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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COLLINS CLASSICS: Set of Three
Unknown    Book Number: 86306
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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Set consists of Pollyanna, Pilgrim's Progress and The Odyssey. Buy all three Collins Classics paperbacks and save even more.
GLASS BEAD GAME
HERMANN HESSE    Book Number: 86221
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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In the remote Kingdom of Castalia, the scholars of the 23rd century play the Glass Bead Game. The elaborately coded game is a fusion of all human knowledge - of maths, music, philosophy, science a...
CHILDREN OF THE WORD: A Notebook
NATALIDITA NINGTHOUKHONGJAM    Book Number: 86310
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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An exquisitely decorated 124 page lined notebook with excerpts, brief précis and illustrations from favourite characters from English literature for children over the years including Aladdin, Olive...
ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF ROMANTIC VERSE
SELECTED BY E. A. CHAPMAN    Book Number: 85856
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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Embossed with gold foil and a luminescent cover, on glossy paper are full page colour illustrations from Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Rossetti, Millais, Waterhouse, Leighton, Godward and others among ...
MY COUSIN RACHEL
DU MAURIER, DAPHNE    Book Number: 86163
Published price: $16.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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First published in 1951 this is the 20th Century Fox film TV tie-in paperback edition of this dark, complex and brooding story. Rachel, a woman of exquisite beauty, descends on the great Cornwall ...
THREE MOMENTS OF AN EXPLOSION: Stories
CHINA MIEVILLE    Book Number: 86174
Published price: $27
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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The London based author has won the World Fantasy Award, the Hugo Award and the Arthur C. Clarke Award three times. Horror, noir, fantasy, politics and poetry swirl effortlessly in this dark, some...
VICTORIA
DAISY GOODWIN    Book Number: 86176
Published price: £26.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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By the creator and screenwriter of the TV series Victoria, Daisy Goodwin 'writes deliciously'. Early one morning, less than a month after her 18th birthday, Alexandrina Victoria is roused from bed...
WEDDING STORIES: Everyman's Pocket Classics
EDITED BY DIANA SECKER TESDELL    Book Number: 86178
Published price: $16
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Hardback

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From the very collectable series and with white pagemarker, here is a colourful bouquet of wedding stories by great writers of the past two centuries. They encompass comic wedding mishaps, engagem...
ORIGIN OF THE WORLD
J.P.A. CALOSSE & H-J. DÖPP    Book Number: 86469
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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The testimonies of poets, painters and famous psychiatrists to the fantasy of the perfect woman and feminine mystique is celebrated in this rather special art book. Beginning with the Song of Song...
WORDS THAT BURN: How to Read Poetry and Why Book & CD
JOSEPHINE HART    Book Number: 86348
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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Set your hearts on fire with some of the most extraordinary poetry literature has known. From Lord Byron, Christina Rossetti and Percy Bysshe Shelley, to John Milton, Robert Frost and Elizabeth Bis...
ON LEAVE
DANIEL ANSELME    Book Number: 86413
Published price: $24
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Daniel Rabinovitch was born in 1927 and adopted the name Anselme while serving in the French Resistance and this novel was first published in Paris in 1957. France's engagement in Algeria was beco...
COMPLETE MAPP & LUCIA: Volume Two
E.F. BENSON    Book Number: 65529
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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These three wonderful comic novels, Mapp and Lucia, Lucia's Progress and Trouble for Lucia, drolly record the battle between Lucia and Elisabeth Mapp for social and cultural supremacy in the villag...
ILLUSTRATED ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 86604
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Sherlock Holmes, Dr Watson and Lestrade face Moriarty, Jabez Wilson and Grimesby Roylott in this collection of 12 stories selected by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle himself from his 60-story canon. Publis...
NEFERTITI IN THE FLAK TOWER: Poems
CLIVE JAMES    Book Number: 86630
Published price: £19
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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A treasure chest of one-off marvels, with each poem twin-sided perfect human balance of the unashamedly joyous and the deadly serious. Clive James's polymathic learning and technical virtuosity ar...
FLOWERS IN VERSE: A Notebook
OFFSHOOT    Book Number: 86751
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Bibliophile price: £4.00
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Poets down the ages celebrate the immortal beauty of flowers in verse. Fragile, lovely and perfumed, so easily bruised and so quick to die, flowers appear to assuage our craving for beauty. Here ...
