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By George Gissing

'Marriage not often potential happiness, both for human being; if or not it's now not too grievous to be borne, one needs to thank the fates and take courage'. the best of English realist novelists, well-known for brand spanking new Grub highway, George Gissing creates within the Whirlpool an astonish photo of characters stuck within the vortex of London, suffering to appreciate how they could make experience in their lives in a society of remorseless faithlessness and social snobbery. a complete period is magnificently delivered to existence in all its glamour and squalor - and on the book's center lies essentially the most extraordinary figures in English literature: Alma Rolfe, torn among an idyll of rural domesticity and her profession in London as a musician.

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Download E-books The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia) PDF

By C. S. Lewis

A attractive paperback version of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, publication within the vintage fable sequence, The Chronicles of Narnia. This variation good points conceal paintings by means of 3 time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator David Wiesner, and inside black-and-white illustrations through the sequence' unique illustrator, Pauline Baynes.

Four adventurous siblings—Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy Pevensie—step via a cloth wardrobe door and into the land of Narnia, a land frozen in everlasting iciness and enslaved via the facility of the White Witch. but if just about all desire is misplaced, the go back of the nice Lion, Aslan, indications a good swap . . . and an outstanding sacrifice.

Open the door and input a brand new global! The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is the second one publication in C. S. Lewis's vintage delusion sequence, which has been eye-catching readers of every age with a paranormal land and unforgettable characters for over sixty years. this can be a stand-alone learn, but when you ought to become aware of extra approximately Narnia, choose up The Horse and His Boy, the 3rd e-book in The Chronicles of Narnia.

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Download E-books Daisy Miller and Washington Square PDF

Daisy Miller and Washington Square, through Henry James, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which bargains caliber variations at cheap costs to the coed and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of rigorously crafted extras. listed below are a number of the striking gains of Barnes & Noble Classics:
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  • Study inquiries to problem the reader's viewpoints and expectancies
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All versions are superbly designed and are revealed to greater standards; a few comprise illustrations of historic curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, ancient, and literary—to enhance each one reader's knowing of those enduring works.


Strikingly sleek in its mental perception, social remark and stylistic innovation, Henry James’s fiction maintains to draw and intrigue readers a century after its preliminary visual appeal. This quantity bargains of his most well-liked and significantly well-known novellas: Daisy Miller and Washington Square.

In Daisy Miller, James paints a vibrant portrait of a colourful younger American lady vacationing Europe for the 1st time. gorgeous, flirtatious, longing for adventure, Daisy meets a filthy rich American, Mr. Winterbourne, and a penniless yet passionate Italian. Her advanced encounters with them and others enable James to discover certainly one of his favourite topics, the impression of american citizens and Europeans on each one other.

Washington Square’s Catherine Sloper is Daisy Miller’s contrary. Neither lovely nor fascinating, she lives along with her filthy rich, widowed, tyrannical father, Dr. Austin Sloper, who can slightly cover his disdain for his shy, awkward daughter. while a good-looking suitor, Morris Townsend, comes calling, Catherine’s father refuses to think he's something except a heartless fortune hunter and units out to spoil her romance.

Jennie A. Kassanoff is Assistant Professor of English at Barnard collage. Her articles have seemed in Arizona Quarterly and PMLA. Her publication, Edith Wharton and the Politics of Race, is imminent from Cambridge college Press.

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Download E-books Far From the Madding Crowd PDF

Faraway from the Madding Crowd (1874) is Thomas Hardy's fourth novel and his first significant literary luck. It initially seemed anonymously as a per month serial in Cornhill journal, the place it won a large readership. serious notices have been abundant and regularly optimistic. Hardy revised the textual content commonly for the 1895 version and made extra adjustments for the 1901 version.

