Northanger Abbey - ebook/epub
|The story’s heroine is Catherine Morland, an innocent seventeen-year-old woman from a country parsonage. While spending a few weeks in Bath with a family friend, Catherine meets and falls in love with Henry Tilney, who invites her to visit his family estate, Northanger Abbey. Once there, Catherine, a great reader of Gothic thrillers, lets the shadowy atmosphere of the old mansion fill her mind with terrible suspicions. Northanger Abbey is often referred to as Jane Austen’s Gothic parody.|
Northanger Abbey was the first of Jane Austen's novels to be completed for publication, in 1803, but it wasn't until after her death in 1817 that it was published, along with her other novel Persuasion. The novel is a satire of the Gothic novels popular at the time of its first writing in 1798–99. This 'coming of age,' story revolves around the main character, Catherine, a young and naïve 'heroine...
'Northanger Abbey' is a coming-of-age novel and a satire of Gothic novels written by Jane Austen. It was completed for publication in 1803, making it the first of Austen's novels in order of completion, but was only published posthumously in 1817 with another of her novels, 'Persuasion'. The story revolves around Catherine Morland, the young and naïve 'heroine', and her journey to a better understanding of herself and the world around her...
Wuthering Heights is a wild, passionate story of the intense and almost demonic love between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff, a foundling adopted by Catherine’s father. After Mr Earnshaw’s death, Heathcliff is bullied and humiliated by Catherine’s brother Hindley and wrongly believing that his love for Catherine is not reciprocated, leaves Wuthering Heights, only to return years later as a wealthy and polished man...
Jane Austen is an authoress whose work had a tangible impact on the development of English prose.Jane Austen always has a happy ending and wedding bells. At the same time, there is no place for sweetness and illusions the author always keeps in reserve ironic means and a parody layer. And most importantly: the heroes of Austen are not only people with their multifaceted characters, but also their key feelings...
|Mary Elizabeth Braddon|
This is a story about a knight who lost his wife during childbirth and his two daughters. The eldest daughter Hyacinth with a family monastery in Paris and Angela in a Flemish monastery with an aunt. The cloisters and surroundings were like night and day. The story of the reunion of the sisters after several years apart. The sisters have different moral values, but their sisterly cares prevail until forbidden love paves the way for despair...
|Fred M. White|
Borne Abbey – a miracle of architecture. And there is nothing more outstanding or more beautiful in the English countryside than Borne Abbey. Indeed, this place had its own atmosphere. For nearly four hundred years the Cranwallis family had lived here, lords of broad acres and suzerain of a many goodly manors. Everything changed after the brazen millionaire came to this house.
Several employees on a nobleman’s estate show up at a former abbey, reputed to be haunted, to search for a hidden treasure. However, a mysterious hooded figure begins killing off those who may have figured out where the treasure is hidden. Who the Black Abbott is, what his purpose is – and how he is connected with the mystery of the treasure – these are the elements of the story. There’s a malevolent ghost...
This chronicle tells of several generations of a family that lives in the Lake District in England, dating back to the late seventeen hundred. Hughs descriptions of this area are excellent. He had such a great love for him that he conveyed a great sense of his presence throughout all four novels. His characters also become so alive for the reader, because, I think, he is completely immersed in them...
This is the story of a love triangle between Dick Forrest, a wealthy landowner and a great businessman, his wife Paola and friend Graham, who came to visit them, so to speak. A lot of people gather at Forrest Estate. Among them are vagabond philosophers who live in the land of Dick, artists, musicians, etc. And among the constant dinners, entertainment, etc., fateful events take place.
Lady Catherine St. Clair fascynuje się malarstwem i marzy o tym, aby rozwijać swoją pasję. Jej pozycja towarzyska wyklucza jednak studia uniwersyteckie, a na prywatne lekcje ojciec nie wyraża zgody. Catherine wpada więc na szalony pomysł. Udaje się do studia uznanego malarza Benedicta Cole’a, aby pod przybranym nazwiskiem zaoferować swoje usługi jako modelka i uczyć się, obserwując pracę mistrza...
Lady Susan is an epistolary novel by Jane Austen, possibly written in 1794 but not published until 1871. This early complete work, which the author never submitted for publication, describes the schemes of the title character.
