Download E-books El Arco Iris PDF

By D. H. Lawrence

El arco iris (1915) de D. H. Lawrence –que presentamos por primera vez íntegra en español, en nueva traducción de Catalina Martínez Muñoz− cuenta los angeles historia de una familia a lo largo de tres generaciones, desde l. a. década de 1840 hasta 1905. Del granjero Tom Brangwen y su mujer Lydia Lensky, viuda de un médico polaco, hasta su nieta Ursula, ya una joven con trabajo y estudios, describe el paso de una sociedad rural a una urbana e business con una sensibilidad en su día completamente nueva, y aún hoy enormemente unique y sorprendente. Prohibida en su día por «obscena», los angeles novela encuadra l. a. saga primary en los esquivos y neblinosos márgenes de los angeles intimidad, en los que el autor se vuelca como ningún otro lo había hecho antes: es en l. a. conciencia de sí mismos, en su aceptación o rechazo de las condiciones de los angeles vida en pareja, y de todo lo que ésta crea y destruye, donde los personajes se definen, huyen o se atrapan, viven y evolucionan. «Cuerpos y almas son lo mismo», cube Lawrence: ¿es posible, pues, encontrar un sitio para l. a. sexualidad no solo en los angeles naturaleza, sino en el orden del conocimiento y hasta en los angeles religión? Para sus personajes es decisivo descubrir los angeles oscuridad, «dar el salto de lo conocido a lo desconocido», y toda l. a. agitacion y l. a. voluptuosidad de este salto impregna cada una de las páginas de los angeles novela.

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Download E-books Typee: A Romance of the South Sea PDF

By Herman Melville

This anthology is a radical creation to vintage literature in the event you haven't but skilled those literary masterworks. if you have identified and enjoyed those works long ago, this is often a call for participation to reunite with previous pals in a clean new structure. From Shakespeare's finesse to Oscar Wilde's wit, this special assortment brings jointly works as various and influential because the Pilgrim's development and Othello. As an anthology that invitations readers to immerse themselves within the masterpieces of the literary giants, it truly is must-have addition to any library.

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Download E-books Beware of Pity (New York Review Books Classics) PDF

By Stefan Zweig

Wes Anderson on Stefan Zweig:  "I had by no means heard of Zweig...when I simply kind of accidentally got a duplicate of Beware of Pity. I enjoyed this first book.  I additionally learn the The Post-Office GirlThe Grand Budapest Hotel has parts that have been type of stolen from either those books. characters in our tale are vaguely intended to symbolize Zweig himself — our “Author” personality, performed via Tom Wilkinson, and the theoretically fictionalised model of himself, performed via Jude legislation. yet, in truth, M. Gustave, the most personality who's performed by means of Ralph Fiennes, is modelled considerably on Zweig as well."

"Stefan Zweig used to be a depressing and unorthodox artist; you need to have him back."--Salman Rushdie

The nice Austrian author Stefan Zweig was once a grasp anatomist of the deceitful middle, and watch out for Pity, the single novel he released in the course of his lifetime, uncovers the seed of selfishness inside of even the best of feelings.

Hofmiller, an Austro-Hungarian cavalry officer stationed on the fringe of the empire, is invited to a celebration on the domestic of a wealthy neighborhood landowner, an international clear of the dreary regimen of the barracks. the environment are glamorous, wine flows freely, and the exhilarated younger Hofmiller asks his host's attractive daughter for a dance, purely to find that affliction has left her painfully crippled. it's a minor blunder that would break his lifestyles, as pity and guilt steadily implicate him in a well-meaning yet tragically wrongheaded plot to revive the sad invalid to health.

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Download E-books Un Prêtre marié PDF

By Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly

Variation enrichie de Jacques Petit comportant une préface et un file sur l'oeuvre.

Un prêtre, défroqué sous los angeles Révolution et marié à une femme qui meurt d'apprendre son ideal état, revient au can pay natal avec sa fille Calixte, aussi belle que frappée d'une inguérissable névrose. Au jeune homme qui s'éprend d'elle, elle ne peut que dire non, tant le drame de sa naissance lui interdit de s'accepter comme femme, ne lui laisse d'autre resolution que le cloître. Entre ces trois êtres l. a. scenario est sans factor que los angeles mort seule peut dénouer par "une revanche bad de los angeles windfall qui nous écrase le cœur sous ce que notre cœur a le plus aimé". Toute l. a. folie, toutes les noires obsessions de Barbey sont résumées dans ce livre, "écrit pour los angeles gloire de Dieu, disait-il, et proscrit de toutes les boutiques catholiques".

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Download E-books Heart of Darkness PDF

Center of Darkness (1899) is a brief novel through Polish novelist Joseph Conrad, written as a body narrative, approximately Charles Marlow's adventure as an ivory transporter down the Congo River in relevant Africa. The river is "a amazing tremendous river, you can see at the map, corresponding to an incredible snake uncoiled, with its head within the sea, its physique at relaxation curving afar over an unlimited kingdom, and its tail misplaced within the depths of the land". during his shuttle in important Africa, Marlow turns into keen about Mr. Kurtz. the tale is a posh exploration of the attitudes humans carry on what constitutes a barbarian as opposed to a civilized society and the attitudes on colonialism and racism that have been half and parcel of ecu imperialism. initially released as a three-part serial tale, in Blackwood's journal, the novella middle of Darkness has been variously released and translated into many languages. In 1998, the trendy Library ranked center of Darkness because the sixty-seventh of the hundred most sensible novels in English of the 20th century.

