Classics

Download E-books Looking Backward (Signet Classics) PDF

By Edward Bellamy

Edward Bellamy's vintage examine the longer term has been translated into over twenty languages and is the main broadly learn novel of its time. a tender Boston gentleman is mysteriously transported from the 19th to the twenty-first century--from an international of warfare and wish to 1 of peace and many. This wonderful imaginative and prescient turned the blueprint of utopia that encouraged a few of the maximum thinkers of our age.

Show description

Read Online or Download Looking Backward (Signet Classics) PDF

Best Classics books

Brave New World

"Aldous Huxley is the best twentieth century author in English. " —Chicago TribuneAldous Huxley is rightly thought of a prophetic genius and probably the most very important literary and philosophical voices of the twentieth Century, and courageous New global is his masterpiece. From the writer of The doorways of belief, Island, and numerous different works of fiction, non-fiction, philosophy, and poetry, comes this strong paintings of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers for generations.

Group Portrait With Lady (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics)

Stated via the Nobel Prize committee because the “crown” of Heinrich Böll’s paintings, the gripping tale of crew Portrait With girl unspools like a suspenseful documentary. through a sequence of stressful interviews, an unnamed narrator uncovers the story—past and present—of one in all Böll’s so much exciting characters, the enigmatic Leni Pfeiffer, a suffering battle widow.

The Iron Heel (Penguin Classics)

Half technology fiction, half dystopian myth, half radical socialist tract, Jack London's The Iron Heel deals a grim depiction of war among the sessions in the USA and around the world. initially released approximately 100 years in the past, it expected many positive factors of the previous century, together with the increase of fascism, the emergence of household terrorism, and the expansion of centralized executive surveillance and authority.

Mrs. Dalloway

Direct and brilliant in her account of Clarissa Dalloway’s arrangements for a celebration, Virginia Woolf explores the hidden springs of proposal and motion in a single day of a woman’s lifestyles.  In Mrs. Dalloway, the unconventional on which the motion picture The Hours used to be established, Virginia Woolf info Clarissa Dalloway’s arrangements for a celebration of which she is to be hostess, exploring the hidden springs of idea and motion in a single day of a woman’s existence.

Additional info for Looking Backward (Signet Classics)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.33 of 5 – based on 30 votes