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The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man

Written By: Franz Kafka
  • ID Book : 1782274405
  • Publisher : Pushkin Collection
  • Number of Pages : 192
  • Genre : Fiction
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New translations of the best stories by the one of the twentieth century's greatest and most influential writers Kafka, whose name has generated an adjective, is one of the best loved writers of the twentieth century. Known for his dark, enigmatic stories, for the absurd nightmares he depicts, his extraordinary imaginative depth is clear in stories from 'A Hunger Artist' to 'The Verdict'. But Kafka also wrote fizzingly funny, fresh stories, and The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man contains all the aspects of this genius: the wit and the grit; the horror and the humour; the longing and the laughing. They range from bizarre, two-sentence stories about Don Quixote to the famous brutal depiction of violence and justice that is 'In the Penal Colony'. In a nimble new translation by the acclaimed Alexander Starritt, this collection of Kafka's essential stories shows the genius at his very best.

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  • Isbn : 0230505686
  • Pages : 210
  • Category : Social Science
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  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
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  • Pages : 481
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The Sentimental Education of the Novel

By Margaret Cohen
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  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Isbn : 0691188246
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  • Category : Literary Criticism
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The nineteenth-century French novel has long been seen as the heroic production of great men, who confronted in their works the social consequences of the French Revolution. And it is true that French realism, especially as developed by Balzac and Stendhal, was one of the most influential novelistic forms ever invented. Margaret Cohen, however, challenges the traditional account of the genesis of realism by returning Balzac and Stendhal to the forgotten novelistic contexts of their time. Reconstructing a key formative period for the novel, she shows how realist codes emerged in a "hostile take-over" of a prestigious contemporary sentimental practice of the novel, which was almost completely dominated by women writers. Cohen draws on impressive archival research, resurrecting scores of forgotten nineteenth-century novels, to demonstrate that the codes most closely identified with realism were actually the invention of sentimentality, a powerful aesthetic of emerging liberal-democratic society, although Balzac and Stendhal trivialized sentimental works by associating them with "frivolous" women writers and readers. Attention to these gendered struggles over genre explains why women were not pioneers of realism in France during the nineteenth century, a situation that contrasts with England, where women writers played a formative role in inventing the modern realist novel. Cohen argues that to understand how literary codes respond to material factors, it is imperative to see how such factors take shape within the literary field as well as within society as a whole. The book also proposes that attention to literature as a social institution will help critics resolve the current, vital question of how to practice literary history in the wake of poststructuralism.

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By Stendhal
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  • Publisher : Alma Books
  • Isbn : 0714545651
  • Pages : 585
  • Category : Travel
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Few writers have known Italy better than Stendhal: he was only seventeen when he first rode south across the Alps in the wake of Napoleon's armies, and he continued to travel and to live in Italy until a few months before his death. Some of his visits lasted only a few weeks, others continued for years, and he spent the last decade of his life as French Consul in Civitavecchia - yet he was never a tourist in the ordinary sense of the word.Italy, for Stendhal, was never a mere treasure trove of ruins, museums and galleries: it was the life of the country which fascinated him, its spirit, the inner workings of its heart and mind. This picture - or rather this living dream - of Italy he created is as fresh and tantalizing today as it was almost two centuries ago.

