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Wild Duck revisited
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Price: Free! Words: 27,550. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
It all starts with an old friend, Gregers, returning home after a long journey. His arrival leads to unprecedented turmoil as the main character, Hjalmar, has to decide what to make of his life. This is not easy as things have changed a lot in the north since the age of Ibsen... In fact, everything has changed.
Homer's Iliad: A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
This is a retelling of Homer's great epic poem the Iliad in novel form. A sample: Rage. Goddess, use me to tell the story of the rage of Achilles, a Greek warrior who had the rage of a god. The rage of the son of Peleus made corpses of many men and sent their souls to the Land of the Dead. Dogs and birds feasted on warriors’ flesh, all because of Achilles and the will of Zeus, king of gods and
Thump! Thump! Drag! (Urban Legend)
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Series: 31 Horrifying Tales From The Dead Volume 3, Book 21. Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The girl scouts of troop 66 were happy to finally see the rain gone. Almost all summer the rain ruined every opportunity for troop 66 to camp out and tell ghost stories around the campfire. Their fun filled weekend of camping out and telling ghost stories around a campfire would turn into one of the most famous Urban Legends ever known.
Story 22: The Boon Companion
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Huckleberry Finn
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Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
All In Mid-August
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Price: Free! Words: 30,220. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
Two women, two different stories, all in mid-August between Bologna and Green Island.
The Velveteen Kinkajou
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Price: Free! Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
It is the wise rocking horse who sparks the Velveteen Kinkajou's interest in becoming Real, so that something tingles in him when he sees the Real kinkajous frolicking at the jungle's edge. But can a sawdust-stuffed toy ever find enough love to become that strange and wonderful thing called Real? The Kinkajou's fate depends on the Boy.
Story 3: The Painted Wall
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Series: Sample Titles from Pu Songling, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited them with a more modern format, including punctuation and styling, to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
אכזבות
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Price: Free! Words: 41,920. Language: Hebrew. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
'סיפור מושבה' מחיי הארץ בתקופה סוערת, המתחילה בתום מלחמת העולם השניה ונגמרת במלחמת תש"ח. זהו סיפורו של ספרן במושבה, המגנה את חברו השמאלן- 'קומוניסט בסתר' שהוא אדריכל המועצה המקומית. האיש בוגד באשתו עם אשת חברו מנוער, הריהו הספרן עצמו. האדריכל, שהוא קומוניסט שרוף, מרגיש דחף שעליו לעזור לקומוניזם להשתלט על ארץ ישראל בעקבות ניצחונה האדיר של רוסיה את גרמניה הנאצית... הוא מסיים את פרשת האהבים
7 Best Stories of O.Henry
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Price: Free! Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
Being a young and new generation reader, one might not have heard names like Chaucer, but one hardly says one has not heard O.Henry! He is such a beloved writer of modern literature! 7SeriesBooks introduces this great literary figure to the modern young adult reader by wrapping his 7 best stories in a book! It is a perfect collection to feel the real flavor of the great writer of our times.
מהומה אחרי מלחמה
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Price: Free! Words: 63,670. Language: Hebrew. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
מהומה אחרי מלחמה' הוא רומאן עם עלילה כמעט מקאברית, המתרחשת בתקופת סיומה של מלחמת יום כיפור. הגיבורים הם ידידים משכּבר, כבני 30 ומשהו: צייר אוהב חיי ם; מדריך חקלאי, ﬠיתונאי-לﬠת-מצוא, בﬠל דיﬠות מוּקצנות "מתוך יאוש מהמצב"; ומשורר- מרצה לדתות ﬠתיקות באוניברסיטה. השלושה, ששנים מהם השתתפו במלחמה, יוצאים ﬠם כול הלוחמים להפגנות כנגד "ממשלת המחדל", ובמהרה פונים איש לﬠברו : חייהם הופכים לתזזית מתמדת.
NANA's QUEST
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Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Just before Nana finishes the story, she falls asleep. A swoosh of air, a wicked cackle, and the book is gone. Nate and Stacey have to find the book, or else they'll be stuck in the classic fairy tale, forever.
Маленький грішник
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: Ukrainian. Published: December 23, 2012 by Lit UA. Category: Fiction » Classics
Оповідання Михайла Коцюбинського про маленького хлопчика, якому хвора мати дає гроші на хліб, але він витрачає їх з друзями.
The Ostraka Plays - Volume Two - ITHAKA
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Ithaka - a forgotten island where myth and reality collide and an old warrior returns to a place he long thought lost. What happens when memory fades and all one is left with is a past that you can no longer trust?
Holiday Horror Classics Presents: The Resolution
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Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013 by Burnt Orange. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 1 review)
Holiday Horror Classics' second inclusion to the collection of holiday madness. The series consists of entertaining scary stories surrounding American Holiday themes and the horrors they may bring. This short story tells the unexpected, reality-bending results of a New Year's Resolution. Happy New Year
Malancha
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Price: Free! Words: 13,760. Language: Bengali. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
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To Be or Not to Be: A Modern Hamlet Retelling
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Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: American English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When Steven and Henry are told that the untimely death of Henry's father, the former CEO of the company that they both work for, may not have been an accident they find themselves with more questions than answers. Could the newly appointed CEO have been responsible? To find the truth, the future of the family business and the lives of those at the top could all be at stake.
Swimming Blind
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Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: American English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Bard and Book. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
As a University professor, Riley could see that the girl’s creationist views were nonsense and his evolutionary reasoning was reasoned. What he couldn’t see, was the chain of events about to unfold, leading to a man standing scared and a platypus swimming blind. Sometimes nature preaches silent sermons.
Коні не винні
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Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: Ukrainian. Published: November 27, 2012 by Lit UA. Category: Fiction » Classics
Коні не винні — новела Михайла Коцюбинського, написана у 1912 році на острові Капрі.
A Tale of Two Cities
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Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a special reading program devised by journalist Dave McKay. The program paraphrases classic novels, primarily targeting people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. 1700 different English words are used in "A Tale of Two Cities".