By F. Scott Fitzgerald
«El gran Gatsby fue un tour de force, pero Suave es l. a. noche es una confesión de fe.»
Francis Scott Fitzgerald
Dick y Nicole Diver, una glamurosa pareja norteamericana, llegan a l. a. Riviera francesa de los felices años veinte, época en que allí se daba cita los angeles beautiful people de todo el mundo. Son ricos, inteligentes, elegantes, irresistiblemente atractivos. Pero algo se oculta tras su aparente perfección: Nicole tiene un secreto, Dick una debilidad, y juntos se dirigen irremediablemente hacia las rocas contra las que su aventura parece abocada a estrellarse.
Suave es los angeles noche es una de las cumbres de los angeles obra de Francis Scott Fitzgerald, su novela más intensa y de mayor carga autobiográfica. En palabras de su esposa Zelda, «hay mucho de su propia vida en este atormentado retrato de opulencia destructiva e idealismo malogrado».
By Red Skull Publishing
As soon as Upon a Time... Grimm's Fairy stories have introduced magic and enjoyment to thousands, through the generations world wide. They accrued the oral folktales in their time, that are a bit of darkish in beginning, various from the fairy stories you're used to listening to. during this ebook, there are undying classics akin to: Little Red-Cap (Little crimson using Hood) Briar Rose (Sleeping good looks) attractiveness and the Beast Hansel and Grethel Rumpelstiltskin Snow White Tom Thumb Cinderella Rapunzel and fifty five others... accumulated listed below are sixty four of the most well-liked tales by way of the Brothers Grimm with fifty five black-and-white illustrations and photographs, and a loose on-line hyperlink to sixty two audio documents.
By James Baldwin
Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, between different locales, Another Country is a unique of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is gorgeous for its emotional depth and haunting sensuality, depicting women and men, blacks and whites, stripped in their mask of gender and race via love and hatred on the such a lot elemental and stylish. In a small set of buddies, Baldwin imbues the easiest and worst intentions of liberal the USA within the early Seventies.
By Charles Dickens
'One of Dickens' so much missed, yet so much worthwhile, novels' Peter Ackroyd
Charles Dickens's Barnaby Rudge is a bright portrait of London's descent into anarchy, the place 'King Mob' ideas the streets, and blameless lives are swept up within the chaos. Set opposed to the backdrop of the Gordon Riots of 1780, Barnaby Rudge is a narrative of poser and suspense which starts with an unsolved double homicide and is going directly to contain conspiracy, blackmail, abduction and retribution. in the course of the process the radical fathers and sons develop into hostile, apprentices plot opposed to their masters and Protestants conflict with Catholics at the streets. And, as London erupts into insurrection, Barnaby Rudge himself struggles to flee the curse of his personal prior. With its dramatic descriptions of public violence and personal horror, its unusual secrets and techniques and ghostly doublings, Barnaby Rudge is a robust, nerve-racking combination of ancient realism and Gothic melodrama. This version relies at the one-volume e-book of Barnaby Rudge, reproducing the entire unique illustrations by way of 'Phiz' and George Cattermole. Appendices contain a map of London on the time of the Gordon Riots and the preface to the 1868 edition.
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 simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts better via introductions and notes by way of amazing students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.
By Jane Austen
In a distant Hertfordshire village, far flung the great trainer roads of George III's England, a rustic squire of no nice capability needs to marry off his 5 vivacious daughters. on the middle of this all-consuming company are his headstrong moment daughter Elizabeth Bennet and her aristocratic suitor Fitzwilliam Darcy — fanatics whose delight has to be humbled and prejudices dissolved sooner than the radical can come to its fabulous conclusion.
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Twenty Thousand Leagues below the ocean is a vintage technology fiction novel via French author Jules Verne released in 1870. It tells the tale of Captain Nemo and his submarine Nautilus, as noticeable from the viewpoint of Professor Pierre Aronnax after he, his servant Conseil, and Canadian whaler Ned Land wash up on their send. at the Nautilus, the 3 embark on a trip which has them going all over the global, lower than the ocean.
«Dijimos que no había hogar como una balsa, después de todo. Otros sitios parecen estrechos y asfixiantes; pero una balsa, no.»
Criticada y elogiada por igual, esta novela no solo constituye l. a. culminación de los angeles narrativa de Mark Twain, sino también el clásico por excelencia de l. a. literatura estadounidense. Mark Twain, con su irónico sentido del humor y su prosa ágil y precisa, nos lleva por el Mississippi de l. a. mano del inolvidable Huck Finn y su fiel amigo Jim, quien huye de los angeles esclavitud. Novela sobre el racismo, l. a. violencia, l. a. amistad y los angeles libertad en unos años turbulentos, Las aventuras de Huckleberry Finn es una lectura imprescindible a cualquier edad.
La presente edición, en una traducción de José A. de Larrinaga, incluye el «Episodio de l. a. balsa», un pasaje que Mark Twain decidió excluir persuadido por el editor de l. a. primera publicación. Completa el volumen una esclarecedora introducción de R. Kent Rasmussen, uno de los máximos expertos en l. a. obra de Twain.
«Sobrevivir. Esa es una de las magias que el lector encuentra en esta novela. Capacidad para sobrevivir.»
