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Hopscotch, Blow-Up, We Love Glenda So Much

Hopscotch, Blow-Up, We Love Glenda So Much

These three groundbreaking works by Julio Cortázar—a major figure of world literature and one of the founders of the Latin American Boom—are published together...

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The Leopard

The Leopard

The Sicilian prince, Don Fabrizio, hero of Lampedusa's great and only novel, is described as enormous in size, in intellect, and in sensuality. The book he inhabits shares his dimensions...

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Old Goriot

Old Goriot

Honoré de Balzac’s great theme was money, and in his best-loved novel, Old Goriot, he explored its uses and abuses with the particularity of a poet. A shabby Parisian boarding house...

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Just So Stories

Just So Stories

Kipling's own drawings, with their long, funny captions, illustrate his hilarious explanations of How the Camel Got His Hump, How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin, How...

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The Best of Archy and Mehitabel

The Best of Archy and Mehitabel

A selection of the best of the hilarious free-verse poems by the irreverent cockroach poet Archy and his alley-cat pal Mehitabel.Don Marquis’s famous fictional insect...

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The Eustace Diamonds

The Eustace Diamonds

Anthony Trollope's celebrated Parliamentary novels, of which The Eustace Diamonds (1873) is the third and most famous, are at once unfailingly amusing social comedies,...

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

The two Alice books--Lewis Carroll's masterpieces--are ranked by many as peers of the great adult works of English literature. And despite their riches of "untranslatable"...

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Cinderella

Cinderella

The classical version of the most famous and beloved of all fairy tales is the one C.S. Evans adapted and then expanded in order to give his brilliant illustrator,...

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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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Joseph and His Brothers

Joseph and His Brothers

 This remarkable new translation of the Nobel Prize-winner’s great masterpiece is a major literary event. Thomas Mann regarded his monumental retelling of the biblical...

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Can You Forgive Her?

Can You Forgive Her?

Anthony Trollope's stock-in-trade was the life of the great drawing rooms of mid-Victorian England, where the thirst for wealth and political power and the need for love continually...

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Agnes Grey, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Agnes Grey, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

The only one-volume hardcover edition of the two uncommonly powerful novels written by the youngest of the famous Brontë sisters. Anne Brontë wrote these two...

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Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales

Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin, and Snow White are among the jewels we owe to the German brothers Grimm, who began in the first decade of the 19th century to...

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Fables

Fables

Second only to Aesop, Jean de la Fontaine was the author of comic and delightful fables that are as alive today as when they first appeared in the 18th century....

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Fear and Trembling and The Book on Adler

Fear and Trembling and The Book on Adler

Now recognized as one of the nineteenth century's leading psychologists and philosophers, Kierkegaard was among other things the harbinger of exisentialisim. In Fear and Trembling he explores...

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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini

Here is the most important autobiography from Renaissance Italy and one of the most spirited and colorful from any time or place, in a translation widely recognized as the most faithful...

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Midnight's Children

Midnight's Children

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)A classic novel, in which the man who calls himself the "bomb of Bombay" chronicles the story of a child and a nation that...

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The Audubon Reader

The Audubon Reader

This unprecedented anthology of John James Audubon’s lively and colorful writings about the American wilderness reintroduces the great artist and ornithologist as an exceptional...

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Typhoon and Other Stories

Typhoon and Other Stories

Joseph Conrad’s long experience as a working seaman enriched and deepened his literary gifts, making him the most brilliant and convincing writer of seafaring’s greatest age. In the three...

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Robert Browning’s famous verse retelling of the medieval legend of the Pied Piper is renowned for its humor and vivid wordplay. When the selfish townspeople of Hamelin...

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The Lady in the Lake, The Little Sister, The Long Goodbye, Playback

The Lady in the Lake, The Little Sister, The Long Goodbye, Playback

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Creator of the famous Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler elevated the American hard-boiled detective genre to an art form. Chandler’s last four novels, published here in...

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Emerson: Poems

Emerson: Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson is one of the best-loved figures in nineteenth-century American literature. Though he earned his central place in our culture as an essayist and philosopher,...

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Waterland

Waterland

Graham Swift’s extraordinary masterpiece—a finalist for the Booker Prize—WATERLAND weaves together eels and incest, ale-making and madness, the heartless sweep of history...

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Swami and Friends, The Bachelor of Arts, The Dark Room, The English Teacher

Swami and Friends, The Bachelor of Arts, The Dark Room, The English Teacher

 R. K. Narayan (1906—2001) witnessed nearly a century of change in his native India and captured it in fiction of uncommon warmth and vibrancy. The four novels collected here, all written during...

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