Archiv der Kategorie: Classics of Fiction (English)

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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Around The World In Eighty Days

Around The World In Eighty Days – Jules Verne Phileas Fogg, a respectable English gentleman of phlegmatic temperament and methodical habits, maintains, during a discussion at his club in London, that a man can travel around the world in eighty … Weiterlesen

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American Fairy Tales

American Fairy Tales – L. Frank Baum This is a collection of twelve short stories, or as Baum put it „modern tales about modern fairies“. The book includes the following stories: The Box Of Robbers The Glass Dog The Queen … 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 Sleeper Awakes

The Sleeper Awakes – H. G. Wells It is certainly an easy assumption to make that the readers of H. G. Wells‘ novel, „The Sleeper Awakes,“ will agree that it is a truly wonderful production. Mr. Wells has devoted himself … Weiterlesen

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The House Of The Seven Gables

The House Of The Seven Gables – Nathanie Hawthorne This book, which the author himself preferred to his previous novel, is of quieter tone than „The Scarlet Letter.“ It is more minutely elaborated, and its pathos depends more on the … 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 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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