by Ernest Hemingway
- Autor: Ernest Hemingway
On the surface, the novel is a love story between the protagonist American Jake Barnes—a man whose war wound has made him impotent—and the promiscuous divorcée Lady Brett Ashley. Brett's affair with Robert Cohn causes Jake to be upset and break off his friendship with Cohn; her seduction of the 19-year-old matador Romero causes Jake to lose his good reputation among the Spaniards in Pamplona. Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) was an American writer of novels and short stories. Born in Chicago, he was grew up in the prosperous suburb of Oak Park. Excelling in English at school, he became a junior...
Number of pages: ~ 320 pages
by Jon Krakauer
In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild. Immediately after graduating from college in 1991, McCandless had roamed through the West and Southwest on a vision...
Number of pages: ~ 240 pages
by J. R. R. Tolkien
- Autor: J. R. R. Tolkien
This popular paperback edition of the classic work of fantasy, with a striking new black cover based on JRR Tolkien’s own design and featuring brand new reproductions of all his drawings and maps. Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, Gandalf, and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an unexpected journey ‘there and back again’. They have a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the...
Number of pages: ~ 497 pages
by DK Publishing
- Autor: DK Publishing
Have you noticed that the Fire of Passion between You and your Partner isn’t what it once was? Do you want to Improve Your Intimate Relationship and Your Sex Life? Would you like to make Spicier your private Relationship with the Partner? SO THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU !!!...
Number of pages: ~ 240 pages
by John Green
- Autor: John Green
NOW A HULU ORIGINAL SERIES! The award-winning, genre-defining debut from John Green, the #1 bestselling author of Turtles All the Way Down and The Fault in Our Stars Winner of the Michael L. Printz Award • A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist • A New York Times Bestseller • A USA Today Bestseller • NPR’s Top Ten Best-Ever Teen Novels • TIME magazine’s 100 Best Young Adult Novels of All Time • A PBS Great American Read Selection • Millions of copies sold! First drink. First prank. First friend. First love. Last words. Miles Halter is fascinated by famous last words—and tired of his...
Number of pages: ~ 221 pages
by Rupi Kaur
- Autor: Rupi Kaur
“Rupi Kaur is the Writer of the Decade.” – The New Republic #1 New York Times bestseller milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. The book is divided into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. milk and honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look....
Number of pages: ~ 208 pages
by Nicholas Sparks
- Autor: Nicholas Sparks
In this New York Times bestseller, follow the author of The Notebook as he travels the world with his brother learning about faith, loss, connection, and hope. As moving as his bestselling works of fiction, Nicholas Sparks's unique memoir, written with his brother, chronicles the life-affirming journey of two brothers bound by memories, both humorous and tragic. In January 2003, Nicholas Sparks and his brother, Micah, set off on a three-week trip around the globe. It was to mark a milestone in their lives, for at thirty-seven and thirty-eight respectively, they were now the only surviving...
Number of pages: ~ 368 pages
by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
- Autor: Arnold Henry Savage Landor
The book of the English traveler and artist A. Henry Savage Land tells about his journey to the Kailash region and a visit to the origins of the Brahmaputra. This work is a valuable repository of information about southern Tibet and its people. During this incredibly difficult journey undertaken 120 years ago, full of hardships and dangers, Lendor was held captive, he was tortured and miraculously survived......
Number of pages: ~ 1108 pages
by Ernest Henry Shackleton
- Autor: Ernest Henry Shackleton
After the conquest of the South Pole by Amundsen, and, with the difference in a few days, by the British expedition of Scott, in Antarctica there was only one big goal for travel - crossing the continent from sea to sea....
Number of pages: ~ 362 pages
by John Addington Symonds
- Autor: John Addington Symonds
In 1877, Symonds began to have severe pulmonary hemorrhage, and since 1880 he began to live in a mountain resort in Davos in Switzerland, choosing a climate that is useful for treating tuberculosis. Here he created his most famous work, glorifying it in the 19th century. This was a seven-volume study in the field of culture and aesthetics called “Renaissance in Italy”. He also wrote studies of the poetry of Shelley (1879), Ben Johnson (1886), Michelangelo (1893), and Walt Whitman (1893), with whom he corresponded. He also published the first English translation of Sonnets by Michelangelo...
Number of pages: ~ 850 pages