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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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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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Flashman, Flash for Freedom!, Flashman in the Great Game

Flashman, Flash for Freedom!, Flashman in the Great Game

Three of George MacDonald Fraser’s incomparable and hilarious novels featuring the lovable rogue, soldier, cheat, and coward: Harry Paget Flashman.Praised by...

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Byron: Poems

Byron: Poems

To the nineteenth-century reader, George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824), was the archetype of the Romantic literary hero, a figure admired and emulated as much for...

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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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Confessions

Confessions

 Rousseau's ideas have influenced almost every major political development of the last two hundred years, and are crucial to an understanding of phenomena as diverse...

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Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights

The title of the novel comes from the Yorkshire manor on the moors of the story. The narrative centres on the all-encompassing, passionate, but ultimately doomed love between Catherine...

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The Ambassadors

The Ambassadors

A new Everyman's Library hardcover edition of The Ambassadors--one of the great masterpieces of Henry James’s late period, and the author’s...

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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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The Collected Stories

The Collected Stories

This generous collection of fifty-two stories, selected from across her prolific career by the author, includes a preface in which she discusses the sources of her art.A widely admired master...

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This Side of Paradise

This Side of Paradise

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)F. Scott Fitzgerald’s extraordinary career as a novelist ended abruptly and unhappily, but it began with one of the most brilliant first...

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Solitude

Solitude

A literary sanctuary for what Shakespeare called “sessions of sweet silent thought,” this exquisite gathering of poems speaks to the consolations of...

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If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Introduction by Peter Washington; Translation by William WeaverItalo Calvino’s masterpiece combines a love story and a detective...

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Shaken and Stirred

Shaken and Stirred

Shaken and Stirred is an enticing literary cocktail of stories about drinking and making merry by great writers from the past two centuries.            ...

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Shakespeare: Poems

Shakespeare: Poems

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

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Ride A-Cock-Horse and Other Rhymes and Stories

Ride A-Cock-Horse and Other Rhymes and Stories

First published in 1878, this collection of comic poems and traditional rhymes for very young children is outstanding for its delightful watercolor illustrations...

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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Giorgio Bassani’s acclaimed novel of unrequited love and the plight of the Italian Jews on the brink of World War II has become a classic...

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Histories, vol. 2

Histories, vol. 2

William Shakespeare arrived at his splendid maturity as an artist in his second cycle of history plays. With their superb battle scenes; their magnificent major and minor characters; their stories...

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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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Friendship Poems

Friendship Poems

A celebration of friendship in all its aspects--from the delight of making a new friend to the serene joys of longtime devotion. Poems about best friends, false...

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Love Letters

Love Letters

Here are 200 irresistible love letters from over the centuries, love letters both historic and fictional, love letters by poets and by princes, love letters enchanting,...

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The Complete Henry Bech

The Complete Henry Bech

Since tales of his exploits began appearing in The New Yorker more than thirty years ago, Henry Bech, John Updike's playfully irreverent alter-ego, has charmed readers with his...

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The Good Soldier

The Good Soldier

When John Dowell and his wife befriend Edward and Leonora Ashburnham, they appear to be the perfect couple. He is a distinguished soldier and she is beautiful and intelligent. However,...

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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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