Frontier story of Logan Hewitt and his wife Lucinda and their trials and travails as a pioneer family in Arizona. Story proceeds through development of the automobile and World War I. This is a tale of a single family, told mostly from the point of view of the woman who left comfort to move west and marry her sweetheart. It is also a very nice lens by which we can see the growth and change in this country...
Captain Nicolas is the authors most recognizable character. One for which its immediately clear whose story it is. Hugh Walpole tells the story of a family conflict. This is an ideal family, an example for everyone, but an evil and dissatisfied brother breaks into this idyll. The story is about an evil brother who is returning to visit his family, and about the destruction that he is reaping with his activity...
Catherine, studentka filmoznawstwa, jest zafascynowana jednym z wykładowców. I to nie jego intelekt przyciąga uwagę dziewczyny. Źródło tej fascynacji, która zaczyna przeradzać się w obsesję, z całą pewnością nie jest umiejscowione w głowie profesora. Kiedy Catherine zwierza się z tego swojej przyjaciółce Annie, ta wprowadza ją w świat wyuzdanego seksu, o którego istnieniu wiedzą tylko nieliczni...
|H. Rider Haggard|
Ayesha is an example of a strong and stately woman. It is a 2000-year-old woman who still looks amazing for her age, rules the tribes in Africa. Despite the unwelcome arrival of the British on her land. She extends a helping hand to them. Suddenly, she falls in love with one of the researchers of this group. But can such love be?
|Earl Derr Biggers, Robert Welles Ritchie|
Inside the Lines is a drama that developed during the First World War. The story about a business woman who came to New York to visit her department store. She meets an officer in the British signal corps. He escorts her to Paris and advises to quickly complete his business and return to America before the start of the war. But our heroine does the opposite and is in difficult circumstances.
In the mid-sixteenth century, Jean de Rohaine, a middle-aged French nobleman, journeys to Scotland in search of adventure and a new beginning. In Scotland he meets up with his old friend, Quentin Kennedy, who informs him of a great battle to be waged. Having witnessed Royalist troops butchering suspected Covenanters, he follows the example of ‘godly’ refugees and escapes to the safety of the hills around Eskdalemuir and the head of Ettrick Water...
To była przerażająca chwila. Catherine Weaver spokojnie prowadziła samochód, gdy nagle prosto pod jej koła wpadł mężczyzna. Rozdygotana odwozi rannego Victora Hollanda do szpitala i tu doznaje kolejnego szoku – mężczyzna został wcześniej postrzelony. Jest pewna, że to najgorszy dzień jej życia i chce o nim jak najszybciej zapomnieć. Jednak to dopiero początek dramatycznych wydarzeń...
'Wieczory z Jane Austen' to zawierająca przeszło 1800 stron kolekcja dzieł autorki wraz z jej listami i biografią napisaną przez jej siostrzeńca. Prawdziwa perełka dla kobiet lubiących elegancki styl i subtelny humor Austen.
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Duma i Uprzedzenie,
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One of the earliest comedies of Shakespeare. And at the moment one of the most relevant. The plot of the play is built on dressing a woman into a man, on the love of a man for a woman, a woman for a disguised woman, and so on. The second comedy plan shows how different family relationships can be – one step from love to hate. And the fact that you are one blood does not mean anything, good relations are more important...
|E. Phillips Oppenheim|
Julian Orden, son of a British aristocrat attends a dinner party and meets Catherine, a young woman of mixed antecedents – British and Russian. She is entrusted with important documents. When she is suspected of being a spy and arrested, she saves herself by giving the papers into the keeping of young Orden. A beautiful, intelligent young woman – is she a traitorous spy or a patriot? These two characters become caught up in a plan by the leaders...
Catherine, studentka filmoznawstwa, jest zafascynowana jednym z wykładowców. I to nie jego intelekt przyciąga uwagę dziewczyny. Źródło tej fascynacji, która zaczyna przeradzać się w obsesję, z całą pewnością nie jest umiejscowione w głowie profesora. Kiedy Catherine zwierza się z tego swojej przyjaciółce Annie, ta wprowadza ją w świat wyuzdanego seksu...
