Download E-books The Knight of Maison-Rouge: A Novel of Marie Antoinette PDF

By Alexandre Dumas père

A significant new translation of a forgotten classic

Paris, 1793, the onset of the phobia. courageous Republican Maurice rescues a mys-terious and gorgeous lady from an indignant mob and is unknowingly drawn right into a mystery Royalist plot—a plot revolving round the imprisoned Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, and her enigmatic and fearless champion, the Knight of Maison-Rouge.

Full of bizarre twists, breakneck event, conspiracies, swordplay, romance, and heroism, The Knight of Maison-Rouge is a thrilling story of selflessness, love, and honor below the shadow of the guillotine. Dumas here's on the very top of his powers, and with this primary and in simple terms glossy translation, readers can once more journey with the Knight of Maison-Rouge.

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By Alexandre Dumas père

A significant new translation of a forgotten classic

Paris, 1793, the onset of the phobia. courageous Republican Maurice rescues a mys-terious and gorgeous lady from an indignant mob and is unknowingly drawn right into a mystery Royalist plot—a plot revolving round the imprisoned Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, and her enigmatic and fearless champion, the Knight of Maison-Rouge.

Full of bizarre twists, breakneck event, conspiracies, swordplay, romance, and heroism, The Knight of Maison-Rouge is a thrilling story of selflessness, love, and honor below the shadow of the guillotine. Dumas here's on the very top of his powers, and with this primary and in simple terms glossy translation, readers can once more journey with the Knight of Maison-Rouge.

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Download E-books Parade's End (Vintage Classics) PDF

Ford Madox Ford’s masterpiece, a tetralogy set in England in the course of global warfare I, is extensively one of the simplest novels of the 20th century. 

   First released as 4 separate novels (Some don't . . ., not more Parades, a guy may Stand Up—, and The final put up) between 1924 and 1928, Parade’s End explores the realm of the English ruling type because it descends into the chaos of conflict. Christopher Tietjens is an officer from a filthy rich relatives who reveals himself torn among his untrue socialite spouse, Sylvia, and his suffragette mistress, Valentine. A profound portrait of 1 man’s inner struggles in the course of a time of brutal international clash, Parade’s End bears out Graham Greene’s prediction that “There is not any novelist of this century prone to stay than Ford Madox Ford.”

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Ford Madox Ford’s masterpiece, a tetralogy set in England in the course of global warfare I, is extensively one of the simplest novels of the 20th century. 

   First released as 4 separate novels (Some don't . . ., not more Parades, a guy may Stand Up—, and The final put up) between 1924 and 1928, Parade’s End explores the realm of the English ruling type because it descends into the chaos of conflict. Christopher Tietjens is an officer from a filthy rich relatives who reveals himself torn among his untrue socialite spouse, Sylvia, and his suffragette mistress, Valentine. A profound portrait of 1 man’s inner struggles in the course of a time of brutal international clash, Parade’s End bears out Graham Greene’s prediction that “There is not any novelist of this century prone to stay than Ford Madox Ford.”

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Download E-books El extraño caso del doctor Jekyll y Mr. Hyde: Y otros relatos de terror (Gótica) PDF

Con El extraño caso del health practitioner Jekyll y Mr. Hyde
(1886), obra maestra de l. a. literatura de terror con que se abre esta selección
de sus mejores narraciones de miedo, R.L. Stevenson volvió
a ocuparse de un tema que le preocupó durante toda su corta vida:
la dualidad de l. a. naturaleza humana. Todo empezó con un sueño:
«Lo que soñé sobre el medical professional Jekyll -confesó
el autor al manhattan bring in- fue que un hombre se ve obligado a
entrar en un armario e ingiere una droga que lo transforma en otro ser.
Me desperté y comprendí inmediatamente que había encontrado
el eslabón perdido que andaba buscando desde hacía mucho
tiempo, y antes de irme a los angeles cama tenía muy claro casi todos los
detalles de los angeles trama». Localizada en el corazón de un Londres
victoriano, los angeles novela viene a ser una sucesión de testimonios procedentes
de varios testigos cuyo presunto fin es desvelar un misterio. Jekyll y
Hyde son como una entidad disociada en dos. Hyde es los angeles personalidad demoníaca,
monstruosa de Jekyll, al que horrorizan las acciones de su doble maligno,
y simboliza el mal que Jekyll se reprime a sí mismo, el cual, una
vez liberado, no puede controlar. los angeles edición, a shipment de Juan Antonio
Molina Foix, se completa con otros cuatro relatos: «Janet, l. a. torcida»
(1881), historia que transcurre en Escocia en 1712, fue el resultado de
un concienzudo estudio de Stevenson sobre l. a. brujería escocesa;
«El ladrón de cadáveres» (1881) aborda un hecho
real ocurrido en Escocia a comienzos del siglo XIX; en «Markheim»
(1884) vuelve a aparecer el tema del doble, pero el doble, en este caso,
es el diablo; y «Olalla» (1885), que también fue producto
de un sueño y plantea el contraste entre l. a. prístina belleza
del escenario ordinary y los angeles «antigua y ruinosa casa solariega» símbolo
de los angeles degeneración hereditaria.

