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Treat 'Em Rough - Letters From Jack The Kaiser Killer PDF Book By Ring Lardner

Treat 'Em Rough - Letters From Jack The Kaiser Killer

  • Author: Ring Lardner
  • ISBN Code: : 1473366313
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Page : 100 pages
  • Genre : Humor
  • Reviews : 697 Readers
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This early work by Ring Lardner was originally published in 1918 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'Treat 'Em Rough' is a selection of short stories written in letter form. Ring Lardner was born in Niles, Michigan in 1885. He studied engineering at the Armour Institute of Technology in Chicago, but did not complete his first semester. In 1907, Lardner obtained his first job as journalist with the South Bend Times. Six years later, he published his first successful book, You Know Me Al, an epistolary novel written in the form of letters by 'Jack Keefe', a bush-league baseball player, to a friend back home. A huge hit, the book earned the appreciation of Virginia Woolf and others. Lardner went on to write such well-known short stories as 'Haircut', 'Some Like Them Cold', 'The Golden Honeymoon', 'Alibi Ike', and 'A Day with Conrad Green'.

The Real Dope PDF Book By Ring Lardner

The Real Dope

  • Author: Ring Lardner
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Page : 194 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 754 Readers
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"The Real Dope" by Ring Lardner. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Essential Novelists - Ring Lardner PDF Book By Ring Lardner,August Nemo

Essential Novelists - Ring Lardner

  • Author: Ring Lardner,August Nemo
  • ISBN Code: : 3967990958
  • Publisher : Tacet Books
  • Page : 156 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 189 Readers
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Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Ring Lardnerwhich are The Real Dope and You Know Me Al.Ring Lardner was one of the most gifted, as well as the most bitter, satirists in the United States and a fine storyteller with a true ear for the vernacular. Novels selected for this book: - The Real Dope - You Know Me Al This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.

Whiskey River Ranger PDF Book By Bob Alexander

Whiskey River Ranger

  • Author: Bob Alexander
  • ISBN Code: : 1574416316
  • Publisher : University of North Texas Press
  • Page : 400 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 323 Readers
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Captain Frank Jones, a famed nineteenth-century Texas Ranger, said of his company-s top sergeant, Baz Outlaw (1854-1894), "A man of unusual courage and coolness and in a close place is worth two or three ordinary men." Another old-time Texas Ranger declared that Baz Outlaw "was one of the worst and most dangerous" because "he never knew what fear was." But not all thought so highly of him. In Whiskey River Ranger, Bob Alexander tells for the first time the full story of this troubled Texas Ranger and his losing battle with alcoholism. In his career Baz Outlaw wore a badge as a Texas Ranger and also as a Deputy U.S. Marshal. He could be a fearless and crackerjack lawman, as well as an unmanageable manic. Although Baz Outlaw's badge-wearing career was sometimes heroically creditable, at other times his self-induced nightmarish imbroglios teased and tested Texas Ranger management's resoluteness. Baz Outlaw's true-life story is jam-packed with fellows owning well-known names, including Texas Rangers, city marshals, sheriffs, and steely-eyed mean-spirited miscreants. Baz Outlaw's tale is complete with horseback chases, explosive train robberies, vigilante justice (or injustice), nighttime ambushes and bushwhacking, and episodes of scorching six-shooter finality. Baz met his end in a brothel brawl at the hands of John Selman, the same gunfighter who killed John Wesley Hardin.

The Cruise of the Midge PDF Book By Michael Scott

The Cruise of the Midge

  • Author: Michael Scott
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 537 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 208 Readers
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"The Cruise of the Midge" is a tense naval adventure that features the perils of the colonial Caribbean, offering an interesting autobiographical portrait of Jamaica in the 1820s. This carefully crafted e-artnow ebook is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents._x000D_ Excerpt:_x000D_ "We stood in, and as we approached I went aloft on the little stump of a mast to look about me. The leaden-coloured sea generally becomes several shades lighter in tropical countries as you approach the shore, unless the latter be regularly up and down, and deep close to. In the present instance, however, although it gradually shoaled, the blue water, instead of growing lighter and greener, and brightening in its approach to the land; became gradually of a chocolate colour, as the turbid flow of the river feathered out like a fan, all round the mouth of it. But as the tide made, the colour changed, by the turgid stream being forced back again, and before it was high water, the bar was indicated by a semicircle of whitish light green, where the long swell of the sea gradually shortened, until it ended in small tumbling waves that poppled about and frothed as if the ebullitions had been hove up and set in motion by some subterraneous fire. But, as yet, the water did not break on any part of the crescent-shaped ledge of sand."

