By C. S. Lewis
A mass-market paperback version of The Silver Chair, ebook six within the vintage fable sequence, The Chronicles of Narnia, that includes disguise artwork by means of Cliff Nielsen and black-and-white inside art by way of the unique illustrator of the sequence, Pauline Baynes.
Through hazards untold and caverns deep and darkish, a noble band of pals is distributed to rescue a prince held captive. yet their project to Underland brings them face-to-face with an evil extra attractive and extra lethal than they ever expected.
The Silver Chair is the 6th booklet in C. S. Lewis's vintage myth sequence. For over sixty years, it's been drawing readers of every age right into a magical land the place giants wreak havoc and attraction principles. this can be a entire stand-alone learn, but when you need to realize what occurs within the ultimate days of Narnia, learn The final Battle, the 7th and concluding e-book in The Chronicles of Narnia.
By Jane Austen
From its sharply satiric beginning sentence, Mansfield Park offers with cash and marriage, and the way strongly they have an effect on one another. Shy, fragile Fanny expense is the consummate "poor relation." despatched to reside together with her filthy rich uncle Thomas, she clashes along with his spoiled, egocentric daughters and falls in love together with his son. Their lives are additional advanced by way of the arriving of a couple of witty, subtle Londoners, whose aptitude for flirtation collides with the quiet, conservative state methods of Mansfield Park.
Written a number of years after the early manuscripts that finally turned Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park keeps Austen’s common compassion and humor yet deals a much more advanced exploration of ethical offerings and their emotional effects.
By Marcus Tullius Cicero
Die alte Ordnung der Republik wiederherstellen: Nach Caesars Ermordung sieht Cicero die probability gekommen. Weitere blutige Auseinandersetzungen scheinen unausweichlich - und so ruft er in 14 Reden zum Kampf gegen Marcus Antonius auf, der versuchte, Caesars führende Stellung in Rom einzunehmen. Cicero hat Erfolg: Der Senat erklärt Antonius zum Staatsfeind, doch nur wenig später wendet sich das Blatt. Die »Philippischen Reden« gehören zu Ciceros letzten Werken vor seiner Ermordung durch die Häscher des Antonius und sind zugleich ein eindrucksvolles Zeugnis der Bürgerkriegszeit. Der Herausgeber hat für diese Ausgabe aus nahezu allen Reden die eindrücklichsten Passagen ausgewählt. Texte in der Originalsprache, mit Übersetzungen schwieriger Wörter, Nachwort und Literaturhinweisen. publication mit Seitenzählung der gedruckten Ausgabe: Buch und booklet können parallel benutzt werden.
By Red Skull Publishing
As soon as Upon a Time... Grimm's Fairy stories have introduced magic and enjoyment to thousands, through the generations worldwide. They accrued the oral folktales in their time, that are somewhat darkish in starting place, diversified from the fairy stories you're used to listening to. during this ebook, there are undying classics resembling: Little Red-Cap (Little purple driving Hood) Briar Rose (Sleeping good looks) good looks and the Beast Hansel and Grethel Rumpelstiltskin Snow White Tom Thumb Cinderella Rapunzel and fifty five others... accrued listed here are sixty four of the most well-liked tales via the Brothers Grimm with fifty five black-and-white illustrations and images, and a unfastened on-line hyperlink to sixty two audio documents.
By Carlo Natali
This definitive biography indicates that Aristotle's philosophy is healthier understood at the foundation of a company wisdom of his existence and of the college he based. First released in Italian, and now translated, up-to-date, and multiplied for English readers, this concise chronological narrative is the main authoritative account of Aristotle's existence and his Lyceum on hand in any language. accumulating, distilling, and examining the entire facts and former scholarship, Carlo Natali, one of many world's top Aristotle students, offers a masterful synthesis that's obtainable to scholars but jam-packed with proof and unique interpretations that experts will locate informative and provocative.
slicing throughout the controversy and confusion that experience surrounded Aristotle's biography, Natali tells the tale of Aristotle's eventful lifestyles and sheds new gentle on his function within the starting place of the Lyceum. Natali deals the main precise and persuasive argument but for the view that the college, an immense establishment of upper studying and medical learn, used to be designed to foster a brand new highbrow lifestyle between Aristotle's fans, aiding them satisfy an aristocratic perfect of tips on how to use the rest they loved. Drawing a wealth of connections among Aristotle's existence and considering, Natali demonstrates how the 2 are at the same time illuminating.
