Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia
His chief amusement was to picture to himself that world which he had never seen, to place himself in various conditions, to be entangled in imaginary difficulties, and to be engaged in wild adventures....
The other great book by the man who wrote the dictionary: This is Dr. Johnson's beautiful, engaging, and ultimately inspiring story of a royal brother and sister who escape the castle and, travelling in disguise, search for a way to feel more useful to society.
It leads to a years-long adventure amongst poor people and rich men, great intellectuals and merchants, holy men and ruthless warriors. It is an eye-opening experience that shakes the siblings to their core and ultimately turns into the most sublimely wise and moving works that Johnson ever wrote, not to mention a masterpiece of English Literature.
The Art of The Novella Series
Too short to be a novel, too long to be a short story, the novella is generally unrecognized by academics and publishers. Nonetheless, it is a form beloved and practiced by literature's greatest writers. In the Art Of The Novella series, Melville House celebrates this renegade art form and its practitioners with titles that are, in many instances, presented in book form for the first time.
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,Sidney Paget,George Hutchinson
Sweet Christmas Kisses
Donna Fasano,Helen Scott Taylor,Beate Boeker,Melinda Curtis,Denise Devine,Raine English,Aileen Fish,Patricia Forsythe,Grace Greene,Mona Risk,Roxanne Rustand,Magdalena Scott,Kristin Wallace
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Cara Marsi,Kate Welsh,Gwendolyn Schuler,Daria Grady,Martha Schroeder
Works Of William Shakespeare: 154 Sonnets, Romeo And Juliet, Othello, Hamlet, Macbeth, Antony And Cleopatra, The Tempest, Julius Caesar, King Lear, Troilus And Cressida, The Winter's Tale & More (Mobi Collected Works)
- Melville House, November 2012
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