World Literature
epub |eng | 2021-10-15 | Author:Faïza Guène

‘So, are you coming to see Papa?’ It wasn’t like I had any convincing arguments up my sleeves. I just sat there, arms splayed, elbows on the table, sucking through ...
( Category: World Literature October 22,2021 )
epub |eng | 2021-04-20 | Author:Aminatta Forna

How Stories Get Told Kenya, 2008. I’d been in the country for a literary festival and workshop teaching young Kenyan writers and, by a piece of good fortune, was offered ...
( Category: World Literature October 22,2021 )
epub |eng | 2021-10-01 | Author:Emma Mieko Candon [Candon, Emma Mieko]

CHAPTER TWENTY THE RONIN KNEW it impossible, yet he couldn’t banish the cloying scent of autumn from his nose. Space smelled nothing of autumn. It was monumental absence, an obliterating ...
( Category: World Literature October 20,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2004-05-26 | Author:E.T.A. Hoffmann [Hoffmann, E.T.A.]

One stormy autumn night in the year 1760, a tremendous crash, as if the whole rambling castle had collapsed in a thousand pieces, awoke the servants in Castle R. from ...
( Category: Children's Classics October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 1908-01-01 | Author:E.M. Forster

10 CECIL AS A HUMOURIST THE SOCIETY OUT OF which Cecil proposed to rescue Lucy was perhaps no very splendid affair, yet it was more splendid than her antecedents entitled ...
( Category: Literary Fiction October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2001-11-06 | Author:W.G. Sebald & Anthea Bell (translator)

The entire building, from the outside more like a mansion house than anything else, therefore consists of four wings, each not much more than three meters deep, set around the ...
( Category: World Literature October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2014-01-01 | Author:Rabindranath Tagore [Tagore, Rabindranath]

The Babus of Nayanjore Once upon a time the Babus of Nayanjore were famous landholders. They were noted for their princely extravagance. They would tear off the rough border of ...
( Category: World Literature October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 1999-04-30 | Author:Kenji Nakagami [Nakagami, Kenji]

House on Fire He was a big man. No one had a clue where he’d come from. But it was a small town. They could make a rough guess, mostly ...
( Category: World Literature October 19,2021 )
azw3 |fra | 1891-01-01 | Author:J.K. Huysmans [Huysmans, J.K.]

And Durtal captivated by this vision he has conjured up, closes his notebook and, with a shrug of his shoulders, considers how petty are his spiritual debates over a woman ...
( Category: Genre Literature & Fiction October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 1845-01-01 | Author:Edgar Allan Poe [Poe, Edgar Allan]

Perdidit antiquum litera prima sonum. I had told you that this was in reference to Orion, formerly written Urion; and, from certain pungencies connected with this explanation, I was aware ...
( Category: Short Stories & Anthologies October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2020-01-21 | Author:Jean Genet

THE STUDIO OF ALBERTO GIACOMETTI Every man has probably experienced that sort of grief, if not terror, at seeing how the world and its history seem caught in an ineluctable ...
( Category: Memoirs October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 1834-01-01 | Author:Friedrich Wilhelm Carové

* * * * * * VIII. But the dragonfly was fleet, and gratitude strengthened her wings to pay her host the honour she owed him. And truly in the ...
( Category: Children's Literature October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2015-01-01 | Author:Ivo Andríc

And even in later years there were frequent difficulties with Fra Luka’s medical practice. The Brothers usually forgot them after a while, but the monastery ledger did not. In the ...
( Category: World Literature October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 2012-09-22 | Author:Jean-Marie-Mathias Villiers de l'Isle-Adam [l'Isle-Adam, Jean-Marie-Mathias Villiers de]

Chapter Twenty The King of Terrors {137} The abyss cried out; the deep lifted its hands Habbakuk 3:10.{138} Then: oh! fright of my life! oh! vision that has changed the ...
( Category: World Literature October 19,2021 )
azw3 |eng | 1986-01-01 | Author:Charles Lamb [Lamb, Charles]

This is all extremely clever, and about as true as it is necessary for such half-imaginary sketches to be. The veteran subject of it has had his name bandied to ...
( Category: World Literature October 18,2021 )