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  • The Qur'an by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem
    The Qur'an (English, Paperback) M. A. S. Abdel Haleem

    "First published 2004. First published, with corrections, as an Oxford World's Classics paperback 2005. Reissued 2008. Reprinted with corrections 2010"--T.p. verso.

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  • The Qur'an by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem
    The Qur'an (Multiple languages, Hardback) M. A. S. Abdel Haleem

    M. A. S. Abdel Haleem's acclaimed translation of the Qur'an is now published with the original Arabic text to give a greater appreciation and understanding of the holy book. The traditional Arabic calligraphic pages are displayed alongside the English translation; the text is accompanied by an invaluable introduction, notes, and an index.

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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.

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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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  • 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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  • His Excellency Eugene Rougon by Emile Zola
    His Excellency Eugene Rougon (English, Paperback) Emile Zola

    His Excellency Eugene Rougon is the sixth in Zola's famous Rougon-Macquart series of novels. Here, the novel presents a detailed picture of court and political circles during the Second Empire, satirizing the corruption and cronyism at its heart.

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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 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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  • Nana by Emile Zola
    Nana (English, Paperback) Emile Zola

    Nana opens in 1867, the year of the World Fair, when Paris, thronged by a cosmopolitan elite, was a perfect target for Zola's scathing denunciation of hypocrisy and fin-de-siècle moral corruption. In this new translation, the fate of Nana--the Helen of Troy of the second Empire, and daughter of the laundress in L'Assommoir--is now rendered in racy, stylish English....

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  • Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
    Frankenstein (English, Paperback) Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    Shelley's enduringly popular and rich gothic tale, Frankenstein, confronts some of the most feared innovations of evolutionism and science--topics such as degeneracy, hereditary disease, and humankind's ability to act as creator of the modern world. This new edition, based on the harder and wittier 1818 version of the text, draws on new research and examines the novel in the context of the...

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  • The Masnavi, Book One by Jalal al-Din Rumi
    The Masnavi, Book One (English, Paperback) Jalal al-Din Rumi

    Rumi's Masnavi is widely recognized as the greatest Sufi poem ever written, and has been called "the Koran in Persian." The thirteenth-century Muslim mystic Rumi composed his work for the benefit of his disciples in the Sufi order named after him, better known as the whirling dervishes. In order to convey his message of divine love and unity he threaded together entertaining stories and...

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  • Antigone; Oedipus the King; Electra by Sophocles
    Antigone; Oedipus the King; Electra (English, Paperback) Sophocles

    This volume of Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra contains three masterpieces by the Greek playwright Sophocles, widely regarded since antiquity as the greatest of all the tragic poets. The vivid translations, which combine elegance and modernity, are remarkable for their lucidity and accuracy, and are equally suitable for reading for pleasure, study, or theatrical performance. With this edition,...

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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 Confessions by Edmund Augustine
    The Confessions (English, Paperback) Edmund Augustine

    "Translation, introduction, and notes Henry Chadwick c1991."--T.p. verso.

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  • The Belly of Paris by Emile Zola
    The Belly of Paris (English, Paperback) Emile Zola

    Florent Quenu returns to Paris after being unjustly imprisoned and finds the city utterly changed. The great new food market, Les Halles, has been built, and food dominates the political and social life of the capital. The third in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series, The Belly of Paris appears in a vibrant new translation.

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  • The Sin of Abbe Mouret by Emile Zola
    The Sin of Abbe Mouret (English, Paperback) Emile Zola

    The Sin of Abbe Mouret is the fifth novel in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series. It follows Serge Mouret, a young priest, aspiring to perfect purity and sanctity. An illness leaves him with amnesia, and no longer knowing he is a priest, he falls in love with his nurse. Together they roam an Eden-like garden called the 'Paradou'.

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  • Heart of Darkness and Other Tales by Joseph Conrad
    Heart of Darkness and Other Tales (English, Paperback) Joseph Conrad

    'Heart of Darkness' is Conrad's finest tale and tells of Marlow's journey up the Congo River to meet Mr Kurtz. This volume also includes 'An Outpost of Progress', 'Karain', and 'Youth' in a revised edition using the English first edition texts and with new chronology and bibliography.

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  • Collected Poems by Arthur Rimbaud
    Collected Poems (Multiple languages, Paperback) Arthur Rimbaud

    This bilingual edition provides all of Rimbaud's poems, with the exception of his Latin verses and some small fragments. It also includes some of his prose pieces, chosen because they offer a commentary on his poetic concerns.

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  • The American by Henry James
    The American (English, Paperback) Henry James

    During a trip to Europe, Christopher Newman, a wealthy American businessman, asks the charming Claire de Cintr? to be his wife. To his dismay, he receives an icy reception from the heads of her family, who find Newman to be a vulgar example of the American privileged class. Brilliantly combining elements of comedy, tragedy, romance and melodrama, this tale of thwarted desire vividly contrasts...

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  • A Love Story by Emile Zola
    A Love Story (English, Paperback) Emile Zola

    A fascinating study in sexual psychology and sexual politics, the novel focuses on Helene Grandjean, a widow, and her shifting emotional states. This is the eighth novel in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series, and the first modern translation for more than fifty years.

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