The Cruise of the Midge (Historical Novel) PDF Book By Michael Scott

The Cruise of the Midge (Historical Novel)

  • Author: Michael Scott
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 537 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 755 Readers
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"The Cruise of the Midge" is a tense naval adventure that features the perils of the colonial Caribbean, offering an interesting autobiographical portrait of Jamaica in the 1820s. Excerpt: "We stood in, and as we approached I went aloft on the little stump of a mast to look about me. The leaden-coloured sea generally becomes several shades lighter in tropical countries as you approach the shore, unless the latter be regularly up and down, and deep close to. In the present instance, however, although it gradually shoaled, the blue water, instead of growing lighter and greener, and brightening in its approach to the land; became gradually of a chocolate colour, as the turbid flow of the river feathered out like a fan, all round the mouth of it. But as the tide made, the colour changed, by the turgid stream being forced back again, and before it was high water, the bar was indicated by a semicircle of whitish light green, where the long swell of the sea gradually shortened, until it ended in small tumbling waves that poppled about and frothed as if the ebullitions had been hove up and set in motion by some subterraneous fire. But, as yet, the water did not break on any part of the crescent-shaped ledge of sand."

Badman's Pass PDF Book By R. W. Stone

Badman's Pass

  • Author: R. W. Stone
  • ISBN Code: : 1470860988
  • Publisher : Blackstone Publishing
  • Page : 184 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 748 Readers
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Badger Kershaw was becoming a familiar figure on the frontier after the War between the States. Riding an Appaloosa with Lobo, his dog-wolf hybrid, often by his side, he was feared by most outlaws on the dodge on whom there was a bounty. It was not a savory profession, perhaps, but Kershaw was honest about what he did. Frontier lawmen for the most part were accustomed to dealing with Kershaw. When the fugitive was willing to surrender-which was less frequent than it might be thought-Kershaw would bring in an outlaw alive, but it was not an option he encountered very often. Generally it was one man against another, but in what would possibly be Badger Kershaw's greatest feat, the odds were quite different. Colonel Benjamin Grierson had been Kershaw's commanding officer during the War between the States. When, years after the war's end, Grierson's daughter was one of the four women seized in a train hold-up and taken prisoner, Grierson appealed again to the man who had once served under him to rescue the women from the outlaw gang. Kershaw surprised the army when he chose to do the job entirely alone, despite the incredible odds against him.

The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land PDF Book By Ralph Connor

The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land

  • Author: Ralph Connor
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Page : 307 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 489 Readers
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"The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land" by Ralph Connor. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Ring Lardner: Stories & Other Writings (LOA #244) PDF Book By Ring Lardner

Ring Lardner: Stories & Other Writings (LOA #244)

  • Author: Ring Lardner
  • ISBN Code: : 1598532820
  • Publisher : Library of America
  • Page : 974 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 997 Readers
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At the height of the Jazz Age, Ring Lardner was America’s most beloved humorist, equally admired by a popular audience and by literary friends like F. Scott Fitzgerald and Edmund Wilson. A sports writer who became a sensation with his comic baseball bestseller, You Know Me Al, Lardner had a rare gift for inspired nonsense and an ear attuned to the rhythms and hilarious oddities of American speech. He was also a sharp and dispassionate observer of the American scene. His best stories—among them such masterpieces as “Haircut,” “The Golden Honeymoon,” “A Caddy’s Diary,” and “The Love Nest”—cast a devastating eye on the hypocrisies, prejudices, and petty scheming of everyday life. In this Library of America edition, editor Ian Frazier surveys the whole sweep of Lardner’s talents, offering contemporary readers his finest stories, the full texts of You Know Me Al, The Big Town, and the long out-of-print The Real Dope, and a generous sampling of his humor pieces, sports reporting, song lyrics, and surrealist playlets. LIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America’s best and most significant writing. The Library of America series includes more than 300 volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1,000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.

The Books in My Life PDF Book By Henry Miller

The Books in My Life

  • Author: Henry Miller
  • ISBN Code: : 0811222284
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Page : 327 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 233 Readers
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In this unique work, Henry Miller gives an utterly candid and self-revealing account of the reading he did during his formative years. Some writers attempt to conceal the literary influences which have shaped their thinking––but not Henry Miller. In The Books in My Life he shares the thrills of discovery that many kinds of books have brought to a keenly curious and questioning mind. Some of Miller’s favorite writers are the giants whom most of us revere––authors such as Dostoeyvsky, Boccaccio, Walt Whitman, James Joyce, Thomas Mann, Lao-Tse. To them he brings fresh and penetrating insights. But many are lesser-known figures: Krishnamurti, the prophet-sage; the French contemporaries Blaise Cendrars and Jean Giono; Richard Jeffries, who wrote The Story of My Heart; the Welshman John Cowper Powys; and scores of others. The Books in My Life contains some fine autobiographical chapters, too. Miller describes his boyhood in Brooklyn, when he devoured the historical stories of G. A. Henty and the romances of Rider Haggard. He tells of the men and women whom he regards as "living books": Lou Jacobs, W. E. B. DuBois, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, and others. He offers his reminiscences of the New York Theatre in the early 1900’s––including plays such as Alias Jimmy Valentine and Nellie, the Beautiful Cloak Model. And finally, in Miller’s best vein of humor, he provides a satiric chapter on bathroom reading. In an appendix, Miller lists the hundred books that have influenced him most.

