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How Copley Banks slew Captain Sharkey

How Copley Banks slew Captain Sharkey


Arthur Conan Doyle

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Year of publication: 1897

How Copley Banks slew Captain Sharkey byArthur Conan Doyle The buccaneers were something higher than a mere band of marauders. They were a floating republic, with laws, usages, and discipline of their own. In their endless and remorseless quarrel with the Spaniards they had some semblance of right upon their side. Their bloody harryings of the cities of the Main were not more barbarous than the inroads of Spain upon the Netherlandsor upon the Caribs in these same American lands. The chief of the ...

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The Dealings of Captain Sharkey with Stephen Craddock

The Dealings of Captain Sharkey with Stephen Craddock


Arthur Conan Doyle

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Year of publication: 1897

The Dealings of Captain Sharkey with Stephen Craddock byArthur Conan Doyle Careening was a very necessary operation for the old pirate. On his superior speed he depended both for overhauling the trader and escaping the man-of-war. But it was impossible to retain his sailing qualities unless he periodicallyonce a year at the leastcleared his vessels bottom from the long trailing plants and crusting barnacles which gather so rapidly in the tropical seas. For this purpose he lightened his vessel, ...

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Patternmaster

Patternmaster


Butler Octavia

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Year of publication: 1976

Prologue Rayal had his lead wife, Jansee, with him on that last night. He lay beside her in his huge bed, secure, lulled by the peacefulness of the Pattern as it flowed to him. The Pattern had been peaceful for over a year now. A year without a major Clayark attack on any sector of Patternist Territory. A luxury. Rayal had known enough years of fighting to be glad to relax and enjoy the respite. Only Jansee could still find reason for discontent. Her children, as usual. I think tomorrow Ill send ...

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Girl, Woman, Other

Girl, Woman, Other


Bernardine Evaristo

ISBN: 9780241985007
Year of publication: 2019

Bernardine Evaristo GIRL, WOMAN, OTHER Contents Chapter One Amma Yazz DominiqueChapter Two Carole Bummi LaTishaChapter Three Shirley Winsome PenelopeChapter Four MeganMorgan Hattie GraceChapter Five The After-partyEpilogueAcknowledgements About the AuthorBernardine Evaristo is the award-winning author of seven books and numerous other published works, spanning fiction, poetry, essays, literary criticism and drama. She has won the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize, among many others, and is a ...

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The Europeans

The Europeans


Orlando Figes

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Year of publication: 2019

The Europeans THREE LIVES AND THE MAKING OF A COSMOPOLITAN CULTURE Orlando Figes METROPOLITAN BOOKS HENRY HOLT AND COMPANY NEW YORK Begin Reading Table of Contents About the Author Photos Copyright PageThank you for buying this Henry Holt and Company ebook.To receive special offers, bonus content, and info on new releases and other great reads, sign up for our newsletters. Or visit us online at us.macmillan.comnewslettersignupFor email updates on the author, click here. The author and publisher ...

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The Big Green Tent

The Big Green Tent


Ludmila Ulitskaya

ISBN: 9780374709716
Year of publication: 0

Begin Reading Table of Contents About the Author Copyright PageThank you for buying this Farrar, Straus and Giroux ebook.To receive special offers, bonus content, and info on new releases and other great reads, sign up for our newsletters. Or visit us online at us.macmillan.comnewslettersignupFor email updates on the author, click here. The author and publisher have provided this e-book to you for your personal use only. You may not make this e-book publicly available in any way. Copyright ...

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Daniel Stein, Interpreter

Daniel Stein, Interpreter


Ludmila Ulitskaya

ISBN: 9781468300819
Year of publication: 2012

BY THE SAME AUTHOR The Funeral Party Medea and Her Children Sonechka COPYRIGHT This edition first published in hardcover in the United States and Great Britain in 2011 by Overlook Duckworth, Peter Mayer Publishers, Inc. NEW YORK: Overlook 141 Wooster Street New York, NY 10012 www.overlookpress.com For bulk and special sales, please contact salesoverlookny.com LONDON: Duckworth 90-93 Cowcross Street London EC1M 6BF www.ducknet.co.uk infoduckworth-publishers.co.uk Copyright 2006 Ludmila Ulitskaya ...

