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By Leo Tolstoy
The foundation for the A&E miniseries starring Paul Dano and Lily James.
From the award-winning translators of Anna Karenina and The Brothers Karamazov comes this outstanding new translation of Tolstoy's masterwork.
War and Peace broadly makes a speciality of Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812 and follows 3 of the main recognized characters in literature: Pierre Bezukhov, the illegitimate son of a count number who's scuffling with for his inheritance and longing for non secular achievement; Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, who leaves his family members at the back of to struggle within the conflict opposed to Napoleon; and Natasha Rostov, the gorgeous younger daughter of a nobleman who intrigues either men.
A s Napoleon’s military invades, Tolstoy brilliantly follows characters from assorted backgrounds—peasants and the Aristocracy, civilians and soldiers—as they try with the difficulties specific to their period, their historical past, and their tradition. and because the novel progresses, those characters go beyond their specificity, changing into probably the most moving—and human—figures in international literature.
By Anne Brontë
Written while womenand employees generallyhad few rights in England, Agnes Grey exposes the brutal inequities of the inflexible category method in mid-nineteenth century Britain. Agnes comes from a decent middle-class family members, yet their monetary reverses have compelled her to hunt paintings as a governess. Pampered and guarded at domestic, she is unprepared for the tough fact of a governess’s lifestyles. on the Bloomfields and later the Murrays, she suffers below the snobbery and sadism of the egocentric, self-indulgent upper-class adults and the shrieking insolence in their spoiled young ones. Worse, the original social and monetary place of a governessbeneath” her employers yet above” their servantscondemns her to a lifetime of loneliness.
Less celebrated than her older sisters Charlotte and Emily, Anne Bronte was once additionally much less attracted to spinning wildly symbolic, romantic stories and extra made up our minds to attract reasonable photos of stipulations in Victorian England that want altering. whereas Charlotte’s Jane Eyre includes a governess who ultimately and improbably marries her supplier, Agnes Grey bargains with the particular reviews of middle-class operating ladies, reviews Anne had herself persevered in the course of her hateful tenure as a governess.
By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The years earlier than he wrote Crime and Punishment (1866) were undesirable ones for Dostoyevsky. His spouse and brother had died; the journal he and his brother had all started, Epoch, collapsed lower than its load of debt; and he used to be threatened with debtor's legal. With an strengthen that he controlled to wangle for an unwritten novel, he fled to Wiesbaden, hoping to win adequate on the roulette desk to get himself out of debt. in its place, he misplaced all his cash; he needed to pawn his outfits and beg associates for loans to pay his lodge invoice and come again to Russia. certainly one of his begging letters went to editor, soliciting for an strengthen on one more unwritten novel — which he defined as Crime and Punishment.
One of the excellent masterpieces of worldwide literature, Crime and Punishment catapulted Dostoyevsky to the leading edge of Russian writers and into the ranks of the world's maximum novelists. Drawing upon stories from his personal legal days, the writer recounts in feverish, compelling tones the tale of Raskolnikov, an impoverished pupil plagued by his personal nihilism, and the fight among reliable and evil. Believing that he's above the legislation, and confident that humanitarian ends justify vile capacity, he brutally murders an outdated lady — a pawnbroker whom he regards as "stupid, in poor health, greedy…good for nothing." crushed afterwards via emotions of guilt and terror, Raskolnikov confesses to the crime and is going to felony. There he realizes that happiness and redemption can in basic terms be completed via agony. Infused with forceful spiritual, social, and philosophical components, the radical used to be a right away good fortune. This impressive, unforgettable paintings is reprinted right here within the authoritative Constance Garnett translation.
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By Mark Twain
The Innocents in a foreign country is likely one of the such a lot widespread and influential trip books ever written approximately Europe and the Holy Land. In it, the collision of the yank "New Barbarians" and the eu "Old World" presents a lot comedian fodder for Mark Twain--and a remarkably perceptive lens at the human situation. Gleefully skewering the ethos of yank tourism in Europe, Twain's vigorous satire finally unearths simply what it's that defines cultural id. As Twain himself issues out, "Broad, healthy, charitable perspectives of guys and issues can't be received through vegetating in a single little nook of the earth all one's lifetime." And Jane Jacobs observes in her creation, "If the reader is American, he can also locate himself on a journey of his personal psyche."
