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Manners of the Age
Manners of the Age Sented by Steve Bark

Manners of the Age is presented here in a high quality paperback edition.

A Transmutation of Muddles
A Transmutation of Muddles Sented by Steve Bark

A Transmutation of Muddles is presented here in a high quality paperback edition.

The Spirit of Christmas
The Spirit of Christmas Sented by Sarah Gerdes

[S]urely that need not and ought not to be the whole of Christmas-only a single day or generosity, ransomed from the dull servitude of a selfish year,-only a single night of merry-making, celebrated in the slave-quarters of a selfish race!

The Girl with the Golden Eyes
The Girl with the Golden Eyes Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Settle in for a titillating tale of illicit passion, romantic entanglement, and murder. Honore de Balzac's novella The Girl With the Golden Eyes highlights the French writer's skillful ability to convey truths about the darker nature of humanity through perfectly wrought details and observations.

The Delegate from Venus
The Delegate from Venus Sented by Musa

he Delegate from Venus is presented here in a high quality paperback edition.

My Father, the Cat
My Father, the Cat Sented by Emma

Henry Slesar is advertising executive who has rapidly become one of the better known writers in the field.

Smith And The Pharaohs And Other Tales

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

The Mahatma and the Hare
The Mahatma and the Hare Sented by Musa

The Mahatma and the Hare by Henry Rider Haggard is about a man who has lost his wife and daughter. He is the sole survivor in the accident and feels great guilt. And in this guilt, he begins to drink more and more each day. Then one day as the man was contemplating suicide, a stranger named Joren comes along and tells him not to worry.

The Suburbs of London
The Suburbs of London Sented by Emma

The Suburbs of LondonTHE term “suburban” has always seemed to me to have a peculiarly English meaning. It suggests images that are not apt to present themselves in America. American cities have suburbs; but they have to a very limited extent what may be called suburban scenery. The essence of suburban scenery in the western world is to be straggling, shabby, inexpensive; to consist of rail fences and loose planks, vacant, dusty lots in which carpet-beating goes forward, Irish cabins, lumber yards, and rudely bedaubed advertisements of quack medicines. The peculiar function of the neighbourhood of most foreign towns, on the other hand, is to be verdant and residential, thickly inhabited, and replete with devices for making habitation agreeable. Some of the prettiest things in England and France are to be found in the immediate vicinity of the capitals of those countries.

Black Heart and White Heart

Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - At the date of our introduction to him, Philip Hadden was a transport-rider and trader in "the Zulu." Still on the right side of forty, in appearance he was singularly handsome; tall, dark, upright, with keen eyes, short-pointed beard, curling hair and clear-cut features. His life had been varied, and there were passages in it which he did not narrate even to his most intimate friends.

The Real Thing
The Real Thing Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Henry James (1843 - 1916) was one of the leaders in the school of realism in fiction. He is known for his series of novels in which he portrayed the encounter of America with Europe. James is considered to be the master of the novel and novella. James wrote about personal relationships and the power within these relationships. James explored consciousness and perception from the point of view of a character within a tale. An excerpt from The Real Thing begins, "It was only then that I understood the service Claude Rivet had rendered me

The Point of View
The Point of View Sented by Jacob

Henry James (1843 - 1916) was one of the leaders in the school of realism in fiction. He is known for his series of novels in which he portrayed the encounter of America with Europe.

The Pupil
The Pupil Sented by Musa

The Moreen family is a loathsome crew of greedy, dishonorable, self-serving twits—with the notable exception of one brilliant, earnest eleven-year-old son, Morgan

The Pension Beaurepas
The Pension Beaurepas Sented by Rebecca

Two American families are staying at the Pension Beaurepas in Geneva - the young narrator observes them, as does M. Pigeonneau, an older Frenchman.

The Patagonia
The Patagonia Sented by Michael

This 1891 novelette by Henry James tells of an ocean voyage on a ship called The Patagonia, sailing from Boston to Liverpool. The unnamed narrator is friends with a Mrs. Nettlepoint, a woman of good family with a son names Jason.

The Marriages
The Marriages Sented by Daniel

"The Marriages" was written in 1891 by Henry James. It is about a jealous girl who tries to frustrate and ruin the plans of her widowed father to remarry, giving the reason that it would be unjust to the memory of her mother. The ups and downs of married life as well as the adverse affects of marriage on step-children are discussed in detail in this work.

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