The Honourable Mr. Tawnish and Other Works by Jeffery Farnol by PDF

This Halcyon Classics booklet variation comprises twelve works by means of romance novelist Jeffery Farnol, together with his first paintings 'My girl Caprice.' contains an lively desk of contents for simple navigation.

Contents

My girl Caprice
The wide Highway
The funds Moon
The Honourable Mr. Tawnish
The beginner Gentlemen
Beltane the Smith
The convinced Object
The Geste of Duke Jocelyn
Black Bartlemy’s Treasure
Martin Conisby’s Vengeance
Peregrine’s Progress
Great Britain at War

This unexpurgated variation comprises the entire textual content with mistakes and omissions corrected.

Show description

A Good Fuck Spoiled by Laura Lippman PDF

By Laura Lippman

New York Times bestselling writer Laura Lippman has been hailed as the most effective crime fiction writers in the United States this day, profitable almost each significant award within the style. the writer of the greatly renowned sequence that includes Baltimore P.I. Tess Monaghan in addition to 3 significantly lauded stand-alone novels, Lippman now turns her consciousness to brief stories—and finds one other point of mastery.

Lippman units some of the tales during this sterling anthology, Hardly Knew Her, in standard territory: her cherished Baltimore, from downtown to its prosperous suburbs, the place winning businessmen visit stunning lengths to guard what they've got or ruthlessly extend their holdings, whereas disappointed other halves locate murderous how you can get away their lives. yet Lippman is additionally unafraid to travel—to New Orleans, to an unnamed southwestern urban, or even to Dublin, the backdrop for the deadly conflict of 2 not-so-innocents overseas. Tess Monaghan is the following, in tales and a profile, aligning herself with a number of underdogs. And in her amazing, never-before-published novella, Scratch a Woman, Lippman takes us deep into the personal global of a luxurious name girl/madam and committed football mother, exploring the secret of what may possibly, in reality, be written within the blood.

Each of those creative stories is a gem—sometimes poignant, occasionally funny, constantly choked with delightfully unanticipated twists and reversals. for those that have not begun to learn Lippman, prepare to adventure the spellbinding energy of "one of present day so much enjoyable storytellers, hailed for her willing mental insights and her compelling characterizations," (San Diego Union-Tribune), who has "invigorated the crime fiction enviornment with shrewdpermanent, leading edge, and fascinating paintings" (George Pelecanos). As for longtime devotees of her a number of award-winning novels, you will find that you simply rarely comprehend her.

Show description

Download e-book for kindle: Cabbages and Kings and Other Works by O. Henry (Unexpurgated by

This Halcyon Classics e-book comprises greater than 270 brief tales via William Sidney Porter, higher referred to as O. Henry. This assortment contains such classics as 'The Ransom of purple Chief,' and 'The present of the Magi.' comprises an energetic desk of contents for simple navigation.

Includes the subsequent O. Henry collections:

Cabbages and Kings
Heart of the West
Options
Roads of Destiny
Rolling Stones
Sixes and Sevens
Strictly Business
The 4 Million
The mild Grafter
The Trimmed Lamp
The Voice of the City
Waifs and Strays
Whirligigs

This unexpurgated variation comprises the total textual content, with minor blunders and omissions corrected.

Show description

Get Hunter Quatermain's Story: The Uncollected Adventures of PDF

By H. Rider Haggard

ISBN-10: 0720611822

ISBN-13: 9780720611823

Over a century after the debut of the intrepid hunter explorer Allan Quatermain in King Solomon's Mines, he continues to be one of many nice heroes of literature whose adventures were tailored for cinema and tv. This new anthology brings to light a novelette and 4 brief tales that have by no means been gathered in a single quantity. Introducing the stories with a close resume of the author's existence and occupation, this compendium offers information regarding the foundation and construction of Allan Quatermain. A chronology of the explorer's lifestyles associated with the novels and tales can be included.

