The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan and Green, Richard Lancelyn.
New Grub Street.
Deals in grimly realistic fashion with the struggles and compromises of the modern literar...
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.
Alcott, Louisa May.
For over a hundred years, no four young ladies have delighted more people, touched more he...
A strange Gothic novel in which a haughty, effeminate caliph who is persuaded by his mothe...
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...
Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners.
Emma Bovary is unhappily married to a kind, non-intellectual village doctor. She is sentim...
Cousin Phillis and Other Stories.
Gaskell, Elizabeth and Glen, Heather and Glen, Heather.
Five of these stories were written for Dickens’s periodical, Household Words
. They t...
Jude the Obscure.
Hardy's portrait of Jude, the rural stonemason with intellectual aspirations, an idealist ...
Danton's Death: Leonce and Lena: Woyzeck.
The German writer died in 1837 aged only 23. These translations of his three works for the...
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...
The Mill on the Floss.
Maggie Tulliver and her brother Tom spend a turbulent childhood at Dorlcote Mill, on the F...
Pamela: or, Virtue Rewarded.
Written in the form of letters to her parents by 15-year-old maidservant, Pamela, it cause...
What Maisie Knew.
Twelve-year old Maisie Farange lives with each of her re-married parents for alternating s...
The Recognition of Sakuntala: A Play in Seven Acts: Sakuntala in the Mahabharata.
Kālidāsa is widely acknowledged as the supreme poet and playwright of the classical Sanskr...
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...
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