Heart of Darkness and the Secret Sharer By Joseph Conrad

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Heart of Darkness and the Secret Sharer By Joseph Conrad
ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP Two of Joseph Conrad's most compelling and haunting works, in which the deepest perceptions and desires of the human heart and mind are explored. EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: ? A concise introduction that gives readers important background information ? A chronology of the author's life and work ? A timeliNe of significant events that provides the book's historical context ? An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations ? Detailed explanatory notes ? Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work ? Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction ? A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and in…

Love on Assignment By Cara Lynn James

Love on Assignment By Cara Lynn James
Love on Assignment By Cara Lynn James

The chance to break the big story is all Charlotte needs to secure her future. But when the truth comes out?it may cost her the love of her life.Newport, Rhode Island, in 1900?a glamorous resort town where the rich and famous go to see and be seen.Charlotte Hale isn't part of that world. She's a working girl, a secretary for a local newspaper, who dreams of becoming a real reporter. When her boss offers her an assignment, she

jumps at the opportunity. She'll go undercover as a governess to investigate a scandal about her new employer, Daniel Wilmont, a young widowed professor of religion who writes a controversial column in a rival newspaper.Charlotte's qualms about misrepresenting herself to Daniel soon morph into a deeper quandary. How can she get the goods on a man who turns out to be so honorable? How can she plot the downfall of a family that has inspired her to rediscover her faith? And how can she protect the man she now loves from a scheme she's been part of since the beginning?A fascinating tale of love and faith in the Gilded Age . . . from the author of Love on a Dime."James uses carefully described settings and characters . . . to dramatically contrast life in the Gilded Age in Newport, Rhode Island, between the working class and the wealthy." ?Booklist


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