Pride and Prejudice (formerly known as First Impressions) is a representative work of the famous British writer Jane Austen (also the first work completed by her and published in 1813). As a classic full-length novel describing the love and marriage, it vividly reflects the British town life and social customs under the conservative and closed state in the late 19th century and early 20th century.
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Gargantua and Pantagruel (AKA: The Life of Gargantua and of Pantagruel, La vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel) is a full-length satiric novel written by the French Renaissance novelist François Rabelais. The whole book consists of five volumes, its publishing process was full of hardships and it was banned for many times. Anyway, it swept away the artificial writing style in aristocratic literature, and brought the literary world at that time a lively, close-to-life fresh air that suits both refined and popular tastes. Continue reading Gargantua and Pantagruel HD PDF, EPUB, MOBI with illustrations
French writer Guy de Maupassant is one of the world’s leading masters of short stories in the 19th century, Bel Ami (AKA: The History of a Scoundrel, A Ladies’ Man) is the second and representative work of the only 6 full-length novels in his life with the highest thought and artistic achievement.
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War and Peace (Война и мир) is one of the greatest Russian litterateur in the late 19th century and early 20th century (also one of the most outstanding writers in the history of world literature) Leo Tolstoy‘s three representative works (the other two are: Anna Karenina and Resurrection), also his first full-length novel. Leo Tolstoy spent more than 10 years of time to complete this immortal classic in the literature world.
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As a popular reading material about computer science, Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software is much more vivid, interesting and easy to understand, absorb than any other similar books. It enables you to understand all aspects about computer, without profound or professional knowledge required. Its author is Charles Petzold, whose another classic masterpiece Programming Windows has affected the entire generation of programmers.
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In the field of software management, very few books can rival Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams this legendary classic. As a long-standing bestseller, it makes a deep insight that the biggest problem in the process of software development does not lie in technology, but in person; and appeals to managers to give software developers full freedom and trust. Anyone who needs to manage software projects or organizations can benefit a lot from this book. Continue reading Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams, 2nd & 3rd Editions HD PDF
The Art of Computer Programming (TAOCP for short) is a comprehensive monograph written by Donald Knuth. It was first published in 1968, and acclaimed as one of the best 12 academic monographs in Twentieth Century (Albert Einstein‘s theory of relativity is one of another 11) by American Scientist Magazine in 1999. The vast majority of computer programming knowledge of contemporary software developers came from this series of books.
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