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By Jeffrey Archer

#1 ny occasions bestselling writer Jeffrey Archer has mesmerized millions of readers through the years together with his riveting novels and unforgettable characters. Now he returns with one other outstanding novel that proves he's nonetheless essentially the most talented writers of all time...

In hushed maternity ward, an youngster dies, whereas dual brothers thrive. by way of morning, one mom is advised that her merely baby is doing tremendous. one other is informed that she has tragically misplaced certainly one of her sons...

Twins seperated at delivery, Nathaniel Cartwright and Fletcher Davenport were raised in several worlds, and feature either thrived the most effective and brightest in their new release. In an period of violent swap, freee love, and blind ambition, Nat is going off to warfare, whereas Fletcher enters political strive against. With every one selection they make--in love and profession, via tragedy and triumph--their lives replicate one another...until a high-profile homicide case brings them jointly. till a high-stakes political conflict turns them into opponents. till a decades-old key is exposed...and robust males needs to confront their bonds of destiny and fortune.

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By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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By Tracy Letts

Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

“A large success in American playwriting: a tragicomic populist portrait of a tricky land and a harder people.”—Time Out New York

“Tracy Letts’ August: Osage County is what O’Neill will be writing in 2007. Letts has recaptured the the Aristocracy of yankee drama’s mid-century heyday whereas nonetheless growing whatever fullyyt original.”—New York magazine

One of the main bracing and severely acclaimed performs in fresh Broadway heritage, August: Osage County is a portrait of the dysfunctional American relatives at its finest—and absolute worst. whilst the patriarch of the Weston extended family disappears one sizzling summer time evening, the relatives reunites on the Oklahoma abode, the place long-held secrets and techniques are unflinchingly and uproariously printed. The three-act, three-and-a-half-hour monstrous of a play combines epic tragedy with black comedy, dramatizing 3 generations of unfulfilled goals and leaving now not considered one of its 13 characters unscathed. After its sold-out Chicago best, the play has electrified audiences in manhattan because its commencing in November 2007.

Tracy Letts is the writer of Killer Joe, Bug, and Man from Nebraska, which was once a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. His performs were played during the state and across the world. A performer in addition to a playwright, Letts is a member of the Steppenwolf Theatre corporation, the place August: Osage County premiered.

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By Claude Simon

Un tramway relie une ville de province à l. a. plage voisine, distante d’une quinzaine de kilomètres. Aux heures matinales, il fait accessoirement workplace de ramassage scolaire. Ses allées et venues d’un terminus à l’autre entre les ondulations des vignes ponctuent le cours des vies, avec leurs menus ou cruels événements. Les lieux où se déroule l’action sont principalement le bord de mer, une maison de campagne, los angeles ville qui peu à peu se modernise, un court docket de tennis. Dans sa fragilité, l. a. vie s’acharne par ailleurs à poursuivre son cours à travers les dédales des couloirs et des pavillons d’un hôpital, et d’infimes coïncidences amènent parfois les deux trajets à se confondre.

« Pas de psychologie chez Claude Simon : c’est l’écriture, et elle seule, qui prend en cost cette fragile renaissance au monde dans l. a. proximité de los angeles mort. L’écriture hint donc un chemin, un itinéraire, celui du tramway qui menait, pendant 15 kilomètres, les voyageurs du centre de Perpignan aux villas bourgeoises de los angeles côte lorsque l’écrivain était enfant. Que ce parcours soit aussi initiatique – initiation à un non-savoir, celui de los angeles mort –, les premières pages du livre nous en persuadent. » (Pierre Lepape, Le Monde)

Publié en 2001, Le Tramway est le dernier roman de Claude Simon.

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Download E-books As You Like It (The Complete Shakespeare Translated by Liang Shiqiu, Book 10) (Bilingual Edition) PDF

By William Shakespeare, Liang Shiqiu

It's a Bilingual version of chinese language and English.

