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August Nemo is the author of Essential Novelists - Olaf Stapledon (2022), Essays (2021), Essays - Percy Bysshe Shelley (2021), Edgar Allan Poe - Essays (2021) and other 126 books.

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Essential Novelists - Olaf Stapledon

release date: Feb 08, 2022
Essential Novelists - Olaf Stapledon
Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Olaf Stapledon which are Last And First Men and Star MakerOlaf Stapledon was a British philosopher and author of science fiction. In 2014, he was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame. Stapledon's writings directly influenced Arthur C. Clarke, Stanisaw Lem, C. S. Lewis and indirectly influenced many others, contributing many ideas to the world of science fiction. Star Maker contains the first known description of what are now called Dyson spheres. Last and First Men features early descriptions of genetic engineering and terraforming. Novels selected for this book: - Last And First Men; - Star Maker.This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.

Essays

release date: Dec 30, 2021
Essays
Welcome to the Essays collection. A special selection of the nonfiction prose from influential and noteworthy authors. This book brings some of best essays of Jonathan Swift, across a wide range of subjects. Jonathan Swift was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, poet and Anglican cleric. His deadpan, ironic writing style, particularly in A Modest Proposal, has led to such satire being subsequently termed "Swiftian". The book contains the following texts: - Introduction by Edmund Gosse; - Jonathan Swift by Charles Whibley; - An Essay on Modern Education; - An Essay on the Fates of Clergymen; - Of the Education of Ladies; - Some Thoughts on Freethinking; - Hints on Good Manners; - Resolutions for Old Age; - Hints Toward an Essay on Conversation; - A Tritical Essay Upon the Faculties of the Mind; - Of Mean and Great Figures Made by Several Persons; - A Proposal For Correcting, Improving, and Ascertaining the English Tongue; - A Treatise on good Manners; - A Modest Proposal.

Essays - Percy Bysshe Shelley

release date: Nov 02, 2021
Essays - Percy Bysshe Shelley
Welcome to the Essays collection. A special selection of the nonfiction prose from influential and noteworthy authors. This book brings 10 of best essays of Percy Bysshe Shelley, across a wide range of subjects, including literature, vegetarianism, religion and many more topics. Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets.American literary critic Harold Bloom describes him as "a superb craftsman, a lyric poet without rival, and surely one of the most advanced sceptical intellects ever to write a poem." A radical in his poetry as well as in his political and social views, Shelley did not achieve fame during his lifetime, but recognition of his achievements in poetry grew steadily following his death and he became an important influence on subsequent generations. Many of his most relevant works were published by Tacet Books. The book contains the following texts: - Introduction by Edmund Gosse - On Love - On Life - On A Future State - On The Punishment Of Death - Speculations On Metaphysics - Speculations On Morals - Essay On The Literature, The Arts, And The Manners Of The Athenians - On The Symposium, Or Preface To The Banquet Of Plato - A Defence Of Poetry - A Vindication Of Natural Diet

Edgar Allan Poe - Essays

release date: Oct 31, 2021
Edgar Allan Poe - Essays
Welcome to the Essays collection. A special selection of the nonfiction prose from influential and noteworthy authors. This book brings 15 of best essays of Edgar Allan Poe, across a wide range of subjects, including writing, literature, poetry and many more topics. Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. Many of his most relevant works were published by Tacet Books. The book contains the following texts: - Introduction by Edmund Gosse- Maelzel's Chess-Player- The Philosophy of Furniture- A Few Words on Secret Writing- The Philosophy of Composition- Morning on the Wissahiccon- Marginalia- The Rationale of Verse

H. P. Lovecraft - Essays

release date: Oct 31, 2021
H. P. Lovecraft - Essays
Welcome to the Essays collection. A special selection of the nonfiction prose from influential and noteworthy authors. This book brings some of best essays of H. P. Lovecraft, across a wide range of subjects, including creative writing, literature and poetry. Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American writer of weird, science, fantasy, and horror fiction. Lovecraft is best known for his creation of a body of work that became known as the Cthulhu Mythos. Many of his most relevant works were published by Tacet Books. The book contains the following texts: - Introduction by Edmund Gosse - Notes on Writing Weird Fiction - Supernatural Horror in Literature - Metrical Regularity - The Despised Pastoral - Cats and Dogs - At the Root - The Allowable Rhym

