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A Romance of Youth
by Ian Hay
Though he later went on to find his niche as a writer of wartime action-adventure novels, "Ian Hay" (the pen name of John Hay Beith) first made a literary splash with his novel Pip, written when Beith was working as a teacher. The charming tale ...eBook
by Maurice Baring
<p>Baring’s homage to a decadent and carefree Edwardian age depicts a society as yet untainted by the traumas and complexities of twentieth-century living. With wit and subtlety a happy picture is drawn of family life, house parties in the ...eBook
A Story of Boy-Life during the Peninsular War
by George Manville Fenn
Younger readers can get a first-hand look at the battlefield action of the Peninsular War in this historical action-adventure novel from George Manville Fenn. Young soldier Penton Gray sustains a serious wound, but displays admirable grace undereBook
by Ben Lerner
Shortlisted for the Folio Prize and internationally celebrated by critics and readers alike, here is a dazzling and utterly original novel about making art, love, and children during the twilight of an empire. ...
by JAMES DALEY
""This is a wonderful collection of authors from America and around the world. Centuries are covered, making this a great resource for English teachers and any lover of literature."" - Life Community ChurchThis treasury of one hundred tales ...
by Upton Sinclair
<p>Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlighteBook
by The Marquis de Sade
"This horrible but hugely important text has influenced countless individuals throughout history- Flaubert and Baudelaire both read Sade; the surrealists were obsessed with him; film-makers like Pasolini saw parallels with twentieth-century ...
by Roger McDonald
"The tragedy and violence of that event provide the climax to this very personal, moving and surprisingly romantic story. With remarkable skill and in achingly beautiful prose, Roger McDonald takes the reader on an archetypal Australian journey ...
by Roger McDonald
"The year young Australians sailed off to war in high hopes of adventure, only to find themselves faced with disaster. The tragedy and violence of Gallipoli provide the climax to this very personal, moving and surprisingly romantic story. With ...
by Jules Verne
Ages 10 and upGo 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and see Jules Verne's fantastic water-world as never before: through more than 70 stunning steampunk images illustrated by the incredible William O'Connor. Originally published in 1870, Vernes ...
by Jules Verne
Writing in France in the nineteenth century, Jules Verne captured his era's fascination with adventure and exploration in a series of novels he referred to as his Voyages extraordinaries. This book collects six of Verne's best-known novels that ...
by Paul Auster
Paul Auster's first novel in seven years. His greatest, most provocative, most heartbreaking, most satisfying work. A sweeping story of birthright and possibility, of love and the fullness of life itself. A masterpiece.'One of the great writers ...
by Maurice Leblanc
Master criminal Arsene Lupin is at it again in the taut thriller 813. When Lupin is framed for murder, the famed thief enters the fray of the investigation in an attempt to clear his name and prove that his moral code, though unorthodox, is ...eBook
by Pete Adams
<p>DCI Jack Austin - Jane to his friends and the not so friendly - knew he shouldn't have come in to work. Following a terrorist bomb, an incident with a tutu and a hangover that would fell an elephant, investigating dead dogs, dodging bullets ...eBook
by F. Anstey
Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original ...eBook
by Chris Adrian
'Enriches and enlarges our own sense of the world we thought we knew' Marilynne Robinson ...
Or Dr. Nikola's Vendetta
by Guy Newell Boothby
If you're one of those readers who always finds themselves rooting for the bad guy, you'll relish every sentence of Guy Newell Boothby's A Bid for Fortune. Dr. Nikola is a brilliant master criminal who is on a lifelong quest to achieve ...eBook
by John Galsworthy
Clergyman Michael Strangway is an all-too-rare example of a man of the cloth who is deeply devoted to his work and passionate about helping others. But when tragedy strikes close to home, he finds himself torn between doing the right thing and ...eBook
by Miriam Toews
A wonderfully warm, witty and wise novel of small-town dreams and eccentric families. ...
by E. W. Hornung
Today, a family would think nothing of the fact that one of their sons had fallen in love with an Australian woman. In the stodgy nineteenth century, however, the news was taken somewhat differently. Indeed, for the proper British Bligh family ...eBook