A heartaching portrayal of a woman faced by an impossible choice in the pursuit of happiness, Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" is edited with notes by Tim Dolin and an introduction by Margaret R. Higonnet in "Penguin Classics". When Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship ...Show more
All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others. Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the ...Show more
Condensed into six themes that help you get strategic about modern life, The Little Art of War Book will help you learn how to avoid confrontation and outsmart your competitors. It contains tactics and strategies that are drawn on by modern leaders of business and sports teams.
A stunning foiled cover does justice to Shakespeare's elegant sonnets in this first book of a new series of inspirational writing. The sonnets here are given space to breathe: divided thematically and sparsely illustrated, the beautiful verse delivers its full impact. In a collection of around 60 of his ...Show more
A witty exploration of the perils of mistaking fiction for reality, Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey is edited with an introduction and notes by Marylin Butler in Penguin Classics. During an eventful season at Bath, young, naïve Catherine Morland experiences the joys of fashionable society for the fi ...Show more
The complete poems of an English master Keats's first volume of poems, published in 1817, demonstrated both his belief in the consummate power of poetry and his liberal views. While he was criticized by many for his politics, his immediate circle of friends and family immediately recognized his ...Show more
In the renowned translation by Edward FitzGerald, with an introduction by Professor Cedric Watts. Here is Edward FitzGerald's original translation of the Rubáiyát, the collection of poems attributed to the Persian astronomer and mathematician, Omar Khayyám. FitzGerald's disti ...Show more
Found at the corner of Goodge Street, a goose and a black felt hat. Mr Henry Baker can have the same by applying at 6.30 this evening at 221b, Baker Street.
Robert Browning, a towering poetic presence of the Victorian era, was hailed by Henry James as a tremendous and incomparable modern. The sheer immediacy and colloquial energy of his poetry ensure enduring appeal. Browning paints landscapes both suburban and sublime, combines lyric and demotic language, ...Show more
Comprised of over 300 classic animal tales, this edition of Aesop's Fables will capture any young reader's imagination. Aesop's Fables have long been remembered as farcical, but resonant tales, capturing the imaginations of adults and children alike. Aesop's Fables have been a cornerstone in narrating t ...Show more
When sensible, sophisticated Flora Poste is orphaned at nineteen, she decides her only choice is to descend upon relatives in deepest Sussex. At the aptly named Cold Comfort Farm, she meets the doomed Starkadders: cousin Judith, heaving with remorse for unspoken wickedness; Amos, preaching fire and damn ...Show more