Literature & Classics

Literature & Classics

Literature & Classics

Literature & Classics

Literature and the classics are the foundation of human thought and imagination. Read the world's greatest writers here.

 

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IRISH FAIRY AND FOLK TALES
JAMES STEPHENS    Book Number: 88562
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A contemporary and friend of James Joyce, James Stephens was born in 1882, a writer who found inspiration from the Fenian Cycle of Irish mythology and legends first heard of in the 11th century. F...
LAFCADIO HEARNE SHORT STORIES
LAFCADIO HEARNE    Book Number: 88563
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These tales of the supernatural include the author's favourites A Night of All Saints, Ghostly Kiss, Aphrodite and the King's Prisoner, The Fountain of Gold, A Creole Mystery, The Story of Ming-Y, ...
POETRY OF EDWARD LEAR
EDWARD LEAR    Book Number: 88569
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The distinguished artist, illustrator, author and poet Edward Lear was one of the greatest humourists of the 19th century, best remembered for his witty nonsense verse. Beneath the absurd and play...
DUNWICH HORROR AND OTHER STORIES
H. P. LOVECRAFT    Book Number: 88572
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The Dunwich Horror, The Whisperer In Darkness, The Shadow Out of Time and The Haunter of the Dark in one collection by Howard Philips Lovecraft, the pioneer of modern horror fiction born in Rhode I...
DAVID SEDARIS DIARIES: A Visual Compendium
DAVID SEDARIS    Book Number: 88588
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Packed with interactive components, postcards, never-before-seen photos and artwork, David Sedaris has always been a keen collector of the arts, objects and ephemera that are part of his visual lan...
INVISIBLE MAN
H. G. WELLS    Book Number: 88595
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Introduced by Adam Roberts this is in the SF Masterworks bright yellow Gollancz series. H. G. Wells (1866-1946) won a scholarship to study under T. H. Huxley, and through his trail-blazing works o...
RED HARVEST
DASHEILL HAMMETT    Book Number: 88604
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His name remains one of the most important and recognisable in the crime fiction genre. Hammett set the standard for much of the work that would follow and his characters are sharp and economicall...
CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: Seven Titles Slipcased Box Set
C. S. LEWIS    Book Number: 84263
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The Magician's Nephew (171pp), The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe (171pp), The Horse and His Boy (175pp), Prince Caspian (190pp), The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (189pp), The Silver Chair (191pp) ...
ENGLISH VOICES: Lives, Landscapes, Laments
FERDINAND MOUNT    Book Number: 88618
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Whether reviewing great published works by some of England's finest authors and poets both alive and dead, Ferdinand Mount has spent many years writing for prestigious magazines, newspapers and jou...
DESOLATION ANGELS
JACK KEROUAC    Book Number: 88681
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Kerouac used his 'spontaneous prose' to record the life of the American 'traveller' and the experiences of the Beat generation of the 1950s. This was made most famous in his novels On the Road and...
FIRST MAN
ALBERT CAMUS    Book Number: 88687
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The unfinished manuscript of The First Man was discovered in the wreckage of a car accident in which the famous French author Albert Camus died in 1960. Although it was not published for over 30 y...
LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE: Seven Book Set
LAURA INGALLS WILDER     Book Number: 88705
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In these classic tales about life on the frontier and America's best-loved pioneer family we meet inside the little house in the Big Woods the Ingalls family - Ma, Pa, Mary, Laura and baby Carrie. ...
NAKED LUNCH
WILLIAM BURROUGHS    Book Number: 88713
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A Penguin Modern Classics edition, the text restored and edited by James Grauerholz and Barry Miles. This novel is a "banquet you will never forget" in the words of J. G. Ballard. Burroughs' virt...
A NOVEL JOURNAL: Great Expectations
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 88714
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The entire text of one of the all-time classic novels is printed in teeny weeny text in blue making lines on the pages of this 160 page journal. A companion to the shocking pink more ladies style ...
WHEN THE GOING WAS GOOD
EVELYN WAUGH    Book Number: 88744
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A humorous account of an agreeable young man's peregrinations in picturesque lands. Between 1929 and 1935, Evelyn Waugh travelled widely and wrote four books about his experiences. In this collec...
COLD WARRIORS
DUNCAN WHITE    Book Number: 88851
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Full of clandestine cross-border flights, double crossings, arrests, internments and interrogations, here is an icy age of history and the role of literature in the Cold War. Richly populated with...
VIRAGO BOOK OF WOMEN TRAVELLERS
EDITED BY MARY MORRIS    Book Number: 88862
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Featuring writing from Gertrude Bell, Edith Wharton, Isabella Bird, Kate O'Brien, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Isaak Dinesen, Christina Dodwell, Amelia Edwards, M. F. K. Fisher, Rose Macaulay, Beryl ...
SMIDGEN OF SHAKESPEARE
GEOFF SPITERI    Book Number: 88892
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The Bard is now considered so important that Shakespeare belongs to everyone and a truly enormous secondary publishing industry has built up around his name and his work. Familiarity with those 37...
TURN OF THE SCREW & THE ASPERN PAPERS
HENRY JAMES    Book Number: 100317
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'The Turn of the Screw' is the classic ghost story for which Henry James is best remembered. Set in an English country house, it is a chilling tale of the supernatural told by a master of the genr...
CRANFORD AND OTHER STORIES
ELIZABETH GASKELL    Book Number: 100412
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The sheer variety and accomplishment of Elizabeth Gaskell’s shorter fiction is amazing. This new volume contains six of her finest stories that have been selected specifically to demonstrate this, ...
DUBLINERS