Show description

The Piazza (Harper Perennial Classic Stories) by Herman Melville PDF

By Herman Melville

Don Benito faltered; then, like a few somnambulist without warning interfered with, vacantly stared at his customer, and ended by way of taking a look down at the deck. He maintained this posture goodbye, that Captain Delano, virtually both disconcerted, and involuntarily nearly as impolite, grew to become without warning from him, strolling ahead to accost one of many Spanish seamen for the specified info. yet he had rarely long gone 5 paces, whilst with a type of eagerness Don Benito invited him again, regretting his short-term absence of brain, and professing readiness to gratify him.

Show description

New PDF release: Henryk Sienkiewicz - Quo Vadis, Without Dogma, & So Runs the

3 works accrued in a single version formatted for the Kindle.

HENRYK ADAM ALEKSANDER PIUS SIENKIEWICZ [1846-1916], sometimes called "Litwos", used to be a Polish journalist and novelist. he's top identified for Quo Vadis, whch has been filmed numerous occasions, and his old novels set throughout the Rzeczpospolita (Polish Republic). In 1905, he got the Nobel Prize in Literature for his "outstanding advantages as an epic writer."

His significant work:
The Trilogy—
With hearth and Sword (1884), a couple of seventeenth century Cossack revolt,
The Deluge (1886), concerning the Swedish invasion of Poland , &
fireplace within the Steppe (1888), concerning the Ottoman Empire within the past due seventeenth century.
Without Dogma (1891)
The Polaniecki family members (1894)
Quo Vadis (1895)
The Teutonic Knights (1900), in regards to the conflict of Grunwald
In barren region and barren region (1912)

Show description

Download e-book for iPad: Letter from an Unknown Woman and Other Stories by

ISBN-10: 1906548935

ISBN-13: 9781906548933

those 4 Stefan Zweig tales, newly translated via the award-winning Anthea Bell, are between his so much celebrated and compelling paintings. The titular story is a devastating depiction of unrequited love, which impressed a vintage Hollywood movie, directed via Max Ophüls and starring Joane Fontaine.
Elsewhere within the assortment, a tender guy blunders the lady he loves for her sister, erstwhile fans meet after an age spent aside, and a married lady repays a debt of gratitude to her formative years sweetheart. Expertly paced, laced with the acutely exact mental element and empathy which are Zweig's emblems, it is a strong addition to Pushkin's transforming into selection of his work.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

Show description

Rainbow Valley and Other Works by L.M. Montgomery by L.M. Montgomery PDF

By L.M. Montgomery

This Halcyon Classics publication version comprises 11 works via Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery, together with 'Anne of eco-friendly Gables,' and 7 of its sequels.' comprises an energetic desk of contents for simple navigation.

Anne Shirley Novels:

Anne of eco-friendly Gables
Anne of Avonlea
Anne of the Island
Anne's apartment of Dreams
Rainbow Valley
Rilla of Ingleside
Chronicles of Avonlea
Further Chronicles of Avonlea

Other Works:

The Golden Road
Kilmeny of the Orchard
The tale Girl

This unexpurgated variation comprises the whole textual content, with minor mistakes and omissions corrected.

Show description

Download e-book for iPad: Selected Stories (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) by E. M. Forster,David Leavitt

By E. M. Forster,David Leavitt

ISBN-10: 0141186194

ISBN-13: 9780141186191

even supposing he's most sensible identified for his novels-several of that have been made into renowned movies-E.M. Forster additionally released tales. This quantity, which collects these tales released in the course of Forster's lifetime, offers a chance for readers to find those much less customary works. wealthy in irony and alive with sharp observations at the surprises existence holds, the tales frequently function violent occasions, discomforting coincidences, and different disruptive happenings that throw the characters' perceptions and ideology off balance.

In their prepared creation, David Leavitt and Mark Mitchell speak about Forster's position in either the short-story culture and within the culture of homosexual literature.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more advantageous by way of introductions and notes via unique students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations by way of award-winning translators. 

From the alternate Paperback edition.

Show description