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  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Picture of Dorian Gray
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493729

    Dorian Gray is having his picture painted by Basil Hallward, who is charmed by his looks. But when Sir Henry Wotton visits and seduces Dorian into the worship of youthful beauty with an intoxicating speech, Dorian makes a wish he will live to regret…

  • Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493699

    The pride of high-ranking Mr Darcy and the prejudice of middle-class Elizabeth Bennet conduct an absorbing dance through the rigid social hierarchies of early-nineteenth-century England, with the passion of the two unlikely lovers growing as their u…

  • The Master and Margarita: New Translation

    The Master and Margarita: New Translation
    av Mikhail Bulgakov

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497826

    Russia's literary world is shaken to its foundations when a mysterious gentleman - a professor of black magic - arrives in Moscow, accompanied by a bizarre retinue of servants. It soon becomes clear that he is the Devil himself, come to wreak havoc…

  • Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493736

    A novel of high romance and great intensity, Jane Eyre has enjoyed popular success and critical acclaim ever since its first publication in 1847. Jane's journey from a troubled childhood to independence - and her turbulent love affair with the enigm…

  • Little Women

    Little Women
    av Louisa May Alcott

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495877

    Beautifully illustrated by Ella Bailey, this new edition includes some extra material for young readers. The four March sisters - Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - live in financial hardship in New England with their mother, while their father has been drafte…

  • The Prophet

    The Prophet
    av Kahlil Gibran

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498274

    Having lived in the city of Orphalese for twelve years, the revered Prophet is about to board a ship taking him back to the isle of his birth. Before he departs, a group of people gather round and ask him to share his wisdom. Written as a collection…

  • To the Lighthouse

    To the Lighthouse
    av Virginia Woolf

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496577

    When Mrs Ramsay tells her guests at her summer house on the Isle of Skye that they will be able to visit the nearby lighthouse the following day, little does she know that this trip will only be completed ten years later by her husband, and that a g…

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    av Mark Twain

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496027

    Widely considered one of the greatest American novels, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn tells the story of Huck Finn and his companion, the slave Jim, as they journey down the Mississippi river after running away from Huck's alcoholic father and Jim's…

  • Frankenstein

    Frankenstein
    av Mary Shelley

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493507

    Since it was first published in 1818, Mary Shelley's seminal novel has generated countless print, stage and screen adaptations, but none has ever matched the power and philosophical resonance of the original. Composed as part of a challenge with Byr…

  • Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Stories

    Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Stories
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493781

    One of Stevenson's most famous and enduringly popular works, the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde describes the mysterious relationship between a respectable and affable doctor and his brutal associate. Set in the grimy streets of Victorian Lon…

  • Three Men in a Boat and Three Men on the Bummel

    Three Men in a Boat and Three Men on the Bummel
    av Jerome K. Jerome

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496539

    What could be better during the golden age of boating on the Thames than a relaxing row up the river? So think J., George and Harris - not forgetting Montmorency the dog - but little do they suspect the mishaps, the scrapes and the japes that lie al…

  • The Trial

    The Trial
    av Franz Kafka

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497192

    On his thirtieth birthday, the bank clerk Josef K. is suddenly arrested by mysterious agents for an unspecified crime. He is told that he will be set free, but must make regular appearances at a court in the attic of a tenement building while his tr…

  • Journey to the End of the Night

    Journey to the End of the Night
    av Louis-Ferdinand Celine

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847492401

    First published in 1932, Journey to the End of the Night was immediately acclaimed as a masterpiece and a turning point in French literature. Told in the first person by Celine's fictional alter ego Bardamu, the novel is loosely based on the author'…

  • Mrs Dalloway

    Mrs Dalloway
    av Virginia Woolf

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847494009

    As Mrs Dalloway works on the preparations for a dinner party, her thoughts throughout the day wander from memories of the past to interrogations about the present and lead her to assess the choices she has made in life and love. Her monologue interw…

  • Notes from Underground: New Translation

    Notes from Underground: New Translation
    av Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493743

    The unnamed narrator of the novel, a former government official, has decided to retire from the world and lead a life of inactivity and contemplation. His fiercely bitter, cynical and witty monologue ranges from general observations and philosophica…

  • Tales of Horror

    Tales of Horror
    av Edgar Allan Poe

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496096

    A murderer is forced to reveal his crime by the sound of a beating heart, a mysterious figure wreaks havoc among a party of noblemen during the time of the plague, a grieving lover awakens to find himself clutching a box of his beloved blood-stained…

  • The Idiot: New Translation

    The Idiot: New Translation
    av Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493439

    After spending several years in a sanatorium recovering from an illness that caused him to lose his memory and ability to reason, Prince Myshkin arrives in St Petersburg and is at once confronted with the stark realities of life in the Russian capit…

