Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile, Volume Eight, by Herman Melville

By Herman Melville

The authoritative version of Melville's in basic terms old novel in accordance with the lifetime of a precise soldier who claimed to have fought at Bunker Hill, Israel Potter is exclusive between Herman Melville's books: a unique within the guise of a biography. In telling the tale of Israel Potter's fall from progressive struggle hero to peddler at the streets of London, the place he acquired a livelihood by way of crying "Old Chairs to Mend," Melville alternated among invented scenes and old episodes, granting cameos to such recognized males of the period as Benjamin Franklin (Potter could have been his mystery courier) and John Paul Jones, and delivering a portrait of the yankee Revolution because the rollicking event and violent sequence of occasions that it quite was once. This variation of Israel Potter, which reproduces the definitive textual content, contains choices from Potter's autobiography, existence and memorable Adventures of Israel R. Potter, the root for Melville's novel.

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Mark Twain Speaking by Paul Fatout

By Paul Fatout

Initially released in 1976 and reissued in 2006 after a long time out of print, Mark Twain conversing assembles Twain's lectures, after-dinner speeches, and interviews from 1864 to 1909. Explanatory notes describe events, determine personalities, and talk about ideas of Twain's oral craftsmanship. A chronology directory date, position, and name of speech or kind of engagement completes the gathering.

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Ivanhoe by Walter Scott

By Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott, (1771 – 1832) was once a Scottish old novelist, playwright, and poet. Scott used to be the 1st English-language writer to have a really overseas profession in his lifetime, with many modern readers in Europe, Australia, and North the United States. His novels and poetry are nonetheless learn, and plenty of of his works stay classics of either English-language literature and of Scottish literature. well-known titles contain Ivanhoe, The Antiquary and man Mannering, or The Astrologer.

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Zarathushtra in the Gathas and in the Greek and Roman by Wilhelm Geiger, Friedrich Windischmann, Darab D. P. Sanjana

By Wilhelm Geiger, Friedrich Windischmann, Darab D. P. Sanjana

Leopold is overjoyed to put up this vintage ebook as a part of our huge vintage Library assortment. a few of the books in our assortment were out of print for many years, and for this reason haven't been obtainable to most people. the purpose of our publishing software is to facilitate swift entry to this massive reservoir of literature, and our view is this is an important literary paintings, which merits to be introduced again into print after many a long time. The contents of nearly all of titles within the vintage Library were scanned from the unique works. to make sure a top quality product, each one name has been meticulously hand curated through our employees. which means we've got checked each web page in each identify, making it hugely not likely that any fabric imperfections – resembling bad photograph caliber, blurred or lacking textual content - stay. whilst our employees saw such imperfections within the unique paintings, those have both been repaired, or the identify has been excluded from the Leopold vintage Library catalogue. As a part of our on-going dedication to offering price to the reader, in the e-book now we have additionally supplied you with a hyperlink to an internet site, the place you'll obtain a electronic model of this paintings at no cost. Our philosophy has been guided by means of a wish to give you the reader with a ebook that's as shut as attainable to possession of the unique paintings. we are hoping that you're going to get pleasure from this excellent vintage paintings, and that for you it turns into an enriching event. if you'd like to benefit extra concerning the Leopold vintage Library assortment please stopover at our site at www.leopoldclassiclibrary.com

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Venusberg by Anthony Powell, Levi Stahl

By Anthony Powell, Levi Stahl

Written from a vantage element either excessive and intentionally slim, the early novels of the overdue British grasp Anthony Powell however deal within the common subject matters that will develop into a considerable a part of his oeuvre: delight, greed, and the unusual drivers of human habit. extra explorations of relationships and conceit than plot-driven narratives, Powell’s early works display the stirrings of the unequaled type, ear for discussion, and eye for irony that may succeed in their caustic top in his epic, A Dance to the track of Time.

Powell’s sophomore novel, Venusberg, follows journalist Lushington as he leaves at the back of his unrequited love in England and travels through boat to an unnamed Baltic nation. Awash in a marvelously unusual collection of counts and women navigating a multicultural, dependent, and politically precarious social scene, Lushington turns into infatuated together with his own, very international Venus. An action-packed literary precursor to Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, Venusberg is replete with assassins and Nazis, unfastened countesses and misunderstandings, deadly injuries and social comedy. yet past its humor, this early installment in Powell’s literary canon will supply readers a welcome window onto the brain of a superb artist studying his craft.

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THE DEAF: THEIR POSITION IN SOCIETY AND THE PROVISION FOR by Harry Best

By Harry Best

The Deaf - Their place in Society and the availability for his or her - schooling within the usa is gifted right here in a top quality paperback variation. This renowned vintage paintings by way of Harry top is within the English language, and should now not comprise pictures or pictures from the unique version. in the event you benefit from the works of Harry top then we hugely suggest this booklet in your ebook assortment.

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The Light that Failed by Rudyard Kipling

By Rudyard Kipling

First released in 1891, 'The gentle that Failed' is Rudyard Kipling's semi-autobiographical first novel. Critics who had praised his Anglo-Indian brief tales have been stunned through the sad finishing and deviation from his ordinary variety. None, despite the fact that, may possibly deny the facility of Kipling's writing. 'The gentle that Failed' tells the tale of warfare artist Dick Heldar, his doomed courting with Maisie, and his descent into blindness. via Dick, Kipling considers the connection among paintings and lifestyles, espousing his trust that the artist has an obligation to color in simple terms what he is aware to be actual. This scholarly variation contains: severe creation; writer biography; feedback for extra interpreting; explanatory notes; contextual fabric.

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