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  • THE MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
    DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN
    ?I am afraid, Watson that I shall have to go,? said Holmes as we sat down together to our breakfast one morning.?Go! Where to???To Dartmoor; to King?s Pyland...?The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1894, by Arthur Conan Doyle.The eleven stories of the Memoirs are:"Silver Blaze" Clients: none; "The Adventure of the Y...
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  • PETER PAN AND WENDY
    BARRIE, JAMES MATHEW
    ?All children, except one, grow up. They soon know that they will grow up, and the way Wendy knew was this. One day when she was two years old she was playing in a garden, and she plucked another flower and ran with it to her mother...?Peter Pan is a character created by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie. A mischievous boy who can fly and never grows up, Peter Pan s...
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  • THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
    DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN
    ?To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex...?The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. It was first published on 1892. The stories are not in chronolo...
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  • ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
    CARROLL, LEWIS
    Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, ?and what is the use of a book,? thought Alice ?without pictures or conversation??Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is...
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  • PERSUASION
    AUSTEN, JANE
    ?Sir Walter Elliot, of Kellynch Hall, in Somersetshire, was a man who, for his own amusement, never took up any book but the Baronetage; there he found occupation for an idle hour, and consolation in a distressed one...? Persuasion is Jane Austen's last completed novel, published posthumously. She began it soon after she had finished Emma and completed it in August 1816. As ...
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  • JOURNEY TO THE INTERIOR OF THE EARTH
    VERNE, JULES
    ?On the 24th of May, 1863, my uncle, Professor Liedenbrock, rushed into his little house, No. 19 Königstrasse, one of the oldest streets in the oldest portion of the city of Hamburg...? Journey to the Interior of the Earth is a classic 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne. The story involves German professor Otto Lidenbrock who believes there are volcanic tubes going towa...
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  • AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS
    VERNE, JULES
    ?Mr. Phileas Fogg lived, in 1872, at No. 7, Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, the house in which Sheridan died in 1814. He was one of the most noticeable members of the Reform Club, though he seemed always to avoid attracting attention...? Around the World in Eighty Days is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg...
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  • THE SCARLET LETTER
    HARTHORNE, NATHANIEL
    ?A throng of bearded men, in sad-coloured garments and grey steeple-crowned hats, inter-mixed with women, some wearing hoods, and others bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the door of which was heavily timbered with oak, and studded with iron spikes...? The Scarlet Letter is an 1850 work of fiction in a historical setting, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, a...
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  • THE SIGN OF THE FOUR
    DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN
    ?Sherlock Holmes took his bottle from the corner of the mantelpiece, and his hypodermic syringe from its neat morocco case. With his long, white, nervous fingers he adjusted the delicate needle and rolled back his left shirtcuff...? The Sign of the Four (1890), also called The Sign of Four, is the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle ...
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  • THE CASE BOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
    DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN
    ?It can?t hurt now,? was Mr. Sherlock Holmes?s comment when, for the tenth time in as many years, I asked his leave to reveal the following narrative. So it was that at last I obtained permission to put on record what was, in some ways, the supreme moment of my friend?s career...? The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes is the final set of twelve Sherlock Holmes short stories (56 in ...
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  • THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
    DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN
    ?It was in the spring of the year 1894 that all London was interested, and the fashionable world dismayed, by the murder of the Honourable Ronald Adair under most unusual and inexplicable circumstances...? The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 13 Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1903-1904, by Arthur Conan Doyle. The stories were published in the Stra...
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  • TALES OF MYSTERY AND IMAGINATION
    POE, EDGAR ALLAN
    "During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens, had been passing alone, on horseback, through a singularly dreary tract of country; and at length found myself, as the shades of the evening drew on, within view of the melancholy House of Usher..." Tales of Mystery & Imagination (often rendered...
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  • THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER
    TWAIN, MARK
    ?The old lady pulled her spectacles down and looked over them about the room; then she put them up and looked out under them...?The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. It is set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived.Mark Twain created two of the mos...
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  • THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ
    BAUM, LLOYD FRANK
    ?Dorothy lived in the midst of the great Kansas prairies, with Uncle Henry, who was a farmer, and Aunt Em, who was the farmer's wife. Their house was small, for the lumber to build it had to be carried by wagon many miles...?The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a children's novel written by L. Frank Baum. Originally published on May 17, 1900, it has since been reprinted numerous times...
