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Tales of Dostoyevsky by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Dostoyevsky is the only psychologist from whom I had something to learn', remarked Friedrich Nietzsche. 'He ranks among the most beautiful strokes of ...

Hills and the Sea (World Classics) by Hilaire Belloc

There are two ways by which a man may acquire any kind of learning or profit, and this is especially true of travel. Everybody knows that one can ...

A Christmas Rose and Other Stories (Christmas Books) by Bessie Hatton

It was in a desolate London lodging-house that Marietta’s courage gave way. In Italy she could live and be merry on the most frugal fare. A little ...

A Christmas Greeting (Christmas Books) by Hans Christian Andersen

An iconic collection of Christmas fairy tales from the Danish master of storytelling Hans Christian Andersen including some of his best work: The Old ...

The Historic Thames by Hilaire Belloc

England has been built up upon the framework of her rivers, and, in that pattern, the principal line has been the line of the Thames. Partly because ...

The Peasant Marey by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Dostoyevsky skilfully paints a portrait of a character who manages to recall a childhood memory from twenty years ago and by doing so he alters the ...

Fairy Tales for Adults (Ideas for Life), Oscar Wilde, Anton Chekhov

Fairy tales are rarely written exclusively for children. They offer a variety of strong characters, themes and challenges as well as an insight into ...

The Essential Epicurus

For Epicurus, the purpose of philosophy was to attain the happy, tranquil life, characterized by peace and freedom from fear, the absence of pain, ...

Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina, Princess Anna Arkadyevna Karenina (Russian: Анна Аркадьевна Каренина) is the central character of eponymous ...