Download E-books Much Obliged, Jeeves PDF

By P.G. Wodehouse

Spring brings 4 extra antic novels through P. G. Wodehouse. In "Quick carrier" a classy chain of occasions is decided into movement after Mrs. Chavender takes a chew of breakfast ham, and readers are reminded that catastrophe might be prevented when you "Ring for Jeeves." Bertie Wooster avoids Madeleine Bassett in "Much Obliged, Jeeves," at Blandings fortress, in "Uncle Fred within the pringtime," Uncle Fred is requested to foil a plot to thieve a prize pig.

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Download E-books The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Further Radio Scripts: The Tertiary, Quandary and Quintessential Phases PDF

By Douglas Adams

Twenty-five years after the unique radio sequence of The Hitchhiker's advisor to the Galaxy exploded into the general public attention, the additional exploits of its bewildered hero Arthur Dent have been ultimately tailored for radio through Dirk Maggs, partially utilizing drafts written through Douglas Adams prior to his demise. The ensuing fourteen thoroughly new episodes have been produced by means of Above the identify Productions and broadcast on BBC Radio four, with the majority of the unique solid reunited for recording. those scripts brilliantly carry to existence the final 3 books in Adams' perennially well known Hitchhiker sequence: existence, the Universe and every thing; goodbye, and thank you for all of the Fish; and regularly risk free. Dirk Maggs provides notes which spotlight unique Adams fabric and clarify how the solid, lighting tricks and tune have been directed. The scripts are brought via Simon Jones, who performed Arthur Dent in either the unique and the new radio sequence, in addition to within the Hitchhiker's consultant to the Galaxy tv sequence. Douglas Adams first conceived The Hitchhiker's advisor to the Galaxy for radio and it truly is an honour to his reminiscence that every one 5 Hitchhiker novels have now been tailored for this medium. those scripts exemplify the freshness of point of view, humour and perspicacity that epitomize the paintings of Douglas Adams. they are going to be enjoyed by way of lovers and people new to Hitchhiker's alike.

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Download E-books Ramona's World (Ramona Series) PDF

By Beverly Cleary

Ramona Quimby cannot wait to begin fourth grade. With a brand new child sister to gloat approximately, new calluses to teach off, and a brand new ally to get to grasp, everything's going to be great!

Or is it? while Ramona's spelling is atrocious, her instructor, Mrs. Meacham, is company approximately her wanting to enhance. Then a frightening incident at a friend's apartment leaves Ramona feeling at fault. Who knew turning out to be up might be choked with such advanced situations?

Newbery Medal profitable writer Beverly Cleary's ultimate e-book within the Ramona sequence has all the heat, realism, and humor of its predecessors.

Supports the typical middle kingdom Standards

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Download E-books Tom Jones (Oxford World's Classics) PDF

By Henry Fielding, John Bender

Fielding's comedian masterpiece of 1749 was once instantly attacked as `A motley background of bastardism, fornication, and adultery'. certainly, his populous novel overflows with a marvellous collection of prudes, whores, libertines, bumpkins, misanthropes, hypocrites, scoundrels, virgins, and all too fallible humanitarians. on the centre of 1 of the main inventive plots in English fiction stands a hero whose activities have been, in 1749, as stunning as they're humorous this present day. Expelled from Mr Allworthy's state property for his wild mood and sexual conquests, the good-hearted foundling Tom Jones loses his funds, joins the military, and pursues his loved throughout Britain to London, the place he turns into a saved lover and confronts the potential of incest. Tom Jones is rightly considered as Fielding's maximum paintings, and one of many first and such a lot influential of English novels.

This conscientiously modernized version relies on Fielding's emended fourth version textual content and gives the main thorough notes, maps, and bibliography. The advent makes use of the most recent scholarship to check how Tom Jones exemplifies the position of the radical within the rising eighteenth-century public sphere.
in regards to the sequence: For over a hundred years Oxford World's Classics has made to be had the widest variety of literature from all over the world. each one reasonable quantity displays Oxford's dedication to scholarship, supplying the main actual textual content plus a wealth of alternative important positive factors, together with professional introductions via major experts, invaluable notes to explain the textual content, up to date bibliographies for extra examine, and lots more and plenty extra.

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Download E-books The Lynne Truss Treasury: Columns and Three Comic Novels PDF

By Lynne Truss

Lynne Truss debuted in the USA as a guffaw-inducing grammarian, yet her British viewers has recognized her for years as a seriously acclaimed novelist and columnist. Her past works are actually on hand stateside in a single quantity, whole with a brand new preface.

