March 2015 (22)

The Red & The Black

ISBN: 9781840225839

Author: Stendhal    Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

The Red and the Black has been hailed as the first great ‘realist’ novel of the nineteenth century, offering a lively and detailed picture of social and pol...


The Red and the Black has been hailed as the first great ‘realist’ novel of the nineteenth century, offering a lively and detailed picture of social and political life in the provinces and in Paris towards the end of the 1820s, the close of the stifling reactionary period of the Bourbon Restoration. Stendhal himself claimed that no-one before him had ventured to portray with such verisimilitude the ‘moral and morose’ France of 1830. However ‘moral and morose’ his novel is definitely not. Ironic, fast-moving, entertaining and incisive in its social criticism, it is a novel of ambition and passion, of indignation and tenderness, of polemic and poetry, which speaks to us today, as clearly as it did to the author’s contemporaries, of the heights, depths and idiocies of which our human nature is capable or culpable.


Pages: 576


Publication Date: 30-01-2015


Tags: March 2015   Classics
$7.99
Kuwi's First Egg

ISBN: 9780473299095

Author: Kat Merewether    Publisher: Illustrated Publishing

NEW ZEALAND NUMBER 1 BEST-SELLER Kuwi is a young and confused kiwi who has found herself alone with her newly laid egg. She had never had an egg before... A fun...


NEW ZEALAND NUMBER 1 BEST-SELLER Kuwi is a young and confused kiwi who has found herself alone with her newly laid egg. She had never had an egg before... A funny and heart-warming story for the early learner. Kuwi is an endangered brown kiwi, She lays her first egg. She has no idea what she is supposed to do with the egg, or what the 'purpose' of the egg is. She only knows she should care for it. Follow her feather raising antics.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 36


Dimensions: 240 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 01-12-2014


$19.99
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