Anne de Geierstein (La fille du brouillard) - L'édition intégrale: La jeune fille avec des pouvoirs magiques (Roman historique: La guerre des Deux Roses)

By Walter Scott

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L'action principale de roman se situe pendant les guerres de Bourgogne, de 1474 à 1477, en Suisse, puis en Alsace, en Provence et en Lorraine : deux exilés anglais voient Charles le Téméraire se fourvoyer dans une querelle inopportune avec les Confédérés suisses, qu'il méprise et sous-estime.

Durant l'automne 1474, venant d'Italie, deux marchands anglais, John Philipson et son fils Arthur, traversent les « cantons des Forêts ». Ils se trouvent en difficulté dans un passage dangereux. Arthur, pris de vertige, est sauvé par l'intervention d'une jeune fille, Anne de Geierstein. Les voyageurs sont accueillis chez l'oncle d'Anne, Arnold Biederman. Arthur a manifestement los angeles faveur d'Anne. Il suscite los angeles jalousie du cousin de celle-ci, Rodolphe de Donnerhugel, qui le défie. Leur duel est interrompu par Arnold et John. Les deux rivaux se réconcilient en apparence….

Walter Scott (1771 - 1832) (Sir Walter Scott, 1er baronnet) est un poète et écrivain écossais. C'est l'un des plus célèbres auteurs écossais. Père du roman historique, il a contribué à forger une photo romantique de l'écosse et de son histoire.

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The Great Gatsby

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

The actual variation from Fitzgerald’s unique publisher.

The nice Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 3rd booklet, stands because the ultimate fulfillment of his profession. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by means of generations of readers. the tale of the fabulously prosperous Jay Gatsby and his love for the gorgeous Daisy Buchanan, of lavish events on ny at a time whilst The manhattan Times famous “gin was once the nationwide drink and intercourse the nationwide obsession,” it's an exquisitely crafted story of the US within the 1920s.

The nice Gatsby is among the nice classics of twentieth-century literature.

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The Golden Bowl Complete

This choice of literature makes an attempt to bring together some of the vintage works that experience stood the attempt of time and supply them at a discounted, cheap expense, in an enticing quantity in order that everybody can get pleasure from them.

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The Ambassadors (Penguin Classics)

By Henry James

The maximum expression of his expertise for witty, observant explorations of what it potential to 'live well', Henry James's The Ambassadors is edited with an creation and notes via Adrian Poole in Penguin Classics.

involved that her son Chad can have get involved with a lady of doubtful acceptance, the bold Mrs Newsome sends her 'ambassador' Strether from Massachusetts to Paris to extricate him. Strether's challenge, despite the fact that, is progressively undermined as he falls lower than the spell of town and unearths Chad subtle instead of corrupted through its impression and that of his captivating spouse, Madame de Vionnet, and her daughter, Jeanne. because the summer season wears on, Mrs Newsome concludes that she needs to ship one other envoy to confront the errant Chad - and a Strether whose view of the realm has replaced profoundly. one of many maximum of James's overdue works, The Ambassadors is a sophisticated and witty exploration of alternative responses to a eu atmosphere.

This variation of The Ambassadors features a chronology, additional interpreting, word list, notes and an creation discussing the radical within the context of James's different works on americans in Europe, and the novel's portrayal of Paris.

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The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary, One Vol. Edition

By J.R.R. Tolkien

One Ring to rule all of them, One Ring to discover them, One Ring to carry all of them and within the darkness bind them

In precedent days the jewelry of strength have been crafted through the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, the darkish Lord, cast the only Ring, filling it together with his personal energy in order that he may well rule all others. however the One Ring used to be taken from him, and even though he sought it all through Middle-earth, it remained misplaced to him. After many a long time it fell accidentally into the arms of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins.

From Sauron's fastness at midnight Tower of Mordor, his strength unfold all over the place. Sauron accumulated all of the nice jewelry to him, yet consistently he sought for the only Ring that will entire his dominion.

When Bilbo reached his eleventy-first birthday he disappeared, bequeathing to his younger cousin Frodo the Ruling Ring and a deadly quest: to trip throughout Middle-earth, deep into the shadow of the darkish Lord, and spoil the hoop through casting it into the Cracks of Doom.

The Lord of the jewelry tells of the nice quest undertaken by way of Frodo and the Fellowship of the hoop: Gandalf the Wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the Dwarf; Legolas the Elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger known as Strider.

This new version comprises the fiftieth-anniversary absolutely corrected textual content surroundings and, for the 1st time, an in depth new index.

J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973), cherished during the global because the author of The Hobbit, The Lord of the earrings, and The Silmarillion, was once a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke collage, and a fellow of Merton collage until eventually his retirement in 1959. His leader curiosity used to be the linguistic facets of the early English written culture, yet whereas he studied vintage works of the prior, he was once making a set of his own.

