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The Art of War (Sunzi bing fa)

by Sun Tzu

Goodreads Rating: 3.97

The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the Late Spring and Autumn Period (roughly 5th century BC). The work, which is attributed to the ancient Chine...

Oct 22, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Communist Manifesto

by Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

Goodreads Rating: 3.58

The Communist Manifesto, originally the Manifesto of the Communist Party (German: Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei), is an 1848 political document by German philosophers Karl...

Oct 18, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience

by William Blake

Goodreads Rating: 4.11

Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, contain memorable lyric verses embodying the emerging spirit of Romanticism. The poems of Songs of Innocence describe childhood state...

Oct 18, 2020   Tags: , ,

Complete Original Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant

by Guy De Maupassant

Goodreads Rating: 4.19

“I entered literary life as a meteor, and I shall leave it like a thunderbolt. ” These words of Maupassant to Jose Maria de Heredia on the occasion of a memorable meeting are, i...

Oct 06, 2020   Tags: , , ,

On Liberty

by John Stuart Mill

Goodreads Rating: 3.97

On Liberty is a philosophical essay by the English philosopher John Stuart Mill, it applies Mill’s ethical system of utilitarianism to society and state. Mill suggests sta...

Oct 06, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Cask of Amontillado

by Edgar Allan Poe

Goodreads Rating: 4.09

“The Cask of Amontillado” (sometimes spelled “The Casque of Amontillado”) is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. The story, set in an unnamed Italian city ...

Oct 05, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

The Poetics of Aristotle

by Aristotle

Goodreads Rating: 3.83

Aristotle’s Poetics is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In this text Aristotle offers an...

Oct 05, 2020   Tags: , , , ,

Ethan Frome

by Edith Wharton

Goodreads Rating: 3.40

Ethan Frome is a 1911 book by American author Edith Wharton. It is set in the fictitious town of Starkfield, Massachusetts. In one of American fiction’s finest and most in...

Oct 04, 2020   Tags: , , ,

Oliver Twist

by Charles Dickens

Goodreads Rating: 3.87

The story centres on orphan Oliver Twist, born in a workhouse and sold into apprenticeship with an undertaker. After escaping, Oliver travels to London, where he meets the ̶...

Oct 01, 2020   Tags: , , ,

The Turn of the Screw

by Henry James

Goodreads Rating: 3.43

The Turn of the Screw is an 1898 horror novella by Henry James that first appeared in serial format in Collier’s Weekly magazine (January 27 – April 16, 1898). In October ...

Oct 01, 2020   Tags: , , , ,