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  • War and Peace

    War and Peace
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260629

    War and Peace is a vast epic centred on Napoleon's war with Russia. While it expresses Tolstoy's view that history is an inexorable process which man cannot influence, he peoples his great novel with a cast of over five hundred characters. Three of…

  • Anna Karenina

    Anna Karenina
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853262715

    Translated by Louise and Aylmer Maude. Introduction and Notes by E.B. Greenwood, University of Kent. Anna Karenina is one of the most loved and memorable heroines of literature. Her overwhelming charm dominates a novel of unparalleled richness and d…

  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby
    av F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Pocket - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260414

    Generally considered to be F. Scott Fitzgerald's finest novel, The Great Gatsby is a consummate summary of the "roaring twenties", and a devastating expose of the "Jazz Age". Through the narration of Nick Carraway, the reader is taken into the super…

  • Ulysses

    Ulysses
    av James Joyce

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840226355

    With a new Introduction by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. James Joyce's astonishing masterpiece, Ulysses, tells of the diverse events which befall Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus in Dublin on 16 June 1904, durin…

  • Don Quixote

    Don Quixote
    av Miguel de Cervantes

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260360

    Translated by P. A. Motteux With an Introduction and Notes by Stephen Boyd, University College, Cork Cervantes’ tale of the deranged gentleman who turns knight-errant, tilts at windmills and battles with sheep in the service of the lady of his…

  • Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment
    av Fyodor Dostoevsky
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840224306

    Translated by Constance Garnett with an Introduction and Notes by Dr Keith Carabine, University of Kent at Canterbury. Crime and Punishment is one of the greatest and most readable novels ever written. From the beginning we are locked into the frenz…

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Picture of Dorian Gray
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260155

    With an Introduction and Notes by John M.L. Drew, University of Buckingham. Wilde's only novel, first published in 1890, is a brilliantly designed puzzle, intended to tease conventional minds with its exploration of the myriad interrelationships bet…

  • A Tale of Two Cities

    A Tale of Two Cities
    av Charles Dickens

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260391

    A Tale of Two Cities (1859), Dickens’ greatest historical novel, traces the private lives of a group of people caught up in the cataclysm of the French Revolution and the Terror. Dickens based his historical detail on Carlyle’s great wor…

  • The Idiot

    The Idiot
    av Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853261756

    Translated by Constance Garnett, with an Introduction and Notes by Agnes Cardinal, Honorary Senior Lecturer in Comparative Literature at the University of Kent. Prince Myshkin returns to Russia from an asylum in Switzerland. As he becomes embroiled…

  • Notes From Underground & Other Stories

    Notes From Underground & Other Stories
    av Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840225778

    With an Introduction and Notes by David Rampton, Department of English, University of Ottowa. Notes from Underground and Other Stories is a comprehensive collection of Dostoevsky’s short fiction. Many of these stories, like his great novels, r…

  • Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260001

    Introduction and Notes by Dr Ian Littlewood, University of Sussex. Pride and Prejudice, which opens with one of the most famous sentences in English Literature, is an ironic novel of manners. In it the garrulous and empty-headed Mrs Bennet has only…

  • The Complete Father Brown Stories

    The Complete Father Brown Stories
    av G.K. Chesterton

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260032

    With an Introduction by David Stuart Davies. Father Brown, one of the most quirkily genial and lovable characters to emerge from English detective fiction, first made his appearance in The Innocence of Father Brown in 1911. That first collection of…

  • The Mysterious Island

    The Mysterious Island
    av Jules Verne

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840226249

    With an Introduction by Alex Dolby. Translation by W.H.G. Kingston.Jules Verne (1828-1905) is internationally famous as the author of a distinctive series of adventure stories describing new travel technologies which opened up the world and provided…

  • Room of One's OwnThe Voyage Out

    Room of One's OwnThe Voyage Out
    av Virginia Woolf

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840226799

    A Room of One's Own has become a classic feminist essay; The Voyage Out is highly significant as her first novel.

  • The Karamazov Brothers

    The Karamazov Brothers
    av Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840221862

    Translated by Constance Garnett, with an Introduction by A. D. P. Briggs. As Fyodor Karamazov awaits an amorous encounter, he is violently done to death. The three sons of the old debauchee are forced to confront their own guilt or complicity. Who w…

  • The Age of Innocence

    The Age of Innocence
    av Edith Wharton

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853262104

    Engaged to the docile May Welland, Newland Archer falls madly in love with the nonconformist Countess Olenska, an older woman with a reputation, but his allegiance to the social code of their set makes their love an impossibility

  • Heart of Darkness

    Heart of Darkness
    av Joseph Conrad

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853262401

    Introduction and Notes by Gene M. Moore, Universiteit van Amsterdam. Generally regarded as the pre-eminent work of Conrad's shorter fiction, Heart of Darkness is a chilling tale of horror which, as the author intended, is capable of many interpretat…

