Download E-books Fire Down Below (To the Ends of the Earth, Book 3) PDF

By William Golding

A decrepit warship sails at the final stretch of its voyage to Sydney Cove. it's been blown astray and battered by means of wind, typhoon and ice. Little yet rope holds the disintegrating hull jointly. And after a dicy operation to reset its foremast, an unseen fireplace starts off to smoulder less than decks.

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Download E-books Vanina Vanini, Le Coffre et le Revenant PDF

En Italie, los angeles belle princesse romaine Vanina Vanini met sa vie en probability pour un jeune révolutionnaire... En Espagne, c'est le fougueux don Fernando qui courageous, pour revoir sa fiancée, son bad rival don Blas, le directeur de l. a. Police de Grenade ! Dans ces deux nouvelles, les passions se mêlent et s'opposent l'amour, qui défie le pouvoir, en paie le prix. Le file de l'édition permet d'approfondir l. a. lecture des nouvelles en y repérant les éléments qui relèvent des passions - politiques ou amoureuses -, mais aussi du masque et du travestissement. Il souligne également l. a. guardiané du texte de Stendhal avec l'un des premiers romans d'analyse de l. a. littérature française, los angeles Princesse de Clèves.

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Download E-books Maggie, a Girl of the Streets and Other New York Writings (Modern Library Classics) PDF

By Stephen Crane

This harrowing story of a tender lady within the slums is a searing portrayal of turn-of-the-century big apple, and Stephen Crane's such a lot leading edge paintings. released in 1893, whilst the writer was once simply twenty-one, it broke new floor with its shiny characters, its brutal naturalism, and its empathic rendering of the lives of the bad. It is still either strong, critical, and harshly comedian (in Alfred Kazin's phrases) and a masterpiece of contemporary American prose.

This variation contains Maggie and George's mom, Crane's different Bowery stories, and the main accomplished to be had number of Crane's long island journalism. All texts during this quantity are offered of their definitive types.

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Download E-books Scottish Children's Fantasy: The Princess and the Goblin, Prince Prigio and Prince Ricardo, The Wise Woman and Other Stories PDF

By George Macdonald, Andrew Lang

A Scottish misplaced treasures selection of 3 vintage children’s delusion novels bundled through material instead of writer, the books create a compelling trilogy "Palimpsest's eClassics sequence, Scottish misplaced Treasures, exhibits us how a lot poorer Britain's cultural history will be with no Scottish writers ... the simplest instance I've obvious of ways curation and presentation can carry outdated books to new audiences" – The Observer “This moves me as an exquisite enterprise, and one i'm hoping will extend further” – Professor Willy Maley, college of Glasgow, Scotland on Sunday

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

By John Steinbeck

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

First released in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the nice melancholy chronicles the airborne dirt and dust Bowl migration of the Thirties and tells the tale of 1 Oklahoma farm relatives, the Joads—driven from their home and compelled to shuttle west to the promised land of California. Out in their trials and their repeated collisions opposed to the challenging realities of an the United States 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 strong and the powerless, of 1 man’s fierce response to injustice, and of 1 woman’s stoical power, the unconventional captures the horrors of the good 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 strong landmark novel may be the main American of yank Classics.

This Centennial variation, in particular designed to commemorate 100 years of Steinbeck, gains french flaps and deckle-edged pages.

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

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Download E-books Manhattan Transfer: A Novel PDF

Considered through many to be John Dos Passos's maximum paintings, new york move is an "expressionistic photograph of recent York" (New York occasions) within the Twenties that unearths the lives of rich strength agents and suffering immigrants alike. From Fourteenth road to the Bowery, Delmonico's to the underbelly of town waterfront, Dos Passos chronicles the lives of characters suffering to develop into part of modernity sooner than they're destroyed by means of it.
More than seventy-five years after its first ebook, long island move nonetheless stands as "a novel of the first actual significance" (Sinclair Lewis). it's a masterpeice of recent fiction and an enduring tribute to the dual-edged nature of the yankee dream.

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Download E-books The Black Prince (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Iris Murdoch

Bradley Pearson, an unsuccessful novelist in his past due fifties, has ultimately left his boring workplace task as an Inspector of Taxes. Bradley hopes to retire to the rustic, yet predatory acquaintances and kin sprint his hopes of a calm retirement. he's stricken by his melancholic sister, who has determined to return stay with him; his ex-wife, who has infuriating hopes of redeeming the previous; her antisocial brother, who desires cash and emotional confrontations; and Bradley's good friend and rival, Arnold Baffin, a more youthful, deplorably extra profitable writer of business fiction. The ever-mounting motion comprises marital cross-purposes, seduction, suicide, abduction, romantic idylls, homicide, and due technique of legislation. Bradley attempts to flee from all of it yet fails, resulting in a violent climax and a coda that casts transferring views on all that has preceded.

