Download The Best Early Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald (Modern by F. Scott Fitzgerald PDF

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

Within the euphoric months ahead of and after the e-book of This aspect of Paradise, F. Scott Fitzgerald, the flapper’s historian and poet laureate of the Jazz Age, wrote the 10 tales that seem during this specific assortment. Exploring characters and topics that will seem in his later works, akin to the gorgeous and Damned and the good Gatsby, those early choices are one of the absolute best of Fitzgerald’s many brief stories.

This smooth Library Paperback vintage contains notes, an appendix of nonfiction essays via Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and their contemporaries, and classic journal illustrations.

Benediction • Head and Shoulders • Bernice Bobs Her Hair • The Ice Palace • The Offshore Pirate • may well Day • The Jelly Bean • The Diamond as titanic because the Ritz • iciness desires • Absolution

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Download The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway PDF

By Ernest Hemingway

The most well-liked of Ernest Hemingway's books, The sunlight additionally Rises is a sublime show off for Hemingway's strong prose, memorable characters, and biting social observation on love and society put up WWI. the recent York instances referred to as it " An soaking up, fantastically and tenderly absurd, heart-breaking narrative..."

Following American and British expatriates from the lighting of Paris to the bloody bullfights of Pamplona, The sunlight additionally Rises tells the haunting tale of Jake Barnes and girl Brett Ashley, inextricably in love with one another regardless of Jake's devastating conflict wounds and Brett's entanglements with a bankrupt English noble and a flamboyant Spanish bullfighter. released in 1926, The sunlight additionally Rises captured the ethical and religious decay endemic to Europe within the post-war interval, and the resiliency that allowed the misplaced iteration to rebuild their lives.

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Download Doña Bárbara by Rómulo Gallegos PDF

By Rómulo Gallegos

Publicada por primera vez en 1929, este clásico de los angeles literatura venezolana y latinoamericana narra el apasionado triángulo amoroso entre Santos Luzardo, doña Bárbara y su hija, Marisela. Cuando el abogado Santos Luzardo vuelve a Los Llanos de Apure para reclamar las tierras de su familia, descubre que éstas están en mano de su déspota prima doña Bárbara, que las dirige con mano de hierro y malas artes. los angeles decisión de Santos de luchar por lo que es suyo y l. a. aparición de l. a. hija de doña Bárbara abrirán antiguas heridas y revelarán el trágico pasado de doña Bárbara. El conflicto que se producirá desestabilizará l. a. hacienda y cambiará todo para siempre. Más allá de su ardiente historia, Doña Bárbara simboliza los angeles lucha entre dos fuerzas, el bien y el mal; l. a. civilización y l. a. barbarie; el mundo de ayer y el de mañana. Una historia common de amor, seducción y violentas pasiones.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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Download Les Miserables (Penguin Classics) by Victor Hugo PDF

By Victor Hugo

‘He used to be not Jean Valjean, yet No. 24601’

Victor Hugo’s story of injustice, heroism and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict made up our minds to place his legal previous in the back of him. yet his makes an attempt to turn into a revered member of the group are continuously positioned below risk: through his personal sense of right and wrong, whilst, due to a case of improper identification, one other guy is arrested in his position; and through the relentless investigations of the dogged policeman Javert. it isn't easily for himself that Valjean needs to remain loose, even though, for he has sworn to guard the infant daughter of Fantine, pushed to prostitution by way of poverty. A compelling and compassionate view of the sufferers of early nineteenth-century French society, Les Misérables is a unique on an epic scale, relocating inexorably from the eve of the conflict of Waterloo to the July Revolution of 1830.

Norman Denny’s creation to his full of life English translation discusses Hugo’s political and inventive goals in writing Les Misérables.

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Download The Picture of Dorian Gray (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by Oscar Wilde PDF

By Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde brings his huge, immense presents for astute social statement and gleaming prose to The photograph of Dorian Gray, his dreamlike tale of a tender guy who sells his soul for everlasting early life and wonder. This dandy, who is still ceaselessly unchanged—petulant, hedonistic, useless, and amoral—while a portray of him a while and grows more and more hideous with the years, has been scary, mesmerizing, obsessing, even corrupting readers for greater than 100 years.
Taking the reader out and in of London drawing rooms, to the heights of aestheticism, and to the depths of decadence, The photo of Dorian Gray is not just a melodrama approximately ethical corruption. Laced with bon mots and shiny depictions of upper-class refinement, it's also a desirable examine the milieu of Wilde’s fin-de-siècle global and a manifesto of the creed “Art for Art’s Sake.”

