Download E-books O Sol é Para Todos PDF

By Harper Lee

Portuguese translation of "To Kill a Mockingbird".

O sol é para todos, com seu texto “forte, melodramático, sutil, cômico” (The New Yorker) se tornou um clássico para todas as idades e gerações.

A nova edição revista de um dos maiores clássicos da literatura mundial.

Um livro emblemático sobre racismo e injustiça: a história de um advogado que defende um homem negro acusado de estuprar uma mulher branca nos Estados Unidos dos anos 1930 e enfrenta represálias da comunidade racista. O livro é narrado pela sensível Scout, filha do advogado. Uma história atemporal sobre tolerância, perda da inocência e conceito de justiça.

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Download E-books The House of Mirth PDF

The home of Mirth (1905), through Edith Wharton, is the tale of Lily Bart, a well-born, yet penniless girl of the excessive society of latest York urban, who was once raised and trained to develop into spouse to a wealthy guy, a hothouse flower for conspicuous intake. As an single lady with playing money owed and an doubtful destiny, Lily is destroyed via the society who created her. Written within the type of a singular of manners, the home of Mirth was once the fourth novel by way of Edith Wharton (1862–1937), which tells the tale of Lily Bart opposed to the historical past of the high-society of higher category long island urban of the Nineties; as a style novel, the home of Mirth (1905) is an instance of yankee literary naturalism.

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Download E-books Cape Cod PDF

Arguably a few of Thoreau’s most pretty writings on American background and traditional surroundings, this assortment is devoted to the poet’s ruminations at the shorelines of Cape Cod. Exploring the range of traditional existence and human pursuits that experience intersected at the Cape, Thoreau brings the richness of its heritage and common good looks to existence together with his poetic, and infrequently outlandish, musings.

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Download E-books Les Miserables (Signet Classics) PDF

By Victor Hugo, Norman MacAfee

Introducing some of the most well-known characters in literature, Jean Valjean—the noble peasant imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread—Les Misérables ranks one of the maximum novels of all time. In it, Victor Hugo takes readers deep into the Parisian underworld, immerses them in a conflict among sturdy and evil, and consists of them to the barricades through the rebellion of 1832 with a panoramic realism that's unsurpassed in smooth prose. inside his dramatic tale are subject matters that catch the mind and the feelings: crime and punishment, the relentless persecution of Valjean by means of Inspector Javert, the desperation of the prostitute Fantine, the amorality of the rogue Thénardier, and the common wish to break out the prisons of our personal minds. Les Misérables gave Victor Hugo a canvas upon which he portrayed his feedback of the French political and judicial structures, however the portrait that resulted is greater than lifestyles, epic in scope—an extravagant spectacle that dazzles the senses at the same time it touches the heart.
 
This Signet Classics version is the one thoroughly unabridged paperback variation to be had today.
 
Translated by means of Lee Fahnestock and Norman Macafee, in response to the vintage nineteenth-century Charles E. Wilbour translation
 
With an creation through Lee Fahnestock
and a brand new Afterword
 

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Download E-books Villette (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Charlotte Brontë

"I am simply simply lower back to a feeling of actual ask yourself approximately me, for i've been reading Villette..." —George Eliot

With neither buddies nor relations, Lucy Snowe units sail from England to discover employment in a ladies’ boarding college within the small city of Villette. There she struggles to continue her self-possession within the face of unruly scholars, an before everything suspicious headmaster, and her personal advanced emotions, first for the school’s English health practitioner after which for the dictatorial professor, Paul Emmanuel. Charlotte Brontë’s final and so much autobiographical novel is a powerfully relocating examine of isolation and the ache of unrequited love, narrated by means of a heroine decided to maintain an self sufficient spirit within the face of inauspicious circumstances.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts greater by way of introductions and notes via distinctive students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

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Download E-books Los embajadores. PDF

