El retrato de Dorian Gray

By Oscar Wilde

El retrato de Dorian grey o El cuadro de Dorian grey (original en inglés: the image of Dorian grey) es una novela escrita por el autor irlandés Oscar Wilde. Originalmente publicada el 20 de junio de 1890,1 como cuento en Lippincott's per month journal, una revista mensual literaria estadounidense, Wilde revisaría l. a. obra, haría varias modificaciones y agregaría nuevos capítulos para su publicación posterior como novela, su única obra publicada como novela. l. a. versión modificada fue publicada por Ward Lock & Co en abril de 1891.2 Ward Lock & Co reeditó el libro en 1891 y nuevamente en 1895. Luego, Charles Carrington compró los derechos de los angeles obra y los angeles editó en 1901, 1905 y 1908. En 1908 y 1909, aparece una edición ilustrada por Paul Thiriat, para Brendon & Son, Ltd. En 1913, 1916 y 1918, los angeles novela es editada por Simkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd., con una nota bibliográfica sobre las ediciones citadas y una advertencia sobre l. a. existencia de ediciones piratas que se caracterizaban por l. a. ausencia del prefacio y por los angeles "mutilación de muchos pasajes".

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The Horse and His Boy

By C. S. Lewis

A mass-market paperback version of The Horse and His Boy, ebook 3 within the vintage fable sequence, The Chronicles of Narnia, that includes hide artwork via Cliff Nielsen and black-and-white inside paintings by means of the unique illustrator of Narnia, Pauline Baynes.

On a determined trip, runaways meet and subscribe to forces. notwithstanding they're in simple 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 may come to a decision their destiny and the destiny of Narnia itself.

The Horse and His Boy is the 3rd publication 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 need to discover extra of Narnia, learn Prince Caspian, the fourth e-book in The Chronicles of Narnia.

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A Journal of the Plague Year

By Daniel Defoe

This can be a pre-1923 old copy that was once curated for caliber. caliber insurance was once carried out on each one of those books in an try to eliminate books with imperfections brought via the digitization procedure. although we've made top efforts - the books can have occasional error that don't hamper the examining adventure. We think this paintings is culturally very important and feature elected to carry the publication again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the upkeep of revealed works world wide.

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The Mill on the Floss

This Eliot novel tells the tale of Tom and Maggie Tulliver, a couple of siblings who develop up jointly on a river in early 19th century England. whereas Tom’s reserved nature and Maggie’s idealism produce ameliorations that pressure their love in occasions of hassle, the 2 finally reconcile whilst faced with sure dying. a strong paintings on person tenacity within the face of oppressive condition, The Mill at the Floss continues to be one in all Eliot’s strongest works on unconditional team spirit and love.

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Quatrevingt-treize: Texte intégral (French Edition)

Initialement prévu comme le dernier volet d’une trilogie consacrée à l. a. révolution française, le livre se situe aux heures les plus noires du soulèvement populaire : l. a. Terreur.
La conference a « abdiqué » après un bain de sang orchestré par les girondins et comme emportés par une folie meurtrière, les vainqueurs - Danton et Robespierre – vont s’affronter à mort.

Victor Hugo position son décors en Vendée où les royalistes tentent un dernier coup de dés. los angeles flotte révolutionnaire traque sans merci une frégate, los angeles Claymore. A son bord le marquis de Lantenac qui doit prendre los angeles tête de l. a. révolte contre-révolutionnaire. Au tout dernier quick, le royaliste parvient à rejoindre le rivage…

Au travers de ses personnages, Victor Hugo ne se contente pas d’un easy affrontement entre les valeurs de l’ancien régime et celles de los angeles révolution. Profondément républicain, il dépeint brillamment l’émergence de cet idéal souillé par des âmes noires et inflexibles.

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Paris est une fête

By Ernest Hemingway

Au cours de l’été 1957, Hemingway commença à travailler sur les «Vignettes parisiennes», comme il appelait alors Paris est une fête. Il y travailla à Cuba et à Ketchum, et emporta même le manuscrit avec lui en Espagne pendant l’été fifty nine, puis à Paris, à l’automne de cette même année. Le livre, qui resta inachevé, fut publié de manière posthume en 1964. Pendant les trois années, ou presque, qui s’écoulent entre l. a. mort de l’auteur et l. a. première book, le manuscrit subit d’importants amendements de l. a. major des éditeurs. Se trouve aujourd’hui restitué et présenté pour l. a. première fois le texte manuscrit unique tel qu’il était au second de l. a. mort de l’écrivain en 1961. Ainsi, «Le poisson-pilote et les riches», l’un des textes les plus personnels et intéressants, retrouve ici ces passages, supprimés par les premiers éditeurs, dans lesquels Hemingway imagine l. a. responsabilité d'une rupture amoureuse, exprime ses remords ou encore parle de «l’incroyable bonheur» qu’il connut avec Pauline, sa deuxième épouse. Quant à «Nada y pues nada», autre texte inédit et capital, écrit en trois jours en 1961, il est le reflet de l’état d’esprit de l’écrivain au second de los angeles rédaction, trois semaines seulement avant une tentative de suicide. Hemingway y déclare qu’il était né pour écrire, qu’il «avait écrit et qu’il écrirait encore »...

