Download Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar PDF

By Marguerite Yourcenar

Written within the type of a testamentary letter from the Emperor Hadrian to his successor, the younger Marcus Aurelius, this paintings is as remarkable for its mental intensity as for its actual reconstruction of the second one century of our period. the writer describes the booklet as a meditation upon background, yet this meditation is outfitted upon extensive examine of the non-public and political lifetime of a very good and complicated personality as noticeable via himself and his contemporaries, either buddies and enemies. Marguerite Yourcenar reconstructs Hadrian's onerous early years, his triumphs and reversals, and his sluggish reordering of a war-torn international.

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Download Sanshiro by Natsume Soseki; Haruki Murakami (intr.) PDF

By Natsume Soseki; Haruki Murakami (intr.)

Natsume Soseki's basically coming-of-age novel, Sanshiro depicts the eponymous twenty-three-year-old protagonist as he leaves the sleepy geographical region to wait a school within the consistently relocating "real international" of Tokyo. Baffled and fascinated with the site visitors, the teachers, and-most of all-the ladies, Sanshiro needs to locate his manner one of the sophisticates that fill his new existence. An incisive social and cultural observation, Sanshiro is additionally a refined portrait of past love, culture, and modernization, and the idealism of minor opposed to the cynicism of heart age.

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Download Picnic ad Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay PDF

By Joan Lindsay

The vintage novel in regards to the disappearance of 3 boarding tuition women that encouraged the acclaimed film
It was once a cloudless summer season day within the yr 1900. each person at Appleyard university for younger women agreed it was once fabulous for a picnic at putting Rock. After lunch, a bunch of 3 women climbed into the blaze of the afternoon solar, urgent on in the course of the scrub into the shadows of the secluded volcanic outcropping. Farther, greater, till eventually they disappeared. They by no means again. . . .
Mysterious and subtly erotic, Picnic at striking Rock inspired the enduring 1975 movie of an analogous identify by way of Peter Weir. A beguiling landmark of Australian literature, it stands with Shirley Jackson’s We Have consistently Lived within the Castle, Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca, and Jeffrey Eugenides’ The Virgin Suicides as a masterpiece of haunting intrigue.

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Download Seven-Day Magic by Edward Eager PDF

By Edward Eager

All books are magic, yet a few are extra magical than others.
     while Susan opens an odd library ebook, she discovers it truly is approximately her and her pals, top up-to-the-minute while she opened the publication. past that, the pages are clean . . . looking ahead to the youngsters to need the booklet packed with adventures.
     Fredericka asks for wizards and beasties, and a dragon contains her off. Susan trips to the realm of Half Magic, and unearths that blending magic creates trouble—far an excessive amount of to accommodate earlier than the ebook is due again on the library.
     Wishing, it sort of feels, is a tough enterprise. And if the kids make the incorrect want, their experience will not finish, as all tales needs to, fortunately ever after.

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Download Fasti by Ovid PDF

By Ovid

Поэма «Фасты» («Fasti»), посвящённая сказаниям, связанным с римским календарем, праздничным и священным дням (ценный источник для изучении римской религии). От неё сохранилось шесть книг (I-VI), охватывающих первую половину года древних римлян. Автор её крупнейший римский поэт Публий Овидий Назон ― Publius Ovidius Naso (20 марта forty three г. до н. э. – 18 г. н. э.). Поэма издана в серии в серии «The Loeb Classical Library» в одном томе, ― латинский текст, английский перевод, статьи и указатель

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