Download E-books Hard Times (Enriched Classics) PDF

By Charles Dickens

This tale of sophistication clash in Victorian England serves as a robust critique of the social injustices that plagued the economic Revolution.

THIS ENRICHED vintage version comprises:

• A concise advent that provides the reader vital history info
• A chronology of the author's existence and paintings
• A timeline of important occasions that gives the book's old context
• an summary of key topics and plot issues to steer the reader's personal interpretations
• precise explanatory notes
• severe research, together with modern and glossy views at the paintings
• dialogue inquiries to advertise full of life school room and ebook team interplay
• a listing of suggested similar books and flicks to expand the reader's event

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By Charles Dickens

This tale of sophistication clash in Victorian England serves as a robust critique of the social injustices that plagued the economic Revolution.

THIS ENRICHED vintage version comprises:

• A concise advent that provides the reader vital history info
• A chronology of the author's existence and paintings
• A timeline of important occasions that gives the book's old context
• an summary of key topics and plot issues to steer the reader's personal interpretations
• precise explanatory notes
• severe research, together with modern and glossy views at the paintings
• dialogue inquiries to advertise full of life school room and ebook team interplay
• a listing of suggested similar books and flicks to expand the reader's event

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Download E-books Villette (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Charlotte Brontë

"I am basically simply again to a feeling of genuine ask yourself approximately me, for i've been reading Villette..." —George Eliot

With neither neighbors nor relations, Lucy Snowe units sail from England to discover employment in a women’ boarding college within the small city of Villette. There she struggles to hold her self-possession within the face of unruly students, an first and foremost suspicious headmaster, and her personal complicated emotions, first for the school’s English surgeon after which for the dictatorial professor, Paul Emmanuel. Charlotte Brontë’s final and so much autobiographical novel is a powerfully relocating examine of isolation and the ache of unrequited love, narrated by means of a heroine made up our minds to maintain an autonomous spirit within the face of inauspicious circumstances.

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 heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts superior via introductions and notes by way of exotic students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

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By Charlotte Brontë

"I am basically simply again to a feeling of genuine ask yourself approximately me, for i've been reading Villette..." —George Eliot

With neither neighbors nor relations, Lucy Snowe units sail from England to discover employment in a women’ boarding college within the small city of Villette. There she struggles to hold her self-possession within the face of unruly students, an first and foremost suspicious headmaster, and her personal complicated emotions, first for the school’s English surgeon after which for the dictatorial professor, Paul Emmanuel. Charlotte Brontë’s final and so much autobiographical novel is a powerfully relocating examine of isolation and the ache of unrequited love, narrated by means of a heroine made up our minds to maintain an autonomous spirit within the face of inauspicious circumstances.

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 heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts superior via introductions and notes by way of exotic students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

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Download E-books Mansfield Park (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) PDF

By Jane Austen

From its sharply satiric commencing sentence, Mansfield Park offers with funds and marriage, and the way strongly they impact one another. Shy, fragile Fanny fee is the consummate "poor relation." despatched to stay along with her filthy rich uncle Thomas, she clashes along with his spoiled, egocentric daughters and falls in love along with his son. Their lives are additional complex by means of the arriving of a couple of witty, subtle Londoners, whose aptitude for flirtation collides with the quiet, conservative kingdom methods of Mansfield Park.

Written a number of years after the early manuscripts that finally grew to become Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park keeps Austen’s general compassion and humor yet deals a much more advanced exploration of ethical offerings and their emotional effects.

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By Jane Austen

From its sharply satiric commencing sentence, Mansfield Park offers with funds and marriage, and the way strongly they impact one another. Shy, fragile Fanny fee is the consummate "poor relation." despatched to stay along with her filthy rich uncle Thomas, she clashes along with his spoiled, egocentric daughters and falls in love along with his son. Their lives are additional complex by means of the arriving of a couple of witty, subtle Londoners, whose aptitude for flirtation collides with the quiet, conservative kingdom methods of Mansfield Park.

Written a number of years after the early manuscripts that finally grew to become Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park keeps Austen’s general compassion and humor yet deals a much more advanced exploration of ethical offerings and their emotional effects.

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Download E-books Platero y Yo (Spanish Edition) PDF

ESTE breve libro, en donde l. a. alegría y los angeles pena son gemelas, cual las orejas de Platero, estaba escrito para... ¡qué sé yo para quién!... para quien escribimos los poetas líricos... Ahora que va á los niños, no le quito ni le pongo una coma. ¡Qué bien! «Dondequiera que haya niños—dice Nóvalis—, existe una edad de oro.» Pues por esa edad de oro, que es como una isla espiritual caída del cielo, anda el corazón del poeta, y se encuentra allí tan á su gusto, que su mejor deseo sería no tener que abandonarla nunca. ¡Isla de gracia, de frescura y de dicha, edad de oro de los niños; siempre te halle yo en mi vida, mar de duelo; y que tu brisa me dé su lira, alta y, á veces, sin sentido, igual que el trino de los angeles alondra en el sol blanco del amanecer! Es un placer de publicar este nuevo, de alta calidad y asequible edición de este libro intemporal.

