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"About Love and other Stories"

Автор(и): A. Chekhov
ISBN: 9780199536689

'the greatest short story writer who has ever lived' Raymond Carver's unequivocal verdict on Chekhov's genius has been echoed many times by writers as diverse as Katherine Mansfield, Somerset Maugham, John Cheever and Tobias Wolf. While his popularity as a playwright has sometimes overshadowed his achievements in prose, the importance of Chekhov's stories is now recognized by readers as well as by fellow authors. Their themes - alienation, the absurdity and tragedy of human existence - have as much relevance today as when they were written, and these superb new translations capture their modernist spirit.

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"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass"

Автор(и): L. Carroll
ISBN: 9780199558292

'But I don't want to go among mad people,' Alice remarked. 'Oh, you can't help that,' said the Cat. 'We're all mad here.' The 'Alice' books are two of the most translated, most quoted, and best-known books in the world, but what exactly are they? Apparently delightful, innocent fantasies for children, they are also complex textures of mathematical, linguistic, and philosophical jokes. Alice's encounters with the White Rabbit, the Cheshire-Cat, the King and Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter, Tweedledum and Tweedledee and many other extraordinary characters have made them masterpieces of carefree nonsense, yet they also appeal to adults on a quite different level.

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"Anna Karenina"

Автор(и): L. Tolstoy
ISBN: 9780199536061

In 1872 the mistress of a neighbouring landowner threw herself under a train at a station near Tolstoy's home. This gave Tolstoy the starting point he needed for composing what many believe to be the greatest novel ever written. In writing Anna Karenina he moved away from the vast historical sweep of War and Peace to tell, with extraordinary understanding, the story of an aristocratic woman who brings ruin on herself. Anna's tragedy is interwoven with not only the courtship and marriage of Kitty and Levin but also the lives of many other characters.

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"Byron Major Works"

Автор(и): Lord Byron
ISBN: 9780199537334

This authoritative edition was originally published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It brings together a unique combination of Byron's poetry and prose - all the major poems, complemented by important letters, journals, and conversations - to give the essence of his work and thinking. Byron is regarded today as the ultimate Romantic, whose name has entered the language to describe a man of brooding passion. Although his private life shocked his contemporaries his poetry was immensely popular and influential, especially in Europe.

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"Case of Hysteria (Dora)"

Автор(и): S. Freud
ISBN: 9780199639861

'I very soon had an opportunity to interpret Dora's nervous coughing as the outcome of a fantasized sexual situation.' A Case of Hysteria, popularly known as the Dora Case, affords a rare insight into how Freud dealt with patients and interpreted what they told him. The 18-year-old 'Dora' was sent for psychoanalysis by her father after threatening suicide; as Freud's enquiries deepened, he uncovered a remarkably unhappy and conflict-ridden family, with several competing versions of their story.

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"Casebook of Sherlock Holmes"

Автор(и): A.C. Doyle
ISBN: 9780199555642

In The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes we read the last twelve stories Conan Doyle was to write about Holmes and Watson. They reflect the disillusioned world of the 1920s in which they were written, and he can be seen to take advantage of new, more open conventions in fiction. Suicide as a murder weapon and homosexual incest are some of the psychological tragedies whose consequences are unravelled by the mind of Holmes before the eyes of Watson. That said, the collection also includes some of the best turns of wit in the series, and indeed in the whole of English literature.

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"Christmas Unicorn"

Автор(и): A. Currey
ISBN: 9780192791849

Christmas is just days away. A little girl called Milly and her Mum are staying at Grandpa's house. Dad has been kept away but will join them just as soon as he can. But Milly feels a little forlorn, away from her friends and without her Dad. And then something wonderful happens. Milly meets Florian, a unicorn. One snowy night, he patters into Grandpa's house and transforms Milly's Christmas, filling it with friendship, surprise and sparkle. And somehow, Florian makes all Milly's wishes come true. Anna Currey has crafted a beautifully written and sensitively illustrated picture book that will delight every generation as families come together at Christmas.

