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Candide and Other Works 1. Candide and Other Works  , 2014  г.

Voltaire was the nom de plume of Francois-Marie Aroue, an 18th-century philopsopher of the Age of Enlightenment. Candide, a biting satire on the naive view of the world prevalent during his lifetime, is considered his finest work. The edition includes his other major works.... дальше >>
Children's Classic Tales 2. Children's Classic Tales  , 2005  г.

"Tales from Shakespeare", written by Charles and Mary Lamb as an 'introduction to the study of Shakespeare', are much more entertaining than that. All of Shakespeare's best-loved plays, comic and tragic, are retold in a clear and robust style. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. "Tales from King Arthur", edited by Andrew Lang, takes the reader into the romantic world of the gallant Knights of the Round... дальше >>
Fables 3. Fables  , 1994  г.

The highest standards in editing and production have been applied to the Wordsworth Children's Classics, while the low price makes them affordable for everyone. Wordsworth's list covers a range of the best-loved stories for children, from nursery tales, classic fables, and fairy tales to stories that will appeal to older children and adults alike. Many of these volumes have contemporary illustrati... дальше >>
Irish Ghost Stories 4. Irish Ghost Stories  , 2005  г.

With a word of warning to those of nervous a disposition, Wordsworth presents this spellbinding collection of chilling Celtic tales of the macabre, all drawn from the rich and varied literary tradition of a culture long enchanted by things supernatural, 'a land where ghosts and ghost-seers are so common'. Featuring the imaginative writing of such towering masters of the genre as Sheridan Le Fanu, ... дальше >>
Mrs Beeton's Household Management 5. Mrs Beeton's Household Management  , 2006  г.

A classic of domestic literature, Isabella Beeton's Book of Household Management is both an entertaining curiosity and an important social document, providing an invaluable insight into the day-to-day workings of a Victorian household. Encyclopaedic in its range, the book contains 2,751 entries covering (besides its countless recipes) advice on childbirth, fashion, home remedies, animal husbandry ... дальше >>
Symposium and the Death of Socrates 6. Symposium and the Death of Socrates  , 1997  г.

In Symposium, a group of Anthenian aristocrats attend a party held by Agathon to celebrate his victory in the drama festival of the Dionysia. They talk about love until the drunken Alcibiades bursts in, and decides to talk about Socrates instead. Symposium gives a picture of the sparkling society that was Athens at the height of her empire. The other three dialogues in this collection - Apology, C... дальше >>
The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories 7. The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories  , 2005  г.

"...it is an universal phenomenon of our nature that the mournful, the fearful, even the horrible, allures with irresistible enchantment." - Chaucer Burr, Memoir, 1850. "The Wordsworth Book of Horror Stories" is a superb collection of some of the greatest tales of the genre, many are classics while others are lesser-known gems unearthed from this vintage era of the supernatural. From time immemori... дальше >>
The Wordsworth Crossword Dictionary 8. The Wordsworth Crossword Dictionary  , 2008  г.

The Wordsworth Reference Library includes language dictionaries, language guides, historical references, and much more. This popular series covers everything from the familiar and practical to the extraordinary and outrageous.... дальше >>
Twenty Years After 9. Alexandre Dumas : Twenty Years After  , 2009  г.

This title includes an introduction by A. M. de Medeiros, University of Kent at Canterbury. A year after the publication of "The Three Musketeers", Alexandre Dumas produced a sequel worthy in every respect of the original. In "Twenty Years After" the much beloved D'Artaganan, Athos, Porthos and Aramis reunite to fight the forces of evil. In the original novel they defeated Milady, a formidable foe... дальше >>
The Collected Poems of A.E. Housman 10. Alfred Edward Housman : The Collected Poems of A.E. Housman  , 1994  г.

Housman's melodic and memorable poems have been popular for over a century. He writes typically of lost love, of the brevity of happiness, of young soldiers doomed to die. Admirers have found his work elegant and resonant; detractors have thought much of it mannered and glib. But Housman speaks with two voices: the smooth texts conceal a dark sub-text. This tormented and secretive man wrote poems ... дальше >>


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