The Modern Library Children's Classics: 5-Book Bundle: The Wind in the Willows, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, Peter Pan, The Three Musketeers

By Kenneth Grahame, Lewis Carroll, J. M. Barrie, Alexandre Dumas père

For younger dreamers, nostalgic mom and dad, and creative readers of every age, this excellent e-book assortment not just includes 5 of the main cherished children's books on the planet yet the most well-liked and enduring literature ever placed to web page. every one of those might be thought of a "Household Book," as A. A. Milne so affectionately defined The Wind within the Willows--books that "everybody within the family loves, and rates regularly ever afterwards; [books that are] learn aloud to each new guest."

Kenneth Grahame

Written through Kenneth Grahame as bedtime tales for his son, The Wind within the Willows keeps to thrill readers this present day. Basing his fanciful animal characters on human archetypes, Grahame imparts a steady, playful knowledge in his undying stories. Few readers can be capable of withstand a call for participation to hitch the Wild Wooders at Toad corridor, get pleasure from a brief splash within the river with Rat and Badger, or take a swerving trip with Toad in a "borrowed" motor-car.

Lewis Carroll

Conceived through a shy British don on a golden afternoon to entertain ten-year-old Alice Liddell and her sisters, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and during the Looking-Glass have overjoyed generations of readers in additional than 80 languages. "The clue to the iconic fascination and greatness of the Alice books," writes A. S. Byatt in her creation, "lies in language. it really is play, and word-play, and its unending exciting puzzles proceed to bare themselves lengthy once we have ceased to be children."

J. M. Barrie

Set in London and and the paranormal Neverland, J. M. Barrie's story of a boy who refuses to develop up has thrilled generations of readers. during this novel, which Barrie tailored from his 1904 play, Peter introduces Wendy, Michael, and John Darling to the fairy Tinker Bell and the misplaced boys. jointly, they do conflict with Captain Hook and his fierce band of pirates.

Alexandre Dumas

First released in 1844, Alexandre Dumas's swashbuckling epic chronicles the adventures of D'Artagnan, a gallant younger nobleman who trips to Paris in 1625 hoping to affix the ranks of the musketeers guarding Louis XIII. He quickly reveals himself battling along 3 heroic comrades--Athos, Porthos, and Aramis--who search to uphold the honour of the king through foiling the depraved plots of Cardinal Richelieu and the gorgeous undercover agent "Milady."

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Absalom, Absalom! The Corrected Text

By William Faulkner

“Read, learn, learn. learn everything—trash, classics, reliable and undesirable, and notice how they do it. similar to a wood worker who works as an apprentice and experiences the grasp. learn! You’ll soak up it. Then write. whether it is sturdy, you’ll discover. If it’s no longer, throw it out the window.” —William Faulkner
Absalom, Absalom! is Faulkner’s epic story of Thomas Sutpen, an enigmatic stranger who involves Jefferson, Mississippi, within the early 1830s to wrest his mansion out of the muddy bottoms of the north Mississippi desolate tract. He used to be a guy, Faulkner stated, “who sought after sons and the sons destroyed him.”

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Agnes Grey (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

By Anne Brontë

Written whilst women—and staff generally—had few rights in England, Agnes Grey exposes the brutal inequities of the inflexible category approach in mid-nineteenth century Britain. Agnes comes from a good middle-class relations, yet their monetary reverses have compelled her to hunt paintings as a governess. Pampered and guarded at domestic, she is unprepared for the cruel fact of a governess’s lifestyles. on the Bloomfields and later the Murrays, she suffers lower than the snobbery and sadism of the egocentric, self-indulgent upper-class adults and the shrieking insolence in their spoiled young ones. Worse, the original social and monetary place of a governess—“beneath” her employers yet “above” their servants—condemns her to a lifetime of loneliness.

Less celebrated than her older sisters Charlotte and Emily, Anne Bronte was once additionally much less drawn to spinning wildly symbolic, romantic stories and extra made up our minds to attract reasonable photographs of stipulations in Victorian England that desire altering. whereas Charlotte’s Jane Eyre encompasses a governess who finally and improbably marries her supplier, Agnes Grey bargains with the particular stories of middle-class operating girls, reports Anne had herself persisted in the course of her hateful tenure as a governess.

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La Nausee (Folio) (French Edition)

Nausea is the tale of Antoine Roquentin, a French author who's horrified at his personal life. In impressionistic, diary shape he ruthlessly catalogs his each feeling and sensation. His suggestions culminate in a pervasive, overpowering feeling of nausea which spreads on the backside of the viscous puddle, on the backside of our time the time of red suspenders and damaged chair seats; it truly is made from large, tender instants, spreading on the facet, like an oil stain.

