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The Eighth Day

Thornton Wilder

This new edition of Thornton Wilder's renowned 1967 National Book Award-winning novel features a new foreword by John Updike and an afterword by Tappan Wilder, who draws on such unique sources as Wilder's unpublished letters, handwri...

Paperback
Published: Jan 2007

A Clockwork Orange

Anthony Burgess

The only American edition of the cult classic novel.A vicious fifteen-year-old "droog" is the central character of this 1963 classic, whose stark terror was captured in Stanley Kubrick's magnificent film of the same ti...

Paperback
Published: Apr 1995

Go Set a Watchman CD

Harper Lee

An historic literary event: the publication of a newly discovered novel, the earliest known work from Harper Lee, the beloved, bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, To Kill a Mockingbird.Originally written in the m...

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Published: Jul 2015

Jane Eyre (Oxford World's Classics)

Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre (1847) has enjoyed huge popularity since first publication, and its success owes much to its exceptional emotional power. Jane Eyre, a penniless orphan, is engaged as governess at Thornfield Hall by the mysterious Mr Ro...

Paperback
Published: Jun 2008

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (Perse...

Winifred Watson

'Why has it taken more than half a century for this wonderful flight of humor to be rediscovered?'-Guardian'The sweetest grown-up book in the world.'-Sunday Times'Everyone, no matter how poor or prim or neglected, has a second chance ...

Paperback
Published: Feb 2008

The Good Earth: Classic Collection

Pearl S. Buck

The story begins on the wedding day of farmer Wang Lung and follows his simple, often one-sided view of the Chinese culture, times, and his connection with the land. The land is a recurring theme throughout the novel, seemingly nurtur...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2007

The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald

IThe Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby an...

Paperback
Published: Oct 2004

Sea Wolf, The

Jack London

The danger lay in the heavy fog which blanketed the bay, and of which, as a landsman, I had little apprehension.' This is the first line that the listener hears in this tale of a man uprooted and thrust into the unfamiliar and dangero...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2001

Prodigal Summer

Barbara Kingsolver

Set in Appalachia, Kingsolver's very pastoral novel tells the stories of three women who live close to the land. A wildlife biologist studying coyotes is fascinated by a young man with a passion for hunting. An intellectually inclined...

Paperback
Published: Oct 2001

Heaven's My Destination

Thornton Wilder

Drawing on such unique sources as the author's unpublished letters,business records, and obscure family recollections, Tappan Wilder'sAfterword adds a special dimension to the reissue of this hilarious tale about goodness in a fallen ...

Paperback
Published: Sep 2003

Behind a Mask: The Unknown Thrillers ...

Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott’s little–known novella is an ingenious study of deception, betrayal, and the ruthless power of a woman scorned. Foreword by Doris Lessing. When demure Scottish governess Jean Muir arrives at a wealthy ho...

Paperback
Published: Feb 1997

Classic Horror Stories: Sixteen Legen...

Charles A. Coulombe

Before electric lights and telephones, there were only candles and, at last, gas lights, to banish the darkness. And in that darkness might lurk - who knows? Ghosts, werewolves, vampires, witches, or even the Devil himself! Such st...

Paperback
Published: Sep 2003

Frankenstein

Mary W. Shelley

Dr. Frankenstein learns the secret of imparting life to inanimate matter. To test his theories, he collects bones from the charnel-houses to construct a 'human' being, and then gives it life. The creature, endowed with supernatural si...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jun 2004

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Break...

Ruth Pennebaker

Joanie's ex-husband is having a baby with his new girlfriend. Joanie won't be having more babies, since she's decided never to have sex again. But she still has her teenaged daughter Caroline to care for. And thanks to the recession,...

Paperback
Published: Jan 2011

The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck

Unabridged, 17 CDs, 21 hours Read by Dylan Baker The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized-and sometimes outraged-millions of readers At once naturalistic epic, captivity narrative, road novel, a...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2011

A Death in the Family

James Agee

The American classic—now available from Penguin for the first time Published in 1957, two years after its author's death at the age of forty-five, A Death in the Family remains a near-perfect work of art, an autobiographical novel t...

