Download E-books To the Lighthouse PDF

By Virginia Woolf

“Radiant as [To the Lighthouse] is in its attractiveness, there might by no means be a mistake approximately it: here's a novel to the final measure serious and uncompromising. i believe that past being in regards to the very nature of fact, it truly is itself a imaginative and prescient of reality.”—Eudora Welty, from the Introduction


The serene and maternal Mrs. Ramsay, the tragic but absurd Mr. Ramsay, and their young ones and various site visitors are on vacation at the Isle of Skye. From the probably trivial postponement of a trip to a close-by lighthouse, Woolf constructs a notable, relocating exam of the advanced tensions and allegiances of relations existence and the clash among males and women.

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Named for the 12th evening after Christmas, the top of the Christmas season, Twelfth Night performs with love and gear. The Countess Olivia, a lady together with her personal family, draws Duke (or count number) Orsino. different would-be suitors are her pretentious steward, Malvolio, and Sir Andrew Aguecheek.

Onto this scene arrive the twins Viola and Sebastian; stuck in a shipwreck, each one thinks the opposite has drowned. Viola disguises herself as a male web page and enters Orsino’s carrier. Orsino sends her as his envoy to Olivia—only to have Olivia fall in love with the messenger. The play complicates, then splendidly untangles, those relationships.

The authoritative variation of Twelfth Night from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the depended on and universal Shakespeare sequence for college students and basic readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content in keeping with the simplest early published model of the play

-Full explanatory notes with ease put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play

-Scene-by-scene plot summaries

-A key to the play’s well-known strains and phrases

-An advent to analyzing Shakespeare’s language

-An essay through a number one Shakespeare student delivering a latest standpoint at the play

-Fresh photos from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s mammoth holdings of infrequent books

-An annotated advisor to additional reading

Essay via Catherine Belsey

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is domestic to the world’s greatest choice of Shakespeare’s published works, and a magnet for Shakespeare students from all over the world. as well as exhibitions open to the general public all year long, the Folger deals a whole calendar of performances and courses. for additional info, stopover at

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Download E-books After Dark PDF

By Wilkie Collins

A set of brief tales together with; After darkish; The Traveler's tale Of a really unusual mattress; The Lawyer's tale Of A Stolen Letter; The French Governess's tale Of Sister Rose; The Angler's tale Of the girl Of Glenwith Grange; The Nun's tale Of Gabriel's Marriage; and, The Professor's tale Of The Yellow masks.

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Download E-books Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life PDF

By George Eliot

Within the fictional city of Middlemarch, selflessness, social reform, and romantic love fight to outlive opposed to human foolishness, fiscal missteps, and societal beliefs. younger and clever, Dorothea Brooke rapidly marries Casaubon, a middle-aged pupil operating tirelessly on his "masterpiece," The Key to All Mythologies. Their union quickly sours, and Dorothea turns into trapped in a tricky state of affairs that worsens upon the demise of her husband. in different places on the town, Tertius Lydgate, an idealistic younger healthcare professional, is stuck in an ill-fated union with the candy yet superficial Rosamund Vincy. Intertwined in the lives of those unlucky is the good-looking artist Will Ladislaw, who's sympathetic to Lydgate's rules approximately technology and medication, and who develops emotions for his uncle's wife--Dorthea Brooke.

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Download E-books The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.: A Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne PDF

By William Makepeace Thackeray

The heritage of Henry Esmond, Esq.: A Colonel within the provider of Her Majesty Queen Anne is gifted the following in a top quality paperback version. This renowned vintage paintings by means of William Makepeace Thackeray is within the English language, and will now not contain pics or photos from the unique version. for those who benefit from the works of William Makepeace Thackeray then we hugely suggest this book in your publication assortment.

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By William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was once an English poet, playwright, and actor, largely considered as the best author within the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. he's known as England's nationwide poet, and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, together with collaborations, include nearly 38 performs, 154 sonnets, lengthy narrative poems, and some different verses, a few of doubtful authorship. His performs were translated into each significant residing language and are played extra frequently than these of the other playwright.

