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In Search of Lost Time [volumes 1 to 7]
by Marcel Proust

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English

Pages

1868

Publication Date

March 15, 2017

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"‘In Search of Lost Time’ is widely recognized as the major novel of the twentieth century." —Harold Bloom<br />"At once the last great classic of French epic prose tradition and the towering precursor of the 'nouveau roman’." —Bengt Holmqvist<br />"Proust so titillates my own desire for expression that I can hardly set out the sentence. Oh if I could write like that!" —Virginia Woolf<br />"The greatest fiction to date." —W. Somerset Maugham<br />"Proust is the greatest novelist of the 20th century." —Graham Greene<br /><br />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, and a profound meditation on the nature of art, love, time, memory and death. But for most readers it is the characters of the novel who loom the largest: Swann and Odette, Monsieur de Charlus, Morel, the Duchesse de Guermantes, Françoise, Saint-Loup and so many others — Giants, as the author calls them, immersed in Time.<br />"In Search of Lost Time" is a novel in seven volumes. The novel began to take shape in 1909. Proust continued to work on it until his final illness in the autumn of 1922 forced him to break off. Proust established the structure early on, but even after volumes were initially finished he kept adding new material, and edited one volume after another for publication. The last three of the seven volumes contain oversights and fragmentary or unpolished passages as they existed in draft form at the death of the author; the publication of these parts was overseen by his brother Robert.
Stuart Woods Books in Order: Stone Barrington series, Will Lee bo...
by Book List Guru

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English

Pages

37

Publication Date

December 14, 2017

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<ul><h2><i>Stuart Woods Books in Order</i><br />How to Make Great Thrillers Even Better!</h2></ul> This is the most comprehensive Stuart Woods book order and checklist available. It's a complete bibliography and biography, which includes:<br /><ul><li>Stone Barrington books in order<br /></li><li>Will Lee series in order<br /></li><li>Holly Barker series in order<br /></li><li>Ed Eagle series in order<br /></li><li> Teddy Fay, Rick Barron, Herbie Fisher… everything<br /></li><li>a complete list of standalone novels & nonfiction<br /></li><li>a Stuart Woods biography.</li></ul>By knowing the Stone Barrington book order, you’ll enjoy Stuart Woods’s books far more.<br /><br />Plus, this ebook is yours to keep on whatever reading device you have – tablet, phone, computer, or ereader – so the info you need is always right at your fingertips.<br /><br /><h2>Why is Series Order Important?</h2>You’ll enjoy a series far more if you know the correct book order. You’ll:<br /><ul><li>experience characters developing as the series progresses.<br /></li><li>witness plot twists, which impact future stories, in the correct timeline to enjoy the overarching plotline.<br /></li><li>meet interesting new characters at the right moment.</li></ul> <i><b>Stuart Woods Books in Order</b></i> helps you to read the Stone Barrington series in order, just as Stuart Woods intended.<br /><br /><h2>No More Book Searches</h2>With <i><b>Stuart Woods Books in Order</b></i> on your ereader, you’ll have no more problems with:<br /><ul><li>Books not numbered<br /></li><li>Misleading publication dates<br /></li><li>Changed titles<br /></li><li>Prequels and stories released out of sequence…</li></ul>Everything is right there on your ereader, just when you need it.<br /><br /><h2>Book Lists on Steroids!</h2> Featuring the best authors today, this series of ebooks is way more than a mere collection of lists. Each ebook has a vast array of Special Features which no other reading list has. <br /><br /><h2>Special Feature #1 – No More Book Searches</h2>Through special web links, you can access every book the author has ever published – with just ONE CLICK!<br /><br /><h2>Special Feature #2 – Best Story Order</h2>Whenever applicable, titles are listed both by the publication date AND the best reading order, i.e., books, prequels, and short stories are arranged for maximum reading pleasure (sometimes called chronological order).<br /><br /><h2>Special Feature #3 – Give Your Books a Star Rating</h2>Unique to these ebooks, you can rate any book you read right on your ereader.<br /><br /><h2>Special Feature #4 – Your Personal Checklist</h2>Each ebook allows you to track what you read. At a glance, you’ll see just where you are in a series.<br /><br /><h2>Special Feature #5 – Lightning-Fast Updates</h2>Updates are made for each new release, so your checklist will always be up-to-date.<br /><br /><h2>Special Feature #6 – Author Biography</h2>Get everything you always wanted to know about your favorite author in one bite-sized chunk.<br /><br /><h2>Special Feature #7 – Useful Book Info</h2>Where appropriate, information about movie adaptations, co-authors, etc., is included.<br /><br /><h2>Special Feature #8 – Page Count</h2>Each book’s page count is listed so you can see how long it is.<br /><br /><h2>Special Feature #9 – Alternative Titles</h2>Where applicable, alternative titles are listed so you don’t buy a book you’ve already read, saving you time, money, and frustration.<br /><br /><h2>An Exclusive Gift</h2>As if all that isn’t enough, you can also grab a FREE bestselling thriller as my gift just by clicking on the link at the back of the book.<br /><br />So what are you waiting for? Get the best Stuart Woods book list available.<br /><ul><h2>>>> Click BUY NOW! <<<</h2></ul><br />
The Wit and Wisdom of Mark Twain: A Book of Quotations (Dover Thr...
by Mark Twain

