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Ernest Miller Hemingway was a journalist, novelist, short-story writer, and sportsman. His economical and understated style—which he termed the iceberg theory—had a strong influence on 20th-century fiction, while his adventurous lifestyle and his public image brought him admiration from later generations.
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The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling
Henry Fielding - Nov 06, 2020
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Tom Jones is a foundling discovered on the property of a very kind, wealthy landowner, Squire Allworthy, in Somerset in England's West Country. Tom grows into a vigorous and lusty, yet honest and kind-hearted, youth. He develops affection for his neighbor's daughter, Sophia Western. On one hand, their love reflects the romantic comedy genre that wa...
Ulysses
James Joyce - Jun 15, 2020 (first published in 1922)
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Loosely based on the Odyssey, this landmark of modern literature follows ordinary Dubliners in 1904. Capturing a single day in the life of Dubliner Leopold Bloom, his friends Buck Mulligan and Stephen Dedalus, his wife Molly, and a scintillating cast of supporting characters, Joyce pushes Celtic lyricism and vulgarity to splendid extremes. Captivat...
The American
Henry James - Jan 06, 2020 (first published in 1877)
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Henry James's third novel is an exploration of his most powerful, perennial theme - the clash between European and American cultures, the Old World and the New. Christopher Newman, a 'self-made' American millionaire in France, falls in love with the beautiful aristocratic Claire de Bellegarde. Her family, however, taken aback by his brash American ...
Far Away and Long Ago
A History of My Early Life (Hardcover)
W H Hudson - Aug 28, 2018 (first published in 1918)
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The autobiography of W. H. Hudson contains unique and sensuous insights into his early life in provincial Argentina during the mid-19th century. By the time he published this retrospective account of his formative years, W. H. Hudson was a highly respected and famous naturalist and ornithologist, responsible for the expansion and development of bot...
Dubliners
James Joyce - Mar 17, 2018 (first published in 1914)
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Although James Joyce began these stories of Dublin life in 1904, when he was 22, and had completed them by the end of 1907, they remained unpublished until 1914 — victims of Edwardian squeamishness. Their vivid, tightly focused observations of the life of Dublin's poorer classes, their unconventional themes, coarse language, and mention of actual p...
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Captain (Frederick) Marryat - Nov 13, 2017
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This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery....
'hail and Farewell!'
George Moore - Aug 20, 2017 (first published in 1911)
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been...
Madame de Mauves
Henry James - Jun 15, 2017
*This book is Annotated (It contains a biography of the Author).* Madame de Mauves is a novella by Henry James, originally published in The Galaxy magazine in 1874. The story centers on the troubled marriage of a scrupulous American wife and a far from scrupulous French husband, and is told mostly from the point of view of a male friend of the wife...
Joseph Andrews
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Henry Fielding - May 10, 2017 (first published in 1742)
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Joseph Andrews refuses Lady Booby's advances, she discharges him, and Joseph and his old tutor, Parson Adams (one of the great comic figures of literature), sets off to visit his sweetheart, Fanny. Along the way, they meet with a series of adventures in which, through their own innocence and honesty, they expose the hypocrisy and affectation of oth...
War and Peace
Leo Tolstoy - Mar 14, 2017 (first published in 1867)
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This beautiful Penguin Classics clothbound edition of Tolstoy's great novel is translated with an introduction and notes by Anthony Briggs, and with an afterword by Orlando Figes.At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon's army marches o...
The Open Boat and Other Stories
Stephen Crane - Jan 24, 2017 (first published in 1898)
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Four prized selections by one of America's greatest writers: "The Open Boat," based on a harrowing incident in the author's life: the 1897 sinking of a ship on which he was a passenger; "The Blue Hotel," "The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky," and the novella Maggie: A Girl of the Streets....
The red and the Black by 1783-1842 Stendhal
Mr. Midshipman Easy by Frederick Marryat
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The Turn of the Screw by Henry James
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
The Charterhouse of Parma by Stendhal
Sentimental Education by Gustave Flaubert
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Complete Works of Guy de Maupassant by Guy de Maupassant
Kim by Rudyard Kipling
The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Vol. III by William Butler Yeats
Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev
Portrait of a Lady by Henry James
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, A by Matthew Mitchell
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann