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The Jungle

The Jungle is a 1906 novel by the American journalist and novelist Upton Sinclair. Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited lives of immigrants in the United States in Chicago and similar industrialized cities.

by Upton Sinclair

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9 days ago

The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky. Dostoevsky spent nearly two years writing The Brothers Karamazov, which was published as a serial in The Russian Messenger from January 1879 to November 1880. Dostoevsky died less than four months after its publica...

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

added by acronimous
9 days ago

Common Sense

Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775–1776 advocating independence from Great Britain to people in the Thirteen Colonies. Writing in clear and persuasive prose, Paine marshaled moral and political arguments to encourage common people in the Colonies to fight for egalitarian g...

by Thomas Paine

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9 days ago

From My Mother's Classroom: A Badge of Honour for a Remarkable Woman

The book contains 100 poems about a wonderful Mother. From My Mother’s Classroom: A badge of honour for a remarkable woman, comprises carefully crafted and thought-provoking poems, sonnets and eulogies in the two sections.

by Gift Gugu Mona

added by GiftGuguMona
17 days ago

Ethan Frome

Ethan Frome is a 1911 book by American author Edith Wharton. It is set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts. The novel was adapted into a film, Ethan Frome, in 1993.

by Edith Wharton

added by acronimous
22 days ago

Essays of Michel de Montaigne

The Essays of Michel de Montaigne are contained in three books and 107 chapters of varying length. They were originally written in Middle French and were originally published in the Kingdom of France.

by Michel de Montaigne

added by acronimous
22 days ago

English as She is Taught

As the greatest compliment that could be paid a writer would be the assumption that the material contained in this little volume was the product of that writer's ingenuity or imagination, it seems needless for the compiler to state that every line is just what it purports to be, - bona fide answe...

by Mark Twain

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22 days ago

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a gothic story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.. Written while Irving was living abroad in Birmingham, England, "The Legend of Sleepy ...

by Washington Irving

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22 days ago

Middlemarch

Middlemarch, A Study of Provincial Life is a novel by the English author George Eliot, appearing in eight instalments in 1871 and 1872. Set in a fictitious Midlands town from 1829 to 1832, it follows distinct, intersecting stories with many characters.

by George Eliot

added by acronimous
1 month ago

Life on the Mississippi

Life on the Mississippi is a memoir by Mark Twain of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War. It is also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi River from St. Louis to New Orleans many years after the war.

by Mark Twain

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1 month ago

The Prophet

The Prophet is a book of 26 prose poetry fables written in English by the Lebanese-American poet and writer Kahlil Gibran. It was originally published in 1923 by Alfred A. Knopf. It is Gibran's best known work.

by Kahlil Gibran

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1 month ago

Charity. The Divine Science to Paradise “Islamic narrative”

If you ever have been fully engaged in any social or professional activity, you might have been experiencing a mental state that psychologists define as flow. You are completely involved and you feel enjoyment in the process of the activity. Some might experience flow while engaging in a sport an...

by Zin Eddine Dadach

added by anonymous
2 months ago

The Red and the Black

Le Rouge et le Noir is a historical psychological novel in two volumes by Stendhal, published in 1830. It chronicles the attempts of a provincial young man to rise socially beyond his modest upbringing through a combination of talent, hard work, deception, and hypocrisy.

by Stendhal

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2 months ago

The War of Light and Darkness book I

Book One Discover the universe composed of seven magical lands, each of which hides its unique charm. However, centuries ago, the transitions between them were closed, and their inhabitants gradually forgot about their neighbors. One day, Count Artis of the Kingdom of Draxban discovers the ancie...

by Forest Blackwood

added by anonymous
3 months ago

Leviathan

Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common-Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil—commonly referred to as Leviathan—is a book written by Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679) and published in 1651 (revised Latin edition 1668). Its name derives from the biblical Leviathan. The work concerns the structure ...

by Thomas Hobbes

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3 months ago

The Last Battle of Moytura

Sean Fitzgerald is an Irish artist living in a remote area of the North West of the country, surrounded by nature and ancient places. Not far from his home, there are many legendary places such as Tory Island, the misty island inhabited by Balor, lord of the Fomorians, thought to be the original ...

by Sean Fitzgerald

added by anonymous
6 months ago

The Scarlet Letter

First published in 1850, The Scarlet Letter is Nathaniel Hawthorne's masterpiece and one of the greatest American novels. Its themes of sin, guilt, and redemption, woven through a story of adultery in the early days of the Massachusetts Colony, are revealed with remarkable psychological penetrati...

