Literature

Visions
At the turn of the century, Leonid Andreyev was regarded at home and around the world as one of the greatest living Russian writers. Passionate, provocative, flamboyant, controversial, he was lionized by Maxim Gorki and hailed alongside Leo Tolstoy....

20.03.2014

Asya
Turgenev's povest' (or novella) Asya, of 1858, has a Rhineland setting. Asya, the illegitimate daughter of a Russian landowner, is travelling abroad with her half-brother. The narrator falls in love with her, but cannot bring himself to...

26.10.2014

Bruiloft aan zee
Dit boek heb ik gekozen omwille van de origines van de schrijver. We hebben dezelfde cultuur en daarom was ik benieuwd om mijn cultuur te bekijken vanuit een ander perspectief. Wel, het was raar en niet raar. Met raar bedoel ik, er zijn veel...

22.03.2018

Verzameld Werk
Heb nog een mooie eerste druk van dit verzameld werk (met de titels van de boeken in goud op de rug). Geschenkje van mijn moeder aan mijn vader bij hun eerste huwelijksverjaardag in 1959...Beide mensen zijn er intussen jammer genoeg al niet...

12.12.2016

A Period Of Adjustment
One of the series of biographical books from the seriously underrated English actor Dirk Bogarde. He started as the "pretty boy" of a multitude of classic British comedies in the late 50's and early 60's including the "Doctor in the House" series....

06.09.2014

Zelf Schrijver Worden
Reviaans, soms vilein, altijd erudiet en interessant. Meer een kijkje in de werkwijze van de meester dan een praktische handleiding. Niettemin zowel een poetica als een narratologie zonder moeilijke woorden.

26.08.2017

Sergeant Getulio
شکار انسان کتابی است برای سفر به دنیای...

16.07.2017

Plays 1
French without Tears; The Winslow Boy; The Browning Version; Harlequinade

29.03.2018

De god Denkbaar Denkbaar de god
Het boek is absurb, maar als je associatief bent ingesteld en het denkbare als uitgangspunt neemt is het net alsof je in een extreem spannende cartoon zit. Recentelijk ben ik weer begonnen cartoons zoals Adventure Time, The Regular Show en Courage...

01.10.2017

Stingray
Hailed by critics, "Stingray" has been described by its author as "a critical biography of my loving mother." With his father having abandoned his family for another woman, Se-young and his mother are forced to subsist on their own in the harsh...

04.03.2014

The Living Are Few, the Dead Many
The works of Hans Henny Jahnn exploded on to the inter-war literary scene in Germany as a crazed marriage of Gothic Romanticism, modernist literary Expressionism and the experiments of writers such as Döblin and Joyce. Jahnn’s personal cry of...

23.03.2013

Another Life and The House on the Embankment
Widely regarded as a major writer of his generation, Yuri Trifonov tolerated attack and admiration in the Soviet Union. His novellas are celebrated as being in the tradition of great nineteenth-century Russian writing. In "Another Life," a woman...

04.05.2013

De valse dageraad
We schrijven het jaar 1065. In zijn cel krabt Hroswith, een oude monnik, de perkamentbladen van een bijbel af, om zijn levensgeschiedenis te kunnen schrijven. Als zoon van een vermeende heks heeft hij op jonge leeftijd al moeten vluchten. Later...

18.10.2014

La ley de Herodes
Éste es el único libro de cuentos que escribió como tal Jorge Ibargüengoitia aunque más bien se trata de una serie de ficciones sobre un fondo autobiográfico. Como en el resto de su obra narrativa, en La ley de...

06.03.2014

از روزگارِ رفته حکایت
از انتشار "آذر، ماه آخر پاییز" در 1328 تا اواخر...

06.09.2014

The God of Nightmares
In 1941, twenty-three-year-old Helen Bynum leaves home for the first time and sets out from rural New York to find her Aunt Lulu, an aging actress in New Orleans. There she finds a life of passion and adventure, possibilities and choices. Falling in...

