By Rex Pickett
Sideways is the tale of 2 friends-Miles and Jack-going away jointly for the final time to steep themselves in every little thing that makes it reliable to be younger and unmarried: pinot, placing, and prowling bars. within the week prior to Jack plans to marry, the pair heads out from l. a. to the Santa Ynez wine state. For Jack, the tasting travel is Seven Days to D-Day, his ultimate stretch of freedom. For Miles--who has divorced his spouse, is dealing with an doubtful profession and has misplaced his ardour for living-the journey is a weeklong chance to judge his previous, his destiny and himself. A raucous and stunning novel choked with outstanding information about wine, Sideways is additionally a thought-provoking and humorous publication approximately males, girls, and human relationships.
By J. M. Barrie, Amy Billone
By Donald D. Fitts
By James Fenimore Cooper
In 1831, James Fenimore Cooper advised his writer that he desired to write a narrative set on Lake Ontario. The e-book used to be accredited, yet without trace that it'll characteristic Natty Bumppo from the well-established Leather-Stocking stories. The Pathfinder (1840) revisits Natty’s army carrier, extending a narrative started in The final of the Mohicans, and introduces the issues of affection opposed to the backdrop of the French and Indian warfare. Wayne Franklin’s creation describes the non-public and fiscal situations that resulted in Cooper’s resurrection of his most well-liked personality, underscoring the author’s target to provide Natty as a “Pathfinder” for a country he feared had misplaced its ethical bearings. the loo Harvard Library version reproduces the textual content of The Pathfinder from The Writings of James Fenimore Cooper (State college of recent York Press).
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By Robert Graves
Thought of an fool due to his actual infirmities, Claudius survived the intrigues and poisonings of the reigns of Augustus, Tiberius, and the Mad Caligula to turn into emperor in forty-one A.D. A masterpiece.
By Thomas D. Kohn
By James Baldwin
A retelling for the younger reader of the main attention-grabbing elements of Cervantes' nice novel approximately Don Quixote, the eccentric gentleman who fancies himself a knight-errant. The adventures such a lot attractive to little ones are integrated, and comparable in this type of manner as to shape a continuing narrative, with either the spirit and elegance of the unique preserved up to attainable. compatible for a long time 10 and up.
By Gustave Flaubert
The textual content of this Norton severe version is predicated on Eleanor Marx Aveling’s celebrated translation, revised via Paul de Man.Margaret Cohen’s cautious editorial revision modernizes and renews Flaubert’s stylistic masterpiece. furthermore, Cohen has additional to the second one version a brand new advent, considerably new annotations, and twenty-one amazing photographs, together with pictures and engravings, that tell scholars’ knowing of middle-class lifestyles in nineteenth-century provincial France. In Madame Bovary, Flaubert created a cogent counter discourse that revealed and resisted the dominant highbrow and social ideologies of his age. The novel’s subversion of traditional ethical norms necessarily created controversy and finally resulted in Flaubert’s prosecution via the French executive on fees of offending "public and spiritual morality." This Norton variation is the single one to be had that contains the total manuscript from Flaubert’s 1857 trial. "Criticism" contains 16 reviews in regards to the novel’s important issues, twelve of them new to the second one version, together with essays via Charles Baudelaire, Henry James, Roland Barthes, Jonathan Culler, and Naomi Schor. A Chronology and chosen Bibliography also are integrated.
By Charles Dickens
Dickens' ultimate novel, left unfinished at his loss of life in 1870, is a secret tale a lot encouraged through the 'Sensation Novel' as written by means of his good friend Wilkie Collins. The motion happens in an historic cathedral urban and in many of the darkest areas in Victorian London. medicines, disappearances, sexual obsession, cover and a potential homicide are one of the subject matters and motifs. A sombre and menacing surroundings, a desirable diversity of characters and Dickens' ordinary command of language mix to make this a thrilling and tantalising tale. additionally incorporated during this quantity are a few unjustly overlooked tales and sketches, with matters as various as homicide , guilt and early life romance.
By Bernard Clavel
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By Judy Gardner
By Eugene Benson (auth.)
By Laura Lippman
New York Times bestselling writer Laura Lippman has been hailed as the most effective crime fiction writers in the US at the present time, profitable almost each significant award within the style. the writer of the greatly well known sequence that includes Baltimore P.I. Tess Monaghan in addition to 3 significantly lauded stand-alone novels, Lippman now turns her realization to brief stories—and unearths one other point of mastery.
Lippman units the various tales during this sterling anthology, Hardly Knew Her, in wide-spread territory: her cherished Baltimore, from downtown to its prosperous suburbs, the place winning businessmen visit surprising lengths to guard what they've got or ruthlessly extend their holdings, whereas upset better halves locate murderous how you can get away their lives. yet Lippman can also be unafraid to travel—to New Orleans, to an unnamed southwestern urban, or even to Dublin, the backdrop for the deadly conflict of 2 not-so-innocents overseas. Tess Monaghan is the following, in tales and a profile, aligning herself with quite a few underdogs. And in her outstanding, never-before-published novella, Scratch a Woman, Lippman takes us deep into the non-public international of a expensive name girl/madam and committed football mother, exploring the secret of what may possibly, in truth, be written within the blood.
Each of those inventive stories is a gem—sometimes poignant, occasionally funny, continually jam-packed with delightfully unanticipated twists and reversals. for those that haven't begun to learn Lippman, prepare to adventure the spellbinding energy of "one of brand new such a lot interesting storytellers, hailed for her prepared mental insights and her compelling characterizations," (San Diego Union-Tribune), who has "invigorated the crime fiction enviornment with clever, leading edge, and intriguing paintings" (George Pelecanos). As for longtime devotees of her a number of award-winning novels, you will find that you just infrequently be aware of her.
By Nina Berberova
Doomed to residing in her mentor's shadow, Sonechka, a skilled yet mousy younger pianist hired via a stunning soprano and her dedicated, bourgeois husband, secretly schemes to show infidelities.
Robin Hood lived in Sherwood wooded area. He robbed wealthy humans and gave the cash to the bad. He used to be shrewdpermanent, powerful and courageous and had many adventures. He fought opposed to the grasping Sheriff of Nottingham and undesirable Prince John and defended the attractive girl Marian who enjoyed him. Robin Hood is an English folk-hero and the tales approximately him are all alleged to be real!
By Émile Zola
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By Jonathan Swift
Gulliver's Travels, via Jonathan speedy, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which bargains caliber variations at cheap costs to the scholar and the overall reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of rigorously crafted extras. listed below are the various striking beneficial properties of Barnes & Noble Classics: All variations are fantastically designed and are published to more desirable standards; a few contain illustrations of historic curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influencesbiographical, historic, and literaryto increase every one reader's realizing of those enduring works. Considered the best satire ever written in English, Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels chronicles the wonderful voyages of Lemuel Gulliver, mostly to 4 superb geographical regions: Lilliput, the place the folk are six inches tall; Brobdingnag, a land inhabited via giants; Laputa, a wondrous flying island; and a rustic the place the Houyhnhnms, a race of clever horses, are served by way of savage humanoid creatures known as Yahoos.Beneath the skin of this enthralling fable lurks a devastating critique of human malevolence, stupidity, greed, self-importance, and short-sightedness. a super mix of event, humor, and philosophy, Gulliver’s Travels is one in all literature’s so much sturdy masterpieces. Michael Seidel is Jesse and George Siegel Professor within the Humanities at Columbia collage. He has written commonly on eighteenth-century literature. His books comprise Satiric Inheritance: Rabelais to Sterne (1979), Exile and the Narrative mind's eye (1986), and Robinson Crusoe: Island Myths and the radical (1991).
