Many Conditions of Love by Farahad Zama

By Farahad Zama

Can real love triumph within the face of fierce relatives opposition?
Mr Ali's marriage bureau is thriving yet hassle isn't far-off as soon as son Rehman starts secretly to woo television journalist Usha within the small cafes and at the appealing seashores of South Indian Vizag in an ill-advised romance.
Meanwhile the beautiful Aruna has an issue or all her personal. She enjoys being Mr Ali's right-hand girl on the marriage bureau, having an excellent husband Ram, and residing in a mansion a miles cry from her parents' cramped one-room condominium; yet how lengthy can Aruna stay chuffed as soon as her spiteful sister-in-law Mani comes domestic to stay?
When Usha's father reveals out approximately Rehman, a Muslim, the fats is within the fireplace. And what is going to Mr and Mrs Ali need to say after they observe too their son has been courting a non-Muslim?

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A Tale of Two Cities (150th Anniversary Edition) by Charles Dickens

By Charles Dickens

A hundred and fiftieth ANNIVERSARY version
With dramatic eloquence, this tale of the French Revolution brings to existence a time of terror and treason, and a ravenous humans emerging in frenzy and hate to overthrow a corrupt and decadent regime.

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The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell

By James Boswell

The such a lot entire variation ever released of the long-lasting Biography

WIDELY considered as the best literary biography ever released, James Boswell’s Life of Samuel Johnson finds a guy of oversized appetites and personal vulnerabilities, and is the resource of a lot of what we all know approximately one of many towering figures of English literature. This re-creation collates and corrects the textual inaccuracies of past models, returning to the unique manuscript for you to current a definitive version of this landmark textual content.

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The Complete Stories by Franz Kafka

By Franz Kafka

The total tales brings jointly all of Kafka’s tales, from the vintage stories akin to “The Metamorphosis,” “In the Penal Colony,” and “A starvation Artist” to shorter items and fragments that Max Brod, Kafka’s literary executor, published after Kafka’s demise. apart from his 3 novels, the total of Kafka’s narrative paintings is integrated during this quantity.

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The Maples Stories by John Updike

By John Updike

Accumulated jointly for the 1st time in hardcover, those eighteen vintage tales from throughout John Updike’s occupation shape a luminous chronicle of the lifestyles and occasions of 1 marriage in all its wealthy emotional complexity.

In 1956, Updike released a narrative, “Snowing in Greenwich Village,” a few younger couple, Joan and Richard Maple, firstly in their marriage. Over the subsequent twenty years, he back to those characters repeatedly, tracing their years jointly elevating teenagers, discovering moments of intermittent happiness, and dealing with the heartbreak of infidelity and estrangement. Seventeen Maples tales have been accrued in 1979 in a paperback version titled Too a ways to move, prompted via a tv edition. Now these tales seem in hardcover for the 1st time, with the addition of a later tale, “Grandparenting,” which returns us to the Maples’s lives lengthy after their wrenching divorce.

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The Torrents of Spring by Ernest Hemingway

By Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway's novella The Torrents of Spring examines writers and their lifestyle. published in 1926, an identical 12 months because the sunlight additionally Rises, the interesting tale of Yogi Johnson and Scripps O'Neill is usually neglected in favour of the Nobel Prize winner's later works.

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Si une nuit d'hiver un voyageur by Italo Calvino

By Italo Calvino

"Ce livre est né du désir de lecture. Je me suis mis à l'écrire en pensant aux livres que j'aimerais lire. Je me suis dit alors : l. a. meilleure façon d'avoir ces livres c'est de les écrire. Pas un livre, mais dix, l'un après l'autre, et tous à l'intérieur du même livre. Et chaque fois que je commençais, dans ce roman, un nouveau roman, ce qui me poussait, c'était encore et toujours le désir de lecture. J'ai vraiment voulu faire le livre du lecteur. Pas seulement parce que le lecteur est le seul véritable héros de ce livre, mais aussi parce que c'est son désir (et pas seulement le mien) de lecture qui dicte les différents livres."
Italo Calvino (1979)

Si une nuit d'hiver un voyageur fut publié pour los angeles première fois en juin 1979. Il est vite devenu un grand classique de los angeles littérature du XXe siècle.

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Norte y sur by Elizabeth Gaskell

By Elizabeth Gaskell

A través de l. a. historia de Margaret Hale, una joven del Sur de Inglaterra que por circunstancias familiares se ve obligada a trasladarse al Norte, a l. a. ciudad commercial de Milton -un trasunto apenas disfrazado de Manchester-, Elizabeth Gaskell plasma de forma magistral los conflictos sociales y políticos derivados de los angeles revolución business en los angeles Inglaterra de mediados del siglo XIX. Para los angeles heroína, el Sur donde ha nacido simboliza el idilio rural, el triunfo de los angeles armonía social y el decoro; frente a él, el Norte es sucio, rudo y violento. Sin embargo, a medida que va penetr ando en ese nuevo mundo y sus distintos estratos -desde Bessy, l. a. joven obrera enferma y su padre, líder sindical, hasta John Thornton, dueño de una fábrica textil, por quien siente una creciente atracción-, tendrá que ir corrigiendo sus prejuicios; y del mismo modo, su condición de mujer subordinada evolucionará hacia una madura aceptación de sí misma y de sus sentimientos.

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Epigrams (Modern Library Classics) by Martial

By Martial

Martial, the daddy of the epigram, used to be one of many excellent provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome. His Epigrams will be affectionate or merciless, elegiac or playful; they aim each section of Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, exceptionally, the aristocratic elite. With wit and knowledge, Martial inspires no longer “the grandeur that was once Rome,” yet particularly the undying topics of city existence and society.

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Dead Souls by Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol, Robert A. Maguire

By Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol, Robert A. Maguire

Dead Souls is without doubt one of the most unique works of nineteenth-century fiction and a devastating satire on social hypocrisy. Chichikov, a mysterious stranger, arrives in a provincial city and visits a succession of landowners to make every one an odd provide. He proposes to shop for the names of useless serfs nonetheless registered at the census, saving their proprietors from paying tax on them, and to take advantage of those “souls” as collateral to reinvent himself as a gentleman. during this ebullient masterpiece, Gogol created a gruesome gallery of human varieties, from the bear-like Sobakevich to the insubstantial idiot Manilov, and, specifically, the devilish con guy Chichikov.
* In his advent, translator and Gogol student Robert Maguire discusses the protracted and stricken tale of the novel's composition, Gogol's narrative approach, and his position within the Russian and eu literary traditions
* features a chronology, feedback for additional interpreting, appendices, word list, map, and notes

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