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  1. Omslagsbild: Typee av

    Typee

    Typee; in full: Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life) is American writer Herman Melville's first book, a classic in the literature of travel and adventure partly based on his actual experiences as a captive on the island Nuku Hiva (which Melville spelled as Nukuheva) in the...

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    At the bay

    Katherine Mansfield was a prominent Modernist writer of short fiction, and one of New Zealand’s best-known authors. “At the Bay” is a story from her collection The Garden Party.

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    The wood beyond the world

    The Wood Beyond the World is a fantasy novel by William Morris, perhaps the first modern fantasy writer to unite an imaginary world with the element of the supernatural, and thus the precursor of much of present-day fantasy literature. It was first published in hardcover...

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    Nordic nutrition recommendations 2012 P. 4, Food, food patterns and health: Guidline ...

    Part 4: Food, food patterns and health: Guidelines for a healthy diet, breastfeeding, sustainable food consumption and dietary antioxidants The Nordic countries have collaborated in setting guidelines for dietary composition and recommended intakes of nutrients for...

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    The house of the seven gables

    The House of the Seven Gables is a Gothic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne and published in April 1851 by Ticknor and Fields of Boston. The novel follows a New England family and their ancestral home. In the book, Hawthorne explores themes of guilt, retribution, and...

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    Bunny Brown and his sister Sue

    This book follows the adventures of Bunny Brown, a 6-year old lively little boy, and his Sister Sue, a happy 5-year old little girl. You will enjoy learning of their adorable antics and delightful chatter. The Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue series were published by the...

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    Time regained

    Time Regained is the last volume (of 7) in Marcel Proust’s monumental novel  À la recherche du temps perdu (Remembrance of Things Past; or In Search of Lost Time) that was published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927. His most prominent work, it is known both for...

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    The expressman and the detective

    Allan Pinkerton), a Scotsman by birth and a barrel-maker by trade, settled in Chicago in its infancy and founded the Pinkertons, the world's first detective agency. Though events associated with the agency after his death has tarnished the name, Pinkerton himself was one...

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    Kärlek i dagsljus

    Lisa och Anders har länge försökt få barn. Lisa vill inget hellre än att bli gravid, och det börjar bli bråttom, snart är hon fyrtio. Men Anders är tveksam. Dessutom bär han på en hemlighet. Han har fått veta att han är så gott som infertil. Av rädsla för...

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    Mr. Standfast

    Mr. Standfast is the third of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1919 by Hodder and Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Greenmantle (1916); Hannay's first and best-known adventure,...

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    The house of the four winds

    The House of the Four Winds is a novel of adventure by John Buchan, first published in 1935. It is a Ruritanian romance, and the last of his three Dickson McCunn books. The novel is set in the fictional Central European country of Evallonia in the early 1930s. It...

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    John Macnab

    John Macnab is a novel by John Buchan, published in 1925. Three successful but bored friends in their mid-forties decide to turn to poaching. They are Sir Edward Leithen, lawyer, Tory Member of Parliament (MP), and ex-Attorney General; John Palliser-Yeates, banker and...

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    Tarzan and the jewels of Opar

    Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the fifth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. It first appeared in the November and December issues of All-Story Cavalier Weekly in 1916, and the first book publication was by...

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    Thuvia, maid of Mars

    Thuvia, Maid of Mars is a science fantasy novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the fourth of the Barsoom series. The principal characters are the Son of John Carter of Mars, Carthoris, and Thuvia of Ptarth, each of whom appeared in the previous two novels. While typical in...

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    Tales of the five towns

    This is a selection of short stories recounting, with gentle satire and tolerant good humour, the small town provincial life at the end of the nineteenth century, based around the six towns in the county of Staffordshire, England, known as the Potteries. Arnold Bennett...

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    The warlord of Mars

    The Warlord of Mars is a science fantasy novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the third of his famous Barsoom series. Burroughs began writing it in June, 1913, going through five working titles; Yellow Men of Barsoom, The Fighting Prince of Mars, Across Savage Mars,...

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    The beasts of Tarzan

    The Beasts of Tarzan is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the third in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. Originally serialized in All-Story Cavalier magazine in 1914, the novel was first published in book form by A. C. McClurg in 1916. Not long...

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    The chessmen of Mars

    The Chessmen of Mars is an Edgar Rice Burroughs science fantasy novel, the fifth of his famous Barsoom series. Burroughs began writing it in January, 1921, and the finished story was first published in Argosy All-Story Weekly as a six-part serial in the issues for...

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    Jungle tales of Tarzan

    Jungle Tales of Tarzan is a collection of twelve loosely connected short stories written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, comprising the sixth book in order of publication in his series about the title character Tarzan. Chronologically it is a midquel to the first Tarzan novel,...

