Archiv der Kategorie: Classics of Fiction (English)

The Great Plains Trilogy

The Great Plains Trilogy – Willa Cather Willa Cather was the 1922 winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her breakthrough in literature were the three novels featured here in this edition, the so-called “Great Plains Trilogy”. All three novels stage in … Weiterlesen

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Alexander’s Bridge

Alexander’s Bridge – Willa Cather Alexander’s Bridge is the story of a great engineer who has reached the crisis in his life when success and responsibility have begun to fret and weary a restless, energetic nature inherently impatient of restraint. … Weiterlesen

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A Window in Thrums

A Window in Thrums – James M. Barrie „A Window in Thrums“ is a very curious realistic production, but it cannot rightly be called a novel. It is rather a series of detached pictures taken from the domestic life of … Weiterlesen

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When a man’s single

When a man’s single – James M. Barrie The career of a young Scotchman‘ „Rob Angus,“ is the subject of this novel. He is unusually gifted and clever, though born among the working people of a little Scotch village. His … Weiterlesen

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Tommy and Grizel

Tommy and Grizel – James M. Barrie A novel to be liked, or resented, as you will, but not to be ignored. When „Sentimental Tommy“ closed with two remarkable children just entering upon maturity, this sequel was foreshadowed. The scenes … Weiterlesen

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Sentimental Tommy

Sentimental Tommy – James M. Barrie To turn from George Elliot’s Tom Tulliver to Sentimental Tommy is to encounter the maladies of the soul. It is to leave the firm and solid ground of ordinary boyhood for the quicksands of … Weiterlesen

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My best Plays

My best Plays – James M. Barrie James M. Barrie was not only the creator of Peter Pan and the other famous characters of that story. He was also a brilliant dramatist and the best of his theatre works are … Weiterlesen

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Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens – James M. Barrie J. M. Barrie tells the first adventures of Peter Pan in the form of a fairy story, settles the first questions of children in regard to their advent into the world, … Weiterlesen

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Peter Pan (Peter and Wendy)

Peter Pan (Peter and Wendy) – James M. Barrie This book J. M. Barrie was to the last generation what „Alice in Wonderland“ was to the one before. Written with all that indescribable charm that has endeared him to thousands, … Weiterlesen

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My Lady Nicotine

My Lady Nicotine – James M. Barrie My Lady Nicotine „—a book that suggests but is very unlike “ The Reveries of a Bachelor.“ The former is urban : the latter is provincial. A briar pipe filled with Arcadia Mixture … Weiterlesen

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