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The Invisible Man

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H. G. Wells


The Invisible Man (1897) is one of the most famous science fiction novels of all time. Written by H.G. Wells (1866-1946), it tells the story…

Das Totenhemdchen

In Märchen 2

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grimm, Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm


Anfang des 19. Jahrhundert begannen die Brüder Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm, traditionelle, bisher vor allem mündlich weitergegebene Er…

Chapter 27

In Treasure Island

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stevenson_rl and Robert Louis Stevenson


Treasure Island is an adventure novel, a thrilling tale of "buccaneers and buried gold." Traditionally considered a coming of age …

How Robin Hood Came to be an Outlaw

In The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

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Howard Pyle


Robin Hood is the archetypal English folk hero; a courteous, pious and swashbuckling outlaw of the mediæval era who, in modern version…

The Burglary

In The Count of Monte Cristo

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Alexandre Dumas


The Count of Monte Cristo (French: Le Comte de Monte-Cristo) is an adventure novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It is often considered, …

Chapter 4-6

In Childhood

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Leo Tolstoy


Childhood, published in 1852, is the first novel in Leo Tolstoy’s autobiographical trilogy, which also includes Boyhood, and Youth. Publishe…

Vitai Lampada

In Short Poetry Collection 007

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Sir Henry Newbolt


LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 007: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

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In L'Assommoir

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Émile Zola


Émile François Zola (French pronunciation: [emil zɔˈla]) (2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was an influential French writer, …

Brief Sketch of the life of Mary Wollstonecraft (incl. letter)

In A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

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Mary Wollstonecraft


Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) is best known for A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, in which she argued that women are not naturally inferior…

Section 1

In An International Episode

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Henry James


Two men visiting the US from London meet a pair of charming women who return the visit the following year in London. Romantic intrigues, mis…

Chapter 23

In A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

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Jules Verne


Journey to the Interior of the Earth is an 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne (published in the original French as Voyage au centre d…