Mason & Dixon Book by Thomas Pynchon

Mason & Dixon Book by Thomas Pynchon The New York Times Best Book of the Year, 1997Time Magazine Best Book of the Year 1997Charles Mason 1728 1786 and Jeremiah Dixon 1733 1779 were the British surveyors best remembered for running the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland that we know today as the Mason Dixon Line Here is their story as

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The Stone Angel Book by Margaret Laurence

The Stone Angel Book by Margaret Laurence In her best loved novel, The Stone Angel, Margaret Laurence introduces Hagar Shipley, one of the most memorable characters in Canadian fiction Stubborn, querulous, self reliant and, at ninety, with her life nearly behind her Hagar Shipley makes a bold last step towards freedom and independence.As her story unfolds, we are drawn into

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Sándor Márai Embers PDF

Sándor Márai Embers PDF Originally published in 1942 and now rediscovered to international acclaim, this taut and exquisitely structured novel by the Hungarian master Sandor Marai conjures the melancholy glamour of a decaying empire and the disillusioned wisdom of its last heirs In a secluded woodland castle an old General prepares to receive a rare visitor, a man who was

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Dombey and Son Book by Charles Dickens

Dombey and Son Book by Charles Dickens Dombey and Son, Charles Dickens s story of a powerful man whose callous neglect of his family triggers his professional and personal downfall, showcases the author s gift for vivid characterization and unfailingly realistic description As Jonathan Lethem contends in his Introduction, Dickens s genius is at one with the genius of the

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PDF Download Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis

PDF Download Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis Martin Arrowsmith s singular, if somewhat ascetic, devotion to science affords Sinclair Lewis his most dramatic opportunity to portray an American whose work becomes his life Forced to give up successive sinecures instructor in medicine, small town doctor, research pathologist by obstacles ranging from public ignorance to the publicity mindedness of a great foundation

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The Wanderer Book by Alain-Fournier

The Wanderer Book by Alain-Fournier When Alain Fournier was killed in battle on the Meuse in 1914, he left behind Le Grand Meaulnes, a novel of wistful enchantment The tale is recounted by Fran ois Seurel, whose father heads the village school where Augustin Meaulnes comes to board A tall, somber youth of 17, he instantly becomes the class ringleader,

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First Love Book by Ivan Turgenev

First Love Book by Ivan Turgenev This is an alternate cover ed for ISBN 0140443355.When the down at heel Princess Zasyekin moves next door to the country estate of Vladimir Petrovich s parents, he instantly and overwhelmingly falls in love with his new neighbour s daughter, Zinaida But the capricious young woman already has many admirers and as she plays

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Read Taras Bulba Book by Nikolai Gogol

Read Taras Bulba Book by Nikolai Gogol The First New Translation in Forty YearsSet sometime between the mid sixteenth and early seventeenth century, Gogol s epic tale recounts both a bloody Cossack revolt against the Poles led by the bold Taras Bulba of Ukrainian folk mythology and the trials of Taras Bulba s two sons.As Robert Kaplan writes in his

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Read Online The Assistant Book by Bernard Malamud

Read Online The Assistant Book by Bernard Malamud Bernard Malamud s second novel, originally published in 1957, is the story of Morris Bober, a grocer in postwar Brooklyn, who wants better for himself and his family First two robbers appear and hold him up then things take a turn for the better when broken nosed Frank Alpine becomes his assistant

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Read Online Islands in the Stream PDF by Ernest Hemingway

Read Online Islands in the Stream PDF by Ernest Hemingway First published in 1970, nine years after Ernest Hemingway s death, Islands in the Stream is the story of an artist and adventurer a man much like Hemingway himself Rich with the uncanny sense of life and action characteristic of his writing from his earliest stories In Our Time to

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