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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

The Heavenly Christmas Tree by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

I am a novelist, and I suppose I have made up this story. I write 'I suppose,' though I know for a fact that I have made it up, but yet I keep ...

The Water-Lily and Other Fairy Tales by Andrew Lang

Once upon a time, in a large forest, there lived an old woman and three maidens. They were all three beautiful, but the youngest was the fairest. ...

Toads and Diamonds and Other Fairy Tales by Andrew Lang

There was once upon a time a widow who had two daughters. The eldest was so much like her in the face and humor that whoever looked upon the daughter ...

Soria Moria Castle and Other Fairy Tales by Andrew Lang

There was once upon a time a couple of folks who had a son called Halvor. Ever since he had been a little boy he had been unwilling to do any work, ...

The Enchanted Canary and Other Fairy Tales by Andrew Lang

Once upon a time, in the reign of King Cambrinus, there lived at Avesnes one of his lords, who was the finest man—by which I mean the fattest—in ...

Princess Rosette and Other Fairy Tales by Andrew Lang

Once upon a time there lived a King and Queen who had two beautiful sons and one little daughter, who was so pretty that no one who saw her could ...