By Mark Twain
* ALL 12 novels, annotated with concise introductions and that includes person contents tables
* boasts many photos in relation to Twain's existence and works
* illustrated with photos of the way the books first seemed, giving your Kindle a flavor of the unique texts
* contains Twain’s infrequent unfinished novel “The Mysterious Stranger”, usually ignored out of collections
* the entire brief tales, with caliber formatting
* the quick tales have their very own chronological and alphabetical contents tables – locate that targeted tale easily!
* Twain's 20 brief tale contributions to "The Library of Humor", with their very own contents table
* even contains Twain’s entire letters, essays and satires – with their very own distinctive contents tables
* the entire commute writing, with contents tables
* comprises Twain's "Chapters from My Autobiography"
* unique BONUS texts, together with 3 modern Twain biographies - discover the nice man's outstanding lifestyles in Paine's and Howells' well-known biographies!
* scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
* up-to-date with a distinct literary feedback part, with numerous works exploring Twain's contribution to literature
* up to date with Archibald Henderson's serious learn MARK TWAIN
* up to date with the entire speeches
This is the whole WORKS of America’s favorite storyteller Mark Twain. The publication comprises each novel, brief tale - even the very infrequent ones – essay, commute ebook, non-fiction textual content, letter and lots more and plenty, even more! (Current model: 2)
The booklet additionally incorporates a entrance no-nonsense desk of contents to permit effortless navigation round Twain’s gigantic oeuvre. Welcome to hours upon hours upon hours of studying one among literature’s most famed storytellers!
Please observe: we objective to supply the main complete writer collections to be had to Kindle readers. unfortunately, it’s no longer continually attainable to assure a fully ‘complete’ works, as a result of copyright regulations or the shortage of youth works. notwithstanding, we do confirm our clients that each attainable significant textual content and a wealth of different fabric are incorporated. we're devoted to constructing and embellishing our eBooks, that are to be had as unfastened updates for patrons who've already bought them.
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By Knut Hamsun
While it first seemed in 1898, this fourth novel by means of celebrated Norwegian author Knut Hamsun captured immediate approval for its poetic, psychologically severe portrayal of love’s main issue in a class-bound society. Set in a coastal village of past due nineteenth-century Norway, Victoria follows doomed fanatics via their thwarted lifelong romance. Johannes, the son of a miller, unearths thought for his writing in his passionate devotion to Victoria, an impoverished aristocrat limited by way of relatives loyalty. Separated through category obstacles and social strain, the fated pair components methods, in basic terms to realize—too late—the grave misfortune in their misplaced chance. Elegantly rendered during this brand-new translation through Sverre Lyngstad, Victoria’s haunting lyricism and emotional intensity stay as undying as ever.
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By Eca de Queiroz
Translated by way of Margaret Jull Costa
Novelist and short-story author, one of many best intellectuals of the iteration of 1870. Eca de Queiroz brought naturalism and realism to Portuguese literature. he's thought of the key novelist of his iteration. The Relic was once a picaresque tale of spiritual hypocrisy and fact. Its writing coincided along with his marriage and drew at the travels together with his wife's brother to Egypt and the close to East. The younger Teodorico desires to break out from the chains of his spiritual domestic. He visits Jerusalem to obtain a therapeutic relic, quickly he's transported again in time together with his better half, the German pupil Topsius, and meets Jesus himself, witnessing the crucifixion. He sees the still-living Jesus is smuggled in a grave, and after adventures Teodorico returns again to his personal century.
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By Charles Dickens
A story of 2 towns is Charles Dickens's nice ancient novel, set opposed to the violent upheaval of the French Revolution. the main recognized and maybe the preferred of his works, it compresses an occasion of substantial complexity to the dimensions of a kin heritage, with a forged of characters that features a bloodthirsty ogress and an antihero as believably wrong as any in glossy fiction. notwithstanding the least standard of the author's novels, A story of 2 towns nonetheless underscores lots of his enduring themes--imprisonment, injustice, and social anarchy, resurrection and the renunciation that fosters renewal.
"Dickens's French Revolution is maybe extra just like the French Revolution than Carlyle's," acknowledged G. okay. Chesterton. "In dignity and eloquence A story of 2 towns nearly stands by myself one of the books through Dickens."
