Sherlock Holmes – His Last Bow
Edebiyat Kitapları / 15 Ağustos 2019

His Last Bow, the title story of this collection, tells how Sherlock Holmes is brought out of retirement to help the Government fight the German threat at the approach of the First World War. The Prime Minister himself requests Holmes’s services to hunt down the remarkable German agent, Von Bork. Several of the detective’s earlier cases complete the volume, including Wisteria Lodge, The Bruce-Partington Plans, and The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax. In The Dying Detective, Dr Watson is horrified to discover Holmes at death’s door from a mysterious tropical disease as his friend lays a trap for a murderer.

Ghost Stories Of An Anquary
Edebiyat Kitapları / 14 Ağustos 2019

Curl up by the fire and enter the sinister, supernatural world of Montague Rhodes James (1862–1936), the master of the English ghost story. Chillingly atmospheric, quietly terrifying, M. R. James’s stories explore the darkness just beyond the flicker of the candle, behind the creaking door.

Dubliners
Edebiyat Kitapları / 13 Ağustos 2019

This work of art reflects life in Ireland at the turn of the last century, and by rejecting euphemism, reveals to the Irish their unromantic realities. Each of the 15 stories offers glimpses into the lives of ordinary Dubliners, and collectively they paint a portrait of a nation.

Ben-Hur A Tale Of The Christ
Edebiyat Kitapları / 12 Ağustos 2019

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1880) by Lew Wallace is one of the most popular and beloved 19th century American novels. This faithful New Testament tale combines the events of the life of Jesus with grand historical spectacle in the exciting story of Judah of the House of Hur, a man who finds extraordinary redemption for himself and his family.A classic of faith, fortitude, and inspiration.

The Jungle Book
Edebiyat Kitapları / 5 Ağustos 2019

“Mowgli, a little boy collected and raised by a family of wolves who has to face a terrible tiger, Kotick, a white seal who wants to save his fellow men from the barbarity of men, Rikki-tikki-tavi, a mongoose who fights heroically against a cobra or Toomai, a trainer who attends the incredible spectacle of the elephant ball in the depths of the Indian jungle … these are the heroes of the most famous work of Rudyard Kipling.”

The Scarlet Letter
Edebiyat Kitapları / 4 Ağustos 2019

“Boston, 1642. Hester, whose husband is missing, is pilloried because she committed adultery. Condemned by the Puritan colony to wear a scarlet on the chest until the end of her days, she leaves to live on the outskirts of the city, alone with her daughter, because she refused to give the name of her lover …”

A House of Pomegranates
Yabancı Dilde Kitaplar / 29 Temmuz 2019

A House of Pomegranates is a collection of fairy tales published in 1891 as a second collection for Happy Prince. Wilde once said that this collection was “intended neither for the British child nor the British public.” Wilde is a phenomenal storyteller, his strength lays in the dialogue. His success arose primarily from thinking of stories as things to tell. These stories included in this collection: The Young KingThe Birthday of the InfantaThe Fisherman and his SoulThe Star-Child

A Woman of No Importance
Yabancı Dilde Kitaplar / 28 Temmuz 2019

A Woman of No Importance is a satire by Oscar Wilde. Like other society plays Wilde banter with English upper-class society. It has been staged all over the world, mainly in Europe and North America. Mrs. Arbuthnot struggled through her life to support herself and her son. Whereas majority of the other characters belong to the luxurious aristocracy, they did not have to work due to their inheritance. Wilde’s juxtaposition portraits the Victorian Britain: most of the population had to earn their lives in harsh conditions while the upper classes had an unfair advantage.

De Profundis
Yabancı Dilde Kitaplar / 28 Temmuz 2019

A House of Pomegranates is a collection of fairy tales published in 1891 as a second collection for Happy Prince. Wilde once said that this collection was “intended neither for the British child nor the British public.” Wilde is a phenomenal storyteller, his strength lays in the dialogue. His success arose primarily from thinking of stories as things to tell. These stories included in this collection: The Young KingThe Birthday of the InfantaThe Fisherman and his SoulThe Star-Child

Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus
Yabancı Dilde Kitaplar / 28 Temmuz 2019

“The novel was first published in 1818. It was written originally by Mary Shelley as a short story when the poet Lord Byron suggested that each member of a group of friends write a ghostly tale to keep themselves entertained. Mary’s story was the undoubted winner.” – bbc.com