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Download E-books Terre des hommes (French Edition) PDF

ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPÉRY (1900-1944). Intensément impliqué dans les premières années de l´aviation commerciale, ses romans sont intimement liés à ses expériences en tant que pilote. hireé par l. a. compagnie Latécoère, il s´en chargera du courrier de Toulouse au Sénégal, parcours qui se prolongera jusqu´en Amérique du Sud en 1929. À partir de 1932, il se consacrera à l´écriture et au journalisme, ce qui l´amènera au Vietnam, à Moscou et à l´Espagne de los angeles guerre civile. Pendant l. a. deuxième Guerre Mondiale, il deviendra l´une des voix de los angeles Résistance et à New-York il essaiera de faire entrer les américains dans le conflit. Au printemps forty four, il rejoindra une patrouille de reconnaissance basé en Sardaigne, puis en Corse, et le 31 juillet de cette année son avion disparaîtra en mer et ne sera retrouvé qu´en 2000. « Terre des hommes » (1939). Il s´agit d´une œuvre autobiographique dans laquelle Saint-Exupéry évoque un definite nombre d´incidences qui remontent à l´époque où el travaillait comme pilote de l´Aéropostale, notamment l´accident survenu en 1935 dans le désert de los angeles Libye, au cours duquel il avait frôlé l. a. mort avec son navigateur André Prévost.

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Download E-books Lolita PDF

By Vladimir Nabokov

Awe and exhiliration--along with heartbreak and mordant wit--abound in Lolita, Nabokov's most famed and arguable novel, which tells the tale of the getting older Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed ardour for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita is usually the tale of a hypercivilized eu colliding with the pleased barbarism of postwar the US. such a lot of all, it's a meditation on love--love as outrage and hallucination, insanity and transformation.

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Download E-books O Estranho Caso do Doutor Jekyll e do Senhor Hyde (Edição Bilíngue) PDF

By Robert Louis Stevenson

O livro conta a história de Utterson, um advogado que acompanha os horrores acontecidos em Londres no ultimate do século XIX por um misterioso homem que comete crimes e provoca a polícia metropolitana. O clima sombrio da capital inglesa contorna a história e dá o tom de mistério, pois mesmo durante o dia, a névoa deixa a cidade escura, transformando os transeuntes em vultos.

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Download E-books The Return of the King: Being the Third Part of the Lord of the Rings PDF

By J.R.R. Tolkien

The 3rd quantity in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic experience THE LORD OF THE jewelry

One Ring to rule all of them, One Ring to discover them, One Ring to carry all of them and within the darkness bind them

As the Shadow of Mordor grows around the land, the partners of the hoop became curious about separate adventures. Aragorn, published because the hidden inheritor of the traditional Kings of the West, has joined with the Riders of Rohan opposed to the forces of Isengard, and takes half within the determined victory of the Hornburg. Merry and Pippin, captured by means of Orcs, break out into Fangorn woodland and there stumble upon the Ents. Gandalf has miraculously lower back and defeated the evil wizard, Saruman. Sam has left his grasp for lifeless after a conflict with the enormous spider, Shelob; yet Frodo continues to be alive—now within the foul fingers of the Orcs. And the entire whereas the armies of the darkish Lord are massing because the One Ring attracts ever closer to the Cracks of Doom.

“A victorious shut . . . a grand piece of labor, grand in either perception and execution. An fantastic ingenious journey de force.” – Daily Telegraph

Includes the total appendices and index for The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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Download E-books Pauline PDF

By Alexandre Dumas père

'Vous vous réveillerez dans un caveau où nul n'est descendu depuis vingt ans, et dans lequel, d'ici à vingt ans peut-être, nul ne descendra encore. N'ayez donc aucun espoir de secours, automobile il serait inutile. Vous trouverez du poison près de cette lettre : tout ce que je puis faire pour vous est de vous offrir une mort prompte et douce au lieu d'une agonie lente et douloureuse. Dans l'un et l'autre cas, et quelque parti que vous preniez, à compter de cette heure, vous êtes morte.'

Pauline (1838) est un des premiers romans de Dumas, où Monte-Cristo se trouve en germe. C'est un livre qu'il a écrit seul, et qui se déroule de son temps. l. a. fiction brode sur les thèmes du roman gothique, en 'noir', nuit, cottage en ruine, sentes perdues, passages secrets and techniques, brigands impitoyables, héroïne enterrée vivante, substitution de cadavres.

Pauline fait face à un bourreau mystérieux, 'homme fatal'. C'est le roman d'une jeunesse déboussolée qui tente de se faire une position dans une société mesquine.

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