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El extraño caso del doctor Jekyll y Mr. Hyde: Y otros relatos de terror (Gótica)

Con El extraño caso del healthcare professional Jekyll y Mr. Hyde
(1886), obra maestra de l. a. literatura de terror con que se abre esta selección
de sus mejores narraciones de miedo, R.L. Stevenson volvió
a ocuparse de un tema que le preocupó durante toda su corta vida:
la dualidad de los angeles naturaleza humana. Todo empezó con un sueño:
«Lo que soñé sobre el healthcare professional Jekyll -confesó
el autor al big apple bring in- fue que un hombre se ve obligado a
entrar en un armario e ingiere una droga que lo transforma en otro ser.
Me desperté y comprendí inmediatamente que había encontrado
el eslabón perdido que andaba buscando desde hacía mucho
tiempo, y antes de irme a l. a. cama tenía muy claro casi todos los
detalles de los angeles trama». Localizada en el corazón de un Londres
victoriano, los angeles novela viene a ser una sucesión de testimonios procedentes
de varios testigos cuyo presunto fin es desvelar un misterio. Jekyll y
Hyde son como una entidad disociada en dos. Hyde es l. a. personalidad demoníaca,
monstruosa de Jekyll, al que horrorizan las acciones de su doble maligno,
y simboliza el mal que Jekyll se reprime a sí mismo, el cual, una
vez liberado, no puede controlar. los angeles edición, a shipment de Juan Antonio
Molina Foix, se completa con otros cuatro relatos: «Janet, l. a. torcida»
(1881), historia que transcurre en Escocia en 1712, fue el resultado de
un concienzudo estudio de Stevenson sobre l. a. brujería escocesa;
«El ladrón de cadáveres» (1881) aborda un hecho
real ocurrido en Escocia a comienzos del siglo XIX; en «Markheim»
(1884) vuelve a aparecer el tema del doble, pero el doble, en este caso,
es el diablo; y «Olalla» (1885), que también fue producto
de un sueño y plantea el contraste entre los angeles prístina belleza
del escenario common y l. a. «antigua y ruinosa casa solariega» símbolo
de los angeles degeneración hereditaria.

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Great Expectations

By Charles Dickens

Nice expectancies is Charles Dickens's 13th novel. it truly is his moment novel, after David Copperfield, to be absolutely narrated within the first individual. nice expectancies is a bildungsroman, or a coming-of-age novel, and it's a vintage paintings of Victorian literature. It depicts the expansion and private improvement of an orphan named Pip. the unconventional was once first released in serial shape in Dickens's weekly periodical the entire yr around, from 1 December 1860 to August 1861. In October 1861, Chapman and corridor released the radical in 3 volumes. Dickens initially meant nice expectancies to be two times as lengthy, yet constraints imposed through the administration of all of the yr around restricted the novel's size. the radical is amassed and dense, with a conciseness strange for Dickens. in accordance with G. ok. Chesterton, Dickens penned nice expectancies in "the afternoon of [his] existence and fame." It used to be the penultimate novel Dickens accomplished, previous Our Mutual buddy. it's set one of the marshes of Kent and in London within the early to mid-1800s. the radical comprises a few of Dickens so much memorable scenes, together with its establishing, in a graveyard, while the younger orphan Pip is accosted by means of the escaped convict, Abel Magwitch. nice expectancies is a photograph publication, filled with severe imagery, poverty, legal ships ("the hulks"), limitations and chains, and fights to the loss of life. Upon its liberate, Thomas Carlyle mentioned "All that Pip's nonsense." Later, George Bernard Shaw praised the unconventional as "All of 1 piece and regularly truthfull." Dickens felt nice expectancies was once his top paintings, calling it "a very effective idea," and used to be very delicate to compliments from his buddies: "Bulwer, who has been, as i feel you recognize, terribly taken via the book." nice expectancies has a colorful solid that has entered pop culture: the capricious pass over Havisham, the chilly and gorgeous Estella, Joe the type and beneficiant blacksmith, the dry and sycophantic Uncle Pumblechook, Mr. Jaggers, Wemmick along with his twin character, and the eloquent and clever buddy, Herbert Pocket. in the course of the narrative, common Dickensian subject matters emerge: wealth and poverty, love and rejection, and the eventual triumph of excellent over evil. nice expectancies has turn into highly regarded and is now taught as a vintage in lots of English periods. it's been translated into many languages and tailored repeatedly in movie and different media.

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Women in Love (Penguin Classics)

By D. H. Lawrence

Two of D. H. Lawrence's most famous novels - now with new programs and new introductions

generally considered as D. H. Lawrence's maximum novel, Women in Love keeps the place The Rainbow left off, with the 3rd new release of the Brangwens. concentrating on Ursula Brangwen and her sister Gudrun's relationships-the former with a faculty inspector and the latter with an industrialist after which a sculptor-Women in Love is a strong, sexually particular depiction of the destructiveness of human relations.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more advantageous by way of introductions and notes by way of exceptional students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

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The House of the Seven Gables (The Penguin American Library)

By Nathaniel Hawthorne

First released in 1851, the home of the Seven Gables is considered one of Hawthorne's defining works, a shiny depiction of yankee existence and values replete with brilliantly etched characters. the story of a cursed residence with a "mysterious and negative earlier" and the generations associated with it, Hawthorne's chronicle of the Maule and Pyncheon households over centuries finds, in Mary Oliver's phrases, "lives stuck within the universal hearth of history."

This smooth Library Paperback Classics version makes use of the definitive textual content as ready for The Centenary version of the Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne; this can be the authorized version of the heart for Scholarly variations (Modern Language Association). It comprises newly commissioned notes at the textual content.

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