The Complete Works of Jules Verne

By Jules Verne

Jules Verne is a paramount literary determine, whose huge sequence of science-fiction novels has entertained readers for over 100 years. This impressive book bargains the main whole assortment ever compiled of Verne’s paintings in English translation. present model: 3

CONTENTS:

The Novels

1. 5 Weeks in a Balloon
2. A trip to the Centre of the Earth
3. From the Earth to the Moon
4. The Adventures of Captain Hatteras
5. the kids of Captain Grant
6. round the Moon
7. Twenty-Thousand Leagues lower than the Sea
8. A Floating City
9. The Adventures of 3 Englishmen and 3 Russians in South-Africa
10. The Fur Country
11. worldwide in 80 Days
12. The Mysterious Island
13. The Survivors of the Chancellor
14. Michael Strogoff
15. Off On a Comet
16. The Underground City
17. Dick Sand: A Captain at Fifteen
18. The Begum’s Fortune
19. Tribulations of a Chinaman in China
20. The Steam House
21. Eight-Hundred Leagues at the Amazon
22. the golf green Ray
23. the college for Robinsons
24. Kerában the Inflexible
25. The Archipelago on Fire
26. The celebrity of the South
27 Mathias Sandorf
28. Robur the Conqueror
29. The Lottery Ticket
30. The Flight to France
31. The damage of the Cynthia
32. North opposed to South
33. Years Holiday
34. the acquisition of the North Pole
35. family members with out a Name
36. César Cascabel
37. Mistress Branican
38. The Capathian Castle
39. Claudius Bombarnac
40. Foundling Mick
41. The Adventures of Captain Antifer
42. The Floating Island
43. dealing with the Flag
44. Clovis Dardentor
45. The Sphinx of the Ice Fields
46. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket by means of Edgar Allan Poe
47. The tremendous Orinoco*
48. the need of an Eccentric
49. moment Fatherland*
50. The Village within the Treetops*
51. Yarns of Jean-Marie Cabidoulin*
52. The Kip Brothers*
53. vacationing Scholarships*
54. grasp of the World
55. A Drama in Livonia*
56. Invasion of the Sea*
57. Lighthouse on the finish of the World*
58. The Goldon Volcano*
59. The Thompson supplier and Co.*
60. The Chase of the Goldon Meteor*
61. The Danube Pilot*
62. The Survivors of the ‘Jonathan’*
63. the key of Wilhelm Storitz*
64. Adventures of the Barsac Mission*

The brief Stories

1. Martin Paz
2. The Blockade Runners
3. Dr. Ox and different Stories
4. Frritt-Flacc
5. the day past and Tomorrow
6. A Drama in Mexico
7. The Mutineers of the Bounty
8. within the yr 2889
9. An exhibit of the Future

The Poetry (in French)

Verne’s Poetry
Liste Des Poemes Par Ordre Alphabétique

The performs (in French)

Verne’s Plays
Onze Jours de Siège
Michel Strogoff

The Non-Fiction

Celebrated Trvales and Travellers
I. The Exploration of the World
II. the good Navigators of the Eighteenth Century
III. the good Explorers of the 19th Century

* those novels look basically of their unique French texts, because of copyright regulations.

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: The Graphic Novel (Campfire Graphic Novels)

By Mark Twain

Working away gave the impression of a good suggestion on the time...
 
The Widow Douglas is doing her most sensible to civilise Huckleberry Finn, however it is absolutely not operating. donning fresh outfits, going to varsity, and having a sizzling meal expecting him while he will get domestic have gotten uninteresting and tedious.
 
So, to make his existence extra attention-grabbing Huck, as he's regularly referred to as, comes to a decision to affix Tom Sawyer's gang of outlaws. in spite of the fact that, after they fail to be the vicious ransom experts they declare to be, Huck comes to a decision to ignore pleasure and attempts to offer his civilised lifestyles one other move. He attends university and minds his personal business... for a while.
 
After his father turns up instantly and begins inflicting hassle, Huck makes a decision he is had adequate of standard lifestyles and units sail on his raft for a secluded island. whilst he arrives he unearths he is not the one person who has made up our minds to dwell there. at the island, he encounters thieves, a flood that gives a pleasant shock, con males, violent shootouts, relatives feuds and masses more.
 
After rather a lot experience, Huckleberry Finn finally ends up wishing he used to be again at domestic, tucked up in mattress after a sizzling meal. yet does this want come precise, or do his adventures proceed?

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Lolita

By Vladimir Nabokov

Awe and exhiliration--along with heartbreak and mordant wit--abound in Lolita, Nabokov's most famed and arguable novel, which tells the tale of the getting older Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed ardour for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita can be the tale of a hypercivilized eu colliding with the joyful barbarism of postwar the US. so much of all, it's a meditation on love--love as outrage and hallucination, insanity and transformation.

