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  • Decameron

    Decameron
    av Giovanni Boccaccio

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841593227

    The Decameron (subtitle: Prencipe Galeotto) is a collection of 100 novellas by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio, probably begun in 1350 and finished in 1353. It is a medieval allegorical work best known for its bawdy tales of love, appearing in all…

  • Adventures Of Augie March

    Adventures Of Augie March
    av Saul Bellow

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152159

    The fictional autobiography of a rumbustious adventurer and poker-player who sets off his native Chicago in the spirit of a latter-day Columbus to rediscover the world-and more especially, twentieth-century America.

  • Alice's Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking Glass

    Alice's Adventures In Wonderland And Through The Looking Glass
    av Lewis Carroll

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159042

    Lewis Carroll's two Alice stories are renowned for their fantastic plots and use of nonsense. The edition, containing both stories, features John Tenniel's original illustrations.

  • Speak, Memory

    Speak, Memory
    av Vladimir Nabokov

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151886

    An autobiographical volume which recounts the story of Nabokov's first forty years up to his departure from Europe for America at the outset of World War Two. Written in this writer's characteristically brilliant, mordant style, this book is also a…

  • General in his Labyrinth

    General in his Labyrinth
    av Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152821

    With the style and eloquent language that earned him the Nobel prize for literature, Marquez weaves a stunning story of glory and despair. Both real history and Marquez' imagination let us enter the world of Simon Bolivar, Liberator of South America…

  • War And Peace

    War And Peace
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150964

    This is a three-volume boxed set of Tolstoy's historical chronicle of Russia's struggle with Napoleon. The novel is an affirmation of life itself, focusing on the lives of individuals and the physical reality of human experience and its bewildering…

  • Notes From The Underground

    Notes From The Underground
    av Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152715

    Dostoevsky was writing at a time when Russia had reason to be optimistic, but the warning signs in his fiction perhaps leave us clues as to why Russia still has social problems today - and why, less than 40 years after Dostoevsky's death, Russia emb…

  • Grapes Of Wrath

    Grapes Of Wrath
    av John Steinbeck

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151541

    An epic story of the nineteen-thirties' Depression which traces the story of one destitute family among the thousands who fled the Dust Bowl to the promise of California, THE GRAPES OF WRATH awakened the conscience of a nation.

  • Fables

    Fables
    av Aesop

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159004

    Aesop is believed to have lived in the sixth century B.C., a slave on the Greek island of Samos. The Fables had already been popular for centuries before Roger L'Estrange published a new English translation in 1692, with the declared intention of ma…

  • Grimms' Fairy Tales

    Grimms' Fairy Tales
    av Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159059

    First published in Germany in 1812, these tales were collected by the two brothers Grimm from neighbouring villages and spinning rooms, and include "Hansel and Gretel", "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" and "Rumpelstiltskin". Arthur Rackham's illust…

  • In Search Of Lost Time Volume 2

    In Search Of Lost Time Volume 2
    av Marcel Proust

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841598970

    Scott Moncrieff's translation to take into account the new definitive French editions of A la recherche du temps perdu (the final volume of these new editions was published by the Bibliotheque de la Pleiade in 1989).

  • Emerson Poems

    Emerson Poems
    av Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841597621

    From the embattled farmers who "fired the shot heard round the world" in the stirring "Concord Hymn," to the flower in "The Rhodora," whose existence demonstrates "that if eyes were made for seeing, / Then Beauty is its own excuse for being," Emerso…

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations
    av Charles Dickens

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150568

    An unknown benefactor provides Philip Pirrip with the chance to escape his poor upbringing. Aspiring to be a gentleman, and encouraged by his expectations of wealth, he abandons his friends and moves to London. His expectations prove to be unfounded…

  • Wind In The Willows

    Wind In The Willows
    av Kenneth Grahame

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159233

    ' The author invited Arthur Rackham to illustrate his book, but Rackham said he was too busy - a decision he was happily able to reconsider in 1936 when he was approached by the American publisher of the Limited Editions Club.

  • Wonder-Book For Boys And Girls

    Wonder-Book For Boys And Girls
    av Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159301

    The American novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne was a friend of the poet Longfellow and had much earlier suggested they collaborate on a story for children based on the legend of Pandora's Box, but this never materialized.

  • In Search Of Lost Time Volume 3

    In Search Of Lost Time Volume 3
    av Marcel Proust

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841598987

    In The Guermantes Way Proust's narrator recalls his initiation into the dazzling world of Parisian high society. Looking back over his time in the glamorous salons of the aristocracy, he satirises this shallow world and his own youthful infatuation…

  • Bewitched And Haunted

    Bewitched And Haunted

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841597669

    Ovid conjures the witch Medea, Virgil summons Aeneas's wife from the afterlife, Baudelaire lays bare the wiles of the incubus, and Emily Dickinson records two souls conversing in a crypt in poems that call out to be read aloud, whether around the ca…

  • New Testament

    New Testament

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152401

    The single most important book in the history of all Christian literature is presented here in the Authorized Version which has exerted such a profound influence on both spiritual life and the literary production of English-speaking cultures.

