An older Mowgli roams the jungle with his old animal friends and explores the ways of his people, a prime minister becomes a wandering holy man, scavengers tell their story and we leave India for the high, high north of Canada.
When the tiger Shere Khan attacks a village in the Indian jungle, little Mowgli is separated from his parents. A pack of wolves accepts him as their own offspring and feeds him.
Ein älterer Mogli streift mit seinen alten tierischen Freunden durch den Dschungel und erforscht die Wege seines Volkes, ein Premierminister wird zum wandernden heiligen Mann, Aasfresser erzählen ihre Geschichte und wir verlassen Indien in Richtung des hohen, hohen Nordens von Kanada.
Der verwaiste Mogli wird als Baby von Wölfen adoptiert. Balu der Bär wird sein Lehrmeister und unterrichtet ihn in den Gesetzen des Dschungels.
Arthur Conan Doyle: Sherlock Holmes – The Complete Collection (+Bonus: the unofficial stories)(eBook)
This is the newest edition of the complete “Sherlock Holmes” novels and stories (even the unofficial ones). Sherlock Holmes is the world´s most famous fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
In Beacon House zieht ein neuer Mieter ein. Es ist ein Sonderling namens Innozenz Smith. Wie Mary Poppins wird dieser Mann von einem großen Wind begleitet, und er haucht dem Haushalt mit seinen Spielen und Mätzchen neues Leben ein.
Der kleine katholische Priester Brown geht einem ungewöhnlichen Hobby nach – mithilfe seines stark ausgeprägten psychologischen Einfühlungsvermögens löst er die scheinbar mysteriösesten Kriminalfälle.
Father Brown is a fictional Roman Catholic priest and amateur detective who is featured in 53 short stories published between 1910 and 1936 written by English novelist G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936). Father Brown solves mysteries and crimes using his intuition and keen understanding of human nature.
The Wisdom of Father Brown is a compilation of stories by G. K. Chesterton published in 1914. The stories included are “The Paradise of Thieves,” “The Duel of Dr. Hirsch,” “The Man in the Passage,” “The Mistakes of the Machine,” “The Head of the Caesar,” “The Purple Wig,” “The Perishing of the Pendragons,” “The God of the Gongs,” “The Salad …
Nicholas Nickleby, a young man in London, must support his mother and sister after his father dies. He is forced to make his own way in the world.
Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company of the book’s title, dreams to have a son to continue his business. When his wife actually gives birth to a boy, his desire seems to come true. But soon after the birth of his son, everything develops differently. It seems that his son will not be able to fulfill his …
The newest edition of the complete “Sherlock Holmes” novels and stories. Sherlock Holmes is the world´s most famous fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
This book contains the complete Professor Challenger novels and stories in the chronological order of their original publication: The Lost World, The Poison Belt, The Land of Mists, The Disintegration Machine, When the World Screamed.
An interesting insight into Conan Doyle’s thinking and his reactions to the fame that Sherlock Holmes gained. “An Intimate Study of Sherlock Holmes” was written by Conan Doyle for the January 15, 1918 issue of Detective Story Magazine.
Toby Veck and his daughter Meg lead a deprived and miserable life. The servant tries in vain to get a job to earn a little wage. Only the bells of the nearby church tower seem to be his friends. But on New Year’s Eve, they show their true face and bring a dream to him: Toby Veck is …
Toby Veck und seine Tochter Meg führen ein entbehrungsreiches und armseliges Leben. Vergeblich bemüht sich der Dienstmann um eine Anstellung, um etwas Lohn zu erhalten. Nur die Glocken des nahegelegenen Kirchturms scheinen seine Freunde zu sein. Doch in der Silvesternacht zeigen sie ihr wahres Gesicht und bringen einen Traum über ihn: Toby Veck ist tot und sieht als …
The Perils of Certain English Prisoners was the Household Words Extra Christmas Number for 1857. Dickens and his co-author Wilkie Collins transfered the theme of the Indian Mutiny of 1857 to South America.
On Christmas Eve the narrator and his sister invite a party of friends to stay in a purportedly haunted manor house to investigate the supernatural. He and his friends tell seven stories about their spooky experiences, including typical Victorian themes like nostalgia, longing, erotic attraction and loss.
Dieses Buch vereint drei Erzählungen, die Charles Dickens (1812-1870) anlässlich der Weihnachtsfeste der Jahre 1844, 1846 und 1848 verfasst hat. Es sind phantastische Geschichten, die sich nicht nur, aber besonders für eine Lektüre zur Weihnachtszeit eignen.
A compilation of five voluminous stories written by famous Victorian writer Charles Dickens on the occasion of Christmas. It contains the well-known and beloved stories “A Christmas Carol”, “The Chimes”, “The Cricket on the Hearth”, “The Battle of Life” and “The Haunted Man”.
“A Collection of Letters” is an early and not well-known work by the famous author of such great novels like “Pride and Prejudice”, “Sense and Sensibility”, “Emma”, “Northanger Abbey”, “Mansfield Park” and others.
One day, an unknown flying object crashes to the ground in England. It is the harbinger of inconceivable events, in the course of which people have to recognize painfully that they are not alone in the universe. And it quickly becomes clear that the others do not come in peace. The Earth is attacked by a technically far superior civilization …
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