Category: Literary

Gertrude by Hermann Hesse

By Hermann Hesse

During this novel approximately track, love, and creativity, Hermann Hesse weaves a story of loss and redemption. Kuhn, the delicate narrator, disabled in an twist of fate as a tender guy, has turn into a well known composer. he's interested in a gorgeous, mysterious singer named Gertrude and turns into engulfed in a permanent ardour for her. yet simply because he fears her sympathy, he finally ends up wasting her to his buddy and singer, Muoth. Kuhn turns into inextricably serious about their ill-fated marriage and is nearly destroyed -- yet finally he unearths his redemption via his paintings and the crowning glory of his opera.

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Juniper Blue: (A Novel) (Western Literature Series) by Susan Lang

By Susan Lang

This engrossing new novel by way of acclaimed writer Susan Lang maintains the saga of Ruth Farley, the fiercely self sufficient younger lady who was once the protagonist of Small Rocks emerging. Ruth continues to be on her domicile on the finish of a rugged canyon in California's Mojave wasteland, nonetheless suffering to outlive on her personal and to get over a brutal rape and the homicide of her lover. Now she also needs to face the accountability of motherhood. the resultant tale expands Ruth's international to surround the immense landscape of Depression-era Southern California - miners and ranchers striving to hold on until eventually occasions are higher; Indians attempting to protect their historical tradition and identification; Okies, vagrants, and breadlines; the wealth and glitter of the motion picture undefined; and narrow-minded small-town gossips. Ruth's existence additionally expands as she adjusts to motherhood, attempting to hold her autonomy and isolation and attempting to protect the tenuous internet that hyperlinks her to the seductive ruthlessness of the wasteland and to its historical humans and their knowledge. Ruth is likely one of the most tasty and unforgettable characters in fresh fiction, advanced and contradictory, obdurate and weak, passionately in love along with her austere, be

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To Build a Ship by Don Berry

By Don Berry

In to construct a boat, Don Berry explores the level to which a guy can betray himself and his morality for a dream or obsession. it is the tale of a handful of settlers who soak up land at the appealing Tillamook Bay within the early 1850s--defiant dreamers combating the barren region. With forested mountains at their backs and the open sea as their sole street to alternate, they're all at once remoted from the surface international whilst the one captain who might input their harbor dies. With the survival in their new payment threatened, they choose to construct their very own schooner. in the beginning the problem brings out the easiest within the males, however the stress in their big goal overtakes them. stumbling blocks collect and issues mount: a demise, a homicide trial, difficulty with restive Indians, and at last a travesty of justice. pleasure, surprise, and gripping drama mark this tale of fellows driven to the purpose of insanity as they see the Morning famous person of Tillamook slowly take form at the wild Pacific shore. Don Berry's novels in regards to the Oregon Territory are as wealthy and compelling this day as after they have been first released greater than 40 years in the past. those new versions of Trask, Moontrap, and to construct a boat comprise an creation by means of Jeff Baker, booklet critic for The Oregonian.

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The Legend of the Great Stupa Jarungkhasor by Anonymous

By Anonymous

"Drunkards hold forth the trail to Salvation; the recommendation of sycophants is undefined; fraudulent lecturers supply fake initiations; guileful impostors declare psychic powers; loquacity and eloquence cross as knowledge. The boastful increase profanity; the proletariat ideas the dominion; kings develop into paupers; the butcher and assassin turn into leaders of fellows; unscrupulous self-seekers upward push to excessive place. The Masters of the excessive Tantras stray like canine within the streets and their faithless errant scholars roam like lions within the jungle.

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Willoughby's Return: A tale of almost irresistible by Jane Odiwe

By Jane Odiwe

A misplaced love returns, rekindling forgotten passions… In Jane Austen's feel and Sensibility, whilst Marianne Dashwood marries Colonel Brandon, she places her heartbreak over rushing scoundrel John Willoughby some time past. 3 years later, Willoughby's go back throws Marianne right into a tizzy of painful stories and beautiful emotions of uncertainty. Willoughby is as fascinating, as roguish, and as a lot in love together with her as ever. And the timing could not be worse—with Colonel Brandon away and Willoughby decided to win her again, will Marianne locate the power to avoid wasting her marriage, or will the temptation of a prior love be too strong to withstand? compliment for Lydia Bennet's tale: "A breathtaking Regency romp!" Diana Birchall | writer of Mrs. Darcy's predicament "An absolute pride to read." ancient Novels assessment "Odiwe emulates Austen's recognized wit, and manages to offer Lydia a happily-ever-after finishing precious of any Regency romance heroine." Booklist "Odiwe can pay great homage to Austen's stylings and endears the reader to the previously secondary personality, spoiled and impulsive Lydia Bennet." Publisher's Weekly "Rollicking solid enjoyable with a shock twist." Austenprose (20091026)

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The Romance of Metaphysics: An Introduction to the History, by Israel Regardie

By Israel Regardie

This scarce antiquarian ebook is a facsimile reprint of the unique. as a result of its age, it might probably include imperfections equivalent to marks, notations, marginalia and improper pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally vital, we have now made it to be had as a part of our dedication for safeguarding, conserving, and selling the world's literature in reasonable, prime quality, sleek versions which are precise to the unique paintings.

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Convention and innovation in literature by Theo D'haen, Rainer Grübel, Helmut Lethen

By Theo D'haen, Rainer Grübel, Helmut Lethen

This paintings is a severe assessment of the thoughts of conference and innovation as utilized within the learn of fixing literary values, hierarchies and canons. ways are analyzed: (1) the linking of conference and the subject's knowledge of conference, and (2) platforms idea. The benefits of either methods are mentioned and an test is made to mix them and to treat platforms of literary conversation basically as structures of conventions. particular instances of adjusting conventions and innovation are illustrated with examples from the sector of versification (Rimbaud), reception stories (Puskin, Goethe, George Eliot), the dichotomy of forgetting/remembering (Nietzsche, Proust), avant-garde, the yank dream, and well known genres assimilated in Postmodernism

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