Keywords: Psychological fiction
Year of publication: 2006
HEART OF DARKNESS By Joseph Conrad I The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for the turn of the tide. The sea-reach of the Thames stretched before us like the beginning of an interminable waterway. In the offing the sea and the sky were welded together without a joint, and in the luminous space the tanned sails of ...
Keywords: Africa -- Fiction Degeneration -- fiction Europeans -- Africa -- Fiction Imperialism -- Fiction Psychological fiction Trading posts -- Fiction
Year of publication: 2002
POOR MISS FINCH by Wilkie Collins TO MRS. ELLIOT, OF THE DEANERY, BRISTOL. WILL YOU honor me by accepting the Dedication of this book, in remembrance of an uninterrupted friendship of many years More than one charming blind girl, in fiction and in the drama, has preceded Poor Miss Finch. But, so far as I know, blindness in these cases has been always exhibited, more or less exclusively, from the ideal and the sentimental point of view. The attempt here made is to appeal to an interest of another ...
Keywords: Blind women -- Fiction Brothers -- Fiction Domestic fiction Love stories Psychological fiction Sibling rivalry -- Fiction Twins -- Fiction
Year of publication: 2005
HIDE AND SEEK By Wilkie Collins TO CHARLES DICKENS, THIS STORY IS INSCRIBED, AS A TOKEN OF ADMIRATION AND AFFECTION, BY HIS FRIEND, THE AUTHOR. PREFACE TO THE REVISED EDITION This novel ranks the third, in order of succession, of the works of fiction which I have produced. The history of its reception, on its first appearance, is soon told. Unfortunately for me, Hide And Seek was originally published in the year eighteen hundred and fifty-four, at the outbreak of the Crimean War. All England ...
Keywords: Deaf women -- Fiction Father figures -- Fiction Painters -- Fiction Psychological fiction Young men -- Fiction
Year of publication: 1999
ARMADALE By Wilkie Collins TO JOHN FORSTER. In acknowledgment of the services which he has rendered to the cause of literature by his Life of Goldsmith and in affectionate remembrance of a friendship which is associated with some of the happiest years of my life. Readers in generalon whose friendly reception experience has given me some reason to relywill, I venture to hope, appreciate whatever merit there may be in this story without any prefatory pleading for it on my part. They will, I think, ...
Keywords: England -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Fate and fatalism -- Fiction Fathers and sons -- Fiction Men -- England -- Fiction Psychological fiction
Year of publication: 1973
The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson More acclaim for SLOAN WILSONs The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit Delightful. beautifully plotted. Boston Herald An excellent novel. Kansas City Star Exact in its account of the pressures, problems and tribal customs of the men in gray flannel suits. Wilson is an observer, a sympathetic one. He has written an entertaining social comedy. New York Times Wilson has something to say. Time Interesting and enjoyable. Wilson has important things to say ...
Keywords: Business & Economics Connecticut Corporate Culture Domestic Fiction Fiction General Illegitimate Children Inheritance and Succession Literary Organizational Behavior Psychological Psychological Fiction Suburban Life Veterans War & Military World War; 1939-1945 World War; 1939-1945 - Veterans
David Herbert Richard Lawrence
Year of publication: 2003
Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence CHAPTER I. SISTERS Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen sat one morning in the window-bay of their fathers house in Beldover, working and talking. Ursula was stitching a piece of brightly-coloured embroidery, and Gudrun was drawing upon a board which she held on her knee. They were mostly silent, talking as their thoughts strayed through their minds. Ursula, said Gudrun, dont you REALLY WANT to get married Ursula laid her embroidery in her lap and looked up. Her face was ...
Keywords: Coal mines and mining -- Fiction Love stories Male friendship -- Fiction Midlands (England) -- Fiction Psychological fiction Sisters -- Fiction Women -- England -- Fiction
Year of publication: 2005
A story of the dark side of childhood and one womans unbreakable spiritPRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELA LITERARY PHENOMENON and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsThere is a smooth reading style to her writings which makes it easy to forget the time and to keep flipping the pages.The Pittsburgh PressMs. Steel excels at pacing her narrative, which races forward.Nashville BannerOne counts on Danielle Steel for A STORY THAT ENTERTAINS AND INFORMS.The ...
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Year of publication: 2006
When all is lost, a miracle occurs, and life begins.MIRACLE PRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well-paced story and explores some important issues Steel affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about tragedyboth national and personal with insight ...
Keywords: Carpenters Contemporary Dwellings Dwellings - Maintenance and repair Fiction Friendship General Loss (Psychology) Neighborhood Neighborhoods Psychological Psychological fiction Romance San Francisco (Calif.) Storms Widowers
Year of publication: 2001
There are secrets no one tells JOURNEYPRAISE FORDANIELLE 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 disappointed.The New York Times Book ReviewOne counts on Danielle Steel for A STORY THAT ENTERTAINS AND INFORMS.The Chattanooga TimesSteel ...
Keywords: Abuse Contemporary Family & Relationships Fiction General Married women Psychological fiction Romance Washington (D.C.) Wife abuse Women journalists
Year of publication: 2004
Miracles happen.JOHNNY ANGELPRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops. She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well-paced story and explores some important issues. Steel affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about tragedyboth national and personal with insight and power.Nashville BannerThere ...
Keywords: Contemporary Fantasy Fiction General Ghost Mothers and sons Psychological Psychological fiction Romance Sagas Sons
Year of publication: 2003
Dare to believe ina cognizant original v5 release october 21 2010 DANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops . She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well- paced story and explores some important issues Steel affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practical vividness about tragedyboth national and personal with insight and ...
Keywords: Contemporary Fiction Friendship General Marital conflict Married women New York (N.Y.) Psychological fiction Romance Secrecy
Year of publication: 1992
Strong Motion by Jonathan Franzen For Valerie Grateful acknowledgment of support is made to the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation, the Corporation of Yaddo, Sven-Erik and Marianne Ekstrom, and Dieter and Inge Rahtz. Thanks also to Lorrie Frrer and Robert Franzen, and especially to Goran Ekstrom for his advice and seismograms. Parts of Chapter 13 draw heavily on William Cronons Changes in the Land Hill Wang, 1983. A rock was sticking out of the water, jagged and pointed, covered with moss a remnant ...
Keywords: Boston (Mass.) Earthquakes Fiction General Literary Man-Woman Relationships Massachusetts North Shore (Mass. : Coast) Psychological Fiction Sagas Seismologists
Year of publication: 2007
The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid Chapter 1 EXCUSE ME, SIR, but may I be of assistance Ah, I see I have alarmed you. Do not be frightened by my beard: I am a lover of America. I noticed that you were looking for something more than looking, in fact you seemed to be on a mission, and since I am both a native of this city and a speaker of your language, I thought I might offer you my services. How did I know you were American No, not by the color of your skin we have a range of ...
Keywords: & contemporary Discrimination Fiction General Historical Pakistani Americans Political Psychological Psychological Fiction Race Discrimination Race Relations Romance self-perception Social Science
Year of publication: 0
THE BRIDE OF LAMMERMOOR by Sir Walter Scott INTRODUCTION TO THE BRIDE OF LAMMERMOOR THE Author, on a former occasion, declined giving the real source from which he drew the tragic subject of this history, because, though occurring at a distant period, it might possibly be unpleasing to the feelings of the descendants of the parties. But as he finds an account of the circumstances given in the Notes to Laws Memorials, by his ingenious friend, Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, Esq., and also indicated ...
Keywords: Arranged marriage -- Fiction Historical fiction Love stories Psychological fiction Scotland -- Fiction Women murderers -- Fiction