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The Christmas Porringer

An earthenware porringer, bought by a little Flemish girl of Bruges as a gift for the Christ child and stolen by Robber Hans, finally brings much happiness to her and her grandmother, the lace maker. Genre: Fiction


Genre: Fiction

The Magic City

An extremely unhappy ten-year-old magically escapes into a city he has built out of books, chessmen, candlesticks, and other household items. Genre: Fantasy, Fiction


Genre: Fantasy, Fiction

The Rainbow

The Rainbow is a 1915 novel by British author D. H. Lawrence. It follows three generations of the Brangwen family, particularly focusing on the sexual dynamics of, and relations between, the characters. Lawrence’s frank treatment of sexual desire and the power plays within relationships as a natural and even spiritual force of life, though perhaps […]


Genre: Fiction, Romance