120 Days Of Sodom

120 Days Of Sodom

Marquis De Sade

The 120 Days of Sodom, or the School of Libertinism is a novel by the French writer and nobleman Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade. Described as both pornographic and erotic, it was written in 1785. It tells the story of four wealthy male libertines who resolve to experience the ultimate sexual gratification in orgies. To do this, they seal themselves away for four months in an inaccessible castle in Saint-Martin-de-Belleville, France…

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20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

Jules Verne

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea tells the story of Professor Aronnax, Ned Land and Conseil as they get taken captive by the fearsome Captain Nemo aboard the Nautilus. There, they are taken on an undersea adventure which they really enjoy, but still kind of resent being held virtual prisoners by Nemo. The 20,000 Leagues in the title refers not to the depth but to the distance they travel, even going as far as the South Pole. An enjoyable romp under the oceans.

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2,500 Adages Of Imam Ali

2,500 Adages Of Imam Ali

Unknown

This book contains 2,500 sayings of the Prophet Muhammad’s son-in-law, Ali. The Shia sect in Islam see Imam Ali as being the successor to the Prophet. The subjects of these sayings include things like: noble manners; eloquence; social relations; manners of speech; human nature; poverty; and bad habits.

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The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories

The $30,000 Bequest and Other Stories

Mark Twain

A collection of thirty comic short stories by the iconic American humorist and writer Mark Twain. Includes; The $30,000 Bequest; A Dog’s Tale; Was It Heaven? Or Hell?; A Cure for the Blues; The Enemy Conquered; or, Love Triumphant; The Californian’s Tale; A Helpless Situation; A Telephonic Conversation; Edward Mills and George Benton: A Tale; The five boons of Life; The First Writing-Machines; Italian Without A Master; Italian With Grammar; A Burlesque…

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31 Planes of Existence

31 Planes Of Existence

Ven. Suvanno Mahathera

This short eBook examines the Buddhist concept of the 31 planes of existence, explaining what they are, including Kama Loka (the Sensual World), Rupa Loka (the Material World), and Arupa Loka (the Immaterial World). One of the main tenets in the Buddha’s Teachings is that all things happen due to a cause. In the context of birth and death, these two phenomena are actually one process. Death is followed by immediate rebirth in accordance with a law…

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813

813

Maurice Leblanc

When one of Arséne Lupin’ victims is found dead in a way that implicates the wily criminal, he insists on heading the police search for the real murderer. The mystery involves finding a package of letters once written to Bismarck, locating a clock on which the number 813 has significance, as well as causing a reigning emperor to make several journeys incognito. Murders by the dozens, suicide and mild forms of torture are warp and woof of the plot.

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Aaron’s Rod

Aaron's Rod

D. H. Lawrence

Aaron’s Rod follows the story of Aaron Sisson, a guy who is trapped in an unhappy marriage. Aaron is also an amateur flautist and decides to desert his wife and children to go to Italy, in the hope of making it big. There, he has an excellent time mixing with intellectuals and having affairs (ok, one affair) and generally doing all the stuff he likes. But then something happens. I won’t tell you what, because that would ruin the story.

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Abbe Mouret’s Transgression

Abbe Mouret's Transgression

Emile Zola

This is the fifth novel in Émile Zola’s twenty-volume series Les Rougon-Macquart. The plot centres on the neurotic young priest Serge Mouret, as he takes his orders and becomes the parish priest for the uninterested village of Artauds. Eventually he has a complete nervous breakdown and his distant relative, Pascal Rougon, places him in the care of the inhabitants of a nearby derelict stately home, Le Paradou.

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Aboriginal Siberia

Aboriginal Siberia

M. A. Czaplicka

Are there any true aborigines in Siberia, as there are in Africa and Australia? Aboriginal Siberia : a study in social anthropology, sets out to answer this question. In doing so, the author covers subjects such as Ethno-geography, Sociology, Religion and Pathology. An academic work by a student of Anthropology. Siberia occupies the whole of northern Asia, from Turania and the eastern Asiatic plateau to the Arctic Ocean, and from the Ural…

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Aboriginal Tribes of India and Pakistan

Aboriginal Tribes of India and Pakistan

Hawabai Mustafa Shah

Aboriginal Tribes Of India And Pakistan, The Bhils and Kolhis, covers all aspects of the lives of these tribes, including their religious festivals, family festivals, folk thoughts, social life, cosmology, customs and manners, Ancestry, History, Occupation, General Characteristics, and cultural identity. The Bhils belong to the so-called aboriginals of India. This is practically all that is known about their ancestry. There was a time when…

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The Aborigines of Western Australia

The Aborigines of Western Australia

Albert F. Calvert

This short book looks at the life and beliefs of The Aborigines of Western Australia. As with most of the books from this era and dealing with this type of subject, you have to be wary of the racism that underlines them. That said, the author was well intentioned. Calvert, who lists literally dozens of academic affiliations on the title page, does criticize his contemporaries for their treatment of Aborigines as subhumans. Throughout the essay…

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Above Life’s Turmoil

Above Life's Turmoil

James Allen

The twenty pieces which comprise this book, unrelated as some of them are in the letter, will be found to be harmonious in the spirit, in that they point the reader towards those heights of self-knowledge and self-conquest which, rising above the turbulance of the world, lift their peaks where the Heavenly Silence reigns. – James Allen. Chapters include: True Happiness. The Immortal Man. The Overcoming of Self; The Uses of Temptation…

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Above the Dark Circus

Above the Dark Circus

Hugh Walpole

Hugh Walpole’s thrilling adventure novel of the 1920s revolves around Piccadily Circus. Richard Gunn is an ex-soldier in trouble after the end of the Great War. Jobless and starving in Piccadilly Circus, he encounters his nemesis, Leroy Pengelly. From this encounter the secrets of their shared past start to unravel. A novel which combines elements of the horror and supernatural with the puzzle element of the whodunnit – all wrapped up in one…

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Absolute Key To Occult Science, The Tarot Of The Bohemians

Absolute Key To Occult Science, The Tarot Of The Bohemians

Papus

This fully illustrated book is intended for initiates of the tarot. Papus is after a ‘Theory of Everything’, and finds evidence for it in the Tarot and a set of correspondences with everything from the tetragrammaton to numerology and astrology. Chapters include: Introduction To The Study Of The Tarot; The Sacred Word Yod-He-Vau-He; The Esoterism Of Numbers; Analogy Between The Sacred Word And Numbers; The Key To The Minor Arcana…

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Abtala Jurain – Hyle und Coahyl

Abtala Jurain - Hyle und Coahyl

Unknown

The tongues of the wise men say that the secret of the Work Adamisch, is not only inside of the Coahyl. When the Work Adamisch has cleaned off the excrement and impurity which are in the flesh of the Coahyl, it will not only be able to heal all sicknesses, but it might also create the delicious gold from the earth and the excrement. And this Coahyl is the fire of all fires and the water of all waters and its earth is real earth and its air is real air.

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