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  • 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…

  • Social Contract And The Discources

    Social Contract And The Discources
    av Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151626

    THE SOCIAL CONTRACT is one of three most influential treatises ever written (the others being PLato's REPUBLIC and Marx's DAS KAPITAL) Of the three it is safe to say that only THE SOCIAL CONTRACT is much read in its entirety today, and it continues…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • King Arthur And His Knights Of The Round Table

    King Arthur And His Knights Of The Round Table
    av Roger Lancelyn Green

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159103

    The legends of King Arthur - the most revered hero of British Mythology - have been retold many times, but Roger Lancelyn Green's version has become a classic since its first publication in 1953.

  • Shirley, The Professor

    Shirley, The Professor
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152920

    Struggling manufacturer Robert Moore has introduced labour saving machinery to his Yorkshire mill, arousing a ferment of unemployment and discontent among his workers.

  • Little Women And Good Wives

    Little Women And Good Wives
    av Louisa May Alcott

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159264

    Written in six weeks, and at first thought by its editor to be 'dull', this story of an American family - four sisters and their mother living through the months while father is away in the Civil War - has a universal and enduring appeal.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Hardy Poems

    Hardy Poems
    av Thomas Hardy

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857157178

    Distringuished as both a great novelist and a great poet. Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) had a writing career which spanned more than sixty years, concentrating first on prose and then, after publishing his last novel in 1895, on verse.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Apple Alphabet And Traditional Nursery Rhymes

    Apple Alphabet And Traditional Nursery Rhymes
    av Kate Greenaway

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857155112

    This charming volume brings back into print some of the finest illustrated children's books from the Arts and Crafts Movement: Kate Greenaway's much-loved alphabet book, A Apple Pie, along with a selection of her illustrated nursery rhymes.

  • 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).

  • 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…

  • Confessions

    Confessions
    av Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150841

    This autobiography includes the record of a sexual and spiritual quest, exploring the deepest recesses of the author's mind while narrating the farcical comedy of errors which was his life. P.N. Furbank is the author of "E.M. Forster: A Life".

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Carried Away

    Carried Away
    av Alice Munro

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841593029

    Set in her native southwest Ontario, they include 'Royal Beatings', in which a young girl, her father and her stepmother release the tension of their circumstances in a ritual of punishment and reconciliation;

  • 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".

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Nicholas Nickleby

    Nicholas Nickleby
    av Charles Dickens

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151596

    Bursting with energy and populated by a whole world of inimitable and memorable characters - including especially the theatrical troupe with whom Nicholas performs - the book is both a griping story and a series of magnificent scenes.

  • Mansfield Park

    Mansfield Park
    av Jane Austen

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150520

    First published in 1814, this is a study of three families - the Bertrams, the Crawfords and the Prices - in which Jane Austen uses the unlikely heroine, Fanny Price, to explore the social and moral values by which these families' lives are ordered.

  • Kipling

    Kipling
    av Rudyard Kipling

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841597775

    Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) is perhaps the most controversial major English poetof the last two centuries, not least because of his apparent enthusiasm for the empire.

  • Far From The Madding Crowd

    Far From The Madding Crowd
    av Thomas Hardy

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150216

    Bathsheba Everdene is a strong, confident woman who becomes a powerful farmer. But her emotional life descends into chaos as she becomes involved with three very different men.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Daddy-Long-Legs

    Daddy-Long-Legs
    av Jean Webster

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159134

    The grandniece of Mark Twain is now remembered only for the last two books she wrote, DADDY-LONG-LEGS (1912) and its sequal DEAR ENEMY (1915). Told in the form of letters, this modern version of the Cinderalla tale is an irresistible love-story of a…

  • 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…

  • Prayers And Meditations

    Prayers And Meditations
    av Peter Washington

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857157253

    Sources include Herbert, Hopkins, Donne, Christina Rossetti, Cowper, St Anselm, Cardinal Newman, Bunyan, Blake, Bonhoeffer, Emily Dickinson, Herrick, Wesley, Mother Theresa, Tennyson, Spenser, Simone Weil, Kierkegaard, St Francis, the Book of Common…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Nostromo

    Nostromo
    av Joseph Conrad

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150889

    A novel, in which Charles Gould returns to South America determined to make a success of the inheritance left to him by his father, the San Tome mine. But his dreams are thwarted as the country is plunged into revolution.

  • 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…

  • Dombey And Son

    Dombey And Son
    av Charles Dickens

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151671

    One of Dicken's great middle period novels, in which fairy tale, melodrama and realism mingle with halluncinatory power, DOMBEY AND SON weaves together a number of stories which centre upon the family of the self-important merchant, Paul Dombey, and…

  • 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…

  • Luck Of The Bodkins

    Luck Of The Bodkins
    av P.G. Wodehouse

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841591179

    Monty Bodkin's pursuit of Gertude Butterwick is temporarily interrupted by his encounter with silver-screen siren Miss Lotus Blossom, who sees in him a means of restoring relations with her idol, the novelist Ambrose Tennyson.

  • Mozart's Letters

    Mozart's Letters
    av W A Mozart

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781841597737

    The 1200 or so letters of Mozart and his family form the most fascinating correspondence by any artist of the eighteenth century or earlier, and Mozart himself ranks high among letter writers of any age or occupation.

  • Women In Love

    Women In Love
    av D. H. Lawrence

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150773

    This novel, considered by Lawrence to be his best, centres on the characters of Birkin (a self portrait), Gerald, the son of a colliery owner, and the two women, Gudrun and Ursula. The text has been cleared of accumulated errors and omissions due to…

  • 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.

  • History of My Life

    History of My Life
    av Giacomo Casanova

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152906

    In Moscow and London, Berlin and Constantinople, he met the famous men and women of the time - Catherine the Great, Voltaire, Louis XV, Rousseau - and recorded his encounters for the memoirs he wrote in retirement at the end of his life.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Howards End

    Howards End
    av E. M. Forster

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150254

    The story of a house and two sisters, Howards End is also a subtle meditation on national, sexual and social identities. If the contrasting temperaments of the heroines often recall Sense and Sensibility, the comparison with Jane Austen is fully jus…