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  • 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…

  • David Copperfield

    David Copperfield
    av Charles Dickens

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857150315

    In a book that is part fairy tale and part thinly veiled autobiography, Dickens transmutes his life experience into a brilliant series of comic and sentimental adventures in the spirit of the great eighteenth-century novelists he so much admired.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Eugene Onegin And Other Poems

    Eugene Onegin And Other Poems
    av Alexander Pushkin

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857157390

    Pushkin was the first Russian writer of European stature, and he is among the very few artists - such as Homer and Shakespeare - to have shaped the consciousness and history of an entire nation and its language, thereby affecting the world at large.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Secret Garden

    Secret Garden
    av Frances Hodgson Burnett

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159110

    Set in Yorkshire, and first published in 1911, this is the story of two spoilt and lonely children who regain happiness by restoring a neglected garden. It was inspired by the rose garden in Great Maytham Hall, Kent, where the author lived for sever…

  • Little Lord Fauntleroy

    Little Lord Fauntleroy
    av Frances Hodgson Burnett

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159387

    Originally published as a serial in the children's monthly magazine ST NICHOLAS, LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY was Frances Hodgson Burnett's first children's novel and on its publication in book form in October 1866 it became at once an astonishing success.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Kidnapped

    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159295

    First published as a serial in YOUNG FOLKS between May and July 1886 and now reprinted in an Everyman edition on the centenary of Stevenson's death. Rowland Hilder is famous for his paintings of the English countryside but his work in book illustrat…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Wizard Of Oz

    Wizard Of Oz
    av Frank Baum

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857159035

    Frank Baum set out to write 'a modernized fairy tale, in which the wonderment and joy are retained and the heartaches and nighmares are left out'.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • Poems And Prose

    Poems And Prose
    av John Donne

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857157222

    The major seventeenth-century English poet between Shakespeare and Milton, Donne is chiefly celebrated as a love poet. All these genres are represented in this volume, together with a selection from his prayers, letters and sermons, presenting a com…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.'

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…