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By Whitaker's

ISBN-10: 0713675837

ISBN-13: 9780713675832

ISBN-10: 1408103699

ISBN-13: 9781408103692

This ebook is a wealthy collection of writing that has encouraged the 20 th century and past. With 100 of the easiest titles absolutely reviewed and an extra steered, you’ll quick set out on a trip of discovery. The booklet additionally lets you browse through topic and comprises “a reader’s fast-guide to the classics,” previous award-winners, and ebook membership recommendations.

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The short narrative focuses on the enigmatic, fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby who throws wild and legendary parties while yearning for the elusive Daisy Buchanan, once his lover and now married to someone else. Rumours about Gatsby and the source of his wealth abound. Perhaps he was a German spy during the War.

In the years since their publication, they have been subjected to minute examination by critics in search of every kind of interpretation, from psychoanalytical to political, but they remain mysterious and delightfully resistant to ultimate explanation. Six years after the publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Carroll produced a sequel, very nearly as good, entitled Through the Looking Glass, in which the young heroine travels to a world behind her mirror where nursery rhyme characters (Humpty Dumpty, Tweedledum and Tweedledee) are living their own strange lives.

No one notices that he is gone and he wanders aimlessly behind the front lines, witnessing the chaos and confusion of warfare and being moved to anger and despair by the misery he sees epitomized in the death of one ragged soldier. Returning to his regiment, Henry is welcomed back. His cowardice has gone unseen and, in the fighting next day, he appears a model of military courage, picking up and carrying the regimental colours when their original bearer is shot. He even has his ‘red badge of courage’, the wound of one who has fought, although he knows that he received it in less than heroic circumstances.

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