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    Les Misérables

    Les Misérables is a French historical novel by Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, that is considered one of the greatest novels of the 19th century. Beginning in 1815 and culminating in the 1832 June Rebellion in Paris, the novel follows the lives and interactions of...

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    War and Peace

    War and Peace is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in 1869. The work is epic in scale and is regarded as one of the most important works of world literature. It is considered as Tolstoy's finest literary achievement, along with his other major...

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    A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. With well over 200 million copies sold, it ranks among the most famous works in the history of fictional literature. The novel depicts the plight...

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    Quo Vadis

    Quo Vadis: A Narrative of the Time of Nero, commonly known as Quo Vadis, is a historical novel written by Polish author Henryk Sienkiewicz. The novel tells of a love that develops between a young Christian woman, Lygia, and Marcus Vinicius, a Roman patrician. It takes...

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    The Ice People 18 - Behind The Facade

    Elisabet Paladin had the courage of her convictions and will not allow herself to be influenced by her mother’s constant talk of influential families and a rich husband. No man had succeeded in awakening her interest, no man that is until she meets Vemund Tark;...

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    The black tulip

    The Black Tulip, written by Alexandre Dumas père and published in 1850, is a historical novel placed in the time of Tulipmania in the Netherlands. The story begins with a historical event, the 1672 lynching of the Dutch Grand Pensionary (roughly equivalent to a modern...

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    The Three Musketeers

    The Three Musketeers (French: Les Trois Mousquetaires) was first serialized in March–July 1844 in the newspaper Le Siècle. Set in the 17th century, it recounts the adventures of a young man named d'Artagnan after he leaves home to travel to Paris, to join the...

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    With Fire and Sword

    With Fire and Sword is a historical novel by the Polish author Henryk Sienkiewicz, published in 1884. It is the first volume of a series known to Poles as The Trilogy, followed by The Deluge (1886) and Fire in the Steppe (also published under the title Sir Michael, or...

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    Fire in the Steppe

    Fire in the Steppe (also translated into English as Sir Michael and Colonel Wolodyjowski) is a historical novel by the Polish author Henryk Sienkiewicz, published in 1888. It is the third volume in a series known to Poles as "The Trilogy", being preceded by With Fire and...

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    The Deluge

    The Deluge is a historical novel by the Polish author Henryk Sienkiewicz, published in 1886. It is the second volume of a three-volume series known to Poles as "The Trilogy," having been preceded by With Fire and Sword (1884) and followed by Fire in the Steppe...

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    The Trumpet-Major

    The Trumpet-Major is a novel by English author Thomas Hardy published in 1880, and his only historical novel. Our heroine, Anne Garland, lives quietly in a rural community deep in the English countryside, However, the arrival of several regiments preparing for an...

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    Thaïs

    Thaïs is a novel by French Nobel laureate Anatole France published in 1890. It is based on events in the life of Saint Thaïs of Egypt, a legendary convert to Christianity who is said to have lived in the 4th century. It was the inspiration for the opera of the same...

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    Twenty Years After

    Twenty Years After (French: Vingt ans après) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, père, first serialized from January to August, 1845. A book of the D'Artagnan Romances, it is a sequel to The Three Musketeers and precedes The Vicomte de Bragelonne (which includes the...

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    Ten Years Later

    The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later (French: Le Vicomte de Bragelonne ou Dix ans plus tard) is the third and last of the d'Artagnan Romances, following The Three Musketeers and Twenty Years After. It appeared first in serial form between 1847 and 1850. In the...

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    Louise de la Vallière

    Louise de la Vallière is third part of The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years After (which in itself is the third part in the d'Artagnan Romances). This part mostly concerns romantic events at the court of Louis XIV. Raoul de Bragelonne finds his childhood sweetheart,...

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    The Vicomte de Bragelonne

    The Vicomte of Bragelonne: Ten Years Later (French: Le Vicomte de Bragelonne ou Dix ans plus tard) is the third and last of the d'Artagnan Romances, following The Three Musketeers and Twenty Years After. It appeared first in serial form between 1847 and 1850. In the...

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    The Man in the Iron Mask

    The Man in the Iron Mask (French: L'Homme au Masque de Fer) is a name given to a prisoner arrested as Eustache Dauger in 1669 or 1670, and held in a number of jails, including the Bastille and the Fortress of Pignerol (today Pinerolo). He was held in the custody of the...

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    Inside the Lines

    Inside the Lines (1915) is a novel by Earl Deer Biggers and Robert Welles Ritchie that deals with an intrigue to blow up the English squadron at Gibraltar by gaining access to the room where the electrical contact with the harbor mines is made, and on this background Mr....

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    Barnaby Rudge

    Barnaby Rudge - A Tale of the Riots of Eighty (commonly known as Barnaby Rudge) is a historical novel by Charles Dickens published in 1841. Barnaby Rudge was the fifth of Dickens' novels to be published. Gathered round the fire at the Maypole Inn, in the village of...

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    Rebel Spurs

    Rebel Spurs is a western historic novel by American author Andre Norton. In 1866, only men uprooted by war had reason to ride into Tubacca, Arizona, a nondescript town as shattered and anonymous as the veterans drifting through it. So when Drew Rennie, newly discharged...

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    Ride Proud, Rebel!

    Ride Proud, Rebel! is a western historic novel by American author Andre Norton. A dramatic portrayal of the last year of the Confederacy, when brave men met defeat with honor. Drew Rennie, served as a cavalry scout in Confederate general John Hunt Morgan's command. He...

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