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The Children of the New Forest

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Frederick Marryat


The children of Colonel Beverley, a Cavalier officer killed at the Battle of Naseby are believed to have died in the flames when their house…

The Black Arrow - A Tale of the Two Roses

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Robert Louis Stevenson


The Black Arrow tells the story of Richard (Dick) Shelton during the Wars of the Roses: how he becomes a knight, rescues his lady Joanna Sed…

Red Pottage

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Mary Cholmondeley


The book follows a period in the lives of two friends, Rachel West and Hester Gresley. Rachel is a wealthy heiress who falls in love with th…

On the Eve

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Ivan Turgenev


On the Eve appeared in 1860, two years before Fathers and Sons, Turgenev's most famous novel. It is set in the prior decade (by the end of t…

The Bishop's Secret

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Fergus Hume


Bishop Pendle is the Church of England bishop in a small fictitious English cathedral town. Several years into his work, he receives a visit…

The Death of Society: A Novel of Tomorrow

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Florence Roma Muir Wilson


A weary survivor of the Great War, Major Rane Smith wanders in a great ennui amidst the mystical beauties of the fjords of Norway after the …

A Lady of Quality

Read by Linda Andrus


Frances Hodgson Burnett


Set in late 1600's England, the story follows the life of a woman living an unconventional life. The loves of her life and all of its ups an…

Red Men And White

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Owen Wister


These eight stories are made from our Western Frontier as it was in a past as near as yesterday and almost as by-gone as the Revolution; so …

The Prairie - A Tale

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James Fenimore Cooper


The story opens with Ishmael, his family, Ellen and Abiram slowly making their way across the virgin prairies of the Midwest looking for a h…

Cecilia: Memoirs of an Heiress

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Frances Burney


The plot of Cecilia revolves around the heroine, Cecilia Beverley, whose inheritance from her uncle comes with the stipulation that she find…

Jerusalem Delivered

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Torquato Tasso


The First Crusade provides the backdrop for a rich tapestry of political machinations, military conflicts, martial rivalries, and love stori…

Germinal

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Émile Zola


Fresque sociale qui décrit les conditions de vie des mineurs au XIXème siècle, Germinal est le treizième roman d…

The White Company

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Set during the Hundred Years' War with France, The White Company tells the story of a young Saxon man who is learning what it is to be a kni…

Maria Chapdelaine

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Louis Hémon


Maria Chapdelaine raconte la vie difficile d'une famille paysanne au Québec, au début des années 1900.

Human Toll

Read by Kirsty Leishman


Barbara Baynton


Ursula (Ursie) Ewart, orphaned as a young child, is sent away from her home in the Australian bush. While Ursie was previously doted on by s…

St. Bartholomew's Eve

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G. A. Henty


Set in the days of the religious wars of Europe, St. Bartholomew's Eve is the tale of the Huguenot's desperate fight for freedom of worship …

Last Days of Pompeii

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Edward Bulwer-Lytton


Last Days of Pompeii is a novel written by Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1834. Once a very widely read book and now relatively neglected, it culmi…

Zaragoza

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Benito Pérez Galdós


"Zaragoza" es la sexta novela de la primera serie de los Episodios Nacionales de Benito Pérez Galdós. En "Napol…

Indian Child Life

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Charles Alexander Eastman


The author was raised as an American Indian and describes what it was like to be an Indian boy (the first 7 chapters) and an Indian Girl (th…

The Talisman

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Sir Walter Scott


The Talisman is a gripping tale set near the end of the Third Crusade. King Richard the Lionheart is grievously ill, and all around him the …

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