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By Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens's masterful attack at the injustices of the British criminal system

As the interminable case of 'Jarndyce and Jarndyce' grinds its manner during the courtroom of Chancery, it attracts jointly a disparate staff of individuals: Ada and Richard Clare, whose inheritance is steadily being wolfed via criminal expenditures; Esther Summerson, a ward of courtroom, whose parentage is a resource of deepening secret; the menacing legal professional Tulkinghorn; the decided sleuth Inspector Bucket; or even Jo, the destitute little crossing-sweeper. A savage, yet usually comedian, indictment of a society that's rotten to the center, Bleak House is one in every of Dickens's so much formidable novels, with a variety that extends from the drawing rooms of the aristocracy to the poorest of London slums. This version follows the 1st publication variation of 1853, and contains all of the unique illustrations via 'Phiz', in addition to appendices at the Chancery and spontaneous combustion. In his preface, Terry Eagleton examines characterisation and considers Bleak condominium as an early paintings of detective fiction. 

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts stronger by means of introductions and notes by way of uncommon students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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Download E-books The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's Comedies (Cambridge Introductions to Literature) PDF

By Penny Gay

Why did theatre audiences chuckle in Shakespeare's day? Why do they nonetheless chuckle now? What did Shakespeare do with the conventions of comedy that he inherited, in order that his performs proceed to amuse and flow audiences? What do his comedies need to say approximately love, intercourse, gender, energy, relatives, neighborhood, and sophistication? What position have discomfort, cruelty, or even demise in a comedy? Why all these puns? In a survey that travels from Shakespeare's earliest experiments in farce and courtly love-stories to the good romantic comedies of his center years and the mould-breaking experiments of his final decade's paintings, this ebook addresses those very important questions. Organised thematically, and overlaying all Shakespeare's comedies from the start to the top of his profession, it presents readers with a map of the playwright's comedian types, displaying how he equipped on comedic conventions as he additional enriched the chances of the style.

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By P. D. James

Rien ne semble devoir troubler l'existence ordonnée et protégée de Pemberley, le domaine ancestral de los angeles famille Darcy, dans le Derbyshire, ni perturber le bonheur conjugal de los angeles maîtresse des lieux, Elizabeth Darcy. Elle est l. a. mère de deux charmants bambins; sa soeur préférée, Jane, et son mari, Bingley, habitent à moins de trente kilomètres de là; et son père adulé, Mr Bennet, vient régulièrement en visite, attiré par l'imposante bibliothèque du château. Mais cette félicité se trouve soudain menacée lorsque, à los angeles veille du bal d'automne, un drame contraint les Darcy à recevoir sous leur toit l. a. jeune soeur d'Elizabeth et son mari, que leurs frasques passées ont rendu indésirables à Pemberley. Avec eux s'invitent l. a. mort, los angeles suspicion et l. a. résurgence de rancunes anciennes.

Dans La mort s'invite à Pemberley, Phyllis Dorothy James associe sa longue ardour pour l'oeuvre de Jane Austen à son expertise d'auteur de romans policiers pour imaginer une suite à Orgueil et Préjugés et camper avec brio une intrigue à suspense. Elle allie une grande fidélité aux personnages d'Austen au plus pur variety de ses romans policiers, ne manquant pas, selon son habitude, d'aborder les problèmes de société - ici, ceux de l'Angleterre du début du XIXe siècle.
Un roman qui enchantera les nombreux admirateurs de Jane Austen et comblera ceux de P.D. James.

Née en 1920, Phyllis Dorothy James a exercé des fonctions à los angeles part criminelle du domestic workplace avant de se consacrer entièrement à l'écriture. Mélange d'understatement britannique et de sadisme, d'analyse sociale et d'humour, ses romans lui ont valu d'être sacrée «nouvelle reine du crime»

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