The Girls of Slender Means (New Directions Classic)

By Muriel Spark

"Long in the past in 1945 all of the great humans in England have been terrible, making an allowance for exceptions," starts off The women of narrow Means, Dame Muriel Spark's tragic and rapier-witted portrait of a London women' hostel simply rising from the shadow of global warfare II.

Like the might of Teck membership itself—"three occasions window shattered for the reason that 1940 yet by no means at once hit"—its girl population do their most sensible to behave as though the area have been again to common: practising elocution, and jostling over suitors and a unmarried Schiaparelli costume. The novel's harrowing finishing finds that the women' giddy literary and amorous peregrinations are hiding a few tragically painful warfare wounds.

selected through Anthony Burgess as the best glossy Novels within the Sunday Times of London, The women of slim Means is a taut and eerily excellent novel by means of an writer The long island Times has referred to as "one of this century's most interesting creators of comic-metaphysical entertainment."

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By Muriel Spark

"Long in the past in 1945 all of the great humans in England have been terrible, making an allowance for exceptions," starts off The women of narrow Means, Dame Muriel Spark's tragic and rapier-witted portrait of a London women' hostel simply rising from the shadow of global warfare II.

Like the might of Teck membership itself—"three occasions window shattered for the reason that 1940 yet by no means at once hit"—its girl population do their most sensible to behave as though the area have been again to common: practising elocution, and jostling over suitors and a unmarried Schiaparelli costume. The novel's harrowing finishing finds that the women' giddy literary and amorous peregrinations are hiding a few tragically painful warfare wounds.

selected through Anthony Burgess as the best glossy Novels within the Sunday Times of London, The women of slim Means is a taut and eerily excellent novel by means of an writer The long island Times has referred to as "one of this century's most interesting creators of comic-metaphysical entertainment."

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The Merry Wives of Windsor

By William Shakespeare

Falstaff arrives in Windsor very brief on funds. He comes to a decision, to procure monetary virtue, that he'll court docket prosperous married girls, Mistress Ford and Mistress Page.

Falstaff makes a decision to ship the ladies exact love letters and asks his servants - Pistol and Nym - to bring them to the wives.

When they do not want, Falstaff sacks them, and, in revenge, the lads inform Ford and web page (the husbands) of Falstaff's intentions.

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By William Shakespeare

Falstaff arrives in Windsor very brief on funds. He comes to a decision, to procure monetary virtue, that he'll court docket prosperous married girls, Mistress Ford and Mistress Page.

Falstaff makes a decision to ship the ladies exact love letters and asks his servants - Pistol and Nym - to bring them to the wives.

When they do not want, Falstaff sacks them, and, in revenge, the lads inform Ford and web page (the husbands) of Falstaff's intentions.

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Grau: Ein Eddie-Russett-Roman

By Jasper Fforde

Es läuft intestine für Eddie Russett: Seine Rotsicht ist exzellent, er wird mit etwas Glück auf der Farbskala nach oben heiraten, und sein Leben plätschert angenehm ereignislos dahin - bis zu dem Tag, an dem er sich unrettbar und wider jede Vernunft verliebt. Denn Jane ist nicht nur geheimnisvoll und wunderbar stupsnasig, sie ist auch komplett farbenblind und gehört damit der gesellschaftlichen Unterschicht an: eine Graue! Jane hebt Eddies geordnete Welt aus den Angeln: Plötzlich hat er einflussreiche Feinde, wird mit unbequemen Wahrheiten konfrontiert, und zu allem Überfluss versucht seine Angebetete auch noch immer wieder, ihn umzubringen. Denn Jane hütet ein hochexplosives Geheimnis, und Eddie weiß bereits zu viel ...

"Grau" ist das neue Meisterwerk des britischen Erfolgsautors Jasper Fforde. Ein spektakuläres Ideenfeuerwerk und phantastisches Abenteuer um Liebe, Verrat und die unüberschätzbare Macht der Neugier.

