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Brodie’s Report
At the age of seventy, after a gap of twenty years, Jorge Luis Borges returned to writing short stories. In Brodie's Report and In Praise of Darkness... Les mer
Ulysses
Literature, as Joyce tells us through the character of Stephen Dedalus, 'is the eternal affirmation of the spirit of man'. Written over a... Les mer
Mysteries of Small Houses: Poems
Alice Notley vividly reconstructs the mysteries, longings, and emotions of her past in this brilliant new collection of poems that charts her growth... Les mer
The Letters Of Vincent van Gogh
A new selection of Vincent Van Gough's letters, based on an entirely new translation, revealing his religious struggles, his fascination with the... Les mer
Lady Windermere’s Fan
Beautiful, aristocratic, an adored wife and young mother, Lady Windermere is 'a fascinating puritan' whose severe moral code leads her to the brink... Les mer
If Beale Street Could Talk
We are in Harlem, the black soul of New York City, in the era of Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles. The narrator of Baldwin's novel is Tish nineteen,... Les mer
Red Sorghum: A Novel of China
The acclaimed novel of love and resistance during late 1930s China by Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature Spanning three... Les mer
Complete Plays
Collected in this volume are powerful dramas and psychological fiction by the nineteenth-century iconoclast now recognized as a major figure of world... Les mer
The Voyage Out
Virginia Woolf's first novel, The Voyage Out, opens with a party of English people aboard the Euphrosyne bound for South America. Among them is... Les mer
Modernism
Some of the innovative writers included are Apollinaire, Brecht, Joyce, Kafka, Strindberg and Yeats. The contributors examine the ideas, groupings... Les mer
Manon Lescaut
When the young Chevalier des Grieux first sets eyes on the exquisitely beautiful and charming Manon Lescaut they fall passionately in love. But his... Les mer
The Fire Next Time
Since it was first published, this famous study of the Black Problem in America has become a classic. Powerful, haunting and prophetic, it sounds a... Les mer
Three Lives
First published in 1909, Three Lives marks the beginning of an era of bold experimentation with literary form and language that has continued... Les mer
The Infernal Desire Machines of Dr. Hoffman
The transformation of Desiderio's city into a mysterious kingdom is instantaneous: Hallucination flows with magical speed in every brain; avenues and... Les mer
The Selfish Giant
When the Selfish Giant builds a high wall round his lovely garden to keep the children out, the North Wind blows, the Frost comes and the Snow dances... Les mer
The Wealth of Nations Books 1-3
The Wealth of Nation´s was the first comprehensive treatment of political economy. Originally delivered in the form of lectures at Glasgow, the... Les mer
Maxims
The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than... Les mer
Pamela – Or Virtue Rewarded
Fifteen-year-old Pamela Andrews, alone and unprotected, is relentlessly pursued by her dead mistress’s son. Although she is attracted to young Mr... Les mer
Essays and Aphorisms
This selection of thoughts on religion, ethics, politics, women, suicide, books, and much more is taken from Schopenhauer's last work, Parerga... Les mer
Three Plays
Euripides acts as the skeptical questioner of his age in these verse translations of Alcestis, Hippolytus, and Iphigenia in... Les mer
Can You Forgive Her?
Alice Vavasor cannot decide whether to marry her ambitious but violent cousin George or the upright and gentlemanly John Grey - and finds herself... Les mer
Leaves of Grass
As Malcolm Cowley says in his introduction, the first edition of Leaves of Grass 'might be called the buried masterpiece of American writing', for it... Les mer
Three Summers
'That summer we bought big straw hats. Maria's had cherries around the rim, Infanta's had forget-me-nots, and mine had poppies as red as fire. .... Les mer
The Master and Margarita
The devil comes to Moscow wearing a fancy suit. With his disorderly band of accomplices - including a demonic, gun-toting tomcat - he immediately... Les mer