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  1. Omslagsbild: Dream days av

    Dream days

    Dream Days is a collection of children's fiction and reminiscences of childhood written by Kenneth Grahame. A sequel to Grahame's 1895 collection The Golden Age (some of its selections feature the same family of five children), Dream Days was first published in 1898...

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    The great stone face and other tales of the Wh ...

    A collection of four short stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the common theme of which is New Hampshire's White Mountains. Consists of: The Great Stone Face, written in 1850 and revolves around the 'Old Man of the Mountain (Cannon Mtn.) in New Hampshire which sadly...

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    The millionaire baby

    A reward of five thousand dollars is offered, by Phil Ocumpaugh, to whoever will give such information as will lead to the recovery, alive or dead, of his six-year-old daughter, Gwendolen, missing since the afternoon of August the 16th, from her home in New York. Anna...

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    The moving picture girls

    Ruth and Alice DeVere and their father Hosmer struggle to make ends meet in New York City – times are hard, even for a talented actor like Mr. DeVere. Just as he successfully auditions for a new play, an old voice affliction renders him terribly hoarse and he loses the...

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    Rupert of Hentzau from the memoirs of Fritz von ...

    Rupert of Hentzau is a sequel by Anthony Hope to The Prisoner of Zenda, written in 1895, but not published until 1898. This story commences three years after the conclusion of Zenda, and deals with the same fictional country somewhere in Germanic Middle Europe, the...

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    Deephaven

    Sarah Orne Jewett is best known for her clean and clear descriptive powers that at once elevate common-place daily events to something remarkable, and lend dignity and grace to the most humble and homely human character. In Deephaven, go with her on vacation to an...

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    Practical methods for assessing private climat ...

    In spite of the climate finance commitment by the developed countries to mobilise jointly 100 billion USD per year by 2020 to address the needs of developing countries from a wide variety of sources, there is no clear agreement on the types of funds that might count as...

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    Part-time work in the Nordic region 1 : part-time work, gender and economic distri ...

    Gender equality in the labour market is a key topic in the Nordic cooperation on gender equality. The Nordic Council of Ministers has asked NIKK, Nordic Information on Gender, to coordinate the project Part-Time Work in the Nordic Region. The aim of the project is to...

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    The Slipper Point mystery

    When fourteen year old Sally Carter decides to share the secret she has discovered on Slipper Point with her new friend Doris Craig, she couldn’t possibly imagine where the solution to this intriguing mystery will lead them!

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    Old Rose and Silver

    Old Rose and Silver is a novel by Myrtle Reed first published in 1909. The novel follows the lives of Rose and her widowed Aunt, Madame Francesca Bernard, along with young visitor and cousin Isabel, whose lives are changed by the return of an old friend and neighbour...

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    At the sign of the Jack O'Lantern

    This novel begins with an odd inheritance at the end of a honeymoon, both parties being inexperienced. Then someone comes to visit, then another, until we've got a chaotic bedlam of New England's tragically off the wall odd-ball relations. Our protagonists may not...

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    Cities of the plain

    Cities of the Plain is the fourth 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...

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    The captive

    The Captive is the fifth 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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    Sick Heart River

    Sick Heart River (1941) is a novel by Scottish author John Buchan set in Canada. It was published posthumously. The book was published in the United States under the title Mountain Meadow. The plot is particularly poignant, since it discusses a terminally ill man,...

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    A little princess

    A Little Princess is a 1905 children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. It is a revised and expanded version of Burnett's 1888 serialized novel entitled Sara Crewe: or, What Happened at Miss Minchin's Boarding School, which was published in St. Nicholas Magazine..

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    The agony column (the second floor mystery)

    The Agony Column (aka The Second Floor Mystery) is a mystery/romance novel by Earl Derr Biggers published in 1916. It is a romantic adventure starring a young American in London and inspired by the personal ads (agony columns) in the London papers. In this treacherous...

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    In the closed room

    This is a short story about a shy, quiet little girl living in a big city. When her parents are offered the opportunity to take care of a house in the suburbs for the summer she meets another little girl in the house and they become playmates.

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    Tarzan the terrible

    Tarzan the Terrible is a novel written by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the eighth in his series of books about the title character Tarzan. It was first published as a serial in the pulp magazine Argosy All-Story Weekly in the issues for February 12, 19, and 26 and March 5, 12,...

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    The three hostages

    The Three Hostages is the fourth of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1924. Hannay had previously appeared in The Thirty Nine Steps (1915), his most famous adventure in which he battles German spies across England and Scotland, and two books...

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    The dancing floor

    The Dancing Floor is a 1926 novel by John Buchan featuring Edward Leithen. It is the third of five novels written about the character of Leithen. Edward Leithen is an eminent lawyer who is introduced to the young and handsome Vernon Milburne. By chance, Leithen meets...

  21. Omslagsbild: The courts of the morning av

    The courts of the morning

    The Courts of the Morning is a 1929 adventure novel by John Buchan, featuring his character Sandy Arbuthnot. The prologue is narrated by Richard Hannay, so the novel is sometimes included in Buchan's Hannay series. The action is set in Olifa, a fictional country on the...

  22. Omslagsbild: The marvelous land of Oz av

    The marvelous land of Oz

    The Marvelous Land of Oz: Being an Account of the Further Adventures of the Scarecrow and the Tin Woodman, commonly shortened to The Land of Oz, published in 1904, is the second of L. Frank Baum's books set in the Land of Oz, and the sequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz....

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    Love insurance

    Love Insurance was Earl Derr Biggers second successful novel, published 1914, and would be used more or less as the basis for many movies and plays. Given that this book is set in the era before the roaring 20s and in fact before World War I, this could easily be one of...