Street Song PDF Book By Emma Blair

Street Song

  • Author: Emma Blair
  • ISBN Code: : 0349415099
  • Publisher : Piatkus
  • Page : 512 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 322 Readers
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Susan's parents had wanted a son . . . and they did little to hide their disappointment. As soon as was decently possible they packed her off to boarding-school. If only they could have known . . . For in the tradition-bound Scotland of the 1920s, there was no place for a woman like Susan. But she was determined to find one - even if it meant beating her wealthy parents at their own game . . . Praise for Emma Blair: 'An engaging novel and the characters are endearing - a good holiday read' Historical Novels Review 'All the tragedy and passion you could hope for . . . Brilliant' The Bookseller 'Romantic fiction pure and simple and the best sort - direct, warm and hugely readable. Women's fiction at an excellent level' Publishing News 'Emma Blair explores the complex and difficult nature of human emotions in this passionately written novel' Edinburgh Evening News 'Entertaining romantic fiction' Historical Novels Review '[Emma Blair] is well worth recommending' The Bookseller

The Complete Works PDF Book By Edward Bulwer-Lytton

The Complete Works

  • Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 15011 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 128 Readers
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Edward Bulwer-Lytton was an English novelist, poet, playwright and politician. He wrote in a variety of genres, including historical fiction, mystery, romance, the occult, and science fiction. Bulwer-Lytton's literary works were highly popular and bestselling novels at the time. Novels & Novellas: The Last Days of Pompeii The Pilgrims of the Rhine Rienzi, the last of the Roman tribunes Falkland Pelham The Disowned Devereux Paul Clifford Eugene Aram Godolphin Asmodeus at Large Ernest Maltravers Alice, or The Mysteries (A sequel to Ernest Maltravers) Calderon, the Courtier Leila, or The Siege of Granada Zicci: A Tale (A prequel to Zanoni) Zanoni Night and Morning The Last of the Barons Lucretia Harold, the Last of the Saxons The Caxtons: A Family Picture A Strange Story My Novel, or Varieties in English Life The Haunted and the Haunters, or The House and the Brain What Will He Do With It? The Coming Race, or Vril: The Power of the Coming Race Kenelm Chillingly The Parisians Pausanias, the Spartan Short Stories: The Incantation The Brothers Historical Works: Athens: Its Rise and Fall Plays: The Lady of Lyons, or Love and Pride Poetry

The Henry Miller Reader PDF Book By Henry Miller

The Henry Miller Reader

  • Author: Henry Miller
  • ISBN Code: : 0811225453
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Page : 397 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 442 Readers
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A collection of works spanning the entire career of great 20th-century American writer Henry Miller, edited and introduced by Lawrence Durrell. In 1958, when Henry Miller was elected to membership in the American Institute of Arts and Letters, the citation described him as: "The veteran author of many books whose originality and richness of technique are matched by the variety and daring of his subject matter. His boldness of approach and intense curiosity concerning man and nature are unequalled in the prose literature of our times." It is most fitting that this anthology of "the best" of Henry Miller should have been assembled by one of the first among Miller’s contemporaries to recognize his genius, the eminent British writer Lawrence Durrell. Drawing material from a dozen different books Durrell has traced the main line and principal themes of the "single, endless autobiography" which is Henry Miller’s life work. "I suspect," writes Durrell in his Introduction, "that Miller’s final place will be among those towering anomalies of authorship like Whitman or Blake who have left us, not simply works of art, but a corpus of ideas which motivate and influence a whole cultural pattern." Earlier, H. L. Mencken had said, "his is one of the most beautiful prose styles today," and the late Sir Herbert Read had written that "what makes Miller distinctive among modern writers is his ability to combine, without confusion, the aesthetic and prophetic functions." Included are stories, "portraits" of persons and places, philosophical essays, and aphorisms. For each selection Miller himself prepared a brief commentary which fits the piece into its place in his life story. This framework is supplemented by a chronology from Miller’s birth in 1891 up to the spring of 1959, a bibliography, and, as an appendix, an open letter to the Supreme Court of Norway written in protest of the ban on Sexus, a part of which appears in this volume.

Holy Communion in Contagious Times PDF Book By Richard A. Burridge

Holy Communion in Contagious Times

  • Author: Richard A. Burridge
  • ISBN Code: : 1725285789
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Page : 300 pages
  • Genre : Religion
  • Reviews : 842 Readers
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Can the church celebrate the eucharist in “contagious times,” like the coronavirus pandemic, and if so, how? In this book, Richard Burridge investigates a wide range of proposed options, both in the everyday physical world (fasting the eucharist, spiritual communion, solo and concelebrated communions, lay presidency, drive-in and drive-thru eucharists, and extended communion) and in cyberspace (computer services for avatars, broadcast eucharists online, and narrowcast communions using webinar software like Zoom). Along the way, he tackles the whole range of concepts of the church, ordination, and the eucharist. This book is essential reading for anyone desiring an informed and provocative guide to the theology and practice of holy communion in our challenging times.

