Product Description: A Room with a View is a 1908 novel by English writer E. M. Forster, about a young woman in the repressed culture of Edwardian era England. Set in Italy and England, the story is both a romance and a critique of English society at the beginning of the 20th century...read more
Product Description: âNow and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.â --- Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi Life on the Mississippi (1883) is a memoir by Mark Twain of his days as a steamboat pilot on the Mississippi River before the American Civil War, and also a travel book, recounting his trip along the Mississippi from St...read more
Product Description: âA man is as free as he chooses to make himself, never an atom freer.â --- George MacDonald, Lilith Lilith is a fantasy novel written by Scottish writer George MacDonald and first published in 1895. Its importance was recognized in its later revival in paperback by Ballantine Books as the fifth volume of the celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in September 1969...read more
Product Description: "Wit is well-bred insolence." - Aristotle, Rhetoric Aristotle's Rhetoric is an ancient Greek treatise on the art of persuasion, dating from the 4th century BC. The English title varies: typically it is titled Rhetoric, the Art of Rhetoric, or a Treatise on Rhetoric...read more
Product Description: “The most terrible thing about it is not that it breaks one’s heart—hearts are made to be broken—but that it turns one’s heart to stone.” Oscar Wilde, De Profundis De Profundis (Latin: "from the depths") is an epistle written by Oscar Wilde during his imprisonment in Reading Gaol, to Lord Alfred Douglas...read more
9781497411722 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 22, 2014, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: “The most terrible thing about it is not that it breaks one’s heart—hearts are made to be broken—but that it turns one’s heart to stone.
Product Description: âDeath must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.â Oscar Wilde, The Canterville Ghost "The Canterville Ghost" is a popular short story by Oscar Wilde, widely adapted for the screen and stage...read more
Product Description: â...though she had not had the strength to shake off the spell that bound her to him she had lost all spontaneity of feeling, and seemed to herself to be passively awaiting a fate she could not avert.â Edith Wharton, Summer Summer is a novel by Edith Wharton published in 1917 by Charles Scribner's Sons...read more
Product Description: Hard Times â For These Times (commonly known as Hard Times) is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, first published in 1854. The book appraises English society and is aimed at highlighting the social and economic pressures of the times...read more
9781497354739 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 15, 2014, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: Hard Times â For These Times (commonly known as Hard Times) is the tenth novel by Charles Dickens, first published in 1854.
Product Description: The Wings of the Dove is a 1902 novel by Henry James. This novel tells the story of Milly Theale, an American heiress stricken with a serious disease, and her effect on the people around her. Some of these people befriend Milly with honorable motives, while others are more self-interested...read more