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Walter J. Black

Autor/a de Marcus Aurelius and His Times

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Obres de Walter J. Black

Marcus Aurelius and His Times (1945) — Editor — 623 exemplars
World's Great Detective Stories (1928) 89 exemplars
World's Great Romances (1929) — Editor — 52 exemplars
The Works of Gustave Flaubert (1904) 5 exemplars
The Works of James Boswell (1952) 2 exemplars
The Works of Lord Byron (1951) 1 exemplars
Complete Works of Classics (1927) 1 exemplars
Arabian Knights (2002) 1 exemplars
A Conan Doyle 1 exemplars

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (1589) — Editor, algunes edicions31,442 exemplars
Utopia (1553) — Editor, algunes edicions11,722 exemplars
Essays and New Atlantis (1942) — Editor, algunes edicions436 exemplars
The Works of Leo Tolstoi (1904) — Editor, algunes edicions375 exemplars
The Works of Victor Hugo: One Volume Edition (Black's Readers Service) (1887) — Editor, algunes edicions294 exemplars
Plutarch: Selected Lives and Essays (1951) — Editor — 267 exemplars
The Works of Henrik Ibsen (1867) — Editor, algunes edicions259 exemplars
FIVE GREAT DIALOGUES CLASSICS CLUB SERIES (1942) — Editor, algunes edicions254 exemplars
Cleopatra / She / King Solomon’s Mines / Allan Quatermain (1907) — Editor, algunes edicions209 exemplars
The Works of Oscar Wilde (1948) — Editor, algunes edicions134 exemplars
The Works of Bret Harte (1932)algunes edicions81 exemplars
The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Comedies, Volume 1) (1950)algunes edicions6 exemplars


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I own a copy of the 1945 Classics Club, "Marcus Aurelius and His Times." I'm reporting here that I finished reading the first part of the book, "Meditations." It's not easy reading. Often I read the same section or page more than once to see if I would get a better understanding with a second reading.
MrDickie | Hi ha 6 ressenyes més | May 31, 2015 |
(of the Meditations only) Philosophy, well written and simple. I enjoyed it.
questbird | Hi ha 6 ressenyes més | Oct 6, 2013 |
My father had the entire Classics Club series in the family library. My earliest reading memories are from this series, from around 1963 on. After his death in 1973, the books were divided up, and this one came with me.
bamajasper53 | Hi ha 6 ressenyes més | Oct 3, 2013 |
This is a wonderful book with an interesting assortment of short mystery and detective stories. As this book was published in 1928, all of the stories were written before that date, many of them centuries earlier. It included numerous works by famous authors such as Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Voltaire, Alexandre Dumas, Victor Hugo, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Rudyard Kipling, and many more, both famous and not so famous. Almost all of the stories were unknown to me, so it was a joy to read, and also to find so many good stories in one volume. This compilation also included several stories which were attributed to French or British prison records, criminal records, chronicles, and biographies. It was interesting to compare the various writing styles as well as the historical aspects of each story. It was well worth reading.… (més)
gcamp | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Jun 13, 2011 |

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