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  • GUILLIVER'S TRAVELS
    SWIFT, JONATHAN
    ?My father had a small estate in Nottinghamshire: I was the third of five sons. He sent me to Emanuel College in Cambridge at fourteen years old, where I resided three years, and applied myself close to my studies; but the charge of maintaining me...?Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Sever...
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  • ROBINSON CRUSOE
    DEFOE, DANIEL
    ?I was born in the year 1632, in the city of York, of a good family, though not of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull. He got a good estate by merchandise, and leaving off his trade lived afterward at York,...?Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. The first edition credited the work's protagonis...
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  • FAIRY TALES' SELECTION
    ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN
    ?Far out in the ocean, where the water is as blue as the prettiest cornflower, and as clear as crystal, it is very, very deep; so deep, indeed, that no cable could fathom it: many church steeples, piled one upon another, would not reach from the ground beneath to the surface of the water above...?Hans Christian Andersen, often referred to in Scandinavia as H. C. Andersen was a ...
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  • THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN
    TWAIN, MARK
    ?You don?t know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain?t no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly...?Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (or, in more recent editions, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in...
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  • THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
    WILDE, OSCAR
    ?The studio was filled with the rich odour of roses, and when the light summer wind stirred amidst the trees of the garden, there came through the open door the heavy scent of the lilac, or the more delicate perfume of the pink-flowering thorn...? The Picture of Dorian Gray is a philosophical novel by the writer Oscar Wilde, first published complete in the July 1890 issue of L...
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  • A STUDY IN SCARLET
    DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN
    ?In the year 1878 I took my degree of Doctor of Medicine of the University of London, and proceeded to Netley to go through the course prescribed for surgeons in the Army...? A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, introducing his new characters, "consulting detective" Sherlock Holmes and his friend and chronicler, Dr. John Watson, wh...
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  • THE SECRET AGENT
    CONRAD, JOSEPH
    ?Mr Verloc, going out in the morning, left his shop nominally in charge of his brother-in-law. It could be done, because there was very little business at any time, and practically none at all before the evening. Mr Verloc cared but little about his ostensible business. And, moreover, his wife was in charge of his brother-in-law...? The Secret Agent is a novel by Joseph Conrad...
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  • DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE WITH THE MERRY MEN, AND OT
    STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS
    ?Mr. Utterson the lawyer was a man of a rugged countenance, that was never lighted by a smile; cold, scanty and embarrassed in discourse; backward in sentiment; lean, long, dusty, dreary, and yet somehow lovable...? Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the original title of a novella written by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in 1886. Th...
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  • THE GREAT GATSBY
    FITZGERALD, FRANCIS SCOTT
    In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I?ve been turning over in my mind ever since. ?Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,? he told me,?just remember that all the people in this world haven?t had the advantages that you?ve had.? The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel written by American author F. Scott Fitzgerald that follows a cast of char...
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  • THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
    DOYLE, ARTHUR CONAN
    ?Of the origin of the Hound of the Baskervilles there have been many statements, yet as I come in a direct line from Hugo Baskerville, and as I had the story from my father, who also had it from his, I have set it down with all belief that it occurred even as is here set forth...? The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ...
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  • DUBLINERS
    JOYCE, JAMES
    ?There was no hope for him this time: it was the third stroke. Night after night I had passed the house (it was vacation time) and studied the lighted square of window: and night after night I had found it lighted in the same way, faintly and evenly...? Dubliners is a collection of fifteen short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. They form a naturalistic depictio...
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  • CELTIC FAIRY TALES
    JACOBS, JOSEPH
    ?Connla of the Fiery Hair was son of Conn of the Hundred Fights. One day as he stood by the side of his father on the height of Usna, he saw a maiden clad in strange attire coming towards him...? Joseph Jacobs (1854-1916) was an Australian folklorist, literary critic, historian and writer of English literature who became a notable collector and publisher of English Folklore. ...
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  • ENGLISH FAIRY TALES -RETOLD BY FLORA ANNIE STEEL
    STEEL, FLORA ANNIE
    ?Once upon a time there were three Bears, who lived together in a house of their own, in a wood. One of them was a Little Wee Bear, and one was a Middle-sized Bear, and the other was a Great Big Bear...? Flora Annie Steel was interested in relating to all classes of Indian society. The birth of her daughter gave her a chance to interact with local women and learn their languag...
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