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Con El extraño caso del health practitioner Jekyll y Mr. Hyde
(1886), obra maestra de l. a. literatura de terror con que se abre esta selección
de sus mejores narraciones de miedo, R.L. Stevenson volvió
a ocuparse de un tema que le preocupó durante toda su corta vida:
la dualidad de l. a. naturaleza humana. Todo empezó con un sueño:
«Lo que soñé sobre el medical professional Jekyll -confesó
el autor al manhattan bring in- fue que un hombre se ve obligado a
entrar en un armario e ingiere una droga que lo transforma en otro ser.
Me desperté y comprendí inmediatamente que había encontrado
el eslabón perdido que andaba buscando desde hacía mucho
tiempo, y antes de irme a los angeles cama tenía muy claro casi todos los
detalles de los angeles trama». Localizada en el corazón de un Londres
victoriano, los angeles novela viene a ser una sucesión de testimonios procedentes
de varios testigos cuyo presunto fin es desvelar un misterio. Jekyll y
Hyde son como una entidad disociada en dos. Hyde es los angeles personalidad demoníaca,
monstruosa de Jekyll, al que horrorizan las acciones de su doble maligno,
y simboliza el mal que Jekyll se reprime a sí mismo, el cual, una
vez liberado, no puede controlar. los angeles edición, a shipment de Juan Antonio
Molina Foix, se completa con otros cuatro relatos: «Janet, l. a. torcida»
(1881), historia que transcurre en Escocia en 1712, fue el resultado de
un concienzudo estudio de Stevenson sobre l. a. brujería escocesa;
«El ladrón de cadáveres» (1881) aborda un hecho
real ocurrido en Escocia a comienzos del siglo XIX; en «Markheim»
(1884) vuelve a aparecer el tema del doble, pero el doble, en este caso,
es el diablo; y «Olalla» (1885), que también fue producto
de un sueño y plantea el contraste entre l. a. prístina belleza
del escenario ordinary y los angeles «antigua y ruinosa casa solariega» símbolo
de los angeles degeneración hereditaria.

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Download E-books L'Elixir de longue vie, suivi de "El Verdugo" PDF

By Honoré de Balzac

Sur le aspect de mourir, Bartholoméo Belvidéro demande à son fils don Juan de le ressusciter en lui appliquant sur le corps, dès qu'il air of secrecy rendu le dernier soupir, l'eau contenue dans un petit flacon de cristal. Mais plutôt que de sauver son père, don Juan ne pourrait-il pas se réserver à lui-même le précieux élixir ? C'est un dilemme related que met en scène El Verdugo - Le Bourreau - pendant los angeles guerre que le most excellent Empire livre à l'Espagne : le jeune Juanito acceptera-t-il d'obéir aux soldats français et de sauver sa tête et son nom en exécutant sa propre famille ? Ces deux nouvelles que Balzac fait paraître en 1830 avant de les remanier et de les intégrer aux Etudes philosophiques de l. a. Comédie humaine, on les lira ici dans los angeles noirceur de leur première model. Elle nous reconduit aux débuts du jeune écrivain romantique assez attentif à los angeles sensibilité de ses lecteurs pour leur proposer un récit historique à l. a. mode et un conte fantastique dans le goût satanique du jour : deux œuvres où c'est los angeles mort qui rôde - et l. a. determine du parricide qui se dessine

