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Complete Works of Aldous Huxley

English novelist and philosopher Aldous Huxley is famous today for his dystopian science fiction novel ‘Brave New World’, which went on to inspire countless other authors and forms of media. His works are notable for their wit and pessimistic satire, vividly expressing Huxley’s distrust of twentieth century trends in both politics and technology. Huxley also wrote learned non-fiction books, including ‘The Doors of Perception’, detailing his experiences with the hallucinogenic drugs and ‘The Perennial Philosophy’, revealing his growing interest in Hindu mysticism. For the first time in digital publishing, this comprehensive eBook presents Huxley’s complete fictional works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)
## Description
* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Huxley’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the major works
* All 11 novels, with individual contents tables
* Features rare novels, often missed out of collections
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Rare story collections available in no other eBook
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry and the short stories
* Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read
* Includes Huxley’s rare poetry collections – available in no other collection
* A selection of Huxley’s important non-fiction – spend hours exploring the author’s diverse oeuvre
* Features the author’s memoir ‘The Art of Seeing’ – discover Huxley’s intriguing life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
CONTENTS:
The Novels
Crome Yellow
Antic Hay
Those Barren Leaves
Point Counter Point
Brave New World
Eyeless in Gaza
After Many a Summer
Time Must Have a Stop
Ape and Essence
The Genius and the Goddess
Island
The Translation
A Virgin Heart by Remy de Gourmont
The Shorter Fiction
Limbo
Mortal Coils
Little Mexican
Two or Three Graces
Brief Candles
Miscellaneous Short Stories
The Short Stories
List of Short Stories in Chronological Order
List of Short Stories in Alphabetical Order
The Poetry Collections
The Burning Wheel
The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems
Leda
The Cicadas and Other Poems
The Poems
List of Poems in Chronological Order
List of Poems in Alphabetical Order
Selected Non-Fiction
The Olive Tree and Other Essays
What are You Going to Do About it?
The Perennial Philosophy
Science, Liberty and Peace
The Devils of Loudun
The Doors of Perception
Heaven and Hell
Brave New World Revisited
The Memoir
The Art of Seeing

The Complete Vampire Chronicles 12-Book Bundle

An international bestseller and beloved cultural touchstone, Anne Rice’s classic novel *Interview with the Vampire* starts “where Bram Stoker and the Hollywood versions leave off and penetrates directly to the true fascination of the myth” (*Chicago Tribune*). But that’s only the beginning. Over the course of twelve interwoven novels, Rice crafts a richly imagined, magnificently transporting epic around her chilling, charismatic antihero, Lestat. An aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France who lives to become a rock star in the demonic, shimmering 1980s, Lestat rushes through the centuries in search of others like him, seeking answers to the mystery of his eternal, terrifying existence.

Now, with the publication of the complete series in one convenient eBook bundle, there has never been a better time to devour the entirety of The Vampire Chronicles. Gathered here are the ten books that comprise the original saga:
** **
**INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE**
**THE VAMPIRE LESTAT**
**QUEEN OF THE DAMNED**
**THE TALE OF THE BODY THIEF**
**MEMNOCH THE DEVIL**
**THE VAMPIRE ARMAND**
**MERRICK**
**BLOOD AND GOLD**
**BLACKWOOD FARM**
**BLOOD CANTICLE**
** **
. . . as well as the two books of the New Tales of the Vampires:

**PANDORA**
**VITTORIO, THE VAMPIRE**

**Praise for the novels of Anne Rice**

“Brilliant . . . [Rice’s] undead characters are utterly alive.”—*The New York Times Book Review*

“If you surrender and go with her . . . you have surrendered to enchantment, as in a voluptuous dream.”—*The Boston Globe*

“Frightening, sensual . . . Anne Rice will live on through the ages of literature. . . . To read her is to become giddy as if spinning through the mind of time, to become lightheaded as if our blood is slowly being drained away.”—*San Francisco Chronicle*

“Unrelentingly erotic . . . sometimes beautiful, and always unforgettable.”—*The Washington Post*

“Rice has created universes within universes, traveling back in time as far as ancient, pre-pyramidic Egypt and journeying from the frozen mountain peaks of Nepal to the crowded, sweating streets of southern Florida.”—*Los Angeles Times*

“Fiercely ambitious, nothing less than a complete unnatural history of vampires.”—*The Village Voice*

The Complete Stories

With more than 440 books to his credit, Asimov is undoubtedly the most prolific and best-known name in science fiction. This second volume in the series which will ultimately bring together all of his short fiction contains 40 science fiction stories illustrating the diversity of his formidable talent.

