Archiv der Kategorie: Biographies (English)

The Life Of Mahomet

The Life Of Mahomet – Washington Irving The poverty of our literature in reference to Mahomet and Mahometanism is so conspicuous and so inconvenient that we may well receive with gratitude the author’s very able endeavour to relieve it. With … Weiterlesen

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Pickle The Spy – The Incognito Of Prince Charles

Pickle The Spy – The Incognito Of Prince Charles – Andrew Lang This is the peculiar title of a book that is making something of a literary sensation. This brilliant study of the betrayal and extinction of Jacobitism has triumphantly … Weiterlesen

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James VI And The Gowrie Mystery

James VI And The Gowrie Mystery – Andrew Lang An old Scottish lady, many generations ago, used to say, ‚It is a great comfort to think that, at the Day of Judgment, we shall know the whole truth about the … Weiterlesen

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The Life Of George Washington Volume 5

The Life Of George Washington Volume 5 – Washington Irving „The Life Of George Washington“ is a monumental work on the life of one of the most famous American presidents. Originally published in five volumes between 1853 and 1859, it … Weiterlesen

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The Story of Joan of Arc

The Story of Joan of Arc – Andrew Lang Joan of Arc was perhaps the most wonderful person who ever lived in the world. The story of her life is so strange that we could scarcely believe it to be … Weiterlesen

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The Life Of Sir Walter Scott

The Life Of Sir Walter Scott – Andrew Lang If all reading mankind had time to read Lockhart’s Life of Scott, a brief volume on Sir Walter would be a thing without excuse. The author still has tried to compress … Weiterlesen

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Swedenborg, A Hermetic Philosopher

Swedenborg, A Hermetic Philosopher – Ethan Allen Hitchcock The writer of this book desires to say that, in preparing the work, it has been no part of his design to express his individual opinions upon the topics discussed. His purpose … Weiterlesen

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Mark Twain: A Biography. Volume 2: 1886-1910

Mark Twain: A Biography. Volume 2: 1886-1910 – Albert Bigelow Paine Mark Twain’s humour has secured him a large audience not only in America and this country, but also in Germany and other Continental countries. It is the dry, incisive … Weiterlesen

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Mark Twain: A Biography. Volume 1: 1835-1885

Mark Twain: A Biography. Volume 1: 1835-1885 – Albert Bigelow Paine Mark Twain’s humour has secured him a large audience not only in America and this country, but also in Germany and other Continental countries. It is the dry, incisive … Weiterlesen

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The Life Of George Washington Volume 4

The Life Of George Washington Volume 4 – Washington Irving „The Life Of George Washington“ is a monumental work on the life of one of the most famous American presidents. Originally published in five volumes between 1853 and 1859, it … Weiterlesen

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