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Both a psychological self-­portrait and a profound meditation upon the artistic process, Proust's seven-­part masterpiece changed the course of 20th-­century literature. the first volume, introduces the novel's major themes and the narrator, a sensitive man drawn in his youth to fashionable society. Its focus then shifts to Charles Swann, a wealthy connoisseur who moves in high-­society circles in nineteenth-­century Paris and a victim of an agonizing romance. This masterly evocation of French society and its rendering of a search for a transcendental reality independent of time, ranks as a landmark of world literature. Unabridged reprint of the classic 1922 edition.

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I have just returned from a visit to my landlordthe solitary neighbour that I shall be troubled with. This is certainly a beautiful country! In all England, I do not believe that I could have fixed on a situation so completely removed from the stir of society. A perfect misanthropists heaven: and Mr. Heathcliff and I are such a suitable pair to divide the desolation between us. A capital fellow! He little imagined how my heart warmed towards him when I beheld his black eyes withdraw so suspiciously under their brows, as I rode up, and when his fingers sheltered themselves, with a jealous resolution, still further in his waistcoat, as I announced my name.

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This collection contains all seven books in the classic fantasy series without art, to appeal to older readers. This special ebook edition includes an introduction by C. S. Lewis's stepson, Douglas Gresham, and full text and art for Lewis's very first work—! Experience C. S. Lewis's in its entirety—;;;;;; and. This bundle comes with a special introduction by Douglas Gresham, C. S. Lewis's stepson, for a behind-­the-­scenes look at Lewis while he was writing the book. has become part of the canon of classic literature, drawing readers of all ages into magical lands with unforgettable characters for over sixty years. Epic battles between good and evil, fantastic creatures, betrayals, heroic deeds, and friendships won and lost all come together in this unforgettable world. And then discover the world before Narnia with, a collection of stories written by C. S. Lewis and his brother when they were children, with the authors' own delightful illustrations. For every reader who has been . . .

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Immediately recognized as a significant literary work, Adam Bede has enjoyed a largely positive critical reputation since its publication. An anonymous review in The Athenaeum praised it as a "novel of the highest class,­" and The Times called it "a first-­rate novel.­" Contemporary reviewers, often influenced by nostalgia for the earlier period represented in Bede, enthusiastically praised Eliot's characterizations and realistic representations of rural life. Charles Dickens wrote: "The whole country life that the story is set in, is so real, and so droll and genuine, and yet so selected and polished by art, that I cannot praise it enough to you.­" In fact, in early criticism, the tragedy of infanticide has often been overlooked in favor of the peaceful idyllic world and familiar personalities Eliot recreated...

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Emma, de Jane Austen Traduction de l'Edition Arthus Bertrand, 1816 Traduction de Pierre de Puliga, 1910 Ce livre numérique présente 2 traduction différentes du roman Emma, de Jane Austen. Une table des matières dynamique permet d'accéder directement aux 2 traductions. Liens: - 1816 - La nouvelle Emma (Traduction anonyme) - 1910 - Emma (Traduction Pierre de Puliga)

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A remarkable novel by Walter Scott that portrays one of Scotland's greatest heroes. The story covers the adventures of a merchant's son, Frank Osbaldistone, who visits Scotland to get back the stolen money of his father Rob Roy, whom the book is named after. The story depicts the struggle for justice and dignity. Mesmerizing!

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The American classic about a young girl's coming-­of-­age at the turn of the century.

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A Girl of the Limberlost is considered a classic of Indiana literature.
The story takes place in Indiana, in and around the Limberlost Swamp - at that time, a site of heavy logging and natural oil extraction.
This Bildungsroman is structured as...

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Silas Marner is accused of stealing funds from his small Christian congregation. Presumed guilty by his community and rejected by the woman he loves, Silas leaves and lives as a recluse near Raveloe village. He takes refuge only in working and attaining wealth, until his precious gold is stolen from him. But a child, her mother found dead in the snow, is thrust into his life, changing it completely. Ultimately, Silas Marner is a redeeming story of love and loyalty.

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This is a fantastic sequel to Anne of Green Gables. It is about misadventures of the mischievous red-­headed orphan on Prince Edward Island. Anne is growing up and finding her place in the adult world while she deals with life after returning to Avonlea to teach before she goes off to college. Please Note: This book is easy to read in true text, not scanned images that can sometimes be difficult to decipher. The Microsoft eBook has a contents page linked to the chapter headings for easy navigation. The Adobe eBook has bookmarks at chapter headings and is printable up to two full copies per year. Both versions are text searchable.

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Books for genre Classics