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Four Stories

Author : Alan Bennett
ISBN : 9781847653871
Genre : Fiction
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Like everything Bennett does, these stories are playful, witty and painfully observant of ordinary people's foibles. They all have brilliant twists, are immensely entertaining and highly moral. And all are modern classics. The Laying on of Hands The painfully observant account of a memorial service for a masseur to the famous. The Clothes They Stood Up In The comic tale of an elderly couple's trials after their flat is stripped completely bare. Father! Father! Burning Bright The savage satire on the family of a dying man who rules over them from his hospital bed. The Lady in the Van The true story of the eccentric old woman who is invited to live in a homeowner's front garden. She stays there, in her van, for fifteen years. The home is Alan Bennett's. It became a West End hit, starring Maggie Smith.

Four Stories From Tagore

Author : Swapna Dutta
ISBN : 8125025200
Genre : Children's stories
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A towering figure of the Bengal Renaissance, Tagore s influence on Bagla literature has still not diminished. During a long and creative career, he excelled in the different art forms that he practised-poetry, drama, music, novels and short stories. In 1901, he founded Shantiniketan (Adobe of Peace), in Bolpur near Kolkata, an educational institution where education was to be imparted in an unrestricted manner. He was the first Indian to win the Nobel Prize in 1913, for his poetic work Gitanjali (An Offering of Songs) which he himself had translated into English from his various volumes of poetry. He was knighted in 1915, but returned Bagh massacre of 1919. He died in 1941, heartbroken by a number of personal tragedies and disillusioned by the outbreak of the Second World War in Europe. Through primarily remembered as a poet, Tagore s short stories have earned a pride in modern Bangla literature. The stories in this collection are respresentative of Tagore s writings. We find the empathy of a father for a stranger in The Kabuliwala, the sorrow of parting in The Postmaster, the comic in When Wishes Come True and the social divide that riches cause in The Return Gift.

The Four Stories

Author : Vashima Jain
ISBN : 9781644290293
Genre : Fiction
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4 fascinating stories. All interconnected in a way that only YOU can discover. Here’s a keyhole into their lives. Take a sneak peak! Rajani: A corporate honcho, an ardent "Game of Thrones" fan battles with nail biting drama that has conveniently accompanied some of her big decisions. Will she shine again? Lata: A housemaid whose inner demons come alive as she comes face to face with the gruesome truth about her husband, who she has loved despite all his flaws. Will she survive this betrayal? Sarthak: A young boy with pain in his heart, finds a new dimension to his life. Will he ever talk to the stars, again? Gabbar: He may seem like just another dog, but is he? Have you heard his story, from himself? A Journey of companionship, love and forgiveness. In short, “life”~ the way he sees it. These dramatic, gripping and comically sublime stories will change the way you perceive people around you. Get ready for a memorable journey into their world.

Four Stories From Mahabharata Level 5

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Four Stories from the Mahabharata are a part of the parallel narrative of the epic and tell the stories of four girl who come from different backgrounds. Sukanya is a princess, Shruvawati and Suprabha are simple girls living in hermitages while Shweta is a court dancer. What is common to them is their spirited personality, their acute sense of self respect and their ability to hold on to their principles and convictions at all costs. Love comes to each one in a different way, changing her life completely. But they all choose to take fate in their hands, living a life of courage and action.

Four Stories

Author : E. T. A. Hoffmann
ISBN : 0486426963
Genre : Fiction
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The 4 tales of this collection embody their author's skills as a humorist and a master of irony as well as his visions of supernatural elements amid ordinary settings. Contents include "Rat Krespel," "Die Bergwerke zu Falun," "Das Fräulein von Scuderi" and "Des Vetters Eckfenster," Hoffmann's last work and the pinnacle of his literary achievements.

Four Stories

Author : Etgar Keret
ISBN : 0815681569
Genre : Fiction
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This booklet includes a lecture called "Second Generation" and four remarkable short stories by Etgar Keret: "Asthma Attack," "Shoes," "Siren," and "Foreign Language," the last of which has never before appeared in the United States. Openly discussing his family background for the first time, Keret brings to life the confused experience of growing up as an Israeli child of Holocaust survivors. One of Israel¿s leading voices in literature and cinema, Keret mixes wry humor, keen intelligence, and subtle tenderness to create some of the most provocative and entertaining stories of his generation.

Four Stories By American Women

Author : Various
ISBN : 1101174080
Genre : Fiction
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Representing four prominent American women writers who flourished in the period following the Civil War, this collection includes "Life in the Iron Mills" by Rebecca Harding Davis, "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The Country of the Pointed Firs" by Sarah Orne Jewett, and "Souls Belated" by Edith Wharton. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Four Stories

Author : Oscar Wilde
ISBN : 9781326211905
Genre : Fiction
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Four classic Oscar Wilde short stories: The Happy Prince The Nightingale and the Rose The Selfish Giant The Fisherman and his Soul Including an introduction by Murial Carvolth.

Four Stories From Shakespeare Ober Level 4

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ISBN : 8125020292
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The Orient Blackswan Easy Readers introduce the child to the enchanting world of reading which encouraging him/her to read with little or no external help. These beautifully-illustrated books are carefully graded into seven levels. The series begins at Level 1 and is meant for beginners at the age group of 5 to 7 years. The other levels are: Level 2: 6-8 years, Level 3: 7-9 years, Level 4: 9-10 years, Level 5: 10-12 years, Level 6: 11-14 years and Level 7: 15 years and above. This careful grading is based on age-appropriate vocabulary and structure which enables the reader to progress through the successive levels. The current titles mainly include the classics and titles that suit modern tastes and interests.

My Beijing

Author : Nie Jun
ISBN : 9781541532120
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Yu'er and her grandpa live in a small neighborhood in Beijing—and it's full of big personalities. There's a story around every corner, and each day has a hint of magic. In one tale, Yu'er wants to swim in the Special Olympics, a sports competition for people with disabilities. But she and her grandpa don't have a pool! Their trick to help Yu'er practice wows the whole neighborhood. In another story, a friend takes Yu'er to a wild place full of musical insects. Later, Yu'er hears a special story about her grandparents. And in the final story, Yu'er and her grandpa show a cranky painter the sweet side of life.

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