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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POEMS THAT MAKE GROWN WOMEN CRY
EDIT. BY ANTHONY & BEN HOLDEN    Book Number: 85139
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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Diana Athill, Pam Ayres, Kate Atkinson, Joan Baez, Mary Beard, Claire Bloom, Tina Brown, Julie Christie, Olivia Colman, Wendy Cope and Judi Dench, through to Marina Warner, Sarah Waters and Jacquel...
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
Product format: Hardback

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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
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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: £3.50
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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...
ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AND OTHER STORIES:
LEWIS CARROLL    Book Number: 81723
Bibliophile price: £24.00
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In stunning pink leather with gold tooling for Alice's hair, on the teapot, the buttons down her frock, characters from the stories like the Siamese cat and hookah-smoking caterpillar appear in gol...
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...
FIFTY FOUR CONCEITS
M. ARMSTRONG & E. RAVILIOUS    Book Number: 86406
Published price: £10
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Originally published in 1933, this is a charming book of verse with skilful and beautiful wood engravings from the artistic hands of Eric Ravilious. It is a collection of epigrams and epitaphs bot...
ON LEAVE
DANIEL ANSELME    Book Number: 86413
Published price: $24
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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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...
ON THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS
KENNETH BAKER    Book Number: 86414
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £8.00
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Kenneth Baker, Lord Baker of Dorking CH, dissects the sins Pride, Anger, Sloth, Envy, Gluttony and Lust using illustrations that range from Medieval manuscripts and Picasso, to cartoons from artist...
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
Bibliophile price: £12.99
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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...
SELECTED POEMS
DYLAN THOMAS    Book Number: 86657
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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From his first collection '18 Poems' published to instant acclaim at the age of 20 to his last unfinished poem about his father's death, this selection spans the controversial poet's writing lifeti...
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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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,...
ELEVEN
PATRICIA HIGHSMITH    Book Number: 86570
Published price: $14
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In the words of Graham Greene, "In her short stories Highsmith is after the quick kill rather than the slow encirclement of the reader, and how admirably and with what field-craft she hunts us down...
LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER: Complete and Unexpurgated
D. H. LAWRENCE    Book Number: 86582
Published price: $12
Bibliophile price: £5.50
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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 ...
NAKED
DAVID SEDARIS    Book Number: 86585
Published price: $16
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A take-no-prisoners sharp and deeply charitable look at the strange, hilarious, elegiac and outrageous world of David Sedaris. A tart-tongued mother does dead-on imitations of her young son's nerv...
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...
CONSIDER THE LOBSTER AND OTHER ESSAYS
DAVID FOSTER-WALLACE    Book Number: 86859
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A companion to A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again code 86856 here is the visionary, craftsman and comedian back again with a subversive and hit collection. Do lobsters feel pain? Did Fran...
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
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 One code 86863)...
AESOP'S FABLES
AESOP    Book Number: 23956
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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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...
THIS LONG PURSUIT: Reflections of a Romantic Biographer
RICHARD HOLMES    Book Number: 86487
Published price: $30
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Multi award-winning Cambridge scholar and OBE Richard Holmes is deeply versed in the people and culture of 18th century science. Here is his luminous meditation on the art of biography fusing his ...
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