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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RICHER, THE POORER: Stories, Sketches and Reminiscences
DOROTHY WEST    Book Number: 89756
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The Paris Review said, 'timelessly cinematic, with painterly visual descriptions and pitch-perfect dialogue that ranges across class, region, race, age, and gender.' The stories contained here are...
J. SMITH A Miniature Treasure From Queen Mary's Dolls' House
J. SMITH AND FOUGASSE    Book Number: 83446
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Measuring just 3.6 x 4.8cm or 1½" x nearly 2" and ½", this teeny weeny satin miniature book has regal gold decorations on the cream satin cover, satin bookmark and gilt-edged pages and inside, even...
ROBINSON CRUSOE
Daniel Defoe    Book Number: 100414
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From its first publication in 1719, 'Robinson Crusoe' has been printed in over 700 editions. It has inspired almost every conceivable kind of imitation and variation, and been the subject of plays...
ANNA KARENINA
LEO TOLSTOY    Book Number: 22669
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Anna Karenina is one of the most loved and memorable heroines of literature. Her overwhelming charm dominates a novel of unparalleled richness and density. Tolstoy considered this book to be his fi...
AESOP'S FABLES
AESOP    Book Number: 23956
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Aesop's celebrated collection of fables has always been popular with both adults and children. These simple tales embody truths so powerful, the titles of the individual fables - the fox and the gr...
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...
UNCLE TOM'S CABIN
HARRIET BEECHER STOWE    Book Number: 31853
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Uncle Tom's Cabin has earned the title of not only the first bestseller, but also the first protest novel to have a direct impact on political events. The story follows the life and vicissitudes o...
LANGUAGES OF THE NIGHT
BARRY MCCREA    Book Number: 89384
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The language of modernist writers like James Joyce and Marcel Proust has been the subject of countless studies over the years, but this well-researched book adds an important dimension. At the begi...
FORGOTTEN LETTERS OF ESTHER DURRANT
KAYTE NUNN    Book Number: 89617
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From the bestselling author of 'The Botanist's Daughter' is a reminder of the redemptive nature of love that can be found in the most unexpected places. 1951 and Esther Durrant, a young mother, is ...
LA CASA DE BERNARDA ALBA
FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA    Book Number: 89719
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Edited by H. Ramsden in the Hispanic Texts series from Manchester University Press we are led on a step-by-step journey through the classic golden age play's text as well as through particular biog...
SEA WARFARE
RUDYARD KIPLING    Book Number: 89724
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Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) the poet and novelist was born in Bombay and taken to England when he was five years old. His son John died in the First World War at the Battle of Loos in Septe...
CATALOGUE OF SHIPWRECKED BOOKS
EDWARD WILSON-LEE    Book Number: 89772
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An innovative work of history which tells the extraordinary story of Christopher Columbus's illegitimate son, Hernando Colón, a singular visionary of the printing-press age. At the peak of the Age...
NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS
FREDERICK DOUGLASS    Book Number: 90133
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Born into slavery in Talbot County, MD, Frederick Douglass became a champion of the Abolitionist Movement after escaping to the North in 1838. He later remarked upon his arrival in New York 'I hav...
WISH YOU WERE HERE
GRAHAM SWIFT    Book Number: 90162
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The Time Out Novel of the Year 'that articulates the thought processes and language of the working classes without condescension or caricature. The slowly unfolding tragedy of Jack Luxton, his wife...
EXTRAORDINARY CASES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 90194
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Complete and unabridged and published in the Puffin Classics series, teenagers to adult readers will love the eight adventures - The Adventure of the Speckled Band, The Adventure of the Blue Carbun...
PUFFIN CLASSICS STORY COLLECTION: 10 Volume Box Set
Unknown    Book Number: 90196
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Complete and unabridged family library comprising Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, The Call of the Wild by Jack London, The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, Th...
PERSONAL HISTORY OF DAVID COPPERFIELD
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 90211
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The entire text of the classic in a chunky 744 page paperback with a December 2019 foreword by Armando Iannucci and the prefaces by Dickens from the October 1850 and the 1869 editions in which he c...
POEMS
IAIN BANKS & KEN MACLEOD    Book Number: 90213
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1984 saw the publication of the controversial first novel by Iain Banks The Wasp Factory and he since became a celebrated novelist and science fiction writer. What is less well known is that his f...
READING CURE: How Books Restored My Appetite
LAURA FREEMAN    Book Number: 90214
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This true bibliophile tells her personal story of salvation and picnics, ravioli and freedom, Dickens and survival. At the age of 14, Laura Freeman was diagnosed with anorexia, but even when recov...
WAVES

New WAVES

VIRGINIA WOOLF    Book Number: 33872
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"I am writing to a rhythm and not to a plot", Virginia Woolf stated of her eighth novel, The Waves. Widely regarded as one of her greatest and most original works, it conveys the rhythms of life in...
THE YEARS & BETWEEN THE ACTS
VIRGINIA WOOLF    Book Number: 88931
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Edited and introduced by Linden Peach, Professor and Dean of Arts and Humanities, University of Wales, Cardiff. This volume brings together Virginia Woolf's last two novels, The Years (1937) which...
HISTORY OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS IN 100 BOOKS
RODERICK CAVE & SARA AYAD    Book Number: 90035
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Children's literature is rich with examples of creativity and innovation designed to comfort, teach and amuse children of all ages and to shape the fantasy world. The story begins long before the ...
BEST CRITICAL WRITING
NORA RAWN & JOHN GRAFTON    Book Number: 90226
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In 'The Critic As Artist', Oscar Wilde declares that the critic's artistic capabilities are as important as those of the artist. His passionate defence of the aesthetics of art criticism is among ...
POEMS OF LIFE AND DEATH
DANIEL CONWAY    Book Number: 90263
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'And all my days are trances, and all my nightly dreams are where thy grey eye glances, and where thy footstep gleams - in what ethereal dances, by what eternal streams.' The last paragraph of Edg...
SHERLOCK HOLMES: A Gripping Casebook of Stories
SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 90269
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A Study In Scarlet (reproduced here in its entirety), and its follow-up The Sign of Four, enjoyed some success, but it was not until Conan Doyle started writing shorter stories about Sherlock Holme...
SUPERNATURAL SHORT STORIES
EDITED BY. JOSHUA PERRY    Book Number: 90274
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Classic literary writers such as Ambrose Bierce and Guy de Maupassant found an outlet for their imagination in their terrifying tales. Here is a superb collection from several leading purveyors of...
MIRROR & THE LIGHT
HILARY MANTEL    Book Number: 89862
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Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2020, this is the long awaited and much lauded last in the Wolf Hall trilogy after 'Bring Up the Bodies', and the stunning conclusion. 'Mantel struck her spear agai...
READING ART: Art for Book Lovers
DAVID TRIGG    Book Number: 89952
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Paintings of books and reading by over 250 artists make this volume a sheer delight, particularly as there is an emphasis on women and the cultural implications of the literate woman. From the fir...
BOOK NOTES: At Home With Books
CICO BOOKS    Book Number: 89507
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A true bibliophile's journal, spiralbound with four tabbed dividers, each has a paper pocket for storing our Bibliophile book reviews, bookmarks, author interviews and all recommendations from us! ...
KNOW-IT-ALL SHAKESPEARE
ROS BARBER    Book Number: 90578
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50 key moments, works and lasting influences of William Shakespeare, each entry is summarised using nothing more than 300 words and an image. Covers religion and politics, classical influences, th...
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