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Short Story Collection

An Old Chester Secret

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An Old Chester Secret is written by Margaret Deland. In these stories Mrs. Deland has immortalized the little Pennsylvania town of Manchester where she was born. They comprise a mild and smooth running tale of village life with some deepening of interest around the central figures of Miss Lydia, the gallant "little wet hen," and the boy Johnny, whom she mothers when his parents forsake him.

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The Adventures of Roderick Random

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The Adventures of Roderick Random is written by Tobias Smollett. A picaresque novel, partially based on Smollett's experience as a naval-surgeon’s mate in the British Navy.

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The Adventures of Piang the Jungle Boy

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The Adventures of Piang the Jungle Boy is written by Florence Partello Stuart. Thrilling adventures in the lower Philippine Islands with a Moro boy as hero. Riding a cataract, fighting a crocodile, capturing a huge python are just a few of the incidents. The tale is drawn from the personal observation of the author who lived on the Islands.

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Adventures in Many Lands

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Adventures in Many Lands is written by Various Authors. Told by Algernon Blackwood, William Webster, Alfred Colbeck, A. Lee Knight, and other writers.

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The Achievements of Luther Trant

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The Achievements of Luther Trant is written by Edwin Balmer. Except for its characters and plot, this book is not a work of the imagination. The methods which the fictitious Trant -- one time assistant in a psychological laboratory, now turned detective -- here uses to solve the mysteries which present themselves to him, are real methods;

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'Twixt Land and Sea Tales

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'Twixt Land and Sea Tales is written by Joseph Conrad. Joseph Conrad has come into his own. The three stories contained in this volume take rank with the most mature and romantic of his work. The charming love and adventure of the life which he depicts in remote places confirm the growing belief that he is among the greatest of living creative writers.

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Earth's Enigmas

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Earth's Enigmas is written by Charles G.D. Roberts. This book contains the collection of short stories.

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A Week of Instruction and Amusement

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The following pages were written with the design of communicating, in a manner agreeable to children, some knowledge of those subjects which they so often find tedious and uninteresting.

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An anthology of German literature

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An anthology of German literature is written by Calvin Thomas. This book is designed to accompany an introductory study of the history of German literature. It is assumed that the history itself will be learned, so far as necessary, either from lectures or from some other book devoted to the subject.

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Blue Aloes

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Blue Aloes is written by Cynthia Stockley. A strange story is this, of a Karoo farm,--a hedge of Blue Aloes, a cactus of fantastic beauty, which shelters a myriad of creeping things,--a whisper and a summons in the dead of the night,--an odor of death and the old.

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