  20. Omslagsbild: The master mind of Mars av

    The master mind of Mars

    The Master Mind of Mars is an Edgar Rice Burroughs science fantasy novel, the sixth of his famous Barsoom series. Burroughs' working titles for the novel were A Weird Adventure on Mars and Vad Varo of Barsoom. It was first published in the magazine Amazing Stories Annual...

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    The son of Tarzan

    The Son of Tarzan is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the fourth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was written between January 21 and May 11, 1915, and first published in the magazine All-Story Weekly as a six-part serial from December...

  22. Omslagsbild: The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby av

    The life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby co ...

    The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby was Charles Dickens' third novel. Originally published as a serial from 1838 to 1839. The novel centers on the life and adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, a young man who must support his mother and sister after his father dies....

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    The last of the Mohicans a narrative of 1757

    The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757 is a historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper, first published in February 1826. It is the second book of the Leatherstocking Tales pentalogy and the best known. The Pathfinder, published 14 years later in 1840, is its...

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    Energy efficiency in small and medium sized en ...

    The EU’s Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency obliges Member States to develop programmes to encourage small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to improve energy efficiency by implementing energy audits and the recommendations that stem from these audits. This...

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    As above, so below the unauthorized Yngwie Malm ...

    As iconic rock guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen approaches his 51st birthday, well-respected rock journalist Anders Tengner takes a look back at the Swedish rock god’s career and life. Malmsteen’s finesse, speed and style took the music world by storm when he first came to...

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    The Cossacs

    The Cossacks is a novel by Leo Tolstoy, published in 1863 in the popular literary magazine The Russian Messenger. It was originally called Young Manhood. Both Ivan Turgenev and the Nobel prize-winning Russian writer Ivan Bunin gave the work great praise, Turgenev calling...

  27. Omslagsbild: Tom Sawyer abroad av

    Tom Sawyer abroad

    Tom Sawyer Abroad is a novel by Mark Twain published in 1894. It features Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn in a parody of Jules Verne-esque adventure stories. In the story, Tom, Huck, and Jim set sail to Africa in a futuristic hot air balloon, where they survive...

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    Maid in waiting

    Maid in Waiting, published in 1931, is the first novel in John Galsworthy's trilogy End of the Chapter. End of the Chapter is a sequel to The Forsyte Saga and A Modern Comedy. In 2003, The Forsyte Saga was listed on the BBC's The Big Read poll of the UK's "best-loved...

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    Heart of the World

    This romance set in Mexico tells of the journey of a native and a white man in search of the fabled Golden City of the Indians.

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    Nordic nutrition recommendations 2012 P. 1, Summary, principles and use

    The Nordic countries have collaborated in setting guidelines for dietary composition and recommended intakes of nutrients for several decades through the joint publication of the Nordic Nutrition Recommendations (NNR). The 5th edition, the NNR 2012, gives Dietary...

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    The challenge of democracy to achieve a global ...

    The future of humanity is as ever precarious, dependent on our moral capital which concurs with a virtuous circle of democratic values, institutions and practices. The voluntary cooperation between tens or hundreds of millions of basically egotistical individuals in a...

  32. Omslagsbild: The lighter side of Finland av

    The lighter side of Finland the world's funnies ...

    By popular request, The Lighter Side of Finland, the world’s funniest and most entertaining guidebook, has been published as a 5th edition! Completely rewritten, updated, improved and refined, the book provides a humorous, but positive view of Finland. What are...

  33. Omslagsbild: Filmen av

    Filmen

    Anna och Jonas lever ett helt vanligt samboliv i en helt vanlig stad. Ändå händer det saker hela tiden. Boken Filmen handlar om hur Anna och Jonas helt oväntat blir ombedda att vara med i en filminspelning. Det är spännande att se hur en film blir till. Men när...

  34. Omslagsbild: Scandinavia in the First World War av

    Scandinavia in the First World War studies in t ...

    »This is an important book for anyone interested in the broader impact of the Great War.« Chicago Press »Scandinavia in the First World War really is a must if you want to get to know Scandinavia in 1914-18 and also paints vital background for the stance in 1939« -...

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    The challenge of world poverty a world anti-pov ...

    Pressröster från utgivningsåret: "Here is one of the grand masters of socio-economic study whose opinions must command the utmost attention. His approach to the population problem is convincing in its impatience and its stress on the part that has to be played by the...

  36. Omslagsbild: Flattering alliances av

    Flattering alliances Scandinavia, diplomacy, an ...

    »(…) this work is a great contribution to European early modern history.« Sarah Linden Pasay, Historisk Tidskrift At the same time as Denmark and Sweden were locked in a battle for supremacy in northern Europe, several other countries around Europe engaged in...

