The short story is one of the finest forms of writing. As short as a paragraph at times, or as lengthy as a novel, short stories are widely read and immensely lauded. Some of the most exceptional writers have dabbled in this form penning beautiful, unforgettable stories. In this carefully-crafted se..
ஜார்ஜ் ஆர்வெல் பிரசார இலக்கியத்திலே சிறிதும் நம்பிக்கையற்றவர். ஒரு தலைமுறையின் மனசாட்சி என்று வேண்டுமானால் அவரைச் சொல்லலாம். அந்த மனசாட்சி வேகம் காரணமாகவேதான் அவரால் விலங்குப் பண்ணையையும், 1984ஐயும் எழுத முடிந்தது. தனக்கென்று ஆத்மீகமாக ஏற்பட்ட ஒரு பிரச்னைக்குக் கலை உருவம் கொடுக்க முற்பட்ட ஆர்வெல், ம..
There are as many kinds
of love, as there are hearts.?
In the nineteenth century Russian high society, the ravishing, aristocratic Anna Karenina is married to Alexey Alexandrovitch Karenin, a senior statesman, twenty years her senior. But as her passionate and restless spirit compels her, she falls ..
Gripped by anxiety, the impoverished, handsome, and intelligent Rodion Raskolnikov has isolated himself from everyone. Preoccupied with his own contemplations, he becomes conscious of his fears.
?I want to attempt a thing like that and am frightened by these trifles,? he thought, with an odd smile. ..
“Let us enjoy all the beautiful things that we can see and not think about those that we cannot.”
Orphaned at a very young age, the lively and intelligent Heidi is brought to her grandfather’s house in the Swiss Alps by her aunt. As the five-year-old girl quickly wins the heart of her grumpy grandfa..
'One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin.'
Thus begins The Metamorphosis, cited as one of the seminal works of fiction of the twentieth century. A story of Gregor Samsa, a travelling salesman, who wakes up one day to d..
Siddhartha is a novel by Hermann Hesse that deals with the spiritual journey of a boy known as Siddhartha from the Indian subcontinent during the time of Lord Buddha.
In a very simple prose, Hesse has conveyed a very profound message for all seekers. A brahmin boy follows his heart and goes through..
Life is a vexatious trap; when a thinking man reaches maturity and attains to full consciousness he cannot help feeling that he is in a trap from which there is no escape.? one of the greatest Russian short story writers and an exemplary playwright, Anton Chekhov penned down some of the finest short..
“All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town.” with a career spanning almost half a century, Leo Tolstoy penned down some of the world’s greatest and most celebrated works. This edition brings for you his thirty-five best short stories ranging from..
The theory of natural selection constructed by Charles Darwin is comprised in his revolutionary work of scientific literature called the Origin of Species. This piece of work recounts his ideas on the process of evolution of living beings based on the process of natural selection and it laid down th..
Life did not stop and one had to live..?
July 1805, St Petersburg, Russia: A country on the brink of attack. a city on the threshold of war and disruption.
Five Russian families will find out just how their lives are going to entangle during the ensuing years of war and peace..
Opening at Anna Pavlo..