The ever-quotable Wilde, who as soon as overjoyed London together with his scintillating performs, scandalized readers with this, his simply novel. Upon e-book, Dorian used to be condemned as risky, toxic, silly, vulgar, and immoral, and Wilde as a “driveling pedant.” the unconventional, in reality, used to be used opposed to Wilde at his much-publicized trials for “gross indecency,” which ended in his imprisonment and exile at the eu continent. nonetheless, The photo of Dorian Gray firmly validated Wilde as one of many nice voices of the classy circulate, and endures as a vintage that's as undying as its hero.

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Download I Burn Paris by Bruno Jasienski PDF

By Bruno Jasienski

Translated by way of Soren A. Gauger and Marcin Piekoszewski

"This is a wonderful textual content of superb modernity, a veritable manifesto of the wretched of the earth ..."
— Marianne

Bruno Jasienski’s I Burn Paris has remained one among Poland’s such a lot uncomfortable masterstrokes of literature in view that its preliminary and debatable serialization in 1928 within the French journal L’Humanité (for which Jasienski was once deported). It tells the tale of a disgruntled manufacturing facility employee who, discovering himself at the streets, takes the chance to poison Paris's water provide with a dangerous virus. With the deaths piling up, we stumble upon chinese language communists, rabbis, disappointed scientists, American millionaires and a bunch of others because the urban sections off into ethnic enclaves and everybody plots their course of get away. on the center of the cosmopolitan urban is a deep-rooted xenophobia and hatred — the only thread that binds a lot of these teams jointly. As Paris lies in damage, Jasienski concerns a rallying cry to the downtrodden of the realm whereas blending "The Internationale" with a printed of well known music.

With its montage recommendations akin to early avant-garde cinema and fist-to-the-gut metaphors, I Burn Paris has misplaced none of its power and vigour. Ruthlessly dissecting a number of utopian fantasies, Jasienski is out to disorient, and he has a possible unlimited skill to rework the Parisian panorama into the made from disease-addled minds. a ravishing instance of literary Futurism and Catastrophism, the radical provides a dirty, degenerated international the place factories and machines have changed the human, yet instead of cliché and simplistic propaganda, those good points are given an immediacy that depicts the fashionable city as simply superficially cosmopolitan, as opposed and animalistic to its center.

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Download Complete Works of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens PDF

By Charles Dickens

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* ALL 15 Novels and ALL illustrated with the unique Victorian images
* every one textual content is annotated with concise introductions, giving priceless contextual information
* each one novel and tale assortment has its personal contents table
* distinct Bonus textual content of Henry Morford’s vintage continuation of Edwin Drood – end the radical ultimately! superior text
* all the Christmas tales and novellas with their unique artwork
* the total poetry, performs, letters and speeches
* all the collaborative works with different authors – even the very infrequent ones
* superbly illustrated with hundreds of thousands of Dickensian images
* infrequent photos of ways the per thirty days serials first seemed, giving your Kindle a flavor of the unique texts
* contains bonus Pickwickiana textual content – Montcrieff’s drama SAM WELLER, giving a style of the Victorian craze – on hand nowhere else as a electronic book
* contains John Forster's biography of Dickens; discover the good writer's awesome life!
* MEMOIRS OF JOSEPH GRIMALDI through Thomas Egerton Wilks, which Dickens edited in his early occupation - first time in electronic print.
* Charles Barnett’s 1838 dramatic variation of OLIVER TWIST, first time in electronic print
* at the least 5 extra biographies, together with Mamie Dickens’ memoir MY FATHER AS I keep in mind HIM
* a distinct feedback component to 14 texts, with essays through writers akin to G.K. Chesterton, Andrew Lang and Henry James, analyzing Dickens’ contribution to literature
* contains an diversifications part, that includes Hallie Erminie Rives’ stories FROM DICKENS
* up to date with greater spellings, introductions and images
* this really is the Dickensian’s ideal choice!

