Category Archives: Literature and Fiction

The Governess by Julie M. Lippmann

The Governess by Julie M. Lippmann

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A fearless tomboy, Nan, is in dire need of a governess. A motherless girl of fourteen, with her father away in India, Nan finds herself not accountable to the housekeeper. A sweet, petite woman, Miss Blake brings her stern resolution with tender love to educate Nan.

The Governess is a once in a lifetime book! The story immerses the reader in Nan’s tender youth trials and joys, and the strong bond that develops between Nan and Miss Blake.

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Rating: 5/5

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In the Fog by Richard Harding Davis

In the Fog by Richard Harding Davis

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One wintry evening, several men sit in an elite club. They pass the time by sharing interlaced mystery thrillers which involves a beautiful Russian Princess.

Davis brings about a sense of foreboding urgency as he weaves the intricate plot, leaving the reader breathless.

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Rating: 4/5

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Ellen Walton by Alvin Addison

Ellen Walton by Alvin Addison

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This is a dramatic short story of a young woman pursued by an obsessed lover.

Addison studies the psychological nature of obsession bordering on madness and its dire consequences.

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Rating: 5/5

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Lady Betty Across the Water by Alice Muriel Williamson

Lady Betty Across the Water by Alice Muriel Williamson

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Lady Betty, as the youngest and most beautiful daughter, feels siffled at home by her mother and sister’s cold atittude towards her. Her fortune is changed when a suitor is expected for her sister, Vic. Both her mother and sister plan to banish her from the estate so that the would be suitor does not fall in love with Lady Betty.  When Lady Betty is forced to travel to the States with a virtual stranger, the adventure of a lifetime begins . Her accidental meeting with the handsome yet poverty stricken man, Jim Brett, keeps her intrigued.

A novel of satirical humor from the eyes of a young, aristocratic girl who is far from what her title declares her to be. Jim Brett’s gentleman chivalry shines bright when Lady Betty finds herself enamored by unwanted sutitors and fortune hunters. Williamson brings about a unique viewpoint of class distinictions in the Britain and States.

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Rating: 5/5

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The Forbidden Trail by Honoré Willsie Morrow

The Forbidden Trail by Honoré Willsie Morrow

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Roger, the son of a local factory owner, is born into an entrepreneurial family. His boyhood years are spent in daydreaming engineering feats and placating union laborers. He emerges from the state engineering college as one of the geniuses of his time.

A heartbreaking story of a genius boy as he struggles into manhood with ideas that are at least a century ahead of his time.

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Rating: 4/5

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Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert

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A beautiful, married, young woman falls to the sins of pleasure and sells her soul to the devil. Madame Bovary fails to recognize the duties and love for her husband and girl child. She lives in fear and utter despair of her unsatisfied body, mind, and soul.

Flaubert brings to life a psychological drama and constant upheaval of a destroyed soul in a grand masterpiece.

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Rating: 5/5

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Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

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The story is about a doomed love affair of Tess and Angel. Tess goes through many saintly sacrifices and is frequently scorned for her past. Angel is an unforgiving, hard lover who finds it hard to reconcile with Tess’s past and her undying love for him.

A strong plot that weakens its flavor with many diversions.

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Rating: 5/5

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