Political & Thrillers

Savrola

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Winston S. Churchill


Savrola: A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania is the only major fictional work of Sir Winston S. Churchill. The story describes events in th…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 7: Part 3: Murat

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Alexandre Dumas


Amidst the political winds from Napoleon’s downfall, this tale turns our attention to the flight of a former French marshal and King of Napl…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 5: Derues, La Constantin

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Alexandre Dumas


Dumas, with the assistance of several friends, compiled Celebrated Crimes, an eight-volume collection of essays on famous criminals and crim…

The Thirty-Nine Steps (Version 2)

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John Buchan


Richard Hannay thirsts for adventure. Down and out in early retirement in South London, Hannay bores of the easy life. When Franklin Scudder…

The Gadfly

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Ethel Lilian Voynich


An adventure thriller set in 1840s Italy under the dominance of Austria, a time of revolt and uprisings. The story of faith, disillusionment…

La Conspiration des milliardaires

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Gustave Guitton


De l’espionnage industriel, une guerre commerciale entre les États-Unis et l’Europe (ou plutôt la France), des inventeurs qui r…

Clubfoot the Avenger

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Valentine Williams


At the conclusion of The Return of Clubfoot, Dr. Grundt has been left for dead on a south sea island by former secret agent Desmond Oakwood.…

The Moon Destroyers

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Monroe K. Ruch


The tremendous speed of the dive brought them so close that they could see the skeletons of wrecked ships piled up at the base of the precip…

Prince or Chauffeur? A Story of Newport

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Lawrence Perry


Newport, of course, means aristocratic families and naval adventures. In this tale, we wonder if the heiress will actually marry the Russian…

The Short Line War

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Samuel Merwin


"The Short Line War is a story that will appeal more particularly to the sterner sex, and we take it that the hyphenated name, Merwin-W…

The Secret Agent (Version 3)

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Joseph Conrad


Taking as his inspiration the historical accidental death by explosion of an anarchist outside the Royal Observatory in Greenwich Park, Lond…

Faraon (tom 2)

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Bolesław Prus


Książę Ramzes wypełnia misję zleconą mu przez ojca w jednej z prowincji, a tymczasem intrygi wokół jego osoby zagęszczają się. Kapłan…

Uncle Silas: A Tale of Bartram-Haugh (version 2)

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Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Maud Ruthyn, the young, naive heroine, has a governess who is an enigmatic older woman, a liar, bully, and spy, who takes a dark secret with…

Philip Dru: Administrator

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Edward M. House


Philip Dru: Administrator: a Story of Tomorrow, 1920-1935 is a futuristic political novel published anonymously in 1912 by Edward Mandell Ho…

Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 4: Part 3: Nisida (version 2)

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Alexandre Dumas


Dumas, with the assistance of several friends, compiled Celebrated Crimes, an eight-volume collection of essays on famous criminals and crim…

The Death Disk

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Mark Twain


Mark Twain's "Death Disk" was inspired by the historical account of the execution of Colonel John Poyer of Pembroke, Wales on Apri…

Faraon (tom 3)

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Bolesław Prus


Młody Ramzes XIII obejmuje panowanie nad Egiptem, jednak jego wrogowie nie śpią, a jego sprzymierzeńcy chcą nim manipulować. Sam faraon też …

Revolution

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Mack Reynolds


The collapse of the U.S.S.R. in the future. What would happen after a collapse? This story is set many years before the actual collapse of t…

The Marie Antoinette Romances, Vol 5: The Countess of Charny

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Alexandre Dumas


This 5th volume of the Marie Antoinette Romances begins after the fall of the Bastille and the March on Versailles, which forced Louis XVI a…

Theft

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Jack London


This is a political play which is set in Washington DC. Howard Knox is a congressman and believes that there are corrupt practices going on …

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