Ashes PDF Book By Kathryn Lasky

Ashes

  • Author: Kathryn Lasky
  • ISBN Code: : 1101185236
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Page : 320 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 772 Readers
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Thirteen-year-old Gabriella Schramm?s favorite pastime is reading. With Adolf Hitler slowly but unstoppably rising to power, Gaby turns to her books for comfort while the world around her changes dramatically: The streets become filled with soldiers, Gaby?s sister?s boyfriend raises his arm in a heil Hitler salute, and the Schramms? family friend Albert Einstein flees the country. When Gaby?s beloved books come under attack, she fears she may have to leave behind the fiction?and the life?she has always cherished.

The Education of Santiago O'Grady and Other Stories PDF Book By Michael J. Merry

The Education of Santiago O'Grady and Other Stories

  • Author: Michael J. Merry
  • ISBN Code: : 1463392532
  • Publisher : Palibrio
  • Page : 296 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 511 Readers
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This is a book of nine short stories and novellas. The title novella, The Education of Santiago O’Grady, tells the story of a young man who learns about life and the philatelic business working at his country’s posts and telegraphs. In The Major, an ex-military officer meets a former subordinate. A British Army corporal barters bullets for gold in A Few Won’t Do Any Harm, and in Very Professional, bank robbers use an unusual method to escape the police. A chaplain clashes with the colonel’s wife in The Chaplain, and Wrecked tells the story of two boys shipwrecked during a scuba outing. The Zone is a personal account of life in the Panama Canal Zone 1959/62. The Hand tells how a young man records the history of an indigenous people, and Across a Crowded Room tells of strangers meeting at an embassy reception.

Barbara Winslow, Rebel PDF Book By Beth Ellis

Barbara Winslow, Rebel

  • Author: Beth Ellis
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Page : 468 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 254 Readers
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"Barbara Winslow, Rebel" by Beth Ellis. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Tarnished Hearts PDF Book By Raine Cantrell

Tarnished Hearts

  • Author: Raine Cantrell
  • ISBN Code: : 1626811563
  • Publisher : Diversion Books
  • Page : 384 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 259 Readers
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The national-bestselling romance author and “one of the superstars of western romance” spins a lush tale of fate and desire at the start of the Civil War (Affaire de Coeur). Tormented by his past and denied his dream of becoming a doctor, Southern aristocrat Trevor Shelby has little in his life to live for, until he meets the beautiful overseer’s daughter, Leah Reese. Unused to the warmth and kindness Leah shows him, Trevor learns to love from the young woman, while his intensity teaches her the value of passion. Despite the difference in their social classes, they dare to dream of a future together . . . until that fantasy is shattered by lies, betrayal, and the outbreak of war. And even as Leah is wed to a man she does not love, Trevor refuses to give up on her, following her into the new frontier of the American West—where danger and destiny will bring them together once more . . .

Generation Of Warriors PDF Book By Perry Short

Generation Of Warriors

  • Author: Perry Short
  • ISBN Code: : 9781467819701
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Page : 560 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 347 Readers
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The time frame is June through September of 1863. The characters were real people. The story follows the lives of five men who defended their homeland in America’s most costly war. The novel is set in Northwest Georgia. A heavily researched book about brave people making their way through impossible circumstances, and about families torn apart. Their lives were not easy, and this event made life unbearable, and impossible to stay in their homes. The main character, Spillbsy Dyer, at thirty-five had to remain faithful in his duty as an officer, and resist the temptation to desert the Army, knowing his nearby family was in harm’s way. Other characters were part of a mass movement by rail, of troops stationed in Richmond, Virginia and transported to Northern Georgia. They were among the ones who historian Mary Chesnut wrote about when she recorded, “At Kingsville, N.C., I caught a glimpse of our army. God Bless these brave fellows. Not one man intoxicated, not one rude word did I hear. It was a strange sight. Miles of platform cars-soldiers rolled in their blankets, lying in rows, heads covered and fast asleep. In their gray blankets, packed in regular order, they looked like swathed mummies. All these fine fellows going to kill or be killed. Why?” These men were part of the 132,000 soldiers who descended on the farm land of Northwestern Georgia, from all areas of this young country, in the drought ridden summer of 1863.