With One awful unfastened Packet of Seed, a raucous comedy of error, follows the exploits of Osborne Lonsdale, who writes a weekly column referred to as "Me and My Shed" for a floundering gardening journal. while the booklet is taken over by means of a gung-ho administration group, Lonsdale needs to learn how to take care of his new coworkers.

In Tennyson's Gift and Going Loco, Truss turns a fiendishly smart eye to the literary global. Tennyson's Gift is an ingenious cocktail of Victorian seriousness and farce that re-imagines the realm of the nineteenth-century English poet laureate, putting him in the middle of eccentric corporation that incorporates dodgy Charles Dodgson (aka Lewis Carroll). Going Loco includes a critic attempting to write a definitive account of the doppelgänger in gothic fiction, amidst the chaos of her household lifestyles, together with paranoia that her cleansing woman is taking on her existence.

Making the Cat Laugh is a riotous selection of columns approximately unmarried lifestyles. Truss reviews on relationship, secondhand smoking, procuring, vacations, and those who ask, "How's the unconventional going?" all of the whereas, she maintains an eighteen-year quest to make her cat giggle. Reportedly, the pussycat continues to be unimpressed.

A dinner party of wit, The Lynne Truss Treasury will satisfaction enthusiasts of Eats, Shoots & Leaves.

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Download E-books Overqualifieder PDF

A choice of bitterly hilarious activity software letters.

Applying for a role is silly. it's a demeaning, humiliating workout in studying to grovel in entrance of faceless strangers. every person who has ever despatched a task program letter has felt the urge, the temptation to claim what they truly imagine. to claim whatever thoroughly insane, or to be brutally sincere. With 2007’s Overqualified, Joey Comeau acted on these urges and introduced a booklet accumulating his disguise letters. “It’s unhappy and fragmented and, in locations, funny,” the L.A. Times acknowledged. yet even after the handfuls of insane, hilarious, and occasionally surprisingly unhappy task program letters, he nonetheless didn’t get the task. So he’s at it back. someone must paintings, you recognize? yet he’s needed to step issues up a piece. have been the letters no longer insane sufficient? was once he no longer unhappy or silly adequate? Did he no longer threaten to chunk as many CEOs as he must have? There’s just one approach to discover: OVERQUALIFIEDER.

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Download E-books No Way Back (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Theodor Fontane

A classic novel approximately marriage and betrayal from the good German realist

Gregarious and adventurous, count number Helmuth Holk is extremely joyful to be referred to as clear of his solemn and pious spouse to the far away courtroom of a Danish princess. Swept up within the romance of his new atmosphere, he doesn't become aware of that everybody there's not what they seem—a proven fact that reasons him to make your mind up that has deadly outcomes. A tragicomic novel of a failing marriage and glossy sexual politics, No manner Back is stuffed with the irony, attractiveness, and masterly discussion for which Theodor Fontane is acclaimed.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts better via introductions and notes by way of distinct students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

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Download E-books Stink and the Incredible Super-Galactic Jawbreaker PDF

By Megan McDonald

Spurred by means of a newfound wisdom of fake advertisements, Stink Moody turns into the proverbial child in a sweet shop as his letter-writing crusade yields him tons of loose rewards (ages 5-8).

When Stink buys a tremendous jawbreaker that does not holiday his jaw, he writes a letter of grievance to the producer - and gets a ten-pound field of 21,280 jawbreakers for his difficulty! This unforeseen good thing about acing the paintings of letter-writing at school definite will get Stink considering. quickly Stink is so preoccupied with getting loose stuff despatched to him that he overlooks a scribbly envelope within the mail pile - till his ally, Webster, begins appearing standoffish and appears as mad as a hornet.

In this hilarious new episode from Megan McDonald and Peter H. Reynolds, Judy Moody's shorter sibling really comes into his personal. As a pleasant bonus for either lecturers and youngsters, thirty-six universal idioms - from "two heads are higher than one" to "a leopard can’t switch its spots" - are sprinkled in the course of the tale; seven of the idioms are humorously illustrated via Stink, and all are indexed on the finish to motivate a look for idioms that’s extra enjoyable than a barrel of monkeys.

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Download E-books OPUS: 25 Years of His Sunday Best PDF

By Berkeley Breathed

Considered one of America's most well-liked illustrators, Berkeley Breathed gained the 1987 Pulitzer Prize. His comedian strips Bloom County and Outland ran for a complete of 14 years in additional than 1,000 newspapers worldwide, and his books of accrued strips were perennial bestsellers. This assortment is ready Opus.

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