Книги в жанре «Классическая проза» (5218 книг)

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11. The Poison Belt Читать →

Автор: Being an account of another adventure of Prof. George E. Challenger, Lord John Roxton, Prof. Summerlee, and Mr. E. D. Malone,the discoverers of “The Lost World”

12. The Vital Message Читать →

Автор: It has been our fate, among all the innumerable generations of mankind, to face the most frightful calamity that has ever befallen the world. There is a basic fact which cannot be denied, and should not be overlooked. For a most important deduction must immediately follow from it. That deduction is that we, who have…

13. The White Company Читать →

Автор: THE great bell of Beaulieu was ringing. Far away through the forest might be heard its musical clangor and swell, Peat-cutters on Blackdown and fishers upon the Exe heard the distant throbbing rising and falling upon the sultry summer air. It was a common sound in those parts-as common as the chatter of the jays…

14. When The World Screamed Читать →

Автор: I HAD a vague recollection of having heard my friend Edward Malone, of the Gazette, speak of Professor Challenger, with whom he had been associated in some remarkable adventures. I am so busy, however, with my own profession, and my firm has been so overtaxed with orders, that I know little of what is going…

15. Антисексус Читать →

Автор: Ниже нами приводится текст рекламной брошюры, изданной в Нью-Йорке на 8 европейских языках «Международным промышленным обозрением» (Internationale Industriale Revu). ельзя отказать в незаурядном литературно-рекламном даровании составителю этой брошюры, как нельзя отказать этому деловому сочинению в империалистическом цинизме, корректной порнографии и чудовищной пошлости, вызывающей своими размерами даже грусть. Однако есть что-то в стиле этой брошюры, что…

16. Bleak House Читать →

Автор: Soon after she returns to Bleak House, Esther decides to go to London to see Mr. Guppy. First, she visits Caddy and Prince Turveydrop. Taken aback by Esther's scarred face, Guppy emphatically retracts his former marriage proposal to Esther. Esther obtains from him a promise to “relinquish all idea of . . . serving me.”…

17. David Copperfield Читать →

Автор: In his early childhood days, a young boy, David Copperfield, had been living with his mother and their servant Peggotty. His mother marries a very cruel man, Mr. Murdstone and David is being sent away to Salem House where it is not very safe at all. It was a run-down London boarding school where Mr.…

18. Dombey and Son Читать →

Автор: Mr. Dombey, a wealthy London merchant, puts all his hopes in his sickly son Paul to succeed him in running the firm, and ignores his good daughter Florence. The firm is nearly ruined by a trusted employee named Carker who also runs away with Dombey's second wife, the scheming Edith Granger. This was the first…

19. Great Expectations Читать →

Автор: Great Expectations chronicles the progress of Pip from childhood through adulthood. As he moves from the marshes of Kent to London society, he encounters a variety of extraordinary characters: from Magwitch, the escaped convict, to Miss Havisham and her ward, the arrogant and beautiful Estella. In this fascinating story, Dickens shows the dangers of being…

20. Oliver Twist Читать →

Автор: One of Dickens’ most enduringly popular stories is Oliver Twist, an early work published 1837-8. Like many of his later novels, its central theme is the hardship faced by the dispossessed and those of the outside of ‘polite’ society. Oliver himself is born in a workhouse and treated cruelly there as was the norm at…

21. The Adventures of Oliver Twist Читать →

Автор: Among other public buildings in a certain town, which for many reasons it will be prudent to refrain from mentioning, and to which I will assign no fictitious name, there is one anciently common to most towns, great or small:  to wit, a workhouse; and in this workhouse was born; on a day and date…

22. Jane Eyre Читать →

Автор: «an Autobiography…»

23. Jane Eyre Читать →

Автор: Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead, subject to the cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane Eyre nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. She takes up the post of governess at Thornfield, falls in love with Mr. Rochester, and discovers the impediment to their lawful marriage in a story that…

24. Historia CГіmica O Viaje A La Luna Читать →

Автор: Savinien de CYRANO DE BERGERAC (1619-1655), inmortalizado por la tragicomedia de Edmond Rostand, fue un personaje real, un escritor barroco francГ©s que en su juventud ingresГі en el ejГ©rcito, donde dejГі fama de fanfarrГіn, espadachГ­n y pendenciero. Una grave herida le animГі a abandonar el servicio de las armas. Se dedicГі despuГ©s a la literatura.…

25. Lady Chatterley's Lover Читать →

Автор: Perhaps the most famous of Lawrence's novels, the 1928 Lady Chatterley's Lover is no longer distinguished for the once-shockingly explicit treatment of its subject matter—the adulterous affair between a sexually unfulfilled upper-class married woman and the game keeper who works for the estate owned by her wheelchaired husband. Now that we're used to reading about…

26. Where Angels Fear to Tread Читать →

Автор: This etext was prepared by Richard Fane, Haddonfield, NJ Where Angels Fear to Tread by E. M. Forster

27. Wuthering Heights Читать →

Автор: 1801.—I have just returned from a visit to my landlord—the solitary neighbour that I shall be troubled with. This is certainly a beautiful country! In all England, I do not believe that I could have fixed on a situation so completely removed from the stir of society. A perfect misanthropist's heaven: and Mr. Heathcliff and…

28. Der schwarze Obelisk. Geschichte einer verspГ¤teten Jugend Читать →

Автор: «Scheltet nicht, wenn ich einmal von alten Zeiten rede. Die Welt liegt wieder im fahlen Licht der Apokalypse, der Geruch des Blutes und der Staub der letzten ZerstГ¶rung sind noch nicht verflogen, und schon arbeiten Laboratorien und Fabriken aufs neue mit Hochdruck daran, den Frieden zu erhalten durch die Erп¬Ѓndung von Waffen, mit denen man…

29. A Farewell to Arms Читать →

Автор: The greatest American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms cemented Ernest Hemingway’s reputation as one of the most important novelists of the twentieth century. Drawn largely from Hemingway’s own experiences, it is the story of a volunteer ambulance driver wounded on the Italian front, the beautiful British nurse with whom…

30. For Whom the Bell Tolls Читать →

Автор: In 1937 Ernest Hemingway traveled to Spain to cover the civil war there for the North American Newspaper Alliance. Three years later he completed the greatest novel to emerge from “the good fight,” For Whom the Bell Tolls. The story of Robert Jordan, a young American in…