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  • Animal Farm

    Animal Farm
    av George Orwell

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151503

    A biting satire on dictatorship written during the Second World War and published in 1945, ANIMAL FARM is perhaps the most celebrated twentieth-century English satire after the same writer's NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR. One of the very few writers to be co…

  • On War

    On War
    av Carl Von Clausewitz

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151213

    ON WAR is the most significant attempt in Western history to understand war, both in its internal dynamics and as an instrument of policy. Since the work's first appearance in 1832 it has been read throughout the world, and has stimulated generation…

  • 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…

  • Song Of Solomon

    Song Of Solomon
    av Toni Morrison

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152166

    This is the story of Macon 'Milkman' Dead, heir to the richest black family in a midwestern town, as he makes a voyage of rediscovery, travelling southwards geographically and inwards spirituality. Through the enlightenment of one man the novel reca…

  • 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…

  • The Complete Short Novels

    The Complete Short Novels
    av Anton Chekov

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152777

    Chekhov, widely hailed as the supreme master of the short story, also wrote five works long enough to be called short novels. The Steppe-the most lyrical of the five-is an account of a nine-year-old boy's frightening journey by wagon train across th…

  • Ficciones

    Ficciones
    av Jorge Luis Borges

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151664

    FICTIONS is perhaps the single most mysterious and extraordinary collection of short stories written this century. Influenced by writers as disparate as Lewis Carroll, Stevenson and Cervantes, Borges is nethertheless a complete original who can turn…

  • 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…

  • Good Soldier Svejk

    Good Soldier Svejk
    av Jaroslav Hasek

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151510

    An attack on war which broadens into a satire on the ANCIEN REGIME of the Austro-Hungarian empire, THE GOOD SOLDIER SVEJK recreates the age-old figure of the simple soldier whose sheer determination to survive brings into question the mighty social…

  • Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire: Vols 4-6

    Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire: Vols 4-6
    av Edward Gibbon

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151923

    The first three volumes of Gibbon's DECLINE AND FALL (the western empire) were published by Everyman in 1993. Volumes 4-6 complete the set which is now available for the first time in many years. This year is the bicentenary of Gibbon's death, which…

  • The Periodic Table

    The Periodic Table
    av Primo Levi

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152180

    An extraordinary kind of autobiography in which each of the 21 chapters takes its title and its starting-point from one of the elements in the periodic table. Mingling fact and fiction, science and personal record, history and anecdote, Levi uses hi…

  • 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.

  • If On A Winter's Night A Traveller

    If On A Winter's Night A Traveller
    av Italo Calvino

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151381

    Calvino's dazzling post-modernist masterpiece combines a love story, a detective story and a sardonic dissection of the publishing industry in a scintillating allegory of reading. Based on a witty anaolgy between the reader's desire to finish the st…

  • Kim

    Kim
    av Rudyard Kipling

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152036

    Kipling's masterpiece is perhaps the most remarkable literary product of British India. The story of a half-caste boy, part Indian part Irish who journeys throughout the subcontinent with an aged lama in search of religious enlightenment, the nomina…

  • Our Mutual Friend

    Our Mutual Friend
    av Charles Dickens

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151602

    In his last completed novel, published in 1864-5, Dicens confirmed his reputation as a story-teller of genius while extending the sphere of his imagination to new worlds. Like all Dickens' novels, OUR MUTUAL FRIEND weaves together many stories, unit…

  • The Collected Stories

    The Collected Stories
    av Ernest Hemingway

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151879

    Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) is celebrated as a novelist and man of action. He is perhaps most famous for WHOM THE BELL TOLLS and A FAREWELL TO ARMS. But he was equally prolific as a writer of short stories which touch on the same themes as the nove…

  • Dead Souls

    Dead Souls
    av Nikolai Gogol

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152807

    Since its publication in 1842, Dead Souls has been celebrated as a supremely realistic portrait of provincial Russian life and as a splendidly exaggerated tale; as a paean to the Russian spirit and as a remorseless satire of imperial Russian venalit…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Collected Stories

    Collected Stories
    av Rudyard Kipling

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151992

    This selection covers the full range of Kipling's extraordinary short stories throughout his career. Ranging in subject matter from the Indain to the Occult, from children to animals, from domestic comedy to public tragedy, each is masterly in its w…

