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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Little Women

    Little Women

    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 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, co…

  • 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…

  • Animal Farm

    Animal Farm
    av George Orwell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498588

    Under the feckless husbandry of Mr Jones, the Manor Farm has fallen into disrepair. Pushed into hardship, the animals decide to stage a revolt, and, led by two young pigs, Snowball and Napoleon, they overthrow Mr Jones and drive him away from the fa…

  • 1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four

    1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
    av George Orwell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498571

    Ravaged by years of war and civil conflict, Britain has changed its name to Airstrip One and become part of Oceania – one of the three totalitarian blocks dominating the world – ruled by a mysterious leader called Big Brother who keeps t…

  • 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 wond…

  • 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 wi…

  • Arsène Lupin vs Sherlock Holmes

    Arsène Lupin vs Sherlock Holmes
    av Maurice Leblanc

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495617

    A battle of wits between the nimblest French thief and the shrewdest British detective This volume contains two adventures which pit the gentleman thief Arsène Lupin against Sherlock Holmes, the world’s most famous detective. In ‘The Blo…

  • The Beautiful and Damned

    The Beautiful and Damned
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497390

    The heir to his grandfather’s considerable fortune, Anthony Patch is led astray from the path to gainful employment by the temptations of the 1920s Jazz Age. His descent into dissolution and profligacy is accelerated by his marriage to the att…

  • The Beautiful and Damned

    The Beautiful and Damned
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847492128

    The heir to his grandfather’s considerable fortune, Anthony Patch is led astray from the path to gainful employment by the temptations of the 1920s Jazz Age. His descent into dissolution and profligacy is accelerated by his marriage to the att…

  • A Calendar of  Wisdom

    A Calendar of Wisdom
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495631

    Over the last fifteen years of his life, Tolstoy collected and published the maxims of some of the world’s greatest masters of philosophy, religion and literature, adding his own contributions to various questions that preoccupied him in old a…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Enchanted April

    The Enchanted April
    av Elizabeth von Armin

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497215

    Four women, with very different backgrounds and characters – the artless Lottie Wilkins, the pious Rose Arbuthnot, the cantankerous Mrs Fisher and the haughty Lady Caroline Dester – respond to an advertisement in The Times offering a med…

  • 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 Victori…

  • 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…

  • 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 betw…

  • The Good Soldier

    The Good Soldier
    av Ford Madox Ford

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847494955

    The Good Soldier tells the stories of two outwardly happy couples who meet at a health spa in Germany just before the start of the First World War, and whose loveless, adultery-ridden relationships are strained and gradually disintegrate, with tragi…

  • The Last Tycoon

    The Last Tycoon
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493187

    Monroe Stahr is a film producer at the height of his career, revered by the industry and in control of every aspect of his business empire. In his ruthless rise to the top, the young widower has had little time for sentiment, until he mets the begui…

  • Tender is the Night

    Tender is the Night
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847492593

    While holidaying at a villa on the French Riviera, Dick and Nicole Diver, a wealthy American couple, meet the young film star Rosemary Hoyt. Her arrival causes a stir in their social circle and exposes the cracks in their fragile marriage. As their…

  • Tender is the Night

    Tender is the Night
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497383

    While holidaying at a villa on the French Riviera, Dick and Nicole Diver, a wealthy American couple, meet the young film star Rosemary Hoyt. Her arrival causes a stir in their social circle and exposes the cracks in their fragile marriage. As their…

  • 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 Céline’s fictional alter ego Bardamu, the novel is loosely based on the a…

  • The Flowers of Evil: Dual Language and New Verse Translation

    The Flowers of Evil: Dual Language and New Verse Translation
    av Charles Baudelaire

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495747

    Judicially condemned in 1857 as offensive to public morality, The Flowers of Evil is now regarded as the most influential volume of poetry published in the nineteenth century. Torn between intense sensuality and profound spiritual yearning, racked b…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • 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…

