140 books for genre «Historical romance»

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Forster's timeless romance tale of Florence, Italy, and the repressed nature of life and love for women in Edwardian England.

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Drácula (Vlad Draculea), protagonista de la novela homónima del irlandés Bram Stoker, de 1897, que dio lugar a una larga lista de versiones de cine, cómics y teatro. Drácula es el más famoso de los «vampiros humanos». Se dice que Stoker fue asesorado por un erudito sobre temas orientales, el húngaro Hermann (Arminius) Vambéry, que se reunió algunas veces con el escritor para comentarle las peripecias del verdadero Drácula.

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Spirited, beautiful young American Isabel Archer journeys to Europe to, in modern terms, "find herself.­" But what she finds there may prove to be her undoing, especially when an infinitely sophisticated lady plots against her.

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Zane Grey, renowned as an author for his portrayals of the rugged Wild West, completed his first Western, The Heritage of the Desert, in just four months in 1910. This compelling work which deals powerfully with Mormon culture in Utah in 1890 rapidly became a bestseller.

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, Stendhal’s masterpiece, is the story of Julien Sorel, a young dreamer from the provinces, fueled by Napoleonic ideals, whose desire to make his fortune sets in motion events both mesmerizing and tragic. Sorel’s quest to find himself, and the doomed love he encounters along the way, are delineated with an unprecedented psychological depth and realism. At the same time, Stendhal weaves together the social life and fraught political intrigues of post–Napoleonic France, bringing that world to unforgettable, full-­color life. His portrait of Julien and early-­nineteenth-­century France remains an unsurpassed creation, one that brilliantly anticipates modern literature. Neglected during its time, has assumed its rightful place as one of the world’s great books, and Burton Raffel’s extraordinary new translation, coupled with an enlightening Introduction by Diane Johnson, helps it shine more brightly than ever before.

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Using pre-­First World War Europe as its stage, is the unforgettable story of Edward Ashburnham, his wife Leonora, and their friends, John and Florence Dowell. The eponymous Good Soldier, Edward embodies upper-­class English values but behind closed doors carries on a long-­running affair with Florence. When Florence’s husband, John, discovers the affair, he sets in motion a series of events both tragic and unavoidable. Drawing on events from his own life, Ford Madox Ford’s resonates with themes of love and betrayal that are as relevant in modern times as they were when the novel was published in 1915. is ranked on Modern Library’s 100 best English-­language novels of the 20th century, and has been adapted for television and radio. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your . . .

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Sur un feuillet joint au récit que l'on va lire, le docteur Hesselius a rédigé une note assez détaillée, accompagnée d'une référence à son essai sur l’étrange sujet que le manuscrit éclaire d’une vive lumière.

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One of the earliest gothic novels, "The Castle of Otranto" is the story of the Prince of Otranto, who out of concern for carrying on his lineage attempts to marry off his son to a young girl by the name of Isabella. When a tragic accident kills the Prince's son, a series of eerie events are set in motion. "The Castle of Otranto" is a chilling gothic masterpiece that will be enjoyed by any fan of the genre.

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The first known gay vampire novel and one of the first psychic vampire stories.

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Books for genre Historical romance