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


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


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
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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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Me and I

Nabendu Ghosh

“A story that breaks the barriers of space and time” They all had the same question for Mukul: ‘Why didn’t you recognize us? And why did you look so dark?’ Mukul was perplexed. The day had started as any other Sunday morning would, with him going out to meet his aunt,...

Parution : 2017-04-15
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The Will to Power

Friedrich Nietzsche

'This world is the will to power - and nothing besides!'One of the great minds of modernity, Friedrich Nietzsche smashed through the beliefs of his age. These writings, which did much to establish his reputation as a philosopher, offer some of his most powerful and...

Parution : 2017-01-26
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Resurrection Blues

Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller's penultimate play, Resurrection Blues, is a darkly comic satirical allegory that poses the question: What would happen if Christ were to appear in the world today? In an unidentified Latin American country, General Felix Barriaux has captured an elusive...

Parution : 2015-09-10
Télécharger le livre :  The Ride Down Mt. Morgan

The Ride Down Mt. Morgan

Arthur Miller

A car wreck on the slopes of Mount Morgan puts insurance tycoon Lyman Felt in the hospital. While Lyman recovers, two women meet in the hospital waiting room only to discover that they are both married to him. With his secrets exposed, Lyman tries to justify himself to...

Parution : 2015-09-10
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Madame Bovary

Gustave Flaubert

Madame Bovary (1856) is considered the French writer Gustave Flaubert’s masterpiece. The story focuses on a doctor’s wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means. When it was first serialized in “La Rue de Paris”, the novel was attacked for...

Parution : 2015-02-17
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