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- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59
The literary world was shocked when in 1889, at the height of his career, Robert Louis Stevenson announced his intention to settle permanently on the Pacific island of Samoa. His readers were equally shocked when he began to use the subject material offered by his new environment, not to promote a romance of empire, but to produce some of the most... more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 26.78
In a near-future France, Franšois, a middle-aged academic, is watching his life slowly dwindle to nothing. His sex drive is diminished, his parents are dead, and his lifelong obsession ? the ideas and works of the nineteenth-century novelist Joris-Karl Huysmans ? has led him nowhere. In a late-capitalist society where consumerism has become the new... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.15
A group of pilgrims entertain each other with stories on their way to Canterbury in a poem whose characters, from the Knight to the Wife of Bath, are as vivid as their tales. This new edition of David Wright's acclaimed translation includes a new critical introduction and invaluable notes by a leading Chaucer scholar. more...
- Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 4.49
Early American writer Herman Melville is best known for his great American novel "Moby Dick." However, Melville was also a prolific and honest short story writer. His stories play with irony, twisting the fates of his protagonists and making sure that the reader is left with a deep sense of wonder and enlightenment. Many of his works are... more...
- Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 3.49
Set in rural New England, "Ethan Frome" is the story of its title character who marries Zenobia, a nagging hypochondriac of a woman, and finds himself trapped in an unfulfilling life. When Zenobia's young cousin Mattie Silver comes to live with them, Frome falls in love with her. "Ethan Frome" is the story of forbidden love... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2000; US$ 14.09
In Delta of Venus Ana´s Nin conjures up a glittering cascade of sexual encounters. Creating her own 'language of the senses', she explores an area that was previously the domain of male writers and brings to it her own unique perceptions. Her vibrant and impassioned prose evokes the essence of female sexuality in a world where only love has meaning.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2002; US$ 12.68
Anais Nin's second volume of erotic short stories is broader in scope, encompassing the entire breadth of human sensuality. Each of the 13 stories captures a moment of pure desire, in all its complexity and paradoxical simplicity. more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
I have endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me. May it haunt their houses pleasantly, and no one wish to lay it. Their faithful Friend and Servant, C. D., December, 1843. more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 3.95
Charles Dicken?s tale of sacrifice and bravery is set during the 1789 Revolution, when the sound of the guillotine rang regularly through the streets of Paris. A Tale of Two Cities explores the horrors and heroics of humanity in the grip of the terror with a subtle mixture of delicacy and intensity. more...
- Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95
The English Midlands at the turn of the eighteenth century is the setting for George Eliot's moving novel of three unworldly people trapped by unwise love. Adam Bede, a simple carpenter, loves too blindly; Hetty Sorrel, a coquettish beauty, loves too recklessly; and Arthur Donnithorn, a dashing squire loves too carelessly. Betrayed by their innocence,... more...