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Complete Works of Charles Dickens (1300 Illustrations)

– All 15 novels and all illustrated with the unique photographs and lots of extra (1300 illustrations). the pictures are optimized for book interpreting. the entire italics and capitals were restored within the textual content. So, the italics seem fairly as italics and never as capitals.

– contains the entire introductions written via Dickens for every novel.

– comprises the entire NON FICTION via Dickens : all papers from the Examiner, family notice, the entire 12 months round and different miscellaneous papers.

– contains all the Christmas tales and novellas with all their unique illustrations

– contains the entire poetry, performs, letters and speeches.

– contain all of the COLLABORATIVE paintings with different authors, even ‘Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi’ and the collaborative papers from family Word.

– contains John Forster's biography of Dickens, many different books approximately Dickens, and feedback papers.

– contains contents desk for every merchandise within the collection

CONTENTS

Novels :

THE PICKWICK PAPERS

OLIVER TWIST

NICHOLAS NICKLEBY

THE outdated interest SHOP

BARNABY RUDGE

MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT

DOMBEY AND SON

DAVID COPPERFIELD

BLEAK HOUSE

HARD TIMES

LITTLE DORRIT

A story of 2 CITIES

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

OUR MUTUAL FRIEND

THE secret OF EDWIN DROOD

Short tales :

SKETCHES via BOZ

SKETCHES OF younger GENTLEMEN

THE LOVING BALLAD OF LORD BATEMAN

THE MUDFOG PAPERS

SKETCHES OF younger COUPLES

MASTER HUMPHREY’S CLOCK

THE LAMPLIGHTER

TO BE learn AT DUSK

THE LAZY journey of 2 IDLE APPRENTICES

HUNTED DOWN

HOLIDAY ROMANCE

GEORGE SILVERMAN'S EXPLANATION

Christmas Books :

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

THE CHIMES

THE CRICKET at the HEARTH

THE conflict OF LIFE

THE HAUNTED guy AND THE GHOST’S BARGAIN

Christmas tales :

A CHRISTMAS TREE

WHAT CHRISTMAS IS AS WE develop OLDER

THE bad RELATION'S STORY

THE kid's STORY

THE SCHOOLBOY'S STORY

NOBODY'S STORY

THE SEVEN negative TRAVELLERS

THE HOLLY-TREE INN

THE smash OF THE GOLDEN MARY

THE PERILS OF sure ENGLISH PRISONERS

A residence TO allow (Full Text)

THE HAUNTED HOUSE

A MESSAGE FROM the ocean (Full Text)

TOM TIDDLER'S GROUND

SOMEBODY'S LUGGAGE

MRS. LIRRIPER'S LODGINGS

MRS. LIRRIPER'S LEGACY

DOCTOR MARIGOLD’S PRESCRIPTIONS

MUGBY JUNCTION (Full Text)

NO THOROUGHFARE

Miscellaneous Prose :

MEMOIRS OF JOSEPH GRIMALDI

AMERICAN NOTES

PICTURES FROM ITALY

THE lifetime of OUR LORD

MISCELLANIES FROM THE EXAMINER

A kid's historical past OF ENGLAND

MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS

REPRINTED items FROM ‘HOUSEHOLD WORDS’

MISCELLANIES FROM ‘HOUSEHOLD WORDS’

MISCELLANIES FROM ‘ALL THE yr ROUND’

COLLABORATIVE PAPERS FROM H.S. AND A.T.Y.R.

THE UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER

SPEECHES: LITERARY AND SOCIAL

THE LETTERS OF CHARLES DICKENS, VOL 1

THE LETTERS OF CHARLES DICKENS, VOL 2

THE LETTERS OF CHARLES DICKENS, VOL 3

LETTERS OF CHARLES DICKENS TO WILKIE COLLINS

Poems and Verses :

THE POEMS AND VERSES OF CHARLES DICKENS

Plays :

THE unusual GENTLEMAN

THE VILLAGE COQUETTES

IS SHE HIS WIFE?

THE LAMPLIGHTER

MR. NIGHTINGALE’S DIARY – via CHARLES DICKENS AND MARK LEMON

NO THOROUGHFARE: A DRAMA

Official Biography :

THE lifetime of CHARLES DICKENS, through JOHN FORSTER (1875)

Books approximately Dickens :

HIS lifestyles AND paintings, via F. B. PERKINS

DICKENS, by means of ADOLPHUS WILLIAM WARD

LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS, by way of FRANK MARZIALS

MY FATHER AS I remember HIM, via MAMIE DICKENS

INTRODUCTIONS via ANDREW LANG FOR THE GADSHILL EDITION

A serious learn, by way of GEORGE GISSING

DICKENS AND HIS ILLUSTRATORS, via FREDERIC G. KITTON

DICKENS AS AN EDUCATOR, JAMES L. HUGHES

BARDELL V PICKWICK, PERCY FITZGERALD, M.A., F.S.A.

