By John Steinbeck
They're an not likely pair: George is "small and quickly and darkish of face"; Lennie, a guy of great measurement, has the brain of a tender baby. but they've got shaped a "family," clinging jointly within the face of lonelinss and alienation. workers in California's dusty vegetable fields, they hustle paintings after they can, dwelling a hand-to-mouth life. For George and Lennie have a plan: to possess an acre of land and a shack they could name their very own. once they land jobs on a ranch within the Salinas Valley, the success in their dream looks inside their seize. yet even George can't safeguard Lennie from the provocations of a flirtatious lady, nor are expecting the results of Lennie's loyal obedience to the issues George taught him. "A mystery, a gripping tale...that you won't set down till it really is comprehensive. Steinbeck has touched the quick." —The big apple Times
By Frederick Marryat
Set in 1699 and framed round the Jacobite (supporters of the overthrown king, James II) conspiracies of the time, Lieutenant Cornelius Vanslyperken is the grasping and treacherous commander of a small vessel that hunts for smugglers within the English Channel. Snarleyyow is his "indestructible" puppy.
By Stanis?aw Lem
The Invincible (Polish: Niezwyciężony) is a technology fiction novel written by means of Stanisław Lem and released in 1964. It initially seemed because the identify tale in Lem's assortment Niezwyciężony i inne opowiadania ("The Invincible and different Stories"). A translation into German used to be released in 1967; an English translation by means of Wendayne Ackerman of the German translation used to be released in 1973. It used to be one of many first novels to use the guidelines of micro-robots (somewhat just like the concept that of nanobots), man made swarm intelligence and "necroevolution", a time period prompt by way of Lem for evolution of non-living subject.
By William Faulkner
With a Foreword via the writer. The Sound and the Fury, choices from different novels, 3 novellas, 9 tales, the Nobel Prize handle, etc.
Nobel Prize Address
The Sound and the Fury
The endure (Go Down, Moses)
Old guy (The Wild Palms)
Spotted Horses (The Hamlet)
A Rose for Emily
That night Sun
Shingles for the Lord
An smell of Verbena (The Unvanquished)
Percy Grimm (Light in August)
The Courthouse (Requiem for a Nun
By William Golding
Dean Jocelin has a imaginative and prescient: that God has selected him to erect a very good spire on his cathedral. His mason anxiously advises opposed to it, for the previous cathedral was once equipped with out foundations. however, the spire rises octagon upon octagon, top via top, until eventually the stone pillars shriek and the floor underneath it swims. Its shadow falls ever darker at the international under, and on Dean Jocelin specifically.
By Oscar Wilde
Is the cost of everlasting adolescence worthy a man's soul? The tremendously good-looking Dorian grey is a model—and the muse—for a tender artist, Basil Hallward. via Basil, Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton, who values merely the fulfilling issues in existence with out regard for morality.
He makes Dorian discover that at some point his famed attractiveness will fade, and he'll be left with not anything. Dorian comes to a decision to promote his soul in order that a portrait of him will age in his place.
As he indulges in each vice and egocentric whim, his portrait grows more and more hideous. yet will he research the real expense of his corruption in time to alter his methods?
By Miguel de Cervantes
Con motivo de los four hundred años de los angeles muerte de Miguel de Cervantes, publicamos una antología única, a shipment de José María Micó, que reúne aquellos fragmentos emblemáticos de Don Quijote de l. a. Mancha, Viaje al Parnaso, y los prólogos que escribió el propio Cervantes a sus obras, que revelan algunas de las claves de su ingenio y su poética.
By Lord Dunsany
Looking for a stiff dose of vintage myth? glance no additional than Lord Dunsany's remarkably well-written assortment, A publication of ask yourself. This medley of fables, fable, and action-adventure will pique the curiosity of a wide range of readers. If you're within the temper for stories of quests, dragons, and courageous warriors, this assortment will certainly do the trick.
By Bertolt Brecht
Thought of by means of many to be one in every of Brecht's masterpieces, Galileo explores the query of a scientist's social and moral accountability, because the remarkable Galileo needs to choose from his lifestyles and his life's paintings while faced with the calls for of the Inquisition. during the dramatic characterization of the recognized physicist, Brecht examines the problems of clinical morality and the tough dating among the highbrow and authority. This model of the play is the well-known one who was once dropped at of entirety by way of Brecht himself, operating with Charles Laughton, who performed Galileo within the first American productions (Hollywood and ny, 1947). due to the fact then the play has turn into a vintage on the earth repertoire.
By James Joyce
With a foreword by way of Morris L. Ernst, and the 1933 determination of the U.S. District courtroom rendered by means of pass judgement on John M. Woolsey lifting the ban at the access of Ulysses into the United States.
Ulysses is among the so much influential novels of the 20th century. It was once tough to discover a writer in the US prepared to take it on, and whilst Jane Jeap and Margaret Anderson begun printing extracts from the publication of their literary journal The Little evaluate in 1918, they have been arrested and charged with publishing obscenity. They have been fined $100, or even the recent York instances expressed delight with their conviction. Ulysses used to be now not released in e-book shape until eventually 1922, whilst one other American lady, Sylvia seashore, released it in Paris her Shakespeare & corporation. Ulysses used to be no longer to be had legally in any English-speaking kingdom until eventually 1934, whilst Random condominium effectively defended Joyce opposed to obscenity fees and released it within the smooth Library. This variation follows the total and unabridged textual content as corrected and reset in 1961. pass judgement on John Woolsey's determination lifting the ban opposed to Ulysses is reprinted, besides a letter from Joyce to Bennett Cerf, the writer of Random condominium, and the unique foreword to the e-book via Morris L. Ernst, who defended Ulysses through the trial.