. The story takes place in 1785, when a well liked naval officer goes missing. His faithful dog leads his friends to Sweeney Todd's barbershop, where the grisly details of...



  • An anonymous and little known novel which first appeared in 1790. Montmorency, the name of one of the oldest and most distinguished families in France, derived from the city of Montmorency, now in the Val-d'Oise departement, in the immediate neighbou...


  • "Miss Sally Johnson, the subject of the ensuing pages, was the only daughter of Mr. William Johnson, a haberdasher in good business, but by accidents in trade his fortune was rather reduced, yet still he was well to live, and by his frugal method kep...






  • First passed down orally through innumerable generations of minstrels before the presence of Christianity in Scandinavia, and written down eventually by unknown poets, "The Poetic Edda" is a collection of mythological and heroic Old Norse p...




  • "It does sound a little rough, my dear; but I can't help it. She does exasperate me so. She doesn't show a proper deference for your husband, my dear. We are married now, and she ought to give up her objections to me. I can't be expected to place mys...


  • An adaptation of the classic novel, The Mill on the Floss, by George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans 1819-1880), first published in three volumes in 1860. The novel details the lives of Tom and Maggie Tulliver, a brother and sister growing up on the River Flos...


  • Anonymous British novel from 1792. "Sir Bevil Grimstone had passed the meridian of life without having entered into the matrimonial connection. In the younger part of his life he had possessed the advantages of a showy person, an assured air, togethe...


  • The Gilgamesh Epic is the most notable literary product of Babylonia as yet discovered in the mounds of Mesopotamia. It recounts the exploits and adventures of a hero. Gilgamesh was the 5th king of Uruk, according to the Sumerian king list. He is the...


  • Fact? Or Fiction? This manuscript (a journal) was found off a Florida coastline. Many have examined its contents, but opinions are inconclusive as to whether it's authentic or a hoax. Either way, Henry is missing, and his diary is all of him that rem...


  • Anonymous novel first published in 1800. "Already had the Coast of Northumberland been lost to the sight, when the sun, sinking into the ocean, foretold a storm by its sanguine appearance. The night came on apace terrible and gloomy; the lightning fl...


  • "Love, gallantry, and their gay attendants, have, in all polished nations, made so considerable a figure in the fashionable way of each people's method of living, that without a knowledge thereof, no faithful picture of their manners can be transmitt...


  • Anonymous British novel from 1769. "This young lady was born in the year 1732, in London; her father, captain Graham, was commander of a 74 gun ship: he was a gentleman who bore an amiable character for honour and integrity; and had, besides, the rep...


  • Anonymous British novel from 1812. ""Poor Mary " said the little Emmeline, as she stooped to pluck a weed from a new-made grave on the remote shores of New Brunswick, in North America-and "Poor Mary " was repeated with still more energy by Mrs. Ber...


  • 1001 Arabian Nights is a beloved collection of folk tales and other stories. It is often known in English as Arabian Nights, from the first English language edition (1706), which named the title, Arabian Nights Entertainments. Originally, there were ...



  •  A new selection from the national epic of India Originally composed in Sanskrit sometime between 400 BC and 400 AD, The Mahabharata-with one hundred thousand stanzas of verse-is one of the longest poems in existence. At the heart of the saga is a c...


  • "The "Quadrupeds' Pic-Nic" is a very humble imitation of Mrs. Dorset's "Peacock at Home. " Even in my imitation I find I am not original. The Quadrupeds, it appears, have already had an "Elephants' Ball, " and a "Lions' Masquerade. "" "No doubt you h...


  • In the book and movie Deliverance, a group of average men go hunting and are thrown into a situation where they become murderers. In Duct Tape Lawyer, the honest Karl Williams enters an unsuccessful agricultural venture and finds himself sued by his ...


  • "It was the opinion of the wise Pythagoras, and of some other philosophers, that the souls of men, women, and children, after their death, are sent into other human bodies, and sometimes into those of beasts and birds, or even insects; and that they ...


  • "When I was upon a visit at your good mamma's, I promised to make you a present. Now a present for a girl of your age (if I only considered your age) is easy enough to find; but when I think on your good sense, I cannot reconcile myself to buy for yo...


  • In this, the sensational follow-up to The Book With No Name, those who miraculously survived the blood-soaked conclusion to the first novel are back in town for another massacre to remember. Young lovers Dante and Kacy, hapless bartender Sanchez, Pet...



  • "It was so much sweeter to be out once more from their prison-house and to exult with all God's fair creation; so they bathed themselves in the falling shower, and made themselves fresh and clean; and nobody would ever have believed that they came ou...