By Mabel O'Donnell
The Janet and John books emerged as a favored approach to support kids learn how to learn in 1949. those usual English young children of the Fifties are icons within the minds of the generations who grew up with them. Summersdale is extremely joyful to be bringing those vintage bestsellers from yesteryear again into print as superbly illustrated hardcover variations that make the proper nostalgia present goods
By Graham Greene
Querry, a world-famous architect, is the sufferer of a bad assault of indifference: he not reveals that means in paintings or excitement in lifestyles. Arriving anonymously at a Congo leper village, he's clinically determined because the psychological identical of a "burnt-out case", a leper who has passed through a level of mutilation. although, as Querry loses himself in paintings for the lepers his ailment of brain slowly methods a therapy. Then the white neighborhood unearths out who Querry is...
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By T. R. Miles (auth.)
By Pierre Klossowski
By Henry Parker DeWitt
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By Lucienne Loh (auth.)
By Salibelle Royster
A wide booklet of a lot type, it combines romance and realism and resembles multiple fictional style. the tale is partially an adolescent's initiation into the grownup global, partially a romance, and partially a homicide secret. it's also a singular of social feedback and the inhumanity of the legislations.
By Charles Nordhoff
Males opposed to the ocean is the epic tale of the nineteen dependable males who, with Captain Bligh on the helm, have been set adrift in a 23-foot open release. Their 3,600-mile voyage is still one of many maximum feats of braveness and event within the annals of the ocean. PITCAIRN's ISLAND unfolds a story of drunkeness, betrayal, homicide, and vengeance because it chronicles the destiny of Christian, the mutineers, and a handful of Tahitians, who jointly take safe haven at the loneliest island within the Pacific.
Édition bilingue préparée par Daniel Poirion
Édition sous l. a. course de Philippe Walter avec l. a. collaboration de Robert Deschaux, Irène Freire-Nunes, Gérard Gros, Marie-Geneviève Grossel, Mary B. Speer
Traducteur : Gérard Gros, Marie-Geneviève Grossel, Philippe Walter
Lancelot - los angeles Seconde Partie de los angeles quête de Lancelot - l. a. Quête du Saint Graal - los angeles Mort du roi Arthur.
By the late Robert H. Jackson, John Q. Barrett, William E. Leuchtenburg
Robert H. Jackson was once one of many giants of the Roosevelt period: an legal professional common, a nonetheless respected ideal courtroom Justice and, no longer least vital, one among Franklin Delano Roosevelt's shut associates and advisers. His intimate memoir of FDR, written within the early Fifties ahead of Jackson's premature dying, has remained unpublished for 50 years. this is that newly found memoir. Written with ability and style, this is often actually a different account of the character, behavior, greatness of personality, and customary humanity of "that guy within the White House," as outraged conservatives known as FDR. Jackson easily yet eloquently presents an insider's view of Roosevelt's presidency, together with such the most important occasions as FDR's Court-packing plan, his battles with company the US, his choice to hunt a 3rd time period, and his daring flow to help Britain in 1940 with American destroyers. He additionally deals an intimate own portrait of Roosevelt--on fishing journeys, in late-night poker video games, or approving laws whereas consuming breakfast in mattress, the place he typically begun his workday. We meet a president who's far-sighted yet nimble in attacking the issues handy; principled yet versatile; charismatic and well known yet unafraid to choose fights, take stands, and while worthwhile, make enemies. That guy isn't really easily a necessary old record, yet an interesting and insightful examine some of the most extraordinary males in American historical past. In examining this memoir, we achieve not just a brand new appreciation for Roosevelt, but additionally admiration for Jackson, who emerges as either a public servant of significant integrity and talent and a wry, sensible, and fair-minded observer of politics on the optimum point.
By Walter Scott
Sir Walter Scott, (1771 – 1832) was once a Scottish ancient novelist, playwright, and poet. Scott used to be the 1st English-language writer to have a very overseas occupation in his lifetime, with many modern readers in Europe, Australia, and North the USA. His novels and poetry are nonetheless learn, and lots of of his works stay classics of either English-language literature and of Scottish literature. recognized titles comprise Ivanhoe, The Antiquary and man Mannering, or The Astrologer.
By Martin Walser
Hans Lach wird verhaftet: Mordverdacht. Auf der social gathering seines Verlegers hatte er einen f?r seine Verrisse gef?rchteten Kritiker bedroht. Am n?chsten Morgen findet sich dessen blutdurchtr?nkter Pullover, nur von der Leiche fehlt jede Spur. Daf?r treten immer neue Verd?chtige auf den Plan. Ein Vexierspiel auf Leben und Tod nimmt seinen Anfang, denn ?ber die Schuld oder Unschuld des Schriftstellers, so scheint es, ist viel zu sagen, aber schwer zu entscheiden. Bereits vor seinem erstmaligen Erscheinen wurde ?ber diesen Roman heftig und kontrovers geurteilt. Er l?ste den gr??ten Literaturskandal der letzten Jahrzehnte aus. «Gnadenlos klug und quick prophetisch.» (Sigrid L?ffler)«‹Tod eines Kritikers› ist eines der besten B?cher nicht nur von Walser.» (Arno Widmann)«Brillant, leichtgewichtig, boshaft und hemmungslos.» (Joachim Kaiser)
By Louisa May Alcott
By Marilyn S. Severson
Undying French masterpieces equivalent to Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, Flaubert's Madame Bovary, and Camus' The Plague (1947) were the topic of copious literary feedback in view that their courses. This quantity was once constructed in particular to aid scholars and basic readers achieve a deeper knowing of 8 French masterpieces. Lucid but tough literary research makes a speciality of plot and personality improvement, issues, sort, and biographical and old context. This consultant bargains a fuller experience of the ancient and literary atmosphere during which every one writer labored.
By Leonard Orr
By Marcel Proust
The “Guermantes Way,” during this the 3rd quantity of looking for misplaced Time, refers back to the course that ends up in the Duc and Duchess de Guermantes’s château close to Combray. It additionally represents the narrator’s passage into the rarefied “social kaleidoscope” of the Guermantes’s Paris salon, an immense highbrow playground for Parisian society, the place he turns into a celebration to the wit and manners of the Guermantes’s drawing room. right here he encounters nobles, officials, socialites, and diverse consorts, together with Robert de Saint Loup and his prostitute mistress Rachel, the Baron de Charlus, and the Prince de Borodino.For this authoritative English-language variation, D. J. Enright has revised the past due Terence Kilmartin’s acclaimed remodeling of C. ok. Scott Moncrieff’s translation take into consideration the hot definitive French versions of Á l. a. recherché du temps perdu (the ultimate quantity of those new variations used to be released through the Bibliothèque de l. a. Pléiade in 1989).
By Saikaku Ihara, Masakazu Kuwata, Kengi Hamada
First released in 1682, The lifetime of an Amorous Man depicts the targets and follies of the main excellent age of Japan, whilst prosperous commoners may well upward push above the warrior caste and take pleasure in the loose and simple lifetime of Japan's excitement homes. The hero, Yonosuke, whose identify skill "Man of the World," is from his precocious adolescence to the shut of his amatory profession. His erotic escapades are chronicled, continually with frankness and infrequently with pathos. the nature sketches of the ladies (and occasionally males) with whom he dallied are vividly portrayed.
By Jack Sharkey
The Dope on Mars is gifted the following in a top quality paperback version. This well known vintage paintings by means of Jack Sharkey is within the English language, and should now not comprise portraits or pictures from the unique variation. for those who benefit from the works of Jack Sharkey then we hugely suggest this book in your e-book assortment.
By Robert Louis Stevenson
Grasp storyteller Robert Louis Stevenson possessed striking powers of invention, rather within the genres of horror and the supernatural. His compelling 1866 novel recounts the reviews of a doctor whose well-intentioned experiments bring about a drug that transforms him right into a remorseless killer. Stevenson's morality story nonetheless maintains to intrigue generations of readers.
