World Literature
epub | | 1987-08-14 | Author:Achebe, Chinua

centenary of James Joyce. I sat with other guests and thousands of Dubliners in a huge municipal hall waiting for the President of the Irish Republic to arrive and inaugurate ...
( Category: African August 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-13 | Author:Chronicle Books [Thynell Ulla]

“ALL I POSSESS!” Sweden There was once a farmer who was so stingy and close fisted that he could scarcely find it in his heart to eat anything; and as ...
( Category: Scandinavian August 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-07 | Author:Jhumpa Lahiri

‘La moglie di Gogol’ First published in the magazine Città (14 December 1944), later included in Ombre (Vallecchi, 1954) and then in Racconti (Vallecchi, 1961). Natalia Ginzburg 1916–91 Ginzburg was ...
( Category: Italian August 12,2019 )
epub |eng | 2012-12-06 | Author:Robert Chandler

The Stone Flower Mramorskoye was not the only place renowned for its stoneworkers. They say that our towns too had their share of craftsmen. The only difference being that our ...
( Category: Russian August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 1990-12-31 | Author:Colleen Mccullough [McCullough, Colleen]

6 While Lucius Caesar licked his wounds in Teanum Sidicinum, Gaius Papius Mutilus In crossed the Volturnus River and then the Calor River. When he reached Nola he was greeted ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 1989-12-31 | Author:Colleen Mccullough [Mccullough, Colleen]

“The day wasn’t over before the People got the bit between their teeth. Manius Aquillius didn’t even have time to resume his seat before all ten tribunes of the plebs ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2007-01-01 | Author:Colleen Mccullough [Mccullough, Colleen]

No one from the command tent was there to see Marcus Titius begin his mission because no one wanted to carry the memory of his perky, freckled face into the ...
( Category: Family Saga August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2006-01-30 | Author:Shikibu, Murasaki

Two monks “What could possibly prick your conscience this way? His Grace has never betrayed any such feelings. It has surprised and pained him to learn how ill you are, ...
( Category: Japanese August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-09-02 | Author:Songling Pu [Pu, Songling]

LXIX. THE PRINCESS OF THE TUNG-T‘ING LAKE. Ch‘ên Pi-chiao was a Pekingese; and being a poor man he attached himself as secretary to the suite of a high military official ...
( Category: Ghosts August 7,2019 )
mobi |eng | 1990-12-31 | Author:Colleen Mccullough

It is my intention to invade the lands of the Marsi. My army is finally in peak condition, and I am absolutely confident it will acquit itself in the same ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania August 7,2019 )
mobi |eng | 1989-12-31 | Author:Colleen Mccullough

On the Ides of November a letter came to Utica from the consul Publius Rutilius Rufus. Marius had got into the habit of sharing these letters with Sulla, who enjoyed ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania August 7,2019 )
epub |eng | 2012-05-11 | Author:Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich [Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich]

TO N. A. LEIKIN. GORBITSA, June 20, 1890. Greetings, dear Nikolay Alexandrovitch! I wrote you this as I approached Gorbitsa, one of the Cossack settlements on the banks of the ...
( Category: Letters August 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-07-16 | Author:Maggie Mundy [Mundy, Maggie]

Scarlet’s body had been like a dead battery—worn out but now charged up. She could take on anything, but for now, she would try and make Dubbo. It didn’t last. ...
( Category: Australia & Oceania August 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-06-18 | Author:Joseph Roth [Roth, Joseph]

4 Why was it that old Zipper had amounted to nothing – or at least had amounted to nothing in his own estimation? Because he had been forced to devote ...
( Category: German August 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-06-14 | Author:Sienna Mynx [Mynx, Sienna]

EVE FELT KISSES TO her face. She blinked awake. It was hard. She was so tired. “Mummy?” “Hi sweetie,” Mirabella said. Eve turned over to see her mother was in ...
( Category: Italian August 6,2019 )