Download The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov PDF

By Mikhail Bulgakov

The satan involves Moscow donning a posh swimsuit. together with his disorderly band of accomplices - together with a demonic, gun-toting tomcat - he instantly starts to create havoc. Disappearances, destruction and dying unfold during the urban like wildfire and Margarita discovers that her lover has vanished within the chaos. creating a cut price with the satan, she comes to a decision to attempt a bit black magic of her personal to save lots of the guy she loves...

Mikhail Bulgakov used to be born in Kiev in could 1891. The grasp and Margarita, a fable novel in regards to the satan and his henchmen set in glossy Moscow, is mostly thought of his masterpiece. popularity, at domestic and overseas, was once to not come till 1 / 4 of a century after his loss of life at Moscow in 1940.

Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky have produced acclaimed translations of Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Gogol, and Bulgakov. Their translation of The Brothers Karamazov gained the 1991 PEN/Book-of-the-Month membership Translation Prize. they're married and reside in Paris, France.

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Download Le lys dans la vallée by Honoré de Balzac PDF

By Honoré de Balzac

À los angeles demande de l. a. comtesse Natalie de Manerville, dont il est épris, Félix de Vandenesse relate sa première ardour, celle qui le lia, dans sa jeunesse, à l. a. vertueuse Henriette de Mortsauf. Mais peut-on sans conséquence raconter un amour passé, fût-il platonique, à l'être qu'on aime? Ainsi que l'écrit Catherine Millet: "Je tire de ce récit une morale qui ne pourrait que décevoir une personne comme Félix, jeune et amoureuse [...]. Dans une relation d'amour, il est absolument illusoire, pour ne pas dire naïf, de vouloir être obvious l'un à l'autre. ", Roman des plaisirs interdits et du désir réfréné, Le lys dans los angeles vallée est aussi, de tous les récits de Balzac, l'un des plus lyriques et des plus désabusés.

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Download Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote PDF

By Truman Capote

In this seductive, wistful masterpiece, Truman Capote created a girl whose identify has entered the yank idiom and whose variety is part of the literary panorama. Holly Golightly is aware that not anything undesirable can ever ensue to you at Tiffany's; her poignancy, wit, and naïveté proceed to charm.

This quantity additionally contains 3 of Capote's best-known tales, “House of Flowers,” “A Diamond Guitar,” and “A Christmas Memory,” which the Saturday Review referred to as “one of the main relocating tales in our language.” it's a story of 2 innocents—a small boy and the previous girl who's his most sensible friend—whose sweetness encompasses a demanding, sharp kernel of truth.

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Download The Forsyte Saga (Oxford World's Classics) by John Galsworthy PDF

By John Galsworthy

OUP's World's Classics series

The 3 novels which make up The Forsyte Saga chronicle the ebbing social energy of the economic upper-middle type Forsyte kinfolk among 1886 and 1920. Galsworthy's masterly narrative examines not just their fortunes but in addition the broader advancements inside society, fairly the altering place of girls.

This is the one serious version of the paintings to be had, with Notes that specify modern creative and literary allusions and outline the slang of the time

Edited with an creation and Notes through Geoffrey Harvey

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Download The Adventures of Roderick Random (Oxford World's Classics) by Tobias Smollett PDF

By Tobias Smollett

Edited with an creation and Notes via Paul-Gabriel Boucé

Roderick Random (1748), Smollett's first novel, is filled with the miraculous energy features of all his paintings, in addition to of his personal existence. Roderick is the boisterous and unprincipled hero who solutions life's many misfortunes with a sledgehammer. Left penniless, he leaves his local Scotland for London and at the manner meets Strap, and outdated schoolfellow. jointly they suffer many adventures by the hands of scoundrels and rogues. Roderick qualifies as a surgeon's mate and is pressed as a standard soldier on board the man-of-war Thunder. In a story of romance in addition to event, Roderick additionally unearths time to fall in love... Smollett drew on his personal reviews as a surgeon's mate within the army for the memorable scenes on board send, and the radical combines documentary realism with nice humor and panache.

About the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the broadest spectrum of literature from world wide. every one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, offering the main actual textual content plus a wealth of different beneficial beneficial properties, together with specialist introductions by means of top specialists, voluminous notes to explain the textual content, updated bibliographies for extra research, and lots more and plenty extra.

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Download Fausto (Penguin Clásicos) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe PDF

By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

L. a. obra maestra de Johann Wolfgang von Goethe en cuidada edición bilingüe.

«Nada tenía y, sin embargo, tenía lo suficiente:
el afán de saber los angeles verdad y el placer por el engaño.»

