Great Expectations is the story of the orphan Pip told by the protagonist in semi-autobiographical style as a remembrance of his life from the early days of his childhood until years after the main conflicts of the story have been resolved in adulthood.
Hamlet is a tragedy by William Shakespeare and is one of his best-known and most quoted plays. It was written at an uncertain date between 1600 and the summer of 1602. Hamlet is one of the world's most famous literary works, and has been translated into every major living language.
In the persons of Gradgrind and Bounderby, Dickens stigmatized the prevalent philosophy of utilitarianism which, whether in school or factory, allowed human beings to be caged in a dreary scenery of brick terraces and foul chimneys, to be enslaved to machines and reduced to numbers.
Chevalier, Chief Enforcer of his heku faction, the Equites, is sent on a mission to find why Emily, a beautiful rancher from Montana, is being plagued by blood-thirsty attacks from his kind. Her startling family history and head-strong personality sets the world of the heku on end as their love grows and the tension between factions intensifies.
Read the unforgettable novel that the National Review called "...a funny, brash, witty peek at tennis greats!" Meet Charles Killpatrick--knight, mystic, lover, tennis shark, philosopher, gambler, and Renaissance man for whom an iced Dos XX, a good book, a close match, a fast horse, and a scrupulous bookie comprise the good life. Broker in SoCal with a real estate market in full bloom, life for...