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  • Cider With Rosie

    Cider With Rosie
    av Laurie Lee

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099285663

    Cider with Rosie is a wonderfully vivid memoir of childhood in a remote Cotswold village, a village before electricity or cars, a timeless place on the verge of change. Growing up amongst the fields and woods and characters of the place, Laurie Lee…

  • Heat of the Day

    Heat of the Day
    av Elizabeth Bowen

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099276463

    It is wartime London, and the carelessness of people with no future flows through the evening air. Harrison, the British intelligence agent on his trail, wants to bargain, the price for his silence being Stella herself. Caught between two men and un…

  • Woman in Black

    Woman in Black
    av Susan Hill

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099288473

    'Heartstoppingly chilling' Daily ExpressAs The Woman in Black celebrates thirty years on stage, discover the truly terrifying classic English ghost story behind the play. Arthur Kipps, a junior solicitor, is summoned to attend the funeral of Mrs Ali…

  • Woman in Black

    Woman in Black
    av Susan Hill

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099583349

    Discover timeless favourites from The Jungle Book and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to modern classics such as The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

  • Death In The Afternoon

    Death In The Afternoon
    av Ernest Hemingway

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099285021

    If you loved BBC4's Hemingway, rediscover Ernest Hemingway's classic portrait of the pageantry of bullfighting. In Death in the Afternoon, Hemingway shares the sights, the sounds, the excitement, and above all, the knowledge, which fuelled his passi…

  • My Antonia

    My Antonia
    av Willa Cather

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525562870

    This 100th Anniversary Edition of Willa Cather's masterpiece includes the original illustrations by W. T. Benda and a new introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley. In this symphonically powerful and magnificently observed novel, C…

  • My Antonia

    My Antonia
    av Willa Cather

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525562863

    This 100th Anniversary Edition of Willa Cather's masterpiece a new introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley. In this symphonically powerful and magnificently observed novel, Cather created one of the most winning heroines in Ameri…

  • If On A Winter's Night A Traveller

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

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099430896

    A postmodern novel which combines a love and a detective story with a sardonic dissection of the publishing industry in an allegory of reading. Two readers attempt to finish the same book, but are comically and repeatedly frustrated.

  • Darkness Visible

    Darkness Visible
    av William Styron

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099285571

    This is a story of depression a condition that reduced William Styron from a person enjoying life and success as an acclaimed writer, to a man engulfed and menaced by mental anguish.

  • Moveable Feast

    Moveable Feast
    av Ernest Hemingway

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099285045

    Looking back not only at his own much younger self, but also at the other writers who shared Paris with him - James Joyce, Wyndham Lewis, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald - he recalls the time when, poor, happy and writing in cafes, he discovered his voca…

  • Between the Acts

    Between the Acts
    av Virginia Woolf

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099982609

    WITH INTRODUCTIONS BY JACKIE KAY AND LISA JARDINEA village pageant is to take place at Pointz Hall, the country home of the Oliver family for time beyond memory. The past blends with the present and art blends with life in a narrative full of invent…

  • Lost Honour of Katharina Blum

    Lost Honour of Katharina Blum
    av Heinrich Boll

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780749398989

    FROM THE WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE KKatharina Blum is pretty, bright, hard-working and at the centre of a big city scandal when she falls in love with a young radical on the run from the police. Portrayed by the city's leading newspap…

  • Our Man In Havana

    Our Man In Havana
    av Graham Greene

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099286080

    Discover Graham Greene's blackly comic and timely espionage thriller, set amid the vice and squalor of pre-revolutionary Havana. 'British Intelligence being sent up something rotten' Daily Telegraph Wormold is a vacuum cleaner salesman in a city of…

  • Orlando

    Orlando
    av Virginia Woolf

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099478287

    Orlando is a passionate young nobleman whose days are spent in rowdy revelry, filled with the colourful delights of Queen Elizabeth's court. By the close, he will have transformed into a modern, thirty-six-year-old woman and three centuries will hav…

  • Human Factor

    Human Factor
    av Graham Greene

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099288527

    'Graham Greene's beautiful and disturbing novel is filled with tenderness, humour, excitement and doubt' The Times A leak is traced to a small sub-section of the secret service, sparking off the inevitable security checks, tensions and suspicions.

  • Dr Fischer of Geneva

    Dr Fischer of Geneva
    av Graham Greene

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099288497

    'Manages to say more about love, hate, happiness, grief, immortality, greed and the disgustingly rich than most contemporary English novels three times the length' The TimesDoctor Fischer despises the human race.

