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The Grand Babylon Hotel

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Arnold Bennett


Theodore Racksole, a rich American multi-millionaire, buys the Grand Babylon Hotel, a luxurious hotel in London, as a whim - and then finds …

Patricia Brent, spinster

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Herbert George Jenkins


A romantic comedy, written in 1918, but with a modern feel to it. Patricia Brent one day overhears two fellow-boarders pitying her because s…

Malcolm Sage, Detective

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Herbert George Jenkins


A collection of short stories that chronicles the first year of the Malcolm Sage Detective Bureau.Sequel or companion story of John Dene of …

The Praise of Folly

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Desiderius Erasmus


The Praise of Folly (Greek title: Morias Enkomion (Μωρίας Εγκώμιον), Latin: Stultitiae Laus, sometimes translated as In Praise of Folly, Dut…

The Return of Alfred

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Herbert George Jenkins


The hero of the book is at a loose end, weary and bored of his old life after returning from the Great War. After an argument with his uncle…

Anarchy

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Errico Malatesta


Anarchy explained by the anarchist Errico Malatesta. (Summary by Vineshen Pillay)

Anthony Trent, Master Criminal

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Wyndham Martyn


In 1918, Anthony Trent, a well-educated young man in his late twenties, lives an unsatisfactory life in a New York boarding house. He writes…

The Secret of the Silver Car

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Wyndham Martyn


Before he went to join the Armed Forces in World War I France, Anthony Trent had a successful secret 'career' as a master criminal in the U…

Hide and Seek

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Wilkie Collins


The artist Valentine Blyth has a very generous heart. He lovingly cares for his invalid wife, rescues a deaf orphan girl from maltreatment i…

Looking Backward: 2000-1887

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Edward Bellamy


Looking Backward: 2000-1887 is a utopian novel by Edward Bellamy, first published in 1888. It was the third largest bestseller of its time, …

Max Havelaar

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Multatuli


“Max Havelaar, of de koffij-veilingen der Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij” is in 1860 geschreven door Multatuli (pseudoniem van Eduard Dou…

The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale

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Frank L. Packard


In the previous book of adventures, we met Jimmie Dale, a wealthy playboy by day, who at night put on a disguise and became The Gray Seal, a…

An Irishman's difficulties with the Dutch language

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Cuey-Na-Gael


Jack O'Neill, an Irishman, has just returned from a month's holiday in The Netherlands. Before he left, he had boasted to his friends that h…

In Brief Authority

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F. Anstey


Satiric comedy from 1915 about a nouveau riche British family and their nanny who get whisked off to Maerchenland ('the land of Fairy Tales'…

Reinaart de Vos

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Unknowntranslated Byjulius De Geyter and Translated Byjulius De Geyter


Het episch dierdicht "Van den Vos Reynaerde", geschreven in het Middelnederlands in de 13e eeuw, geldt als een hoogtepunt in de Ne…

Afke's tiental

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Nienke Van Hichtum


Afke's tiental verhaalt over de dagelijkse belevenissen van een arm gezin met tien kinderen, dat rond 1900 op het Friese platteland leefde. …

Paddeltje, de scheepsjongen van Michiel de Ruijter

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Johan Been


De avonturen van Klaas Ariensze, bijgenaamd Paddeltje, scheepsjongen van Michiel de Ruijter.Na een eerste tocht als scheepsjongen, moet Padd…

God's fool

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Maarten Maartens


At the age of nine, Elias Lossell becomes deaf and blind from an accident. Communication with him becomes difficult, and mentally, he never …

De Kleine Zielen

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Louis Couperus


De kleine zielen is het eerste gedeelte van de romancyclus De boeken der kleine zielen, die zich afspeelt in Den Haag.Fragmenten uit een rec…

Om de schatten van Il Tigretto

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Johan Been


Avonturenverhaal, vervolg op "Paddeltje, de scheepsjongen van Michiel de Ruyter". Verschillende mensen azen op de beruchte schatte…

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