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  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Isbn : 0008189897
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 383
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
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  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Self-Help
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By Wylie, J. A.
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  • Publisher : Delmarva Publications, Inc.
  • Isbn : N.a
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  • Category : Religion
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This was originally published as a large 24 book set. All 24 books are published here in one volume. There is a linked table of contents to all 24 book at the beginning of the volume, as well as a fully descriptive table of contents at the beginning of each book. The History of Protestantism' by J. A. Wylie, is an incredibly inspiring work. It pulls back the divine curtain and reveals God's hand in the affairs of His church during the Protestant Reformation. Through the centuries, the sacrifices and victories of God's faithful people have often been obscured and forgotten. Now once again, you can read the fascinating story of how truth triumphed over error, principle over falsehood, and light over darkness. While Wylie is intent on telling the story of Protestantism he in many places travel back to the middle ages and picks up the story and heads forward to the reformation of the sixteenth century. When reading Wylie is thrilled to see just that men and woman stood for truth and in doing so maid a way for truth to prevail in the end. Wylie’s ability as a scholar and author are apparent in every chapter of these seas. Anyone interested in knowing about the history of the Christian Church would be truly in lighted by reading this work of Dr. Wylie on the history of Protestantism'. His disposition to use the pen as a mighty “Sword of the LORD” (Judges 7:18) is evidenced through out this work. CONTENTS Book One - Protestantism in Scotland Book Two - Wicliffe and His Times, or Advent of Protestantism Book Three - John Huss and the Hussite Wars Book Four - Christendom at the Opening of the Sixteenth Century Book Five - History of Protestantism in Germany to the Leipsic Disputation, 1519 Book Six - From the Leipsic Disputation to the Diet at Worms, 1521 Book Seven - Protestantism in England, From the Times of Wicliffe to Those of Henry VIII Book Eight - History of Protestantism in Switzerland From A.D. 1516 to Its Establishment at Zurich, 1525 Book Nine - History of Protestantism From the Diet of Worms, 1521, to the Augsburg Confession, 1530 Book Ten - Rise and Establishment of Protestantism in Sweden and Denmark Book Eleven - Protestantism in Switzerland From Its Establishment in Zurich (1525) to the Death of Zwingli (1531) Book Twelve - Protestantism in Germany From the Augsburg Confession to the Peace of Passau Book Thirteen - From Rise of Protestantism in France (1510) to Publication of the Institutes (1536) Book Fourteen - Rise and Establishment of Protestantism at Geneva Book Fifteen - The Jesuits Book Sixteen - Protestantism in the Waldensian Valleys Book Seventeen - Protestantism in France From Death of Francis I (1547) to Edict of Nantes (1598) Book Eighteen - History of Protestantism in the Netherlands Book Nineteen - Protestantism in Poland and Bohemia Book Twenty - Protestantism in Hungary and Transylvania Book Twenty-one - The Thirty Years’ War Book Twenty-two - Protestantism in France From Death of Henry IV (1610) to the Revolution (1789) Book Twenty-three - Protestantism in England From the Times of Henry VIII Book Twenty-four - Progress From the First to the Fourteenth Century

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  • Publisher : Aegitas
  • Isbn : 1773137581
  • Pages : 349
  • Category : Fiction
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Published to popular acclaim in 1809, this satire, considered the first important contribution to American comic literature, was Washington Irving's first book.

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1351482327
  • Pages : 303
  • Category : Political Science
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Joseph de Maistre had no doubt that the root causes of the French Revolution were intellectual and ideological. The degeneration of its first immense hopes into the Reign of Terror was not the result of a ruthless competition for power or of prospects of war. He echoed Voltaire's boast that "books did it all." The philosophers of the Enlightenment were the architects of the new regimes; and the shadow between revolutionary idea and social reality could be traced directly to a fatal flaw in their thought.De Maistre asserts that society is the product, not of men's conscious decision, but of their instinctive makeup. Both history and primitive societies illustrate men's gravitation toward some form of communal life. Since government is in this sense natural, it can not legitimately be denied, revoked, or even disobeyed by the people. Sovereignty is not the product of the deliberation or the will of the people; it is a divinely bestowed authority fitted not to man's wishes but to his needs.The French Revolution to de Maistre's mind was little more than the expansion, conversion, pride, and consequent moral corruption of the philosophers. It differs in essence from all previous political revolutions, finding a parallel only in the biblical revolt against heaven. These sentiments are the passionate and awe-inspired language of one who sees the political struggles of his time on a huge and cosmic scale, judges events sub specie aeternitatis (under the aspect of eternity), and looks on revolution and counter-revolution as a battle for the soul of humanity. The force of this classic volume still resonates in present-day ideological struggles.

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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1627933646
  • Pages : 230
  • Category : Fiction
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This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.

