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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PARADE'S END
FORD MADOX FORD    Book Number: 84226
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Ford Madox Ford chose his name in honour of his grandfather, the pre-Raphaelite painter Ford Madox Brown and he founded two influential journals, The English Review in 1908 and The Transatlantic Re...
DIARY OF A DRUG FIEND AND OTHER WORKS
ALEISTER CROWLEY    Book Number: 84568
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Famously dubbed "the wickedest man in the world" and self-styled "Great Beast 666" Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) was a living contradiction. A shameless self-publicist who revelled in shocking polit...
COMPLETE MAPP & LUCIA: Volume One
E.F. BENSON    Book Number: 65528
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Lucia is one of the great comic characters in English literature. Outrageously pretentious, hypocritical and snobbish, Queen Lucia, 'as by right divine' rules over the toy kingdom of 'Riseholme' ba...
THE CANTERBURY TALES: New Edition
Geoffrey Chaucer    Book Number: 68856
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During his life, Geoffrey Chaucer (born c.1340) was courtier, diplomat, revenue collector, administrator, negotiator, overseer of building projects, landowner and knight of the shire. He was serva...
RELIGIO MEDICI, LETTER TO A FRIEND AND CHRISTIAN MORALS
SIR THOMAS BROWNE    Book Number: 84673
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First published in 1881 and printed in this enlarged edition in 1990, we are thrilled to have this facsimile which must have been lurking in a nice dry warehouse for quite some time and is now quit...
GIRL WHO RACED FAIRYLAND ALL THE WAY HOME
CATHERYNNE VALENTE    Book Number: 84739
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A glorious romp, this is an extraordinary work of fantasy for adults or children. Quite by accident, September has been crowned as Queen of Fairyland, but inherits a Kingdom in chaos. The magic o...
STRANGE WEATHER: Four Short Novels
JOE HILL    Book Number: 85111
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George R. R. Martin himself called this 'Original and gripping' and here we have the Sunday Times bestseller splendid outsize softback edition. The bestselling author of The Fireman and Horns link...
DOUBLE SORROW: Troilus and Criseyde
LAVINIA GREENLAW    Book Number: 84997
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'For lovers for those who do not remember, for those who do not recover, for those trapped in another's gravity, for those in love with love's certainties, for those who forget what is fixed must b...
NEW ARMY IN TRAINING: 150th Anniversary Edition
RUDYARD KIPLING    Book Number: 85038
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On 4 August 1914, following the German invasion of Belgium, Britain declared war on Germany. That autumn Rudyard Kipling wrote six newspaper articles about the training of newly volunteered troops,...
BRONTE SISTERS: Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, Agnes Grey
CHARLOTTE, EMILY, ANNE BRONTE    Book Number: 85267
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In 1846, three aspiring poet sisters, Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell, used a small inheritance left to them by their aunt to pay for the paper, printing and advertising of a small volume of their col...
A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN AND THREE GUINEAS
VIRGINIA WOOLF    Book Number: 85304
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'A Room of One's Own' is probably the most influential feminist essay of the 20th century, imitated, acted on and quarrelled over for over 70 years. The history it tells so vividly and dramaticall...
ABSALOM ABSALOM!
WILLIAM FAULKNER    Book Number: 85305
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First published in 1937, we have the Vintage Classic facsimile reprint in paperback from 1995 in a new reprint edition by the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. 'By universal consent, Faulkn...
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 85344
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Probably the most glamorous single-volume hardback edition we have ever seen of this great classic, a black hardback cover with large, mother of pearl blue and lilac embossed decoration, making an ...
GREAT GATSBY
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD    Book Number: 85345
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Midwesterner Nick Carraway rents a property on Long Island where the new moneyed class are given to ostentatious displays of wealth. None more so than the mysterious Jay Gatsby, a man who throws l...
RETURN OF THE YOUNG PRINCE
A. G. ROEMMERS    Book Number: 85394
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Generations of children have grown up loving the story of the Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, but what happened when the young boy grew into a young man? Just as delightful and thought-p...
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...
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...
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