  • Wuthering Heights

    Wuthering Heights
    av Emily Bronte

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493217

    The tale of Heathcliff and Cathy's ungovernable love and suffering, and the havoc that their passion wreaks on the families of the Earnshaws and the Lintons, shocked the book's first readers, with even Emily's sister Charlotte wondering whether it i…

  • The Scarlet Letter

    The Scarlet Letter
    av Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847494214

    Having been found guilty of adultery, Hester Prynne is forced to wear an embroidered scarlet letter A as a punishment for her sin. While her vengeful husband embarks on a quest to discover the identity of her lover, she is left to face the consequen…

  • The Time Machine

    The Time Machine
    av H.G. Wells

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496270

    A Victorian scientist and inventor creates a machine for propelling himself through time, and voyages to the year AD 802701, where he discovers a race of humanoids called the Eloi. Their gently indolent way of life, set in a decaying cityscape, lead…

  • Anna Karenina: New Translation

    Anna Karenina: New Translation
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493682

    Leo Tolstoy's most personal novel, Anna Karenina scrutinizes fundamental ethical and theological questions through the tragic story of its eponymous heroine. Anna is desperately pursuing a good, "moral" life, standing for honesty and sincerity. Pass…

  • Emma

    Emma
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847494139

    Emma is considered by many readers to be Jane Austen's crowning achievement, a timeless comedy of manners that lays bare the limits on women's autonomy in Regency England. The disparity between Emma Woodhouse's self-confidence and self-knowledge, an…

  • We: New translation

    We: New translation
    av Yevgeny Zamyatin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496768

    We takes place in a distant future, where humans are forced to submit their wills to the requirements of the state, under the rule of the all-powerful Benefactor, and dreams are regarded as a sign of mental illness. In a city of straight lines, prot…

  • Transformation

    Transformation
    av Mary Shelley

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497871

    Having frittered away his family's fortune in Paris, the profligate Guido, driven by his ungovernable passions, is forced out of his native Genoa and harbours plans for revenge. After a mighty storm, he sees a mysterious, misshapen creature approach…

  • The Last of the Mohicans

    The Last of the Mohicans
    av James Fenimore Cooper

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498069

    After doubts are raised concerning the trustworthiness of Magua, Cora and Alice Munro's Native American guide, the warrior slips away into the wilderness, and the vulnerable sisters turn to the scout Hawk-eye and the Mohicans Chingachgook and Uncas…

  • Praise of Folly

    Praise of Folly
    av Desiderius Erasmus

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493248

    The goddess Folly gives a speech, praising herself and explaining how much humanity benefits from her services, from politicians to philosophers, aristocrats, schoolteachers, poets, lawyers, theologians, monarchs and the clergy. At the same time, he…

  • The Same Old Story: New Translation

    The Same Old Story: New Translation
    av Ivan Goncharov

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495624

    Filled with dreams of pursuing a career as a poet, the young Alexander Aduev moves from the country to St Petersburg, where he takes up lodgings next to his uncle Pyotr, a shrewd and world-weary businessman. As his ideals are challenged by disappoin…

  • A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities
    av Charles Dickens

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496607

    Against the backdrop of growing discontent in Paris, Doctor Manette is released from the Bastille after eighteen years of unjust imprisonment and begins a new life in England with his devoted daughter Lucie. There, the gifted but dissolute lawyer Sy…

  • The Awakening

    The Awakening
    av Kate Chopin

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498250

    While spending the summer in the resort of Grand Isle with her husband and children, Edna Pontellier begins a process of self-discovery that is accelerated after she meets the charming Robert Lebrun. Yet, when Robert departs for Mexico and the summe…

  • Agnes Grey

    Agnes Grey
    av Anne Bronte

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497147

    The well-educated daughter of a penniless clergyman, Agnes Grey is treated like a child by her family and so sets out to prove herself by seeking employment as a governess. Soon, however, her idealistic notions regarding the education and care of he…

  • Madame Bovary

    Madame Bovary
    av Gustave Flaubert

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493224

    Beautiful Emma Rouault yearns for the life of wealth, passion and romance she has encountered in popular sentimental fiction, and when her doctor, the well-meaning but awkward and unremarkable Charles Bovary, begins to pay her attention, she imagine…

  • Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist
    av Charles Dickens

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493767

    Charles Dickens's second novel is the tale of a young orphan who faces the gruelling conditions of a Victorian workhouse before finding himself sucked into the criminal underworld of London. Teeming with unforgettable characters such as the villaino…

  • A Young Doctor's Notebook: New Translation

    A Young Doctor's Notebook: New Translation
    av Mikhail Bulgakov

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847492869

    In this collection of short stories, drawing heavily from the author's own experiences as a medical graduate on the eve of the Russian Revolution, Bulgakov describes a young doctor's turbulent and often brutal introduction to his practice in the bac…