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"Complete Sonnets and Poems"

Автор(и): W. Shakespeare
ISBN: 9780199535798

The Oxford Shakespeare General Editor Stanley Wells The Oxford Shakespeare offers authoritative texts from leading scholars in editionsdesigned to interpret and illuminate the works for modern readers - a new, modern-spelling text, collated and edited from all existing printings - on-page and facing-page commentary and notes explain language and allusions - detailed introductions consider the sonnets' biographical and literary background, how the poems relate to the plays, dating and textual matters, and the mysteries of 'Mr W. H.' and the 'Dark Lady' - includes poems attributed to Shakespeare in the seventeenth century - full index to introductions and commentary - durable sewn binding for lasting use 'not simply a better text but a new conception of Shakespeare.

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"Cowboy Ted and the Scary Night"

Автор(и): J. Partis
ISBN: 9780192791764

It's getting dark in the toy room! Cowboy Ted, Pretty Kitty, Hector and Spike have spent all afternoon making dens and Cowboy Ted decides he's not going to go back to the toy box with the other toys, he's going to spend the night inside his den. But as he sits in his tent and the room becomes darker and darker around him, Cowboy Ted begins to feel just a little bit scared. But Cowboy Ted is not the only one who can't get to sleep and, one by one, the other toys come to join him in his tent.

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"Crime and Punishment"

Автор(и): F. Dostoyevsky
ISBN: 9780199536368

Crime and Punishment is the story of a murder committed on principle, ofa killer who wishes by his action to set himself outside and above society. A novel of fearful tension, physical, and psychological, it is pervaded by Dostoevsky's sinister evocation of St Petersburg, yet in the life of its gloomy tenements and drink-shops provides moments of wild humour. Crime and Punishment was marked by Dostoevsky's own harrowing experiences. He had himself undergone interrogation and trial,and was condemned to death, a sentence commuted to penal servitude. In prison he was particularly impressed by one hardened murderer who seemed to have attained a spiritual equilibrium beyond good and evil: yet witnessing the misery of other convicts also engendered in Dostoevsky a belief in the Christian idea of salvation through suffering.

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"Dead Souls"

Автор(и): N. Gogol
ISBN: 9780199554669

'Rus! Russ!...Everything within you is open, desolate, and flat; your squat towns barely protrude above the level of your wide plains, markingthem like little dots, like specks; here is nothing to entice and fascinate the onlooker's gaze. Yet whence this unfathomable, uncanny force that draws me to you?' Although Dead Souls (1842) was largely composed by Gogol during self-imposed exile in Italy in the late 1830s, his last work remains to this day the most essentially Russian of all the great novels in Russian literature. As we follow its hero Chichikov, a dismissed civil servant turned unscrupulous confidence man,about the Russian countryside in pursuit of his shady enterprise, there unfolds before us a gallery of characters worthy in comic range of Chaucer, Rabelais, Fielding and Sterne.

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"Devil and Other Stories"

Автор(и): L. Tolstoy
ISBN: 9780199553990

'It is impossible to explain why Yevgeny chose Liza Annenskaya, as it isalways impossible to explain why a man chooses this and not that woman.' This collection of eleven stories spans virtually the whole of Tolstoy's creative life. While each is unique in form, as a group they are representative of his style, and touch on the central themes that surface in War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Stories as different as 'The Snowstorm', 'Lucerne', 'The Diary of a Madman', and 'The Devil' are grounded in autobiographical experience. They deal with journeys of self-discovery and the moral and religious questioning that characterizes Tolstoy's works of criticism and philosophy.

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"Devils"

Автор(и): F. Dostoyevsky
ISBN: 9780199540495

Devils, also known in English as The Possessed and The Demons, was firstpublished in 1871-2. The third of Dostoevsky's five major novels, it isat once a powerful political tract and a profound study of atheism, depicting the disarray which follows the appearance of a band of modish radicals in a small provincial town. Dostoevsky compares infectious radicalism to the devils that drove the Gadarene swine over the precipice in his vision of a society possessed by demonic creatures that produce devastating delusions of rationality. Dostoevsky is at his most imaginatively humorous in Devils: the novel is full of buffoonery and grotesque comedy.