  • From a legendary translator: a magnificent new rendering of Spain's national epic Venture into the heart of Islamic Spain in this vibrant, rollicking new translation of The Song of the Cid, the only surviving epic from medieval Spain. Banished from t...


  • "One pleasant October evening, Arthur Hamilton was at play in front of the small, brown cottage in which he lived. He and his brother James, were having a great frolic with a large spotted dog, who was performing a great variety of antics, such as on...


  • It was the opinion of the wise _Pythagoras_, and of some other philosophers, that the souls of men, women, and children, after their death, are sent into other human bodies, and sometimes into those of beasts and birds, or even insects; and that they...


  • This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...


  • "Yes; the Ministers to Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus, and the postmasters at London, Paris, Rome, Berlin and Dublin. The asteroid consulships were laid over, and so were most of the nominations for the home offices, the post offices in South Amer...


  • "The Chevalier Franval, and his sister Amarylla, were the only children of a French General of great reputation, who died at the beginning of the last century, at an elegant villa to which he had retired in the evening of his days, at the distance of...



  • In 1792 a manuscript was discovered in Moscow which contained a hitherto-unknown epic poem in archaic Russian narrating the events of a military campaign of the 12th-century Russian Prince Igor. Published anonymously in 1795, debate has raged over th...


  • The American Tract Society (ATS) is a publishing organization that publishes evangelistic Christian literature. It traces its lineage back through the New York Tract Society (1812) and the New England Tract Society (1814) to the Religious Tract Socie...


  • ““Oh, mamma! mamma! where is you, mamma? ” sobbed little Henry, a sweet child of three years old, as he stood in the lawn, opposite the door, with the wind blowing his pretty hair and clothes all about him: “Oh, mamma! mamma! wher...


  • “Out of the enormous army of highwaymen, footpads, and housebreakers, who have made themselves famous or infamous in the annals of English crime, probably not one ever succeeded in gaining such a large amount of notoriety in so short a space of ...


  • “When Little Mary (or any other little girl or boy) knows all the letters perfectly, let the teacher turn over a page and pronounce one of the mono-syllables. Do not say a, m, am-but say am at once, and point to the word. When the child knows that ...


  • “It was late in the year 1431. The port of Venice was filled with ships from all parts of the world, bringing to her their choicest stores, and their most costly merchandise, and receiving from her and from her Grecian possessions rich shiploads of...


  • “..... So! I let fall the curtain; he was dead. For at least half an hour I had stood there with the manuscript in my hand, watching that face settling in its last stillness, watching the finger of the Composer smoothing out the deeply furrowed lin...



  • Detective Miles Jensen is called to the lawless town of Santa Mondega to investigate a spate of murders. This would all be quite ordinary in those rough streets, except that Jensen is the Chief Detective of Supernatural Investigations. The breakneck ...



  • A novel set against the backdrop of slavery, black rebellion, and the rights of the white land-owning classes of Jamaica with themes of perverted faith, lust for power and self-aggrandizement, and sexual desire for an innocent and virtuous woman....


  • "Annie Lee was a cripple. Until her eighth summer she had been strong and well, like most other children; but then disease began to appear, and although she had skilful doctors and kind nurses, it was soon too plain that she was never to be well agai...


  • Time, though a good Collector, is not always a reliable Historian. That is to say, that although nothing of interest or importance is lost, yet an affair may be occasionally invested with a glamour that is not wholly its own. I venture to think that ...


  • This is the novel that everyone in Oakdale is talking about. This is the scandal they can't ignore. It's a major event in Oakdale -- a black-tie gala honoring the Marron family's fifty years of support for Oakdale's Memorial Hospital. But high spirit...


  • The ways of telling a story are as many as the tellers themselves. It is impossible to lay down precise rules by which any one may perfect himself in the art, but it is possible to offer suggestions by which to guide practise in narration toward a gr...


  • At the center of Cassandra, Chanting is a plot to steal the next American presidential election. Written by an election world insider who must remain anonymous, the novel exposes in authentic and chilling detail just how vulnerable our electoral syst...



  • Enjoy the timeless tales of Aladdin, Sinbad, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, and many more in this first volume of The Arabian Nights. Upon learning of his queen’s infidelity, proud King Shahryar has her killed. As revenge on womankind, he decides...


  • Fairies, brownies, Merlin, Queens, magic and adventure Scottish folklore and legends have all of these and in these pages include "The Mermaid Wife" about a man who steals the seal skin of a merwoman in order to marry her, "Thomas the Rhymer" about ...