The Complete Sookie Stackhouse Stories

For the first time together in one volume, the complete short story collection starring Sookie Stackhouse—with a new introduction from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the series, Charlaine Harris.

For the first time together in one volume, here is the complete short story collection starring Louisiana’s favorite telepathic waitress, Sookie Stackhouse—from #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris. New fans can fill in the gaps in their Sookie lore while old friends can revisit some of their favorite moments and characters. From investigating the murder of a local fairy to learning that her cousin was a vampire, from remodeling her best friend’s house to attending a wedding with her shapeshifting boss, Sam, Sookie navigates the perils and pitfalls of the paranormal world.

Belly up to the bar at Bon Temps’s favorite watering hole and hear stories that will make you wish Sookie never left, including…

“Fairy Dust”
“One Word Answer”
“Dracula Night”
“Lucky”
“Gift Wrap”
“Two Blondes”
“If I Had a Hammer”
“Small-Town Wedding”
“Playing Possum”
“In the Blue Hereafter”

This definitive collection is the perfect binge read for people who like their stories with bite!

(source: Bol.com)

The Complete Sherlock Holmes, Volume II

&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LI&&RThe Complete Sherlock Holmes, Volume II&&L/I&&R, by &&LB&&RSir Arthur Conan Doyle&&L/B&&R, is part of the&&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R&&LI&&R &&L/I&&Rseries, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R: &&LDIV&&R New introductions commissioned from today”s top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events Footnotes and endnotes Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work Comments by other famous authors Study questions to challenge the reader”s viewpoints and expectations Bibliographies for further reading Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics &&L/I&&Rpulls together a constellation of influences–biographical, historical, and literary–to enrich each reader”s understanding of these enduring works.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LP style=”MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt”&&R&&LI&&R&&L/I&&R &&L/P&&R&&LP style=”MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt”&&R&&LI&&RThe Complete Sherlock Holmes&&L/I&&R comprises four novels and fifty-six short stories revolving around the world”s most popular and influential fictional detective–the eccentric, arrogant, and ingenious Sherlock Holmes. He and his trusted friend, Dr. Watson, step from Holmes”s comfortable quarters at 221b Baker Street into the swirling fog of Victorian London to combine detailed observation and vast knowledge with brilliant deduction. Inevitably, Holmes rescues the innocent, confounds the guilty, and solves the most perplexing puzzles known to literature. &&LBR&&R&&LBR&&R&&LI&&RVolume II&&L/I&&R of &&LI&&RThe Complete Sherlock Holmes&&L/I&&R begins with &&LI&&RThe Return of Sherlock Holmes&&L/I&&R. &&LB&&RSir Arthur Conan Doyle&&L/B&&R, tired of writing about Holmes, had killed him off at the end of “The Final Problem,” the last tale in &&LI&&RThe Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes&&L/I&&R (found in &&LI&&RVolume I&&L/I&&R of &&LI&&RThe Complete Sherlock Holmes&&L/I&&R). Public demand for new Holmes stories was so great, however, that Conan Doyle eventually resurrected him. The first story in &&LI&&RThe Return&&L/I&&R, “The Adventure of the Empty House,” features Conan Doyle”s infamously inventive explanation of how Holmes escaped what seemed like certain death.&&LBR&&R&&LBR&&RThis volume also includes two other collections of Holmes stories, &&LI&&RHis Last Bow&&L/I&&R and &&LI&&RThe Case Book of Sherlock Holmes&&L/I&&R; Conan Doyle”s final full-length Holmes novel, &&LI&&RThe Valley of Fear&&L/I&&R; a pair of parodies, “The Field Bazaar” and “How Watson Learned the Trick”; and two essays about the “private life” of the beloved sleuth.&&L/P&&R&&LP style=”MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt”&&R &&L/P&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LB&&RKyle Freeman&&L/B&&R, a Sherlock Holmes enthusiast for many years, earned two graduate degrees in English literature from Columbia University, where his major was twentieth-century British literature.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R