By T F Tout
A masterly quantity from the pen of the eminent medievalist. Maps.THIS identify IS stated AND prompt by means of: Books for faculty Libraries; Catalogue of the Lamont Library, Harvard collage; consultant to Reference Books
By Wilkie Collins
The girl In White--now a stunning new musical via the incomparable Andrew Lloyd Webber Wilkie Collins’s sensational story of insanity, betrayal, and greed, the lady in White, is exciting its West finish audiences on the outstanding Palace Theatre in London—and is coming to Broadway sooner or later. on account that its unique book in 1860, the unconventional hasn't ever been out of print, and this suspenseful vintage is now dropped at existence through an excellent foreign ensemble, together with the elegant Maria Friedman and Michael Crawford because the diabolical count number Fosco.
By Kathy Sublette
By Elsa Holmelund Minarik, Visit Amazon's Maurice Sendak Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Maurice Sendak,
Meet Little endure, a pal to hundreds of thousands of kids. And meet mom endure, who's there at any time when Little undergo wishes her. whilst it really is chilly and snowy outdoor, she unearths simply the suitable outfit for Little undergo to play in. whilst he is going to the moon, she has a sizzling lunch anticipating him on his go back. And, after all, she by no means forgets his birthday.
This vintage from Else Holmelund Minarik and Maurice Sendak used to be written in 1957 and continues to be as loved this present day because it used to be then. An ALA extraordinary kid's ebook, this point One i will be able to learn is filled with hot and lovingly playful tales which are excellent for kids studying to sound out phrases and sentences.
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By Lewis Carroll
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and during the taking a look Glass, by Lewis Carroll, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber variants at cheap costs to the coed and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed here are a number of the outstanding beneficial properties of Barnes & Noble Classics: All versions are fantastically designed and are revealed to more advantageous standards; a few comprise illustrations of ancient curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, historic, and literary—to enhance each one reader's knowing of those enduring works. First released in 1865, Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland used to be an instantaneous luck, as used to be its sequel, throughout the Looking-Glass. Carroll’s feel of the absurd and his remarkable reward for video games of good judgment and language have secured for the Alice books a permanent spot within the hearts of either adults and children. Alice starts off her adventures whilst she follows the frantically not on time White Rabbit down a gap into the paranormal global of Wonderland, the place she meets numerous awesome creatures, together with Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Cheshire Cat, the hookah-smoking Caterpillar, the Mad Hatter, and the Queen of Hearts—who, with the aid of her enchanted deck of cards, methods Alice into enjoying a weird and wonderful video game of croquet. Alice maintains her adventures in in the course of the Looking-Glass, that is loosely in keeping with a video game of chess and comprises Carroll’s recognized poem “Jabberwocky.” Throughout her excellent trips, Alice keeps her cause, humor, and experience of justice. She has turn into one of many nice characters of inventive literature, as immortal as Don Quixote, Huckleberry Finn, Captain Ahab, Sherlock Holmes, and Dorothy Gale of Kansas. Tan Lin is a author, artist, and critic. he's the writer of 2 books of poetry, Lotion Bullwhip Giraffe and IDM.
By Zola Levitt
By Adriaan Beukers
Recreating lightness with the synergy of alternative fabrics is the most subject of this booklet. It selections up the suprisingly missed subject of sunshine building as a way of lowering power intake. in line with pioneering study performed on the school of Aerospace expertise on the collage of Delft, it exhibits how minimal power buildings are getting used in commercial layout, structure, bridge development, activities apparatus, and car expertise. (revised reprint )
By Iris Murdoch
"A exceptional entertainment." (Harold Bloom, the hot York occasions booklet assessment) Edward Baltram is crushed with guilt. His nasty little prank has long gone horribly improper: He has fed his closest buddy a sandwich laced with a hallucinogenic drug and the younger guy has fallen out of a window to his loss of life. Edward searches for redemption via a reunion along with his recognized father, the reclusive painter Jesse Baltram. humorous and compelling, the great Apprentice is instantly a supremely subtle leisure and an inquiry into the non secular crises that afflict the trendy international.
By Marie D’Agoult, Daniel Stern, Lynn Hoggard
First released in 1846 below the pen identify Daniel Stern, Nelida tells the tale of a pretty French heiress who surrenders everything—marriage, acceptance, and an aristocratic approach of life—for the affection of a skilled younger heart category painter. in response to the author’s personal ten-year courting with the pianist and composer Franz Liszt, the radical quick grew to become the scandalous bestseller of its day. Its writer, Marie d’Agoult, has emerged as essentially the most outstanding girls of her time. An aristocratic Parisian girl who left her husband and baby to turn into the significant other of Liszt, d’Agoult turned an finished girl of letters whose works incorporated an incredible historical past of the 1848 revolution in Paris. In Nelida, her in basic terms significant novel, she brings to lifestyles the deeply intimate elements of her personal tale and the period during which it came about. Written with a prepared sensitivity to social mores and mental nuances, the radical unearths the primal cry of a girl decided to regulate her personal future with no betraying her womanhood. showing the following for the 1st time in English, Lynn Hoggard’s translation of Nelida is ripe for rereading through today’s readers.
By Silverback Books
That includes recipes on pasta types, this paintings is helping you create dishes like Spaghetti alla Bolognese, Pumpkin Gnocchi, and extra.
By Graham Handley (auth.)
By Henry Dudeney
"An super inventive ebook which abounds in difficulties that might continue the reader busy for hours ."-- Manchester parent one in every of England's maximum inventors of mathematical puzzles, Henry Dudeney (1847-1930) had a expertise for locating ideas to difficulties that appeared unsolvable. This e-book comprises a hundred and ten of his puzzles, now not as person difficulties yet as incidents in hooked up tales. the 1st 31 are amusingly posed through pilgrims in Chaucer's Canterbury stories. extra puzzles are awarded utilizing diverse characters in different venues. Many require basically the power to workout logical or visible talents; others, just like the Ribbon challenge or The Riddle of St. Edmonsbury, provide a stimulating problem to the mathematically complex. ideas incorporated.
By Kenneth Grahame
In Kenneth Grahame's vintage story of the River financial institution, Mole, Rat, Toad, and Badger make neighbors, rejoice, and get into difficulty within the Wild wooden. while Toad is imprisoned for stealing a vehicle, the buddies locate themselves in a struggle for Toad corridor. stick with the whimsical adventures of the Wild wooden within the Calico Illustrated Classics variation of Grahame's The Wind within the Willows.
By Robert Burden (auth.)
By J W Goethe
By Terence Whalen
Edgar Allan Poe has lengthy been considered as an artist who was once hopelessly out of step along with his time. yet as Terence Whalen indicates, America's such a lot celebrated romantic outcast was once in lots of methods the nation's such a lot consultant advertisement author. Whalen explores the antebellum literary setting during which Poe labored, an atmosphere marked via financial clash, political strife, and common foreboding over the increase of a mass viewers. The ebook indicates that the publishing undefined, faraway from being a passive backdrop to writing, threatened to dominate all points of literary production. confronted with monetary trouble, Poe desperately sought to flee what he known as "the journal prison-house" and "the horrid legislation of political economy." by way of putting Poe firmly in fiscal context, Whalen unfolds a brand new account of the connection among literature and capitalism in an age of momentous social swap. The ebook combines pathbreaking ancient examine with leading edge literary idea. It comprises the 1st fully-documented account of Poe's reaction to American slavery and the 1st expos? of his plot to falsify move figures. Whalen additionally presents a brand new clarification of Poe's ambivalence towards nationalism and exploration, a close inquiry into the clash among cryptography and customary wisdom, and a normal concept of Poe's experiments with new literary kinds similar to the detective tale. eventually, Whalen exhibits how those experiments are without delay associated with the sunrise of the knowledge age. This booklet redefines Poe's position in American literature and casts new mild at the emergence of a countrywide tradition prior to the Civil battle.
