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Kai Trollmann verpasst die letzte U-Bahn. Ihm bleibt nichts anderes übrig, als auf die erste Bahn des nächsten Morgens zu warten. Er bekommt Gesellschaft von Helen, einer älteren Frau. "Ich bin deine Tochter. Ich komme aus der Zukunft. Und ich werde dich erschießen." Durch eine fatale Wendung werden sie gezwungen, die Zeit bis zur Ankunft der Bahn gemeinsam zu verbringen: Kai und seine mögliche Zukunft. Helen und das vergangene Leben mit ihrem Vater. Und eine Gegenwart, die alles verändern könnte.

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This book contains several tables of HTML content that will make reading easier. The first table of contents lists all the titles included in this volume.
This book contains the following works, classified by author:
In a Grove by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa The Innocence of Father Brown by Gilbert Keith Chesterton The Man Who Knew Too Much by Gilbert Keith Chesterton The Wisdom of Father Brown by Gilbert Keith Chesterton The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle The Return of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle The Sign of the Four by Arthur Conan Doyle The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle The Spider by Hanns Heinz Ewers The Man Who Ended War by Hollis Godfrey Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy The Seven Secrets by William Le Queux The Czar's Spy by William Le Queux The Confessions of Arsène Lupine by Maurice Leblanc The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux The Experiences of Loveday Brooke, Lady Detective by Catherine Louisa Pirkis The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe The Lady, or the Tiger? By Frank R. Stockton Tom Sawyer, Detective by Mark Twain An Antarctic Mystery by Jules Verne The Technique of the Mystery Story by Carolyn Wells Raspberry Jam by Carolyn Wells The Master Criminal by Fred Merrick White

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Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for his intellectual prowess, and is renowned for his skillful use of deductive reasoning (somewhat mistakenly – see inductive reasoning) and astute observation to solve difficult cases. He is arguably the most famous fictional detective ever created, and is one of the best known and most universally recognizable literary characters in any genre. Conan Doyle wrote four novels and fifty-six short stories that featured Holmes. All but four stories were narrated by Holmes' friend and biographer, Dr. John H. Watson, two having been narrated by Holmes himself, and two others written in the third person. The first two stories, short novels, appeared in Beeton's Christmas Annual for 1887 and Lippincott's Monthly Magazine in 1890. The character grew tremendously in popularity with the beginning of the first series of short stories in The Strand Magazine in 1891; further series of short stories and two serialized novels appeared almost right up to Conan Doyle's death in 1930. The stories cover a period from around 1878 up to 1903, with a final case in 1914. in this collection you will find: Novels:
• A Study in Scarlet • The Sign of the Four • The Hound of the Baskervilles • The Valley of Fear Short Story Collections: • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes • The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes • The Return of Sherlock Holmes • His Last Bow • The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

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Marcus y Sebastián Tyles son los hijos del comandante de Río Dulce, uno de los hombres más influyentes de Zuneve. Sus vidas transcurren entre las clases, los deportes y los misteriosos rumores sobre las desapariciones y muertes de las personas que intentan cuestionar al gobierno. En su afán por desenmarañar la verdad, descubrirán la corrupción que yace bajo el sistema político, el control social y las supersticiones religiosas, pero también la existencia de seres con habilidades increíbles que han tenido que ocultarse para sobrevivir. De principio a fin, Amarillo mantiene al lector en vilo para sorprenderlo tras cada conversación y cada puerta que se abre. Y tú, ¿qué harías si supieras que la historia como la conocemos es una mentira?

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Little Women or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888). Written and published in two parts in 1868 and 1869, the novel follows the lives of four sisters – Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March – and is loosely based on the author's childhood experiences with her three sisters. The first part of the book was an immediate commercial and critical success and prompted the composition of the book's second part, also a huge success. Both parts were first published as a single volume in 1880. The book is an unquestioned American classic.

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En Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle creó uno de los personajes literarios más conocidos y más realizados en el mundo. Desde la muerte de Doyle, ha habido un montón de escritores que imitan sus historias. Sin embargo, con raras excepciones la mayoría no ha estado a la altura de los altos estándares establecidos por Doyle en sus mejores sus cuentos de Sherlock Holmes.

