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The Breaking Point

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Mary Roberts Rinehart


Mary Roberts Rinehart -- "America's Agatha Christie," as she used to be called -- set this story in a New York suburban town, shor…

Mr. Standfast

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John Buchan


This is the third of Buchan's Richard Hannay novels, following The Thirty-nine Steps and Greenmantle. Set, like Greenmantle, durinig World W…

The Vanishing Man

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R. Austin Freeman


A young doctor, former student of the legal and medical expert Dr. John Thorndyke, finds himself almost accidentally drawn into a case in wh…

Doctor Thorne

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Anthony Trollope


Doctor Thorne is the third of Trollope's Barsetshire novels, and unlike some of the others, has little to do with the politics and personali…

Dangerous Days

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Mary Roberts Rinehart


Dangerous Days opens in a still neutral America, though within a year the country will have joined the European alliance against the Central…

At the Villa Rose

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A. E. W. Mason


Harry Wethermill, the brilliant young scientist, a graduate of Oxford and Munich, has made a fortune from his inventions, and is taking a va…

The Ambassadors

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Henry James


Henry James considered The Ambassadors his best, or perhaps his best-wrought, novel. It plays on the great Jamesian theme of the American ab…

Tales of Men and Ghosts

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Edith Wharton


Tales of Men and Ghosts was published as a collection in 1910, though the first eight of the stories had earlier appeared in Scribner's and …

The Descent of Man and Other Stories

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Edith Wharton


This collection of ten stories, first published in 1904, shows Edith Wharton dissecting some of the customs, habits and vagaries of courtshi…

The American

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Henry James


One of James’s early novels, The American plunges right in to one of the writer’s most enduring subjects, that of the innocent, or at least …

The Aspern Papers

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Henry James


One of James’s favorite short novels, the Aspern Papers tells of the efforts of the nameless narrator to procure the papers of a famous, bu…

Running Water

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A. E. W. Mason


Although A.E.W. Mason is best known for The Four Feathers, an adventure novel of 1902 set in Egypt and the Sudan (and filmed several times),…

Lady Barbarina

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Henry James


Rich and beautiful American girls heading to England to find themselves noble titles through marriage, and using their New World wealth to p…

Domestic Manners of the Americans

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Frances Milton Trollope


Next to de Alexis de Tocquville's almost contemporary Democracy in America, Frances Trollope's work may be the most famous (or at least noto…

The Jolly Corner

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Henry James


"The Jolly Corner," published in 1908, is considered by many to be a ghost story ranking second only to "The Turn of the Scre…

Why Frau Frohmann Raised Her Prices and Other Stories

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Anthony Trollope


A collection of five stories by Anthony Trollope: Why Frau Frohmann Raised Her Prices; The Lady of Launay; Christmas at Thompson Hall; Th…

The Witness for the Defence

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A. E. W. Mason


Part romance, part mystery, part courtroom and quasi-courtroom drama. Young love reignites itself after a hiatus of some years. Or does it? …

Sybil, or the Two Nations

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Benjamin Disraeli


Sybil is one of the most prominent political novels of the mid-nineteenth century, taking as its subject the "condition of England"…

The Real Thing

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Henry James


The Real Thing is, on one level, a somewhat ironic tale of an artist and two rather particular models. Yet it also raises questions about th…

Indian Summer (version 2)

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William Dean Howells


Set in Florence's Anglo-American colony in the late 19th century, this is a romantic story of a middle-aged man, returning to the scene of h…

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