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  • Little Women

    Little Women

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495877

    Beautifully illustrated by Ella Bailey, this new edition includes some extra material for young readers. The four March sisters - Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - live in financial hardship in New England with their mother, while their father has been drafte…

  • Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493699

    The pride of high-ranking Mr Darcy and the prejudice of middle-class Elizabeth Bennet conduct an absorbing dance through the rigid social hierarchies of early-nineteenth-century England, with the passion of the two unlikely lovers growing as their u…

  • The Master and Margarita: New Translation

    The Master and Margarita: New Translation
    av Mikhail Bulgakov

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497826

    Russia’s literary world is shaken to its foundations when a mysterious gentleman – a professor of black magic – arrives in Moscow, accompanied by a bizarre retinue of servants. It soon becomes clear that he is the Devil himself, co…

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Picture of Dorian Gray
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493729

    Dorian Gray is having his picture painted by Basil Hallward, who is charmed by his looks. But when Sir Henry Wotton visits and seduces Dorian into the worship of youthful beauty with an intoxicating speech, Dorian makes a wish he will live to regret…

  • Frankenstein

    Frankenstein
    av Mary Shelley

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493507

    Since it was first published in 1818, Mary Shelley's seminal novel has generated countless print, stage and screen adaptations, but none has ever matched the power and philosophical resonance of the original. Composed as part of a challenge with Byr…

  • Mrs Dalloway

    Mrs Dalloway
    av Virginia Woolf

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847494009

    As Mrs Dalloway works on the preparations for a dinner party, her thoughts throughout the day wander from memories of the past to interrogations about the present and lead her to assess the choices she has made in life and love. Her monologue interw…

  • Tales of Horror

    Tales of Horror
    av Edgar Allan Poe

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496096

    A murderer is forced to reveal his crime by the sound of a beating heart, a mysterious figure wreaks havoc among a party of noblemen during the time of the plague, a grieving lover awakens to find himself clutching a box of his beloved blood-stained…

  • Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Stories

    Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Stories
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493781

    One of Stevenson's most famous and enduringly popular works, the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde describes the mysterious relationship between a respectable and affable doctor and his brutal associate. Set in the grimy streets of Victorian Lon…

  • Anna Karenina: New Translation

    Anna Karenina: New Translation
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493682

    Leo Tolstoy’s most personal novel, Anna Karenina scrutinizes fundamental ethical and theological questions through the tragic story of its eponymous heroine. Anna is desperately pursuing a good, “moral” life, standing for honesty a…

  • Emma

    Emma
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847494139

    Emma is considered by many readers to be Jane Austen's crowning achievement, a timeless comedy of manners that lays bare the limits on women's autonomy in Regency England. The disparity between Emma Woodhouse's self-confidence and self-knowledge, an…

  • Wuthering Heights

    Wuthering Heights
    av Emily Bronte

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493217

    The tale of Heathcliff and Cathy's ungovernable love and suffering, and the havoc that their passion wreaks on the families of the Earnshaws and the Lintons, shocked the book's first readers, with even Emily's sister Charlotte wondering whether it i…

  • The Scarlet Letter

    The Scarlet Letter
    av Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847494214

    Having been found guilty of adultery, Hester Prynne is forced to wear an embroidered scarlet letter A as a punishment for her sin. While her vengeful husband embarks on a quest to discover the identity of her lover, she is left to face the consequen…

  • Jane Eyre

    Jane Eyre
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493736

    A novel of high romance and great intensity, Jane Eyre has enjoyed popular success and critical acclaim ever since its first publication in 1847. Jane's journey from a troubled childhood to independence - and her turbulent love affair with the enigm…

  • 1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four

    1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four
    av George Orwell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498571

    Ravaged by years of war and civil conflict, Britain has changed its name to Airstrip One and become part of Oceania – one of the three totalitarian blocks dominating the world – ruled by a mysterious leader called Big Brother who keeps t…

  • Animal Farm

    Animal Farm
    av George Orwell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498588

    Under the feckless husbandry of Mr Jones, the Manor Farm has fallen into disrepair. Pushed into hardship, the animals decide to stage a revolt, and, led by two young pigs, Snowball and Napoleon, they overthrow Mr Jones and drive him away from the fa…

  • We: New translation

    We: New translation
    av Yevgeny Zamyatin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496768

    We takes place in a distant future, where humans are forced to submit their wills to the requirements of the state, under the rule of the all-powerful Benefactor, and dreams are regarded as a sign of mental illness. In a city of straight lines, prot…

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    av Mark Twain

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496027

    Widely considered one of the greatest American novels, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn tells the story of Huck Finn and his companion, the slave Jim, as they journey down the Mississippi river after running away from Huck’s alcoholic father and…

  • The Waves

    The Waves
    av Virginia Woolf

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497819

    Through a series of connected monologues, The Waves tells the story of six very different friends – Bernard, Louis, Neville, Jinny, Susan and Rhoda – as they progress from childhood to middle age. Interspersed with evocative descriptions…

