An Essay on Crimes and Punishments

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ISBN: NYPL:33433067404305
Release Date: 1819
Number of pages: 239
Author: Cesare marchese di Beccaria
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The Count of Monte Cristo

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ISBN: OXFORD:590318835
Release Date: 1846
Number of pages: 464
Author: Alexandre Dumas
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Mein Kampf

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ISBN: 9789380070193
Release Date: 2000
Number of pages: 700
Author: Adolf Hitler
Publisher: Om Books International

Download and read online Mein Kampf in PDF and EPUB This urge for maintenance of the unmixed breed, which is a phenomenon that prevails throughout the whole of the natural world, results not only in the sharply defined outward distinction between one species and another but also in the internal similarity of characteristics qualities which are peculiar to each breed and species . That is why the struggle between various species does not arise from feeling of mutual antipathy but rather from hunger and love. In both cases, nature looks on calmly and is even pleased with what happens. The struggle for daily livelihood leaves behind in the ruck everything that is weak or disased or wavering, while the flight of the male to process the female gives to the strongest, the right or at least the possibility, to propagate. And this struggle is a means of furthering the health and powers of resistance in the species. Thus it is one of the causes underlying the process of development towards a higher quality of being.


Memories of My Melancholy Whores

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ISBN: 9781101911167
Release Date: 2014-10-15
Number of pages: 128
Author: Gabriel García Márquez
Publisher: Vintage

Download and read online Memories of My Melancholy Whores in PDF and EPUB AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK! A New York Times Notable Book On the eve of his ninetieth birthday a bachelor decides to give himself a wild night of love with a virgin. As is his habit–he has purchased hundreds of women–he asks a madam for her assistance. The fourteen-year-old girl who is procured for him is enchanting, but exhausted as she is from caring for siblings and her job sewing buttons, she can do little but sleep. Yet with this sleeping beauty at his side, it is he who awakens to a romance he has never known. Tender, knowing, and slyly comic, Memories of My Melancholy Whores is an exquisite addition to the master’s work.


The Picture of Dorian Gray

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ISBN: 9780486114736
Release Date: 2012-03-05
Number of pages: 176
Author: Oscar Wilde
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online The Picture of Dorian Gray in PDF and EPUB Celebrated novel involves a handsome young Londoner who sinks into a life of depravity. His body retains perfect youth and vigor while his recent portrait reflects the ravages of his crime and sensuality.


A Room of One s Own

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ISBN: 9781473363052
Release Date: 2016-08-17
Number of pages: 140
Author: Virginia Woolf
Publisher: Read Books Ltd

Download and read online A Room of One s Own in PDF and EPUB An extended essay which was based on a series of lectures that Woolf delivered at two women's colleges which are part of Cambridge University. The essay explores women both as writers and characters in fiction.


Demon Haunted World

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ISBN: 9780307801043
Release Date: 2011-07-06
Number of pages: 480
Author: Carl Sagan
Publisher: Ballantine Books

Download and read online Demon Haunted World in PDF and EPUB "A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought." *Los Angeles Times "POWERFUL . . . A stirring defense of informed rationality. . . Rich in surprising information and beautiful writing." *The Washington Post Book World How can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we don't understand the difference between the myths of pseudoscience and the testable hypotheses of science? Pulitzer Prize-winning author and distinguished astronomer Carl Sagan argues that scientific thinking is critical not only to the pursuit of truth but to the very well-being of our democratic institutions. Casting a wide net through history and culture, Sagan examines and authoritatively debunks such celebrated fallacies of the past as witchcraft, faith healing, demons, and UFOs. And yet, disturbingly, in today's so-called information age, pseudoscience is burgeoning with stories of alien abduction, channeling past lives, and communal hallucinations commanding growing attention and respect. As Sagan demonstrates with lucid eloquence, the siren song of unreason is not just a cultural wrong turn but a dangerous plunge into darkness that threatens our most basic freedoms. "COMPELLING." *USA Today "A clear vision of what good science means and why it makes a difference. . . . A testimonial to the power of science and a warning of the dangers of unrestrained credulity." *The Sciences "PASSIONATE." *San Francisco Examiner-Chronicle


The Family of Pascual Duarte

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ISBN: 1564783596
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 166
Author: Camilo José Cela
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press

Download and read online The Family of Pascual Duarte in PDF and EPUB This book reflects the crude reality of rural Spain in Franco's time. It is full of human power and rich in social insight. Cela writes with great detail, but still maintains simplicity.


Tasting Whiskey

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ISBN: 9781612123028
Release Date: 2014-11-01
Number of pages: 256
Author: Lew Bryson
Publisher: Storey Publishing

Download and read online Tasting Whiskey in PDF and EPUB Pour a stiff drink and crack open this comprehensive guide to everything there is to know about the world’s greatest whiskeys. Exploring the traditions behind bourbon, Scotch, Irish, and even Japanese whiskey, you’ll discover how unique flavors are created through variations of ingredients and different distilling techniques. With advice on how to collect, age, and serve whiskey, as well as suggestions for proven food pairings, you’ll be inspired to share your knowledge and invite your friends over for a delicious whiskey tasting party.


The Second Sex Vintage Feminism Short Edition

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ISBN: 9781473521919
Release Date: 2015-03-05
Number of pages: 144
Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online The Second Sex Vintage Feminism Short Edition in PDF and EPUB Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short form WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NATALIE HAYNES When this book was first published in 1949 it was to outrage and scandal. Never before had the case for female liberty been so forcefully and successfully argued. De Beauvoir’s belief that ‘One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman’ switched on light bulbs in the heads of a generation of women and began a fight for greater equality and economic independence. These pages contain the key passages of the book that changed perceptions of women forever.


