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Earlier Stories

Earlier Stories – Frances Hodgson-Burnett This volume contains two love stories which appeared long ago in Peterson’s Magazine and marked the beginning of Mrs. Burnett’s literary work. “Kathleen Mavourneen” and “Pretty Polly Pemberton” are all fascinating heroines with the world … Weiterlesen

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Giovanni and the other

Giovanni and the other – Frances Hodgson-Burnett A little Italian boy with a beautiful voice, who comforted Mrs. Burnett when she mourned for her son at San Remo, is the hero of the first story. It is slightly autobiographical, introducing … Weiterlesen

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Surly Tim (and other stories)

Surly Tim (and other stories) – Frances Hodgson-Burnett While the eight short stories which are bound together under the title of „Surly Tim‘ and Other Stories,“ take in a wide range of subjects, while the characters are distinct and the … Weiterlesen

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Piccino (and other Child Stories)

Piccino (and other Child Stories) – Frances Hodgson-Burnett Child stories by Frances Hodgson Burnett are among the best of their kind. Those terrible „Two Days in the Life of Piccino“ are enough to make one shake—with laughter. Piccino was a … Weiterlesen

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His Grace of Osmonde

His Grace of Osmonde – Frances Hodgson-Burnett A remarkable story, which probably marked a unique experiment in fiction at the time it was first published. In it Mrs. Burnett has written the mans‘ side of the story, the woman side … Weiterlesen

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The Head of the House of Coombe

The Head of the House of Coombe – Frances Hodgson-Burnett „The Head of the House of Coombe“ deals with London before the Great War, and the best drawn character in it is Mrs. Gareth-Lawless, a beautiful but heartless woman. To … Weiterlesen

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The White People (and other Stories)

The White People (and other Stories) – Frances Hodgson-Burnett This volume contains the following stories by Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of classics like “The Secret Garden” or “Little Lord Fauntleroy”: The White People The Little Hunchback Zia „Seth“ The Dawn … Weiterlesen

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The Lost Prince

The Lost Prince – Frances Hodgson-Burnett A charming legendary romance of today, having for its hero a boy prince in ignorance of his royal station, who traveled through France as a tramp, secretly carrying a sign and a message to … Weiterlesen

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T. Tembarom

T. Tembarom – Frances Hodgson-Burnett Imagine Mrs. Burnett saying to herself: “I think I will rewrite Little Lord Fauntleroy for grown-up readers, but instead of having him the carefully nurtured son of a refined and loving mother, he shall have … Weiterlesen

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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson-Burnett An all-time childrens’ classic and a pretty story of a walled-in garden in Yorkshire, which is discovered by little Mary Lennox and a robin. She was a lonely, delicate little girl who had been … Weiterlesen

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