Dodo Collections brings you another classic from H. Rider Haggard, ‘Regeneration’
In Regeneration, Haggard talks of the work of the Salvation Army in Great Britain. Haggard sums up the Salvation Army by saying, "the religious Organization founded by this man and his wife is now established and, in most instances, firmly rooted in 56 Countries and Colonies, where it preaches the Gospel in 33 separate languages: that it has over 16,000 Officers wholly employed in its service, and publishes 74 periodicals in 20 tongues, with a total circulation of nearly 1,000,000 copies per issue: that it accommodates over 28,000 poor people nightly in its Institutions, maintaining 229 Food Depots and Shelters for men, women, and children, and 157 Labour Factories where destitute or characterless people are employed: that it has 17 Homes for ex-criminals, 37 Homes for children, 116 Industrial Homes for the rescue of women, 16 Land Colonies, 149 Slum Stations for the visitation and assistance of the poor, 60 Labour Bureaux for helping the unemployed, and 521 Day Schools for children: that, in addition to all these, it has Criminal and General Investigation Departments, Inebriate Homes for men and women, Inquiry Offices for tracing lost and missing people, Maternity Hospitals, 37 Homes for training Officers, Prison-visitation Staffs, and so on almost ad infinitum.”
Sir Henry Rider Haggard was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and the creator of the Lost World literary genre. His stories, situated at the lighter end of the scale of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential. He was also involved in agricultural reform and improvement in the British Empire.
His breakout novel was King Solomon's Mines (1885), which was to be the first in a series telling of the multitudinous adventures of its protagonist, Allan Quatermain.
Haggard was made a Knight Bachelor in 1912 and a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1919. He stood unsuccessfully for Parliament as a Conservative candidate for the Eastern division of Norfolk in 1895. The locality of Rider, British Columbia, was named in his memory.
A special 50th anniversary edition of the magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning classic from N. Scott Momaday, with a new preface by the author
A young Native American, Abel has come home from war to find himself caught between two worlds. The first is the world of his grandfather’s, wedding him to the rhythm of the seasons, the harsh beauty of the land, and the ancient rites and traditions of his people. But the other world—modern, industrial America—pulls at Abel, demanding his loyalty, claiming his soul, and goading him into a destructive, compulsive cycle of depravity and disgust.
Beautifully rendered and deeply affecting, House Made of Dawn has moved and inspired readers and writers for the last fifty years. It remains, in the words of The Paris Review, “both a masterpiece about the universal human condition and a masterpiece of Native American literature.”
This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘A Laodicean’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of Thomas Hardy’.
Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Hardy includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily.eBook features:* The complete unabridged text of ‘A Laodicean’* Beautifully illustrated with images related to Hardy’s works* Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook* Excellent formatting of the textPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to learn more about our wide range of titles
This is the definitive eBook Edition of the great writer’s fictional works. Wells is an important writer, claimed by many to be the most original storyteller the world has ever known. (Current version: 6)Features:* Over 40 novels and all with individual contents tables* Illustrated with attractive images relating to Wells’ life and works* Annotated with introductory paragraphs to many of the novels and other works* Images from film adaptations of Wells’ work* ALL the short story collections* Rare novels, and all formatted for your enjoyment* The Father of Science Fiction’s works are presented in a scholarly order* INCLUDES rare early short stories, including Wells’ very first published story "A Family Elopement"* ALSO includes 10 BONUS non-fiction texts, including the famous Little Wars, Floor Games and Wells’ renowned socialist essays * Enjoy ours upon hours of reading original stories like The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds and The Invisible Man* Features BONUS text of fellow sci-fi writer J.D. Beresford's essay on Wells' works* UPDATED with A SHORT HISTORY OF THE WORLDPlease note: due to copyright restrictions, some of the later novels are not included. The Dream, Christina Alberta's Father, Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island, The Bulpington of Blup, Brynhild, The Camford Visitation , Apropos of Dolores, The Brothers, Babes in the Darkling Wood, All Aboard for Ararat, You Can't Be Too Careful, are not available. However, when they enter the public domain, they will be added as a free upgrade for customers who’ve purchased the eBook.Contents:The NovelsTHE TIME MACHINETHE CHRONIC ARGONAUTSTHE WONDERFUL VISITTHE ISLAND OF DR MOREAUTHE WHEELS OF CHANCETHE INVISIBLE MANTHE WAR OF THE WORLDSWHEN THE SLEEPER WAKESLOVE AND MR LEWISHAMTHE FIRST MEN IN THE MOONTHE SEA LADYTHE FOOD OF THE GODSKIPPSA MODERN UTOPIAIN THE DAYS OF THE COMETTHE WAR IN THE AIRTONO-BUNGAYANN VERONICATHE HISTORY OF MR POLLYTHE NEW MACHIAVELLIMARRIAGETHE PASSIONATE FRIENDSTHE WIFE OF SIR ISAAC HARMANTHE WORLD SET FREETHE PROPHETIC TRILOGYBEALBYTHE RESEARCH MAGNIFICENTMR. BRITLING SEES IT THROUGHTHE SOUL OF A BISHOPJOAN AND PETERTHE UNDYING FIRETHE SECRET PLACES OF THE HEARTMEN LIKE GODSTHE DREAMMEANWHILETHE KING WHO WAS A KINGTHE AUTOCRACY OF MR PARHAMTHE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COMETHE CROQUET PLAYERSTAR-BEGOTTENTHE HOLY TERRORThe Short Story CollectionsTHE EARLY SHORT STORIESTHE STOLEN BACILLUS AND OTHER INCIDENTSTHE PLATTNER STORY AND OTHERSTALES OF SPACE AND TIMETWELVE STORIES AND A DREAMTHE COUNTRY OF THE BLIND AND OTHER STORIESUNCOLLECTED SHORT STORIESThe Short StoriesCHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF SHORT STORIESALPHABETICAL LIST OF SHORT STORIESSelected Non-FictionTHE MISERY OF BOOTSFLOOR GAMESLITTLE WARSNEW WORLDS FOR OLDTHE OUTLINE OF HISTORYRUSSIA IN THE SHADOWSMR. BELLOC OBJECTS TO “THE OUTLINE OF HISTORY”THE OPEN CONSPIRACYWHAT ARE WE TO DO WITH OUR LIVES?THE NEW WORLD ORDERThe CriticismH.G. WELLS By J.D. BeresfordThe BiographyEXPERIMENT IN AUTOBIOGRAPHYVisit www.delphiclassics.com to browse our impressive range of titles
The classic vampire story by Bram Stoker revolves around a struggle between good and evil, tradition and modernity, and lust versus chastity. The author didn’t invent vampires, but his novel has so captured the public’s imagination that he is rightly considered their popularizer. Listen and you will meet not only the Count himself, but heroes Jonathan Harker and Abraham Van Helsing, plus an array of madmen, psychiatrists, and fair maidens who cross paths with the fanged menace.
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