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Lord Jim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,530. Language: Italian. Published: February 1, 2019 by Blowing Books (marchio di Gingko edizioni). Categories: Fiction » Classics
Considerato tra i 100 migliori libri del ventesimo secolo, scritto dopo “Cuore di tenebra”, “Lord Jim” è la storia dei perenni e ossessivi sforzi di un uomo per redimersi da un atto di viltà e codardia istintiva.
La linea d'ombra
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,640. Language: Italian. Published: January 25, 2019 by Blowing Books (marchio di Gingko edizioni). Categories: Fiction » Classics
Scritto nel 1915, capolavoro degli ultimi anni di Joseph Conrad, romanzo breve e dai forti tratti autobiografici, La linea d’ombra è basato su esperienze vissute dall’autore circa ventisette anni prima, in particolare il comando di una nave mercantile in viaggio nei mari dell’Estremo Oriente.
Flannery's Bear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
Netoniel, a not very thoughtful angel, had created disaster on Earth. At death, spirits could no longer leave, and while alive no one remembered who or what they truly were—all to prove that you can in fact kill the spirit (which no one can, of course.) Having failed, Netoniel was now keeping out of sight somewhere else in the universe, and it was now up to his three siblings to save the Earth.
Ironic Myth as a Parody of Romance
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Essay » Literature
Our Continuing Education Series hopes to provide readers with thoughtful consideration of various books, literary pieces, historical events and ideas. This particular short essay discusses the functional resemblance between ironic myth and romantic parody. Works discussed include Heart of Darkness, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and others.
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 10. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Would you like to develop a deeper understanding of this classic piece of literature? This guide places the novella in its historical context and through more than 80 in-depth questions guides the reader to a deeper understanding of the themes, and characters of the text. Even if you know this text well, you will gain new insights.
Burdened By Guilt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,880. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Detective Mike Anderson is forced to rely on the insight of an English professor, Suzanne Kelly, when notes from classic works of literature are left on the mutilated bodies of three men. But as the investigation goes deeper into the lives of the victims Mike questions her involvement when he realizes her observations are more than academic.
Literature Help: The Secret Agent
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 60 ยท Study Guides: English Literature, Book 229. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Action
“The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale” by Joseph Conrad was first published in 1907. The novel is focused upon the life of Mr. Verloc and his job as a spy. The story is set in London in 1886. Most of the novels written by Joseph Conrad tell his typical tales of seafaring, but “The Secret Agent” is one of Conrad’s later political novels.
Primarily Poems of Prospect Heights, Pawtucket, RI
Price: Free! Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Poems regarding ups and downs of growing up in a Federal Housing Project.
Study Guide: Heart of Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 and represented by Hodder Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Classics
Let’s be honest: sometimes you're asked to read an “important” book that you don't want or have time to read. Sometimes you try and it’s just so boring and impenetrable that you can’t get through it. And then, even worse, sometimes you’re asked to take a test or write a paper about it. If that sounds familiar, then this study guide was designed for you
Who's Afraid of Christabel and Other Faux Modernist Tales or Magic and Fantasy
Price: Free! Words: 35,970. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this collection of short stories, science fiction and fantasy author, McCamy Taylor pays tribute to some of her favorite writers. There is a ghost story about young Virginia Woolf. William Faulkner encounters an angel. Sherlock Holmes solves the mystery of Jack the Ripper. William Blake's poems save a world. For those who read and ask "What if?" when the story is over.