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    The story of Doctor Dolittle being the history ...

    The Story of Doctor Dolittle, Being the History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing Adventures in Foreign Parts (1920), is the first of his Doctor Dolittle books, a series of children's novels about a man who learns to talk to animals and becomes their champion...

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    Doctor Dolittle's zoo

    “A Zoo,” said Doctor John Dolittle, “should be an animal home, not an animal prison.” So with the help of all his faithful animal family and Tommy Stubbins, he planned and carried out, in the greatest garden of the old house at Puddleby, the most wonderful Zoo...

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    Hagar of the pawn-shop

    Hagar of the Pawn-Shop is a mystery novel by American author Fergus Hume. Hagar Stanley, a beautiful young Gypsy, is driven by sexual harassment to leave her tribe and seek refuge with her uncle Jacob, a miserly London pawnbroker. He dies after teaching Hagar the...

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    The works of H. P. Lovecraft Vol. 1, The Cthulhu mythos

    Howard Phillips "H. P." Lovecraft (1890-1937) was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most...

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    Spellbound

    Norway, 1581. The plague is sweeping through the country and the city of Trondheim is falling. Hidden deep amid the mountains that surround the city is a place where evil spirits are said to roam. Silje has always been haunted by visions of what's out there. But when she...

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    Metamorphosis

    Gregor Samsa, a traveling salesman, wakes up to find himself transformed into a giant insect.

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    Mrs Dalloway

    Mrs Dalloway, published on 14 May 1925 is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, a fictional high-society woman in post–First World War England. It is one of Woolf's best-known novels. Created from two short stories, "Mrs...

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    Star born

    Star Born is a science fiction novel by American author Andre Norton. When Raf Kurbi's Terran spaceship burst into unexplored skies of the far planet Astra and was immediately made welcome by the natives of a once-mighty metropolis, Kurbi was unaware of three vital...

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    Wuthering heights

    Wuthering Heights is a Victorian romantic novel by Emily Brontë, first published in 1847. The novel's innovative structure somewhat puzzled critics. Wuthering Heights's violence and passion led the Victorian public and many early reviewers to think that it had been...

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    The war of the worlds

    The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells first published in 1898. The book is considered to be one of the first science fiction novels. The War of the Worlds is one of the earliest stories that detail a conflict between mankind and an...

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    Frankenstein

    Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by British author Mary Shelley about eccentric scientist Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was nineteen, and...

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    A room of one's own

    A Room of One’s Own, by Virginia Woolf was first published in 1929.  This feminist essay argues for both a literal and figural space for women writers within a literary tradition dominated by patriarchy. First published on 24 October 1929, the extended essay was based...

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    The inmost light

    The Inmost Light is a short horror story by Welsh author Arthur Machen. A scientist imprisons his wife's soul in a shining jewel, letting something else into her untenanted body, but the jewel is stolen. Dyson was shocked at the result of his own audacity. The man shrank...

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    The shining pyramid

    The Shining Pyramid is a short horror story by Welsh author Arthur Machen. A tale of mystery, that blends elements of detective stories and classic horror stories in a thrilling way. The story starts innocently enough with two men discussing strange arrangements of...

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    Doctor Dolittle's Garden

    In Doctor Dolittle's garden lives a host of creatures that have naturally gravitated to the little animal doctor, and it is the insects that play a large part in his new adventures. When the good sets out to discover all there is to know about insects, many of the small...

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    The three impostors or The transmutations

    The Three Impostors; or, The Transmutations is an episodic horror novel by Welsh writer Arthur Machen. The novel comprises several weird tales and culminates in a final denouement of deadly horror, connected with a secret society devoted to debauched pagan rites. The...

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    The red hand

    The Red Hand is a horror novella by Welsh writer Arthur Machen. The Red Hand features the main characters from The Three Impostors. The story focuses on a murder performed with an ancient stone axe. The mercurial Dyson and rationalist Phillipps debate the prospect that...

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    A fragment of life

    A Fragment of Life is short novel by Welsh horror writer Arthur Machen. A young couple repudiate the banalities of material life in favour of the spiritual. A Fragment of Life tells of a newlywed couple, the Darnells, living in a London suburb. Machen piles on an...

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    Daria's paths

    Darias stigar - nu på engelska! Daria har nyligen kommit till Sverige. Svenska språket är som en gåta för henne. Men hon tycker om att sjunga och att promenera i parken. I parken träffar hon Marit, en äldre dam som sjunger i kör. De blir vänner och träffas...