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ESTE breve libro, en donde l. a. alegría y los angeles pena son gemelas, cual las orejas de Platero, estaba escrito para... ¡qué sé yo para quién!... para quien escribimos los poetas líricos... Ahora que va á los niños, no le quito ni le pongo una coma. ¡Qué bien! «Dondequiera que haya niños—dice Nóvalis—, existe una edad de oro.» Pues por esa edad de oro, que es como una isla espiritual caída del cielo, anda el corazón del poeta, y se encuentra allí tan á su gusto, que su mejor deseo sería no tener que abandonarla nunca. ¡Isla de gracia, de frescura y de dicha, edad de oro de los niños; siempre te halle yo en mi vida, mar de duelo; y que tu brisa me dé su lira, alta y, á veces, sin sentido, igual que el trino de los angeles alondra en el sol blanco del amanecer! Es un placer de publicar este nuevo, de alta calidad y asequible edición de este libro intemporal.

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Download E-books A History of My Times (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Xenophon, Rex Warner

Xenophon's heritage recounts approximately fifty turbulent years of struggle in Greece among 411 and 362 BC. carrying on with the tale of the Peloponnesian struggle on the aspect the place Thucydides complete his magisterial heritage, it is a attention-grabbing chronicle of the conflicts that finally resulted in the decline of Greece, and the wars with either Thebes and the may well of Persia. An Athenian by way of start, Xenophon turned an organization supporter of the Spartan reason, and fought opposed to the Athenians within the conflict of Coronea. Combining background and memoir, it is a awesome account of the triumphs and screw ups of city-states, and a portrait of Greece at a time of concern.

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By Xenophon, Rex Warner

Xenophon's heritage recounts approximately fifty turbulent years of struggle in Greece among 411 and 362 BC. carrying on with the tale of the Peloponnesian struggle on the aspect the place Thucydides complete his magisterial heritage, it is a attention-grabbing chronicle of the conflicts that finally resulted in the decline of Greece, and the wars with either Thebes and the may well of Persia. An Athenian by way of start, Xenophon turned an organization supporter of the Spartan reason, and fought opposed to the Athenians within the conflict of Coronea. Combining background and memoir, it is a awesome account of the triumphs and screw ups of city-states, and a portrait of Greece at a time of concern.

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Download E-books The Adventures of Tom Sawyer PDF

By Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer through Mark Twain is an 1876 novel a couple of younger boy starting to be up alongside the Mississippi River. the tale is determined within the fictional city of St. Petersburg, encouraged by way of Hannibal, Missouri, the place Twain lived. Tom Sawyer lives along with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid. Tom dirties his outfits in a struggle and is made to whitewash the fence tomorrow as punishment. He cleverly persuades his pals to alternate him small treasures for the privilege of doing his paintings. He then trades the treasures for Sunday institution tickets which one ordinarily gets for memorizing verses, redeeming them for a Bible, a lot to the shock and bewilderment of the superintendent who idea "it used to be easily preposterous that this boy had warehoused thousand sheaves of Scriptural knowledge on his premises—a dozen may pressure his means, and not using a doubt." Tom falls in love with Becky Thatcher, a brand new lady on the town, and persuades her to get "engaged" through kissing him. yet their romance collapses whilst she learns Tom has been "engaged" formerly to Amy Lawrence. almost immediately after Becky shuns him, he accompanies Huckleberry Finn to the graveyard at evening, the place they witness the homicide of Dr. Robinson.

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By Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer through Mark Twain is an 1876 novel a couple of younger boy starting to be up alongside the Mississippi River. the tale is determined within the fictional city of St. Petersburg, encouraged by way of Hannibal, Missouri, the place Twain lived. Tom Sawyer lives along with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid. Tom dirties his outfits in a struggle and is made to whitewash the fence tomorrow as punishment. He cleverly persuades his pals to alternate him small treasures for the privilege of doing his paintings. He then trades the treasures for Sunday institution tickets which one ordinarily gets for memorizing verses, redeeming them for a Bible, a lot to the shock and bewilderment of the superintendent who idea "it used to be easily preposterous that this boy had warehoused thousand sheaves of Scriptural knowledge on his premises—a dozen may pressure his means, and not using a doubt." Tom falls in love with Becky Thatcher, a brand new lady on the town, and persuades her to get "engaged" through kissing him. yet their romance collapses whilst she learns Tom has been "engaged" formerly to Amy Lawrence. almost immediately after Becky shuns him, he accompanies Huckleberry Finn to the graveyard at evening, the place they witness the homicide of Dr. Robinson.

