Download E-books Gregor the Underland Chronicles (5 Volume Set) PDF

The whole field set of the 5 books within the ny occasions bestselling sequence The Underland Chronicles – with wonderful new field and canopy paintings coming July 1st.

When Gregor follows his little sister via a grate within the laundry room in their manhattan residence construction, he hurtles into the darkish Underland underneath town. There, a clash is brewing among the people and the enormous creatures that stay lower than. Gregor needs to locate his position within the scary prophecies he encounters, the energy to guard his family members, and the braveness to face up opposed to a military of big rats.

This is an action-packed and masterful sequence by way of bestselling writer Suzanne Collins.

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Download E-books After All: Last Poems PDF

By William Matthews

This is often the touchingly entitled selection of poems William Matthews had accomplished almost immediately ahead of death, simply after his fifty-fifth birthday in November 1997. Is demise ever totally unforeseen? now not, possibly, through a collector of expertise, a connoisseur of language, who can seek advice from "death flickering in you're keen on a pilot light." In in the end, Matthews seems taking a look his final on all issues beautiful: song, nutrients and wine, love. within the attractive critical poem, "Dire Cure," which varieties a type of backbone to the ebook, he describes the notable implications of the "heroic measures" that kept the lifestyles and restored the future health of his spouse from "a children's melanoma (doesn't that possessive holiday your heart?)." He inspires the dying of his favourite jazz musician, Charles Mingus. He speaks of cats, canines, pigs, sheep, of the earlier, of background, of joys proposed, yet particularly, together with his attribute comfortable wit, of language and its quiddities: "My love says i believe too rattling a lot and perhaps she's right." in spite of everything is the ultimate from some of the most pensive and scrumptious of all our poets.

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Download E-books The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems PDF

By Tomas Transtromer

The accrued poems of 1 of the world's maximum dwelling writers, Tomas Transtromer, to be had during this finished edition.

In day's first hours realization can snatch the world
because the hand grips a sun-warmed stone.

Translated into fifty languages, the poetry of Tomas Transtromer has had a profound impact world wide, a power that has gradually grown and has now attained a prominence equivalent to that of Pablo Neruda's in the course of his lifetime. but when Neruda is blazing fireplace, Transtromer is increasing ice. The nice Enigma: New amassed Poems gathers all of the poems Tomas Transtromer has released, from his specific first assortment in 1954, 17 Poems, via his epic poem Baltics ("my such a lot constant try to write music"), and The unhappy Gondola, released six years after he suffered a debilitating stroke in 1990 ("I am carried in my shadow / like a violin / in its black case."), to his most modern slender booklet, The nice Enigma, released in Sweden in 2004. additionally integrated is his prose-memoir Memories examine Me, containing keys into his intensely non secular, metaphysical poetry (like the short passage of insect gathering on Runmaro Island whilst he used to be a teenager). Firmly rooted within the flora and fauna, his paintings falls among dream and dream; it probes "the nice unsolved love" with the outlet up, via sophisticated modulations, of "concrete words."

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Download E-books Ten Poems to Set You Free PDF

By Roger Housden

Ten Poems to Set You Free evokes you to assert the existence that's really yours. In today’s international it really is deceptively effortless to lose sight of our path and the issues that subject and provides us pleasure. How fast the times can slip via, the years all long gone, and we, on the finish of our lives, mourning the existence we dreamed of yet by no means lived. those ten poems, and Roger Housden’s reflections on them, urge us to face as soon as and for all, and now, within the center of our personal life.

This quantity brings jointly the voices of Thomas Merton, David Whyte, the Basque poet Miguel de Unamuno, Anna Swir from Poland, Stanley Kunitz, the Greek poet C. P. Cavafy, and Jane Hirshfield, in addition to 3 of Housden’s favorites, Rumi, Mary Oliver, and Naomi Shihab Nye. His luminous essays at the poems exhibit us find out how to combine the poets’ fact into our personal lives.

Roger Housden’s love of poetry and lifestyles leaps from each page—so a lot in order that his readers believe they've got came upon a consultant and mentor during the impressive Ten Poems sequence. He has opened the eyes and hearts of many, not only to the facility of poetry, yet to the reality and wonder of the lifetime of the soul. What extra can one ask?

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Download E-books Tennyson Among the Poets: Bicentenary Essays PDF

Released to mark the bicentenary of Alfred Tennyson's delivery, those essays supply an incredible revaluation of his fulfillment and its lasting value. After a number of years within which the mood of feedback has been principally political (and usually antagonistic in the direction of Tennyson specifically) a couple of influential contemporary debts of Victorian poetry have rediscovered the virtues of a better variety of studying and the advantages and pleasures of an method that, with no in any respect ignoring social and cultural contexts, ways them via a prime alertness to textual aspect and literary historical past. This quantity, together with fullyyt commissioned paintings by means of quite a lot of critics and students from around the occupation in either Britain and North the USA, seeks to deliver such different types of realization to undergo at the sizeable number of Tennyson's profession by means of exploring the complicated and a number of connections among Tennyson and different writers - his predecessors, his contemporaries, and his successors. jointly, the essays describe an elaborate community of association and indebtedness, resistance and reconciliation. they supply a distinct evaluate of Tennyson's origins, paintings, and innovative legacy as he enters upon his 3rd century.

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Download E-books Samlede Dikt PDF

By Tor Ulven

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Samlinga inneholder dikt fra Skyggen av urfuglen (1977), Etter oss, tegn (1980), Forsvinningspunkt (1981), Det tålmodige (1987) og Søppelsolen (1989). Den inneholder også løse dikt fra perioden 1972-1993 og etterlatte dikt. Har diktregister med noter.

