Download E-books Les Aventures de Télémaque PDF

By Louis Aragon

Ce petit ouvrage, paru en 1922 dans los angeles assortment «Une Œuvre, un Portrait» est d'un extrême intérêt pour l'histoire de l. a. littérature française au second où le mouvement Dada n'a pas encore fait position au surréalisme. Ce texte, qui se révèle d'un impeccable styliste, amorce déjà, malgré le «collage» des manifestes dadaïstes de l'auteur, los angeles rupture devenue nécessaire avec Dada. Les aventures de Télémaque apparaît comme l'œuvre présurréaliste l. a. plus importante.

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Download E-books Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Tales (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By Robert Louis Stevenson

'Instantly the spirit of hell woke up in me and raged...I used to be without warning struck throughout the center by means of a chilly thrill of terror.'

Stevenson's brief novel, released in 1886, turned an speedy vintage. It used to be a Gothic horror that originated in a feverish nightmare, whose hallucinatory surroundings within the murky again streets of London gripped a country mesmerized through crime and violence. The first rate doctor's mysterious dating together with his disreputable affiliate is ultimately printed in a single of the main unique and exciting endings in English literature.

In addition to Jekyll and Hyde, this version additionally encompasses a variety of brief tales and essays written through Stevenson within the Eighteen Eighties, minor masterpieces of fiction and remark: 'The physique Snatcher', 'Markheim', and 'Olalla' function grave-robbing, a sinister double, and degeneracy, whereas 'A bankruptcy on Dreams' and 'A Gossip on Romance' talk about creative construction and the 'romance' shape. Appendixes supply extracts from modern writings on character affliction, which set Stevenson's story in its complete ancient context.

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Download E-books Lanark (Canongate Classics Series (Separate Title Per Volume)) PDF

By Alasdair Gray

A modern imaginative and prescient of hell, Lanark is determined within the disintegrating towns of Unthank and Glasgow, and tells the interwoven tales of Lanark and Duncan Thaw. a piece of remarkable mind's eye and wide selection, its playful narrative concepts show a profound message, either own and political, approximately humankind's lack of ability to like, and but our compulsion to move on making an attempt. widely known as a latest vintage, Alasdair Gray's magnum opus used to be first released in 1981 and instantly validated him as one among Britain's major writers. Comparisons were made to Dante, Blake, Joyce, Orwell, Kafka, Huxley, and Lewis Carroll. This re-creation should still cement his popularity as one in every of our best dwelling writers.

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By Louis Aragon

«Quand j'ai connu Blanche, elle portait un petit chapeau de feutre, cloche, très enfoncé, d'un feutre extraordinairement tendre, léger, mou, comme si ça lui avait fait quelque selected de coiffer Blanche.Elle aimait s'habiller en noir, elle s'asseyait d'une façon que n'avait personne, se penchait pour m'écouter, los angeles joue sur l. a. major, le coude sur le genou. Je lui avais dit : "Vous fumez ?", et elle avait éteint sa cigarette, non, c'était natural nervosité. C'est très drôle, cette petite fille, dès l. a. première fois, dans un lieu avec de hautes lumières, un café tout en longueur, j'avais une idée tracassante, je ne pensais qu'à une selected, et Dieu sait ce que je pouvais dire !Les mains m'en tremblaient, j'avais envie d'enlever son manteau, d'ouvrir sa robe... Pourquoi ?»

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Download E-books Don Quixote PDF

Edith Grossman's definitive English translation of the Spanish masterpiece. generally considered as one of many funniest and such a lot tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the adventures of the self-created knight-errant Don Quixote of l. a. Mancha and his devoted squire, Sancho Panza, as they commute via sixteenth-century Spain. you have not skilled Don Quixote in English until eventually you've gotten learn this masterful translation.

This P.S. variation beneficial properties an additional sixteen pages of insights into the publication, together with writer interviews, prompt studying, and more.

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Download E-books The Mayor of Casterbridge PDF

The Mayor Of Casterbridge by means of Thomas Hardy Tells the story of a tender hay-trusser named Michael Henchard who overindulges in alcohol and quarrels together with his spouse, Susan. He comes to a decision to public sale off his spouse and child daughter, Elizabeth-Jane, to a sailor, Mr. Newson, for 5 guineas. as soon as sober tomorrow, he's too past due to recuperate his family members. while he realises that his spouse and daughter are long gone, he swears to not contact liquor back. Any earnings generated from the sale of this ebook will cross in the direction of the Freeriver neighborhood venture, a venture that goals to help groups and advertise future health. to profit extra concerning the freeriver undertaking please stopover at the web site; www.freerivercommunity.com hide portray by means of John Pettie, 1882

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An unforgettable French masterpiece within the spirit of The Catcher within the Rye-in a blinding new translation

while Meaulnes first arrives in Sologne, everyone seems to be captivated through his beauty, bold, and air of mystery. but if he attends an odd occasion at a mysterious condominium with a stunning woman hidden within, he's replaced without end. released right here within the first new English translation on the grounds that 1959, this evocative novel has at its middle either a Peter Pan in provincial France-a child who refuses to develop up-and a Parsifal, pursuing his like to the ends of the earth. Poised among younger admiration and grownup resignation, Alain- Fournier's narrator compellingly includes the reader via this indelible portrait of determined friendship and vanished adolescence.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts stronger by means of introductions and notes through unusual students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations via award-winning translators.

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