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Bel Ami, Or, the History of a Scoundrel: A Novel. Illustrated Edition

Guy de Maupassant is often called the master of erotic prose. But the novel "Bel Ami, or, The History of a Scoundrel: A Novel" goes beyond the scope of this genre. In it, rather, on the foreground moral criteria are put forward. Georges Duroy, a handsome young man, dreaming of building a brilliant career and getting rich. He certainly is not a mediocre person, his appearance can conquer the heart of any lady (which, by the way, and enjoys constantly), his conscience is silent when he does any meanness. Did Georges Duroy achieve his goal?


A romantic comedy set in turn-of-the-century California, by the author of "The Octopus" and "The Pit."

Bohemian Days in Fleet Street

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Five Arrows, The

High intrigue in South America, with the future of democracy on the continent at stake!

Mark Twain: A Biography. Volume I, Part 1: 1835-1866

Mark Twain: A Biography. Volume I, Part 1: 1835-1866 by Albert Bigelow Paine is a rare manuscript, the original residing in some of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, typed out and formatted to perfection, allowing new generations to enjoy the work. Publishers of the Valley's mission is to bring long out of print manuscripts back to life.

May Iverson’s Career

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New Grub Street

George Gissing's New Grub Street has been widely lauded as one of the best novels ever written, but readers who harbor literary ambitions may want to approach this masterwork of realism with caution. By juxtaposing the lives of two very different breeds of writers, Jasper Milvain and Edwin Reardon, Gissing considers the evolving role of writers and literature in the modern world -- and his ultimate assessment is unfailingly bleak.