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By Pliny the Younger

A famous attorney and administrator, Pliny (c. advert 61-113) was once additionally a prolific letter-writer, who numbered between his correspondents such eminent figures as Tacitus, Suetonius and the Emperor Trajan, in addition to a large circle of family and friends. His energetic and intensely own letters deal with an staggering variety of subject matters, from a deeply relocating account of his uncle's loss of life within the eruption that engulfed Pompeii, to observations at the early Christians - 'a determined kind of cult carried to extravagant lengths' - from descriptions of daily life in Rome, with its scandals and lawsuits, to Pliny's existence within the kingdom.

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Download Büyük Umutlar by Charles Dickens PDF

By Charles Dickens

Büyük Umutlar, XIX. yüzyıl İngilteresi'nde taşra ortamından büyük kente uzanan tam bir Victoria dönemi romanıdır. Charles Dickens, bu olgunluk dönemi eserinde, köyünde acılı bir çocukluk yaşadıktan sonra esrarengiz bir mirasa konan Pip'in maceralarını anlatır. Gönlü karasevdayla, gözü yükselme hırsıyla perdelenmiş genç Pip'in serüvenleri, sanayileşen toplumdaki sevgisizlik, ikiyüzlülük ve para hırsını gözler önüne serer. Büyük Umutlar, Londra'da beyefendi konumuna yükselen Pip'in başından geçenleri anlatmakla kalmaz, birbirinden ilginç karakterlerle tanıştırır okuru. Dickens, romanın kahramanı Pip'in düşünce yapısını büyük bir incelikle ele alır. Gerek bireylerin düşkünlük ve başarısızlıkları, gerek çağın değerleri üstünde durur ve "büyük umutlar"ın boşa çıkışını gösterir.

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Download I Was Jack Mortimer by Ignat Avsey, Alexander Lernet-Holenia PDF

By Ignat Avsey, Alexander Lernet-Holenia

Author note: Ignat Avsey (Translation)
Title note: unique name Ich conflict Jack Mortimer
Publish yr note: First released in 1933

A taxi-driver in Thirties Vienna impersonates a homicide victim-with unsettling consequences

"One doesn't step into anyone's lifestyles, now not even a lifeless man's, with no need to dwell it to the end."

A guy climbs into Ferdinand Sponer's cab, supplies the identify of a inn, and sooner than he reaches it's been murdered: shot throughout the throat. And notwithstanding Sponer has to this point devoted no crime, he's drawn into the overdue Jack Mortimer's lifestyles, and may no longer have the capacity to get away its tangles and intrigues ahead of it's too late...

Twice filmed, I was once Jack Mortimer is a story of misappropriated identification as darkly eye-catching and twisting because the books of Patricia Highsmith.

Alexander Lernet-Holenia used to be born in Vienna in 1897. He served within the Austro-Hungarian military within the First global struggle and have become a protégé of Rainer Maria Rilke. in the course of his existence he wrote poetry, novels, performs and used to be a winning screenwriter. His uneasy dating with the nationwide Socialist get together ended in his elimination from prominence in 1944, yet after the top of the second one international conflict, he back grew to become a necessary determine in Austrian cultural existence. He died in 1976.

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Download The Road to Wigan Pier by George Orwell PDF

By George Orwell

A searing account of George Orwell's reviews of working-class existence within the bleak commercial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire, the line to Wigan Pier is a superb and sour polemic that has misplaced none of its political influence over the years. His graphically unforgettable descriptions of social injustice, slum housing, mining stipulations, squalor, starvation and starting to be unemployment are written with unblinking honesty, fury and nice humanity.

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Download The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway PDF

By Ernest Hemingway

released in 1926 to explosive acclaim, The sunlight additionally Rises stands as possibly the main amazing first novel ever written via an American author. A roman à clef a few staff of yank and English expatriates on an expedition from Paris's Left financial institution to Pamplona for the July fiesta and its climactic bull struggle, a trip from the guts of a civilization spiritually bankrupted via the 1st global conflict to an important, God-haunted international within which religion and honor have not begun to lose their forex, the unconventional captured for the new release that may become known as "Lost" the spirit of its age, and marked Ernest Hemingway because the preeminent author of his time.

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Download Cranford (and Cousin Phillis) (UK edition) by Elizabeth Gaskell PDF

By Elizabeth Gaskell

The ambitious omit Deborah Jenkyns and the kindly omit Matty reside in a village the place girls rule and males are more likely to get within the approach. Their days revolve round card video games, tea, thriftiness, friendship and an never-ending urge for food for scandal (from the alarming sight of a cow in flannel pyjamas to the surprising information of the titled girl who marries a surgeon). yet, love it or no longer, switch is getting into their global – if it is the recent rules of Captain Brown, a financial institution cave in, rumours of burglars or the unforeseen go back of somebody from the previous.

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Download A Woman of No Importance by Oscar Wilde PDF

By Oscar Wilde

The expectancies and inequalities of the British upper-class are delivered to the leading edge while Mrs. Arbuthnot is pressured to set her impeccable acceptance apart for the sake of a huge chance offered to her son, Gerald.

Oscar Wilde’s performs were largely recommended for his or her wit and biting satire of British social customs. performs like A lady of No Importance, An perfect Husband, and The significance of Being Earnest solidified Oscar Wilde’s place as the most proficient dramatists within the Victorian period.

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Download The Belly of Paris (Oxford World's Classics) by Émile Zola PDF

By Émile Zola

Unjustly deported to Devil's Island following Louis-Napoleon's coup-d'etat in December 1851, Florent Quenu escapes and returns to Paris. He reveals town replaced past attractiveness. The previous Marche des Innocents has been knocked down as a part of Haussmann's grand application of city reconstruction, changed through Les Halles, the unbelievable new nutrients markets. Disgusted through a bourgeois society whose devotion to foodstuff is inseparable from its devotion to the govt., Florent makes an attempt an revolt. Les Halles, apocalyptic and harmful, play an lively function in Zola's photo of an international during which meals and the injustice of society are inextricably associated.
this is often the 1st English translation in fifty years of Le Ventre de Paris (The stomach of Paris). The 3rd in Zola's nice cycle, Les Rougon-Macquart, it really is as captivating as Germinal, Therese Raquin, and the opposite novels within the sequence. Its specialize in the good Paris foodstuff corridor, Les Halles--combined with Zola's well-known impressionist descriptions of food--make this a very memorable novel. Brian Nelson's full of life translation captures the spirit of Zola's global and his advent illuminates using meals within the novel to symbolize social type, social attitudes, political conflicts, and different point of the tradition of the time. The bibliography and notes make sure that this can be the main severely updated version of the unconventional in print.

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Download Wives and Daughters (Penguin Classics) (UK edition) by Elizabeth Gaskell PDF

By Elizabeth Gaskell

Seventeen-year-old Molly Gibson worships her widowed father. but if he comes to a decision to remarry, Molly's lifestyles is thrown astray via the coming of her useless, shallow and egocentric stepmother. there's a few solace within the form of her new stepsister Cynthia, who's attractive, subtle and impossible to resist to each guy she meets. quickly the women develop into shut, and Molly reveals herself cajoled into turning into a go-between in Cynthia's amorous affairs. yet in doing so, Molly hazards ruining her attractiveness within the gossiping village of Hollingford – and jeopardizing every little thing with the guy she is secretly in love with.

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