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The Divine Comedy: Dunda Books Classic By Dante Alighieri Dante Alighieri
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The Divine Comedy (Italian: Divina Commedia) is an epic poem written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321. It is widely considered the preeminent work of Italian literature, and is... More > seen as one of the greatest works of world literature. The poem's imaginative and allegorical vision of the afterlife is a culmination of the medieval world-view as it had developed in the Western Church. It helped establish the Tuscan dialect in which it is written as the standardized Italian. It is divided into three parts, the Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso. On the surface, the poem describes Dante's travels through Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven; but at a deeper level, it represents allegorically the soul's journey towards God.< Less
The Secret Garden. a classic children's novel By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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The Secret Garden is a children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett first published as a book in 1911, after a version was published as an American Magazine serial beginning in 1910. Set in England,... More > it is one of Burnett's most popular novels and is considered a classic of English children's literature. Several stage and film adaptations have been made. The American edition was published by Stokes with illustrations by Maria Louise Kirk (signed as M. L. Kirk) and the British edition by Heinemann with illustrations by Charles Heath Robinson< Less
INSPIRATIONAL CLASSICS -A Timeless Collection By Vntage Collector's Edition
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The Classic essays on self development. As you read through you will find what we have been missing in modern self development literature .these essays bring the focus on the character and not just... More > the personality.The best of the best essays in one place.Collectors edition. The super motivational ACRES OF DIAMONDS, The importance of initiative in Message to GARCIA The importance of thought in super achievement "As a Man Thinketh" importance of self control and discipline in The KINGSHIP of self control The deep "reflections in Westminster abbey and other short essays< Less
The Mechanism of the Human Voice (Esprios Classics) By Emil Behnke
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THE number of books bearing more or less directly on the Theory of Voice Production which have been published during the last few years is very large, and shows clearly the extraordinary interest... More > taken in this subject, not only by professional singers and speakers, but also by the general public. If I am now about to add another contribution to this already extensive literature, it is simply because amongst all the many excellent works on the Human Voice there is not one which brings before the reader the whole subject from beginning to end.< Less
Sonnets of Shakespeare, a Classic Collection Book By Debbie Brewer
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The English playwright and poet, William Shakespeare, is often referred to as the 'Bard of Avon' and 'England's national poet'. He is considered to be the greatest writer of the English language and... More > the world's greatest dramatist. His plays are performed more than those of any other playwright, and have been translated into every major living language. This beautiful illustrated book contains all of Shakespeare's 154 sonnets, including the Fair Youth Sonnets, the Dark Lady Sonnets and the Greek Sonnets. It is an essential addition to every poetry lover's bookshelf.< Less
Sonnets of Shakespeare, A Classic Collection Book By Debbie Brewer
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The English playwright and poet, William Shakespeare, is often referred to as the 'Bard of Avon' and 'England's national poet'. He is considered to be the greatest writer of the English language and... More > the world's greatest dramatist. His plays are performed more than those of any other playwright, and have been translated into every major living language. This beautiful illustrated book contains all of Shakespeare's 154 sonnets, including the Fair Youth Sonnets, the Dark Lady Sonnets and the Greek Sonnets. It is an essential addition to every poetry lover's bookshelf.< Less
Primeval Fear: The Elements Of Classic Horror By Christopher Treagus
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In "Primeval Fear," horror novelist Christopher Treagus explores the roots behind the classic elements and archetypes of horror literature. Discover why the Vampire yet plagues us after all... More > these years. Why the Monster is such a potent enemy, and from where the Werewolf legend stems, among others. Understand why ghosts and Occultism permeates our society, and, most important, learn why Horror is such a necessary genre in today's world. "Where do you get your ideas?" and "Why do you write horror?" These are the two most common questions asked of horror writers, often times spoken with trepidation and a hint of revulsion. "Primeval Fear" has grown out of the realization that most people do not know what horror literature is really about. This book attempts to explain many of the genre's most enduring icons and archetypes. The subjects discussed in this book are vast in nature. Which is why I am making available this New Edition of "Primeval Fear: The Elements of Classic Horror."< Less
Timar’s Two Worlds (Esprios Classics) By Maurus Jokai
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Móric Jókay de Ásva known as Mór Jókai; (18 February 1825 – 5 May 1904), outside Hungary also known as Maurus Jokai or Mauritius Jókai, was a Hungarian... More > novelist, dramatist and revolutionary. He was active participant and a leading personality in the outbreak of Hungarian Liberal Revolution of 1848 in Pest. Jókai's romantic novels became very popular among the elite of Victorian era England; he was often compared to Dickens in the 19th century British press. One of his most famous fans and admirers was Queen Victoria herself. Jókai was extremely prolific. He devoted most of his time to literature, and his productiveness after 1870 was stupendous, amounting to some hundreds of volumes.< Less
Captain Singleton [Christmas Summary Classics] By Daniel Defoe
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Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially... More > crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About the Book Defoe was fifty-nine when he published this remarkable book, in 1720. "Robinson Crusoe" had appeared in the previous year, and "Moll Flanders" came out in 1722. Shrewdness and wit, the study of character, vividness of imagination, and, beyond these, the pure literary style, make "Captain Singleton" a classic in English literature. William the Quaker, the first Quaker in English fiction, has never been surpassed in any later novel, and remains an immortal creation. For more eBooks visit www.kartindo.com< Less
Elsie Venner [Christmas Summary Classics] By Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially... More > crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About the Book Oliver Wendell Holmes, essayist, poet, scientist, and one of the most lovable men who have adorned the literature of the English tongue, was born at Cambridge, Massachusetts, Aug. 29, 1809, of a New England family with a record in which he took great pride. After studying medicine at Harvard, he went to Europe on a prolonged tour, and, returning, took his M.D., and became a popular professor of anatomy. He had some repute as a graceful poet in his student days.< Less

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