The Complete Sherlock Holmes

&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LI&&RThe Complete Sherlock Holmes, Volume I&&L/I&&R, by &&LB&&RSir Arthur Conan Doyle&&L/B&&R, is part of the &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R&&LI&&R &&L/I&&Rseries, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R: &&LDIV&&R
* New introductions commissioned from today’s top writers and scholars
* Biographies of the authors
* Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events
* Footnotes and endnotes
* Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work
* Comments by other famous authors
* Study questions to challenge the reader’s viewpoints and expectations
* Bibliographies for further reading
* Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate
All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics &&L/I&&Rpulls together a constellation of influences—biographical, historical, and literary—to enrich each reader’s understanding of these enduring works.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LP style=”MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt”&&R&&LI&&R&&L/I&&R &&L/P&&R&&LP style=”MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt”&&R&&LI&&RThe Complete Sherlock Holmes&&L/I&&R comprises four novels and fifty-six short stories revolving around the world’s most popular and influential fictional detective—the eccentric, arrogant, and ingenious Sherlock Holmes. He and his trusted friend, Dr. Watson, step from Holmes’s comfortable quarters at 221b Baker Street into the swirling fog of Victorian London to exercise that unique combination of detailed observation, vast knowledge, and brilliant deduction. Inevitably, Holmes rescues the innocent, confounds the guilty, and solves the most perplexing puzzles known to literature. &&LBR&&R&&LBR&&R&&LI&&RVolume I&&L/I&&R of &&LI&&RThe Complete Sherlock Holmes&&L/I&&R starts with Holmes’s first appearance, &&LI&&RA Study in Scarlet&&L/I&&R, a chilling murder novel complete with bloodstained walls and cryptic clues, followed by the baffling &&LI&&RThe Sign of Four&&L/I&&R, which introduces Holmes’s cocaine problem and Watson’s future wife. The story collections &&LI&&RThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes&&L/I&&R and &&LI&&RThe Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes&&L/I&&R feature such renowned tales as “A Scandal in Bohemia,” “The Red-Headed League,” and “The Musgrave Ritual.”&&LBR&&R&&LBR&&RTired of writing stories about Holmes, his creator, &&LB&&RSir Arthur Conan Doyle&&L/B&&R, killed him off at the end of “The Final Problem,” the last tale in &&LI&&RThe Memoirs&&L/I&&R. But the public outcry was so great that eight years later he published the masterful &&LI&&RThe Hound of the Baskervilles&&L/I&&R, which supposedly takes place before Holmes’s death.&&LBR&&R&&LBR&&RThe separate &&LI&&RVolume II&&L/I&&R of &&LI&&RThe Complete Sherlock Holmes&&L/I&&R collects the remaining accounts of Holmes’s exploits, including “The Adventure of the Empty House,” which reveals the elaborate circumstances behind Holmes’s literary resurrection.&&LBR&&R&&L/P&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LB&&RKyle Freeman&&L/B&&R, a Sherlock Holmes enthusiast for many years, earned two graduate degrees in English literature from Columbia University, where his major was twentieth-century British literature.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R
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The Complete Robot

THE COMPLETE ROBOT is the definitive anthology of Asimov’s stunning visions of a robotic future…
In these stories, Isaac Asimov creates the Three Laws of Robotics and ushers in the Robot Age: when Earth is ruled by master-machines and when robots are more human than mankind.
Contents
9 • Introduction (The Complete Robot) • (1982) • essay by Isaac Asimov
15 • A Boy’s Best Friend • (1975) • short story by Isaac Asimov
19 • Sally • (1953) • short story by Isaac Asimov
41 • Someday • (1956) • short story by Isaac Asimov
55 • Point of View • [Multivac] • (1975) • short story by Isaac Asimov
59 • Think! • (1977) • short story by Isaac Asimov
70 • True Love • (1977) • short story by Isaac Asimov
77 • Robot AL-76 Goes Astray • (1942) • short story by Isaac Asimov
93 • Victory Unintentional • (1942) • short story by Isaac Asimov
117 • Stranger in Paradise • (1974) • novelette by Isaac Asimov
151 • Light Verse • (1973) • short story by Isaac Asimov
157 • Segregationist • (1967) • short story by Isaac Asimov
164 • Robbie • (1940) • short story by Isaac Asimov (variant of Strange Playfellow)
191 • Let’s Get Together • (1957) • short story by Isaac Asimov
211 • Mirror Image • [Elijah Bailey / R. Daneel Olivaw] • (1972) • short story by Isaac Asimov
231 • The Tercentenary Incident • (1976) • short story by Isaac Asimov
253 • First Law • [Mike Donovan] • (1956) • short story by Isaac Asimov
257 • Runaround • [Mike Donovan] • (1942) • novelette by Isaac Asimov
280 • Reason • [Mike Donovan] • (1941) • short story by Isaac Asimov
302 • Catch That Rabbit • [Mike Donovan] • (1944) • short story by Isaac Asimov
329 • Liar! • [Susan Calvin] • (1941) • short story by Isaac Asimov
350 • Satisfaction Guaranteed • [Susan Calvin] • (1951) • short story by Isaac Asimov
368 • Lenny • [Susan Calvin] • (1958) • short story by Isaac Asimov
385 • Galley Slave • [Susan Calvin] • (1957) • novelette by Isaac Asimov
427 • Little Lost Robot • [Susan Calvin] • (1947) • novelette by Isaac Asimov
459 • Risk • [Susan Calvin] • (1955) • novelette by Isaac Asimov
490 • Escape! • [Susan Calvin] • (1945) • short story by Isaac Asimov
518 • Evidence • [Susan Calvin] • (1946) • novelette by Isaac Asimov
546 • The Evitable Conflict • [Susan Calvin] • (1950) • novelette by Isaac Asimov
575 • Feminine Intuition • [Susan Calvin] • (1969) • novelette by Isaac Asimov
605 • … That Thou Art Mindful of Him • (1974) • novelette by Isaac Asimov (variant of —That Thou Art Mindful of Him!)
635 • The Bicentennial Man • (1976) • novelette by Isaac Asimov
683 • A Last Word • (1982) • essay by Isaac Asimov
THE COMPLETE ROBOT is the ultimate collection of timeless, amazing and amusing robot stories from the greatest science fiction writer of all time, offering golden insights into robot thought processes. Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics were programmed into real computers thirty years ago at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – with surprising results. Readers of today still have many surprises in store…