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"Dombey and Son"

Автор(и): C. Dickens
ISBN: 9780199536283

"Dom-bey and Son"...Those three words conveyed the one idea of Mr. Dombey's life. The earth was made for Dombey and Son to trade in, and the sun and moon were made to give them light. The hopes of Mr Dombey for the future of his shipping firm are centred on his delicate son Paul, and Florence, his devoted daughter, is unloved and neglected. When the firm faces ruin, and Dombey's second marriage ends in disaster, only Florence has the strength and humanity to save her father from desolate solitude.

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"Don Quixote de la Mancha"

Автор(и): Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
ISBN: 9780199537891

'he thought it expedient and necessary that he should commence knight-errant, and wander through the world, with his horse and arms, inquest of adventures' Don Quixote, first published in two parts in 1605 and 1615, is one of the world's greatest comic novels. Inspired by
tales of chivalry, Don Quixote of La Mancha embarks on a series of adventures with his faithful servant Sancho Panza by his side. The novel has acquired mythic status and its influence on modern fiction is profound.

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"Edgar Allan Poe Selected Tales"

Автор(и): E.A. Poe
ISBN: 9780199535774

Since their first publication in the 1830s and 1840s, Edgar Allan Poe's extraordinary Gothic tales have established themselves as classics of horror fiction and have also created many of the conventions which still dominate the genre of detective fiction. Yet, as well as being highly enjoyable, Poe's tales are works of very real intellectual exploration. Abandoning the criteria of characterization and plotting in favour of blurred boundaries between self and other, will and morality, identity and memory, Poe uses the Gothic to question the integrity of human existence.

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"Emil and the Great Escape"

Автор(и): A. Lindgren
ISBN: 9780192727206

Whether he's running his little sister up a flagpole, or trying to escape after getting locked in a shed, Emil's adventures never stop. Hens, dogs, little sisters - and adults - all flee his path. But Emil doesn't mean to be bad, it's just that trouble - and fun - follow him wherever he goes. A collection of utterly engaging tales from one of the world's best-loved children's authors.

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"Emil and the Sneaky Rat"

Автор(и): A. Lindgren
ISBN: 9780192727589

There's a rat running amok in Emil's house, and he's determined to capture it. But hiding the rat trap just under his father's bed probablyisn't ideal ...That's just the start of Emil's adventures, which, once begun, never stop. Hens, dogs, little sisters - and adults - all flee his path. But Emil doesn't mean to be bad, it's just that trouble - and fun - follow him wherever he goes. A collection of utterly engaging tales from one of the world's best-loved children's authors.

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"Eudemian Ethics"

Автор(и): Aristotle
ISBN: 9780199586431

'We are looking for the things that enable us to live a noble and happy life...and what prospects decent people will have of acquiring any of them.' The Eudemian Ethics is a major treatise on moral philosophy whose central concern is what makes life worth living. Aristotle considers the role of happiness, and what happiness consists of, and he analyses various factors that contribute to it: human agency, the relation between action and virtue, and the concept of virtue itself.

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"Eugene Onegin (Rebrand)"

Автор(и): A. Pushkin
ISBN: 9780199538645

Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as thefountainhead of their literature. Set in 1820s imperial Russia, Pushkin's novel in verse follows the emotions and destiny of three men -Onegin the bored fop, Lensky the minor elegiast, and a stylized Pushkinhimself - and the fates and affections of three women - Tatyana the provincial beauty, her sister Olga, and Pushkin's mercurial Muse. Engaging, full of suspense, and varied in tone, it also portrays a large cast of other characters and offers the reader many literary,
philosophical, and autobiographical digressions, often in a highly satirical vein.

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"Evolutionary Writings: Including the Autobiographies"

Автор(и): C. Darwin
ISBN: 9780199580149

'Man still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin' On topics ranging from intelligent design and climate change to the politics of gender and race, the evolutionary writings of Charles Darwin occupy a pivotal position in contemporary public debate. This volume brings together the key chapters of his most important and accessible books, including the Journal of Researches on the Beagle voyage (1845), the Origin of Species (1871), and the Descent of Man, along with the full text of his delightful autobiography.

