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By Stefan Zweig

Ayant échoué à un examen, l’étudiant Liebmann s’enferme peu à peu dans une spirale d’échecs. Lorsqu’il arrive une fois encore en retard à son cours de grec, le Professeur, déjà responsable de son redoublement, n’aura de cesse de le tourmenter.

Cette nouvelle de Stefan Zweig, parue en 1908 et jusqu’à aujourd’hui inédite en français, nous plonge au cœur des réflexions d’un jeune homme ordinaire en proie au désespoir le plus profond.

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By Edith Wharton

Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize, The Age of Innocence is Edith Wharton’s masterful portrait of hope and betrayal through the luxurious Golden Age of previous long island, a time while society humans “dreaded scandal greater than disease.”

This is Newland Archer’s global as he prepares to marry the gorgeous yet traditional might Welland. but if the mysterious Countess Ellen Olenska returns to long island after a disastrous marriage, Archer falls deeply in love along with her. Torn among responsibility and fervour, Archer struggles to choose that would both courageously outline his life— or mercilessly wreck it.

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Download Cuentos esenciales (Penguin Clásicos) by Guy de Maupassant PDF

By Guy de Maupassant

Los mejores libros jamás escritos.

El presente volumen recoge el cuerpo esencial de los angeles narrativa de man de Maupassant, considerado el maestro del relato breve francés decimonónico. El portentoso talento del autor francés, discípulo literario de Flaubert y miembro relevante del grupo de jóvenes escritores naturalistas que se formó alrededor de Zola, encontró su forma perfect en el cuento, género que consolidó, renovó y en el que no tiene rival. Realista, romántico, fantasmagórico, terrorífico, fantástico o poético, Maupassant transitó en sus cuentos por todos los caminos de l. a. imaginación.

Los cuentos aquí incluidos, seleccionados por Marie-Helène Badoux y traducidos por José Ramón Monreal, se acompañan de un apéndice que incluye tres reseñas que en su día escribieron Henry James, Lev Tolstói y Joseph Conrad sobre los angeles obra de Maupassant.

«¡Espejo de las cosas y espejo de los hechos, cada ser humano se convierte en un pequeño universo dentro del universo!»

La crítica ha dicho...
«Estos Cuentos esenciales proporcionan un placer tan seguro como desasosegante.»
Manuel Hidalgo, El Mundo

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Download Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) (UK Edition) by George Orwell PDF

By George Orwell

Hidden away within the list division of the sprawling Ministry of fact, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the prior to fit the desires of the get together. but he inwardly rebels opposed to the totalitarian international he lives in, which calls for absolute obedience and controls him in the course of the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of huge Brother, symbolic head of the get together. In his eager for fact and liberty, Smith starts off a mystery love affair with a fellow-worker Julia, yet quickly discovers the real fee of freedom is betrayal.

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Download The House of the Seven Gables (Bantam Classics) by Nathaniel Hawthorne PDF

By Nathaniel Hawthorne

In a sleepy little New England village stands a gloomy, weather-beaten, many-gabled residence. This brooding mansion is haunted by means of a centuries-old curse that casts the shadow of ancestral sin upon the final 4 participants of the exact Pyncheon kin. Mysterious deaths threaten the residing. Musty files nestle in the back of hidden panels wearing the key of the family's salvation--or its downfall.

Hawthorne known as the home of the Seven Gables "a Romance," and freely bestowed upon it many desirable gothic touches. an excellent intertwining of the preferred, the symbolic, and the historic, the unconventional is a robust exploration of non-public and nationwide guilt, a piece that Henry James declared "the closest procedure we're prone to need to the good American Novel."

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By Mark Twain

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is the one one among Mark Twain's numerous books which are referred to as a masterpiece. i don't recommend that it's his basically ebook of everlasting curiosity; however it is the one one within which his genius is totally discovered, and the single one that creates its personal category." T. S. Eliot

Huckleberry Finn, insurgent opposed to college and church, informal heir of gold treasure, rafter of the Mississippi, and savior of Jim the runaway slave, is the archetypical American maverick.

