It was the first picaresque novel: current that is characterized by being costumbrista, realistic and critical, as it denounces the bitter situation that the marginalized and humble live who can only resort to ingenuity to survive, as is the case with our protagonist. This type of story uses direct ..
The great classic of Nobel Prize winner Rudyard Kipling, with original illustrations. It's a collection of stories where most of the characters are animals such as Shere Khan the tiger and Baloo the bear, though a principal character is the boy or "man-cub" Mowgli, who is raised in the jungle by wol..
The steppe wolf, famous work of Hermann Hesse, tells the story of Harry Haller, an intellectual with refined tastes, of fifty years, who feels strange and uncomfortable within the society in which he lived, which manifests with a double personality: a human and another wolf. Harry meets Armanda, a y..
Steppenwolf arose as a result of an emotional and psychological crisis in Hesse, who suffered a depressive picture after separating from Ruth Wenger, his second wife. Steppenwolf recreates that state, and many readers identify with the 'steppenwolf' figure, a dissident who defends his right to be di..
Dorothy is a young girl who lives on a Kansas farm with her Uncle Henry, Aunt Em, and little dog Toto. One day the farmhouse, with Dorothy inside, is caught up in a tornado and deposited in a field in the country of the Munchkins. The falling house kills the Wicked Witch of the East. / En grises pr..
Dorothy Gale... the always dear Dorothy and her adventures in the land of Oz is undoubtedly the best story to foster pride and courage. The characters that accompany Dorothy on the yellow road will always be adored by readers of all ages. / Dorothy Gale… la siempre querida Dorothy y sus aventuras e..
Damned -or blessed- with eternal life after drinking water from a magic spring, the Tuck family wanders from side to side trying to pass as unnoticed as possible and live as comfortable as possible. Upon accidentally discovering their secret Winnie, a ten years old girl, she’s taking home by the Tuc..
The Origin of Life is the magnum opus of Aleksandr Oparin, who explains to us that living things did not appear suddenly, but slowly formed over millions of years; they became more complicated, until they became what we know today: plants, trees, vertebrate animals, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and..
Darwin was given the task of observing different species of plants and animals and thus concluded that all of them are modified according to the conditions of the environment in which they live and the characteristics they need to adopt to achieve their survival. In The Origin of Species you will fi..
This work talks about El Períquillo Sarniento. Located in the picaresque genre and a true reflection of the customs and thoughts of eighteenth-century Mexico, this novel is the autobiography of Pedro Sarmiento-better known as El Periquillo Sarniento-who will tell you about his adventures, misfortune..
The prophet is a foreigner who will leave the country where he lived for a long time. In him he has left his heart. He tries to leave but the local people come to ask him for his wise opinion about the various aspects that make up daily life. He, with seemingly simple words, but with great depth, sp..
Ellie, a kidnapped child warrior, is determined to free herself--and free the planet. Mika and Ellie live in a future behind a wall: Solid concrete topped with high-voltage razor wire and guarded by a battalion of Ghengis Borgs, it was built to keep out the animals, because animals carry the plague...