Archiv der Kategorie: Classics of Fiction (English)

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 Olive Fairy Book

The Olive Fairy Book – Andrew Lang The tales in this book are derived from various sources from india, France, Turkey, Armenia, and Denmark. They are as fascinating as those in Lang’s other fairytale books and are sure to enthral … 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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Redgauntlet

Redgauntlet – Sir Walter Scott In a historical sense “ Redgauntlet“ is a sequel to “ Waverley.“ It takes up the action some eighteen‘ years later, at „that point of time when the Chevalier Charles Edward, though fallen into the … Weiterlesen

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Martin Chuzzlewit

Martin Chuzzlewit – Charles Dickens The issue of a new edition of Martin Chuzzlewit tempts us to devote a few words to the consideration of what we venture to think the most brilliant and entertaining of all the works of … Weiterlesen

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A Short History Of The World

A Short History Of The World – H. G. Wells The romance of world history is Mr. Wells‘ theme. Shorn of elaboration and complication,  this new book forms an interesting, informing and authoritative story of man through the ages. The … 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 Essential Short Stories

The Essential Short Stories – Willa Cather Willa Cather surely belongs to America’s most famous authors of the early 20th century. Most of her stories are set in the Great Plains, especially in Nebraska, where she was born and where … Weiterlesen

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One of Ours

One of Ours – Willa Cather „One of Ours“ is the 1922 Pulitzer price winning novel of Willa Cather. Claude Wheeler was „one of ours“ who left his Nebraska farm to fight and die in the Great war. He was … Weiterlesen

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