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The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar is a wonderful collection of stories which are almost as popular as the detective stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie. Arsene Lupin is not a simple burglar, he is a real gentleman who is constantly chased by Inspector Ganimard but is never caught. His character is very popular in France and some cartoons devoted to Lupin even appeared. The book is very adventurous and funny in many places so it is definitely worth reading.
The Adventures of Mabel is a remarkable children's novel created by Harry Thurston Peck and was first published in 1896-1897. It is a kind and interesting book with a bright cover and wonderful pictures. The characters of The Adventures of Mabel include not only humans but also different animals. Here you meet spiders, giants and other magic creatures which are so interesting for children. The New York Times put the story in the list of the 20 best children's books. Not only children but also their parents when reading it to their kids will be carried away.
"Memoirs of a Midget" by Walter de la Mare is a fictional memoir of Miss M, a diminutive young woman, who was brought-up in an orphanage. Eventually she falls in love with a full-sized woman even as she is courted by a male dwarf. Everyday life of Miss M, with the unique difficulties presented by her size difference, lead to her resolve to claim independence by offering herself as a spectacle in a circus. This book opens the door to the world that is unimaginable by most of people – the world of a tiny, delicate midget, whose heart and soul are large, although she is so small. This enigmatic, mysterious and haunting story is the perfect example of high fiction. This book will not just take your breath away opening you a wonderful fairyland, but also make you look at many things with different eyes.
La Sagrada Biblia nuevamente traducida de la vulgata latina al español, aclarado el sentido de algunos lugares con la luz que dan los textos originales hebreo y griego, é ilustrada con varias notas sacadas de los santos padres y expositores sagrados
Book digitized by Google from the library of University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Latin and Spanish in parallel columns Mode of access: Internet
The Canterville ghost. An amusing chronicle of the tribulations of the ghost of Canterville Chase when his ancestral halls became the home of the American Minister to the Court of St. James
First published in the Court and society review, 1887