Download E-books The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders PDF

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the recognized Moll Flanders (1822) Moll's mom is a jail convict in London who's transported to the United States the place Moll is raised till formative years via a foster mom. She turns into a servant and is enjoyed by way of either sons, however the elder persuades her to marry his more youthful brother. while she is widowed, Moll leaves her youngsters within the care of in-laws, and starts off honing the ability of passing herself off as a filthy rich widow to draw a guy who will marry her.

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Download E-books Collection of 78 Classic Works with Analysis and Historical Background: Annotated and Illustrated (Annotated Classics) PDF

By Leo Tolstoy

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Download E-books Codex PDF

By Lev Grossman

About to leave on his first holiday in years, Edward Wozny, a hotshot younger funding banker, is distributed to assist considered one of his firm's most crucial and mysterious consumers. His activity is to look their library stacks for a invaluable medieval codex, a treasure saved sealed away for a few years and for lots of purposes. Enlisting assistance from passionate medievalist Margaret Napier, Edward is set to resolve the secret of the codex-to comprehend its importance to his prosperous consumers, and to decipher the seeming parallels among the legend of the codex and an obsessive role-playing desktop online game that has absorbed him at nighttime hours of the evening.

The chilling answer brings jointly the medieval and the trendy features of the plot in a twist priceless of incomes comparisons to novels by way of William Gibson and Dan Brown, let alone these by means of A. S. Byatt and Umberto Eco. Lev Grossman's Codex is a mystery of the top order.

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Download E-books In Some Other World, Maybe: A Novel PDF

By Shari Goldhagen

In December 1992, 3 teams of children head to the theater to work out the motion picture model of the famed Eons & Empires comedian books. For Adam it is a final ditch attempt to hook up with anything (actually, somebody, the lady he is had a overwhelm on for years) in his sleepy Florida city ahead of he leaves for sturdy. Passionate fan Sharon skips college in Cincinnati so she will totally enjoy the flick with out interruption from her vapid almost-friends, a probably foolish indiscretion with surprising results. And in suburban Chicago, Phoebe and Ollie easily are looking to have a pleasant first date and perhaps idiot round at nighttime, if every person they comprehend may well simply cease getting into the way.

Over the subsequent 20 years, those unforgettable characters criss-cross the globe, turning into entwined through friendship, intercourse, ambition, reputation and tragedy. A razor-sharp, darkly comedian page-turner, In another international, Maybe sheds gentle on what it capability to develop up in sleek America.

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Download E-books Les œuvres de miséricorde PDF

By Riboulet Mathieu

Donner à manger à ceux qui ont faim, donner à boire à ceux qui ont soif, vêtir ceux qui sont nus, loger les pèlerins, visiter les malades, visiter les prisonniers, ensevelir les morts : tels sont les impératifs édictés par l’Église sous le nom d’oeuvres de miséricorde que le Caravage a peint dans un tableau qui porte ce titre, et dont ceux qui, nés en tradition chrétienne, qu’il le sachent ou non, sont censés être imprégnés. Cette injonction morale, l’écrivain l’a mise à l’épreuve de son expérience – réelle ou imaginaire.« Je suis resté longtemps prisonnier du sentiment flottant, informulé selon lequel l’Allemagne était infréquentable. Je n’étais pas guidé par une idée, un ressentiment moins encore, mais,de fait, chez moi on n’allait pas en Allemagne…Maintenant, je veux serrer dans mes bras le corps d’un de ces hommes que l’Histoire longuement m’opposa, le corps d’un homme allemand. Je vais donc à Cologne par un beau jour de mai, et je fais cela qui, pour un Français, a son pesant de sens :coucher avec un Allemand…J’ai cherché par là à comprendre remark le Corps Allemand, majuscules à l’appui, après être entré à trois reprises dans l. a. vie française sans demander d’autorisation (1870, 1914, 1939), proceed à façonner certains elements de notre lifestyles d’héritiers de cette histoire. Chemin faisant, j’ai également rassemblé divers éléments de fiction individuelle et de réalité collective, pour l. a. plupart « impensables », afin de tenter d’y voir un peu plus clair dans les violences que les hommes s’infligent – individuelles, sociales, sexuelles, historiques, guerrières, massivement subies mais de temps à autre, aussi, consenties –, dont l’art et los angeles sexualité sont le reflet et parfois l’expression, et de les lier du fil de cet impératif de miséricorde qui fonde notre culpabilité puisqu’il est,de tout temps et en tous lieux, battu en brèche.

