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Novels, Readers, and Reviewers: Responses to Fiction in Antebellum America

Nina Baym

This book describes and characterizes responses of American readers to fiction in the generation before the Civil War. It is based on close examination of the reviews of all novels—both American and European—that appeared in major American periodicals during the years 1840–1860, a pe...

Size: 288 pages

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Free from 25 January 2020

Fiction, History, Americas, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory

Island of the Dolls: A Novel (World's Scariest Places Book 4)

Jeremy Bates

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Size: 325 pages

Rating: 3.90 / 5
4 reviews

Free from 25 January 2020

Fiction, Horror, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory

ESCAPED KILLER: Serial Killer Allan Legere. One of Canada's most Prolific Killers

RJ Parker

When this killer was on the loose, citizens were vigilant, yet scared. Children were not allowed outside to play without adult supervision. But then he was captured, tried, convicted, and put away for life in prison. The community could finally breathe again. They are out of danger. Unti...

Size: 78 pages

Rating: 3.70 / 5
4 reviews

Free from 25 January 2020

Biography & True Accounts, History, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, True Accounts, True Crime

The Self and Its Pleasures: Bataille, Lacan, and the History of the Decentered Subject

Carolyn J. Dean

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Size: 288 pages

Free from 25 January 2020

Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology

The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft: At the Mountains of Madness, The Call of Cthulhu, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, The Shadow over Innsmouth, ... Witch House, The Silver Key, The Temple&helli

H. P. Lovecraft

Written between the years 1917 and 1935, this collection features Lovecraft's trademark fantastical creatures and supernatural thrills, as well as many horrific and cautionary science-fiction themes, that have influenced some of today's writers and filmmakers, including Stephen King, Alan ...

Size: 1343 pages

Rating: 4.70 / 5
203 reviews

Free from 24 January 2020

Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Thrillers, Fiction, Horror, Short Stories, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory

Franz Kafka: The Complete Novels

Franz Kafka

This book contains the complete novels of Franz Kafka in the chronological order of their original publication.- The Trial- The Castle- Amerika...

Size: 442 pages

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Free from 24 January 2020

Fiction, Short Stories, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy

The Complete Confucius: The Analects, The Doctrine Of The Mean, and The Great Learning

Confucius

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Size: 162 pages

Free from 24 January 2020

Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory

SECRET MESSAGES: An Investigation into the Subliminal Messages in Junior Fiction, from a Christian Perspective.

Ann Fox

DESCRIPTIONWhilst carrying out extensive research into the world of children’s books, covering nearly one thousand stories, I have discovered amongst their pages widespread distortion of Christian truth, such that would confuse the issues of good and evil and affect both family life and ...

Size: 265 pages

Rating: 4.50 / 5
5 reviews

Free from 24 January 2020

Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Parenting & Families, Literature Guides, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity

Plato: The Complete Works (31 Books)

Plato

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Size: Unknown

Rating: 5.00 / 5
1 review

Free from 24 January 2020

History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Social Sciences

Poetry in Speech: Orality and Homeric Discourse (Myth and Poetics)

Egbert J. Bakker

Applying linguistic theory to the study of Homeric style, Egbert J. Bakker offers a highly innovative approach to oral poetry, particularly the poetry of Homer. By situating formulas and other features of oral style within the wider contexts of spoken language and communication, he moves t...

Size: 256 pages

Free from 24 January 2020

Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory

James Fenimore Cooper: The Complete Novels

James Fenimore Cooper

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Size: 21.36 mb

Rating: 5.00 / 5
4 reviews

Free from 23 January 2020

Fiction, Anthologies, Fiction Classics, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Foreign Languages

Pastoral, Identity, and Memory in the Works of John Banville (Schweizer Anglistische Arbeiten (SAA) Book 144)

Alexander G.Z. Myers

John Banvilles works waver indecisively between modernism and postmodernism. This study offers a hitherto unexplored vista on his works and argues that Banville is a post-/modern pastoralist. The pastoral lens opens new vistas to Banville's central concerns: the collusion of ethics and aes...

Size: 223 pages

Free from 23 January 2020

Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory

The Institution of Criticism

Peter Uwe Hohendahl

German radicals of the 1960s announced the death of literature. For them, literature both past and present, as well as conventional discussions of literary issues, had lost its meaning. In The Institution of Criticism, Peter Uwe Hohendahl explores the implications of this crisis from a Mar...

Size: 287 pages

Free from 23 January 2020

Fiction, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy

Building a National Literature: The Case of Germany, 1830–1870

Peter Uwe Hohendahl

Building a National Literature boldly takes issue with traditional literary criticism for its failure to explain how literature as a body is created and shaped by institutional forces. Peter Uwe Hohendahl approaches literary history by focusing on the material and ideological structures th...

Size: 373 pages

Free from 23 January 2020

Fiction, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory

The Other Side of the Story: Structures and Strategies of Contemporary Feminist Narratives

Molly Hite

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Size: 184 pages

Free from 23 January 2020

Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory

Dirty Work Ian Rankin and John Rebus Book-by-Book

Ray Dexter

The unauthorised and ambitiously defintive guide to Ian Rankin and John Rebus...NOW INCLUDING 'EVEN DOGS IN THE WILD'!In 1987 Ian Rankin published the first John Rebus book; even he didn't know what he was unleashing. Nearly thirty years later Rankin and Rebus are the kings of crime fictio...

Size: 200 pages

Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Free from 22 January 2020

Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Crime Fiction

The Letters of William Cullen Bryant: Volume V, 1865–1871

William Cullen Bryant

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Size: 564 pages

Free from 21 January 2020

Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory

1500 Eternal Masterpieces Of Fairy Tales: Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin And The Wonderful Lamp...

