Books By Chhaya Laud


What was the Gunpowder Plot? The Traditional Story Tested by Original Evidence
John Gerard What was the Gunpowder Plot? The Traditional Story Tested by Original Evidence
  • Education
  • English
  • 72096 Words
  • Ages 16 and up
  • 740
  • 2

John Gerard, also spelt John Gerarde, (c. 1545–1612) was a botanist and herbalist.[1] He maintained a large herbal garden in London.[2] His chief notability is as the author of a big – 1480 pages – and heavily illustrated Herball, or Generall Historie of Plantes. First publ... Read more...

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Aphrodite
Pierre Louys Aphrodite
  • Erotic
  • English
  • 54206 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 31
  • 2

Pierre Louÿs (French: [pjɛʁ lu.i(s)], 10 December 1870 – 6 June 1925) was a French poet and writer, most renowned for lesbian and classical themes in some of his writings. He is known as a writer who sought to "express pagan sensuality with stylistic perfection. He was made... Read more...

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The Grell Mystery
Frank Froest The Grell Mystery
  • Mystery & Crime
  • Russian
  • 97419 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 20
  • 4

Superintendent Frank Castle Froest (1858, Bristol – 7 January, 1930) was a British detective and crime writer.

Froest was described by a journalist as being "...short, thick-set, full-faced, Mr.Froest in uniform looked more like a Prussian field-marshal than anything else.... Read more...

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 AFAR IN THE FOREST
W.H.G. Kingston AFAR IN THE FOREST
  • Adventure
  • German
  • 80894 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 20
  • 1

William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London, on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kin... Read more...

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Ungava
R.M. Ballantyne Ungava
  • Fiction
  • German
  • 113045 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 13
  • 0

R. M. Ballantyne (24 April 1825 – 8 February 1894) was a Scottish author of juvenile fiction who wrote more than 100 books. He was also an accomplished artist, and exhibited some of his water-colours at the Royal Scottish Academy.

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The Black Star Passes
John W Campbell The Black Star Passes
  • Science Fiction
  • English
  • 92774 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 8
  • 2

A sky pirate armed with superior weapons of his own invention....

First contact with an alien race dangerous enough to threaten the safety of two planets....

The arrival of an unseen dark sun whose attendant marauders aimed at the very end of civilization in this Solar System....

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The Helpful Robots
Robert J. Shea The Helpful Robots
  • Science Fiction
  • English
  • 1091 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 7
  • 1

Robert J. Shea (born June 1, 1968) was the Associate Director for the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Administration and Government Performance.[1] He has held important positions in the U.S. Legislative Branch and in the Executive Office of the President of ... Read more...

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The Gloved Hand
Burton E. Stevenson The Gloved Hand
  • Mystery & Crime
  • English
  • 69606 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 7
  • 0

was an American author, anthologist, and librarian.[1] He was born at Chillicothe, Ohio on 9 November 1872,[2] and attended Princeton University 1890–1893.[3] He married Elizabeth Shepard Butler (1869–1960) in 1895.[3] He died 13 May 1962 and was buried in Chillicothe, Ohio.

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The Good Neighbors
Edgar Pangborn The Good Neighbors
  • Science Fiction
  • English
  • 1953 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 7
  • 0

Edgar Pangborn (February 25, 1909 – February 1, 1976)[1] was an American writer of mystery, historical, and science fiction. Edgar Pangborn was born in New York City on February 25, 1909,[1] to Harry Levi Pangborn, an attorney and dictionary editor, and Georgia Wood Pangbo... Read more...

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Unwise Child
Gordon Randall Garrett Unwise Child
  • Science Fiction
  • English
  • 51423 Words
  • Ages 18 and up
  • 7
  • 0

Randall Garrett (December 16, 1927 – December 31, 1987) was an American science fiction and fantasy author. He was a prolific contributor to Astounding and other science fiction magazines of the 1950s and 1960s. He instructed Robert Silverberg in the techniques of selling l... Read more...

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