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"Fathers & Sons"

Автор(и): I. Turgenev
ISBN: 9780199536047

Turgenev's masterpiece about the conflict between generations is as fresh, outspoken, and exciting today as it was in when it was first published in 1862. The controversial portrait of Bazarov, the energetic, cynical, and self-assured 'nihilist' who repudiates the romanticism of his elders, shook Russian society. Indeed the image of humanity liberated by science from age-old conformities and prejudices is one that can threaten establishments of any political or religious persuasion, and is especially potent in the modern era. This new translation, specially commissioned for the World's Classics, is the first to draw on Turgenev's working manuscript, which only came to light in 1988.

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"First Love and Other Stories"

Автор(и): I. Turgenev
ISBN: 9780199540402

This collection brings together six of Turgenev's best-known 'long' short stories, in which he turns his skills of psychological observationand black comedy to subjects as diverse as the tyranny of serfdom, love, and revenge on the Russian steppes. These stories all display the elegance and clarity of Turgenev's finest writing. Richard Freeborn was until recently Professor of Russian at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, London.

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"Five Plays"

Автор(и): A. Chekhov
ISBN: 9780199536696

This volume contains English translations of: Ivanov, The Seagull, UncleVanya, Three Sisters, and The Cherry Orchard, with a new Introduction by Ronald Hingley.

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"Flush"

Автор(и): V. Woolf
ISBN: 9780199539291

'I lay in the garden and red the Browning love letters, and the figure of their dog made me laugh so I couldn't resist making him a Life.' Throughout her career, Woolf invokes the animal world both directly and metaphorically. She started to write a biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's spaniel after finishing The Waves, tracing the life of the spaniel from his country origins, his puppyhood spent with the writer Mary Mitford, through his sheltered existence with Elizabeth Barrett in her sick room, and later travels in Florence.

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"Forsyte Saga"

Автор(и): Galsworthy
ISBN: 9780199549894

The three novels which make up The Forsyte Saga chronicle the ebbing social power of the commerical upper-middle class Forsyte family between1886 and 1920. Soames Forsyte is the brilliantly portrayed central figure, a Victorian who outlives the age, and whose baffled passion for his beautiful but unresponsive wife Irene reverberates throughout the saga. Written with both compassion and ironic detachment, Galsworthy's masterly narrative examines not only the family's fortunes but also the wider developments within society, particularly the changing position of women in an intensely competitive male world.

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"Fortune of the Rougons"

Автор(и): E. Zola
ISBN: 9780199560998

'He thought he could see, in a flash, the future of the Rougon-Macquart family, a pack of wild satiated appetites in the midst of a blaze of gold and blood.' Set in the fictitious Provencal town of Plassans, The Fortune of the Rougons tells the story of Silvere and Miette, two idealistic young supporters of the republican resistance to Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte's coup d'etat in December 1851. They join the woodcutters and peasants of the Var to seize control of Plassans, opposed by the Bonapartist loyalists led by Silvere's uncle, Pierre Rougon.

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"Germinal"

Автор(и): E. Zola
ISBN: 9780199536894

Zola's masterpiece of working life, Germinal (1885), exposes the inhumanconditions of miners in northern France in the 1860s. By Zola's death in 1902 it had come to symbolise the call for freedom from oppression so forcefully that the crowd which gathered at his State funeral chanted 'Germinal! Germinal!'. The central figure, Etienne Lantier, is an outsider who enters the community and eventually leads his fellow-miners in a strike protesting against pay-cuts - a strike which becomes a losing battle against starvation, repression, and sabotage.

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"Girl with the Golden Eyes and Other Stories"

Автор(и): Balzac
ISBN: 9780199571284
'What holds sway over this country without morals, beliefs, or feelings?Gold and pleasure.' Sexual attraction, artistic insight, and the often ironic relationship between them is the dominant theme in the three short works collected in this volume. In Sarrasine an impetuous young sculptor falls in love with a diva of the Roman stage, but rapture turns to rage when he discovers the reality behind the seductiveness of the singer's voice. The ageing artist in The Unknown Masterpiece, obsessed with his creation of the perfect image of an ideal woman, tries to hide it from the jealous young student who is desperate for a glimpse of it.
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"Hero of Our Time"

Автор(и): M. Lermontov
ISBN: 9780199652686

'After all that - how, you might wonder, could one not become a fatalist?' Lermontov's hero, Pechorin, is a young army officer posted tothe Caucasus, where his adventures - amorous and reckless - do nothing to alleviate his boredom and cynicism. World-weary and self-destructive, Pechorin is alienated from those around him yet he is full of passion and romantic ardour, sensitive as well as arrogant. His complex, contradictory character dominates A Hero of Our Time, the first great Russian novel, in which the intricate narrative unfolds episodically, transporting the reader from the breathtaking terrain of the Caucasus to the genteel surroundings of spa resorts.

