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The Watsons

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Jane Austen


This fragment of a novel was written by Jane Austen in 1804 and remained untitled and unpublished until her nephew James Edward Austen-Leigh…

Über die Weiber

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Arthur Schopenhauer


In diesem vielzitierten Essay aus dem Jahre 1851 ist Schopenhauers generell herablassende Einstellung zu Frauen zusammengefaßt. Frauen…

The Riddle of the Sands

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Erskine Childers


Containing many realistic details based on Childers' own sailing trips along the German North Sea coast, the book is the retelling of a yach…

Fenimore Cooper's Literary Offences

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Mark Twain


Fenimore Cooper - author of The Deerslayer, The Last of the Mohicans, etc - has often been praised, but just as often been criticised for hi…

Novelle

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Die Fürstin ist auf einem Spazierritt, als auf einem Jahrmarkt, auf dem auch wilde Tiere ausgestellt sind, ein Feuer ausbricht. Ein ent…

Both Shatters, Die

In Sammlung kurzer Werke

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Karl May


Sammlung von 19 kurzen Werken von Karl May: • Die beiden Kulledschi. Eine Orienterzählung aus Ägypten. Veröffentlicht in: …

Neuntes Seeabenteuer

In Münchhausen

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Gottfried August Buerger and Gottfried August Bürger


Wunderbare Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande - Feldzüge und lustige Abenteuer des Freiherrn von Münchhausen, wie er dieselben bei der…

The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton, part 1 (p. 115)

In The Return of Sherlock Holmes

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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


Having left Sherlock Holmes apparently deceased at the conclusion of The Final Problem (in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes), we now find that…

Chapter X

In Dead Men's Money

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J. S. Fletcher


This classic mystery produces its first dead body during a clandestine midnight meeting. Already nothing is what it seems... (Summary by Ges…

LOVER AND HUSBAND

In The Three Musketeers

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Alexandre Dumas


The Three Musketeers (Les Trois Mousquetaires) is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, père. It recounts the adventures of a young man named d…

A SMALL PRECAUTION

In Dead Men Tell No Tales

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E.W. Hornung and E. W. Hornung


Ernest William Hornung (June 7, 1866 – March 22, 1921) was an English author. Hornung was the third son of John Peter Hornung, a Hungarian, …

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