Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster, Inc., a division of CBS Corporation, is a publisher founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard L. Simon and M. Lincoln (Max) Schuster. It is one of the largest English-language publishers, formerly known as the Big 6, now known as the Big Five. It publishes over 2,000 titles annually under 35 different imprints.


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The adventures of Tom Sawyer

Mark Twain - Publisher : Simon & Schuster

Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother Sid. He skips school to swim and is made to whitewash the fence the next day as punishment. He cleverly persuades his friends to trade him small treasures for the privilege of doing his work. He then trades the treasures for Sunday School tickets which one normally receives for memorizing verses consistently, redeeming them for a Bible,...
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To not die of boredom

Spring

To my children

enough easy to read

Great classic

Less than 10$

A few days













the Chosen

Chaïm Potok - Publisher : Simon & Schuster

Publisher presentation: it is the now-classic story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share in the way that is best suited to each. And as the boys grow into young men, they discover in the other a lost spiritual brother, and a link to an unexplored world that neither had ever considered before. In effect, they exchange places, and find the...
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To not die of boredom

Summer

To my sister or brother

enough easy to read

Contemporary

Less than 10$

A few days













Sonnets

William Shakespeare - Publisher : Simon & Schuster

Shakespeare's Sonnets is the title of a collection of 154 sonnets by William Shakespeare, which covers themes such as the passage of time, love, beauty and mortality. The first 126 sonnets are addressed to a young man the last 28 to a woman. The sonnets to the young man express overwhelming, obsessional love.The main issue of debate has always been whether it remained platonic or became physical....
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Before sleep

Autumn

To my female lover

Not easy to read

Great classic

Less than 10$

At least one month













Twelfth Night

William Shakespeare - Publisher : Simon & Schuster

Viola is shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria and she comes ashore with the help of a captain. She loses contact with her twin brother, Sebastian, whom she believes to be drowned. Disguising herself as a young man under the name Cesario, she enters the service of Duke Orsino through the help of the sea captain who rescues her. Duke Orsino has convinced himself that he is in love with Olivia, whose...
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For the week-ends

Spring

To my male lover

Not easy to read

Great classic

Less than 10$

A few days













Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - Publisher : Simon & Schuster

The play, set in Verona, Italy, begins with a street brawl between Montague and Capulet servants who, like their masters, are sworn enemies. Prince Escalus of Verona intervenes and declares that further breach of the peace will be punishable by death. Later, Count Paris talks to Capulet about marrying his daughter Juliet, but Capulet asks Paris to wait another two years and invites him to attend a...
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To not die of boredom

Autumn

To my female lover

Not easy to read

Great classic

Less than 10$

A few days













Hamlet

William Shakespeare - Publisher : Simon & Schuster

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, often shortened to Hamlet (/?hæml?t/), is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare at an uncertain date between 1599 and 1602. Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, the play dramatises the revenge Prince Hamlet is called to wreak upon his uncle, Claudius, by the ghost of Hamlet's father, King Hamlet. Claudius had murdered his own brother and seized the throne,...
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Pour tous les jours

Autumn

For all

enough easy to read

Great classic

Less than 10$

A few hours













Much Ado About nothing

William Shakespeare - Publisher : Simon & Schuster

Comedic play by William Shakespeare thought to have been written in 1598 and 1599, as Shakespeare was approaching the middle of his career. The play was included in the First Folio, published in 1623. Much Ado About Nothing is generally considered one of Shakespeare's best comedies because it combines elements of mistaken identities, love, robust hilarity with more serious meditations on honour,...
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Between two things to do

Summer

To my friends

enough easy to read

Great classic

Less than 10$

A few hours













A Midsummer Night's dream

William Shakespeare - Publisher : Simon & Schuster

The play consists of four interconnecting plots, connected by a celebration of the wedding of Duke Theseus of Athens and the Amazon queen, Hippolyta, which is set simultaneously in the woodland and in the realm of Fairyland, under the light of the moon. The play opens with Hermia, who is in love with Lysander, resistant to her father Egeus' demand that she wed Demetrius, whom he has arranged for...
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Before sleep

Summer

To my children

Easy to read

Great classic

Less than 10$

A few hours













Fleurville trilogy: Camille and Madeline

Comtesse de Ségur - Publisher : Simon & Schuster

Publisher presentation: the second book in the delightful Fleurville Trilogy, after les malheurs de Sophie. Camille and Madeleine are perfect little girls, beautifully behaved and very wise. They live with their mother at Chateau Fleurville. When another little girl Margeurite and her widowed mother come to stay and Sophie, who is now orphaned, is adopted by the family, the four girls become firm...
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During my holidays

Summer

To my children

Child's play

Great classic

Between 10 and 20$

A few hours













The tenderness of wolves

Stef Penney - Publisher : Simon & Schuster

Publisher presentation: The year is 1867. Winter has just tightened its grip on Dove River, a tiny isolated settlement in the Northern Territory, when a man is brutally murdered. Laurent Jammett had been a voyageur for the Hudson Bay Company before an accident lamed him four years earlier. The same accident afforded him the little parcel of land in Dove River, land that the locals called unlucky...
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To not die of boredom

Winter

To my parents

enough easy to read

New

Between 10 and 20$

A few days






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