In the course of time, the King James Version came to be regarded as 'the Authorized Version.' It has been termed the "noblest monument of English prose," and it has come to be of central importance to Western society as no other book.
In this classic short story, Chekhov takes a snapshot of the Russian life, illuminating the harsh complexities and yet subtle simplicities that interact seamlessly together. The cold and gloom of the Russian environment cannot compare to the relat…Read More »
Katy and Clover Carr sitting with their sewing on the door steps drew in with every breath the sense of spring.
The magical story of Diamond, the son of a poor coachman, who is swept away by the North Wind – a radiant, maternal spirit with long, flowing hair – and whose life is transformed by a brief glimpse of the beautiful country – at the back of the …Read More »
John Carter and the Giant of Mars, is a juvenile story penned by Burrough’s son John 'Jack' Coleman Burroughs, and claimed to have been revised by Burroughs. It was written for a Whitman Big Little Book, illustrated by Jack Burroughs that was pu…Read More »
There is something epic–and almost mythic–about this sparsely beautiful novel by Willa Cather, although the story it tells is that of a single human life, lived simply in the silence of the desert. In 1851 Father Jean Marie Latour comes as the A…Read More »
This is the Longman edition in which some passages were replaced with prose summaries by Winifred Turner and Helen Scott. Son of King Sigmund, young Sigurd is taught the ways of kings by the ancient, mysterious Regin – who then sets him upon th…Read More »