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List of Pulitzer Prize – Fiction 1918-2011

1918: His Family by Ernest Poole 1919: The Magnificent Ambersons by Booth Tarkington 1920: no award given 1921: The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton 1922: Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington 1923: One of Ours by Willa Cather 1924: The … Continue reading

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson – Chapter 10 – Henry Jekyll’s Full Statement of the Case

I was born in the year 18– to a large fortune, endowed besides with excellent parts, inclined by nature to industry, fond of the respect of the wise and good among my fellowmen, and thus, as might have been supposed, … Continue reading

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Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson – Chapter 9 – Dr. Lanyon’s Narrative

On the ninth of January, now four days ago, I received by the evening delivery a registered envelope, addressed in the hand of my colleague and old school companion, Henry Jekyll. I was a good deal surprised by this; for … Continue reading

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson – Chapter 8 – The Last Night

Mr. Utterson was sitting by his fireside one evening after dinner, when he was surprised to receive a visit from Poole. “Bless me, Poole, what brings you here?” he cried; and then taking a second look at him, “What ails … Continue reading

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Blonde Bait by Ed Lacy – Chapter 5

Blonde Bait by Ed Lacy Chapter 5 “I was down on my luck in Philly. Way down and a couple hundred bucks in debt. Finally I landed a strip in a two-bit night club. Some club. It was really a … Continue reading

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Blonde Bait by Ed Lacy – Chapter 4

Blonde Bait by Ed Lacy Chapter 4 In the long twilight the sky was a thin, milky light spotted with a few pale stars on the horizon. The sea was running choppy but it looked like a good night. Tuning … Continue reading

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