  • Of Human Bondage

    Of Human Bondage
    av W. Somerset Maugham

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099284963

    A masterpiece of modern literature that mirrors Maugham's own career. Of Human Bondage is the first and most autobiographical of Maugham's novels. After a few months studying in Heidelberg, and a brief spell in Paris as a would-be artist, Philip set…

  • Power and the Glory

    Power and the Glory
    av Graham Greene

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099286097

    During a vicious persecution of the clergy in Mexico, a worldly priest, the 'whisky priest', is on the run. With the police closing in, his routes of escape are being shut off, his chances getting fewer. But compassion and humanity force him along t…

  • Fall of the House of Usher and Other Stories

    Fall of the House of Usher and Other Stories
    av Edgar Allan Poe

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099540830

    This complete collection of all his short stories and novellas contains well-known tales 'The Pit and the Pendulum' and 'The Tell-Tale Heart' alongside hidden gems that both unsettle and enthrall the reader.

  • Kim

    Kim
    av Rudyard Kipling

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099540786

    'No summary can do this marvellous, rich and unforgettable novel anything like justice' Philip PullmanKim is an orphan who earns his living begging on the streets of Lahore.

  • Catch-22

    Catch-22
    av Joseph Heller

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099470465

    SOON TO BE A MAJOR TV SERIES Discover Joseph Heller's hilarious and tragic satire on military madness, and the tale of one man's efforts to survive it. It's the closing months of World War II and Yossarian has never been closer to death.

  • Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Tales

    Call of Cthulhu and Other Weird Tales
    av H.P. Lovecraft

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099528487

    Between these pages you will find things that lurk, things that scurry in the walls, things that move unseen, things that have learnt to walk that ought to crawl, unfathomable blackness, unconquerable evil, inhuman impulses, abnormal bodies, ancient…

  • Complete Short Stories of Saki

    Complete Short Stories of Saki
    av Saki

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784871918

    The buttoned-up world of the British upper classes is exploded by the brilliance, wit and audacity of Saki's bomb-like stories. In 'The Unrest Cure' the ordered home of a respectable country gent is rocked to its core. For punchlines, twists, satire…

  • Moon And Sixpence

    Moon And Sixpence
    av W. Somerset Maugham

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099284765

    Charles Strickland, a conventional stockbroker, abandons his wife and children for Paris and Tahiti, to live his life as a painter. Inspired by the life of Paul Gauguin, The Moon and Sixpence is at once a satiric caricature of Edwardian conventions…

  • Far from the Madding Crowd

    Far from the Madding Crowd
    av Thomas Hardy

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099518976

    'Vital, passionate, spirited - from the moment Bathsheba appears she is beguiling' IndependentWhen Bathsheba Everdean arrives in the small village of Weatherbury she captures the heart of three very different men;

  • Secret History Of The Lord Of Musashi

    Secret History Of The Lord Of Musashi
    av Junichiro Tanizaki

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099283171

    These two short novels, published in the early 1930's ranked high in Tanizaki's own estimation of his work.

  • Bonfire of the Vanities

    Bonfire of the Vanities
    av Tom Wolfe
    (1 recension)

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099541271

    Sherman McCoy is a WASP, bond trader and self-appointed 'Master of the Universe'. He has a fashionable wife, a Park Avenue apartment and a Southern mistress. His spectacular fall begins the moment he is involved in an accident in the Bronx. Prosecut…

  • A Passage to India

    A Passage to India
    av E. M. Forster

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781984899460

    Among the greatest novels of the twentieth century, and the basis for director David Lean's Academy Award-nominated film, A Passage to India turns on a tragic clash of cultures in British India after the turn of the century, at the height of the Ind…

  • Tenth Man

    Tenth Man
    av Graham Greene

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099284147

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY THE AUTHORIn a prison in Occupied France during the Second World War, the order is given that every tenth inmate is to be executed. Destitute but free, Chavel later returns to the house that he sold for his life, where he mus…

  • Lover's Discourse

    Lover's Discourse
    av Roland Barthes

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099437420

    Here, Barthes addresses the language of love, a language of solitude, of mythology, of what he calls an "image repertoire". It is aimed at two groups of readers: those who have been in love, and those who have not. A wide range of examples are inclu…

  • Earthly Powers

    Earthly Powers
    av Anthony Burgess

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099468646

    Don Carlo Campanati is a man of God, a shrewd manipulator who rises through the Vatican to become the architect of church revolution and a candidate for sainthood. In this epic masterpiece, Anthony Burgess plumbs the depths of the essence of power a…

  • Single Man

    Single Man
    av Christopher Isherwood

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099541288

    Isherwood's short, poignant novel is a tender and wistful love story Celebrated as a masterpiece from its first publication, A Single Man is the story of George, an English professor in suburban California left heartbroken after the death of his lov…

  • Mrs Dalloway

    Mrs Dalloway
    av Virginia Woolf

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099470458

    WITH INTRODUCTIONS BY VALENTINE CUNNINGHAM AND CAROL ANN DUFFYIn this vivid portrait of one day in a woman's life, Clarissa Dalloway is preoccupied with the last-minute details of party she is to give that evening.

