Thérèse Raquin

By Émile Zola

Le Figaro du 23 janvier 1868 à propos de Thérèse Raquin : «C'est le résidu de toutes les horreurs. Le sujet est basic, le remords body de deux amants qui tuent le mari mais qui, ce mari tué, n'osent plus s'étreindre, vehicle voici le supplice délicat qui les attend : "Ils poussèrent un cri et se pressèrent davantage, afin de ne pas laisser entre leur chair de position pour le noyé. Et ils sentaient toujours des lambeaux de Camille, qui s'écrasait ignoblement entre eux." Enfin, un jour, ces deux forçats de l. a. morgue tombent épuisés, empoisonnés, l'un sur l'autre, devant le fauteuil de l. a. vieille mère paralytique, qui jouit intérieurement de ce châtiment par lequel son fils est vengé... Forçons les romanciers à prouver leur expertise autrement que par des emprunts aux tribunaux et à l. a. voirie.»

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For Whom the Bell Tolls

By Ernest Hemingway

In 1937 Ernest Hemingway traveled to Spain to hide the civil conflict there for the North American Newspaper Alliance. 3 years later he accomplished the best novel to emerge from "the reliable fight," For Whom the Bell Tolls.

The tale of Robert Jordan, a tender American within the foreign Brigades connected to an antifascist guerilla unit within the mountains of Spain, it tells of loyalty and braveness, love and defeat, and the tragic demise of an excellent. In his portrayal of Jordan's love for the attractive Maria and his tremendous account of El Sordo's final stand, in his outstanding travesty of l. a. Pasionaria and his unwillingness to think in blind religion, Hemingway surpasses his success within the solar additionally Rises and A Farewell to hands to create a piece without delay infrequent and lovely, robust and brutal, compassionate, relocating, and clever. "If the functionality of a author is to bare reality," Maxwell Perkins wrote Hemingway after interpreting the manuscript, "no one ever so thoroughly played it." better in energy, broader in scope, and extra intensely emotional than any of the author's earlier works, it stands as the best warfare novels of all time.

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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales: Retold by Naomi Lewis

By Hans Christian Andersen

This mesmerizing assortment, retold by way of author and critic Naomi Lewis, includes twelve of Hans Christian Andersen's tremendous tales. It contains Thumbelina, a bit woman not more than a thumb-joint excessive, The Emperor's New outfits, the story of a guy who cares just for his visual appeal and The Little Mermaid, who longs to at least one day marry a human prince.

With an excellent conceal representation and new advent by means of award-winning picture-book author Jan Pienkowski.

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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Unusual Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is the unique name of a novella written through the Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson that was once first released in 1886. The paintings is usually identified at the present time because the unusual Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, or just Jekyll & Hyde. it truly is a couple of London attorney named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates unusual occurrences among his outdated good friend, Dr. Henry Jekyll, and the evil Edward Hyde. The paintings is often linked to the infrequent psychological usually spuriously known as "split personality", talked about in psychiatry as dissociative identification affliction, the place in the related physique there exists multiple particular character. consequently, there are personalities inside of Dr Jekyll, one it sounds as if stable and the opposite evil. The novella's impression is such that it has turn into part of the language, with the very word "Jekyll and Hyde" coming to intend an individual who's tremendously varied in ethical personality from one state of affairs to the subsequent.

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The Grapes of Wrath (Centennial Edition)

By John Steinbeck

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

First released in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the good melancholy chronicles the airborne dirt and dust Bowl migration of the Nineteen Thirties and tells the tale of 1 Oklahoma farm relations, the Joads—driven from their home 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 USA 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 energy, 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, street novel, and transcendental gospel, Steinbeck’s robust landmark novel is likely to be the main American of yankee Classics.

This Centennial version, particularly designed to commemorate 100 years of Steinbeck, good points french flaps and deckle-edged pages.

For greater than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the best 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 advantageous through introductions and notes by means of exclusive students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

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Notes from the Underground

By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Darkly interesting brief novel depicts the struggles of a doubting, supremely alienated protagonist in a global of relative values. Seminal paintings brought ethical, spiritual, political and social topics that ruled Dostoyevsky’s later masterworks. Constance Garnett’s authoritative translation is reprinted the following, with a brand new introduction.

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Meet Mr. Mulliner

By P. G. Wodehouse

Mr. Mulliner, a personality who supplied Wodehouse with a few of his top vignettes,

first brought in Meet Mr. Mulliner, with his unending offer of brothers, nephews, and cousins, who're featured within the stories Mulliner tells the regulars at his favourite pub, The Angler's leisure.

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The Lost Girl (Penguin Modern Classics)

By D. H. Lawrence

The misplaced woman (1920) was once presented the James Tait Black Memorial Prize within the fiction classification. It tells the tale of Alvina Houghton, daughter of a Midlands draper who buys a theatre hoping for monetary balance. one of the touring performers is Ciccio, a sensual Italian who captures Alvina’s middle. She flees with him to Naples, .entering right into a global of sexual freedom.

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No caminho de Swann

By Marcel Proust

Esta reedição pela Editora Globo de Em busca do pace perdido, obra capital de Marcel Proust, um dos maiores escritores do século XX, é de grande importância para seus velhos e novos amantes. No caminho de Swann, o primeiro quantity, saiu em 1948, magistralmente traduzido por Quintana. Esta nova edição ultrapassa as anteriores porque foi cuidadosamente preparada. Revista por Olgária Chaim Féres Matos, traz prefácio, cronologia, notas e resumo de Guilherme Ignácio da Silva e um valioso posfácio de Jeanne-Marie Gagnebin, professora de filosofia da PUC-SP.

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