Archiv der Kategorie: Classics of Fiction (English)

The True Story Book

The True Story Book – Andrew Lang The conception of „The True Story Book“ by Mr. Andrew Lang, was an admirable one, for no more fascinating stories of adventure could possibly be devised than some which have been enacted in … Weiterlesen

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The Orange Fairy Book

The Orange Fairy Book – Andrew Lang First and foremost, always and forever, among tales for children come the fairy tales. What were childhood without the fairy tale? That child who has never wandered through the magic gardens of Fairyland … Weiterlesen

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Homer And His Age

Homer And His Age – Andrew Lang The aim of this book is to prove that the Homeric Epics, as wholes, and apart from passages gravely suspected in antiquity, present a perfectly harmonious picture of the entire life and civilisation … Weiterlesen

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The Piazza Tales

The Piazza Tales – Herman Melville ‘The Piazza Tales’ is a collection of short stories by Herman Melville. The volume contains the following stories: The Piazza Bartleby Benito Cereno The Lightning-Rod Man The Encantadas The Bell-Tower The Piazza Tales. Format: … Weiterlesen

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An Antarctic Mystery

An Antarctic Mystery – Jules Verne Hardly ever in literature has any author adopted the plot of another and carried it forward beyond the lines of its creator. Yet this is precisely what Jules Verne has done with Poe’s story … Weiterlesen

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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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The Begum’s Fortune

The Begum’s Fortune – Jules Verne Jules Verne’s conceptions are as brilliant as ever. Dr. Sarrasin, a French savant, simple in taste and absorbed in science, delivers an address at the Brighton Scientific Association. The publication of it with his … Weiterlesen

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The Lilac Fairy Book

The Lilac Fairy Book – Andrew Lang First and foremost, always and forever, among tales for children come the fairy tales. What were childhood without the fairy tale? That child who has never wandered through the magic gardens of Fairyland … Weiterlesen

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The Sea Fairies

The Sea Fairies – L. Frank Baum This is a tale of life beneath the sea, of mermaids and sea serpents and other strange inhabitants of the ocean depths. A little girl named Trot and Cap’n Bill, an old sailor, … 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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