Télécharger le livre :  Hamlet

One of the greatest plays of all time, the compelling tragedy of the tormented young prince of Denmark continues to capture the imaginations of modern audiences worldwide. Confronted with evidence that his uncle murdered his father, and with his mother’s infidelity,...
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Parution : 2021-04-09

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Télécharger le livre :  The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales

When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few...
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Parution : 2021-02-15

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Télécharger le livre :  Common Sense

Common Sense is the timeless classic that inspired the Thirteen Colonies to fight for and declare their independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776. Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine, this pamphlet boldly challenged the authority of the British...
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Parution : 2021-02-03

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Télécharger le livre :  The Age of Reason

"The Age of Reason" is an influential work by Thomas Paine that follows in the tradition of eighteenth-century British deism, and challenges institutionalized religion and the legitimacy of the Bible. It presents common deistic arguments; for example, it highlights what...
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Parution : 2021-01-22

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Télécharger le livre :  Northanger Abbey

During an eventful season at Bath, young, naïve Catherine Morland experiences the joys of fashionable society for the first time. She is delighted with her new acquaintances: flirtatious Isabella, who shares Catherine's love of Gothic romance and horror, and...
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Parution : 2020-12-14

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Télécharger le livre :  The Canterbury Tales

In The Canterbury Tales Chaucer created one of the great touchstones of English literature, a masterly collection of chivalric romances, moral allegories and low farce. A story-telling competition between a group of pilgrims from all walks of life is the occasion for a...
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Parution : 2020-11-27

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Télécharger le livre :  The Rights of Man

One of the most influential writers and reformers of his age, Thomas Paine successfully publicized the issues of his time in pamphlets that clearly and persuasively argued for political independence and social reform. Rights of Man, his greatest and most widely read...
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Parution : 2020-11-13

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Télécharger le livre :  A Room With a View

E. M. Forster's 1908 novel 'A Room with A View' narrates the story of a young woman in the restrained culture of Edwardian England. Set in Italy and England, the story is both a romance and a critique of English society at the beginning of the 20th century.
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Parution : 2020-10-06

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Télécharger le livre :  Othello

In Othello, Shakespeare creates powerful drama from a marriage between the exotic Moor Othello and the Venetian lady Desdemona that begins with elopement and mutual devotion and ends with jealous rage and death. Shakespeare builds many differences into his hero and...
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Parution : 2020-08-04

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Télécharger le livre :  Romeo and Juliet

In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare creates a violent world, in which two young people fall in love. It is not simply that their families disapprove; the Montagues and the Capulets are engaged in a blood feud. In this death-filled setting, the movement from love at first...
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Parution : 2020-07-01

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Télécharger le livre :  Macbeth

In 1603, James VI of Scotland ascended the English throne, becoming James I of England. London was alive with an interest in all things Scottish, and Shakespeare turned to Scottish history for material. He found a spectacle of violence and stories of traitors advised by...
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Parution : 2020-07-01

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Télécharger le livre :  Peter Pan

The character of Peter Pan first came to life in the stories J. M. Barrie told to five brothers -- three of whom were named Peter, John, and Michael. Peter Pan is considered one of the greatest children's stories of all time and continues to charm readers one hundred...
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Parution : 2020-06-25

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Télécharger le livre :  The Jungle Book

Since its inception in 1894, The Jungle Book has enchanted readers—both young and old—with its invaluable moral lessons. By bestowing the animals in the stories with human traits, famed writer Rudyard Kipling gives readers timeless parables that teach family values and...
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Parution : 2020-06-05

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Télécharger le livre :  Jude the Obscure

Upon its first appearance in 1895, Thomas Hardy’s Jude the Obscure shocked Victorian critics and readers with a frank depiction of sexuality and an unbridled indictment of the institutions of marriage, education, and religion, reportedly causing one Angli-can bishop to...
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Parution : 2020-05-23

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Télécharger le livre :  The Man of the Forest

Would You Risk Your Life for Someone You Don’t Know? “O Lord, blaze the dim, dark trail for them through the unknown forest of life! O Lord, lead the way across the naked range of the future no mortal knows!” - Zane Grey, The Man of the Forest Milt Dale is a solitary...
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Parution : 2020-05-22

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Télécharger le livre :  The Princess and the Goblin

The enchanting story ofThe Princess and the Goblin, brilliantly introduced by Ursula Le Guin, author of the Earthsea quartet. Princess Irene lives in a castle in a wild and lonely mountainous region. One day she discovers a steep and winding stairway leading to a...
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Parution : 2020-05-21

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Télécharger le livre :  The Canterville Ghost

An American diplomat's family moves into an ancient stately mansion. They're warned by the owner that it is haunted by a most horrifying and gruesome spirit who had once cruelly murdered his own wife. The story progresses with creaking floor boards, mysterious passages,...
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Parution : 2020-05-20

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Télécharger le livre :  Beowulf

Composed toward the end of the first millennium, Beowulf is the elegiac narrative of the adventures of Beowulf, a Scandinavian hero who saves the Danes from the seemingly invincible monster Grendel and, later, from Grendel's mother. He then returns to his own country...
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Parution : 2020-05-19

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Télécharger le livre :  The Yellow Wallpaper

Best known for the 1892 title story of this collection, a harrowing tale of a woman's descent into madness, Charlotte Perkins Gilman wrote more than 200 other short stories. Seven of her finest are reprinted here. Written from a feminist perspective, often focusing on...
Editeur : Green World Classics
Parution : 2020-05-18

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Télécharger le livre :  Moll Flanders

Born in Newgate prison and abandoned six months later, Moll's drive to find and hold on to a secure place in society propels her through incest, adultery, bigamy, prostitution and a resourceful career as a thief ('the greatest Artist of my time') before she is...
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Parution : 2020-05-13

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