Книги в жанре «Классическая проза» (5218 книг)

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81. CABBAGES AND KINGS Читать →

Автор: «They will tell you in Anchuria, that President Miraflores, of that volatile republic, died by his own hand in the coast town of Coralio; that he had reached thus far in flight from the inconveniences of an imminent revolution; and that one hundred thousand dollars, government funds, which he carried with him in an American…

82. Heart Of The West Читать →

Автор: Baldy Woods reached for the bottle, and got it. Whenever Baldy went for anything he usually–but this is not Baldy's story. He poured out a third drink that was larger by a finger than the first and second. Baldy was in consultation; and the consultee is worthy of his hire. “I"d be king if I…

83. Rolling Stones Читать →

Автор: This the twelfth and final volume of O. Henry's work gets its title from an early newspaper venture of which he was the head and front. On April 28, 1894, there appeared in Austin, Texas, volume 1, number 3, of The Rolling Stone, with a circulation greatly in excess of that of the only two…

84. The Voice of the City Читать →

Автор: Twenty-five years ago the school children used to chant their lessons. The manner of their delivery was a singsong recitative between the utterance of an Episcopal minister and the drone of a tired sawmill. I mean no disrespect. We must have lumber and sawdust. I remember one beautiful and instructive little lyric that emanated from…

85. Whirligigs Читать →

Автор: A favourite dodge to get your story read by the public is to assert that it is true, and then add that Truth is stranger than Fiction. I do not know if the yarn I am anxious for you to read is true; but the Spanish purser of the fruit steamer El Carrero swore to…

86. The Gentle Grafter Читать →

Автор: “The Gentle Grafter” by O. Henry, Author of “The Four Million,” “The Voice of the City,” “The Trimmed Lamp,” “Strictly Business,” “Whirligigs,” Etc.

87. Le journal d’une femme de chambre Читать →

Автор: CГ©lestine entre dans sa nouvelle place de femme de chambre, en province, au service de M. et Mme Lanlaire et aux cГґtГ©s de la cuisiniГЁre Marianne et du palefrenier Joseph. Elle se souvient de ses anciens maГ®tres, comme ce vieillard fascinГ© par les bottines, ou cette vieille femme qui va s'encanailler, ou encore cette Г©pouse…

88. The Canterville Ghost Читать →

Автор: An amusing chronicle of the tribulations of the Ghost of Canterville Chase when his ancestral halls became the home of the American Minister to the Court of St. James

89. The Canterville Ghost (Illustrated by WALLACE GOLDSMITH) Читать →

Автор: An amusing chronicle of the tribulations of the Ghost of Canterville Chase when his ancestral halls became the home of the American Minister to the Court of St. James

90. The Picture of Dorian Gray Читать →

Автор: This is a story of moral corruption. A gothic melodrama, it is full of subtle impression and epigram. It touches on many of Wilde's recurring themes, such as the nature and spirit of art, aestheticism and the dangers inherent in it.

91. Jeeves in the offing Читать →

Автор: Jeeves placed the sizzling eggs and b. on the breakfast table, and Reginald ("Kipper") Herring and I, licking the lips, squared our elbows and got down to it. A lifelong buddy of mine, this Herring, linked to me by what are called imperishable memories. Years ago, when striplings, he and I had done a stretch…

92. Much obliged, Jeeves Читать →

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93. El Гљltimo Gran Amor Читать →

Автор: Charming and attractive, Edith Chardman finds herself suddenly alone after a long and happy marriage. Into the emptiness comes Edwin, old enough almost to be her grandfather, and Jared, young enough to be her son…In the unfolding of Edith's discovery of love in its infinite variety, Pearl Buck displays her masterly skill as a storyteller…

94. La Buena Tierra Читать →

Автор: This is the Spanish text edition of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize winning novel that is still a standout today. Deceptive in its simplicity, it is a story built around a flawed human being and a teetering socio-economic system, as well as one that is layered with profound themes. The cadence of the author's writing is…

95. The Good Earth Читать →

Автор: Wang Lung, rising from humble Chinese farmer to wealthy landowner, gloried in the soil he worked. He held it above his family, even above his gods. But soon, between Wang Lung and the kindly soil that sustained him, came flood and drought, pestilence and revolution… Through this…

96. A Damsel in Distress Читать →

Автор: When Maud Marsh flings herself into George Benson’s cab in Piccadilly, he starts believing in damsels in distress. But when George traces his mysterious traveling companion to Belpher Castle, home of Lord Marshmoreton, things become severely muddled—the scene for the perfect Wodehouse comedy of errors.

97. Love Among the Chickens Читать →

Автор: “A gentleman called to see you when you were out last night, sir,” said Mrs. Medley, my landlady, removing the last of the breakfast things. “Yes?” I said, in my affable way. “A gentleman,” said Mrs. Medley meditatively, “with a very powerful voice.” “Caruso?” “Sir?” “I said, did he leave a name?” “Yes, sir. Mr.…

98. Right Ho, Jeeves Читать →

Автор: Maybe Mephistopheles was a bad idea after all…, November 23, 2003 Reviewer: Athulan Vijayaraghavan(Austin, TX) You know things are going bad for Gussie (Agustus Fink-Nottle) when Bertie steps in…

99. Детская Читать →

Автор: Кобо Абэ (1924 год – 1993 год) – современный японский писатель.

100. Chronique Du RГЁgne De Charles IX Читать →

Автор: ГЂ Paris, le protestant Bernard de Mergy retrouve son frГЁre aГ®nГ©, converti au catholicisme. DГ©cidГ©s Г  ne pas quereller leurs croyances religieuses, les deux jeunes gens s'accordent de partager les jouissances qu'offre la cour des MГ©dicis, oГ№ les intrigues amoureuses se dГ©mГЄlent Г  force de duels chevaleresques. Mais tandis que le roi Charles IX s'offre…