Mr. Shaitana is a strange and wealthy collector of snuff boxes and other objets d'art. One evening he invites two specialists, Superintendent Battle of Scotland Yard and crime novelist Ariadne Oliver, to a dinner party to view his special collection: four people who have committed murder and gotten away with it. As they play bridge after dinner, Sh..
Emma, by Jane Austen, is a novel about youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance. The novel was first published in December 1815. As in her other novels, Austen explores the concerns and difficulties of genteel women living in Georgian-Regency England; she also creates a lively comedy of manners among her characters.Before she began th..
One of the greatest novels of the 20th century by one of the greatest writers in American historyHigh in the pine forests of the Spanish Sierra, a guerrilla band prepares to blow up a vital bridge. Robert Jordan, a young American volunteer on the republican side of the Spanish Civil War, has been sent to handle the dynamiting. There, in the mountai..
Margaret Mitchell’s page-turning, sweeping American epic has been a classic for over eighty years. Beloved and thought by many to be the greatest of the American novels, Gone with the Wind is a story of love, hope and loss set against the tense historical background of the American Civil War.The lovers at the novel’s centre – the selfish, privilege..
Great Expectations is the thirteenth novel by Charles Dickens and his penultimate completed novel; a bildungsroman which depicts the personal growth and personal development of an orphan nicknamed Pip. It is Dickens's second novel, after David Copperfield, to be fully narrated in the first person. The novel was first published as a serial in Dicken..
Agatha Christie once again demonstrates her mastery of the short form mystery with Parker Pyne Investigates—short stories of crime and detection featuring Parker Pyne, certainly one of the most unconventional private investigators ever to pursue a hot lead.Mrs. Packington felt alone, helpless and utterly forlorn. But her life changed when she stumb..
The ancient Babylonians were the first people to discover the universal laws of prosperity. In his classic bestseller, "The Richest Man in Babylon," George S. Clason reveals their secrets for creating, growing, and preserving wealth.Through these entertaining tales of merchants, tradesmen, and herdsmen, you'll learn how to keep more out what you ea..
Are you ready to master the secret of success? It's easier than you think! Here's the surefire path to: goal setting and achievement; entrepreneurial thinking; effective leadership; and financial freedom. Think and Grow Rich is the all-time bestseller in the personal success field, a treasury of distilled wisdom from some of the world's most distin..
تعد رواية «نداء البرِّيَّة»، التي نُشرت في عام 1903، من أبرز روائع المؤلف الأمريكي الشهير جاك لندن، بل وتعد عمله الفني الأكثر تميزًا. وهي تروي قصة كلب اسمه «باك» يتم اختطافه من حياة الدعة والراحة التي كان يحياها كحيوان مدلل في منزل القاضي ميلر في وادي سانتا كلارا الذي تغمره الشمس، ويُلقى به إلى فوضى منطقة كلونديك التي استقبلت أناسًا من كل حدب وصوب ..