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by Charlotte Brontë
Jane Eyre: An Autobiography
  • Сlassic
  • 1998
  • Autor: Charlotte Brontë
Orphan Jane Eyre brought up in a shelter. But it did not break the young girl, but only tempered her character. Jane gets an excellent education and tries to achieve everything in life by herself. Having settled down as a governess to the family of the rich and mysterious Mr. Rochester, Jane not only finds her “I”, but also experiences the strongest feeling of all possible ... and a brilliant example of Russian translation school....
Number of pages: ~ 448 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.4/5

by H. G. Wells
The War of the Worlds
The book includes the legendary novel by HG Wells "War of the Worlds", repeatedly filmed and inspiring entire generations of science fiction writers to create exciting works about the struggle of civilizations and star wars....
Number of pages: ~ 160 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.4/5

by H. G. Wells
The Time Machine "The Time Machine" is the first science fiction novel by HG Wells, describing a journey into the world of the future, in which there are two types of people: Morlocks, inhabitants of the underworld and service machines, and fragile eloy, completely unsuitable for labor. Unless, having turned into semi-animals....
Number of pages: ~ 80 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.3/5

by Anonymous
Lost Mine Trail
Of the many romantic legends which abound throughout the West, few match the Lost Mine story from which the peak takes its name. Is it true? Did the mine exist? Or was it a campfire fabrication handed down from generation to generation? Early Spanish explorers of the Southwest, in their fervent search for gold and other riches, discovered and developed many mines, some yielding silver and gold. According to legend, a rich ore body was discovered on the highest point of Lost Mine Peak. Life-term prisoners were forced to work the mine. These men were blindfolded on several occasions in their...
Amazon Rating ~ ?/5

by Victor Hugo
Les Misérables
One of the best novels. Jean Valjean, Cosette, Gavroche - the names of the heroes of the novel have long been nominative, the number of his readers in the light does not become less, the novel does not lose its appreciation. A kaleidoscope of people from all walks of French society in the first half of the 19th century, bright, memorable characters, grotesque and romance, tense and exciting plot are the main reasons for success....
Number of pages: ~ 1232 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.2/5

by Elizabeth Bartlett
It Takes Practice Not To Die
  • Сlassic
  • 2019
  • Autor: Elizabeth Bartlett
Elizabeth Bartlett was an American poet and writer noted for her lyrical and symbolic poetry, creation of the new twelve-tone form of poetry, founder of the international non-profit organization Literary Olympics, Inc., and known as an author of fiction, essays, reviews, translations, and as an editor....
Number of pages: ~ 95 pages
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Historic Ornament, Vol 1 (of 2)
James Ward - a scientist, a geologist, a researcher, a member of the Imperial trans-Antarctic expedition of Ernest Shackleton (1914–1917), seven Arctic expeditions to the coast and Eastern Greenland of many scientific communities....
Number of pages: ~ 193 pages
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by Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina
"Anna Karenina", one of the most famous novels of Leo Tolstoy, begins to put the phrase: "All happy families are alike." This is a book about eternal values: about love, about faith, about family, about human dignity. This is an incredibly awesome novel from the greatest writer of the XIX century. As Dostoevsky expressed, “Anna Karenina” already in the times of contemporaries struck the readers with the depth of the human soul displayed in the book. A century ago, the book was translated into many world languages, and nowadays the novel is included in the golden fund of the world's literature....
Number of pages: ~ 476 pages
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The Romance of Lust: A classic Victorian erotic novel
The Romance of Lust, or Early Experiences is a Victorian erotic novel written anonymously in four volumes during the years 1873–1876 and published by William Lazenby. Henry Spencer Ashbee discusses this novel in one of his bibliographies of erotic literature. In addition the compilers of British Museum General Catalogue of Printed Books list this book...
Number of pages: ~ 224 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4/5

by Niccolò Machiavelli
The Prince
  • History
  • 2006
  • Autor: Niccolò Machiavelli
The state is divided into a republic. Machiavelli has three forms of coming to power: weapon, force or violence, luck or virtue. Machiavelli requires special attention to arms and virtues, it is noted that one complements the other. “Armed preachers are winning,” he writes. Machiavelli emphasizes that sometimes he must be like an animal, from which he distinguishes a fox and a lion. If the state discovers obvious defects or violates the "lifestyle" of the country that rules. Of the virtues of Machiavelli, Aristotle follows a particularly marked generosity (liberality - consistency as the...
Number of pages: ~ 80 pages
Amazon Rating ~ 4.5/5