Donde crecen flores silvestres by Aminatta Forna

By Aminatta Forna

Uno de los mejores libros del año para The Boston Globe y The Independent: una apasionante historia sobre l. a. nostalgia y el olvido, l. a. venganza y el amor, l. a. negación y los angeles culpa, por «una autora de un talento deslumbrante» (Daily Telegraph)

Gost, un pueblo croata de veranos abrasadores e inviernos gélidos, se encuentra rodeado de montañas y campos de flores silvestres que nadie pisa. Es el hogar de Duro, que sobrevive aletargado hasta que un día los angeles ventana de los angeles vieja casa azul que lleva más de una década vacía aparece abierta. los angeles llegada de Laura y sus hijos supone un terremoto en el pueblo. Pronto, los angeles relación que Duro entabla con los ingleses y las obras de reparación que él mismo emprende en l. a. casa azul abrirán las compuertas del pasado, y por ellas entrarán en tromba los días de l. a. infancia, el primer amor, las primeras traiciones y también los angeles guerra y l. a. muerte que llegaron luego, y de las que ya nadie habla.

La crítica ha dicho...
«Los lovers de El paciente inglés van a adorar esta obra tan memorable e inquietante.»

«Oscura y perturbadora, los angeles narrativa de Forna tiene un ritmo de gran belleza, un tono escalofriante y angustioso, verdaderamente apasionante.»
Kirkus (lectura seleccionada)

«Una novela magistral por una autora de talento... Forna despliega su historia con un ritmo de medido suspense que se lee como un thriller cocinado a fuego lento. Su prosa nos agarra por el pescuezo de manera sigilosa y a continuación aprieta con fuerza. Narrativa de máxima tensión.»
Arifa Akbar, The Independent

«Esta hipnótica novela examina los angeles resaca de l. a. guerra y el genocidio. Lo más interesante de esta historia es el retrato de cómo aquellos que sobreviven a las atrocidades deben aprender a continuar viviendo juntos. Altamente recomendable.»
Evelyn Beck, Library Journal

«Si La memoria del amor confirmó l. a. facilidad de Forna para escribir sobre los angeles guerra y sus consecuencias, Donde crecen flores silvestres sella su candidatura a mejor autor de ficción en este campo.»
Jackie Annesley, London night Standard

«Una historia desgarradora sobre cómo aprendemos a vivir con nuestros enemigos, aquellos que nos han causado los daños más devastadores.»
Manasi Subramaniam, The Sunday Guardian

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Emma (Bantam Classic reissue) by Jane Austen

By Jane Austen

Emma, first released in 1816, used to be written whilst Jane Austen was once on the top of her powers.

In a unique amazing for its gleaming wit and modernity, Austen offers readers with of literature’s maximum comedian creations—the eccentric Mr. Woodhouse and that necessary bore, leave out Bates. right here, too, we have now what might be Jane Austen’s such a lot profound characterization: the witty, inventive, self-deluded Emma, a heroine the writer declared “no one yet myself will a lot like,” yet who has been a lot enjoyed by way of generations of readers.

Delightfully humorous, choked with wealthy irony, Emma is thought of as one among Jane Austen’s best achievements.

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Victorian Literature: An Anthology (Blackwell Anthologies)

Victorian Literature is a finished and completely annotated anthology with a versatile layout that permits lecturers and scholars to pursue conventional or leading edge strains of inquiry – from the canon to its extensions and its contexts.  

• Represents the period’s significant writers of prose, poetry, drama, and extra, together with Tennyson, Arnold, the Brownings, Carlyle, Ruskin, the Rossettis, Wilde, Eliot, and the Brontës
• Promotes an ideologically and culturally assorted view of Victorian society with the inclusion of ladies, working-class, colonial, and homosexual and lesbian writers
• contains fresh scholarship with five contextual sections and leading edge sub-sections on subject matters like environmentalism and animal rights; mass literacy and mass media; intercourse and sexuality;  melodrama and comedy; the Irish query; ruling India and the Indian Mutiny and innovations in print tradition
• Emphasizes the interdisciplinary nature of the sphere with a spotlight on social, cultural, creative, and old elements
• contains a absolutely annotated better half site for academics and scholars delivering extended context sections, extra readings from key writers, appendices, and an intensive bibliography

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Insel (Neversink) by Mina Loy

By Mina Loy

"He has a night go well with, yet by no means an social gathering to put on it, so he places it on whilst he paints his pictures."

Insel, the one novel via the surrealist grasp Mina Loy, is a publication like no other—about an very unlikely friendship amid the glamorous inventive bohemia of Thirties Paris.