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"Hunger Artist and Other Stories"

Автор(и): F. Kafka
ISBN: 9780199600922

'In recent decades, interest in hunger artists has greatly diminished.' Kafka published two collections of short stories in his lifetime, A Country Doctor: Little Tales (1919) and A Hunger Artist: Four Stories (1924). Both collections are included in their entirety in this
edition, which also contains other, uncollected stories and a selection of posthumously published works that have become part of the Kafka canon. Enigmatic, satirical, often bleakly humorous, these stories approach human experience at a tangent: a singing mouse, an ape, an inquisitive dog, and a paranoid burrowing creature are among the protagonists, as well as the professional starvation artist.

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"Idiot"

Автор(и): F. Dostoyevsky
ISBN: 9780199536399

Into a compellingly real portrait of nineteenth-century Russian society,Dostoevsky introduces his ideal hero, the saintly Prince Myshkin. The tensions subsequently unleashed by the hero's innocence, truthfulness, and humility betray the inadequacy of his moral idealism and disclose the spiritual emptiness of a society that cannot accommodate him. Myshkin's mission ends in idiocy and darkness, but it is the world that is rotten, not he. Written under appalling personal circumstances when Dostoevsky was travelling in Europe, The Idiot not only reveals the author's acute artistic sense and penetrating psychological insight, but also affords his most incisive indictment of Russia's struggling to emulate contemporary Europe and sinking under the weight of Western materialism.

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"Iliad"

Автор(и): Homer
ISBN: 9780199645213

'War, the bringer of tears...' For 2,700 years the Iliad has gripped listeners and readers with the story of Achilles' anger and Hector's death. This tragic episode during the siege of Troy, sparked by a quarrel between the leader of the Greek army and its mightiest warrior, Achilles, is played out between mortals and gods, with devastating humanconsequences. It is a story of many truths, speaking of awesome emotions, the quest for fame and revenge, the plight of women, and the lighthearted laughter of the gods. Above all, it confronts us with war in all its brutality - and with fleeting images of peace, which punctuate the poem as distant memories, startling comparisons, and doomed aspirations.

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"Jane Eyre"

Автор(и): Ch. Bronte
ISBN: 9780199535590
'Such a strange book! Imagine a novel with a little swarthy governess for heroine, and a middle-aged ruffian for hero.' Sharpe's London Magazine (June 1855) Jane Eyre is an orphan grown up under the harsh regime first of her aunt and then as a pupil at Lowood Institution. She leaves to become a governess to the daughter of the mysterious Mr Rochester; gradually their relationship deepens, but Jane's passionate nature has yet to endure its deepest blows. In this new edition Sally Shuttleworth explores the power of a narrative that questions the rights of women, the nature of servitude and madness, martyrdom and rebellion in a story whose emotional charge is a strong today as it was more than 150 years ago.
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"Justine or the Misfortunes of Virtue"

Автор(и): Marquis de Sade
ISBN: 9780199572847

'I have become whore through goodwill and libertine through virtue.' Orphaned and penniless at the age of twelve, the beautiful and devout Justine embarks upon her remarkable odyssey. Her steadfast faith and naive trust in trust in everyone she meets destine her from the outset for sexual exploitation and martyrdom. The unending catalogue of disasters that befall her, during which she is subject to any number of perverse practices, illustrate Sade's belief in the primacy of Nature over civilization.

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"Karamazov Brothers"

Автор(и): F. Dostoyevsky
ISBN: 9780199536375

Dostoevsky's last and greatest novel, The Karamazov Brothers (1880) is both a brilliantly told crime story and a passionate philosophical debate. The dissolute landowner Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov is murdered; his sons - the atheist intellectual Ivan, the hot-blooded Dmitry, and the saintly novice Alyosha - are all at some level involved. Bound up with this intense family drama is Dostoevsky's exploration of many deeply felt ideas about the existence of God, the question of human freedom, the collective nature of guilt, the disatrous consequences of rationalism.

