We are Barnes & Noble affiliates.
If you purchase after following a link to B&N you get fast and free delivery at regular prices and we get a small cut on the sale.
It wont cost you a cent but will help us out.
Raskolnikov is a desperately impoverished young student and intellectual who robs and murders a moneylender to ease his own financial problems and, he rationalises, to better the world by expelling it of her evil doings. However, after he falls ill, he is eventually burdened by his past actions and seeks salvation. Was it justifiable homicide? Captivating and often disturbing, this novel explores this and other profound life concepts. Crime and Punishment is considered to be the one of the most influential Russian novels ever written. Read it and see why.
The story takes the form of exchanged letters between two impoverished Russians living in the mid nineteenth century who live across the street from each other. What happens when one comes into some money? Poor Folk was Dostoyevsky's first novel, the title evocative of the profound story within.
Widely seen as Eliot's greatest work, it is almost unanimously acclaimed as one of the great Victorian era novels. George Eliot (aka Mary Anne Evans) interweaves the diverse lives and changing fortunes in a provincial community to create a richly nuanced and moving drama. Hailed by Virginia Woolf in The Times Literary Supplement, 1919 as 'one of the few English novels written for grown-up people'.
An extraordinary story of love and hope set in the early years of the 19th century. Silas Marner is wrongly accused and expelled from his community. He becomes a recluse who lives only to work and hoard his meagre pay. He seems trapped in this small dark life until the arrival of a young orphan sets in motion changes with unknowable consequences. The story was adapted by Steve Martin in his 1994 movie A Simple twist of Fate.
The books offered here are either licensed under Creative Commons or out of copyright in the USA and many other countries including Australia, Canada, and the UK.
Most of the books are out of copyright world wide, check the copyright laws that apply to your country prior to download.
It is your responsibility to ensure that you do not breach the copyright laws that apply to you.
This is part of our Terms and Conditions of Use.
By using this website or downloading a book, you are indicating that you acknowledge and accept our Terms and Conditions of Use and the license under which the book is offered.
- Cell phone Books.
- Mobile phone Books.
- Your phone is your book.
- Nothing extra to carry.
- Hundreds of titles.
- eBooks with you always.