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Macbeth

by William Shakespeare

In 1603, James VI of Scotland ascended the English throne, becoming James I of England. London was alive with an interest in all things Scottish, and Shakespeare turned to Scottish history for material. He found...


Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Collection

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle....


In Search of Lost Time (or Remembrance of Things Past) [all the 7 volumes]

by Marcel Proust

On the surface a traditional Bildungsroman describing the narrator’s journey of self-discovery, this huge and complex book is also a panoramic and richly comic portrait of France in the author’s lifetime,...


The Complete Short Stories of De Maupassant: Including the Necklace, a Passion, the Piece of String, Revenge, and the Wedding Night

Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda (HP788)

by Swami Vivekananda

This ebook contains all the books, lecture, discussions, prose, poetry, and letters written by Swami Vivekananda, a spiritual teacher from India at the end of the 19th century who brought Vedanta to the United...


The Greatest Ghost and Horror Stories Ever Written: volume 7 (30 short stories)

by Arthur Machen, Edgar Allan Poe, J. Sheridan Le Fanu & H. P. Lovecraft et al.

If you were looking for the Holy Bible of the horror anthologies, consider yourself lucky, because you just found it! Cosmic horror, supernatural events, ghost stories, weird fiction, mystical fantasies, occult...


Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley

Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only eighteen. At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science, Frankenstein tells the story of committed...


Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: by Diana Gabaldon??????? | Conversation Starters

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Seven Stones to Stand or Fall: by Diana Gabaldon | Conversation Starters

     

In “Seven Stones to Stand or Fall”, readers are treated to seven different short stories set in the Outlander universe. Familiar...


1984: by George Orwell | Conversation Starters

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1984: by George Orwell | Conversation Starters

A Brief Look Inside:

EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER

than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,

and the characters and its...


What A Girl Wants: (Billionaire Romance) (Book 1)

by Third Cousins & Emma Reid

Sarah has spent her whole life fighting against her father's wishes. She doesn't care about his old beliefs and traditions; she just wants to go to college. Sarah's determined to do something with her life that...


Dis-orientations: Philosophy, Literature and the Lost Grounds of Modernity

by Marcia Sa Cavalcante Schuback & Tora Lane

This is an edited collection of original essays that combine philosophy, phenomenology, and literature to reflect on modern ideas about orientation and disorientation, grounds and groundlessness.


Huck Finn's America

by Andrew Levy

A provocative, exuberant, and deeply researched investigation into Mark Twain’s writing of America’s favorite icon of childhood, Huckleberry Finn: “A boldly revisionist reading of Twain’s Huckleberry...


George Bowering: Bright Circles of Colour

by Eva-Marie Kroller

The first book-length, critical study of George Bowering explores the relationship between his work and the arts.


Subjects and Simulations: Between Baudrillard and Lacoue-Labarthe

by Hugh J. Silverman, Anne O'Byrne, Stephen David Ross & Alina Clej et al.

Subjects and Simulations presents essays focused on suffering and sublimity, representation and subjectivity, and the relation of truth and appearance through engagement with the legacies of Jean Baudrillard...


Literary Crossroads: An International Exploration of Women, Gender, and Otherhood

by Elaine Sykes, Blessing Diala-Ogamba, Romanus Muoneke & Juliana Daniels et al.

This book covers a variety of women's issues from different parts of the world. It also expresses various themes of oppression, marginalization, sexism, gender, and emancipation of women, showing that women's...


Spirit Possession in French, Haitian, and Vodou Thought: An Intellectual History

by M. D. Benedicty-Kokken

This book recuperates the important history that Haitian thought around Vodou possession has had in French critical theory.


Stephen King's Contemporary Classics: Reflections on the Modern Master of Horror

by Philip L. Simpson & Patrick McAleer

This book looks at the more recent works of fiction by Stephen King as well as an examination of his nonfiction book, On Writing, published in 2000. Works discussed in this volume include Duma Key, The Girl...


Venus of Khala-Kanti

by Angèle Kingué & Christine Schwartz Hartley

The story of Venus of Khala-Kanti unfolds in the ancient forests of an imaginary West African village. The story is at once a straightforward narrative of human courage and an allegory for the amputation of...


Stage Mothers: Women, Work, and the Theater, 1660-1830

by Elaine M. McGirr, Laura Engel, Ellen Malenas Ledoux & Judith Hawley et al.

Stage Mothers expands the discussion of eighteenth-century women’s social and dramatic roles by demonstrating the complicated, contradictory, and celebratory faces of maternity on stage and on the page. This...


The Orphan of Zhao and Other Yuan Plays: The Earliest Known Versions

by Stephen H. West & Wilt L. Idema

This is the first anthology of Yuan-dynasty zaju (miscellaneous comedies) to introduce the genre to English-speaking readers exclusively through translations of the plays’ fourteenth-century editions. Almost...