Télécharger le livre :  The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows

'Mind you, it was a pukka, respectable opium-house, and not one of those stifling, sweltering chandoo-khanas that you can find all over the City.'Kipling first became famous for his pungent, harsh and shocking stories of northwest India, where he grew up. This is just...
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Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  The Figure in the Carpet

'Did she know and if she knew would she speak?'The story of an unsolved literary mystery that explores what James referred to as "troubled artistic consciousness" Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate...
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Télécharger le livre :  The Reckoning

'If marriage was the slow life-long acquittal of a debt contracted in ignorance, then marriage was a crime against human nature.'Two moving stories of love, loss, desire and divorce, from one of the great chroniclers of nineteenth-century New York life.Introducing...
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Télécharger le livre :  The Tinderbox

'There sat the dog with eyes as big as mill wheels'Though criticised for their anarchic immorality when first published, Hans Christian Andersen's tales made him an international star, taken to the hearts of children and adults for their beauty, sorrow and strangeness. ...
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Télécharger le livre :  How a Ghastly Story Was Brought to Light by a Common or Garden Butcher's Dog

'The devil gave the woman a nudge: "Look at that belt full of money peeping out from under the butcher's shirt!"'Written for a local German journal and published in 1811, these fabulous, funny, jewel-like miniature tales describe con men, tricksters, disasters, murders,...
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Télécharger le livre :  To-morrow

'It was as if the sea, breaking down the wall protecting all the homes of the town, had sent a wave over her head'One of Conrad's most powerful, gripping storiesIntroducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the...
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Télécharger le livre :  The Nose

'Strangely enough, I mistook it for a gentleman at first. Fortunately I had my spectacles with me so I could see it was really a nose.'
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Télécharger le livre :  A Slip Under the Microscope

'I will go in, out of this dust and heat, out of this dry glitter of vanity, out of these toilsome futilities. I will go and never return.'Three disturbing, mysterious and moving stories from Wells, science-fiction pioneer.Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for...
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Télécharger le livre :  A Haunted House

'The window panes reflected apples, reflected roses; all the leaves were green in the glass' Nowhere are Virginia Woolf's daring experimentations with style and form more evident than in her short stories, which shimmer and flash with their author's peculiar genius....
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  How Much Land Does A Man Need?

'Although he feared death, he could not stop. 'If I stopped now, after coming all this way - well, they'd call me an idiot!'A pair of short stories about greed, charity, life and death from one of Russia's most influential writers and thinkers.Introducing Little Black...
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Télécharger le livre :  A Pair of Silk Stockings

'At night, among the reeds on the bayou, Chicot could still hear the woman's wail, mingled now with the croaking of the frogs...'From one of the most daring writers of fin-de-siècle America, five stories of awakening that range from Louisiana's plantations and...
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Télécharger le livre :  A Simple Heart

She decided she would teach him to speak and he was very soon able to say, 'Pretty boy!', 'Your servant, sir!' and 'Hail Mary!'
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Télécharger le livre :  The Life of a Stupid Man

'What is the life of a human being - a drop of dew, a flash of lightning? This is so sad, so sad.'Autobiographical stories from one of Japan's masters of modernist story-telling.Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black...
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Télécharger le livre :  Miss Brill

'And again, as always, he had the feeling he was holding something that never was quite his - his. Something too delicate, too precious, that would fly away once he let go.'Three sharp and powerful short stories from Katherine Mansfield, one of the genre's all-time...
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Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  The Great Winglebury Duel

'Desperate-minded villain!'Two of Dickens' hilarious early stories from Sketches by Boz: 'The Great Winglebury Duel' and 'Bloomsbury Christening'Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and...
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Télécharger le livre :  The Tell-Tale Heart

'Presently I heard a slight groan, and I knew it was a groan of mortal terror ... the low stifled sound that arises from the bottom of the soul.'Stories about murder, mystery and madness, portraying the author's feverish imagination at its creative height.Introducing...
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Parution : 2015-02-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Hot Little Hands

This exceptional collection of stories is about young women of different ages, from their early teens to their late twenties, coming to terms with what it means to desire, and be desired, with funny, surprising and sometimes confronting results. Ulman first made her...
Editeur : E-Penguin
Parution : 2015-02-25

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Télécharger le livre :  Written Out

A regional television programme, Get One Over, where amateurs search for and discover antiques and valuable objects in junk shops, has captured the nation’s zeitgeist and gone nationwide.The Christmas episode is to be filmed in Market Darley, and both antiques fan, Miss...
Editeur : Headline Accent
Parution : 2015-02-23

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Télécharger le livre :  Voluntary Committal

A smart and spooky story about a boy who plays in his bassement, making tunnels out of cardboard boxes, and the unexpected results of his adventures. Joe Hill is the New York Times bestselling author of NOS4R2, Horns, and Heart-Shaped Box, and the prize-winning story...
Editeur : Gollancz
Parution : 2015-02-12

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Télécharger le livre :  Over Our Heads

Over Our Heads: the brilliant debut by Andrew Fox.A young man rushes to the bedside of his ex, knowing the baby she's having is not his own. Travelling colleagues experience an eerie moment of truth when a fire starts in their hotel. A misdirected parcel sets off a...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2015-02-05

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