  • Great Expectations

    Great Expectations
    av Charles Dickens

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260049

    Considered by many to be Dickens' finest novel, Great Expectations traces the growth of the book's narrator, Philip Pirrip (Pip), from a boy of shallow dreams to a man with depth of character. From its famous dramatic opening on the bleak Kentish ma…

  • Down and Out in Paris and London & The Road to Wigan Pier

    Down and Out in Paris and London & The Road to Wigan Pier
    av George Orwell

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840228045

    George Orwell is a difficult author to summarize. He was a would-be revolutionary who went to Eton, a political writer who abhorred dogma, a socialist who thrived on his image as a loner, and a member of the Imperial Indian Police who chronicled the…

  • Villette

    Villette
    av Charlotte Bronte

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260728

    With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Sally Minogue, Department of English, Canterbury Christ Church University College. Based on Charlotte Brontë's personal experience as a teacher in Brussels, Villette is a moving tale of repressed feelings and sub…

  • Call of the Wild & White Fang

    Call of the Wild & White Fang
    av Jack London

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260261

    With an Introduction and Notes by Lionel Kelly, University of Reading. The Call of the Wild (1903) and White Fang (1906) are world famous animal stories. Set in Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 1890s, The Call of the Wild is about Bu…

  • The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

    The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
    av Victor Hugo

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260681

    With an Introduction and Notes by Keith Wren, University of Kent at Canterbury. Translation by James Carroll Beckwirth (1899). Set in 1482, Victor Hugo’s powerful novel of ‘imagination, caprice and fantasy’ is a meditation on love,…

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles & The Valley of Fear

    The Hound of the Baskervilles & The Valley of Fear
    av Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840224009

    With an Introduction by David Stuart Davies. The Hound of the Baskervilles is the classic detective chiller. It features the world's greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes, in his most challenging case. The Baskerville family is haunted by a phantom be…

  • A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four

    A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four
    av Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840224115

    With an Introduction by David Stuart Davies. 'Doctor Watson, Mr Sherlock Holmes' - The most famous introduction in the history of crime fiction takes place in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's A Study in Scarlet, bringing together Sherlock Holmes, the master…

  • Dracula

    Dracula
    av Bram Stoker

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260865

    Introduction and Notes by Dr David Rogers, Kingston University. 'There he lay looking as if youth had been half-renewed, for the white hair and moustache were changed to dark iron-grey, the cheeks were fuller, and the white skin seemed ruby-red unde…

  • The Island of Doctor Moreau and Other Stories

    The Island of Doctor Moreau and Other Stories
    av H.G. Wells

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840227406

    With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Emily Alder, Lecturer in Literature and Culture at Edinburgh Napier University 'Each time I dip a living creature into the bath of burning pain, I say: this time I will burn out all the animal, this time I will m…

  • Emma

    Emma
    av Jane Austen

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260285

    With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Nicola Bradbury, University of Reading. Jane Austen teased readers with the idea of a 'heroine whom no one but myself will much like', but Emma is irresistible. 'Handsome, clever, and rich', Emma is also an 'imag…

  • Moby Dick

    Moby Dick
    av Herman Melville

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260087

    With an Introduction and Notes by David Herd, Lecturer in English and American Literature at the University of Kent at Canterbury and co-editor of ‘Poetry Review’. Moby Dick is the story of Captain Ahab’s quest to avenge the whale…

  • Bleak House

    Bleak House
    av Charles Dickens

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260827

    With an Introduction and Notes by Doreen Roberts, University of Kent at Canterbury. Illustrations by Hablot K. Browne (Phiz). Bleak House is one of Dickens' finest achievements, establishing his reputation as a serious and mature novelist, as well a…

  • The Scarlet Letter

    The Scarlet Letter
    av Nathaniel Hawthorne

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260292

    Introduction and Notes by Henry Claridge, Senior Lecturer, School of English, University of Kent at Canterbury. This is a troubling story of crime, sin, guilt, punishment and expiation, set in the rigid moral climate of 17th-century New England. The…

  • The Essential Kafka

    The Essential Kafka
    av Franz Kafka

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840227260

    Like George Orwell, Franz Kafka has given his name to a world of nightmare, but in Kafka’s world, it is never completely clear just what the nightmare is. The Trial, where the rules are hidden from even the highest officials, and if there is a…

  • Middlemarch

    Middlemarch
    av George Eliot

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853262371

    Introduction and Notes by Doreen Roberts, Rutherford College, University of Kent at Canterbury. Middlemarch is a complex tale of idealism, disillusion, profligacy, loyalty and frustrated love. This penetrating analysis of the life of an English prov…

  • Devils

    Devils
    av Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840220995

    Translated by Constance Garnett with an Introduction by A.D.P. Briggs. In 1869 a young Russian was strangled, shot through the head and thrown into a pond. His crime? A wish to leave a small group of violent revolutionaries, from which he had become…

  • The Count of Monte Cristo

    The Count of Monte Cristo
    av Alexandre Dumas

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853267338

    With an Introduction and Notes by Keith Wren, University of Kent at Canterbury. The story of Edmund Dantes, self-styled Count of Monte Cristo, is told with consummate skill. The victim of a miscarriage of justice, Dantes is fired by a desire for ret…