  37. Omslagsbild: The spirit of the game av

    The spirit of the game navigational aids for th ...

    The book presents a penetrating critique of Western culture, warts and all, but the author steers clear of fashionable doomsday scenarios. Instead he foresees a major discontinuity – a new hypercycle – which will amount to an unprecedented challenge for mankind....

  38. Omslagsbild: The Gracie Allen murder case av

    The Gracie Allen murder case a Philo Vance story

    The Gracie Allen Murder Case is the eleventh mystery novel about the immensely popular fictional detective Philo Vance, a sleuth and aesthete, by S. S. Van Dine, the pseudonym of Willard Huntington Wright (1888-1939), an American art critic and detective novelist. Philo...

  39. Omslagsbild: The bishop murder case av

    The bishop murder case a Philo Vance story

    The Bishop Murder Case is the fourth mystery novel about the immensely popular fictional detective Philo Vance, a sleuth and aesthete, by S. S. Van Dine, the pseudonym of Willard Huntington Wright (1888-1939), an American art critic and detective novelist. Philo Vance is...

  40. Omslagsbild: Out of the blues av

    Out of the blues

    In the multi-ingredient melting pot that is the New York music scene, Brooklyn born blues musician Ryan Palmer has struggled to make a living out of his music during a couple of decades. His talent, dedication and passion have brought him both highs and lows. Keeping...

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    The trespasser

    The Trespasser is the second novel written by D. H. Lawrence, published in 1912. Originally it was entitled the Saga of Siegmund and drew upon the experiences of a friend of Lawrence, Helen Corke, and her adulterous relationship with a married man that ended with his...

  42. Omslagsbild: The plumed serpent av

    The plumed serpent

    The Plumed Serpent is a novel by D. H. Lawrence, begun when the writer was living at what is now the D. H. Lawrence Ranch near Taos in U.S. state of New Mexico in 1924, accompanied by his wife Frieda and artist Dorothy Brett. It was first published in 1926. The original...

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    Evangeline a tale of Acadie

    Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie, is an epic poem by the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, published in 1847. The poem follows an Acadian girl named Evangeline and her search for her lost love Gabriel, set during the time of the Expulsion of the Acadians. The idea...

  44. Omslagsbild: Liliecrona's home av

    Liliecrona's home

    At the bottom of the dried out Svartsjö lake (Black Lake) there lies the Lövdala Parsonage with its stables and outhouses. There resides the goodhearted, widowed, Pastor Lyselius and his beautiful daughter. Here one day, arrives his new wife, who turns out to be a...

  45. Omslagsbild: The Encantadas, or, Enchanted isles av

    The Encantadas, or, Enchanted isles

    The Encantadas or Enchanted Isles is a novella by American author Herman Melville. First published in Putnam's Magazine in 1854, it consists of ten philosophical "Sketches" on the Encantadas, or Galápagos Islands. It was collected in The Piazza Tales in 1856. The...

  46. Omslagsbild: Burn, witch, burn! av

    Burn, witch, burn!

    Burn, Witch, Burn! is a classic fantasy/horror and mystery novel by A. Merritt. Originally published as a magazine serial in 1924, and subtitled The Mystery of the Death Dolls - Was it Black Magic? It soon appeared as a book and by 1936 was used as a basis for the 1936...

  47. Omslagsbild: The metal monster av

    The metal monster

    The Metal Monster is an Abraham Merritt fantasy novel. It was first serialized in Argosy All-Story Weekly in 1920 and features the return of Dr. Goodwin who first appeared in The Moon Pool. The epic adventure starts with a foreword where Merritt is assigned the duty to...

  48. Omslagsbild: The moon pool av

    The moon pool

    The Moon Pool is a fantasy novel by Abraham Merritt (1884-1943). It originally appeared as two short stories in All-Story Weekly: "The Moon Pool" (1918) and its sequel, "Conquest of the Moon Pool" (1919). These were then reworked into this edition, a novel released in...

  49. Omslagsbild: Seven footprints to Satan av

    Seven footprints to Satan

    Seven Footprints to Satan is a fantasy, horror novel by A. Merritt. Originally published as a magazine serial in 1927 in Argosy Weekly and as a novel in 1928. Jim and Eve, a young society couple, are kidnapped on the eve of Jim's departure for Africa and brought to a...

  50. Omslagsbild: The face in the abyss av

    The face in the abyss

    The Face in the Abyss is a fantasy novel by A. Merritt, originally published 1931. An American mining engineer on a prospecting expedition in South America stumbles across a lost civilization. A culture both more barbarous than our own and more civilized; more advanced...

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