The most popular books in English
from 31201 to 31400

What books are currently the most popular and which are the all time classics? Here we present you with a mixture of those two criteria. We update this list once a month.

31202. Henry, King of France

Heinrich Mann

In Henry, King of France, the sequel to Young Henry of Navarre, the compelling epic of Henry IV's reign over France is followed to its tragic destiny. The novel recounts two decades of chaos and war that led to the triumphant founding of the French Republic and culminated in the …

31203. The autobiography of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe vol 2

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for …

31204. The society of individuals

Norbert Elias

The Society of Individuals stands as testimony to the coherence of Norbert Elias's viewpoint over a long and distinguished career. Consisting of three interrelated essays, the first written in 1939, the second between 1940 and 1950, and the third in 1987, this book addresses the …

31207. New York interiors

Beate Wedekind

This volume contains a collection of the many fascinating ways in which people have made themselves feel at home in New York. It covers 42 different apartments and houses in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Long Island - from a loft sprayed with graffiti to an elegant uptown apartment on …

31208. West-östlicher Diwan

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

This English verse translation of Goethe's West-Eastern Divan aims to give English-readers a fair indication of the themes, quality and flavour of Goethe's major cycle of lyric poetry. As far as possible it remains faithful to Goethe's metrical and rhyming patterns. The Divan's …

31209. Erec y Enide

Manuel Vázquez Montalbán

Erec y Enide, a 2002 novel from Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, is in a certain way a re-reading of Erec et Enide, first part of the arthurian cycle of Chrétien de Troyes. The author analyzes three lonelinesses: the loneliness of Julio Matasanz, specialist in medieval literature; the …

31218. Green Henry

Gottfried Keller

Green Henry is a partially autobiographical novel by the Swiss author Gottfried Keller, first published in 1855, and extensively revised in 1879. Truth is freely mingled with fiction, and there is a generalizing purpose to exhibit the psychic disease that affected the whole …

31229. Theory of Colours

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Theory of Colours is a book by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe about the poet's views on the nature of colours and how these are perceived by humans. Published in 1810, it contains detailed descriptions of phenomena such as coloured shadows, refraction, and chromatic aberration. The …

31234. The Man Without Qualities

Robert Musil

The Man Without Qualities is an unfinished novel in three books by the Austrian writer Robert Musil, considered one of the most significant European novels of the twentieth century. The novel is a "story of ideas", which takes place in the time of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy's …

31247. Germany. A Winter's Tale

Heinrich Heine

Germany. A Winter's Tale is a satirical epic poem by the German writer Heinrich Heine, describing the thoughts of a journey from Paris to Hamburg the author made in Winter 1843. The title refers to Shakespeare's Winter's Tale, similar to his poem Atta Troll: Ein …

31321. True Britt

Britt Ekland

True Britt was a best-selling autobiography, published in 1980, by the actress Britt Ekland. Ekland describes her marriage with Peter Sellers, relationships with Rod Stewart and Lord Lichfield and affairs with, among others Warren Beatty and 'Count' Ascanio Cicogna, and …

31337. Ich

Karl May

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