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  • The Flood

    The Flood
    av Emile Zola, Anthony Cummins, Emile Zola

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843911883

    From influential French novelist Emile Zola, author of Germinal and Therese Raquin comes The Flood in a brand new translation, a collection of dark and surreal short stories. 'The Flood' and accompanying stories 'Blood' and 'Three Wars' address idea…

  • Pastors and Masters

    Pastors and Masters
    av Ivy Compton-Burnett

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843914532

    Described in contemporary reviews as 'a work of genius', "Pastors and Masters" inaugurated the writing career of an author gifted with a rare skill for characterisation and for wry portrayals of domestic scenes.

  • Uncle's Dream

    Uncle's Dream
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Hugh Aplin, Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843912088

    When the ageing Russian Prince, Prince K., arrives in the town of Mordasov, Marya Alexandrovna Moskaleva, a doyenne of local society life, takes him under her protection, with the aim of engineering his marriage with her twenty-three year old daught…

  • At the Edge of the Night

    At the Edge of the Night
    av Friedo Lampe

    Storpocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843916543

  • Memoirs of a Novelist

    Memoirs of a Novelist
    av Virginia Woolf

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843914235

    From Victorian England to fifteenth-century Norfolk, and pre-War London to Mount Pentelicus, Virginia Woolf offers a series of impressions of women finding their place in the world around them. At once exquisitely drawn and brilliantly haunting, the…

  • The Forest Woman

    The Forest Woman
    av Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843918516

    Abandoned by his fellow travellers on a tiger-ridden shore in eastern Bengal, the narrator stumbles across a strange, beautiful woman, Kapalkundala. But she has been enslaved by a priest - who plans to sacrifice them both in an esoteric rite. The on…

  • The Green Fairy Book

    The Green Fairy Book

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843915393

    There was once upon a time a castle in the middle of a thick wood where lived an old woman quite alone, for she was an enchantress. In the daytime she changed herself into a cat or a night-owl, but in the evening she became like an ordinary woman ag…

  • The Coral Island

    The Coral Island
    av R. M. Ballantyne

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843914815

    Ralph, Jack and Peterkin find themselves the sole survivors of a shipwreck on a deserted coral island in the South Pacific. Although fate has led them to temporary safety, the three marooned lads are forced to carve out a life for themselves from wh…

  • Poetic Lives: Shelley

    Poetic Lives: Shelley
    av Daniel Hahn

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843913009

    In this new biography, Daniel Hahn paints a brilliant portrait of the outlandish genius who published Gothic horror novelettes in his teens and eloped with the daughter of a coffee-shop owner, but who went on to create some of England's finest poetr…

  • Farewell Song

    Farewell Song
    av Rabindranath Tagore

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843918585

    A landmark in Bengali literature, Farewell Song has been described as Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's masterpiece. Amit Ray, an Oxford-educated intellectual who aims to overthrow the old order of Indian literature, is on holiday in the Shillong…

  • The Spell

    The Spell
    av Charlotte Bronte, Nicola Barker, Charlotte Bronte

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843911173

    This is the only single-volume edition available of an unjustly neglected novella by the author of Jane Eyre. An ingenious and highly imaginative early novella, Charlotte Bronte's The Spell is a remarkable tale of love and jealousy, rivalry and thwa…

  • The Magic of the Horseshoe

    The Magic of the Horseshoe
    av Robert Means Lawrence

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843915621

    Superstitions still have a firm hold in cultures all across the world and have inspired countless books and films across the ages. But where did so many of them come from and how do myths and beliefs differ from country to country?Publishing on Frid…

  • The Diamond Lens and Other Stories

    The Diamond Lens and Other Stories
    av Fitz-James O'Brien

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843913580

    Fitz-James O'Brien capitalised on the success of his predecessor Edgar Allan Poe in writing disturbing stories with demented protagonists. This collection of three tales shows his mastery of the macabre. 'The Diamond Lens' tells the tale of a lone s…

  • The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness

    The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness
    av Cecil B. Hartley

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843915416

    Ever wondered what to do in polite society if you find an insect in your food? Or how a gentleman should ask a lady to dance? And what on earth is the etiquette for smoking cigars? First published in 1860, Cecil B. Hartley's classic guide to gentlem…

  • The History of King Richard III

    The History of King Richard III
    av Saint Thomas More

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843911074

    This is the only edition in print of a unique critical biography by the author of Utopia. Understood to be the inspiration for Shakespeare's Richard III, it has been newly edited to make it accessible to modern readers Richard III's reputation stand…

  • Coming Back

    Coming Back
    av Edoardo Albinati

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843919049

    Winner of the prestigious John Florio Prize for Italian Translation; A solid contribution to a rising genre: the noncombatant's war memoir - Kirkus Review; First time that we see the war through the eyes of a novelist and a poet; Royalties to be don…

