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The book pops up before the controversy of Libro de Manuel which synthetizes politics and social narration into a new prodigious genre. Themes: threshold between conventional and fantastic, love, dream, sickness, death, infancy, the perfect geometry behin
Novel by Theodore Dreiser, published in 1925. It is a complex and compassionate account of the life and death of a young antihero named Clyde Griffiths. The novel begins with Clyde's blighted background, recounts his path to success, and culminates in his
Idealistic young scientist Henry Jekyll struggles to unlock the secrets of the soul. Testing chemicals in his lab, he drinks a mixture he hopes will isolateand eliminatehuman evil. Instead it unleashes the dark forces within him, transforming him into t
Lady Susan. Lesley Castle. The History of England. A Collection of Letters.
From Library Journal: One of the most influential and celebrated German works of the 20th century. First published in 1929, Mann's novel tells the story of Hans Castorp, a modern everyman who spends seven years in an Alpine sanatorium for tuberculosis pa
The Rosy Crucifixion: Sexus. Plexus. Nexus. Three books under one cover.
William Golding's compelling story about a group of very ordinary small boys marooned on a coral island has become a modern classic. At first it seems as though it is all going to be great fun; but the fun before long becomes furious?
The novel's first-person protagonist, an unnamed vagrant with intellectual leanings, probably in his late twenties, wanders the streets of Norway's capital in pursuit of nourishment. In four episodes he meets a number of more or less mysterious persons, t
Beautifully illustrated, oversized edition.
The Sound and the Fury is set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County. The novel centers on the Compson family, former Southern aristocrats who are struggling to deal with the dissolution of their family and its reputation. The novel is separated into four
A long time ago in a palace, the most beautiful of which was not in the whole world, there lived a powerful Chinese emperor. And in the dense forest a nightingale sang, and all of it was heard from small to large with its gurgling trills. Learning that in
Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer. His best-known books are included in this volume: Treasure Island, The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses, Kidnapped, Catriona, The Master of Ballantrae, The Pavilion on t
All works by Franz Kafka in one volume!