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The Pickwick Papers

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Charles Dickens


The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, better known as The Pickwick Papers, is the first novel by Charles Dickens. Written for publicat…

Dubliners (Version 2)

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James Joyce


Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. They form a naturalistic depiction of Irish middle cl…

Woe from Wit [Горе от ума]

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Alexander Sergeyevich Griboedov


Woe from Wit (Russian: Горе от ума, also translated as "The Woes of Wit", "Wit Works Woe" and so forth) is Alexander Gri…

Mansfield Park

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Jane Austen


Mansfield Park features Austen’s frailest and perhaps most scrupulous heroine, Fannie Price. As the eldest daughter in a poor family, Fannie…

What is Man? and Other Essays

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Mark Twain


"What Is Man?", published by Mark Twain in 1906, is a dialogue between a young man and an older man jaded to the world. It involve…

Deutschland. Ein Wintermärchen

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Heinrich Heine


Deutschland. Ein Wintermärchen ist ein satirisches Versepos des deutschen Dichters Heinrich Heine (1797–1856). Unzufrieden mit den poli…

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 02

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H. G. Wells


The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

Lady Windermere's Fan

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Oscar Wilde


Lady Windermere's Fan: A Play About a Good Woman is a four act comedy by Oscar Wilde, published in 1893. As in some of his other comedies, W…

The Dragon Of Wantley (version 2)

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Owen Wister


A novel, The Dragon of Wantley, was written by Owen Wister (best known as the author of The Virginian) in 1892. Published by Lipincott Press…

Aesop's Fables, Volume 02 (Fables 26-50)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

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William Blake


The work was composed between 1790 and 1793, in the period of radical foment and political conflict immediately after the French Revolution.…

Aesop's Fables, Volume 03 (Fables 51-75)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

Kandid oder Die beste Welt

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Voltaire


Der satirische Roman "Kandid oder die beste Welt" (Candide ou l'optimisme) erzaehlt die abenteuerliche Geschichte des naiven Jueng…

The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

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Mark Twain


In one of his later novels, the master storyteller spins a tale of two children switched at infancy. A slave takes on the identity of master…

Crome Yellow

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Aldous Huxley


Crome Yellow, published in 1921 was Aldous Huxley’s first novel. In it he satirizes the fads and fashions of the time. It is the witty story…

Um Club da Má Língua

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky


O nome do autor é ocasionalmente grafado como Dostoievsky – foi um escritor russo, considerado um dos maiores romancistas da literat…

Gorgias

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Plato


This dialogue brings Socrates face to face with the famous sophist Gorgias and his followers. It is a work likely completed around the time …

The Way We Live Now

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Anthony Trollope


The Way We Live Now is a scathing satirical novel published in London in 1875 by Anthony Trollope, after a popular serialization. It was reg…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 11

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Jean de la Fontaine


Ce onzième livre des fables de Jean de La Fontaine est celui qui contient le plus petit nombre de fables: 10. Toutefois, les textes d…

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