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by Marcus Aurelius
- Autor: Marcus Aurelius
REFLECTIONS are personal records of the Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius Antonin made by him in the 70s. II c. AD They reflect the stubborn desire of Marcus Aurelius to be guided in his worldview by the Stoic teaching. Due to the exceptional position of Marcus Aurelius and his developing literary document, this document allows The book has its own destiny....
Number of pages: ~ 216 pages
by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
- Autor: Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
he Brothers Grimm (Jacob (1785–1863) and Wilhelm (1786–1859)) are German linguists and storytellers. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were the greatest experts on German folklore. They studied the grammar of Germanic languages, the history of law, and mythology. The tales of the Brothers Grimm are world famous. The most famous fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm: Successful Trade, Brave Tailor, Clever Hans, Wolf and the Seven Little Kids, Straw, ember and bob, Mrs. , Snow White and Alotsvetik and of course the Bremen street musicians....
Number of pages: ~ 384 pages
by Franz Kafka
- Autor: Franz Kafka
Franz Kafka, a Prague Jew who wrote in German, barely published his works during his lifetime, only excerpts from the novels The Process (1925) and The Castle (1926) and a few short stories. The most remarkable of his short stories, The Transformation, was written in the fall of 1912 and published in 1915. The hero of the "Transformation" Gregor Zamza - the son of not rich Prague inhabitants, people with purely materialistic needs. Five years ago, his father went bankrupt, and Gregor entered the service of one of his father’s creditors, became a traveling salesman, a cloth merchant. Since...
Number of pages: ~ 160 pages
by Mark Twain
- Autor: Mark Twain
A book about mischievous boys Hecke and Tome. Huckleberry is a homeless boy, with a sense of internal duty and conscience, who can be content with little and be happy with what is. Heku's life in the house of the widow Douglas, where everything is on call, is strictly according to the established order, so he lives in a barrel, because he is free! He prefers hell with Sawyer, than paradise in the company of the widow and her sister, Miss Watson, who constantly harasses Huck with his remarks: do not put your feet on a chair, do not yawn, do not stretch. Brave, resourceful, with incredible...
Number of pages: ~ 224 pages
- Autor: Leo Tolstoy
Is it possible to consider yourself a truly educated person without reading "War and Peace"? - I think the answer to this question is obvious. Leo Tolstoy's epic novel War and Peace is considered to be the pearl of world literature. Critics of the whole world recognize “War and Peace” as a model of a new European novel, although it is not so full. From a technical point of view, it is possible to call this work absolutely perfect - descriptions of the epic events of the war with Napoleon of 1812, and at the same time the delicate characters of all strata of Russian society of that time. It...
Number of pages: ~ 1440 pages
by King James
- Autor: King James
Translation of the Bible into English, performed under the patronage of the King of England Jacob I and released in 1611. Up until now, the Bible of King Jacob has the status of an approved, “authorized” by the king translation (English Authorized Version), although, unlike previous “authorized” translations, starting with the Great Bible, published under Henry VIII, there is actually no royal approval "never received [source not specified 1132 days]. In 2015, a priest of the parish church in Wrexham found one of the first copies of the King James Version of the Bible in 1611, the...
Number of pages: ~ 1824 pages
- Autor: Douglass
The story of the life of Frederick Douglas was written, as the title page reports, by Frederick Douglas himself and published in 1845. More than 250 years later, the narrative is still a powerful work, both for the bright window it provides for the practice of slavery in the American South and for its eloquent protection of human rights. The story tells the story of the life of Douglas from the moment of his birth to his escape from slavery at the age of 20 years. He reads both a personal testimony and an elaborate argument against slavery. Thus, Douglas's autobiography makes a strong...
Number of pages: ~ 176 pages
- Autor: N. A. Tretyakov
his scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature. Kessinger Publishing is the place to find hundreds of thousands of rare and hard-to-find books with something of interest for everyone!...
Number of pages: ~ 398 pages
by Francis Lynde Kroll
- Autor: Francis Lynde Kroll
An idealized picture of Sioux life that takes twelve-summers-old Little Bear through some prowess proving journeys in the company of his indulgent grandfather Great Bear. Together they decoy a Pawnee raiding party, hunt buffalo, track down a Crow horse thief- and finally Little Bear is awarded a roan colt by the warrior Flying Arrow. But while there is an abundance both of accurate description of nature- how to handle it skillfully, successfully,- and of smoothly delineated episodes- the writing here is dry and the Sioux are rather boringly endowed with all of the white man's virtues. A...
by Charlotte Brontë
- 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