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- Akbar, Emperor of India by Richard von Garbe
When someone do not know about something, he should not talk about it. What the writer has criticized about the religion Islam is totally erroneous. And this proves that the writer wrote only that par... more.
- The Moon Metal by Garrett P. Serviss
Not bad for 1900. His characters are black or white, no grey, and some of their exploits are a bit over the top, but if you can read Wells, Serviss will be no problem. I'll admit to being prejudiced b... more.
- Miss or Mrs? by Wilkie Collins
You could be forgiven for thinking this the first novel Collins wrote, so amateurish it is in premise, plot and characters. But no, it came three years after the excellent Man and Wife.
- Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
When Collins is good he can be very good. Man and Wife, while showing a Victorian tendency toward over-dramatization, is for me one of his better novels.
He shows what seems to be thorough k... more.
- The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
After reading perhaps eighteen of Oppenheim's novels, including a few I've skimmed through, I conclude he's vastly over-rated despite managing to publish a ton of books.
Impersonation is co... more.
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