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By Jasper Fforde

Es läuft intestine für Eddie Russett: Seine Rotsicht ist exzellent, er wird mit etwas Glück auf der Farbskala nach oben heiraten, und sein Leben plätschert angenehm ereignislos dahin - bis zu dem Tag, an dem er sich unrettbar und wider jede Vernunft verliebt. Denn Jane ist nicht nur geheimnisvoll und wunderbar stupsnasig, sie ist auch komplett farbenblind und gehört damit der gesellschaftlichen Unterschicht an: eine Graue! Jane hebt Eddies geordnete Welt aus den Angeln: Plötzlich hat er einflussreiche Feinde, wird mit unbequemen Wahrheiten konfrontiert, und zu allem Überfluss versucht seine Angebetete auch noch immer wieder, ihn umzubringen. Denn Jane hütet ein hochexplosives Geheimnis, und Eddie weiß bereits zu viel ...

"Grau" ist das neue Meisterwerk des britischen Erfolgsautors Jasper Fforde. Ein spektakuläres Ideenfeuerwerk und phantastisches Abenteuer um Liebe, Verrat und die unüberschätzbare Macht der Neugier.

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Porterhouse Blue

By Tom Sharpe

Never ahead of released in the US, and now a six-hour PBS presentation, Porterhouse Blue is the tale of 1 university campus with extra difficulties than scholars. A revolution at Porterhouse collage sends loads of issues out within the open--namely one gross of condoms.

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By Tom Sharpe

Never ahead of released in the US, and now a six-hour PBS presentation, Porterhouse Blue is the tale of 1 university campus with extra difficulties than scholars. A revolution at Porterhouse collage sends loads of issues out within the open--namely one gross of condoms.

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Titus Andronicus

This anthology is an intensive advent to vintage literature if you haven't but skilled those literary masterworks. should you have recognized and enjoyed those works some time past, this can be a call for participation to reunite with previous neighbors in a clean new layout. From Shakespeare’s finesse to Oscar Wilde’s wit, this specified assortment brings jointly works as different and influential because the Pilgrim’s growth and Othello. As an anthology that invitations readers to immerse themselves within the masterpieces of the literary giants, it truly is must-have addition to any library.

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This anthology is an intensive advent to vintage literature if you haven't but skilled those literary masterworks. should you have recognized and enjoyed those works some time past, this can be a call for participation to reunite with previous neighbors in a clean new layout. From Shakespeare’s finesse to Oscar Wilde’s wit, this specified assortment brings jointly works as different and influential because the Pilgrim’s growth and Othello. As an anthology that invitations readers to immerse themselves within the masterpieces of the literary giants, it truly is must-have addition to any library.

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Troilus and Cressida: Third Series, Revised Edition (The Arden Shakespeare Third Series)

A revised variation of this fascinating and complicated play, up to date to hide fresh serious considering and level background. Troilus and Cressida is a tragedy usually labelled a "problem" play due to its obvious combination of genres and its tricky topics. Set within the Trojan Wars it tells a narrative of doomed love and honour, delivering a debased view of human nature in war-time and a level peopled via often unsympathetic characters. The revised variation makes an incredible textual content for research at undergraduate point and above.

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A revised variation of this fascinating and complicated play, up to date to hide fresh serious considering and level background. Troilus and Cressida is a tragedy usually labelled a "problem" play due to its obvious combination of genres and its tricky topics. Set within the Trojan Wars it tells a narrative of doomed love and honour, delivering a debased view of human nature in war-time and a level peopled via often unsympathetic characters. The revised variation makes an incredible textual content for research at undergraduate point and above.

