Fiction » Classics

Tom Sawyer, detective
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 23,370. Language: Spanish. Published: May 2, 2014 by Sportula. Category: Fiction » Classics
Aunque menos conocida que su hermana mayor Las aventuras de Tom Sawyer, esta novela corta es una muestra perfecta del relampagueante talento narrativo de Mark Twain. De ritmo vivaz, peripecia fácil, personajes rápidamemente delineados y trama adornada por el habitual humor socarrón de Twain, Tom Sawyer, detective es un policiaco clásico de factura impecable.
Do I Look Like Mother?
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 86. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Like any other child, she wanted the attention of her father, who mostly remained submerged in his newspaper. She would endeavor by several methods to pull his attention, but he would simply shake or nod his head. For all that little Sohini never felt defeated and she continued her efforts.
Blind Man's Run
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,280. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
An bastard child becomes the first blind astronaut, and rides his destiny to the White House, and beyond. Come ride a wild tiger with John Aaron Moses and discover your own future too.
Thusnelda in Exile
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Thusnelda's story provides a record of events in the first century AD from a perspective different from the Roman historians of the time; it provides an insight into the mind of a remarkable woman who could have been the queen of an empire capable of challenging the Roman super power.
Literature Help: Love Medicine
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 61 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 230. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,090. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The novel “Love Medicine” opens with the scene of a death. June Morrissey freezes to death while she happens to be on her way home to the reservation. June dies as the novel opens; her figure continues to hold the novel together.
A Roupa Nova do Imperador
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Series: Contos de Hans Christian Andersen, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Tradução para o português de texto de Hans Christian Andersen. O autor escreveu mais de 150 contos infantis, uma obra que se tornou patrimônio da literatura mundial. Figurando entre aqueles mais difundidos, "A Roupa Nova do Imperador" trata da vaidade de um soberano e dos imperativos sociais que nos fazem vivenciar a realidade de uma maneira deturpada, afastada da verdade.
Prisoners: A Romance
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 89. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Before the advent of Buddhism and emergence of Emperor Ashoka, there were hundreds of small kingdoms in South-East Asia. Most of the kingdoms were ruled by powerful and, often cruel, kings.
William Shakespeare’s "Much Ado About Nothing": A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 36,220. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's classic romantic comedy "Much Ado About Nothing." In it, Beatrice and Benedick engage in verbal battles each time they meet, and yet they fall in love. Hero and Claudio marry despite misunderstandings. Dogberry and Verges provide comic malapropisms.
The Other Way Round
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Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
In the near future, the year 2084, things have taken a significant turn. In fact the system has changed completely. Inspired by George Orwell's 1984
Quick Guide: The Real Life of Sebastian Knight
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 29 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 227. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
A layman or a casual reader may not find it easy to follow the story because the narration is not chronological and the narrator V. frequently digresses from the main story.
Ping: A Frog in Search of a New Pond
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,200. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
This is the story of Ping, a frog who's ignored the signs of his pond drying up around him, and is stuck in the mud. Ping represents everybody who has encountered a setback, needs to take a risk, or is struggling with the challenges of change -- that is to say, he is all of us. Ping's tale shows us the limitless possibilities that can result when the decision is made to take a leap of faith.
Literature Help: The Pearl
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 58 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 224. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Pearl” by John Steinbeck was first published in 1947. This beautiful novella revolves around a pearl diver named Kino. The story very descriptively explores man’s nature as well as greed and evil. It is assumed that the story was inspired by a Mexican folk tale from La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Am I Unwanted?
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 80. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ten years have passed and now I am Mrs. Sonia Lawson. My husband, Mike Lawson, was an orphan brought up in an orphanage. He works in a bank. We have been married for four years. I have a little daughter, one year old. We are very happy together.
Literature Help: Pale Fire
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 57 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 222. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Pale Fire” by Vladimir Nabokov was first published in 1962. It is a postmodern novel. In the opening of the novel there is a 999 line poem which is titled “Pale Fire” written by the fictional John Shade. There is a lengthy forward and long commentary by a neighbour and academic colleague of John Shade. The name of the colleague is Charles Kinbote.
Imperfect Affair
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 78. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
“This heart does not stay on one particular thought for a long period; it continues to wander and compels my mind to revisit the remains of the past where I find mourning, repenting, and cursing elements of my existence.
어셔 가의 몰락, The Fall of the House of Usher (Korean Edition)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: Korean. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
The Fall of the House of Usher, widely considered to be Edgar Allan Poe's best story, is now available in Korean. If you're looking for an opportunity to enhance your Korean skills, don't pass up this amazing tale! This edition includes a modern Korean translation. [어셔 가의 몰락]은 에드거 앨런 포의 최고 작품으로 꼽히는 공포 소설입니다. 한글 번역본과 영어 원본을 함께 실었으니, 미국 문학사의 거장이자 비운의 천재 작가인 에드거 앨런 포우의 작품을 감상할 기회를 놓치지 마십시오!
검은 고양이, The Black Cat (Korean Edition)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: Korean. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
The Black Cat, a famous horror story by Edgar Allan Poe, is now available in Korean. If you're looking for an opportunity to enhance your Korean skills, don't pass up this amazing story! This edition includes a modern Korean translation. [검은 고양이]는 인간의 어두운 내면을 묘사하는 에드거 앨런 포의 대표적인 단편 소설입니다. 한글 번역본과 영어 원본을 함께 실었으니, 미국 문학사의 거장이자 비운의 천재 작가인 에드거 앨런 포우의 작품을 감상할 기회를 놓치지 마십시오!
The Land Unknown
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 88. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
It was the month of September. When I removed the curtain, the sun-rays began to enter the room. The golden sunlight pleased both body and mind. Some leaves on the trees in the garden outside were still green.
Home Was Not So
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 75. Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Manav did not know who Mahesh was so he looked questioningly at Sohail. Sensing his curiosity, Sohail said, “He is my mother’s husband. He is a good man.” Sohail began to look at the cars along the road. He was expecting Mahesh, his mother’s husband.
וישתוק הים
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Price: Free! Words: 33,800. Language: Hebrew. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
עלילת הנובלה מתרחשת בצילה של מלחמת ההתשה (1970)בין ישראל למצרים, אך אינה סיפור היסטורי. חברו של כותב הספר טבע בים – יחד עם חבר נוסף, בעת שחש להצילו ממערבולת. התקופה היא תחילת פריחתו ובשׂורתו של המיחשוב הדיגיטלי בעולם ובארץ. המחבר –שהעדיף לעסוק בעבודת תכנות וטכנולוגיה- על פני עבודת עריכה וכתיבה ספרותית-עיתונאית, שבהן הצטיין בימי בית הספר התיכון, משחזר את חברותו עם חברו גדעון(ג'דע) שניספּה בים.