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The Hell Rides of Sindbad, the Beatified by Gábor Szappanos A Travelling Novel Translated from the Hungarian by Peter Ortutay
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 50,020. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Classics
“Pig slaughter is no compulsion,” Prosy murmured and had a mighty slug from the flask and put it away. He started bowing Sindbad out of the vault, but he raised his bone fore-finger indicating that he had still something to do there. From the coffin lying alongside in the opposite niche and out of which he had got out, with a trained move of his hand he pulled out from under the silken pillow...
Christopher Marlowe’s "Doctor Faustus": Retellings of the 1604 A-Text And the 1616 B-Text
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: American English. Published: May 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Classical & allegory, Fiction » Classics
DOCTOR FAUSTUS was printed in two versions: one in 1604 and one in 1616. This volume contains easy-to-read retellings of both versions.
A Dreamer in Oz
Price: Free! Words: 52,340. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Classics
Sammy is a little dreamer from the state of California who suddenly find herself transported to a magical land after a great earthquake. Here she meets Kukiri, a boy-monkey, and Polychrome, daughter of the rainbow, and so the three friends set out on an adventure to defeat an evil witch. The witch is powerful, though, and they may need to turn to old friends from the wonderful land of Oz for help.
F. Scott Fitzgerald Ciklon Csendföldön és más elveszettnek hitt elbeszélések Fordította Ortutay Péter
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 98,900. Language: Hungarian. Published: April 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Ha hihetünk annak, amit róla hazájában és szerte az egész világon mondanak – Fitzgerald az amerikai irodalom egyik legjelentősebb alakja. Jó lenne, ha tudná például (az átlagolvasó is), hogy öt remekműnek számító nagyregényén kívül négy, csupa remekművet tartalmazó önálló elbeszélés-kötetet is kiadott az író még életében. Mint ahogy azt is, hogy az 1920-as és ’30-as években...
La loi de Lynch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 108,860. Language: French. Published: April 7, 2018 by Koumimi. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Extrait : Vers les trois heures du soir un cavalier revêtu du costume mexicain, suivait au galop les bords d'une rivière perdue, affluent du Rio Gila, dont les capricieux méandres lui faisaient faire des détours sans nombre...
Le chasseur de rats
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,670. Language: French. Published: April 7, 2018 by Koumimi. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Extrait : Les Français ont été souvent accusés, avec une apparence de raison, de connaître beaucoup moins leur propre histoire que celle des autres peuples anciens ou modernes. On pourrait ajouter, mais cette fois avec raison, que la partie la plus négligée et par conséquent presque entièrement ignorée de cette histoire, est celle qui se rapporte à nos colonies...
L'Olonnais
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,220. Language: French. Published: April 7, 2018 by Koumimi. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Extrait : Ces cavaliers, au nombre de six, montés sur des chevaux de race, mais semblant avoir fourni une longue course, étaient armés jusqu'aux dents, et portaient de riches et élégants costumes de gentilshommes ; ils paraissaient peu soucieux d'être reconnus, car, bien que les larges ailes de leurs chapeaux fussent soigneusement rabaissées sur leurs yeux et qu'il régnât une obscurité profonde...
The Salamander
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 84,810. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Classics
This is the poignant story of a college professor who like a rope walker takes one too many steps and falls to his doom. In this complex world of ours, it's not always the good that triumphs over the evil. Here's a quintessential example; In this story of an unassuming college professor, who, for no fault of his, finds himself pitted against a dishonest world is unable to compromise his value.
Germaine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,600. Language: French. Published: March 20, 2018 by Koumimi. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Extrait : L'assemblée se récria sur la naïveté du bonhomme qui enterrait ses écus tout vifs, au lieu de les faire travailler. Quinze ou seize exclamations s'élevèrent en même temps. Chacun dit son mot, trahit son secret, enfourcha son dada, secoua sa marotte. Chacun frappa sur sa poche et caressa bruyamment les espérances certaines, le bonheur clair et liquide qu'il avait emboursé le matin.
L'homme à l'oreille cassée
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,710. Language: French. Published: March 20, 2018 by Koumimi. Categories: Fiction » Classics
C'est un vieux rêve : conserver un homme en le desséchant , un savant allemand le réalise aux dépens d'un colonel français de Napoléon. Malentendus amusants, reflet de la société bourgeoise du Second Empire, et un savoureux raccourci d'Histoire, interpolant premier et second Empire, ère de l'oncle et règne du neveu...
Le Roi des montagnes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,670. Language: French. Published: March 20, 2018 by Koumimi. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Un jeune herboriste frais émoulu de l'Université est envoyé en Grèce par le Jardin des Plantes pour un voyage d'études. Logé dans une modeste pension en compagnie des individus les plus divers, il a ouï dire que des bandits sillonnent les routes grecques mais n'imagine pas la palpitante et effrayante aventure où va le mener son amour de la science...
The Moguls of India
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,130. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Indians in India and elsewhere relentlessly talk of corruption in their country. India ranks 76 in Corruption Perception Index of 168 countries.
Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, Abridged
Price: Free! Words: 130,110. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
North and South is a great Victorian novel of social conflict and romance, set in the industrial north of England. This abridgement of Elizabeth Gaskell's humane and thoughtful work is two thirds of its original length. It makes her classic novel more approachable for the modern reader, and includes a section explaining the historical context.
Niebla
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,190. Language: Spanish. Published: February 21, 2018 by Editorial Gradiente. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Augusto es un hombre acomodado, soltero y aparentemente independiente, hasta que un día decide dejarse llevar por lo primero que pase por su calle, y así se encuentra con Julia, una joven caprichosa de la que se enamora de inmediato.
1984
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 84,660. Language: Belarusian. Published: January 18, 2018 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Англійскі пісьменнік Дж. Оруэл (1903-1950) у сваіх антыутопіях намаляваў гратэскавую карціну жыцця таталітарнай дзяржавы, паставіў праблемы, над вырашэннем якіх і сёння думае чалавецтва.
Son of Zeus: The Legend of Herakles
Price: Free! Words: 147,890. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Classics
Herakles is the most celebrated hero of Greek mythology and famed as a warrior without peer. Born through a God's infidelity, Herakles lived in a brutal and violent world, populated by belligerent deities and vicious monsters. Named Alkides at birth, this is the story of how the most famous son of Zeus came to take the name Herakles, and the horrific crime that changed the course of his life.
William Shakespeare’s 38 Plays: Retellings in Prose
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,441,040. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Plays » Shakespeare
This book contains easy-to-read retellings of William Shakespeare's 38 plays.
William Shakespeare's 11 Tragedies: Retellings in Prose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 431,130. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Plays » Shakespeare
This book contains easy-to-read retellings of 11 tragedies by William Shakespeare in our modern English.
William Shakespeare’s 10 Histories: Retellings in Prose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 403,630. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Plays » Shakespeare
This book contains William Shakespeare's 10 history plays retold in our modern English.
Железният светилник
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,710. Language: Bulgarian. Published: December 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Classics
„Железният светилник“ е исторически роман и първата книга от известната тетралогия на Димитър Талев („Железният светилник“, „Преспанските камбани“, „Илинден“ и „Гласовете ви чувам“).

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