Download E-books The Importance of Being Earnest PDF

Here is Oscar Wilde's so much superb travel de strength, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has overjoyed thousands in numerous productions for the reason that its first functionality in London's St. James' Theatre on February 14, 1895. the significance of Being Earnest is well known not just for the lighthearted ingenuity of its plot, yet for its encouraged discussion, wealthy with scintillating epigrams nonetheless savored by means of all who get pleasure from crafty conversation.
From the play's bubbling beginnings in Algernon Moncrieff's London flat to its hilarious denouement within the drawing room of Jack Worthing's nation manor in Hertfordshire, this comedian masterpiece retains audiences breathlessly waiting for a brand new bon mot or a clean twist of plot second to second. a range of the typical middle country criteria Initiative.

Show description

Download E-books The Forbidden Kingdom (Pushkin Collection) PDF

By Jan Jacob Slauerhoff

Slauerhoff’s The Forbidden Kingdom is a mix of old chronicle, fiction and observation, bringing jointly the possible unrelated lives of a 20th century ship’s radio operator and the 16th century Portuguese poet-in-exile, Luis Camoes.
Slauerhoff attracts his reader right into a remarkable international of exoticism, betrayal and exile, the place prior and current merge and the potential for loss of life isn't some distance away.
Through a story that evolves right into a critique of eu historical past, tradition and colonialism, Slauerhoff speculates concerning the classes to be learnt from history.

Pushkin assortment variations function a spare, based sequence variety and more advantageous, sturdy components. The assortment is typeset in Monotype Baskerville, litho-printed on Munken top class White Paper and notch-bound by means of the independently owned printer TJ foreign in Padstow. The covers, with French flaps, are revealed on Colorplan Pristine White Paper. either paper and canopy board are acid-free and wooded area Stewardship Council (FSC) qualified.

Show description

Download E-books The Odyssey PDF

The nice epic of Western literature, translated by way of the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles
 
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, offers us with Homer's best-loved and so much available poem in a beautiful modern-verse translation. "Sing to me of the fellow, Muse, the guy of twists and turns pushed repeatedly off target, as soon as he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy." So starts Robert Fagles' marvelous translation of the Odyssey, which Jasper Griffin within the New York instances ebook Review hails as "a exotic achievement."

If the Iliad is the world's maximum struggle epic, the Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of an everyman's trip via existence. Odysseus' reliance on his wit and wiliness for survival in his encounters with divine and usual forces in the course of his ten-year voyage domestic to Ithaca after the Trojan conflict is right now a undying human tale and anyone attempt of ethical patience. within the myths and legends  retold here,

Fagles has captured the power and poetry of Homer's unique in a daring, modern idiom, and given us an Odyssey to learn aloud, to enjoy, and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery. popular classicist Bernard Knox's terrific advent and textual observation offer insightful historical past details for the overall reader and student alike, intensifying the energy of Fagles's translation. This is an Odyssey to please either the classicist and the overall reader, to captivate a brand new iteration of Homer's scholars. This Penguin Classics Deluxe version good points French flaps and deckle-edged paper.

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 a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts stronger by way of introductions and notes via exotic students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations by means of award-winning translators.

Show description

Download E-books Men Without Women PDF

By Ernest Hemingway

CLASSIC brief tales FROM THE grasp of yank FICTION
First released in 1927, Men with no Women represents a few of Hemingway's most crucial and compelling early writing. In those fourteen tales, Hemingway starts to envision the subjects that may occupy his later works: the casualties of battle, the usually uneasy dating among women and men, activity and sportsmanship. In "Banal Story," Hemingway bargains an enduring tribute to the famed matador Maera. "In one other kingdom" tells of an Italian significant convalescing from warfare wounds as he mourns the premature demise of his spouse. "The Killers" is the hard-edged tale approximately Chicago gunmen and their power sufferer. Nick Adams makes an visual appeal in "Ten Indians," during which he's most likely betrayed via his Indian female friend, Prudence. And "Hills Like White Elephants" is a tender couple's sophisticated, heartwrenching dialogue of abortion. Pared down, gritty, and subtly expressive, those tales exhibit the younger Hemingway rising as America's best brief tale author.

Show description

Download E-books The Old Curiosity Shop PDF

Larnaca Press makes the world’s maximum literature on hand on the contact of a button for only a buck, and each publication has a associated desk of contents to make interpreting easier. 

