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Cities Of The Plain Sodom And Gomorrah

  [english | 1927]  

Marcel Proust


Summary: [In this fourth volume Prousts novel takes up for the first time the theme of homosexual love and examines how destructive sexual jealousy can be for those who suffer it. Sodom and Gomorrah is also an unforgiving analysis of both the decadent high society of Paris and the rise of a philistine bourgeoisie that will inevitably supplant it.]
Genres: [fiction | romance | psychologicalDownloads: 359

Crime And Punishment

  [english | 1866]  

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky


Summary: [The poverty-stricken Raskolnikov believing he is exempt from moral law murders a man only to face the consequences not only from society but from his conscience in this seminal story of justice morality and redemption from one of Russias greatest novelists.]
Genres: [fiction | psychologicalDownloads: 78

Crimen Y Castigo

  [spanish | 1866]  

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky


Summary: [Crimen y castigo gira en torno a Rodion Raskolnikov. El protagonista es un estudiante que apenas tiene para sobrevivir ni siquiera a travs de los esfuerzos de su madre (Pulqueria) y su hermana Dunia. Rodin se indigna con Dunia porque quiere casarse con un comerciante y l sabe que el matrimonio es por inters para ayudar a Rodin. As que tiene la idea de matar y robar a una vieja usurera despiadada ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychologicalDownloads: 441

El Retrato De Dorian Gray

  [spanish | 1891]  

Oscar Wilde


Summary: [La novela cuenta la historia de un joven llamado Dorian Gray retratado por el artista Basilio Hallward quien queda enormemente impresionado por la belleza fsica de Dorian y comienza a encapricharse con l creyendo que esta belleza es la responsable de la nueva forma de su arte. Charlando en el jardn de Basil Dorian conoce a Lord Henry Wotton un amigo de Basil y empieza a cautivarse por la visin ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychologicalDownloads: 384

Humilies Et Offenses

  [french | 1861]  

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky


Summary: [Dostoevski a 40 ans lorsquil crit Humilis et Offenss peu aprs son retour dexil en Sibrie pour soutenir une revue appartenant son frre. Cest encore une oeuvre de jeunesse.Vania le narrateur est crivain de son tat. Il recueille Nelly une jeune orpheline dont la mre est morte dans le dnuement et et qui a t renie par son pre. Bien quamoureux de Natacha Vania se sacrifie au profit dAliocha jeune ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychologicalDownloads: 5

In A Grove

  [english | 1922]  

Ryunosuke Akutagawa


Summary: [In a Grove is an early modernist short story consisting of seven varying accounts of the murder of a samurai Kanazawa no Takehiro whose corpse has been found in a bamboo forest near Kyoto. Each section simultaneously clarifies and obfuscates what the reader knows about the murder eventually creating a complex and contradictory vision of events that brings into question humanitys ability or ...]
Genres: [fiction | mystery detective | psychologicalDownloads: 47

La Lettre Ecarlate

  [french | 1850]  

Nathaniel Hawthorne


Summary: [ Boston dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre puritaine du XVIIe sicle Hester Prynne jeune pouse dun vieux savant anglais dont on est maintenant sans nouvelles a commis le pch dadultre et refuse de rvler le nom du pre de son enfant. Elle est condamn affronter la vindicte populaire sur le pilori avec sa fille Pearl de trois mois puis porter brode sur sa poitrine la lettre carlate A. Elle est bannie et ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychologicalDownloads: 342

Les Possedes

  [french | 1872]  

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky


Summary: [Est-il possible de croire? Srieusement et effectivement? Tout est l. Stavroguine envote tous ceux qui lapprochent hommes ou femmes. Il ne trouve de limite son immense orgueil que dans lexistence de Dieu. Il la nie et tombe dans labsurdit de la libert pour un homme seul et sans raison dtre. Tous les personnages de ce grand roman sont possds par un dmon le socialisme athe le nihilisme ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychologicalDownloads: 347

Lhomme Qui Tue Les Femmes

  [french | 1893]  

Camille Lemonnier


Summary: [Cette nouvelle se prsente sous la forme des mmoires dun tueur de femmes comme lindiquent le titre et le sous-titre. Lauteur y dcrit sans prendre de gants dans un style trs violent et sensuel (pour lpoque) ce qui se passe dans la tte de ce tueur psychopathe inspir par Jack lEventreur avant pendant et aprs ces actes de violence.]
Genres: [fiction | psychological | short storiesDownloads: 375