New DUBLINERS

JAMES JOYCE    Book Number: 100422
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Living overseas but writing, always, about his native city, Joyce made Dublin unforgettable. The stories in Dubliners show us truants, seducers, gossips, rally-drivers, generous hostesses, corrupt ...
RETURN OF THE NATIVE
THOMAS HARDY    Book Number: 10906
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The central figure of this novel is the returning "native", Clym Yeobright, and his love for the beautiful but capricious Eustacia Vye. As character after character is driven to self-destruction, t...
THE ODYSSEY
HOMER    Book Number: 200295
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Homer's great epic describes the many adventures of Odysseus, Greek warrior, as he strives over many years to return to his home island of Ithaca after the Trojan War. Odysseus's quick-witted heroi...
WESSEX TALES
THOMAS HARDY    Book Number: 22668
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Wessex Tales was the first collection of Hardy's short stories, and they reflect the experience of a novelist at the height of his powers. These seven tales, in which characters and scenes are imbu...
NORTH AND SOUTH
ELIZABETH GASKELL    Book Number: 23798
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Set in the mid-19th century, and written from the author's first-hand experience, North and South follows the story of the heroine's movement from the tranquil but moribund ways of southern England...
MAN WHO WOULD BE KING AND OTHER STORIES
RUDYARD KIPLING    Book Number: 23814
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This anthology of Rudyard Kipling's greatest short stories contains some of the most memorable and popular examples of the genre of which he was an undisputed master. It is a classic tale of adven...
FRANKENSTEIN
MARY SHELLEY    Book Number: 23860
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Begun when the author was only eighteen and conceived from a nightmare, Frankenstein, is the deeply disturbing story of a monstrous creation which has terrified and chilled readers since its first ...
VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE
CHARLES DARWIN    Book Number: 25257
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Darwin's writings as an independent naturalist on the HMS Beagle between 1831 and 1836 capture the natural world's beauty in his own sublime language. In a travel journal which takes us from the co...
TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: And Other Christmas Stories
EDITED BY ROSEMARY GRAY    Book Number: 62735
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Here is a book no Christmas stocking should be without, a book that positively distils the spirit of the season. The title poem, familiar to children and adults the world over, introduces a collec...
COMPLETE RICHARD HANNAY STORIES
JOHN BUCHAN    Book Number: 66180
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Major General Sir Richard Hannay is the fictional secret agent created by writer and diplomat John Buchan, who was himself an Intelligence officer during the First World War. The strong and silent...
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