The Greater Trumps: A Novel

By Charles Williams

In this vintage story of spirituality, morality, and the occult, a depressing plot to homicide an unsuspecting Englishman who possesses the world’s rarest tarot deck unleashes uncontrollable elemental forces

the unique and such a lot mystical of all playing-card decks, the tarot has seduced seekers of otherworldly wisdom for centuries—and of all its playing cards, the main effective are the twenty-two symbolic pictures that contain the larger Trumps. through an odd accident, the first actual tarot deck, relationship again centuries, has come into the ownership of Lothair Coningsby, a uniquely unimaginative Englishman. notwithstanding he has no goal of relinquishing his treasure, there are others who covet the tarot’s strength. Henry Lee, for one—fiancé of Coningsby’s attractive daughter, Nancy—is pushed by means of a duty even deeper than his devotion to his liked. Henry is of Gipsy blood, and the Romany think that they by myself are the real guardians of the paranormal tarot. Invited to spend the vacations on the out-of-the-way domestic of Aaron Lee, Henry’s grandfather, the unsuspecting Coningsbys are unaware of the chilling conspiracy taking form round them. For in this stormy Christmas Day, their hosts are getting ready to dedicate foul homicide to achieve ownership of the coveted occult deck, unleashing devastating primal forces that no human might be able to contain.

the intense fiction of Charles Williams, who used to be a member of the Inklings along fellow Oxfordians C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Owen Barfield, is taken into account to be one of the so much provocative, ingenious, and clever explorations of spirituality and the supernatural produced throughout the 20th century. The evidence lies in his very good vintage The larger Trumps, a many-layered story of hubris and religion that's arguably one of many maximum mystical thrillers of all time.

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Herman Melville: Typee, Omoo, Mardi

By Herman Melville

- 3 compelling romances of the South Seas via Herman Melville in a single wonderful assortment.

- Typee and Omoo are either interesting stories in response to Melville's reviews on a whaling send and contain bills of his idyllic existence between Polynesian 'cannibals'.

- Mardi is a pleasant love tale combined with event and political allegory, set on a Pacific island.

- simply as obtainable and relaxing for latest readers as they might were whilst first released good over a century in the past, the novels are the various nice works of yankee literature and stay generally learn and studied through the world.

- This meticulous electronic variation from history Publishing is a loyal replica of the unique texts.

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The Song of the Lark

This can be Cather’s coming-of-age classic---the tale of a tender artist who leaves the mediocrity of her domestic city to hunt popularity and luck within the immense urban. A bittersweet mirrored image on severing oneself from one’s prior relationships and atmosphere, The tune of the Lark explores the loss that finally accompanies an artist’s optimum achievements.

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The Horse and His Boy

By C. S. Lewis

A mass-market paperback version of The Horse and His Boy, e-book 3 within the vintage fable sequence, The Chronicles of Narnia, that includes conceal paintings through Cliff Nielsen and black-and-white inside art by means of the unique illustrator of Narnia, Pauline Baynes.

On a determined trip, runaways meet and subscribe to forces. even though they're in simple terms trying to break out their harsh and slim lives, they quickly locate themselves on the heart of a negative conflict. it's a conflict that might make a decision their destiny and the destiny of Narnia itself.

The Horse and His Boy is the 3rd booklet in C. S. Lewis's vintage fable sequence, which has been drawing readers of every age right into a magical land the place horses speak and future awaits for over sixty years. this can be a novel that stands by itself, but when you should discover extra of Narnia, learn Prince Caspian, the fourth publication in The Chronicles of Narnia.

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Noviazgo y matrimonio (Clásica)

En los cuentos reunidos en esta antología preparada por Marta Salís, recorremos medio mundo -de Saratoga Springs a Nueva Zelanda, de los Pirineos a Viena, pasando por pequeñas ciudades inglesas- para asistir a los desvelos, abnegaciones y ardides de unas jóvenes casaderas en basic más preocupadas por su felicidad que por su respetabilidad, a pesar de que no todas dispongan de los medios para alcanzarla. Noviazgo y matrimonio cuenta historias de amores aplazados, de relaciones equívocas, de compromisos impuestos y de heroínas capaces de manipular a sus pretendientes o a sus padres con tal de vencer los prejuicios sociales o de defender su libertad de decisión. Constituyen, en conjunto, un espléndido ejemplo de l. a. obra de Anthony Trollope, de los angeles que dijo Nathaniel Hawthorne que «era tan actual como si un gigante hubiera excavado un gran trozo de tierra y lo hubiera encerrado en una campana de cristal: allí sus habitantes seguirían con sus quehaceres cotidianos, sin sospechar que eran objeto de exhibición». El mismo Trollope afirmó que nunca había pretendido otra cosa más que ver «a los hombres y los mujeres andar por ese gran trozo de tierra como andan aquí entre nosotros», describiendo «los detalles más habituales de l. a. vida corriente de l. a. gente más común».

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The Vivisector

By Patrick White

Hurtle Duffield, a painter, coldly dissects the weaknesses of any and all who input his circle. His sister's deformity, a grocer's moonlight indiscretion, the passionate illusions of the ladies who love him-all are used as fodder for his paintings. it is just whilst Hurtle meets an selfish adolescent whom he sees as his religious baby does he event a deeper, extra treacherous emotion during this journey de strength of sexual and mental risk that sheds brutally sincere gentle at the inventive adventure.

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Vadideki Zambak

By Honoré de Balzac

Vadideki Zambak, ilk yayımlanışında (1836) beklenen ilgiyi görmemiş, Balzac'ın en az devil kitaplarından biri olmuştu. Oysa yazar, üzerinde en çok çalıştığı, en kusursuz, en büyük romanlarından birini yarattığı kanısındaydı. Zaman Balzac'ı haklı çıkardı: Vadideki Zambak, yazarın en sevilen, en çok okunan romanlarından biri oldu. Bu roman, on dokuzuncu yüzyıl Fransız yazınının iki büyük yöneliminin: Romantizm ile gerçekçilik akımının kavşak noktasında ortaya çıkar ve dünyanın en ünlü aşk romanlarından biri olarak gerçek yerini alır. Balzac, 'aşk' a derin bir gerçeklik kazandırırken, çağının toplumsal olgularını ve koşullarını yansıtmaya da büyük özen gösterir. Bu büyük yazarın baş yapıtlarından bir olan Vadideki Zambak'ı, değerli yazarımız Tahsin Yücel'in Türkçesiyle sunuyoruz.

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