Hard Times (Enriched Classics)

By Charles Dickens

This tale of sophistication clash in Victorian England serves as a robust critique of the social injustices that plagued the economic Revolution.

THIS ENRICHED vintage version contains:

• A concise creation that provides the reader very important heritage details
• A chronology of the author's existence and paintings
• A timeline of important occasions that offers the book's ancient context
• an overview of key issues and plot issues to steer the reader's personal interpretations
• certain explanatory notes
• severe research, together with modern and glossy views at the paintings
• dialogue inquiries to advertise energetic lecture room and publication workforce interplay
• an inventory of prompt similar books and movies to develop the reader's adventure

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Blanche ou l'Oubli

By Louis Aragon

«Quand j'ai connu Blanche, elle portait un petit chapeau de feutre, cloche, très enfoncé, d'un feutre extraordinairement tendre, léger, mou, comme si ça lui avait fait quelque selected de coiffer Blanche.Elle aimait s'habiller en noir, elle s'asseyait d'une façon que n'avait personne, se penchait pour m'écouter, los angeles joue sur l. a. major, le coude sur le genou. Je lui avais dit : "Vous fumez ?", et elle avait éteint sa cigarette, non, c'était natural nervosité. C'est très drôle, cette petite fille, dès los angeles première fois, dans un lieu avec de hautes lumières, un café tout en longueur, j'avais une idée tracassante, je ne pensais qu'à une selected, et Dieu sait ce que je pouvais dire !Les mains m'en tremblaient, j'avais envie d'enlever son manteau, d'ouvrir sa robe... Pourquoi ?»

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Time and Again

By Jack Finney

Rediscover the cherished vintage, Time and Again—hailed as “THE nice time-travel tale” by way of Stephen King, now with masterfully restored unique paintings and an all-new foreword by means of Audrey Niffenegger, New York Times bestselling writer of The Time Traveler’s Wife.

When ads artist Si Morley is recruited to hitch a covert govt operation exploring the opportunity of time trip, he jumps on the probability to go away his twentieth-century life and step into big apple urban in January 1882. apart from his thirst for event, he has solid cause to come to the past—his pal Kate has a curious, half-burned letter dated from that yr, and he desires to hint the mystery.

But whilst Si starts to fall in love with a girl he meets some time past, he'll be compelled to choose from worlds—forever.

Praised as “pure big apple enjoyable” through Alice Hoffman, Time and Again is favourite for its wealthy, painstakingly researched descriptions of lifestyles in ny urban greater than a century in the past, and for the speedy experience at its center. With digitally remastered artwork, fall in love with this refreshed vintage another time.

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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Wordsworth Classics)

By Jules Verne

Professor Aronnax, his devoted servant, Conseil, and the Canadian harpooner, Ned Land, commence a very detrimental voyage to rid the seas of a little-known and terrifying sea monster. although, the "monster" seems to be an immense submarine, commanded by way of the mysterious Captain Nemo, through whom they're quickly held captive. So starts off not just one of many nice event classics by way of Jules Verne, the 'Father of technology Fiction', but additionally a very remarkable voyage from the misplaced urban of Atlantis to the South Pole.

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The Celestial Railroad and Other Stories (Signet Classics)

By Nathaniel Hawthorne

Of Nathaniel Hawthorne's perception into the Puritan's simultaneous desire for success and self-destruction, D. H. Lawrence wrote, "Nathaniel knew unpleasant issues in his internal soul. He used to be cautious to ship them out in disguise." via artfully crafted and compelling stories, Hawthorne explored the destinies and issues of early American settlers and electorate. in different of the tales during this assortment, characters who carry themselves except their fellow guy fall prey to the corroding wishes of lust for perfection. Then they unwittingly devote evils—against themselves and others—in the identify of satisfaction. Edgar Allan Poe famous of Hawthorne's writing: "Every be aware tells, and there's now not a note which doesn't tell."

