Freya of the Seven Isles by Joseph Conrad

By Joseph Conrad

There's a measure of bliss too excessive for elation.

This little-known novella from one of many masters of the shape is so strange for Joseph Conrad's paintings in different respects, even though no longer in its unique maritime surroundings or its much more unique prose--it is rare in that it really is considered one of his only a few works to add a lady as a number one personality, and to take the shape of a romance.

Still, it's a Conradian romance: a sweeping saga set within the Indian Ocean basin, opposed to a turbulent historical past of slightly suppressed hostilities among Dutch and British service provider navies, instructed by means of one among Conrad's classically indifferent narrators. in spite of everything, the original viewpoint of the sharply etched personality of Freya is one in all Conrad's so much piercing reviews of the way the lust for strength can force males to greatness--or its opposite.

The paintings of The Novella Series

Too brief to be a singular, too lengthy to be a quick tale, the novella is mostly unrecognized via teachers and publishers. still, it's a shape cherished and practiced by way of literature's maximum writers. within the artwork Of The Novella sequence, Melville condominium celebrates this renegade paintings shape and its practitioners with titles which are, routinely, awarded in e-book shape for the 1st time.

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English Romantic Verse (Penguin Classics)

Author Note: David Wright [Editor]
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English Romantic poetry from its beginnings and its flowering to the 1st indicators of its decadence. approximately the entire well-known piéces de résistance might be came across the following - 'Intimations of Immortality', 'The historic Mariner', 'The Tyger', excerpts from 'Don Juan' - in addition to a few much less commonplace poems. so far as attainable the poets are prepared in chronological order, and their poems so as of composition, starting with eighteenth-century precursors reminiscent of grey, Cowper, Burns and Chatterton. certainly most leeway has been given over to the key Romantics - Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Clare and Keats - even if their successors, poets reminiscent of Beddoes and Poe, are integrated too, in addition to early poems through Tennyson and Browning. In a very good creation David Wright discusses the Romantics as a historic phenomenon, and issues out their principal beliefs and subject matters.

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Remember Me by Trezza Azzopardi

By Trezza Azzopardi

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2003
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Winnie may say she's no hassle. She's content material to enable the times cross by way of, minding her personal enterprise, bothering no-one. She'd really now not remember the earlier and, at seventy two, doesn't see a lot element in wondering the longer term. but if her closed lifestyles is shattered by means of a random act of violence, Winnie is catapulted out of her exile. Robbed of every little thing she owns, she embarks on a trip to trace down the thief - yet she quickly unearths that what started as a look for stolen assets has turn into the rediscovery of a stolen life.

Literary Awards
Wales e-book of the 12 months (2005)

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My Goat Ate Its Own Legs by Alex Burrett

By Alex Burrett

In a voice so unfailingly chipper it's suspicious, Alex Burrett poses in fiction a few irritating but definitely attainable futures for the human race (and different formidable, earthbound mammals). continuously prepared with an impeccable word or a sly wink, he stocks tales of the main darkly ironic type, together with a box file from a human abattoir, a chronicle of relationship dying, and, in fact, the story of the goat that ate its personal legs. those thirty exceptional, extraordinary, and morbidly hilarious "tales for adults" will pride somebody who doesn't take lifestyles (or demise) too heavily.

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A Christmas Carol (Enriched Classics) by Charles Dickens

By Charles Dickens

Enriched Classics provide readers obtainable variants of significant works of literature stronger via important notes and observation. every one ebook comprises academic instruments along the textual content, permitting scholars and readers alike to achieve a deeper and extra built realizing of the author and their work.

In this vintage, heart-warming story, 4 ghostly visitors educate precious classes to an previous miser. Ebenezer Scrooge, a egocentric, crotchety skinflint, spends his days counting cash and grousing, “Bah Humbug!” Scrooge doesn’t deal with an individual except himself. even if, on Christmas Eve, he's visited via his accomplice Marley, and the Ghosts of Christmas prior, Christmas current, and xmas but to come back, who educate him approximately benevolence, charity, and goodwill.

Enriched Classics improve your engagement via introducing and explaining the old and cultural value of the paintings, the author’s own historical past, and what effect this ebook had on next scholarship. each one booklet contains dialogue questions that support make clear and make stronger significant subject matters and examining options for additional research.

Read with self belief.

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Wuthering Heights (Timeless Classics) by Emily Brontë

By Emily Brontë

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Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte's in simple terms novel, is among the pinnacles of nineteenth century English literature. It's the tale of Heathcliff, an orphan who falls inlove with a lady above his classification, loses her, and devotes the remainder of his existence to wreaking revenge on her family.

In early nineteenth-century Yorkshire, the passionate attachment among a headstrong younger lady and a foundling boy cited by way of her father explanations catastrophe for them etc, even within the subsequent new release.

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The Monk by Matthew Lewis

By Matthew Lewis

Ambrosio, the worthwhile better of the Capuchins of Madrid, falls to the enticements of Matilda, a fiend-inspired wanton who, disguised as a boy, has entered his monastery as a beginner. Ambrosio then falls in love with one in every of his penitents and at last kills her so that it will get away detection. even though, he's stumbled on, tortured through the Inquisition and sentenced to loss of life. even though extravagant in its mix of the supernatural, the negative, and the indecent, the publication includes scenes of serious influence. the unconventional is a major instance of 18th century Gothic, written in part in keeping with Walpole and Radcliffe and loved a substantial modern trend.

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Henry IV, Part I (HarperPerennial Classics) by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

After overthrowing his predecessor, King Henry IV is conscious about the fragile political tensions he needs to stability to guard his throne. On one hand, he needs to rein in his son, the mischievous Prince Hal, who has left the court docket for a lifetime of consuming and delight. even as, he needs to positioned down a uprising of a few of the main strong households in England. Henry IV, half I is the second one of 4 hooked up performs approximately successive British monarchs, together with Richard II, Henry IV, half II, and Henry V.

Known as “The Bard of Avon,” William Shakespeare is arguably the best English-language author recognized. vastly well known in the course of his lifestyles, Shakespeare’s works proceed to resonate greater than 3 centuries after his demise, as has his impression on theatre and literature. Shakespeare’s leading edge use of personality, language, and experimentation with romance as tragedy served as a starting place for later playwrights and dramatists, and a few of his most renowned strains of discussion became a part of daily speech.

HarperPerennial Classics brings nice works of literature to lifestyles in electronic structure, upholding the top criteria in e-book creation and celebrating analyzing in all its kinds. search for extra titles within the HarperPerennial Classics assortment to construct your electronic library.

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William the Conqueror (Just William, Book 6) by Richmal Crompton

By Richmal Crompton

William is often in difficulty, yet occasionally it particularly isn't his fault. It was once Ginger who confirmed him the e-book approximately Robin Hood, and it was once Violet Elizabeth Bott's concept to scouse borrow from the wealthy and provides to the poor.

Unfortunately the single wealthy person they understand is Violet's father, so William's most modern plan to correct the world's wrongs is bound to guide to disaster . . .

In William the Conqueror everyone's favorite troublemaker, William Brown, is again in a set of 13 simply William tales - now with a brand-new conceal glance illustrated by way of Joe Berger.

There is just one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, lovely imp of mischief has been harassing his unlucky relations and delighting his thousands of admirers for the reason that 1922.

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