Elementary

Everything happened in Alabama. Bill Driscoll and Old Hank thought they needed more money. They decided to kidnap a child. People in small towns love their children very much. In such places you can find lazy fat sheriffs who do not like investigating crimes. They found a boy in one of the courtyards. First thing the child threw a stone in the Bill’s eye. With great difficulty, they managed to grab the boy, even though he fought like a bear. The child was taken to a cave, not far from the town. There was already a small supply of food. When Bill returned to the cave, he saw a fire in front of it and the boy with feathers in his hair. Old Hank said they were playing Indians. And that was just the beginning. Bill realized that this child could cause more problems than any adult.

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King Henry VIII was an influential leader of his time. However, today he is mostly remembered for having six wives. He was known as a good king but a terrible husband. All his wives were very unhappy. There are many legends and rumors concerning Henry's life. This book allows the reader to get more insight into what was really happening in the King's palace. The story is narrated from the perspective of the sixth wife Catherine Parr. After her husband's death the woman goes back to the palace to collect her things. There she comes across a box with five letters. It turns out that the King kept one letter from each of his wives. Catherine reads these messages to her young maid Margaret. Together they discover the former Queens' true feelings and thoughts about King Henry.

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This is the mountain range called Cascade. It is located in the county seat of Seatal, Washington. At first glance, this is an extremely inappropriate place for an alien spacecraft to appear. But once a mysterious flying object is seen by the locals. No one believes in such nonsense. Aliens from another planet are in the United States? It is more like a cheap science fiction movie! Still the residents are excited by this news. Later the trinity of good inseparable friends and classmates — Barbara, Karen and Walter notice that one of the teachers in their high school is starting behaving extremely strange. Young, but extremely smart guys begin an independent investigation and soon they discover a very unexpected truth.

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In the South Pacific, folk tales, legends and stories are not forgotten, as in the rest of the world. There they are still remembered and transmitted from person to person. In the modern world, such stories lost their value, but not in Ole's house. The guy loves these folk tales and writes them down to save for the next generations. This is hard and slow work. He dreams of a typewriter. Once Ole felt that God wanted him to go on writing. That is why he does not give up. Some rumours of this reach the official Mr. Harold. Mr. Harold is quite interested. He even invites Ole to the party at an expensive hotel, where he praises the guy for his effort. Finally Ole can get money for help in his work. But everything is not so simple as it seems.

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Government agencies are similar in many cities and countries. There are good and nice officials who can help solve your problems quickly and easily. And there are other officials who want money for their assistance. These are the majority. This method is very popular. Bribes have always been given. These things already became normal. Marina Salcedo is a senior lieutenant. She is preparing to go to Manila. The woman has been working for the goverment for twenty years. In recent years, life has risen in price and she needs extra money for her youngest son. He is getting ready to go to college. Marina is not the person who got rich on bribes and built herself a huge house with other people's money. She has to work hard. Then in Manila she will receive an award that can make life easier. But what price it would cost?

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This is one of the unusual stories about the life and work of the world's most known detective and intellectual. One day, Dr. Watson comes to his old friend Holmes and sees that the detective already has a visitor — a big redheaded man named Jabez Wilson. Holmes notices how bright his guest's red hair is. Mr. Wilson says that everything started from an ad offering a good job. But only for the red people. There was also a mysterious phrase «Redheaded league in that offering.» Jabez quickly managed to get a job in a mysterious office. The whole day he was rewriting some pages of the British Encyclopedia for some good money. Soon all of a sudden the Redheaded league fell apart. And now Mr. Wilson wants to know what this strange incident really was.

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Captain MacWhirr looked thoughtfully at the barometer. The weather was bad. It was a short and strong man with sparse hair and a thick beard. MacWhirr talked to people in such a way that they often considered him short-sighted or frankly stupid. When the captain was on land, he always wore a brown hat, a coat and heavy black boots. Many people knew that he was really a very good captain. He always had only the best sailors in the crew. At a young age, he ran away from home and went to Ireland, although his father maintained a small shop in Belfasf. The family was not poor. A few months later, MacWhirr sent a letter to his parents from Chile. He worked and could feed himself. MacWhirr was able to take care of himself from his youth.

