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The Survivors Of The Chancellor

by Jules Verne

"The Survivors of the Chancellor: Diary of J. R. Kazallon, Passenger" is an 1875 novel written by Jules Verne about the final voyage of a British sailing ship, the Chancellor, told from the perspective of one...


Ticket No. "9672"

by Jules Verne

Here is one of those "forgotten" works. Ticket No. "9672" is a fascinating tale of two women who live in a Norway Inn. Dame Hansen is a foolish creature whose mistakes must be dealt with by her daughter Hulda....


The Pearl of Lima: A Story of True Love

by Jules Verne

Jules Gabriel Verne (1828-1905) was a French author who pioneered the science-fiction genre. He is best known for novels such as Journey to the Centre of the Earth (1864), Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea...


The Master of the World

by Jules Verne

"Master of the World", published in 1904, is one of the last novels by French pioneer science fiction writer, Jules Verne, and is a sequel to "Robur the Conqueror". At the time Verne wrote the novel, his health...


The Fur Country

by Jules Verne

Lt. Jasper Hobson and other members of the Hudson's Bay Trading Co. and his team along with the company's guests, Mrs. Paulina Barnett and Thomas Black travel through the North West Territories of Canada to...


The Secret of the Island

by Jules Verne

THE SECRET OF THE ISLAND is the third book in the 'Mysterious Island' trilogy (THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND, and ABANDONED), and is related to 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA and THE SEARCH FOR THE CASTAWAYS. In THE SECRET...


The Adventures Of A Special Correspondent

by Jules Verne

Claudius Bombarnac, a reporter is assigned by the Twentieth Century to cover the travels of the Grand Transasiatic Railway which runs between Uzun Ada, Turkestan and Peking, China. Accompanying him on this journey...


Robur the Conqueror

by Jules Verne

They laughed at his ideas of heavier-than-air flying machines. But he had the last laugh with the Albatross -- the most incredible flying machine ever built. Lord of the skies, Robur became the would-be conqueror...


Michael Strogoff

by Jules Verne

"Michael Strogoff: The Courier of the Czar" is a novel written by Jules Verne in 1876. Critics, including Leonard S. Davidow, writing from Reading, Pennsylvania, in his 1937 introduction to The Spencer Press...


The Blockade Runners

by Jules Verne

"The Blockade Runners" is a 1865 short story by Jules Verne. In 1871 it was published in single volume together with novel "A Floating City" as a part of the "Voyages Extraordinaires" series (The Extraordinary...


Dick Sand

by Jules Verne

In 1878 appeared Dick Sands, the epic of the slave trade. This picture of the wilds of Africa, its adventures and its dangers, the savage hunting both of beasts and men, has always been a favorite among Verne's...


Facing the Flag

by Jules Verne

"Facing the Flag" or "For the Flag" is an 1896 patriotic novel by Jules Verne. The book is part of the "Voyages Extraordinaires (Extraordinary Voyages)" series. Like "The Begum's Millions", which Verne published...


Master Zacharius: A Winter Amid the Ice

by Jules Verne

"Master Zacharius, or the clockmaker who lost his soul" is an 1854 short story by Jules Verne. The story, an intensely Romantic fantasy echoing the works of E. T. A. Hoffmann, is a Faustian tragedy about an...


The Fortieth French Ascent Of Mont Blanc

by Jules Verne

THE FORTIETH FRENCH ASCENT OF MONT BLANC is a short story written by JulesVerne or some say by Paul Verne in 1872. This is a story not only about men wanting the adventure of mountain climbing, but also the...


Doctor Ox's Experiment

by Jules Verne

"Dr. Ox's Experiment" ("A Fantasy of Dr Ox") is a short story by the French writer and pioneer of science-fiction, Jules Verne, published in 1872. It describes an experiment by one Dr. Ox and his assistant Gedeon...


Praying Drunk

by Kyle Minor

Masterfully blended fiction and autobiography explores the lives of missionaries, drug addicts, and childhood bullies in Kentucky, Florida, and Haiti.


The Corpse Exhibition: And Other Stories of Iraq

by Hassan Blasim & Jonathan Wright

A blistering debut that does for the Iraqi perspective on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan what Phil Klay’s Redeployment does for the American perspective

The first major literary work about the Iraq War from...


Barracks Bad Boys: Authentic Accounts of Sex in the Armed Forces

by Alex Buchman

Unmistakably original, utterly heartfelt, stranger than fiction, hotter than any off-the-rack gay fantasy!

Building on the success of his extraordinary debut—the critically acclaimed, #1 “men’s interest”...


Traffics and Discoveries

by Rudyard Kipling

From "The Captive": The guard-boat lay across the mouth of the bathing-pool, her crew idly spanking the water with the flat of their oars. A red-coated militia-man, rifle in hand, sat at the bows, and a petty...


Winesburg, Ohio: (A Modern Library E-Book)

by Sherwood Anderson

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

"Here [is] a new order of short story," said H.L. Mencken when Winesburg, Ohio was published in 1919.  "It is so vivid, so full of insight,...