This is the last word variation of Dickens’ works, with each released novel, brief tale, novella, play, poem, letter, speech and article – absolutely illustrated – and that includes a treasure trove of bonus material.

Contents:
A DINNER AT POPLAR WALK

The Novels
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB
OLIVER TWIST
THE existence AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY
THE previous interest SHOP
BARNABY RUDGE
THE existence AND ADVENTURES OF MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT
DOMBEY AND SON
DAVID COPPERFIELD
BLEAK HOUSE
HARD TIMES
LITTLE DORRIT
A story of 2 CITIES
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
OUR MUTUAL FRIEND
THE secret OF EDWIN DROOD
JOHN JASPER'S mystery through Henry Morford

The Christmas Novellas
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
THE CHIMES
THE CRICKET at the HEARTH
THE conflict OF LIFE
THE HAUNTED guy AND THE GHOST’S BARGAIN

The brief Stories
LIST OF the entire brief STORIES

The brief tale Collections
SKETCHES by way of BOZ
MASTER HUMPHREY'S CLOCK
REPRINTED PIECES

The Collaborative Works
THE SEVEN terrible TRAVELLERS
THE HOLLY-TREE
NO THOROUGHFARE
MEMOIRS OF JOSEPH GRIMALDI through Thomas Egerton Wilks
And many more

The Plays
All the performs and
SAM WELLER through W.T Moncrieff
OLIVER TWIST by way of Charles Zachary Barnett

The Poetry
LIST OF THE POETRY

The Non-Fiction
AMERICAN NOTES
MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS
And many more

The Adaptations
TALES FROM DICKENS by means of Hallie Erminie Rives

The Criticism
APPRECIATIONS AND CRITICISMS OF THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS via G. ok. Chesterton
DICKENS IN FRANCE through William Makepeace Thackeray
THE barriers OF DICKENS by way of Henry James
And many more

The Biographies
THE lifetime of CHARLES DICKENS by means of John Forster
DICKENS through Sir Adolphus William Ward
LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS via Sir Frank T. Marzials
VICTORIAN WORTHIES: CHARLES DICKENS through G.H. Blore
DICKENS' LONDON by way of M. F. Mansfield
MY FATHER AS I remember HIM by means of Mamie Dickens

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Download The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition by Martin Gardner, Lewis Carroll PDF

By Martin Gardner, Lewis Carroll

The end result of a life of scholarship, The Annotated Alice is a landmark occasion within the wealthy heritage of Lewis Carroll and reason to have a good time the outstanding occupation of Martin Gardner.
For over part a century, Martin Gardner has verified himself as one of many world's prime gurus on Lewis Carroll. His Annotated Alice, first released in 1960, has over part one million copies in print world wide and is extremely wanted by way of households and students alike—for it used to be Gardner who first decoded the wordplay and the numerous mathematical riddles that lie embedded in Carroll's vintage tales: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the having a look Glass.

40 years after this groundbreaking ebook, Norton is proud to submit the Definitive version of The Annotated Alice, a piece that mixes the notes of Gardner's 1960 variation together with his 1990 replace, More Annotated Alice, in addition to extra new discoveries and updates drawn from Gardner's encyclopedic wisdom of the texts. Illustrated with John Tenniel's vintage and liked art—along with many lately came upon Tenniel pencil sketches—The Annotated Alice is Gardner's most lovely and enduring tribute to Carroll's masterpieces but. The redoubtable Gardner has been known as through Douglas Hofstadter "one of the good intellects produced during this state during this century." With The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition, we have now this awesome scholar's crowning fulfillment. colour, two-tone, and black-and-white pictures and illustrations all through

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Download Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking by Lewis Carroll PDF

By Lewis Carroll

Bored on a scorching afternoon, Alice follows a White Rabbit down a rabbit-hole ? with no giving a considered how she may perhaps get out. And so she tumbles into Wonderland: the place animals solution again, a child becomes a pig, time stands nonetheless at a disorderly tea celebration, croquet is performed with hedgehogs and flamingos, and the Mock Turtle and Gryphon dance the Lobster Quadrille. In a land within which not anything is because it turns out and truffles, potions and mushrooms could make her lessen to 10 inches or develop to the scale of a home, will Alice manage to locate her means domestic back?

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