  • A Room of One's Own

    A Room of One's Own
    av Virginia Woolf

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497888

    Based on lectures given at Cambridge colleges and first published by the Hogarth Press in 1929, A Room of One's Own is an extended essay about the predicament of female writers and a stirring call for autonomy and recognition. As well as settling sc…

  • The Waves

    The Waves
    av Virginia Woolf

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497819

    Through a series of connected monologues, The Waves tells the story of six very different friends - Bernard, Louis, Neville, Jinny, Susan and Rhoda - as they progress from childhood to middle age. Interspersed with evocative descriptions of the seas…

  • Finnegans Wake

    Finnegans Wake
    av James Joyce

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498007

    As he was finishing Finnegans Wake, Joyce proclaimed, "I have discovered I can do anything with language I want." Indeed, with his last book, which took him seventeen years to write, Joyce takes literary modernism to new territories by harvesting fr…

  • The Mill on the Floss

    The Mill on the Floss
    av George Eliot

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497420

    Raised in the idyllic setting of Dorlcote Mill, the wild and wilful Maggie Tulliver adores her elder brother Tom and is forever trying to gain the approbation of her parents. Yet, as she grows older and the family struggle under the weight of severe…

  • Decameron

    Decameron
    av Boccaccio

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847494122

    In the summer of 1348, the plague ravages Florence, and ten young Florentines take refuge in the countryside, where they entertain themselves with tales of love, death and corruption, featuring a host of colourful characters, from lascivious clergym…

  • Ulysses: Annotated Edition

    Ulysses: Annotated Edition
    av James Joyce

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497765

    Controversial, scandalous, erudite and funny, Ulysses is undisputedly a landmark of twentieth-century modernism. It charts one day - 16th June 1904 - in the lives of three inhabitants of Dublin: the advertising salesman Leopold Bloom, the artist Ste…

  • Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost
    av John Milton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498038

    "Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven."Blind, broken by the death of his wife and bitterly disappointed by the Restoration, Milton dictated his sweeping biblical epic Paradise Lost to a series of helpers. While the struggle between God and S…

  • This Side of Paradise

    This Side of Paradise
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847492227

    This Side of Paradise charts the life of Amory Blaine, an ambitious young man loosely based on Fitzgerald himself, as he moves from his well-heeled Midwest home to study at Princeton and then starts frequenting the circles of high society as an aspi…

  • The War of the Worlds

    The War of the Worlds
    av H.G. Wells

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496461

    When an army of invading Martians lands in England, panic and terror seize the population. As the aliens traverse the country in huge three-legged machines, incinerating all in their path with a heat ray and spreading noxious toxic gases, the people…

  • A Game of Chess and Other Stories: New Translation

    A Game of Chess and Other Stories: New Translation
    av Stefan Zweig

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495815

    When it is discovered that the reigning world chess champion, Mirko Czentovic, is on board a cruiser heading for Buenos Aires, a fellow passenger challenges him to a game. Czentovic easily defeats him, but during the rematch a mysterious Austrian, D…

  • Sakhalin Island

    Sakhalin Island
    av Anton Chekhov

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497864

    In 1890, the thirty-year-old Chekhov, already knowing that he was ill with tuberculosis, undertook an arduous eleven-week journey from Moscow across Siberia to the penal colony on the island of Sakhalin. Now collected here in one volume are the full…

  • The Prince

    The Prince
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493231

    At the end of an industrious political career in conflictriven Italy, the Florentine diplomat Niccolo Machiavelli composed his masterpiece The Prince, a classic study of power and politics, and a manual of ruthlessness for any ambitious ruler. Contr…

  • Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sanditon

    Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sanditon
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497154

    Comprising one finished novel, Lady Susan, which was published posthumously, and two unfinished fragments, Sanditon and The Watsons, this collection - full of melodrama and burlesque, and exploring a range of literary styles and social classes - spa…

  • Selected Poems

    Selected Poems
    av W.B. Yeats

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847494412

    The present selection traces the development of Yeats's verse, encompassing the poet's interest in Irish folklore and national identity, his engagement with the political situation of his day and the rich symbolism that is the hallmark of his work a…

  • Far From the Madding Crowd

    Far From the Madding Crowd
    av Thomas Hardy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496300

    Bathsheba Everdene is a headstrong young woman who attracts the attentions of a succession of ill-matched suitors: a quiet sheep farmer, a handsome soldier and an older, wealthy landowner. As the men vie for her affections, she struggles to retain h…

  • Mansfield Park

    Mansfield Park
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495983

    Born into a poor family, Fanny Price is raised amid the daunting splendour of Mansfield Park by her rich uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram. Treated as an inferior by most of the family, Fanny forms a close attachment to her cousin Edmund, the only person to…

  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847492586

    Invited to an extravagantly lavish party in a Long Island mansion, Nick Carraway, a young bachelor who has just settled in the neighbouring cottage, is intrigued by the mysterious host, Jay Gatsby, a flamboyant but reserved self-made man with murky…