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Knuckles and Gloves

Cate: Short Stories  Author:novel 

In the brickwork of a well-known London house, not far from Covent Garden, there is a stone with the date, 1636, which was cut by the order of Alexander, Earl of Stirling. It formed part of a building which sheltered successively Tom Killigrew, Denzil Hollis, and Sir Henry Vane; and that great kaleidoscope of a quack, a swordsman, and ...


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Kincaid\'s Battery

Cate: Classical Novels  Author:novel 

For the scene of this narrative please take into mind a wide quarter-circle of country, such as any of the pretty women we are to know in it might have covered on the map with her half-opened fan.


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Known to the Police

Cate: Short Stories  Author:novel 

The kind reception accorded to a previous book encourages me to believe that another volume dealing with my experiences in the great under-world of London may not prove unacceptable.


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Kenilworth

Cate: Classical Novels  Author:novel 

A certain degree of success, real or supposed, in the delineation of Queen Mary, naturally induced the author to attempt something similar respecting “her sister and her foe,” the celebrated Elizabeth. He will not, however, pretend to have approached the task with the same feelings; for the candid Robertson himself confesses having fel...


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Kipps

Cate: Classical Novels  Author:H.G. Wells 

Kipps: The Story of a Simple Soul is a novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1905. Humorous yet sympathetic, this perceptive social novel is generally regarded as a masterpiece, and was the author's own favourite work.


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Knock, knock, knock

Cate: Short Stories  Author:novel 

Referred to by Henry James as 'the first novelist of his time' Ivan Turgenev's works focus on class, love and suffering. "Knock, Knock, Knock and Other Stories" with its themes of the supernatural was, therefore, something of a departure for a writer who was well known for his more humanitarian and liberal views. However, Turgenev uses...


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King Solomon's Mines

Cate: Biographical  Author:novel 

It is a curious thing that at my age — fifty-five last birthday — I should find myself taking up a pen to try to write a history. I wonder what sort of a history it will be when I have finished it, if ever I come to the end of the trip! I have done a good many things in my life, which seems a long one to me, owing to my having begun wo...


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Kanga Creek

Cate: Short Stories  Author:Henry Havelock Ellis 

THIS Australian Idyll is largely based on reminiscences of a year (1878) spent as school teacher at the spot described.


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Keep the Aspidistra Flying

Cate: Short Stories  Author:乔治.奥威尔 George Orwell 

The clock struck half past two. In the little office at the back of Mr McKechnie’s bookshop, Gordon — Gordon Comstock, last member of the Comstock family, aged twenty-nine and rather moth-eaten already — lounged across the table, pushing a four-penny packet of Player’s Weights open and shut with his thumb.


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Kidnapped

Cate: Comprehensive Novel  Author:Robert Louis Stevenso 

The novel is a British famous writer in the 19th century Robert? Louis? Stevenson's classic, it borrow a young seventeen tone tells the story of a adventure, exile, growth experience. Scotland orphan David to family heritage go to uncle, uncle was lured to the ship to America as slaves. The boat foundered on rocks in the sea, he alone ...


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