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The Wreck of the "Grosvenor"

William Clark Russell - 1877
    Clark Russell was born in New York in 1844 to English parents. His experiences in the British Merchant Marine provided an authentic backdrop for his acclaimed sea novels. Russell is highly regarded for his realistic portrayal of maritime life, and his harrowing account of the sailors' plight in The Wreck of the Grosvenor was very influential in the passage of reform laws to improve the lot of British merchant seamen.

The Complete Novels of Mrs Gaskell

Elizabeth Gaskell - 2012
    Includes complete and unabridgedMary BartonCranfordRuthNorth and SouthSylvia's Lovers Wives and DaughtersAll 6 of her full-length novels-Featuring charming illustrations and photos from the period -Complete, unabridged, and formatted for kindle to improve your reading experience -Linked table of contents to reach your book quickly

Jack Sheppard

William Harrison Ainsworth - 1839
    Fate, however, seems eager to cheat him out of an honest living, when Jack begins visiting the notorious Black Lion, drinking den of the worst criminals in London.

Alice Walker's "the Colour Purple": A Readers Companion

Nandita Sinha - 2002

Thomas Hardy: 25 Novels - Far From The Madding Crowd, The Return of the Native, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure and much more..

Thomas Hardy - 2015
    In this ultimate collection you will find 25 works by the amazing Victorian novelist- Thomas Hardy! All in one elegantly formatted Book for ease of use and enjoyment on your Kindle device works include : 13 Novels • FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD • THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE • THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE • TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES • JUDE THE OBSCURE • DESPERATE REMEDIES • A PAIR OF BLUE EYES • UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE • THE WOODLANDERS • A LAODICEAN: A STORY OF TO-DAY • THE TRUMPET-MAJOR JOHN LOVEDAY • THE HAND OF ETHELBERTA • TWO ON A TOWER A dozen minor novels • A CHANGED MAN AND OTHER TALES ++ also a little bonus a Thomas Hardy Biography with links for further reading enjoy !!

Ziska: The Problem of a Wicked Soul

Marie Corelli - 1898
    She gave up music, turning to writing instead and in 1886 published her first novel, A Romance of Two Worlds. In her time, she was the most widely read author of fiction but came under harsh criticism from many of the literary elite for her overly melodramatic and emotional writing.

The Complete E. M. Forster Collection : 11 Complete Works

E.M. Forster - 2011
    M. Forster.1) Where Angels Fear to Tread2) The Longest Journey3) A Room with a View4) Howards End5) The Machine Stops6) The Story of a Panic 7) The Other Side of the Hedge 8) The Celestial Omnibus 9) Other Kingdom 10) The Curate's Friend 11) The Road from Colonus

Linda Tressel

Anthony Trollope - 1868
    However, the voice of Trollope was unmistakable in this much more somber work, and the true authorship was ultimately unveiled.The heroine, Linda Tressel, is pressured by her religious zealot aunt to marry an unpleasant man she finds repulsive. The story unfolds in some caricature and melodrama, yet remains an interesting study of Victorian social mores and relationships.

The Golden Age

Kenneth Grahame - 1895
    From the imaginative author of "The Wind in the Willows," an enchanting pair of books that map the imaginative landscape of childhood..

The Dead Letter

Seeley Regester - 1866
    Moreland was engaged to Argyll’s daughter, Eleanor, and suspicion soon falls upon the lawyer’s protégé, Richard Redfield. Desperate to clear his name, Redfield seeks the help of Mr. Burton, a famous New York City detective—but the case has more twists and turns than either of the two men could possibly imagine.   Set against the political turmoil of the Reconstruction Era, The Dead Letter is a fascinating historical document, a pioneering work of genre fiction, and a mystery with a cleverly satisfying conclusion.   This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

The World's Desire

H. Rider Haggard - 1890
    Aphrodite orders him to go to Egypt to seek out the immortal Helen, whom he wooed before marrying Penelope. This book might be called The Further Adventures of Odysseus or The Odyssey, Part 2.

Diana of the Crossways

George Meredith - 1885
    Her sparkling repartee and the author's intellectualized philosophy give this novel unusual depth. Nine 90-minute cassettes and one 60.

Go Tell it on the Mountain / Giovanni's Room / The Fire Next Time

James Baldwin - 1988

The Experiences of Loveday Brooke, Lady Detective

Catherine Louisa Pirkis - 1894
    Seven short stories:The Black Bag Left on a Door-Step The Murder at Troyte's Hill The Redhill Sisterhood A Princess's Vengeance Drawn Daggers The Ghost of Fountain Lane Missing

Wife in Name Only

Charlotte M. Brame - 1883
    Three o'clock struck. A sweet voice, abrupt and clear, broke the silence of the solemn scene. "Hubert. Where is Hubert? I must see him." "Tell him to come," said Dr. Evans to Dr. Letsom, "but do not tell him there is any danger."[...]".