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Download The White People and Other Weird Stories (Penguin Classics) by Arthur Machen PDF

By Arthur Machen

"Of residing creators of cosmic worry raised to its so much inventive pitch, few if any can wish to equivalent the flexible Arthur Machen." -H.P. Lovecraft

Actor, journalist , devotee of Celtic Christianity and the Holy Grail legend, Welshman Arthur Machen is taken into account one of many fathers of strange fiction, a grasp of mayhem whose paintings has drawn comparisons to H. P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe. Readers will locate the appropriate advent to his kind during this new assortment. With the name tale, an workout within the strange that leaves the reader disoriented almost from the 1st web page, Machen turns even basic truths the wrong way up. "There were those that have sounded the very depths of sin," explains the nature Ambrose, "who all their lives have by no means performed an 'ill deed.'"

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Download Selected Tales and Sketches by Nathaniel Hawthorne PDF

By Nathaniel Hawthorne

The quick fiction of a author who helped to form the process American literature. With a decided dedication to the historical past of his homeland, Nathaniel Hawthorne published, extra incisively than any author of his iteration, the character of a rather American realization. The items amassed the following care for basically American concerns: the Puritan prior, the Indians, the Revolution. yet Hawthorne used to be hugely - usually wickedly - unorthodox in his account of existence in early the US, and his accurately built plots quick have interaction the reader's mind's eye. Written within the 1820s, 30s, and 40s, those works are educated by way of issues that reappear in Hawthorne's longer works: The Scarlet Letter, the home of the Seven Gables and The Blithedale Romance. And, as Michael J. Colacurcio issues out in his first-class advent, they're topics which are now deeply embedded within the American literary culture.


The hole of the 3 Hills
Sir William Phips
Mrs. Hutchinson
The other halves of the Dead
My Kinsman, significant Molineux
Roger Malvin’s Burial
Passages from a Relinquished Work
Mr. Higginbotham’s Catastrophe
The Haunted Mind
Alice Doane’s Appeal
The grey Champion
Young Goodman Brown
The Notch of the White Mountains
The formidable Guest
The May-Pole of Merry Mount
The Minister’s Black Veil - A PARABLE
Sunday at Home
The guy of Adamant - AN APOLOGUE
Endicott and the purple Cross
Night Sketches
The corridor of Fantasy
The Birth-mark
The Christmas ceremonial dinner - FROM THE UNPUBLISHED “ALLEGORIES OF THE HEART”
The Celestial Rail-road
Earth’s Holocaust
The Artist of the Beautiful
Ethan model - A bankruptcy FROM AN ABORTIVE ROMANCE

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Download The Long Roll by Mary Johnston PDF

By Mary Johnston

This vintage Civil battle novel portrays the increase and fall of Stonewall Jackson and the bravery of the lads who fought and died along him

When the yankee South secedes from the Union, Richard Cleave of Virginia solutions the decision to palms. The accomplice Army’s victory at Bull Run within the first months of the battle bolsters the passion of the keen younger males, Cleave between them, who march proudly at the back of their capable chief, Brigadier common Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. almost immediately thereafter, the Valley crusade of 1862 showcases Jackson’s creative concepts and impressive cavalry maneuvers, delivering wish of an early accomplice victory. yet for artilleryman Cleave, the excessive rate of conflict is quickly turning into obvious within the marvelous demise and limb, as Stonewall and his military march towards a fateful reckoning at Chancellorsville.

The daughter of a accomplice veteran and cousin to accomplice normal Joseph E. Johnston, Mary Johnston used to be the most renowned authors of the early 20th century. within the lengthy Roll, she brings America’s bloodiest clash to lifestyles with electrifying battlefield scenes and bright historic element, inspiring a grand culture of Civil struggle literature that comes with long past with the Wind and The Killer Angels.

This e-book has been professionally proofread to make sure accuracy and clarity on all units.

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Download Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes, Jaime Labastida PDF

By Miguel de Cervantes, Jaime Labastida

L. a. geografía de los angeles novela, el espacio que ocupa un texto narrativo es el espacio puro de l. a. cción. Empero, esa geografía puede ser más verdadera que un espacio actual, aquejado ahora por las agresiones del hombre. Ese espacio dura: nace en el cerebro de todos y cada uno de nosotros. Para que un hidalgo pobre, que apenas posee una tierra escasa y magra; que come sólo salpicón y lentejas, pueda convertirse en otra personality, diferente de sí, y transformarse en un caballero andante, es necesario que las palabras impresas en un caballero andante, es necesario que las palabras impresas en de los angeles fascinación: esas palabras harán que nazca en él un deseo impossible to resist, el deseo de ser algo más que un hombre modesto.

