Download e-book for iPad: God's Little Acre: A Novel by Erskine Caldwell

By Erskine Caldwell

Caldwell’s blockbuster bestseller: within the Depression-era Deep South, destitute farmer Ty Ty Walden struggles to elevate a kinfolk on his own

Single father and negative Southern farmer Ty Ty Walden has a plan to avoid wasting his farm and his kinfolk: he'll tear his fields aside until eventually he reveals gold. whereas Ty Ty obsesses over his fool’s quest, his little children seek in useless for his or her personal goals of fast happiness—whether from funds, violence, or sex.
God’s Little Acre is a vintage darkish comedy, a satire that lampoons a damaged South whereas conserving a gentle to the toll that poverty takes at the hopes and goals of the bad themselves.
This publication beneficial properties an illustrated biography of Erskine Caldwell together with infrequent images and never-before-seen records courtesy of the Dartmouth collage Library.

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Download e-book for iPad: Crimen y castigo (Colección Sepan Cuantos: 108) (Spanish by Fedor Mijailovich Dostoievski,Rosa María Phillips

By Fedor Mijailovich Dostoievski,Rosa María Phillips

PROUST decía que todas las novelas de Dostoievski pudieron titularse Crimen y castigo. Efectivamente, los angeles obra entera del gran escritor ruso gira alrededor de dos principles fundamentales: los angeles transgresión de las leyes morales y sociales, basada en el supuesto de l. a. libertad humana, y el sometimiento posterior e inevitable a dichas leyes, dramática consecuencia de l. a. negación de esa misma libertad. Desde sus primeros transgresores hasta los parricidas de Los hermanos Karamazov, Fedor Mijailovich describe paso a paso l. a. parábola del crimen, identificado en todas sus manifestaciones con l. a. autodestrucción, y del castigo, o ¬reconocimiento del errors de “haber osado”, asumido hasta sus últimas consecuencias de humillación y dolor. Sin embargo, es en l. a. presente narración donde este ciclo de osadía y arrepentimiento se expresa en su más perfecta forma. Crimen y castigo tiene muy pocos rivales en l. a. novelística mundial, y aun se ha juzgado aquí el arte de Dostoievski greater al de un Henry James.

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Download e-book for iPad: Frantumaglia: A Writer's Journey by Elena Ferrante,Ann Goldstein

By Elena Ferrante,Ann Goldstein

This booklet invitations readers into Elena Ferrante’s workshop. It bargains a glimpse into the drawers of her writing table, these drawers from which emerged her 3 early standalone novels and the 4 installments of My amazing pal, identified in English because the Neapolitan Quartet. together with over two decades of letters, essays, reflections, and interviews, it's a targeted depiction of an writer who embodies a consummate ardour for writing.

In those pages Ferrante solutions a lot of her readers’ questions. She addresses her option to stand apart and enable her books stay self sufficient lives. She discusses her concepts and matters as her novels are being tailored into motion pictures. She talks in regards to the problem of discovering concise solutions to interview questions. She explains the thrill and the struggles of writing, the pain of composing a narrative basically to find that it isn’t more than enough for e-book. She contemplates her dating with psychoanalysis, with the towns she has lived in, with motherhood, with feminism, and along with her early life as a storehouse of stories, fabric, and tales. the result's a colourful and intimate selfportrait of a author at work.

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Maurice DeKobra,Neal Wainwright,Rene Steinke's The Madonna of the Sleeping Cars (Neversink) PDF

By Maurice DeKobra,Neal Wainwright,Rene Steinke

One of the largest bestsellers of all time, and one of many first and so much influential undercover agent novels of the 20 th century, is again in print for the 1st time considering 1948

Alan Furst fanatics will be aware that educate passengers in his bestselling thrillers are frequently saw studying The Madonna of the drowsing Cars. It’s a wise element: First released in 1927, the ebook was once one of many 20th century’s first immense bestsellers, promoting over 15 million copies worldwide.

It’s the tale of 2 vastly captivating characters who embark on a glamorous experience at the Orient Express—and locate themselves on an exciting trip throughout Europe and into the just-barely unveiled territories of psychoanalysis and innovative socialism.

Gerard Seliman—technically, a Prince—is so discouraged through the loss of life of his marriage that he flees to London to develop into the non-public assistant of a glamorous member of the British peerage, girl Diana Wyndham. yet he quickly reveals himself all for a wild scheme through girl Diana to avoid wasting herself from looming bankruptcy whereas concurrently keeping off wealthy lotharios. on the heart of all of it: a plan to rescue her rights to a Russian oil box now below the keep an eye on of revolutionaries who don’t like capitalists.

