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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TIMES GREAT LETTERS: A Century of Notable Correspondence
JAMES OWEN    Book Number: 90588
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Before 1914 there was no Letters Page as such in The Times. The newspaper had since its founding in 1785 published correspondence to it, and the decision to start grouping letters into a single pa...
WENCESLAS - A Christmas Poem
CAROL ANN DUFFY    Book Number: 90626
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The prize-winning author reimagines the much-loved carol of King Wenceslas in a wonderful new poem of festive cheer celebratng what is truly important about this special time of the year - simple a...
WREN-BOYS
CAROL ANN DUFFY    Book Number: 90627
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Inspired by the many myths of the wren and the Irish tradition of hunting it, Carol Ann Duffy's beautiful new Christmas poem takes us on a chase through a snowy, rural landscape and ends with a mer...
ARGUABLY: Essays
CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS    Book Number: 90635
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Christopher Hitchens was someone to provoke assent, outrage, laughter and thought and ten years since his death, here is the world-renowned, controversial intellectual in this stylish edition of 12...
HITCH-22: A Memoir
CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS    Book Number: 90637
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One of the world's most influential public intellectuals, Christopher Hitchens retraces the footsteps of his life to date, recalling the girls, boys and booze, friendships and feuds, grand struggle...
MISSIONARY POSITION
CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS    Book Number: 90638
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Sub-titled 'Mother Teresa in Theory and Practice', and with a foreword by Thomas Mallon, during the middle of the last decade, in his great period of political apostasy, Christopher Hitchens often ...
MAMMOTH BOOK OF CTHULHU: New Lovecraftian Fiction
EDITED BY PAULA GURAN    Book Number: 90649
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At the time of his death in 1937, H. P. Lovecraft was virtually unknown, but from early cult status, his readership expanded. His nightmarish visions laid down roots in the collective imagination ...
JEEVES OMNIBUS THREE VOLUME SET
P. G. WODEHOUSE    Book Number: 90671
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Pelham Grenville Wodehouse always known as 'Plum' wrote about 70 novels and some 300 short stories over 73 years and is regarded as one of our best humorists. Perhaps best known for the escapades ...
MARY BARTON
Elizabeth Gaskell    Book Number: 68852
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Elizabeth Gaskell's first novel depicts nothing less than the great clashes between capital and labour, which arose from rapid industrialisation and problems of trade in the mid-19th century. But t...
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...
DIARY OF A NOBODY
GEORGE AND WEEDON GROSSMITH    Book Number: 23800
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The diary is that of a man who acknowledges that he is not a "Somebody" - Charles Pooter of 'The Laurels', Brickfield Terrace, Holloway, a clerk in the city of London - and it chronicles in hilario...
ON WAR

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CARL VON CLAUSEWITZ    Book Number: 25263
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Perhaps the greatest book ever written about war. Oppression soldier von Clauswitz had witnessed at first hand the immense destructive power of French Revolutionary armies which swept across Europe...
COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO
ALEXANDRE DUMAS    Book Number: 27111
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The story of Edmond Dantès, self-styled Count of Monte Cristo, is told with consummate skill. The victim of a miscarriage of justice, Dantès is fired by a desire for retribution and empowered by a ...
INFERNO

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DANTE ALIGHIERI    Book Number: 27155
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Dante Alighieri (1265-1321) is one of the most important and innovative figures of the European Middle Ages. Writing his Comedy (the epithet Divine was added by later admirers) in exile from his ...
FAUST A TRAGEDY IN TWO PARTS: With the Urfaust
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE    Book Number: 56198
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Goethe's 'Faust' is a classic of European literature. Based on the fable of the man who traded his soul for superhuman powers and knowledge, it became the life's work of Germany's greatest poet. Be...
THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT, INTEREST AND MONEY
JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES    Book Number: 80532
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John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) is perhaps the foremost economic thinker of the 20th century. On economic theory, he ranks with Adam Smith and Karl Marx; and his impact on how economics was practic...
RUDYARD KIPLING: The Books I Leave Behind
DAVID ALAN RICHARDS    Book Number: 90382
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Born to expatriates in India in 1865, Rudyard Kipling returned to England for his prep school education, became a journalist in what is now Pakistan, and married an American in London. After being...
LOST GUTENBERG: The Astounding Story
MARGARET LESLIE DAVIS    Book Number: 89030
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The Gutenberg Bible was one of the first printed books and only 48 or 49 survive, many of them incomplete or damaged. Number 45 is one of the most perfect in terms of its condition. The bibles were...
AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS AND OTHER STORIES
H. P. LOVECRAFT    Book Number: 89187
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In H. P. Lovecraft's most chilling novel, scientists from Miskatonic University embark on an expedition to an abandoned city in the Antarctic. As its secrets are gradually revealed, the professors...
CALL OF CTHULHU AND OTHER STORIES
H. P. LOVECRAFT    Book Number: 89188
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The Cthulhu mythos was H. P. Lovecraft's most lasting legacy. Cthulhu was a 'Great Old One', a cosmic being that in appearance was a mix of octopus, dragon and human. First published in Weird Tal...
HOSPITAL SKETCHES FROM THE CIVIL WAR
LOUISA MAY ALCOTT    Book Number: 89189
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The author of Little Women wrote personal letters which provide a raw and honest account of the reality of battlefield medicine during the American Civil War, a war which tore the country and famil...
LOVECRAFT COMPENDIUM
H. P. LOVECRAFT    Book Number: 89190
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Dagon, The Call of Cthulhu, The Dunwich Horror, The Whisperer in Darkness, The Haunter of the Dark, the book contains a perfect introduction to Lovecraft's stories which will take root inside you a...
BIRDCAGE WALK
HELEN DUNMORE    Book Number: 90442
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'By turns muscular and poetic' from the fine mind of one of our greatest storytellers Helen Dunmore has written a novel exploring war, its aftermath, and its lies. Her final novel before her death...
ELEMENTS OF FICTION
WALTER MOSLEY    Book Number: 90445
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Fiction is one of the few constructive human activities in which we have the potential to make something from almost nothing. Every word is important - it is about your characters, the world they ...
BIG BOOK OF ROGUES AND VILLAINS
EDITED BY OTTO PENZLER    Book Number: 90547
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Whether detective, historical, police procedural, cosy or comedy, the best mysteries have one thing in common - a memorable culprit. These are the rogues and villains who haunt our imaginations an...
STOLEN WORDS: The Nazi Plunder of Jewish Books
MARK GLICKMAN    Book Number: 90556
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Burnt Pearls: 'It is not just because my words quiver like broken hands grasping for aid, or that they sharpen themselves like teeth on the prowl in darkness, that you, my written word, substitute ...
WRITING THE THAMES
CHRISTINA HARDYMENT    Book Number: 90558
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A glamorous Bodleian Library publication with many colour plates written by the historian with a special interest in social history and literary geography. Uniting this love with her love of the T...
MOONSTONE

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WILKIE COLLINS    Book Number: 100415
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The Moonstone, a priceless Indian diamond which had been brought to England as spoils of war, is given to Rachel Verrinder on her 18th birthday. That very night, the stone is stolen. Suspicion th...
DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE
EDWARD GIBBON    Book Number: 25261
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Gibbon's The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, published between 1776 and 1788, is the undisputed masterpiece of English historical writing which can only perish with the languag...
DAVID COPPERFIELD
Charles Dickens    Book Number: 100364
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David Copperfield was first published in episodes during 1849 and 1850. In 1850, the novel was issued in book format. David's childhood world changes when his mother marries Mr Murdstone. Until th...
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