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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REVOLUTIONARY ROAD
RICHARD YATES    Book Number: 85396
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Described by Michael Chavon as 'a devastating novel', this deft ironic novel is becoming a classic of its time, a full-bloodied 1950s essay on doomed middle-class relationships. Flawless, 'his pro...
ETHICS

New ETHICS

BENEDICT DE SPINOZA    Book Number: 30619
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Benedict de Spinoza lived a life of blameless simplicity as a lens-grinder in Holland. And yet in his lifetime he was expelled from the Jewish community in Amsterdam as a heretic, and after his dea...
UNCOMMERCIAL TRAVELLER
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 85073
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Sometimes autobiographical, as childhood experiences are interwoven with adult memories, Charles Dickens's sketches include visits to the Paris Morgue, where a body he sees there has been fished ou...
AM I MISSING SOMETHING...?: Unpublished Letters
EDITED BY IAIN HOLLINGSHEAD    Book Number: 85542
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Guaranteed to lift the spirits instantly, this collection of rejected letters to the Telegraph editor, published in 2013, provides an alternative view of public events during that momentous year. ...
LOVESONG FOR INDIA: Tales from East and West
RUTH PRAWER JHABVALA    Book Number: 85625
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The Academy Award winner for her screenplays A Room With A View and Howards End and Booker Prize winner for Heat and Dust in 1975, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala died aged 85 in April 2013. Here is her mast...
ACROSS THE POND: An American Gentleman In Victorian London
R. D. BLUMENFELD    Book Number: 85690
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Here are extracts from the Daily Express Editor's Diaries ranging from 1887 to 1914 and the outbreak of World War One. He begins with a wonderful day spent for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee cele...
ADVENTURES IN THE STRAND
Mike Ashley    Book Number: 85691
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Sub-titled 'Arthur Conan Doyle and The Strand Magazine', the Sherlock Holmes stories and other contributions such as the Professor Challenger stories, articles on spiritualism and fairies and cover...
EMPEROR'S NIGHTINGALE AND OTHER FEATHERY TALES
EDITED BY JANE RAY    Book Number: 85719
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The Happy Prince, The Owl and the Pussycat, Noah's Ark, The Golden Swan, Jorinda and Joringel, Heron and Hummingbird, The Jackdaw of Rheims, The Firebird and Magpie Song are among the dozen magical...
READING ON LOCATION
Luisa Moncada & Scala Quin    Book Number: 85760
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Go off-piste as it were and be lured into exotic locations like Zanzibar, Hawaii, Japan or Umbria to read not just books that have been made into films like My House in Umbria or A Room with a View...
MEMOIRS OF WALTER BAGEHOT
Unknown    Book Number: 85880
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Writer, banker and economist, Walter Bagehot (1826-1877) for many years edited The Economist which still includes a 'Bagehot' column. His classic study The English Constitution transformed discuss...
GENIUS OF JANE AUSTEN
PAULA BYRNE    Book Number: 85660
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A marvellous re-issue of Dr Byrne's 2002 book with a new foreword and extra chapter looking at a distinctive look at Jane Austen in Hollywood and a number of film adaptations from A.A. Milne to Whi...
LETTERS TO THE LADY UPSTAIRS
MARCEL PROUST    Book Number: 85665
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A real novel in miniature, the book is the result of a surprise discovery, 23 letters written to a certain lady of whom at first we know nothing, along with her husband. She turns out to have been...
ONCE UPON A PLACE
EOIN COLFER    Book Number: 85671
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The Chronicles of Narnia would have been a fairly brief series if there had been nothing at the back of Digory Kirke's wardrobe but fur coats! Why do so many writers come from Ireland? Is it beca...
WAYS OF LIFE: On Places, Painters and Poets
ANDREW MOTION    Book Number: 85942
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Appointed Poet Laureate in 1999, here is a personal selection of Andrew Motion's best non-fiction writing from over 30 years. He has had a significant career as a prize-winning biographer and as a...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME IV
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85788
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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME V
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85789
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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME VI
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85790
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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME VII
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85791
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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME VIII
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85792
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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
VICTORIAN YELLOWBACKS & PAPERBACKS 1849-1905: VOLUME IX
DR. CHESTER W. TOPP    Book Number: 85793
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Published by Hermitage Antiquarian Bookshop, Denver Colorado 1993 first editions. 7.5" x 10.8" each of seven remaining final copies of these rare volumes for collectors of Victorian literature. V...
XAIPE
E. E. CUMMINGS    Book Number: 85839
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Xaipe (Greek for 'rejoice') first appeared in 1950 and are some of the most beautiful lyric poems written in English. One of the most inventive American poets, the work is fresh, candid, earthy, t...
PEBBLED SHORE: The Memoirs of Elizabeth Longford
FOREWORD BY ANTONIA FRASER    Book Number: 86023
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The celebrated historical biographer Elizabeth Longford only began her writing career in her late 50s. These fascinating memoirs cover the first 60 years of Lady Longford's eventful life, ending i...
SHAKESPEARE TRAIL: A Journey Into Shakespeare's England
ZOE BRAMLEY    Book Number: 86028
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'This throne of kings, this sceptred isle, this earth of majesty' - William Shakespeare's own words celebrate the majesty of the country that praised his work during his life and continued to celeb...
EDGAR ALLAN POE'S PUZZLES FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE
JASON WARD    Book Number: 86044
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Following an entire lifetime of ill-advised decisions, it was the one made just prior to his bizarre and still unexplained death in October 1849 that did for the reputation of Edgar Allan Poe. In a...
PILGRIM'S PROGRESS: Collins Classics
Unknown    Book Number: 86102
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Although come to be a children's book, this novel is read more often by adults since it is aimed to teach the great truths of the gospels. Some of the conversations are in reality short sermons on...
POLLYANNA: Collins Classics
ELEANOR H. PORTER    Book Number: 86103
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"What a most extraordinary child!" Aunt Polly speaks for all of Beldingsville, Vermont, when she summarises her niece Pollyanna's character thus - the young orphan, the eponymous heroine of Eleanor...
ODYSSEY: Collins Classics
HOMER    Book Number: 86108
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The Odyssey is thought to have been written around 800-900 BC and the poem marks the beginnings of Western literature. It is more accurately a lyric or rhapsody as it would originally have been pe...
COMPLETE TALES AND POEMS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE:
EDGAR ALLAN POE    Book Number: 86300
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Quoth the Raven 'Nevermore'. Edgar Allan Poe received scant recognition for his efforts until the publication of The Raven in 1845. The poem's popularity gave him a new visibility in literary cir...
DUBLINERS
JAMES JOYCE    Book Number: 86209
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15 richly detailed short stories of local Dublin folk seen through the eyes of the brilliant author of the landmark novel Ulysses (1922). This short story collection was first published in 1914 an...
COLLINS CLASSICS: Set of Three
Unknown    Book Number: 86306
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Set consists of Pollyanna, Pilgrim's Progress and The Odyssey. Buy all three Collins Classics paperbacks and save even more.
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