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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 los angeles nuit. Un effet de cynisme suintant et de "désabusement" everlasting. Pourtant, derrière l. a. langue impolite, charnelle et impeccable de l'ancien journaliste, sourd l. a. lumière. automobile 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 Catiline's War, The Jugurthine War, Histories by Sallust PDF

By Sallust

The simply surviving works from one of many world's earliest historians, in very important new translations

Sallust's first released paintings, Catiline's War, includes the memorable historical past of the 12 months sixty three, together with his ideas on Catiline, a Roman flesh presser who made an ill-fated try to overthrow the Roman Republic. In The Jugurthine War, Sallust dwells upon the feebleness of the Senate and aristocracy, having amassed fabrics and compiled notes for this paintings in the course of his governorship of Numidia.

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Download Salomé by Oscar Wilde PDF

By Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde’s version of the biblical tale delves into Salome’s personality and motivations while she requests the top of John the Baptist as a present after dancing the dance of the seven veils. To her mom, Herodias’s satisfaction, Salomé’s father, Herod, unearths he needs to provide her this request.

Originally released in French, Salome used to be considered one of Oscar Wilde’s so much arguable performs, because it depicted scenes instantly from the Bible on level. Translated into English by means of Wilde and his lover Lord Alfred Douglas, the play didn't prime till after Wilde was once imprisoned. Wilde’s extrapolation of Salome’s personality from the biblical tale is believed to have inspired many retellings of the unique tale.

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Download Old Goriot by Honoré de Balzac, Marion Crawford PDF

By Honoré de Balzac, Marion Crawford

Eugene desires to get on on this planet. So he has come to Paris, the place the streets teem with chancers, criminals and social climbers - and everybody is out for what they could get. while he unearths a spot to stick at a shabby boarding residence, he sees a possible plan to make a fortune: the 2 appealing, aristocratic girls who mysteriously come at evening to go to the lonely outdated lodger Goriot. may possibly they create him the prestige and attractiveness he craves? within the urban not anything is because it turns out although. quickly Eugene will get out of his intensity in a global of greed and obsession that he may possibly by no means have imagined. one who can simply result in bad tragedy.

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Download The Portable Dante (Penguin Classics) by Dante Alighieri PDF

By Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri cleared the path for contemporary literature, whereas developing verse and prose that stay extraordinary for formal beauty, highbrow intensity, and emotional grandeur. The transportable Dante comprises entire verse translations of Dante's masterworks, The Divine Comedy and La Vita Nuova, in addition to a bibliography, notes, and an creation by means of eminent pupil and translator Mark Musa.

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Download Dhammapada (Penguin Clásicos) by Anonymous PDF

By Anonymous

Los mejores libros jamás escritos.

El texto cumbre del canon budista y una obra de referencia milenaria en el ámbito de l. a. ética universal.

«Así como los angeles lluvia atraviesa una casa con techo deteriorado, así también las pasiones atravesarán una mente desprotegida.»

El Dhammapada, considerado como el texto cumbre del canon budista, consta de 423 versos en lengua pali, clasificados en veintiséis capítulos. Con una antigüedad de cerca de dos mil trescientos años, ocupa un lugar eminente en los angeles vida de los practicantes del budismo y también en el ámbito de l. a. ética common, puesto que recomienda los angeles vida pacífica y no violenta, y afirma que l. a. enemistad no puede ser vencida con los angeles aversión, sino con los angeles bondad.

La versión de Juan Mascaró, canónica desde hace décadas y vertida aquí del inglés al castellano por Carlos Manzano, se complementa con su valiosa introducción, que nos acerca al que es considerado el texto fundacional del budismo. El magnífico texto castellano se presenta en esta edición enfrentado al unique pali, para gusto de expertos y profanos.

Rabindranath Tagore dijo...
«Si en los angeles Bhagavad Gita se ha dotado al pensamiento indio de una nítida envoltura religiosa, en los textos del Dhammapada lo que trasluce es el retrato conceptual y estructural de l. a. India.»

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