intended by Samuel Beckett to form the 'recessional' or end-piece of his early collection of interrelated stories, this title situates the work in terms of its biographical context, its intertextual...
Tony Webster and his clique first met Adrian Finn at school. Sex-hungry and book-hungry, they would navigate the girl-less sixth form together, trading in affectations, in-jokes, rumour and wit. May...
In the sprawling flatlands of Florida, 28-year-old Miles is photographing the last lingering traces of families who have abandoned their houses due to debt or foreclosure. Miles is haunted by...
With an autobiographical Afterword by the author, "The Price of Salt" is now recognized as a masterwork, the scandalous novel that anticipated Nabokov's "Lolita."
Set in Istanbul, this title tells the story of Kemal, the son of one of Istanbul's richest families, and of his obsessive love for a poor and distant relation, the...
Ford Madox Ford
The Great War changes everything. In this tale, spanning over a decade, war turns the world of privileged, English aristocrat Christopher Tietjens upside down. It forces him to question everything...
This is a reprint of the enormously popular 1957 edition of Copland's guide to music.
Homer; Stephen Mitchell
THE ODYSSEY, which tells of Odysseus's long voyage home after the battle of Troy, is one of the defining masterpieces of Western literature. Populated by one-eyed...
F. Scott Fitzgerald; Julian Evans;...
In an early series of journalistic pieces for an American magazine, Motor, F. Scott Fitzgerald described a journey he took with his wife Zelda from Connecticut to Alabama in a...
R. M. Ballantyne; John Boyne
Adventure and peril abound in R.M. Ballantyne's classic tale of shipwreck and survival. A classic tale for all ages, with a foreword by John Boyne, author of The Boy in...
George MacDonald; Joseph Delaney
Perfect for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and J.K. Rowling, The Princess and the Goblin is a magical adventure story full of princesses and monsters, secret towers, dungeons and...
E. Nesbit; Julia Donaldson
Experience wonderful adventures in the company of Dora, Oswald, Dicky, Alice, Noel and H.O. as they plot to restore their father's fortune through any means possible. An enchanting classic for...
Mervyn Peake; Maeve Gilmore
Peake's Progress is a selection of Mervyn Peake's work, compiled by his widow, Maeve Gilmore, from every period of his work as writer and draughtsman. It contains a remarkable work...
Antal Szerb; Len Rix
A collection of Szerb's shorter fiction, which superbly demonstrates his development from young idealist to mature ironist
Victor Hugo; Christine Donougher
Tells the tale of injustice, heroism and love that follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict determined to put his criminal past behind him. But his attempts to...
Jose Saramago; Margaret Jull Costa
After Adam and Eve have been cast out of Eden, Eve decides to go back and ask the angel guarding the gate if he can give her some of the...
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