By Ray Bradbury
Original yr of publication: 2003; pb - 2005
For greater than sixty years, the mind's eye of Ray Bradbury has opened doorways into impressive areas, ushering us throughout unexplored territories of the center and brain whereas best us inexorably towards a profound figuring out of ourselves and the universe we inhabit. during this landmark quantity, America's preeminent storyteller bargains us 100 treasures from a life of phrases and ideas. The tales inside those pages have been selected via Bradbury himself, and span a profession that blossomed within the pulp magazines of the early Forties and maintains to flourish within the new millennium. listed here are representatives of the mythical author's most interesting works of brief fiction, together with many who haven't been republished for many years, all ceaselessly clean and important, evocative and immensely entertaining.
Source: Amazon.com Retail AZW3
Read or Download Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales PDF
Similar literary classics books
At the present time, Lewis Carroll is healthier remembered as a author of adlescent fiction answerable for such undying works as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and during the Looking-Glass. even if, Carroll was once additionally a poet who wove darkish visions and supernatural subject matters into his titanic physique of labor. a lot of the verse amassed in Phantasmagoria and different Poems has a supernatural or visionary subject.
"The Agricola" is either a portrait of Julius Agricola - the main well-known governor of Roman Britain and Tacitus' well-loved and revered partner's father - and the 1st unique account of england that has come all the way down to us. It deals attention-grabbing descriptions of the geography, weather and peoples of the rustic, and a succinct account of the early phases of the Roman career, approximately fatally undermined by way of Boudicca's rebellion in advert sixty one yet consolidated by way of campaigns that took Agricola so far as Anglesey and northern Scotland.
From the seriously acclaimed writer of Sons and different Flammable gadgets comes a daring fabulist novel a couple of feral boy coming of age in long island, in response to a legend from the medieval Persian epic The Shahnameh, the e-book of Kings.
In a rural Iranian village, Zal’s demented mom, horrified by way of the pallor of his pores and skin and hair, turns into confident she has given start to a “White Demon. ” She hides him in a birdcage and there he lives for the subsequent decade. surprising with human society, Zal eats birdseed and bugs, squats atop the newspaper he sleeps upon, and communicates purely within the squawks and shrieks of the opposite puppy birds round him.
Freed from his cage and followed by way of a behavioral analyst, Zal awakens in ny to the opportunity of a destiny. An emotionally stunted and bodily undeserving adolescent, he strives to develop into human as he stumbles towards maturity, yet his continual goals in “bird” and his mystery penchant for candied bugs make actual conformity most unlikely. As manhattan survives one strength catastrophe, Y2K, and starts off hurtling towards one other, September 11, Zal reveals himself in a solid of fellow outsiders. A friendship with a recognized illusionist who claims—to the fowl Boy's delight—that he can fly and a romantic dating with a disturbed artist who believes she is clairvoyant ship Zal’s existence spiraling into chaos. just like the remainder of ny, he's on a collision path with devastation.
In tones haunting but funny and unflinching but reverential, The final phantasm explores the powers of storytelling whereas investigating modern and classical magical considering. Its effective lyricism, stylistic inventiveness, and exam of otherness can entice readers of Salman Rushdie and Helen Oyeyemi. A celebrated essayist and chronicler of the 9/11-era, Khakpour reimagines New York’s so much harrowing disaster with a blinding homage to her liked urban.
A Scottish misplaced treasures selection of 3 vintage Scottish supernatural novels, every one providing a wonderfully plotted and descriptive narrative. Bundled via subject material, the books supplement one another to create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's eClassics sequence, Scottish misplaced Treasures, indicates us how a lot poorer Britain's cultural history will be with no Scottish writers .
- Allan Quatermain (Allan Quatermain Series, Book 2)
- Eugenie Grandet
- Daisy Miller
- Four Major Plays, Volume 2: Ghosts/An Enemy of the People/The Lady From the Sea/John Gabriel Borkman
- Vile Bodies
- Alice in Wonderland
Additional info for Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales
87— - THE MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL TO MADAME DE VOLANGES PART III —88— - CÉCILE VOLANGES TO THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT —89— - THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT TO THE CHEVALIER DANCENY —90— - THE PRESIDENTE DE TOURVEL TO THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT —91— - THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT TO THE PRÉSIDENTE DE TOURVEL —92— - THE CHEVALIER DANCENY TO THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT —93— - THE CHEVALIER DANCENY TO CECILE VOLANGES (ENCLOSED IN THE PRECEDING) —94— - CECILE VOLANGES TO THE CHEVALIER DANCENY —95— - CECILE VOLANGES TO THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT —96— - THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT TO THE MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL —97— - CECILE VOLANGES TO MADAME DE MERTEUIL —98— - MADAME DE VOLANGES TO THE MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL —99— - THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT TO THE MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL —100— - THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT TO THE MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL —101— - THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT TO AZOLAN, HIS CHASSEUR (ENCLOSED IN THE PRECEDING) —102— - THE PRÉSIDENTE DE TOURVEL TO MADAME DE ROSEMONDE —103— - MADAME DE ROSEMONDE TO THE PRESIDENTE DE TOURVEL —104— - THE MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL TO MADAME DE VOLANGES —105— - THE MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL TO CÉCILE VOLANGES —106— - THE MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL TO THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT —107— - AZOLAN TO THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT —108— - THE PRESIDENTE DE TOURVEL TO MADAME DE ROSEMONDE —109— - CÉCILE VOLANGES TO THE MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL —101— - THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT TO THE MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL —111— - THE COMTE DE GERCOURT TO MADAME DE VOLANGES —112— - MADAME DE ROSEMONDE TO THE PRESIDENTE DE TOURVEL (DICTATED) —113— - THE MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL TO THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT —114— - THE PRESIDENTE DE TOURVEL TO MADAME DE ROSEMONDE —115— - THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT TO THE MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL —116— - THE CHEVALIER DANCENY TO CÉCILE VOLANGES —117— - CÉCILE VOLANGES TO THE CHEVALIER DANCENY (DICTATED BY VALMONT) —118— - THE CHEVALIER DANCENY TO THE MARQUISE DE MERTEUIL —119— - MADAME DE ROSEMONDE TO THE PRÉSIDENTE DE TOURVEL —120— - THE VICOMTE DE VALMONT TO THE PERE ANSELME (A CISTERCIAN OF THE ...
Note on Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, The World of Pierre Choderlos de Laclos and Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Inspired by Les Liaisons Dangereuses, and Comments & Questions Copyright @ 2005 by Barnes & Noble, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher. Barnes & Noble Classics and the Barnes & Noble Classics colophon are trademarks of Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Eighteenth-century France produced a host of geniuses—names like Voltaire (1694-1778), Diderot ( 1713-1784), Condillac (1715-1780), and Condorcet (1743-1794)-but its greatest accomplishment may have been the Encyclopedia (1751-1772), a revolutionary publication that provided rational explanations for all natural and social phenomena and revolutionized the organization of knowledge through alphabetization. The French of the eighteenth century took themselves to be the paragons of intellect, art, fashion, and manners.