A Guide to the Best Fiction in English

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G. Routledge & sons, limited, 1913 - American fiction - 813 pages

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Page 10 - THE FAMOUS HISTORIE OF FRYER BACON, containing the wonderfull things that he did in his life : also the manner of his death, with the lives and deaths of the two conjurers, Bungye and Vandermast.
Page 46 - Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry, and Logic in their Pursuits through Life in and out of London [sequel].
Page 46 - REAL LIFE IN LONDON : or, the Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho, Esq., and his Cousin. The Hon. Tom Dashall.
Page 59 - So much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby as relates to her Domestic History, and to the Eventful Period of King Charles the First, the Protectorate, and the Restoration (1635 to 1663).
Page 2 - Morte d'Arthur.— SIR THOMAS MALORY'S BOOK OF KING ARTHUR AND OF HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE. The original Edition of CAXTON, revised for Modern Use. With an Introduction by Sir EDWARD STRACHEY, Bart. pp. xxxvii., 509. "It is with perfect confidence that we recommend this edition of the old romance to every class of readers.
Page 16 - Good God, what a genius I had when I wrote that book!
Page 580 - Flower, Fruit, and Thorn Pieces, or the Wedded Life, Death, and Marriage of Firmian Stanislaus Siebenkaes, Parish Advocate in the Parish of Kuhschnapptel.
Page 396 - Dr. Le Baron and his Daughters ; a Story of the Old Colony. 1890. The doctor is son of the Nameless Nobleman in the former romance. This tale deals more discursively with later phases of social life, embodying many traditions and legends.
Page 23 - Welsh family, a group of laughable oddities, through England, Scotland and Wales. The sarcastic descriptions of towns and peoples derive comic effect from being put in the letters of different characters with absurdly different points of view.
Page 152 - I. Pharais : The Mountain Lovers. II. The Sin Eater : The Washer of the Ford and other Legendary Moralities. III. The Dominion of Dreams : Under the Dark Star. IV. The Divine Adventure : lona : Studies in Spiritual History. V. The Winged Destiny: Studies on the Spiritual History of the Gael.

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