Love of Life, and Other Stories
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SeaWolf Press is proud to offer another book in its Jack London 100th Anniversary Collection. Each book in the collection contains the text, illustrations, and cover from the first edition (but it is not just a photocopy.) Use Amazon's Lookinside feature to compare this edition with others. You'll be impressed by the differences. Our version has: Text that has been proofread to avoid errors common in other versions. A beautiful cover that replicates the first edition cover. The complete text in an easy-to-read font similar to the original. Properly formatted text complete with correct...
Number of pages: ~ 230 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.6/5

The Memoirs Of The Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo: Vol 2
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  • Сlassic
  • 1784
  • Autor: Mr Bernal Diaz del Castillo
How the whole of us marched towards Tezcuco, and what happened to us on our way there. When Cortes found himself so well provided again with muskets, powder, crossbows, and horses, and observed how impatient the whole of us, officers as well as soldiers, were to commence the siege of the great city of Mexico, he desired the caziques of Tlascalla to furnish him with 10,000 of their troops to join us in the campaign of Tezcuco, as this was one of the largest towns of New Spain, and next in importance to Mexico. The elder Xicotencatl (now called Don Lorenzo de Vargas) assured him that not only...
Number of pages: ~ 436 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 1 (of 2)
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  • Сlassic
  • 2010
  • Autor: Bernal Díaz del Castillo
Excerpt from The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz Del Castillo, Vol. 2 of 2: Containing a True and Full Account of the Discovery and Conquest of Mexico and New Spain Chap. CXXXIX. How ambassadors arrive in Tezonco from three neighbouring townships, to sue for peace, and to beg forgiveness for the murder of several Spaniards who had fallen into their hands; and how Sandoval marched to Chalco and Tlalmanalco, to assist the inhabitants there against the Mexicans 8. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at...
Number of pages: ~ 408 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

Mr. Punch's Cockney Humour, in Picture and Story
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Designed to provide in a series of volumes, each complete in itself, the cream of our national humor, contributed by the masters of comic draughtsmanship and the leading wits of the age to "Punch," from its beginning in 1841 to the present day...
Number of pages: ~ 177 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.5/5

by Anonymous
The Dhammapada
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Passed along for centuries through oral tradition by the followers of Buddhism, “The Dhammapada” is a collection of sayings by Buddha which concisely presents the religion’s core philosophies....
Number of pages: ~ 105 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by Nicolas Berdyaev
Man of Destiny
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In The Destiny of Man, Nikolai Berdyaev sketches the plan of a new ethics. This new ethics will be knowledge not only of good and evil, but also of the tragedy which is constantly present in moral experience and complicates all of man's moral judgments. It will emphasize the crucial importance of the personality and of human freedom. The new ethics will interpret moral life as a creative activity; it will be an ethics of free creativeness, an ethics that combines freedom, compassion, and creativeness....
Number of pages: ~ 328 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.8

by Lord Timothy Dexter
A Pickle for the Knowing Ones
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  • Сlassic
  • 1802
  • Autor: Lord Timothy Dexter
"Pickle"--- as this digest is commonly known --- is a collection of correspondence and chronicles penned by Dexter and first self-published as an anthology in May of 1802. Dexter was a well-known eccentric of the time period. A Pickle for the Knowing Ones or Plain Truths in a Homespun Dress is an autobiographical book published in 1802. The author, Lord Timothy Dexter, was an eccentric American businessman who got rich by making a series of horrible business decisions that, due to luck, turned out to be extremely profitable. The book has no punctuation and capitalization is seemingly random...
Number of pages: ~ 48 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4/5

by Anonymous
Chronicle of the Cid
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Chronicle of the Cid is the great realist epic, uncut in original boards. The original story of the life and deeds of this great medieval hero was composed in verse in 12th-century Spain. Cid was a historical Castilian warrior known as El Cid during the period of the Reconquista. The memory of him entered a lot of works of folklore, and his world-famous heroic epic belongs to the treasures of the world's literary heritage....
Number of pages: ~ 328 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.8/5

by Oscar Wilde
An Ideal Husband
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First performed in 1895, “An Ideal Husband” is Oscar Wilde’s classic and much-loved comedic drama. The play tells the story of an up-and-coming politician, Sir Robert Chiltern, who tries to hide his secret past from his judgmental wife and the blackmail scheme he is forced to participate in to keep that secret quiet. Lady Chiltern has a very particular idea of what makes the “ideal husband” which leaves her with little tolerance for Sir Robert’s all too human shortcomings and compromises. With his biting wit and brilliant powers of observation, Wilde highlights the moral ambiguity of...
Number of pages: ~ 103 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.7/5

by Edgar Allan Poe
The Cask of Amontillado
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The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could, but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge. You, who so well know the nature of my soul, will not suppose, however, that I gave utterance to a threat. At length I would be avenged; this was a point definitely settled—but the very definitiveness with which it was resolved, precluded the idea of risk. I must not only punish, but punish with impunity....
Number of pages: ~ 26 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.5/5