  • Oliver Twist

    Oliver Twist
    av Charles Dickens

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151107

    Dickens' celebrated novel of innocence betrayed and then triumphant. It recreates the London underworld populated by such characters as Fagin, Bill Sikes, Nancy and the Artful Dodger, who are contrasted with the friends and family of the orphaned Ol…

  • Jill The Reckless

    Jill The Reckless
    av P.G. Wodehouse

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841591391

    When Jill Mariner is arrested for fighting over a parrot and then loses all her money on the same day, she is abandoned by her pompous fiance and goes to stay with her rich relations on Long Island. Heading for New York, she ends up in the chorus of…

  • Don Quixote Of The Mancha

    Don Quixote Of The Mancha
    av Miguel De Cervantes

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857155020

    The story of the Spanish knight Don Quizote whose devotion to the tales of chivalry leads him into a series of bizarre adventures in the company of his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, blends fantasy, comedy and gripping narrative in a way that has ap…

  • Uncle Fred In The Springtime

    Uncle Fred In The Springtime
    av P.G. Wodehouse

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841591308

    Pongo Twistleton is in a state of financial embarrassment, again. Uncle Fred, meanwhile, has been asked by Lord Emsworth to foil a plot to steal the Empress, his prize pig. Along with Polly Pott (daughter of old Mustard), they form a deputation to B…

  • Aeneid

    Aeneid
    av Virgil

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150858

    The legendary origin of the Roman nation which tells the story of the Trojan Prince Aeneas who escaped with some of his men after Troy fell and sailed to Italy under the protection of the goddess Venus. Here they settled and laid the foundations of…

  • Lives Of The Painters, Sculptors And Architects Volume 2

    Lives Of The Painters, Sculptors And Architects Volume 2
    av Giorgio Vasari

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857157819

    The painter and architect Giorgio Vasari was a pupil of Michelangelo's who worked mainly in Florence and Rome, but he is more famous for his "Lives of the Painters, Sculptors and Architects". This is the second volume of his work, translated by Gast…

  • House For Mr Biswas

    House For Mr Biswas
    av V S Naipaul

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152135

    In the comic masterpiece which established him one of the greatest writers in the English language, Naipaul follows the fortunes of Mr Biswas, the outsider who refuses to conform to the customs of his grander in-laws whose house he lives in. Finally…

  • Don Quixote

    Don Quixote
    av Miguel de Cervantes

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150032

    A mixture of reality and illusion, this is the story of the besotted Don Quixote and his down-to-earth companion, the faithful Sancho Panza, who set out to right the world's wrongs in knightly combat. The narrative moves from philosophical speculati…

  • Poems

    Poems
    av Christina Rossetti

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857157024

    An exciting addition to Everyman's Library: a new series of small, handsome hardcover volumes devoted to the world's classic poets. Our books will have twice as many pages as Bloomsbury Classics' 128pp and will cost 7. 99 against Bloomsbury's 9. 99.…

  • Jungle Book

    Jungle Book
    av Rudyard Kipling

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159325

    Among the best loved of all classics for children are the tales of Mowgli, the boy who learned the law of the jungle as he grew up among a pack of wolves in India's Seeonee Hills. First published in 1894, the book imagines a child living and flouris…

  • Persuasion

    Persuasion
    av Jane Austen

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150728

    This complete and unabridged edition contains a biography of the author and a new introduction and afterword. Anne falls in love with Wentworth, who had nothing but himself to recommend him, and no hopes of attaining influence, so persuaded by frien…

  • Zeno's Conscience

    Zeno's Conscience
    av Italo Svevo

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152494

    Long hailed as a seminal work of modernism in the tradition of Joyce and Kafka, and now available in a supple new English translation, Svevo's charming and splendidly idiosyncratic novel conducts readers deep into one hilariously hyperactive and end…

  • Canterbury Tales

    Canterbury Tales
    av Geoffrey Chaucer

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150742

    These tales bring together a band of pilgrims who represented most of the occupations and social groups of the time. The diversity of the narrators in turn made possible a varied collection of tales including chivalric romance, spiritual allegory, c…

  • Coming Of Bill

    Coming Of Bill
    av P.G. Wodehouse

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841591407

    The Coming of Bill (1920) is the nearest Wodehouse ever came to a serious novel, although the influence of the musical comedies he was writing at the time is never far away.