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English

Pages

66

Publication Date

May 23, 2012

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<DIV><DIV><P>Renowned as a novelist, journalist, and humorist, Mark Twain is not only one of the most widely read and admired American writers, he is also among the most quoted. Wit and repartee permeate his work — from the short, light pieces to his great novel <I>Adventures of Huckleberry Finn</I> and even later, in dark meditations on the human condition where his humor takes on a cynical, satirical twist. <BR>This remarkably inexpensive volume gathers together hundreds of Twain's most memorable quips and comments on life, love, history, culture, travel, and a diversity of other topics that occupied his thoughts over 50 years of writing and lecturing.<BR>An invaluable, ready reference for writers, speakers, and others in search of amusing and insightful quotes, this entertaining and thought-provoking compilation is also an ideal introduction to Twain's inimitable style and thought.</DIV></DIV><P></P></P>
The Complete Poems of Walt Whitman
by Walt Whitman

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English

Pages

512

Publication Date

January 01, 2015

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With the first publication of "Leaves of Grass" in 1855, Walt Whitman was solidified as an American poet of undeniable importance. The poems contained in that slim volume candidly spoke of politics, slavery, sexuality, consciousness, and the spiritual world. His content was as radical as his form; he utilized free verse unlike anyone before, creating a poetic tongue that was unique and personal yet universal and cosmic. Born in New York in 1819, Whitman came to represent the spirit of an American poet. Influenced heavily by early 19th century Transcendentalism, Whitman befriended Ralph Waldo Emerson who would help shape his literary voice and vision. This volume contains the complete poetic works of Walt Whitman. Through his poems 'Song of Myself', 'Sleepers', 'To A Stranger', 'The Sleepers', and 'I Sing the Body Electric' we see a poet of great range and endless influence, one who is a "poet of democracy". Whitman's legacy is strong, influencing the beat movement, and countless poets of today. His verse is as layered and textured as the American soil he wrote on, becoming an essential part of America's cultural heritage. This edition of his complete poems is sure to satisfy the curious reader as well as the scholar. Whitman's poems are as vital and resonant today as ever, proving to be timeless and permanent fixtures of literary history.
Mark Twain: Five Novels
by Mark Twain

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English

Pages

718

Publication Date

March 06, 2018

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CONTENTS:<br /><br />1. The Gilded Age: A Tale Of Today <br />2. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer <br />3. The Prince and the Pauper <br />4. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn <br />5. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court <br />6. The American Claimant <br />7. Tom Sawyer Abroad <br />8. Pudd'nhead Wilson <br />9. Tom Sawyer, Detective <br />10. Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc <br />11. A Horse's Tale <br />12. The Mysterious Stranger <br />13. A Double Barreled Detective Story (BONUS)
W. E. B. Du Bois: The Souls of Black Folk (Illustrated)
by W. E. B. Du Bois

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English

Pages

232

Publication Date

April 09, 2016

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This landmark book is a founding work in the literature of black protest. W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) played a key role in developing the strategy and program that dominated early 20th-century black protest in America. In this collection of essays, first published together in 1903, he eloquently affirms that it is beneath the dignity of a human being to beg for those rights that belong inherently to all mankind. He also charges that the strategy of accommodation to white supremacy advanced by Booker T. Washington, then the most influential black leader in America, would only serve to perpetuate black oppression.<br />Publication of The Souls of Black Folk was a dramatic event that helped to polarize black leaders into two groups: the more conservative followers of Washington and the more radical supporters of aggressive protest. Its influence cannot be overstated. It is essential reading for everyone interested in African-American history and the struggle for civil rights in America.<br /><br />*This Book is illustrated and contains a free Audio Book version.<br />* Also in this Book you will find a fascinating chapter of author`s biography including images and other additional resources<br />
The Souls of Black Folk (Dover Thrift Editions)
by W. E. B. Du Bois

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English

Pages

124

Publication Date

March 09, 2012

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<DIV>This landmark book is a founding work in the literature of black protest. W. E. B. Du Bois (1868–1963) played a key role in developing the strategy and program that dominated early 20th-century black protest in America. In this collection of essays, first published together in 1903, he eloquently affirms that it is beneath the dignity of a human being to beg for those rights that belong inherently to all mankind. He also charges that the strategy of accommodation to white supremacy advanced by Booker T. Washington, then the most influential black leader in America, would only serve to perpetuate black oppression.<BR>Publication of <I>The Souls of Black Folk</I> was a dramatic event that helped to polarize black leaders into two groups: the more conservative followers of Washington and the more radical supporters of aggressive protest. Its influence cannot be overstated. It is essential reading for everyone interested in African-American history and the struggle for civil rights in America.</DIV>
How Dante Can Save Your Life: The Life-Changing Wisdom of History...
by Rod Dreher

