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The Valley of Fear (Version 2)

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


John Douglas has been murdered at Birlstone manner, but Sherlock Holmes' main concern is the missing dumbell in the murder room. This fourth…

Tess of the d'Urbervilles (version 2)

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Thomas Hardy


Tess of the d'Urbervilles subtitled, "A Pure Woman," is the story of a young working woman named Tess Durbeyfield who is sent by h…

The Last Day of a Condemned

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Victor Hugo


A man who has been condemned to death writes down his cogitations, feelings and fears while he is waiting for his execution. He does not bet…

The Mayor of Casterbridge (version 3)

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Thomas Hardy


In a fit of drunkenness, Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter to the highest bidder at a country fair. He lives with regret and…

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In Toilers of the Sea

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Victor Hugo


This is the story of a man’s monumental struggle against nature, to win the hand of the woman he loves, and surmount every difficulty that N…

The Boarded Window

In Short Ghost and Horror Collection 026

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Ambrose Bierce


A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up …

WHEN OLD MR. GOPHER FIRST GOT POCKETS

In Mother West Wind "When" Stories

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Thornton W. Burgess


Thornton Burgess gives us a collection of stories about the animals, explaining 'when' they got their peculiar traits. As usual the stories…

The Lay of Gugemar

In French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France

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Marie de France. [Translated by Eugene Mason] and Marie De France


The tales included in this little book of translations are derived mainly from the "Lays" of Marie de France. I do not profess the…

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In American Notes for General Circulation

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Charles Dickens


American Notes for General Circulation is a travelogue by Charles Dickens detailing his trip to North America from January to June, 1842. Wh…