7 best short stories by Horacio Quiroga

release date: Oct 11, 2021
7 best short stories by Horacio Quiroga
Welcome to the 7 Best Short Stories book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. This edition is dedicated to the uruguayan author Horacio Quiroga. Horacio Quiroga was a playwright, poet, and short-story writer. He wrote stories which, in their jungle settings, used the supernatural and the bizarre to show the struggle of man and animal to survive. He also excelled in portraying mental illness and hallucinatory states, a skill he gleaned from Edgar Allan Poe, according to some critics. His influence can be seen in the Latin American magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez and the postmodern surrealism of Julio Cortázar. Works selected for this book: - How the Rays Defended the Ford; - The Story of Two Raccoon Cubs and Two Man Cubs; - The Parrot That Lost Its Tail; - The Blind Doe; - The Alligator War; - How the Flamingoes Got Their Stockings; - The Giant Tortoise's Golden Rule. If you appreciate good literature, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!

7 best short stories - Horror

release date: Sep 29, 2021
7 best short stories - Horror
Welcome to the book series 7 best short stories specials, selection dedicated to a special subject, featuring works by noteworthy authors. The texts were chosen based on their relevance, renown and interest. This edition is dedicated to Horror. Literary historian J. A. Cuddon defined the horror story as "a piece of fiction in prose of variable length... which shocks, or even frightens the reader, or perhaps induces a feeling of repulsion or loathing". Horror intends to create an eerie and frightening atmosphere for the reader. Horror is often divided into the psychological horror and supernatural horror sub-genres. Often the central menace of a work of horror fiction can be interpreted as a metaphor for the larger fears of a society.This book contains the following texts: - The Phantom Coach by Amelia B. Edwards; - Afterward by Edith Wharton; - The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe; - The Monkeys Paw by W. W. Jacobs; - The Signal-Man by Charles Dickens; - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving; - The Call of Cthulhu by H. P. Lovecraft.For more books with interesting themes, be sure to check the other books in this collection!

7 best short stories - Feminist Fiction

release date: Sep 06, 2021
7 best short stories - Feminist Fiction
Welcome to the book series 7 best short stories specials, selection dedicated to a special subject, featuring works by noteworthy authors. The texts were chosen based on their relevance, renown and interest. This edition is dedicated to Feminist Fiction. Feminist literature is fiction, nonfiction, drama, or poetry, which supports the feminist goals of defining, establishing, and defending equal civil, political, economic, and social rights for women. It often identifies women's roles as unequal to those of men – particularly as regarding status, privilege, and power – and generally portrays the consequences to societies as undesirable. This book contains the following texts: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman; The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin; The Gentle Lena by Gertrude Stein; The Fullness of Life by Edith Wharton; The Marble Child by Edith Nesbit; A Jury of Her Peers by Susan Glaspell; Bliss by Katherine Mansfield.

Essential Novelists - Mary Roberts Rinehart

release date: May 01, 2021
Essential Novelists - Mary Roberts Rinehart
Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Mary Roberts Rinehart which are The Circular Staircase and The Bat. Rinehart wrote hundreds of short stories, poems, travelogues and articles. While many of her books were best sellers, critics were most appreciative of her murder mysteries. Many of her books and plays were adapted for movies, such as The Bat and The Circular Staircase - both published in this book. Novels selected for this book: - The Circular Staircase; - The Bat. This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.

Essential Novelists - Helen Hunt Jackson

release date: Apr 29, 2021
Essential Novelists - Helen Hunt Jackson
Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Helen Hunt Jackson which are Ramona and Nelly's Silver Mine. Helen Hunt Jackson was an American poet and writer who became an activist on behalf of improved treatment of Native Americans by the United States government. Her novel Ramona dramatized the federal government's mistreatment of Native Americans in Southern California after the Mexican–American War and attracted considerable attention to her cause. The novel was so popular that it attracted many tourists to Southern California who wanted to see places from the book. Novels selected for this book: - Ramona; - Nelly's Silver Mine. This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.