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English

Pages

322

Publication Date

April 14, 2015

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<B>The opening lines of <I>The Divine Comedy</I> by Dante Alighieri launched Rod Dreher on a journey that rescued him from exile and saved his life. Dreher found that the medieval poem offered him a surprisingly practical way of solving modern problems.</B><BR><BR>Following the death of his little sister and the publication of his <I>New York Times</I> bestselling memoir <I>The Little Way of Ruthie Leming</I>, Dreher found himself living in the small community of Starhill, Louisiana where he grew up. But instead of the fellowship he hoped to find, he discovered that fault lines within his family had deepened. Dreher spiraled into depression and a stress-related autoimmune disease. Doctors told Dreher that if he didn’t find inner peace, he would destroy his health. Soon after, he came across <I>The Divine Comedy</I> in a bookstore and was enchanted by its first lines, which seemed to describe his own condition.<BR> <BR> In the months that followed, Dante helped Dreher understand the mistakes and mistaken beliefs that had torn him down and showed him that he had the power to change his life. Dreher knows firsthand the solace and strength that can be found in Dante’s great work, and distills its wisdom for those who are lost in the dark wood of depression, struggling with failure (or success), wrestling with a crisis of faith, alienated from their families or communities, or otherwise enduring the sense of exile that is the human condition.<BR> <BR> Inspiring, revelatory, and packed with penetrating spiritual, moral, and psychological insights, <I>How Dante Can Save Your Life</I> is a book for people, both religious and secular, who find themselves searching for meaning and healing. Dante told his patron that he wrote his poem to bring readers from misery to happiness. It worked for Rod Dreher. Dante saved Rod Dreher’s life—and in this book, Dreher shows you how Dante can save yours.
The Yellow Wallpaper: By Charlotte Perkins Gilman (Illustrated An...
by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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English

Pages

33

Publication Date

December 14, 2015

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<h1>“<em>But I MUST say what I feel and think in some way - it is such a relief! But the effort is getting to be greater than the relief.</em>” : Charlotte Perkins Gilman, The Yellow WallPaper</h1><h2><br />Your ‘<em>The Yellow WallPaper</em>' by <em>Charlotte Perkins Gilman</em> eBook Report:</h2><ol><li> Unabridged (100% Original content)</li><li> Illustrated.</li><li> Working Table of Contents, Font adjustments & Navigation.</li></ol><h2>About ‘<em>The Yellow WallPaper</em>' by <em>Charlotte Perkins Gilman</em></h2><p><br />"The Yellow Wallpaper" (original title: "The Yellow Wall-paper. A Story") is a 6,000-word short story by the American writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman, first published in January 1892 in The New England Magazine. It is regarded as an important early work of American feminist literature, illustrating attitudes in the 19th century toward women's health, both physical and mental. The story details the descent of the unreliable narrator, possibly named Jane, into madness. Her supportive, though misunderstanding husband, John, believes it is in her best interests to go on a rest cure after the birth of their child. The family spends the summer at a colonial mansion that has, in the narrator's words, "something queer about it".</p><h2><br />Top 100 Best-Ever Classics Books:</h2><p><br /> <strong>US</strong> –> http://amzn.to/1K9ZzqC</p><p><strong>UK</strong> –> http://amzn.to/1L3UgOB</p><p><strong>Canada</strong> –> http://amzn.to/1i02L1h</p>
The Collected Works of T.S. Eliot (featuring the Waste Land, 2 co...
by T. S. Eliot

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English

Pages

303

Publication Date

July 12, 2011

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The collection contains a selection of T.S. Eliot’s work, all with an active Table of Contents for easy navigation! The collection is formatted for optimal viewing on the Kindle! The collection includes:<br /><br />PRUFROCK AND OTHER OBSERVATIONS, which contains:<br />• The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock<br />• Portrait of a Lady<br />• Preludes<br />• Rhapsody on a Windy Night<br />• Morning at the Window<br />• The Boston Evening Transcript<br />• Aunt Helen<br />• Cousin Nancy<br />• Mr. Apollinax<br />• Hysteria<br />• Conversation Galante<br />• La Figlia Che Piange<br /><br />POEMS, containing:<br /><br />• Gerontion<br />• Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a Cigar<br />• Sweeney Erect<br />• A Cooking Egg<br />• Le Directeur<br />• Mélange adultère de tout<br />• Lune de Miel<br />• The Hippopotamus<br />• Dans le Restaurant<br />• Whispers of Immortality<br />• Mr. Eliot's Sunday Morning Service<br />• Sweeney Among the Nightingales<br />THE WASTE LAND<br /><br />EELDROP AND APPLEPEX (short story)<br /><br />THE SACRED WOOD: ESSAYS ON POETRY AND CRICTICISM, containing:<br />• The Perfect Critic<br />• Imperfect Critics<br />• Tradition and the Individual Talent<br />• The Possibility of a Poetic Drama<br />• Euripides and Professor Murray<br />• "Rhetoric" and Poetic Drama<br />• Notes on the Blank Verse of Christopher Marlowe<br />• Hamlet and His Problems<br />• Ben Jonson<br />• Philip Massinger<br />• Swinburne As Poet<br />• Blake<br />• Dante<br /><br />EZRA POUND: HIS METRIC AND POETRY<br />

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