23.06.2017

Myths & Legends of China
This fascinating and comprehensive collection of Chinese myths and legends, E. T. C. Werner drew upon material readily available to him as a member of the Chinese government's' Historiographical Bureau in Peking. A former barrister and British...

11.10.2014

چشم در برابر چشم
ساعدی در ۱۳ دی ۱۳۱۴ در تبریز متولد شد. دکتر...

25.12.2012

De pupil
HoofdpersoonIk denk dat de hoofdpersoon de jonge Mulisch is. Vandaar zijn grenzeloze arrogantie, die ik hilarisch vond.Begin/eindeHet begin van De pupil was al een klapper. Mulisch was een pompbediende die een...

27.10.2013

Das Haus in der Rothschildallee (Familie Sternberg, #1)
Johann Isidor Sternberg en zijn vrouw Betsy wonen in de Rothschildstraat. Hij is een succesvol handelaar, zij zorgt voor het huishouden, stuurt de kokkin aan en de huishoudhulp. Ze hebben verschillende kinderen. Otto, de oudste, een tweeling Erwin...

24.01.2015

Au bord de l'eau (#1)
I heard of this novel in the great literary emission Apostrophe. It was at the level of Glashaus on the ZDF in Germany. The presenter made applaud the translator by the public. He had spent 10 years to translate this monument. This masterpiece of...

04.01.2013

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Literature GuidesCreated by Harvard students for students everywhere, SparkNotes is a new breed of study guide: smarter, better, faster. Geared to what today's students need to know, SparkNotes provide: ...

27.11.2012

Cassell's History of English Literature
A complete chronicle of the literature of the British Isles, from Beowulf to the beginning of the third millennium. This classic work of literary history not only provides an encyclopedic survey, but also a personal, chronological...

06.12.2017

Constructions of 'The Jew' in English Literature and Society
Combining cultural theory, discourse analysis and new historicism with readings of the works of major contemporary authors, this study concludes that the Jew is characterized unstereotypically as the embodiment of uncertainty within English...

23.12.2015

Inseparable Twins
Amazing book that leaves you speechless - I wanted to write a proper review but I can't, at least at the moment. It is about WW II, post-war Russia, brotherhood, orphanage and the consequences of Stalin's decision to move whole nations across...

16.03.2018

Verzameld werk
Franz Kafka (1883-1924) is een van de grootste Duitstalige schrijvers van de twintigste eeuw. Hij studeerde rechten in Praag, werkte daarna bij een verzekeringsmaatschappij en schreef in de nachtelijke uren. Het "Verzameld werk" bevat naast zijn...

21.04.2014

افسانه‌ی باران
داستان کوتاهافسانه­ی باران، نشر...

15.02.2016

Headlong Hall and Nightmare Abbey
Both of these novels are brief, slight, and virtually without plot. Peacock's world is that of the country house party with high-brow conversation, long leisurely meals with plenty of burgundy, and leisurely walks in the surrounding...

09.07.2017

De vrouw met de sleutel
Een vrouw blijft na de plotselinge dood van haar man berooid achter. Ze moet aan het werk en plaatst een advertentie: vrouw, 59 jaar, moederlijk voorkomen, brede heupen, prettige stem, komt u voor het slapen gaan, instoppen en voorlezen. Discr....

21.06.2016

The Space Between Us
In a small town on the edge of the Caspian Sea, Edmond Lazarian and his best friend Tahereh pass their days playing together, drifting between the delights of beachcombing and the joys of the sherbet shop. Although Edmond is Armenian and Tahereh is...

11.11.2015

How Dante Can Save Your Life
The opening lines of The Divine Comedy 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...

29.12.2015

Con las manos en alto
Es un libro fuerte y polémico que narra episodios de la guerra colombiana, vivida desde un ángulo diferente al que dejan traslucir los medios de comunicación. El punto de partida son las causas reales del conflicto armado, ancladas en...

17.10.2015

De rerum natura libri sex
Titus Lucretius Carus lived c.99-c.55. Details of his career are unknown. He's author of the didactic hexameter poem, De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things). In six books compounded of solid reasoning, brilliant imagination & noble...

