White Fang

Editor: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1427074119
Size: 19,68 MB
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Author: Jack London
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781536808940
Size: 11,32 MB
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BatardBy Jack London

The Assassination Bureau Ltd

Author: Jack London
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140186772
Size: 16,51 MB
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"'I have accepted a commission from you... The agreement was that I should order my own execution if you proved to my satisfaction that the assassinations achieved by the Bureau were wrong. You have proved it. Nothing remains but to live up to the agreement.' Thus Ivan Dragomiloff, founder and mastermind of the secret Assassination Bureau, signs his own death warrant and sets of a lethal cat-and-mouse game, pitting himself against the very organization of ruthless killers he created to rid the State of its most pernicious enemies. Jack London's unfinished suspense thriller, completed by Robert L. Fish and first published in 1963, eerily foreshadowed the consipracy theories surrounding the assassination of President Kennedy." -- back cover.

Alice S Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking Glass And What Alice Found There English Italian Edition Illustrated

Author: Lewis Carroll
Editor: Clap Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 1635378176
Size: 12,66 MB
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Alice is feeling bored and drowsy while sitting on the riverbank with her older sister, who is reading a book with no pictures or conversations. She then notices a White Rabbit wearing a waistcoat and pocket watch, talking to itself as it runs past. She follows it down a rabbit hole, but suddenly falls a long way to a curious hall with many locked doors of all sizes. Glass House: Alice is playing with a white kitten and a black kitten the offspring of Dinah, Alice's cat in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland—when she ponders what the world is like on the other side of a mirror's reflection. Climbing up onto the fireplace mantel, she pokes at the wall-hung mirror behind the fireplace and discovers, to her surprise, that she is able to step through it to an alternative world. In this reflected version of her own house, she finds a book with looking-glass poetry, "Jabberwocky", whose reversed printing she can read only by holding it up to the mirror. Sognando di seguire un coniglio bianco, Alice cade letteralmente in un mondo sotterraneo fatto di paradossi, di assurdità e di nonsensi. Nella sua caccia al coniglio le accadono le più improbabili disavventure. Segue il coniglio nella sua tana e, con suo enorme stupore, nota che le pareti sono arredate con tazze e scaffali e quadri e cartine geografiche appese con mollette da bucato; poco dopo però la tana si fa molto buia e, non vedendo una grande buca profonda, Alice vi ci cade dentro. La storia prende il via il 4 novembre esattamente sei mesi dopo il viaggio nel Paese delle Meraviglie. Alice, sonnecchiando su una poltrona del suo salotto, si chiede cosa mai potrà esserci dall'altra parte dello specchio: riesce ad oltrepassarlo. Dapprima trova una sorta di diario che contiene un testo incomprensibile (Jabberwocky) che potrebbe significare qualcosa ma non riesce a trovare la soluzione al quesito.

Invisible Cities

Author: Italo Calvino
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 054413320X
Size: 11,77 MB
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“Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears, even if the thread of their discourse is secret, their rules are absurd, their perspectives deceitful, and everything conceals something else.” — from Invisible Cities In a garden sit the aged Kublai Khan and the young Marco Polo — Mongol emperor and Venetian traveler. Kublai Khan has sensed the end of his empire coming soon. Marco Polo diverts his host with stories of the cities he has seen in his travels around the empire: cities and memory, cities and desire, cities and designs, cities and the dead, cities and the sky, trading cities, hidden cities. As Marco Polo unspools his tales, the emperor detects these fantastic places are more than they appear. “Invisible Cities changed the way we read and what is possible in the balance between poetry and prose . . . The book I would choose as pillow and plate, alone on a desert island.” — Jeanette Winterson

The Garden Of The Finzi Continis

Author: Giorgio Bassani
Editor: Everymans Library
ISBN: 1400044227
Size: 17,69 MB
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The young, middle-class Jewish narrator recounts his relationship with the Finzi-Continis, an insular, upper-class Jewish family, in Ferrara on the eve of World War II and the family's blindness to impending destruction. 10,000 first printing.

I M Not Scared

Author: Niccolò Ammaniti
Editor: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1847673570
Size: 11,70 MB
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The hottest summer of the twentieth century. A tiny community of five houses enclosed by wheat fields. While the adults shelter indoors, six children venture out on their bikes across the scorched, deserted countryside. Whilst exploring a dilapidated and uninhabited farmhouse, nine-year-old Michele Amitrano discovers a secret so momentous, so terrible, that he dare not tell anyone about it. To come to terms with what he has found, Michele has to draw strength from his own sense of humanity. It is Ammaniti's ability to inhabit the mind and perspective of his young hero that makes I'm Not Scared such an affecting and extraordinary novel. The book is a masterpiece of coming of age; a compelling portrait of losing one's innocence and a powerful reflection on the complexities and compromises inherent in growing up.


Author: Tim Willocks
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 037589604X
Size: 16,22 MB
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Furgul is a puppy born in a slave camp for racing greyhounds, and he has a terrible secret--he is himself only part greyhound. When the cruel owner of the camp recognizes Furgul's impure origins he takes Furgul to be killed, but Furgal manages a spectacular escape. Now Furgul must confront the indifference, complexity, warmth, and ferocity of the greater world, a world in which there seem to be two choices: live the comfortable life of a pet and sacrifice freedom or live the life of a free dog, glorious but also dangerous, in which every man will turn his hand against you. In the best tradition of The Call of the Wild and Watership Down, novelist Tim Willocks offers his first tale for young adults, an allegorical examination of human life through a dog's eyes, infused with heart, heroism, and the mysteries of the spirit. From the Hardcover edition.

Tuiavii S Way

Author: Tuiavii
Size: 18,92 MB
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Author: Grazia Deledda
ISBN: 9780704301498
Size: 11,73 MB
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"Cosima" tells the story of an aspiring writer growing up in Nuoro, Sardinia during the last decades of the nineteenth century when formal education for women was rare and literary careers unheard-of. Based on Deledda's own life, the work describes a young woman's struggle against the dismay and disapproval of her family and friends at her creative ambitions. Yet it also reads like a charming fable with details of family life, rural traditions and wild bandits, and it is as much a novel of memory as of character or action. Deledda's characters are poor country folk driven by some predetermined force. Their loves are tragic, their lives as hard and as rigidly controlled as nature itself in the hills of Sardinia. Deledda creates memorable figures who play out their lives against this backdrop of mountains and bare plains, sheepfolds and vineyards. Shimmering in the distance is the sea and escape - for a few - to the Continent or America. In 1926 Grazia Deledda became the second woman and the second Italian to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. She wrote thirty-three novels, including "Reeds in the Wind," and many books of short stories, almost all set on Sardinia. Her work has become well known to English-speaking readers through Martha King's translations for Italica Press.