Keywords: London (England)
Year of publication: 2004
The Secret Agent A Simple Tale by Joseph Conrad TO H. G. WELLS THE CHRONICLER OF MR LEWISHAMS LOVE THE BIOGRAPHER OF KIPPS AND THE HISTORIAN OF THE AGES TO COME THIS SIMPLE TALE OF THE XIX CENTURY IS AFFECTIONATELY OFFERED CHAPTER I MrVerloc, going out in the morning, left his shop nominally in charge of his brotherinlaw. It could be done, because there was very little business at any time, and practically none at all before the evening. MrVerloc cared but little about his ostensible business. ...
Keywords: Anarchists Bombings Classics Conspiracies Criticism Fiction Fiction - General General General & Literary Fiction Literary Literature - Classics London (England) Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) Political Political fiction Radicalism Royal Greenwich Observatory
Year of publication: 2005
THE FALLEN LEAVES By Wilkie Collins To CAROLINE Experience of the reception of The Fallen Leaves by intelligent readers, who have followed the course of the periodical publication at home and abroad, has satisfied me that the design of the work speaks for itself, and that the scrupulous delicacy of treatment, in certain portions of the story, has been as justly appreciated as I could wish. Having nothing to explain, and so far as my choice of subject is concerned nothing to excuse, I leave my ...
Keywords: London (England) -- Fiction Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Year of publication: 2002
A single shattering moment can change lives forever.PRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELA LITERARY PHENOMENON and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE as incredible stories unfold to the glee and delight of her enormous reading public.United Press InternationalMs. Steels fans wont be disappointedThe New York Times Book ReviewOne counts on Danielle Steel for A STORY THAT ENTERTAINS AND INFORMS.The ...
Keywords: Contemporary Fiction General Hospital patients London (England) Love stories Married people Romance Traffic accident victims
R L LaFevers
Year of publication: 2007
Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos by R. L. LaFevers To clever girls everywhere who get tired of feeling like no ones listening. And to Kate OSullivan, who is very, very clever and not the least bit bossy. Illustrated by Yoko Tanaka PART ONE Mother Sends a Surprise DECEMBER 17, 1906 I DONT TRUST CLIVE FAGENBUSH. How can you trust a person who has eyebrows as thick and black as hairbrushes and smells of boiled cabbage and pickled onions Besides, Im beginning to suspect hes up to something. Whats ...
Keywords: & 1901-1910 Action Adventure Adventure and Adventurers Antiquities Blessing and Cursing egypt Egypt - Antiquities egyptian Family Life Family Life - England Fiction Good and evil Great Britain Great Britain - History - Edward VII Great Britain - History - Edward VII; 1901-1910 Incantations Incantations; Egyptian Juvenile Fiction London (England) London (England) - History - 20th Century magic Museums Occult Fiction Occultism
Herbert George Wells
Year of publication: 0
THE SLEEPER AWAKES A Revised Edition of When the Sleeper Wakes H.G. WELLS PREFACE TO THE NEW EDITION When the Sleeper Wakes, whose title I have now altered to The Sleeper Awakes, was first published as a book in 1899 after a serial appearance in the Graphic and one or two American and colonial periodicals. It is one of the most ambitious and least satisfactory of my books, and I have taken the opportunity afforded by this reprinting to make a number of excisions and alterations. Like most of my ...
Keywords: Dystopias -- Fiction London (England) -- Fiction Science Fiction Technological innovations -- Fiction Time travel -- Fiction Twenty-first century -- Fiction
Year of publication: 0
Charles Dickens Oliver Twist or the parish boys progress CHAPTER I TREATS OF THE PLACE WHERE OLIVER TWIST WAS BORN AND OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES ATTENDING HIS BIRTH Among other public buildings in a certain town, which for many reasons it will be prudent to refrain from mentioning, and to which I will assign no fictitious name, there is one anciently common to most towns, great or small: to wit, a workhouse and in this workhouse was born on a day and date which I need not trouble myself to repeat, ...
Keywords: London (England). Social life and customs. 19th century. Fiction