  • The Time Machine

    The Time Machine
    av H.G. Wells

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496270

    A Victorian scientist and inventor creates a machine for propelling himself through time, and voyages to the year AD 802701, where he discovers a race of humanoids called the Eloi. Their gently indolent way of life, set in a decaying cityscape, lead…

  • The Trial

    The Trial
    av Franz Kafka

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497192

    On his thirtieth birthday, the bank clerk Josef K. is suddenly arrested by mysterious agents for an unspecified crime. He is told that he will be set free, but must make regular appearances at a court in the attic of a tenement building while his tr…

  • To the Lighthouse

    To the Lighthouse
    av Virginia Woolf

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496577

    When Mrs Ramsay tells her guests at her summer house on the Isle of Skye that they will be able to visit the nearby lighthouse the following day, little does she know that this trip will only be completed ten years later by her husband, and that a g…

  • A Young Doctor's Notebook: New Translation

    A Young Doctor's Notebook: New Translation
    av Mikhail Bulgakov

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847492869

    In this collection of short stories, drawing heavily from the author's own experiences as a medical graduate on the eve of the Russian Revolution, Bulgakov describes a young doctor's turbulent and often brutal introduction to his practice in the bac…

  • Utopia

    Utopia
    av Thomas More

    Häftad - 2017 - Latin - ISBN: 9781847496256

    In Thomas More's hugely influential Utopia, a traveller recounts his discovery of an island nation in which the inhabitants enjoy unprecedented social cohesion and justice. The book imagines a community in which laws, personal relations and professi…

  • The Idiot: New Translation

    The Idiot: New Translation
    av Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493439

    After spending several years in a sanatorium recovering from an illness that caused him to lose his memory and ability to reason, Prince Myshkin arrives in St Petersburg and is at once confronted with the stark realities of life in the Russian capit…

  • The Beautiful and Damned

    The Beautiful and Damned
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497390

    The heir to his grandfather's considerable fortune, Anthony Patch is led astray from the path to gainful employment by the temptations of the 1920s Jazz Age. His descent into dissolution and profligacy is accelerated by his marriage to the attractiv…

  • The Beautiful and Damned

    The Beautiful and Damned
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847492128

    The heir to his grandfather's considerable fortune, Anthony Patch is led astray from the path to gainful employment by the temptations and distractions of the 1920s Jazz Age. His descent into dissolution and profligacy is accelerated by his marriage…

  • Journey to the End of the Night

    Journey to the End of the Night
    av Louis-Ferdinand Celine

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847492401

    First published in 1932, Journey to the End of the Night was immediately acclaimed as a masterpiece and a turning point in French literature. Told in the first person by Celine's fictional alter ego Bardamu, the novel is loosely based on the author'…

  • Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind
    av Margaret Mitchell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498601

    The pampered daughter of a wealthy Georgian plantation owner of Irish descent, sixteen-year-old Scarlett O’Hara soon realizes that young men can’t resist her charms, despite her forthright manners and her refusal to embrace her mother…

  • A Room of One's Own

    A Room of One's Own
    av Virginia Woolf

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497888

    Based on lectures given at Cambridge colleges and first published by the Hogarth Press in 1929, A Room of One’s Own is an extended essay about the predicament of female writers and a stirring call for autonomy and recognition. As well as settl…

  • The Prophet

    The Prophet
    av Kahlil Gibran

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498274

    Having lived in the city of Orphalese for twelve years, the revered Prophet is about to board a ship taking him back to the isle of his birth. Before he departs, a group of people gather round and ask him to share his wisdom. Written as a collection…

  • Arsène Lupin vs Sherlock Holmes

    Arsène Lupin vs Sherlock Holmes
    av Maurice Leblanc

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495617

    A battle of wits between the nimblest French thief and the shrewdest British detective This volume contains two adventures which pit the gentleman thief Arsène Lupin against Sherlock Holmes, the world’s most famous detective. In ‘The Blo…

  • A Calendar of  Wisdom

    A Calendar of Wisdom
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495631

    Over the last fifteen years of his life, Tolstoy collected and published the maxims of some of the world’s greatest masters of philosophy, religion and literature, adding his own contributions to various questions that preoccupied him in old a…

  • The Prince

    The Prince
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493231

    At the end of an industrious political career in conflictriven Italy, the Florentine diplomat Niccolo Machiavelli composed his masterpiece The Prince, a classic study of power and politics, and a manual of ruthlessness for any ambitious ruler. Contr…

  • This Side of Paradise

    This Side of Paradise
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847492227

    This Side of Paradise charts the life of Amory Blaine, an ambitious young man loosely based on Fitzgerald himself, as he moves from his well-heeled Midwest home to study at Princeton and then starts frequenting the circles of high society as an aspi…

  • Treasure Island

    Treasure Island
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847494863

    One of the best-loved adventure stories ever written, Treas ure Island's timeless tale of pirates, lost treasure maps, mutiny and derring-do has appealed to generations of readers ever since Robert Louis Stevenson penned it in 1881 with the claim: I…

