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Ten Years in Washington

Mary Clemmer

From 1866 to 1869, Ames resided in Washington, D.C. doing regular work in the way of "Women's Letters from Washington" for the New York Independent. In the spring of 1866, Ames wrote from Washington her first letter to the Independent. From then on,...

Ninety Three

Victor Hugo

The year is 1793. In Brittany during the Royalist insurrection of the Chouannerie, a troop of "Blues" (soldiers of the French Republic) encounter in the bocage Michelle Fléchard, a peasant woman, and her three young children, who are fleeing f...

Noli Me Tangere

José Rizal

Crisóstomo Ibarra, the mestizo son of the recently deceased Don Rafael Ibarra, is returning to San Diego in Laguna after seven years of study in Europe. Kapitán Tiago, a family friend, bids him to spend his first night in Manila where T...

Mahomet Founder of Islam

Gladys M. Draycott

Muhammad's life may be found in the historic works by writers of the 2nd and 3rd centuries of the Muslim era (AH – 8th and 9th century CE). These include traditional Muslim biographies of Muhammad, which provide additional information about Muh...

The Man in the Iron Mask

Alexandre Dumas

The book was an unidentified prisoner who was arrested in 1669 or 1670 and subsequently held in a number of French prisons, including the Bastille and the Fortress of Pignerol (modern Pinerolo, Italy). He was held in the custody of the same jailer, B...

The Constitution

The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America. The Constitution, originally comprising seven articles, delineates the national frame of government.      

Bill of Rights

The United States Bill of Rights comprises the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution.The American Bill of Rights, inspired by Jefferson and drafted by James Madison, was adopted, and in 1791 the Constitution's first ten amendments be...

The Secret Adversary

Agatha Christie

Tommy and Prudence are two poor young lovers who are deeply in love with each other. In After the Great War, there is almost no job, and the couple is desperate. That's why the couple boldly devise a business plan. In this job they will work for a ve...

Second Treatise of Government

John Locke

This work is one of the most valuable political compilations ever written and has an extremely wide scope. In the work, the author Locke examines limited government, property, the right to revolution and similar ideas. You can read the famous politic...

Common Sense

Thomas Paine

Some books are important enough to change the world. It changes people and gives perspectives. Some books have inspired revolutions, wars, and debates. These books enraged, provoked, enlightened and consoled people. Ultimately, they either enriched o...