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Swann's Way

Marcel Proust (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423963

This is the first volume of the famous masterpiece In Search of Lost Time. Using the involuntary memory technique, Marcel Proust travels back in time to his childhood where the reader meets Charles Swann, a friend of the family. The memories fade and reappear again in Proust’s mind this time telling the sad love story between Swann and Odette, an intriguing woman with an unusual style. What more can the narrator remember?

Summer

Edith Wharton (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423956

Raised in a small community by a highly-esteemed citizen, Charity Royall wants more for herself. So when Lucius Harney comes to town, she starts dreaming of escaping her status quo and living a happily-married life with the man she loves. But she soon finds out that there is a big difference between dreams and reality.

Tess of the Storm Country

Grace Miller White (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532424069

Tess sets out to clear her father's name after he is accused of murder.

Tao Te Ching

Lao Tzu (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532424014

Tao Te Ching is a classic text. This is a fundamental text for both the religions of Taoism and also the philosophical. It has also had a great impact on Legalism, Confucianism and Chinese Buddhism.

The Ball and the Cross

G.K. Chesterton (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532424199

The Ball and the Cross by G.K. Chesterton is a philosophical and religious novel that centers around two main characters with opposite views of the world: one is Professor Lucifer, a convinced atheist; and the other is Monk Michael, a Christian apologist. The two engage in a debate about God and materialism. Is there a right or wrong, a black or white?

Skyrider

B.M. Bower (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423901

Skyrider by B.M. Bower is the story of Johnny Jewel, a cowboy who becomes a pilot during World War II.

Sister Carrie

Theodore Dreiser (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423895

When a young woman moves from the country to Chicago, she falls from innocence and starts on a path that will bring her fame, but not happiness.

Rowdy of the Cross L

B.M. Bower (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423772

A nice western novel from B.M. Bower - the adventures of cowboy Rowdy Vaughn who falls for schoolteacher Jessie Conroy. The problems start when Jessie’s brother turns out to be a good-for-nothing kind of guy who had done some nasty things to Rowdy in the past.

Roughing It

Mark Twain (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423765

As a teenager, Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain, spent a great deal of his time traveling from town to town with his brother in the states of Nevada, California and the Sandwich Islands - currently known as Hawaii. Roughing It is about these adventures from gold digging and real estate speculation to find his true meaning and vocation as a writer and novelist.

Prosepine and Midas

Mary Shelley (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423642

A short collection of two mythological dramatic works. A combination of Mary Shelley's drama and Percy Bysshe Shelley's lyric poems. Midas and Prosepine are two plays that were written originally as children's literature.

Rilla of Ingleside

Lucy Maud Montgomery (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423741

Book 8 in the Anne of Green Gables series This book by Lucy Maud Montgomery focuses on Rilla Blythe, the youngest daughter of Anne and Gilbert. This novel is more serious in tone than many of the "Anne" books and is set during World War I, with many of the series' characters fighting in Europe.

Sentimental Education

Gustave Flaubert (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423819

Armed with a letter of recommendation, young Frederic Moreau leaves for Paris where he becomes obsessed with an older woman, Mme. Arnoux. In order to see her more often and get to know her better, Frederic befriends with her husband, M. Arnoux. In spite of all his troubles, the young man can’t reach to Mme. Arnoux so he tries to seek love elsewhere. Will he find it?

Pudd'nhead Wilson

Mark Twain (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423659

Slave Roxa is at a crossroads: she is afraid both for her life and for her son’s. She wants to kill herself but eventually, she decides to switch her baby boy with his master’s. She succeeds and two decades later, she returns to town to see what has become of her real son.

Siddhartha

Herman Hesse (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423840

Siddhartha tells the story of a young Brahmin's search for reality after a meeting with the Buddha. This strange and simple story has resonated with millions of readers looking for enlightenment and a blend of Eastern mysticism and Western psychology.

Riders of the Purple Sage

Zane Grey (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423734

Riders of the Purple Sage is a classic of the Western genre. It is the story of Lassiter, a gunslinging avenger in black, who shows up in a remote Utah town just in time to save the young and beautiful rancher Jane Withersteen from having to marry a Mormon elder against her will.

Sir Gawain and the Lady of Lys

Jessie L. Weston (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423864

Gawain is unfailingly valiant, generous, and courteous, even, to excess. It is in truth Gawain and not Arthur who was the typical English hero. Ride with him now on one of his most gallant adventures!

Poor Folk

Fyodor Dostoevsky (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423628

Varvara Dobroselova and Makar Devushkin are two very poor neighbors. They are in love with each other and write letters to one another. They also exchange books, but their condition cannot allow them to marry. Makar is determined to change this and starts saving money. Will he succeed?

Sir Harry Hotspur of Humblethwaite

Anthony Trollope (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423871

Sir Harry is a wealthy man who has a son and a daughter. His fortune seems safe but when his son dies, his family title is under heavy threat. His only descendant is Emily who will inherit the estate yet lose the name Hotspur of Humblethwaite. There is a solution though: if Emily marries his cousin’s son, George Hotspur, the family title will survive. Is Sir Harry willing to take this deal?

Ralph the Heir

Anthony Trollope (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423703

Squire Gregory Newton of Newton Priory owns an estate which will be eventually inherited by his nephew, Ralph Newton after his death. Gregory has an illegitimate son by the same name as his nephew but he’s not legally entitled to his estate. Who will end up with the small fortune: Ralph the Heir or Ralph the Illegitimate?

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

Kate Douglas Wiggin (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423710

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a delightful children's novel in the vein of Anne of Green Gables. Written by Kate Douglas Wiggin, it tells the story of a young girl (Rebecca) who goes to live with her two dour aunts. Rebecca injects joy into their lives and finds a way to keep her impoverished family afloat.

Sir Nigel

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423888

Nigel Loring is at a crossroads: his family was ravished by the Black Death and now the local monks have set their eyes on his family’s welfare. To make a name for himself, he joins the army of King Edward III of England. Can he restore the family’s pride and wealth?

Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423635

This is a novel about manners by Jane Austen, first published in 1813. The story follows the main character, Elizabeth Bennet, as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of the British Regency.

Aristotle's Poetics

Aristotle (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423611

Aristotle's Poetics is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and outlines the foundation of the Western critical tradition.

Dostoevsky's Short Stories

Fyodor Dostoevsky (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423833

This collection contains: An Honest Thief; A Novel in Nine Letters; An Unpleasant Predicament; Another Man's Wife; The Heavenly Christmas Tree; The Peasant Marey; The Crocodile Bobok; and The Dream of a Ridiculous Man.

Mark Twain's Speeches

Mark Twain (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532423208

Mark Twain's Speeches have delighted audiences for over one hundred years. Filled with wit and wry observation, these speeches are enjoyable to read and excellent examples of the way to entertain and persuade a crowd.