By Leo Tolstoy
Acclaimed by means of many because the world's maximum novel, this is often the tale of a spouse, Anna Karenina, who abandons her empty lifestyles because the spouse of a Petersburg executive minister for a passionate dating with a tender officer, count number Vronsky.
Read or Download Anna Karenina (UK Edition) PDF
Similar literary classics books
It is a chronological choice of 22 tales written through Salinger - starting with "The younger Folks" in 1940 and concluding with "Hapworth sixteen, 1924" in 1965 - yet passed over of his accrued 9 tales. of those ("I'm Crazy" and "Slight uprising Off Madison") have been early models of chapters within the Catcher within the Rye.
Alfred Kubin (1877-1959) used to be one of many significant photo artists of the twentieth century who used to be well known for his illustrations of writers of the glorious equivalent to Balzac, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Gustav Meyrink and Edgar Allan Poe. In his blend of the darkly decadent, the glorious and the gruesome, in his evocations of dream and nightmare, his construction of an environment of poser and worry he resembles Mervyn Peake.
"Nothing however the darkness, and throughout them destruction, and ahead of them not anything however the fire-a bastard humans, faraway from God, making a song and crying within the barren region! " First released in 1953, Baldwin's first novel is a brief yet severe, semi-autobiographical exploration of the bothered lifetime of the Grimes kinfolk in Harlem throughout the melancholy.
Beginning with the invasion of Julius Caesar within the 5th century, Bede recorded the background of the English as much as his personal day in 731 A. D. A scholarly monk operating within the north-east of britain, Bede wrote the 5 books of his background in Latin. The Ecclesiastical heritage is his most renowned paintings, and this version offers the authoritative Colgrave translation, in addition to a brand new translation of the larger Chronicle, by no means sooner than released in English.
- El pobre Goriot
- The Inferno (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
- The Histories (Oxford World's Classics)
- Burmese Days
- Frankenstein (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)
- Les Yeux et la Mémoire
Extra resources for Anna Karenina (UK Edition)
But when poor health and boredom set in, he pleaded with his father to get him released from duty. After working for a short time for his father舗s company and marrying his childhood sweetheart, Burroughs flailed from one business failure to another before striking it rich with his fictional ape-man. His first Tarzan story, Tarzan of the Apes, was published in 1912 by the pulp-fiction magazine The All-Story. The tale of a man reared by apes in an African jungle caused a sensation among readers of all ages and quickly became a cultural icon.
These animals, killed in the name of science, were promptly skinned and carefully prepared for taxidermic preservation. Roosevelt did not shoot gorillas, but his friend Carl E. Akeley did. 舠The giant of Karisimbi,舡 a large silverback collected in the Belgian Congo by an expedition led by Akeley, remains on display in a diorama in the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. In creating his Africa, a continent dominated by the prowess of white men, Burroughs also borrowed from novels, mainly British, and especially those of H.
1887 Diphtheria warnings motivate Mary Evaline to place Edgar in the private Maplehearst School for Girls until the outbreak subsides. Edgar exchanges letters with his two older brothers, Harry and George, who attend Yale. Arthur Conan Doyle舗s A Study in Scarlet, the debut Sherlock Holmes story, is published. 1888 Edgar enters the Harvard School in Chicago. 1891 When a flu epidemic erupts, Edgar舗s parents, concerned that he has had several bouts with childhood illness, remove him from school and send him to work on his older brothers舗 ranch in Idaho; he develops what will be a lifelong passion for horseback riding.
Anna Karenina (UK Edition) by Leo Tolstoy