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Récits de la maison des morts

By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

En 1849, Dostoïevski est condamné au bagne pour ses idées. Déporté au sud-ouest de los angeles Sibérie, dans l. a. forteresse d’Omsk, où il passe cinq ans, il y côtoie des criminels et des hommes du peuple, des voleurs aussi bien que des condamnés politiques. De cette expérience douloureuse, où l’impossibilité d’être seul rivalise en cruauté avec les sévices et le travail forcé, l’auteur tire les Récits de los angeles maison des morts.
Dans ce roman largement autobiographique, qu’il fait passer pour des notes retrouvées chez un ancien forçat, Goriantchikov, Dostoïevski déploie une galerie de images où sont anticipés les personnages les plus marquants de ses œuvres majeures. Son humanisme et son sens de l’observation font de ces récits consacrés au système pénitentiaire du temps des tsars un témoignage de première significance sur l’expérience concentrationnaire.

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Jaya: An Illustrated Retelling of the Mahabharata

By Devdutt Pattanaik

Excessive above the sky stands Swarga, paradise, dwelling house of the gods. nonetheless above is Vaikuntha, heaven, dwelling house of God. The doorkeepers of Vaikuntha are the twins, Jaya and Vijaya, either whose names suggest victory . One retains you in Swarga; the opposite increases you into Vaikuntha. In Vaikuntha there's bliss endlessly, in Swarga there's excitement for under so long as you deserve. what's the distinction among Jaya and Vijaya? clear up this puzzle and you'll clear up the secret of the Mahabharata. during this mesmerizing retelling of India s maximum epic, the Mahabharata, initially referred to as Jaya, Devdutt Pattanaik seamlessly weaves right into a unmarried narrative plots from the Sanskrit vintage in addition to its many people and local versions, together with the Pandavani of Chattisgarh, Gondhal of Maharashtra, Terukkuttu of Tamil Nadu, and Yakshagana of Karnataka. Richly illustrated with over 250 line drawings through the writer, the 108 chapters abound with little-known information comparable to the names of the hundred Kauravas, the worship of Draupadi as a goddess in Tamil Nadu, the tales of Astika, Madhavi, Jaimini, Aravan and Barbareek, the Mahabharata model of the Shakuntalam and the Ramayana, and the relationship of the struggle according to astronomical info. With readability and ease, the stories during this dependent quantity demonstrate the everlasting relevance of the Mahabharata, the advanced and traumatic meditation at the human that has formed Indian proposal for over 3000 years.

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Libro del desasosiego (Acantilado Bolsillo)

El “Libro del desasosiego”, que presentamos traducido íntegramente por vez primera en lengua castellana, nació en 1913 y Pessoa trabajó en él durante toda su vida. Ésta es una obra inacabada e inacabable: un universo entero en expansión cuya pluralidad—literaria y vital—es infinita. Bernardo Soares, ayudante de tenedor de libros de contabilidad en l. a. ciudad de Lisboa, autor ficticio de este libro, es, según Pessoa, «un semi-heterónimo, porque, no siendo mía l. a. personalidad, es, no diferente de los angeles mía, sino una uncomplicated mutilación de ella». Prosador que poetiza, soñador que razona y místico descreído, éste es el más pessoano de todos los heterónimos, y los angeles riqueza inagotable de sus páginas—representación de todo un mundo—contiene el genio de Pessoa en toda su extensión.

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Vadideki Zambak

By Honoré de Balzac

Vadideki Zambak, ilk yayımlanışında (1836) beklenen ilgiyi görmemiş, Balzac'ın en az devil kitaplarından biri olmuştu. Oysa yazar, üzerinde en çok çalıştığı, en kusursuz, en büyük romanlarından birini yarattığı kanısındaydı. Zaman Balzac'ı haklı çıkardı: Vadideki Zambak, yazarın en sevilen, en çok okunan romanlarından biri oldu. Bu roman, on dokuzuncu yüzyıl Fransız yazınının iki büyük yöneliminin: Romantizm ile gerçekçilik akımının kavşak noktasında ortaya çıkar ve dünyanın en ünlü aşk romanlarından biri olarak gerçek yerini alır. Balzac, 'aşk' a derin bir gerçeklik kazandırırken, çağının toplumsal olgularını ve koşullarını yansıtmaya da büyük özen gösterir. Bu büyük yazarın baş yapıtlarından bir olan Vadideki Zambak'ı, değerli yazarımız Tahsin Yücel'in Türkçesiyle sunuyoruz.

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