  • Save Me The Waltz

    Save Me The Waltz
    av Zelda Fitzgerald

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099286554

    This story is the confessional of a famous glamour girl of the affluent 1920s and an aspiring ballerina, which captures the spirit of an era. Written in six weeks while recovering from a period of schizophrenia, this tale parallels the narrative of…

  • Collected Stories

    Collected Stories
    av John Cheever

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099748304

    John Cheever's Collected Stories explores the delicate psychological frameworks of 20th century suburbia. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HANIF KUREISHIThis outstanding collection by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist John Cheever shows the power and range of…

  • Our Ancestors

    Our Ancestors
    av Italo Calvino

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099430865

    Reissue. A triptych of novels in one volume. Viscount Medardo is bisected by a cannonball on the plains of Bohemia; Baron Cosimo, aged 12, retires to the trees for the rest of his days; and Charlemagne's knight, Agiluf, is an empty suit of armour.

  • The Death of Ivan Ilyich

    The Death of Ivan Ilyich
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307951335

    Tolstoy's most famous novella is an intense and moving examination of death and the possibilities of redemption, here in a powerful translation by the award-winning Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Ivan Ilyich is a middle-aged man who has spe…

  • Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf

    Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf
    av Edward Albee

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099285694

    When middle-aged Martha and her husband George are joined by the younger Nick and Honey for late-night drinks after a party, the stage is set for a night of drunken recriminations and revelations. Battle-lines are drawn as Martha and George drag the…

  • In Patagonia

    In Patagonia
    av Bruce Chatwin

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099769514

    Beautifully written and full of wonderful descriptions and intriguing tales, In Patagonia is an account of Bruce Chatwin's travels to a remote country in search of a strange beast and his encounters with the people whose fascinating stories delay hi…

  • Planet of the Apes

    Planet of the Apes
    av Pierre Boulle

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099529040

    In a spaceship that can travel at the speed of light, Ulysse, a journalist, sets off from Earth for the nearest solar system. Captured and sent to a research facility, Ulysse must convince the apes of their mutual origins.

  • Mr Palomar

    Mr Palomar
    av Italo Calvino

    Pocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099430872

    Mr Palomar is a delightful eccentric whose chief activity is looking at things. Whether contemplating a fine cheese, a hungry gecko, a woman sunbathing topless or a flight of migrant starlings, Mr Palomar's observations render the world afresh.

  • Soldier's Pay

    Soldier's Pay
    av William Faulkner

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099282822

    A group of soldiers travel by train across the United States in the aftermath of the First World War. Moved by his condition, a few civilian fellow travellers decided to see him home to Georgia, to a family who believed him dead, and a fiancee who g…

  • Songlines

    Songlines
    av Bruce Chatwin

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099769910

    Bruce Chatwin provides a fascinating background to indigenous Australian life. The songlines are the invisible pathways that criss-cross Australia, tracks connecting communities and following ancient boundaries.

  • Selected Poems of Langston Hughes

    Selected Poems of Langston Hughes
    av Langston Hughes

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679728184

    With the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues, in 1926, Langston Hughes electrified readers and launched a renaissance in black writing in America. The poems Hughes wrote celebrated the experience of invisible men and women: of sl…

  • Forty Stories

    Forty Stories
    av Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

    Pocket - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679733751

  • Gun for Sale

    Gun for Sale
    av Graham Greene

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099286141

    Raven is a ruthless assassin, a hired killer, whose cold-blooded murder of the Minister for War will have violent repercussions across Europe.

  • The Beautiful and Damned

    The Beautiful and Damned
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307476357

    F. Scott Fitzgerald's second novel, which brilliantly satirizes a doomed and glamorous marriage, anticipated the master stroke--The Great Gatsby--that would follow, and marks a key moment in the writer's career. Would-be Jazz Age aristocrats Anthony…

  • Razor's Edge

    Razor's Edge
    av W. Somerset Maugham

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099284864

    The progress of this spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brillant characters - his fiancee Isabel, whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and Elliot Templeton, her uncle, a classic expatriate America…

  • Magician

    Magician
    av W. Somerset Maugham

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099289005

    Set in the bohemian cafe society of Paris at the turn of the nineteenth century, Maugham's exploration of hypnotism and the occult was inspired by the sinister black magician Aleister Crowley.

  • Collected Poems of Langston Hughes

    Collected Poems of Langston Hughes
    av Langston Hughes

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780679764083

    "The ultimate book for both the dabbler and serious scholar--. [Hughes] is sumptuous and sharp, playful and sparse, grounded in an earthy music--. This book is a glorious revelation."--Boston Globe Spanning five decades and comprising 868 poems (nea…

  • Writer's Notebook

    Writer's Notebook
    av W. Somerset Maugham

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099286820

    From 1892, when he was eighteen, until 1949, when this book was first published, Somerset Maugham kept a notebook. It is without doubt one of his most important works. Part autobiographical, part confessional, packed with observations, confidences,…

  • Castle Of Crossed Destinies

    Castle Of Crossed Destinies
    av Italo Calvino

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099268055

    A group of travellers chance to meet, first in a castle, then a tavern. Their powers of speech are magically taken from them and instead they have only tarot cards with which to tell their stories. What follows is an exquisite interlinking of narrat…