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  • Alfred de Musset

    Familiarize-se com os escritores mais importantes da era do século XIX francês, a era dos romances e do realismo, que moldaram o pensamento político, filosófico e artístico e que influência pode ainda hoje ser sentida na nossa cultura. Aprofunde-se nas suas obras e pensamentos com uma selecção das citações essenciais introduzindo as suas principais ideias e delineando com clareza a estrutura da sua obra, através das próprias palavras de Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, Alfred de Musset, Lamartine, Edmond e Jules de Goncourt, François de la Rochefoucauld, François René de CHateaubriand, Gustave Flaubert, Guy de Maupassant, Honoré de Balzac,...read more

  • Khalil Gibran

    This Audiobook contains the following work: The prophet [Khalil Gibran] Treasure Island [Robert Louis Stevenson] White fang [Jack London] The Time machine [H. G. Wells] The Battle of Life [Charles Dickens] The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes [Arthur Conan Doyle] The Three Musketeers [Alexandre Dumas] The adventures of Pinocchio [Carlo Collodi] Robinson Crusoe [Daniel Defoe] The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [Mark...read more

  • Alexandre Dumas

    Alexandre Dumas padre es un autor de gran éxito. Le debemos la trilogía de los Tres Mosqueteros, la figura de la novela de capa y espada. Como en el Conde de Monte Cristo, la Reina Margot, o el Vizconde de Bragelonne, la ardiente escritura de Dumas padre sumerge inmediatamente al oyente en la aventura. Las novelas de Dumas se publican en forma de serie, y el público es tan receptivo a ellas que los periódicos pagan a Dumas diez veces el precio que reciben sus compañeros de escritura[AUTHOR| ] hoy en día, sigue presente en los corazones de los que aman la aventura, el combate y las líneas...read more

  • Alexandre Dumas

    Alexandre Dumas père est un auteur au succès immense. On lui doit la trilogie des Trois Mousquetaires, la figure de proue du roman de cape et d'épée. Comme dans le Comte de Monte-Cristo, la Reine Margot, ou encore le Vicomte de Bragelonne, l'écriture fougueuse de Dumas père plonge immédiatement le lecteur dans l'aventure. Les romans de Dumas sont publiés en feuilleton, et le public lui fait un accueil tel que les journaux paient Dumas dix fois le prix que touchent ses collègues écrivains ; aujourd'hui, il est encore présent dans le coeur de ceux qui aiment aventure, combats et répliques...read more

  • Alexandre Dumas

    Alexandre Dumas Sr. é um autor de enorme sucesso. Devemos-lhe a trilogia dos Três Mosqueteiros, a figura de proa do romance do manto e da adaga. Tal como no Conde de Monte Cristo, Rainha Margot, ou Visconde de Bragelonne, a ardente escrita de Dumas Sr. mergulha imediatamente o ouvinte na aventura. Os romances de Dumas são publicados em série, e o público é tão receptivo a eles que os jornais pagam a Dumas dez vezes o preço que os seus colegas escritores recebem; hoje, ele ainda está presente no coração daqueles que amam linhas de aventura, de combate e de...read more

  • Emil Cioran

    Seleccionámos para si 100 grandes citações sobre sexo. É um cliché porque é verdade: Os homens pensam muito em sexo, a cada sete segundos, de acordo com alguns estudos. A exploração da nossa própria zona quente imaginativa mantém-nos ligados ao nosso eu sexual, mesmo quando a nossa vida sexual real é muito normal. O sexo é um assunto fascinante, para homens e mulheres : falamos sobre ele, pensamos sobre sexo, imaginamo-lo, sonhamos com ele, adoramos divertir-nos com ele, rimo-nos dele, etc. E, claro, o sexo com alguém que amamos é um dos momentos mais importantes numa vida humana. O nosso audiolivro vai entretê-lo, ouvindo e pensando naquelas citações muito apropriadas...read more

  • Alfred de Musset

    Familiarícese con los escritores más importantes de la época del siglo XIX francés, la era de la novela y el realismo, que dieron forma al pensamiento político, filosófico y artístico, y cuya influencia se puede sentir aún hoy en nuestra cultura. Profundice en sus obras y pensamientos con una selección de las citas esenciales que introducen sus ideas principales y delinean con claridad la estructura de su trabajo, a través de las propias palabras de Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, Alfred de Musset, Lamartine, Edmond y Jules de Goncourt, François de la Rochefoucauld, François René de CHateaubriand, Gustave Flaubert, Guy de Maupassant, Honoré de Balzac,...read more

  • Fyodor Dostoievski

    Familiarícese con los escritores más importantes del siglo XIX a través de una cuidadosa selección de 700 citas que introducen sus principales ideas y delinean la estructura de su trabajo con claridad. Descubra nuevos aspectos o profundice en los pensamientos de Hugo, Dumas, Chateaubriand, Dostoievski, Flaubert, Maupassant, Stendhal, para expandir su mente y conocimiento sobre nuestra...read more

  • Flaubert

    Le XIXe siècle en France est un âge d'or littéraire, marqué par des courants très affirmés comme le romantisme, le réalisme, le naturalisme ou le symbolisme, et une évolution moderne de la poésie et du roman qui donna naissance à des chefs-d'oeuvre en nombre inégalé. Cette collection de citations présente la pensée de sept figures incontournables du XIXe siècle sous forme concise et accessible. Victor Hugo est l'un des écrivains de langue française les plus importants, et il fut aussi un intellectuel engagé qui joua un rôle majeur dans l'histoire du XIXe siècle. Sa production toucha tous les genres et lui valut un immense succès populaire. Honoré de Balzac est un des...read more

