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Samuel Langhorne Clemens known by his pen name Mark Twain, was a writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. He was lauded as the "greatest humorist this country has produced".
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The Arabian Nights
Andrew Lang - Sep 25, 2016 (first published in 1994)
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Andrew Lang (31 March 1844 - 20 July 1912) was a Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him....
Gulliver's Travels
Jonathan Swift - Nov 01, 2007 (first published in 1726)
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Swift's masterful satire is as entertaining today as it was when first published in 1726. Written with great wit and invention, Gulliver's Travels has captivated readers for nearly three centuries....
The French Revolution
A History (Modern Library Classics)
Thomas Carlyle - May 14, 2002 (first published in 1837)
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The book that established Thomas Carlyles reputation when first published in 1837, this spectacular historical masterpiece has since been accepted as the standard work on the subject. It combines a shrewd insight into character, a vivid realization of the picturesque, and a singular ability to bring the past to blazing life, making it a reading exp...
Sir Thomas Malory's Tales of King Arthur
Thomas Malory - Jan 01, 1980 (first published in 1485)
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13 books from Birth to Death of King Arthur. Queen Guinever, wizard Merlin, witch Morgan le Fay, knights Lancelot, Tristram, Lady Elaine, Rome, Holy Grail.Abridged to streamline action of narrative. Caxton's printing plus other sources. Includes 17-pg intro, 2-acknowledgement & notes, 4-pg index. Photos. Illustrations and pages from medieval gold i...