Big Sur

By Jack Kerouac

"Each publication through Jack Kerouac is exclusive, a telepathic diamond. With prose set in the course of his brain, he unearths awareness itself in all its syntatic elaboration, detailing the luminous vacancy of his personal paranoiac confusion. Such wealthy traditional writing is nonpareil in later part XX century, a synthesis of Proust, Céline, Thomas Wolfe, Hemingway, Genet, Thelonius Monk, Basho, Charlie Parker, and Kerouac's personal athletic sacred insight.

"Big Sur's humane, certain account of the extreme ravages of alcohol delirium tremens on Kerouac, a suerior novelist who had energy to accomplish his poetic narrative, a role few scribes so troubled have accomplished—others crack up. the following we meet San Francisco's poets & realize hero Dean Moriarty ten years after On the Road. Jack Kerouac used to be a 'writer,' as his nice peer W.S. Burroughs says, and the following on the height of his ache funny genius he wrote via his distress to finish with 'Sea,' an excellent poem appended, at the hallucinatory Sounds of the Pacific Ocean at large Sur." —Allen Ginsberg

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Black Beauty (Graphic Revolve: Common Core Editions)

Black good looks faces human cruelty and mistreatment in an international that cares little for the happiness of animals.  Written in graphic-novel layout. those reader-favorite tiles are actually up to date for more suitable universal middle kingdom criteria aid, together with dialogue and writing activates constructed by means of a standard center professional, an elevated creation, bolded word list phrases and dynamic new covers.

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Pierre et Jean (French Edition)

This anthology is an intensive advent to vintage literature if you happen to 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 if you have identified and enjoyed those works long ago, this is often a call for participation to reunite with outdated acquaintances in a clean new structure. From Shakespeare’s finesse to Oscar Wilde’s wit, this designated assortment brings jointly works as diversified and influential because the Pilgrim’s growth 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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Finn Family Moomintroll (Moomins)

By Tove Jansson

It is spring within the valley and the Moomins are prepared for experience! Moomintroll and his associates Snufkin and Sniff locate the Hobgoblin's best hat, all glossy and new and simply ready to be taken domestic. They quickly detect that his is not any traditional hat; it might flip anything―or anyone―into anything else!

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Don Quixote de la Mancha (Oxford World's Classics)

Don Quixote, initially released in elements in 1605 and 1615, stands as Cervantes' belated yet great literary good fortune. a piece which has completed mythic prestige, it really is thought of to have pioneered the fashionable novel. Don Quixote, a terrible gentleman from los angeles Mancha, Spain, entranced by means of the code of chivalry, seeks romantic honor via absurd and awesome adventures. His fevered mind's eye turns daily items into heroic rivals and stepping stones to bigger glory; each one make the most serves as a comic book, but aggravating remark at the mental fight among fact and phantasm, truth and fiction. This celebrated translation by means of Charles Jarvis bargains a brand new advent and notes which supply crucial heritage information.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made on hand the broadest spectrum of literature from around the world. each one cheap quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, offering the main exact textual content plus a wealth of alternative important good points, together with specialist introductions by way of top professionals, voluminous notes to elucidate the textual content, up to date bibliographies for extra examine, and lots more and plenty more.

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La Symphonie pastorale de André Gide (Fiche de lecture): Résumé complet et analyse détaillée de l'oeuvre (French Edition)

By David Noiret

Décryptez los angeles Symphonie pastorale d'André Gide avec l’analyse du !

Que faut-il retenir de La Symphonie pastorale, le roman qui relate l'opposition entre les sentiments et l. a. faith ? Retrouvez tout ce que vous devez savoir sur cette œuvre dans une fiche de lecture complète et détaillée.

Vous trouverez notamment dans cette fiche :
• Un résumé complet
• Une présentation des personnages principaux tels que le pasteur, Gertrude et Jacques
• Une examine des spécificités de l’œuvre : l. a. faith et le traitement du temps

Une examine de référence pour comprendre rapidement le sens de l’œuvre.

« Dans cette nouvelle édition de notre examine de l. a. Symphonie pastorale (2014), avec David Noiret, nous fournissons des pistes pour décoder ce roman à l. a. measurement religieuse incontestable. Notre examine permet de faire rapidement le travel de l’œuvre et d’aller au-delà des clichés. » Stéphanie FELTEN

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La Semaine Sainte

By Louis Aragon

Cette Semaine Sainte est celle du 19 au 26 mars 1815. Le débarquement de l'île d'Elbe a ecu lieu et "Bonaparte" a déjà dépassé Lyon. Louis XVIII est en fuite. Une indescriptible cohue l'accompagne, une foule de gens qui courent aussi vite qu'ils le peuvent de Paris à Béthune. C'est los angeles Maison du Roi, l. a. cour, les dignitaires, des maréchaux, les troupes qui sont restées loyales. l. a. France, encore une fois, se trouve partagée en deux. Il y a los angeles France du passé qui fuit avec Louis XVIII, et celle du présent, ses aspirations, ses espoirs, qui regarde du côté de Napoléon. L'empereur est-il plus proche de los angeles Révolution, plus proche du peuple que les Bourbons ? Un tel livre, un tel roman est very unlikely à résumer. C'est le tableau de tout un peuple à un tournant de son destin, c'est l'immense poème épique d'une société saisie au milieu de ses convulsions les plus caractéristiques. C'est une somme poétique, historique, romanesque, l'un des plus beaux livres d'Aragon.

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This Side of Paradise (Dover Thrift Editions)

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald's first novel, This part of Paradise (1920) used to be a right away, incredible good fortune and confirmed his literary attractiveness. maybe the definitive novel of that "Lost Generation," it tells the tale of Amory Blaine, a good-looking, filthy rich Princeton pupil who halfheartedly contains himself in literary cults, "liberal" pupil actions, and a sequence of empty flirtations with younger women. whilst he eventually does fall really in love, even though, the younger girl rejects him for another.
After serving in France throughout the conflict, Blaine returns to embark on a occupation in advertisements. nonetheless younger, yet already cynical and world-weary, he exemplifies the younger women and men of the '20s, defined by means of Fitzgerald as "a iteration grown as much as locate all gods useless, all wars fought, all faiths in guy shaken."

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The Wings of the Dove (Penguin Classics)

By Henry James

Rising from the grit and stigma of poverty to a lifetime of fairytale privilege lower than the wing of her aunt, the gorgeous and financially bold Kate Croy is already romantically concerned with promising journalist Merton Densher after they turn into familiar with Milly Theale, a brand new York socialite of big wealth. studying of Milly's mortal affliction and passionate allure to Densher, Kate units the scene for a romantic betrayal meant to safe her lasting monetary safety. because the death Milly retreats in the carnival splendour of a Venetian palazzo, changing into the frail hub of a predatory circle of fortune-seekers, James unfolds a resonant, brooding story of doomed ardour, betrayal, human resilience and remorse.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. 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 more desirable by way of introductions and notes through distinct students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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