By Jan Potocki
A literary masterpiece by way of a Polish visitor, aristocratic adventurer, political activist, ethnographer and publisher
Alphonse, a tender Walloon officer, is traveling to hitch his regiment in Madrid in 1739. yet he quickly unearths himself mysteriously detained at a street hotel within the unusual and sundry corporation of thieves, brigands, cabbalists, noblemen, coquettes and gypsies, whose tales he documents over sixty-six days. The ensuing manuscript is came across a few 40 years later in a sealed casket, from which stories of characters reworked via hide, magic and phantasm, of honour and cowardice, of hauntings and seductions, jump forth to create a colourful polyphony of human voices. Jan Potocki (1761-1812) used quite a number literary kinds - gothic, picaresque, event, pastoral, erotica - in his novel of stories-within-stories, which, just like the Decameron and Tales from the Thousand and One Nights, offers leisure on an epic scale.
For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts improved by way of introductions and notes via exotic students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations by means of award-winning translators.
By Friedrich Nietzsche
By Andrew Bernstein
Excellent instruction for the yearly Ayn Rand essay contest, this allegory of guy in a collectivist society locations characters, reminiscent of Equality 7-2521 and Liberty 5-3000, in a fight for person freedom. by way of the strength in their principles and the fireplace in their wants, they finally set themselves loose and create a brand new social order.
By Helen Wheeler (auth.)
By William Makepeace Thackeray, Nicholas Dames
Vainness reasonable, by means of William Makepeace Thackeray, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber variations at reasonable costs to the coed and the overall reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of rigorously crafted extras. listed below are many of the outstanding good points of Barnes & Noble Classics: All versions are fantastically designed and are published to more desirable requirements; a few contain illustrations of old curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influencesbiographical, historic, and literaryto increase every one reader's knowing of those enduring works. I imagine i may be an exceptional lady, if I had 5 thousand a year,” observes appealing and shrewdpermanent Becky Sharp, one of many wickedestand so much appealingwomen in all of literature. Becky is only one of the numerous interesting figures that populate William Makepeace Thackeray’s novel self-importance reasonable, a superbly satirical landscape of upper-middle-class existence and manners in London first and foremost of the 19th century. Scorned for her loss of funds and breeding, Becky needs to use all her wit, allure and massive intercourse attract break out her drab future as a governess. From London’s ballrooms to the battlefields of Waterloo, the bewitching Becky works her wiles on a gallery of memorable characters, together with her lecherous agency, Sir Pitt, his wealthy sister, leave out Crawley, and Pitt’s rushing son, Rawdon, the 1st of Becky’s inaccurate sexual entanglements. full of hilarious discussion and marvelous characterizations, self-importance reasonable is a richly enjoyable comedy that asks the reader, Which people is worked up during this global? Which people has his hope? or, having it, is satisfied?” gains greater than a hundred illustrations drawn through Thackeray himself for the preliminary booklet. Nicholas Dames is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia college, and is the writer of Amnesiac Selves: Nostalgia, Forgetting, and British Fiction, 18101870, and different statement on nineteenth-century British and French fiction.
By Pascal Blaise
By Francesco Dimitri
By Stan Berenstain
As Brother and Sister undergo don their costumes to head trick-or-treating via themselves for the 1st time, they plan to prevent Miz McGrizz's spooky domestic. yet in the course of their Halloween time out, the cubs become aware of that appearances will be deceiving.
By Osamu Dazai
By Émile Zola, Douglas Parmee
A part of the gigantic Rougon-Macquart cycle of novels, The Earth was once appeared via Emile Zola's as his maximum novel. This Penguin Classics version is translated with an advent via Douglas Parmee. whilst Jean Macquart arrives within the peasant neighborhood of Beauce, the place farmers have labored a similar land for generations, he quick reveals himself all for the corrupt affairs of the neighborhood Fouan kin. getting older and Lear-like, previous guy Fouan has made up our minds to divide his land among his 3 youngsters: his penny-pinching daughter Fanny, his eldest son - a miles from holy determine often called 'Jesus Christ' - and the lecherous Buteau, Macquart's buddy. yet in a group the place land is every little thing, sibling contention quick turns to brutal hatred, as Buteau pronounces himself unhappy along with his lot. a desirable portrayal of a suffering yet decadent group, The Earth deals a compelling exploration of the harmful nature of human lack of understanding and greed. Douglas Parmee's translation vividly conveys the naturalistic tone of the unique in transparent, modern English. This variation additionally comprises an advent, exploring Zola's motivation in writing The Earth and contemplating its effect on his contemporaries. Emile Zola (1840-1902) was once the top determine within the French college of naturalistic fiction. His primary paintings, Les Rougon-Macquart, is a landscape of mid-19th century French existence, in a cycle of 20 novels which Zola wrote over a interval of twenty-two years, together with Au Bonheur des Dames (1883), The Beast inside of (1890), Nana (1880), and The consuming Den (1877). in case you loved The Earth, chances are you'll like Zola's Germinal, additionally on hand in Penguin Classics.
By Jane Austen
This version is written in English. besides the fact that, there's a working Korean glossary on the backside of every web page for the tougher English phrases highlighted within the textual content. there are lots of versions of satisfaction and Prejudice. This variation will be necessary when you w
By Charles Dickens
Cause, proof, and statistics... Dickens? scathing portrait of Victorian commercial society and its misapplied utilitarian philosophy, challenging instances beneficial properties schoolmaster Thomas Gradgrind, certainly one of his such a lot richly dimensional, memorable characters. jam-packed with the main points and wonders of small-town lifestyles, it's also a bold novel of ideas?and eventually, a party of affection, wish, and unlimited chances of the mind's eye.
By Jeremy Black
This quantity covers the entire significant conflicts of the 18th century.
In the west, this comprises the Wars of ecu Succession, the yankee conflict of Independence
and the French Revolution. within the east, it covers Chinas conquests of Mongolia, Sinkiang and Tibet,
Russias advances opposed to Islam within the Balkans, and the Afghan invasion of Persia and India.
The clash among local americans and settlers is additionally studied.
It is an account of ways the artwork of war constructed over the century - from the restricted army
practices of Marlborough and Frederick the nice, and the hideous bloodletting of the Afghans,
right via to the guerrilla strategies utilized by the yankee colonists within the first profitable
ideological conflict of 1776-81.
By Tony Wright
This can be a revised and up-to-date variation of Tony Wright's severely acclaimed paintings that first seemed a decade in the past. It presents a lucid and accesible survey of the main strands of socialist pondering correct as much as the contemporary and contains an evaluation of the renewal of socialism in Britain. it's an crucial textual content for college students and a stimulating consultant to socialism prior and current. however it is additionally a ebook with an issue. Tony Wright makes the case for a socialism that learns the teachings of its personal background, roots itself in an ethic of neighborhood and applies conventional values in new methods. it's a booklet for everybody who desires to comprehend the place socialism has come from - and the place it may nonetheless be going.
By Marjorie Flack
Due to the fact 1933, the tale approximately Ping has captivated generations of readers, yet by no means sooner than has it been on hand in a mass-market paperback structure. nobody can deny the allure of the book's hero, Ping, the lively little duck who lives on a ship at the Yangtze River. Ping's misadventures one evening whereas exploring the area round his domestic shape the foundation of this undying vintage, that is delivered to existence by way of Kurt Wiese's hot and poignant illustrations.
By Joris Karl Huysmans, Brendan King
One of many first French novels to take on the topic of prostitution, this tale centres on would-be actress Marthe who lives in a single of the bottom dives in Paris and her eventually doomed courting with Leo, a romantic looking for whatever to happen of misplaced illusions."
