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Literature Help: The Sound and the Fury
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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.
The Tragedy of Hamlet
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Price: Free! Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
This is a FREE download of The Tragedy of Hamlet from Big Strawberry.
Cuentos. Antón Chéjov
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: Spanish. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
La Maestría con la que retrata la personalidad y la psicología de sus personajes hace de Chéjov un autor de cuentos insoslayable y de lectura fundamental. No debe olvidarse que su fino humor, su ironía elegante, su nitidez para describir las pasiones y su precisión narrativa fueron muy improtantes para la evolución de éste genero: el cuento.
Behind the Ruins
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 84. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
While they were carrying her dead body to the cremation ground, I was standing at the gate, near my car. There were tears in my eyes. Her words ‘our Chandai’ were echoing in my mind. An era had come to its end with no history written and no monuments erected.
El recurso del metodo
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,640. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Classics
Obra compleja, escrita en lenguaje suntuoso, montada sobre un monólogo, que ha tenido numerosas ediciones, que ya pasan de treinta, solamente en espanol. Euna novela histórica y política entre cuyas virtudes estaban la paródica autenticidad del mundo narrado: la figura del caudillo latinoamericano.
Am I Fiction?
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 73. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
I know they are going to spice it up and make it as interesting and sensational as they can to draw a large number of readers. Do they know what I want? Do they know what I have gone through? That stone gave the verdict that the charges on the girl were so harsh that he could not prohibit the press from reporting the case and its proceedings.
I förbund med döden
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 37,500. Language: Swedish. Published: April 1, 2014 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Category: Fiction » Classics
Karl August Tavaststjerna (1860-1898) var en finländsk författare och poet. Med sin första roman, Barndomsvänner (1886) förde han in realismen i Finlands svenska litteratur.
Words of Wisdom: Herman Melville
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Series: Great Oratory, Book 20. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The short stories and novels written by Herman Melville have kept readers amused for several decades. He was a well travelled person, so consequently a keen observer of human behavior. His works have been popular in all age groups of readers. The most unique feature of his writing is his command over language and precise selection of words.
The Lion of Nemea
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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.
Literature Help: Sanctuary
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 221 · A Quick Guide, Book 55. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Sanctuary” by William Faulkner was first published in 1931. It was his first highly successful novel that brought him name and fame. The novel is often regarded as one of Faulkner’s most controversial novel, because it is based on the theme of rape.
William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew": A Retelling in Prose
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 37,570. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." In it, Katherina vows before God — in the marriage ceremony — to love, honor, and obey her husband, but very quickly she makes it apparent that she is not taking her vow seriously. Her husband, Petruchio, is determined to convince her to take that vow seriously.
Woman: Then and Now
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Series: Novels and Stories, Book 62. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
She keeps quiet and enters the kitchen. “Is this a house? Look at the condition of the rooms. Everything is in a kind of mess. Look at the dirty clothes lying in that corner, and toys scattered all over the floor. Nothing remains proper in this house…”
Words of Wisdom: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Series: Great Oratory, Book 19. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, one of the most famous and widely read Russian novelists, has contributed greatly to the world literature with his unique and powerful creations. One of his most famous novels is "Crime and Punishment." It is said to be the first psychological novel.
Literature Help: The Wind In the Willows
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 219 · A Quick Guide, Book 53. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Wind In the Willows” is undoubtedly a very popular book. Actually, it is two separate books put into one. On one hand there are the chapters which describe the adventures of Toad and on the other hand there are those chapters which explore human emotions such as fear, nostalgia, awe, wanderlust.
Literature Help: Lolita
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Series: Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 218 · A Quick Guide, Book 52. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Professor Humbert Humbert, about 38 years old, is the protagonist and unreliable narrator of the novel. He is obsessed with the 12 year old Dolores Haze. The professor becomes sexually involved with that girl after he becomes her stepfather. The private name of Dolores is “Lolita.”
L'oro di Cleopatra
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Series: Venus & Mars, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: Italian. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
William Stalling, un ricco uomo d'affari inglese, viene trovato ucciso nella sua villa. Perché Stalling nel suo testamento ha fatto una donazione in denaro alla sua assassina? Perché William Stalling ha lasciato al notaio una busta con una chiave da consegnare al figlio George, scrittore di una certa fama e tra l'altro autore un romanzo su Cleopatra?
Words of Wisdom: Ernest Hemingway
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Series: Great Oratory, Book 18. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Hemingway is presumably the only writer who rose to the appreciable heights through his simple and uncomplicated writing style. He never went for ostentatious display of words and sentences, and that is why he is favorite among the readers from all classes.
The Nature of a Crime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,710. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
After gambling with, and losing, money from his employer’s estate and fearing that discovery and a prison sentence is around the corner, the narrator decides to end his life rather than face up to the disgrace. His last act on earth is to write a suicide note to the woman he has always loved - explaining everything and reminiscing on their relationship.
Words of Wisdom: John Steinbeck
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Series: Great Oratory, Book 17. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
How aesthetically realistic and imaginative a writer can be is obvious in the works of John Steinbeck, one of the most famous American writers. His keen social perception and sympathetic humor distinguish him from several other contemporary writers.
Words of Wisdom: George Orwell
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Series: Great Oratory, Book 16. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In academic circles, perhaps, no other novelist has gained as much popularity as George Orwell has. His most famous novels "Nineteen Eighty-Four" and "Animal Farm" brought all the glory that a writer desires. However, his best work is his essays, and it can be said that Orwell is also one of the most accomplished non-fiction writers.