Swimming Home: A Novel

By Deborah Levy

As he arrives together with his kinfolk on the villa within the hills above great, Joe sees a physique within the swimming pool. however the woman is particularly a lot alive. She is Kitty Finch: a self-proclaimed botanist with green-painted fingernails, jogging bare out of the water and into the center in their vacation. Why is she there? What does she wish from all of them? And why does Joe's enigmatic spouse let her to stay? A subversively amazing learn of affection, Swimming Home unearths how the main devastating secrets and techniques are those we preserve from ourselves.

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Una de las obras más autobiográficas de Virginia Woolf.

Al faro es una de las obras cumbre de l. a. literatura del siglo XX. Basada en los angeles propia infancia de l. a. autora, l. a. novela cuenta l. a. historia de l. a. familia Ramsay en los angeles isla escocesa de Skye en el período de entreguerras. El rumor del mar, los angeles presencia insomne del faro, l. a. guerra, l. a. muerte, el erotismo o el transcurso del tiempo se entreveran en l. a. larga conversación de los angeles novela formando un oleaje de símbolos, palabras e imágenes.

«Una de las inteligencias e imaginaciones más delicadas que ahora ensayan felices experimentos con los angeles novela inglesa.»
Jorge Luis Borges

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Freya of the Seven Isles (The Art of the Novella)

By Joseph Conrad

There is a level of bliss too excessive for elation.

This little-known novella from one of many masters of the shape is so strange for Joseph Conrad's paintings in different respects, even supposing now not in its unique maritime surroundings or its much more unique prose—it is uncommon in that it's considered one of his only a few works to add a girl as a number one personality, and to take the shape of a romance.

Still, it is a Conradian romance: a sweeping saga set within the Indian Ocean basin, opposed to a turbulent heritage of slightly suppressed hostilities among Dutch and British service provider navies, informed by way of one in every of Conrad's classically indifferent narrators. in spite of everything, the original viewpoint of the sharply etched personality of Freya is one among Conrad's so much piercing reports of how the lust for strength can force males to greatness—or its opposite.

The artwork of The Novella Series

Too brief to be a unique, too lengthy to be a quick tale, the novella is mostly unrecognized by way of teachers and publishers. still, it's a shape loved and practiced by means of literature's maximum writers. within the artwork Of The Novella sequence, Melville condominium celebrates this renegade artwork shape and its practitioners with titles which are, often, offered in e-book shape for the 1st time.

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King John: Second Series (Arden Shakespeare)

By William Shakespeare

The Arden Shakespeare is the demonstrated version of Shakespeare's paintings. Justly celebrated for its authoritative scholarship and important statement, Arden publications you a richer figuring out and appreciation of Shakespeare's performs. This version of King John offers, a transparent and authoritative textual content, exact notes and statement at the comparable web page because the textual content, an entire advent discussing the severe and historic history to the play and appendices featuring resources and proper extracts.

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Wuthering Heights (Penguin Classics)

By Emily Brontë

Emily Brontë's basically novel, a piece of great and far-reaching impression, the Penguin Classics version of Wuthering Heights is the definitive variation of the textual content, edited with an creation via Pauline Nestor. Lockwood, the hot tenant of Thrushcross Grange, positioned at the bleak Yorkshire moors, is pressured to hunt shield one evening at Wuthering Heights, the house of his landlord. There he discovers the heritage of the tempestuous occasions that happened years sooner than; of the serious dating among the gypsy foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw; and the way Catherine, compelled to select from passionate, tortured Heathcliff and delicate, well-bred Edgar Linton, surrendered to the expectancies of her category. As Heathcliff's bitterness and vengeance at his betrayal is visited upon the subsequent new release, their blameless heirs needs to fight to flee the legacy of the previous. during this variation, a brand new preface via Lucasta Miller, writer of The Brontë delusion, seems to be on the ways that the unconventional has been interpreted, from Charlotte Brontë onwards. This enhances Pauline Nestor's advent, which discusses altering severe receptions of the radical, in addition to Emily Brontë's affects and historical past. Emily Brontë (1818-48), with her sisters, Charlotte and Anne, was once probably the most major literary figures of the nineteenth century. She wrote only one strikingly leading edge novel, Wuthering Heights, yet was once additionally a talented and excessive poet. if you happen to loved Wuthering Heights, you'll like Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, additionally on hand in Penguin Classics. 'Wuthering Heights is usually considered "romantic", yet try out rereading it with no being astonished by way of the comfortableness with which Brontë's characters topic each other to extremes of actual and mental violence' Jeanette Winterson 'As a primary novel, there's little or no that may evaluate to it. Even Shakespeare took over a decade to arrive the clifftop extremities of King Lear' Sarah Waters

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