By James Fenimore Cooper
The wild rush of motion during this vintage frontier event tale has made The final of the Mohicans the preferred of James Fenimore Cooper’s Leatherstocking stories. Deep within the forests of higher long island nation, the courageous woodsman Hawkeye (Natty Bumppo) and his unswerving Mohican pals Chingachgook and Uncas turn into embroiled within the bloody battles of the French and Indian struggle. the kidnapping of the attractive Munro sisters by means of opposed savages, the treachery of the renegade courageous Magua, the ambush of blameless settlers, and the exciting occasions that bring about the ultimate tragic war of words among rival warfare events create an unforgettable, spine-tingling photograph of lifestyles at the frontier. and because the idyllic desert provides technique to the forces of civilization, the unconventional offers a relocating portrayal of a vanishing race and the top of its lifestyle within the nice American forests.
By Plato, Benjamin Jewett (transl.)
By Milan Kundera
Milan Kundera's 6th novel springs from an informal gesture of a girl to her swimming teacher, a gesture that creates a personality within the brain of a author named Kundera. Like Flaubert's Emma or Tolstoy's Anna, Kundera's Agnes turns into an item of fascination, of indefinable longing. From that personality springs a singular, a gesture of the mind's eye that either embodies and articulates Milan Kundera's perfect mastery of the unconventional and its goal; to discover completely the good, issues of lifestyles.
By J.A. Callow (Eds.)
Articles during this vintage Papers quantity are rewritten, up-dated and prolonged types of papers released in prior volumes of Advances in Botanical study, selected as a result of the excessive quotation of the unique papers and the rise of information within the box this present day. Boulter and Croy talk about the constitution and biosynthesis of legume seed garage proteins, a space that has been revolutionized in recent times by advances in 3-D structural research and techniques of gene manipulation. Raven writes in regards to the major development made in our knowing of the biochemistry of inorganic carbon acqui. Read more...
By David Boersema
Regardless of a up to date revival of curiosity in pragmatist philosophy, so much paintings within the analytic philosophy of language ignores insights provided by way of classical pragmatists and modern neopragmatists. In Pragmatism and Reference, David Boersema argues pragmatist point of view on reference offers a unique alternative—and corrective—to the existing analytic perspectives at the subject. Boersema unearths that the pragmatist method of reference, with replacement understandings of the character of language, the character of conceptualization and categorization, and the character of inquiry, is advised within the paintings of Wittgenstein and extra completely built within the works of such classical and modern pragmatists as C.S. Peirce and Hilary Putnam. Boersema first discusses the descriptivist and causal theories of reference—the got perspectives at the subject in analytic philosophy. Then, after contemplating Wittgenstein's method of reference, Boersema info the pragmatist method of reference through 9 philosophers: the ''Big Three'' of classical pragmatism, Peirce, William James, and John Dewey; 3 modern American philosophers, Putnam, Catherine Elgin, and Richard Rorty; and 3 vital continental philosophers, Umberto Eco, Karl-Otto Apel, and Jürgen Habermas. ultimately, Boersema exhibits explicitly how pragmatism deals a really replacement account of reference, providing a number of case reports at the nature and serve as of names. right here, he makes a speciality of conceptions of individuation, similarity, essences, and sociality of language. Pragmatism and Reference will function a bridge among analytic and pragmatist techniques to such themes of shared hindrance because the nature and serve as of language.
By C. Gasquoine (Catherine Gasquoine) Hartley
Catherine Gasquoine Hartley (also referred to as Mrs Walter M Gallichan) used to be a British suffragist and journalist and the writer of "The fact approximately girl" (pub. 1913). This publication, a learn of the matriarchy, used to be first released in 1914. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]
By Giuseppe Verdi, Burton D. Fisher
A entire advisor to Verdi's OTELLO, that includes insightful observation and research, tale Narrative with 30 song Examples, a whole, NEWLY TRANSLATED LIBRETTO, English and Italian side-by-side, Discography, Videography, and a Dictionary of Opera and Musical phrases.
By David Holton.
By Guy de Maupassant
Trans. by means of Richard Howard
By Defoe, Daniel; Kelly, James William; Keymer, Tom
Daniel Defoe's spell binding story-telling and imaginatively special descriptions have ensured that his fiction masquerading as truth continues to be essentially the most recognized tales in English literature. On one point an easy experience tale, the radical additionally increases profound questions on ethical and religious values, society, and man's abiding acquisitiveness. This new version contains a scintillating advent and notes that light up the old context
By Raymond Wilson (auth.)
By Lucy Maud Montgomery, Scott McKowen
The illustrations for this sequence have been created by means of Scott McKowen, who, together with his spouse Christina Poddubiuk, operates Punch & Judy Inc., a firm focusing on layout and representation for theater and appearing arts. Their initiatives frequently contain examine into the visible points of historic settings and characters. Christina is a theater set and dress clothier and contributed recommendation at the interval garments for the illustrations.Scott created those drawings in scratchboard an engraving medium which conjures up the glance of renowned paintings from the interval of those tales. Scratchboard is a demonstration board with a particularly ready floor of not easy white chalk. a skinny layer of black ink is rolled over the skin, and contours are drawn via hand with a pointy knife by way of scraping throughout the ink layer to reveal the white floor beneath. the completed drawings are then scanned and the colour is extra digitally.One thing’s for convinced, no residence that Anne’s in will ever be dull.” That’s what Marilla Cuthbert says approximately Anne, the energetic red-headed orphan she and her brother Matthew undertake. for many years, women have agreed, eagerly examining each ebook in Lucy Maud Montgomery’s sequence that chronicles Anne’s coming of age.
By Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson's vintage horror story tells the research into the lifetime of Dr. Henry Jekyll. As Jekyll's legal professional, Mr. Utterson is in ownership of Jekyll's will, which leaves all his possessions to a mysterious Mr. Edward Hyde. As Utterson appears to be like extra into the immense Mr. Hyde, he learns whatever frightening approximately his good friend Jekyll. observe the terror, braveness, and horror retold within the Calico Illustrated Classics variation of Stevenson's The unusual Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
By Claude H. Miller
It is a pre-1923 ancient replica that was once curated for caliber. caliber insurance was once carried out on every one of those books in an try and eliminate books with imperfections brought by way of the digitization strategy. notwithstanding we've got made top efforts - the books could have occasional mistakes that don't abate the examining adventure. We think this paintings is culturally vital and feature elected to carry the e-book again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the maintenance of published works world wide. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]
By F. Scott Fitzgerald
This facet of Paradise is the debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald. released in 1920, and taking its name from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem Tiare Tahiti, the ebook examines the lives and morality of post-World warfare I early life. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is an enticing Princeton college pupil who dabbles in literature and has the book's topic of affection warped via greed and status-seeking. in the summertime of 1919, 22-year-old Fitzgerald broke up with the woman he were dating, Zelda Sayre. After being inebriated for far of the summer season he back to St. Paul, Minnesota, the place his kinfolk lived, to accomplish the unconventional, hoping that if he turned a winning novelist he may possibly win Zelda again. whereas at Princeton, Fitzgerald had written an unpublished novel known as The Romantic Egotist and finally eighty pages of the typescript of this prior paintings ended up during this aspect of Paradise. On September four, 1919, Fitzgerald gave the manuscript to a chum to bring to Maxwell Perkins, an editor at Charles Scribner's Sons in manhattan. The ebook was once approximately rejected by way of the editors at Scribners, yet Perkins insisted, and on September sixteen it used to be formally approved. Fitzgerald begged for early publication-convinced that he may develop into a star and provoke Zelda-but used to be informed that the unconventional must wait till the spring. however, upon the recognition of his novel for book he went and visited Zelda they usually resumed their courtship. His luck approaching, she agreed to marry him. (Wikipedia)
By Emil Lask
By Victor Hugo
Les Misérables est un roman de Victor Hugo paru en 1862. Ce roman, un des plus populaires de l. a. littérature française, a donné lieu à de nombreuses variations au cinéma. Victor Hugo y décrit l. a. vie de misérables dans Paris et los angeles France provinciale du xixe siècle et s'attache plus particulièrement aux pas du bagnard Jean Valjean qui n'est pas sans rappeler le condamné à mort du Dernier Jour d'un condamné ou Claude Gueux. C'est un roman historique, social et philosophique dans lequel on retrouve les idéaux du romantisme et ceux de Victor Hugo concernant los angeles nature humaine. L'auteur lui-même accorde une grande significance à ce roman et écrit en mars 1862, à son éditeur Lacroix : « Ma conviction est que ce livre sera un des principaux sommets, sinon le critical, de mon œuvre 1». C'est un plaisir de publier cette nouvelle, de haute qualité et à prix abordable édition de ce roman intemporel.