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Download E-books El amor en los tiempos del cólera (Oprah #59) (Spanish Edition) PDF

De jóvenes, Florentino Ariza y Fermina Daza se enamoran apasionadamente, pero Fermina eventualmente come to a decision casarse con un médico rico y de muy buena familia. Florentino está anonadado, pero es un romántico. Su carrera en los negocios florece, y aunque sostiene 622 pequeños romances, su corazón todavía pertenece a Fermina. Cuando al fin el esposo de ella muere, Florentino acude al funeral con toda intención. A los cincuenta años, nueve meses y cuatro días de haberle profesado amor a Fermina, lo hará una vez más.

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Download E-books Metropole PDF

By Ferenc Karinthy

“A relevant ecu vintage to be chanced on and relished.”—Eva Hoffman

“A wonderful novel. humorous, nightmarish and jubilant.”—Libération

"Although it took virtually forty years for Metropole to be translated into English, the publication holds up good. within the similar manner that Kafka turns into proper back at any time when you renew your driver's license, Karinthy captures that enduring, frightening and exhilarating kingdom of being on the mercy of an unexpected land."—Jessa Crispin for NPR

“I don’t comprehend whilst I’ve learn a extra excellent novel-a dynamically helpless hero (in the road of Kafka), and a beautiful spiral of motion, not anything spare, not anything fallacious, creative and with out artifice.”—Michael Hoffman in TLS Books of the 12 months 2009

Budai unearths himself in an odd urban the place he can’t comprehend a note someone says. One claustrophobic day blurs into one other as he desperately struggles to outlive during this tremendously overpopulated city the place there are as many languages as there are people.

Metropole is a suspenseful and haunting Hungarian vintage, and a imaginative and prescient of hell in contrast to any formerly imagined.

Ferenc Karinthy used to be born in Budapest in 1921. He was once a translator and editor, in addition to an award-winning novelist, playwright, and journalist.

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Download E-books Scenes of Clerical Life PDF

By George Eliot

George Eliot made her fictional debut while SCENES OF CLERICAL existence seemed in 'Blackwood's Magazine' in 1857. those tales comprise Eliot's earliest stories of what turned enduring topics in her nice novels: the influence of non secular controversy and social switch in provincial existence, and the ability of affection to remodel the lives of person women and men. 'Adam Bede' used to be quickly to seem and produce George Eliot repute and fortune.

In the period in-between the SCENES gained acclaim from a discerning readership together with Charles Dickens: ' i'm hoping you'll excuse my writing to you to specific my admiration...The beautiful fact and delicacy, either one of the humour and the pathos of these tales, i haven't noticeable the like of.'

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Download E-books The Recruiter (A Thriller) PDF

By Dan Ames

"...a fantastic thriller...a travel de force."

-bookiio.com

What might occur if an army recruiter refused to take no for an answer?

In this gripping mystery, Samuel Ackerman has one dream: to develop into a military SEAL. yet after falling by the wayside of the mythical unit's education application referred to as Hell Week, he's pressured to develop into a recruiter in his small place of origin. in an effort to earn a go back journey to SEAL education, he should have a winning flip as a recruiter. As he quickly proves, he'll cease at not anything to get what he wants.

"Ames writes lean, suggest prose. jogs my memory of the nice mystery writers."

-Robert Gregory Browne

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Download E-books Parents and Children PDF

Eleanor and Fulbert Sullivan reside, with their 9 youngsters starting from nursery to school age, in a tremendous state apartment belonging to Fulbert's mom and dad, Sir Jesse and girl Regan. Sir Jesse sends Fulbert, his purely son, on a enterprise project to South the United States. information comes of Fulbert's loss of life, and his executor, Ridley Cranmer, plans an impulsive marriage to Eleanor... yet is Fulbert relatively lifeless? and what's the secret surrounding the parentage of the 3 unusual Marlowes residing in genteel penury at the edge of the good estate?

Parents and Children is much less savage in subject than a few of Ivy Compton-Burnett's fiction and, with its richly humorous scenes with the youngsters and fortunately resolved finishing, makes an ideal advent to this exotic author's hugely person global - a closed global of severe relationships inside of past due Victorian upper-class households, a global within which the in general unstated is said and the unthinkable enacted, with darkish revelations blandly rising from formal speeches of significant subtlety.

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