By Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Der kleine Prinz – Kompakt-Ausgabe (10x15 cm)
Mit allen Illustrationen des Autors und einem Begleitwort zur Entstehungsgeschichte
»Das Wesentliche ist für die Augen unsichtbar«
Die Geschichte vom kleinen Prinzen, der unvermittelt bei einem notgelandeten Piloten in der Wüste auftaucht, fasziniert seit Jahrzehnten Kinder wie Erwachsene. Wir hören, woher der kleine Prinz kommt, welche seltsamen Planeten er besuchte und welche Abenteuer er erlebt hat. Wenn er uns danach wieder verlässt, sehen wir die Welt mit anderen Augen. Seine sanfte Weisheit berührt und verwundert uns, wir sind traurig, aber bereichert.
Das schönste und erfolgreichste Kinderbuch aller Zeiten
Antoine de Saint-Exupérys ›Kleiner Prinz‹ wurde in etwa a hundred and eighty Sprachen übersetzt und gehört mit einer weltweiten Auflage von speedy eighty two Millionen Exemplaren zu den meistverkauften Büchern aller Zeiten. Saint-Exupéry schrieb es als sanften conversation mit dem ›kleinen Kumpel, den ich in meinem Herzen mit mir trage‹, wie er gelegentlich sagte. © AuraBooks
The hero of Charlotte Bronte's first novel escapes a dreary clerkship in business Yorkshire by way of taking a task as a instructor in Belgium. There, even though, his entanglement with the sensuous yet manipulative Zoraide Reuter, complicates his affections for a penniless lady who's either instructor and student in Reuter's institution.
By Joseph H. Udelson
A biography of Israel Zangwill (1864-1926), the writer of "Children of the Ghetto" and "Dreamers of the Ghetto." Zangwill was once the originator of the "melting pot" view of yank society, and followed the guidelines of assimilation and intermarriage. Udelson says that Zangwill was once not able both to solve or settle for the clash caused by the conflict of Jewish and Western values.
By Virginia Woolf
Readers can detect those and different features of her influential type within the 8 tales accrued right here, between them a pleasant, feminist put-down of the male mind in "A Society" and a super and delicate portrayal of nature in "Kew Gardens." additionally incorporated are "An Unwritten Novel," "The String Quartet," "A Haunted House," "Blue & Green," "The Mark at the Wall," and the identify story.
In contemporary years, Woolf's fiction, feminism, and high-minded sensibilities have earned her an ever-growing viewers of readers. This perfect assortment deals these readers not just the inestimable pleasures of the tales themselves, yet a very good entrée into the bigger physique of Woolf's work.
By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald's first novel, This aspect of Paradise (1920) used to be a right away, fabulous good fortune and verified his literary popularity. probably the definitive novel of that "Lost Generation," it tells the tale of Amory Blaine, a good-looking, prosperous Princeton pupil who halfheartedly consists of himself in literary cults, "liberal" scholar actions, and a chain of empty flirtations with younger women. while he eventually does fall actually in love, even if, the younger girl rejects him for another.
After serving in France throughout the conflict, Blaine returns to embark on a profession in ads. nonetheless younger, yet already cynical and world-weary, he exemplifies the younger women and men of the '20s, defined through Fitzgerald as "a new release grown as much as locate all gods lifeless, all wars fought, all faiths in guy shaken."
By H. G. Wells
While Dr Philip Raven, an highbrow operating for the League of countries, dies in 1930 he leaves in the back of a strong legacy - an unpublished 'dream book'. encouraged by means of visions he has skilled for a few years, apparently to be a booklet written a ways into the long run: a historical past of humanity from the date of his loss of life as much as 2105. the form of items to come back presents this 'history of the future', an account that used to be in many ways remarkably prescient - predicting climatic catastrophe and sweeping cultural adjustments, together with a moment international battle, the increase of chemical war, and political instabilities within the heart East.
Robert H. Jackson used to be one of many giants of the Roosevelt period: an legal professional normal, a nonetheless respected perfect courtroom Justice and, no longer least very important, one among Franklin Delano Roosevelt's shut associates and advisers. His intimate memoir of FDR, written within the early Fifties ahead of Jackson's premature dying, has remained unpublished for 50 years. here's that newly came upon memoir.
Written with ability and charm, this is often really a distinct account of the character, behavior, greatness of personality, and customary humanity of "that guy within the White House," as outraged conservatives referred to as FDR. Jackson easily yet eloquently offers an insider's view of Roosevelt's presidency, together with such an important occasions as FDR's Court-packing plan, his battles with company the United States, his determination to hunt a 3rd time period, and his daring stream to assist Britain in 1940 with American destroyers. He additionally bargains an intimate own portrait of Roosevelt--on fishing journeys, in late-night poker video games, or approving laws whereas consuming breakfast in mattress, the place he mostly started his workday. We meet a president who's far-sighted yet nimble in attacking the issues handy; principled yet versatile; charismatic and well known yet unafraid to choose fights, take stands, and whilst useful, make enemies.
That Man isn't easily a beneficial ancient rfile, yet an interesting and insightful examine probably the most impressive males in American background. In studying this memoir, we achieve not just a brand new appreciation for Roosevelt, but in addition admiration for Jackson, who emerges as either a public servant of serious integrity and ability and a wry, clever, and fair-minded observer of politics on the maximum point.