European
epub |eng | 2010-03-02 | Author:Susan Higginbotham [Higginbotham, Susan]

t h e s t o l e n C r o w n 1 8 9 “What do you think will happen to him?” “Execution.” He spoke as casually ...
( Category: British & Irish October 1,2020 )
epub |eng | 2009-11-26 | Author:Charles-Pierre Baudelaire [Baudelaire, Charles-Pierre]

I see only in the mind’s eye that camp of shacks, those piles of roughed-out capitals and sections of columns, the weeds, the great blocks turning green in the water ...
( Category: French August 5,2020 )
azw3, epub |eng | 2017-10-09 | Author:Rebecca Boxall [Boxall, Rebecca]

Chapter Sixteen JERSEY, DECEMBER 1941 QUEENIE’S JOURNAL It’s not long until Christmas now and I’m feeling quite optimistic, despite the fact that I still haven’t heard from Albert. There have ...
( Category: British & Irish August 4,2020 )
epub |eng | 1977-06-30 | Author:Balzac, Honore [Balzac, Honore]

3. The Death-Agony IN the early days of December, an old man past seventy was walking along the Rue de Varenne regardless of the rain, and peering up at every ...
( Category: French August 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-09-17 | Author:S. Ansky [Ansky, S.]

4 On the next Sabbath I went to the big synagogue in time for afternoon prayers so that I could see for myself the war of Gog and Magog as ...
( Category: Jewish July 29,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2011-02-15 | Author:Rainer Maria Rilke

SIX Rome December 23, 1903 My dear Mr. Kappus, I don’t want you to be without a greeting from me when Christmas comes and when you, in the midst of ...
( Category: German July 29,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-04-19 | Author:Jose Rizal

20 THE ARBITRATOR What Father Irene had said was correct: Though the question of the Academy of Castilian Language had been presented a good time back, it was coming to ...
( Category: Spanish & Portuguese July 26,2020 )
epub |eng | 2004-11-29 | Author:Marcel Proust & Lydia Davis & Lydia Davis & Lydia Davis & Christopher Prendergast

So the salon which had brought Swann and Odette together became an obstacle to their meetings. She no longer said to him as she had in the early days of ...
( Category: French July 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-11-14 | Author:Marcel Proust [Proust, Marcel]

“I sincerely hope that we won’t!” cried Mme Verdurin. “Heaven preserve us from him; he’s too deadly for words, a stupid, ill-bred boor.” On hearing these words Cottard exhibited an ...
( Category: French July 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-10-04 | Author:Marcel Proust [Proust, Marcel]

* * * 1. Francis Planté (1839–1934) was a famous French pianist who played at many Parisian salons. Anton Grigorievitch Rubinstein (1829–1894) was a great Russian composer and pianist. Pierre-Charles-Edouard ...
( Category: French July 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-07-15 | Author:Auour Ava Olafsdottir [Ólafsdóttir, Auður Ava]

Thirty-nine After two weeks I’ve discovered a small bookshop down an alley off the main street, a few yards away from the guesthouse. I’m mainly looking for reading material on ...
( Category: Scandinavian July 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-05-24 | Author:Oscar Wilde [Wilde, Oscar]

Out of Shakespeare’s sonnets they draw, to their own hurt it may be, the secret of his love and make it their own: they look with new eyes on modern ...
( Category: Letters July 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-02-22 | Author:Niccolo Ammaniti [Ammaniti, Niccolo]

Six When I woke up the old man had gone. He had left the bed unmade, a packet of Dunhills crumpled up on the window sill, his underpants on the ...
( Category: Italian July 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 2005-03-31 | Author:Anonymous

‘Father,’ said Thorstein, ‘Don’t say anything now that you’ll live to regret later.’ ‘I’m not going to say as much as I’ve a mind to,’ said Thorarin. Thorstein got to ...
( Category: Medieval July 17,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-04-21 | Author:Carmen Boullosa

( Category: Spanish & Portuguese July 10,2020 )