Berlin Endgame PDF Book By James Baddock

Berlin Endgame

  • Author: James Baddock
  • ISBN Code: : 1782346104
  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Page : 264 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 423 Readers
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The next book in the acclaimed Cormack and Woodward series, set during the Berlin Blockade of 1948, which has sometimes been described as the Cuban Missile Crisis of the 1940s, where a highly volatile situation could easily have developed into a full-blown conflict. Cormack arrives in Berlin to take over a new post as the head of a counter-intelligence unit whose job is both to detect Soviet agents and to deal with Black Market activity. He is soon re-united with his old friend Woodward, who is involved in the Airlift, and the two find themselves in the middle of an undercover operation in which an ex-Nazi assassin has been smuggled into Berlin. But who has he been sent to kill, and why? Their investigations lead them into discovering the shadowy outlines of a conspiracy whose plans, if successful, could lead to millions of deaths… and some of the conspirators seem to be their own superiors. Not knowing whom they can trust, Cormack and Woodward somehow have to prevent the assassination taking place. They do not even know who the victim is to be, nor where or when it is to happen, but the price of failure is World War Three…

Oak Openings PDF Book By James Fenimore Cooper

Oak Openings

  • Author: James Fenimore Cooper
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Page : 432 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 896 Readers
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"Oak Openings" by James Fenimore Cooper. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Snarleyyow; or, The Dog Fiend PDF Book By Frederick Marryat

Snarleyyow; or, The Dog Fiend

  • Author: Frederick Marryat
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Page : 371 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 312 Readers
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"Snarleyyow; or, The Dog Fiend" by Frederick Marryat. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Temptation (Bell Mountain, 11) PDF Book By Lee Duigon

The Temptation (Bell Mountain, 11)

  • Author: Lee Duigon
  • ISBN Code: : 1891375741
  • Publisher : Chalcedon Foundation
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 459 Readers
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Across the river from the great city of Obann lies a greater city, but a dead one—the ruins of Old Obann, destroyed in the Day of Fire a thousand years ago: the seat of Obann’s Empire, now a place of death and desolation. But do its ruins contain the secrets of the Empire, and its power? Can the distant past be brought to life again? The usurper who has seized the city from King Ryons now seeks that power for himself. The past calls to him, and he hears its voice. Far away, beyond the mountains in the east, Lord Orth, the exiled First Prester, prepares to bring God's Word to the nations of the Heathen; but he is also needed, more than ever, in Obann. His heart is set on his mission, but Jack and Ellayne must persuade him to come home. But once in Obann, the usurpers will surely try to kill him...

The Angry Boats PDF Book By Charles Palgrave

The Angry Boats

  • Author: Charles Palgrave
  • ISBN Code: : 1483455629
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 419 Readers
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Australia, April 1942 - the unimaginable is now a reality. Japan’s attention has turned south to the Coral and Solomon Seas. The gemstone of the Pacific is Australia, the vast and only Island Continent. With her fighting men serving in Europe and the Middle East, she is vulnerable. But the Japanese must first claim New Guinea. Survivor of the destroyer, HMAS Nerang, torpedoed and bombed into a burning hulk, Lieutenant-Commander John Roberts, DSC, has witnessed the brutal destruction of ship and crew at the hands of the Japanese. He knows the odds are against them. But the only course is to fight or lose. From raw recruits and the jaded orphans of lost ships a fighting group is forged – Special Coastal Forces is born from a ragged and depleted navy to represent Australia as the first line of defence. Their mandate - protect allied convoys. Seek out and destroy the enemy. Staying alive is subordinate...

Oak Openings Or the Bee Hunter PDF Book By James Fenimore Cooper

Oak Openings Or the Bee Hunter

  • Author: James Fenimore Cooper
  • ISBN Code: : 1602068763
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Page : 436 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 200 Readers
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One of his lesser known works, Oak Openings or The Bee Hunter is one of Cooper's last novels. The book opens with the meeting of four men, Elksfoot, Pigeonswing, Benjamin Boden, and Gershom Waring. Boden is a bee-hunter, who searches for natural bee hives and harvests the honey. Waring is a down-on-his-luck alcohol trader. And the lives of the two Indians are a source of intrigue. As the four settle into Boden's house for dinner and conversation, they begin talking about the politics of the day, including the impending war between the Americans and the British. The men part ways in the morning, but murder and danger soon follow them all. Elksfoot turns up dead, and Boden and Waring must escape a deadly band of Pottawattamie Indians. Along the way, they pick up new travelers, all trying to find a way out of Pottawattamie territory and certain death. Anyone with an interest in frontier fiction will enjoy this classic book from one of America's most renowned authors. Popular American novelist JAMES FENIMORE COOPER (1789-1851) is best remembered for his 1826 epic The Last of the Mohicans, considered his masterpiece.

Brave Men and Women Their Struggles, Failures, And Triumphs PDF Book By O. E. (Osgood Eaton) Fuller

Brave Men and Women Their Struggles, Failures, And Triumphs

  • Author: O. E. (Osgood Eaton) Fuller
  • ISBN Code: : 3842499264
  • Publisher : tredition
  • Page : 523 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 149 Readers
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This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.

