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BY A. CONAN DOYLE.
A DUET, WITH AN OCCASIONAL CHORUS.
“Charming is the one word to describe this volume adequately. Dr. Doyle's crisp style and his rare wit and refined humor, utilized with cheerful art that is perfect of its kind, fill these chapters with joy and gladacss for the reader.”—Philadelphia Press.
“Bright, brave, simple, natural, delicate. It is the most artistic and most original thing that its author has done. ... We can heartily recommend ' A Duet' to all ciasses of readers. It is a good book to put into the hands of the young of either sex. It will interest the general reader, and it should delight the critic, for it is a work of art. This story taken with the best of his previous work gives Dr. Doyle a very high place in modern letters."--Chicago Times-Herald.
UNCLE BERNAC. A Romance of the Empire.
“Simple, clear, and well defined. Spirited in movement all the way through. .
... Å fine example of clear analytical force." -Boston Herald.
'HE EXPLOITS OF BRIGADIER GERARD.
A Romance of the Life of a Typical Napoleonic Soldier. “Good, stirring tales are they. . Remind one of those adventures indulged in by 'The Three Musketeers.' Written with a dash and swing that here and there carry one away."-New York Mail and Express.
“A notable and very brilliant work of genius." -London Speaker. “Dr. Doyle's novel is crowded with an amazing amount of incident and excite. ment... He does not write history, but shows us the human side of his great men, living and moving in an atmosphere charged with the spirit of the hard-living, hardfighting Anglo-Saxon.”-New York Critic.
ROUND THE RED LAMP.
Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life. "A strikingly realistic and decidedly original contribution to modern literature."Boston Saturday Evening Gazette.
THE STARK MUNRO LETTERS.
Being a Series of Twelve Letters written by STARK MUNRO, M. B., to his friend and former fellow-student, Herbert Swanborough, of
Lowell, Massachusetts, during the years 1881–1884. “Cullingworth, a much more interesting creation than Sherlock Holmes, and pray Dr. Doyle to give us more of him.”—Richard le Gallienne, in the London Star.
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STEPHEN CRANE'S BOOKS.
12mo. Cloth, $1.00. “By this latest product of his genius our impression of Mr. Crane is con. armed that, for psychological insight, for dramatic intensity, and for the potency of phrase, he is already in the front rank of English and American writers of fiction, and that he possesses a certain separate quality which places him apart."-London Academy.
“The whole book, from beginning to end, fairly bristles with fun. ::: It is adapted for pure entertainment, yet it is not easily put down or forgotten.” — Boston Heraid.
HE LITTLE REGIMENT, and Other Episodes
of the American Civil War. I 2mo. Cloth, $1.00. “In 'The Little Regiment' we have again studies of the volunteers waiting impa. tiently to fight and fighting, and the impression of the contest as a private soldier hears, sees, and feels it, is really wonderful. The reader has no privileges. He must, it seems, take his place in the ranks, and stand in the mud, wade in the river, fight, yell, swear, and sweat with the men. He has some sort of feeling, when it is all over, that he has been doing just these things. This sort of writing needs no praise. It will make its way to the hearts of men without praise."-New York Times.
“Told with a verve that brings a whiff of burning powder to one's nostrils. . In some way he blazons the scene before our eyes, and makes us feel the very impetus of bloody war."-Chicago Evening Post.
A GIRL OF THE STREETS. 12mo. Cloth, 75 cents. “By writing 'Maggie' Mr. Crane has made for himself a permanent place in lit.
Zola himself scarcely has surpassed its tremendous portrayal of tiirobbing, breathing, moving life.”—New York Mail and Express.
“Mr. Crane's story should be read for the fidelity with which it portrays a life that is potent on this island, along with the best of us. It is a powerful portrayal, and, if somber and repellent, none the less true, none the less freighted with appeal to those who are able to assist in righting wrongs."-New York Times.
HE RED BADGE OF COURAGE. An Fpisode
of the American Civil War. 12mo. Cloth, $1.00. “Never before have we had the scamy side of glorious war so well depicted. The action of the story throughout is splendid, and all aglow with color, movement, and vim.
The style is as keen and bright as a sword-blade, and a Kipling has done nothing better in this line.”—Chicago Evening Post.
“There is nothing in American fiction to compare with it. Mr. Crane has added to American literature something that has never been done before, and that is, in its own peculiar way, inimitable."-Boston Beacon.
“ A truer and completer picture of war than either Tolstoy or Zola."-London Neu Review.
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“Though the theme is old, Mr. Caine has worked it up with a passion and
«Mr. Caine has written well and nobly.”—Boston Herald.
NOVELS BY HALL CAINE.
Uniform edition. Each, 12mo, cloth.
Can not fail to thrill even the most careless reader." —New York Herald.
“None who read it will gainsay its power and effectiveness."—New York Times.
“Its strength grasps you at the beginning and holds you to the end. There is in it something of the fervor of true prophecy."--Chicago Fournal.
