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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde and Reading Time

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Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels, Graphic Novels, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences / Size: 223 pages / Free from 26 February 2020   Rating: 4.30 / 5 1214 reviews

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is the original 1818 'Uncensored' Edition of Frankenstein as first published anonymously in 1818. This original version is much more true to the spirit of the author's original intentions than the heavily revised 1831 edition, edited by Shelley, in p...

Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels, Graphic Novels, Fiction, Fiction Classics, Horror, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 220 pages / Free from 25 February 2020   Rating: 4.30 / 5 1223 reviews

My Thoughts (Volume Book 1) by Ryan Horton

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Genre: Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 74 pages / Free from 25 February 2020  

A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf

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Genre: Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Test Preparation & Guides, Religion & Spirituality, Islam, Teen & Young Adult / Size: Unknown / Free from 25 February 2020   Rating: 4.40 / 5 123 reviews

Common Sense (Annotated): The Origin and Design of Government by Thomas Paine

Common Sense was a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–76 advocating independence from Great Britain to people in the Thirteen Colonies.Writing in clear and persuasive prose, Paine marshaled moral and political arguments to encourage common people in the Colonies to fight fo...

Genre: History, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 73 pages / Free from 25 February 2020  

Leo Tolstoy: The Complete Novels and Novellas by Leo Tolstoy

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Genre: Arts & Photography, Stage & Theatre, Fiction, Drama, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Education & Reference, Foreign Languages / Size: Unknown / Free from 25 February 2020  

The Essential Robert Burns: 500+ Poems and Songs by the National Poet of Scotland by Robert Burns

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Genre: Fiction, Anthologies, Fiction Classics, Poetry, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 748 pages / Free from 24 February 2020  

Under the Cherry Blossoms: An Introduction to Japanese Tree Folklore by Christopher Kincaid

Murder. Love. Sacrifice. From stories about a willow who falls in love with a human to an old samurai who kills himself so his beloved tree can live, Japanese folklore venerates trees. Beyond the sakura, the famous cherry tree, Japanese farmers told stories about the trees that welcomed th...

Genre: Fiction, History, Asia, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 85 pages / Free from 24 February 2020  

Heroic Poets, Poetic Heroes: The Ethnography of Performance in an Arabic Oral Epic Tradition (Myth and Poetics) by Dwight F. Reynolds

An astonishingly rich oral epic that chronicles the early history of a Bedouin tribe, the Sirat Bani Hilal has been performed for almost a thousand years. In this ethnography of a contemporary community of professional poet-singers, Dwight F. Reynolds reveals how the epic tradition continu...

Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences / Size: 128 pages / Free from 24 February 2020  

Telling the Truth: The Theory and Practice of Documentary Fiction by Barbara C. Foley

Barbara Foley here focuses on the relatively neglected genre of documentary fiction: novels that are continually near the borderline between factual and fictive discourse. She links the development of the genre over three centuries to the evolution of capitalism, but her analyses of litera...

Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: Unknown / Free from 24 February 2020  

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

Genre: Fiction, History, Americas, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 288 pages / Free from 24 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 5 reviews

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

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Genre: Fiction, Horror, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 325 pages / Free from 24 February 2020   Rating: 3.90 / 5 4 reviews

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

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, History, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, True Accounts, True Crime / Size: 78 pages / Free from 24 February 2020   Rating: 3.70 / 5 4 reviews

The Self and Its Pleasures: Bataille, Lacan, and the History of the Decentered Subject by Carolyn J. Dean

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Genre: Professional & Technical, Medicine, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology / Size: 288 pages / Free from 24 February 2020  

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 by 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 ...

Genre: Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Thrillers, Fiction, Horror, Short Stories, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 1343 pages / Free from 23 February 2020   Rating: 4.70 / 5 203 reviews

Franz Kafka: The Complete Novels by Franz Kafka

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

Genre: Fiction, Short Stories, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy / Size: 442 pages / Free from 23 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 1 review

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

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Genre: Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 162 pages / Free from 23 February 2020  

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

Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Parenting & Families, Literature Guides, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity / Size: 265 pages / Free from 23 February 2020   Rating: 4.50 / 5 5 reviews

Plato: The Complete Works (31 Books) by Plato

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Genre: History, Ancient, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Self-Help & Counselling, Psychology, Social Sciences / Size: Unknown / Free from 23 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 1 review

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

Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 256 pages / Free from 23 February 2020  

James Fenimore Cooper: The Complete Novels by James Fenimore Cooper

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Genre: Fiction, Anthologies, Fiction Classics, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Foreign Languages / Size: 21.36 mb / Free from 22 February 2020   Rating: 5.00 / 5 4 reviews

The Institution of Criticism by 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...

Genre: Fiction, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy / Size: 287 pages / Free from 22 February 2020  

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

Genre: Fiction, History, Europe, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 373 pages / Free from 22 February 2020  

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

Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 223 pages / Free from 22 February 2020  

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

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Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 184 pages / Free from 22 February 2020  

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

Genre: Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Crime Fiction / Size: 200 pages / Free from 21 February 2020   Rating: 4.30 / 5 4 reviews

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

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Genre: Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 564 pages / Free from 21 February 2020  

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

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Genre: Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory, Children's eBooks, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fairy Tales / Size: 7042 pages / Free from 20 February 2020   Rating: 4.00 / 5 4 reviews

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

Genre: 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 / Size: 454 pages / Free from 20 February 2020   Rating: 4.20 / 5 4 reviews

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) by 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.

Genre: Biography & True Accounts, Memoirs, Specific Groups, Fiction, Nonfiction, Literary Criticism & Theory / Size: 25 pages / Free from 20 February 2020   Rating: 4.00 / 5 2 reviews

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