中国广播电视出版社从台湾远东图书公司引进版权,出版了梁实秋翻译的《莎士比亚全集》中英文对照版,这是梁译本《莎士比亚全集》以中英文对照的形式首次在内地出版发行。梁译本的最大特点为:白话散文式的风格;直译,忠实于原文;全译,决不删略原文。除此之外,梁译本还有独到之处:一是加了注释。莎翁作品原文常有版本的困难,晦涩难解之处很多,各种双关语、熟语、俚语、典故也多,猥亵语也不少,梁实秋不但直译,而且加了大量注释,帮助读者理解原文。二是每剧前都加了序言。序言中对该剧的版本、著作年代、故事来源、舞台历史、该剧的意义及批评意见等均有论述。

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By Jeff Lindsay

In his paintings as a Miami crime scene investigator, Dexter Morgan is familiar with seeing evil deeds. . . quite simply because, every now and then, he commits them himself. yet Dexter's chuffed life is grew to become the other way up while he's referred to as to an strangely irritating crime scene on the collage campus. Dexter's darkish Passenger – mastermind of his homicidal prowess – instantly senses whatever chillingly recognizable and is going into hiding. Dexter is by myself for the 1st time in his lifestyles, and he realizes he is being hunted by means of a very sinister adversary. in the meantime he is making plans a marriage and attempting to the right way to be a stepfather to his fiancé's little ones – who may simply have darkish developments themselves. Macabre, ironic, and beautifully enjoyable, Dexter within the Dark is going deeper into the psyche of 1 of the most up to date protagonists in contemporary fiction.

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The earliest of his performs to outlive is The Persians (Persai), played in 472 BC and in keeping with reviews in Aeschylus's personal lifestyles, in particular the conflict of Salamis.[29] it truly is precise between surviving Greek tragedies in that it describes a up to date old event.[2] The Persians specializes in the preferred Greek subject matter of hubris by way of blaming Persia's loss at the satisfaction of its king.[29] It opens with the arriving of a messenger in Susa, the Persian capital, bearing information of the catastrophic Persian defeat at Salamis to Atossa, the mum of the Persian King Xerxes. Atossa then travels to the tomb of Darius, her husband, the place his ghost seems to provide an explanation for the reason for the defeat. it really is, he says, the results of Xerxes' hubris in development a bridge around the Hellespont, an motion which angered the gods. Xerxes seems to be on the finish of the play, no longer figuring out the reason for his defeat, and the play closes to lamentations by means of Xerxes and the chorus.[30]

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By Monica Sweeney

Enjoy 4 of Shakespeare’s tragedies advised with LEGO bricks. listed below are Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Julius Caesar enacted scene via scene, captioned via excerpts from the performs. turn via a thousand colour images as you get pleasure from Shakespeare’s iconic poetry and wonder at what might be performed with the world’s most well-liked children’s toy.

Watch the brick Hamlet provide his well-known “To be or to not be” soliloquy, and believe brick Ophelia’s grief as she meets her watery finish. woman Macbeth in brick shape brings new terror to “Out, out, rattling spot!” and brick Romeo and Juliet are not any much less star-crossed for being oblong and plastic. the nice and cozy familiarity of bricks lends levity to Shakespeare’s tragedies whereas last actual to his unique language.

The excellent ebook for Shakespeare lovers, in addition to a enjoyable method to introduce little ones to Shakespeare’s masterpieces, this publication employs Shakespeare’s unique, attribute language in abridged shape. notwithstanding the language remains actual to its origins, the original layout of those recognized tragedies will provide readers a brand new solution to take pleasure in essentially the most renowned playwrights in history.

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By David Mamet

American Buffalo is taken into account a vintage of the yankee theater. Newsweek acclaimed Mamet because the “hot younger American playwright . . . anyone to watch." the hot York instances exclaimed in admiration: “The guy can write!" different critics referred to as the play “a sizzler," “super," and “dynamite."

A vintage tragedy, American Buffalo is the tale of 3 males suffering within the pursuit in their distorted imaginative and prescient of the yank Dream. by way of turns touching and cynical, poignant and violent, American Buffalo is a piercing tale of the way humans should be corrupted into betraying their beliefs and people they love.

The play gained the new york Drama Critics Circle Award for top play of the 1977 season & used to be nominated for 2 Tony Awards: top course of a Play & most sensible Scenic layout (Santo Loquasto). It bought 4 Drama table Award nominations, together with notable New American Play. The 1983 revival used to be nominated for the Tony Award, top copy & the Drama table Award, striking Actor in a Play (Pacino). In 1976 the play received an Obie Award for most sensible new play.

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