Humor & Satire
epub |eng | 1886-02-01 | Author:James, Henry [James, Henry]

XXV They passed through two or three small, short streets, which, with their little wooden houses, with still more wooden door-yards, looked as if they had been constructed by the ...
( Category: Classics November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 1889-01-01 | Author:Twain, Mark [Twain, Mark]

CHAPTER XXIV. A Rival Magician. MY influence in the Valley of Holiness was something prodigious now. It seemed worth while to try to turn it to some valuable account. The ...
( Category: Classics November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 1937-01-15 | Author:Cronin, A. J. [Cronin, A. J.]

xvi Andrew woke up in the middle of that night groaning:— “Am I a fool, Chris? Chucking away our living—a sound job? After all, I was getting a few private ...
( Category: Classics November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2015-01-01 | Author:Kressing, Harry [Kressing, Harry]

26 “. . . so he says she’s getting too fat—he blames you—and he’s going to take her away.” Conrad smiled at the news. “The boy shows spirit.—And what will ...
( Category: Genre Fiction November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2016-08-16 | Author:Leo, Forrest [Leo, Forrest]

‘Of course I do!’ ‘Bosch and Bruegel,’ says Lancaster. ‘Who copied whom?’ ‘What?’ Lizzie is becoming flustered. Lancaster charges on. ‘Who’s Gustave Courbet?’ ‘A painter.’ ‘What did he paint?’ ‘PAINTINGS.’ ...
( Category: Humor & Satire November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 1966-01-03 | Author:Pynchon, Thomas [Pynchon, Thomas]

5 Though her next move should have been to contact Randolph Driblette again, she decided instead to drive up to Berkeley. She wanted to find out where Richard Wharfinger had ...
( Category: Literary November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 1964-01-19 | Author:Dundy, Elaine [Dundy, Elaine]

10 NO DOUBT because of my being an American (though possibly the strain of all the mixed emotions I'd been feeling that day might have had something to do with ...
( Category: Women's Fiction November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 1920-01-01 | Author:Lewis, Sinclair [Lewis, Sinclair]

II She disliked “The Girl from Kankakee” even more than she had expected. It narrated the success of a farm-lassie in clearing her brother of a charge of forgery. She ...
( Category: Classics November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 1984-01-01 | Author:Banks, Iain [Banks, Iain]

6: The Skull Grounds WHEN Agnes Cauldhame arrived, eight and a half months pregnant, on her BSA 500 with the swept-back handlebars and eye of Sauron painted red on the ...
( Category: Genre Fiction November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 1969-01-03 | Author:Amis, Kingsley [Amis, Kingsley]

4: The Young Man ‘Death’s an integral part of life, after all. We settle for it by the mere act of being born. Let’s face it, Mr Allington, it is ...
( Category: Genre Fiction November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 2017-07-10 | Author:McClanahan, Scott [McClanahan, Scott]

We used to do nice things for another though. One night Sarah came home crying because she’d broken an old woman’s leg. She told me all you have to do ...
( Category: Literary November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 1934-01-16 | Author:Greenwood, Edwin [Greenwood, Edwin]

12. THE “FEET” Major Beamish awoke the next morning with a feeling that all had not gone well the previous evening. He surveyed the yellow tinge in his eyes with ...
( Category: Thrillers & Suspense November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 1876-01-15 | Author:Twain, Mark [Twain, Mark]

17 Memories of the Lost Heroes — The Point in Tom’s Secret But there was no hilarity in the little town that same tranquil Saturday afternoon. The Harpers, and Aunt ...
( Category: Genre Fiction November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 1726-01-01 | Author:Swift, Jonathan [Swift, Jonathan]

THE END OF THE SECOND PART. Part III A VOYAGE TO LAPUTA, BALNIBARBI, LUGGNAGG, GLUBBDUBDRIB, AND JAPAN Chapter I The author sets out on his third voyage. Is taken by ...
( Category: Classics November 12,2018 )
epub |eng | 1813-01-01 | Author:Austen, Jane [Austen, Jane]

Chapter 11 When they were gone, Elizabeth, as if intending to exasperate herself as much as possible against Mr. Darcy, chose for her employment the examination of all the letters ...
( Category: Regency November 12,2018 )

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