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Soldiers' Pay

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William Faulkner

Soldiers return from the War to a mixed reception in America. The first novel by one of the 20th century's most poetic writers experimentin…

No. 17 (Number 17)

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J. Jefferson Farjeon

A thriller about a down-and-out sailor finding his way in London. The book followed a successful play that was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock, …

The Heart of the Ancient Wood

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Sir Charles G. D. Roberts

A woman and her daughter take refuge in a cabin deep in the Canadian forest. This is a tale of survival from the land, friendship and love.…

Days with Walt Whitman

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Edward Carpenter

"Days with Walt Whitman" is a contemplative summary of the life of Walt Whitman and the making of the poet, by one of his follower…

Reminiscences et Portraits: Kamouraska

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François Magloire Derome

François Derome, auteur, avocat, fonctionnaire et journaliste canadien français, décrit en portraits brefs des paysages…

Shri Dnyaneshwar - A Sketch Of His Life And Teachings

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An overview of the life of Shri Dnyaneshwar and his devoted family. Dnyaneshwar was a 13th-century Indian poet and yogin. He commentated the…

A Little Garland of Celtic Verse

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Poems of Ireland by various poets, including WB Yeats. Songful, soulful poems of the Ireland so many left behind (Summary by Czandra)

Trois mois sous la neige: journal d'un jeune habitant du Jura

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Jean-Jacques Porchat

Un jeune homme pris dans la neige avec son grand-père et un chèvre doit se débrouiller pour survivre l'hiver. A young …

Tanka: Poems in Exile

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Jun Fujita

Jun Fujita's tanka are timeless, still, sad. Written in English, one wonders whether the recurring deserts are in Japan, in America, or in t…


In Say and Seal, Volume 2

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Anna Bartlett Warner

The arrival of a new schoolteacher causes quite a stir in the small New England town of Pattaquasset, not the least of it in the house of Mr…

The History of Lady Mary Jones, part 1

In A Description of Millenium Hall and the Country Adjacent

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Sarah Scott

Utopian novel by Sarah Scott, published in 1762 describes women living in complete harmony. Summary by kathrinee

Part I, Chapter LXXI

In The Guide for the Perplexed, Part 1

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Moses Maimonides

The Guide for the Perplexed by Mūsá ibn Maymūn (known throughout the Christian West as Moses Maimonides) is regarded as one of the mo…