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Agatha Christie: An Autobiography

Agatha Christie: An Autobiography

Author: Agatha Christie Agatha Christie: An Autobiography: When Agatha Christie died on 12 January 1976, she was known throughout the world as the Queen of Crime, unrivalled as the best-selling novelist of all time with two billion books sold in more than 100 languages. Though she kept her private life a mystery, for some years…

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All’s Well That Ends Well

All’s Well That Ends Well

Author: William Shakespeare All’s Well That Ends Well: Helena, a ward of the Countess of Rousillion, falls in love with the Countess’s son, Bertram. Daughter of a famous doctor, and a skilled physician in her own right, Helena cures the King of France-who feared he was dying-and he grants her Bertram’s hand as a reward.…

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Author: Lewis Caroll Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: The story of a little girl who fell down a rabbit hole and found herself in Wonderland continues to delight readers of all ages. Accompanied by the classic illustrations of John Tenniel, it is one of the best loved novels in the children’s literature. -goodreads Download Alice’s Adventures…

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Agnes Grey

Agnes Grey

Author: William Shakespeare Agnes Grey: At age 19 Anne Brontë left home and worked as a governess for a few years before becoming a writer. Agnes Grey was an 1847 novel based on her experience as a governess. Bronte depicts the precarious position of a governess and how that can affect a young woman. Agnes…

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After the Funeral

After the Funeral

Author: Agatha Christie After the Funeral (Hercule Poirot #31): Hercule Poirot is called on to investigate the murder of a brother and sister in this classic from the Queen of Mystery. When Cora Lansquenet is savagely murdered, the odd remark she made the day before at her brother’s funeral becomes chillingly important: “It’s been hushed…

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Abraham Lincoln: A Life, Volume Two

Abraham Lincoln: A Life, Volume Two

Author: Michael Burlingame Abraham Lincoln: A Life, Volume One: In the first multi-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln to be published in decades, Lincoln scholar Michael Burlingame offers a fresh look at the life of one of America’s greatest presidents. Incorporating the field notes of earlier biographers, along with decades of research in multiple manuscript archives…

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Abraham Lincoln: A Life, Volume One

Abraham Lincoln: A Life, Volume One

Author: Michael Burlingame Abraham Lincoln: A Life, Volume One: In the first multi-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln to be published in decades, Lincoln scholar Michael Burlingame offers a fresh look at the life of one of America’s greatest presidents. Incorporating the field notes of earlier biographers, along with decades of research in multiple manuscript archives…

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A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities

Author: Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities: ‘Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; — the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine!’  After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men,…

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A Study in Scarlet

A Study in Scarlet

Author: Arthur Conan Doyle A Study in Scarlet: “A Study in Scarlet” is the first published story of one of the most famous literary detectives of all time, Sherlock Holmes. Here Dr. Watson, who has just returned from a war in Afghanistan, meets Sherlock Holmes for the first time when they become flat-mates at the…

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Author: James Joyce A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: The portrayal of Stephen Dedalus’s Dublin childhood and youth, his quest for identity through art and his gradual emancipation from the claims of family, religion and Ireland itself, is also an oblique self-portrait of the young James Joyce and a universal testament to…

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