The useless is without doubt one of the 20th century’s most lovely items of brief literature. Taking his notion from a kinfolk amassing held each year at the dinner party of the Epiphany, Joyce pens a narrative a few married couple attending a Christmas-season celebration on the residence of the husband’s aged aunts. a surprising confession made by way of the husband’s spouse towards the top of the tale showcases the ability of Joyce’s maximum innovation: the epiphany, that second whilst every thing, for personality and reader alike, is all at once transparent.
By James Fenimore Cooper
"Live by way of your personal council. Be courageous within the face of the unknown. Be constantly fair."
- Natty Bumppo, The Deerslayer
One of the best heroes in American literature, Natty Bumppo is the rugged frontiersman of James Fenimore Cooper’s Leatherstocking Tales, a chain of 5 novels that incorporates The final of the Mohicans and The Deerslayer. even if the ultimate quantity to be written, The Deerslayer is the 1st within the chronology of Natty Bumppo’s lifestyles, depicting the nature as a tender guy checking out himself within the barren region, and opposed to enemies, for the 1st time.
Set within the 1740’s simply because the French and Indian wars have began, the radical opens as Natty Bumppoknown as Deerslayerand his good friend Hurry Harry shuttle to Tom Hutter’s condominium in upstate manhattan. Hurry plans to marry Tom’s attractive daughter Judith, whereas Deerslayer has come to aid his shut pal Chingachgook store his bride-to-be, Wah-ta-Wah, from the Huron Indians. whilst battle breaks out, and Hurry and Tom are captured through Indians, Deerslayer needs to pass on his first warpath to rescue them.
One of the earliest novels to be thought of actually American," The Deerslayer is a masterpiece of suspense, experience, and romance.
El “Libro del desasosiego”, que presentamos traducido íntegramente por vez primera en lengua castellana, nació en 1913 y Pessoa trabajó en él durante toda su vida. Ésta es una obra inacabada e inacabable: un universo entero en expansión cuya pluralidad—literaria y vital—es infinita. Bernardo Soares, ayudante de tenedor de libros de contabilidad en los angeles ciudad de Lisboa, autor ficticio de este libro, es, según Pessoa, «un semi-heterónimo, porque, no siendo mía l. a. personalidad, es, no diferente de los angeles mía, sino una basic mutilación de ella». Prosador que poetiza, soñador que razona y místico descreído, éste es el más pessoano de todos los heterónimos, y l. a. riqueza inagotable de sus páginas—representación de todo un mundo—contiene el genio de Pessoa en toda su extensión.
The must-have Pevear and Volokhonsky translation of 1 of the best Russian novels ever written
defined by means of William Faulkner because the most sensible novel ever written and by means of Fyodor Dostoevsky as “flawless,” Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair among the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the speeding officer, count number Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and thereby exposes herself to the hypocrisies of society. Set opposed to an unlimited and richly textured canvas of nineteenth-century Russia, the novel's seven significant characters create a dynamic imbalance, taking part in out the contrasts of urban and nation existence and all of the diversifications on love and kinfolk happiness.
whereas earlier models have softened the strong and infrequently stunning traits of Tolstoy's writing, Pevear and Volokhonsky have produced a translation precise to his robust voice. This authoritative version, which got the PEN Translation Prize and used to be an Oprah publication membership™ choice, additionally contains an illuminating advent and explanatory notes. attractive, energetic, and eminently readable, this Anna Karenina often is the definitive textual content for fanatics of the movie and generations to come. This Penguin Classics Deluxe version additionally positive aspects French flaps and deckle-edged paper.
For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts superior by means of introductions and notes by way of distinctive students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations by means of award-winning translators.
By C. S. Lewis
A mass-market paperback version of The Horse and His Boy, booklet 3 within the vintage fable sequence, The Chronicles of Narnia, that includes conceal paintings through Cliff Nielsen and black-and-white inside paintings through the unique illustrator of Narnia, Pauline Baynes.
On a determined trip, runaways meet and sign up for forces. although they're in basic terms trying to get away their harsh and slender lives, they quickly locate themselves on the middle of a bad conflict. it's a conflict that would come to a decision their destiny and the destiny of Narnia itself.
The Horse and His Boy is the 3rd booklet in C. S. Lewis's vintage myth sequence, which has been drawing readers of every age right into a magical land the place horses speak and future awaits for over sixty years. this can be a novel that stands by itself, but when you must discover extra of Narnia, learn Prince Caspian, the fourth e-book in The Chronicles of Narnia.