All My Sons (Penguin Classics)

By Arthur Miller

Joe Keller and Steve Deever, companions in a desktop store in the course of international struggle II, grew to become out faulty plane components, inflicting the deaths of many males. Deever used to be despatched to criminal whereas Keller escaped punishment and went again to company, making himself very prosperous within the resulting years. In Miller’s  work of large energy, a love affair among Keller's son, Chris, and Ann Deever, Steve’s daughter, the bitterness of George Keller, who returns from the struggle to discover his father in legal and his father's associate unfastened, and the response of a son to his father's guilt expand towards a climax of electrifying intensity.
 
Winner of the Drama Critics' Award for most sensible New Play in 1947, All My Sons proven Arthur Miller as a number one voice within the American theater. All My Sons brought subject matters that thread via Miller's paintings as a complete: the relationships among fathers and sons and the clash among enterprise and private ethics. This version positive aspects an creation through Christopher Bigsby.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts better by means of introductions and notes by way of special students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

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The Annotated Peter Pan (The Centennial Edition) (The Annotated Books)

By J. M. Barrie, Maria Tatar

"Peter Pan is a smart and refining and uplifting benefaction to this sordid and money-mad age."―Mark Twain

100 years after J. M. Barrie released the unconventional Peter and Wendy, Maria Tatar revisits a narrative that, like Alice in Wonderland, bridges the generations, animating either adults and kids with its kinetic power. The adventures of the Darling young ones with Peter Pan and Tinkerbell in Neverland are the seminal story of break out and delusion. encouraged by way of Barrie's real-life adventures with the 5 Llewelyn Davies boys he followed, the tale of Peter Pan has a deep and arguable heritage of its personal that comes alive in Tatar's new version. This brilliantly designed volume―with interval pictures, full-color pictures through iconic illustrators, remark on level and monitor models, and an array of supplementary fabric, together with Barrie's screenplay for a silent film―will draw readers into worlds of incandescent good looks, flooding them with the radiance of early life ask yourself and the poignancy of what we lose after we develop up. one hundred twenty five black-and-white and one hundred twenty five four-color illustrations

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Furniture and Draperies in the Era of Jane Austen: Ackermann's Repository of Arts

By Jody Gayle

Jane Austen cleverly used furnishings and loved ones furniture in her novels to create funny, intimate, uncomfortable or even sexually charged events. In bankruptcy after bankruptcy, Austen applied furnishings to craft scenes and create drama through directing her characters round the room, to and from chairs, sofas, home windows, fireplaces or even the pianoforte. furnishings and Draperies within the period of Jane Austen is a complete resource for the entire illustrations released in a single of the main influential periodicals of Austen’s lifetime – Ackermann's Repository of Arts. The publication includes over 100 beautiful illustrations that are followed through the unique descriptions, as released greater than 2 hundred years in the past. furnishings and Draperies within the period of Jane Austen covers twelve years of style furnishings within the Georgian and Regency classes (1809-1820). inside designers, researchers, authors, and Regency fanatics will all treasure those real examples of furnishings and draperies within the period of Jane Austen. * This booklet is better seen within the paperback model and incorporates a complete colour representation on approximately each web page and features a desk of contents. The paperback booklet cost is determined through CreateSpace, a firm of Amazon.com approx. pages: one hundred ten be aware count number: 27,673

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Mosquito

By Roma Tearne

Set adrift by way of the new dying of his spouse, Theo Samarajeeva abandons his cozy writer's existence in London and returns to Sri Lanka, his war-torn place of origin. There he meets Nulani, a skilled and enigmatic younger artist, and an unorthodox and tenuous love blossoms among this not going pair. but if the insurgency explodes, their precarious global is torn aside. Theo is held captive and stripped of every little thing he as soon as held expensive. Nulani is compelled into exile. by way of turns heartbreaking and uplifting, Mosquito is a primary novel of exceptional attractiveness and compelling energy.

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New Essays on The Sound and the Fury (The American Novel)

By Noel Polk

William Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury met with merely constrained good fortune while released in 1929, most likely as a result of its fragmented, non-chronological constitution. considering that, notwithstanding, it has turn into probably the most well known of Faulkner's novels, serving as a litmus paper upon which severe ways have demonstrated themselves. within the creation to this quantity Noel Polk strains the severe responses to the radical from the time of its e-book to the current day. The essays that persist with current modern reassessments of The Sound and the Fury from quite a few severe views. sunrise Trouard deals us the ladies of The Sound and the Fury, examining opposed to the grain of the fundamental serious culture that sees the ladies in the course of the lens of masculine cultural biases. Donald M. Kartiganer involves phrases with the ways that the radical at the same time draws readers and resists readings. Richard Godden discusses the connection among incest and miscegenation. Noel Polk examines heavily the way in which Faulkner experiments with language.

