This beautifully packaged series of classic novellas includes the works of Anton Chekhov, Colette, Henry James, Herman Melville, and Leo Tolstoy. These collectible editions are the first single-volume publications of these classic tales, offering a closer look at this underappreciated literary... read more
“I would prefer not to.”Bartleby
“It is not seldom the case that when a man is browbeaten in some unprecedented and violently unreasonable way, he begins to stagger in his own plainest faith. He begins, as it were, vaguely to surmise that wonderful as it may be, all the justice and all the reason is on the other side. Accordingly, if any disinterested persons are present, he turns to them for some reinforcement for his own faltering mind.”Narrator
“Old age—even is it blot the page—is honorable.”Turkey
“Nothing so aggravates an earnest person as a passive resistance.”Narrator
not only strangely disarmed me, but, in a wonderful manner, touched and disconcerted me.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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