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Titus Andronicus In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 53. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,240. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Violent! Bloody! Revenge! It's not Quentin Tarantino--it's Shakespeare! And Titus Andronicus is perhaps one of the greatest revenge plays he ever wrote. Revenge is sweet--when you can understand it! Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
The Merry Wives of Windsor In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,220. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
You've probably heard of Sir John Falstaff--but you don't really quite know him until you see him comedically in Shakespeare's "The Merry Wives of Windsor." He's a real comedian…that is if you can understand what he's talking about! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Merry Wives of Windsor.
King John In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 71. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,540. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
King John is one of Shakespeare's most famous histories. But let's face it…if you don't understand it, then you are not alone. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of King John. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
Timon of Athens In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 55. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Timon of Athens is often called Shakespeares most obscure and difficult works--but that doesn't make it any less great. If you need help reading it, you are not alone! Let BookCaps help! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Timon of Athens.
Oedipus the King In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 35. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Sophocles was the Aaron Spelling of ancient Greek world--his plays had all the makings of a modern soap! But archaic translations of his ancient work make it almost impossible to see any of the Melrose Place-like plots! BookCaps can help readers who have struggled in the past with Sophocles classic plays with this modern retelling.
A Tale of Two Cities In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography and Character Index)(Annotated)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 82. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,910. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Charles Dicken’s “A Tale of Two Cities” is considered one of the greatest novels ever wrote. It also can be difficult to understand--it is loaded with themes, imagery, and symbols. If you need a little help understanding it, let BookCaps help with this study guide. Along with chapter-by-chapter summaries and analysis, this book features the full text of Dicken's classic novel is also included.
Paradise Lost In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 33. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 329,530. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
John Milton put a twist on the story of Adam and Eve--in the process he created what some have called one of the greatest literary works in the English Language. It has inspired music, art, film, and even video games. But it's hundreds of years old and reading it today sometimes is a little tough. BookCaps is here to help!
Twelve Years a Slave: Including Four American Slave Narratives and Roaring River Music Note and Lyric, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Incidents in theLife of a Slave Girl.Written, Up from Slavery, Up from Slavery,
By Oatsumoto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 455,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE Plus 4 complete American slave narrators and 1 Music note and lyric of Roaring River The amazing and suffer story of Solomon Northup in "Twelve Years a Slave" which you may watched in the movie that has got a lot of award such as Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards and AFI Awards. we have published in e-book more over, it includes:
Literature Help: The Sound and the Fury
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 56 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 223. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Sound and the Fury” by William Faulkner was first published in 1929. It was the fourth novel written by William Faulkner. This novel is known for a number of narrative styles which the author has employed. The literary technique known as stream of consciousness is also noticeable in the novel.
Literature Help: Death in Venice
By Students' Academy
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 215 · A Quick Guide, Book 49. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Aschenbach, a German writer, travels to Venice to get a change of scene, for he has a writer’s block and he is desperately in need of inspiration. He happens to be a self-disciplined, respected, and successful writer who pays a lot of importance to purity of art and aestheticism.
Betrothal in Santo Domingo
By Heinrich von Kleist
Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
"In Port-au-Prince, on the French side of the island of Santo Domingo, there lived, at the beginning of the century, when the blacks were killing the whites, a dreadful old Negro by the name of Congo Hoango."
Strange Stories 11-20
By Pu Songling
Series: Strange Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
The Three Little Minecraft Pigs
By Jolie Jaquinta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A retelling of the classic children's tale in a Minecraft setting. If your young child is obsessed by all things Minecraft and demanding bedtime stories about their favorite blocky characters this is for you!
Strange Stories 1 - 10
By Pu Songling
Series: Strange Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Classics
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Moby Dick. To learn Spanish. Level Intermediate
By epikbooks
Series: To learn Spanish, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: Spanish. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Spanish
The present novel has been adapted under Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), to learn Spanish. Level B1 “Moby Dick” is one of the most popular novels in English in its time. Was published by Richard Bentley in Britain and by Harper & Brother in U.S. in 1851.
The Lion of Nemea
By Eric Feka
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Exiled from Thebes, Herakles finds himself a pawn in the spiteful games played by the Gods. As penance, they have decreed that he must serve his cousin King Eurystheus of Mykênae for twelve years. In that time, he must perform ten tasks, the first of which is to find and kill the monstrous Lion of Nemea, a horrifying beast whose golden hide was said to be immune to all mortal weapons.
The Art of War
By Douglas Chick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
Somewhere around 500 B.C. General Sun Tzu, originally named Sun Wu, also called Chang Qing, put to writing a collection of essays about how wars should be fought. Sun Tzu was from an ancient Chinese family of Qi, were known as landless aristocrats, a member of the Shi. A landless aristocrat may be someone that lost their land during political consolidations or were lost due to battles. Most Shi of
Son of Zeus
By Eric Feka
Series: The Legend of Herakles, Episode 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014 by Hercules Bantas. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Herakles is the most celebrated hero of Greek mythology and famed as a warrior without peer. Born through a God's infidelity, Herakles lived in a brutal and violent world, populated by belligerent deities and vicious monsters. Named Alkides at birth, this is the story of how the most famous son of Zeus came to take the name Herakles, and the horrific crime that changed the course of his life.
Strange Stories 21 - 30
By Pu Songling
Series: Strange Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
This Smashwords edition of Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio was transcribed from the 1908 Second Edition of a translation by Herbert A. Giles. Broomhandle Books has edited the stories to provide modern punctuation and styling so as to make them more accessible to a reader in this e-book format. In addition, Chinese personal and place names have been rendered into modern pinyin.
Fanny Price: Slayer of Vampires
By Tara O'Donnell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,140. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The classic Jane Austen novel gets a chilling twist as a series of secret letters reveal a menace to Mansfield Park more frightening than a visit from Aunt Norris. From the author of The Austen Avenger comes Fanny Price,Slayer of Vampires,a fang in cheek celebration of Austen's most underrated heroine on her 200th anniversary. She may speak softly but Fanny does carry quite the sharp stick!