Thomas Hardy: Collected Works PDF Book By Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy: Collected Works

  • Author: Thomas Hardy
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Page : 7703 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 880 Readers
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This unique and meticulously edited collection of Thomas Hardy's greatest works includes:_x000D_ Novels:_x000D_ Under the Greenwood Tree_x000D_ Far from the Madding Crowd_x000D_ The Return of the Native_x000D_ The Mayor of Casterbridge_x000D_ The Woodlanders_x000D_ Tess of the d'Urbervilles_x000D_ Jude the Obscure_x000D_ A Pair of Blue Eyes_x000D_ The Trumpet-Major_x000D_ Two on a Tower_x000D_ The Romantic Adventures of a Milkmaid_x000D_ The Well-Beloved_x000D_ Desperate Remedies_x000D_ The Hand of Ethelberta_x000D_ A Laodicean_x000D_ Short Stories:_x000D_ Wessex Tales_x000D_ An Imaginative Woman_x000D_ The Three Strangers_x000D_ The Withered Arm_x000D_ Fellow-Townsmen_x000D_ Interlopers at the Knap_x000D_ The Distracted Preacher_x000D_ Life's Little Ironies_x000D_ The Son's Veto_x000D_ For Conscience' Sake_x000D_ A Tragedy of Two Ambitions_x000D_ On the Western Circuit_x000D_ To Please His Wife_x000D_ The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion_x000D_ A Tradition of Eighteen Hundred and Four_x000D_ The Fiddler of the Reels_x000D_ A Few Crusted Characters_x000D_ Tony Kytes, the Arch-deceiver_x000D_ The History of the Hardcomes_x000D_ The Superstitious Man's Story_x000D_ Andrey Satchel and the Parson and Clerk_x000D_ Old Andrey's Experience as a Musician_x000D_ Absent-Mindedness in a Parish Choir_x000D_ The Winters and the Palmleys_x000D_ Incident in Mr. Crookhill's Life_x000D_ Netty Sargent's Copyhold_x000D_ A Group of Noble Dames_x000D_ The First Countess of Wessex_x000D_ Barbara of the House of Grebe_x000D_ The Marchioness of Stonehenge_x000D_ Lady Mottisfont_x000D_ The Lady Icenway_x000D_ Squire Petrick's Lady_x000D_ Anna, Lady Baxby_x000D_ The Lady Penelope_x000D_ The Duchess of Hamptonshire_x000D_ The Honourable Laura_x000D_ A Changed Man and Other Tales_x000D_ Other Stories_x000D_ Drama:_x000D_ The Dynasts_x000D_ Poetry Collections:_x000D_ Wessex Poems and Other Verses_x000D_ Poems of the Past and the Present_x000D_ Time's Laughingstocks and Other Verses_x000D_ Satires of Circumstance_x000D_ Moments of Vision_x000D_ Late Lyrics and Earlier_x000D_ Other Works:_x000D_ The Dorsetshire Labourer_x000D_ The Rev. William Barnes, B.D._x000D_ The Science of Fiction_x000D_ The Profitable Reading of Fiction_x000D_ Candour in English Fiction and more

Delphi Complete Works of Lord Dunsany (Illustrated) PDF Book By Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Lord Dunsany

Delphi Complete Works of Lord Dunsany (Illustrated)

  • Author: Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Lord Dunsany
  • ISBN Code: : 1786560844
  • Publisher : Delphi Classics
  • Page : 7139 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 444 Readers
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A celebrated pioneer of fantasy fiction, the Irish writer and dramatist Lord Dunsany produced seminal works such as ‘The King of Elfland's Daughter’, noted for their imaginative power and intellectual ingenuity. Dunsany achieved great fame and success with his early short stories and plays, conjuring mysterious kingdoms of fairies and gods in richly coloured prose, while promoting a characteristic element of the macabre. For the first time in publishing history, this comprehensive eBook presents Dunsany’s complete fictional works, with numerous illustrations, many rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Dunsany’s life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * All 13 novels, with individual contents tables * Features many rare novels appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including THE CHARWOMAN’S SHADOW and THE BLESSING OF PAN * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories * Includes all of the Jorkens short story collections published during Dunsany’s lifetime * Rare story collections available in no other eBook, including THE MAN WHO ATE THE PHOENIX * Easily locate the short stories you want to read * Dunsany’s scarce poetry collection, FIFTY POEMS, first time in digital print * Includes the two ‘Sirens’ autobiographies * Features a bonus biography - discover Dunsany’s literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Novels DON RODRIGUEZ: CHRONICLES OF SHADOW VALLEY THE KING OF ELFLAND’S DAUGHTER THE CHARWOMAN’S SHADOW THE BLESSING OF PAN THE CURSE OF THE WISE WOMAN UP IN THE HILLS RORY AND BRAN MY TALKS WITH DEAN SPANLEY THE STORY OF MONA SHEEHY GUERRILLA THE STRANGE JOURNEYS OF COLONEL POLDERS THE LAST REVOLUTION HIS FELLOW MEN The Jorkens Series THE TRAVEL TALES OF MR. JOSEPH JORKENS JORKENS REMEMBERS AFRICA JORKENS HAS A LARGE WHISKEY THE FOURTH BOOK OF JORKENS JORKENS BORROWS ANOTHER WHISKEY Other Short Story Collections THE GODS OF PEGANA TIME AND THE GODS THE SWORD OF WELLERAN AND OTHER STORIES A DREAMER’S TALES THE BOOK OF WONDER FIFTY-ONE TALES TALES OF WONDER TALES OF WAR UNHAPPY FAR-OFF THINGS TALES OF THREE HEMISPHERES THE MAN WHO ATE THE PHOENIX THE LITTLE TALES OF SMETHERS AND OTHER STORIES The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Plays FIVE PLAYS PLAYS OF GODS AND MEN IF PLAYS OF NEAR AND FAR SEVEN MODERN COMEDIES PLAYS FOR EARTH AND AIR The Poetry Collection FIFTY POEMS The Non-Fiction NOWADAYS The Autobiographies WHILE THE SIRENS SLEPT THE SIRENS WAKE The Biography DUNSANY THE DRAMATIST by Edward Hale Bierstadt Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman PDF Book By Laurence Sterne

