By Marguerite Yourcenar
By Anthony Burgess
During this nightmare imaginative and prescient of a not-too-distant destiny, fifteen-year-old Alex and his 3 pals rob, rape, torture and homicide - for enjoyable. Alex is jailed for his vicious crimes and the country undertakes to reform him - yet how and at what expense?
By Allen French
Relates the exciting exploits of Rolf within the land of the Vikings: how he turns into an outlaw, and a thrall, and in the end earnings his freedom and avenges the illegal slaying of his father. via his trials Rolf is challenged to develop in manliness, constructing braveness, strength of mind, patriotism, and perseverance, and in spite of everything emerging above the feud that has ate up him for therefore lengthy. the tale, encouraged through Icelandic sagas, serves as an exceptional creation to the existing values of the Viking period. compatible for a while eleven and up.
By Hans Rudolf Vaget (Editor)
This assortment seeks to demonstrate the ways that Thomas Mann's 1924 novel, The Magic Mountain, has been newly construed via a few of present day so much astute readers within the box of Mann studies.
By Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin (1809-1882) first released this paintings in 1868 in volumes. The ebook all started as a variety of the 1st chapters of at the starting place of Species: 'Variation less than Domestication' and 'Variation less than Nature', and it constructed into one in every of his greatest works; Darwin said it as his 'big book'. quantity 1 bargains with the diversities brought into species due to domestication, via alterations in weather, nutrition, breeding and a scarcity of predators. He started with an exam of canine and cats, evaluating them with their wild opposite numbers, and moved directly to examine horses and asses; pigs, farm animals, sheep, and goats; household rabbits; household pigeons; chook; and at last cultivated crops. The paintings is a masterpiece of nineteenth-century clinical research; it's a key textual content within the improvement of Darwin's personal inspiration and of the broader self-discipline of evolutionary biology.
By Burton D. Fisher
A accomplished advisor to Puccini's the woman OF THE GOLDEN WEST, that includes insightful and intensive observation and research, and a whole, newly translated Libretto with Italian/English side-by part.
By Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rosemary Mahoney
Allegorical, supernatural and symbolic topics permeate those unusual stories. incorporated are: "Legends of the Province House", "The gray Champion", "Prophetic Pictures", "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment", "The bold Guest", "Wakefield", "The nice Carbuncle", "David Swan", "The May-Pole of Merry Mount" and "The Threefold Destiny". (Four 90's).
By A. S. (Alpheus Spring) Packard
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