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“Terrific . . . precisely the kind of assortment we now have lengthy wanted: one delivering a variety of texts, either literary and documentary, and that--with the inclusion of Sulpicia and Perpetua--allows scholars to listen to the voices of tangible ladies from the traditional international. The translations themselves are fluid; the inclusion of lengthy extracts permits scholars to sink their enamel into fabric in methods impossible with conventional resource books. The nameless texts, inscriptions, and different non-literary fabric topically prepared within the 'Documentary' part will permit scholars to determine how the documentary facts supplementations or undermines the perspectives complicated within the literary texts. it is a ebook that are supposed to be of serious use to somebody educating a survey of the heritage of historic Rome or a Roman Civilization path. i glance ahead to instructing with this publication that's, i believe, the easiest resource publication i've got visible for how we train those days.” --David Potter, college of Michigan
“Eager to be immersed within the richness, variety, and uncooked power of the way historic Romans lived and inspiration? This so much readable anthology is a revealing, seductive page-turner, difficult to place down as soon as opened.” --Richard J. Talbert, The collage of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“An extraordinary and well-chosen choice of key assets for the examine of old Rome, rendered into energetic and fascinating English. jointly they give a landscape of republican and imperial lifestyles and letters. hugely recommended.” --Nathan Rosenstein, The Ohio kingdom college
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By William Golding
A one-volume version of this vintage series of sea novels set within the early 19th century, a few voyage from England to Australia.
Rites of Passage (Winner of the Booker Prize)
'The paintings of a grasp on the complete stretch of his age and wisdom.' The Times
'A feat of resourceful reconstruction, as shiny as a dream.' day-by-day Mail
Fire Down Below
'Laden to the waterline with a wealthy shipment of practicalities and poetry, discomfort and hilarity, drama and exaltation.' Sunday instances
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By Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o
A 50th-anniversary variation of 1 of the main robust novels by way of the good Kenyan writer and Nobel Prize contender
A mythical paintings of African literature, this relocating and eye-opening novel lucidly captures the drama of a humans and tradition whose global has been overturned. The River Between explores lifestyles within the mountains of Kenya throughout the early days of white payment. confronted with a call among an desirable new faith and their very own ancestral customs, the Gikuyu everyone is torn among those that worry the unknown and those that see past it.
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By William Makepeace Thackeray
I feel i may be a superb girl, if I had 5 thousand a year,” observes attractive and shrewdpermanent Becky Sharp, one of many wickedestand such a lot appealingwomen in all of literature. Becky is only one of the numerous interesting figures that populate William Makepeace Thackeray’s novel Vanity Fair, a superbly satirical landscape of upper-middle-class lifestyles and manners in London at first of the 19th century.
Scorned for her loss of funds and breeding, Becky needs to use all her wit, appeal and huge intercourse attract get away her drab future as a governess. From London’s ballrooms to the battlefields of Waterloo, the bewitching Becky works her wiles on a gallery of memorable characters, together with her lecherous business enterprise, Sir Pitt, his wealthy sister, pass over Crawley, and Pitt’s rushing son, Rawdon, the 1st of Becky’s inaccurate sexual entanglements.
Filled with hilarious discussion and really good characterizations, Vanity Fair is a richly pleasing comedy that asks the reader, Which people is worked up during this global? Which people has his hope? or, having it, is satisfied?”
Features greater than a hundred illustrations drawn by means of Thackeray himself for the preliminary publication.
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By Rainer Maria Rilke
One of the literary masterpieces of the century, this translation is now awarded with facing-page German. now we have a wonderful, virtually mythical, photograph of the situations during which the composition of this nice poem begun. Rilke used to be staying at a citadel (Duino) at the sea close to Trieste. One morning he walked out at the battlements and climbed right down to the place the rocks dropped sharply to the ocean. From out of the wind, which was once blowing with nice strength, Rilke looked as if it would pay attention a voice: Wer, wenn ich schriee, horte mich denn aus der Engel Ordnungen? (If I cried out, who could listen me up there, one of the angelic orders?). He wrote those phrases, the hole of the 1st Duino Elegy, in his pc, then went within to proceed what used to be to be his significant paintings and one of many literary masterpieces of the century.
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By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Within the euphoric months prior to and after the book of This aspect of Paradise, F. Scott Fitzgerald, the flapper’s historian and poet laureate of the Jazz Age, wrote the 10 tales that seem during this certain assortment. Exploring characters and issues that may look in his later works, comparable to the attractive and Damned and the nice Gatsby, those early choices are one of the best possible of Fitzgerald’s many brief stories.
This glossy Library Paperback vintage contains notes, an appendix of nonfiction essays by way of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and their contemporaries, and classic journal illustrations.
Benediction • Head and Shoulders • Bernice Bobs Her Hair • The Ice Palace • The Offshore Pirate • may possibly Day • The Jelly Bean • The Diamond as enormous because the Ritz • iciness goals • Absolution
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