Saturday, August 9, 2008

Poetry, Tales, and Proverbs

The Little Prince 647 kb

English Proverb Books 2 MB (zip file)

The Oxford Book of American Poetry 13 MB

One Hand Clapping by John Moncure Wetterau - zen koan poetry

Straight Walker by John Moncure Wetterau (poetry)

On The Road To Dharamsala by John Moncure Wetterau (poetry)

Ponder Awhile by Mohit.k.Misra

A Tree in a Forest - A Collection of Ajahn Chah's Similes 1 MB

A Hundred Verses from Old Japan 43 kb (Zip File)

The story of Gio From the Heike Monogatari
Author: Torrence, Ridgely, 1875-1950 13 Kb (Zip File)
KAKUZO OKAKURA (Japanese Spirituality and Folklore)

Wind in the Forest -Sujiva-Poems-Poetry 3 MB

Buddha's Tales for Young and Old - Volume 1 Illustrated 2 MB

Buddha's Tales for Young and Old - Volume 2 Illustrated 3MB

Buddha's Tales for Young and Old - Prince Goodspeaker Vol 1 (724 kb)

Buddha's Tales for Young and Old - Volume 2 -Text Only 546 kb

Darker Poetry;

Crayon on Concrete by Stephen Huff

Graven Stone by Stephen Huff

Herald Angels by Stephen Huff

I, Madness by Stephen Huff

The Odyssey Greek epic poem attributed to Homer written near the end of the eighth century BC

Paradise Lost is an epic poem in blank verse by the 17th-century English poet John Milton. It was originally published in 1667 in ten books.

The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet and A LOVER'S COMPLAINT by William Shakespeare (zip file)

Shakespeare, William - Complete collection - 43 books (rar file) 2 MB

Edgar Allan Poe was an American poet, short story writer, playwright, editor, critic, essayist and one of the leaders of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of the macabre and mystery, Poe was one of the early American practitioners of the short story and a progenitor of detective fiction and crime fiction. He is also credited with contributing to the emergent science fiction genre.

Edgar Allan Poe Collection

The Tell-Tale Heart Short Fiction - Horror (published in 1843)
In this outstanding collection of Poe's prose and poetry are sixteen of his finest tales, including "The Tell-Tale Heart", "The Murders in the Rue Morgue", "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "William Wilson," "The Black Cat," "The Cask of Amontillado," and "Eleonora". Here too is a major selection of what Poe characterized as the passion of his life, his poems - "The Raven," "Annabel Lee," Ulalume," "Lenore," "The Bells," and more, plus his glorious prose poem "Silence - A Fable" and only full-length novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym.

Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque Short Fiction - Horror (published in 1840)
Ye who read are still among the living, but I who write shall have long since gone my way into the region of shadows. For indeed strange things shall happen, and secret things be known, and many centuries shall pass away ere these memorials be seen of men. And when seen there will be some to dis- believe, and some to doubt, and yet a few who will find much to ponder upon in the characters here graven with a stylus of iron.

A Descent into the Maelström Short Fiction (published in 1841)

The Masque of the Red Death Short Fiction - Horror (published in 1842)

The Gold-Bug Short Fiction - Horror (published in 1842)
Nine gripping tales of psychological terror and the supernatural, by the undisputed master of the American Gothic horror story.

Mesmeric Revelation Short Fiction - Psychology (published in 1844)

The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade Short Fiction - Horror - Fantasy (published in 1845)

A Tale of the Ragged Mountains Short Fiction - Horror (published in 1843)

The Oval Portrait Short Fiction - (published in 1842)

A Tale of Jerusalem Short Fiction (published in 1832)

The Devil in the Belfry Short Fiction - Horror (published in 1839)

A Predicament Short Fiction (published in 1838)

Never Bet the Devil Your Head Short Fiction - Horror (published in 1841)

The Assignation Short Fiction - Horror (published in 1834)

Shadow Fiction - Horror (published in 1835)

Odds N' Ends

Grenville Kleiser - Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases
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The Oxford Dictionary Of Quotations
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