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Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)

By Emily Brontë

Emily Brontë's purely novel, a piece of great and far-reaching effect, the Penguin Classics version of Wuthering Heights is the definitive version of the textual content, edited with an creation through Pauline Nestor. Lockwood, the hot tenant of Thrushcross Grange, located at the bleak Yorkshire moors, is pressured to hunt safeguard one evening at Wuthering Heights, the house of his landlord. There he discovers the heritage of the tempestuous occasions that came about years sooner than; of the serious dating among the gypsy foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw; and the way Catherine, compelled to select from passionate, tortured Heathcliff and delicate, well-bred Edgar Linton, surrendered to the expectancies of her type. As Heathcliff's bitterness and vengeance at his betrayal is visited upon the following new release, their blameless heirs needs to fight to flee the legacy of the earlier. during this version, a brand new preface through Lucasta Miller, writer of The Brontë delusion, appears to be like on the ways that the unconventional has been interpreted, from Charlotte Brontë onwards. This enhances Pauline Nestor's advent, which discusses altering serious receptions of the unconventional, in addition to Emily Brontë's impacts and heritage. Emily Brontë (1818-48), with her sisters, Charlotte and Anne, was once essentially the most major literary figures of the nineteenth century. She wrote only one strikingly cutting edge novel, Wuthering Heights, yet was once additionally a proficient and severe poet. for those who loved Wuthering Heights, you'll like Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, additionally to be had in Penguin Classics. 'Wuthering Heights is usually regarded as "romantic", yet test rereading it with out being astonished by means of the comfortableness with which Brontë's characters topic each other to extremes of actual and mental violence' Jeanette Winterson 'As a primary novel, there's little or no that could examine to it. Even Shakespeare took over a decade to arrive the clifftop extremities of King Lear' Sarah Waters

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By Emily Brontë

Emily Brontë's purely novel, a piece of great and far-reaching effect, the Penguin Classics version of Wuthering Heights is the definitive version of the textual content, edited with an creation through Pauline Nestor. Lockwood, the hot tenant of Thrushcross Grange, located at the bleak Yorkshire moors, is pressured to hunt safeguard one evening at Wuthering Heights, the house of his landlord. There he discovers the heritage of the tempestuous occasions that came about years sooner than; of the serious dating among the gypsy foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw; and the way Catherine, compelled to select from passionate, tortured Heathcliff and delicate, well-bred Edgar Linton, surrendered to the expectancies of her type. As Heathcliff's bitterness and vengeance at his betrayal is visited upon the following new release, their blameless heirs needs to fight to flee the legacy of the earlier. during this version, a brand new preface through Lucasta Miller, writer of The Brontë delusion, appears to be like on the ways that the unconventional has been interpreted, from Charlotte Brontë onwards. This enhances Pauline Nestor's advent, which discusses altering serious receptions of the unconventional, in addition to Emily Brontë's impacts and heritage. Emily Brontë (1818-48), with her sisters, Charlotte and Anne, was once essentially the most major literary figures of the nineteenth century. She wrote only one strikingly cutting edge novel, Wuthering Heights, yet was once additionally a proficient and severe poet. for those who loved Wuthering Heights, you'll like Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, additionally to be had in Penguin Classics. 'Wuthering Heights is usually regarded as "romantic", yet test rereading it with out being astonished by means of the comfortableness with which Brontë's characters topic each other to extremes of actual and mental violence' Jeanette Winterson 'As a primary novel, there's little or no that could examine to it. Even Shakespeare took over a decade to arrive the clifftop extremities of King Lear' Sarah Waters

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William the Conqueror (Just William series Book 6)

By Richmal Crompton

William is usually in difficulty, yet occasionally it's really not his fault. It was once Ginger who confirmed him the ebook approximately Robin Hood, and it used to be Violet Elizabeth Bott's suggestion to thieve from the wealthy and provides to the poor.

Unfortunately the single they be aware of is Violet's father, so William's most modern plan to correct the world's wrongs is bound to guide to disaster . . .

In William the Conqueror everyone's favorite troublemaker, William Brown, is again in a set of 13 simply William tales - now with a brand-new hide glance illustrated by way of Joe Berger.

There is just one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, cute imp of mischief has been harassing his unlucky kin and delighting his millions of admirers seeing that 1922.

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By Richmal Crompton

William is usually in difficulty, yet occasionally it's really not his fault. It was once Ginger who confirmed him the ebook approximately Robin Hood, and it used to be Violet Elizabeth Bott's suggestion to thieve from the wealthy and provides to the poor.

Unfortunately the single they be aware of is Violet's father, so William's most modern plan to correct the world's wrongs is bound to guide to disaster . . .

