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by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Jungle Tales of Tarzan
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  • Fiction
  • 1916
  • Autor: Edgar Rice Burroughs
The book about Tarzan’s childhood and adolescence is the monkey’s technique. About his adventures in the virgin jungle of Central Africa, at a time when Tarzan could not imagine that he was the heir to Lord Graystock. He lives the life of monkeys and perceives himself to be a monkey, albeit very different from his fellow tribesmen....
Number of pages: ~ 86 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7 out of 5

by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Tarzan the Terrible
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  • Fiction
  • 1921
  • Autor: Edgar Rice Burroughs
This book tells of the extraordinary adventures of Tarzan, a man from the monkey tribe, who came from an ancient English aristocratic family of Lords of the Greystocks. Continuation of the book "Tarzan the Indomitable."...
Number of pages: ~ 111 pages
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by Ayn Rand
Anthem
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The story “Anthem” by Ayn Rand is a socio-political anti-utopia. This is a criticism of a totalitarian society that suppresses creativity and human feelings. In this barbaric society, no one has personal names: there is "we", but there is no "I", no one has the right to think, create and choose their life path. The main character discovers electricity and offers to use the forces of nature for the benefit of mankind. But people who are used to living in primitive fear do not believe in the power of reason. The hero has to build his own world, realize himself as an individual, and learn to say...
Number of pages: ~ 45 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.4 out of 5

by James Blish
The Thing in the Attic
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It is said in the Book of Laws that the Giants, having flown to Tellura from distant stars, found the Surface unsuitable for life. And therefore, they commanded that people always live above the Surface, always in the air, in the rays of the sun and stars, so that they remember where their creators once came from. The weaver Honat was declared an archieretic, the main enemy of a person who leads astray young people, sowing doubts about the fidelity of the Book of Laws and was sentenced, along with other heretics, to exile to the Surface, from where no one has ever returned. Now their path lay...
Number of pages: ~ 25 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 3.6 out of 5

The Return of Dr. Fu-Manchu
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The merciless Fu Manchi returns to London to continue his atrocities: murders, kidnappings, blackmail, bribery - the brilliant villain does not stop at nothing in achieving his goals. The fate of the whole world is again in the hands of the secret British agent Nyland Smith....
Number of pages: ~ 130 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.2 out of 5

by Oscar Wilde
Ballad of Reading Gaol
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Oscar Wilde writes this poem after serving a two-year sentence in a hard labor prison in Reading (Berkshire) (1895-1897). The plot of the ballad is based on real events: the execution of one of the prisoners - cavalry guard Charles Thomas Woolridge (c. 1866 - July 7, 1896), who was sentenced to death for the murder of his wife’s jealousy. The execution made a deep impression on the prisoner Wilde. Motives of love, deep feelings are combined with ardent compassion for the misfortune of a person....
Number of pages: ~ 11 pages
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by Edgar Allan Poe
The Masque of the Red Death
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  • Mystery
  • 1842
  • Autor: Edgar Allan Poe
Prince Prospero with a thousand close associates during an epidemic hides in a closed monastery, leaving his subjects to the mercy of fate. The monastery is secured and isolated to everyone, so they can not be afraid of infection. The masquerade ball arranged by the prince is so magnificent that the Red Death itself comes to participate ......
Number of pages: ~ 7 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 3 out of 5

by Beatrix Potter
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
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Peter, the mischievous little rabbit, climbed into Mr. McGregor's garden to enjoy salad, radish, parsley. But just how can Peter get out? Where is the gate - he forgot, and the angry owner began to chase after Peter around the garden!...
Number of pages: ~ 11 pages
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by Oscar Wilde
The Canterville Ghost
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In the ancient English castle of Canterville lives a real English ghost. It scares the inhabitants of the castle at night - the venerable Otis family. In the arsenal of ghosts, there are petty pranks, and quite terrible horror stories. But no one in the castle for some reason believes in mysterious ghosts ... What a disrespect for traditions! The Canterville Ghost is ready for the most decisive action. But it turned out that angels were also among these unpardonable Americans: a sweet, brave girl who is not without compassion....
Number of pages: ~ 25 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.4 out of 5

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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  • Fantasy
  • 1864
  • Autor: Lewis Carroll
In this book you will meet the girl Alice and get with her into the amazing, mysterious world of miracles of Lewis Carroll. The story tells how a little girl Alice jumps into a rabbit hole, where she discovers a fairy-tale world inhabited by unusual creatures....
Number of pages: ~ 28 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.2 out of 5