Classics

Os Cus de Judas by António Lobo Antunes
3.97 /5

Logo depois de voltar da guerra em Angola, António Lobo Antunes escreve , sobre suas experiências naquele país. O romance se tornou um enorme sucesso, vindo a ser o primeiro grande livro sobre o confl...

Nuntă în cer by Mircea Eliade
4.26 /5

Cadrul întâmplărilor descrise rămâne unul modern, citadin, în vreme ce relatările lor au loc într-un cadru montan, izolat. Avem de-a face, aşadar, cu o perspectivă „de sus” asupra trecutului personaje...

The Real Mother Goose by Blanche Fisher Wright
4.30 /5

For nearly a century, The Real Mother Goose has delighted young children!For more than seventy-five years THE REAL MOTHER GOOSE has been delighting millions of children, and today the magic is as stro...

The Politics of Obedience: The Discourse of Voluntary Servitude by Étienne de La Boétie
3.95 /5

This classic work of the sixteenth century political philosopher, in reply to Machiavelli's The Prince, seeks to answer the question of why people submit to the tyranny of government, and as such, has...

The Secret of Red Gate Farm by Carolyn Keene
3.91 /5

When Bess Marvin purchased an expensive bottle of Oriental perfume, she never expected to stumble into a mystery. Now Bess, Nancy, George, and their new friend Jo are out to unravel the secrets of a m...

Jip en Janneke by Annie M.G. Schmidt
4.16 /5

Bundel met alle verhalen over de twee buurkinderen. Vanaf ca. 3 jaar.

Platero y yo by Juan Ramón Jiménez
3.81 /5

es una narración de que recrea poéticamente la vida y muerte del burro Platero. Es muy celebre el primer parrafo: “Platero es pequeño, peludo, suave; tan blando por fuera, que se diría todo de algodó...

Pied Piper by Nevil Shute
4.23 /5

It is the summer of 1940 and in Europe the time of Blitzkrieg. John Howard, a 70-year-old Englishman vacationing in France, cuts shorts his tour and heads for home. He agrees to take two children with...

Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
3.92 /5

is the sequel to Jean Webster's novel . First published in 1915, it was among the top ten best sellers in the US in 1916. The story is presented in a series of letters written by Sallie McBride, Judy ...

Absent in the Spring by Mary Westmacott
4.15 /5

Returning from a visit to her daughter in Iraq, Joan Scudamore finds herself unexpectedly alone and stranded in an isolated rest house by flooding of the railway tracks. This sudden solitude compels J...

The Memory of Old Jack by Wendell Berry
4.32 /5

In a rural Kentucky river town, "Old Jack" Beechum, a retired farmer, sees his life again through the sades of one burnished day in September 1952. Bringing the earthiness of America's past to mind, ...

On the Road: the Original Scroll by Jack Kerouac
4.13 /5

Though Jack Kerouac began thinking about the novel that was to become as early as 1947, it was not until three weeks in April 1951, in an apartment on West Twentieth Street in Manhattan, that he wrot...

The Conquest of Gaul by Gaius Julius Caesar
3.98 /5

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The Life of Our Lord: Written for His Children During the Years 1846 to 1849 by Charles Dickens
4.01 /5

In this charming, simple retelling of the life of Jesus Christ, adapted from the Gospel of St. Luke, Dickens hoped to teach his young children about religion and faith. Author: Charles DickensFormat: ...

Tales from Shakespeare by Charles Lamb
3.95 /5

This most recent adaptation of Charles and Mary Lamb's will enthrall a new generation of children. It includes fifteen of the best known plays, selected and retold to capture the essence of Shakespea...

Malina by Ingeborg Bachmann
4.06 /5

Bachmann tells the story of lives painfully intertwined: the unnamed narrator, haunted by nightmarish memories of her father, lives with the androgynous Malina, an initially remote and dispassionate m...

The Complete Shakespeare Sonnets by Charline Spektor
4.38 /5

The truly great voices of contemporary theatre come together to read The Complete Shakespeare Sonnets, a perfect introduction for young listeners as well as Shakespeare lovers of all ages.Not to be mi...

The Conformist by Alberto Moravia
3.98 /5

Secrecy and Silence are second nature to Marcello Clerici, the hero of , a book which made Alberto Moravia one of the world's most read postwar writers. Clerici is a man with everything under control ...

The Best Short Stories of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
4.23 /5

This volume contains a collection of some of the best short stories ever written by Edgar Allan Poe. A master of the macabre, Poe exhibits his literary prowess in these classic short stories. Containe...

The Sunlight Dialogues by John Gardner
3.92 /5

In , John Gardner's vision of America in the turbulent 1960s embraces an unconventional cast of conventional citizens in the small rural town of Batavia, New York. Sheriff Fred Clumly is trying desper...