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Corridors of Power (A Strangers and Brothers Novel)

By C.P. Snow

The corridors and committee rooms of Whitehall are the environment for the 9th within the Strangers and Brothers sequence. also they are domestic to the manipulation of political strength. Roger Quaife wages his ban-the-bomb crusade from his seat within the cupboard and his place of work on the Ministry. The stakes are excessive as he employs his persuasiveness.

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The Forty Days of Musa Dagh (Verba Mundi) (Verba Mundi (Paperback))

By Franz Werfel

The 40 Days of Musa Dagh is Franz Werfel's masterpiece that introduced him overseas acclaim in 1933, drawing the world's realization to the Armenian genocide. this is often the tale of ways the folks of a number of Armenian villages within the mountains alongside the coast of present-day Turkey and Syria selected to not obey the deportation order of the Turkish executive. in its place, they fortified a plateau at the slopes of Musa Dagh Mount Moses and repelled Turkish squaddies and army police through the summer season of 1915 whereas retaining out desire for the warships of the Allies to avoid wasting them.

The unique English translation by means of Geoffrey Dunlop has been revised and multiplied by way of translator James Reidel and pupil Violet Lutz. The Dunlop translation, had excised nearly 25% of the unique two-volume textual content to deal with the Book-of-the-Month membership and to streamline the unconventional for movie edition. The recovery of those passages and their new translation offers a fuller photo of the wide internal lives of the characters, particularly the hero Gabriel Bagradian, his spouse Juliette, their son Stephan and Iskuhi Tomasian, the broken, nineteen-year-old Armenian girl whom the older Bagradian loves. what's extra obvious now could be the non-public tale that Werfel tells, trained by way of occasions and folks in his personal existence, a tool he usually utilized in his different novels to boot, during which the writer, his spouse Alma, his stepdaughter Manon Gropius, and others in his circle are reinvented. Reidel has additionally revised the prevailing translation to loose Werfel's more advantageous usages from Dunlop's softening of that means, his potent censoring of the unconventional which will healthy the mores and advertisement contingencies of the mid-1930s.

In bringing The 40 Days of Musa Dagh again into print and revising the English translation, we target to make this new Verba Mundi variation extra trustworthy to the ebook Thomas Mann learn "with excitement and revenue" in German.

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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets and Other Writings About New York (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

Maggie: A woman of the Streets and different Writings approximately New York, by means of Stephen Crane, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber variations at cheap costs to the coed and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras. listed below are a few of the outstanding positive factors of Barnes & Noble Classics:
  • New introductions commissioned from modern best writers and students
  • Biographies of the authors
  • Chronologies of latest old, biographical, and cultural occasions
  • Footnotes and endnotes
  • Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, performs, work, operas, statuary, and movies encouraged via the paintings
  • Comments by way of different well-known authors
  • Study inquiries to problem the reader's viewpoints and expectancies
  • Bibliographies for extra studying
  • Indices & Glossaries, whilst appropriate

All versions are fantastically designed and are published to more suitable requirements; a few comprise illustrations of ancient curiosity. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls jointly a constellation of influences—biographical, historic, and literary—to enhance every one reader's figuring out of those enduring works.

 

Written ahead of yet released after The pink Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane’s Maggie: a woman of the Streets bargains a stark picture of the underbelly of city American lifestyles on the finish of the 19th century. Maggie Johnson, a stunning blameless too mild to hold the burden of poverty, goals of escaping New York’s Bowery and the informal cruelty of her alcoholic relatives. After her more youthful brother dies, she runs off with Pete, a bartender with pretensions to wealth and tradition. yet Pete himself is well seduced by way of the possible subtle Nellie, and Maggie reveals herself deserted within the unforgiving metropolis.

 

Publishers feared that Crane’s portrait of brutal fathers swilling away their lives in reasonable bars, drunken moms raging at terrified childrens, and ruined younger women jogging the streets, will be greater than their readers may perhaps endure. yet Crane’s impressionistic variety and thematic depth gained the day, and Maggie—the author’s favourite between his works—helped to form the writers that him and start the period of literary naturalism.

 

This version additionally comprises the fast novel George’s mom, plus “A evening on the Millionaire’s Club,” “Opium’s different Dreams,” “When a guy Falls, a Crowd Gathers,” and several of Crane’s masterful brief stories.

 

Robert Tine is the writer of six novels, together with State of Grace and Black Market. He has written for quite a few periodicals and magazines—from the New York Times to Newsweek.