  • Finnegans Wake

    Finnegans Wake
    av James Joyce

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498007

    As he was finishing Finnegans Wake, Joyce proclaimed, “I have discovered I can do anything with language I want.” Indeed, with his last book, which took him seventeen years to write, Joyce takes literary modernism to new territories by h…

  • Ulysses

    Ulysses
    av James Joyce

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497765

    This third edition, newly revised and updated, includes comprehensive and all-new annotations (over 9,000 notes) by Joyce scholar Sam Slote, Trinity College, Dublin, and Marc A. Mamigonian and John Turner. A lively repository of literary allusion an…

  • A Dog's Heart

    A Dog's Heart
    av Mikhail Bulgakov

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847495686

    "There is absolutely no necessity to learn how to read; meat smells a mile off, anyway. Nevertheless, if you live in Moscow and have a brain in your head, you'll pick up reading willy-nilly, and without attending any courses. Out of the forty thousa…

  • After-Supper Ghost Stories

    After-Supper Ghost Stories
    av Jerome K. Jerome

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496225

    As they relax after dinner on Christmas Eve, the members of a family and their guests turn to telling ghost stories. These ghoulish accounts range from the melancholy to the macabre, and get increasingly bizarre as the ghosts leap out of the tales a…

  • Tender is the Night

    Tender is the Night
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497383

    While holidaying at a villa on the French Riviera, Dick and Nicole Diver, a wealthy American couple, meet the young film star Rosemary Hoyt. Her arrival causes a stir in their social circle and exposes the cracks in their fragile marriage. As their…

  • Tender is the Night

    Tender is the Night
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847492593

    While holidaying at a villa on the French Riviera, Dick and Nicole Diver, a wealthy American couple, meet the young film star Rosemary Hoyt. Her arrival causes a stir in their social circle and exposes the cracks in their fragile marriage. As their…

  • The Last of the Mohicans

    The Last of the Mohicans
    av James Fenimore Cooper

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498069

    After doubts are raised concerning the trustworthiness of Magua, Cora and Alice Munro’s Native American guide, the warrior slips away into the wilderness, and the vulnerable sisters turn to the scout Hawk-eye and the Mohicans Chingachgook and…

  • Micromegas

    Micromegas
    av Voltaire

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493798

    Micromegas is a six-hundred-and-fifty-year-old, thirty-nine-kilometre-high giant from the planet Sirius who can speak a thousand languages and has been expelled from his homeland for writing a heretical tract. On Saturn he befriends the local secret…

  • The Sandman

    The Sandman
    av E.T.A. Hoffmann

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847498755

    Nathanael remains haunted by his childhood fear that the lawyer Coppelius, a strange night-time visitor who used to come to his house to conduct alchemical experiments with his father – the latter dying as a consequence of one of these session…

  • Moby Dick

    Moby Dick
    av Herman Melville

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496447

    When the young Ishmael gets on board Captain Ahab’s whaling ship, little does he suspect that the mission on which he is about to embark is the fulfilment of his master’s obsessive desire for revenge on Moby Dick, a white whale who has a…

  • Notes from Underground

    Notes from Underground
    av Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493743

    The unnamed narrator of the novel, a former government official, has decided to retire from the world and lead a life of inactivity and contemplation. His fiercely bitter, cynical and witty monologue ranges from general observations and philosophica…

  • Exercises in Style

    Exercises in Style
    av Raymond Queneau

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847492418

    On a crowded bus at midday, the narrator observes one man accusing another of jostling him deliberately. When a seat is vacated, the first man takes it. Later, in another part of town, the man is spotted again, while being advised by a friend to hav…

  • The War of the Worlds

    The War of the Worlds
    av H.G. Wells

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496461

    When an army of invading Martians lands in England, panic and terror seize the population. As the aliens traverse the country in huge three-legged machines, incinerating all in their path with a heat ray and spreading noxious toxic gases, the people…

  • Boris Godunov and Little Tragedies

    Boris Godunov and Little Tragedies
    av Alexander Pushkin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847496911

    A drama of ambition, murder, remorse and retribution, Boris Godunov charts the decline of a Russian statesman, whose dynastic aims were foiled by a guilty past and an audacious upstart. Based on history and inspired by Shakespeare, Alexander Pushkin…

  • The Intelligent Woman's Guide

    The Intelligent Woman's Guide
    av Bernard Shaw

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493330

    The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism, Capitalism, Sovietism, and Fascism As a lifelong socialist, Shaw believed that economic inequality was a poison destroying every aspect of human life, perverting family affections and the relations between…

  • On the Origin of Species

    On the Origin of Species
    av Charles Darwin

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847497840

    When the young naturalist Darwin set sail on a round-the-world expedition at the end of 1831, it was only with a vague notion that the relationships between all life forms, both present and extinct, were more complex than the Christian version of th…

  • The Ladies' Paradise

    The Ladies' Paradise
    av Emile Zola

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847493132

    Encapsulating in luxurious detail the phenomenon of consumer society - obsessed with image, fashion and instant gratification - Ladies' Delight vividly depicts the workings of a new commercial entity, the department store. The novel centres around t…