Stories by English Authors: The Orient (Selected by Scribners)

Stories by English Authors: The Orient (Selected by Scribners)

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Autobiography of a Yogi

4 · 638 Ratings · 710 Downloads
The autobiography of Paramahansa Yogananda (1893 - 1952) details his search for a guru, during which he encountered many spiritual leaders and world-renowned scientists. When it wa...

Our Mutual Friend

4.8 · 725 Ratings · 705 Downloads
It is impossible to overstate the importance of British novelist CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870) not only to literature in the English language, but to Western civilization on the whol...

The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale

4.8 · 1755 Ratings · 704 Downloads
A chilling tale of espionage and terrorism by a literary master. On the surface, Adolf Verloc is a bookstore owner in London. Beneath his carefully crafted persona, dwells a spy fo...

The New Army in Training

4 · 955 Ratings · 704 Downloads
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original a...

The Alchemist

4 · 33 Ratings · 703 Downloads
Renaissance comedy, first produced in 1610. Includes modernized English text, critical and explanatory notes and Introduction. From the Yale Ben Jonson edition....

The Innocence of Father Brown

4.8 · 838 Ratings · 702 Downloads
The beloved fictional detective Father Brown solves 12 of his most puzzling cases in this copiously annotated edition. This first collection of Father Brown mysteries, widely consi...


4.8 · 1013 Ratings · 702 Downloads
Aristophanes' Lysistrata was last edited in 1928, and the last commentary was in 1927; the only previous edition in English appeared in 1911. The present edition brings the play up...

King Solomon's Mines

5 · 701 Ratings · 701 Downloads
This faithful but unpretending record of a remarkable adventure is hereby respectfully dedicated by the narrator to all the big boys and little boys who read it. I offer apologies ...

Japanese Fairy Tales

3.5 · 473 Ratings · 700 Downloads
Yei Theodora Ozaki was an early 20th-century translator of Japanese short stories and fairy tales. Her translations were fairly liberal but have been popular, and were reprinted se...

The Enchiridion

0 · 0 Ratings · 697 Downloads
The Ultimate Manual about Stoicism “The condition and characteristic of an uninstructed person is this: he never expects from himself profit (advantage) nor harm, but from extern...

The Adventures of Pinocchio

4 · 188 Ratings · 695 Downloads
A wooden puppet full of tricks and mischief, with a talent for getting into and out of trouble, wants more than anything else to become a real boy....


4.8 · 432 Ratings · 695 Downloads
She was written in the year 1886 by Henry Rider Haggard. This book is one of the most popular novels of Henry Rider Haggard, and has been translated into several other languages ar...


5 · 456 Ratings · 691 Downloads
Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with discussion questions, role-playing scenarios, and other study activities....

De Profundis

4.8 · 1018 Ratings · 687 Downloads
'I have nothing to declare,' Wilde once told an American customs official, 'except my genius.' A good part of that genius is evident in the essays and poems included in this volume...

As a Man Thinketh

5 · 331 Ratings · 686 Downloads
One of the first great modern writers of motivational and inspirational books, James Allen has influenced millions around the world through his classic work As a Man Thinketh. In t...
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