18.04.2015

Farewell to Matyora
A fine example of Village Prose from the post-Stalin era, Farewell to Matyora decries the loss of the Russian peasant culture to the impersonal, soulless march of progress.It is the final summer of the peasant village of Matyora. A...

25.02.2017

Dan Yack
Centering on eccentric English millionaire shipowner, notorious hell-raiser, and the envy of all St Petersburg, Dan Yack, this strange travel yarn begins with the protagonist finding out that he is no longer wanted by his lover, Hedwiga. Rejection...

27.12.2012

Don Juan en de laatste nimf
Don Juan en de laatste nimf, het boek waarmee Hubert Lampo in 1943 debuteerde, zou men een bewerking kunnen noemen van de beroemde legende, die in de loop der tijden talloze malen aanleiding heeft gegeven tot het scheppen van meesterwerken....

03.11.2012

The Literature of the American South
The Literature of the American South reconsiders southern writing from its seventeenth-century origins to its flourishing present. Featuring the works of eighty-seven classic, contemporary, and newly recovered writers of all genres poetry, short...

28.11.2012

نونِ نوشتن [Nūn-i nivishtan]
آن‌چه در این گاهی‌نوشتن‌ها آمده‌است، در...

31.03.2013

Understanding Graham Greene
The main aim of this work is to provide a comprehensive guide to the writings of Graham Greene, who is described as one of England's most distinguished living authors. It is particularly designed for those unfamiliar with his work.

07.05.2018

Le Trésor des humbles
Dans Le Trésor des humbles, Maeterlinck va à rebours du "génie de la langue française". Ce qu'il aime chez les grands écrivains dont il parle avec passion dans ce livre, c'est ce qu'on pourrait nommer leur...

05.05.2013

Congress and the American Tradition
Most Americans would probably be surprised to hear that, in 1959, James Burnham, a leading political thinker questioned whether Congress would survive, and whether the Executive Branch of the American government would become a dictatorship. In the...

29.01.2015

Zoo or Letters Not About Love
While living in exile in Berlin, the formidable literary critic Viktor Shklovsky fell in love with Elsa Triolet. He fell into the habit of sending Elsa several letters a day, a situation she accepted under one condition: he was forbidden to write...

26.11.2017

The Ninth Configuration
My second reading of the author. His first book is something I still adore,so I had high expectations of this book. And it wasn't out of place. This book presents an interesting journey into the human mind,and so at places we get much confused. At...

09.02.2014

The Secret Shofar of Barcelona
Grades 1-3. In 1492 Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain decreed that everyone is Spain must be Catholic. All other faiths were required to convert or leave the country.In this legend (there is no historical record), Rafael is a...

15.08.2016

Constance, or Solitary Practices
The party is over, and the world is in the throes of the 1939-45 war, but the story continues as patterns set in Monsieur and Livia are developed against a background which shifts between Cairo, Geneva and Avignon. The idyllic last summer of Livia...

27.09.2013

New Jewish Feminism
This empowering anthology looks at the growth and accomplishments of Jewish feminism and what thatmeans for Jewish women today and tomorrow. Itfeatures the voices of women from every area of Jewishlife-- Reform,...

24.11.2016

Shema Yisrael
There has never been a Haggadah that offers so much for all ages, especially for young people: the full text in large easy-to-read type; a new translation that is not only simple and accurate, but that adds words and phrases to clarify difficult...

21.05.2016

Selected Tales
?In his stories of mystery and imagination Poe created a world-record for the English language: perhaps for all languages.?--George Bernard Shaw Read throughout the world, admired by writers as different as Dostoevsky and H.G. Wells,...

07.06.2015

Jewish Holiday ABC
Celebrate a full year of Jewish holidays in this alphabet book that introduces young children to the wealth of history and ritual surrounding Jewish traditions. An informative section detailing the origins and history of holiday observances, a...

