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The Awakening, and Selected Short Stories
Awakening is one of the greatest works in American literature. Released in 1899, the novel shocked readers and critics. The author was accused of disorder. She was not banned. Kate Chopin for a long time went unnoticed. "Awakening" was recognized only many years later. Brilliant beauty Edna Pontellier, together with her husband and two wonderful kids, spend the summer in the Grand Isle resort town Eddie's unexpected encounter with Robert, a charming young man, suddenly changed by the calm and measured life of a woman....
Number of pages: ~ 156 pages

Forbidden Fruit: Luscious and exciting story, and More forbidden fruit
A must read for everybody.In the 1980s, Italo Calvino (the most-translated contemporary Italian writer at the time of his death) said in his essay "Why Read the Classics?" that "a classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say", without any doubt this book can be considered a ClassicThis book is also a Bestseller because as Steinberg defined: "a bestseller as a book for which demand, within a short time of that book's initial publication, vastly exceeds what is then considered to be big sales"....
Number of pages: ~ 68 pages

by L. M. Montgomery
Anne of Green Gables
The book was written by Canadian writer Lucy Maud Montgomery in 1908, and she continues to publish huge editions in the United States, Canada, England, Australia. series anime, created theatrical performances. No wonder Mark Twain himself once called the heroine Montgomery "the most touching and charming child in fiction since the time of the immortal Alice." This is all living and full of humor, everyone who is familiar with the work of Lucy Montgomery, knows what bright feelings he gives rise to!...
Number of pages: ~ 384 pages

by John Milton
Paradise Lost
John Milton (1608-1676) - one of the greatest poets of England. Milton's poetry has always been distinguished by its elevation, its greatest beauty, appreciated by poets such as Pushkin, Byron, Goethe, can not be left indifferent and modern reader, despite the fact that we share the time and the difference in cultural and different artistic characteristics and tastes. Three poems included in this collection - “Paradise Lost”, “Returned Paradise” and “Samson-Wrestler” - were final for Milton....
Number of pages: ~ 512 pages

A Christmas Carol in Prose; Being a Ghost Story of Christmas
  • Fiction
  • 2004
  • Autor: Charles Dickens
Mr. Scrooge is a miser and a misanthrope. He loves only his account book and his savings. One day an old friend visits Mr. Scrooge on Christmas Eve. And everything would be fine, but only a friend died a long time ago ......
Number of pages: ~ 62 pages

by Alex Schwalbach and Julius Wilcox
The Modern Bicycle and Its Accessories
  • Education
  • 2018
  • Autor: Alex Schwalbach and Julius Wilcox
This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to adequately clean and digitally...
Number of pages: ~ 174 pages

by Hermann Hesse
Siddhartha
  • Fiction
  • 2001
  • Autor: Hermann Hesse
Siddhartha is an allegorical parable of the Nobel Laureate Hermann Hesse. The book is about the path of a loner. She tells about Siddhartha, a young brahmana, all respected and amazing, devoted her life to the search. In this search, a brahmana becomes an adversary - an ascetic and a beggar. Siddhartha's friend, Govinda, follows him. Together they make a pilgrimage to the Buddha Gautama. They say that this will be possible due to their own experience, and goes back on the road. So begins his new period of life....
Number of pages: ~ 160 pages

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
  • History
  • 1994
  • Autor: William Shakespeare
Moscow, 1957 Publishing "Art". With illustrations. Original dust covers, publishing bindings. Safety is good. This edition includes all the works of Shakespeare. The text is based on the most authoritative English edition - the so-called Cambridge edition (Cambridge Shakespeare, ed. William Aldis Wright, 3rd ed., 1891–93). Currently, the publication contains a more extensive auxiliary apparatus. All plays are accompanied by a critical essay and commentary. Last expanded in comparison with the previous collected works. The last volume contains an article about the history of theatrical...
Number of pages: ~ 1392 pages

by W. E. B. Du Bois
The Souls of Black Folk
The turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries is the time when the expansion of national self-consciousness occurs, and the voices of not only individual or black Americans in US literature are heard more and more clearly. The artistic creativity of the United States of America continued to develop, including in the book Islamic Tribes and Charles Eastman From the Wilderness of Forests to Civilization (1916). Along with a similar narration on autobiographical material, poetry and short prose, mostly humorous, are becoming more common story. A national policy in which people often...
Number of pages: ~ 176 pages

Walden, and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience
  • History
  • 1995
  • Autor: Henry David Thoreau
Thoreau writing belongs to the Civil Disobedience pamphlet (Civil Disobedience, 1849), where he expressed convictions for which in July 1846 he had to spend a night in prison, because he refused to pay taxes to the government, whose actions did not approve. Many years later, this essay had a great influence on Gandhi in his speech against British rule in India....
Number of pages: ~ 202 pages