Download E-books The Magician's Nephew (The Chronicles of Narnia) PDF

By C. S. Lewis

A appealing paperback variation of The Magician's Nephew, ebook 3 within the vintage delusion sequence, The Chronicles of Narnia, that includes conceal paintings via 3 time Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator, David Wiesner, and black-and-white illustrations via the sequence' unique illustrator, Pauline Baynes.

On a bold quest to avoid wasting a lifestyles, associates are hurled into one other international, the place an evil sorceress seeks to enslave them. yet then the lion Aslan's music weaves itself into the cloth of a brand new land, a land that might be often called Narnia. And in Narnia, all issues are attainable.

Witness the construction of a paranormal land in The Magician's Nephew, the 1st name in C. S. Lewis's vintage delusion sequence, which has captivated readers of every age for over sixty years. this can be a stand-alone novel, but when you need to trip again to Narnia, learn The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the second one publication in The Chronicles of Narnia.

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Download E-books Four Major Plays, Volume 2: Ghosts/An Enemy of the People/The Lady From the Sea/John Gabriel Borkman PDF

By Henrik Ibsen

Author note: Rolf Fjelde (Translator), Terry Otten (Afterword)

The most appropriate dramatist of his age, Ibsen replaced theatre eternally along with his practical discussion and depiction of up to date social difficulties.

Here are 4 of his maximum works:

• Ghosts
• An Enemy of the People
• the girl From the Sea
• John Gabriel Borkman

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Download E-books A Nietzsche Reader (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Friedrich Nietzsche, R. J. Hollingdale

The literary occupation of Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) spanned under two decades, yet no quarter of highbrow inquiry used to be left untouched through his iconoclastic genius. The thinker who introduced the dying of God within the homosexual technology (1882) and went directly to problem the Christian code of morality in past strong and Evil (1886), grappled with the basic problems with the human situation in his personal excessive autobiography, Ecce Homo (1888). such a lot infamous of all, might be, his inspiration of the triumphantly transgressive übermann ('superman') is built within the severe, but poetic phrases of hence Spake Zarathustra (1883-92). no matter if addressing traditional Western philosophy or breaking new flooring, Nietzsche tremendously prolonged the limits of nineteenth-century inspiration.

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Download E-books Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas PDF

By Herman Melville

Melville’s carrying on with adventures within the South Seas—now for the 1st time in Penguin Classics
Following the industrial and demanding luck of Typee, Herman Melville persisted his sequence of South Sea adventure-romances with Omoo. Named after the Polynesian time period for a rover, or anyone who roams from island to island, Omoo chronicles the tumultuous occasions aboard a South Sea whaling vessel and is predicated on Melville’s own stories as a workforce member on a boat crusing the Pacific. From recruiting one of the natives for sailors to dealing with deserters or even mutiny, Melville provides a first-person account of lifestyles as a sailor throughout the 19th century packed with colourful characters and bright descriptions of the far-flung locales of Polynesia.

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Download E-books El Arco Iris PDF

By D. H. Lawrence

El arco iris (1915) de D. H. Lawrence –que presentamos por primera vez íntegra en español, en nueva traducción de Catalina Martínez Muñoz− cuenta l. a. historia de una familia a lo largo de tres generaciones, desde l. a. década de 1840 hasta 1905. Del granjero Tom Brangwen y su mujer Lydia Lensky, viuda de un médico polaco, hasta su nieta Ursula, ya una joven con trabajo y estudios, describe el paso de una sociedad rural a una urbana e business con una sensibilidad en su día completamente nueva, y aún hoy enormemente unique y sorprendente. Prohibida en su día por «obscena», los angeles novela encuadra los angeles saga widely used en los esquivos y neblinosos márgenes de l. a. intimidad, en los que el autor se vuelca como ningún otro lo había hecho antes: es en los angeles conciencia de sí mismos, en su aceptación o rechazo de las condiciones de los angeles vida en pareja, y de todo lo que ésta crea y destruye, donde los personajes se definen, huyen o se atrapan, viven y evolucionan. «Cuerpos y almas son lo mismo», cube Lawrence: ¿es posible, pues, encontrar un sitio para l. a. sexualidad no solo en l. a. naturaleza, sino en el orden del conocimiento y hasta en l. a. religión? Para sus personajes es decisivo descubrir l. a. oscuridad, «dar el salto de lo conocido a lo desconocido», y toda l. a. agitacion y l. a. voluptuosidad de este salto impregna cada una de las páginas de los angeles novela.

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Download E-books The Prince (Dover Thrift Editions) PDF

By Niccolò Machiavelli

As a tender Florentine envoy to the courts of France and the Italian principalities, Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) was once capable of notice firsthand the lives of individuals strongly united below one robust ruler. His fascination with that political rarity and his severe wish to see the Medici family members think an identical function in Italy supplied the basis for his "primer for princes." during this vintage advisor to buying and holding political energy, Machiavelli used a rational method of suggest potential rulers, constructing logical arguments and possible choices for a few capability difficulties, between them governing hereditary monarchies, facing colonies and the remedy of conquered peoples. fresh in its directness, but usually traumatic in its chilly practicality, The Prince units down a frighteningly pragmatic formulation for political fortune. Starkly suitable to the political upheavals of the 20 th century, this calculating prescription for strength is still this day, approximately 500 years after it was once written, a well timed and startling lesson within the perform of autocratic rule that remains a lot learn and studied by way of scholars, students and normal readers as well.

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