Essential Novelists - Mary Hunter Austin

release date: Apr 29, 2021
Essential Novelists - Mary Hunter Austin
Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Mary Austin which are A Woman of Genius and The Lovely Lady. Mary Austin was an American writer. One of the early nature writers of the American Southwest, describing the fauna, flora and people – as well as evoking the mysticism and spirituality – of the region between the High Sierra and the Mojave Desert of southern California. Novels selected for this book: - A Woman of Genius; - The Lovely Lady. This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.

7 best short stories by Booth Tarkington

release date: Feb 23, 2021
7 best short stories by Booth Tarkington
Welcome to the 7 Best Short Stories book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. This edition is dedicated to the american author Booth Tarkington. Tarkington is one of only four novelists to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once, along with William Faulkner, John Updike, and Colson Whitehead. In the 1910s and 1920s he was considered America's greatest living author. Works selected for this book: The Fascinating Stranger; The Party; The One-Hundred-Dollar Bill; Jeannette; The Spring Concert; Willamilla; The Only Child. If you appreciate good literature, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!

7 best short stories - Arsène Lupin

release date: Feb 02, 2021
7 best short stories - Arsène Lupin
Welcome to the book series 7 best short stories specials, selection dedicated to a special subject, featuring works by noteworthy authors. The texts were chosen based on their relevance, renown and interest. This edition is dedicated to Arsène Lupin, the gentleman thief and master of disguise. Created in 1905 by French writer Maurice Leblanc, Lupin was featured in 17 novels and 39 novellas. The character has also appeared in a number of books from other writers as well as numerous film, television, stage play, and comic book adaptations - including the mystery comedy Lupin, a streaming television series created by George Kay and François Uzan that premiered on Netflix on 8 January 2021. This book contains the following texts: The Arrest of Arsène Lupin; Arsène Lupin in Prison; The Escape of Arsène Lupin; The Mysterious Traveller; The Queen's Necklace; Sherlock Holmes Arrives Too Late; The Red Silk Scarf. If you appreciate good literature, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!

7 best short stories by Maurice Leblanc

release date: Jan 31, 2021
7 best short stories by Maurice Leblanc
Welcome to the 7 Best Short Stories book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors.This edition is dedicated to Maurice Leblanc, a French novelist and writer of short stories, known primarily as the creator of the fictional gentleman thief and detective Arsène Lupin, often described as a French counterpart to Arthur Conan Doyle's creation Sherlock Holmes.Works selected for this book:The Invisible Prisioner; Two-Hundred Thousand Francs Reward!...; The Wedding Ring; The Sign Of The Shadow; The Infernal Trap; The Red Silk Scarf; Shadowed By Death. If you appreciate good literature, be sure to check out the other Tacet Books titles!

Two classic novels ESTP will love

release date: May 22, 2020
Two classic novels ESTP will love
ESTP are freedom lovers, like to be among people and are always ready to get down to business. In this book you will find two classic novels specially selected to please the tastes of the ESTP. These are works by renowned authors that will surely bring reflections, insights and fun to people with this kind of personality. For ESTP, we chose: - The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas. - Lady Chatterley's Lover by D. H. Lawrence.For more books that will suit you, be sure to check out our collection 7 Short Stories your Myers-Briggs Type Will Love!

Two classic novels INFJ will love

release date: May 22, 2020
Two classic novels INFJ will love
INFJs are visionaries and idealists; they have a different outlook on life and ever take anything at surface level. In this book you will find two classic novels specially selected to please the tastes of the INFJ. These are works by renowned authors that will surely bring reflections, insights and fun to people with this kind of personality. For the INFJ, we chose: - Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë - Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky For more books that will suit you, be sure to check out our collection 7 Short Stories your Myers-Briggs Type Will Love!

