Download E-books Stories for parents, children and grandchildren: Volume 1 PDF

By Paulo Coelho

Tales are one of many oldest methods now we have of passing on wisdom. they're literature at its purest and will be pleased, humorous, tragic or dramatic.
Stories for fogeys, little ones and Grandchildren is an anthology divided into autonomous volumes, which might be shared from iteration to new release, encouraging us to mirror on each degree of our lives.
Wherever attainable, Paulo has given the resource of the tales, yet so much belong to the key information of the human heart.
So, allow us to opt for a walk during the traditions and legends of the realm, drawn in by means of the ability of the 4 magic phrases we heard as teenagers and feature by no means forgotten:
as soon as upon a time…

This booklet comprises illustrations by way of Christina Oiticica, in addition to a word list of a few of the folks and topics pointed out.

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Download E-books Ethical Poetic of the Later Middle Ages: A decorum of Convenient Distinction PDF

By Judson Boyce Allen

This examine of the definition of literature within the past due medieval interval relies on manuals of writing and on literary observation and glosses. It defines a style of analyzing that could now profitably clarify medieval texts, and identifies new basic medieval proof which can flooring and consultant new reading.
Allen chooses texts whose observation culture offers the best chance for completeness. an important of those is Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Medieval readings of Ovid convey into concentration a couple of significant literary questions—the difficulties of delusion and fiction, of solidarity imposed through miscellany poetry, of allegorical statement, and of Christian use of pagan culture—all in reference to textual content which provided medieval authors with extra tales than the other unmarried resource other than probably the Bible.  
Allen additionally reports commentaries on the comfort of Philosophy of Boethius, the Thebaid of Statius, the De nuptiis of Martianus Capella, the medieval Christian hymn-book, and the Poetria nova of Geoffrey of Vinsauf.
jointly those texts signify the diversity of medieval literature—a literature which, Allen concludes, used to be taken as direct moral discourse, logically performed and artfully geared up inside a procedure of language that still assimilated the wildlife and sought to soak up its audience.

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Download E-books Splinter PDF

By Sebastian Fitzek

Have you performed anything you need you may overlook? Wracked with grief after an twist of fate killed his spouse and unborn baby, all Marc Lucas desires is to wipe his reminiscence. till he returns domestic one evening to discover that his key does not slot in the lock and his spouse is alive, good and pregnant - yet claims to not realize him. Marc is drawn right into a nightmare international, one the place it is most unlikely to split fact from fiction. Is he going mad? Or is there a conspiracy at paintings - one who might rate him his reminiscence, his sanity...even his existence.

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Download E-books Jude The Obscure PDF

By Thomas Hardy

Jude the imprecise, the final accomplished novel by means of Thomas Hardy, begun as serial in December 1894 and used to be first released in ebook shape in 1895. Its protagonist, Jude Fawley, is a working-class younger guy, a stonemason, who goals of turning into a student. the opposite major personality is his cousin, Sue Bridehead, who's additionally his crucial love curiosity. the unconventional is anxious specifically with problems with type, schooling, faith and marriage.

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Download E-books The Modern Library: The Two Hundred Best Novels in English Since 1950 PDF