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    Flirting

    Boken Flörten - nu på engelska! Ebba och Filip sjunger i kör. Ebba har förälskat sig i Filip men vet inte hur hon ska närma sig honom. För hur säger man till någon att man är kär? Ebbas kompis säger skämtsamt ”Du kanske ska flörta”. Ebba följer hennes...

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    The sleeper awakes

    The Sleeper Awakes is an 1910 science fiction novel by H. G. Wells. The Sleeper Awakes is a dystopian novel about a man who sleeps for two hundred years, waking up in a completely transformed London, where, because of compound interest, he has become the richest man in...

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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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    The island of Doctor Moreau

    The Island of Doctor Moreau is an 1896 science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells. The text of the novel is the narration of Edward Prendick, a shipwrecked man rescued by a passing boat who is left on a beautiful island in the South Seas. On the island Prendick is...

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    The lair of the white worm

    The Lair of the White Worm (1925), also known as The Garden of Evil, is a horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, who also wrote Dracula. It is partly based on the legend of the Lambton Worm. The Lair of the White Worm was Bram Stoker's twelfth and last novel. This...

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    The divine comedy

    The Divine Comedy – ENDNOTES edition The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia) is an epic poem written by Dante Alighieri. It is widely considered the preeminent work of Italian literature, and is seen as one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's...

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    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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    Anna Karenina

    Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, published 1878. Widely regarded as a pinnacle in realist fiction, Tolstoy considered Anna Karenina his first true novel, when he came to consider War and Peace to be more than a novel. Fyodor Dostoyevsky...

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    Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist, is the second novel by Charles Dickens, published by Richard Bentley in 1838. The story is about an orphan, Oliver Twist, who endures a miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker. He escapes and travels to London where he meets...

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    The waves

    The Waves, first published in 1931, is Virginia Woolf's most experimental novel. It consists of soliloquies spoken by the book's six characters: Bernard, Susan, Rhoda, Neville, Jinny, and Louis. Also important is Percival, the seventh character, though readers never hear...

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    East wind

    When Karl XII decided to invade Russia, he had no idea how much sorrow and despair his decision would cause. Vendel Grip was one of many miserable souls who landed in a prison camp deep in Siberia.  Following his eventual escape in an old boat, mighty rivers carry...

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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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    King Lear

    King Lear is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare. It depicts the gradual descent into madness of the title character, after he disposes of his kingdom giving bequests to two of his three daughters based on their flattery of him, bringing tragic consequences for all....

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    The time machine

    The Time Machine is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1898. H.G. Wells' classic science fiction-fantasy story, in which a scientist known only as “The Time Traveller” tells the tale of his journey to the year 802,701 A.D. and beyond, where he...

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    A trace of memory

    A Trace of Memory is a science fiction novel by American author Keith Laumer. Help wanted: Soldier of fortune seeks companion in arms to share unusual adventure. Foster, Box 19. Legion was desperate—but not that desperate. Even petty larceny seemed preferable to that...

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    As you like it

    As You Like It is a pastoral comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1599 and first published in the First Folio, 1623. As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle's court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to...

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    Triple A English grammar exercises : intermedia ...

    Triple A is a contrastive exercise book for the intermediate and advanced levels, focusing on some major differences between Swedish and English grammatical structures. The sentences are taken from a great variety of texts, produced by American, British and Swedish...

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    The passionate friends

    The Passionate Friends is a 1913 novel by H. G. Wells. H. G. Wells is best known for his science fiction, but some of his greatest works were in other genres. The Passionate Friends is a love story. It also is a story about dreams, despair, jealousy, sex, the struggle...

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    The Devil's footprint

    The footprints are frightening: one naked human foot, and the other that can't be properly identified. He roams the country like a devil, killing everyone who gets in his way. Dominic, Villemo and Niklas of the Ice People understand that this was the evil they had been...

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    The final ghost stories of M. R. James

    The Final Ghost Stories of M. R. James brings together the remaing seven ghost stories by English author M. R. James, not previously published in his collections. M. R. James published a total of 4 collections of his ghost stories; Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (1904),...

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    The secret glory

    The Secret Glory is a supernatural novel by Welsh horror writer Arthur Machen. A novel of schoolboy rebellion and the quest of the holy grail. This book depicts the ghastly utilitarian world of the Christian public schools, obsessed with team spirit and spiced with...

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