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Author: Laurence Sterne
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Page : 659 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 530 Readers
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Read and download full book The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

The Price PDF Book By Tom Reilly

The Price

  • Author: Tom Reilly
  • ISBN Code: : 1453540407
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Page : 709 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 484 Readers
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Four young people graduate from one of America’s finest universities NYU. They have been more than friends during their freshman years but for the class 2008 graduation brings the shock of reality as they face the real world. The NYU graduates decide to go their different ways unaware of the tragedies that will befall them in their pursuit of wealth and fame in the real world of materialism and man’s inhumanity to man. Their families are from different walks of life, from excessive wealth to working class. We live in an insanely competitive and individualistic world . . . one that worships, money, possessions, perfection and celebrity that never let us take a step off the treadmill. This is a drama of insurmountable proportions where, tragedy, murder, betrayal, fraud and industrial espionage are all part of their tremulous journey in the real world and the reality that with every decision we make there is always a price!

My Flock in Yankee Blue PDF Book By M. J. P. Padre

My Flock in Yankee Blue

  • Author: M. J. P. Padre
  • ISBN Code: : 1524578630
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Page : 334 pages
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Reviews : 363 Readers
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Join Pastor Joshua Campbell as he anguishes over accepting a calling as chaplain of his towns militia during the American Civil War. Feel his guilt as he disrupts the only life his family knows. Follow him on the battlefields where he makes a life-or-death decision amid the brutality of a confederate cavalry charge. Experience with him the living hell of field hospitals during the throes of battle. Listen with him to the agonizing last breaths of the young men he baptized as babies as he writes their final words to their families. Watch the secret battle he wages with God that drives him unmercifully and has him looking to a release that he has come to understand, but disdains. See the life of an American Civil War chaplain come alive in this debut novel, part one of a series.

Summa Theologica, Volume 3 (Part II, Second Section) PDF Book By St Thomas Aquinas

Summa Theologica, Volume 3 (Part II, Second Section)

  • Author: St Thomas Aquinas
  • ISBN Code: : 1602065578
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Page : 640 pages
  • Genre : Religion
  • Reviews : 753 Readers
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"The Summa Theologica is the best-known work of Italian philosopher, scholar, and Dominican friar SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS (1225 1274), widely considered the Catholic Church s greatest theologian. Famously consulted (immediately after the Bible) on religious questions at the Council of Trent, Aquinas s masterpiece has been considered a summary of official Church philosophy ever since. Aquinas considers approximately 10,000 questions on Church doctrine covering the roles and nature of God, man, and Jesus, then lays out objections to Church teachings and systematically confronts each, using Biblical verses, theologians, and philosophers to bolster his arguments. In Volume III, Aquinas addresses: faith and heresy charity peace and war mercy, anger, and justice prayer truth and much more. This massive work of scholarship, spanning five volumes, addresses just about every possible query or argument that any believer or atheist could have, and remains essential, more than seven hundred years after it was written, for clergy, religious historians, and serious students of Catholic thought."

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy PDF Book By Laurence Sterne

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy

  • Author: Laurence Sterne
  • ISBN Code: : 3986777997
  • Publisher : Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
  • Page : 1111 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 425 Readers
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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy Laurence Sterne - The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (or Tristram Shandy) is a singular by using Laurence Sterne. It become published in 9 volumes, the first acting in 1759, and seven others following over the subsequent seven years . It purports to be a biography of the eponymous character. Its fashion is marked by means of digression, double entendre, and graphic devices.Sterne had read widely, that's meditated in Tristram Shandy. Many of his similes, for example, are reminiscent of the works of the metaphysical poets of the seventeenth century, and the unconventional as a whole, with its recognition on the problems of language, has regular regard to John Locke's theories in An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. Arthur Schopenhauer stated Tristram Shandy as one of the finest novels ever written.