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Download E-books Robert Musil: Gesammelte Werke: Andhofs große Literaturbibliothek PDF

By Robert Musil

Die Verwirrungen des Zöglings Törleß
Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften
Aus dem Nachlaß
Die Portugiesin
Die Schwärmer Schauspiel
Das verzauberte Haus
Fragen der Zeit
Nachlass zu Lebzeiten
Skizzen zu einer Autobiographie
Die Umformung im Törleß.
Titel: Die forty Hefte.
Theoretisches zu dem Leben eines Dichters (1935)
Über die Dummheit (Vortrag auf Einladung des österreichischen Werkbunds)
Die Vollendung der Liebe
Die Versuchung der stillen Veronika
Politik in Österreich
Der mathematische Mensch
Europäertum, Krieg, Deutschtum
Der Anschluß an Deutschland
Die state als excellent und als Wirklichkeit
Das hilflose Europa oder Reise vom Hundertsten ins Tausendste
Die Frau gestern und morgen
Anmerkung zu einer Metapsychik (Walther Rathenau: Zur Mechanik des Geistes)
Geist und Erfahrung Anmerkungen für Leser, welche dem Untergang des Abendlandes entronnen sind
Ansätze zu neuer Ästhetik Bemerkungen über eine Dramaturgie des movies (Béla Balázs: Der sichtbare Mensch)
Literarische Chronik
Bücher und Literatur
Literat und Literatur Randbemerkungen dazu
Der »Untergang« des Theaters
Das neue Drama und das neue Theater
Robert Müller
Interview mit Alfred Polgar
Zu Kerrs 60. Geburtstag
Heute spricht Alfred Kerr
Alfred Kerr
Franz Blei - 60 Jahre
Über Robert Musils Bücher
Skizze der Erkenntnis des Dichters
Was arbeiten Sie?
Die Entdeckung der Familie
Der Variationskreisel nach Musil
Zur Physiologie des dichterischen Schaffens
Theoretisches zu dem Leben eines Dichters
Als Papa Tennis lernte
Kunst und ethical des Crawlens
Durch die Brille des Sports
Randglossen zu Tennisplätzen
Der Praterpreis
Buridans Österreicher
Stilgeneration und Generationsstil
Wie hilft guy Dichtern?
An der Spitze der Zivilisation
Monolog eines Geistesaristokraten
Blech reden
Über Fürsten- und Straßennamen
Einige Schwierigkeiten der schönen Künste
Rede zur Rilke-Feier
Nachwort zum Druck
Vortrag in Paris
Der Dichter und diese Zeit
Über die Dummheit

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Download E-books The Ring Is Closed PDF

By Knut Hamsun

Featuring an iconoclastic hero who refuses to simply accept the factors of his society, this novel is one of many Nobel Prize–winner’s maximum works. the one son of a miserly lighthouse-keeper and an alcoholic mom, Abel grows up in a distant Norwegian village then travels round the usa. Upon coming back from the US as a tender guy, Abel falls in love together with his longtime acquaintance Olga, the pharmacist’s daughter. Haunted through the secrets and techniques of his travels, in spite of the fact that, Abel determines to live to tell the tale the barest of requirements and pursue a existence with no hope or ambition. on hand within the usa for the 1st time because the Thirties, this arguable novel beneficial properties issues which are strikingly contemporary.

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Download E-books The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Volume 2 (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) PDF

By Arthur Conan Doyle

Volume II of The whole Sherlock Holmes starts off with The go back of Sherlock Holmes. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, uninterested in writing approximately Holmes, had killed him off on the finish of “The ultimate Problem,” the final story in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes (found in Volume I of The entire Sherlock Holmes). Public call for for brand spanking new Holmes tales used to be so nice, despite the fact that, that Conan Doyle finally resurrected him. the 1st tale in The Return, “The experience of the Empty House,” gains Conan Doyle’s infamously creative rationalization of ways Holmes escaped what gave the impression of sure death.

This quantity additionally contains different collections of Holmes tales, His final Bow and The Case booklet of Sherlock Holmes; Conan Doyle’s ultimate full-length Holmes novel, The Valley of Fear; a couple of parodies, “The box Bazaar” and “How Watson realized the Trick”; and essays concerning the “private life” of the loved sleuth.

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