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Through The Years With Prince Charming

by Paul du Quenoy

The past decade has overflowed in a raging stream of contradictions. Old certainties have yielded to relentless insecurity over a time when much of the human experience got immeasurably better even as many things...


Canne al vento

by Grazia Deledda

Canne al vento, titolo fa riferimento alla fragilità della condizione umana, è uno dei romanzi più noti di Grazia Deledda. La storia raccontata ruota intorno a Efix, servo di una famiglia agiata dell’entroterra,...


Elias Portolu

by Grazia Deledda

Pubblicato nel 1903, Elias Portolu racconta la storia di un pastore sardo che ritornato in paese, dopo aver scontato un’ingiusta condanna ed essere stato tentato dal prendere i voti, cerca inutilmente di resistere...


La madre

by Grazia Deledda

La madre, considerato dalla critica il capolavoro di Grazia Deledda, fu pubblicato nel 1920. Seppur influenzato dai canoni naturalistici, come le sue altre opere, anche in questo romanzo la scrittrice sarda...


Anthology of Black Humor

by André Breton & Mark Polizzotti

This is the first publication in English of the anthology that contains Breton?s definitive statement on l?humour noir, one of the seminal concepts of Surrealism, and his provocative assessments of the writers...


Lewis Carroll: The Collection

by Lewis Carroll

Here you will find the 'Alice in Wonderland' complete collection: - Alice's Adventures Under Ground - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Through the Looking Glass - The Hunting of the Snark - The Nursery 'Alice'...


Thomas Hardy: The Complete Works

by Thomas Hardy & Bauer Books

While Hardy wrote poetry throughout his life and regarded himself primarily as a poet, his first collection was not published until 1898. Initially, he gained fame as the author of novels such as Far from the...


Gustave Flaubert: Madame Bovary,Salammbo and Herodias

by Gustave Flaubert & Bauer Books

This book, newly updated, contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!

This great book includes the major works: 

Madame Bovary:

Takes place in provincial northern France,...


Jules Verne at Home

by R.H. Sherard

In this article "Jules Verne At Home," acclaimed French author Jules Verne was interviewed in 1893 at his home in Amiens, France, located about an hour and a half directly north of Paris by the author, whose...


CROATIAN TALES OF LONG AGO - 6 unique Croatian Fairy Tales for Children

by Ivana Berlic-Mazuranic

CROATIAN TALES OF LONG AGO, is a collection of children’s stories by the acclaimed children's author Ivana Brli?-Mažurani? (sometimes spelled as "Ivana Berli?-Mažurani?".) The collection is considered her...


Persuasion

by Jane Austen

This book is the last novel fully completed by Jane Austen. The story revolves around Anne Elliot, a young Englishwoman of 27 years, whose family is moving to lower their expenses and get out of debt. They rent...


Lady Susan

by Jane Austen

This book is about Lady Susan who is a selfish, attractive woman, who tries to trap the best possible husband while maintaining a relationship with a married man. She subverts all the standards of the romantic...


In Search of Lost Time [volumes 1 to 7]

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 Collection (Illustrated)

by Lewis Carroll

Complete fictional writings of Lewis Carroll with 285 original illustrations. The collection comes with inline tables of contents and links after each text/chapter which lead back to the respective tables. Contents:...


The Complete Novels of Leo Tolstoy

by Leo Tolstoy

Here you will find the complete novels and novellas of Leo Tolstoy in the chronological order of their original publication. - Childhood - Boyhood - Youth - Family Happiness - The Cossacks - War and Peace -...


Letters to a Young Poet

by Rainer Maria Rilke

Born in Prague when it was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire and recognized today as a master of verse, poet Rainer Maria Rilke was considerably less well known in 1902 when he received a heartfelt letter...


In Search of Lost Time [volumes 1 to 7]

by Marcel Proust

"‘In Search of Lost Time’ is widely recognized as the major novel of the twentieth century." —Harold Bloom "At once the last great classic of French epic prose tradition and the towering precursor of the...


Marta

by Eliza Orzeszkowa, Stephanie Kraft, Anna Gąsienica Byrcyn & Grażyna J. Kozaczka

Eliza Orzeszkowa was a trailblazing Polish novelist who, alongside Leo Tolstoy and Henryk Sienkiewicz, was a finalist for the 1905 Nobel Prize in Literature. Of her many works of social realism, Marta (1873)...


New Atlantis and The City of the Sun

by Tomasso Campanella, Francis Bacon & Gregory Claeys

In keeping with the inquisitive spirit of their times, two 17th-century writers envisioned their own philosophical and intellectual utopias. Tomasso Campanella, a Calabrian monk, published The City of the Sun...


Exploring the Interior

by Karl S. Guthke

In this fascinating collection of essays Harvard Emeritus Professor Karl S. Guthke examines the ways in which, for European scholars and writers of the eighteenth and early nineteenth century, world-wide geographical...