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  • The Ladies' Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness by Florence Hartley
    The Ladies' Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness (English, Paperback) Florence Hartley

    Florence Hartley's insightful etiquette guide was first published in 1860, and yet her witty and useful advice on behaving like a lady often still rings true down the ages...

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  • Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
    Carmilla (English, Paperback) J. Sheridan Le Fanu

    Predating Bram Stoker' Dracula, Carmilla is the ultimate gothic vampire tale?stylish, menacing, sensual, and spellbinding...

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  • Death in Pont-aven by Jean-Luc Bannalec
    Death in Pont-aven (English, Paperback) Jean-Luc Bannalec

    A strange murder in an idyllic French seaside village, a major family tragedy, and a puzzling secret await Commissioner Dupin in this captivating whodunit thriller...

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  • Animal Trials by Edward Payson Evans
    Animal Trials (English, Hardback) Edward Payson Evans

    An edited version of the text Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals?omitting much of the legal analysis and concentrating on an extraordinary range of trials...

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  • O Pioneers by Willa Cather
    O Pioneers (English, Paperback) Willa Cather

    A Pulitzer Prize?winning novel celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2013, this is a tale of people struggling to carve out a life in the wilderness while battling ever-duplicitous human nature...

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  • We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
    We (English, Paperback) Yevgeny Zamyatin

    Inside its glass dome the One State is a place of mathematical precision, a community where everything belongs to everyone, and integrity, clarity, and unerring loyalty reign over all. D-503, Builder of the Integral, is an honest Cipher, ashamed of the hairy hands that link him to a barbaric ancestry. And yet he is tormented by the figure v-1, that impenetrable x, the legacy that makes him lust,...

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  • Tales from the Queen of the Desert by Gertrude Bell
    Tales from the Queen of the Desert (English, Paperback) Gertrude Bell

    Extracts from two of Bell's most compelling works of travel writing, Persian Pictures andSyria: The Desert and the Sown, as well as some of her most fascinating letters...

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  • The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness by Cecil B. Hartley
    The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness (English, Paperback) Cecil B. Hartley

    From advice on how to treat ladies, how to behave at a party, and rules for traveling abroad, this handy 19th-century guidebook will provide entertaining nuggets of wisdom...

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  • Mine-Haha by Frank Wedekind
    Mine-Haha (English, Paperback) Frank Wedekind

    `Mine-Haha is a fairy tale that morphs into something far more grotesque-a psycho-sexual Expressionist fable. It's so perversely erotic and freaky and anti-society, and that's probably why it's never been translated into English until now. This new version by Philip Ward is long overdue and very welcome.' Marianne Faithfull

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  • Wisdom's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
    Wisdom's Daughter (English, Paperback) H. Rider Haggard

    In the fourth and final book in the She sequence, the beautiful and immortal Ayesha tells her tale of power, wisdom, love, and deception, in her own words...

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  • Notes from the Underground by F. M. Dostoevsky
    Notes from the Underground (English, Paperback) F. M. Dostoevsky

    Dostoevsky's Underground Man is a composite of the tormented clerk and the frustrated dreamer of his earlier stories, but his Notes from the Underground is a precursor of his great later novels and their central concern with the nature of free will. Initially musing on his ?sickness" and the detested notion of self-interest, the maladjusted and willful Underground Man turns to a series of...

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  • The People of the Abyss by Jack London
    The People of the Abyss (English, Paperback) Jack London

    In 1902, Jack London purchased some secondhand clothes, rented a room in the East End, and set out to discover how the London poor lived. His research makes shocking reading. Moving through the slums as one of the poor; eating, drinking, and socializing with the underclass; lining up to get into a flophouse, London was scandalized and brutalized by the experience of living rough in Britain's...

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  • Jo's Boys by Louisa May Alcott
    Jo's Boys (English, Paperback) Louisa May Alcott

    In the fourth and final book in the quartet, the boys from Plumfield have grown-up, but young men face as many troubles as children do, and they are all still "Jo's boys"...

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  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. F. Baum
    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (English, Paperback) L. F. Baum

    "The road to the City of Emeralds is paved with yellow brick," said the Witch, "so you cannot miss it. When you get to Oz do not be afraid of him, but tell your story and ask him to help you."...

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  • Little Men by Louisa May Alcott
    Little Men (English, Paperback) Louisa May Alcott

    The third book in the Little Women quartet sees headstrong Jo, now grown-up and married, setting up a school with all the rewards and troubles that follow...

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  • Alphabet House by Jussi Adler-Olsen
    Alphabet House (English, Paperback) Jussi Adler-Olsen

    A gripping psychological war thriller from the bestselling author of the "Department Q" series. Never before published in English, this is the Dane's first novel, from 1997. The disguise of 2 English pilots shot down behind enemy lines in WW2 Germany proves too convincing.

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  • The Nutcracker by E. T. A. Hoffmann
    The Nutcracker (English, Paperback) E. T. A. Hoffmann

    After hearing how her toy nutcracker got his ugly face, a little girl helps break the spell and changes him into a handsome prince.

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  • Pollyanna Grows Up by Eleanor H. Porter
    Pollyanna Grows Up (English, Paperback) Eleanor H. Porter

    In this sequel to the children's classic Pollyanna, our beloved heroine continues to cheer up everyone around her with her sunny personality and relentless good humor...

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  • The Wrong Box by Robert Louis Stevenson
    The Wrong Box (English, Paperback) Robert Louis Stevenson

    A masterpiece of farcical comedy by the author of Treasure Island sees two brothers about to inherit a fortune, if only one pesky relative would adhere to the rules...

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