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  • Publisher : Octopus Books
  • Isbn : 1783253134
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Family & Relationships
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By Rosalie Gilbert
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  • Publisher : Mango Media Inc.
  • Isbn : 1642503088
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Social Science
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What Was Sex Like for a Medieval Woman? An inside look at sexual practices in medieval times. Were medieval women slaves to their husband's desires, jealously secured in a chastity belt in his absence? Was sex a duty or could it be a pleasure? Did a woman have a say about her own female sexuality, body, and who did or didn’t get up close and personal with it? No. And yes. It’s complicated. Romance, courtship, and behind closed doors. The intimate lives of medieval women were as complex as for modern woman. They loved and lost, hoped and schemed, were lifted up and cast down. They were hopeful and lovelorn. Some had it forced upon them, others made aphrodisiacs and dressed for success. Some were chaste and some were lusty. Having sex was complicated. Not having sex, was even more so. Inside The Very Secret Sex Lives of Medieval Women, a fascinating book about life during medieval times, you will discover tantalizing true stories about medieval women and a myriad of historical facts. Learn about: • The true experiences of women from all classes, including women who made history • The dos and don’ts in the bedroom • Sexy foods and how to have them • All you need to know for your wedding night, and well as insider medical advice • How to get pregnant (and how not to), and more Fans of The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England, Medieval Women and Terry Jonses’s Medieval Lives will meet real women and hear their voices in The Very Secret Sex Lives of Medieval Women.

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By Joseph Alexander Altsheler
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 7788
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Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited Joseph Alexander Altsheler collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: The Young Trailers Series The Young Trailers The Forest Runners The Keepers of the Trail The Eyes of the Woods The Free Rangers The Riflemen of the Ohio The Scouts of the Valley The Border Watch The French and Indian War Series The Hunters of the Hills The Shadow of the North The Rulers of the Lakes The Masters of the Peaks The Lords of the Wild The Sun of Quebec The Texan Series The Texan Star The Texan Scouts The Civil War Series The Guns of Bull Run The Guns of Shiloh The Scouts of Stonewall The Sword of Antietam The Star of Gettysburg The Rock of Chickamauga The Shades of the Wilderness The Tree of Appomattox The World War Series The Guns of Europe The Forest of Swords The Hosts of the Air Other Novels The Great Sioux Trail In Hostile Red The Last Rebel Before the Dawn The Candidate The Last of the Chiefs The Quest of the Four Apache Gold

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By Amanda Brookfield
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  • Publisher : Boldwood Books Ltd
  • Isbn : 1838896007
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  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 322
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‘The novel walks a line between comedy and wrenching sadness. It is fluently written and its depiction of domestic chaos ... is all too recognisable’ Sunday Times A Family Man tells the story of thirty one year old Matt Webster, who arrives home from work one day to find that his wife, Kath, has walked out, leaving him to care for their four year old son. Shock and hurt are compounded by the challenge of suddenly having to juggle work with being a single parent. While the needs of his confused, unhappy little son come first, Matt embarks on the difficult quest to find out what could have driven his wife to abandon their child. It is only as the truth emerges that he learns the full heartbreak and joy of unconditional love. Praise for Amanda Brookfield’s novels: ‘There should have been a trumpet fanfare when this book was launched, for Amanda Brookfield is, surely, the queen of the relationship novel. I have read (and enjoyed) all her previous books but this one is - in my opinion - the best. It is the story of how apparently even secure relationships can fall apart. Is there a happy ending? I'm not going to spoil your enjoyment by saying another thing. Just buy and read and enjoy this splendid book.’ ‘I savoured every second of this deeply satisfying book. Amanda Brookfield goes from strength to strength’ Patricia Scanlon ‘Few contemporary British novelists writing today explore the messy tangles of close human relationships with quite such warm perceptiveness as Brookfield’ Daily Mirror ‘What is refreshing here is the author’s conspicuous sanity and her sharp line in defence of reason... It could be sentimental, but it isn’t.’ Guardian ‘Penetrating insights into the ordinary female condition’ Woman's Own

