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The Malady And Other Stories

Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
ISBN : 9780316300377
Genre : Fiction
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The New York Times bestselling series that inspired the international hit video game: The Witcher A sample of offerings from international fantasy superstar Andrzej Sapkowski, and the perfect introduction to his work. Best known for his series of stories and novels about Geralt, the Witcher, Sapkowski is one of the most successful fantasy authors in the world. Contains: 2 complete Witcher short stories taken from THE LAST WISH, the first chapter of BLOOD OF ELVES, the first Witcher novel, the first chapter of BAPTISM OF FIRE, the third full-length book in the series, and a non-Witcher short story "The Malady." For more Witcher, check out: Witcher novelsThe Blood of Elves The Time of Contempt Baptism of Fire The Tower of SwallowsLady of the Lake Witcher collectionsThe Last WishSword of Destiny

The Frozen Deep And Other Stories

Author : Wilkie Collins
ISBN : 9781427070616
Genre : Fiction
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Wilkie Collins's The Frozen Deep and Other Stories (1874) is a collection of stories. The title tale is a play, written under the guidance of Dickens, about Clara and her two suitors whose ships become trapped in the Arctic ice. The Dead Alive is a story which is based on the famous Boorn Brothers murder case. The Dream Woman is a supernatural story about a protagonist haunted by a dream.

Master Of The Eclipse

Author : Etel Adnan
ISBN : 1566567793
Genre : Fiction
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What are poets for in these destitute times? Etel Adnan asks through Houmlet;lderlin's voice, and then answers in prose through her own. It is a prose of uncanny elegance and skepticism and conscience which voices what chokes us into silence, as it asks: what do we make of our tourists of war-professors, directors, journalists-and whom do we imagine for their subjects? How do we re-name, as if the facts call for us to be astonished, "the beings wearing bulletproof jackets," the masters playing the empathy card with their victims, the stateless living among the over-stated? Book jacket.

The Fabulous Sinkhole And Other Stories

Author : Jesús Salvador Treviño
ISBN : 1611921457
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The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow And Other Stories

Author : Washington Irving
ISBN : 9780486131009
Genre : Literary Collections
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Among the first tales by an American writer, the title story and "Rip Van Winkle" marked the entry of Washington Irving into world literature. Also includes "The Devil and Tom Walker," "The Spectre Bridegroom," and more, 15 short stories in all.

Sword Of Destiny

Author : Andrzej Sapkowski
ISBN : 9780316389716
Genre : Fiction
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Soon to be a major Netflix original series! Geralt the Witcher -- revered and hated -- holds the line against the monsters plaguing humanity in this second collection of adventures in the NYT bestselling series that inspired the blockbuster video games. Geralt is a witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary murderer: his targets are the multifarious monsters and vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent. This is a collection of short stories, following the adventures of the New York Times bestseller, The Last Wish. Join Geralt as he battles monsters, demons and prejudices alike... Witcher collectionsThe Last WishSword of Destiny Witcher novelsBlood of Elves The Time of Contempt Baptism of Fire The Tower of SwallowsLady of the LakeSeason of Storms The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler (e-only) Translated from original Polish by David French

Tecumseh And Other Stories Of The Ohio River Valley

Author : Julia Louisa Dumont
ISBN : 0879728248
Genre : History
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Julia Louisa Corry Dumont (1794–1857) was born in Marietta, Ohio. Heralded in her own day as the “first lady” of the Ohio River Valley, she wrote about the lives of ordinary pioneers and settlers when the area was still known as the West. Her early romantic style was typical of the era, depicting river boatmen and Native Americans like Tecumseh. Her stories represent village life and women's plight as victims, as in her masterpiece Aunt Hetty.

Yekl And The Imported Bridegroom And Other Stories Of The New York Ghetto

Author : Abraham Cahan
ISBN : 9780486122571
Genre : Literary Collections
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Yekl (1896), the first novel upon which the much acclaimed film Hester Street was based, was probably the first novel in English that had a hero from the New York's East Side.

Kitty S Class Day And Other Stories

Author : Louisa May Alcott
ISBN : 9781421815855
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow And Other Stories From The Sketch Book

Author : Washington Irving
ISBN : 9781101099193
Genre : Fiction
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Sage, storyteller, and wit, Washington Irving created such staples of American fiction as the stories “Rip Van Winkle” and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” He earned his preeminence in early American literature with the masterpieces in miniature collected here: dozens of stories, travel essays, biographical discourses, and literary musings. “His influence on American writers is unquestioned,” wrote Edgar Allan Poe, and his stories have proved as enduring as the Catskill Mountains the author immortalized. “Exceptional talent….I am one of his most ardent admirers. I admired Mr. Irving’s work so much, in fact, that I gave it the ultimate praise; I ‘borrowed it.’”—Edgar Allan Poe With an Introduction by Wayne Franklin

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