By Marguerite Yourcenar
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.
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.
By Edward Eager
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.
By Isaac Asimov
4 males and a girl are lowered to a microscopic fraction in their unique dimension, despatched in a miniaturized atomic sub via a death man's carotid artery to wreck a blood clot in his mind. in the event that they fail, the complete global may be doomed.
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
By Herman Melville
A failed mutiny lands the narrator in a Tahitian reformatory the place he and his spouse are handled with interest and kindness. After their eventual free up, the 2 embark on a chain of adventures as they paintings at extraordinary jobs, view conventional rites and customs at the island, and contrive an viewers with the Tahitian queen.