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By Honoré de Balzac

Sur le aspect de mourir, Bartholoméo Belvidéro demande à son fils don Juan de le ressusciter en lui appliquant sur le corps, dès qu'il air of secrecy rendu le dernier soupir, l'eau contenue dans un petit flacon de cristal. Mais plutôt que de sauver son père, don Juan ne pourrait-il pas se réserver à lui-même le précieux élixir ? C'est un dilemme related que met en scène El Verdugo - Le Bourreau - pendant los angeles guerre que le most excellent Empire livre à l'Espagne : le jeune Juanito acceptera-t-il d'obéir aux soldats français et de sauver sa tête et son nom en exécutant sa propre famille ? Ces deux nouvelles que Balzac fait paraître en 1830 avant de les remanier et de les intégrer aux Etudes philosophiques de l. a. Comédie humaine, on les lira ici dans los angeles noirceur de leur première model. Elle nous reconduit aux débuts du jeune écrivain romantique assez attentif à los angeles sensibilité de ses lecteurs pour leur proposer un récit historique à l. a. mode et un conte fantastique dans le goût satanique du jour : deux œuvres où c'est los angeles mort qui rôde - et l. a. determine du parricide qui se dessine

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Download E-books Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By Lewis Carroll

Yet I don't are looking to move between mad people,' Alice remarked.
'Oh, you can't aid that,' acknowledged the Cat. 'We're all mad here.'

The 'Alice' books are of the main translated, so much quoted, and best-known books on the earth, yet what precisely are they? it sounds as if pleasant, blameless fantasies for kids, also they are complicated textures of mathematical, linguistic, and philosophical jokes. Alice's encounters with the White Rabbit, the Cheshire-Cat, the King and Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter, Tweedledum and Tweedledee and plenty of different amazing characters have made them masterpieces of carefree nonsense, but they
also attract adults on a really various point. Layers of satire, allusion, and symbolism approximately Victorian tradition and politics, in addition to revelations concerning the complicated unconscious difficulties in their writer, upload to their fascination and lead them to very unlikely to categorise.

This re-creation explores the outstanding diversity of reference, and the paradoxical charm of 2 of the main creative books in international literature. additionally it is an episode got rid of via Carroll from the proofs of during the Looking-Glass, known as 'The Wasp in a Wig'.

ABOUT THE sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the widest diversity of literature from around the world. each one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main exact textual content plus a wealth of different worthwhile good points, together with professional introductions by way of prime gurus, beneficial notes to explain the textual content, updated bibliographies for extra research, and masses extra.

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By Lewis Carroll

Yet I don't are looking to move between mad people,' Alice remarked.
'Oh, you can't aid that,' acknowledged the Cat. 'We're all mad here.'

The 'Alice' books are of the main translated, so much quoted, and best-known books on the earth, yet what precisely are they? it sounds as if pleasant, blameless fantasies for kids, also they are complicated textures of mathematical, linguistic, and philosophical jokes. Alice's encounters with the White Rabbit, the Cheshire-Cat, the King and Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter, Tweedledum and Tweedledee and plenty of different amazing characters have made them masterpieces of carefree nonsense, but they
also attract adults on a really various point. Layers of satire, allusion, and symbolism approximately Victorian tradition and politics, in addition to revelations concerning the complicated unconscious difficulties in their writer, upload to their fascination and lead them to very unlikely to categorise.

This re-creation explores the outstanding diversity of reference, and the paradoxical charm of 2 of the main creative books in international literature. additionally it is an episode got rid of via Carroll from the proofs of during the Looking-Glass, known as 'The Wasp in a Wig'.

ABOUT THE sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the widest diversity of literature from around the world. each one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main exact textual content plus a wealth of different worthwhile good points, together with professional introductions by way of prime gurus, beneficial notes to explain the textual content, updated bibliographies for extra research, and masses extra.

