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4 contributors of a German kinfolk are reunited accidentally within the decaying fantastic thing about post-war Rome. those varied males, collectively hostile and worried, research of 1 another's presence in Rome and meet, their frequently chilling histories unfolding via quite a few literary kinds and voices.

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Download Marginalia on Casanova: St. Orpheus Breviary I by Mikl S. Szentkuthy, Tim Wilkinson, Zeno Bianu PDF

By Mikl S. Szentkuthy, Tim Wilkinson, Zeno Bianu

ISBN-10: 0983697248

ISBN-13: 9780983697244

Marginalia on Casanova, the 1st quantity of the St. Orpheus Breviary, is Miklos Szentkuthy's synthesis of 2,000 years of ecu tradition. St. Orpheus is Szentkuthy's Virgil, an omniscient, poet who publications us no longer via hell, yet via all of recorded historical past, fantasy, faith, and literature, albeit reimagined as St. Orpheus metamorphosizes himself into kings, popes, saints, tyrants, and artists. without delay pagan and Christian, Greek and Hebrew, Asian and eu, St. Orpheus is a mosaic of background and mankind in a single supra-person and veil, an never-ending sequence of mask and personae, humanity in its protean, futural form, an regularly altering functionality of discourse, textual content, delusion, & mentalite. via St. Orpheus' approach, disparate moments of historical past turn into synchronic, are juggled to bare, satirically, their mutual distinction and crucial similarity. "Orpheus wandering within the infernal regions," says Szentkuthy, "is the perennial image of the brain misplaced amid the enigmas of fact. the purpose of the paintings is, at the one hand, to symbolize the truth of background with the maximum attainable precision, and at the different, to teach, during the mutations of the ecu spirit, the entire uncertainties of contemplative guy, the transiency of feelings and the sterility of philosophical systems." Marginalia on Casanova relives the despiritualization of the most protagonist's sensual adventures, notwithstanding it truly is much less his intercourse lifestyles & extra his highbrow venture, the only real determinant of his being, that is the point of interest of this mesmeric ebook. via his personal glittering institutions and widely spanning array of metaphors, Szentkuthy analyses and perspectives the 18th century and its concept of homogeneity from the vantage aspect of the 20 th century, with the total armor of somebody who used to be, probably, one of many final Hungarian Europeans. whereas a statement on Casanova's memoirs, it's also Szentkuthy's personal philosophy of affection. ardour, playfulness, irony, and a complete gamut of protean metamorphoses are what symbolize Marginalia on Casanova, a piece within which readers will adventure either profundity and a taking to wing of essay-writing that's intellectually radiant and that's as sensual and provocative as a gondola journey with Casanova

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By Will N. Harben

ISBN-10: 1437897835

ISBN-13: 9781437897838

ISBN-10: 1604591218

ISBN-13: 9781604591217

The balloon appeared scarcely to maneuver, notwithstanding it used to be slowly sinking towards the sea of white clouds which hung among it and the earth. the 2 inmates of the automobile have been insensible; their faces have been cold, their cheeks sunken. They have been either younger and good-looking. Harry Johnston, an American, was once as darkish and sallow as a Spaniard. Charles Thorndyke, an English gentleman. Johnston used to be the 1st to return to awareness because the balloon sank into much less rarefied surroundings. He opened his eyes dreamily and regarded apparently on the white face of his buddy in his lap. Then he shook him and attempted to name his identify, yet his lips made no sound

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Download The Eternal Husband (Hesperus Classics) by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Hugh Aplin, Andrew Miller PDF

By Fyodor Dostoevsky, Hugh Aplin, Andrew Miller

ISBN-10: 1843911639

ISBN-13: 9781843911630

From one of many world's maximum prose writers, this is a remarkable mental novel studying the duality of the human awareness. Velchaninov, a wealthy and idle guy present process an ethical hindrance, is faced in St. Petersburg by means of Trusotsky, the unswerving husband of Velchaninov’s former lover. Trusotsky informs Velchaninov that his spouse has died, and from the following this attention-grabbing novella charts the improvement of the 2 men’s lives. Beautifully portraying the stressed and altering emotions the 2 males have for each other, this paintings strikes via guilt, hatred, and love. this is often Dostoevsky at his most sensible, attractive along with his preferred topics of tortured minds and neurosis, and treating them in a charming and hugely revealing method.

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By Boris Leonidovich Pasternak, Boris Paternak

ISBN-10: 1568959303

ISBN-13: 9781568959306

The Russian Revolution types the historical past to this gorgeous yet heartbreaking story of 4 adolescents, Yury, Tonya, Lara and Pasha, who locate love merely to lose it back in tragic situations. A vintage love tale, Dr Zhivago continues to be one of many best-loved romantic books of the century. It was once additionally superbly filmed with Omar Sharif and Julie Christie within the best roles.

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By Herman Melville

ISBN-10: 0143105957

ISBN-13: 9780143105954

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