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* The First Part of King Henry the Sixth * The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth * The Third Part of King Henry the Sixth * The Tragedy of Richard the Third * The Comedy of Errors * Titus Andronicus * The Taming of the Shrew * The Two Gentlemen of Verona * Love's Labour's Lost * Romeo and Julie...

First published pseudonymously in 1764, The Castle of Otranto purported to be a translation of an Italian story of the time of the crusades. In it Walpole attempted, as he declared in the Preface to the Second Edition, "to blend the two kinds of romance: the ancient and the modern." Crammed with ...

A French courtier, secret agent, libertine and adventurer, Beaumarchais (1732-99) was also author of two sparkling plays about the scoundrelly valet Figaro - triumphant successes that were used as the basis of operas by Mozart and Rossini. A highly engaging comedy of intrigue, The Barber of Sevil...

It was long ago and far away that a French governess told her little pupils a wonderful story called Beauty and the Beast, about a pretty girl's love for a gentle but physically repulsive creature.

That charming eighteenth-century tale of the transformative power of love has enchanted gene...

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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: Novels » Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

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Автобиографическая трилогия о детских и юношеских годах писателя Максима Горького (настоящее имя - Алексей Пешков) - художественное жизнеописание от лица ребенка, насыщенное событиями, поступками, мыслями и чувствами как самого главного героя, так и тех, кто его окружает.

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Одна из наиболее значительных работ по теории анархизма. Написана в Цюрихе в 1873 году.

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There are three loves in the life of Joris Borluut, the town carillonneur of Bruges. He marries the fiery Barbe, whose dark beauty is a reminder of Belgium's Spanish heritage. Repelled by her harshness and violence, he starts an affair with her sister, the gentle, soulful, fair-haired Godelieve. ...

In his "Bibliography of Prohibited Books" (1885), Henry Ashbee, the noted Victorian collector of erotic literature, described "Letters from Laura and Eveline" as follows: "There is a boldness in the idea upon which are based the two letters comprised in this volume, which, in spite of its monstro...

This selection of Jane Austen's earliest writing remained unpublished during her lifetime. The title story was written before she was 15, while the other stories were completed before she was 17. Includes: Love and Friendship Lesley Castle The history of England A collection of Letters The Three ...

"Pygmalion" is considered to be one of George Bernard Shaw's greatest works. It is the story of how the arrogant phonetics professor Henry Higgins teaches the lowly flower girl Eliza Doolittle to lose her cockney accent and speak like a lady. "Pygmalion" is a witty comedic play that examines the ...

One day, Alice chases the White Rabbit and disappears down a mysterious hole. Alice journeys into a topsy-turvy world of fantastical adventures.

She meets lots of curious characters, including the Red Queen, who is not pleased to find Alice in her kingdom. Will Alice ever escape from Wonde...

Íon e Hípias Menor são diálogos do jovem Platão (427-347 a.C.), dos quase trinta de sua autoria que chegaram até nós. Aqui, o principal discípulo de Sócrates (470?-399? a.C.) usa de toda sua verve brincalhona e irônica para, como lhe é característico, trazer o homem e sua capacidade de conhecimen...

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From Amazon.com: Francis Scott Fitzgerald was born in 1896 in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and educated at Princeton. Stationed in Alabama, he met and later married Zelda Sayre.

His first novel, This Side of Paradise published in 1920, was a tremendous critical and commercial success.

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Subjects: Social Science / Folklore

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