The 48 Laws Of Power

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ISBN: 9781847651341
Release Date: 2010-09-03
Number of pages: 463
Author: Robert Greene
Publisher: Profile Books

Download and read online The 48 Laws Of Power in PDF and EPUB 'Machiavelli has a new rival, and Sun-tzu had better watch his back' - New York Times Robert Greene's laws are now famous: Law 1: Never outshine the master. Law 2: Never put too much trust in friends; learn how to use enemies. Law 3: Conceal your intentions. Law 4: Always say less than necessary. At work, in relationships, on the street or on the 6 o'clock News: the 48 Laws apply everywhere. For anyone with an interest in conquest, self-defence, wealth, power or simply being an educated spectator, The 48 Laws of Power is one of the most useful and entertaining books ever; it 'teaches you how to cheat, dissemble, feign, fight and advance your cause in the modern world.' (Independent on Sunday). Robert Greene will teach you the distilled wisdom of the masters - illustrated through the tactics, triumphs and failures from Elizabeth I to Henry Kissinger on how to get to the top and stay there. Wry, ironic and clever, this is an indispensable and witty guide to power. The perfect gift book for the power-hungry (and who doesn't want power?); this is the Concise Edition of an international bestseller. From the internationally bestselling author of Mastery, The Art Of Seduction, and The 33 Strategies Of War.


Les Misrables Victor Hugo

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ISBN: IND:30000079169649
Release Date: 1998
Number of pages: 226
Author: Victor Hugo
Publisher: Penguin Classics

Download and read online Les Misrables Victor Hugo in PDF and EPUB Many of the characters are well-known: Valjean, the criminal trying to escape his reputation; Javert, the police agent trailing him; the unfortunate Fantine and her daughter, Cosette; the rascally Thenardier; and above all the splendid street urchin, Gavroche. Among the unforgettable descriptions are those of the Paris sewers, the battle of Waterloo and the fighting at the barricades during the July Revolution. There are few more complete, or more vivid, pictures of France at the beginning of the nineteenth century. LES MISERABLES is at once a thrilling narrative and a social document embracing a wider field than any other novel of its time. This edition is an abridgment of Norman Denny's translation.


The Scoundrel and the Debutante

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ISBN: 9781460380680
Release Date: 2015-05-01
Number of pages: 384
Author: Julia London
Publisher: HQN Books

Download and read online The Scoundrel and the Debutante in PDF and EPUB Sparks fly in this irresistible final installment in the Cabot Sisters trilogy! Fans of Julia Quinn will love this “sinfully sexy” novel by New York Times bestselling author Julia London. The dust of the Cabot sisters' shocking plans to rescue their family from certain ruin may have settled, but Prudence Cabot is left standing in the rubble of scandal. Now regarded as an unsuitable bride, she's tainted among the ton. Yet this unwilling wallflower is ripe for her own adventure. And when an irresistibly sexy American stranger on a desperate mission enlists her help, she simply can't deny the temptation. The fate of Roan Matheson's family depends on how quickly he can find his runaway sister and persuade her to return to her betrothed. Scouring the rustic English countryside with the sensually wicked Prudence at his side—and in his bed—he's out of his element. But once Roan has a taste of the sizzling passion that can lead to forever, he must choose between his heart's obligations and its forbidden desires.


The Secret

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ISBN: 9780731815296
Release Date: 2011-07-07
Number of pages: 216
Author: Rhonda Byrne
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online The Secret in PDF and EPUB The tenth-anniversary edition of the book that changed lives in profound ways, now with a new foreword and afterword. In 2006, a groundbreaking feature-length film revealed the great mystery of the universe—The Secret—and, later that year, Rhonda Byrne followed with a book that became a worldwide bestseller. Fragments of a Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. For the first time, all the pieces of The Secret come together in an incredible revelation that will be life-transforming for all who experience it. In this book, you’ll learn how to use The Secret in every aspect of your life—money, health, relationships, happiness, and in every interaction you have in the world. You’ll begin to understand the hidden, untapped power that’s within you, and this revelation can bring joy to every aspect of your life. The Secret contains wisdom from modern-day teachers—men and women who have used it to achieve health, wealth, and happiness. By applying the knowledge of The Secret, they bring to light compelling stories of eradicating disease, acquiring massive wealth, overcoming obstacles, and achieving what many would regard as impossible.


Sophie s World

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ISBN: 9780297864073
Release Date: 2010-07-15
Number of pages: 448
Author: Jostein Gaarder
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Sophie s World in PDF and EPUB The international bestseller about life, the universe and everything. When 14-year-old Sophie encounters a mysterious mentor who introduces her to philosophy, mysteries deepen in her own life. Why does she keep getting postcards addressed to another girl? Who is the other girl? And who, for that matter, is Sophie herself? To solve the riddle, she uses her new knowledge of philosophy, but the truth is far stranger than she could have imagined. A phenomenal worldwide bestseller, SOPHIE'S WORLD sets out to draw teenagers into the world of Socrates, Descartes, Spinoza, Hegel and all the great philosophers. A brilliantly original and fascinating story with many twists and turns, it raises profound questions about the meaning of life and the origin of the universe.