The Complete Photo Guide to Great Sex

The Complete Photo Guide to Great Sex is an exciting new look at great sex techniques. This revealing guide shows mind-blowing positions, incredible oral techniques, and new exciting things to try in 300 color photos and illustrations. Each technique is broken down in step-by-step photo sequences with instructive captions and text so you can learn-and see-every detail of the move from the angle of their hips to the placement of their hands and mouth. Discover everything you need to know for the most amazingly satisfying sex ever with The Complete Photo Guide to Great Sex.
(source: Bol.com)

The Complete Novels of Jane Austen

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From one of the greatest novelists of the nineteenth century, *The Complete Novels of Jane Austen* collects all of Jane Austen’s novels in a single volume, published in Penguin Classics.
Few novelists have conveyed the subtleties and nuances of their own social milieu with the wit and insight of Jane Austen. Here in one volume are her seven great novels: *Sense and Sensibility*, *Pride and Prejudice*, *Mansfield Park*, *Emma*, *Northanger Abbey*, *Persuasion*, and *Lady Susan*. Through her vivacious and spirited heroines and their circle, Austen vividly portrays English middle-class life as the eighteenth century came to a close and the nineteenth century began. Each of the novels is a love story and a story about marriage – marriage for love, for financial security, for social status. But they are not straightforward romances: ironic, comic and wise, they are masterly evocations of the society Jane Austen observed. This beautiful volume covers the literary career of one of England’s finest prose stylists of any century.
Jane Austen (1775-1817) was famously modest about her own genius but has become one of English literature’s most revered writers. Austen began writing at a young age, embarking on what is possibly her best-known work, *Pride and Prejudice*, at the age of 22. She was the author of *Sense and Sensibility*,* Pride and Prejudice*, *Emma*,* Persuasion*,* Mansfield Park* and *Northanger Abbey*.
If you enjoyed *The Complete Novels of Jane Austen*, you might like Charlotte Brontë’s *Jane Eyre*, also available in Penguin Classics.
‘One of my favourite writers’
Helen Fielding, author of *Bridget Jones’s Diary*
‘You care about the people living between Austen’s pages as intensely as if they were real’
Esther Freud, author of *Hideous Kinky*
‘Jane Austen is a writer who will be with you for a lifetime’
Elizabeth Buchan, author of *Revenge of the Middle Aged Woman*
**

The Complete Guide to Fasting: Heal Your Body Through Intermittent, Alternate-Day, and Extended Fasting