In William the Conqueror everyone's favorite troublemaker, William Brown, is again in a set of 13 simply William tales - now with a brand-new hide glance illustrated by way of Joe Berger.

There is just one William. This tousle-headed, snub-nosed, hearty, cute imp of mischief has been harassing his unlucky kin and delighting his millions of admirers seeing that 1922.

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La tierra baldía (y Prufrock y otras observaciones)

By T. S. Eliot

El mayor poema del siglo XX «La temible Tierra baldía de T. S. Eliot vuelve a vivir en l. a. versión de Andreu Jaume.»
Félix de Azúa, El País

Además de ser el gran poema del siglo XX, La tierra baldía es una obra esencial para entender nuestro tiempo. Con una dicción y unas imágenes rompedoras, T.S. Eliot sabe cantar l. a. devastación de l. a. primera guerra mundial, los angeles adecuación del hombre a l. a. ciudad como nuevo y definitivo exilio de l. a. naturaleza, el deseo difícil entre mujeres y hombres, y convocar a los angeles vez las voces del pasado literario de Occidente. Pero más allá del intimidante virtuosismo técnico y de l. a. intensidad estética que el poema desata, en estos versos emociona sobre todo l. a. desnuda humanidad que estalla en silencio.

Editado, prologado y traducido por Andreu Jaume, que también nos da su versión de Prufrock, el primer poemario de Eliot y referente vital para entender el resto de su poesía, este libro viene a recordarnos, cuando se cumplen cincuenta años de su muerte, l. a. vigencia, los angeles ambición y el ejemplo de un poeta, un crítico y un editor que consiguió crear una nueva visión del mundo contemporáneo.

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By T. S. Eliot

El mayor poema del siglo XX «La temible Tierra baldía de T. S. Eliot vuelve a vivir en l. a. versión de Andreu Jaume.»
Félix de Azúa, El País

Además de ser el gran poema del siglo XX, La tierra baldía es una obra esencial para entender nuestro tiempo. Con una dicción y unas imágenes rompedoras, T.S. Eliot sabe cantar l. a. devastación de l. a. primera guerra mundial, los angeles adecuación del hombre a l. a. ciudad como nuevo y definitivo exilio de l. a. naturaleza, el deseo difícil entre mujeres y hombres, y convocar a los angeles vez las voces del pasado literario de Occidente. Pero más allá del intimidante virtuosismo técnico y de l. a. intensidad estética que el poema desata, en estos versos emociona sobre todo l. a. desnuda humanidad que estalla en silencio.

Editado, prologado y traducido por Andreu Jaume, que también nos da su versión de Prufrock, el primer poemario de Eliot y referente vital para entender el resto de su poesía, este libro viene a recordarnos, cuando se cumplen cincuenta años de su muerte, l. a. vigencia, los angeles ambición y el ejemplo de un poeta, un crítico y un editor que consiguió crear una nueva visión del mundo contemporáneo.

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Antony and Cleopatra (Arden Shakespeare: Third Series)

By William Shakespeare

John Wilders - literary consultant to the BBC television Shakespeare sequence - brings thorough scholarship and a pragmatic figuring out of functionality must this re-creation. readability, accessibility and rigour are the hallmarks of an variation with the intention to supply important tips for all its readers. "This variation has a really priceless advent and sturdy transparent textual content, in addition to the particularly very good and distinct notes." Dr Michael Herbert, St Andrews collage 'Â…a valuable therapy of a fancy play' Barry Gaines, collage of recent Mexico, Shakespeare Quarterly

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By William Shakespeare

John Wilders - literary consultant to the BBC television Shakespeare sequence - brings thorough scholarship and a pragmatic figuring out of functionality must this re-creation. readability, accessibility and rigour are the hallmarks of an variation with the intention to supply important tips for all its readers. "This variation has a really priceless advent and sturdy transparent textual content, in addition to the particularly very good and distinct notes." Dr Michael Herbert, St Andrews collage 'Â…a valuable therapy of a fancy play' Barry Gaines, collage of recent Mexico, Shakespeare Quarterly

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