Download Phantasmagoria And Other Poems by Lewis Carroll PDF

By Lewis Carroll

This day, Lewis Carroll is healthier remembered as a author of stripling fiction chargeable for such undying works as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and during the Looking-Glass. although, Carroll used to be additionally a poet who wove darkish visions and supernatural subject matters into his sizeable physique of labor. a lot of the verse accumulated in Phantasmagoria and different Poems has a supernatural or visionary subject matter. A must-read for enthusiasts of Victorian ghost tales.

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Download Selected Letters (Oxford World's Classics) by Seneca PDF

By Seneca

'You ask what's the right degree of wealth? the simplest degree is to have what's worthy, and subsequent top, to have adequate. maintain well!' The letters written through the Stoic thinker and tragedian Seneca to his buddy Lucilius are in impression ethical essays, whose function is to enhance Lucilius' fight to accomplish knowledge and serenity, uninfluenced via worldly feelings. Seneca advises his buddy on the way to do with out what's superfluous, even if near to happiness, riches, popularity, or the sentiments. The letters comprise literary serious discussions, ethical exhortation, exemplary heroes and episodes from Roman background, and a lurid photo of latest luxurious. We know about Seneca's family and estates and approximately existence in the course of Nero; the subject of loss of life is rarely distant. This readable new translation is the biggest collection of Seneca's letters at present on hand. followed by way of a useful creation and notes, it opens a window directly to Seneca's international.

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Download King Solomon's Mines (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by H. Rider Haggard PDF

By H. Rider Haggard

One of many best-selling novels of the 19th century, King Solomon’s Mines has encouraged dozens of event tales, together with Edgar Rice Burroughs’s Tarzan books and the Indiana Jones video clips. brilliant and vastly action-packed, H. Rider Haggard’s story of probability and discovery keeps to surprise and thrill, because it has because it used to be first provided to the general public and heralded as “the "most awesome publication ever written."

The tale starts off while well known safari hunter Allan Quartermain has the same opinion to assist Sir Henry Curtis and Captain John solid look for King Solomon’s mythical cache of diamonds. desirous to discover what's precise, what's delusion, and what's quite buried within the darkness of the mines, the tireless adventurers delve into the Sahara’s treacherous Veil of Sand, the place they bump into a mysterious misplaced tribe of African warriors. discovering themselves in lethal peril from that country’s merciless king and the evil sorceress who conspires in the back of his throne, the explorers break out, yet what they search may be the such a lot savage catch of all—the forbidden, impenetrable, and striking King Solomon’s Mines.

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Download The Turn of the Screw and Other Stories: The Romance of by Henry James PDF

By Henry James

A tender governess is shipped to a superb nation condo to take care of orphaned little ones. firstly plant life and Miles appear to be version scholars yet progressively the governess begins to suspect that anything is especially mistaken with them. As she units out to discover the corrupt secrets and techniques of the home she turns into increasingly more confident that whatever evil is looking at her.

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Download Ferragus - La Fille aux yeux d'or by Honoré de Balzac PDF

By Honoré de Balzac

Dans une rue de Paris, sombre et populaire, Auguste de Maulincour, officier de cavalerie, aperçoit de loin une ombre, dont il est passionnément mais platoniquement amoureux, Clémence Desmarets, femme mariée et vertueuse. C’est du moins ce qu’il croit. Où va-t-elle ? Dans une maison sordide, retrouver un homme, Ferragus, ancien forçat… C’est ce même Ferragus qui, avec Ronquerolles, aidera de Marsay, membre de los angeles société secrète des Treize, à rencontrer los angeles belle Paquita, au regard si troublant. Mais l. a. jeune femme est prisonnière de sa maîtresse, los angeles marquise de San-Real, qui l’aime d’un amour plus que tendre… Dans Ferragus (1834) et dans l. a. Fille aux yeux d’or (1835), Balzac dépeint un Paris obscur mais séducteur, le Paris de « l’or et [du] plaisir », aux mains d’une company secrète : les Treize. Romans d’aventures et fantastiques à l. a. fois, où los angeles violence le dispute à los angeles ardour, ces deux courts récits forment, avec l. a. Duchesse de Langeais, le cycle de l’Histoire des Treize.

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Download Le soleil se lève aussi by Ernest Hemingway PDF

By Ernest Hemingway

À première vue, ce pourrait être un conte grivois et grisé, plongé dans cette ivresse permanente qui voile les nuits françaises puis espagnoles de ces jeunes Américains. Il en ressort d'abord un malaise, celui du désespoir que cache ce goût de l'alcool et de l. a. nuit. Un effet de cynisme suintant et de "désabusement" everlasting. Pourtant, derrière los angeles langue impolite, charnelle et impeccable de l'ancien journaliste, sourd l. a. lumière. vehicle le soleil se lève aussi chez les personnages d'Hemingway. Une lumière pudique, silencieuse mais qui révèle les sentiments cachés de ces hommes virils. Alors, au-delà des brumes de l'ivresse et de l. a. dureté des coeurs, percentage les rayons de l. a. fraternité, germe los angeles poésie, éclosent les amours.

Après l'univers strictement masculin de ses précédentes nouvelles ou de Cinquante mille money, traitant de boxe ou de tauromachie, Hemingway mêle soudain los angeles femme aux rudes secrets and techniques virils et conjugue les hommes à l'universel, s'attardant sur leur désir et leur terreur de vivre. Ce roman reçut le prix Nobel et inspira le movie de Henry Kings, avec Ava Gardner et Mel Ferrer... --Laure Anciel

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Download Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Peirre Choderlos de Laclos PDF

By Peirre Choderlos de Laclos

Love . . . intercourse . . . seduction. Of the 3, merely the final concerns. Love is a meaningless be aware, and intercourse an ephemeral excitement, yet seduction is an a laugh online game during which victory skill strength and the power to humiliate one’s enemies and revel with one’s friends.

So it's for the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil, supremely bored aristocrats in the course of the ultimate years prior to the French Revolution. jointly they concoct a wildly depraved bet: If Valmont can effectively seduce the virtuous spouse of a central authority legitimate, Madame de Tourvel, then Madame Merteuil will sleep with him back. yet Madame Merteuil additionally desires Valmont to overcome the younger and blameless former convent schoolgirl, Cécile Volanges. Can he do both?

When Les Liaisons Dangereuses was once first released in 1782, it either scandalized and titillated the aristocracy it used to be aimed opposed to, who publicly denounced it and privately wolfed it. this day we nonetheless realize its relevance, for what should be extra modern than its appalling photograph of daily evil small, egocentric, manipulative, and suggest.

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Download The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by Milan Kundera PDF

By Milan Kundera

wealthy in its tales, characters, and innovative diversity, The e-book of Laughter and Forgetting is the unconventional that introduced Milan Kundera his first huge overseas good fortune within the past due Seventies. like several his paintings, it truly is important for much greater than its old implications. In seven splendidly built-in elements, various points of human life are magnified and diminished, reordered and emphasised, newly tested, analyzed, and skilled.

Small sized EPUB model in comparison to huge pdf dossier published.

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Download The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell PDF

By James Boswell

The so much entire version ever released of the enduring Biography

WIDELY considered as the best literary biography ever released, James Boswell’s Life of Samuel Johnson finds a guy of oversized appetites and personal vulnerabilities, and is the resource of a lot of what we all know approximately one of many towering figures of English literature. This re-creation collates and corrects the textual inaccuracies of past models, returning to the unique manuscript so that it will current a definitive variation of this landmark textual content.

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