For this variation, historical texts were freshly translated at the foundation of the newest serious versions; indexes were additional, together with a complete index of resources and an index to earlier scholarship; and scholarship that has seemed because the book's unique e-book has been incorporated.
"The Metamorphosis" (original German identify: "Die Verwandlung") is a brief novel via Franz Kafka, first released in 1915. it is usually mentioned as one of many seminal works of fiction of the twentieth century and is generally studied in schools and universities around the western international. the tale starts with a touring salesman, Gregor Samsa, waking to discover himself reworked into an insect.
By Anthony Burgess
Great track, it stated, and nice Poetry would favor quieten smooth adolescence down and make glossy formative years extra Civilized. Civilized my syphilised yarbles.
A vicious fifteen-year-old droog is the significant personality of this 1963 vintage. In Anthony Burgess's nightmare imaginative and prescient of the long run, the place the criminals take over after darkish, the tale is advised by means of the primary personality, Alex, who talks in a brutal invented slang that brilliantly renders his and his acquaintances' social pathology. A Clockwork Orange is a daunting fantasy approximately sturdy and evil, and the that means of human freedom. while the country undertakes to reform Alex to "redeem" him, the unconventional asks, "At what cost?" This variation comprises the debatable final bankruptcy no longer released within the first version and Burgess's advent "A Clockwork Orange Resucked."
Los mejores libros jamás escritos.
«Si l. a. vida no tenía aliciente para él, l. a. muerte no le aterraba. ¡Que se cumpliese su Destino! No haría nada por evitarlo.»
La ironía, los angeles honda melancolía y los angeles inconfundible mirada desencantada de Oscar Wilde impregnan cada una de estas páginas, erigiéndose como un monumento paródico y duramente crítico hacia los angeles sociedad victoriana de finales del siglo XIX. Todo ello esbozado con un estilo único, patente desde las sátiras de «El crimen de lord Arthur Savile» y «El fantasma de Canterville» hasta los cuentos de hadas como «El Príncipe Feliz», «El ruiseñor y los angeles rosa» y «El gigante egoísta».
El presente volumen reúne toda l. a. narrativa breve del autor irlandés, vertida por el maestro Julio Gómez de los angeles Serna. Precede a los relatos, además, los angeles introducción del renombrado escritor y ensayista Gonzalo Torné.
Jorge Luis Borges dijo...
«"El crimen de lord Arthur Savile" está con toda gracia más allá del Bien y del Mal.»
By John Steinbeck
The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the nice melancholy, a ebook that galvanized—and occasionally outraged—millions of readers.
First released in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the good melancholy chronicles the dirt Bowl migration of the Thirties and tells the tale of 1 Oklahoma farm kin, the Joads—driven from their abode and compelled to shuttle west to the promised land of California. Out in their trials and their repeated collisions opposed to the difficult realities of an the US 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 finally 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, highway novel, and transcendental gospel, Steinbeck’s robust landmark novel may be the main American of yank Classics.
This Centennial variation, especially designed to commemorate 100 years of Steinbeck, gains french flaps and deckle-edged pages.
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 a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts improved through introductions and notes by means of amazing students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.
More than seventy-five years after its first ebook, big apple move nonetheless stands as "a novel of the first actual significance" (Sinclair Lewis). it's a masterpeice of contemporary fiction and a long-lasting tribute to the dual-edged nature of the yankee dream.