A strange Gothic novel in which a haughty, effeminate caliph who is persuaded by his mothe...
Danton's Death: Leonce and Lena: Woyzeck.
The German writer died in 1837 aged only 23. These translations of his three works for the...
Henry presses his claim to the French throne, has a famous victory at Agincourt and wins t...
The Tragedy of Anthony and Cleopatra.
The Roman general Marc Anthony (also spelled Antony) has enjoyed a period of sensual pleas...
Alcott, Louisa May.
For over a hundred years, no four young ladies have delighted more people, touched more he...
The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale.
Includes an excellent introduction by John Lyon. First published in 1907 it is set in Lond...
The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews and of his Friend Mr. Abraham Adams AND An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews.
Joseph Andrews is a footman in the employ of Lady Booby who dismisses him for refusing her...
Women in Love.
If you haven't yet discovered Lawrence, this will be a great introduction. It follows the ...
The epic poem by the Roman poet and prose writer on the civil war between Caesar and Pompe...
Cousin Phillis and Other Stories.
Gaskell, Elizabeth et al.
Five of these stories were written for Dickens’s periodical, Household Words
. They t...
Pamela: or, Virtue Rewarded.
Written in the form of letters to her parents by 15-year-old maidservant, Pamela, it cause...
The Elementary Forms of Religious Life.
He studies the 'primitive' religious system of the Australian Aborigines to 'understand th...
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan and Green, Richard Lancelyn.
The Mill on the Floss.
Maggie Tulliver and her brother Tom spend a turbulent childhood at Dorlcote Mill, on the F...
New Grub Street.
Deals in grimly realistic fashion with the struggles and compromises of the modern literar...
Jude the Obscure.
Hardy's portrait of Jude, the rural stonemason with intellectual aspirations, an idealist ...
The House of the Seven Gables.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel and Bell, Michael Davitt.
When Morris Townsend finds out that Catherine's father will disinherit his shy daughter if...
Zola, Emile and Rothwell, Andrew.