  • "Lushly textured pencil drawings capture the mystery, surprise, and anticipation of . . . the most magical night of the year." PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Once upon a time, children imagined St. Nicholas as a stern, skinny bishop who was as likely to dole out ...


  • When George Marly arrives in Jamaica in 1816, his only ambition is to recover his inheritance. But before long he falls in love with the daughter of Simon McFathom. Will Marly be able to win back his grandfather's plantation of Happy Fortune and secu...


  • Keep my little tongue to-day, Keep it gentle while I play; Keep my hands from doing wrong, Keep my feet the whole day long; Keep me all, O Jesus mild, Keep me ever Thy dear child. Amen. -from Little Folded Hands Charmingly nostalgic and yet perfectly...


  • Composed at the end of the fourteenth century by an unknown author, The Saga of Grettir the Strong is one of the last great Icelandic sagas. It relates the tale of Grettir, an eleventh-century warrior struggling to hold on to the values of a heroic a...


  • From the Black World of Jerri Curl follow the hapless adventures of Muhammad Charles Smith as he flops from reefer to fast food, to The Honeymooners and onto a $40 bus ride to Washington DC. Watch as he magically transforms from White Girl to Black G...


  • Set in France during the Dark Ages, where the good Count Richard has mysteriously disappeared and the usurper Albert and his evil wife Brunchilda reign tyrannically in his place, The Animated Skeleton is a masterpiece of Gothic horror. Brunchilda has...


  • After a three year absence and a terrifying journey through the Black Forest, young Sir Albert has returned to Dornheim, eager to see again his friend Lord Frederic and his true love, the lady Constance. But his joy on his homecoming is short-lived w...


  • glamour. access. scandal. Ever wonder what your favorite pop divas are like AFTER the cameras stop rolling? What do they do behind closed doors? What are their parties like? What do they think about? What do they fight about? What do they really wan...


  • For fans of Fifty Shades of Grey - the international bestseller - an explosive novel of sex, secrecy and escape. 'You've never been in control, until now; you've never, before, had exactly what you want...The lights turned off. A touch that's gentle,...



  • ***This special illustrated edition contains 10 carefully selected works by such artists as Francisco Masriera y Manovens (1842-1902), Adrien Henri Tanoux (1865-1923), Gaston Casimir Saint-Pierre (1833-1916), Alexander Louis Leloir (1843–1884), and...


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  • Dramatic, authentically rendered monochrome illustrations, accented with gold foil, bring a Christmas classic to life.Once upon a time, children imagined St. Nicholas as a stern, skinny bishop who was as likely to dole out discipline as Christmas pre...


  • The Wisdom of the Hindu Mystics The principal texts selected and translated from the original Sanskrit, Upanishad means "sitting near devotedly", which conjures images of the contemplating student listening with rapt attention to the teachings of ...


  • Written in the thirteenth century, Njal's Saga is a story that explores perennial human problems-from failed marriages to divided loyalties, from the law's inability to curb human passions to the terrible consequences when decent men and women are sw...




  • From his precocious childhood to the end of what he calls his amatory career, an adventurous Victorian known only as Walter records a breathtaking carnal epic through hundreds of sexual encounters with one or more nursemaids, prostitutes, cousins, ac...


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  • One of the great books of world literature--an unforgettable tale of jealousy, unrequited love, greed, and vengeance. Based on Viking Age poems and composed in thirteenth-century Iceland, The Saga of the Volsungs combines mythology, legend, and sheer...


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  • On 15 August 778, Charlemagne’s army was returning from a successful expedition against Saracen Spain when its rearguard was ambushed in a remote Pyrenean pass. Out of this skirmish arose a stirring tale of war, which was recorded in the oldest ext...


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  • Recounting the final days of Arthur, this thirteenth-century French version of the Camelot legend, written by an unknown author, is set in a world of fading chivalric glory. It depicts the Round Table diminished in strength after the Quest for the Ho...


  • Composed by an unknown author in early thirteenth-century France, The Quest of the Holy Grail is a fusion of Arthurian legend and Christian symbolism, reinterpreting ancient Celtic myth as a profound spiritual fable. It recounts the quest of the knig...


  • ‘Be prepared to perform what you promised, Gawain; Seek faithfully till you find me …’ A New Year’s feast at King Arthur’s court is interrupted by the appearance of a gigantic Green Knight, resplendent on horseback. He challenges any one o...


  • The greatest surviving Old English poem rendered into modern proseBeowulf stands at the head of English literature; a poem of historical interest and epic scope. Although the first manuscript of Beowulf dates from around the year 1000 CE, it is thoug...


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