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  • Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre

    By Jean-Paul Sartre

    Sartre's maximum novel — and existentialism's key textual content — now brought via James Wood.
    Nausea is the tale of Antoine Roquentin, a French author who's horrified at his personal life. In impressionistic, diary shape he ruthlessly catalogs his each feeling and sensation. His innovations culminate in a pervasive, overpowering feeling of nausea which "spreads on the backside of the viscous puddle, on the backside of our time — the time of crimson suspenders and damaged chair seats; it's made up of huge, smooth instants, spreading on the side, like an oil stain."
    Winner of the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature (though he declined to simply accept it), Jean-Paul Sartre — thinker, critic, novelist, and dramatist — holds a place of singular eminence on this planet of French letters. La Nausée, his first and most sensible novel, is a landmark in Existential fiction and a key paintings of the 20 th century.

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  • The Debt of Tamar: A Novel by Nicole Dweck

    By Nicole Dweck

    USA TODAY Best seller!Bestselling writer Nicole Dweck brings to existence one in all history's maximum but neglected tales of affection and resilience.
    In 2002, thirty-two-year-old Selim Osman, the final descendant of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the superb, flees Istanbul for brand spanking new York. In a accident he meets Hannah, the daughter of a Holocaust survivor and an artist striving to appreciate a father she slightly is aware. Unaware the relationship they percentage is going again centuries, the 2 suppose an instantaneous pull to each other. yet as their tale intertwines with that in their ancestors, the heroic yet finally tragic selection that sure households centuries in the past ripples into the longer term, threatening to rip Hannah and Selim apart.
    From a 16th-century harem to a beach village within the Holy Land, from Nazi-occupied Paris to modern day new york, Nicole Dweck's The Debt of Tamar weaves a spellbinding tapestry of affection, background, and destiny that might enchant readers from the first actual web page.

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  • Delphi Complete Works of Bram Stoker (Illustrated) by Bram Stoker

    By Bram Stoker

    Bram Stoker is a number one determine of gothic literature, having not just written DRACULA, but additionally different groundbreaking horror tales, that includes Egyptian Mummies, grisly monsters and haunting encounters. This huge, immense booklet deals readers the original chance of exploring the prolific writer’s paintings in a fashion by no means earlier than attainable. this can be the total FICTIONAL works of Bram Stoker, with many bonus texts for gothic fans to explore.

    INDEX:

    The Novels
    THE PRIMROSE PATH
    THE SNAKE’S PASS
    THE WATTER'S MOU'
    THE SHOULDER OF SHASTA
    DRACULA
    MISS BETTY
    THE secret OF THE SEA
    THE JEWEL of 7 STARS (1903 VERSION)
    THE JEWEL of 7 STARS (1912 VERSION)
    THE MAN
    LADY ATHLYNE
    THE girl OF THE SHROUD
    THE LAIR OF THE WHITE WORM

    The brief tale Collections
    UNDER THE SUNSET
    SNOW certain: THE checklist OF A THEATRICAL traveling PARTY
    DRACULA'S visitor AND different bizarre STORIES
    UNCOLLECTED brief STORIES

    The brief Stories
    LIST OF brief tales IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
    LIST OF brief tales IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

    The Vampire Sources
    DER VAMPIR through HEINRICH OSSENFELDER
    THE GIAOUR via LORD BYRON
    THE VAMPYRE by way of HENRY COLBURN
    VARNEY THE VAMPIRE via JAMES MALCOLM RYMER
    CARMILLA by means of JOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU

    The Biography
    PERSONAL memories OF HENRY IRVING

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  • Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All: A Novel by Allan Gurganus

    By Allan Gurganus

    Allan Gurganus's Oldest residing accomplice Widow Tells All grew to become an speedy vintage upon its ebook. Critics and readers alike fell in love with the voice of ninety-nine-year-old Lucy Marsden, probably the most unique and loquacious heoines in American literature.