  • 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, th…

  • A Dog's Heart: New Translation

    A Dog's Heart: New Translation
    av Mikhail Bulgakov

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495686

    “There is absolutely no necessity to learn how to read; meat smells a mile off, anyway. Nevertheless, if you live in Moscow and have a brain in your head, you’ll pick up reading willy-nilly, and without attending any courses. Out of the…

  • The Island of Dr Moreau

    The Island of Dr Moreau
    av H.G. Wells

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496591

    After the Lady Vain is shipwrecked, Edward Prendick is plucked from the waves by a passing ship and deposited on a remote island. Here he is the guest of Dr Moreau, whose notorious scientific methods had caused an uproar that left him with no choice…

  • Micromegas

    av Voltaire

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493798

    Micromegas is a six-hundred-and-fifty-year-old, thirty-nine-kilometre-high giant from the planet Sirius who can speak a thousand languages and has been expelled from his homeland for writing a heretical tract. On Saturn he befriends the local secret…

  • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    Lady Chatterley's Lover
    av D.H. Lawrence

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847494085

    Originally published in Italy in 1928, and unavailable in Britain until 1960, when it was the subject of an infamous obscenity trial, Lady Chatterley’s Lover is now regarded as one of the pivotal novels of the twentieth century. Lawrence’…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The Age of Innocence

    The Age of Innocence
    av Edith Wharton

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497918

    The intelligent and charming Newland Archer – a member of one of New York’s most prominent families – is living the life that has always been expected of him: he is engaged to the beautiful and well-connected May Welland and unders…

  • Tales from Russian Folklore

    Tales from Russian Folklore
    av Alexander Afanasyev

    Häftad - 2020 - Ryska - ISBN: 9781847498373

    Towards the middle of the nineteenth century, following the example of the Brothers Grimm in Germany, Alexander Afanasyev embarked on the ambitious task of sifting through the huge repository of tales from Russian folklore and selecting the very bes…

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    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…

  • The Lost World

    The Lost World
    av Arthur Conan Doyle

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496508

    When the reporter Edward Malone is sent to interview the formidable Professor Challenger about his accounts of strange prehistoric beasts on a remote plateau in South America, he expects to be given short shrift by the researcher, notorious for man…

  • Dirty Limericks

    Dirty Limericks

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497093

    Inside these covers you will find a collection of licentious limericks which have been handed down from generation to generation by word of mouth, some of them for over a hundred years. Until quite recently, few of these verses had ever appeared in…

  • The Metamorphosis and Other Stories

    The Metamorphosis and Other Stories
    av Franz Kafka

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493521

    When the young salesman Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning transformed into a monstrous insect, his shock and incomprehension are coupled with the panic of being late for work and having to reveal his appearance to family and colleagues. Although ove…

  • Exercises in Style

    Exercises in Style
    av Raymond Queneau

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847492418

    On a crowded bus at midday, the narrator observes one man accusing another of jostling him deliberately. When a seat is vacated, the first man takes it. Later, in another part of town, the man is spotted again, while being advised by a friend to hav…

  • The Zone

    The Zone
    av Sergei Dovlatov

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493576

    Based on Dovlatov’s actual experience of being a prison guard in Soviet Russia in the 1960s, and full of comic and humane detail, The Zone depicts the absurd day-to- day life of a camp in an insightful and unusual way, challenging commonly hel…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Poems from the Moor

    Poems from the Moor
    av Emily Bronte

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497246

    “Though Earth and moon were gone, And suns and universes ceased to be, And Thou wert left alone, Every Existence would exist in Thee.” From the transcendent beauty of nature observed on the Yorkshire moors to fierce and forceful confront…

  • On the Origin of Species

    On the Origin of Species
    av Charles Darwin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497840

    When the young naturalist Darwin set sail on a round-the-world expedition at the end of 1831, it was only with a vague notion that the relationships between all life forms, both present and extinct, were more complex than the Christian version of th…

  • Manon Lescaut

    Manon Lescaut
    av Antoine Francois Prevost

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498144

    When the young nobleman Des Grieux lays eyes on the beautiful and charming Manon Lescaut, he immediately falls in love with her, and they elope to Paris, incurring the wrath of his family and forfeiting his inheritance. However, he struggles to sati…

  • 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…