Henry James was on of our great American writers, and The Golden Bowl is perhaps his most difficult book. A massive work of two volumes, each 450 words long, it has been simplied and reduced to one volume of less than 300 pages. For ESL students reading at level 4 of the Ladder series, or for readers of literature who want an easier read.
Alice slips down the rabbit hole and look what happens! She has a mighty tough time getting out. Can't wait to add Through the Looking Glass to my Classics Condensed by Cowley. Looking Glass involves chess and math. "In this country,"says the Queen, " you have to run twice as fast just to keep up." "The horror of that moment I shall never forget!" says the King. "You will," says the Queen, "if you don't make a note of it."
One of Tolstoy's greatest novellas, adapted for ESL students at level 4; or for anyone who wants an easier read of the classics. See Classics Condensed by Cowley for more.
An historical look at adultery under the Puritans, and the suffering it causes two people accused of it.
Novel abridged and simplified. Meets requirements for level 4 of Ladder series for ESL students.
A clear, concise, brief recounting of the life of our second President, the American Revolution, and the founding of this country
An Armchair Guide to Scientific Decision-Making for the busy executive
Once More With Feeling; The Chrysanthemum Garden; Another Great Day; He Says, She says; The Stargazers
Two older people find happiness in late-blooming love
Novel of a “lost weekend” told with brutal honesty
Novel of Great Depression bound to become a classic
CIA agent caught in rebellion to overthrow a brutal tyrant
A wealthy old man discovers the secret to eternal life
Conflict between Kepler and Tycho Brahe for the secrets of the solar system
A textbook salesman is accused of a horrible crime. Is he guilty? Who is to judge?
Two plays dealing with love that can be produced separately or on same bill
Stories about love at all ages, from teenage to nonage
"Strange" stories, of children playing a deadly game to the weird adventures of a clutch of explorers
Four novellas about love that have been reprinted in The Night Billy Was Born