Download E-books The Castle: A New Translation Based on the Restored Text (The Schocken Kafka Library) PDF

By Franz Kafka, Mark Harman

Translated and with a preface by way of Mark Harman

Left unfinished through Kafka in 1922 and never released until eventually 1926, years after his dying, The citadel is the haunting story of K.’s relentless, unavailing fight with an inscrutable authority in an effort to achieve entry to the fortress. Scrupulously following the fluidity and breathlessness of the carefully punctuated unique manuscript, Mark Harman’s new translation finds degrees of comedy, strength, and visible energy formerly unknown to English language readers.

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Download E-books Die lustigsten Geschichten von Wilhelm Busch für Kinder: 8 Klassiker der Kinderliteratur für Mädchen und Jungen (German Edition) PDF

Die beliebten Kinderbuchklassiker zum Vorlesen und Anschauen:

• Max und Moritz
• Maler Klecksel
• Schnurrdiburr oder die Bienen
• Hans Huckebein der Unglücksrabe
• Der Hahnenkampf
• Eine milde Geschichte
• Fipps der Affe
• Plisch und Plum
• Gedichte

Die turbulenten Bildergeschichten von Max und Moritz, Plisch und Plum, vom Maler Klecksel, Hans Huckebein und Fipps dem Affen faszinieren seit nun speedy hundertfünfzig Jahren die Kinder - und ihre Eltern, denen viele der geradezu sprichwörtlich gewordenen Verse noch nachhaltig im Gedächtnis sind. In diesem durchgehend farbig bebilderten und reich ausgestatteten Hausbuch gibt es ein Wiedersehen mit den schönsten Geschichten für Kinder von Wilhelm Busch.

Für Mädchen und Jungen ab four Jahren

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Download E-books The Last of the Mohicans (Bantam Classics) PDF

By James Fenimore Cooper

The wild rush of motion during this vintage frontier experience tale has made The final of the Mohicans the preferred of James Fenimore Cooper’s Leatherstocking stories. Deep within the forests of higher long island country, the courageous woodsman Hawkeye (Natty Bumppo) and his dependable Mohican neighbors Chingachgook and Uncas develop into embroiled within the bloody battles of the French and Indian struggle. the kidnapping of the gorgeous Munro sisters by way of antagonistic savages, the treachery of the renegade courageous Magua, the ambush of blameless settlers, and the exciting occasions that bring about the ultimate tragic disagreement among rival warfare events create an unforgettable, spine-tingling photo of existence at the frontier. and because the idyllic wasteland supplies approach to the forces of civilization, the radical provides a relocating portrayal of a vanishing race and the top of its lifestyle within the nice American forests.

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Download E-books Emma (Penguin Classics) PDF

The fruits of Jane Austen's genius, a gleaming comedy of affection and marriage
Beautiful, smart, rich—and single—Emma Woodhouse is completely content material together with her lifestyles and sees little need for both love or marriage. not anything, notwithstanding, delights her greater than interfering within the romantic lives of others. but if she ignores the warnings of her buddy Mr. Knightley and makes an attempt to rearrange an appropriate fit for her protegee Harriet Smith, her rigorously laid plans quickly resolve and feature results that she by no means anticipated. With its imperfect yet fascinating heroine and its witty and sophisticated exploration of relationships, Emma is usually noticeable as Jane Austen's so much faultless work.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more advantageous by means of introductions and notes by means of distinctive students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations through award-winning translators.

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Download E-books The Whirlpool PDF

By George Gissing

'Marriage hardly ever capability happiness, both for human being; if or not it's no longer too grievous to be borne, one needs to thank the fates and take courage'. the best of English realist novelists, recognized for brand new Grub road, George Gissing creates within the Whirlpool an astonish photo of characters stuck within the vortex of London, suffering to appreciate how they could make experience in their lives in a society of remorseless faithlessness and social snobbery. an entire period is magnificently dropped at lifestyles in all its glamour and squalor - and on the book's middle lies essentially the most awesome figures in English literature: Alma Rolfe, torn among an idyll of rural domesticity and her profession in London as a musician.

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Download E-books Zeno's Conscience: A Novel PDF

Lengthy hailed as a seminal paintings of modernism within the culture of Joyce and Kafka, and now to be had in a supple new English translation, Italo Svevo’s captivating and wonderfully idiosyncratic novel conducts readers deep into one hilariously hyperactive and eternally self-deluding brain. The brain in query belongs to Zeno Cosini, a neurotic Italian businessman who's writing his confessions on the behest of his psychiatrist. listed here are Zeno’s interminable makes an attempt to give up smoking, his courtship of the gorgeous but unresponsive Ada, his unexpected–and suddenly happy–marriage to Ada’s homely sister Augusta, and his affair with a shrill-voiced aspiring singer. touching on those misadventures with wry wit and a perspicacity right away unblinking and compassionate, Zeno’s Conscience is a miracle of mental realism.

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Download E-books El extraño caso del doctor Jekyll y Mr. Hyde: Y otros relatos de terror (Gótica) PDF

Con El extraño caso del healthcare professional Jekyll y Mr. Hyde
(1886), obra maestra de l. a. literatura de terror con que se abre esta selección
de sus mejores narraciones de miedo, R.L. Stevenson volvió
a ocuparse de un tema que le preocupó durante toda su corta vida:
la dualidad de l. a. naturaleza humana. Todo empezó con un sueño:
«Lo que soñé sobre el general practitioner Jekyll -confesó
el autor al manhattan usher in- fue que un hombre se ve obligado a
entrar en un armario e ingiere una droga que lo transforma en otro ser.
Me desperté y comprendí inmediatamente que había encontrado
el eslabón perdido que andaba buscando desde hacía mucho
tiempo, y antes de irme a los angeles cama tenía muy claro casi todos los
detalles de los angeles trama». Localizada en el corazón de un Londres
victoriano, los angeles novela viene a ser una sucesión de testimonios procedentes
de varios testigos cuyo presunto fin es desvelar un misterio. Jekyll y
Hyde son como una entidad disociada en dos. Hyde es l. a. personalidad demoníaca,
monstruosa de Jekyll, al que horrorizan las acciones de su doble maligno,
y simboliza el mal que Jekyll se reprime a sí mismo, el cual, una
vez liberado, no puede controlar. los angeles edición, a shipment de Juan Antonio
Molina Foix, se completa con otros cuatro relatos: «Janet, l. a. torcida»
(1881), historia que transcurre en Escocia en 1712, fue el resultado de
un concienzudo estudio de Stevenson sobre l. a. brujería escocesa;
«El ladrón de cadáveres» (1881) aborda un hecho
real ocurrido en Escocia a comienzos del siglo XIX; en «Markheim»
(1884) vuelve a aparecer el tema del doble, pero el doble, en este caso,
es el diablo; y «Olalla» (1885), que también fue producto
de un sueño y plantea el contraste entre los angeles prístina belleza
del escenario normal y l. a. «antigua y ruinosa casa solariega» símbolo
de l. a. degeneración hereditaria.

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