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Download E-books Don Quixote PDF

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Edith Grossman's definitive English translation of the Spanish masterpiece. greatly considered as one of many funniest and such a lot tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the adventures of the self-created knight-errant Don Quixote of l. a. Mancha and his trustworthy squire, Sancho Panza, as they shuttle via sixteenth-century Spain. you have not skilled Don Quixote in English till you might have learn this masterful translation.

This P.S. version gains an additional sixteen pages of insights into the publication, together with writer interviews, suggested interpreting, and more.

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Download E-books Un grupo de nobles damas (Clásica) PDF

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Retenidos por el mal tiempo en un museo municipal, los miembros del membership de Naturaleza y Arqueología de Wessex deciden entretenerse contando curiosas historias «de hermosas damas, de sus amores y sus odios, de sus alegrías y sus desdichas, de su belleza y su destino». Bodas secretas, hijos ilegítimos, aventuras furtivas, y muchos errores impulsivos que sólo se reconocerán con el paso del tiempo, componen l. a. esencia de estas narraciones.

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Download E-books Lolita PDF

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By Vladimir Nabokov

Awe and exhiliration--along with heartbreak and mordant wit--abound in Lolita, Nabokov's most famed and arguable novel, which tells the tale of the getting older Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed ardour for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita can also be the tale of a hypercivilized ecu colliding with the joyful barbarism of postwar the United States. such a lot of all, it's a meditation on love--love as outrage and hallucination, insanity and transformation.

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Download E-books Kidnapped (Bantam Classics) PDF

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By Robert Louis Stevenson

Lively, romantic, and whole of chance, Kidnapped is Robert Louis Stevenson's vintage of excessive experience. cherished via generations, it's the saga of David Balfour, a tender inheritor whose grasping uncle connives to do him out of his inherited fortune and plots to have him seized and bought into slavery. yet honor, loyalty, and braveness are rewarded; the orphan and castaway survives kidnapping and shipwreck, is rescued via a daredevil of a rogue, and makes an exciting get away to freedom around the wild highlands of Scotland.

Acclaimed by way of Henry James as Robert Louis Stevenson's most sensible novel, Kidnapped achieves what Stevenson referred to as, "the specific crown and triumph of the artist...not just to persuade, yet to enchant."

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Download E-books The Golden Lotus: Jin Ping Mei, Volume 2 PDF

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By Robert E. Hegel, Lanling Xiaoxiaosheng, Clement Egerton, Shu Qingchun

A saga of ruthless ambition, homicide, and lust, this vintage novel—admired in its personal time for its literary characteristics and biting indictment of the immorality and cruelty of its age—lays naked the rivalries inside of a filthy rich family members whereas chronicling its upward push and fall.

This version incorporates a new advent by way of Robert Hegel of Washington collage, and includes the whole textual content as translated by means of Clement Egerton with the help of Shu Qingchun, who as Lao She grew to become probably the most well-known chinese language writers of the 20th century.

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Download E-books On the Road: The Original Scroll (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) PDF

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The mythical 1951 scroll draft of On the Road, released as Kerouac initially composed it

IN 3 WEEKS in April of 1951, Jack Kerouac wrote his first complete draft of On the Road—typed as a single-spaced paragraph on 8 lengthy sheets of tracing paper, which he later taped jointly to shape a 120-foot scroll. a huge literary occasion whilst it used to be released in Viking hardcover in 2007, this can be the uncut model of an American classic—rougher, wilder, and extra provocative than the legit paintings that seemed, seriously edited, in 1957. This model, shooting a second in artistic background, represents the 1st complete expression of Kerouac’s progressive aesthetic.

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 an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts better by means of introductions and notes by way of extraordinary students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations via award-winning translators.

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Download E-books Hard Times (Enriched Classics) PDF

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By Charles Dickens

This tale of sophistication clash in Victorian England serves as a strong critique of the social injustices that plagued the economic Revolution.

THIS ENRICHED vintage variation contains:

• A concise creation that provides the reader vital heritage details
• A chronology of the author's lifestyles and paintings
• A timeline of important occasions that gives the book's old context
• an summary of key topics and plot issues to steer the reader's personal interpretations
• specific explanatory notes
• severe research, together with modern and glossy views at the paintings
• dialogue inquiries to advertise full of life school room and publication workforce interplay
• a listing of instructed comparable books and flicks to expand the reader's event

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Download E-books El pobre Goriot PDF

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By Honoré de Balzac

París, 1817. En una pensión «de clase media», regentada con economía por una viuda, coinciden los desechos de los angeles sociedad parisina y los jóvenes que sueñan con entrar en ella. En el último piso, el más barato, viven puerta por puerta un anciano que amasó una fortuna fabricando fideos y que, habiendo casado espléndidamente a sus hijas, ahora es menospreciado por ellas, y un estudiante de provincias que apenas tiene para unos guantes amarillos con los que triunfar en un baile. Un tercer huésped, el misterioso Vautrin, que detecta l. a. ambición del estudiante, le propone un tortuoso crimen que podría enriquecerlo de los angeles noche a l. a. mañana. El pobre Goriot (1835), una de las novelas más justamente célebres de los angeles historia de los angeles literatura, enfrenta a dos hombres en los dos extremos de los angeles vida: el anciano que los angeles concluye en los angeles ingratitud y l. a. ruina y el joven que se abre a ella resistiéndose a aceptar que habrá de elegir entre los angeles virtud y los angeles corrupción. «¡Ay, sépalo el lector, este drama no es una ficción ni una novela! –dice Balzac en las primeras páginas–. All is correct, ¡es tan verdadero que todos pueden reconocer los elementos que hay en él en su casa y quizá en su corazón!»

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Download E-books Doña Perfecta - Benito Pérez Galdós (Con Notas)(Biografía)(Ilustrado) PDF

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Doña Perfecta es una novela de Benito Pérez Galdós escrita en 1876. Pertenece al grupo de "novelas de tesis" del autor canario y ha sido considerada por algunos críticos como una de sus obras tempranas más importantes. El propio Galdós hizo una adaptación teatral, estrenada en Madrid en los primeros días de 1896. En diferentes versiones, l. a. novela fue llevada al cine en México (1950) y en España (1977).
Benito Pérez Galdós (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 10 de mayo de 1843 - Madrid, four de enero de 1920) fue un novelista, dramaturgo, cronista y político español. Se le considera uno de los mejores representantes de los angeles novela realista del siglo xix no solo en España y un narrador capital en los angeles historia de los angeles literatura en lengua española, hasta el punto de ser propuesto por diversos especialistas y estudiosos de su obra como el mayor novelista español después de Cervantes.

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