In 1899 Kate Chopin stunned the literary world with the publication of The Awakening , her tale of a woman who seeks personal fulfillment in a relationship outside of her tradition-bound marriage and household. Controversial in its day, Chopin´s pioneering novel served as a touchstone for many modernist works published in its wake and is regarded a landmark work of feminist literature. This collection of Chopin´s fiction features the full novel and a selection of her short stories steeped in the local color of her native Louisiana. The Awakening and Other Stories is one of Barnes & Noble´s Collectible Editions classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world´s greatest authors in exquisitely designed foil-stamped binding, with distinctive colored edging and a silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for any home library.
Winner of the 2018 Republic of Consciousness Prize.Longlisted for the 2018 Dylan Thomas prize.New Statesman Books of the Year 2017.The Telegraph Books of the Year 2017.The Guardian Best Books of the Year 2017.The White Review Books of the Year 2017.Australian Book Review Books of the Year 2017.This debut collection from Eley Williams centres upon the difficulties of communication and the way in which one´s thoughts - absurd, encompassing, oblique - may never be fully communicable and yet can overwhelm. Attrib. and other stories celebrates the trickiness of language just as it confronts its limits. Correspondingly, the stories are littered with the physical ephemera of language: dictionaries, dog-eared pages, bookmarks and old coffee stains on older books. This centres on the weird, tender intricacies of the everyday where characters vie to ´own´ their words, tell tall tales and attempt to define their worlds. With affectionate, irreverent and playful prose, the inability to communicate exactly what we mean dominates this bold new collection from one of Britain´s unique and most original new writers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eve Webster. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/050369/bk_adbl_050369_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
An essential collection of comic stories for Destiny fans featuring never-before-seen stories, behind-the-scenes galleries, and exclusive content from featured artists. Includes one of two collectible bookmarks printed with the Destiny 2 ´´Heroes of the Light´´ emblem code inserted inside the book.
Classic tales of fairies and princesses, ducklings and dancing shoes from the master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen. All the best-loved fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, including ´´The Ugly Duckling,´´ ´´Thumbelina,´´ ´´The Red Shoes,´´ ´´The Princess on the Pea,´´ and ´´The Emperor´s New Clothes,´´ fill the pages of this beautiful leather-bound collector´s edition. Also included is ´´The Tallow Candle´´-one of the earliest stories written by Andersen, just discovered recently! A great book of bedtime stories or for rainy day reading, as there are both short and long anecdotes included. The attached bookmark ribbon ensures you´ll never lose your place as you wander through the imagination of one of the most popular children´s writers of all time. Curl up with this collection of classics and lose yourself in childhood memories.
Lewis Carroll´s novels Alice´s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (first published in 1865 and 1871, respectively) have entertained readers young and old for more than a century. Their magical worlds, amusing characters, clever dialogue, and playfully logical illogic epitomize the whit and whimsy of Carroll´s writing. Both stories feature the coloured classic illustrations of John Tenniel. Alice´s Adventures in wonderland and Through the Looking Glass is one of Barnes & Noble´s Ieather bound classics for children. It features classic illustrations, an elegant bonded leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark, and distinctive gilt edging.
The Mermaid Handbook is a unique compendium, a sumptuous compilation divided into four sections--Fashion and Beauty; Arts and Culture; Real Mermaids and Where to Find Them; and Food, Entertaining, and Stories from the Sea. Each section includes a wealth of step-by-step projects and recipes throughout. Among them are instructions for making a sailor´s valentine; a mermaid comb; and a pearl and sequin paillette necklace. There are recipes for mermaid-themed poke bowls, aquatic-themed honey gingerbread cookies, and the official cocktail of 1960s-era mermaid attraction Aquarama, plus profiles on true modern mermaids and mermaid bars; and tips on getting beachy mermaid hair and creating an alluring eye. The hardcover includes an inset image on the front cover; ornate metallic blue foil patterning on the front, spine, and back; blue stained edges; heavy paper; and a satin bookmark.
Get cozy with the classics! Jules Verne collects some of the author´s best-known works in a beautiful keepsake volume. 2013 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Silver Finalist in Gift Books Legendary science fiction and adventure author Jules Verne is remembered for his fascinating stories of travel and excitement. With countless adaptations available, the titles of his works are familiar. But no joy can compare to reading the originals--and reading them in a deluxe classic edition is even better! This revised, elegant book features the African exploration of Five Weeks in a Balloon ; the story of Captain Nemo and his submarine in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea ; Around the World in Eighty Days , the famous story of an incredible expedition; and the classic Journey to the Center of the Earth , which takes readers into our world´s geological past. With a genuine leather cover, printed endpapers, and a ribbon bookmark, as well as an introduction by an expert on Verne´s life and writing, it´s an excellent introduction to the work of this well-loved author. Expand your home library--and your imagination--with Jules Verne !