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The fruits of Jane Austen’s genius, a gleaming comedy of affection and marriage—now in a beautiful 200th-anniversary Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition
Beautiful, shrewdpermanent, rich—and single—Emma Woodhouse is completely content material along with her existence and sees little need for both love or marriage. not anything, even though, delights her greater than interfering within the romantic lives of others. but if she ignores the warnings of her pal Mr. Knightley and makes an attempt to rearrange an appropriate fit for her protégée, Harriet Smith, her conscientiously laid plans quickly get to the bottom of and feature results that she by no means anticipated. With its imperfect yet fascinating heroine and its witty and refined exploration of relationships, Emma is usually obvious as Jane Austen’s such a lot faultless work.

This Penguin Classics Deluxe version celebrates 2 hundred years of Austen’s liked novel. With a gorgeous hide designed by way of illustrator Dadu Shin and complete notes drawing particularly from the Jane Austen assortment at Goucher collage, this is often an variation to be precious by way of scholars and creditors alike.

For greater than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts superior 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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By Harper Lee

The unforgettable novel of a early life in a sleepy Southern city and the hindrance of moral sense that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird grew to become either an rapid bestseller and a severe good fortune whilst it was once first released in 1960. It went directly to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and used to be later made into an Academy Award-winning movie, additionally a classic.

Compassionate, dramatic, and deeply relocating, To Kill A Mockingbird takes readers to the roots of human habit - to innocence and adventure, kindness and cruelty, love and hatred, humor and pathos. Now with over 18 million copies in print and translated into 40 languages, this nearby tale by way of a tender Alabama girl claims common attraction. Harper Lee continually thought of her booklet to be an easy love tale. this day it truly is considered as a masterpiece of yank literature.

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By Walter Scott

Previous Mortality (1816), which many think about the best of Scott's Waverley novels, is a swift-moving ancient romance that areas an anachronistically liberal hero opposed to the forces of fanaticism in seventeenth-century Scotland, within the interval notorious because the `killing time'. Its relevant personality, Henry Morton, joins the rebels with a view to struggle Scotland's royalist oppressors, little as he stocks the Covenanters' severe non secular ideals. he's torn among his love for a royalist's granddaughter and his loyalty to his downtrodden countrymen.

As good as being a story of divided loyalties, the radical is a vital rfile within the cultural heritage of contemporary Scotland. Scott, himself a supporter of the union among Scotland and England, was once attempting to exorcise the violent earlier of a rustic uncomfortably coming to phrases with its prestige as a part of a latest uk. This novel is in itself an important political record, during which Scott will be obvious to be trying to create a brand new centralist Scottish historiography, which isn't the
political consensus of his personal time, the 17th century, or at the present time.

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A glowing new translation of the unconventional that encouraged the most well-liked degree musical of all time.

Rumors abound ghost stalks the darkish passages and cellars of the Paris Opera condo. nobody has truly visible this Phantom, yet Christine Daaé, a stunning and proficient younger singer, has heard his voice. he's her "Angel of Music," training her to sing as she by no means may well sooner than. while the good-looking Viscount starts off to court docket Christine, the mysterious Phantom-consumed by means of jealousy-rises as much as search revenge.

This new translation of The Phantom of the Opera captures the Gothic horror and tragic romance of Gaston Leroux's undying unique. it really is released with a brand new advent that examines the Phantom's legacy and uncovers the secrets and techniques of the Paris Opera.

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 background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts superior by means of introductions and notes by way of individual students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.

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By Mark Twain

Pudd’nhead Wilson and Those impressive Twins comprise Twain’s so much overt remedy of the ethical and societal implications of slavery in America.

This Norton severe version is still the one version on hand that's in keeping with thoroughly re-edited texts, accounting for all models that Twain may have written or stimulated. All substantive variations within the separate "first editions," one revealed in Britain and the opposite within the usa, were reconciled during this collated version, with all rejected editions tabulated. Dozens of extra illustrations accompany the textual content, and all textual versions, accredited or rejected, are included. 

"Criticism" comprises twenty-three studies and interpretive essays, 8 of them new to the second one variation, together with these via Andrew Jay Hoffman, Myra Jehlen, and John Carlos Rowe.

a particular Bibliography is usually integrated.

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By Arthur Conan Doyle

The entire Sherlock Holmes contains 4 novels and fifty-six brief tales revolving round the world’s most well-liked and influential fictional detective—the eccentric, boastful, and inventive Sherlock Holmes. He and his depended on good friend, Dr. Watson, step from Holmes’s cozy quarters at 221b Baker road into the swirling fog of Victorian London to workout that exact blend of particular statement, substantial wisdom, and impressive deduction. necessarily, Holmes rescues the blameless, confounds the to blame, and solves the main confusing puzzles recognized to literature.

Volume I of The entire Sherlock Holmes begins with Holmes’s first visual appeal, A examine in Scarlet, a chilling homicide novel entire with bloodstained partitions and cryptic clues, through the baffling The signal of Four, which introduces Holmes’s cocaine challenge and Watson’s destiny spouse. the tale collections The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes function such popular stories as “A Scandal in Bohemia,” “The Red-Headed League,” and “The Musgrave Ritual.”

Tired of writing tales approximately Holmes, his author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, killed him off on the finish of “The ultimate Problem,” the final story in The Memoirs. however the public outcry used to be so nice that 8 years later he released the masterful The Hound of the Baskervilles, which supposedly happens ahead of Holmes’s death.

The separate Volume II of The whole Sherlock Holmes collects the rest money owed of Holmes’s exploits, together with “The event of the Empty House,” which finds the frilly situations at the back of Holmes’s literary resurrection.

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By Robert E. Hegel, Lanling Xiaoxiaosheng, Clement Egerton, Shu Qingchun

A saga of ruthless ambition, homicide, and lust, this vintage novel—admired in its personal time for its literary features and biting indictment of the immorality and cruelty of its age—lays naked the rivalries inside a filthy rich relatives whereas chronicling its upward thrust and fall.

This variation encompasses a new creation via Robert Hegel of Washington college, and includes the full textual content as translated through Clement Egerton with the help of Shu Qingchun, who as Lao She turned essentially the most sought after chinese language writers of the 20 th century.

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Download E-books Les Chouans (Edition Intégrale - Version Entièrement Illustrée) (French Edition) PDF

Ce livre est parfaitement mis en web page pour une lecture sur Kindle,

Les Chouans (Edition Intégrale - model Entièrement Illustrée) * Inclus une courte biographie d'Honoré de Balzac

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Download E-books Les crimes de l'amour (French Edition) PDF

Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, né le 2 juin 1740 à Paris et mort le 2 décembre 1814 à Saint-Maurice (Val-de-Marne), est un homme de lettres, romancier, philosophe et homme politique français, longtemps voué à l'anathème en raison de l. a. half accordée dans son œuvre à l'érotisme, associé à des actes de violence et de cruauté (tortures, incestes, viols, pédophilie, meurtres, etc.). L'expression d'un athéisme anticlérical virulent est l'un des thèmes les plus récurrents de ses écrits et l. a. reason de leurs mises à l'index.

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