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Summer

Edith Wharton - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
One of the first novels to deal honestly with a woman's sexual awakening, "Summer" created a sensation upon its 1917 publication. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Ethan Frome" shattered the standards of conventional love stories with candor ...
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The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories

Mark Twain - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
Includes 4 memorable selections spanning the career of famed American humorist: "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," "The 1,000,000 Bank Note," "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg," and "The Mysterious Stranger."
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Where Angels Fear to Tread

E. M. Forster - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
A wonderful story of questioning, disillusionment, and conversion, "Where Angels Fear to Tread" tells the story of a prim English family's encounter with the foreign land of Italy. When attractive, impulsive English widow Lilia marries Gino, a ...
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Teleny, Or, The Reverse of the Medal

Oscar Wilde - 2006 - Fiction - Limited preview
This homoerotic novel unmasked the cynical double moral standards of the Victorian era: The love of Camille and Teleny is shattered by social reprisals. It was originally published in 1893 by Leonard Smithers who praised it as being "the most ...
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Fanshawe

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 2008 - Fiction - Limited preview
In an ancient though not very populous settlement in a retired corner of one of the New England States arise the walls of a seminary of learning which for the convenience of a name shall be entitled "Harley College."
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The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 2008 - Fiction - Full view
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Villette

Charlotte Brontė - 2004 - Fiction - No preview available
With her final novel, Villette, Charlotte Bronte reached the height of her artistic power. First published in 1853, Villette is Bronte's most accomplished and deeply felt work, eclipsing even Jane Eyre in critical acclaim. Her narrator, the ...
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Notes from the Underground

Fyodor Dostoyevsky - 2008 - Limited preview
Fyodor Dostoyevsky's 1864 novel NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND presents itself as an excerpt from the rambling memoirs of a bitter, isolated, unnamed narrator, generally referred to by critics as the Underground Man.
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The Return of The Native

Thomas Hardy - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
The central figure of this novel is the returning "native," Clym Yeobright, and his love for the beautiful but capricious Eustacia Vye.
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Howards End

E. M. Forster - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
The disregard of a dying woman's bequest, a girl's attempt to help an impoverished clerk, and the marriage of an idealist and a materialist -- all intersect at an estate called Howards End. The fate of this country home symbolizes the future of ...
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