Die Wand by Marlen Haushofer

By Marlen Haushofer

Eine Frau will mit ihrer Kusine und deren Mann ein paar Tage in einem Jagdhaus in den Bergen verbringen. Nach der Ankunft unternimmt das Paar noch einen Gang ins nächste Dorf und kehrt nicht mehr zurück. Am nächsten Morgen stößt die Frau auf eine unüberwindbare Wand, hinter der Totenstarre herrscht. Abgeschlossen von der übrigen Welt, richtet sie sich inmittten ihres engumgrenzten Stücks Natur und umgeben von einigen zugelaufenen Tieren aufs Überleben ein. Entdecken Sie auch das Hörbuch zu diesem Titel!

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History of the Wars. Books I-II. (Persian War). by Procopius Procopius

By Procopius Procopius

Прокопий Кесарийский (между 490 г. и 507 г., в городе Кесария, — после 562 г.), знаменитый византийский писатель. Из сенаторской аристократии. В 527 г. стал советником полководца Велисария. Прокопий участвовал в походах против персов, вандалов и остготов. В официозных сочинениях — «Истории войн» императора Юстиниана I, в eight книгах (1-2 книги «Война с персами», 3-4 «Война с вандалами» и 5-8 «Война с готами», завершено в 553 г., основано на личных впечатлениях) и «О постройках» (553—555 гг., описание строительства при Юстиниане I) — Прокопий прославлял императора Юстиниана I. Однако, Прокопий также написал памфлет, направленный против него и его жены Феодоры («Тайная история», около 550). Литературным образцом для Прокопия служил историк Фукидид. Сочинения Прокопия — важнейший источник по истории Византии и соседних государств конца V — VI вв., в том числе по истории славянских вторжений на Балканы.
Из семи томов сочинений Прокопия Кесарийского изданных в серии «The Loeb Classical Library» «Истории войн» включена в первые пять томов (другие сочинения Прокопия — в VI томе «Тайная история» и в VII томе «О постройках»).

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Diario minimo by Umberto Eco

By Umberto Eco

Dal 1959 al 1961 curavo sul Verri una rubrica, 'Diario minimo', che intendeva raccogliere osservazioni di dress, parodie letterarie, fantasie e dissennatezze di autori vari. Alcuni pezzi, ritagli di giornale, citazioni bizzarre et similia, erano anonimi, e in keeping with quanto ricordo i vari collaboratori della rivista me li passavano through through in step with alimentare l. a. rubrica. Essendone alimentatore according to mandato, vi avevo pubblicato più di ogni altro, prima piccole moralità e poi through through pastiches letterari. Verso il 1962 Vittorio Sereni mi chiese di riunire questi miei pezzi in un quantity e siccome, a rubrica ormai estinta, 'Diario minimo' period diventato ormai quasi il nome di un genere, scelsi questo titolo in keeping with il libro che poi uscì nel 1963. los angeles storia del libro è quella che è: so che in vari dipartimenti di architettura si insegna ancora il Paradosso di Porta Ludovica, consistent with non dire della 'Fenomenologia di Mike Bongiorno', citata anche da chi non l'ha letta, tanto che mi è accaduto di vederla definita come 'un libro su', mentre si tratta di sei paginette. Ma los angeles mia propensione a tentare altri diari minimi non si è esaurita; ed ecco che, nel 1992, a distanza di quasi trent'anni ho deciso di pubblicare Il secondo diario minimo, sempre fedele all'insegna palazzeschiana del 'lasciatemi divertire'."

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Typee by Herman Melville

By Herman Melville

This anthology is an intensive creation to vintage literature if you haven't but skilled those literary masterworks. when you have recognized and enjoyed those works some time past, this is often a call for participation to reunite with outdated associates in a clean new layout. From Shakespeare s finesse to Oscar Wilde s wit, this detailed assortment brings jointly works as different and influential because the Pilgrim s growth and Othello. As an anthology that invitations readers to immerse themselves within the masterpieces of the literary giants, it's must-have addition to any library.

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Tender Is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

Released in 1934, smooth Is the evening used to be some of the most talked-about books of the yr. "It's striking how very good a lot of it is," Ernest Hemingway acknowledged to Maxwell Perkins. "I will say now," John O'Hara wrote Fitzgerald, "Tender Is the evening is within the early phases of being my favourite ebook, much more than This part of Paradise." And Archibald MacLeish exclaimed: "Great God, Scott...You are a very good author. think it -- now not me." Set at the French Riviera within the overdue Nineteen Twenties, delicate Is the evening is the tragic romance of the younger actress Rosemary Hoyt and the fashionable American couple Dick and Nicole Diver. a super younger psychiatrist on the time of his marriage, Dick is either husband and health care professional to Nicole, whose wealth goads him right into a way of life no longer his personal, and whose transforming into power highlights Dick's harrowing loss of life. A profound learn of the romantic suggestion of personality -- lyrical, expansive, and hauntingly evocative -- gentle Is the evening, Mabel avoid Luhan remarked, raised F. Scott Fitzgerald to the heights of "a glossy Orpheus."

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