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Nanna

Nanna

Emile Zola. | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 334
Pages: 400

As the book opens, Fauchery, a drama critic, is waiting for the hottest play in Paris to open. "The Blonde Venus" has bad music and bad actresses, but a new star, Nana, who appears on stage clad only in a diaphanous wrap brings down the house anyway. Nana is an experienced concubine. She exploits...

Death of a salesman

Death of a salesman

Arthur Miller | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 61737
Pages: 105

Arthur Miller has emerged as one of the most successful and enduring playwrights of the postwar era in America, no doubt because his focusing on middle-class anxieties brought on by a society that emphasizes the hollow values of material success has struck such a responsive chord. The recurring...


Merry Men

Merry Men

Robert Louis Stevenson | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 387
Pages: 140

The narrator, Charles Darnaway, a recent graduate of Edinburgh University, travels to the remote island of Aros off the north-west coast of Scotland. Aros is the home of his uncle, Gordon Darnaway, a hard-hearted and alcoholic Presbyterian. Charles has come in search of sunken treasure, as he...

The new arabian nights

The new arabian nights

Robert Louis Stevenson | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 235

Stevenson, Robert Louis (1850-1894) - Scottish novelist, poet, and essayist, best known for his adventure stories. Stevenson was a sickly man (he died of tuberculosis) who nevertheless led an adventurous life. He spent his last five years on the island of Samoa as a planter and chief of the...

The deserted woman

The deserted woman

Honoré de Balzac. | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 240
Pages: 38

A young man who, of all things, is sent to rural Normandy near Bayeux to recover his health fits into the aristocratic scene easily. He is the Baron Gaston de Nueil, and he has good teeth and some prospects in life. While in Normandy, he hears that the notorious Madame de Beauseant, who has...


The Odyssey

The Odyssey

Homer. | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 4679
Pages: 302

The Odyssey (Ancient Greek: Ὀδύσσεια, Odysseia) is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer. The poem is fundamental to the modern Western canon, and is the second—the Iliad being the...

The Iliad

The Iliad

Homer. | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 3218
Pages: 397

The Iliad (sometimes referred to as the Song of Ilion or Song of Ilium) is an epic poem in dactylic hexameters, traditionally attributed to Homer. Set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy (Ilium) by a coalition of Greek states, it tells of the battles and events during the...

The brothers Karamazov

The brothers Karamazov

Fyodor Dostoevsky | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 838
Pages: 733

The Brothers Karamazov is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Dostoyevsky spent nearly two years writing The Brothers Karamazov, which was published as a serial in The Russian Messenger and completed in November 1880. Dostoyevsky intended it to be the first part in an epic...


The Straw

The Straw

Eugene O'Neil | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 55
Pages: 53

In The Straw, O’Neil treats himself much as he treated the friends of his sailor days, with a certain objectivity that sought no genuine revelation. The name he gave to his fictional self was Stephen Murray* of whom some years later he said, “I confess I believe there is a great deal of the...

Lady Chatterley' s Lover

Lady Chatterley' s Lover

D.H. Lawrence | Humanities and Arts
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Published: Mar 2012
Downloads: 1123
Pages: 274

Lady Chatterley's Lover is a novel by D. H. Lawrence, first published in 1928. The first edition was printed privately in Florence, Italy with assistance from Pino Orioli; it could not be published openly in the United Kingdom until 1960. (A private edition was issued by Inky Stephensen's Mandrake...

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