By Anthony Powell, Levi Stahl
Powell’s sophomore novel, Venusberg, follows journalist Lushington as he leaves at the back of his unrequited love in England and travels by way of boat to an unnamed Baltic nation. Awash in a marvelously peculiar collection of counts and girls navigating a multicultural, based, and politically precarious social scene, Lushington turns into infatuated along with his personal, very international Venus. An action-packed literary precursor to Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, Venusberg is replete with assassins and Nazis, free countesses and misunderstandings, deadly injuries and social comedy. yet past its humor, this early installment in Powell’s literary canon will supply readers a welcome window onto the brain of an exceptional artist studying his craft.
By Plato Plato
(The) Apology (of Socrates) is Plato's model of the speech given by means of Socrates as he defends himself opposed to the fees of being a guy "who corrupted the younger, didn't think within the gods, and created new deities". "Apology" right here has its previous which means (now often expressed through the note "apologia") of conversing in protection of a reason or of one's ideals or activities (from the Greek απολογία). [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]
By Franz Kafka
These diaries disguise the years 1910 to 1923, the 12 months prior to Kafka’s dying on the age of 40. they supply a penetrating inspect lifestyles in Prague and into Kafka’s money owed of his desires, his emotions for the daddy he worshipped and the lady he couldn't convey himself to marry, his feel of guilt, and his emotions of being an outcast. they provide an account of a lifetime of nearly insufferable intensity.
By Edith Wharton
This variation is written in English. even if, there's a operating Korean glossary on the backside of every web page for the more challenging English phrases highlighted within the textual content. there are lots of variants of Ethan Frome. This version will be worthy in the event you might lik