Oliver Twist (Penguin Classics)

A gripping portrayal of London's darkish felony underbelly, released in Penguin Classics with an advent through Philip Horne.

The tale of Oliver Twist - orphaned, and set upon through evil and adversity from his first breath - surprised readers whilst it used to be released. After working clear of the workhouse and pompous beadle Mr Bumble, Oliver reveals himself lured right into a den of thieves peopled by means of shiny and noteworthy characters - the crafty Dodger, vicious burglar invoice Sikes, his puppy Bull's Eye, and prostitute Nancy, all watched over through crafty master-thief Fagin. Combining parts of Gothic Romance, the Newgate Novel and well known melodrama, Dickens created a completely new type of fiction, scathing in its indictment of a merciless society, and pervaded via an unforgettable experience of hazard and mystery.

This Penguin Classics version of Oliver Twist is the 1st serious variation to faithfully reproduce the textual content as its earliest readers could have encountered it from its serialisation in Bentley's Miscellany, and contains an advent by way of Philip Horne, a word list of Victorian thieves' slang, a chronology of Dickens's lifestyles, a map of latest London and all of George Cruikshank's unique illustrations.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top 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 superior through introductions and notes by way of distinct students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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The Spire

By William Golding

The imaginative and prescient that drives Dean Jocelin to build a major new spire above his cathedral exams the boundaries of all who encompass him. The foundationless stone pillars shriek and the earth underneath them heaves lower than the structure’s weight because the Dean’s will weighs down his collapsing faith.

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Brick Dracula and Frankenstein: Two Classic Horror Tales Told in a Whole New Way

By Amanda Brack, Monica Sweeney

Get stuck up within the most renowned frightening tales of all time depicted in LEGO bricks! Creep your approach during the shadowy units of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Bram Stoker’s Dracula during this awesome brick edition. With a thousand colour pictures, those tales and their monsters come alive in complete plastic horror!

Stare in awe as Dr. Frankenstein brings his brick monster to lifestyles in a dicy technology scan, and brace your self because the creature steps out into the area. commute to count number Dracula’s immense brick citadel in Transylvania, and watch out as he name callings his prey within the evening. Watch brick Van Helsing notice the reason for terrible Lucy’s disease, and stick to him as he prepares his plot to save lots of her.

These vintage horror tales are retold with a vintage building toy, staying actual to their unique kinds during this modestly abridged assortment. For younger readers, LEGO adorers, and devotees to gothic literature, Brick Frankenstein and Dracula is a enchanting new take to the founding stories of fright!

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: The Graphic Novel (Campfire Graphic Novels)

By Jules Verne

A mysterious sea monster has been developing havoc within the ocean. Ships of all sizes and styles, in addition to people, were destroyed by means of this enigma! No nook of the Earth has been spared from its terror, because it maintains to kill all who go its path.

In response to this damaging strength, the U.S. executive wastes no time in sending out a crew of skilled execs to trace down and spoil it. Professor Pierre Aronnax, a marine biologist; Conseil, his devoted assistant; and Ned Land, a Canadian grasp harpooner, come jointly in an epic hunt.

On board a naval send, the Abraham Lincoln, the 3 males got down to tune down this terrifying beast of the sea. yet, will they be triumphant? And what is going to they become aware of in the event that they do?

Published in 1870, initially in French, 20,000 Leagues below the Sea is a vintage instance of the mind's eye and foresight of Jules Verne. His pioneering method of writing within the overdue nineteenth century led many to consult him because the father of technology fiction.

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Netochka Nezvanova (Penguin Classics)

By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Netochka Nezvanova - a 'Nameless no one' - tells the tale of a youth ruled through her stepfather, Efimov, a failed musician who believes he's a overlooked genius. The younger woman is surprisingly interested in this drunken wreck of a guy, who exploits her and drives the relations to poverty. but if she is rescued by way of an aristocratic kin, the abuse opposed to Netochka's tender psyche maintains in a extra sophisticated means, condemning her to stay an interloper - a solitary spectator of a glittering society. Conceived as a part of a unique on a grand scale, Netochka Nezvanova remained incomplete after Dostoyevsky used to be exiled to Siberia for 'revolutionary actions' in 1849. With its depiction of the anguish, loneliness, insanity and sin that have an effect on either wealthy and negative in St Petersburg, it comprises the good issues that have been to dominate his later novels.

