Tower of Babel
I was born and I will soon die in the shadow
Sophie? featured book browse library

CD-ROM e-books

The last e-book, a collection of five stories by Franz Kafka and his precursors, begins with a look at the meaning of the term 'Kafkaesque.'

 

JFK assassination Witness Walden by Thoreau
Walden & Civil Disobedience
by
Henry David Thoreau
JFK Witness
essential JFK assassination testimony,
exhibits & commentary

Our JFK Witness and Walden special editions demonstrate how Sophie’s unique interactive notebooks can be used to create guided tours and annotations.

 
The Imitation of Christ Our exclusive translation of Imitatio Christi (The Imitation of Christ) combines the familiarity of modern English with the uniquely beautiful cadences of Elizabethan English.
The Man who was Thursday by Chesterton
A short, paranoid, metaphysical, cliff-hanger of an adventure tale called The Man Who was Thursday.

 

Father Brown by Chesterton and The Innocence of Father Brown, a famous collection of spiritual murder mysteries from the pen of G. K. Chesterton.
 
Heart of Darkness, the great novella by Joseph Conrad that the movie Apocalypse Now was based on.
Heart of Darkness by Conrad
 
The Scarlet Letter by Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter and "Young Goodman Brown" — the great American romance and the great American horror story in one neat package.
 
For a contrast to the wisdom from the Middle Ages found on one side of our CD-ROM library’s 4-sided bookcase browse our sinfully delicious sampler of Oscar Wilde’s best prose. Here is a bite:

Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attractiveness of others.

Oscar Wilde prose

 

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