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Tor Ulven (1953.;1995) utga naked fem diktsamlinger i sin levetid, males de fem bøkene har gitt ham en posisjon som en av de betydeligste skikkelsene i nyere norsk poesi. Ulvens diktutgivelser grupperer seg tidsmessig tydelig i to. Etter debuten med Skyggen av urfuglen i 1977 fulgte Etter oss, tegn (1980) og Forsvinningspunkt (1981). Så, etter et lengre opphold, kom Det tålmodige i 1987, som representerte hans endelige kritikergjennombrudd, fulgt av Søppelsolen (1989). Foruten disse samlingene og samlingen Etterlatte dikt fra 1996, rommer denne boken også de løse diktene Ulven publiserte. Tor Ulvens Samlede dikt er en bok som viser en dikters utvikling fra billedoppfinnsom surrealisme til skarpslepen poetisk pregnans. Med sin uhyre presise observasjonsevne og et språklig mesterskap av sjeldent layout, fremstår poeten Tor Ulven som nådeløst klartseende i sin betraktning av de menneskelige eksistensvilkår, der våre stadige forsøk på å legge betydning hotel i vår korte tid på jorden, settes i relieff til det som eksisterer umælende og uavhengig av oss, før oss og etter oss. Boken har et etterord av Janike Kampevold Larsen.

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Download E-books When Angels Speak of Love PDF

By bell hooks

From author, critic, and well known cultural icon bell hooks comes a seductive portrait of ardour in fifty soul-stirring poems.
When Angels converse of Love heralds the debut of a massive new poet: bell hooks. international popular for her brave, provocative highbrow writing and her attractive air of mystery, hooks poetically engages the erotic mind's eye -- making a tapestry of phrases which are sensual, lush, and profoundly inspiring.
In this pretty new assortment, hooks illuminates our reviews with love -- tracing the hyperlink among seduction and hand over; the depth of hope; and the soreness of loss of life.
hooks's earlier 4 titles related to love -- from All approximately Love to The Will to Change -- have made her the go-to resource for readers longing to deliver extra love into each point in their lives. those phrases are supposed to be learn aloud and realized by means of center. This ecstatic assortment affirms hooks's place because the excessive priestess of affection.

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Download E-books Le Fou d'Elsa PDF

By Louis Aragon

1492, où Grenade tombe aux mains des Chrétiens, est aussi l'année de l. a. découverte des Indes Occidentales par Christophe Colomb : ainsi se font en même temps les comptes du passé et ceux de l'avenir. Les Maures d'Espagne, dont los angeles langue forget about le futur, n'ont en fait plus de lendemain à attendre. Parmi eux se reflètent tous les schismes de l'Islam et se débat l. a. query de l'origine du Mal. Cependant un vieillard, un chanteur de rues qu'on appelle le Medjnoûn, c'est-à-dire le Fou, s'y pose le double problème du temps et de l'avenir de l'homme, celui aussi de l'amour véritable et du couple dont l'heure n'est pas encore venue. L'avenir de l'homme est l. a. femme, dit-il : dans los angeles viewpoint de los angeles femme de l'avenir, et d'après le nom de celle vers qui se tournent sa prière et son chant, il va s'imaginer le héros d'un «Medjnoûn et Elsa», à l'imitation du célèbre poème de Medjnoûn et Leïla, que vient d'écrire le Persan Djâmî.Le Fou d'Elsa a recours, de l. a. prose au vers français, à toutes les formes intermédiaires du langage. L'imagination ici prend le masque de l'histoire et, réinventant Boabdil, dernier roi de Grenade, que les historiens calomnièrent, réhabilite celui qui prolongea de dix années le règne de l'Islam en Europe.

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Download E-books Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and No One (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche's such a lot obtainable and influential philosophical paintings, misquoted, misrepresented, brilliantly unique and greatly influential, therefore Spoke Zarathustra is translated from the German by way of R.J. Hollingdale in Penguin Classics. Nietzsche used to be essentially the most progressive and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and therefore Spoke Zarathustra is still his most famed and influential paintings. It describes how the traditional Persian prophet Zarathustra descends from his solitude within the mountains to inform the realm that God is useless and that the Superman, the human embodiment of divinity, is his successor. Nietzsche's utterance 'God is dead', his insistence that the that means of existence is to be present in basically human phrases, and his doctrine of the Superman and the desire to energy have been all later seized upon and unrecognisably twisted by way of, between others, Nazi intellectuals. With blazing depth and poetic brilliance, Nietzsche argues that the that means of life isn't to be present in spiritual pieties or meek submission to authority, yet in an omnipotent lifestyles strength: passionate, chaotic and loose. Frederich Nietzsche (1844-1900) turned the chair of classical philology at Basel college on the age of 24 until eventually his undesirable future health pressured him to retire in 1879. He divorced himself from society until eventually his ultimate cave in in 1899 whilst he grew to become insane. A powerfully unique philosopher, Nietzsche's effect on next writers, akin to George Bernard Shaw, D.H. Lawrence, Thomas Mann and Jean-Paul Sartre, was once massive. if you happen to loved therefore Spoke Zarathustra chances are you'll like Nietzsche's past solid and Evil, additionally to be had in Penguin Classics. 'Enigmatic, vatic, emphatic, passionate, frequently breathtakingly insightful, his works jointly make a special assertion within the literature of ecu rules' A. C. Grayling

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