  24. Omslagsbild: Inside the lines av

    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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    Seven keys to Baldpate

    Seven Keys to Baldpate is the first mystery/romance novel by Earl Derr Biggers published in 1913. A famous author comes to a summer mountain resort in the dead of winter, determined to find peace and quiet to write his next book. But before his first night is out, a...

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    The adventures of Reddy Fox

    The Adventures of Reddy Fox is another in the series of children’s stories by conservationist Thornton W. Burgess. In this story, Reddy and Granny Fox must outsmart Farmer Brown’s Boy who is out to get Reddy for stealing his pet chicken. Along the way, Reddy...

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    The adventures of Paddy the Beaver

    The Adventures of Paddy Beaver is another in the long list of children’s books by the conservationist, Thornton W. Burgess. In this book, the industrious and clever Paddy Beaver, a newcomer to the Green Forest, has encounters with Sammy Jay, Jerry Muskrat, Ol’ Man...

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    Old mother West wind

    Thornton Waldo Burgess was a conservationist and author of children’s stories. He loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote about them for 50 years. By the time he retired, he had written more than 170 books. Many of his outdoor...

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    A fighting man of Mars

    A Fighting Man of Mars is the seventh of the Barsoom series. The story was first published in Blue Book Magazine as a six-part serial in the issues for April to September, 1930. It was later published as a complete novel by Metropolitan in May, 1931. The story is...

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    Manalive

    Manalive (1912) is a book by G. K. Chesterton detailing a popular theme both in his own philosophy, and in Christianity, of the 'holy fool', such as in Dostoevsky's The Idiot and Cervantes' Don Quixote.

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    The trees of pride

    Three trees, known as the Peacock trees, are blamed by the peasants for the fever that has killed many. Squire Vane scoffs at this legend as superstition. To prove them wrong, once and for all, he takes a bet to spend the night in the trees. In the morning he has...

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    Fifty candles

    Fifty Candles is a mystery/thriller novel by Earl Derr Biggers published in 1921. The murder mystery novel is set in San Francisco where the only clue is a birthday cake with 50 candles. Fifty Candles can be seen as a prequel to the following Charlie Chan novels. The...

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    Barnaby Rudge a tale of the riots of eighty

    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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    The battle of life

    The Battle of Life: A Love Story is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in 1846. It is the fourth of his five "Christmas Books", preceded by A Christmas Carol (1843), The Chimes (1844), The Cricket on the Hearth (1845) and followed by The Haunted Man and the...

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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...

  36. Omslagsbild: Tales of the jazz age av

    Tales of the jazz age

    Tales of the Jazz Age (1922) is a collection of eleven short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Divided into three separate parts, according to subject matter, it includes one of his better-known short stories, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button". All of the stories had...

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    The haunted man and the ghost's bargain

    The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain, A Fancy for Christmas-Time, is a novella by Charles Dickens first published in 1848. It is the fifth and last of Dickens's Christmas novellas, preceded by A Christmas Carol (1843), The Chimes (1844), The Cricket on the Hearth...

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    Dombey and son

    Dombey and Son is a novel by Charles Dickens, published in monthly parts from October 1846 to April 1848 and in one volume in 1848. Its full title is: Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son: Wholesale, Retail and for Exportation. The story concerns Paul Dombey, the...

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    Six pack o' strange tales

    “Beautiful, poetic and morbid descriptions weave a tapestry of mind bending weirdness.” - Jason Wayne Allen, author of “The Rotgut County Blues” Six Pack o' Strange Tales collects six stories (four illustrated) that'll drag you over the hills of Bizarro, drown...

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    The life of Hon. William F. Cody known as Buffa ...

    The life and adventures of Honorable William F. Cody–Buffalo Bill–as told by himself, make up a narrative which reads more like romance than reality, and which in many respects will prove a valuable contribution to the records of our Western frontier history. While...

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    The pioneers, or, The sources of the Susquehanna a descriptive ta ...

    The Pioneers: The Sources of the Susquehanna; a Descriptive Tale is a historical novel, the first published of the Leatherstocking Tales, a series of five novels by American writer James Fenimore Cooper. While The Pioneers was published in 1823, before any of the other...

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    Adventures of Gerard

    These lesser known stories were penned by Conan Doyle during the period between killing off Sherlock Holmes in 1893 and reluctantly resurrecting him some ten years later. The swashbuckling, eponymous hero, Etienne Gerard, is one of Napoleon's gallant French Hussars, who...

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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,...

  44. Omslagsbild: Ten years later av

    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...

  45. Omslagsbild: The man in the iron mask av

    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...

  46. Omslagsbild: Little Dorrit av

    Little Dorrit

    Little Dorrit is a serial novel by Charles Dickens, originally published between 1855 and 1857. It is a work of satire on the shortcomings of the government and society of the period. Much of Dickens's ire is focused upon the institutions of debtors' prisons, in which...

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    Kidnapped

    Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. Written as a "boys' novel" and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886, the novel has attracted the praise and admiration of writers as diverse as...

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    Tom Sawyer, detective

    Tom Sawyer, Detective is an 1896 novel by Mark Twain. It is a sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), and Tom Sawyer Abroad (1894). Tom Sawyer attempts to solve a mysterious murder in this burlesque of the immensely popular...

  49. Omslagsbild: Analysis of the Finnish tango av

    Analysis of the Finnish tango encounters in Finland

    In this book, you will get a fresh and novel look at Finland with themes such as friendship, loneliness, romance, relationships, happiness, sadness, enthusiasm, depression, love, anger, satisfaction, and discontent. There are also generous doses of comedy, irony, drama,...

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    Creo parametric mill-turn

    An extensive guide for learning how to use the Creo Parametric software for 3D design for manufacturing. Design for manufacturability, DFM, is a product design method that enables efficient manufacturing of products. The guide is published as a series of four individual...

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