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Sons of Fire

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Mary Elizabeth Braddon


"He was a stranger in Matcham, a 'foreigner' as the villagers called such alien visitors. He had never been in the village before, knew…

The Adventures of Gil Blas de Santillane

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Alain René Lesage


Gil Blas is born in misery to a stablehand and a chambermaid of Santillana in Cantabria, and is educated by his uncle. He leaves Oviedo at t…

The Chronicles of America Volume 08 - The Quaker Colonies

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Sydney Fisher


The Quaker Colonies describes the Quaker emigration to the colonies in the sixteen and seventeen hundreds and at the same time its involveme…

Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence

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Alice Dunbar Nelson


It seems eminently fitting and proper in this year, the fiftieth anniversary of the Proclamation of Emancipation that the Negro should give …

The House of Mystery

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Richard Marsh


The House of Mystery is based upon the complicated plot involving two women who look exactly alike, one rich and one poor, and so mistaken i…

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…

Jess

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H. Rider Haggard


The setting for this novel is the Boer War in South Africa in 1880. This novel is interesting and exciting on several levels: there are com…

The Three Lieutenants

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William Henry Giles Kingston


A few years have passed since the adventures of Terence, Jack, and Alick as midshipmen in the British Navy. They have each gone on their pat…

The Chronicles of America Volume 03 - Elizabethan Sea-Dogs

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William Wood


Citizen, colonist, pioneer! These three words carry the history of the United States back to its earliest form in 'the New World called Amer…

Thomas Hobbes

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Alfred Edward Taylor


This work is a look at the life and ideas of Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher of the seventeenth century. The most important ideas are fo…

The Chronicles of America Volume 02 - The Spanish Conquerors

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Irving Berdine Richman


A discussion of the adventures of the Spanish explorers from Columbus to Pizarro. - Summary by Jim LockeGroup: Chronicles of America Series

The Inheritance

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Susan Edmonstoune Ferrier


"As the noblest attribute of man, family pride had been cherished time immemorial by the noble race of Rossville. Deep and incurable, t…

Our Friend The Charlatan

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George Gissing


Dice Lashmore will do everything he can in in his quest to become rich. The key is, of course, finding a rich wife. This book describes his …

The Aftermath of Slavery

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William A. Sinclair


This work describes conditions and forces the black population of the South faced after freedom was brought by the Civil War. As Sinclair pu…

The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard

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Anatole France


Noted historian sets out to locate and research a rare manuscript: the French version of -- "The Golden Legend" -- and meets the d…

The Sikh Religion: its Gurus, Sacred Writings and Authors, Volume 6

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Max Arthur Macauliffe


This is one of the first (and still one of the few) comprehensive books about the Sikh religion in the English language. Macauliffe had exte…

The Chronicles of America Volume 05 - Pioneers of the Old South

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Mary Johnston


In this remarkably detailed and sweeping fifth installment, Mary Johnston takes us from discoveries and settlements to the evolution into th…

Antic Hay

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Aldous Huxley


The epigram to this work from Christoher Marlowe applies to the plot of this story: "My men like satyrs grazing on the lawns / Shall wi…

Jesus Christ Had Negro Blood in His Veins

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W. L. Hunter


This short work attempts to establish that Jesus had black ancestry dating back to Ham, the son of Noah, who had been made black-skinned as …

Biography of an American Bondman, By His Daughter

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Josephine Brown


Josephine Brown's Biography of an American Bondsman faithfully follows the trajectory of her father's life as previously explored in his own…

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