By G. Carcasi
This is an unlimited choice of nice Arthurian literature: poetry, drama and essays, written after the most canon, mostly within the 18th via to the early twentieth centuries.
Table of Contents:
Publisher's Preface; Merlin, by means of John Veitch ; On King Arthur's Round-table At Winchester, through Thomas Warton ; The Grave Of King Arthur, via Thomas Warton ; Knights Of King Arthur's court docket, via Jessie Weston ; Sir Gawain And the golf green Knight, through Jessie L. Weston ; The Sword Of Kingship, by means of Thomas Westwood ; whilst Tristan Sailed, by means of Helen Hay Whitney ; Merlin: A Drama In 3 Acts, by means of Lambert A. Wilmer ; Ballad Of Sir Launcelot, through John Grosvenor Wilson ; Excalibur, through John Grosvenor Wilson ; Isolt on the Tomb Of Tristram, through John Grosvenor Wilson ; Sir Palamides, by way of John Grosvenor Wilson ; The demise Of Guinevere, through John Grosvenor Wilson ; The Egyptian Maid Or The Romance Of The Water-lily, by means of William Wordsworth ; The younger Knight, Or How Gareth received His Spurs, by means of Rev. James Yeames; Sir Gawain And the golf green Knight: A Play, via The Reverend James Yeames ; Time And The Witch vivien, by way of William Butler Yeats ; Guenevere: A Play In 5 Acts, by means of Stark younger ; The San-grail, by way of Ella younger ; A music That Trostan Made, through Ella younger ; Trostan Made This, via Ella younger ; The background Of That Holy Disciple Joseph Arimathea; Tom Thumbe, His existence And dying, through nameless ; The Temptation Of Arthur, by way of nameless ; Six Ballads approximately King Arthur, by means of nameless 
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By Shuying Leng, Xizhang Gao, Tao Pei, Guoyou Zhang, Liangfu Chen, Xi Chen, Canfei He, Daming He, Xiaoyan Li, Chunye Lin, Hongyan Liu, Weidong Liu, Yihe Lü, Shilong Piao, Qiuhong Tang, Fulu Tao, Lide Tian, Xiaohua Tong, Cunde Xiao, Desheng Xue, Linsheng Yang
In 4 chapters and an advent, this ebook systematically is helping readers comprehend the advance of the Geographical Sciences either in China and on the planet in past times 30 years.
Through information research of methodologies together with CiteSpace, TDA, qualitative research, questionnaires, info mining and mathematical records, the ebook explains the evolution of study issues and their riding components within the Geographical Sciences and its 4 branches, particularly actual Geography, Human Geography, Geographical details technology and Environmental Geography. It additionally identifies the function of the Geographical Sciences within the research of strategic matters resembling worldwide swap and terrestrial ecosystems, terrestrial water cycle and water assets, land switch, worldwide cryosphere evolution and land floor strategies at the Tibetan Plateau, fiscal globalization and native responses, nearby sustainable improvement, distant sensing modelling and parameter inversion, spatial research and simulation, and tempo-spatial strategies and modelling of environmental pollution. It then discusses study improvement and inadequacy of chinese language Geographical Sciences within the above-mentioned themes, in addition to within the fields together with Geomorphology and Quaternary environmental swap, Ecohydrology, environment providers, the urbanization procedure and mechanism, clinical and well-being geography, overseas rivers and transboundary setting and assets, detection and attribution of alterations in land floor delicate elements, and uncertainty of spatial info and spatial research. It exhibits that the NSFC has pushed the improvement in these kind of themes and fields. furthermore, the publication summarises traits of the Geographical Sciences in China and the examine point in significant international locations of the realm via an outline of geographical schooling in schools and universities, the research of courses, citations and writer networks of SCI/SSCI and CSCD listed articles, and the outline of Sino-USA, Sino-UK and Sino-German cooperation.
This booklet serves as a big connection with a person drawn to geographical sciences and similar fields.
By Jan Jȩdrzejewski (auth.)
By Anna Katharine Green
Anna Katharine eco-friendly used to be one of many earliest detective fiction writers, and a few of her mysteries stay the most well-liked to be written by means of an American.
By Herman Melville
A failed mutiny lands the narrator in a Tahitian penal complex the place he and his spouse are handled with interest and kindness. After their eventual unlock, the 2 embark on a sequence of adventures as they paintings at bizarre jobs, view conventional rites and customs at the island, and contrive an viewers with the Tahitian queen.
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Lifestyles used to be by no means an identical back for the Banks kinfolk after the amazing Mary Poppins blew in with the east wind. This revised variation introduces a few pleasant new characters. “Delightful nonsense that defies an age boundary of appreciation.”--Booklist
By Allan Cole
KING OF KINGS, LORD OVER males AND DEMONS ALIKEOnly one ruler had ever held that identify, and now Iraj Protarus, an orphaned prince exiled to a small village excessive within the Valley of the Clouds, dreamed of being the subsequent nice conqueror. the main to his future will be Safar Timura, a adolescence with an amazing reward for sorcery, whose visions foretold Iraj's upward thrust to energy. And in these visions, Safar stood at Iraj's part, his soul-blasting spells permitting his pal to realize his dreams. But Safar had different visions with darker portents, and his spellbound wisdom raised secrets and techniques larger left buried. the line the 2 males will be wealthy in titles and fortunes, however it could even be wealthy in demise and catastrophe, in intrigue--and in unforgivable betrayal . . .Let the Wizard of the Winds sweep you away with a story of such strength and keenness that you'll put out of your mind another delusion you have ever learn. input an international the place people and demons are lethal enemies, the place the future of whole dynasties is buffeted mercilessly via the stormy winds of sorcery strong past mind's eye. just like the masters who've come earlier than him, Allan Cole has created a haunting and specific global peopled with characters you'll hate to like and like to hate . . . a special international whose siren track could be impossible to resist to delusion enthusiasts all over . . .From the exchange Paperback variation.
By Charles Dickens
The vintage tale of a tender boy who seeks his fortune at the streets of London. After Oliver Twist asks nasty Mr Bumble for extra meals, he has to escape the workhouse for the streets of London. right here he meets the crafty Dodger, who leads him to Fagin and his gang of pickpockets. while a thieving project is going unsuitable, Oliver narrowly avoids legal and reveals himself within the care of sort Mr Brownlow. yet Fagin and the brutal invoice Sikes move looking for the younger orphan, made up our minds to pull him again . . . With an inspirational and light-hearted creation via Garth Nix, Oliver Twist via Charles Dickens is without doubt one of the twelve fantastic vintage tales being relaunched in Puffin Classics in March 2008.