Lidiot Tome I

  [french | 1869]  

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky


Summary: [Le prince Mychkine est un tre fondamentalement bon mais sa bont confine la navet et lidiotie mme sil est capable danalyses psychologiques trs fines. Aprs avoir pass sa jeunesse en Suisse dans un sanatorium pour soigner son pilepsie (maladie dont tait galement atteint Dostoevski) double dune sorte dautisme il retourne en Russie pour pntrer les cercles ferms de la socit russe. Lors de la soire ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychologicalDownloads: 186

Lidiot Tome Ii

  [french | 1869]  

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky


Summary: [Le prince Mychkine est un tre fondamentalement bon mais sa bont confine la navet et lidiotie mme sil est capable danalyses psychologiques trs fines. Aprs avoir pass sa jeunesse en Suisse dans un sanatorium pour soigner son pilepsie (maladie dont tait galement atteint Dostoevski) double dune sorte dautisme il retourne en Russie pour pntrer les cercles ferms de la socit russe. Lors de la soire ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychologicalDownloads: 447

Mesmeric Revelation

  [english | 1844]  

Edgar Allan Poe


Excerpts: [... death, or at least resemble them more nearly than they do the phenomena of any other normal condition within our cognizance that, while in this state, ...... and exaltation of the mesmeric perception had supervened. For many months he had been laboring under confirmed phthisis, the more distressing ...... I have hitherto been on the topic of the soul's immortality. I cannot deny ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychological | short storiesDownloads: 59

Modus Vivendi

  [english | 1961]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [Its undoubtedly difficult to live with someone who is Different. He must because he is Different live by other ways. But what makes it so difficult is that for some reason he thinks you are Different!]
Genres: [fiction | psychological | science fictionDownloads: 450

Psichopath

  [english | 1960]  

Randall Garrett


Summary: [Given psi powers like clairvoyance and telepathy solving problems of sabotage would be easy of course. That is it seems that way at first thought!]
Genres: [fiction | psychological | science fictionDownloads: 298

Sons And Lovers

  [english | 1913]  

David Herbert Lawrence


Summary: [The third published novel of D. H. Lawrence taken by many to be his earliest masterpiece tells the story of Paul Morel a young man and budding artist. Richard Aldington explains the semi-autobiographical nature of his masterpiece:When you have experienced Sons and Lovers you have lived through the agonies of the young Lawrence striving to win free from his old life. Generally it is not only ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychological | romanceDownloads: 41

Summer

  [english | 1917]  

Edith Wharton


Summary: [Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire (2007) is a history book written by Alex von Tunzelmann. The book covers the end of the British Empire and the partition of the Indian subcontinent that resulted in thousands of deaths. An extra ordinary saga of romance history religion and political intrigue. It was set to be adapted into a film by Joe Wright with Hugh Grant and Cate ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychologicalDownloads: 414

The Blue Germ

  [english | 1918]  

Maurice Nicoll


Summary: [The invention of a germ that can kill all other germs eradicating death but also desire.]
Genres: [fiction | psychological | science fictionDownloads: 363

The Brothers Karamazov

  [english | 1880]  

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky


Summary: [The Brothers Karamazov is the final novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky and is generally considered the culmination of his lifes work. Dostoevsky spent nearly two years writing The Brothers Karamazov which was published as a serial in The Russian Messenger and completed in November 1880. Dostoevsky intended it to be the first part in an epic story titled The Life of a Great Sinner but ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychologicalDownloads: 26

The Dream Of A Ridiculous Man

  [english | 1877]  

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky


Excerpts: [... but being. I have always been ridiculous, and I have known it, perhaps, from the hour I was born. Perhaps from the time I was seven years old I ...... talked of something rousing and suddenly they got excited over it. But they did not really care, I could see that, and only made a show of being excited. ...... I have a sofa covered with American leather, a table with books on it, ...]
Genres: [fiction | psychological | short storiesDownloads: 390

The Rainbow

  [english | 1915]  

David Herbert Lawrence


Summary: [Clouds Blur the Rainbow: The Other Side of New Alliance Party is a non-fiction report by Chip Berlet published in 1987 by Political Research Associates (PRA). Berlet presents his view that Lenora Fulani and her campaign manager and tactician Fred Newman use totalitarian deception to manipulate social and political activists and describe Newman and Fulanis therapeutic approach Social Therapy as ...]
Genres: [fiction | romance | psychologicalDownloads: 123
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