  • Brecht's Lover

    Brecht's Lover
    av Jean-Pierre Amette

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843917007

    Offering a fascinating insight into both the political and theatrical worlds of post-War East Berlin, 'Brecht's Lover' is a tender portrayal of one of the greatest playwrights of the twentieth century. The return of Bertolt Brecht to East Berlin in…

  • The Story of a Lie

    The Story of a Lie
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843911814

    A chance encounter in a Parisian cafe leads to a series of unfortunate 'misunderstandings' which threaten to bring to a premature and irreconcilable end the envisioned marriage between a pair of young lovers. When eligible bachelor Dick Naseby meets…

  • Wings

    Wings
    av Mikhail Kuzmin

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843914310

    The young Vanya Smurov is deeply attached to his mentor, Dr Larion Stroop, and to the world of Renaissance Art which the latter reveals to him. Initially appalled by the sudden discovery of Stroop's homosexual leanings, Vanya abandons him to pursue…

  • The Nightingale Papers

    The Nightingale Papers
    av David Nokes

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843917038

    David Nokes' witty and sharp black comedy adds a new page to the long English tradition of social satire, in tones strongly reminiscent of Swift and Pope.

  • The King of Pirates

    The King of Pirates
    av Daniel Defoe

    Storpocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843910114

    Following the success of Robinson Crusoe, Defoe composed a further tale of high adventure at sea. The result was the lesser-known The King of Pirates, an inspired and hugely enjoyable 'first-hand' account of pirate living. In response to an alleged…

  • Tales from the Queen of the Desert

    Tales from the Queen of the Desert
    av Gertrude Bell

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843915478

    Gertrude Bell CBE is rightly known as 'The Queen of the Desert' and a new Hollywood film based on her life, featuring Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis and Robert Pattinson is due for release in 2015.A woman far ahead of her time, Gertrude g…

  • Desperate Games

    Desperate Games
    av Pierre Boulle

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843915355

    Long before The Hunger Games or Battle Royale, Pierre Boulle's darkly comic and twisted imagination came up with Desperate Games. Like his most famous masterpiece, The Planet of the Apes, Desperate Games is a dystopian sci-fi classic, imagining an a…

  • On Tremendous Trifles

    On Tremendous Trifles
    av G. K. Chesterton

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843916062

    In a popular series of articles initially published in the "Daily News" in 1909, the distinguished journalist and creator of Father Brown sought to celebrate the everyday objects and activities which are frequently taken for granted and yet which en…

  • O Pioneers

    O Pioneers
    av Willa Cather

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843914686

    Celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its first publication, O Pioneers is a moving tale of family, love and resilience by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Willa Cather. One of Cather's Great Plains novels, it is a true, quintessential American clas…

  • The Burning Leg

    The Burning Leg
    av Duncan Minshull, Will Self, Duncan Minshull

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843917151

    'I am looking for something more mysterious. For the path you read about in books, the old lane choked with undergrowth, whose entrance the weary prince could not discover.' - Alan Fournier Walkers, like lovers of literature, are driven by the urge…

  • The Chase of the Golden Plate

    The Chase of the Golden Plate
    av Jacques Futrelle

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843913603

    'The Chase of the Golden Plate' was Jacques Futrelle's first published book-length story featuring the arrogant, cocaine-taking, large-headed Professor Augustus S.F.X. Van Dusen, nicknamed 'The Thinking Machine'. A high-society fancy-dress party fal…

  • In the Cage

    In the Cage
    av Henry James

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843910251

    Working in a post office in Mayfair, a young woman is exposed to the cryptic but alluring correspondence of the social elite, and in particular, to lines written by the dashing Captain Everard. As she memorises the messages he telegraphs, she become…

  • The Children of the New Forest

    The Children of the New Forest
    av Captain Frederick Marryat

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843914877

    It was in the month of November in this year that King Charles, accompanied by Sir John Berkely, Ashburnham, and Legg, made his escape from Hampton Court, and rode as fast as the horses could carry them toward that part of Hampshire which led to the…

  • On the Subjection of Women

    On the Subjection of Women
    av John Stuart Mill

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843916031

    'The object of the Essay is to explain as clearly as I am able grounds of an opinion which I have held from the very earliest period when I had formed any opinions at all on social political matters, and which, instead of being weakened or modified,…

  • On Europe

    On Europe
    av Mark Twain

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843916215

    'In a little while we were speeding through the streets of Paris and delightfully recognizing certain names and places with which books had long ago made us familiar. It was like meeting an old friend when we read Rue de Rivoli on the street corner;…

  • Best Book in the World

    Best Book in the World
    av Peter Stjernstrom

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843915171

  • Good Wives

    Good Wives
    av Louisa May Alcott

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843915119

    It is three years since we last met the inimitable March sisters and much has changed since we left them as Little Women at the close of the last book. Meg, the eldest and most sensible of the sisters, is preparing to marry Mr Brooke. She no longer…