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Download E-books The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Writings (Barnes & Noble Classics) PDF

The Legend of Sleepy hole and different Writings, by means of Washington Irving, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber variations at reasonable costs to the coed and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of rigorously crafted extras. listed below are many of the outstanding gains of Barnes & Noble Classics:
  • New introductions commissioned from modern day most sensible writers and students
  • Biographies of the authors
  • Chronologies of up to date historic, biographical, and cultural occasions
  • Footnotes and endnotes
  • Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, performs, work, operas, statuary, and movies encouraged through the paintings
  • Comments by means of different recognized authors
  • Study inquiries to problem the reader's viewpoints and expectancies
  • Bibliographies for extra examining
  • Indices & Glossaries, whilst appropriate

All variants are fantastically designed and are revealed to greater requisites; a few contain illustrations of ancient curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, historic, and literary—to enhance every one reader's realizing of those enduring works.

 

The first nice American guy of letters, Washington Irving turned a global megastar virtually in a single day upon e-book of The comic strip Book in 1820, which incorporated the fast tales “The Legend of Sleepy hole” and “Rip Van Winkle.” those stories stay his crowning success, but additionally to being a author of brief tales, Irving used to be additionally an acclaimed essayist, trip author, biographer, and historian.

 

This quantity showcases Irving’s most sensible paintings throughout numerous genres, together with whimsical newspaper articles approximately long island society, the theater, and modern models; fascinating trip items that evocatively weave jointly background and legend; funny tales and satirical essays from The Sketch-Book and its sequel Bracebridge Hall, and excerpts from A historical past of latest York, thought of the 1st nice American e-book of comedian literature. The author’s luck enabled him to become profitable through writing by myself, exceptional for an American at that time.

 

Irving’s full of life, usually tongue-in-cheek prose variety, along with his skill to mixture roguish satire, pathos, and picturesque description, had a profound impression upon the preferred tradition of his day. His writings became a cornerstone within the starting place of the yankee literary tradition.

 

Peter Norberg bought his Ph.D. from Rice collage in 1998. seeing that 1997 he has been Assistant Professor of English at Saint Joseph’s collage in Philadelphia. a consultant at the writers linked to the transcendentalist flow, he has written and lectured broadly on Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller, and the serious response to transcendentalism within the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe.

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The Legend of Sleepy hole and different Writings, by means of Washington Irving, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber variations at reasonable costs to the coed and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of rigorously crafted extras. listed below are many of the outstanding gains of Barnes & Noble Classics:
  • New introductions commissioned from modern day most sensible writers and students
  • Biographies of the authors
  • Chronologies of up to date historic, biographical, and cultural occasions
  • Footnotes and endnotes
  • Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, performs, work, operas, statuary, and movies encouraged through the paintings
  • Comments by means of different recognized authors
  • Study inquiries to problem the reader's viewpoints and expectancies
  • Bibliographies for extra examining
  • Indices & Glossaries, whilst appropriate

All variants are fantastically designed and are revealed to greater requisites; a few contain illustrations of ancient curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, historic, and literary—to enhance every one reader's realizing of those enduring works.

 

The first nice American guy of letters, Washington Irving turned a global megastar virtually in a single day upon e-book of The comic strip Book in 1820, which incorporated the fast tales “The Legend of Sleepy hole” and “Rip Van Winkle.” those stories stay his crowning success, but additionally to being a author of brief tales, Irving used to be additionally an acclaimed essayist, trip author, biographer, and historian.

 

This quantity showcases Irving’s most sensible paintings throughout numerous genres, together with whimsical newspaper articles approximately long island society, the theater, and modern models; fascinating trip items that evocatively weave jointly background and legend; funny tales and satirical essays from The Sketch-Book and its sequel Bracebridge Hall, and excerpts from A historical past of latest York, thought of the 1st nice American e-book of comedian literature. The author’s luck enabled him to become profitable through writing by myself, exceptional for an American at that time.

 

Irving’s full of life, usually tongue-in-cheek prose variety, along with his skill to mixture roguish satire, pathos, and picturesque description, had a profound impression upon the preferred tradition of his day. His writings became a cornerstone within the starting place of the yankee literary tradition.

 

Peter Norberg bought his Ph.D. from Rice collage in 1998. seeing that 1997 he has been Assistant Professor of English at Saint Joseph’s collage in Philadelphia. a consultant at the writers linked to the transcendentalist flow, he has written and lectured broadly on Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Margaret Fuller, and the serious response to transcendentalism within the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe.