Paperback
Published: Sep 2008

Three Classic African-American Novels...

William L. Andrews

'Examining the scope and richness of African-American literature, this landmark collection gathers the first three novels written by African Americans in the 1850s. Includes "The Heroic Slave" by Frederick Douglass, "Cl...

Paperback
Published: Jan 2003

The Last of the Mohicans

James Fenimore Cooper

A story of survival and treachery, love and deliverance, James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans follows an adroit scout named Hawkeye and his companion Chingachgook, who weave through the spectacular and dangerous wilderness...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: May 2009

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Mark Twain

* Mp3 CD Format *. Mark Twain defined classic as 'a book which people praise and don't read'; The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a happy exception to his own rule. Twain's mastery of dialect, coupled with his famous wit, has made H...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2008

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Authur Conan Doyle

In this unabridged collection are four more individual cases for Mr Sherlock Holmes, narrated by his faithful friend and admirer Dr Watson. Once more, they are solved by this bloodhound of a genius.

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2003

Sanditon: Jane Austen's Last Novel Co...

Another Lady

Smart, beautiful and desperate for a husband, Charlotte Heywood must escape the clutches of two impossible suitors in order to claim the heart of a charming and fickle young man, in a story originally left unfinished at the author's d...

Paperback
Published: Oct 1998

Brideshead Revisited

Evelyn Waugh

Evelyn Waugh's classic novel retold, and now a major motion picture from Miramax. Academy Award and Tony Award Winner Jeremy Irons--who has starred in films such as Lolita, Die Hard with a Vengeance, and Reversal of Fortune--narrates,...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2008

The Awakening and Selected Short Fict...

Kate Chopin

'When it first appeared in 1899, Kate Chopin's "The Awakening was greeted with cries of outrage. The novel's frank portrayal of a woman's emotional, intellectual, and sexual awakening shocked the sensibilities of the time and des...

Paperback
Published: Apr 2003

Time Machine & The War of the Worlds

H. g. Wells

The Time Machine, Wells' first novel (published in 1895) and The War Of The Worlds (1898), comprise two great firsts in the history of science fiction. Respectively, they were the first novels to center around time travel and the firs...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2005

Emma

Jane Austen

Arrogant, self-willed and egotistical, Emma's interfering ways, and inveterate matchmaking are at once shocking and comic. When she attempts to find humble Harriet a suitable husband, no one emerges unchanged. The reading is supplemen...

Abridged CD
Published: Jun 1996

The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other ...

Oscar Wilde

'Flamboyant fin-de-siecle literary figure Oscar Wilde was a dazzling personality, a master of wit, and a dramatic genius whose sparkling comedies contain some of the most brilliant dialogue ever written for the English stage.Here in o...

Paperback
Published: Dec 1982

Lady Chatterley's Lover

D. H. Lawrence

Lady Chatterley's Lover was the subject of one of the most infamous trials of the 20th century when its publisher, Penguin, was prosecuted under the Obscene Publications Act. Finally, after testimony from expert witnesses for the defe...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 2008

Gone With the Wind: 75th Anniversary ...

Margaret Mitchell

An anniversary edition of Margaret Mitchell's timeless classic.

Paperback
Published: May 2011

The Manticore

Robertson Davies

A humorous portrait of middle-aged despair, by the celebrated Canadian novelist. It concerns the confusion into which David Staunton, a successful middle-aged writer, is thrown as a result of his father's sudden death under mysteriou...

Paperback
Published: Mar 2006

Agnes Grey

Anne Bronte

Drawing on her own experiences, Anne Bronte wrote her first novel out of an urgent need to inform her contemporaries about the desperate position of unmarried educated women driven to take up the only 'respectable' career open to them...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2007
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