Baltasar and Blimunda pdf

Baltasar and Blimunda  pdf

Title: Baltasar and Blimunda pdf

Author: José Saramago,

Genre: ,Fiction,Historical,Historical Fiction,Classics,European Literature,Portuguese Literature,Cultural,Portugal

Pages: 346 pages

Baltasar and Blimunda pdf

From the recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature, a “brilliant…enchanting novel” (New York Times Book Review) of romance, deceit, religion, and magic set in eighteenth-century Portugal at the height of the Inquisition. National bestseller. Translated by Giovanni Pontiero.,When King and Church exercise absolute power what happens to the dreams of ordinary people? In early eighteenth century Lisbon, Baltasar, a soldier who has lost a hand in battle, falls in love with Blimunda, a young girl with strange visionary powers. From the day that he follows her home from the auto-da-fe where her mother is condemned and sent into exile, the two are bound body and soul by a love of unassailable strength. A third party shares their supper that evening: Padre Bartolemeu Lourenço, whose fantasy is to invent a flying machine. As the inquisition rages and royalty and religion clash, they pursue his impossible, not to mention heretical, dream of flight.

 

The Secret of the Old Clock pdf

The Secret of the Old Clock  pdf

Title: The Secret of the Old Clock pdf

Author: Carolyn Keene,

Genre: ,Mystery,Young Adult,Fiction,Classics,Childrens

Pages: 210 pages

The Secret of the Old Clock pdf

Nancy, unaided, seeks to find a missing will. To the surprise of many, the Topham family will inherit wealthy Josiah Crowley’s fortune, instead of deserving relatives and friends who were promised inheritances. Nancy determines that a clue to a second will might be found in an old clock Mr. Crowley had owned and she seeks to find the timepiece. Her search not only tests her keen mind, but also leads her into a thrilling adventure.

 

Where I’m Calling From: New and Selected Stories pdf

Where I'm Calling From: New and Selected Stories  pdf

Title: Where I’m Calling From: New and Selected Stories pdf

Author: Raymond Carver

Genre: ,Short Stories,Fiction,Literature,Classics,Literature,American

Pages: 544 pages

Where I’m Calling From: New and Selected Stories pdf

By the time of his early death in 1988, Raymond Carver had established himself as one of the greatest practitioners of the American short story, a writer who had not only found his own voice but imprinted it in the imaginations of thousands of readers. ,’Where I’m Calling From’, his last collection, encompasses classic stories from ‘Cathedral’, ‘What We Talk About When We Talk About Love’ and earlier Carver volumes, along with seven new works previosly unpublished in book form. ,Together, these 37 stories give us a superb overview of Carver’s life work and show us why he was so widely imitated but never equaled.

 

Anne’s House of Dreams pdf

Anne's House of Dreams  pdf

Title: Anne’s House of Dreams pdf

Author: L.M. Montgomery

Genre: ,Classics,Fiction,Young Adult,Historical,Historical Fiction,Childrens

Pages: 243 pages

Anne’s House of Dreams pdf

Anne’s own true love, Gilbert Blythe, is finally a doctor, and in the sunshine of the old orchard, among their dearest friends, they are about to speak their vows. Soon the happy couple will be bound for a new life together and their own dream house, on the misty purple shores of Four Winds Harbor.,A new life means fresh problems to solve, fresh surprises. Anne and Gilbert will make new friends and meet their neighbors: Captain Jim, the lighthouse attendant, with his sad stories of the sea; Miss Cornelia Bryant, the lady who speaks from the heart — and speaks her mind; and the tragically beautiful Leslie Moore, into whose dark life Anne shines a brilliant light.,The original, unabridged text,A specially commissioned biography of L. M. Montgomery,A map of Prince Edward Island

 

Sobre héroes y tumbas pdf

Sobre héroes y tumbas  pdf

Title: Sobre héroes y tumbas pdf

Author: Ernesto Sabato

Genre: ,Fiction,Cultural,Latin American,Classics

Pages: 547 pages

Sobre héroes y tumbas pdf

Esta es la segunda novela de Ernesto Sabato, que profundiza la senda iniciada por El túnel. Una obra, considerada uno de los mejores libros del siglo, que indaga en las zonas más oscuras del espíritu

 

The Age of Reason pdf

The Age of Reason  pdf

Title: The Age of Reason pdf

Author: Jean-Paul Sartre

Genre: ,Philosophy,Fiction,Classics,Cultural,France,Literature

Pages: 408 pages

The Age of Reason pdf

Set in France during the days immediately before World War II, this is the story of Mathieu, a French professor of philosophy obsessed with the idea of freedom. Translated from the French by Eric Sutton.

 

Selected Poems pdf

Selected Poems  pdf

Title: Selected Poems pdf

Author: Robert Frost,

Genre: ,Poetry,Classics

Pages: 224 pages

Selected Poems pdf

John F. Kennedy said of Robert Frost: “He has bequeathed his nation a body of imperishable verse from which Americans will forever gain joy and understanding.” A four-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Frost created a new poetic language that has a deep and timeless resonance.,In addition to Robert Frost’s first three books, this collection includes eighteen early poems that did not appear in his eleven books of poetry and have rarely been reprinted. Some of these express the idealism of youth inspired by heroic figures of the past. Others are love poems to Elinor White, whom he married in 1895.,This book features a deluxe cover, ribbon marker, top stain, and decorative endpapers with a nameplate.

 

The Book of Laughter and Forgetting pdf

The Book of Laughter and Forgetting  pdf

Title: The Book of Laughter and Forgetting pdf

Author: Milan Kundera,

Genre: ,Fiction,European Literature,Czech Literature,Literature,Philosophy,Classics,Novels,Short Stories,Contemporary,Magical Realism,Literary Fiction

Pages: 313 pages

The Book of Laughter and Forgetting pdf

Rich in its stories, characters, and imaginative range, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting is the novel that brought Milan Kundera his first big international success in the late 1970’s. Like all his work, it is valuable for far more than just its historical implications. In seven wonderfully integrated parts, different aspects of human existence are magnified and reduced, reordered and emphasized, newly examined, analyzed and experienced.

 

High-Rise pdf

High-Rise  pdf

Title: High-Rise pdf

Author: J.G. Ballard

Genre: ,Fiction,Science Fiction,Science Fiction,Dystopia,Thriller,Classics,Audiobook,Horror,Novels,European Literature,British Literature,Literature

Pages: 208 pages

High-Rise pdf

When a class war erupts inside a luxurious apartment block, modern elevators become violent battlegrounds and cocktail parties degenerate into marauding attacks on “enemy” floors. In this visionary tale, human society slips into violent reverse as once-peaceful residents, driven by primal urges, re-create a world ruled by the laws of the jungle.

 

History of the Peloponnesian War pdf

History of the Peloponnesian War  pdf

Title: History of the Peloponnesian War pdf

Author: Thucydides,

Genre: ,History,Classics,Nonfiction,War,History,Ancient History,Politics,Cultural,Greece,War,Military Fiction,Literature,Ancient,Military,Military History

Pages: 648 pages

History of the Peloponnesian War pdf

Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the long life-and-death struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling its author’s ambitious claim. Thucydides himself (c.460-400 BC) was an Athenian and achieved the rank of general in the earlier stages of the war. He applied thereafter a passion for accuracy and a contempt for myth and romance in compiling this factual record of a disastrous conflict.