This is a unique by way of Mark Twain, first released within the uk in December 1884 and within the usa in February 1885. ordinarily named one of the nice American Novels, the paintings is likely one of the first in significant American literature to be written all through in vernacular English, characterised through neighborhood colour regionalism. it's instructed within the first individual through Huckleberry "Huck" Finn, a chum of Tom Sawyer and narrator of 2 different Twain novels (Tom Sawyer out of the country and Tom Sawyer, Detective).
It is an immediate sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.The e-book is famous for its colourful description of individuals and locations alongside the Mississippi River. Set in a Southern antebellum society that had ceased to exist approximately two decades prior to the paintings was once released, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a frequently scathing satire on entrenched attitudes, rather racism.
– All 15 novels and all illustrated with the unique photos and plenty of extra (1300 illustrations). the pictures are optimized for e-book interpreting. all of the italics and capitals were restored within the textual content. So, the italics look quite as italics and never as capitals.
– contains all of the introductions written through Dickens for every novel.
– comprises all of the NON FICTION by way of Dickens : all papers from the Examiner, family notice, the entire 12 months round and different miscellaneous papers.
– contains the entire Christmas tales and novellas with all their unique illustrations
– contains the total poetry, performs, letters and speeches.
– contain the entire COLLABORATIVE paintings with different authors, even ‘Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi’ and the collaborative papers from family Word.
– comprises John Forster's biography of Dickens, many different books approximately Dickens, and feedback papers.
– contains contents desk for every merchandise within the collection
THE PICKWICK PAPERS
THE outdated interest SHOP
DOMBEY AND SON
A story of 2 CITIES
OUR MUTUAL FRIEND
THE secret OF EDWIN DROOD
Short tales :
SKETCHES by way of BOZ
SKETCHES OF younger GENTLEMEN
THE LOVING BALLAD OF LORD BATEMAN
THE MUDFOG PAPERS
SKETCHES OF younger COUPLES
MASTER HUMPHREY’S CLOCK
TO BE learn AT DUSK
THE LAZY journey of 2 IDLE APPRENTICES
GEORGE SILVERMAN'S EXPLANATION
Christmas Books :
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
THE CRICKET at the HEARTH
THE conflict OF LIFE
THE HAUNTED guy AND THE GHOST’S BARGAIN
Christmas tales :
A CHRISTMAS TREE
WHAT CHRISTMAS IS AS WE develop OLDER
THE negative RELATION'S STORY
THE kid's STORY
THE SCHOOLBOY'S STORY
THE SEVEN terrible TRAVELLERS
THE HOLLY-TREE INN
THE break OF THE GOLDEN MARY
THE PERILS OF sure ENGLISH PRISONERS
A condo TO permit (Full Text)
THE HAUNTED HOUSE
A MESSAGE FROM the ocean (Full Text)
TOM TIDDLER'S GROUND
MRS. LIRRIPER'S LODGINGS
MRS. LIRRIPER'S LEGACY
DOCTOR MARIGOLD’S PRESCRIPTIONS
MUGBY JUNCTION (Full Text)
Miscellaneous Prose :
MEMOIRS OF JOSEPH GRIMALDI
PICTURES FROM ITALY
THE lifetime of OUR LORD
MISCELLANIES FROM THE EXAMINER
A kid's background OF ENGLAND
REPRINTED items FROM ‘HOUSEHOLD WORDS’
MISCELLANIES FROM ‘HOUSEHOLD WORDS’
MISCELLANIES FROM ‘ALL THE yr ROUND’
COLLABORATIVE PAPERS FROM H.S. AND A.T.Y.R.
THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER
SPEECHES: LITERARY AND SOCIAL
THE LETTERS OF CHARLES DICKENS, VOL 1
THE LETTERS OF CHARLES DICKENS, VOL 2
THE LETTERS OF CHARLES DICKENS, VOL 3
LETTERS OF CHARLES DICKENS TO WILKIE COLLINS
Poems and Verses :
THE POEMS AND VERSES OF CHARLES DICKENS
THE unusual GENTLEMAN
THE VILLAGE COQUETTES
IS SHE HIS WIFE?
MR. NIGHTINGALE’S DIARY – via CHARLES DICKENS AND MARK LEMON
NO THOROUGHFARE: A DRAMA
Official Biography :
THE lifetime of CHARLES DICKENS, through JOHN FORSTER (1875)
Books approximately Dickens :
HIS existence AND paintings, by means of F. B. PERKINS
DICKENS, via ADOLPHUS WILLIAM WARD
LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS, by means of FRANK MARZIALS
MY FATHER AS I bear in mind HIM, through MAMIE DICKENS
INTRODUCTIONS by means of ANDREW LANG FOR THE GADSHILL EDITION
A serious research, by means of GEORGE GISSING
DICKENS AND HIS ILLUSTRATORS, through FREDERIC G. KITTON
DICKENS AS AN EDUCATOR, JAMES L. HUGHES
BARDELL V PICKWICK, PERCY FITZGERALD, M.A., F.S.A.
DICKENS' LONDON, through M. F. MANSFIELD
THE PUZZLE OF DICKENS’S final PLOT, by way of ANDREW LANG
CHARLES DICKENS by way of GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON
APPRECIATIONS AND CRITICISMS OF THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS by means of GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON
Short papers and criticisms :
Dickens in France, via Thackeray
"Review of The outdated interest store" via Edgar Allan Poe
The obstacles of Dickens, via Henry James
And Many More
Encyclopedic articles approximately Dickens :