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Die Liebe der Erika Ewald

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Stefan Zweig


Die junge Pianistin Erika trifft bei einer Abendgesellschaft auf einen vielversprechenden Geigenvirtuosen. Sofort voneinander angezogen, tre…

Paulownia: Seven Stories from Contemporary Japanese Writers

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Ōgai Mori


Paulownia is a collection of seven stories by three Japanese authors from the late 19th and early 20th century. Mori Ōgai was an army surge…

The Rider on the White Horse

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Theodor Storm


Hauke Haien, a young man of 24 years, has just beome dikemaster in Northern Frisia. Against the resistance of many of the townfolk, he has a…

Das Spinnennetz

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Joseph Roth


Theodor Lohse beschließt den 1. Weltkrieg als unbedeutender Leutnant und findet Arbeit als Hauslehrer beim reichen Juden Efrussi. Dort…

Treatise on Light

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Christiaan Huygens


Treatise on Light was published in 1690 and is probably the largest scientific volume on light published before Newton's Opticks. The book e…

Lot No. 249

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Abercrombie Smith, Edward Bellingham and William Monkhouse Lee are three students at Oxford University, sharing adjacent lodgings. When peop…

Staatsvertrag betreffend die Wiederherstellung eines unabhängigen und demokrati…

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Unknown


Der Staatsvertrag betreffend die Wiederherstellung eines unabhängigen und demokratischen Österreich, wurde am 15. Mai 1955 in Wien…

The Tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen Vol. 1

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Howard Carter and Arthur C. Mace


On 26 November 1922, after eight years of work in the Valley of the Kings, archeologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Tut-Ankh-Amen, …

A Color Notation

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Albert Henry Munsell


A Color Notation is a method developed by A. H. Munsell in order to produce a unified system of color classification. The system identifies …

The History of the Suez Canal

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Ferdinand de Lesseps


A lively picture of the origin and completion of the Suez Canal (built between 1859 and 1869) and his architect, Vicomte de Lesseps. This is…

Nami-ko

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Kenjiro Tokutomi


Nami-ko, a young woman of a noble Japanese family, has recently married the naval officer Takeo, the only heir of a friend of her father's. …

Tales from Jókai

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Mór Jókai


Móric Jókay de Ásva, known as Mór Jókai or Maurus Jokai, was a Hungarian dramatist and novelist. He was a…

Korea and Her Neighbors

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Isabella L. Bird


In this book, Isabella L. Bird, who had been elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society only 2 years prior, describes her travels th…

El Filibusterismo (The Reign of Greed)

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José Rizal


The Philippines, still a Spanish colony, are more or less run by the Catholic friars, and with an iron fist.. However, here and there are po…

Der Prozess

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Franz Kafka


Aus heiterem Himmel sieht sich der Prokurist Josef K. eines Verbrechens angeklagt. Die Art der Anklage wird ihm nicht mitgeteilt, auch n&aum…

The Wind

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Dorothy Scarborough


After her mother's death, Letty is forced to move in with her only relative, cousin Bev. From the start, the naive 18-year-old finds it diff…

Chapter VIII: The Condition of India

In Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule

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Mahatma Gandhi


First written in Gandhi's native language Gujarati, this booklet advocates for Indian non-violent self-rule during the struggle for Indian i…

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