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Collected Stories

Collected Stories

Encompassing a period of almost fifty years, the stories of Henry James represent the most remarkable feat of sustained literary creation in modern times. For sheer richness, variety and intensity, they have no equal in fiction, enabling us to trace the evolution of a...

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The Travels of Marco Polo

The Travels of Marco Polo

 Now in a handsome and newly revised hardcover edition: the extraordinary travelogue that has enthralled readers for more than seven centuries. Marco Polo’s vivid...

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The Big Sleep; Farewell, My Lovely; The High Window

The Big Sleep; Farewell, My Lovely; The High Window

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Raymond Chandler’s first three novels, published here in one volume, established his reputation as an unsurpassed master of hard-boiled detective fiction. The...

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Collected Short Fiction

Collected Short Fiction

For the first time: the Nobel Prize winner’s stunning short fiction collected in one volume, with an introduction by the author.Over the course of his distinguished career, V. S. Naipaul...

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A Child's Garden of Verses

A Child's Garden of Verses

First published in 1885, Stevenson's verses so truly reflect the feelings of young children--about being small, the bliss of going up in a swing so high, discovering...

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The Skeptical Romancer

The Skeptical Romancer

W. Somerset Maugham was one of the seminal writers of the twentieth century, and his travel writing has long been considered among his finest work. Now, acclaimed travel writer...

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This Side of Paradise

This Side of Paradise

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)F. Scott Fitzgerald’s extraordinary career as a novelist ended abruptly and unhappily, but it began with one of the most brilliant first...

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Poems of the American West

Poems of the American West

In this provocative and thoughtful anthology, many voices join in illuminating the remarkably vast and varied American West. The verse collected here ranges from American...

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Poems About Sculpture

Poems About Sculpture

Poems About Sculpture is a unique anthology of poems from around the world and across the ages about our most enduring art form. Sculpture has the longest...

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Rob Roy

Rob Roy

Sir Walter Scott—who invented the historical novel—is still the writer to whom we turn when we seek the undiluted pleasures of narrative romance.  His Rob...

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Barnaby Rudge

Barnaby Rudge

Charles Dickens’s first historical novel–set during the anti-Catholic riots of 1780–is an unparalleled portrayal of the terror of a rampaging mob, seen through the...

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Poe: Poems

Poe: Poems

Poe's poems have been memorized and recited by millions. Among his best-loved works are "The Raven" with its hypnotic chant of "nevermore, "...

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The Wealth of Nations

The Wealth of Nations

 Published in 1776, in the same year as the Declaration of Independence, The Wealth of Nations has had an equally great impact on the course of modern history....

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Little Women

Little Women

Louisa May Alcott's beloved tale about Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy is presented in a beautiful Everyman's Library Children's Classics edition. The story of the four sisters'...

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Dracula

Dracula

Since its publication in 1897, Dracula has enthralled generation after generation of readers with the same spellbinding power with which Count Dracula enthralls his victims....

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Horace

Horace

This wide-ranging selection showcases the work of one of ancient Rome’s master poets—and originator of the phrase “carpe diem”—whose influence on poetry can...

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The Sonnets and Narrative Poems

The Sonnets and Narrative Poems

 If William Shakespeare had never written a single play, if his reputation rested entirely upon the substantial and sterling body of nondramatic verse he left behind,...

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The Scarlet Letter

The Scarlet Letter

Hester Prynne is a beautiful young woman. She is also an outcast. In the eyes of her neighbours she has committed an unforgivable sin. Everyone knows that her little daughter Pearl is the product...

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Speak, Memory

Speak, Memory

 From one of the 20th century's great writers comes one of the finest autobiographies of our time. Speak, Memory was first published by Vladimir Nabokov in 1951 as Conclusive...

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Mr. Sampath-The Printer of Malgudi, The Financial Expert, Waiting for the Mahatma

Mr. Sampath-The Printer of Malgudi, The Financial Expert, Waiting for the Mahatma

In the novels of R. K. Narayan (1906-2001), the forefather of modern Indian fiction, human-scale hopes and epiphanies express the promise of a nation as it awakens to its place in the world. The three...

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Gargantua and Pantagruel

Gargantua and Pantagruel

The unfettered exuberance of Gargantua and Pantagruel, the storms of phenomenal life it offers for our inspection, the honor it gives to the deformed, the cloacal,...

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Shirley and The Professor

Shirley and The Professor

These two classic novels, together with Brontë's well-known Jane Eyre and Villette, comprise a magnificent oeuvre, each one a singular achievement of characterization, human understanding,...

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The Best of Frank O'Connor

The Best of Frank O'Connor

 The most generous one-volume collection ever published of short stories, autobiographical writings,poetry, and essays by the writer Yeats called “Ireland’s Chekhov.” Selected...

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The Double and The Gambler

The Double and The Gambler

The Double, written in Dostoevsky’s youth, was a sharp turn away from the realism of his first novel, Poor Folk. The first real expression of his genius, The Double is a surprisingly...

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