Two classic novels ESFJ will love

release date: May 22, 2020
Two classic novels ESFJ will love
ESFJs are social butterflies that value relationships with people and, because of their charisma and attention, become almost always very popular. In this book you will find two classic novels specially selected to please the tastes of the ESFJ. These are works by renowned authors that will surely bring reflections, insights and fun to people with this kind of personality. For ESFJ, we chose: - North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell. - Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter.For more books that will suit you, be sure to check out our collection 7 Short Stories your Myers-Briggs Type Will Love!

7 best short stories by George MacDonald

release date: May 16, 2020
7 best short stories by George MacDonald
George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. In addition to his fairy tales, MacDonald wrote several works on Christian apologetics. This book contains: - The Golden Key. - The Castle. - The Gray Wolf. - The History of Photogen and Nycteris. - Cross Purposes. - The Shadows. - The Giant's Heart.

7 best short stories by T. S. Arthur

release date: May 15, 2020
7 best short stories by T. S. Arthur
T. S. Arthur had great importance in popularizing the temperance movement - which criticized the abusive consumption of alcohol and denounced its harmful effects on the individual and society. The author has had a lot of prestige in his time and reading it helps us to understand the historical context and the events that culminated, for example, in the Dry Law promulgated in 1919.We selected seven short stories that illustrate the style and values defended by this influential author.An Angel in DisguiseAmy's QuestionDressed for a PartyThe Two HusbandsThe Brilliant and the CommonplaceOther People's EyesThe Fatal Error

7 best short stories by O. Henry

release date: May 15, 2020
7 best short stories by O. Henry
O. Henry had a busy life - including ambushes, arrests and alcoholism. Perhaps this is the explanation of his rich canon of work reflected his wide-range of experiences and is distinctive for its witticism, clever wordplay, and unexpected twist endings.The reader is invited to know the world of O. Henry in these seven selected short stories.The Gift of the Magi The Cop and the AnthemA Retrieved ReformationThe Ransom of Red Chief Springtime a la CarteThe Count and the Wedding Guest Witches' Loaves

7 best short stories by Stephen Leacock

release date: May 15, 2020
7 best short stories by Stephen Leacock
Stephen Leacock sees the comic of social situations. His writing exposes the incongruity between appearance and reality in human conduct, and his work is characterized by the invention of lively comic situations. Through this seven specially selected short stories you can meet and have fun with this author: - My Financial Career - Merry Christmas - How to Make a Million Dollars - How to Live to be 200 - How to Avoid Getting Married - Aristocratic Education - Self-Made Men

7 best short stories by John Galsworthy

release date: May 15, 2020
7 best short stories by John Galsworthy
John Galsworthy was an English novelist and playwright, who won Nobel Prize for Literature in 1932. He came from a newly rich upper middle class commercial family. His works mainly dealt with the social class system prevalent at that time. He especially concentrated on the upper middle class to which his own family belonged. Although he treated his characters sympathetically, he highlighted their narrow-minded snobbishness and suffocating moral values. This selection chosen by the critic August Nemocontains the following stories: - The First and Last - A Stoic - The Apple Tree - The Juryman - Indian Summer of a Forsyte - The Hedonist - Buttercup Night

7 best short stories by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

release date: May 15, 2020
7 best short stories by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Through her different genres of work including children's stories, poems, and short stories, Mary Wilkins Freeman sought to demonstrate her values as a feminist. During the time which she was writing, she did this in nonconventional ways; for example, she diverged from making her female characters weak and in need of help which was a common trope in literature.Come and enjoy the seven selected short stories of this author.A New England NunAnn Mary; Her Two Thanksgivings Luella Miller Little-Girl-Afraid-of-a-Dog Jimmy Scarecrow's Christmas The Gospel According To JoanThe Revolt of "Mother"

7 best short stories by Frank R. Stockton

release date: May 15, 2020
7 best short stories by Frank R. Stockton
Frank R. Stocktonavoided the didactic moralizing common to children's stories of the time. Instead, he humorously poked fun at greed, violence, abuse of power and other human foibles, describing his fantastic characters' adventures in a charming, matter-of-fact way. Join us in these seven short stories specially selected by the critic August Nemo: - The Bee-Man Of Orn. - The Griffin And The Minor Canon. - Old Pipes And The Dryad. - The Queen's Museum. - Prince Hassak's March. - The Battle Of The Third Cousins. - The Banished King.

