How to Use Your Enemies

How to Use Your EnemiesBetter mad with the crowd than sane all alone n nIn these witty, Machiavellian aphorisms, unlikely Spanish priest Baltasar Graci n shows us how to exploit friends and enemies alike to thrive in a world of deception and illusion n nIntroducing Little Black Classics 80 books for Penguin s 80th birth

The Shakespeare Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Shakespeare Book: Big Ideas Simply ExplainedLearn about the work of William Shakespeare with The Shakespeare Book, packed full of infographics, inspirational quotes, character guides, and bonus material that illuminates the bard s work, from Shakespeare plays like Twelfth Night, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, and As You Like It, to his best

I'd Die for You and Other Lost Stories

I'd Die for You and Other Lost StoriesA collection including the last complete unpublished short stories by F Scott Fitzgerald, the iconic American writer of The Great Gatsby who is widely read today than ever.I d Die For You is a collection of the last remaining unpublished and uncollected short stories by F Scott Fitzgerald, ed

Emma: An Audible Original Drama

Emma: An Audible Original DramaThis Audible Original production of Jane Austen s Emma is narrated by Emma Thompson Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and BAFTA winner, Love Actually, Harry Potter, Sense and Sensibility , with a full supporting cast including Joanne Froggatt Downton Abbey, Liar , Morgana Robinson The Windsors, W

Treasure Island

Treasure IslandListening Length 6 hours and 23 minutes n nAudible Originals takes to the high seas to bring to life this timeless tale of pirates, lost treasure maps and mutiny, starring BAFTA nominated Catherine Tate The Catherine Tate Show, The Office, Doctor Who , Philip Glenister Outcast, Life On Mars , Owen


TrafficYou shall have thousands of gold pieces thousands of thousands millions mountains of gold where will you keep them n nTwo of Ruskin s most powerful essays Traffic and The Roots of Honour The radical Victorian art critic s excoriating defence of dignity and creativity in a world obsessed by mone

Notes from the Underground & Other Stories

Notes from the Underground & Other Storieseng With an Introduction and Notes by David Rampton, Department of English, University of Ottowa Notes from Underground and Other Stories is a comprehensive collection of Dostoevsky s short fiction Many of these stories, like his great novels, reveal his special sympathy for the solitary and dis

The Madness of Cambyses

The Madness of CambysesDo you see your son, standing over there, in the antechamber Well, I am going to shoot him n nThe story of the great and mad Cambyses, King of Persia, told by part historian, part mythmaker Herodotus of Halicarnassus n nIntroducing Little Black Classics 80 books for Penguin s 80th birthday Litt

Mahabharata: A Modern Retelling

Mahabharata: A Modern RetellingOriginally composed approximately two thousand years ago, the Mahabharata tells the story of a royal dynasty, descended from gods, whose feud over their kingdom results in a devastating war But it contains much than conflict An epic masterpiece of huge sweep and magisterial power, a hundred

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and PrejudiceAlternate cover edition of ISBN 9780679783268 n nSince its immediate success in 1813, Pride and Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language Jane Austen called this brilliant work her own darling child and its vivacious heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, as delightful a cr

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a MockingbirdThe unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960 It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Ac

Jane Eyre

Jane EyreClicca qui per l edizione Storie senza tempo n nOrphaned as a child, Jane has felt an outcast her whole young life Her courage is tested once again when she arrives at Thornfield Hall, where she has been hired by the brooding, proud Edward Rochester to care for his ward Ad le Jane finds herself d

The Great Gatsby

The Great GatsbyAlternate Cover Edition ISBN 0743273567 ISBN13 9780743273565 n nThe 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 is of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering HeightsYou can find the redesigned cover of this edition HERE n nThis best selling Norton Critical Edition is based on the 1847 first edition of the novel For the Fourth Edition, the editor has collated the 1847 text with several modern editions and has corrected a number of variants, including accidentals


1984Among the seminal texts of the 20th century, Nineteen Eighty Four is a rare work that grows haunting as its futuristic purgatory becomes real Published in 1949, the book offers political satirist George Orwell s nightmarish vision of a totalitarian, bureaucratic world and one poor stiff s

Frankenstein: The 1818 Text

Frankenstein: The 1818 TextMary Shelley s seminal novel of the scientist whose creation becomes a monster n nThis edition is the original 1818 text, which preserves the hard hitting and politically charged aspects of Shelley s original writing, as well as her unflinching wit and strong female voice This edition also includes a

Animal Farm

Animal FarmLibrarian s note There is an Alternate Cover Edition for this edition of this book here n nA farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality Thus the stage is set for one of th

Little Women

Little WomenGenerations of readers young and old, male and female, have fallen in love with the March sisters of Louisa May Alcott s most popular and enduring novel, Little Women Here are talented tomboy and author to be Jo, tragically frail Beth, beautiful Meg, and romantic, spoiled Amy, united in their devot

The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the RyeThe hero narrator of The Catcher in the Rye is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes underground in New York City for three days The boy h