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Animal Poems

Animal Poems

An anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet praises the whale. Shakespeare sympathizes with the hunted hare. Marianne Moore tries to catch a jelly-fish. Virgil and Emily Dickinson...

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On War

On War

Carl von Clausewitz was not only an officer who served with great distinction during the Napoleonic campaigns but was also a military historian and intellectual of the highest order—at...

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A Hero of Our Time

A Hero of Our Time

In its adventurous happenings–its abductions, duels, and sexual intrigues–A Hero of Our Time looks backward to the tales of Sir Walter Scott and Lord Byron, so...

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Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

In a novella which remains highly controversial to this day, Conrad explores the relations between Africa and Europe. On the surface, this is a horrifying tale of colonial exploitation. The narrator, Marlowe journeys...

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Memoirs of a Nun

Memoirs of a Nun

Memoirs of a Nun, which began as a joke and grew into a masterpiece, was one of the loudest salvos fired in the continuing battles between the clergy and...

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Giovanni's Room

Giovanni's Room

James Baldwin’s groundbreaking novel about love and the fear of love is set among the bohemian bars and nightclubs of 1950s Paris.David is a young American expatriate...

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French Poetry

French Poetry

A beautifully jacketed hardcover collection of verse by French-speaking poets from cultures across the globe, spanning the ages from medieval to modern. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY POCKET...

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Flaubert's Parrot, A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters

Flaubert's Parrot, A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters

An Everyman's Library hardcover omnibus edition of two of the Booker Prize-winning author's earliest and most admired novels, neither of which has been available in hardcover for more than two decades....

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Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

Far From the Madding Crowd, published in 1874, is the book that made Hardy famous. Bathsheba Everdene is a prosperous farmer in Hardy’s fictional Wessex...

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The Complete Works

The Complete Works

 Humanist, skeptic, acute observer of himself and others, Michel de Montaigne (1533—92) was the first to use the term “essay” to refer to the form...

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Poems of Sleep and Dreams

Poems of Sleep and Dreams

Poets have always drawn inspiration from the wild fancies of dream life. We spend a third of our lives asleep, and throughout history our nocturnal visions have engaged the interpretive...

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Coleridge: Poems

Coleridge: Poems

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) was the master impresario of English Romanticism -- an enormously erudite and tireless critic, lecturer, and polemicist who almost...

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Villette

Villette

Left by harrowing circumstances to fend for herself in the great capital of a foreign country, Lucy Snowe, the narrator and heroine of Villette, achieves by degrees an authentic...

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Wedding Stories

Wedding Stories

A bouquet of great wedding stories--by turns funny, passionate, bittersweet, and romantic--by famous writers from across the past two centuries. From F. Scott Fitzgerald...

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Emma

Emma

The most perfect of Jane Austen’s perfect novels begins with twenty-one-year-old Emma Woodhouse comfortably dominating the social order in the village of Highbury, convinced that she...

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Whitman: Poems

Whitman: Poems

The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Whitman...

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The Complete Short Stories

The Complete Short Stories

These sixty satirical, rollicking, uproarious tales by the greatest yarn-spinner in our literary history are as fresh and vivid as ever more than a century after their author’s...

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Complete Shorter Fiction

Complete Shorter Fiction

 Herman Melville (1819-91) brought as much genius to the smaller-scale literary forms as he did to the full-blown novel: his poems and the short stories and novellas collected...

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Collected Stories

Collected Stories

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Franz Kafka’s imagination so far outstripped the forms and conventions of the literary tradition he inherited that he was forced...

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The Light in the Forest

The Light in the Forest

An adventurous story of a frontier boy raised by Indians, The Light in the Forest is a beloved American classic.When John Cameron Butler was a child, he...

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Peter Pan

Peter Pan

Peter, Wendy, Captain Hook, the lost boys, and Tinker Bell have filled the hearts of children ever since Barrie's play first opened in London in 1904 and became...

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Stevens: Poems

Stevens: Poems

These Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover editions are popular for their compact size and reasonable price. Poems: Stevens contains a selection, chosen...

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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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Sanditon and Other Stories

Sanditon and Other Stories

Readers of Jane Austen’s six great novels are left hungering for more, and more there is: the marvelous unpublished manuscripts she left behind, collected here.Sanditon might have been Austen’s greatest...

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