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Russian Debutante's Handbook

By Gary Shteyngart

"Vladimir Girshkin&#151twenty-five-year-old Russian immigrant, 'Little Failure' in response to his high-achieving mom, unsatisfied lover to fats dungeon mistress Challah (his 'little Challah bread'), and lowly clerk on the bureaucratic Emma Lazarus Immigrant Absorption Society&#151is approximately to have his first holiday. whilst the not likely determine of a filthy rich yet psychotic outdated Russian struggle hero seems to be and introduces Vladimir to his ally, who simply occurs to be a small electrical fan, Vladimir has little inkling that he's approximately to embark on an event of unrelenting lunacy&#151one that overturns his assumptions approximately what it capacity to be an immigrant in America."

The Russian Debutante's Handbook takes us from big apple City's decrease East part to the hip frontier desert of Prava&#151the jap ecu Paris of the '90s&#151whose grand and wonderful good looks is marred basically via the shadow of the looming statue of Stalin's foot. There, with the encouragement of the Groundhog, a murderous (but fun-loving) Russian mafioso, Vladimir infiltrates the yank ex-pat group with the wish of defrauding his younger middle-class compatriots through launching a pyramid scheme that's as silly because it is excellent. issues cross swimmingly before everything, yet not anything is sort of because it turns out in Prava, and Vladimir learns that during order to reinvent himself, he needs to first become aware of who he rather is.

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And the Dark Sacred Night

By Julia Glass

Kit Noonan is an unemployed artwork historian with twins to aid, a loan to pay, and a annoyed spouse who insists that, to maneuver ahead, equipment needs to first confront a vital secret approximately his prior. Born to a unmarried teenage mom, he hasn't ever identified the identification of his organic father.

 
Kit’s seek starts off together with his onetime stepfather, Jasper, a take-no-prisoners Vermont outdoorsman, and eventually leads him to Fenno McLeod, the cherished protagonist of Glass's award-winning novel Three Junes. Immersing readers in a landscape that stretches from Vermont to the end of Cape Cod, And the darkish Sacred evening is an unforgettable novel concerning the younger offerings that steer our destinies, the need of forgiveness, and the dangers we take after we face down the shadows of our past.

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After Claude (New York Review Books Classics)

By Iris Owens

Harriet is leaving her boyfriend Claude, “the French rat.” That at the least is how Harriet sees issues, no matter if it’s Claude who has simply requested Harriet to depart his Greenwich Village residence. good, a technique or one other she has no goal of leaving. on the contrary, she is going to remain and special revenge—or might have if Claude had no longer had her unceremoniously evicted. nonetheless, although moved out, Harriet isn't really approximately to maneuver on. no longer in any respect. Girlfriends circle round to patronize and propose, yet Harriet basically takes offense, and it’s effortless to appreciate why. simply because mad and maddening as she should be, Harriet sees previous the well mannered platitudes that everybody else is content material to spout and dwell by means of. She is an unblinkered, unbuttoned, unrelenting, and particularly bitingly humorous prophetess of all that's improper with women’s lives and hearts—until, in a shock twist, she unearths a savior in a dismal room on the Chelsea lodge.

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A Game of Thrones 4-Book Bundle: A Song of Ice and Fire Series: A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, and A Feast for Crows

By George R.R. Martin

George R. R. Martin's A track of Ice and hearth sequence has develop into, in lots of methods, the best for contemporary epic fable. Martin—dubbed the "American Tolkien" by means of Time magazine—has created an international that's as wealthy and very important as any piece of ancient fiction, set in an age of knights and chivalry and jam-packed with a plethora of attention-grabbing, multidimensional characters that you simply love, hate to like, or like to hate as they fight for regulate of a divided country. it's this very energy that has led it to be tailored because the HBO miniseries “Game of Thrones.”

This package comprises the subsequent novels:
A video game OF THRONES
A conflict OF KINGS
A hurricane OF SWORDS
A dinner party FOR CROWS

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L'Odeur

By Radhika Jha

Quand son père est tué dans une émeute au Kenya, Lîla quitte les grands espaces africains pour un appartement exigu en banlieue parisienne, chez son oncle et sa tante, d'origine indienne comme elle. C'est ainsi qu'elle découvre Paris et que sa vie prend un nouveau cours, riche en rencontres déroutantes - avec pour seul repère los angeles singularité de son odorat qui fera merveille dans l'art culinaire et qui, peu à peu, colorera les moindres moments et émotions de son life. Elle suivra avec son nez un univers d'arômes, d'épices et de sensualité jusque dans les péripéties de sa vie amoureuse. Et ce don qui est aussi une malédiction deviendra los angeles clé d'une nouvelle découverte de soi et du monde.

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