By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Los angeles obra maestra de Johann Wolfgang von Goethe en cuidada edición bilingüe.
«Nada tenía y, sin embargo, tenía lo suficiente:
el afán de saber l. a. verdad y el placer por el engaño.»
Este poema dramático, inspirado en una leyenda medieval, narra los angeles historia de Fausto, sabio anciano que, en el ocaso de su existencia, establece un pacto con Mefistófeles, a quien entrega su alma a cambio de los angeles juventud. Las dos partes del Fausto, cuya escritura abarca toda l. a. vida creativa de Goethe, conforman un clásico inagotable de los angeles literatura common. En él, l. a. filosofía y el arte se dan los angeles mano para representar l. a. inquietud del hombre en busca del saber y los angeles belleza.
El presente volumen recupera l. a. fiel traducción en verso de Pedro Gálvez y los angeles empareja con el texto unique en alemán que Albrecht Schöne fijó para los angeles Deutscher Klassiker Verlag (Insel) y que ha sido considerado unánimemente su edición definitiva. Completan el tomo una exhaustiva e iluminadora introducción del editor y un apéndice con todos los escritos autobiográficos de Goethe, que atestiguan el extenso y laborioso proceso de escritura de l. a. obra, que va de l. a. década de 1760 a los angeles muerte del poeta en 1832.
By Laurence Sterne
Creation and Notes through Robert Folkenflik
Rich in playful double entendres, digressions, formal oddities, and typographical experiments, The existence and critiques of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman provoked a literary sensation while it first seemed in England in a sequence of volumes from 1759 to 1767. An ingeniously established novel (about writing a unique) that fascinates like a verbal online game of chess, Tristram Shandy is the main protean and playful English novel of the eighteenth century and a party of the paintings of fiction; its inventiveness anticipates the paintings of Joyce, Rushdie, and Fuentes in our personal century. this contemporary Library Paperback is determined from the nine-volume first version from 1759.
By William Golding
By William Golding
A reissue of the journey de strength by way of the Nobel laureate that's "a imaginative and prescient of elemental fact so shiny we appear to hallucinate the scenes" (The big apple occasions e-book Review). It opens throughout the London blitz, while a unadorned baby steps out of an all-consuming hearth; that kid, Matty, turns into a wanderer and a seeker. extra misplaced young children look forward to him, twins as beautiful as they're loveless. In a last conflagration, William Golding's publication lighting up either the internal and outer darknesses of our time.
By Stefan Zweig
Amazing evening is the tale of 1 remodeling night within the lifetime of a wealthy and bored younger guy. He spends an afternoon on the races and a night within the seedy yet exciting corporation of the dregs of society. His stories jolt him out of his languor and provides him a newfound savour for all times, that's then lower brief through the nice warfare. The Invisible assortment and Buchmendel, of Zweig's strongest works, discover lives led within the unmarried minded pursuit of artwork and literature opposed to a backdrop of poverty and corruption. Letter from an Unknown girl is a poignant and heartbreaking story of the energy and insanity of unrequited love. This tale was once made right into a movie through Max Ophuls starring Joan Fontaine (1948). within the Fowler Snared, it's the guy whose ardour is still unrequited. Twenty-Four Hours within the lifetime of a girl is the tale of a middle-aged English widow who travels to flee loneliness and tedium. One night whereas having fun with the based surroundings of the Monte Carlo on line casino, she turns into mesmerised by way of the obsessive playing of a tender Polish aristocrat. This fateful stumble upon results in ardour, depression and loss of life, altering their lives forever.
Translated from the German through Eden and Cedar Paul, Stefan Zweig's chosen tales is released through Pushkin Press.
By Sinclair Lewis
Widely thought of Sinclair Lewis's maximum novel, this satire of the yank social panorama created a sensation upon its 1922 e-book. Babbitt's identify turned an speedy and enduring synonym for middle-class complacency, and the strictures of his life published the vacancy of the mainstream imaginative and prescient of good fortune. His tale displays the character of a conformist society, during which the pressures of holding propriety can finally reason contributors to lose their position within the world.
Babbitt ranks one of the vital 20th-century works addressing the struggles of individuals stuck within the equipment of contemporary existence, and it is still ever-relevant as a cautionary story opposed to clinging to traditional values.
By Charles Dickens
It used to be the time of the French Revolution — a time of serious swap and nice risk. It was once a time while injustice used to be met via a lust for vengeance, and barely was once a contrast made among the blameless and the accountable. in contrast tumultuous ancient backdrop, Dickens' nice tale of unsurpassed experience and braveness unfolds.
Unjustly imprisoned for 18 years within the Bastille, Dr. Alexandre Manette is reunited together with his daughter, Lucie, and adequately transported from France to England. it'll appear that they can take in the threads in their lives in peace. As destiny may have it even though, the pair are summoned to the outdated Bailey to testify opposed to a tender Frenchman — Charles Darnay — falsely accused of treason. unusually sufficient, Darnay bears an uncanny resemblance to a different guy within the court docket, the dissolute lawyer's clerk Sydney Carton. it's a twist of fate that saves Darnay from yes doom greater than as soon as. Brilliantly plotted, the radical is wealthy in drama, romance, and heroics that culminate in a bold legal get away within the shadow of the guillotine.
The Time desktop is a technological know-how fiction novel via H. G. Wells, released in 1895. Wells is mostly credited with the popularisation of the concept that of time go back and forth by utilizing a car that permits an operator to shuttle purposefully and selectively. The time period "time machine", coined by way of Wells, is now universally used to consult this kind of automobile. This paintings is an early instance of the death Earth subgenre. The section of the radical that sees the Time tourist in destiny the place the sunlight is very large and pink additionally areas The Time laptop in the realm of Eschatology; that's the examine of the top occasions, the tip of the realm, and the last word future of mankind. The Time computer has on account that been tailored into function motion pictures of a similar identify, in addition to tv models, and quite a few comedian e-book variations. It has additionally not directly encouraged many extra works of fiction in lots of media.
By Patrick Modiano
Au mois de juin 1942, un officier allemand s'avance vers un jeune homme et lui dit : « Pardon, monsieur, où se trouve l. a. position de l'Etoile ? »
Le jeune homme désigne le côté gauche de sa poitrine.
Nouvelle édition revue et corrigée.
By Noah Gordon
From the writer of The health professional and Shaman now comes this tale of a tender man—the grapes he grows, the wine he models, the ladies he loves, and his fight opposed to an evil that seeks to wreck him. Already a world bestseller.
Josep Alvarez is a tender guy within the tiny grape-growing village of Santa Eulália, in northern Spain, the place his father grows black grapes which are become affordable vinegar. Joseph loves the rural existence, yet he's the second one son, and his father’s winery might be inherited by way of his brother Donat, the firstborn. Josep must hold his fingers within the soil. He yearns for a role starting to be grapes and for a chance to marry Teresa Gallego.
In Madrid, an assassination plot, conceived opposed to the political chief of Spain by way of males of wealth and tool, creates a typhoon of intrigue that sucks into its vortex a gaggle of blameless younger farm staff in Santa Eulália. How Josep’s existence is modified vastly by means of those occasions, and the way, paradoxically, they progressively flip him into an encouraged vintner with an evolving imaginative and prescient of lifestyles, is the interesting tale of The Winemaker.