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The Way of All Flesh

The Way of All Flesh

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Samuel Butler was among the most wide-ranging of the accomplished crew of late Victorian writers to which be belonged -- a forceful...

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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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Eliot: Poems

Eliot: Poems

T. S. Elliot (1888-1965) was the dominant force in twentieth-century British and American poetry. With poems such as “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,”...

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Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Seventeen-year-old David Balfour's villainous uncle has him kidnapped in order to steal his inheritance. David escapes only to fall into the dangerous company of...

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Demons

Demons

Set in mid 19th-century Russia, Demons examines the effect of a charismatic but unscrupulous self-styled revolutionary leader on a group of credulous followers.Inspired by the true story of a political...

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Offshore, Human Voices, The Beginning of Spring

Offshore, Human Voices, The Beginning of Spring

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)After publishing her first novel in 1977 at the age of sixty-one, Penelope Fitzgerald (1916-2000) went on to become one of the most remarkable and highly acclaimed English...

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The Wings of the Dove

The Wings of the Dove

Of the three late masterpieces that crown the extraordinary literary achievement of Henry James, The Wings of the Dove (1902) is at once the most personal and the most elemental. James...

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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 Arabian Nights

The Arabian Nights

The most famous of all story collections, The Arabian Nights, also known as The Book of the Thousand and One Nights, is beloved around the world. Composed of Persian, Arabic, Greek,...

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The Poppy Seed Cakes

The Poppy Seed Cakes

The Poppy Seed Cakes is a beloved children's classic first published in 1924: eight charming and humorous linked stories about little Andrewshek and his Auntie...

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Donne: Poems

Donne: Poems

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

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Lord Jim

Lord Jim

Lord Jim is a classic story of one man's tragic failure and eventual redemption, told under the circumstances of high adventure at the margins of the known world which made Conrad's work so immediately...

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Collected Stories

Collected Stories

 From one of the twentieth century’s most enduringly popular fiction writers: the only hardcover edition of his short stories. Though W. Somerset Maugham...

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Love Speaks Its Name

Love Speaks Its Name

From Sappho to Shakespeare to Cole Porter–a marvelous and wide-ranging collection of classic gay and lesbian love poetry.The poets represented here include...

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Barchester Towers

Barchester Towers

 Anthony Trollope was well aware that the seemingly parochial power struggles that determine the action of Barchester Towers -- struggles whose comic possibilities...

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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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Persian Poets

Persian Poets

The Middle Ages saw an extraordinary flowering of Persian poetry. Though translations began appearing in Europe in the nineteenth century, these remarkable poets--Omar Khayyam,...

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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 Art of War

The Art of War

The ancient Chinese military classic that is widely admired today by both military and business strategists--in a new translation, with new notes and commentary.For more than two thousand...

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The Complete Stories

The Complete Stories

Edgar Allan Poe’s gift for the macabre–his genius in finding the strangeness lurking at the heart of things–was so extraordinary that he exerted a major...

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The Eagle of the Ninth

The Eagle of the Ninth

This indispensable classic, Rosemary Sutcliff's The Eagle of the Ninth--an adventure story that unfolds in Roman Britain, published in 1954--set the standard...

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Arabic Poems

Arabic Poems

A bilingual anthology of poems from the sixth century to the present, Arabic Poems is a one-of-a-kind showcase of a fascinating literary tradition. The Arabic poetic...

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The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz

The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz

Hector Berlioz' (1803-69) autobiography is both an account of his important place in the rise of the Romantic movement and a personal testament. He tells the story of his liaison...

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The Raj Quartet (2)

The Raj Quartet (2)

 The Raj Quartet, Paul Scott's epic study of British India in its final years, has no equal. Tolstoyan in scope and  Proustian in detail  but completely individual in effect, it records the encounter...

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