Biographical
epub |eng | 2009-06-01 | Author:Robert Graves [Graves, Robert]

Chapter 17 MY study of Julius Caesar’s commentaries on his two British campaigns made it clear to me that unless conditions had changed considerably since his day it was possible ...
( Category: Biographical March 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 1961-08-14 | Author:Robert Graves [Graves, Robert]

XVIII ONE SUMMER AFTERNOON AT CAPUA I WAS SITTING ON a stone bench behind the stables of my villa, thinking out some problem of Etruscan history and idly shooting dice, ...
( Category: Historical March 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-12 | Author:Peter Rock

Experts said that the images of hotels were “often taken from angles and vantage points such as they could only have been taken from a helicopter.” These are blurry pictures ...
( Category: Small Town & Rural March 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-12 | Author:Stephanie Marie Thornton

* * * • • • The exuberant welcome Father received in New York’s harbor was enough to assuage all doubts regarding the upcoming Republican nomination; I’d have guessed at ...
( Category: Family Saga March 14,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jerome Charyn

OUR FINAL LANDING WAS at the headquarters of Senator Thomas Collier Platt, who held court at the Fifth Avenue when he wasn’t in Washington. Known as the “Easy Boss,” he ...
( Category: Short Stories February 27,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-15 | Author:Michael Downing

3. It began to snow as Mark packed up his bag, big lazy flakes that smashed into the windows like hopeful, heedless moths. As he headed outside, he recognized the ...
( Category: Biographical February 27,2019 )
epub |eng | 2017-11-30 | Author:Carol Gibbs

Mommy and Aunty Beryl are sitting at the kitchen table drinking coffee. “Jacob says if I give him another son, he’ll never drink again.” “And you believe him?” Aunty Beryl ...
( Category: Biographical February 27,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-09-10 | Author:Leo Tolstoy [Tolstoy, Leo]

TWENTY-FOUR Me I have only a few months left before my university entrance examinations. I have been studying hard, and not only await the teachers without fear but even take ...
( Category: Biographical February 27,2019 )
epub |eng | 2017-07-10 | Author:Nelson Algren

On Sunday morning the early flushing of the thundermug in tank ten would waken the deputy’s family, where they slept directly below, on that one morning of the week when ...
( Category: Classics February 27,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Brenda Stanley

Chapter 17 The story of Dakota Montpelier, Idaho 1885 They arrested Casper for the fire, and for the destruction it caused. Dakota sat each day just outside the window of ...
( Category: Historical February 26,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-04-08 | Author:Min, Anchee [Min, Anchee]

The clouds drifted low to the ground and the crowns of pine trees spread like beggars’ arms. Dick and I followed the trail leading to the top of the Purple ...
( Category: Biographical June 8,2017 )
epub | | 2010-06-10 | Author:Helen Hollick [Hollick, Helen]

§ LII Morgause seethed, though she took great care not to show it. That whelp riding ahead would gloat were she to show discomfort – and that satisfaction, under no ...
( Category: Biographical June 7,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-05-02 | Author:David Anthony Durham

Kaleb “Come attend this thing with me,” Crassus says. “I want it documented for my papers. Afterward we’ll see to the matters of correspondence.” The senator stands in his camp ...
( Category: Military May 21,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:Édouard Louis

My Other Father Here is an anecdote my mother told me. It was during one of the village dances—outlandishly named dances that would take place in the village hall a ...
( Category: Gay May 21,2017 )
azw3 |eng | 2011-10-23 | Author:Cantwell, Michael [Cantwell, Michael]

Back to Contents Chapter 17 The oncoming car blasted its way into my passenger door. We were pushed completely through the intersection. The car didn’t stop until we were wrapped ...
( Category: Biographical May 21,2017 )