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Great Expectations

By Charles Dickens

Nice expectancies is Charles Dickens's 13th novel. it's his moment novel, after David Copperfield, to be absolutely narrated within the first individual. nice expectancies is a bildungsroman, or a coming-of-age novel, and it's a vintage paintings of Victorian literature. It depicts the expansion and private improvement of an orphan named Pip. the unconventional used to be first released in serial shape in Dickens's weekly periodical all of the yr around, from 1 December 1860 to August 1861. In October 1861, Chapman and corridor released the radical in 3 volumes. Dickens initially meant nice expectancies to be two times as lengthy, yet constraints imposed through the administration of all of the yr around constrained the novel's size. the unconventional is accumulated and dense, with a conciseness strange for Dickens. based on G. okay. Chesterton, Dickens penned nice expectancies in "the afternoon of [his] existence and fame." It was once the penultimate novel Dickens accomplished, previous Our Mutual pal. it's set one of the marshes of Kent and in London within the early to mid-1800s. the radical comprises a few of Dickens so much memorable scenes, together with its establishing, in a graveyard, whilst the younger orphan Pip is accosted by way of the escaped convict, Abel Magwitch. nice expectancies is a picture e-book, packed with severe imagery, poverty, criminal ships ("the hulks"), obstacles and chains, and fights to the demise. Upon its unlock, Thomas Carlyle talked about "All that Pip's nonsense." Later, George Bernard Shaw praised the unconventional as "All of 1 piece and continuously truthfull." Dickens felt nice expectancies used to be his top paintings, calling it "a very high quality idea," and was once very delicate to compliments from his buddies: "Bulwer, who has been, as i feel you recognize, terribly taken by way of the book." nice expectancies has a colorful forged that has entered pop culture: the capricious pass over Havisham, the chilly and gorgeous Estella, Joe the type and beneficiant blacksmith, the dry and sycophantic Uncle Pumblechook, Mr. Jaggers, Wemmick together with his twin character, and the eloquent and clever buddy, Herbert Pocket. during the narrative, common Dickensian issues emerge: wealth and poverty, love and rejection, and the eventual triumph of fine over evil. nice expectancies has develop into highly regarded and is now taught as a vintage in lots of English sessions. it's been translated into many languages and tailored time and again in movie and different media.

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Le lys dans la vallée

By Honoré de Balzac

À l. a. demande de los angeles comtesse Natalie de Manerville, dont il est épris, Félix de Vandenesse relate sa première ardour, celle qui le lia, dans sa jeunesse, à los angeles vertueuse Henriette de Mortsauf. Mais peut-on sans conséquence raconter un amour passé, fût-il platonique, à l'être qu'on aime? Ainsi que l'écrit Catherine Millet: "Je tire de ce récit une morale qui ne pourrait que décevoir une personne comme Félix, jeune et amoureuse [...]. Dans une relation d'amour, il est absolument illusoire, pour ne pas dire naïf, de vouloir être obvious l'un à l'autre. ", Roman des plaisirs interdits et du désir réfréné, Le lys dans l. a. vallée est aussi, de tous les récits de Balzac, l'un des plus lyriques et des plus désabusés.

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The Death of the Heart

By Elizabeth Bowen

The loss of life of the Heart is likely to be Elizabeth Bowen's best-known e-book. As she deftly and delicately exposes the cruelty that lurks at the back of the polished surfaces of traditional society, Bowen unearths herself as a masterful novelist who combines a feeling of humor with a devastating present for divining human motivations.

In this piercing tale of innocence betrayed set within the thirties, the orphaned Portia is stranded within the subtle and courteously treacherous international of her prosperous half-brother's domestic in London.There she encounters the sexy, carefree cad Eddie. To him, Portia is right now baby and lady, and her fears her gushing love. To her, Eddie is the single reaason to be alive. but if Eddie follows Portia to a sea-side lodge, the flash of a cigarette lighter in a darkened cinema illuminates a beautiful romantic betrayal--and units in movement probably the most relocating and determined flights of the center in glossy literature.

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Rebelión en la granja [Animal Farm]

Un rotundo alegato a prefer de l. a. libertad y en contra del totalitarismo que se ha convertido en un clásico de los angeles literatura del siglo XX. Esta sátira de l. a. Revolución rusa y el triunfo del estalinismo, escrita en 1945, se ha convertido por derechos propio en un hito de l. a. cultura contemporánea y en uno de los libros más mordaces de todos los tiempos. Ante el auge de los animales de los angeles Granja Solariega, pronto detectamos las semillas de totalitarismo en una organización aparentemente perfect; y en nuestros líderes más carismáticos, los angeles sombra de los opresores más crueles.

Please observe: This audiobook is in Spanish.

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