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  • The Iliad by Homer
    The Iliad (English, Hardback) Homer

    The Iliad tells the story of Greek warrior Achilles' great anger and the tragic death of Hector during the Trojan War, encapsulating the brutality of war. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers, and this new translation is elegant and accurate, respecting the original line numbers, and accompanied by authoritative editorial matter.

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  • War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
    War and Peace (English, Hardback) Leo Tolstoy

    Tolstoy's epic masterpiece intertwines the lives of private and public individuals during the time of the Napoleonic wars and the French invasion of Russia. In this definitive Maude translation, Tolstoy's genius and the power of his prose are made newly available to the contemporary reader.

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  • The Odyssey by Homer
    The Odyssey (English, Hardback) Homer

    The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero Odysseus' epic ten year journey home after the end of the Trojan War of the Iliad. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers.

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  • Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
    Anna Karenina (English, Paperback) Leo Tolstoy

    One of the greatest novels ever written, Anna Karenina is the story of a beautiful woman whose passionate love for a handsome officer sweeps aside all other ties. This major translation conveys Tolstoy's precision of meaning and emotional accuracy in an English version that is highly readable and stylistically faithful.

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  • Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
    Anna Karenina (English, Hardback) Leo Tolstoy

    One of the greatest novels ever written, Anna Karenina is the story of a beautiful woman whose passionate love for a handsome officer sweeps aside all other ties. This major translation conveys Tolstoy's precision of meaning and emotional accuracy in an English version that is highly readable and stylistically faithful.

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  • Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Crime and Punishment (English, Hardback) Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Crime and Punishment is one of the most important novels of the nineteenth century. It is the story of a murder committed on principle, of a killer who wishes to set himself outside and above society. It is marked by Dostoevsky's own harrowing experience in penal servitude, and yet contains moments of wild humour.

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  • Collected Ghost Stories by M. R. James
    Collected Ghost Stories (English, Paperback) M. R. James

    M. R. James's classic ghost stories are some of the finest in English, creating menace and terror in lonely country houses and remote inns. This is the only one-volume edition to include all James's published stories, an appendix of James's writings on the ghost story, and a critical introduction and notes.

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  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
    Frankenstein (English, Hardback) Mary Shelley

    The most celebrated horror story ever written. The dreadful tale of Victor Frankenstein, a visionary young student of natural philosophy, who discovers the secret of life. In the grip of his obsession he constructs and animates a creature from dead body parts - with catastrophic results.

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  • Scouting for Boys by Robert Baden-Powell
    Scouting for Boys (English, Paperback) Robert Baden-Powell

    'Scouting for Boys' (1908) is both a handbook and a philosophy for a way of living that replaces self with service, puts country before individual, and duty above all. It also details how to light fires, stalk men and animals. This edition reveals its maverick complexity, exploring its contradictions about sexuality, the environment and the empire.

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  • Collected Ghost Stories by M. R. James
    Collected Ghost Stories (English, Hardback) M. R. James

    M. R. James's classic ghost stories are some of the finest in English, creating menace and terror in lonely country houses and remote inns. This is the only one-volume edition to include all James's published stories, an appendix of James's writings on the ghost story, and a critical introduction and notes.

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  • The Great God Pan and Other Horror Stories by Arthur Machen
    The Great God Pan and Other Horror Stories (English, Hardback) Arthur Machen

    Arthur Machen is a significant figure in supernatural and horror literature, in the genre of 'weird fiction'. This collection brings together his best horror tales with a full contextual introduction and which helps to illuminate Machen's place in the literary and cultural milieu of 1890s Britain.

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  • The Mabinogion by Sioned Davies
    The Mabinogion (English, Hardback) Sioned Davies

    The Mabinogion is one of the great epics of medieval literature. Weaving together Celtic mythology and Arthurian romance, the eleven Welsh tales include stories of dragons and giants, kings and heroes, and shape-shifters and magicians. This lively translation re-invests the tales with the power of performance.

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  • Gothic Tales by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Gothic Tales (English, Hardback) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    This collection brings together 33 of Conan Doyle's best Gothic Tales. Jones's introduction discusses the contradictions in Conan Doyle's public life - as a doctor who became obsessed with the spirit world, or a British imperialist drawn to support Irish Home Rule, showing the ways in which these found articulation in the Gothic.

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  • The Complete Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault
    The Complete Fairy Tales (English, Paperback) Charles Perrault

    Perrault's fairy tales in a scintillating new translation, including the less familiar verse tales and with illustrations by Gustave Dore. The introduction explores the imaginative power of the stories and the many interpretations to which they have been subject.

    $10.20 $13.95
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  • The Pit and the Pendulum and Other Tales by Edgar Allan Poe
    The Pit and the Pendulum and Other Tales (English, Hardback) Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe's extraordinary Gothic tales are classics of horror fiction, and created many of the conventions which still dominate the genre of detective fiction. This selection places the most popular against travel narrative, essays, and political satires.

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  • The Odyssey by Homer
    The Odyssey (English, Paperback) Homer

    The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero Odysseus' epic ten year journey home after the end of the Trojan War of the Iliad. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers.

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  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
    A Christmas Carol (English, Hardback) Charles Dickens

    A Christmas Carol has gripped the public imagination since it was first published in 1843, and it is now as much a part of Christmas as mistletoe or plum pudding. This edition reprints the story alongside Dickens's four other Christmas Books: The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, and The Haunted Man.

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  • Scouting for Boys by Robert Baden-Powell
    Scouting for Boys (English, Hardback) Robert Baden-Powell

    The original 'self-instructor' of the Boy Scout Movement, Scouting for Boys (1908) is probably the most influential manual for youth ever published. Yet it is an extraordinary hodge-podge of jingoist lore, tracker legend, extracts from adventure fiction, and autobiographical writing which reveals the multiple anxieties of its author and time.

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  • The Complete Fairy Tales by Charles Perrault
    The Complete Fairy Tales (English, Hardback) Charles Perrault

    Perrault's fairy tales in a scintillating translation, including the less familiar verse tales and with illustrations by Gustave Dore. The introduction explores the imaginative power of the stories and the many interpretations to which they have been subject.

    $16.10 $22.95
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  • The Mabinogion by Sioned Davies
    The Mabinogion (English, Paperback) Sioned Davies

    The 11 tales of the Mabinogion combine Celtic mythology and Arthurian romance. This new translation recreates the storytelling world of medieval Wales and re-invests the tales with the power of performance.

    $11.52 $13.95
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