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By: Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870)

Book cover Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 2: The Massacres of the South

Dumas's 'Celebrated Crimes' was not written for children. The novelist has spared no language--has minced no words--to describe the violent scenes of a violent time.In some instances facts appear distorted out of their true perspective, and in others the author makes unwarranted charges. The careful, mature reader, for whom the books are intended, will recognize, and allow for, this fact.

Book cover Count of Monte Cristo (version 2)

The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterranean and the Levant during the historical events of 1815–1838 (from just before the Hundred Days through the reign of Louis-Philippe of France). The historical setting is a fundamental element of the book. It is primarily concerned with themes of justice, vengeance, mercy, and forgiveness, and is told in the style of an adventure story.

Book cover Count of Monte Cristo (version 3)

Le Comte de Monte-Cristo is an adventure novel and one of the author's most popular works. He completed the work in 1844. The story takes place in France, Italy, islands in the Mediterranean and in the Levant during the historical events of 1815-1838 (from just before the Hundred Days to the reign of Louis-Philippe of France). It deals with themes of hope, justice, vengeance, mercy and forgiveness. The book is considered a literary classic today.

Book cover Man in the Iron Mask (an Essay)

By: Alexandre Dumas (fils)

Camille by Alexandre Dumas (fils) Camille

The Lady of the Camellias (French: La Dame aux camélias) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils, first published in 1848, that was subsequently adapted for the stage. The Lady of the Camellias premiered at the Theatre de Vaudeville in Paris, France on February 2, 1852. An instant success, Giuseppe Verdi immediately set about to put the story to music. His work became the 1853 opera La Traviata with the female protagonist “Marguerite Gautier” renamed “Violetta Valéry”.

By: Alexandre Exquemelin (c. 1645-1707)

The Pirates of Panama by Alexandre Exquemelin The Pirates of Panama

This volume was originally written in Dutch by John Esquemeling, and first published in Amsterdam in 1678 under the title of De Americaeneche Zee Roovers. It immediately became very popular and this first hand history of the Buccaneers of America was soon translated into the principal European languages. The first English edition was printed in 1684. Esquemeling served the Buccaneers in the capacity of barber-surgeon, and was present at all their exploits. Little did he suspect that his first hand observations would some day be cherished as the only authentic and true history of the Buccaneers and Marooners of the Spanish Main...

By: Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)

Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville Democracy in America

Arguably, one of the most influential and insightful pieces of work concerned with American political life, Democracy in America directs itself towards American politics and society, and is considered to be one the best books written on the subject. Published in 2 volumes, in 1835 and 1840, Tocqueville records his findings after studying the thriving nation in his nine month exploratory journey. The young French aristocrat first came to America on an official assignment to study the American penal system, but instead used this as a pretext to study American society...

Book cover American Institutions and Their Influence
Book cover Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Volume 2

By: Alfonso Josephs Sheafe

Book cover The Fascinating Boston How to Dance and How to Teach the Popular New Social Favorite

By: Alfred A. (Alfred Augustus) Grace (1867-1942)

Book cover The Tale of Timber Town

By: Alfred Ainger (1837-1904)

Book cover English Men of Letters: Crabbe

By: Alfred Arthur Reade

Book cover Study and Stimulants; Or, the Use of Intoxicants and Narcotics in Relation to Intellectual Life

By: Alfred Austin (1835-1913)

Book cover The Bridling of Pegasus Prose Papers on Poetry

By: Alfred Ayres (1826-1902)

The Verbalist by Alfred Ayres The Verbalist

Ayres arranges usage problems alphabetically and treats certain areas in greater detail as he sees fit. For example, his first entry is A-AN (articles). His second is ABILITY-CAPACITY, in which he distinguishes between the meanings. The alphabetical arrangement continues through to YOURS. (Introduction by Bill Boerst)

By: Alfred B. Richards

Book cover Cromwell

By: Alfred Biese (1856-1930)

Book cover The Development of the Feeling for Nature in the Middle Ages and Modern Times

By: Alfred Binet (1857-1911)

The Mind and the Brain by Alfred Binet The Mind and the Brain

Today, almost every layperson understands the concept of intelligence tests and can glibly discuss IQ scores. In fact, these have become so common in the popular imagination that magazines, websites and pop quizzes offer to assess your intelligence at the drop of a hat! In this scenario, it's interesting to recall the very first person who proposed the concept of measurable intelligence. Alfred Binet was basically a clinical psychologist whose wide-ranging interests in learning difficulties faced by school children prompted him to undertake extensive studies in human cognition, psychology, learning and behavior...