  • Les Miserables

    Les Miserables
    av Victor Hugo

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152395

    Tolstoy is said to have called Les Miserables the greatest novel ever written, and it exerted a powerful influence on the creation of War and Peace. At one level a detective story in which the relentless Inspector Javert obsessively pursues the esca…

  • The Radetzky March

    The Radetzky March
    av Joseph Roth

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151978

    THE RADETSKY MARCH is subtle and touching study of family life at the end of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Writing in the traditional form of the family saga, Roth nevertheless manages to bring to his story a completely individual manner which gives…

  • 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…

  • Doctor Thorne

    Doctor Thorne
    av Anthony Trollope

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151657

    In the third novel of the Barsetshire series, Trollope continues his study of a small cathedral city and the surrounding rural community which he presents as a microcosm of nineteenth-century England. Through each of the Barsershire novels can be re…

  • Heart Of Darkness

    Heart Of Darkness
    av Joseph Conrad

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151749

    In a novella which remains highly controversial to this day, Conrad explores the relations between Africa and Europe. On the surface, this is a horrifying tale of colonial exploitation. The narrator, Marlowe journeys on business deep into the heart…

  • Midnight's Children

    Midnight's Children
    av Salman Rushdie

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152173

    A history of India since independence seen through the eyes of characters born on that independence was granted. Often hailed as a classic of magic realism, this is a many-layered and entralling narrative in which the complexities of the sub-contine…

  • Tragedies Volume 2

    Tragedies Volume 2
    av William Shakespeare

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151640

    This volume contains "Romeo and Juliet", "Julius Caesar", "Antony and Cleopatra", "Coriolanus", "Troilus and Cressida" and "Titus Andronicus". Professor Tony Tanner examines Shakespeare's evolution as a tragedian while also providing discussions of…

  • Barnaby Rudge

    Barnaby Rudge
    av Charles Dickens

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152968

    The first of Dickens's historical novels, Barnaby Rudge, written in 1841, is set at the time of the anti-Catholic riots of 1780, with the real Lord George Gordon, leader of the riots, appearing in the book. The characters are caught up in the result…

  • The Rights Of Man And Common Sense

    The Rights Of Man And Common Sense
    av Thomas Paine

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151893

    Tom Paine is celebrated for the part he played in both the American and French Revolutions. Though an Englishman by birth, he reacted violently against the political order of eighteenth-century England and in favour of radical reform. So well though…

  • First Love And Other Stories

    First Love And Other Stories
    av Ivan Turgenev

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151916

    This volume contains two of the world's great love stories - FIRST LOVE, and SPRING TORRENTS, which show Turgenev at his very best. Simple, direct and tender, they record the pains and glories of youthful infatuation in a style which evokes exactly…

  • Uncle Tom's Cabin

    Uncle Tom's Cabin
    av Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152067

    Published in 1851, Harriet Beecher-Stowe's novel rapidly became world-famous and remained so. A didactic and sentimental drama set among the slaves of the American South, Uncle Tom's Cabin is nevertheless a lively and forceful story. It made a major…

  • Last Chronicle Of Barset

    Last Chronicle Of Barset
    av Anthony Trollope

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152081

    The concluding episode in Trollope's magnificent sequence of six Barsetshire novels narrates the trials of Joseph Crawley, the obsessive rector of Hogglestovk, as he struggles to clear his name from accusations of theft.

  • The Mayor Of Casterbridge

    The Mayor Of Casterbridge
    av Thomas Hardy

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151480

    D H Lawrence remarked that Hardy's best novels were about 'the struggle into love and the struggle with love', and THE MAJOR OF CASTLEBRIDGE is no exception. One of the long series of Wessex tales include FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD, it is the story…

  • 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.

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy
    av Sir Walter Scott

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857152104

    A Superb historical novel set in the late seventeenth century, Rob Roy is also an adventure story. In his tragic portrait of Rob Roy MacGregor, he shows the feudal world of the Highlands withering away under the onslaught of new commercial and polit…

  • The Rainbow

    The Rainbow
    av D. H. Lawrence

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151619

    This novel renews the Victorian family saga in a modern setting, tracing the history of the Brangwens through several generations. The book was banned when it first appeared in 1915 for its sensuous immediacy and the frankness with which it explores…

  • The Divine Comedy

    The Divine Comedy
    av Dante Alighieri

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857151831

    This edition prints all three parts of Dante's great poem about the journey of the soul - INFERNO, PURGATORIO and PARADISO - in the recent English translation by Allen Mandelbaum, with an introduction and explanatory notes on each canto by the noted…