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Download E-books Cuentos de amor victorianos (Clásica Maior) PDF

El período victoriano, con su afán por lo verdadero y razonable, l. a. preocupación por l. a. decencia y l. a. aceptación de l. a. autoridad y l. a. ortodoxia, produjo una desmesurada literatura y el máximo esplendor de l. a. novela inglesa. Pero al mismo tiempo, gracias al abaratamiento de las técnicas de impresión y al acceso de los angeles clase media a los angeles lectura, los angeles profusión de periódicos y revistas, que necesitaban incluir narraciones breves para llenar sus páginas, impulsó el género del cuento, que alcanzó entonces un florecimiento extraordinario. El amor, en cuanto sentimiento de complejas implicaciones, tanto anímicas como sociales, habría de tener una conflictiva relevancia en una sociedad firmemente volcada al utilitarismo, como ya reflejaban las grandes novelas de pasión y tácticas de rentabilidad de Jane Austen. Cuentos de amor victorianos recoge una amplia, sorprendente y magnífica selección de historias de amor, preparada y traducida por Marta Salís, que cubre todo el espectro de un sentimiento tan arraigado en el corazón como determinante para los angeles confrontación de diferentes estamentos sociales. Desde ángulos y tratamientos muy diversos, veintidós autores -de Mary Shelley a D. H. Lawrence, pasando por Dickens, Stevenson, Conrad o Kipling, además de algunos infelizmente inéditos en nuestra lengua- proporcionan en este volumen un riquísimo landscape de los padecimientos y de los intrincados laberintos del deseo amoroso, esa experiencia insólita y común, todavía hoy de incalculables consecuencias.

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El período victoriano, con su afán por lo verdadero y razonable, l. a. preocupación por l. a. decencia y l. a. aceptación de l. a. autoridad y l. a. ortodoxia, produjo una desmesurada literatura y el máximo esplendor de l. a. novela inglesa. Pero al mismo tiempo, gracias al abaratamiento de las técnicas de impresión y al acceso de los angeles clase media a los angeles lectura, los angeles profusión de periódicos y revistas, que necesitaban incluir narraciones breves para llenar sus páginas, impulsó el género del cuento, que alcanzó entonces un florecimiento extraordinario. El amor, en cuanto sentimiento de complejas implicaciones, tanto anímicas como sociales, habría de tener una conflictiva relevancia en una sociedad firmemente volcada al utilitarismo, como ya reflejaban las grandes novelas de pasión y tácticas de rentabilidad de Jane Austen. Cuentos de amor victorianos recoge una amplia, sorprendente y magnífica selección de historias de amor, preparada y traducida por Marta Salís, que cubre todo el espectro de un sentimiento tan arraigado en el corazón como determinante para los angeles confrontación de diferentes estamentos sociales. Desde ángulos y tratamientos muy diversos, veintidós autores -de Mary Shelley a D. H. Lawrence, pasando por Dickens, Stevenson, Conrad o Kipling, además de algunos infelizmente inéditos en nuestra lengua- proporcionan en este volumen un riquísimo landscape de los padecimientos y de los intrincados laberintos del deseo amoroso, esa experiencia insólita y común, todavía hoy de incalculables consecuencias.

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Download E-books Complete Works of Robert Louis Stevenson PDF

By Robert Louis Stevenson

* ALL 12 Novels and all up-to-date with concise introductions, giving beneficial contextual information
* the various texts are illustrated with the unique Victorian paintings, together with TREASURE ISLAND and DR JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE
* each brief tale and brief tale collection
* entrance no-nonsense contents desk permitting effortless navigation round the tremendous file
* Texts organised into scholarly chronological order and divided into literary forms
* the entire poetry and plays
* the entire collaboration works with different authors
* Even contains the whole letters, with their contents table
* 1000's of pictures with regards to Stevenson’s lifestyles and works
* The textual content has been conscientiously formatted to your enjoyment
* a number of pictures with regards to Stevenson's lifestyles and works
* not less than 3 BONUS biographies – discover Stevenson’s adventurous lifestyles by means of modern biographers – all with their very own unique contents tables