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By Frederick Sontag
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
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  • Pages : 188
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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Fredrick Sontag has created a remarkable work on Soren Kierkegaard. He combines a brief biography, an introduction to Kierkegaard's writings plus interpretations of the writings. This overview offers a framework in which the entire life and work of Kierkegaard is put into perspective. Kierkegaard is very difficult to understand. Sontag has integrated the man and his work in a way that enables you to grasp the essence of this great philosopher. 'A Kierkegaard Handbook' is a valuable and useful tool for better understanding of a significant existentialist. Professors, students, and Kierkegaard enthusiasts will find this a remarkable and certainly informative volume. There is a wealth of books on existentialism and existentialists (Kierkegaard is of course always included) but now Sontag presents Kierkegaard and his major concepts in a readily accessible format -- all under one cover. The handbook includes definitions of terms and explanations of concepts.

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By Edmund Burke
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  • Pages : 3156
  • Category : Political Science
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The British statesman Edmund Burke is an important figure in the history of political theory. Burke is chiefly remembered for his support of the cause of the American Revolutionaries, Catholic emancipation and for his later objections of the French Revolution, leading to his becoming a leading figure in the conservative faction of the Whig Party. This comprehensive eBook presents Burke’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Burke’s life and works * Concise introductions to the major works * Rare pamphlets and political works, not available in other collections * Includes ‘The Reformer’ articles, published when Burke was eighteen-years old — first time in digital print * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Includes Burke’s letters and speeches - spend hours exploring the statesman’s diverse works * Features two biographies - discover Burke’s literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: The Books A VINDICATION OF NATURAL SOCIETY A PHILOSOPHICAL ENQUIRY INTO THE ORIGIN OF OUR IDEAS OF THE SUBLIME AND BEAUTIFUL AN ACCOUNT OF THE EUROPEAN SETTLEMENTS IN AMERICA AN ESSAY TOWARDS AN ABRIDGEMENT OF THE ENGLISH HISTORY A SHORT ACCOUNT OF A LATE SHORT ADMINISTRATION OBSERVATIONS ON A LATE STATE OF THE NATION THOUGHTS ON THE CAUSE OF THE PRESENT DISCONTENTS THE LETTERS OF VALENS REPORT FROM THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON INDIA A REPRESENTATION TO HIS MAJESTY, MOVED IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS ARTICLES OF CHARGE OF HIGH CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS AGAINST WARREN HASTINGS, ESQUIRE REFLECTIONS ON THE REVOLUTION IN FRANCE APPEAL FROM THE NEW TO THE OLD WHIGS THOUGHTS ON FRENCH AFFAIRS THOUGHTS ON THE PROSPECT OF A REGICIDE PEACE THREE MEMORIALS ON FRENCH AFFAIRS THOUGHTS AND DETAILS ON SCARCITY THE CATHOLIC CLAIMS MISCELLANEOUS WORKS The Speeches LIST OF SPEECHES The Letters LIST OF LETTERS The Biographies INTRODUCTION TO EDMUND BURKE by Sidney Carleton Newsom EDMUND BURKE by John Morley Please visit to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks

How to Be Single and Happy

By Jennifer Taitz
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  • Publisher : Penguin
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  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Family & Relationships
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Single, less stressed, and free If you’re tired of swiping through dating apps, ghosting, and hearing well-meaning questions about why you’re still single, it’s hard not to feel “less-than” because you haven’t found your soul mate. Until now. How to Be Single and Happy is an empowering, compassionate guide to stop overanalyzing romantic encounters, get over regrets or guilt about past relationships, and identify what you want and need in a partner. But this isn’t just another dating book. Drawing on her extensive expertise as a clinical psychologist, as well as the latest research, hundreds of patient interviews, and key principles in positive psychology, Dr. Jennifer Taitz challenges the most common myths about women and love (like the advice to play hard to get). And while she teaches how to skillfully date, she’ll also help you cultivate the mindset, values, and connections that ensure you’ll live your best, happiest life, whether single or coupled up.