German painter Insel is a perpetual sponger and outsider—prone to writing based notes with messages like "Am ravenous to loss of life with the exception of a miracle—three o'clock Tuesday afternoon stands out as the end"—but someway author and artwork broker Mrs. Jones likes him.

Together, they sit down in cafés, hatch grand plans, and percentage their creative aspirations and disappointments. and so they develop into buddies. yet as they develop ever nearer, Mrs. Jones starts off to gain simply how strong Insel's carry over her is.
Unpublished in the course of Loy's lifetime, Insel—which is loosely according to her friendship with the painter Richard Oelze—is a supremely surrealist, intentionally over the top construction: baroque standard, but jam-packed with deft comedy and sympathy. Now, with an alternative finishing only in the near past unearthed within the Loy records, Insel is ultimately again in print, and Loy's outstanding fulfillment could be preferred through a brand new iteration of readers.

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Frankenstein (Penguin Horror) by Mary Shelley

By Mary Shelley

A deluxe variation of Mary Shelley's haunting experience approximately ambition and modernity run amok

Now a Penguin Classics Deluxe version with an advent via Elizabeth Kostova and canopy artwork by Ghost World creator Daniel Clowes, Mary Shelley's undying gothic novel offers the epic conflict among guy and monster at its maximum literary pitch. In attempting to create lifestyles, the younger pupil Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces past his regulate, atmosphere into movement an extended and tragic chain of occasions that brings Victor to the very breaking point of insanity. How he attempts to wreck his construction, because it destroys every little thing Victor loves, is a strong tale of affection, friendship, medical hubris, and horror.

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The Driver's Seat by Muriel Spark

By Muriel Spark

Pushed to distraction via an workplace task, she leaves every thing and flies south on holiday—in seek of passionate experience, the obsessional event and intercourse. Infinity and eternity attend Lise's final poor day within the unnamed southern urban that's her ultimate vacation spot.

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1984 by George Orwell

By George Orwell

In 1984, London is a grim urban the place immense Brother is often observing you and the idea Police can essentially learn your brain. Winston is a guy in grave possibility for the easy cause that his reminiscence nonetheless capabilities. Drawn right into a forbidden love affair, Winston reveals the braveness to hitch a mystery progressive association known as The Brotherhood, devoted to the destruction of the celebration. along with his cherished Julia, he dangers his lifestyles in a perilous fit opposed to the powers that be.

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Henry IV, Part I (HarperPerennial Classics) by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

After overthrowing his predecessor, King Henry IV is conscious about the fragile political tensions he needs to stability to guard his throne. On one hand, he needs to rein in his son, the mischievous Prince Hal, who has left the court docket for a lifetime of consuming and delight. whilst, he needs to placed down a uprising of a few of the main strong households in England. Henry IV, half I is the second one of 4 hooked up performs approximately successive British monarchs, together with Richard II, Henry IV, half II, and Henry V.

Known as “The Bard of Avon,” William Shakespeare is arguably the best English-language author identified. drastically renowned in the course of his existence, Shakespeare’s works proceed to resonate greater than 3 centuries after his dying, as has his impact on theatre and literature. Shakespeare’s cutting edge use of personality, language, and experimentation with romance as tragedy served as a origin for later playwrights and dramatists, and a few of his most famed traces of debate became a part of daily speech.

HarperPerennial Classics brings nice works of literature to existence in electronic structure, upholding the top criteria in booklet creation and celebrating analyzing in all its kinds. search for extra titles within the HarperPerennial Classics assortment to construct your electronic library.

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Roméo et Juliette de William Shakespeare (Les Fiches de by Encyclopædia Universalis

By Encyclopædia Universalis

Bienvenue dans los angeles assortment Les Fiches de lecture d’Universalis

Pièce mythique, Roméo et Juliette, composée vers 1595 et publiée en 1597, est sans doute l. a. tragédie los angeles plus bouleversante de William Shakespeare (1564-1616). À partir de assets préexistantes (Masuccio de Salerne, Luigi Da Porto, Bandello), le dramaturge fait des jeunes amants tragiques le symbole de l’innocence sacrifiée et de l’amour sublime.

Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur Roméo et Juliette de William Shakespeare

Chaque fiche de lecture présente une œuvre clé de los angeles littérature ou de los angeles pensée. Cette présentation est couplée avec un article de synthèse sur l’auteur de l’œuvre.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare Made Easy) by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

This interactive ebook variation of SHAKESPEARE MADE effortless: MIDSUMMERS NIGHT'S DREAM permits you to circulate simply from side to side among the unique textual content and the fashionable textual content of the play. by means of clicking on a character's identify within the unique textual content, you're taken to an analogous position within the sleek textual content, and vice versa. The back-of-book routines additionally include hyperlinks that take you on to the traces within the play referenced in particular perform questions.

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