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Erotic Poems

Erotic Poems

These poems, selected from most of the cultures and histories of world literature, provide magnificent witness to the fact that love is as much an act of the imagination...

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The Confessions

The Confessions

Augustine's fourth-century spiritual autobiography not only is a major document in the history of Christianity, a classic of Roman Africa, and the unchallenged model through the ages for...

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The Good Soldier

The Good Soldier

When John Dowell and his wife befriend Edward and Leonora Ashburnham, they appear to be the perfect couple. He is a distinguished soldier and she is beautiful and intelligent. However,...

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The Way of All Flesh

The Way of All Flesh

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Samuel Butler was among the most wide-ranging of the accomplished crew of late Victorian writers to which be belonged -- a forceful...

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Marriage Poems

Marriage Poems

A sparkling collection of poems about virtually every aspect of matrimony: courtships and weddings, adulteries and separations, domestic harmony, wedded bliss. Here are...

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Les Miserables

Les Miserables

It has been said that Victor Hugo has a street named after him in virtually every town in France. A major reason for the singular celebrity of this most popular and versatile of the great French...

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Merrill: Poems

Merrill: Poems

A beautiful hardcover selection of poems by one of the giants of contemporary American poetry. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY POCKET POETS. James Merrill once...

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Set in the magical Wessex landscape so familiar from Thomas Hardy’s early work, Tess of the D’Urbervilles is unique among his great novels for the intense feeling that he...

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His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials

The only hardcover omnibus of the best-selling and award-winning fantasy trilogy, in a Contemporary Classics edition.   Philip Pullman's trilogy is a masterpiece that...

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The Radetzky March

The Radetzky March

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)By one of the most distinguished Austrian writers of our century, a portrait of three generations set against the panoramic background...

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Sons and Lovers

Sons and Lovers

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Introduction by David EllisThe struggle for power at the heart of a family in conflict, the mysteries of sexual initiation, and the...

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Collected Stories

Collected Stories

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Franz Kafka’s imagination so far outstripped the forms and conventions of the literary tradition he inherited that he was forced...

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Paris Stories

Paris Stories

Paris Stories gathers classic stories about the City of Light by a wide range of writers across four centuries. Perhaps no other European city has so...

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The Republic

The Republic

 Toward the end of the astonishing period of Athenian creativity that furnished Western civilization with the greater part of its intellectual, artistic, and political wealth, Plato...

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Stories of Fatherhood

Stories of Fatherhood

A timeless Father's Day gift, Stories of Fatherhood gathers more than a century of classic short stories about having, becoming, loving, and losing fathers. ...

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Howards End

Howards End

First published in 1910, Howards End is the novel that earned E. M. Forster recognition as a major writer. Soon to be a limited series on Starz.At its heart lie two families—the...

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Central to the plot is John Jasper: in public he is a man of integrity and benevolence; in private he is an opium addict. And while seeming to smile on the engagement of his nephew, Edwin Drood, he is, in fact,...

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Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

Revolutionary Road, The Easter Parade, Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

 Three classic works—including the virtuosic Revolutionary Road, soon to be a major motion picture—that exemplify the remarkable gifts of this great American master. Richard...

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Comedies, vol. 1

Comedies, vol. 1

 Shakespeare forged his tremendous art in the crucible of his comic imagination, which throughout his life enveloped and contained his tragic one. His early comedies—with their baroque poetic exuberance, intense...

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Horse Stories

Horse Stories

A perfect Christmas gift—a beautifully jacketed Everyman's Library Pocket Classics hardcover anthology of two centuries of short fiction about our most majestic companion...

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The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

Hugo's grand medieval melodrama tells the story of the beautiful Esmeralda, a gypsy girl loved by three men: Archdeacon Frollo, his adoptive son Quasimodo, bell-ringer of Notre-Dame cathedral,...

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

In 1773, the great Samuel Johnson–then 63–and his young friend and future biographer, James Boswell, traveled together around the coast of Scotland, each writing his...

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Animal Poems

Animal Poems

An anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet praises the whale. Shakespeare sympathizes with the hunted hare. Marianne Moore tries to catch a jelly-fish. Virgil and Emily Dickinson...

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Rights of Man and Common Sense

Rights of Man and Common Sense

 The authorities in power in England during Thomas Paine’s lifetime saw him as an agent provocateur who used his seditious eloquence to support the emancipation of slaves and women,...

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