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Frau Jenny Treibel Roman aus der Berliner Gesellschaft [German] By Theodor Fontane
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Theodor Fontane (German: [ˈtʰeːodoɐ̯... More > fɔnˈtaːnə]; 30 December 1819 – 20 September 1898) was a German novelist and poet, regarded by many as the most important 19th-century German-language realist writer.Fontane was born in Neuruppin, a town 30 miles northwest of Berlin, into a Huguenot family. At the age of sixteen he was apprenticed to an apothecary, his father's profession. He became an apothecary himself, and in 1839, at the age of 20, wrote his first work (Heinrichs IV. erste Liebe, now lost). His further education was in Leipzig where he came into contact with the progressives of the Vormärz. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodor_Fontane< Less
Historia de las Indias (2 de 5) [Spanish] By Bartolome de las Casas
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Bartolomé de las Casas (c. 1484 – 18 July 1566) was... More > a 16th-century Spanish historian, social reformer and Dominican friar. He became the first resident Bishop of Chiapas, and the first officially appointed "Protector of the Indians". His extensive writings, the most famous being A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies and Historia de Las Indias, chronicle the first decades of colonization of the West Indies and focus particularly on the atrocities committed by the colonizers against the indigenous peoples.Arriving as one of the first European settlers in the Americas, he initially participated in, but eventually felt compelled to oppose, the atrocities committed against the Native Americans by the Spanish colonists. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bartolom%C3%A9_de_las_Casas< Less
Der Doppelganger [German] By Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky[a]... More > (/ˌdɒstəˈjɛfski, ˌdʌs-/; Russian: Фёдор Миха́йлович Достое́вский; IPA: [ˈfʲɵdər mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ dəstɐˈjɛfskʲɪj] ( listen); 11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881),[b] sometimes transliterated Dostoevsky, was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Dostoyevsky's literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmosphere of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes.He began writing in his 20s, and his first novel, Poor Folk, was published in 1846 when he was 25. His major works include Crime and Punishment (1866), The Idiot (1869), Demons (1872) and The Brothers Karamazov (1880). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fyodor_Dostoyevsky< Less
L'oeuvre du divin Aretin Introduction et notes par Guillaume Apollinaire [French] By Pietro Aretino
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Guillaume Apollinaire (French: [ɡijom... More > apɔlinɛʁ]; 26 August 1880 – 9 November 1918) was a French poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, and art critic of Polish descent.Apollinaire is considered one of the foremost poets of the early 20th century, as well as one of the most impassioned defenders of Cubism and a forefather of Surrealism. He is credited with coining the term Cubism (1911) to describe the new art movement, the term "Orphism" (1912), and the term "Surrealism" (1917) to describe the works of Erik Satie. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guillaume_Apollinaire< Less
Markens grode, Anden del [Norwegian] By Knut Hamsun
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Knut Hamsun (August 4, 1859 – February 19, 1952) was a... More > Norwegian author, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920. Hamsun's work spans more than 70 years and shows variation with regard to the subject, perspective and environment. He published more than 20 novels, a collection of poetry, some short stories and plays, a travelogue, and some essays.The young Hamsun objected to realism and naturalism. He argued that the main object of modernist literature should be the intricacies of the human mind, that writers should describe the "whisper of blood, and the pleading of bone marrow". Hamsun is considered the "leader of the Neo-Romantic revolt at the turn of the 20th century", with works such as Hunger (1890), Mysteries (1892), Pan (1894), and Victoria (1898). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knut_Hamsun< Less
The Syndrome of Childhood Memories By Viacheslav Huk
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Vyacheslav Huk was born on the15th August 1974, in Saky, in the Crimea, Ukraine. He obtained his higher philological education at the Simferopol State University and since 2003, he has been a member... More > of the National Union of Writers of Ukraine. Vyacheslav has published six books of poetry and five novels: 'The Syndrome of Childhood Memories' (2008), 'The Myrdal-fisk or Рhilosophy of Northern Solitude' (2009), 'Simpheropol’s Virginia' (2010), 'Gentle Skin or Veronica & Monica' (2010),'The Garden of Galatea' (2015). In 2007 he received an award from the President of Ukraine for young writers for his novel 'The Syndrome of Children Memories'. His novel, 'The Garden of Galatea' was a Ukrainian response to the American novel by Nicole Krauss, 'The History of Lovе'. Recently he learned that in Germany, it is thought that 'The Garden of Galatea' was written in “the language of Galician Jews”.< Less
A Facsimile Reprint of Understanding Originality of the Thinking of the Chinese by Association and Corroboration 联想与印证──对中国思想的重新理解(影印本) By Xuanjun Xie
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This book of Xie Xuanjun's--Understanding Originality of the Thinking of the Chinese by Association and Corroboration--exemplifies how a modern Chinese scholar tries to come to grips with the... More > originality of ancient Chinese thinking by reading and deciphering Chinese mythology and the following ten works:Classics of Poetry,Hong Fan,Yue Ji,Zhou Li,Lao Zi,Sun Zi,Zhuang Zi,Xun Zi,and Han Fei Zi.The book was written between 1977 and 1988, was banned after the June 4th pro-democracy movement in 1989, first printed in 1994 under the pseudonym of Xun Jun(),and is now published in a facsimile reprint.< Less
Gloria (segunda parte) [Spanish] By Eugene Scribe
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Benito Pérez Galdós (May 10, 1843 – January... More > 4, 1920) was a Spanish realist novelist. Some authorities consider him second only to Cervantes in stature as a Spanish novelist. He was the leading literary figure in 19th century Spain.Galdós was a prolific writer, publishing 31 novels, 46 Episodios Nacionales (National Episodes), 23 plays, and the equivalent of 20 volumes of shorter fiction, journalism and other writings. He remains popular in Spain, and it is considered as equal to Dickens, Balzac and Tolstoy. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benito_P%C3%A9rez_Gald%C3%B3s< Less
Boule de Suif [French] By Guy de Maupassant
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"Boule de Suif" (translated variously as "Dumpling", "Butterball", "Ball of Fat", or "Ball of Lard") is a famous short story by the late-19th century... More > French writer Guy de Maupassant first published on 15/16 April 1880. It is arguably his most famous short story and is the title story for his collection on the Franco-Prussian War, titled Boule de Suif et Autres Contes de la Guerre (Dumpling and Stories of the War).The story is set in the Franco-Prussian War and follows a group of French residents of Rouen, recently occupied by the Prussian army. The ten travellers decide, for various reasons, to leave Rouen and flee to Le Havre in a stagecoach. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boule_de_Suif Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Les Ethiopiennes ou Theagenes et Chariclee, tomes 1-3 [French] By Heliodoros
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Heliodorus of Emesa (Greek:... More > Ἡλιόδωρος) was a Greek writer for whom two ranges of dates are suggested, either about the 250s AD or in the aftermath of Julian's rule, that is shortly after 363. Heliodorus of Emesa is known for the ancient Greek novel or romance called the Aethiopica (the Ethiopian Story) or sometimes "Theagenes and Chariclea".According to his own statement, his father's name was Theodosius and he belonged to a family of priests of the sun. Socrates Scholasticus (5th century AD) identifies the author of Aethiopica with a certain Heliodorus, bishop of Trikka, but the name Heliodorus was a common one. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heliodorus_of_Emesa< Less

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