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The Voyage Out

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Virginia Woolf


The Voyage Out is the first novel by Virginia Woolf, published in 1915 by Duckworth; and published in the U.S. in 1920 by Doran. One of Wool…

Prester John

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John Buchan


This classic adventure novel by the author of Greenmantle and The Thirty-Nine Steps relates the first-person exploits of young David Crawfur…

Rangy Pete

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Guy Morton


Canadian novelist Guy Morton's Rangy Pete is one of a trio of westerns he wrote in the 1920s (the other two being Black Gold and Wards of th…

Hagar of the Pawn-Shop

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Fergus Hume


Hagar Stanley, a beautiful young Gypsy, is driven by sexual harassment to leave her tribe and seek refuge with her uncle Jacob, a miserly Lo…

Kashtanka

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Anton Chekhov


"Kashtanka," a shaggy-dog story penned by Anton Chekhov in seven parts and first published in 1887, relates the experiences of its…

The Princess Passes

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Charles Norris Williamson


An American heiress nicknamed the Manitou Princess (after her daddy's richest silver mine) is devastated to find that her fiancé only…

The Lark

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E. Nesbit


"The Lark" has all the charm and freshness which have made Miss Nesbit's former novels so justly popular, and yet the story ts ent…

The Surprising Adventures of Bampfylde Moore Carew, King of the Beggars

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Bampfylde Moore Carew


The Surprising Adventures of Bampfylde Moore Carew recounts the wide-ranging exploits of a real-life rogue – a wily professional mendicant w…

Find the Woman

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Frank Gelett Burgess


Who was Belle Charmion? If you really care to know, as John Fenton did, you must go with him on his quest, hither and yon over New York, int…

The Night Side of New York

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Various


This nonfiction collection of sketches, by "members of the New York press," takes the reader on a tour of 1866 New York City after…

Miss Pim's Camouflage

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Dorothy Tennant


Mid-WWI, staid Englishwoman Miss Perdita Pim suffers a sunstroke gardening & gains the power of invisibility. She becomes a super-secre…

J. Poindexter, Colored

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Irvin S. Cobb


This comic novel relates the first-person adventures in New York City of Jefferson Poindexter, personal assistant to Cobb's famous Judge Pri…

Save the Girls

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Mason Long


Save the Girls is an 1880 American anti-white-slavery book by reformed gambler Mason Long. In it, the author crusades against the social evi…

The Ingoldsby Legends, 1st Series

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Richard Harris Barham


The Ingoldsby Legends are a collection of myths, legends, ghost stories and poetry supposedly written by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Mano…

The Giaour

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George Gordon, Lord Byron


"The Giaour" is a poem by Lord Byron first published in 1813 and the first in the series of his Oriental romances. "The Giaou…

The Type-Writer Girl

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Grant Allen


(under the pseudonym Olive Pratt Rayner) "There is no more pathetic figure in our world to-day than the common figure of the poor young…

The Adventures of Master F.J.

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George Gascoigne


This story presents through letters, poems and third-person commentary the love affair between a young man named Freeman Jones and a married…

EDWY: A Poem, in Three Parts

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Ann Radcliffe


In Edwy, Ann Radcliffe gives us a delightful piece of poetic moonshine, whose eponymous hero seeks assistance from the world of faerie in or…

The Milky Way

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F. Tennyson Jesse


The Milky Way - F. Tennyson Jesse's first novel - began life as a 1913 magazine serial called The Adventures of Viv. In it, poor-but-plucky …

The Mask

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Florence Irwin


The mask is the one which we all wear, even though unconsciously, to hide our thoughts and feelings. Alison Terry wore one, though she had n…

Pointed Roofs

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Dorothy Richardson


Miriam Henderson is one of what novelist Dolf Wyllarde (in her great work, The Pathway of the Pioneer) termed "nous autres," i.e.,…

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