Dickens and the Rise of Divorce

By Kelly Hager
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317151186
  • Pages : 216
  • Category : Literary Criticism
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Questioning a literary history that, since Ian Watt's Rise of the Novel, has privileged the courtship plot, Kelly Hager proposes an equally powerful but overlooked narrative focusing on the failed marriage. Hager maps the legal history of marriage and divorce, providing crucial background as she reveals the prevalence of the failed-marriage plot in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British novels. Dickens's novels emerge as representative case studies in their preoccupations with the disintegration of marriage, the far-reaching and disastrous effects of the doctrine of coverture, and the comic, spectacular, and monstrous possibilities afforded by the failed-marriage plot. Setting his narratives alongside the writings of liberal reformers like John Stuart Mill and the seemingly conservative agendas of Caroline Norton, Eliza Lynn Linton, and Sarah Stickney Ellis, Hager also offers a more contextualized account of the competing strands of the Woman Question. In the course of her revisionist readings of Dickens's novels, Hager uncovers a Dickens who is neither the conservative agent of the patriarchy nor a novelistic Jeremy Bentham, and reveals that tipping the marriage plot on its head forces us to adjust our understanding of the complexities of Victorian proto-feminism.

The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas

By Edward Westermarck
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  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 1742
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 583
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Book Summary:

The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas is a book by а philosopher Edvard Westermarck. It is one of his main works and a monumental classics study in its field. At the beginning of this book, Westermarck asks why different cultures have different moral views. To answer this question, he decided to acquire first-hand knowledge of the folklore of a non-European people. Thus, he spent four years in Morocco collecting anthropological data, familiarizing himself with the native way of thinking, and understanding local customs. In the result he concluded, he concluded that there is a close connection between moral opinions and religious beliefs.

The Betrothed

By Alessandro Manzoni
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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Isbn : 0141904178
  • Pages : 720
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 483
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Set in Lombardy during the Spanish occupation of the late 1620s, The Betrothed tells the story of two young lovers, Renzo and Lucia, prevented from marrying by the petty tyrant Don Rodrigo, who desires Lucia for himself. Forced to flee, they are then cruelly separated, and must face many dangers including plague, famine and imprisonment, and confront a variety of strange characters - the mysterious Nun of Monza, the fiery Father Cristoforo and the sinister 'Unnamed' - in their struggle to be reunited. A vigorous portrayal of enduring passion, The Betrothed's exploration of love, power and faith presents a whirling panorama of seventeenth-century Italian life and is one of the greatest European historical novels.

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By Monica Parker
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  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1402235267
  • Pages : 240
  • Category : Law
  • Reads : 547
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"Parker has done an outstanding job of demystifying how any lawyer can make the transition into a new career that offers more potential for success and more importantly, personal satisfaction." - Don E. Hutcheson, Author, Don't Waste Your Talent: The 8 Critical Steps to Discovering What You Do Best The Unhappy Lawyer will help you uncover exciting alternative careers with a unique step-by-step program that will make you feel like you have your very own career coach. With chapters containing real letters from lawyers who are desperate to leave the practice of law, tales from lawyers who have shut the door on their legal careers, and powerful exercises, The Unhappy Lawyer provides a witty, no-nonsense roadmap for finding and pursuing engaging work outside of the law. The Unhappy Lawyer will show you, step-by-step, how to: Figure out what you really want from your work and life Discover several career possibilities that excite you Immerse yourself in career possibilities that allow you to use your natural talents And much, much more. The Unhappy Lawyer provides you with the escape route you are seeking. This book helps you ask and answer the hard questions about what you really want from your work and life and will help you successfully pursue your career goals.

The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats

By Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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  • Publisher : Рипол Классик
  • Isbn : 5873690936
  • Pages : 583
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 352
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Dead Souls

By Nikolai Gogol
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  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Isbn : 1504035429
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 139
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The classic satire of greed, corruption, and paranoia in czarist Russia In a small Russian town, the rich wield the power of the gods over their serfs, who remain enslaved even in death. Life is turned upside down with the arrival of Chichikov, a mysterious gentleman who wants to buy the rights to these useless “dead souls.” What is this strange traveler up to? Is he mad, or does he know something the townspeople don’t? As Chichikov visits local landowners, rumors swirl; some even claim he might be Napoleon in disguise. But avarice is an even more powerful instinct than suspicion in this depraved society, and soon Chichikov owns more than four hundred deceased serfs—what he plans to do with them, no one can guess. A laugh-out-loud satire and an incisive indictment of the corruption at the heart of Russian society, Dead Souls is a masterpiece of nineteenth-century literature. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.