    Lucy married on the flip of the final century, while she used to be fifteen and her husband used to be fifty. If Colonel William Marsden used to be a veteran of the "War for Southern Independence", Lucy turned a "veteran of the veteran" with a different viewpoint on Southern historical past and Southern manhood. Her tale encompasses every little thing from the tragic dying of a accomplice boy soldier to the feisty narrator's day-by-day battles within the Home--complete with visits from a mohawk-coiffed candy-striper. Oldest dwelling accomplice Widow Tells All is evidence that amazing, emotional storytelling is still on the middle of significant fiction.

    From the alternate Paperback edition.

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  • Blonde Roots by Bernardine Evaristo

    By Bernardine Evaristo

    What if the historical past of the transatlantic slave alternate have been reversed and Africans had enslaved Europeans? How could that experience replaced the ways in which humans justified their inhuman habit? How wouldn't it tell our cultural attitudes and the insidious racism that also lingers this day? We see this tragicomic international grew to become the other way up in the course of the eyes of Doris, an Englishwoman enslaved and brought to the recent global, movingly recounting reports of large trouble and the goals of the folks she has left at the back of, all whereas travelling towards an break out into freedom.

    A poignant and dramatic tale grounded in provocative rules, Blonde Roots is a certainly unique, profoundly resourceful novel.

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  • Further Adventures of Slugger McBatt by W. P. Kinsella

    By W. P. Kinsella

    The tales during this assortment variety in tone from zaniness to pathos. one of the stories are the weird "Reports about the demise of the Seattle Albatross Are a bit of Exaggerated," a couple of mascot from outer area who quite seems like a chook and the touching "Valley of the Schmoon," advised by means of a guy who has misplaced every little thing with no need the faintest proposal why. Or "K-Mart," in regards to the betrayals and losses in starting to be up, attempting to restoration existence appropriately and was once in boyhood baseball day

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  • Light and Darkness: An Unfinished Novel by Natsume Sōseki

    By Natsume Sōseki

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    Japan's preeminent smooth novelist, Natsume Sôseki (1867-1916), should be greater recognized for his works of fiction Kokoro, Botchan, and i'm a Cat, than for his final novel, Meian, uncompleted at his demise, which is still anything of an enigma -- a missed masterpiece. an easy plot precis doesn't do it justice: the wedding of Tsuda and O-Nobu is threatened while Kobayashi and others start losing tricks approximately one other lady. Tsuda departs on a visit to rendezvous with the lady in query, Kiyoko, his former fiancée. the radical is a research of human personality, a wedding established, and what it capacity to be someone within the glossy international.

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  • Literature 1980, Part 1 by Siegfried Böhme, Ute Esser, Professor Dr. Walter Fricke,

    By Siegfried Böhme, Ute Esser, Professor Dr. Walter Fricke, Inge Heinrich, Wilfried Hofmann, Dietlinde Krahn, Dorothea Rosa, Dr. Lutz D. Schmadel, Gert Zech

    Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstracts, which has seemed in semi-annual volumes given that 1969, is de­ voted to the recording, summarizing and indexing of astronomical courses during the international. it really is ready below the auspices of the overseas Astronomical Union (according to a solution followed on the 14th common meeting in 1970). Astronomy and Astrophysics Abstracts goals to give a accomplished documentation of literature in all fields of astronomy and astrophysics. each attempt can be made to make sure that the common time period among the date of receipt of the unique literature and booklet of the abstracts won't exceed 8 months: This time period is almost about that accomplished through per 30 days abstracting journals, com­ pared to which our procedure of gathering abstracts for approximately six months bargains the good thing about larger comfort for the person. I, 1980; a few older quantity 27 comprises literature released in 1980 and bought ahead of August literature which was once bought past due and which isn't recorded in previous volumes is additionally integrated. We recognize with thank you contributions to this quantity by means of Dr. J. Bouska, Prague, who surveyed journals and courses in Czech and provided us with abstracts in English.

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