A review of the novel A review of the novel "The Inheritance of Loss" by Kiran Desai
Mumtaz Mazumdar
Literature Review from the year 2011 in the subject English - Pedagogy, Didactics, Literature Studies, Assam University (Department of English), course: PhD Research Scholar, language: English, abstract: THE NOVEL "THE INHERITANCE OF LOSS" IS WRITTEN BY KIRAN DESAI. THE ARTICLE SPEAKS OF THE SETTING, CHARACTERISATION, REPRESENTATION, THE EVENTS, DI ...
Number of pages: 16 | Publication Date: 2013-02-05 | ISBN-13: 9783656366416

The Glory of the EmpireThe Glory of the Empire
Jean D'Ormesson
The Glory of the Empire is the rich and absorbing history of an extraordinary empire, at one point a rival to Rome. Rulers such as Basil the Great of Onessa, who founded the Empire but whose treacherous ways made him a byword for infamy, and the romantic Alexis the bastard, who dallied in the fleshpots of Egypt, studied Taoism and Buddhism, retur ...
Number of pages: 432 | Publication Date: 2016-05-03 | ISBN-13: 9781590179659

FearFear
Gabriel Chevallier
An NYRB Classics Original Winner of the Scott Moncrieff Prize for Translation1915: Jean Dartemont heads off to the Great War, an eager conscript. The only thing he fears is missing the action. Soon, however, the vaunted “war to end all wars” seems like a war that will never end: whether mired in the trenches or going over the top, Jean finds hi ...
Number of pages: 328 | Publication Date: 2014-05-20 | ISBN-13: 9781590177167

The Storied Life of A. J. FikryThe Storied Life of A. J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin
"Funny, tender, and moving, The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry reminds us all exactly why we read and why we love."* A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. But when a my ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2014-12-02 | ISBN-13: 9781616204518

Novels in Three Lines (New York Review Books Classics)Novels in Three Lines (New York Review Books Classics)
Félix Fénéon
A NEW YORK REVIEW BOOKS ORIGINALNovels in Three Lines collects more than a thousand items that appeared anonymously in the French newspaper Le Matin in 1906—true stories of murder, mayhem, and everyday life presented with a ruthless economy that provokes laughter even as it shocks. This extraordinary trove, undiscovered until the 1940s and here t ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2007-08-21 | ISBN-13: 9781590172308

Stoner (New York Review Books Classics)Stoner (New York Review Books Classics)
John Williams
William Stoner is born at the end of the nineteenth century into a dirt-poor Missouri farming family. Sent to the state university to study agronomy, he instead falls in love with English literature and embraces a scholar’s life, so different from the hardscrabble existence he has known. And yet as the years pass, Stoner encounters a succession o ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2006-06-20 | ISBN-13: 9781590171998

ReviewsReviews
Oscar Wilde
INTRODUCTION The editor of writings by any author not long deceased is censured sooner or later for his errors of omission or commission.  I have decided to err on the side of commission and to include in the uniform edition of Wilde’s works everything that could be identified as genuine.  Wilde’s literary reputation has survived so much ...
Number of pages: 554 | Publication Date: 2017-01-16 | ISBN-13: 9781542588447

HiwasseeHiwassee
Charles F. Price
Set near the end of the Civil War in the mountainous farm country of North Carolina, this story centers on Madison Curtis and his wife Sarah, whose mansion lies in the path of a gang of Union partisans. They are hiding their oldest son, Andy, who was wounded in the Confederate Army, risking torture and death to protect him. We meet also the Curtis' ...
Number of pages: 193 | Publication Date: 1996-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780897334297

The UnpossessedThe Unpossessed
Tess Slesinger
Tess Slesinger's 1934 novel, The Unpossessed details the ins and outs and ups and downs of left-wing New York intellectual life and features a cast of litterateurs, layabouts, lotharios, academic activists, and fur-clad patrons of protest and the arts. This cutting comedy about hard times, bad jobs, lousy marriages, little magazines, high principle ...
Number of pages: 328 | Publication Date: 2002-08-31 | ISBN-13: 9781590170144

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