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Wuthering Heights In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography and Character Index)(Annotated)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 80. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,270. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Emily Brontë’s “Wuthering Heights” 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 Brontë's classic novel is also included.
Oliver Twist In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography and Character Index)(Annotated)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 175,490. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist” is considered one of his greatest books. 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 Wilde's classic novel is also included.
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle In Plain and Simple English
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 79. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 204,130. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Of all early English literature, The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle has long been considered among the greatest--and hardest to understand! If you have struggled in the past reading old English, then BookCaps can help you out. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help.
The Epic of Gilgamesh In Plain and Simple English
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 76. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,990. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the earliest works of literature ever written; it has been translated, retranslated and translated again--many times over. With so many translations, much has been lost and trying to read any version can be difficult. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of Gilgamesh. If you have struggled in the past reading old English, then BookCaps can help you out.
Walden In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 67. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,810. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Walden was Henry David Thoreau magnum opus. 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.
Henry IV: Part Two In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 64. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,870. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Henry IV, Part II 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 Henry IV, Part II. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
Moby Dick In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, and Character Index)(Annotated)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 63. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 223,950. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
An obsessed and insane captain leads his crew into dangerous waters. A young man, eager to go to sea and forget his problems, signs on with a whaling ship for the first time. A savage islander shows what it means to be brave, strong, and compassionate. A mighty white whale haunts the dreams of every whaler in the four oceans.
Gastarbeiter
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 121,790. Language: Italian. Published: September 12, 2012 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Fiction » Classics
1960. Luca, uno studente liceale di diciotto anni, affascinato da un annuncio radiofonico, lascia gli studi, la famiglia, il suo maso solitario tra i monti tridentini e si trasferisce in Germania, per soddisfare la sua voglia d’avventura più che per bisogno.
Richard III In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 60. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Richard III depicts the Machiavellian rise to power and subsequent short reign of Richard III of England. It's tragic; it's historical; and, if you don't get Shakespearean English, it probably doesn't make any sense!. Let BookCaps help with this modern translation of the classic history play. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out.
Le Rouge et le Noir
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 191,120. Language: French. Published: August 22, 2012 by Le signe bleu. Category: Fiction » Classics
Julien Sorel, fils de paysan méprisé, parvient au sommet de la hiérarchie sociale. Epoux d'une jeune et belle aristocrate, il est promis à un brillant avenir. Mais son destin se brise et il réalise qu'il préfère son premier amour et son idéal à une vie d'illusions.
Les Liaisons dangereuses
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 173,130. Language: French. Published: August 21, 2012 by Le signe bleu. Category: Fiction » Classics
Comment se venger de ceux qui nous ont quitté sans regret ? Le Vicomte de Valmont et la Marquise de Merteuil croient avoir trouvé la solution en inventant un plan de guerre qui finit par les auto détruire. Grace à la LECTURE ACTIVE lisez ou relisez ce grand classique de la littérature française en choisissant, entre résumé et texte intégral, le temps de lecture que vous y consacrerez.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Teachers Edition
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 136,650. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
This edition of Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is the perfect companion to teachers. In this annotated teachers edition, the unabridged version of the book is included along with five days worth of lesson plans, a study guide, and a biography about the life and times of Twain. We all need refreshers every now and then.
The Two Noble Kinsmen In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 57. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,950. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
The Two Noble Kinsmen is loosely based on Chaucer's "The Knight's Tale." But it's not your traditional remake--it's just as hard to understand as Chaucer's original! If you are having trouble understand the play, then let BookCaps help with this modern translation. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out.
Great Expectations In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 56. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 207,080. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Great Expectations is epic! Hundreds of pages, dozens of characters and settings--it's easy to lose track of things. Let BookCaps help with this comprehensive annotated study guide that is complete with character profiles (with pronunciations for names harder to pronounce), chapter summaries, analysis of themes, historical context, and much more!
Troilus and Cressida In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Comedy and tragedy fuse together in perfect harmoney in this classic play. Now if only you can understand it... If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Troilus and Cressidae. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
Cymbeline In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 54. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,090. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Romeo and Juliet may be Shakespeares most known romance, but Cymbeline is home of his most matures…if you can understand it. Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic tragedy. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Cymbeline.
A Heart for Milton: A Tale from North and South
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 163,440. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A romantic continuation story based on the novel 'North and South' by Elizabeth Gaskell.
Les Miserables In Plain and Simple English (Includes Study Guide, Complete Unabridged Book, Historical Context, Biography, and Character Index)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 52. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 594,630. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Les Misérables is epic! Hundreds of chapters, dozens of characters and settings--it's easy to lose track of things. Let BookCaps help with this comprehensive annotated study guide that is complete with character profiles (with pronunciations for names harder to pronounce), chapter summaries, analysis of themes, historical context, and much more!
The Winter's Tale In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 51. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,570. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Magic, sexuality, death! The Winter's Tale has it all. It was the Days of our Lives of the Elizabethan era! Now if only you can understand it... If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Winter's Tale. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
King Lear In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
King Lear descends into madness after foolishly disposing of his estate between two of his three daughters based on their flattery, bringing tragic consequences for all. Sound like a good story? It is…if you can understand it. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of King Lear.