The publication that set the traditional for highbrow thrillers of political and social intrigue, The Madonna of the dozing Cars, with its jetsetting and witty protagonists, continues to be as clean a page-turner as ever—and as fun.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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Download e-book for kindle: Le Roman de Jacques Bonhomme, laboureur (Terroirs by Émile Bodin

By Émile Bodin

C’est ce nom que porte le héros du roman d’Émile Bodin, qui raconte los angeles vie d’un paysan du moment Empire jusqu’au début du XXe siècle. los angeles lecture est coulante et agréable, les décors du can pay gavache sont délicieux et les personnages qui utilisent les mots du patois neighborhood sont pittoresques. Le livre obtint le prix de l’Académie française en 1922.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Insulted and Injured by Fyodor Dostoevsky,Boris Jakim,James P. Scanlan

By Fyodor Dostoevsky,Boris Jakim,James P. Scanlan

The Insulted and Injured, initially released in 1861, is Fyodor Dostoevskys first significant paintings of fiction after his Siberian exile and the 1st of the lengthy novels for which he's well-known. Set in nineteenth-century Petersburg, the unconventional depicts a gaggle of individuals being affected by the tough and egocentric machinations of a dismal and strong prince. Can natural love triumph over such evil?

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Mark Twain's Cuentos completos (Los mejores clásicos) (Spanish Edition) PDF

By Mark Twain

Los mejores libros jamás escritos.

«En un texto se puede encontrar cualquier cosa si uno se coloca entre él y el espejo de su propia imaginación.»

Mark Twain afiló su narrativa y cimentó su éxito en el género del cuento. Sus relatos se caracterizan por unas tramas ingeniosas, una inventiva inagotable, unos personajes inolvidables, un genial sentido del humor y por su excepcional uso del lenguaje, que revela un vívido retrato de l. a. sociedad de su tiempo. Genio y figura, el propio Twain defendía así sus relatos: «Me gusta una buena historia bien contada. Por esa misma razón, a veces me veo obligado a contarlas yo mismo.»

Esta edición es l. a. más completa de los angeles narrativa breve de Twain. l. a. componen todas sus piezas cortas, sesenta textos magníficamente traducidos. Asimismo presenta una excelente y esclarecedora introducción de Charles Neider, reconocido como uno de los mejores especialistas en l. a. vida y l. a. obra de este coloso de las letras.

Ernest Hemingway dijo sobre Mark Twain...
«La literatura estadounidense nace con Twain. No había nada antes. No ha habido nada igual de bueno desde entonces.»

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Read e-book online Las almas muertas (Ilustrados) (Spanish Edition) PDF

By Nikolái Gógol,Alberto Gamón,Marta Rebón


Un pequeño terrateniente, Pável Ivánovich Chíchikov, se dedica a comprar campesinos muertos para registrarlos como vivos y conseguir así las tierras que se concedían a aquellos que poseyeran un cierto número de siervos. Gógol utiliza este argumento como pretexto para ofrecer l. a. versión más cruda y detestable del ser humano, logrando que esta obra, publicada por primera vez en 1842, sea un clásico con una vigencia bold en nuestro mundo actual.

Alberto Gamón ha realizado un impresionante trabajo gráfico que ahonda en el texto de esta edición, con nueva traducción de Marta Rebón.

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The Man from Glengarry (New Canadian Library (Paperback)) by Ralph Connor,Alison Gordon PDF

By Ralph Connor,Alison Gordon

Ranald Macdonald’s roots are within the woodland of Ontario’s easternmost county and his personality used to be cast within the small Presbyterian church close to his domestic. whilst he leaves to check his idealism and religion within the tough international of the lumber enterprise, he brings satisfaction to the minister’s spouse who used to be the version for his life.

Met with foreign acclaim while released in 1901, The guy from Glengarry is a story of braveness and an exhilarating portrait of existence in 19th-century Canada.

From the Paperback edition.

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Get Trimalchio: An Early Version of The Great Gatsby PDF

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

For the legions of Great Gatsby enthusiasts and students, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s early model of his masterpiece offers a brand new realizing of Fitzgerald’s operating equipment, clean perception into his characters, and renewed appreciation of his genius—now on hand in e-book for the 1st time.

Reading F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Trimalchio, an early and whole model of The nice Gatsby, is like hearing a well-known musical composition performed in a unique key. it's the comparable paintings and but a unique work.

Fitzgerald wrote Trimalchio through the summer season of 1924 and submitted it to Maxwell Perkins, his editor at Scribner’s, in October of that yr. (He titled the booklet after the ostentatious party-giver within the Satyricon of Petronius.) Perkins had the unconventional set in kind and despatched the galleys to Fitzgerald in France. Fitzgerald then seriously revised the galley pages, transferring fabric round and altering the name. the end result used to be The nice Gatsby, his signature work.

Trimalchio, despite the fact that, can also be a outstanding success. It differs significantly from The nice Gatsby: its plot and constitution will not be an analogous, chapters of Trimalchio have been thoroughly rewritten for the broadcast novel, characterization is diverse, Nick Carraway’s narrative voice is altered, and it comprises numerous passages and sequences lacking from Gatsby. most significantly, in Trimalchio Jay Gatsby’s previous is printed in a totally varied way.

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