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epub |eng | 2002-03-31 | Author:Anthony Trollope [Trollope, Anthony]

It may easily be conceived that Sir Roger was not a happy man. Lying there with that brandy bottle beneath his pillow, reflecting in his moments of rest that that ...
( Category: Family Saga October 16,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-10-15 | Author:Judith Cutler [Judith Cutler]

CHAPTER TWELVE We were all in need of the wine and biscuits for which Mrs Hansard rang, but they went untouched while Vernon unfolded the papers he had so carefully ...
( Category: Historical October 16,2014 )
epub |eng | 2014-10-15 | Author:David Bezmozgis [Bezmozgis, David]

ELEVEN Leora and Svetlana looked down the corridor to where Kotler had disappeared. They kept their eyes fixed on the spot past the point of all discomfort. They were now ...
( Category: Jewish October 16,2014 )
epub |eng | 2014-10-15 | Author:Adam Foulds [Foulds, Adam]

2 Walking home, Angilù caught sight of the witch of Montebianco in the distance. Perhaps she’d been visiting someone in the house, the servant Graziana maybe. Short, dark, she moved ...
( Category: Historical October 16,2014 )
epub |eng | 2012-10-15 | Author:Emma Tennant

Chapter 22 Jane Bingley’s advanced pregnancy led her to accept an invitation to lie abed in the morning; and to her bedchamber Elizabeth came, when she had conferred with Mrs ...
( Category: Historical October 16,2014 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-22 | Author:Terry Pratchett [Pratchett, Terry]

Vice-chancellor, venerable staff, guests, students, and graduates, I hope that no one will take it amiss when I say that what we are in fact doing today is celebrating ignorance. ...
( Category: Letters & Correspondence October 16,2014 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-02 | Author:Jonathan Coe [Coe, Jonathan]

A nice old pickle The journey was long (about an hour and a quarter, Thomas guessed) and very uncomfortable. After twenty minutes or so he could tell that they were ...
( Category: Historical October 16,2014 )
epub |eng | | Author:Gerard Woodward

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Bathing had usually taken place in the sitting room, in a zinc tub before the fire. Lack of access to this room now made things rather difficult. The ...
( Category: Humor & Satire October 16,2014 )
epub |eng | | Author:Shashi Tharoor

As she sings and dances, all arched hip and elegant fingertips, she manages to exchange meaningful glances with Ashok, making it clear every word of the playback applies to him. ...
( Category: Contemporary October 16,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-10-15 | Author:Mary Nichols [Mary Nichols]

They were married in St Mary’s Church in Upstone six weeks later. It was an austerity wedding; few people were free to travel and many were in the forces and ...
( Category: Historical October 16,2014 )
epub |eng | 1998-10-15 | Author:Barbara Trapido

5. Tränenregen Jonathan When Lydia comes to see me a second time, the moment is not of the best. It is, in general, not a good time for me. The ...
( Category: Contemporary October 16,2014 )
epub |eng | | Author:Fiona Buckley

12 The Cold Scent Dexter was hurried and impatient and clearly growing tired of being inconvenienced by John Wilton and those connected with him. He couldn’t conceive why I should ...
( Category: Historical October 16,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2012-09-18 | Author:Swift, Graham [Swift, Graham]

Hotel THE DAY THEY LET ME out of the hospital I went for a long walk round the streets. People looked very remote and sorry for themselves. I noticed there ...
( Category: Contemporary October 16,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-05-24 | Author:Joanna Trollope [Trollope, Joanna]

9 LONDON LIFE WAS NOT AS NICHOLAS HAD IMAGINED IT WOULD BE. To begin with, everyone—Ianthe, Mike, Steven, and Jon—was always out, seeing people. Nicholas had thought that a stream ...
( Category: Contemporary October 16,2014 )
epub |eng | 2014-07-07 | Author:Jane Ashford

Fourteen The following afternoon, just after luncheon, Lord Stonenden unexpectedly called at the Daltrys’ again. Mary had gone upstairs to lie down, so Katharine received him alone in the drawing ...
( Category: Historical October 16,2014 )