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Tales of Three Hemispheres
Tales of Three Hemispheres Sented by Rebecca

This collection helped make Lord Dunsany a fantasy legend. Poetic prose, magical lands, old gods, atmospheric castles, ghosts, magic, power, and majesty fill these pages. "There was once a man who sought a boon of the gods.

Tales of Wonder
Tales of Wonder Sented by Luis

The Last Book of Wonder, originally published as Tales of Wonder, is the tenth book and sixth original short story collection of Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany, considered a major influence on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, H. P. Lovecraft, Ursula LeGuin and others.

Where Love is, There God is Also

Where Love is, There God is Alsoby Lev Nikolayevich TolstoyThis is a very short heartwarming story about the importance of charity and simple kindness, particularly to the less fortunate among us. It takes very little of your time to read, and it is well worth the few moments' investment.

Work, Death, and Sickness
Work, Death, and Sickness Sented by Rebecca

"Work, Death, and Sickness" is a fascinating story by Russian author Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy written in 1903. The story takes the form of a parable about the creation of work, death, and sickness. Synopsis: When God first created man, he had no need to work, and he would always live to be exactly one hundred years old. God thought that this would allow humans to live in harmony, but such was not the case.

The Death of Ivan Ilych
The Death of Ivan Ilych Sented by Emma

The Death of Ivan Ilyich first published in 1886, is a novella by Leo Tolstoy, one of the masterpieces of his late fiction, written shortly after his religious conversion of the late 1870s The novella tells the story of the death of a high-court judge in 19th-century Russia.

There are No Guilty People

Alexander Ivanovich Volgin, a bachelor and a clerk in a Moscow bank at a salary of eight thousand Rubels a year, a man much respected in his own set, was staying in a country-house.

Ivan the Fool
Ivan the Fool Sented by Steve Bark

"Ivan the Fool" is an 1886 story by Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, published in 1886. It describes the struggles of three brothers and a sister with the Old Devil. The name "Ivan the Fool" hints to a popular hero of Russian folklore. Its plot is about the struggles of three brothers and a sister with the Old Devil. The name "Ivan the Fool" hints to a popular hero of Russian folklore. Simeon (a soldier) - Tarras-Briukhan ("Tarras the fat belly", a merchant) - Ivan (a fool) Milania (a mute). Although the story is usually considered a children's fairy tale, it is also used as an indication of Tolstoy's political leanings in support of Christian anarchism.

Little Girls Wiser Than Men
Little Girls Wiser Than Men Sented by Rebecca

'Little Girls Wiser Than Men' is a story by Russian author Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy. It takes the form of a parable about forgiveness. The story opens at the beginning of Holy Week, when there was still melting snow on the ground. An older girl, Akulya, and a younger girl, Malasha, go outside to play. They both have just been given new frocks, but they insist on wading through one of the puddles from the melting snow.

No Strings Attached
No Strings Attached Sented by Sarah Gerdes

No Strings Attached is presented here in a high quality paperback edition.

Black Amazon Of Mars
Black Amazon Of Mars Sented by Sarah Gerdes

This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature. In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate the original content, we have worked towards: 1. Type-setting & Reformatting: The complete work has been re-designed via professional layout, formatting and type-setting tools to re-create the same edition with rich typography, graphics, high quality images, and table elements, giving our readers the feel of holding a 'fresh and newly' reprinted and/or revised edition, as opposed to other scanned & printed (Optical Character Recognition - OCR) reproductions. 2. Correction of imperfections:

2 B R 0 2 B
2 B R 0 2 B Sented by Christopher

"2 B R 0 2 B" is a science fiction short story by Kurt Vonnegut, originally published in the digest magazine Worlds of If Science Fiction, January 1962, and collected in Vonnegut's Bagombo Snuff Box (1999). The title is pronounced "2 B R naught 2 B", referencing the famous phrase "to be, or not to be" from William Shakespeare's Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.

Dream Days
Dream Days Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Dream Days is a collection of children's fiction and reminiscences of childhood written by Kenneth Grahame. A sequel to the 1895 collection The Golden Age, Dream Days was first published in 1898 under the imprint John Lane:

The Mysterious Lodger
The Mysterious Lodger Sented by Luis

Sheridan Le Fanu was born at No. 45 Lower Dominick Steet, Dublin, into a literary family of Huguenot origins. Both his grandmother Alicia Sheridan Le Fanu and his great-uncle Richard Brinsley Sheridan were playwrights. His niece Rhoda Broughton would become a very successful novelist.

The Familiar
The Familiar Sented by Christopher

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 Ghost and the Bonesetter
The Ghost and the Bonesetter Sented by Steve Bark

Part of Le Fanu's earliest earliest twelve short stories, written between 1838 and 1840, they purport to be the literary remains of an 18th-century Catholic priest called Father Purcell.

The Drunkard's Dream
The Drunkard's Dream Sented by Jacob

Dreams—What age, or what country of the world has not felt and acknowledged the mystery of their origin and end?

Madam Crowl's Ghost and the Dead Sexton

Irish writer Sheridan Le Fanu gained fame as a master creator of horror stories. Indeed, many critics cite Le Fanu as being central to the skyrocketing popularity of the genre during the late Victorian period.

Green Tea
Green Tea Sented by Rebecca

Based on the psThe anonymous narrator, who was trained as a surgeon, has been arranging the papers of his deceased mentor, Dr. Martin Hesselius. One case in particular, from about sixty-four years before, draws his attention; forthwith the narrator presents a set of letters, with a memorandum, that discuss the doctor's efforts to treat a particularly insidious and vexing complaint.

Ghost Stories of Chapelizod
Ghost Stories of Chapelizod Sented by Michael

Ghosy Stories of Chapelizod by Le Fanu was firstly published in the Dublin University Magazine in January 1851.

Dickon the Devil
Dickon the Devil Sented by Musa

This early work by Sheridan Le Fanu was originally published in 1872. Born in Dublin in 1814, he came from a literary family of Huguenot origins; both his grandmother Alicia Sheridan Le Fanu and his great-uncle Richard Brinsley Sheridan were playwrights,

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