By: Alfred Brittain

Book cover Roman Women

By: Alfred Burnett (1824-1884)

Book cover Incidents of the War: Humorous, Pathetic, and Descriptive

By: Alfred C. Chapin

Book cover The Future of Brooklyn

By: Alfred Carmichael (1874-1963)

Book cover Indian Legends of Vancouver Island

By: Alfred Castner King

Book cover Mountain idylls, and Other Poems

By: Alfred Comyn Lyall (1835-1911)

Book cover Studies in Literature and History

By: Alfred Coppel (1921-2004)

Book cover The Hills of Home
The Invader by Alfred Coppel The Invader
Book cover The Peacemaker
Book cover Turnover Point
Turning Point by Alfred Coppel Turning Point

By: Alfred Crowquill (1804-1872)

Book cover The Giant Hands or, the Reward of Industry

By: Alfred D. (Alfred Duclos) DeCelles (1843-1925)

Book cover The 'Patriotes' of '37 A Chronicle of the Lower Canada Rebellion

By: Alfred de Musset (1810-1857)

The Confession of a Child of the Century by Alfred de Musset The Confession of a Child of the Century

In this autobiographic novel, an aging man reflects on his past. We are witness to the relationships he has along the way, his mistakes, and finally- in the most unexpected and honorable way- the sudden developement of his belief in god.

By: Alfred de Vigny (1797-1863)

Book cover Cinq Mars

By: Alfred E. Johnson (1879-)

Book cover Frank Reynolds, R.I.
The Hazeley Family by Alfred E. Johnson The Hazeley Family

By: Alfred E. Pease

Book cover The Badger A Monograph

By: Alfred Edgar Coppard (1878-1957)

The Best British Short Stories of 1922 by Alfred Edgar Coppard The Best British Short Stories of 1922

Twenty-four short stories by famous and not-so-famous British authors.

By: Alfred Elwes (1819-1888)

The Adventures of a Dog, and a Good Dog Too by Alfred Elwes The Adventures of a Dog, and a Good Dog Too

This fictional work is written in 1st person by the dog himself. It's a cute story of the adventures in the life of a noble dog who is appropriately named, Job. The canine society in which he lives is an interesting parallel to human society.

The Adventures of a Cat And a Fine Cat too! by Alfred Elwes The Adventures of a Cat And a Fine Cat too!
Book cover The Adventures of a Bear And a Great Bear too

By: Alfred Farthing Robbins (1856-1931)

Book cover Practical Politics; or, the Liberalism of To-day

By: Alfred G. K. L'Estrange (1832-1915)

Book cover History of English Humour, Vol. 2
Book cover History of English Humour, Vol. 1 With an Introduction upon Ancient Humour

By: Alfred Gatty (1809-1873)

Book cover The Fairy Godmothers and Other Tales
Book cover A Key to Lord Tennyson's 'In Memoriam'

By: Alfred Gurney (1845-1898)

Book cover A Christmas Faggot

By: Alfred H. (Alfred Henry) Miles (1848-1929)

Book cover Fifty-Two Stories For Girls
Book cover Successful Recitations

By: Alfred H. Engelbach

Book cover The King's Warrant A Story of Old and New France

By: Alfred H. Lloyd (1864-1927)

Book cover The Will to Doubt An essay in philosophy for the general thinker

By: Alfred Henry Lewis (1857-1914)

Book cover Wolfville Nights
Book cover Wolfville Days
Book cover Faro Nell and Her Friends Wolfville Stories
Book cover Wolfville
Book cover The President A novel
Book cover How The Raven Died 1902, From "Wolfville Nights"

By: Alfred Hopkinson (1851-1939)

Book cover Rebuilding Britain A Survey of Problems of Reconstruction After the World War

By: Alfred John Church (1829-1912)

Book cover Stories from the Greek Tragedians
Book cover The Story of the Odyssey
Book cover Stories From Livy

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