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Download E-books Dom Casmurro (Library of Latin America) PDF

"A palm tree, seeing me bothered and divining the reason, murmured in its branches that there has been not anything improper with fifteen-year outdated boys stepping into corners with women of fourteen; fairly the opposite, youths of that age haven't any different functionality, and corners have been made for that very goal. It used to be an outdated palm-tree, and that i believed in previous palm-trees much more than in outdated books. Birds, butterflies, a cricket testing its summer season music, the entire dwelling issues of the air have been of an analogous opinion." So starts off this outstanding love tale among Bento and Capitu, youth sweethearts who develop up round the corner to one another in Rio de Janeiro within the 1850s.
Like different nice 19th century novels--The Scarlet Letter, Anna Karenina, Madame Bovary--Machado de Assis's Dom Casmurro explores the subjects of marriage and adultery. yet what distinguishes Machado's novel from the realism of its contemporaries, and what makes it one of these pleasant discovery for English-speaking readers, is its eccentric and wildly unpredictable narrative kind. faraway from developing the appearance of an orderly fictional "reality," Dom Casmurro is instructed by means of a narrator who's disruptively self-conscious, deeply subjective, and susceptible to all demeanour of wonderful digression. As he recounts the occasions of his lifestyles from the vantage of a lonely previous age, Bento consistently interrupts his tale to mirror at the writing of it: he examines the aptness of a picture or analogy, considers slicing out definite scenes ahead of taking the manuscript to the printer, and engages in a working, and sometimes hilarious, discussion with the reader. "If all this turns out a bit emphatic, frustrating reader," he says, "it's since you have by no means combed a girl's hair, you've gotten by no means positioned your adolescent arms at the younger head of a nymph..." however the novel is greater than a functionality of stylistic acrobatics. it really is an ironic critique of Catholicism, during which God appears to be like as one of those divine accountant whose ledgers can be balanced in devious in addition to pious methods. it's also a narrative approximately love and its hindrances, approximately deception and self-deception, and in regards to the failure of reminiscence to make life's starting healthy smartly into its finish. First released in 1900, Dom Casmurro is likely one of the nice unrecognized classics of the flip of the century by way of one among Brazil's maximum writers. the recognition of Machado de Assis in Latin the US hasn't ever been doubtful and now, with the acclaim of such critics and writers as Susan Sontag, John Barth, and Tony Tanner, his paintings is eventually receiving the global awareness it deserves.
Newly translated and edited via John Gledson, with an afterword by way of Joao Adolfo Hansen, this Library of Latin the United States variation is the single whole, unabridged, and annotated translation of the unconventional on hand. It bargains English-speaking readers a literary genius of the rarest variety.

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By Joseph Conrad

This compact novel, accomplished in 1900, as with such a lot of of the good novels of the time, is at its baseline a e-book of the ocean. An English boy in an easy city has desires greater than the outside and embarks at an early age into the sailor's lifestyles. The waters he travels gift him having the ability to discover the human spirit, whereas Joseph Conrad launches the tale into either an workout of his technical prowess and a carefully crafted photograph of a personality who reaches the prestige of a literary hero.

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Download E-books A Modern Utopia (Dover Thrift Editions) PDF

By H. G. Wells

Greater recognized for his formative works in technological know-how fiction, H. G. Wells additionally wrote approximately politics and society. during this 1905 novel, he blends philosophical dialogue with an resourceful narrative. Wells's depiction of a global united in sexual, monetary, and racial equality bargains a persuasive and ever-valid argument for his socialist beliefs.

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The must-have Pevear and Volokhonsky translation of 1 of the best Russian novels ever written

defined through William Faulkner because the most sensible novel ever written and through Fyodor Dostoevsky as “flawless,” Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair among the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the rushing officer, count number Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and thereby exposes herself to the hypocrisies of society. Set opposed to an enormous and richly textured canvas of nineteenth-century Russia, the novel's seven significant characters create a dynamic imbalance, enjoying out the contrasts of urban and state lifestyles and the entire adaptations on love and kin happiness.

whereas earlier models have softened the powerful and infrequently surprising characteristics of Tolstoy's writing, Pevear and Volokhonsky have produced a translation real to his strong voice. This authoritative version, which got the PEN Translation Prize and used to be an Oprah e-book membership™ choice, additionally contains an illuminating advent and explanatory notes. attractive, lively, and eminently readable, this Anna Karenina could be the definitive textual content for enthusiasts of the movie and generations to come. This Penguin Classics Deluxe version additionally positive aspects French flaps and deckle-edged paper.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts greater by way of introductions and notes by means of distinctive students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations through award-winning translators.

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Download E-books Tess of the d'Urbervilles PDF

I got down to create the last word Kindle variation of Thomas Hardy’s undying tales. i wished a wonderfully formatted, easy-to-use Kindle free up that integrated those outstanding books at a gorgeous rate.

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o Tess Of The d’Urbervilles

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