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

added by acronimous
6 months ago

The Time Machine

The Time Machine is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells, published in 1895 and written as a frame narrative. The work is generally credited with the popularization of the concept of time travel by using a vehicle or device to travel purposely and selectively forward or backward through time.

by H. G. Wells

added by acronimous
6 months ago

Tatlings

Herein The Fortunate Readers Will Find the Happy Conjunction of two very brilliant young people, whose literary and artistic talents fit like the proverbial glove, or the musical and lyrical of those immortals, Gilbert and Sullivan. Never were epigrams more worthily illustrated, or more worthy of...

by Sydney Tremayne

added by acronimous
6 months ago

The Murder on the Links

The Murder on the Links is a work of detective fiction by Agatha Christie, first published in the US by Dodd, Mead & Co in the same year. and in the UK by The Bodley Head in May 1923, It features Hercule Poirot and Arthur Hastings. The UK edition retailed at seven shillings and sixpence, and ...

by Agatha Christie

added by acronimous
7 months ago

Dubliners

Dubliners is a collection of fifteen short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. They form a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century.

by James Joyce

added by acronimous
7 months ago

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells. Originally serialized in Pearson's Weekly in 1897, it was published as a novel the same year.

by H. G. Wells

added by acronimous
7 months ago

Fear

THE learned and eloquent Professor of Physiology at Turin has given us in the book which he has entitled “Fear,” an analysis of this mental condition and its accompanying physical states, which, marked as it is by scientific accuracy and couched in charming and even in poetical diction, will take...

by Angelo Mosso

added by acronimous
7 months ago

Because of Winn-Dixie

Because of Winn-Dixie is a children's novel written by Kate DiCamillo, which was published in 2000, and was the winner of a Newbery Honor distinction the following year. In 2000, the book won the Josette Frank Award, and in 2003 won the Mark Twain Award. It was adapted as a 2005 family film direc...

by Kate DiCamillo

added by anonymous
7 months ago

The Sigma Protocol

The Sigma Protocol is the last novel written completely by Robert Ludlum, and was published posthumously. It is the story of the son of a Holocaust survivor who gets entangled in an international conspiracy by industrialists and financiers to take advantage of wartime technology.

by Robert Ludlum

added by natalie4writing
7 months ago

Inferno

Inferno is a 2013 mystery thriller novel by American author Dan Brown and the fourth book in his Robert Langdon series, following Angels & Demons, The Da Vinci Code and The Lost Symbol. The book was published on May 14, 2013, ten years after publication of The Da Vinci Code (2003), by Doubled...

by Dan Brown

added by ronald_h
8 months ago

Pensées

The Pensées is a collection of fragments on theology and philosophy written by 17th-century philosopher and mathematician Blaise Pascal. Pascal's religious conversion led him into a life of asceticism, and the Pensées was in many ways his life's work. The Pensées represented Pascal's defense of t...

by Blaise Pascal

added by acronimous
8 months ago

Paradise Lost

Paradise Lost is an epic poem in blank verse by the 17th-century English poet John Milton. The first version, published in 1667, consisted of ten books with over ten thousand lines of verse. A second edition followed in 1674, arranged into twelve books with minor revisions throughout and a note o...

by John Milton

added by acronimous
9 months ago

The Sign of the Four

The Sign of the Four, also called The Sign of Four, is the second novel featuring Sherlock Holmes written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Doyle wrote four novels and 56 short stories featuring the fictional detective.

by Arthur Conan Doyle

added by acronimous
9 months ago

Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published in book form in 1878. Many authors consider Anna Karenina the greatest work of literature ever written, and Tolstoy himself called it his first true novel.

by Leo Tolstoy

added by acronimous
9 months ago

UNIVERSAL CONSCIOUSNESS

The central teaching of mysticism is that Everything is One, whereas from the side of rationalism the universe is Multiple. The essence of the mystical tradition is not a particular philosophical system, but the simple realization that the soul of any individual/existence is identified with the A...

by ALEXIS KARPOUZOS

added by alexiskarpouzos
9 months ago

COSMOLOGY, PHILOSOPHY AND PHYSICS

The essays on this book are the notes from the e – learning courses that were given by the thinker and author Alexis Karpouzos during the winter of 2014. Students studying in London, Amsterdam, Berlin and Paris took part in the courses, which were held by the educational, research and cultural ce...

by ALEXIS KARPOUZOS

added by alexiskarpouzos
9 months ago

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