  • The Three Musketeers

    The Three Musketeers
    av Alexandre Dumas

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260407

    With an Introduction and Notes by Keith Wren. University of Kent at Canterbury. One of the most celebrated and popular historical romances ever written, The Three Musketeers tells the story of the early adventures of the young Gascon gentleman, D'Ar…

  • Dead Souls

    Dead Souls
    av Nikolai Gogol

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840226379

    With an Introduction by Anthony Briggs. Translated by Isabel F. Hapgood. Russia in the 1840s. There is a stranger in town, and he is behaving oddly. The unctuous Pavel Chichikov goes around the local estates buying up 'dead souls'. These are the pap…

  • The Complete Mapp & Lucia

    The Complete Mapp & Lucia
    av E.F. Benson

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840226737

    With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Keith Carabine, University of Kent at Canterbury. Lucia is one of the great comic characters in English literature. Outrageously pretentious, hypocritical and snobbish, Queen Lucia, ‘as by right divine̵…

  • North and South

    North and South
    av Elizabeth Gaskell

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260933

    With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Patsy Stoneman, University of Hull. Set in the mid-19th century, and written from the author's first-hand experience, North and South follows the story of the heroine's movement from the tranquil but moribund way…

  • Frankenstein

    Frankenstein
    av Mary Shelley

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260230

    Frankenstein is the classic gothic horror novel which has thrilled and engrossed readers for two centuries. Written by Mary Shelley, it is a story which she intended would ‘curdle the blood and quicken the beatings of the heart.’ The tal…

  • Under the Greenwood Tree

    Under the Greenwood Tree
    av Thomas Hardy

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853262272

    With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Claire Seymour, University of Kent at Canterbury. Under the Greenwood Tree is Hardy's most bright, confident and optimistic novel. This delightful portrayal of a picturesque rural society, tinged with gentle humo…

  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

    Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260612

    With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Tim Middleton, Head of English Studies, University of Ripon and York. In seeking to discover his inner self, the brilliant Dr Jekyll discovers a monster. First published to critical acclaim in 1886, this mesmeris…

  • To the Lighthouse

    To the Lighthouse
    av Virginia Woolf

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260919

    With an Introduction and Notes by Dr Nicola Bradbury, University of Reading. This simple and haunting story captures the transcience of life and its surrounding emotions. To the Lighthouse is the most autobiographical of Virginia Woolf's novels. It…

  • Finnegans Wake

    Finnegans Wake
    av James Joyce

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840226614

    Finnegans Wake is the book of Here Comes Everybody and Anna Livia Plurabelle and their family - their book, but in a curious way the book of us all as well as all our books. Joyce's last great work, it is not comprised of many borrowed styles, like…

  • The Moonstone

    The Moonstone
    av Wilkie Collins

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260445

    Introduction and Notes by David Blair, Rutherford College, University of Kent. The Moonstone, a priceless Indian diamond which had been brought to England as spoils of war, is given to Rachel Verrinder on her eighteenth birthday. That very night, th…

  • The Pickwick Papers

    The Pickwick Papers
    av Charles Dickens

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260520

    With an Introduction and Notes by David Ellis, University of Kent at Canterbury. With Illustrations by R.Seymour, R.W. Buss and Hablot K. Browne (Phiz). The Pickwick Papers is Dickens' first novel and widely regarded as one of the major classics of…

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey
    av Homer

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260254

    With an Introduction and Notes by Adam Roberts, Royal Holloway, University of London. Homer's great epic describes the many adventures of Odysseus, Greek warrior, as he strives over many years to return to his home island of Ithaca after the Trojan…

  • Macbeth

    Macbeth
    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260353

    Edited, introduced and annotated by Cedric Watts, M.A., Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of English, University of Sussex. Shakespeare’s Macbeth is one of the greatest tragic dramas the world has known. Macbeth himself, a brave warrior, is fatally im…

  • Madame Bovary

    Madame Bovary
    av Gustave Flaubert

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260780

    With an Introduction by Roger Clark, University of Kent at Canterbury. Translation by Eleanor Marx-Aveling. Castigated for offending against public decency, Madame Bovary has rarely failed to cause a storm. For Flaubert's contemporaries, the fascina…

  • Gulliver's Travels

    Gulliver's Travels
    av Jonathan Swift

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853260278

    With an Introduction and Notes by Doreen Roberts, Rutherford College, University of Kent at Canterbury. Jonathan Swift's classic satirical narrative was first published in 1726, seven years after Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (one of its few rivals in fam…

  • The Way We Live Now

    The Way We Live Now
    av Anthony Trollope

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853262555

    With an Introduction and Notes by Peter Merchant. Canterbury Christ Church College. The tough-mindedness of the social satire in and its air of palpable integrity give this novel a special place in Anthony Trollope's Literary career. Trollope paints…