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16 Books found
[PDF] Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Authors: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra , John Rutherford

In Classics, Fiction, Literature, European Literature

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'Didn't I tell you they were only windmills? And only someone with windmills on the brain could have failed to see that!'

[PDF] For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway

Authors: Ernest Hemingway

In Classics, Fiction, Literature

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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. 

[PDF] The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

Authors: Ernest Hemingway

In Classics, Fiction, Literature

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Set in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Havana, Hemingway's magnificent fable is the story of an old man, a young boy and a giant fish.

[PDF] Stoner by John Williams

Authors: John Williams

In Classics, Fiction, Literature, Novels

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Colum McCann once called Stoner one of the great forgotten novels of the past century, but it seems it is forgotten no longer - in 2013 translations of Stoner began appearing on bestseller lists across Europe.

[PDF] To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Authors: Harper Lee

In Young Adult, Classics, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Literature

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To Kill a Mockingbird is a coming-of-age story, an anti-racist novel, a historical drama of the Great Depression and a sublime example of the Southern writing tradition.

[PDF] All Quiet on the Western Front #1 by Erich Maria Remarque

Authors: Erich Maria Remarque , Brian Murdoch

In Classics, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Literature

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In 1914 a room full of German schoolboys, fresh-faced and idealistic, are goaded by their schoolmaster to troop off to the 'glorious war'. With the fire and patriotism of youth they sign up. What follows is the moving story of a young 'unknown soldier' experiencing the horror and disillusionment of life in the trenches.

[PDF] Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? by Raymond Carver

Authors: Raymond Carver

In Classics, Short Stories, Fiction, Literature

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With this, his first collection, Carver breathed new life into the short story. In the pared-down style that has since become his hallmark, Carver showed how humour and tragedy dwell in the hearts of ordinary people, and won a readership that grew with every subsequent brilliant collection of stories, poems and essays that appeared in the last eleven years of his life.

[PDF] The Waves by Virginia Woolf

Authors: Virginia Woolf

In Classics, Fiction, Literature, Novels

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The Waves is an astonishingly beautiful and poetic novel. It begins with six children playing in a garden by the sea and follows their lives as they grow up and experience friendship, love and grief at the death of their beloved friend Percival. Regarded by many as her greatest work, The Waves is also seen as Virginia Woolf's response to the loss of her brother Thoby, who died when he was twenty-six.