BARREL FEVER: Stories and Essays
DAVID SEDARIS    Book Number: 86558
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In David Sedaris's world, no cow is sacred. Here is a rollicking tour through the American Zeitgeist. A man who is loved too much flees the heavyweight champion of the world. A teenage suicide tr...
DRESS YOUR FAMILY IN CORDUROY AND DENIM
DAVID SEDARIS    Book Number: 86567
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Sedaris plays in the snow with his sisters, goes on vacation with his family, gets jobs selling drinks, attends his brother's wedding, mops his sister's floor, gives directions to a lost traveller,...
LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER: Complete and Unexpurgated
D. H. LAWRENCE    Book Number: 86582
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The full and unexpurgated text of the novel together with Archibald MacLeish's famous letter on the plan to publish the book, Mark Schorer's comprehensive and informative introduction and extracts ...
A SUPPOSEDLY FUN THING I'LL NEVER DO AGAIN
DAVID FOSTER WALLACE    Book Number: 86856
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Harper's Magazine 1992-96, the Harvard Book Review and Esquire are some of the publications in which these brilliant essays first appeared and this collection was first published in the USA in 1997...
DYLAN THOMAS THE COLLECTED LETTERS: Vol One 1931-1939
DYLAN THOMAS    Book Number: 86863
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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An incomparable self-portrait of an enchanting, maddening and ultimately tragic poet, we are thrilled to have the two volume reprinted definitive collection of his letters (Volume Two code 86864). ...
DYLAN THOMAS THE COLLECTED LETTERS: Vol Two 1939-1953
DYLAN THOMAS    Book Number: 86864
Published price: £20
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An incomparable self-portrait of an enchanting, maddening and ultimately tragic poet, we are thrilled to have the two volume reprinted definitive collection of his letters. (Volume One code 86863)...
WRITTEN WORD
MARTIN PUCHNER    Book Number: 86501
Published price: $32
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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"A story of letters and paper and rocket ships, of ruthless conquerors and elegant court ladies and middle-class entrepreneurs, of the will to power and the dream of freedom." - Stephen Greenblatt....
CHRISTMAS CAROL
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 86820
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"Bah, humbug" said Scrooge. Scrooge has always thought money is more important than people. Can one night full of ghosts change his mind forever? "Marley was dead, to begin with. Scrooge knew he...
LISTS OF NOTE
SHAUN USHER    Book Number: 86839
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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Just as he did with Letters of Note, Shaun Usher has trawled the world's archives to produce a rich visual anthology from a To Do List of Leonardo da Vinci's to Charles Darwin on the pros and cons ...
WHAT THE DICKENS?!
BRYAN KOZLOWSKI    Book Number: 86852
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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Forget your fanteegs and roam at a foot-pace through the twisty alleyways of Victorian London using distinctly Dickensian words. It is a super literary romp through Charles Dickens's finest quips,...
NOTABLE WOMAN: The Romantic Journals
JEAN LUCEY PRATT    Book Number: 86889
Published price: £20
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Aged just 16 "and just realising life and beginning to think for myself", in April 1925, Jean Lucey Pratt began writing a journal and continued to write until a few days before her death in 1986. ...
ARCADIAN NIGHTS: Greek Myths Reimagined
JOHN SPURLING    Book Number: 87053
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At home with his wife Hilary Spurling the biographer and sitting on the terrace of his house in Arcadia on the coast of the Peloponnese, the award-winning playwright and novelist reimagines the sto...
THE END OF THE END OF THE EARTH
JONATHAN FRANZEN    Book Number: 87062
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"I was indulging a different sort of compulsion in Ghana. To my shame, I am what people in the world of birding call a lister... I go birding to experience their beauty and diversity, learn more ab...
STOP THE WORLD, I WANT TO GET OFF
EDITED BY IAIN HOLLINGSHEAD    Book Number: 87157
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Letter writers to The Daily Telegraph have once again provided their own refreshing take on events, whether comparing freedom of movement in the EU to a traffic jam in a Waitrose car park, or renou...
YOU ARE ALWAYS WITH ME: Letters To Mama
FRIDA KAHLO    Book Number: 87187
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Until now, these letters to the artist's beloved mother Matilde Calderón Kahlo have not been collected and published in English. The woman who is now recognised as one of Mexico's greatest painter...
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