The previous interest store is a singular released by way of Charles Dickens from 1840-1841 in his weekly paper. The ebook tells the tale of a tender orphaned lady who spends a lot of her existence at her grandfather’s shop.

Show description

Download E-books Rebelión en la granja [Animal Farm] PDF

Un rotundo alegato a want de los angeles libertad y en contra del totalitarismo que se ha convertido en un clásico de l. a. literatura del siglo XX. Esta sátira de l. a. Revolución rusa y el triunfo del estalinismo, escrita en 1945, se ha convertido por derechos propio en un hito de l. a. cultura contemporánea y en uno de los libros más mordaces de todos los tiempos. Ante el auge de los animales de los angeles Granja Solariega, pronto detectamos las semillas de totalitarismo en una organización aparentemente excellent; y en nuestros líderes más carismáticos, los angeles sombra de los opresores más crueles.

Please notice: This audiobook is in Spanish.

Show description

Download E-books The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Rainer Maria Rilke

A masterly new translation of 1 of the 1st nice modernist novels

In the single novel by way of one of many German language's maximum poets, a tender guy named Malte Laurids Brigge lives in an inexpensive room in Paris whereas his property rot in garage. everyone he sees turns out to hold their dying with them, and with little yet a library card to differentiate him from the city's untouchables, he thinks of the deaths, and ghosts, of his aristocratic relatives, of which he's the only real residing descendant. Suffused with passages of lyrical brilliance, Rilke's semi-autobiographical novel is a relocating and robust coming-of-age story.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. 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 series to supply authoritative texts better by way of introductions and notes through distinct students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

Show description

Download E-books Puddn'head Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins (Norton Critical Editions) PDF

By Mark Twain

Pudd’nhead Wilson and Those striking Twins include Twain’s so much overt remedy of the ethical and societal implications of slavery in America.

This Norton severe version continues to be the one version on hand that's in response to thoroughly re-edited texts, accounting for all types that Twain may have written or stimulated. All major versions within the separate "first editions," one published in Britain and the opposite within the usa, were reconciled during this collated variation, with all rejected editions tabulated. Dozens of extra illustrations accompany the textual content, and all textual variations, authorised or rejected, are included. 

"Criticism" contains twenty-three stories and interpretive essays, 8 of them new to the second one version, together with these through Andrew Jay Hoffman, Myra Jehlen, and John Carlos Rowe.

a specific Bibliography can be incorporated.

Show description

Download E-books The Man in the Iron Mask (Penguin Classics) PDF

Within the Musketeers’ ultimate event, D’Artagnan continues to be within the provider of the corrupt King Louis XIV after the 3 Musketeers have retired and long gone their separate methods. in the meantime, a mysterious prisoner in an iron masks wastes away deep contained in the Bastille. while the destinies of king and prisoner converge, the 3 Musketeers and D’Artagnan locate themselves stuck among conflicting loyalties.

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 a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts improved through introductions and notes by way of amazing students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

Show description

Download E-books The Grapes of Wrath (Centennial Edition) PDF

By John Steinbeck

The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the good melancholy, a ebook that galvanized—and occasionally outraged—millions of readers.

First released in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the good melancholy chronicles the dirt Bowl migration of the Thirties and tells the tale of 1 Oklahoma farm relatives, the Joads—driven from their abode and compelled to go back and forth west to the promised land of California. Out in their trials and their repeated collisions opposed to the demanding realities of an the US divided into Haves and Have-Nots evolves a drama that's intensely human but majestic in its scale and ethical imaginative and prescient, elemental but plainspoken, tragic yet eventually stirring in its human dignity. A portrait of the clash among the robust and the powerless, of 1 man’s fierce response to injustice, and of 1 woman’s stoical energy, the unconventional captures the horrors of the nice melancholy and probes into the very nature of equality and justice in America. At as soon as a naturalistic epic, captivity narrative, highway novel, and transcendental gospel, Steinbeck’s robust landmark novel could be the main American of yank Classics.

This Centennial version, specifically designed to commemorate 100 years of Steinbeck, beneficial properties french flaps and deckle-edged pages.

For greater than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more suitable by way of introductions and notes by means of exclusive students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.

Show description