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Soldiers' Pay

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William Faulkner


Soldiers return from the War to a mixed reception in America. The first novel by one of the 20th century's most poetic writers experimentin…

No. 17 (Number Seventeen)

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J. Jefferson Farjeon


A thriller about a down-and-out sailor finding his way in London. The book followed a successful play that was filmed by Alfred Hitchcock, …

Trois mois sous la neige: journal d'un jeune habitant du Jura

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Jean-Jacques Porchat


Un jeune homme pris dans la neige avec son grand-père et un chèvre doit se débrouiller pour survivre l'hiver. A young …

The Heart of the Ancient Wood

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Sir Charles G. D. Roberts


A woman and her daughter take refuge in a cabin deep in the Canadian forest. This is a tale of survival from the land, friendship and love.…

Days with Walt Whitman

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Edward Carpenter


"Days with Walt Whitman" is a contemplative summary of the life of Walt Whitman and the making of the poet, by one of his follower…

Shri Dnyaneshwar - A Sketch Of His Life And Teachings

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Anonymous


An overview of the life of Shri Dnyaneshwar and his devoted family. Dnyaneshwar was a 13th-century Indian poet and yogin. He commentated the…

Reminiscences et Portraits: Kamouraska

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François Magloire Derome


François Derome, auteur, avocat, fonctionnaire et journaliste canadien français, décrit en portraits brefs des paysages…

A Little Garland of Celtic Verse

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Various


Poems of Ireland by various poets, including WB Yeats. Songful, soulful poems of the Ireland so many left behind (Summary by Czandra)

The Sailor's Word-book, D - G

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William Henry Smyth


An encyclopaedia (a digest, the author calls it) of nautical terms and other words relevant to navigation, the character of seafarers, fish …

The Sailor's Word-book, A - C

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William Henry Smyth


An encyclopaedia (a digest, the author calls it) of nautical terms and other words relevant to navigation, the character of seamen, this boo…

Tanka: Poems in Exile

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Jun Fujita


Jun Fujita's tanka are timeless, still, sad. Written in English, one wonders whether the recurring deserts are in Japan, in America, or in t…

The Sailor's Word-book, N - R

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William Henry Smyth


A digest of sea terms and phrases, compiled with precision and humour for the instruction of sailors new and old, as well as their land-lubb…

The Sailor's Word-book, H - M

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William Henry Smyth


A digest of sea terms and phrases, including flora, fauna, fish, fowl and fable of the sea, weaponry aboard ship, parts of a ship, qualities…

Louis XVI Pt. 1

In Oracles of Nostradamus

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Charles A. Ward


Charles A. Ward was considered one of the most knowledgeable in his studies of the prophecies of Nostradamus. Ward viewed the prophecies of …

The Giant of St. Michael's Mount - British

In Myths and Legends Around the World - Collection 13

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Henry Wysham Lanier


This collection is dedicated to recordings of short mythical or legendary works which are in the Public Domain. The stories tell of legends,…