Connexion utilisateur

The Republic The Republic v1.0

The Republic is Plato's most famous work and one of the seminal texts of Western philosophy and politics.

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam v1.0

Edward FitzGerald gave the title The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam to his translation of poetry attributed to the Persian poet, astronomer and mathematician Omar Khayyam (1048-1123).

The Cherry Orchard, and Other Plays The Cherry Orchard, and Other Plays v1.0

The Cherry Orchard was written by Chekhov as a comedy, but directed by Stanislavski as a tragedy on its premier.

Saint Francis of Assisi Saint Francis of Assisi v1.0

G.K. Chesterton lends his witty, astute and sardonic prose to the much loved figure of Saint Francis of Assis.

My Life and Work My Life and Work v1.0

One world's richest and best-known people in his day, Henry Ford was the founder of Ford Motor Company and a pioneering innovator of mass production.

Uncle Toms Cabin Uncle Toms Cabin v1.0

The novel Uncle Tom's Cabin, by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe, focuses on a slave named Uncle Tom to weave a portrayal of the cruelty of slavery, finding redemption in the idea that Christian love can conquer something so destructive.

Freedom of the Will Freedom of the Will v1.0

IT may possibly be thought, that there is no great need of going about to define or describe the Will.

The Power of Being Cheerful The Power of Being Cheerful v1.0

The soul-consuming and friction-wearing tendency of this hurrying, grasping, competing age is the excuse for this book.

The Story of My Life: With Her Letters and a Supplementary Account of Her Education The Story of My Life: With Her Letters and a Supplementary Account of Her Education v1.0

Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, tells of her early life and of her experiences with Annie Sullivan, her teacher and companion.

The Thirty-Nine Steps The Thirty-Nine Steps v1.0

British writer John Buchan's The Thirty-Nine Steps is the first of five adventure novels to star Richard Hannay, a man with a remarkable knack for getting out of sticky situations, and indeed getting into them in the first place.

Chinese Folklore Tales Chinese Folklore Tales v1.0

Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism have been major influences on Chinese folklore tales.

King Solomons Mines King Solomons Mines v1.0

H. Rider Haggard's King Solomon's Mines tells of a group of adventurers journeying into unexplored Africa in order to find the missing brother of one of the party.

An Introduction to Yoga An Introduction to Yoga v1.0

The whole evolution is one in its essence. The succession is the same, the sequences identical.

What Peace Means What Peace Means v1.0

This little book contains three plain sermons which were preached in New York in the Easter season of 1919, in the Park Avenue Presbyterian Church, of which my son is minister.

The Art of Soul-Winning The Art of Soul-Winning v1.0

Never was there such great need for a mighty, Pentecostal revival in all our Churches; and the key to such a revival is earnest personal work.

Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson Essays of Robert Louis Stevenson v1.0

G. K. Chesterton said of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson that he seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins.

The Duchess of Malfi The Duchess of Malfi v1.0

The Duchess of Malfi was published in 1623, but the date of writing may have been as early as 1611.

The Jungle The Jungle v1.0

Upton Sinclair's The Jungle is a novel portraying the corruption of the American meat industry in the early part of the twentieth century.

Sylvie and Bruno Sylvie and Bruno v1.0

Sylvie and Bruno is set in Victorian England and in Fairyland, each setting with their own narrative.

A Room with a View A Room with a View v1.0

A Room with a View is a romance and a social critique of Edwardian society.