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The Confessions of S. Augustine
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 363

The Confessions of S. Augustine

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1840
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Nineteen Eighty-four
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 499

Nineteen Eighty-four

A chilling portrait of a totalitarian society under the ever-watchful gaze of Big Brother, where love, privacy, and individuality are banned. The year 1984 has come and gone, but George Orwell's nightmare vision from 1949 of the world we are becoming is timelier that ever. 1984 is the great modern classic of a 'negative utopia' - a startlingly original and haunting novel that creates an imaginary world that is completely convincing

Politics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 265

Politics

Books V and VI of Aristotle's Politics constitute a manual on practical politics. In the fifth book Aristotle examines the causes of faction and constitutional change and suggests remedies for political instability. In the sixth book he offers practical advice to the statesman who wishes to establish, preserve, or reform a democracy or an oligarchy. He discusses many political issues, theoretical and practical, which are still widely debated today--revolution and reform, democracy and tyranny, freedom and equality. David Keyt presents a clear and accurate new translation of these books, together with a commentary which, though primarily philosophical, also supplies a key to Aristotle's many historical references. It is intended to guide readers towards a proper understanding of this classic text in the history of political thought, and does not assumes knowledge of Greek or of ancient history and politics.

Hard Times
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 321

Hard Times

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2003
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  • Publisher: Penguin

Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Kate Flint.

The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 393

The Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1869
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The Odyssey of Homer
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 347

The Odyssey of Homer

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1909
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Shakespeare
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 554

Shakespeare

An introductory guide to Shakespeare provides coverage of thirty-eight plays and twenty sonnets and includes character lists, scene-by-scene plot summaries, and analyses of majors themes, motifs, symbols, and quotations.

Confessions of Saint Augustine
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 224

Confessions of Saint Augustine

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1944-01-01
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  • Publisher: A&C Black

Sheed's classic translation of Augustine's Confessions. True to the original, and in a subtle and dignified English translation, let this be a cornerstone of your library.

The Book Thief
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 592

The Book Thief

DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF. The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today

Metamorphoses
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 624

Metamorphoses

The Metamorphoses consists of fifteen books and over 250 myths. The poem chronicles the history of the world from its creation to the deification of Julius Caesar within a loose mythico-historical framework.