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Headlong Hall

By: Thomas Love Peacock

... and social satire from their various interactions and conversations. The setting is the country estate of Squire Harry Headlong Ap-Rhaiader, Esq. in Wales....

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Little Book of Christmas, A

By: John Kendrick Bangs

Summary: Four short Christmas stories, a bit sentimental, but still affecting and worthwhile. Plus Four Christmas verses. (Summary by David Wales)

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Members of the Family

By: Owen Wister

... the Family is a collection of eight short stories about people in the Wyoming Territory in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. (Summary by David Wales)...

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Just William

By: Richmal Crompton

... less puzzled by him. The humor is gentle and pleasing. The series of books is better known in the United Kingdom than in the U.S. ( Summary by David Wales )...

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Robbery Under Arms

By: Rolf Boldrewood

...A tale of cattle duffing, horse stealing and bushranging in the New South Wales outback with Captain Starlight. To quote the author though presented in the guise of fiction, this chronicle of the Marston family must not be set down by the reader as wholly fanciful or exaggerated. Much of the narrat...

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Round the Sofa

By: Elizabeth Gaskell

...say about a persecuted minority group, the Cagots in Western France. The Doom of the Griffiths. A Gothic short story about a cursed family and set in Wales. Half a Life-Time Ago. A novella set in the Wiltshire Dales. The Poor Clare. A Ghostly short story! The Half Brothers. A sad short story about brotherly love and a sheep-dog dog named Lassie! (Summary by Noel Badrian)...

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New Swiss Family Robinson, The

By: Owen Wister

A parody of its famous predecessor, this short piece was written by Owen Wister for the Harvard Lampoon (Summary by David Wales)

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Flint Heart, The

By: Eden Phillpotts

... is perfectly understandable without such explications. The droll narration makes the story as much fun for adults as for children. (Summary by David Wales)...

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Dragon Of Wantley, The, Version 2

By: Owen Wister

...tury. The book was a surprise success, going through four editions over the next ten years. This is the 1895 edition. (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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Christmas Every Day and Other Stories Told for Children

By: William Dean Howells

...apham. (Reader’s Note for story 3: A pony engine is a small locomotive for switching cars from one track to another.) (Summary by Wikipedia and David Wales)...

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John Caldigate

By: Anthony Trollope

...n disowned by his father, John Caldigate sets sail for Australia with his friend Dick Shand hoping to make his fortune in the goldfields in New South Wales. On the voyage, he meets Euphemia Smith and they conduct an indiscreet affair aboard. After various problems, Caldigate literally strikes gold and returns to Sydney where he meets Euphemia again and they settle. living ...

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