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Considered lurid and shocking by mid-19th-century standards, Wuthering Heights was initially thought to be such a publishing risk that its author, Emily Brontë, was asked to pay some of the publication costs. Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine's father. After Mr Earnshaw's death, Heathcliff is bullied and humiliated by Catherine's brother Hindley and wrongly believing that his love for Catherine is not reciprocated, leaves Wuthering Heights, only to return years later as a wealthy and polished man. He proceeds to exact a terrible revenge for his former miseries. The action of the story is chaotic and unremittingly violent, but the accomplished handling of a complex structure, the evocative descriptions of the lonely moorland setting and the poetic grandeur of vision combine to make this unique novel a masterpiece of English literature.
A fiend of a book – an incredible monster… The action is laid in hell, – only it seems places and people have English names there. —Dante Gabriel Rossetti A monument of the most striking genius that nineteenth-century womanhood has given us. —Clement Shorter The greatest work of fiction by any man or woman Europe has produced to date. —Anthony Ludovici There is no "I" in 'Wuthering Heights'. There are no governesses. There are no employers. There is love, but it is not the love of men and women. Emily was inspired by some more general conception. The impulse which urged her to create was not her own suffering or her own injuries. She looked out upon a world cleft into gigantic disorder and felt within her the power to unite it in a book. —Virginia Woolf

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First published in 1818, Persuasion was Jane Austen's last work. Its mellow character and autumnal tone have long made it a favorite with Austen readers. Set in Somersetshire and Bath, the novel revolves around the lives and love affair of Sir Walter Elliot, his daughters Elizabeth, Anne, and Mary, and various in-laws, friends, suitors, and other characters, In Anne Elliot, the author created perhaps her sweetest, most appealing heroine. At the center of the novel is Anne's thwarted romance with Captain Frederick Wentworth, a navy man Anne met and fell in love with when she was 19. At the time, Wentworth was deemed an unsuitable match and Anne was forced to break off the relationship. Eight years later, however, they meet again. By this time Captain Wentworth has made his fortune in the navy and is an attractive «catch.» However, Anne is now uncertain about his feelings for her. But after various twists and turns of fortune, the novel ends on a happy note. In Persuasion, as in such novels as Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Emma, Austen limned the plight of young women who could escape the constraints of family life only by marrying, and suggest the foolishness of women who believed they were free and not dependent on the financial and social resources of men. At the same time, Persuasion offers an ironic and subtle paean to the true love that enables one woman to rise above straitened economic circumstances and the stifling social conventions that restricted women to narrowly circumscribed lives in the common sitting room. Sure to appeal to admirers of Jane Austen, Persuasion will delight any reader with its finely drawn characters, gentle satire, and charming re-creation of the genteel world of the 19th-century English countryside.
Anne Elliot must have been Jane Austen herself, speaking for the last time. There is something so true, so womanly about her, that it is impossible not to love her. She is the bright-eyed heroine of the earlier novels matured, chastened, cultivated, to whom fidelity has brought only greater depth and sweetness instead of bitterness and pain. —Anne Thackeray Ritchie The wit of Jane Austen has for partner the perfection of her taste. —Virginia Woolf

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La Noche de San Juan de 1971, la oscuridad se apoderó para siempre del Pasaje Begoña. Una gran redada de los grises acabó con aquel corredor de Torremolinos donde reinaba la libertad y el respeto; un sitio especial donde los visitantes podían mostrarse tal y como eran, con independencia de su género, raza o tendencias sexuales.Gritos, llantos, lamentos. La magia y la elegancia chocaron con la brutalidad y la injusticia del régimen franquista. Fusiles contra lentejuelas. ¿Se puede volar cuando te han arrancado las alas?Un matrimonio forzado entre un homosexual y una discapacitada intelectual, un camarero enamorado, un adicto y una mujer atrapada en un cuerpo que no le pertenece se mezclan en esta novela que brinda un merecido homenaje a este episodio tan importante de la historia LGTBI de España.Atrévete a descubrir el Pasaje Begoña de la mano de Ismael Lozano Latorre. Atrévete a leer la esperada novela del autor de Vagos y Maleantes, que ha conquistado el corazón de miles de lectores. #pasajebegoña

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Johannes Semperi (1892–1970) ja Johannes Barbaruse (1890–1946) sõprus sai alguse juba koolipingis ja kestis läbi elu, neid sidus huvi kirjanduse vastu, hiljem juba osalemine kirjanike ja tõlkijatena Eesti kirjandus- ja kultuurielus. Nende kirjavahetus on haruldane oma mahukuse (675 kirja) ja kestuse (1911–1940) poolest, aga ka seetõttu, et on peaaegu tervikuna säilinud mõlemapoolselt. Siin räägitakse avameelselt nii loomingulistest probleemidest, kirjastamisest, kultuurisündmustest, reisidest, harrastustest kui ka argielust. See on panoraamne vaade nii Eesti kui ka Euroopa tollasele kultuurielule.
Toimetanud ja kommenteerinud: Paul Rummo, Abel Nagelmaa, Tiina Saluvere ja Ülo Treikelder Peatoimetaja: Marin Laak Saatesõna: Harald Peep Järelsõna: Marin Laak Kujundaja ja küljendaja: Kalle Müller