“A book of wonderful power and force.”—Brooklyn Eagle. “The public is hardly prepared for so remarkable a performance as 'The Christian.'
A permanent addition to English literature.... Above and beyond any popuiarity that is merely temporary." —Boston Herald.
HE MANXMAN. $1.50.
“May easily challenge comparison with the best nuvels of the latter part of the century."-San Francisco Call.
“Hall Caine has the art of being human and humane, and his characters have the strength of elemental things. In 'The Manxman'he handles large human questionsthe questions of lawful and lawless love."—New York Commercial Advertiser,
“The Manxman' is more than a good story; it is a great novel.”—Philadelphia Press.
HE DEEMSTER. $1.50.
(New copyright edition, revised by the author.) • Hall Caine has already given us some very strong and fine work, and 'The Deemster' is a story of unusual power. : Certain passages and chapters have an intensely dramatic grasp, and hold the fascinated reader with a force rarely excited nowadays in literature." - The Critic.
HE BONDMAN. $1.50.
(New copyright edition, revised by the author.) “A story of Iceland and Icelanders at an early era. Our author throws a charm about the homes and people he describes which will win the interest and care of every reader. Their simple lives and legends, which shaped and directed them, take tho reader clear away from the sensational and feverish and unhealthy romance and give the mind a rest."-Chicago Inter-Ocean.
HE SCAPEGOAT. $1.50.
(New copyright edition, revised by the author.)
APT'N DAYY'S HONEYMOON. $1.00,
is pleasant to meet the author of The Deemster' in a brightly humorous
little story like this. It shows the same observation of Manx character, and much of the same artistic skill."-Philadelphia Times.
HE LITTLE MANX NATION. $1.00.
D. APPLETON AND COMPANY, NEW YORK.
“ A BOOK THAT WILL LIVE."
DAVID HARUM. A Story of American Life.
By EDWARD NOYES WESTCOTT. Izmo. Cloth, $1.50. “Mr. Westcott has done for central New York what Mr. Catle, Mr. Page, and Mr. Harris have done for different parts of the South, and what Miss Jewex and Miss Wilkins are doing for New England, and Mr. Hamlin Garland for the West. David Harum' is a masterly delineation of an American type. ... Here is life with all its joys and sorrows. David Harum lives in these pages as he will live in the mind of the reader.... He deserves to be known by all good Americans; he is onc of them in boundless energy, in large-heartedness, in shrewdness, and in humor.". The Critic.
“Thoroughly a pure, original, and fresh American type. David Harum is a character whose qualities of mind and heart, eccentricities, and dry humor will win for his creator notable distinction. Buoyancy, life, and cheerfulness are dominant notes. In its vividness and force the story is a strong, fresh picture of American life. Original and true, it is worth the same distinction which is accorded the genre pictures of peculiar types and places sketched by Mr. George W. Cable, Mr. Joel Chandler Harris, Mr. Thomas Nelson Page, Miss Wilkins, Miss Jewett, Mr. Garland, Miss French, Miss Murfree, Mr. Gilbert Parker, Mr. Owen Wister, and Bret Harte. A pretty love story also adds to the attractiveness of the book, that will be appreciated at once by every one who enjoys real humor, strong character, true pictures of life, and work that is .racy of the soil." -Boston Herald.
“Mr. Westcott has created a new and interesting type. The character sketching and building, so far as David Harum is concerned, is well-nigh perfect. The book is wonderfully bright, readable, and graphic."-New York Times.
“The main character ought to become familiar to thousands of readers, and will probably take his place in time beside Joel Chandler Harris's and Thomas Nelson Page's and Miss Wilkins's crcations."-Chicago Times-Herald.
“We give Edward Noyes Westcott his true place in American letters-placing him as a humorist next to Mark Twain, as a master of dialect above Lowell, as a descriptive writer equal to Pret Harte, and, on the hole, as a novelist on a par with the best of those who live and have their being in the heart of hearts of American readers. If the author is dead-lamentable fact-his book will live."-Philadelphia Item.
“True, strong, and thoroughly alive, with a humor like that of Abraham Lincoln and a nature as sweet at the core. The spirit of the book is genial and wholesome, and the love story is in keeping with it. The book adds one more to the interesting list of native fiction destined to live, portraying certain localities and types of American life and manners."-- Boston Literary World.
“A notable contribution to those sectional studies of American life by which our literature has been so greatly enriched in the past generation. ... A work of unusual merit."-Philadelphia Press.
“One of the few distinct and living types in the American gallery."-St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
“The quaint character of 'David Harum' proves to be an inexhaustible source of amusement.-Chicago Evening Post.
"It would be hard to say wherein the author could have bettered the portrait he scts before us."-Providence Journal.
“ Full of wit and sweetness."-Baltimore Herald.
“Merits the heartiest and most unequivocal praise. . . . It is a pleasure to call the reader's attention to this strong and most original novel, a novel that is a decided and most enduring addition to American literature."-Boston Saturday Evening Gazette,
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