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The Invisible Man

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H. G. Wells


The Invisible Man (1897) is one of the most famous science fiction novels of all time. Written by H.G. Wells (1866-1946), it tells the story…

40 - Chapter IX, part two

In L'Assommoir

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Émile Zola


Émile François Zola (French pronunciation: [emil zɔˈla]) (2 April 1840 – 29 September 1902) was an influential French writer, …

06 - Chapter 7

In Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus

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Mary Shelley


A student discovers the secret of animating lifeless matter and, by assembling body parts, creates the monster Frankenstein. Rejected by soc…

The Reeve's Tale

In The Canterbury Tales

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Geoffrey Chaucer


The Canterbury Tales is a collection of stories written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century (two of them in prose, the…

Vitai Lampada

In Short Poetry Collection 007

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Sir Henry Newbolt


LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 007: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Chapter 23

In A Journey to the Interior of the Earth

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Jules Verne


Journey to the Interior of the Earth is an 1864 science fiction novel by Jules Verne (published in the original French as Voyage au centre d…

Chapter 19

In War and Peace, Book 01: 1805

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Leo Tolstoy


War and Peace (Russian: Война и мир, Voyna i mir; in original orthography: Война и миръ, Voyna i mir") is an epic novel by Leo Tolstoy,…