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman PDF Book By Sterne, Lawrence

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Author: Sterne, Lawrence
  • ISBN Code: : 1773138081
  • Publisher : Aegitas
  • Page : 710 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 375 Readers
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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman is a humorous novel by Laurence Sterne. It was published in nine volumes, the first two appearing in 1759, and seven others following over the next seven years (vols. 3 and 4, 1761; vols. 5 and 6, 1762; vols. 7 and 8, 1765; vol. 9, 1767). It purports to be a biography of the eponymous character. Its style is marked by digression, double entendre, and graphic devices.

Eugene Aram PDF Book By Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton, Baron,Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Eugene Aram

  • Author: Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton, Baron,Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • ISBN Code: : 1434497577
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Page : 488 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 447 Readers
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John Burroughs (1837-1921) was an American naturalist and essayist important in the U.S. conservation movement. Burroughs was the most important practitioner after Thoreau of the nature essay. He became the Grand Old Man of Nature.

Snake and Sword PDF Book By Percival Christopher Wren

Snake and Sword

  • Author: Percival Christopher Wren
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Page : 277 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 716 Readers
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"Snake and Sword" by Percival Christopher Wren. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

No More Soldiering PDF Book By Stephen Wade

No More Soldiering

  • Author: Stephen Wade
  • ISBN Code: : 1445648954
  • Publisher : Amberley Publishing Limited
  • Page : 264 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 703 Readers
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The stories of those who refused to fight in the First World War

Goat for Azazel PDF Book By George Oscar Lee

Goat for Azazel

  • Author: George Oscar Lee
  • ISBN Code: : 9781469111803
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Page : 640 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 555 Readers
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"GOAT FOR AZAZEL" - A WORLD WAR II STORY is the saga of the friendship between two Poles, a Christian and a Jew,against the backdrop of events that enfolded in Europe between 1939-1945. During this six-year span,Henry Kaplinski, a Jew, is forced to live and survive as a Christian. A sequence of events propels him from the Red Army to the German Wehrmacht. At the same time,his childhood friend, Edward Daszkiewicz is drawn closer to Jewish values and culture through his love of a woman who, while raised Catholic,discovers her Jewish roots in the mids of war. The action of the story moves from Soviet-occupied Poland to Finland,Russia,Germany,Italy and England. There is also a parallel sub-plot involving a U.S.Air Force pilot,Col.Paul Krafchin,who sees action in the European campaign. The various twists and turns of fate alternatively separates and rejoins the characters, always under the constantly-changing and immensely trying circumstances of the war. The novel,much like the film,"Saving Private Ryan", uses true historical facts and details to uncover the essential elements of human nature. It is only under difficult times that what is true and real of people becomes revealed. The enduring values of loyalty,human dignity and freedom are put to test over again in the extreme conditions of deprivation,hunger and fear for one's survival.

The Brotherhood of Battle PDF Book By Jerald L. Marsh

The Brotherhood of Battle

  • Author: Jerald L. Marsh
  • ISBN Code: : 1469174960
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Page : 626 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 522 Readers
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Stories of generals and battles of the American Civil War have been told and retold but relatively little has been written about the common soldiers who fought in the war. In his thoroughly researched history of the Civil War soldiers and families of the upstate New York town of Newark Valley, Jerry Marsh sheds light on the lives of three hundred and nineteen soldiers of the town. He tells of the preacher's son who prayed to be a faithful soldier under the "Stars and Stripes" and the "Banner of Jesus," the eleven families who sent their father and son(s) to the war, the seventy sets of brothers who served, the youths and older men who misrepresented their ages to enlist, the seventy-four men killed or wounded in battle and thirty-nine who died of disease, the families who brought their dead or dying sons back to be buried at home, and the veterans who became productive citizens in New York and across the expanding nation. Marsh's narrative is enhanced by photographs, letters, diaries, and anecdotes from descendants of the courageous soldiers who fought to save the Union and ensure the freedom of all citizens of the "new nation."

Tristram Shandy PDF Book By Laurence Sterne

Tristram Shandy

  • Author: Laurence Sterne
  • ISBN Code: : 0141974001
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Page : 640 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 248 Readers
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'I am got, I know not how, into a cold unmetaphorical vein of infamous writing, and cannot take a plumb-lift out of it for my soul; so must be obliged to go on writing like a Dutch commentator to the end of the chapter, unless something be done ...' Laurence Sterne's great masterpiece of bawdy humour and rich satire defies any attempt to categorize it. Part novel, part digression, its gloriously disordered narrative interweaves the birth and life of the unfortunate 'hero' Tristram Shandy, the eccentric philosophy of his father Walter, the amours and military obsessions of Uncle Toby, and a host of other characters, including Dr Slop, Corporal Trim and the parson Yorick. A joyful celebration of the endless possibilities of the art of fiction, Tristram Shandy is also a wry demonstration of its limitations. The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.