Hans Christian Andersen

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Size: 7042 pages

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

Free from 21 January 2020

Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Children's eBooks, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fairy Tales

Hit the Road Jack: A wickedly suspenseful serial killer thriller (Jack Ryder Book 1)

Willow Rose

New series from the Amazon Bestselling author Willow Rose.  Ben is supposed to be in school. It's Monday morning but his parents are still asleep after a night of heavy drinking. Ben Waits patiently, even though he knows he is missing out on today's field trip to the zoo. But, when his b...

Size: 454 pages

Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Free from 21 January 2020

Arts & Photography, Dance, Fashion, Film & Video, Music, Photography, Pop Culture, Television, Biography & True Accounts, Arts & Literature, Ethnic, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Memoirs, Professionals & Academics, Reference & Collections, Travel, Business & Finance, Business Life, Economics, Finance, Industries & Professions, Investing, Marketing & Sales, Personal Finance, Reference, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Children's eBooks, Arts, Music & Photography, Computers & Internet, Science, Nature & How It Works, Sport & Outd

Book Pricing and Promotion: How to Market and Promote Your Kindle Book. A Self-Publisher’s Guide to Writing Books That Sell. (Write Free Book Series)

Alex Foster

Book Pricing and Promotion teaches you how to price your books for optimal results. You’ll see data from personal tests in different book categories showing you how to price your book to balance high volume sales, to maintain high page listings, as well as the best profits possible.

Size: 25 pages

Rating: 4.00 / 5
2 reviews

Free from 21 January 2020

Biography & True Accounts, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory

Biblical Research: (In defense of "Thrisc")

Siaosi Tusitala

Self explanatory......enhancements, references, supporting Biblical texts to the original
proposition in my FICTIONAL ("ufology"/religion) proposals. In order to answer possible challenges and amplify how I came to the conclusions advanced.

*No slight intended to the Sa...

Size: 51 pages

Rating: 4.00 / 5
1 review

Free from 21 January 2020

Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Religion & Spirituality, Bibles, Sacred Texts, Christianity, Teen & Young Adult

Literary Transcendentalism: Style and Vision in the American Renaissance

Lawrence Buell

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Size: 336 pages

Free from 21 January 2020

Fiction, History, Americas, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory

Leo Tolstoy: The Complete Novels and Novellas

Leo Tolstoy

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Size: 2566 pages

Rating: 4.50 / 5
9 reviews

Free from 20 January 2020

Arts & Photography, Art, Fiction, Anthologies, Drama, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Poetry, Drama & Criticism

Henry James: The Complete Collection

Henry James

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Size: 13583 pages

Rating: 4.30 / 5
5 reviews

Free from 20 January 2020

Biography & True Accounts, Specific Groups, Business & Finance, Industries & Professions, Fiction, Anthologies, Drama, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Travel, Continental Europe, United States, Poetry, Drama & Criticism

The Brontë Sisters: The Complete Novels

Anne Brontë

Here you will find the complete novels of the Brontë Sisters:- Agnes Grey, by Anne Brontë- The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, by Anne Brontë- Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë- Shirley, by Charlotte Brontë- Villette, by Charlotte Brontë- The Professor, by Charlotte Brontë- Wuthering Heights,...

Size: 1548 pages

Rating: 3.20 / 5
8 reviews

Free from 20 January 2020

Fiction, Anthologies, Drama, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Poetry, Drama & Criticism

Walden

Henry David Thoreau

First published in 1854, Walden recounts American philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built near Walden Pond, amidst woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, near Concord, Ma...

Size: Unknown

Rating: 4.70 / 5
10 reviews

Free from 20 January 2020

Biography & True Accounts, Arts & Literature, Specific Groups, Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Science & Maths, Nature & Ecology, Self-Help & Counselling, Health & Fitness, Alternative Medicine

Heart of Darkness: A Joseph Conrad Trilogy

Joseph Conrad

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Size: Unknown

Rating: 5.00 / 5
2 reviews

Free from 20 January 2020

Fiction, Drama, Fiction Classics, Sea Adventures, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Poetry, Drama & Criticism

William Shakespeare: The Complete Works (Illustrated)

William Shakespeare

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume!The ComediesA Midsummer Night's DreamAll's Well That Ends WellAs You Like ItLove’s Labour ’s LostMeasure for MeasureMuch Ado About NothingThe ...

Size: 5185 pages

Rating: 4.30 / 5
1179 reviews

Free from 19 January 2020

Arts & Photography, Stage & Theatre, Fiction, Anthologies, Drama, Poetry, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory

Wuthering Heights

Emily Brontë

Considered lurid and shocking by mid-19th-century standards, Wuthering Heights was initially thought to be such a publishing risk that its author, Emily Brontë, was asked to pay some of the publication costs.Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic l...

Size: 178 pages

Rating: 4.40 / 5
879 reviews

Free from 19 January 2020

Fiction, Anthologies, Drama, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Poetry, Drama & Criticism

Crime and Punishment

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Through the story of the brilliant but conflicted young Raskolnikov and the murder he commits, Fyodor Dostoyevsky explores the theme of redemption through suffering. “Crime and Punishment” put Dostoyevsky at the forefront of Russian writers when it appeared in 1866 and is now one of th...

Size: 307 pages

Rating: 4.20 / 5
765 reviews

Free from 19 January 2020

Arts & Photography, Art, Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Fiction, Anthologies, Drama, Poetry, Short Stories, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Poetry, Drama & Criticism, Crime Fiction

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