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is the next part of the world-famous story about the fascinating adventures of smart guy Tom Sawyer. The novel was published in 1884. It is one of the first novels written in colloquial English with the usage of jargonisms. This story describes a lot of different small towns and nationalities living near the Mississippi river. The book is full of sarcasm and mockery of many prejudices of that time including racism. Mrs. Douglas adopts Huckleberry Finn. The adoptive mother is desperately trying to educate him and make more religious. The boy is bored and runs with Tom Sawyer to the gang of «robbers». Later the father kidnaps Huck. He manages to escape and starts his own raft trip down the Mississippi.

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This is the mountain range called Cascade. It is located in the county seat of Seatal, Washington. At first glance, this is an extremely inappropriate place for an alien spacecraft to appear. But once a mysterious flying object is seen by the locals. No one believes in such nonsense. Aliens from another planet are in the United States? It is more like a cheap science fiction movie! Still the residents are excited by this news. Later the trinity of good inseparable friends and classmates — Barbara, Karen and Walter notice that one of the teachers in their high school is starting behaving extremely strange. Young, but extremely smart guys begin an independent investigation and soon they discover a very unexpected truth.

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In the South Pacific, folk tales, legends and stories are not forgotten, as in the rest of the world. There they are still remembered and transmitted from person to person. In the modern world, such stories lost their value, but not in Ole's house. The guy loves these folk tales and writes them down to save for the next generations. This is hard and slow work. He dreams of a typewriter. Once Ole felt that God wanted him to go on writing. That is why he does not give up. Some rumours of this reach the official Mr. Harold. Mr. Harold is quite interested. He even invites Ole to the party at an expensive hotel, where he praises the guy for his effort. Finally Ole can get money for help in his work. But everything is not so simple as it seems.

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Government agencies are similar in many cities and countries. There are good and nice officials who can help solve your problems quickly and easily. And there are other officials who want money for their assistance. These are the majority. This method is very popular. Bribes have always been given. These things already became normal. Marina Salcedo is a senior lieutenant. She is preparing to go to Manila. The woman has been working for the goverment for twenty years. In recent years, life has risen in price and she needs extra money for her youngest son. He is getting ready to go to college. Marina is not the person who got rich on bribes and built herself a huge house with other people's money. She has to work hard. Then in Manila she will receive an award that can make life easier. But what price it would cost?

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This is one of the unusual stories about the life and work of the world's most known detective and intellectual. One day, Dr. Watson comes to his old friend Holmes and sees that the detective already has a visitor — a big redheaded man named Jabez Wilson. Holmes notices how bright his guest's red hair is. Mr. Wilson says that everything started from an ad offering a good job. But only for the red people. There was also a mysterious phrase «Redheaded league in that offering.» Jabez quickly managed to get a job in a mysterious office. The whole day he was rewriting some pages of the British Encyclopedia for some good money. Soon all of a sudden the Redheaded league fell apart. And now Mr. Wilson wants to know what this strange incident really was.

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0

Captain MacWhirr looked thoughtfully at the barometer. The weather was bad. It was a short and strong man with sparse hair and a thick beard. MacWhirr talked to people in such a way that they often considered him short-sighted or frankly stupid. When the captain was on land, he always wore a brown hat, a coat and heavy black boots. Many people knew that he was really a very good captain. He always had only the best sailors in the crew. At a young age, he ran away from home and went to Ireland, although his father maintained a small shop in Belfasf. The family was not poor. A few months later, MacWhirr sent a letter to his parents from Chile. He worked and could feed himself. MacWhirr was able to take care of himself from his youth.

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is the next part of the world-famous story about the fascinating adventures of smart guy Tom Sawyer. The novel was published in 1884. It is one of the first novels written in colloquial English with the usage of jargonisms. This story describes a lot of different small towns and nationalities living near the Mississippi river. The book is full of sarcasm and mockery of many prejudices of that time including racism. Mrs. Douglas adopts Huckleberry Finn. The adoptive mother is desperately trying to educate him and make more religious. The boy is bored and runs with Tom Sawyer to the gang of «robbers». Later the father kidnaps Huck. He manages to escape and starts his own raft trip down the Mississippi.

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Government agencies are similar in many cities and countries. There are good and nice officials who can help solve your problems quickly and easily. And there are other officials who want money for their assistance. These are the majority. This method is very popular. Bribes have always been given. These things already became normal. Marina Salcedo is a senior lieutenant. She is preparing to go to Manila. The woman has been working for the goverment for twenty years. In recent years, life has risen in price and she needs extra money for her youngest son. He is getting ready to go to college. Marina is not the person who got rich on bribes and built herself a huge house with other people's money. She has to work hard. Then in Manila she will receive an award that can make life easier. But what price it would cost?

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