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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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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 Origin of Species and The Voyage of the 'Beagle'

The Origin of Species and The Voyage of the 'Beagle'

Easily the most influential book published in the nineteenth century, Darwin’s The Origin of Species is also that most unusual phenomenon, an altogether readable discussion of a scientific subject....

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Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights

Aladdin and Other Tales from the Arabian Nights

For the past two hundred years, Western readers, young and old alike, have been transported to the fabulous Orient by means of these remarkable stories, in which...

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Little Dorrit

Little Dorrit

Amy Dorrit’s father is not very good with money. She was born in the Marshalsea debtors’ prison and has lived there with her family for all of her twenty-two years, only leaving during...

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Collected Stories

Collected Stories

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)The only hardcover edition of Roald Dahl’s stories for adults, the Collected Stories amply showcases his singular gifts as a fabulist and a born storyteller.Later...

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The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

Dumas's most popular novel has long been a favorite with children, and its swashbuckling heroes are well known from many a film and TV adaptation. Set in 17th-century...

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Doctor Thorne

Doctor Thorne

Doctor Thorne (1858), the third novel in Anthony Trollope’s Barsetshire series, was the best-selling of his forty-seven novels during his lifetime, and remains one of his...

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Marvell: Poems

Marvell: Poems

The great seventeenth-century metaphysical poet Andrew Marvell was one of the chief wits and satirists of his time as well as a passionate defender of individual...

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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 BFG

The BFG

Roald Dahl's beloved novel hits the big screen in July 2016 in a major motion picture adaptation directed by Steven Spielberg from Amblin Entertainment and Walt Disney Pictures. When...

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The Castle

The Castle

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Arriving in a village to take up the position of land surveyor for the mysterious lord of a castle, the character known as K. finds himself in...

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Perhaps the greatest of all adventure stories for boys and girls, Treasure Island began, a brave boy who finds himself among pirates, and of the sinister pirate-cook...

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Music's Spell

Music's Spell

Music may be the universal language that needs no words—the “language where all language ends,” as Rilke put it—but that has not stopped poets from ancient...

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Song of Solomon

Song of Solomon

 In this celebrated novel, Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison created a new way of rendering the contradictory nuances of black life in America. Its earthy poetic language...

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Buddenbrooks

Buddenbrooks

 Buddenbrooks, first published in Germany in 1901, when Mann was only twenty-six, has become a classic of modern literature. It is the story of four generations of...

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Ficciones

Ficciones

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Jorge Luis Borges was one of those very rare creators who changed the face of an art form—in his case, the short story. His work...

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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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Marriage Poems

Marriage Poems

A sparkling collection of poems about virtually every aspect of matrimony: courtships and weddings, adulteries and separations, domestic harmony, wedded bliss. Here are...

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The Mabinogion

The Mabinogion

The 11 stories of The Mabinogion, first assembled on paper in the fourteenth century, reach far back into the earlier oral traditions of Welsh poetry.Closely linked to the Arthurian legends--King...

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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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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 African Trilogy

The African Trilogy

Here, collected for the first time in Everyman’s Library, are the three internationally acclaimed classic novels that comprise what has come to be known as Chinua Achebe’s “African Trilogy.”Beginning...

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Walden

Walden

 By virtue of its casual, off-handedly brilliant wisdom and the easy splendor of its nature writing, Thoreau’s account of his adventure in self-reliance on the...

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