Thousands of books have been written about the latest and greatest diets that will help people lose weight and improve health. But a key element in any successful nutritional health program is a tried-and-true method that most people haven’t thought about—yet it could be revolutionary for taking health to the next level. This ancient secret is fasting.
Fasting is not about starving oneself. When done right, it’s an incredibly effective therapeutic approach that produces amazing results regardless of diet plan. In fact, Toronto-based nephrologist Dr. Jason Fung has used a variety of fasting protocols with more than 1,000 patients, with fantastic success. In The Complete Guide to Fasting he has teamed up with international bestselling author and veteran health podcaster Jimmy Moore to explain what fasting is really about, why it’s so important, and how to fast in a way that improves health. Together, they make fasting as a therapeutic approach both practical and easy to understand.
The Complete Guide to Fasting explains: why fasting is actually good for health who can benefit from fasting (and who won’t) the history of fasting the various ways to fast: intermittent, alternate-day, and extended fasting what to expect when starting to fast how to track progress while fasting the weight loss effects of fasting how to ward off potential negative effects from fasting
The book also provides tools to help readers get started and get through their fasts, including a 7-Day Kick-Start Fasting Plan and healing liquid recipes.

The Complete Chile Pepper Book

The Complete Chile Pepper Book, by world-renowned chile experts Dave DeWitt and Paul W. Bosland, shares detailed profiles of the one hundred most popular chile varieties and include information on how to grow and cultivate them successfully, along with tips on planning, garden design, growing in containers, dealing with pests and disease, and breeding and hybridizing. Techniques for processing and preserving include canning, pickling, drying, and smoking. Eighty-five mouth-watering recipes show how to use the characteristic heat of chile peppers in beverages, sauces, appetizers, salads, soups, entrees, and desserts.

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The Complete Book of Intelligence Tests

**Enjoyable mental exercises to help boost performance on IQ tests**
This engaging book offers readers the ultimate in calisthenics for the brain. Using the same fun, informative, and accessible style that have made his previous books so popular, Philip Carter helps people identify mental strengths and weaknesses, and provides methods for improving memory, boosting creativity, and tuning in to emotional intelligence. Featuring never-before-published tests designed specifically for this book, plus answers for all questions, this latest treasure trove from a MENSA puzzle editor outlines a fun, challenging program for significantly enhancing performance in all areas of intelligence.

A Companion to Marx’s Capital

“My aim is to get you to read a book by Karl Marx called *Capital, Volume 1*, and to read it on Marx’s own terms…”
The biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression has generated a surge of interest in Marx’s work in the effort to understand the origins of our current predicament. For nearly forty years, David Harvey has written and lectured on *Capital*, becoming one of the world’s most foremost Marx scholars.
Based on his recent lectures, this current volume aims to bring this depth of learning to a broader audience, guiding first-time readers through a fascinating and deeply rewarding text. *A Companion to Marx’s Capital* offers fresh, original and sometimes critical interpretations of a book that changed the course of history and, as Harvey intimates, may do so again.
David Harvey’s video lecture course can be found here: [davidharvey.org/reading-capital/](http://davidharvey.org/reading-capital/)

Common Sense, the Rights of Man and Other Essential Writings of Thomas Paine

SUMMARY: Thomas Paine’s book “Common Sense” was the written word that inflamed and drove the people of the colonies to the cause of the American Revolution. It was a clear and passionate document for freedom from the English Crown. Over 500,000 ccopies were sold in just a few months from when it was written in January 1776. His book “The Rights of Man” is a clear document for democracy and egalitarianism. It supported all forms of a progressive society and was an inspiration for the patriots of America’s early days. Also, “The Age of Reason” was his last book and almost entirely is centered on religion – Christianity. It puts to test many questions towards faith in order to make valid answers possible. Many essential beliefs are confronted with rational logic. A Cpollector’s Edition.

Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage

SUMMARY: At the end of her bestselling memoir Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert fell in love with Felipe, a Brazilian-born man of Australian citizenship who’d been living in Indonesia when they met. Resettling in America, the couple swore eternal fidelity to each other, but also swore to never, ever, under any circumstances get legally married. (Both were survivors of previous bad divorces. Enough said.) But providence intervened one day in the form of the United States government, which-after unexpectedly detaining Felipe at an American border crossing-gave the couple a choice: they could either get married, or Felipe would never be allowed to enter the country again. Having been effectively sentenced to wed, Gilbert tackled her fears of marriage by delving into this topic completely, trying with all her might to discover through historical research, interviews, and much personal reflection what this stubbornly enduring old institution actually is. Told with Gilbert’s trademark wit, intelligence and compassion, Committedattempts to “turn on all the lights” when it comes to matrimony, frankly examining questions of compatibility, infatuation, fidelity, family tradition, social expectations, divorce risks and humbling responsibilities. Gilbert’s memoir is ultimately a clear-eyed celebration of love with all the complexity and consequence that real love, in the real world, actually entails.