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by Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus Pliny

GAIUS PLINIUS CAECILIUS SECUNDUS, usually known as Pliny the Younger, was born at Como in 62 A. D. He was only eight years old when his father Caecilius died, and he was adopted by his uncle, the elder Pliny,...

Henry James. An Alien's "History" of America

by Martha Banta

Martha Banta’s "Henry James: An Alien’s ‘History’ of America" is the product of a lifetime of thinking about James and his odd, but oddly productive, relation to the land of his birth. A “biography”...

Just Thinking: Collection of Poems Volume 1

by Abimbola Davis

Just Thinking: Collection of Poems Volume 1 Just Thinking is the considerations and opinions, ideas and judgments, parody, and magnified exposé of observations. The deceits by the political leaders, which were...

Remebering Harper Lee

by Patrick Roy

elle Harper Lee (April 28, 1926 – February 19, 2016) was an American novelist widely known for To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960. Immediately successful, it won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize and has become...

Joseph Andrews

by Henry Fielding

Joseph Andrews, or The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and of his Friend Mr. Abraham Adams, was the first published full-length novel of the English author and magistrate Henry Fielding, and indeed...

My Tropic Isle

by E.j.banfield

With publication of his first book in 1908, The Confessions of a Beachcomber, Banfield won international attention as a conservationist and defender of nature, a theme he continued in My Tropic Isle…

The Book Of Were-Wolves

by S.baring-gould

Rev. Sabine Baring-Gould (28 January 1834 – 2 January 1924) of Lew Trenchard in Devon, England, was an Anglican priest, hagiographer, antiquarian, novelist and eclectic scholar. His bibliography consists of...

Irish Fairy Tales

by W.b.yeats

Nobel Prize winning writer and poet W.B. Yeats included almost every sort of Irish folk in this marvelous compendium of fairy tales(1892).

A Book Of Ghosts

by S.baring-gould

Sabine Baring-Gould (28 January 1834 – 2 January 1924) of Lew Trenchard in Devon, England, was an Anglican priest, hagiographer, antiquarian, novelist and eclectic scholar. His bibliography consists of more...

The Unfortunate Traveller

by Thomas Nashe

Thomas Nashe ( 1567 – c. 1601) is considered the greatest of the English Elizabethan pamphleteers. He was a playwright, poet, and satirist. He is best known for his novel ‘The Unfortunate Traveller. The...

L'avalanche des mots

by Majede Motalebi & Julian Semiao

Paix, amour et liberté

L’avalanche des mots compte 290 citations sur la liberté, la paix, l'amour, les femmes et les hommes, la religion, la politique,... extraites des quatorze livres édités de Majede...

The Oxford Book of American Essays

by W. C. Brownell

THE customary antithesis between "American" literature and "English" literature is unfortunate and misleading in that it seems to exclude American authors from the noble roll of those who have contributed to...

The Well Of Loneliness

by Radclyffe Hall

Radclyffe Hall (born Marguerite Radclyffe Hall on 12 August 1880 – 7 October 1943) was an English poet and author, best known for the novel The Well of Loneliness. The novel has become a groundbreaking work...

The Scholar's Story

by Elizabeth Gaskell

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (29 September 1810 — 12 November 1865) was an English novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of...

Look Homeward, Angel

by Thomas Wolfe

Thomas Clayton Wolfe (October 3, 1900 – September 15, 1938) was an American novelist of the early twentieth century.[1]Wolfe wrote four lengthy novels, plus many short stories, dramatic works and novellas....

The Young Visiters

by Daisy Ashford

“The Young Visiters”(1919) is a short “society novel” written by Miss Daisy Ashford at the age of nine. Its child's view of high society (dukes and earls having ‘levies’ and residing in the ‘Crystall...

No Hero

by E.w.hornung

Ernest William Hornung (7 June 1866 – 22 March 1921) was an English author and poet known for writing the A. J. Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th-century London.

Little Women

by Mary Louisa Alcott

Little Women is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), which was originally published in two volumes in 1868 and 1869. Alcott wrote the books rapidly over several months at the request of...

My Lady Nicotine

by J.M. Barrie

My lady Nicotine was published in 1895, nine years before the appearance on the stage in London of the timeless Peter Pan. A hilarious series of anecdotes that Barrie rattles off in these pages, almost with...

The Shah's English Gardener

by Elizabeth Gaskell

“The Shah’s English Gardener” is a short dark novel written by Elizabeth Gaskell, the writer of the Victorian age.