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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DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA
ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE    Book Number: 28847
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Hailed as the finest book ever written on the nature of democracy, it continues to be an influential text on both sides of the Atlantic, above all in the emerging democracies of Eastern Europe. De ...
WELL-BELOVED WITH THE PURSUIT OF THE WELL-BELOVED 1892
THOMAS HARDY    Book Number: 32535
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The Well-Beloved completes the cycle of Hardy's great novels, reiterating his favourite themes of man's eternal quest for perfection in both love and art, and the suffering that ensues. Jocelyn Pi...
ETHAN FROME
EDITH WHARTON    Book Number: 32939
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On a poor farm near Starkfield in western Massachusetts, Ethan Frome struggles to wrest a living from the land, unassisted by his whining and hypochondriacal wife Zeena. When Zeena's young cousin ...
MARLOWE: The Plays
CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE    Book Number: 33870
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If Shakespeare had died at the age Marlowe died, there would have been no question that Marlowe would have been the leading figure in English Renaissance drama. This edition of all his plays shows ...
COLLECTED POEMS OF OSCAR WILDE
OSCAR WILDE    Book Number: 34958
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Wilde, glamorous and notorious, invites readers of his verse to meet an unknown and intimate figure. The poetry of his formative years includes the haunting elegy to his young sister and the griev...
ROMEO AND JULIET
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE    Book Number: 36907
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Love, sex and death are the components of Shakespeare's classic story of the love of two young people which reaches across the barriers of family and convention. The loveliness and the music of th...
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 41491
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Considered by many to be Dicken's finest novel, Great Expectations traces the growth of the book's narrator, Philip Pirrip (Pip), from a boy of shallow dreams to a man with depth of character. From...
COLLECTED TALES AND POEMS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE
EDGAR ALLAN POE    Book Number: 46363
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Contains 'Tales of Mystery and Imagination' including The Fall of the House of Usher and The Premature Burial, 'Tales of Humour and Satire' including Loss of Breath, The Sphinx and Never Bet the De...
COMPLETE NOVELS OF JANE AUSTEN
JANE AUSTEN    Book Number: 47116
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Jane Austen is without question, one of England's most enduring and skilled novelists. With her wit, social precision, and unerring ability to create some of literature's most charismatic and belie...
SHORTER NOVELS OF CHARLES DICKENS
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 47917
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This collection brings together perhaps the finest of Dickens' shorter novels, filled with event, character, and the unsurpassed brilliance of his story-telling. 'Oliver Twist' enhanced and streng...
SELECTED WORKS OF JOSEPH CONRAD
JOSEPH CONRAD    Book Number: 47925
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'Lord Jim', first published in 1900, confirmed Conrad's place in literature as one of the first 'modernists' of English letters. Set in the Malay Archipelago, not only does the novel provide a grip...
LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER
D. H. LAWRENCE    Book Number: 48999
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Written and privately published in Florence in 1928, 'Lady Chatterley’s Lover' was denied unexpurgated publication in England until 1960. D.H Lawrence’s uncompromisingly candid novel deals in poeti...
SELECTED WORKS OF D.H. LAWRENCE
D. H. LAWRENCE    Book Number: 51912
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'The Captain's Doll', 'The Fox', 'The Ladybird', 'St. Mawr', 'The Princess', 'The Virgin and the Gypsy' and 'The Escaped Cock' are among the shorter stories included in this volume. The main body ...
WORDSWORTH COLLECTION OF CLASSIC ROMANCES
Unknown    Book Number: 55440
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Jane Austen constructed 'Pride & Prejudice', with wit, social precision and an irresistible heroine. 'Persuasion' - Anne Elliot is one of Austen's quietest yet strongest heroines, is also open to c...
GERMINAL

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EMILE ZOLA    Book Number: 56199
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'Germinal' (1885) is the 13th in Émile Zola’s cycle of 20 novels about the Rougon-Macquart dynasty. It tells the story of Étienne Lantier, from the illegitimate Macquart branch of the family, who a...
LIFE AND VOYAGES OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
WASHINGTON IRVING    Book Number: 57493
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People had thought it was only the great distance that made it impossible to reach Asia sailing west from Spain. No one had predicted that a vast continent stood in the way. And indeed, for Colum...
THE TRIAL

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FRANZ KAFKA    Book Number: 58205
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When people use the adjective 'Kafkaesque', it is 'The Trial' they have in mind - the nightmarish world of Joseph K., where the rules are hidden from even the highest officials and any help there m...
WINGS OF THE DOVE
HENRY JAMES    Book Number: 59993
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A tale of desire and possession, of love and death. An unspeakable subtext lies beneath the silence. It centres on 'the dying girl who wants to live - to live and love.' But those closest to her ...
WOMEN IN LOVE
D. H. LAWRENCE    Book Number: 23815
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In the love affairs of two sisters, Ursula with Rupert, and Gudrun with Gerlad, critics could only see a sorry tale of sexual depravity and philosophical obscurity. What are the definitive forms o...
GREAT GATSBY
F. Scott Fitzgerald    Book Number: 100387
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Generally considered to be F. Scott Fitzgerald's finest novel, The Great Gatsby is a consummate summary of the "roaring twenties", and a devastating expose of the "Jazz Age". Through the narration ...
DRACULA

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BRAM STOKER    Book Number: 23862
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'There he lay looking as if youth had been half-renewed, for the white hair and moustache were changed to dark iron-grey, the cheeks were fuller, and the white skin seemed ruby-red underneath; the ...
THE WELL OF LONELINESS
RADCLYFFE HALL    Book Number: 73727
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'As a man loved a woman, that was how I loved...It was good, good, good...' Stephen is an ideal child of aristocratic parents - a fencer, a horse rider and a keen scholar. Stephen grows to be a wa...
DESPERATE REMEDIES
THOMAS HARDY    Book Number: 62733
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The young Thomas Hardy, working as an architect, but fired with literary ambition, tried for years to get into print. He finally succeeded with 'Desperate Remedies', a 'sensation novel' in the mod...
FOUR PLAYS
HENRIK IBSEN    Book Number: 73731
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The plays of Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906) are critically acclaimed throughout the world. The father of modern drama, Ibsen broke with theatrical conventions and created a more reali...
DANGEROUS LIAISONS
PIERRE CHODERLOS DE LACLOS    Book Number: 73732
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In this famous story of seduction, two highly intelligent but amoral French aristocrats plot the downfall of a respectable young married woman and a 15 year old girl who has only just emerged from ...
LEVIATHAN

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THOMAS HOBBES    Book Number: 73736
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With an introduction by Dr Richard Serjeantson. Since its first publication in 1651, Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan has been recognised as one of the most compelling, and most controversial, works of p...
THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 31854
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Featuring the world's greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes, in his most challenging case. The Baskerville family is haunted by a phantom beast "with blazing eyes and dripping jaws" which roams the ...
WAR AND PEACE
LEO TOLSTOY    Book Number: 23865
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Translated by Louise & Aylmer Maude. With an Introduction by Henry and Olga Claridge, University of Kent at Canterbury.War and Peace is a vast epic centred on Napoleon’s war with Russia. While it e...
WASHINGTON SQUARE
HENRY JAMES    Book Number: 36690
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Washington Square marks the culmination of James's apprentice period as a novelist. With sharply focused attention upon just four principal characters, James provides an acute analysis of middle-cl...
MILL ON THE FLOSS
GEORGE ELIOT    Book Number: 100547
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This novel, based on George Eliot's own experiences of provincial life, is a masterpiece of ambiguity in which moral choice is subjected to the hypocrisy of the Victorian age. As the headstrong Mag...
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