By Ludo Rocher
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  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
  • Isbn : 9027279888
  • Pages : 214
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 135
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The Ezourvedam, used by Voltaire among others, as sourcebook for the most ancient of religions, was thereupon found to have been a fraud. Actually it was composed by a Christian – the text shows him to have been a French Jesuit missionary, who did not necessarily know Sanskrit – in order to convert Hindus to Christianity. The controversy surrounding the spurious Veda continues, involving a number of scholars and missionaries particularly in the question of whether or not the Veda was composed in Sanskrit or French. In tracing the history of the Ezourvedam Ludo Rocher adds a number of points, one being that the text was definitely first written in French with a view to a later Sanskrit translation or, more likely, to one of several modern Indian vernaculars. This edition is based on the manuscripts of Voltaire and Anquetil du Perron, and, especially, on a third manuscript preserved at the Bibliotheque National in Paris, wrongly catalogued there as Yajurveda. This edition is therefor markedly different from the 1778 edition by the Baron de Sainte-Croix.

The Gospel according to Twilight

By Elaine A. Heath
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  • Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
  • Isbn : 1611641268
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 791
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The Twilight saga has become one of the most successful fiction series ever written, with more than one hundred million copies in print and several blockbuster films. Despite the tremendous commercial success Twilight has generated, few readers have analyzed its theological teachings or the messages Stephenie Meyer might be sending to women and teenage girls. This book offers both a feminist critique of Twilight and a theological review of the stories' ideas about salvation, heaven and hell, power, reconciliation, resurrection, and organized religion. Elaine Heath writes in an accessible voice, calling attention to both the "good news" of Twilight's theology and the "bad news" of its gender stereotypes and depictions of violence against women. The book includes questions for youth and adult groups or for classroom discussions.


By Edgar Allan Poe
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : 8027219051
  • Pages : 275
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 974
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This carefully edited collection has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Poe is generally considered the father of the detective fiction genre. His detective tales featuring C. Auguste Dupin laid the groundwork for future detectives in literature. This collection includes Poe's mysteries, detective stories and crime tales. Table of Contents: The Murders in the Rue Morgue The Mystery of Marie Roget The Purloined Letter The Gold Bug Thou Art the Man The Man of the Crowd Asignation The Tell-Tale Heart A Tale of the Ragged Mountains The Oblong Box The Black Cat The Fall of the House of Usher The Premature Burial The Masque of the Red Death The Devil in the Belfry The Cask of Amontillado William Wilson Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic, best known for his poetry and short stories of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature as a whole, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story.

The Mary Fortune Mystery & Suspense MEGAPACK ®

By Mary Fortune
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  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Isbn : 1479404608
  • Pages : 474
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 312
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Mary Helena Fortune (circa 1833 - circa 1910) was an Australian mystery, suspense, and horror writer who wrote under the pseudonyms "Waif Wander" and "W.W." She was one of the earliest female detective writers in the world (if not the earliest). She was also probably the first to write from the viewpoint of the detective. A prolific storyteller, she wrote at least 500 detective stories over 40 years, many featuring Detective Mark Sinclair. This volume reprints 15 of her classic stories (many for the first time) and is the largest collection of her work ever published. Included are: THE RED ROOM THE SPIRITS OF THE TOWER THE GREENSTONE GRAVES AT "THE RANGES" ILLILLIWA MY LODGER HEATHERVILLE THE WHITE MANIAC; A DOCTOR'S TALE THE SECRET OF THE KEYS TRACES OF CRIME THE QUEEN OF COOINDA THE BRAND OF CAIN THE ST. JOHNS AT THE NEW YEAR3 THE MURDER AT OZER'S If you enjoy this book, search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see the 170+ entries in the MEGAPACKTM series, covering science fiction, fantasy, horror, mysteries, westerns, classics, adventure stories, and much, much more!