DICKENS' LONDON, by way of M. F. MANSFIELD

THE PUZZLE OF DICKENS’S final PLOT, by way of ANDREW LANG

CHARLES DICKENS by means of GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON

APPRECIATIONS AND CRITICISMS OF THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS through GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON

Short papers and criticisms :

Dickens in France, through Thackeray

"Review of The previous interest store" by way of Edgar Allan Poe

The boundaries of Dickens, by way of Henry James

And Many More

Encyclopedic articles approximately Dickens :

“Dickens, Cha

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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets and Other Writings About New York (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

Maggie: A woman of the Streets and different Writings approximately New York, through Stephen Crane, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber versions at cheap costs to the scholar and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of rigorously crafted extras. listed below are a number of the awesome gains of Barnes & Noble Classics:
  • New introductions commissioned from latest best writers and students
  • Biographies of the authors
  • Chronologies of latest historic, biographical, and cultural occasions
  • Footnotes and endnotes
  • Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, performs, work, operas, statuary, and movies encouraged by way of the paintings
  • Comments by means of different recognized authors
  • Study inquiries to problem the reader's viewpoints and expectancies
  • Bibliographies for additional analyzing
  • Indices & Glossaries, whilst appropriate

All variations are fantastically designed and are published to greater standards; a few comprise illustrations of old curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, old, and literary—to increase every one reader's figuring out of those enduring works.

 

Written earlier than yet released after The pink Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane’s Maggie: a woman of the Streets deals a stark photograph of the underbelly of city American existence on the finish of the 19th century. Maggie Johnson, a beautiful blameless too mild to hold the load of poverty, desires of escaping New York’s Bowery and the informal cruelty of her alcoholic kin. After her more youthful brother dies, she runs off with Pete, a bartender with pretensions to wealth and tradition. yet Pete himself is definitely seduced by means of the possible subtle Nellie, and Maggie unearths herself deserted within the unforgiving metropolis.

 

Publishers feared that Crane’s portrait of brutal fathers swilling away their lives in reasonable bars, drunken moms raging at terrified kids, and ruined younger ladies jogging the streets, will be greater than their readers may undergo. yet Crane’s impressionistic variety and thematic depth received the day, and Maggie—the author’s favourite between his works—helped to form the writers that him and start the period of literary naturalism.

 

This version additionally comprises the fast novel George’s mom, plus “A evening on the Millionaire’s Club,” “Opium’s diverse Dreams,” “When a guy Falls, a Crowd Gathers,” and a number of other of Crane’s masterful brief stories.

 

Robert Tine is the writer of six novels, together with State of Grace and Black Market. He has written for a number of periodicals and magazines—from the New York Times to Newsweek.

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Graveyard Clay: Cré na Cille (The Margellos World Republic of Letters)

A outstanding new translation of Ó Cadhain’s glossy Irish literature masterpiece, intended to spark debate and comparability with Alan Titley's soiled airborne dirt and dust, now with bonus fabrics on its background, reception, interpretations, diversifications, and more

In serious opinion and renowned polls, Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s Graveyard Clay is consistently ranked an important prose paintings in sleek Irish. This daring new translation of his significantly unique Cré na Cille is the shared venture of 2 fluent audio system of the Irish of Ó Cadhain’s local area, Liam Mac Con Iomaire and Tim Robinson. they've got accomplished a lofty objective: to exhibit Ó Cadhain’s that means safely and to satisfy his towering literary standards.
 
Graveyard Clay is a singular of black humor, similar to the paintings of Synge and Beckett. the tale unfolds solely in discussion because the newly useless arrive within the graveyard, bringing information of modern neighborhood happenings to these already restricted of their coffins. Avalanches of gossip, backbiting, flirting, feuds, and scandal-mongering occur, whereas the absurdity of human nature turns into ever clearer. This variation of Ó Cadhain’s masterpiece is enriched with footnotes, bibliography, book and reception historical past, and different fabrics that invite additional learn and deeper delight in his most tasty and not easy work.

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Edward II

By Bertolt Brecht

Here's publicly awarded the heritage of the challenging reign of Edward II, King of britain, and his lamentable dying.
Also the fortune and finish of his favourite, Gaveston.
Further, the careworn destiny of Queen Anne.
Likewise the increase and fall of the good earl, Roger Mortimer; all of which occurred in England, mainly in London, 600 years in the past.

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