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"Ladies' Paradise"

Автор(и): E. Zola
ISBN: 9780199675968

The Ladies' Paradise is a compelling story of ambition and love set against the backdrop of the spectacular rise of the department store in 1860s Paris. Octave Mouret is a business genius who transforms a modest draper's shop into a hugely successful retail enterprise, masterfully exploiting the desires of his female customers and ruining small competitors along the way. Through the eyes of trainee salesgirl Denise we see the inner workings of the store and the relations and intrigues among the staff, human dramas played out alongside the relentless pursuit of commercial supremacy.

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"Leonardo da Vinci: Notebooks"

Автор(и): Leonardo da Vinci
ISBN: 9780199299027

'Study me reader, if you find delight in me...Come, O men, to see the miracles that such studies will disclose in nature.' Most of what we know about Leonardo da Vinci, we know because of his notebooks. Some 6,000 sheets of notes and drawings survive, which represent perhaps one-fifth of what he actually produced. In them he recorded everythingthat interested him in the world around him, and his study of how things work. With an artist's eye and a scientist's curiosity he studiedthe movement of water and the formation of rocks, the nature of flight and optics, anatomy, architecture, sculpture, and painting.

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"Man Who Disappeared (America)"

Автор(и): F. Kafka
ISBN: 9780199601127

'...behind them all was New York, looking at Karl with the hundred thousand windows of its skyscrapers' Entering New York harbour, the young immigrant Karl Rossmann sees the Statue of Liberty, 'her arm with the sword stretched upward'. This forbidding introduction sets the tone for Kafka's narrative about an innocent European astray in an ultra-modern America that is both a fantasy and an object of social satire. Expelled by his family after seduction by a maidservant, Karl finds in America a series of surrogate families, but he continues to get into undeserved trouble and is forced to move on once again. Along the way Karl encounters extremes of wealth and poverty, experiences the cruelty of the American work ethic, and has glimpses of the criminal underworld, without losing the basic goodness and resourcefulness that enable him to survive the hazards of the New World.

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"Memoirs from the House of the Dead"

Автор(и): F. Dostoyevsky
ISBN: 9780199540518

In this almost documentary account of his own experiences of penal servitude in Siberia, Dostoevsky describes the physical and mental suffering of the convicts, the squalor and the degradation, in relentless detail. The inticate procedure whereby the men strip for the bath without removing their ten-pound leg-fetters is an extraordinary tour de force, compared by Turgenev to passages from Dante's Inferno. Terror and resignation - the rampages of a pyschopath, the brief serence interlude of Christmas Day - are evoked by Dostoevsky, writing several years after his release, with a strikingly uncharacteristic detachment.

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"Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes"

Автор(и): A.C. Doyle
ISBN: 9780192838117

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes are overshadowed by the event with which they close - the meeting of the great detective and Moriarty, the Napoleon of Crime. Their struggle, seemingly to the death, was to leave many readers desolate at the loss of Holmes, but was also to lead to his immortality as a literary figure. However illogical as a detective story, 'The final Problem' has proved itself an unforgettable tale. The stories that precede it included two narratives from Holmes himself, on a mutiny at sea and a treasure hunt in a Sussex country house, as well as a meeting with his brilliant brother Mycroft, of whom Holmes says, 'If the art of the detective began and ended in reasoning from any armchair, my brother would be the greatest criminal agent that ever lived.'

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"Molierer Don Juan: and Other Plays"

Автор(и): Moliere
ISBN: 9780199540228

Contains: Don Juan, Precious Provincials, The Reluctant Doctor, GeorgeDandin, The Miser, The Would-be Gentleman, Scapin the Schemer Since thesecond half of the seventeenth century, when Moli're composed and performed his comedies, scarcely a decade has passed in which they have not been revived, imitated, or adapted; their appeal to twenty-first century audiences remains as great as to their initial public. This selection of seven of Moli're's prose plays shows his versatility and indicates the reason for his enduring popularity.