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Georges (TREDITION CLASSICS) (French Edition)

Cette œuvre fait partie de los angeles série TREDITION CLASSICS. los angeles maison d’édition tredition, basée à Hambourg, a publié dans l. a. série TREDITION CLASSICS des ouvrages anciens de plus de deux millénaires. Ils étaient pour los angeles plupart épuisés ou unique-ment disponible chez les bouquinistes. l. a. série est destinée à préserver los angeles littérature et à promouvoir los angeles tradition. Avec sa série TREDITION CLASSICS, tredition à comme yet de mettre à disposition des milliers de classiques de los angeles littérature mondiale dans différentes langues et de les diffuser dans le monde entier.

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El gran teatro del mundo; El gran mercado del mundo (Letras Hispánicas)

Los temas de los angeles vida, como comedia en " El gran teatro del mundo " y como mercado en " El gran mercado del mundo " , aparecen como pretexto para componer un cuadro normal de toda los angeles vida humana. l. a. forma lírico-dramática y demás convenciones argumentales del automobile sacramental prestan un simbolismo estructural a una materia teológica subyacente. El resultado es una alegoría common y trascendente, que alcanza, en l. a. primera obra, una perfecta construcción con acento marcadamente filosófico, y, en los angeles segunda, resonancias morales con los angeles inclusión de elementos realistas, dentro de lo que cabe en un conjunto forzosamente simbólico. En las dos resalta l. a. maestría de Calderón, escritor sin par en esta forma dramática.

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Studs Lonigan (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

By James T. Farrell

Accumulated right here in a single quantity is James T. Farrell's popular trilogy of the early life, early manhood, and demise of Studs Lonigan: Young Lonigan, The younger Manhood of Studs Lonigan, and Judgment Day. during this relentlessly naturalistic portrait, Studs starts off out his lifestyles choked with power and ambition, features which are overwhelmed via the Chicago youth's constrained social and fiscal atmosphere. Studs's swaggering and harsh comrades, his slim family members, and his academic and spiritual heritage lead him to a lifetime of futile dissipation. Ann Douglas offers an illuminating introductory essay to Farrell's masterpiece, one of many maximum novels of yank literature.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. 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 improved via introductions and notes by way of unusual students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations via award-winning translators.

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Mansfield Park (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

By Jane Austen

From its sharply satiric establishing sentence, Mansfield Park offers with funds and marriage, and the way strongly they impact one another. Shy, fragile Fanny fee is the consummate "poor relation." despatched to dwell along with her prosperous uncle Thomas, she clashes along with his spoiled, egocentric daughters and falls in love together with his son. Their lives are extra advanced via the coming of a couple of witty, subtle Londoners, whose aptitude for flirtation collides with the quiet, conservative state methods of Mansfield Park.

Written numerous years after the early manuscripts that at last grew to become Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park keeps Austen’s time-honored compassion and humor yet deals a much more advanced exploration of ethical offerings and their emotional outcomes.

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The Iliad

By Homer

The nice warfare epic of Western literature, translated through acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles
 
relationship to the 9th century B.C., Homer’s undying poem nonetheless vividly conveys the horror and heroism of fellows and gods wrestling with towering feelings and struggling with amidst devastation and destruction, because it strikes inexorably to the wrenching, tragic end of the Trojan conflict. well known classicist Bernard Knox observes in his exceptional advent that even though the violence of the Iliad is grim and incessant, it coexists with either photographs of civilized existence and a poignant craving for peace.
 
Combining the abilities of a poet and pupil, Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters, brings the power of up to date language to this enduring heroic epic. He continues the force and metric track of Homer’s poetry, and conjures up the effect and nuance of the Iliad’s enthralling repeated words in what Peter Levi calls “an magnificent performance.”

This Penguin Classics Deluxe variation additionally positive aspects French flaps and deckle-edged paper.

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 an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts greater through introductions and notes by way of individual students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations via award-winning translators.

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