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Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's Ladder


Ludmila Ulitskaya

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Year of publication: 0

Begin Reading Table of Contents A Note About the Author and Translator Copyright Page The author and publisher have provided this e-book to you for your personal use only. You may not make this e-book publicly available in any way. Copyright infringement is against the law. If you believe the copy of this e-book you are reading infringes on the authors copyright, please notify the publisher at: us.macmillanusa.compiracy. The shadows of my world extend beyond the skyline of the page, blue as ...

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Книга Перемен

Книга Перемен


Нил Доналд Уолш

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When Everything Change Change Everything Нил Доналд Уолш Книга перемен Когда всё меняется, измени всё софия 2012 УДК 615.851 ББК 53.57 У63 Перевод с английского Е. Мирошниченко Уолш Нил Доналд У63 Книга перемен: Когда всё меняется, измени всё Перев. с англ. М.: ООО Издательство София, 2012. 320 с.p ISBN 978-5-91250-968-1 Может статься, что сейчас в твои руки попала одна из самых полезных и сильных книг, какие тебе только доводилось читать. Ты боишься обменять знакомое тебе прошлое на ...

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K. Prelovsky Russian mafia in the USA Part 1 The Murder with Sex This story begins quite simply. I notice that my wifes girlfriend flirts with me. I remember the standard method with flared shorts. We with my wife are on a visit. Friend seats us on the different sides of the table she sits between us on the sofa. Then she fidgets on the sofa, holding the shorts from the one hand. On the other hand shorts ride up very much. It is a great view. I specially drop a fork and bend to raise it. Friend ...

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Bugle Song

Bugle Song


Wallace Stegner

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Wallace Stegner Bugle Song There had been a wind during the night, and all the loneliness of the world had swept up out of the southwest. The boy had heard it wailing through the screens of the sleeping porch where he lay, and he had heard the wash tub bang loose from the outside wall and roll down toward the coulee, and the slam of the screen doors, and his mothers padding feet after she rose to fasten things down. Through one half-open eye he had peered up from his pillow to see the moon ...

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The Golden Goat

The Golden Goat


Michael de Larrabeiti

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Michael de Larrabeiti The Golden Goat One cold night more than a hundred years ago, on a dark hillside in the country of Provence, an old shepherd knelt by a wood fire and shook his sleeping son awake. As the boy opened his eyes the shepherd prodded the fire with his staff and a bright flame leapt upwards, making yellow shapes out of the black trees and revealing crooked twigs which clutched like witches fingers at the shepherds silver hair. Pacorro, said the shepherd, three of our sheep have ...

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Glass Tiger

Glass Tiger


Joe Gores

ISBN: 9781847240729
Year of publication: 2007

Joe Gores Glass Tiger For Dori The Dream Dreaming Me Now and Forever Here and Hereafter Separation from its fellows appears to increase both cunning and ferocity. These solitary beasts, exasperated by chronic pain or widowhood, are occasionally found among all the larger carnivores. Geoffrey Household Rogue Male The ferocity is gone. I dont have it in me any more. I cant even kill the bugs in my house. Iron Mike Tyson, ex prize-fighter Part One Corwin If men had wings and bore black feathers, ...

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Web of the City

Web of the City


Harlan Ellison

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Year of publication: 2012

WEB OF THE CITY INTRODUCTION: UNNECESSARY WORDS Theres really no point to writing an introduction to a novel. A book of short stories, sure, okay. A collection of essays, definitely. A scholarly tome, naturally. But what the hell should one have to say about an entertainment, a fiction, a novel Nothing. It should speak for itself. And I intend to let it. Even so, Id like to make one brief statement about the book. Bear with me I wont be long. Theres a story told about HemingwayI dont know if its ...

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The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax

The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax


Arthur Conan Doyle

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The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle But why Turkish asked Mr. Sherlock Holmes, gazing fixedly at my boots. I was reclining in a cane-backed chair at the moment, and my protruded feet had attracted his ever-active attention. English, I answered in some surprise. I got them at Latimers, in Oxford Street. Holmes smiled with an expression of weary patience. The bath he said the bath Why the relaxing and expensive Turkish rather than the invigorating home-made article ...

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