26.11.2013

Papa You're Crazy
A man who is a writer and his son Aram, who is ten years old, hang out together at the father's beach shack. The father gives his son tips about life and about how to become a writer. This man is divorced from Aram's mother and the son, who had...

12.06.2017

Asbestemming
In Asbestemming richt A.F.Th. van der Heijden een monument op voor zijn op 15 juni 1993 overleden vader. De titel is ontleend aan een formulier waarop de nabestaanden geacht worden in te vullen wat er met de as van de gecremeerde dode dient te...

17.08.2013

Omyłka
Bolesław Prus (pronounced:[bɔ'lεswaf 'prus]; Hrubieszów, August 20, 1847 – May 19, 1912, Warsaw), whose actual name was Aleksander Głowacki, was a Polish journalist and novelist who is known especially for his novels The...

16.07.2016

The Red Laugh
The Red Laugh is an utterly harrowing and nightmarish depiction of a sort of apocalypse that springs from the chaos, blood, and misery of Russia's humiliating defeat in the Russo-Japanese War, in language that prophetically echoes the horrors to...

29.12.2013

Twee vrouwen
'Als je je altijd een dochter voelt, is er maar één manier om van je moeder af te komen, en dat is door zelf moeder te worden.' In 1975 verraste Harry Mulisch zijn publiek met een ogenschijnlijk traditioneel vertelde roman over de...

24.12.2013

الفقر - المثل - قلب ضعيف
ترجمة و تحقيق: د. سامي الدروبيكتب...

10.08.2015

Studies In European Realism
Çağımızın büyük düşünürlerinden biri olan Georg Lukacs, ilk kez 1948 yılında yayımlanan bu kitabında, Balzac, Stendhal, Zola gibi yalnız Avrupa yazınını...

17.05.2016

Eugénie Grandet
Considerato da molti il capolavoro di Balzac, Eugénie Grandet presenta due figure tra le più straordinarie della letteratura francese: Félix Grandet, commerciante ricchissimo, prigioniero della propria smisurata avarizia, e la figlia...

22.02.2017

Cruel City
Under the pseudonym Eza Boto, Mongo Beti wrote Ville cruelle (Cruel City) in 1954 before he came to the world's attention with the publication of Le pauvre Christ de Bomba (The Poor Christ of Bomba). Cruel City tells the story of a young man's...

27.04.2017

The I. L. Peretz Reader
Isaac Leybush Peretz (1852–1915) is one of the most influential figures of modern Jewish culture. Born in Poland and dedicated to Yiddish culture, he recognized that Jews needed to adapt to their times while preserving their cultural heritage, and...

07.11.2017

The Red Laugh
The Red Laugh is an utterly harrowing and nightmarish depiction of a sort of apocalypse that springs from the chaos, blood, and misery of Russia's humiliating defeat in the Russo-Japanese War, in language that prophetically echoes the horrors to...

28.07.2016

فرهنگ لغات زبان مخفی
زبان مخفی به واژه ها و عباراتی گفته می شود...

27.02.2017

Tristan and Iseult (Part 1)
This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1855 edition by F. A. Brockhaus, Leipzig.

16.01.2014

En Los Labios Del Agua
Una noche, de pronto y en secreto, tal vez en sueños, unos labios nos cantan las palabras mágicas que transforman nuestros deseos en acciones de búsqueda. El sexo es nuestra brújula inquieta y el cuerpo de los otros nuestro...

08.01.2015

النظرات ج2
اية الكتاب هو مجموعة من المقالات يلي...

11.06.2017

Andreev
Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev (Russian: ?????? ?????????? ???????; 1871-1919) was a Russian playwright and short-story writer who led the Expressionist movement in the national literature. He was active between the revolution of 1905 and the...

04.06.2017

Gottfried Keller
This volume presents 10 novellas from the collections "Stories of Zurich, Seven Legends," and "The People of Sedwyla," many newly translated for this edition.

15.09.2014

Sherlock Holmes
Who is Holmes? The workd's greatest detective? A drug addict with a heart as cold as ice? A millstone around the neck of his creator? He's all of these things and much, much more.Sherlock Holmes was the brainchild of a Portsmouth GP Arthur...