El protagonista de Los embajadores, Lewis Lambert Strether, ya al borde de los angeles senectud, ve cómo un convencional viaje a París cambia radicalmente su vida, hasta entonces dedicada al “deber y l. a. conciencia”, y cae seducido por el “glamour napoleónico” y las artes sensuales de las damas hasta entonces vedadas para él. Incuestionable obra maestra, considerada por su autor como “la mejor de mis obras”, Los embajadores es un texto de obligada lectura y una pieza basic de l. a. narrativa de todos los tiempos. Henry James nació en Nueva York en 1843. Hijo del pensador metafísico del mismo nombre y hermano del psicólogo y filósofo William James, el escritor se educó en un ambiente de desahogo económico y refinada vida cultural, circunstancias estas que habrían de manifestarse en los angeles mayor parte de su obra. Inició estudios de Derecho en Harvard, que pronto interrumpió para dedicarse por completo a l. a. literatura. Viajó por diversos países europeos y en 1865 publica su primer relato en The Atlantic per month. Desde 1876 se afinca en Londres, aunque viaja regularmente a Francia e Italia e incluso regresa dos veces a Estados Unidos. En 1915 adquiere l. a. ciudadanía británica y un año más tarde el gobierno inglés le concede los angeles Orden del Mérito. Autor prolífico, James cultivó l. a. novela, el relato breve, el ensayo y el teatro. Entre su amplia obra destacan los siguientes títulos: Roderick Hudson (1876); El americano (1877); Los europeos (1878); Daisy Miller (1878); Retrato de una dama (1881); Washingon sq. (1881); l. a. princesa Casamassima (1886); Las bostonianas (1886); Los papeles de Aspern (1888); El altar de los muertos (1895); Lo que Maisie sabía (1897); Otra vuelta de tuerca (1898) y los angeles trilogía compuesta por las novelas Las unluckily de l. a. paloma (1902), Los embajadores (1903) y los angeles copa dorada (1904), obras de corte marcadamente cosmopolita y que representan el cénit estilístico de James. Murió en 1916.

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Download E-books Récits de la maison des morts PDF

By Fyodor Dostoyevsky

En 1849, Dostoïevski est condamné au bagne pour ses idées. Déporté au sud-ouest de los angeles Sibérie, dans los angeles forteresse d’Omsk, où il passe cinq ans, il y côtoie des criminels et des hommes du peuple, des voleurs aussi bien que des condamnés politiques. De cette expérience douloureuse, où l’impossibilité d’être seul rivalise en cruauté avec les sévices et le travail forcé, l’auteur tire les Récits de l. a. maison des morts.
Dans ce roman largement autobiographique, qu’il fait passer pour des notes retrouvées chez un ancien forçat, Goriantchikov, Dostoïevski déploie une galerie de pics où sont anticipés les personnages les plus marquants de ses œuvres majeures. Son humanisme et son sens de l’observation font de ces récits consacrés au système pénitentiaire du temps des tsars un témoignage de première value sur l’expérience concentrationnaire.

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Download E-books The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights (Modern Library Classics) PDF

Packed with mischief, valor, ribaldry, and romance, The Arabian Nights has enthralled readers for hundreds of years. those are the stories that stored the lifetime of Shahrazad, whose husband, the king, completed each one of his other halves after a unmarried evening of marriage. starting a fascinating tale each one night, Shahrazad continuously withheld the finishing: 1000 and one nights later, her lifestyles used to be spared perpetually.

This quantity reproduces the 1932 sleek Library version, for which Bennett A. Cerf selected the main recognized and consultant tales from Sir Richard F. Burton's multivolume translation, and comprises Burton's wide and acclaimed explanatory notes. those stories, together with Alaeddin; or, the fantastic Lamp, Sinbad the Seaman and Sinbad the Landsman, and Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves, have entered into the preferred mind's eye, demonstrating that Shahrazad's spell continues to be unbroken.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Download E-books Martin Eden (Penguin American Library) PDF

By Jack London

The semiautobiographical Martin Eden is the main very important and unique personality Jack London ever created. Set in San Francisco, this can be the tale of Martin Eden, an impoverished seaman who pursues, obsessively and aggressively, goals of schooling and literary popularity. London, disillusioned with the rewards of his personal good fortune, meant Martin Eden as an assault on individualism and a feedback of ambition; in spite of the fact that, a lot of its prestige as a vintage has been conferred by way of admirers of its formidable protagonist. Andrew Sinclair's wide-ranging advent discusses the clash among London's help of socialism and his robust self-will. Sinclair additionally explores the parallels and divergences among the lifetime of Martin Eden and that of his author, concentrating on London's psychological depressions and the way they affected his depiction of Eden.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts improved via introductions and notes through distinctive students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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Download E-books La guerra de las mujeres PDF

By Alexandre Dumas père

En medio de l. a. guerra civil emprendida por l. a. aristocracia francesa durante los angeles minoría de edad de Luis XIV, dos mujeres se enfrentan con todas sus armas: en l. a. lucha por el poder, ponen en liza su belleza, su gran capacidad para l. a. intriga, su amor y sus celos, sin renegar del coraje ni de sus dotes militares. Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870), autor de algunas obras maestras del espíritu romántico como El conde de Montecristo, recrea una estampa de l. a. guerra de los angeles Fronda, con dos personajes que quieren ser los equivalentes femeninos de sus célebres mosqueteros: los angeles astuta y encendida amante del duque d’Épernon, Nanon de Lartigues, fiel a una Ana de Austria y a un cardenal Mazarino que tratan de salvaguardar l. a. corona para quien luego sería el Rey Sol, Luis XIV; y los angeles rubia y valerosa Claire de Cambes, que sostiene los angeles rebelión de los príncipes de Condé con su inteligencia y su astucia.

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