By James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a tender guy and Dubliners, by way of James Joyce, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber variations at cheap costs to the scholar and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed below are many of the amazing positive aspects of Barnes & Noble Classics: All variants are fantastically designed and are published to stronger standards; a few contain illustrations of old curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influencesbiographical, ancient, and literaryto increase each one reader's realizing of those enduring works. Widely considered as the best stylist of twentieth-century English literature, James Joyce merits the time period revolutionary.” His literary experiments in shape and constitution, language and content material, signaled the modernist stream and proceed to persuade writers at the present time. His earliest, and maybe such a lot available, successesA Portrait of the Artist as a tender guy and Dublinersare right here introduced jointly in a single quantity. either works replicate Joyce’s lifelong love-hate courting with Dublin and the Irish tradition that shaped him.In the semi-autobiographical Portrait, younger Stephen Dedalus yearns to be an artist, yet first needs to fight opposed to the forces of church, tuition, and society, which fetter his mind's eye and stifle his soul. The book’s creative sort is obvious from its commencing pages, a checklist of an infant’s impressions of the realm round himand one of many first examples of the stream of cognizance” technique.Comprising fifteen tales, Dubliners offers a neighborhood of enchanting, funny, and haunting charactersa team portrait. The interactions between them shape one lengthy meditation at the human , culminating with The Dead,” one in every of Joyce’s such a lot swish compositions centering round a character’s epiphany. a gently woven tapestry of Dublin existence on the flip of the final century, Dubliners realizes Joyce’s ambition to provide his countrymen one sturdy examine themselves.” Kevin J. H. Dettmar is Professor of English and Cultural reviews at Southern Illinois college Carbondale. he's the writer or editor of a half-dozen books on James Joyce, modernist literature, and rock tune. he's at the moment completing a time period as President of the Modernist experiences organization.
By Marie Corelli
Darkish opposed to the sky towered the nice Pyramid, and over its apex hung the moon. Like a smash forged ashore by means of a few huge hurricane, the Sphinx, reposing amid the undulating waves of grayish sand surrounding it, appeared for as soon as to drowse. Its solemn visage that had impassively watched a while come and cross, empires upward thrust and fall, and generations of guys reside and die, seemed for the instant to have misplaced its ordinary expression of speculative knowledge and severe disdain—its chilly eyes appeared to suspend, its stern mouth nearly smiled.
By Travis Bradberry
Complicated examining reproduction (ARC); Uncorrected evidence; gentle conceal; fresh, tight & sq..
By Willis J. (Willis John) Abbot
В двух томах одним файлом на английском языке. Несколько мурзилочная (на уровне статей из Моделиста-Конструктора) книга по истории американского флота XVIII-XIX века. Довольно много рисунков и фотографий американских кораблей во время испано-американской войны, портреты известных командиров американского флота. Blue Jackets - синие куртки, прозвище американских военных моряков.1.Blue Jackets of 17762.Blue Jackets of 18123.Blue Jackets of 18614.Blue Jackets in time of peace.5.The Naval struggle with Spain.
By Surendranath Dasgupta
A background of Indian Philosophy, quantity 1 is gifted right here in a top quality paperback version. This well known vintage paintings through Surendranath Dasgupta is within the English language. if you happen to benefit from the works of Surendranath Dasgupta then we hugely suggest this ebook to your booklet assortment.
By Jean Dufournet
By Antony C. Sutton
“The contribution made by way of American capitalism to German conflict arrangements can purely be defined as extra special. It used to be definitely the most important to German army capabilities.... not just used to be an influential quarter of yank enterprise conscious of the character of Nazism, yet for its personal reasons aided Nazism anywhere attainable (and profitable)―with complete wisdom that the possible end result will be struggle regarding Europe and the United States.”
Penetrating a cloak of falsehood, deception, and duplicity, Professor Sutton finds essentially the most extraordinary and under-reported evidence of global warfare II―that key Wall highway banks and American companies supported Hitler’s upward push to strength by way of financing and buying and selling with Nazi Germany. rigorously tracing this heavily guarded mystery via unique files and eyewitness debts, Sutton involves the unsavory end that the disaster of worldwide warfare II used to be tremendous ecocnomic for a decide upon workforce of monetary insiders. He offers a completely documented account of the function performed by way of J.P. Morgan, T.W. Lamont, the Rockefeller pursuits, normal electrical, regular Oil, and the nationwide urban, Chase, and new york banks, Kuhn, Loeb and corporate, basic automobiles, Ford Motor corporation, and ratings of others in supporting to organize the bloodiest, so much damaging conflict in heritage.
This vintage learn, first released in 1976 and the 3rd quantity of a trilogy, is reproduced right here in its unique shape. the opposite volumes during this trilogy are Wall road and the Bolshevik Revolution and Wall road and FDR.
By Carl Strikwerda
The 1st publication to discover the ancient improvement of Belgian politics, this groundbreaking examine of the contention among Catholicism, Socialism and nationalism is key examining for an individual drawn to Europe prior to global struggle I.
By Anna Sewell
Scott created those drawings in scratchboard an engraving medium which inspires the glance of well known artwork from the interval of those tales. Scratchboard is a demonstration board with a particularly ready floor of demanding white chalk. a skinny layer of black ink is rolled over the skin, and contours are drawn through hand with a pointy knife by means of scraping throughout the ink layer to show the white floor beneath. the completed drawings are then scanned and the colour is extra digitally.
Every baby loves a narrative a few horse, and Black good looks is still one of many best, such a lot touching ever written. Set in Victorian London, the radical follows the transferring fortunes of a horse as he strikes from proprietor to proprietor. Narrated through the noble Black attractiveness himself, the story deals an animal’s point of view of the realm, and highlights the inconsiderate, even merciless remedy animals persevered in the course of that period.
By Fyodor Dostoevsky, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky
Dostoevsky’s such a lot innovative novel, Notes from Underground marks the dividing line among 19th- and twentieth-century fiction, and among the visions of self each one century embodied. essentially the most notable characters in literature, the unnamed narrator is a former legitimate who has defiantly withdrawn into an underground life. In complete retreat from society, he scrawls a passionate, obsessive, self-contradictory narrative that serves as a devastating assault on social utopianism and an statement of man’s basically irrational nature.
Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, whose Dostoevsky translations became the traditional, provide us a brilliantly trustworthy variation of this vintage novel, conveying all of the tragedy and tormented comedy of the unique.
By Thomas Mann, John E. Woods
"John E. Woods is revising our influence of Thomas Mann, masterpiece through masterpiece." --The New Yorker
"Doctor Faustus is Mann's private creative gesture. . . . Finely translated by way of John E. Woods." --The New Republic
Thomas Mann's final nice novel, first released in 1947 and now newly rendered into English via acclaimed translator John E. Woods, is a contemporary remodeling of the Faust legend, within which Germany sells its soul to the satan. Mann's protagonist, the composer Adrian Leverkühn, is the flower of German tradition, a super, remoted, overreaching determine, his radical new tune a breakneck online game performed via artwork on the very fringe of impossibility. In go back for 24 years of remarkable musical accomplishment, he deals away his soul--and the facility to like his fellow guy.
Leverkühn's existence tale is an excellent allegory of the increase of the 3rd Reich, of Germany's renunciation of its personal humanity and its embody of ambition and nihilism. it's also Mann's such a lot profound meditation at the German genius--both nationwide and individual--and the poor tasks of the actually nice artist.
By Allen French
Relates the exciting exploits of Rolf within the land of the Vikings: how he turns into an outlaw, and a thrall, and in the end profits his freedom and avenges the illegal slaying of his father. via his trials Rolf is challenged to develop in manliness, constructing braveness, strength of will, patriotism, and perseverance, and in any case emerging above the feud that has ate up him for therefore lengthy. the tale, encouraged through Icelandic sagas, serves as a superb advent to the existing values of the Viking period. appropriate for a while eleven and up.
