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Download Monsignor Quixote by Graham Greene PDF

By Graham Greene

"Graham Greene's top novel." - Spectator

IN THIS later novel by way of Graham Greene that includes a brand new creation, the writer keeps to discover ethical and theological dilemmas via psychologically astute personality reports and interesting drama on a global level. The name personality of Monsignor Quixote is a village priest, increased to the rank of monsignor via a clerical blunders, who travels to Madrid observed via his ally, Sancho, the Communist ex-mayor of the village, in Greene's lighthearted version on Cervantes.

"A strong overdue work... a mix of leisure and deep human awareness." - Malcolm Bradbury

"Monsignor Quixote is critical in displaying what could be the final degree of the novelist's lengthy argument with himself in regards to the wishes, nature and influence of faith." - TLS
A morally advanced and mature paintings from a contemporary master

About the Author

Graham Greene used to be an English novelist, brief tale author, playwright, screenplay author, commute author and critic whose works discover the ambivalent ethical and political problems with the fashionable global. Greene mixed critical literary acclaim with broad popularity.

Although Greene objected strongly to being defined as a “Catholic novelist” instead of as a “novelist who occurred to be Catholic,” Catholic non secular subject matters are on the root of a lot of his writing, specially the 4 significant Catholic novels: Brighton Rock, the guts of the problem, the tip of the Affair, and the ability and the honour. Works corresponding to The Quiet American, Our guy in Havana and The Human issue additionally convey an avid curiosity within the workings of overseas politics and espionage.

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Download Complete Works of Joseph Conrad by Joseph Conrad PDF

By Joseph Conrad

- illustrated with many photographs on the subject of Conrad's lifestyles and works through the eBook
- all 19 novels, annotated with concise introductions
- even the infrequent unfinished novel Suspense now not to be had anyplace else as a electronic book
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Download Hamlet (HarperPerennial Classics) by William Shakespeare PDF

By William Shakespeare

While the king of Denmark by surprise dies, his brother, Claudius, ascends the throne and marries the king’s widow, Gertrude, to solidify his reign. Prince Hamlet, sullen after his father’s passing and mother’s surprising remarriage, quickly learns the treacherous fact approximately his father’s loss of life, and swears to take his revenge at the guy responsible.

Known as “The Bard of Avon,” William Shakespeare is arguably the best English-language author recognized. greatly well known in the course of his lifestyles, Shakespeare’s works proceed to resonate greater than 3 centuries after his dying, as has his impression on theatre and literature. Shakespeare’s cutting edge use of personality, language, and experimentation with romance as tragedy served as a starting place for later playwrights and dramatists, and a few of his most famed strains of discussion became a part of daily speech.

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Download The Bachelors by Muriel Spark PDF

By Muriel Spark

First discovered contentedly chatting of their London golf equipment and buying at Fortnum's, the comfy bachelors (as any Spark reader may perhaps bet) aren't set to stick comfortable for lengthy. quickly sufficient, the boys are variously tormented — defrauded or stolen from; blackmailed or pressed to wait horrid séances — after which plunged, all jointly, into the nastiest of proceedings. on the middle of that go well with hovers light, clean Patrick Seton, the medium. in the meantime, horrors of each dimension plague the negative bachelors — from the emerging rate of frozen peas ("Your hand's by no means from your pocket") to epileptic matches, forgeries, spiritualists foaming with protoplasm, and homicide. and each horror delights: every one is lit up through Spark's uncanny wit — instantaneously malicious, humorous, and lethal severe. The Bachelors indicates "the such a lot proficient and leading edge British novelist" (The manhattan Times) at her depraved most sensible.

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Download Remember Me by Trezza Azzopardi PDF

By Trezza Azzopardi

Publish 12 months note: First released in 2003
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Winnie might say she's no hassle. She's content material to permit the times pass through, minding her personal enterprise, bothering no-one. She'd fairly no longer keep in mind the prior and, at seventy two, doesn't see a lot element in brooding about the longer term. but if her closed life is shattered by way of a random act of violence, Winnie is catapulted out of her exile. Robbed of every thing she owns, she embarks on a trip to trace down the thief - yet she quickly unearths that what started as a look for stolen property has develop into the rediscovery of a stolen life.

Literary Awards
Wales e-book of the yr (2005)

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Download Frankenstein by Mary Shelley PDF

By Mary Shelley

A undying, terrifying story of 1 man’s obsession to create life—and the monster that turned his legacy.

Mary Shelley begun writing Frankenstein while she was once in basic terms eighteen. right away a Gothic mystery, a passionate romance, and a cautionary story concerning the risks of technology, Frankenstein tells the tale of dedicated technology scholar Victor Frankenstein. captivated with researching the reason for new release and existence, and bestowing animation upon dead subject, Frankenstein assembles a individual from stolen physique components; yet upon bringing it to lifestyles, he recoils in horror on the creature’s hideousness. affected by isolation and loneliness, the once-innocent creature turns to evil and unleashes a crusade of murderous revenge opposed to his writer, Dr. Frankenstein.

Frankenstein, an speedy bestseller and an enormous ancestor of either the horror and science-fiction genres, not just tells a terrifying tale, but in addition increases profound, aggravating questions on the very nature of existence and where of humankind in the cosmos: What does it suggest to be human? What obligations can we need to one another? How a ways do we pass in tampering with Nature? In our age, choked with information of organ donation, genetic engineering, and bio-terrorism, those questions are extra proper than ever.

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Download Antony and Cleopatra (The Pelican Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare PDF

By William Shakespeare

"I think that i've got spent part my occupation with one or one other Pelican Shakespeare in my again pocket. comfort, notwithstanding, is the least very important point of the hot Pelican Shakespeare sequence. here's a sublime and transparent textual content for both the examine or the practice session room, notes the place you would like them and the prestigious scholarship of the final editors, Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller who take into account that those are performs for functionality in addition to nice texts for contemplation." (Patrick Stewart)

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