Catherine Haile zajmuje się organizacją przyjęć i wesel w Seattle. Choć jej firma działała prężnie, z niewiadomych przyczyn znalazła się na skraju bankructwa. Jest tylko jeden człowiek, który może pomóc – najlepszy doradca finansowy, jej dawny kochanek Gabe Piretti. Gabe zgadza się zbadać sprawę, lecz stawia warunek: Catherine ma znowu z nim zamieszkać. Ma to być tylko próba...
Wzruszająca i pełna zwrotów akcji opowieść o przyjaźni i stracie z tajemniczą zbrodnią w tle
Elliott i Catherine poznali się, gdy byli dziećmi. Między nimi szybko nawiązała się przyjaźń, jednak pewnego dnia chłopak musiał opuścić miasto. Akurat w dniu, w którym mała Catherine potrzebowała go najbardziej.
Gdy ponownie się spotykają, są już innymi ludźmi. On jest szkolną gwiazdą futbolu...
|E. Phillips Oppenheim|
„The Mystery Road” an antique book written by E Phillips Oppenheim follows the heroine on her journey to true love and independence from family pressures. An orphan French girl, Myrtile, who is living with her stepfather horrifies at the prospect to marry to a local barkeep and runs away from the farm. Struck by Myrtile’s desperation and beauty, two Englishmen rescue her and bring her to Monaco with them...
Specjalistka od Bliskiego Wschodu Catherine Smith dostaje propozycję od szejka Zane’a Khana.
Zane oferuje jej trzymiesięczny kontrakt, w czasie którego miałaby napisać książkę o historii jego narodu. Catherine jedzie do pracy pełna zapału, szybko jednak orientuje się, że jej zadanie będzie bardzo trudne. Przystojny szejk, który przyprawia ją o zawrót głowy, znacznie więcej chce przed nią ukryć...
|Louisa May Alcott|
Do you ever feel like you are tied up in our times? Worrying too much about cell phones, fashions, and the latest whatever’s? This book can set you straight. It gives you a peace of mind and fills you with simple pleasures. Polly Milton is a fourteen-year-old country girl raised on old-fashioned values and invited to Boston for an extended stay with her friend, Fanny Shaw. Quite the unlikely friendship since Fanny...
|E. Phillips Oppenheim|
Uncommon Oppenheim novel tells a strong story of the complicated love affairs, thrilling and mystifying revelations in the life of a young occult. Mr. Henry Rochester is an honest and honorable landowner in rural England. One evening he is walking his estate when he happens across the boy who is meditating on a hillside, and after a conversation, takes it into his head to give the boy money and see what he’ll make of himself...
The plot of the book takes readers to an extraordinary country where lives a young woman named Anna. Anna is a loving mother who wants to have a happy life. Unfortunately, countrymen and even her own husband, coming from an influential family, can not accept and appreciate her.
Little Dorrit, by Charles Dickens, is the story of Amy Dorrit, a kind and compassionate young woman who is born impoverished and becomes wealthy, but retains her goodness and strength of character throughout. Little Dorrit is a novel of family loyalty. The story of a girl who is taking care of a large family and her love for the rich young man, and at the same time sarcastic description of English society – the debtors ’ prison of the Marshalsea...
|Anton Pavlovich Chekhov|
This study is about how a rich man falls in love with a woman who simply does not care about him. He is confident that a woman will make his life better. After a moment, we observe the story of unloved people who had to get married. Of course, the end will be instructive for many readers.
|Earl Derr Biggers|
The basic plot of this book is built around the reputation the Lloyds of London insurance firm had for ensuring all manner of unlikely propositions. Lord Harrowby is advised to marry a wealthy heiress. Luckily he meets Cynthia. She is rich, beautiful and willing to marry him. But, since he comes from a family of gamblers, he goes to Lloyds of London and takes an insurance policy to ensure his bride makes to the alter...
|Fred M. White|
A Crime on Canvas is a story about a rich Blantyres family, which is one of the richest families in England. A few years later, the influence of Blantyres does not disappear. They are just as influential in their environment. The eldest of the Blantyres family decided to rent out their mansion. However, many bad rumors go about him.