The Taming of the Shrew William Shakespeare

The Arden Shakespeare is the established edition of Shakespeare's work. Justly celebrated for its authoritative scholarship and invaluable commentary, Arden guides you a richer understanding and ap...

The Tale of Genji Murasaki Shikibu

See an alternate cover edition here .Written in the eleventh century, this portrait of courtly life in medieval Japan is widely celebrated as the world's first novel. The Tale of Genji is a very lo...

The Portable Dante Dante Alighieri

The scope and fire of Dante's genius in a single volume.Includes "The Divine Comedy," "The New Life," and other selected poems, prose, and letters accompanied by biographical and introductory secti...

The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger

The hero-narrator of The Catcher in the Rye is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield.

Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand descripti...

Mugby Junction Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens, collected his celebrated ghost story, The Signalman, and short tales by Charles Collins, Hesbah Stretton, Andrew Halliday, and Amelia Edwards. Arriving at Mugby Junction to escape ...

The Wonderful Adventures of Nils Selma Lagerlöf

Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1909 the first woman to be so honored Swedish novelist Selma Lagerlöf (18581940) was a gifted storyteller whose writings were often tinged with the su...

Il resto di niente Enzo Striano

La marchesa Eleonora Pimentel de Fonseca, poetessa, scrittrice e una delle prime giornaliste europee è la protagonista di questo romanzo. L'autore la segue dall'infanzia a Roma all'adolescenza a N...

Young Goodman Brown Nathaniel Hawthorne

Hawthorne's classic tale of a young Puritan's meeting with the Devil.

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The Joy of Life Émile Zola

Pauline Quenu, the daughter of shopkeepers in the Parisian business district Les Halles (see The Fat and the Thin, aka The Belly of Paris), is taken in by relatives on the coast of Normandy followi...

The Hand of Ethelberta Thomas Hardy

Ethelberta Petherwin, alias Berta Chickerel, moves with easy grace between her multiple identities, cleverly managing a tissue of lies to aid her meteoric rise.

In "The Hand of Ethelberta" (1...

The Death of Ivan Ilych Leo Tolstoy

Hailed as one of the world's supreme masterpieces on the subject of death and dying, The Death of Ivan Ilyich is the story of a worldly careerist, a high court judge who has never given the inevita...

Letters of Two Brides Honoré de Balzac

His large output of works, collectively entitled The Human Comedy (La Comedie Humaine), consists of 95 finished works (stories, novels and essays) and 48 unfinished works.

They are placed in ...

Hide and Seek Wilkie Collins

The Blyths adopted her from a kindly old woman connected to a traveling circus, but everyone knew she wasn't from circus folk.

The Blyths kept it locked in a bureau for fear that Mary's unkno...

Taras Bulba and Other Tales Nikolai Gogol

This clear print title is set in Tiresias 13pt font for easy reading

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Robbery Under Arms; A Story Of Life And Adventure In The Bush And In The Australian Goldfields Rolf Boldrewood

A century after its first publication, Robbery Under Arms remains as fresh and enthralling as when it originally appeared in serial form in the Sydney Mail. Related in first person by bushranger Di...

Germinal Émile Zola

The thirteenth novel in Émile Zolas great Rougon-Macquart sequence, Germinal expresses outrage at the exploitation of the many by the few, but also shows humanitys capacity for compassion and hope...

Walden Henry David Thoreau

Originally published in 1854, Walden; or, Life in the Woods, is a vivid account of the time that Henry D.

Thoreau lived alone in a secluded cabin at Walden Pond.

This is the complete an...

The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck

A portrait of the conflict between the powerful and the power, of one mans fierce reaction to injustice, and of one womans stoical strength, the novel captures the horrors of the Great Depression a...

The Stranger Albert Camus

Through the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a sense murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd." First published in Engli...

The Uncommercial Traveller Charles Dickens

No landlord is my friend and brother, no chambermaid loves me, no waiter worships me, no boots admires and envies me. No round of beef or tongue or ham is expressly cooked for me, no pigeon-pie is ...