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"My First Toy Catalogue"

Автор(и): C. Walters, J. Kemp
ISBN: 9780192791474

Smooth teddies, fuzzy teddies, ready-for-a-cuddle teddies - with such deliciously warm words, and irresistible illustrations from Sam Williams, this is a book that invites hours of sharing, smiling, talking, and learning. The simple text is lovely to read out loud and complements pages that are chock-full of vibrant, attractive, desirable toys, grouped together just as they would be in the most tempting of catalogues. We are led visually through the book by a couple of soft toy characters - a little penguin chick and a piglet.

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"Nonsense Fairytale Rhymes"

Автор(и): K. Umansky
ISBN: 9780199112333

I'm a troll (Troll, troll!), I lives beneath! (Splash, splash!), I rollsme eyes! (Roll, roll), I gnash me teeth (Gnash, gnash!). Here are eighteen nonsense rhymes, including the wonderful troll song, the hilarious lonely hearts column from the princess to the frog and the poem in which Rapunzel is desperate for people to stop using her hair as a ladder. Other characters featured in the book include Rumpelstiltskin, Aladdin, Goldilocks, Cinderella, the Ugly Duckling, and the Gingerbread Boy. Children will love seeing familiar fairytale characters in nonsensical situations and will enjoy the detailed and lively colour illustrations on every page. With strong rhymes throughout, this book is perfect for reading aloud.

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"Notes from the Underground, and The Gambler"

Автор(и): F. Dostoyevsky
ISBN: 9780199536382

Notes from the Underground (1864) is one of the most profound works of nineteenth-century literature. A probing, speculative book, often regarded as a forerunner of the Existentialist movement, it examines theimportant political and philosophical questions that were current in Russia and Europe at the time. The Gambler (1866), set in the fictional town of Roulettenberg, explores the compulsive nature of gambling, one of the author's own vices and a subject he describes with extraordinary acumen and drama.

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"Olga Moves House"

Автор(и): M. Bond
ISBN: 9780192754912

Olga is delighted when the Sawdust family move her inside their house for the winter. She has her own box in the corner of the dining room where she spends her days watching the comings and goings in the house. But when she decides to do a spot of decorating, things don't go according to plan ...More fun and mayhem from the outrageous Olga da Polga and all her garden friends.

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"Olga Takes Charge"

Автор(и): M. Bond
ISBN: 9780192754929

It's a busy time in the Sawdust household and Olga is right in the thickof it. She gives out advice to the other animals in the garden, takes part in a sponsored squeak, and even goes jogging! But even though she has lots to do, she still finds time to entertain her friends with her tall tales and amazing stories.

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"Oscar Wilde Major Works"

Автор(и): O. Wilde
ISBN: 9780199540761

This authoritative edition was formerly published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. Itbrings together a unique combination of Wilde's poetry and prose short stories, plays, critical dialogues and his only novel - to give the
essence of his work and thinking. Oscar Wilde's dramatic private life has sometimes threatened to overshadow his great literary achievements. His talent was prodigious: the author of brilliant social comedies, fairy stories, critical dialogues, poems, and a novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray.

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"Phantom of the Opera"

Автор(и): G. Leroux
ISBN: 9780199694570

'I am not an angel nor a genie nor a ghost...I am Erik!' A mysterious Phantom haunts the depths of the Paris Opera House where he has fallen passionately in love with the beautiful singer Christine Daae. Under his guidance her singing rises to new heights and she is triumphantly acclaimed. But Christine is also loved by Raoul de Chagny, and by returning his love she makes the fiend she knows as the Angel of Music mad with jealousy. When the Phantom is finally unmasked, will Christine see beyond his hideous disfigurement?

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"Pippi Longstocking (50th Anniversary Edition)"

Автор(и): A. Lindgren
ISBN: 9780192754134

Pippi Longstocking is as popular as ever, with dedicated fans all over the world. She's funny, feisty, and has the most amazing adventures. This special edition of the original "Pippi Longstocking" story is beingproduced to celebrate Pippi's 50th anniversary in the UK. And with over 40 million copies of this book sold worldwide - Pippi is sure to go on and on for at least another 50 years.

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