Este poema dramático, inspirado en una leyenda medieval, narra los angeles historia de Fausto, sabio anciano que, en el ocaso de su existencia, establece un pacto con Mefistófeles, a quien entrega su alma a cambio de l. a. juventud. Las dos partes del Fausto, cuya escritura abarca toda los angeles vida creativa de Goethe, conforman un clásico inagotable de los angeles literatura common. En él, los angeles filosofía y el arte se dan los angeles mano para representar l. a. inquietud del hombre en busca del saber y l. a. belleza.

El presente volumen recupera l. a. fiel traducción en verso de Pedro Gálvez y l. a. empareja con el texto unique en alemán que Albrecht Schöne fijó para l. a. Deutscher Klassiker Verlag (Insel) y que ha sido considerado unánimemente su edición definitiva. Completan el tomo una exhaustiva e iluminadora introducción del editor y un apéndice con todos los escritos autobiográficos de Goethe, que atestiguan el extenso y laborioso proceso de escritura de l. a. obra, que va de l. a. década de 1760 a l. a. muerte del poeta en 1832.

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Download A Tiger for Malgudi (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) by R. K. Narayan PDF

By R. K. Narayan

A venerable tiger, outdated and toothless now, appears again over his lifestyles from cubhood and early days roaming wild within the Indian jungle. Trapped right into a depressing circus occupation as 'Raja the magnificent', he's then offered into movies (co-starring with a beefy Tarzan in a leopard epidermis) until eventually, discovering the human international too brutish and bewildering, he makes a dramatic bid for freedom.

R.K. Narayan's tale combines Hindu mysticism with ripe Malgudi comedy, viewing human absurdities throughout the eyes of a wild animal and revealing how, fairly all at once, Raja reveals candy companionship and peace.

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Download The Double Tongue by William Golding PDF

By William Golding

William Golding's ultimate novel, left in draft at his demise, tells the tale of a priestess of Apollo. Arieka is among the final to prophesy at Delphi, within the shadowy years whilst the Romans have been securing their grip at the tribes and towns of Greece. the obvious, unloved daughter of an area grandee, she is rescued from the contempt and forget of her kin via her Delphic position. Her ambiguous perspective to the god and her trust in him appear to flow in parallel with the decline of the god himself - yet issues are extra advanced than they seem.

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Download Typhoon and Other Stories by Joseph Conrad PDF

By Joseph Conrad

In those 4 tales, written among 1900 and 1902, Joseph Conrad bid slow farewell to his adventurous lifestyles at sea and commenced to confront the extra daunting complexities of lifestyles on land within the 20th century. In "Typhoon" Conrad unearths, within the steadfast braveness of an undemonstrative captain and the ingenious readiness of his younger first mate, the diversities among intuition and intelligence in a partnership very important to human survival. "Falk", the spouse sea-story, contrasts, as Conrad as soon as positioned it, 'common sentimentalism with the frank point of view of a roughly primitive man', a guy with a sense of right and wrong, even though, concerning the woman he wishes. in a single of the 'land-stories' Conrad explores the utter isolation of an East eu emigrant in England; within the different, the plight of a lady mockingly trapped via the unwitting alliance of 2 retired widowers - each one blind in his personal manner.

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Download Orgullo y prejuicio (Penguin Clásicos) by Jane Austen PDF

By Jane Austen

Los mejores libros jamás escritos.

Publicada originalmente en 1813, Orgullo y prejuicio es una de las obras maestras de l. a. literatura inglesa de todos los tiempos

A lo largo de una trama que discurre con los angeles precisión de un mecanismo de relojería, Jane Austen perfila una galería de personajes que conforman un perfecto y sutil retrato de los angeles época: las peripecias de una dama empeñada en casar a sus hijas con el mejor partido de l. a. región, los vaivenes sentimentales de las hermanas, el oportunismo de un clérigo adulador... El trazado de los caracteres y el análisis de las relaciones humanas sometidas a un rígido código de costumbres, elementos esenciales de los angeles narrativa de los angeles autora, alcanzan en Orgullo y prejuicio cotas de maestría insuperable.

La presente edición incluye una detallada cronología de los angeles autora. Asimismo recupera los angeles introducción unique de Penguin Clásicos acargo de Tony Tanner, que desarrolló su carrera como catedrático de literatura inglesa y norteamericana en l. a. Universidad de Cambridge. Sus acertadas reflexiones sobre l. a. obra de Jane Austen son los angeles mejor guía para adentrarse en el universo literario de esta autora.

«Pero mi locura no ha sido el amor sino los angeles vanidad.»

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