Fleeing the good society that wishes to "sivilize" him, Huck Finn shoves off with Jim on a rhapsodic raft trip down the Mississippi River. the 2 bind themselves to each other, turning into intimate buddies and agreeing "there warn't no domestic like a raft, finally. different locations do look so cramped up and smothery, yet a raft don't. you are feeling robust unfastened and simple and cozy on a raft."

As Huck learns approximately love, accountability, and morality, the journey turns into a metaphoric voyage via his personal soul, culminating within the wonderful second whilst he comes to a decision to "go to hell" instead of go back Jim to slavery.

Mark Twain outlined vintage as "a publication which individuals compliment and don't read"; Huckleberry Finn is a cheerful exception to his personal rule. Twain's mastery of dialect, coupled along with his recognized wit, has made Adventures of Huckleberry Finn one of the main enjoyed and fairly American classics ever written.

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By Louis Aragon

1492, où Grenade tombe aux mains des Chrétiens, est aussi l'année de los angeles découverte des Indes Occidentales par Christophe Colomb : ainsi se font en même temps les comptes du passé et ceux de l'avenir. Les Maures d'Espagne, dont los angeles langue forget about le futur, n'ont en fait plus de lendemain à attendre. Parmi eux se reflètent tous les schismes de l'Islam et se débat los angeles query de l'origine du Mal. Cependant un vieillard, un chanteur de rues qu'on appelle le Medjnoûn, c'est-à-dire le Fou, s'y pose le double problème du temps et de l'avenir de l'homme, celui aussi de l'amour véritable et du couple dont l'heure n'est pas encore venue. L'avenir de l'homme est l. a. femme, dit-il : dans los angeles standpoint de l. a. femme de l'avenir, et d'après le nom de celle vers qui se tournent sa prière et son chant, il va s'imaginer le héros d'un «Medjnoûn et Elsa», à l'imitation du célèbre poème de Medjnoûn et Leïla, que vient d'écrire le Persan Djâmî.Le Fou d'Elsa a recours, de los angeles prose au vers français, à toutes les formes intermédiaires du langage. L'imagination ici prend le masque de l'histoire et, réinventant Boabdil, dernier roi de Grenade, que les historiens calomnièrent, réhabilite celui qui prolongea de dix années le règne de l'Islam en Europe.

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By Louisa May Alcott

Louisa might Alcott's iconic novel-the loved portrait of a nineteenth-century New England kinfolk in wartime
The vintage tale of the March kinfolk, Little Women has been loved for generations. Now in a colourful new deluxe version with an creation through Jane Smiley and a canopy by way of Julie Doucet, the radical follows the lives of 4 sisters-tomboyish Jo, attractive Meg, fragile Beth, and romantic Amy-as they arrive of age whereas their father is struggling with within the Civil struggle. due to the fact that 1868, readers have rooted for Laurie in his pursuit of Jo's hand, cried over the family's tragedy, and dreamed of touring via Europe with previous Aunt March and Amy. during this uncomplicated, spell binding story, Louisa may well Alcott has created 4 of yankee literature's such a lot loved ladies.

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By Plato

One in all Plato’s such a lot profound and gorgeous works, Phaedrus takes the shape of a discussion among Socrates and Phaedrus, an beginner rhetorical fanatic, concerning passionate or romantic love. considering developing rules of rhetoric, it argues that rhetoric is simply applicable as an artwork while it really is firmly in response to the reality encouraged by means of love, the typical event of actual philosophic job. it's during this discussion that Plato employs the recognized snapshot of affection because the driving force of the chariot of souls.
● re-creation with a brand new translation
● contains an creation, a chronology, feedback for extra analyzing, and notes at the textual content and translation that debate the constitution of the discussion

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By P. G. Wodehouse

Vintage Mulliner tales from P.G. Wodehouse, the nice comedian author of the twentieth century

Sitting within the Angler's relaxation, consuming sizzling scotch and lemon, Mr Mulliner has terrific tales to inform of his notable behaviour and far-flung kin. This comprises Wilfred, whose formulation for Buck-U-Uppo allows elephants to stand tigers with the mandatory nonchalance.

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