23.09.2017

Who By Fire, Who By Water
The most controversial prayer of the Jewish New Year what it means, who wrote it, why we say it.Explore the profound, perplexing and persuasive power of Un'taneh Tokef, one of the most beloved, prominent and controversial pieces in the...

29.07.2014

Night of Lead (The Printed Head Volume III, #9)
Self-revelations after time and death, an extraordinary novella from the oddest of the German Expressionists whose works are undergoing a complete revaluation in France at present where many translations are appearing.Hans Henny Jahnn,...

25.02.2017

Jews of Silence
In the fall of 1965 the I sraeli newspaper Haaretz sent a young journalist named Elie Wiesel to the Soviet Union to report on the lives of Jews trapped behind the Iron Curtain. “I would approach Jews who had never been placed in the Soviet show...

19.02.2017

The Vampyre
David Campton (5 June 1924 – 9 September 2006) was a prolific British dramatist who wrote plays for the stage, radio, and cinema for thirty-five years. "He was one of the first British dramatists to write in the style of the Theatre of the...

07.03.2013

Penina Levine Is a Potato Pancake
FRESH, FEISTY, FUNNY.In this Hanukkah story, Penina fi nds that a glass of cold milk and a hot potato pancake go a long way. Penina Levine is the only member of her family who isn’t looking forward to Hanukkah. Not only is it another chance...

08.02.2017

The Grapes of Wrath
Whenever I revisit a classic I'm struck by how much more I get out of it now than I did when I was 24 or 19 or, God forbid, 15. Giving a book like the Grapes of Wrath to a 15 year old serves largely to put them off fine literature for the rest of...

16.02.2014

Adventures in English Literature
A past president of the American Comparative Literature Association, David Damrosch has written widely on comparative and world literature from antiquity to the present. His books include The Narrative Covenant: Transformations of Genre in the...

25.09.2014

Arrogant Beggar
The target of intense critical comment when it was first published in 1927, Arrogant Beggar’s scathing attack on charity-run boardinghouses remains one of Anzia Yezierska’s most devastating works of social criticism. The novel follows the...

22.03.2017

A Red Flower
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally...

31.12.2016

The Weavers
No play in the history of theater presents a deeper or more lacerating vision of the inhuman nuts and bolts of starvation, from the poetics of paucity to the politics of poverty, than Gerhart Hauptmann’s 1892 naturalistic masterpiece The Weavers....

07.02.2018

Bagaimana Anyss Naik Ke Langit
Saya tak fikir isi Laporan Penilaian oleh Lembaga Penilai Manuskrip DuBook yang menyatakan bahawa manuskrip terbaharu Faisal Tehrani ini bebas Syiah sepenuhnya itu penting kerna soalan Mustaqim menampar saya selama 3 minggu yang...

07.04.2014

Jude the Obscure
Jude Fawley is a bright but impoverished stonemason who aspires to attend university and become a scholar. H is failure to fulfill the expectations of the two women he loves points to his final tragedy. Concerned with the destructive conventions of...

24.01.2016

The Three Marias
Through this translation of As Tres Marias the literary achievements of Rachel de Queiroz may at last be judged and appreciated by the English-reading public. Since none of her four novels has previously been translated into English, The Three...

14.04.2015

Het Fluwelen Labyrinth
Einar heeft gebroken met zijn vroegere leven. De stad waarin hij woont is hij steeds meer gaan zien als een draaikolk die hem mee de diepte in wil zuigen. Maar hij ontmoette er ook zijn onbereikbare geliefde Isida. Als hij op een dag een briefje van...

29.12.2016

Sammy Spider's First Trip to Israel
I was able to read a pre-publication version of this book!TITLE: Sammy Spider's first trip to Israel.AUTHOR: Sylvia A. RoussILLUSTRATOR: Katherine Janus KahnSammy Spider lives in a Jewish home with the Shapiro family. Sammy...

