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The Watsons

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Jane Austen


This fragment of a novel was written by Jane Austen in 1804 and remained untitled and unpublished until her nephew James Edward Austen-Leigh…

Über die Weiber

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Arthur Schopenhauer


In diesem vielzitierten Essay aus dem Jahre 1851 ist Schopenhauers generell herablassende Einstellung zu Frauen zusammengefaßt. Frauen…

The Riddle of the Sands

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Erskine Childers


Containing many realistic details based on Childers' own sailing trips along the German North Sea coast, the book is the retelling of a yach…

Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences

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Mark Twain


Fenimore Cooper - author of The Deerslayer, The Last of the Mohicans, etc - has often been praised, but just as often been criticised for hi…

Novelle

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Die Fürstin ist auf einem Spazierritt, als auf einem Jahrmarkt, auf dem auch wilde Tiere ausgestellt sind, ein Feuer ausbricht. Ein ent…

Preface

In South! The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

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Ernest Shackleton


Shackleton's most famous expedition was planned to be an attempt to cross Antarctica from the Weddell Sea south of the Atlantic to the Ross …

Chapter 17

In The Adventures of Pinocchio

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C. Collodi and Carlo Collodi


The Adventures of Pinocchio is a novel for children by Italian author Carlo Collodi (here transl. by Carol della Chiesa). The first half was…

Sex in the Adolescent Male

In Sex

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Henry Stanton


Henry Stanton’s 1922 book Sex – Avoided Subjects Discussed in Plain English is intended as a frank (although conservative and moralistic) gu…

Section Two

In The Book of A Thousand Nights and a Night (Arabian Nights), Volume 01

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Translated by Richard Burton and Anonymoustranslated Byrichard Francis Burton


This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. The are an amalgam of mythol…

The Language of the Fan

In Elusive Isabel

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Jacques Futrelle


Elusive Isabel is a novel by Jacques Futrelle (April 9, 1875 - April 15, 1912) first published in 1909. Set in Washington, D.C., it is a spy…

The Safety Match

In Short Mystery Story Collection 001

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Anton Chekhov


LibriVox’s Short Mystery Story Collection 001: a collection of 10 short works of mysterious fiction in the public domain read by a group of …

Teil 9 von 9

In Casanovas Heimfahrt

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Arthur Schnitzler


Casanova ist 53 Jahre alt und wünscht sich nichts sehnlicher, als in seine Heimatstadt Venedig, aus der er einst verbannt worden ist, z…

The Man with the Pale Eyes

In Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Volume 4

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Guy de Maupassant


In the six volumes of the Library of the World's Best Mystery and Detective Stories, Julian Hawthorne presents us thrilling and mysterious s…

The Sagacious Monkey and the Boar

In Japanese Fairy Tales

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Yei Theodora Ozaki


First published in 1908, this is a book of "beautiful legends and fairy tales of Japan" that were collected, translated and retold…

Conclusion

In Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

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Jules Verne


Captain Nemo, The Nautilus, and the mysterious depths of the ocean. Unforgettable. Come join an adventure that will roam among coral and pea…