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Download E-books Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (Classic Starts) PDF

By Kate Douglas Wiggin

Eleven-year-old Rebecca Randall is kind of a handful—and now she’s leaving her cherished Sunnybrook Farm to dwell along with her well-to-do aged aunts and get an schooling. yet they have been looking ahead to Rebecca’s quiet, hard-working older sister in its place. Can the bright-eyed and talkative woman win them over…especially her strict, rule-bound Aunt Miranda? simply as Rebecca’s “grand spirit” charms everybody within the tale, it is going to captivate readers, too.

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By Kate Douglas Wiggin

Eleven-year-old Rebecca Randall is kind of a handful—and now she’s leaving her cherished Sunnybrook Farm to dwell along with her well-to-do aged aunts and get an schooling. yet they have been looking ahead to Rebecca’s quiet, hard-working older sister in its place. Can the bright-eyed and talkative woman win them over…especially her strict, rule-bound Aunt Miranda? simply as Rebecca’s “grand spirit” charms everybody within the tale, it is going to captivate readers, too.

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Download E-books The Iliad PDF

By Homer

The nice struggle epic of Western literature, translated by way of acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles
 
courting to the 9th century B.C., Homer’s undying poem nonetheless vividly conveys the horror and heroism of guys and gods wrestling with towering feelings and fighting amidst devastation and destruction, because it strikes inexorably to the wrenching, tragic end of the Trojan conflict. popular classicist Bernard Knox observes in his magnificent advent that even if the violence of the Iliad is grim and constant, it coexists with either pictures of civilized lifestyles and a poignant craving for peace.
 
Combining the talents of a poet and student, Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the yank Academy of Arts and Letters, brings the strength of latest language to this enduring heroic epic. He keeps the force and metric song of Homer’s poetry, and conjures up the impression and nuance of the Iliad’s captivating repeated words in what Peter Levi calls “an magnificent performance.”

This Penguin Classics Deluxe variation additionally beneficial properties French flaps and deckle-edged paper.

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

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By Homer

The nice struggle epic of Western literature, translated by way of acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles
 
courting to the 9th century B.C., Homer’s undying poem nonetheless vividly conveys the horror and heroism of guys and gods wrestling with towering feelings and fighting amidst devastation and destruction, because it strikes inexorably to the wrenching, tragic end of the Trojan conflict. popular classicist Bernard Knox observes in his magnificent advent that even if the violence of the Iliad is grim and constant, it coexists with either pictures of civilized lifestyles and a poignant craving for peace.
 
Combining the talents of a poet and student, Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the yank Academy of Arts and Letters, brings the strength of latest language to this enduring heroic epic. He keeps the force and metric song of Homer’s poetry, and conjures up the impression and nuance of the Iliad’s captivating repeated words in what Peter Levi calls “an magnificent performance.”

This Penguin Classics Deluxe variation additionally beneficial properties French flaps and deckle-edged paper.

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

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Download E-books A Russian Affair (Penguin Great Loves) PDF

By Anton Chekhov

Whilst Gurov sees the girl with the little puppy on a windswept prom, he understands he should have her. yet she isn't the same as his different flings - he can't overlook her ...Chekhov's tales are of misplaced love, love on the fallacious time and love which can by no means be. United by way of the subject matter of affection, the writings within the "Great Loves" sequence span over thousand years and drastically assorted worlds. Readers should be brought to love's without end attention-grabbing chances and extremities: romantic love, platonic love, erotic love, homosexual love, virginal love, adulterous love, parental love, filial love, nostalgic love, unrequited love, illicit love, let alone misplaced love, twisted and obsessional love...

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By Anton Chekhov

Whilst Gurov sees the girl with the little puppy on a windswept prom, he understands he should have her. yet she isn't the same as his different flings - he can't overlook her ...Chekhov's tales are of misplaced love, love on the fallacious time and love which can by no means be. United by way of the subject matter of affection, the writings within the "Great Loves" sequence span over thousand years and drastically assorted worlds. Readers should be brought to love's without end attention-grabbing chances and extremities: romantic love, platonic love, erotic love, homosexual love, virginal love, adulterous love, parental love, filial love, nostalgic love, unrequited love, illicit love, let alone misplaced love, twisted and obsessional love...

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Download E-books The End Of The Affair PDF

By Graham Greene

The affection affair among Maurice Bendrix and Sarah, flourishing within the turbulent occasions of the London Blitz, ends whilst she without warning and with no clarification breaks it off. After an opportunity assembly rekindles his love and jealousy years later, Bendrix hires a personal detective to keep on with Sarah, and slowly his love for her becomes an obsession.

Introduction through Monica Ali

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By Graham Greene

The affection affair among Maurice Bendrix and Sarah, flourishing within the turbulent occasions of the London Blitz, ends whilst she without warning and with no clarification breaks it off. After an opportunity assembly rekindles his love and jealousy years later, Bendrix hires a personal detective to keep on with Sarah, and slowly his love for her becomes an obsession.

Introduction through Monica Ali

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