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The Fallen Leaves

The Fallen Leaves


Wilkie Collins

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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
Women in Love

Women in Love


David Herbert Richard Lawrence

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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
Something New

Something New


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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Year of publication: 0

SOMETHING NEW by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse CHAPTER I The sunshine of a fair Spring morning fell graciously on London town. Out in Piccadilly its heartening warmth seemed to infuse into traffic and pedestrians alike a novel jauntiness, so that bus drivers jested and even the lips of chauffeurs uncurled into not unkindly smiles. Policemen whistled at their postsclerks, on their way to work beggars approached the task of trying to persuade perfect strangers to bear the burden of their maintenance ...

Keywords: Blandings Castle (England : Imaginary place) -- Fiction Humorous stories Nobility -- Fiction Shropshire (England) -- Fiction
Piccadilly Jim

Piccadilly Jim


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

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Year of publication: 0

Piccadilly Jim Pelham Grenville Wodehouse CHAPTER I A RED-HAIRED GIRL The residence of Mr. Peter Pett, the well-known financier, on Riverside Drive is one of the leading eyesores of that breezy and expensive boulevard. As you pass by in your limousine, or while enjoying ten cents worth of fresh air on top of a green omnibus, it jumps out and bites at you. Architects, confronted with it, reel and throw up their hands defensively, and even the lay observer has a sense of shock. The place resembles ...

Keywords: England) -- Fiction Humorous stories Piccadilly (London
The Sleeper Awakes

The Sleeper Awakes


Herbert George Wells

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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
Kenilworth

Kenilworth


Walter Scott

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Year of publication: 2006

KENILWORTH. by Sir Walter Scott, Bart. INTRODUCTION A certain degree of success, real or supposed, in the delineation of Queen Mary, naturally induced the author to attempt something similar respecting her sister and her foe, the celebrated Elizabeth. He will not, however, pretend to have approached the task with the same feelings for the candid Robertson himself confesses having felt the prejudices with which a Scottishman is tempted to regard the subject and what so liberal a historian avows, ...

Keywords: 1532?-1560 -- Fiction 1532?-1588 -- Fiction 1558-1603 -- Fiction Amy Robsart Dudley Earl of England) -- Fiction Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth Historical fiction Kenilworth Castle (Kenilworth Lady Leicester Robert Dudley