By John Steinbeck
Whereas pleasing his lifeless father's dream of constructing a filthy rich farm in California, Joseph Wayne involves think brilliant tree at the farm embodies his father's spirit. His brothers and their households proportion in Joseph's prosperity and the farm thrives - till one brother, scared by means of Joseph's pagan trust, kills the tree and brings ailment and famine at the farm. Set in wide-spread Steinbeck state, "To A God Unknown" is a paranormal story, exploring one man's try to keep watch over the forces of nature and to appreciate the methods of God.
By Dennis Butts (auth.)
By Maurizio Ferraris
By Chris Walsh
Coward. It’s a grave insult, more likely to galvanize anger, disgrace, even violence. yet what precisely is cowardice? whilst terrorists are known as cowards, does it suggest just like whilst the time period is utilized to infantrymen? And what, if whatever, does cowardice need to do with the remainder of us? Bringing jointly resources from court-martial circumstances to literary and movie classics akin to Dante’s Inferno, The purple Badge of braveness, and the skinny crimson Line, Cowardice recounts the good damage that either cowards and the terror of seeming cowardly have performed, and lines the belief of cowardice’s strength to its evolutionary roots. yet Chris Walsh additionally indicates that this energy has pale, such a lot dramatically at the battlefield. Misconduct that previous could have been punished as cowardice has extra lately frequently been taken care of medically, as an antagonistic response to trauma, and Walsh explores a parallel healing shift that reaches past struggle, into the nation-states of politics, crime, philosophy, faith, and love.
Yet, as Walsh exhibits, the healing has now not altogether triumphed—contempt for cowardice endures, and he argues that such contempt could be a great point. braveness draws even more of our awareness, yet conscientiously knowing cowardice might be extra morally valuable, for it calls for us to imagine significantly approximately our tasks and our fears, and it is helping us to behave ethically whilst worry and responsibility conflict.
Richly illustrated and full of attention-grabbing tales and insights, Cowardice is the 1st sustained research of a ignored yet profound and pervasive characteristic of human event.
By Gottfried Keller
Kleider machen Leute ist eine Novelle des Schweizer Dichters Gottfried Keller. Erstmals 1874 im zweiten Band der Novellensammlung Die Leute von Seldwyla erschienen, gehört sie zu den bekanntesten Erzählungen der deutschsprachigen Literatur, diente als Vorlage für Filme und Opern und gilt als Musterbeispiel für die Stilrichtung des poetischen Realismus. Die Geschichte handelt von dem Schneidergesellen Wenzel Strapinski, der sich trotz Armut intestine kleidet. Er gelangt in eine fremde Stadt namens Goldach und wird dort wegen seines Äußeren für einen polnischen Grafen gehalten. Nachdem er aus Schüchternheit versäumt hat, die Verwechslung aufzuklären, versucht er zu fliehen. Doch da betritt eine junge Dame, Tochter eines angesehenen Bürgers, den Schauplatz. Die beiden verlieben sich ineinander, worauf der Schneider die ihm aufgedrängte Grafenrolle weiterspielt. Ein verschmähter Nebenbuhler sorgt dafür, dass der vermeintliche Hochstapler entlarvt wird. Auf der Verlobungsfeier kommt es zum Skandal. Strapinski flieht, seine Braut aber findet ihn, rettet ihn vor dem Erfrieren und stellt ihn zur Rede. Als sie sich davon überzeugt hat, dass seine Liebe echt ist, bekennt sie sich zu ihm und setzt die Heirat durch. Der Schneider gründet mit ihrem Vermögen ein Atelier und bringt es zu Wohlstand und Ansehen, womit das Sprichwort „Kleider machen Leute“ sich bewährt.
By Edward Bellamy
I occurred throughout this e-book whereas examining "the politically mistaken consultant to the 60's".
It used to be famous as a utopian delusion the place the govt. solves all difficulties, spreads the wealth round, and all companies and capitalists are evil.
Classic Marxism and usual liberal delusion!
By Owen Wister
The Virginian, by way of Owen Wister, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which bargains caliber versions at cheap costs to the scholar and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed here are a few of the striking positive factors of Barnes & Noble Classics: All versions are fantastically designed and are revealed to stronger requirements; a few contain illustrations of ancient curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, historic, and literary—to increase each one reader's realizing of those enduring works. The western is considered one of America’s most crucial and influential contributions to international tradition. And it was once Owen Wister’s The Virginian, first released in 1902, that created the established archetypes of personality, environment, and motion that also dominate western fiction and film. The Virginian's characters contain: The hero, tall, taciturn, and unflappable, convinced in his abilities, cautious of his honor, mysterious in his history; the heroine, the “schoolmarm from the East,” devoted to civilizing the untamed city, yet keen to conform to its ways—up to some extent; and the villain, who's a liar, a thief, a killer, and worst of all, a coward underneath his bluster. Its setting—the lonely small city in the course of the giant, empty, harmful yet overwhelmingly appealing landscape—plays so an important a task that it can be considered as one of many basic characters. And its action—the farm animals roundup, the seize of the rustlers, the agonizing ethical offerings demanded by way of “western justice,” and the climactic shoot-out among hero and villain—shaped the plots of the millions of books and films that undefined. John G. Cawelti has released ten books, together with Apostles of the Self-Made guy, event, secret and Romance, The secret agent tale, Leon Forrest: Introductions and Interpretations, and The Six-Gun Mystique Sequel. He has additionally released approximately seventy essays within the fields of yankee literature, cultural historical past, and pop culture, and has made oral displays at a couple of hundred universities and scholarly meetings.
By Arthur E. Powell
First released in 1925, this vintage textual content has lengthy been used as a resouce by means of scholars and students of astral phenomena. Its topic is the sophisticated physique which all humans own, actual in nature yet invisible to dull eyes. Of curiosity to healers, physique employees, and all scholars of esoteric lore, Powell's dialogue of the anatomy of the delicate physique, its strength facilities, and capabilities is perceptive and accomplished.
By Edward H. Clarke
It is a pre-1923 old copy that was once curated for caliber. caliber coverage used to be carried out on every one of those books in an try to eliminate books with imperfections brought by way of the digitization method. although now we have made top efforts - the books could have occasional blunders that don't abate the analyzing adventure. We think this paintings is culturally very important and feature elected to convey the e-book again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the upkeep of published works around the world. this article refers back to the Bibliobazaar version. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]
By Jeremy Jericho
By Various, Jack N. Rakove
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By Graham Greene
With a brand new advent by way of James WoodScobie, a police officer serving in a wartime west-African nation, is distrusted — being scrupulously sincere and proof against bribery. yet then he falls in love, and in so doing, he's compelled to betray every little thing he believes in, with drastic and tragic results.
By Friedrich Nietzsche
Past solid and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the longer term (first released in 1886) written through Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), the main innovative of contemporary philosophers, is a necessary textual content for an individual attracted to the advance of modern suggestion. Nietzsche seeks to unmask and reveal the entire conventional philosophies and philosophers as essentially insufficient and to insist upon the fictitious nature of all human makes an attempt to give an explanation for what's actual and upon the superficiality of contemporary principles, together with democracy and technology. Nietzsche the following calls upon the philosophers of the long run to depart conventional morality at the back of and to maneuver past strong and evil in a deadly yet extra pleasing try to verify the possibility of human existence. principally unknown in Nietzsche's day, past strong and Evil has within the 20th century performed a crucial position within the improvement of a few sleek philosophies; its impact this day extends past philosophy into any variety of different areas.Ian Johnston s new translation captures brilliantly Nietzsche's striking writing type, which has lengthy been celebrated as a uniquely important contribution to philosophical writing.
By Boris Leonidovich Pasternak, Boris Paternak
The Russian Revolution kinds the history to this gorgeous yet heartbreaking story of 4 teens, Yury, Tonya, Lara and Pasha, who locate love basically to lose it back in tragic situations. A vintage love tale, Dr Zhivago is still one of many best-loved romantic books of the century. It was once additionally superbly filmed with Omar Sharif and Julie Christie within the major roles.