A compelling translation of one of Zola's most powerful novels, the nineteenth work in his famous Rougon-Macquart series that traces the fortunes of a family over five generations.
La Débâcle&nbs ... 続きを読む
Ford wrote darkly about sexual and political passion, despair, thwarted ambition, and incest. This selection also shows his ability to portray the poignancy of love as well as write entertaining come ... 続きを読む
I very soon had an opportunity to interpret Dora's nervous coughing as the outcome of a fantasized sexual situation.'
A Case of Hysteria, popularly known as the Dora Case, affords a rare insight i ... 続きを読む
The Jago had got him, and it held him fast.'
In the worst of London's East End slums, in an area called the Jago, young Dicky Perrott is used to a life of poverty, crime, and violence. Gang warfa ... 続きを読む
A new single-volume edition of all Dickens's Christmas books, with a selection of the original illustrations and a full critical introdution.
New edition includes a selection of 20 of the origina ... 続きを読む
A single-volume edition of all Dickens's Christmas books, with a selection of 20 the original illustrations and a full critical introduction.
An excellent introduction by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst ... 続きを読む
When A Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court was published in 1889, Mark Twain was undergoing a series of personal and professional crises. Thus what began as a literary burlesque of British chiva ... 続きを読む
This selection of twenty-seven stories shows Maupassant at his comic, cruel, and brilliant best. In addition to the poignant title story, it includes one of the most famous tales ever written, The Nec ... 続きを読む
I concluded that I was a substance whose whole essence or nature resides only in thinking, and which, in order to exist, has no need of place and is not dependent on any material thing.' Descartes's ... 続きを読む