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A ghost turns up at Ebenezer Scrooge's home one Christmas Eve. It is Jacob Marley, his business partner, who has been dead for seven years. He is dragging heavy chains, and is obviously full of great sorrow and unbearable pain. While Scrooge is still trying to decide whether the apparition is real or a piece of his imagination, Marley's ghost tells him something that might change his life forever: You will be haunted by three spirits. Without their visits, you cannot hope to avoid the path I tread. Expect the first tomorrow, when the bell tolls one. Expect the second on the next night at the same hour. The third upon the next night when the last stroke of twelve has stopped vibrating. One of the most popular Christmas stories of all time, Dickens's novel remains a great favourite all over the world. A poignant and though-provoking story, it's a delight to read again and again.
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Young Victor Frankenstein- a devoted student of science- becomes obsessed with the idea of conjuring life out of 'lifeless matter'. Using his formidable skills in chemistry and other sciences, Victor begins to assemble a being from scavenged and stolen body parts. Once he has fathered a son created by his own science, Victor rejects the hideous creature. Eventually, the creature mounts a campaign of revenge against his creator, and so begins the battle between the creator and the created...
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In an ancient age, when the pyramids were being built in Egypt, and Mesopotamia was rising under the rule of the Akkadians, the Indus Valley Civilisation grew in the plains of western India.. Four times the size of its more famous contemporaries, the Indus Valley Civilisation grew around a network of five great cities where peace and prosperity reigned. Prince Meluha, the young crown prince of Dholavira, enjoyed a life of pleasure until Sargon, the ambitious ruler of the Mesopotamian city of Akkad, turned his eye towards the east and sent his army to take these lands. Will Prince Meluha be able to save his kingdom? Or will the powerful Akkadians and their fearsome weapons of mass destruction destroy all before help is at hand? Read on to join Prince Meluha in his adventure to reclaim the sovereignty of his lands in what is truly a brilliant and insightful recreation of the times of the Indus Valley Civilisation.
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Kimball O Hara was a child, like many others, living on the streets of India in the early 1900s. That was, until he befriended a Buddhist lama and became his disciple. The story of Kim follows our cheeky, fun loving hero as he journeys across northern India, from Lahore to the vast beauty of the Himalayan mountains, in the company of the lama. The two of them have different goals, but the physical paths they follow are very similar. Before leaving Lahore, Kim is entrusted by one of his fathers friends to deliver a very special message. Through this he meets a member of the British Secret Service and discovers secrets he couldnt have imagined. As the story progresses and his journey continues, Kim begins to learn more and more about what is known as the Great Game. As we follow Kim, we see him transformed from a simple vagabond into a sharpened operative in the dangerous world of politics, betrayal and death. All the excitement of Kims adventures takes place in the backdrop of a beautiful country full of amazing sights, incredible sounds and an extremely rich culture. In what is considered by many to be Kiplings finest work, he draws on his own experiences of living in India to tell an unforgettable and action packed story within a vivid and accurate setting.
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He wanted to change the past, but first he would have to alter the future...A new deadly drug is about to flood the streets of New York City. The police have no leads on who is producing the drug, or where it is coming from. As far as Praveer Rajani, a wreckless Interpol agent, is concerned, the only way to prevent countless deaths lies in a handful of mysterious photographs. Within the photographs, Praveer can see images of places he has never known, and people he has long forgotten. But what are the photographs leading him to? Is Praveer being told that his life is spiraling out of control, and he now has one chance to put things right? Or are the photographs related to a murder that Praveer is desperate to solve? Perhaps they are showing the love that his brother, Jayendra, let slip away or even the family that his sister, Nisha, wants back? The mystery will finally be solved in this exciting romantic thriller from Campfire.
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A substance from Earth that would carry man into space.. How did charcoal, one of the key ingredients in gunpowder, alter the course of warfare and make it possible for us to build giant structures in space? This question and many more like it are answered in this thrilling historical story from Campfire. Join Chet Riley and his grandfather as they relive the story of the Space Race: an event that was contested by the two greatest powers on Earth, and involved some of the most brilliant and inventive minds the world has ever seen. From gunpowder in ancient China, to discoveries in Russia and the United States of America, the story of the Space Race is one that takes the reader all over the world.. and beyond! Suitable for readers of all ages, Space Race combines beautiful artwork and a gripping story.
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