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 Literary Studies

Series:Classics Library


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 Khayyá... read more

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
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 Classics

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"WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY DAVID PEACE This volume collects together Sherlock Holmes s most memorable and intriguing cases, including adventures with mysterious masked strangers, ingenious heists, murderous plots and hidden jewels, which take the famous detective and his faithful sidekick Dr Watson from... read more

The Adventures & Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
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 Classics

Series:Classics Library

The Aeneid is Virgil's Masterpiece. His epic poem recounts the story of Rome's legendary origins from the ashes of Troy and proclaims her destiny of world dominion. This optimistic vision is accompanied by an undertow of sadness at the price that must be paid in human suffering to secu... read more

The Aeneid
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 Classics

Series:Classics Library

In The Idiot, a saintly man, Prince Myshkin, is thrust into the heart of a society more concerned with wealth, power, and sexual conquest than the ideals of Christianity. Myshkin soon finds himself at the center of a violent love triangle in which a notorious woman and a beautiful young... read more

The Idiot
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Mother deer that grieve? Horses that feel shame? Squirrels that adopt their grandchildren? We humans tend to assume that we are the only living things able to experience feelings intensely and consciously... read more

The Inner Life of Animals: Love, Grief and Compassion - Surprising Observations of a Hidden World
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 Mind, Body, Spirit

Series:Everyman's Library Classics Ser.

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The Koran
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 Crime Fiction

Series:Everyman's Library Classics

Susan Svendsen has a special talent: she has a unique ability to make people confide in her and tell her their innermost secrets. She has exploited that talent, and now has a prison sentence hanging over her head for punching a Bollywood actor in an Indian casino. To make mat... read more

The Susan Effect
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 Classics

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Too often overshadowed by her sister's more famous novels of passionate romance, Anne Bronte's novel is shockingly contemporary in its concerns, daring in its conception and uncompromising in its realistic portrayal of an abusive husband and a woman's will to survive.When the mysterious and beautiful ... read more

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
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 Classics

Series:Classics Library
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 and The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

This beautiful Penguin Classics clothbound edition of Tolstoy's great novel is translated with an introduction and notes by Anthony Briggs, and with an afterword by Orlando Figes.At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of w... read more

War and Peace
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