The Three Musketeers (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

By Alexandre Dumas père

Blending a little bit seventeenth-century French historical past with loads of invention, Alexandre Dumas tells the story of younger D’Artagnan and his musketeer comrades, Porthos, Athos and Aramis.

Together they struggle to foil the schemes of the intense, risky Cardinal Richelieu, who pretends to help the king whereas plotting to enhance his personal strength. Bursting with swirling swordplay, swooning romance, and unforgettable figures reminiscent of the seductively attractive yet lethal femme fatale, Milady, and D’Artagnan’s both attractive love, Madame Bonacieux, The 3 Musketeers maintains, after a century and a half non-stop ebook, to outline the style of swashbuckling romance and ancient event.

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The Portrait of a Lady

By Henry James

Whilst Isabel Archer, a stunning, lively American is dropped at Europe via her prosperous aunt Touchett, it's anticipated that she's going to quickly marry. yet Isabel, resolved to benefit from the freedom that her fortune has spread out and to figure out her personal destiny, doesn't hesitate to show down eligible suitors. it's only whilst she reveals herself irresistibly attracted to the cultivated yet valueless Gilbert Osmond that she discovers that wealth is a two-edged sword and that there's a expense to be paid for independence. With its sophisticated delineation of yank characters in a eu surroundings, Portrait of a girl is likely one of the such a lot comprehensive and renowned of Henry James's early novels.

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A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain : Abridged Edition (Penguin Classics)

By Daniel Defoe

This e-book covers Britain within the early eighteenth century. It presents an creation that's either informative and innovative, trustworthy and wonderful. To the culture of commute writing Daniel Defoe brings a lifetime's adventure as a businessman, soldier, fiscal journalist and secret agent, and his journey (1724-6) is a useful resource of social and financial background. yet this booklet is much greater than a fantastically written advisor to Britain in advance of the commercial revolution, for Defoe possessed a wild, creative streak that endows his paintings with amazing power and rigidity, and the journey is his deeply innovative reaction to a courageous new financial international. via using his abilities as a chronicler, a polemicist and an artistic author keenly delicate to the depredations of time, Defoe greater than achieves his target of rendering 'the current kingdom' of england.

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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 los angeles mort de l’auteur et l. a. première ebook, le manuscrit subit d’importants amendements de los angeles major des éditeurs. Se trouve aujourd’hui restitué et présenté pour los angeles première fois le texte manuscrit unique tel qu’il était au second de los angeles 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 suppose 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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The Great Gatsby

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

The actual variation from Fitzgerald’s unique publisher.

The nice Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 3rd ebook, stands because the ideally suited fulfillment of his profession. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by way of generations of readers. the tale of the fabulously prosperous Jay Gatsby and his love for the attractive Daisy Buchanan, of lavish events on manhattan at a time while The big apple Times famous “gin was once the nationwide drink and intercourse the nationwide obsession,” it really is an exquisitely crafted story of the USA within the 1920s.

The nice Gatsby is likely one of the nice classics of twentieth-century literature.

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Mastro Don Gesualdo (European classics)

By Giovanni Verga

It is the tale of a Sicilian peasant who rises to the aristocracy, ruffling feathers in any respect social degrees, and it is a masterpiece of nineteenth century realism. Scotland on Sunday D.H. Lawrence's translation brings to existence the Sicily of the nineteenth century. it is going to attract readers of vintage fiction or someone attracted to Sicily. “A superb and fantastically saw ebook which D. H. Lawrence should have loved translating.'' The Observer

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Tarzan of the Apes (Dover Thrift)

Unabridged vintage event novel from 1914 tells of an aristocratic English toddler, deserted at the dying of his mom and dad within the African jungle, who's reared through apes. tale comprises riveting encounters with man-eating beasts, Tarzan's love affair with the attractive Jane Porter, buried treasure, even more. unique, unique, hugely readable.

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The Puppet Masters (Baen Science Fiction)

Now in Mass industry. An Epic conflict opposed to Mind-Controlling Alien Invaders as in simple terms Robert A. Heinlein, the Best-Selling Grand grasp of technological know-how Fiction, may perhaps inform It. “One of the main influential writers in American literature.” —The big apple occasions e-book Review.

First got here the inside track flying saucer had landed in Iowa. Then got here the assertion that the whole lot used to be a hoax. finish of tale. Case closed.

            other than that brokers of the main mystery intelligence company within the U.S. executive have been at the scene and disappeared with no reporting in. and 4 extra brokers who have been despatched in additionally disappeared. So the top of the company and his best brokers went in and controlled to get out with their discovery: an invasion is underway by way of slug-like extraterrestrial beings who can contact a human and entirely regulate his or her brain. What the people understand, they understand. What the slugs wish, it doesn't matter what, the human will do. And so much of Iowa is already less than their keep watch over.
            Sam Cavanaugh used to be one of many brokers who found the reality. regrettably, that was once in advance of he used to be taken over by means of one of many extraterrestrial beings and started operating for the invaders, with out will of his personal. And he has simply realized excessive reliable within the Treasury division is now less than regulate of the extraterrestrial beings. because the Treasury division comprises the key provider, which safeguards the President of the United States, keep watch over of the total kingdom is close to to hand .

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Le Colonel Chabert

By Honoré de Balzac

Tenu pour mort à l. a. bataille d'Eylau, le colonel Chabert rentre chez lui après des années d'errance et de souffrance. Mais aux yeux du monde, il n'existe plus. Sa femme, héritière de sa fortune, est remariée et mère de deux enfants ; sa maison a été démolie ; l. a. rue même où il vivait a été débaptisée : l'Empire a cédé l. a. position à los angeles Restauration... Dépossédé de ses biens comme de son nom, l'ancien héros des guerres napoléoniennes se lance à coeur perdu dans une dernière bataille, pour recouvrer son identité. Y parviendra-t-il ? Le Colonel
Chabert est l'histoire tragique d'un homme incarnant les restes sublimes d'une époque révolue.

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Drácula (Edição Bilíngue)

By Bram Stoker

O jovem advogado inglês Jonathan Harker é enviado por seu patrão à Transilvânia, no leste da Europa, para atender um misterioso cliente. Ao chegar, descobre que seu anfitrião é, na realidade, um poderoso vampiro - o conde Drácula - que pretende conquistar o mundo transferindo-se para a Inglaterra, onde será combatido por um grupo de corajosos cavalheiros.

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