  • Fyodor Dostoievski

    Familiarize-se com os escritores mais importantes do século XIX através de uma cuidadosa selecção de 700 citações, introduzindo as suas principais ideias e delineando com clareza a estrutura do seu trabalho. Descubra novos aspectos ou aprofunde os pensamentos de Hugo, Dumas, Chateaubriand, Dostoievski, Flaubert, Maupassant, Stendhal, para expandir a sua mente e conhecimento sobre a nossa...read more

  • Alexandre Dumas

    The Short Stories Of Alexandre Dumas. The short story is often viewed as an inferior relation to the Novel. But it is an art in itself. To take a story and distil its essence into fewer pages while keeping character and plot rounded and driven is not an easy task. Many try and many fail. In this series we look at short stories from many of our most accomplished writers. Miniature masterpieces with a lot to say. In this volume we examine some of the short stories of Alexandre Dumas. Alexandre Dumas born into poverty in 1802. Complicating his life was his African ancestry which gave rise to much racist behaviour against him despite being seven eighths French. Raised by his mother...read more

  • Alexandre Dumas

    Erbitterte Zweikämpfe, aufregende Jagden, spannende Abenteuer - das sind die Begleiter der drei Musketiere. Wie Athos, Porthos und Aramis im Dienste des Königs einen gefährlichen Auftrag ausführen, erlebt Ihr hier - nach dem weltbekannten Roman von Alexandre...read more

  • Alexandre Dumas

    Edmond Dantes is falsely accused of treason on the day of his marriage. He is directly imprisoned in the fortress of If without any investigations being conducted. Edmond does not give up and he is determined to find his way out. The endpoint is the Isle of Monte Cristo which hides a great fortune. Will Dantes free himself from the imprisonment? Will he find his way back to his fiancée? Will he prove his innocence or will he die trying? Find out the answers in one of the most famous adventure novels by Alexandre Dumas 'The Count of Monte Cristo', a story inspired by a real...read more

  • Alexandre Dumas

    The story of 'The Three Musketeers' continues in 'The Man in the Iron Mask' but the plot is even more intricate. D’Artagnan, Athos, Porthos and Aramis return to the scene but this time each of them is fighting for completely different things. D’Artagnan remains in the service of the corrupt King Louis XIV while his 'brothers' try to remove him from the throne. Will the four stay loyal to each other or will the friendship be destroyed? Who is the man in the iron mask and what is his role in the story? Where is he hiding and from whom? Will all those questions be answered or will a part of the story stay shrouded in...read more

  • Alexandre Dumas

    Alexandre Dumas’s novels are notable for their suspense and excitement, their foul deeds, hairsbreadth escapes, and glorious victories. In The Black Tulip, the real hero is no musketeer, but a flower. The novel, a deceptively simple story, is set in Holland in 1672 during the amazing tulipmania of the seventeenth century that brought wealth to some and ruin to many. The story weaves the historical events surrounding the brutal murder of John de Witte and his brother Cornelius into a tale of romantic love. The novel is also a timeless political allegory in which Dumas, drawing on the violence and crimes of history, makes his case against tyranny and puts all his energies into creating...read more

  • Alexandre Dumas

    When tulip-grower Cornelius van Baerle is framed for treason and sentenced to death, he is powerless against the brutal factional politics that put him in prison. But Rosa, the jailer's daughter, is beautiful and strong-willed, and when they fall in love she determines not only to save him but also to grow the near mythical flower: the black tulip. Set in the savage turmoil of Holland's late 17th century, this intimate novel celebrates the power of integrity over obsession, and tolerance over violence; and it creates in the black tulip a symbol of humanity's...read more

  • Alexandre Dumas

    The tulip craze of seventeenth-century Holland has a dark side! Cornelius van Baerle, a wealthy but naive tulip grower, finds himself entangled in the deadly politics of his time. Cornelius's one desire is to grow the perfect black tulip. But after his godfather is murdered, he finds himself in prison, facing a death sentence. His jailer's lovely daughter holds the key to his survival and his chance to produce the precious black blossom. Yet he has one more enemy to contend...read more

  • Alexandre Dumas

    Famous for classic adventure novels such as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers, Alexandre Dumas is one of the most popular French authors of all time. Set in the Netherlands during the 17th century, The Black Tulip follows young bourgeoisie Cornelius van Baerle as he attempts to claim the prize set by the city of Haarlem for growing the rare black tulip. On the cusp of victory, Cornelius is instead tossed into prison, where he meets the prison guard's daughter and begins a relationship that may eventually lead to his...read more

  • Alexandre Dumas

    The Black Tulip is a historical novel written by Alexandre Dumas. The story begins with a historical event - the 1672 lynching of the Dutch Grand Pensionary (roughly equivalent to a modern Prime Minister) Johan de Witt and his brother Cornelis, by a wild mob of their own countrymen - considered by many as one of the most painful episodes in Dutch history, described by Dumas with a dramatic intensity. It then unfold around The city of Haarlem, Netherlands, that has set a prize of 100,000 guilders to the person who can grow something very rare; a black tulip, sparking competition between the country's best gardeners to win the money, honor and fame. The novel follows the young Cornelius van...read more

  • Alexandre Dumas

    The latest entry in this acclaimed series of new translations of the Musketeer novels, Blood Royal continues the adventures of the valiant d'Artagnan and his three loyal friends. The latest translation in Lawrence Ellsworth's acclaimed new series of Alexandre Dumas's greatest adventures is Blood Royal, the second half of what Dumas originally published as Twenty Years After. In this volume all the plots and schemes set up in the previous novel come to dramatic fruition in the kind of exciting thrill-ride Dumas is famous for-while at the same time introducing the characters and themes that form the foundation of the rest of the series, leading to its great climax in The Man in the Iron...read more