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  • Phantom Of The Opera, The
    Leroux, Gaston
    "It was the evening on which MM. Debienne and Poligny, the managers of the Opera, were giving a last gala performance to mark their retirement. Suddenly the dressingroom of La Sorelli, one of the principal dancers, was invaded by half-a-dozen young ladies of the ballet, who had come up from the stage after "dancing" Polyeucte..." The Phantom of the Opera is a novel by French w...

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  • Heart of darkness
    Conrad, Joseph
    ?The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for the turn of the tide...? Heart of Darkness (1899) is a novella by Polish-British novelist Joseph Conrad, about a voyage up the Congo River into the Cong...

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  • The Alhambra
    Irving, Washington
    ?In the spring of 1829, the author of this work, whom curiosity had brought into Spain, made a rambling expedition from Seville to Granada in company with a friend, a member of the Russian Embassy at Madrid. Accident had thrown us together from distant regions of the globe, and a similarity of taste led us to wander together among the romantic mountains of Andalusia...? Tales ...

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  • The art of war
    Tzu, Sun
    ?1. Sun Tzu said: The art of war is of vital importance to the State. 2. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected...? he Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the 5th century BC. Attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu , the text i...

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  • The life of Lazarillo of Tormes
    DESCONOCIDO
    ?You should know first of all that I'm called Lazaro of Tormes, and that I'm the son of Tome Gonzales and Antona Perez, who were born in Tejares, a village near Salamanca. I was actually born in the Tormes River, and that's how I got my name...? The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes and of His Fortunes and Adversities is a Spanish novella, published anonymously because of its hereti...

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  • Historia compendiada de las cuatro...
    Fernandez Llamazares, José
    Las órdenes militares fueron uno de los brazos poderosos de la Monarquía en la Edad Media y que ayudaron con denuedo a la Reconquista. Las órdenes exigían a sus afiliados constantes y repetidas pruebas de abnegación y patriotismo. Dichas órdenes son la de Santiago, Calatrava, Alcántara y Montesa. En este libro se hace referencia a los estautos y cualidades de los caballeros, de...

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  • Heart of the west
    Henry
    "Baldy Woods reached for the bottle, and got it. Whenever Baldy went for anything he usually--but this is not Baldy's story. He poured out a third drink that was larger by a finger than the first and second. Baldy was in consultation; and the consultee is worthy of his hire..." O. Henry's stories frequently have surprise endings. In his day, he was called the American answer t...

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  • Dubliners
    Joyce, James
    "There was no hope for him this time: it was the third stroke. Night after night I had passed the house (it was vacation time) and studied the lighted square of window: and night after night I had found it lighted in the same way, faintly and evenly..." Dubliners is a collection of fifteen short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. They form a naturalistic depictio...

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  • Hound of the Baskerville, The
    Doyle, Arthur Conan
    "Of the origin of the Hound of the Baskervilles there have been many statements, yet as I come in a direct line from Hugo Baskerville, and as I had the story from my father, who also had it from his, I have set it down with all belief that it occurred even as is here set forth..." The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ...

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  • Essential Kafka, The
    Kafka, Franz
    "One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin..." The Metamorphosis is a novella first published in 1915. It has been cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the 20th century and is studied in colleges and universities across the Western world. The story begins with a traveling salesman, Gregor ...

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  • Casebook of Sherlock Holmes, The
    Doyle, Arthur Conan
    "It can't hurt now," was Mr. Sherlock Holmes?s comment when, for the tenth time in as many years, I asked his leave to reveal the following narrative. So it was that at last I obtained permission to put on record what was, in some ways, the supreme moment of my friend's career..." The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes is the final set of twelve Sherlock Holmes short stories (56 in t...

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  • Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The
    Twain, Mark
    "The old lady pulled her spectacles down and looked over them about the room; then she put them up and looked out under them..." The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. It is set in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived. Mark Twain created two of the m...

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  • Adventures of Sherlock Homes, The
    Doyle, Arthur Conan
    "To Sherlock Holmes she is always the woman. I have seldom heard him mention her under any other name. In his eyes she eclipses and predominates the whole of her sex..." The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of twelve short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle, featuring his fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. It was first published on 1892. The stories are not in chrono...

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  • Adventures of Huckleberry finn, The
    Twain, Mark
    "You don't know about me without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; but that ain't no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly..." Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (or, in more recent editions, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn) is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and ...

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  • Robinson Crusoe
    Defoe, Daniel
    "I was born in the year 1632, in the city of York, of a good family, though not of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull. He got a good estate by merchandise, and leaving off his trade lived afterward at York,..." Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. The first edition credited the work's protagon...

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  • Many inventions
    Kipling, Rudyard
    "The Brothers of the Trinity order that none unconnected with their service shall be found in or on one of their Lights during the hours of darkness; but their servants can be made to think otherwise. If you are fair-spoken and take an interest in their duties, they will allow you to sit with them through the long night and help to scare the ships into mid-channel..." Kipling,...

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  • Waves, The
    Woolf, Virginia
    "The sun had not yet risen. The sea was indistinguishable from the sky, except that the sea was slightly creased as if a cloth had wrinkles in it. Gradually as the sky whitened a dark line lay on the horizon dividing the sea from the sky and the grey cloth became barred with thick strokes moving, one after another, beneath the surface, following each other, pursuing each other,...

