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by David Goggins
Can't Hurt Me
For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare - poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller, he went on to set records in numerous endurance events, inspiring Outside magazine to name him The Fittest (Real) Man in America. ...
Number of pages: ~ 364 pages
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by Arthur Conan Doyle
Sherlock Holmes
  • Сlassic
  • 2023
  • Autor: Arthur Conan Doyle
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for his intellectual prowess, and is renowned for his skillful use of deductive reasoning (somewhat mistakenly - see inductive reasoning) and astute observation to solve difficult cases. He is arguably the most famous fictional detective ever created, and is one of the best known and most universally recognizable literary characters in...
Number of pages: ~ 305 pages

by Friedrich Nietzsche
Thus Spake Zarathustra
  • Сlassic
  • 1999
  • Autor: Friedrich Nietzsche
Thus Spake Zarathustra is a philosophical novel by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche that explores the themes of human nature, morality, and the meaning of existence. The book is structured as a series of speeches and dialogues delivered by the titular character, Zarathustra, a prophet-like figure who announces the death of God and proclaims the arrival of the "Superman," a new, higher form of humanity. Through a series of encounters with various characters, Zarathustra challenges traditional values and beliefs, advocating for the individual's pursuit of self-realization and rejecting...
Number of pages: ~ 449 pages

by Virgil
The Aeneid
The Aeneid is a classic epic poem by the Roman poet Virgil that tells the story of the Trojan hero Aeneas and his journey to Italy, where he becomes the ancestor of the Roman people. The poem is divided into twelve books, each of which tells a different part of Aeneas' story, including his escape from the burning city of Troy, his travels through the Mediterranean, and his battles with various enemies. Along the way, Aeneas encounters a range of characters, both mortal and divine, who offer guidance and support as he fulfills his destiny. The Aeneid is a masterful work of literature that...
Number of pages: ~ 418 pages

by Frank Herbert
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE directed by Denis Villeneuve, starring Timothée Chalamet, Josh Brolin, Jason Momoa, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac, Javier Bardem, Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgård, and Charlotte Rampling. Frank Herbert’s classic masterpiece—a triumph of the imagination and one of the bestselling science fiction novels of all time. Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, heir to a noble family tasked with ruling an inhospitable world where the only thing of value is the “spice” melange, a drug capable of extending life and...
Number of pages: ~ 542 pages

by Bret Easton Ellis
American Psycho
  • Сlassic
  • 1991
  • Autor: Bret Easton Ellis
Patrick Bateman is a handsome, well-educated, intelligent young man. By day, he works on Wall Street, but this serves only as an appendage to his true calling. What he does in the evenings and at night cannot be dreamed of by a careless commoner even in his worst dream. He is twenty-six years old, and he is living his own American Dream....
Number of pages: ~ 416 pages

by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief
the book thief markus zusak pdf free download. The Book Thief is a novel by the Australian author Markus Zusak, and it is one of his most popular works. Published in 2005, The Book Thief became an international bestseller and was translated into 63 languages and sold 16 million copies. It was adapted into the 2013 feature film....
Number of pages: ~ 447 pages

by Erich Maria Remarque
All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Сlassic
  • 1928
  • Autor: Erich Maria Remarque
All Quiet on the Western Front (German: Im Westen nichts Neues, lit. 'Nothing New in the West') is a novel by Erich Maria Remarque, a German veteran of World War I. The book describes the German soldiers' extreme physical and mental trauma during the war, and the detachment from civilian life felt by many upon returning home from the front. The novel was first published in November and December 1928 in the German newspaper Vossische Zeitung, and in book form in late January 1929. The book and its sequel, The Road Back (1930), were among the books banned and burned in Nazi Germany. All Quiet...
Number of pages: ~ 259 pages

by William Shakespeare
Taming of the Shrew
  • Сlassic
  • 1998
  • Autor: William Shakespeare
The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1592. The play begins with a framing device, often referred to as the induction, in which a mischievous nobleman tricks a drunken tinker named Christopher Sly into believing he is actually a nobleman himself. The nobleman then has the play performed for Sly's diversion. The main plot depicts the courtship of Petruchio and Katherina, the headstrong, obdurate shrew. Initially, Katherina is an unwilling participant in the relationship; however, Petruchio "tames" her with various...
Number of pages: ~ 150 pages

by Washington Irving
Rip Van Winkle
  • Сlassic
  • 1819
  • Autor: Washington Irving
"Rip Van Winkle" is a short story by the American author Washington Irving, first published in 1819. It follows a Dutch-American villager in colonial America named Rip Van Winkle who meets mysterious Dutchmen, imbibes their liquor and falls asleep in the Catskill Mountains. He awakes 20 years later to a very changed world, having missed the American Revolution. The concept is ancient, including the 70 year nap by Choni HaMeA-Gail. Irving, inspired by a conversation on nostalgia with his American expatriate brother-in-law, wrote his story while temporarily living in Birmingham, England. It was...
Number of pages: ~ 64 pages