Winner of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature (though he declined to just accept it), Jean-Paul Sartre, thinker, critic, novelist, and dramatist, holds a place of singular eminence on the earth of French letters. l. a. Naus e, his first and most sensible novel, is a landmark in Existential fiction and a key paintings of the 20th century.

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Albert Savarus

Excerpt one of many few drawing-rooms the place, below the recovery, the Archbishop of Besancon used to be occasionally to be obvious, was once that of the Baronne de Watteville, to whom he used to be relatively hooked up because of her spiritual sentiments.

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El Carnaval De Roma (Clásica)

Las fiestas no son el tema relevant de Goethe, pero en el curso de sus viajes forzosamente tuvo que participar en algunas y dejar constancia de sus impresiones. Juan de Sola ha reunido, traducido y prologado en este volumen dos textos contrapuestos pero igualmente reveladores: El carnaval de Roma (1789), acompañado por las veinte ilustraciones en colour originales de Georg Melchior Kraus, y los angeles fiesta de san Roque en Bingen (1817). Dos espléndidas crónicas que, en conjunto, ofrecen una sugerente muestra de los angeles literatura de viajes de quien fue llamado «el príncipe de los poetas».

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The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)

By Robin Buss

"On what narrow threads do lifestyles and fortune hang"

Thrown in legal for a criminal offense he has no longer dedicated, Edmond Dantes is limited to the awful castle of If. There he learns of an exceptional hoard of treasure hidden at the Isle of Monte Cristo and he turns into decided not just to flee, but additionally to unearth the treasure and use it to plan the destruction of the 3 males chargeable for his incarceration. Dumas’ epic story of pain and retribution, encouraged through a real-life case of wrongful imprisonment, used to be a tremendous renowned luck whilst it was once first serialized within the 1840s.

Robin Buss’s energetic English translation is whole and unabridged, and is still trustworthy to the fashion of Dumas’s unique. This version comprises an creation, explanatory notes and recommendations for additional reading.

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 a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more suitable through introductions and notes through exclusive students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

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This scarce antiquarian booklet is a facsimile reprint of the unique. because of its age, it might comprise imperfections comparable to marks, notations, marginalia and fallacious pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally very important, now we have made it on hand as a part of our dedication for shielding, protecting, and selling the world's literature in reasonable, prime quality, sleek variants which are real to the unique paintings.

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By Raymond Carver

Raymond Carver’s 3rd number of tales, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, together with the canonical titular tale approximately blindness and studying to go into the very various international of another.  those twelve tales mark a turning aspect in Carver’s paintings and “overflow with the risk, pleasure, secret and danger of existence. . . . Carver is a author of magnificent compassion and honesty. . . . his eye set purely on describing and revealing the realm as he sees it. His eye is so transparent, it virtually breaks your center” (Jonathan Yardley, Washington put up booklet World).

From the publication edition.

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Complete Works of Arrian (Delphi Classics) (Delphi Ancient Classics Book 34)

By Arrian of Nicomedia

The historian Arrian of Nicomedia is usually considered as the easiest extant resource at the campaigns of Alexander the nice, as narrated within the ‘Anabasis of Alexander’. For the 1st time in publishing historical past, Arrian’s entire works can be found for readers in one assortment. Delphi’s historic Classics sequence offers eReaders with the knowledge of the Classical international, with either English translations and the unique Latin and Greek texts. This accomplished publication offers the full extant works of Arrian, with infrequent texts, attractive illustrations, informative introductions and the standard Delphi bonus fabric. (Version 1)

* fantastically illustrated with photos in terms of Arrian's lifestyles and works

* gains the entire works of Arrian, in either English translation and the unique Greek

* Concise introductions to the histories and different works

* contains Robson’s translation of the ANABASIS OF ALEXANDER, formerly showing within the Loeb Classical Library version – first time in electronic publishing

* first-class formatting of the texts

* simply find the works you need to learn with person contents tables

* comprises Arrian's infrequent paintings CYNEGETICUS and a fraction of the misplaced PERIPLUS, first time in electronic print

* offers a unique twin English and Greek textual content of the ANABASIS OF ALEXANDER, permitting readers to check the sections paragraph by means of paragraph – perfect for students

* positive aspects bonus biographies – observe Arrian's historic world

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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THE lifetime of ARRIAN through E. Iliff Robson


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