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The Way of All Flesh The Way of All Flesh v1.0

Samuel Butler's The Way of All Flesh follows four generations of the Pontifex family.

All These Things Added All These Things Added v1.0

James Allen's All These Things Added was first published in 1903 and contains both Entering the Kingdom and The Heavenly Life, which were both later published as separate books.

How to Live a Holy Life How to Live a Holy Life v1.0

If the reading of this little book encourages any on their pilgrim way; if it arouses them to greater diligence.

The Joyful Heart The Joyful Heart v1.0

This is a guide-book to joy. It is for the use of the sad, the bored, the tired, anxious, disheartened and disappointed.

The Old Stone House The Old Stone House v1.0

The niece of James Fenimore Cooper and a good friend and correspondent of Henry James, Constance Fenimore Woolson was a well known short story writer in the later part of the 19th century.

Washington Square Washington Square v1.0

Washington Square by Henry James is the story of the gentle, dull Catherine Sloper who falls for the ambivalent Morris Townsend, who her father believes is a fortune hunter.

The Bostonians The Bostonians v1.0

First published in 1886, The Bostonians is one of James' wittiest social satires.

Death - and After? Death - and After? v1.0

Death consists in a repeated process of unrobing, or unsheathing.

The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid v1.0

Thomas Hardy (1840 1928) was a naturalist and writer, whose fiction sits on the cusp of the Industrial Revolution and is filled with an imminent sense of nostalgia for the coming transformation of the British countryside.

A Princess of Mars A Princess of Mars v1.0

A Princess of Mars is the first in Edgar Rice Burroughs' Barsoom series. This science fiction planetary romance, packed full of dangerous feats and swordplay, is set on a dying Mars.

Liza of Lambeth Liza of Lambeth v1.0

Liza of Lambeth (1897) narrates Liza's last four months alive.

The Ghost Pirates The Ghost Pirates v1.0

According to the great horror writer H.P. Lovecraft The Ghost Pirates . . . is a powerful account of a doomed and haunted ship on its last voyage, and of the terrible sea-devils.

The Purple Cloud The Purple Cloud v1.0

Published in 1901, M. P. Shiel's The Purple Cloud is an early last man science fiction novel.

The Inferno The Inferno v1.0

You, my love, will be poor, so as to be more like all other women. In order for us to live together I shall work all day and so be your servant.

Pierre and Jean Pierre and Jean v1.0

Pierre and Jean is a short realist novel by Guy de Maupassant.

Jude the Obscure Jude the Obscure v1.0

Thomas Hardy's final novel Jude the Obscure explores notions of class, religion, marriage and modernization through its protagonist Jude Fawley, a working-class man who dreams of being a scholar.

The Ambassadors The Ambassadors v1.0

One of Henry James' greatest novels, The Ambassadors is a dark comedy from 1903.

The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu v1.0

This first novel in Sax Rohmer's series, The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu combined together previously written short stories into a single story about the dealings of this criminal mastermind.

Trilby Trilby v1.0

Trilby (1894) is a gothic horror novel by George du Maurier and one of the most popular novels of its time, perhaps the second best selling novel of the Fin de siècle period after Bram Stoker's Dracula.

Charlotte Temple Charlotte Temple v1.0

Susanna Rowson's Charlotte Temple became a huge seller in America from its first publication there in 1794, subsequently going through over two hundred editions.