  • Poetic Lives

    Poetic Lives
    av Nicholas Robins

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843913030

    Poet and preacher John Donne is foremost among the metaphysical poets. Born into a Catholic family, he faced considerable persecution until his conversion to the Anglican Church, into which he was ordained in 1615. His sermons are some of the best k…

  • Ozma of Oz

    Ozma of Oz
    av L. F. Baum

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843914853

    Dorothy and her trusty hen, Billina, are washed ashore in the Land of Ev after a shipwreck. At first Dorothy is delighted to find lunch grows on trees in lunchboxes. But soon she realises there is a darker side to the Land of Ev. On the seashore, Do…

  • War of Thrones

    War of Thrones
    av Saddam Hussein

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843912804

  • Puck of Pook's Hill

    Puck of Pook's Hill
    av Rudyard Kipling

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843915027

    From the author of "The Jungle Book" comes a magical fantasy story, rich in historical detail and filled with intrigue and excitement. Una and Dan, reciting Shakespeare on a summer's evening in rural Sussex, unwittingly summon the elf Puck. They are…

  • Highland Widow

    Highland Widow
    av Sir Walter Scott

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843911807

    A party on the Highland Tour, taking a scenic break from their journey come upon a miserable hut hid away among some cliffs; the ladies, upon enquiring what lies before them, hear the wretched tale of Elspat MacTavish, the Highland Widow, condemned…

  • Brief Lives: E. M. Forster

    Brief Lives: E. M. Forster
    av Richard Canning

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843919162

    A century after his novels first came out, E.M. Forster remains one of the most widely read and best-loved authors of the twentieth century. He made his name with novels such as "A Room with a View" and "Howards End", which, with their detailed anal…

  • Gargantua

    Gargantua
    av Francois Rabelais

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843910572

    Gargantua introduces Pantagruel's father - another wondrous giant. As he tells Gargantua's life story - from his birth and education to his later life - Rabelais uses the events of the giant's life to parody medieval and classical learning, mock tra…

  • A Brief History of Encyclopaedias

    A Brief History of Encyclopaedias
    av Andrew Brown

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843919735

    Including topics such as Wikipedia's importance as a global phenomenon, this is a timely consideration of the roles of the guardians and editors of information throughout history Encyclopedias have traditionally claimed to provide absolute knowledge…

  • The Platform of Time

    The Platform of Time
    av Virginia Woolf

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843917090

    Taking family, friends and servants as her subjects, Virginia Woolf here presents a series of impressions of the people around her. And as she describes their lives - including an in-depth piece on her nephew Julian Bell, and sketches on Bloomsbury…

  • Brief Lives: Henry James

    Brief Lives: Henry James
    av Hazel Hutchison

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843919230

    Henry James is famed for the psychological depth of his characters; for his remarkable ability to penetrate to the inner life. Yet the story of his own inner life remains curiously obscure. The best known facts about James - his illustrious, wealthy…

  • Little Men

    Little Men
    av Louisa May Alcott

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843915126

    The third work in Louisa May Alcott's quartet of Little Women books, Little Men picks up the narrative after the end of Good Wives and follows Jo's progress in life. After her marriage to Professor Friedrich Bhaer, Jo uses the money from her inherit…

  • The Marquise of O

    The Marquise of O
    av Heinrich Von Kleist

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843910541

    Held captive by a band of unspeakable ruffians, the Marquise of O - is rescued before they can subject her to a fate worse than death. So, how, some months later, can it be that she finds herself pregnant? Believing herself fully innocent, although…

  • Untitled 1

    Untitled 1
    av Jane Doe

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843914921

    A forgotten classic

  • The Topless Tower

    The Topless Tower
    av Silvina Ocampo

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843918554

    On the arrival of a mysterious stranger laden with paintings, Leandro finds his quiet life disrupted instantly and mysteriously. He awakens locked in a windowless room in a topless tower, the subject of one of the stranger's eerie paintings. His chi…

  • The Life and Death of Mr Badman

    The Life and Death of Mr Badman
    av John Bunyan

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843911531

    "The Life and Death of Mr Badman" was published by John Bunyan in 1680, two years after the "The Pilgrim's Progress". He intended it to be a companion piece to the story of Pilgrim's journey to heaven, describing instead the progress of the wicked M…

  • Brief Lives: Elizabeth Gaskell

    Brief Lives: Elizabeth Gaskell
    av Alan Shelston

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843919216

    Ranking alongside Charlotte Bronte and George Eliot as one of the great Victorian authoresses, Elizabeth Gaskell is now chiefly remembered for penning the radical novel North and South, and Cranford, recently adapted by the BBC. She was also a regul…

  • The Portrait of Mr.W.H.

    The Portrait of Mr.W.H.
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843910312

    Cambridge scholar Cyril Graham spent his days performing in Shakespeare's plays, and being somewhat effeminate in nature, he was cast in the female roles. And then he made a rather startling discovery - the W.H. of the sonnets could be none other th…