  • Meet Mr Mulliner

    Meet Mr Mulliner
    av P.G. Wodehouse

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841591131

    A stalwart of the Angler's Rest, where he is usually to be found in company with Miss Postlethwaite the barmaid, Mr Mulliner has an endless supply of brothers, nephews and cousins who feature in the tales with which he entertains the regulars in his…

  • Utopia

    Utopia
    av Saint Thomas More

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150612

    First published in 1516, "Utopia" depicts an imaginary society free of private property, sexual discrimination and religious intolerance. Its radical humanism has had a dramatic effect on modern history and the challenge of its vision is as persiste…

  • Adventures Of Robin Hood

    Adventures Of Robin Hood
    av Roger Lancelyn Green

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159271

    The story of Robin Hood, said Roger Lancelyn Green can never die, nor cease to fire the imagination. Roger Lancelyn Green has used as his sources the ballads, romances and plays, as well as the literary retellings of Noyes, Tennyson, Peacock and Sco…

  • Bfg

    Bfg
    av Roald Dahl

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159240

    A tale of a girl and a vegetarian giant with an odd manner of speaking, who together save the country from Fleshlumpeater, Bonecruncher, Gizzardgulper and other hideous giants.

  • Peter Pan

    Peter Pan
    av James Matthew Barrie

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159028

    Barrie's classic tale of the boy who wouldn't grow up. It started life as a series of stories made up for the five Llewelyn Davies boys, who were virtually adopted by Barrie after being orphaned. This edition has F.D. Bedford's illustrations, which…

  • Villette

    Villette
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150681

    Left by harrowing circumstances to fend for herself in the great capital of a foreign country, Lucy Snowe, the narrator and heroine of "Villette", achieves by degrees an authentic independence from both outer necessity and inward grief.

  • Happy Prince And Other Tales

    Happy Prince And Other Tales
    av Oscar Wilde

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159394

    Since then the stories have been constantly reprinted and, despite the author's disclaimer, children have made the tales their own, a particular favourite being 'The Selfish Giant' - the highly moral story of the giant who banished children from his…

  • Thirty-Nine Steps

    Thirty-Nine Steps
    av John Buchan

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857155068

    Richard Hannay''s ennui comes to an abrupt end when a murder is committed in his flat. Only a few days before the dead man had revealed to him an assassination plot which would have terrible consequences for international peace.'

  • Steppe And Other Stories

    Steppe And Other Stories
    av Anton Chekhov

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150452

    Primarily known as a dramatist, Chekhov also wrote short stories. This selection of his work includes "The Swedish Match", "Easter Eve", "Mire", "On the Road", "Verotchka", "Volodya", "The Kiss", "Sleepy" and "The Steppe".

  • Money In The Bank

    Money In The Bank
    av P.G. Wodehouse

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841591360

    When George, Viscount Uffenham turns the entire family fortune into diamonds and squirrels them away, naturally he forgets where he has hidden the loot and finds himself compelled to let the family seat to stay afloat. So it is that Mrs Cork's healt…

  • Three Hundred Tang Poems

    Three Hundred Tang Poems
    av Peter Harris

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841597829

    These some three hundred poems from the Tang Dynasty (618-907)-an age in which poetry and the arts flourished-were gathered in the eighteenth century into what became one of the best-known books in the world, and which is still cherished in Chinese…

  • Light In The Forest

    Light In The Forest
    av Conrad Richter

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857155150

    But when the tribe signs a treaty that requires them to return their white captives, 15-year-old True Son is returned against his will to the family he had long forgotten, and to a life that he no longer understands or desires.

  • Dain Curse, The Glass Key, and Selected Stories

    Dain Curse, The Glass Key, and Selected Stories
    av Dashiell Hammett

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841593074

    This omnibus edition includes four linked stories - 'The House in Turk Street', 'The Girl with the Silver Eyes', 'The Big Knockover' and '$106,000 Blood Money - featuring the Continental Op, Hammett's anonymous tough-guy detective.

  • Woman In White

    Woman In White
    av Wilkie Collins

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150186

    Wilkie Collins' sixth novel took the fashionable world by storm on its appearance in 1860, when everything from dances to dresses was named after the "woman in white". Nicholas Rance is the author of "Historical Novel and Popular Politics in Ninetee…

  • Heart of a Goof

    Heart of a Goof
    av P.G. Wodehouse

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841591452

    In nine of Wodehouse's ripest stories from the 1920s, the characters are united by their worship of golf.

  • Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes

    Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes
    av Walter Jerrold

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159219

    Every child's bookshelf should start with a collection of nursery rhymes so that these fantastic and nonsensical verses (some so old their meaning is long forgotten) are among the first magical words to sound in a child's ear.

  • Mystery Of Edwin Drood

    Mystery Of Edwin Drood
    av Charles Dickens

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152838

    And while seeming to smile on the engagement of his nephew, Edwin Drood, he is, in fact, consumed by jealousy, driven to terrify the boy's fiancee and to plot the murder of Edwin himself.

  • Aladdin

    Aladdin
    av W Heath Robinson

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159127

    From the Eastern folk tales that make up the vast collection known as THE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS certain stories - of Aladdin, Sindbad and Ali Baba - have become everlasting favourites with children and a magical ingredient of Christmas pantomine.