New PDF release: The Common People of Ancient Rome

By Frank Frost Abbott

ISBN-10: 1770450823

ISBN-13: 9781770450820

The booklet has no illustrations or index. buyers are entitled to a unfastened trial club within the normal Books membership the place they could choose from greater than one million books for gratis. topics: Latin language; Latin literature; Rome; international Language learn / Latin; historical past / old / common; historical past / historic / Rome; Juvenile Nonfiction / historical past / old; Literary feedback / historic

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Get Demons (Everyman's Library, #182) PDF

By Fyodor Dostoevsky, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky

ISBN-10: 0375411224

ISBN-13: 9780375411229

ISBN-10: 1857151828

ISBN-13: 9781857151824

(Book Jacket prestige: Jacketed)The award-winning translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky proceed their acclaimed sequence of Dostoevsky translations with this novel, sometimes called The Possessed. encouraged via the genuine tale of a political homicide that horrified Russians in 1869, Fyodor Dostoevsky conceived of Demons as a “novel-pamphlet” within which he could say every little thing concerning the plague of materialist ideology that he observed infecting his homeland. What emerged used to be a prophetic and ferociously humorous masterpiece of ideology and homicide in pre-revolutionary Russia–a novel that's rivaled purely through The Brothers Karamazov as Dostoevsky’s maximum.

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Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar PDF

By Marguerite Yourcenar

ISBN-10: 0374503486

ISBN-13: 9780374503482

Written within the type of a testamentary letter from the Emperor Hadrian to his successor, the younger Marcus Aurelius, this paintings is as outstanding for its mental intensity as for its actual reconstruction of the second one century of our period. the writer describes the booklet as a meditation upon background, yet this meditation is outfitted upon extensive research of the non-public and political lifetime of an exceptional and intricate personality as noticeable through himself and his contemporaries, either neighbors and enemies. Marguerite Yourcenar reconstructs Hadrian's laborious early years, his triumphs and reversals, and his sluggish reordering of a war-torn international.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Funny Thing by Wanda Gag

By Wanda Gag

ISBN-10: 0816642419

ISBN-13: 9780816642410

ISBN-10: 0816695369

ISBN-13: 9780816695362

The humorous factor is G?g's follow-up to her well-loved first e-book, hundreds of thousands of Cats. It tells the tale of a curious dragon-like "aminal" that eats kid's dolls. A kindly previous guy named Bobo can't stand through and make allowance the humorous factor to scouse borrow dolls from young ones. He entices it to devour "jum-jills," a concoction he makes up from seven nut brownies, 5 seed puddings, cabbage salads, and fifteen little cheeses, all rolled into little balls. a contented finishing is guaranteed whilst the humorous factor discovers he loves jum-jills and is confident that they're going to make his tail develop longer and his blue issues develop extra attractive. He returns on a daily basis for the treats and not eats one other doll. top identified for her Newbery Honor winner, thousands of Cats, Wanda G?g (1893-1946) used to be a pioneer in kid's booklet writing and representation. Her ground-breaking means of integrating illustrations with the textual content is obvious in all of her vintage books. Born in New Ulm, Minnesota, she rose from poverty to foreign acclaim as a kid's ebook writer, artist, and illustrator. In acceptance of her artistry, she used to be posthumously presented the 1958 Lewis Carroll Shelf Award for thousands of Cats and the 1977 Kerlan Award for her physique of labor.

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New PDF release: Thomas Wolfe

By C. Hugh Holman

ISBN-10: 0816602085

ISBN-13: 9780816602087

ISBN-10: 0816652031

ISBN-13: 9780816652037

Thomas Wolfe - American Writers 6 was once first released in 1960. Minnesota Archive versions makes use of electronic know-how to make long-unavailable books once more available, and are released unaltered from the unique collage of Minnesota Press variations.

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Download PDF by Helen Bannerman: The story of Little Black Sambo and the story of Little

By Helen Bannerman

ISBN-10: 0585101760

ISBN-13: 9780585101767

The tale of Little Black Mingo and the tale of Little Black Sambo, via Helen Bannerman, inform of 2 young ones who conquer the percentages. the tale of Little Black Mingo tells of a bit orphaned black lady who's unlucky sufficient to lived with a horrid abusive previous lady named Black Noggy, who made her do very unlikely chores. In appearing one of many chores, she used to be abducted by way of a mugger (crocodile), which introduced her to a far off island the place her little eggs have been. There Little Black Mingo met the Mongoose who drove the mugger mad in rage by means of consuming its eggs. The Mugger attempted loads of how one can hold the mongoose away yet he failed. It even chased them again to Little Black Mingo's domestic, yet turn out blown into bits with Black Noggy. the tale of Little Black Sambo was once additionally written by way of Helen Bannerman, and primary released by means of provide Richards in October 1899 as one in a chain of small-format books known as The Dumpy Books for kids. Sambo is a South Indian boy who encounters 4 hungry tigers, and surrenders his vibrant new outfits, sneakers, and umbrella in order that they won't consume him. The tigers chase one another round a tree till they're diminished to a pool of melted butter; Sambo then recovers his outfits and his mom makes pancakes of the butter. the tale used to be a kid's favorite for part a century till the notice sambo was once deemed a racial slur in a few nations, and the illustrations thought of comparable to "darky iconography".

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Download PDF by William Golding: Lord of the Flies (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)

By William Golding

ISBN-10: 0140283331

ISBN-13: 9780140283334

Those deluxe variants are packaged with French flaps, acid-free paper, and tough entrance. "This marvelous paintings is a daunting parody on man's go back. . . to that kingdom of darkness from which it took him hundreds of thousands of years to emerge. . . beautifully written." --The manhattan TimesOther Penguin nice Books of the twentieth Century:The Grapes of Wrath through John SteinbeckHeart of Darkness by means of Joseph ConradLove for the period of Cholera by way of Gabriel Garcia MarquezThe Adventures of Augie March by means of Saul BellowThe Age of Innocence through Edith WhartonA Portrait of the Artist as a tender guy by way of James JoyceSwann's means through Marcel ProustMy Antonia through Willa CatherOn the line through Jack KerouacWhite Noise by way of Don DeLillo

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