7 best short stories by E. Phillips Oppenheim

release date: May 15, 2020
7 best short stories by E. Phillips Oppenheim
E. Phillips Oppenheim published over 150 books and countless magazine stories. While most often identified as a mystery writer, Oppenheim's novels range from spy thrillers to romance. All of them have, however, an undertone of intrigue. Check out this seven short stories by this author carefully selected by critic August Nemo: - The Noxious Gift. - Traske and the Bracelet. - The Atruscan Silver mine. - The Defeat of Rundermere. - The End of John DykesBurglar. - A Woman Intervenes. - The Regeneration of Jacobs.

7 best short stories by Francis Marion Crawford

release date: May 15, 2020
7 best short stories by Francis Marion Crawford
Francis Marion Crawford was an American writer noted for his many novels, especially those set in Italy, and for his classic weird and fantastic stories. More than half his novels are set in Italy. He wrote three long historical studies of Italy and was well advanced with a history of Rome in the Middle Ages when he died. This may explain why Marion Crawford's books stand apart from any distinctively American current in literature. The critic August Nemo selected seven short stories by this remarkable author for your enjoyment: - The Dead Smile. - The Screaming Skull. - Man Overboard! - For The Blood Is The Life. - The Upper Berth. - By The Waters of Paradise. - The Doll's Ghost.

7 best short stories by Henry Handel Richardson

release date: May 15, 2020
7 best short stories by Henry Handel Richardson
Henry Handel Richardson, pseudonym of Ethel Florence Lindesay Robertson, Australian novelist whose trilogy The Fortunes of Richard Mahony, combining description of an Australian immigrant's life and work in the goldfields with a powerful character study, is considered the crowning achievement of modern Australian fiction to that time. Check out this seven short stories by this author carefully selected by critic August Nemo: - The End of a Childhood. - The Bathe. - Succedaneum. - Mary Christina. - "And Women Must Weep". - Sister Ann. - The Coat.

7 best short stories by Lord Dunsany

release date: May 15, 2020
7 best short stories by Lord Dunsany
Lord Dunsany was an Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist; his work, mostly in the fantasy genre, was published under the nameLord Dunsany. More than ninety books of his work were published in his lifetime, and both original work and compilations have continued to appear. Dunsany's uvre includes many hundreds of published short stories, as well as plays, novels and essays This selection chosen by the critic August Nemocontains the following stories: - Chu-Bu and Sheemish - The Hoard of the Gibbelins - The Quest of the Queen's Tears - How One Came, As Was Foretold, To The City Of Never - The Wonderful Window - The Bride Of The Man Horse - The House Of The Sphinx

7 best short stories by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

release date: May 15, 2020
7 best short stories by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
Bjørnstjerne Bjørnsonreceived the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature "as a tribute to his noble, magnificent and versatile poetry, which has always been distinguished by both the freshness of its inspiration and the rare purity of its spirit", becoming the first Norwegian Nobel laureate. This selection chosen by the critic August Nemocontains the following stories: - The Railroad and the Churchyard - The Father - The Bridal March - One Day - Mother's Hands - Thrond - Absalom's Hair

7 best short stories by Giovanni Verga

release date: May 15, 2020
7 best short stories by Giovanni Verga
Born in Sicily, Italy, Giovanni Verga was one of the creators of Verismo. Verismo is an Italian literary movement that emerged between 1875 and 1895, based on the works of writers and poets who constituted a school based on a set of realistic principles. Through this seven specially selected short stories you will have the opportunity to know the work of this author. - Rosso Malpello - Rustic Chivalry - How Peppa Loved Gramigna - Jeli, the Shepherd - La Lupa - The Story of St. Joseph's Ass - The Bereaved
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