By Colm Tóibín, Carmen Callil

For Colm Toibin and Carmen Callil, there is not any distinction among literary and advertisement writing - there's in simple terms the nice novel: engrossing, inspirational, and compelling. of their number of the easiest 2 hundred novels written on account that 1950, the editors make a case for the easiest and the best-loved works and argue why each one could be thought of a contemporary vintage. Enlightening, frequently unforeseen, and constantly enticing this journey throughout the global of fiction is filled with surprises, forgotten masterpieces and a priceless advisor to what to learn subsequent. the total record of incorporated authors is as follows: Agatha Christie, Henry eco-friendly, Frank Hardy, Georgette Heyer, Sam Hanna Bell, Daphne du Maurier, Patrick Hamilton, Carson McCullers, Anthony Powell, J.D. Salinger, Ralph Ellison, Ernest Hemingway, Bernard Malamud, R.K. Narayan, Flannery O'Connor, John Steinbeck, Evelyn Waugh, Mulk Raj Anand, James Baldwin, Saul Bellow, Raymond Chandler, L.P. Hartley, Rosamund Lehmann, Amos Tutuola, Kingsley Amis, William Golding, Elizabeth Jenkins, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Samuel Beckett, William Gaddis, Patricia Highsmith, Vladimir Nabokov, Janet body, Jack Kerouac, Elizabeth Taylor, Rebecca West, Chinua Achebe, Isak Dineson, John O'Hara, Alan Sillitoe, William Burroughs, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Grace Paley, Harper Lee, Olivia Manning, John Updike, P.G. Wodehouse, Joseph Heller and V.S. Naipaul. This record additionally comprises: Muriel Spark, Patrick White, Maureen Duffy, William Faulkner, Doris Lessing, Edna O'Brien, Katherine Anne Porter, Elizabeth Bowen, John Le CarrE, Mary McCarthy, Sylvia Plath, Wilson Harris, Hubert Selby Jr., Frank Sargeson, Wole Soyinka, Margaret Laurence, Jean Rhys, Paul Scott, John Fowles, Christina Stead, William Styron, Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, William H. Gass, Iris Murdoch, B.S. Johnson, Mary Lavin, Mario Puzo, Robertson Davies, Patrick O'Brian, Frederick Forsyth, Mordecai Richler, Francis Stewart, Eudora Welty, J.G. Farrell, Thomas Pynchon, E.L. Doctorow, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, David resort, Alistair MacLeod, Anne Rice, David Storey, Beryl Bainbridge, John Cheever, Joan Didion, Margaret Drabble, Jessica Anderson, Maurice Gee, Graham Greene, Roy A.K. Heath, Ian McEwan, Thomas Flanagan, Mavis Gallant, Nadine Gordimer and Elizabeth Hardwick. This checklist additionally contains: Norman Mailer, V.S Naipaul, Anthony Burgess, Shirley Hazzard, Russell Hoban, Bernard MacLaverty, Marilynne Robinson, John Kennedy Toole, Fay Weldon, William Maxwell, Alasdair grey, Thomas Harris, Salman Rushdie, Robert Stone, Bruce Chatwin, Thomas Keneally, Alice Walker, Edmund White, Martin Amis, J.G. Ballard, Julian Barnes, Anita Desai, Balraj Khanna, Jayne Anne Phillips, Helen Garner, Anita Brookner, Cormac McCarthy, Larry McMurtry, Brian Moore, Jeanette Winterson, Richard Ford, Kazuo Ishiguro, Peter Taylor, Barbera Vine, Kaye Gibbons, Carl Hiaasen, Stephen King, Toni Morrison, Micheal Ondaatje, Francis Wyndham, Peter Carey, Raymond Carver, Pete Dexter, Elizabeth Jolley, Frank Moorhouse and Bapsi Sidhwa. This record additionally comprises: Anne Tyler, Tom Wolfe, John Banville, Oscar Hijuelos, Amy Tan, A.S. Byatt, J.M. Coetzee, Micheal Cunningham, Roddy Doyle, Elmore Leonard, John McGahern, David Malouf, Alice Munro, Pat Barker, Angela Carter, Amit Chaudhuri, Bret Easton Ellis, Timothy Mo, Norman Rush, Iain Sinclair, Jane Smiley, William Trevor, Tim Winton, Eugene McCabe, Patrick McCabe, Donna Tartt, Jeffrey Eugenides, Gita Mehta, E. Annie Proulx, Will Self, Irvine Welsh, Sebastian Faulks, Vikram Seth, Jonathan Coe, Louis de BerniEres, Alan Hollinghurst, P.D. James, James Kelman, T. Coraghessan Boyle, Penelope Fitzgerald, Rohinton Mistry, Margaret Atwood, Patrick McGrath, Graham fast, Tobias Wolff, Jim Crace, Don DeLillo, Philip Roth, Charles Frazier and V.S Pritchett.

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Download E-books Human Survival and Consciousness Evolution (SUNY series in Transpersonal and Humanistic Psychology) PDF

By Stanislav Grof

As well as the apocalyptic prospect of worldwide nuclear destruction, there are different dismal eventualities concerning source and environmental concerns which are much less drawing close yet nonetheless critical within the long-term. previous analyses, looking treatments, have interested in indicators instead of factors. They symbolize extensions and expressions of an identical philosophies and strategiescreated those situations.

This publication brings a clean and confident viewpoint to the matter zone. It explores glossy recognition learn and transpersonal psychology for practices that speed up the improvement of recognition. It covers a variety from laboratory innovations of experimental psychiatry, transpersonal psychotherapies, and Jungian psychology to the Oriental and Western mystical traditions.

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Download E-books The Lily of the Valley PDF

By Honore De Balzac, Katharine Prescott Wormeley

Is an 1835 novel approximately love and society by means of French novelist Honoré de Balzac. It specializes in the affection among Felix de Vandenesse and Henriette de Mortsauf. Any earnings generated from the sale of this ebook will cross in the direction of the Freeriver neighborhood venture, a venture designed to advertise harmonious group residing and health and wellbeing on the earth. to profit extra in regards to the Freeriver undertaking please stopover at the web site - www.freerivercommunity.com

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