Télécharger le livre :  Moby Dick

Moby Dick


Herman Melville


A masterpiece of storytelling, this epic saga pits Ahab, a brooding and fantastical sea captain, against the great white whale that crippled him. In telling the tale of Ahab's passion for revenge and the fateful voyage that ensued, Melville produced far more than the...


Parution : 2020-11-30
Télécharger le livre :  Moby Dick

Moby Dick


Herman Melville


A masterpiece of storytelling, this epic saga pits Ahab, a brooding and fantastical sea captain, against the great white whale that crippled him. In telling the tale of Ahab's passion for revenge and the fateful voyage that ensued, Melville produced far more than the...


Parution : 2020-11-30
Télécharger le livre :  Lady Susan & The Watsons

Lady Susan & The Watsons


Jane Austen


Lady Susan has just arrived uninvited at the country home of her brother-in-law, Charles, and his unwelcoming wife, Catherine. Susan’s reputation as an accomplished coquette precedes her, and Catherine will not allow her own brother, Reginald, to fall prey to Susan’s...


Parution : 2020-11-29
Télécharger le livre :  Emma

Emma


Jane Austen


When her former governess finds happiness as the bride of a local widower, the brilliant and beautiful Emma Woodhouse — one of Jane Austen’s immortal creations — flatters herself that she alone has secured the marriage and that she possesses a special talent for...


Parution : 2020-11-29
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Frankenstein


Mary Shelley


Mary Shelley began writing Frankenstein when she was only eighteen. At once a Gothic thriller, a passionate romance, and a cautionary tale about the dangers of science, Frankenstein tells the story of committed science student Victor Frankenstein. Obsessed with...


Parution : 2020-11-26
Télécharger le livre :  The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds


H. G. Wells


'The classic tale of alien invasion, and still the best' The TimesThe first modern depiction of extra-terrestrials attacking the earth, The War of the Worlds remains one of the most influential of all science-fiction works. It shows the whole of human civilization under...


Parution : 2019-01-31
Télécharger le livre :  Fiasco

Fiasco


Stanislaw Lem


'There were two kinds of landscape characteristic of the inner planets of the Sun: the purposeful and the desolate.'The planet Quinta is pocked with ugly mounds and covered by a spiderweb-like network draped from spindly poles. It is a kingdom of phantoms and of a...


Parution : 2018-07-05
Télécharger le livre :  At the Mountains of Madness

At the Mountains of Madness


H. P. Lovecraft


'To that flash of semi-vision can be traced a full half of the horror which has ever since haunted us'An expedition to Antarctica goes horribly wrong as a group of explorers stumbles upon some mysterious ancient ruins, with devastating consequences. At the Mountains of...


Parution : 2018-06-07
Télécharger le livre :  Argimou

Argimou


S. Douglass S. Huyghue


Both an adventure-laced captivity tale and an impassioned denunciation of the marginalization of Indigenous culture in the face of European colonial expansion, Douglass Smith Huyghue’s Argimou (1847) is the first Canadian novel to describe the fall of eighteenth-century...


Parution : 2017-08-24
Télécharger le livre :  Leviathan

Leviathan


Thomas Hobbes


'The life of man, solitary, poore, nasty, brutish, and short' Written during the chaos of the English Civil War, Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan asks how, in a world of violence and horror, can we stop ourselves from descending into anarchy? Hobbes' case for a 'common-wealth'...


Parution : 2017-07-27
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