The American Isherwood

By James J. Berg,Chris Freeman
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  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Isbn : 1452943370
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 956
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Novelist, memoirist, diarist, and gay pioneer Christopher Isherwood left a wealth of writings. Known for his crisp style and his camera-like precision with detail, Isherwood gained fame for his Berlin Stories, which served as source material for the hit stage musical and Academy Award–winning film Cabaret. More recently, his experiences and career in the United States have received increased attention. His novel A Single Man was adapted into an Oscar-nominated film; his long relationship with the artist Don Bachardy, with whom he shared an openly gay lifestyle, was the subject of an award-winning documentary, Chris & Don: A Love Story; and his memoir, Christopher and His Kind, was adapted for the BBC. Isherwood’s colorful journeys took him from post–World War I England to Weimar Germany to European exile to Golden Age Hollywood to Los Angeles in the full flower of gay liberation. After the publication of his diaries, which run to more than one million words and span nearly a half century, it is possible to fully assess his influence. This collection of essays considers Isherwood’s diaries, his vast personal archive, and his published works and offers a multifaceted appreciation of a writer who spent more than half of his life in southern California. James J. Berg and Chris Freeman have brought together the most informative scholarship of the twenty-first century to illuminate the craft of one of the singular figures of the twentieth century. Isherwood, the American, emerges from the shadow of his English reputation to stake his claim as a significant force in late twentieth-century American culture whose legacy continues in the twenty-first century. Contributors: Joshua Adair, Murray State U; Jamie Carr, Niagara U; Robert L. Caserio, Pennsylvania State U; Niladri Chatterjee, U of Kalyani, India; Lisa Colletta, American U of Rome; Lois Cucullu, U of Minnesota; Mario Faraone; Peter Edgerly Firchow; Rebecca Gordon Stewart; William R. Handley, U of Southern California; Jaime Harker, U of Mississippi; Sara S. Hodson, Huntington Library; Carola M. Kaplan, California State U, Pomona; Benjamin Kohlmann, U of Freiburg, Germany; Victor Marsh, U of Queensland; Tina Mascara; Stephen McCauley; Paul M. McNeil, Columbia U; Guido Santi, College of the Canyons, California; Kyle Stevens, Brandeis U.

Selected works of Victor Hugo

By Victor Hugo
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  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 639
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Selected works of Victor Hugo from the series "Best of the Best" is the book that everyone should read to understand themselves and each other. The authors and works for this book series were selected, as a result of numerous studies, analysis of the texts over the past 100 years and the demand for readers. It must be read in order to understand the world around us, its history, to recognize the heroes, to understand the winged expressions and jokes that come from these literary works. Reading these books will mean the discovery of a world of self-development and self-expression for each person. These books have been around for decades, and sometimes centuries, for the time they recreate, the values they teach, the point of view, or simply the beauty of words. This volume of the Best of the Best series includes famous works Les Miserables Notre-Dame de Paris Toilers of the Sea Ninety-Three The Man Who Laughs Under Sentence of Death Or, a Criminal

The Book of Were-Wolves

By S. Baring-Gould
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 213
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 897
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"The Book of Were-Wolves" by S. Baring-Gould. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Valentine Wager

By Nan Reinhardt
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  • Publisher : Tule Publishing
  • Isbn : 1954894678
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 868
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He’s a notorious flirt, so she lays down a challenge she’s sure she’ll win. When playboy police lieutenant Ryker Lange stops Kitt Boynton for driving on the wrong side of the road, his attraction to the feisty Irish lass is immediate. Yet, despite the sizzling chemistry between them, Kitt quickly turns him down. Kitt has moved to River’s Edge for a fresh start and is ready to focus on her new marketing job at her cousins’ winery. She’s done with players, and vows she won’t let the local sexy cop distract her, but Kitt, a flirt herself, is definitely tempted. To keep her sanity as she prepares for several Valentine-themed winery events, she and Ryker make a bet: for the next three weeks, neither of them can flirt with the other. The game starts out lighthearted, but when the town takes sides, Ryker and Kitt must choose between winning a wager or finding lasting love.

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