21.12.2017

Vrouwen met een IQ
Es wird wohl Markstrategie gewesen sein, warum dieser Roman des Belgiers im Deutschen das ach so abgedroschene Wort Generation im Titel trägt -­ das Original dieses schon 1995 erschienenen Romans heißt schlicht und einfach Frauen...

30.05.2015

The Oxford Library Of Words And Phrases
Contains 3 volumes:I. Quotations - 465 pagesII. Proverbs - 256 pagesIII. Word Origins - 552 pages

17.12.2016

The Fair Jilt or Tarquin and Miranda
These Orders are taken up by the best Persons of the Town, young Maids of Fortune, who live together, not inclos'd, but in Palaces that will hold about fifteen hundred or two thousand of these Fille-Devotes, where they have a regulated Government,...

08.10.2013

The History of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy
The History of Jemmy and Jenny Jessamy, originally published as three volumes in 1753, is the last work by the prolific English novelist Eliza Haywood. Out of print since the early nineteenth century and never available in an edited and...

24.08.2013

The Oxford Anthology of English Literature 4
My thoughts on the Great Romantic Poets (in chronological order): Blake, at least in his longer works, has to be the least intelligible of any writer in the Western canon from Ezekiel to Eliot. Wordsworth can get dry at times but is...

02.03.2017

As verdades que ela não diz
eu não sei porque ainda tento ler livros de contos/crônicas. sempre tenho a esperança de que vou achar algo surpreendentemente bom e sempre me decepciono. é complicado. pra não ser muito radical, vou dizer que gostei de...

14.04.2017

The What D'Ye Call It
The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a...

21.08.2015

Sống mòn
Nam Cao( tên thật là Trần Hữu Tri) là một nhà văn hiện thực lớn, chuyên viết truyện ngắn. Ông đã ghép hai chữ ở tên...

11.10.2012

Uz dlaku
Des Esseintes : Le héros fin de siècle par excellence ! Cynique, misogyne et romantique à l'extrême. Aristocrate oisif, isolé, il se livre à une méditation sur l'existence, l'art, la religion, les femmes... Il...

20.03.2017

My Discovery of America
In My Discovery of America, now in its first English translation, the leading poet of Revolutionary Russia offers a fascinating account of his travels in the U.S. Touring America, by way of an enforced sojourn in Mexico, Russian poet and...

17.03.2015

Literature
Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing, Compact Edition is founded on the principles of writing about literature. It is not an afterthought and it is not treated as a separate chapter or appendix; but rather, it is the carefully...

21.09.2016

The Wicked Son
As might be expected from this fiercely provocative writer, David Mamet�s interest in anti-Semitism is not limited to the modern face of an ancient hatred but encompasses as well the ways in which many Jews have themselves...

03.12.2016

Le due zittelle
Due anziane e devote «zittelle», Lilla e Nena, sprofondate nella più tetra e «muffosa» provincia italiana, prigioniere di un'esistenza sulla quale sembra essersi depositata «un'impalpabile polverina grigia»; una vecchia madre paralizzata ma...

16.04.2016

The Romance of American Communism
"Look. . .Life is shit, people are shit but,” he leans forward intently, “sometimes life is great and people are great. And when that happens it is hard to walk away from, no matter what else is happening. Well, that's the way the CP was...

17.04.2016

Honeyky Hanukah
Latkes and goody things all over town, It’s Honeyky Hanukah time.   In Woody Guthrie’s rowdy, funny celebration of a Hanukah night, a young boy and his dog move merrily from house to house, gathering up family and friends for a big feast...

08.09.2014

Maimonides Principle
This is an incredibly short book, one I read in about 2 hours, but one that leaves you reeling for the rest of your life. Kaplan simply serves as translator and editor to the words of that great Jewish sage, Maimonides, who, in his Commentary to the...

11.06.2013

Erewhon
Erewhon: or, Over the Range is a novel by Samuel Butler, published anonymously in 1872. The title is also the name of a country, supposedly discovered by the protagonist. In the novel, it is not revealed in which part of the world Erewhon is, but it...

29.03.2016