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Series:Wordsworth Classics

With a new Introduction by Professor Cedric Watts, M.A., Ph.D. This selection of a hundred of O. Henry's succinct tales displays the range, humour and humanity of a perennially popular short-story writer. Here Henry gives a richly colourful and exuberantly entertaining panorama of social life, ranging... read more

100 Selected Stories of O. Henry
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics

The Wordsworth Classics' Shakespeare Series, with Romeo and Juliet, Henry V and The Merchant of Venice as its inaugural volumes, presents a newly-edited sequence of William Shakespeare's works. The textual editing takes account of recent scholarship while giving the mate... read more

A Midsummer Night's Dream
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics

A Room of One’s Own (1929) has become a classic feminist essay and perhaps Virginia Woolf’s best known work; The Voyage Out (1915) is highly significant as her first novel. Both focus on the place of women within the power structures of modern society... read more

A Room of One's Own & The Voyage Out
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Children's Classics
Reading Level:2-12

Aesop's celebrated collection of fables has always been popular with both adults and children. These simple tales embody truths so powerful, the titles of the individual fables - the fox and the grapes, the dog in the manger, the wolf in sheep's clothi... read more

Aesop's Fables (Wordsworth Children's Classics)
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics
Reading Level:very good
Awards:Winner of Pulitzer Prize Novel Category 1921.

Widely regarded as one of Edith Wharton's greatest achievements, The Age of Innocenceis not only subtly satirical, but also a sometimes dark and disturbing comedy of manners in its exploration of the 'eternal triangle' of love. Set against the backdrop of upper-class New York soc... read more

Age of Innocence
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics

Agnes Grey is a trenchant expose of the frequently isolated, intellectually stagnant and emotionally starved conditions under which many governesses worked in the mid-nineteenth century. This is a deeply personal novel written from the author's own experience and as such Agnes Grey has a power and poi... read more

Agnes Grey
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Children's Classics
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

This edition contains Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking Glass. It is illustrated throughout by Sir John Tenniel, whose drawings for the books add so much to the enjoyment of them.Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Mad... read more

Alice in Wonderland (Wordsworth Children's Classics)
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics

From the rain forests of Almayer's Folly to the Mediterranean coast of The Rover, Conrad's first and final completed novels are played out against contrasting backgrounds. Almayer, in Borneo, is hopelessly obsessed by his deluded dreams for himself and his daughter, w... read more

Almayer's Folly and The Rover
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Anna Karenina is one of the most loved and memorable heroines of literature. Her overwhelming charm dominates a novel of unparalleled richness and density. Tolstoy considered this book to be his first real attempt at a novel form, and it addresses the very nature of society at all ... read more

Anna Karenina
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics Ser.

Anne Shirley is an eleven-year-old orphan who has hung on determinedly to an optimistic spirit and a wildly creative imagination through her early deprivations. She erupts into the lives of aging brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a girl instead ... read more

Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics

Edited, introduced and annotated by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. Antony and Cleopatra is one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies: a spectacular, widely-ranging drama of love and war, passion and politics. Antony is divided between the resp... read more

Antony and Cleopatra
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics of World Literature

Translated by Yuan Shibing and J.J.L.Duyvendak. With introductions by Robert Wilkinson. The two political classics in this book are the product of a time of intense turmoil in Chinese history. Dating from the Period of the Warring States (403-221BC), they anticipate ... read more

Art of War & The Book of Lord Shang
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