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  • Valley of fear, The
    Doyle, Arthur Conan
    "I should do so," Sherlock Holmes remarked impatiently. I believe that I am one of the most long-suffering of mortals; but I'll admit that I was annoyed at the sardonic interruption..." The Valley of Fear is the fourth and final Sherlock Holmes novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It is loosely based on the Molly Maguires and Pinkerton agent James McParland. The story was first pu...

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  • Social contract, The
    Rosseau, Jean-Jacques
    "I mean to inquire if, in the civil order, there can be any sure and legitimate rule of administration, men being taken as they are and laws as they might be..." The Social Contract, or Principles of Political Right by Jean-Jacques Rousseau is a book in which Rousseau theorized about the best way to establish a political community in the face of the problems of commercial soc...

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  • Sign of four, The
    Dpyle, Arthur
    "Sherlock Holmes took his bottle from the corner of the mantelpiece, and his hypodermic syringe from its neat morocco case. With his long, white, nervous fingers he adjusted the delicate needle and rolled back his left shirtcuff..." The Sign of the Four (1890), also called The Sign of Four, is the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle ...

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  • Secret Agent, The
    Conrad, Joseph
    "Mr Verloc, going out in the morning, left his shop nominally in charge of his brother-in-law. It could be done, because there was very little business at any time, and practically none at all before the evening. Mr Verloc cared but little about his ostensible business. And, moreover, his wife was in charge of his brother-in-law..." The Secret Agent is a novel by Joseph Conrad...

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  • Scarlet letter, The
    Hawthorne, Nathaniel
    "A throng of bearded men, in sad-coloured garments and grey steeple-crowned hats, inter-mixed with women, some wearing hoods, and others bareheaded, was assembled in front of a wooden edifice, the door of which was heavily timbered with oak, and studded with iron spikes..." The Scarlet Letter is an 1850 work of fiction in a historical setting, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, a...

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  • Return of Sherlock Holmes, The
    Doyle, Arthur Conan
    "It was in the spring of the year 1894 that all London was interested, and the fashionable world dismayed, by the murder of the Honourable Ronald Adair under most unusual and inexplicable circumstances..." The Return of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of 13 Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1903-1904, by Arthur Conan Doyle. The stories were published in the Stra...

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  • Prince, The
    Maquiavelo
    "All satates, all powers, that have held and hold rule over men have been and are either republics or principalities..." The Prince is a 16th-century political treatise by the Italian diplomat and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. The Prince is sometimes claimed to be one of the first works of modern philosophy, especially modern political philosophy, in which the effec...

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  • Memoir of Sherlock Holmes, The
    Doyle, Arthur Conan
    "I am afraid, Watson that I shall have to go," said Holmes as we sat down together to our breakfast one morning. "Go! Where to?" "To Dartmoor; to King's Pyland..." The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes is a collection of Sherlock Holmes stories, originally published in 1894, by Arthur Conan Doyle. The eleven stories of the Memoirs are: "Silver Blaze" Clients: none; "The Adventure o...

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  • Manifiesto of the communist party, The
    Marx & Engels
    "A spectre is haunting Europe -- the spectre of Communism. All the Powers of old Europe have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this spectre: Pope and Czar, Metternich and Guizot, French Radicals and German police-spies..." The Manifesto of the Communist Party is an 1848 political pamphlet by German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Commissioned by the Communi...

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  • Little Prince, The
    Saint-Exupery, Antoine
    "Once when I was six years old I saw a magnificent picture in a book, called True Stories from Nature, about the primeval forest. It was a picture of a boa constrictor in the act of swallowing an animal..." The Little Prince, first published in 1943, is a novella and the most famous work of the French aristocrat, writer, poet and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (19...

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  • Arte de peerse, El
    Hurtault
    Edición traducida del francés por Editorial Maxtor (Westphalie: Casa Florent-Q, 1775).Este libro, redactado con el estilo de los manuales más serios acerca de las más altas materias, no es sino un tratado irónico en el que se toma como base el pedo para realizar un estudio supuestamente profundo y sesudo de todos los modos en que el ser humano puede peerse. El manual lo que pro...

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  • Vida interior del Rey D. Felipe II
    Valladares de Sotomayor, Antonio
    Esta obra, atribuida por algunos al secretario del monarca Felipe II don Antonio Pérez y por otros al abad de San Real, la entregó a la imprenta don Antonio Valladares de Sotomayor para glosar la figura de un príncipe que vivió 71 años, que reinó 50 y que guerreó 35, llena de memorables accidentes, dignos de la Historia. ...

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  • Arte del barbero-peluquero-bañero
    Garsault
    Arte del barbero, peluquero y bañero es una obra que contiene el modo de hacer la barba y de cortar los cabellos, la construcción de toda clase de pelucas y partes de peluca para hombres y mujeres. También se hace referencia a la preparación de los baños de limpieza y de salud, a las pastas depilatorias que dejan el cutis suave o a las pomadas para el pelo y opiatas para los di...

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