Rebelión en la granja [Animal Farm]

Un rotundo alegato a want de los angeles libertad y en contra del totalitarismo que se ha convertido en un clásico de l. a. literatura del siglo XX. Esta sátira de los angeles Revolución rusa y el triunfo del estalinismo, escrita en 1945, se ha convertido por derechos propio en un hito de los angeles cultura contemporánea y en uno de los libros más mordaces de todos los tiempos. Ante el auge de los animales de los angeles Granja Solariega, pronto detectamos las semillas de totalitarismo en una organización aparentemente excellent; y en nuestros líderes más carismáticos, l. a. sombra de los opresores más crueles.

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Effi Briest (Penguin Classics)

By Theodor Fontane

In 1919 Thomas Mann hailed Effi Briest (1895) as certainly one of "the six most vital novels ever written." Set in Bismarck's Germany, Fontane's luminous story of a socially appropriate yet emotionally disastrous fit among the mesmerizing seventeen-year-old Effi and an austere, workaholic civil servant two times her age, is instantly touching and unsettling. Fontane's taut, ironic narrative depicts a global the place sexuality and the joy of lifestyles are stifled through narrow-mindedness and situation. thought of through many to be the top of the nineteenth-century German novel, Effi Briest is a story of adultery that ranks with Madame Bovary and Anna Karenina and brilliantly demonstrates the reality of the author's remark and "women's tales are usually way more interesting."

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

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Orationes Philippicae: Philippische Reden gegen M. Antonius (Reclams Rote Reihe)

By Marcus Tullius Cicero

Die alte Ordnung der Republik wiederherstellen: Nach Caesars Ermordung sieht Cicero die likelihood 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. ebook mit Seitenzählung der gedruckten Ausgabe: Buch und booklet können parallel benutzt werden.

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The Analects of Confucius (Translations from the Asian Classics)

By Burton Watson

Compiled through disciples of Confucius within the centuries following his dying in 479 B.C.E., The Analects of Confucius is a set of aphorisms and historic anecdotes embodying the elemental values of the Confucian culture: studying, morality, ritual decorum, and filial piety. Reflecting the version eras of chinese language antiquity, the Analects deals beneficial insights into winning governance and the perfect association of society. choked with humor and sarcasm, it reads like an off-the-cuff dialog among instructor and pupil, emphasizing the position of the person within the attainment of information and the price of utilizing historic occasions and other people to light up ethical and political strategies.

Confucius's teachings concentrate on cultural and peaceable objectives and the features of benevolent and culturally exclusive executive. He additionally discusses ancestor worship and different rites played for the spirits of the lifeless. the one such a lot influential philosophical paintings in all of chinese language heritage, The Analects of Confucius has formed the concept and customs of China and neighboring nations for hundreds of years. Burton Watson's concise translation makes use of the pinyin romanization procedure and retains explanatory notes to a minimal, but his intimate wisdom of the Confucian culture and designated recognition to linguistic element trap the unique text's splendor, cogency, and wit.

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The Two Towers: Being the Second Part of The Lord of the Rings

By J.R.R. Tolkien

The moment quantity in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic event THE LORD OF THE RINGS

One Ring to rule all of them, One Ring to discover them, One Ring to carry all of them and within the darkness bind them

Frodo and his partners of the hoop were beset via threat in the course of their quest to avoid the Ruling Ring from falling into the palms of the darkish Lord by means of destroying it within the Cracks of Doom. they've got misplaced the wizard, Gandalf, in a conflict within the Mines of Moria. And Boromir, seduced by means of the facility of the hoop, attempted to grab it by way of strength. whereas Frodo and Sam made their break out, the remainder of the corporate used to be attacked through Orcs. Now they proceed the adventure by myself down the nice River Anduin—alone, that's, store for the mysterious creeping determine that follows at any place they pass.

“Among the best works of inventive fiction of the 20 th century. The e-book offers us with the richest great quantity of latest lands and creatures, from the great thing about Lothlórien to the horror of Mordor.” – Sunday Telegraph

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1984 (Signet Classics)

By George Orwell

View our function on George Orwell’s 1984.Written in 1948, 1984 was once George Orwell’s chilling prophecy in regards to the destiny. And whereas 1984 has come and long gone, Orwell’s narrative is timelier than ever. 1984 offers a startling and haunting imaginative and prescient of the realm, so robust that it truly is thoroughly convincing from begin to end. not anyone can deny the ability of this novel, its carry at the imaginations of a number of generations of readers, or the resiliency of its admonitions—a legacy that turns out basically to develop with the passage of time.

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The Arabian Nights (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

By Anonymous

As soon as upon a time, the identify Baghdad conjured up visions of the main magical, romantic urban on the earth, the place flying carpets carried noble thieves off on amazing adventures, and harsh viziers and lovely princesses mingled with wily peasants and strong genies. this is often the area of the Arabian Nights, an impressive number of old stories from Arabia, India, and Persia.
 
The stories —often tales inside tales —are instructed via the sultana Scheherazade, who relates them as entertainments for her jealous and murderous husband, hoping to maintain him amused and herself alive. as well as the extra magnificent stories that have seemed in numerous bowdlerized variants for kids and feature been popularized through a complete style of Hollywood movies, this assortment comprises way more advanced, significant, and erotic tales that care for quite a lot of ethical, social, and political issues.
 
Though early Islamic critics condemned the tales’ “vulgarity and worldliness, the West has well-liked their powerful, bawdy humor and unending inventiveness because the first translations seemed in Europe within the eighteenth century. this present day those tales stand along the fables of Aesop, the fairy stories of the Brothers Grimm, and the folklore of Hans Christian Andersen as many of the Western literary tradition’s most-quoted touchstones. 

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Rumble Fish

By S. E. Hinton

“Stylistically really good. . . . This packs a punch that might depart readers of any age reeling.”—School Library Journal, Starred

“Sharper in concentration and extra mature standard than Hinton’s The Outsiders.”—Booklist

An ALA most sensible Books for younger Adults

A institution Library magazine Best Books of the Year

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Sister Carrie

Seemed by means of many critics because the maximum novel on city existence ever composed, Sister Carrie tells the tale of Caroline Meeber, an 18-year-old from rural Wisconsin whose new lifestyles in Chicago takes her on an staggering trip from the despairing depths of business exertions to the mind-blowing heists of popularity and stardom. Representing the transition from the heavy moralizing of the Victorian period to the realism of recent literature, Sister Carrie is still a literary milestone that examines the human and all its flaws.

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