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By Robert Louis Stevenson

* ALL 12 Novels and all up-to-date with concise introductions, giving beneficial contextual information
* the various texts are illustrated with the unique Victorian paintings, together with TREASURE ISLAND and DR JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE
* each brief tale and brief tale collection
* entrance no-nonsense contents desk permitting effortless navigation round the tremendous file
* Texts organised into scholarly chronological order and divided into literary forms
* the entire poetry and plays
* the entire collaboration works with different authors
* Even contains the whole letters, with their contents table
* 1000's of pictures with regards to Stevenson’s lifestyles and works
* The textual content has been conscientiously formatted to your enjoyment
* a number of pictures with regards to Stevenson's lifestyles and works
* not less than 3 BONUS biographies – discover Stevenson’s adventurous lifestyles by means of modern biographers – all with their very own unique contents tables

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Download E-books The Bostonians (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Henry James

‘There used to be not anything vulnerable approximately pass over Olive, she was once a combating lady, and she or he could struggle him to the death’

 

Basil Ransom, an enticing younger Mississippi attorney, is on a trip to his cousin Olive, a prosperous feminist, in Boston while he accompanies her to a gathering with regards to women’s emancipation. one of many audio system is Verena Tarrant, and even supposing he disapproves of all she claims to face for, Basil is straight away captivated through her and units approximately ‘reforming’ her together with his conventional perspectives. yet Olive has already made Verena her protégée, and shortly a conflict is less than manner for particular ownership of her center and brain. The Bostonians is certainly one of James’s so much provocative and astute portrayals of an international stuck among outdated values and the entice of progress.

Richard Lansdown’s creation discusses The Bostonians as James’s so much profitable political paintings and his funniest novel. This version comprises extracts from Tocqueville and from James’s ‘The American Scene’, which remove darkness from the novel’s social context. There also are notes and a bibliography.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts better by means of introductions and notes by means of unique students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations via award-winning translators.

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By Henry James

‘There used to be not anything vulnerable approximately pass over Olive, she was once a combating lady, and she or he could struggle him to the death’

 

Basil Ransom, an enticing younger Mississippi attorney, is on a trip to his cousin Olive, a prosperous feminist, in Boston while he accompanies her to a gathering with regards to women’s emancipation. one of many audio system is Verena Tarrant, and even supposing he disapproves of all she claims to face for, Basil is straight away captivated through her and units approximately ‘reforming’ her together with his conventional perspectives. yet Olive has already made Verena her protégée, and shortly a conflict is less than manner for particular ownership of her center and brain. The Bostonians is certainly one of James’s so much provocative and astute portrayals of an international stuck among outdated values and the entice of progress.

Richard Lansdown’s creation discusses The Bostonians as James’s so much profitable political paintings and his funniest novel. This version comprises extracts from Tocqueville and from James’s ‘The American Scene’, which remove darkness from the novel’s social context. There also are notes and a bibliography.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts better by means of introductions and notes by means of unique students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations via award-winning translators.

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Download E-books Sodom and Gomorrah: In Search of Lost Time, Volume 4 (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) PDF

By Marcel Proust

Sodom and Gomorrah—now in an exceptional translation through John Sturrock—takes up the topic of gay love, female and male, and dwells on how harmful sexual jealousy might be in case you undergo it. Proust’s novel can also be an unforgiving research of either the decadent excessive society of Paris and the increase of a philistine bourgeoisie that's so as to supplanting it. Characters who had lesser roles in prior volumes now reappear in a special mild and take heart degree, particularly Albertine, with whom the narrator believes he's in love, and the insanely haughty Baron de Charlus.

  • First time in Penguin Classics

  • A Penguin Classics Deluxe version with French flaps and lush design

  • The first thoroughly new translation of Proust's novel because the 1920s

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By Marcel Proust

Sodom and Gomorrah—now in an exceptional translation through John Sturrock—takes up the topic of gay love, female and male, and dwells on how harmful sexual jealousy might be in case you undergo it. Proust’s novel can also be an unforgiving research of either the decadent excessive society of Paris and the increase of a philistine bourgeoisie that's so as to supplanting it. Characters who had lesser roles in prior volumes now reappear in a special mild and take heart degree, particularly Albertine, with whom the narrator believes he's in love, and the insanely haughty Baron de Charlus.

  • First time in Penguin Classics

  • A Penguin Classics Deluxe version with French flaps and lush design

  • The first thoroughly new translation of Proust's novel because the 1920s

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