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  • Billy Budd, Sailorby Herman Melville

    Melville House 2016; US$ 12.00

    Herman Melville's final masterpiece, found unpublished on his desk at his death. Billy Budd, Sailor would emerge, after its publication in 1924, as one of Melville's best-loved books--and one of his most open, with its discussion of homosexualty. In it, Melville returns to the sea to tell the story of Billy, a cheerful, hard working, and handsome... more...

  • The Dunwich Horrorby H. P. Lovecraft

    Melville House 2016; US$ 12.00

    A classic tale of terror and grotesquerie by the original master of horror H. P. Lovecraft proclaimed his Dunwich Horror "so fiendish" that his editor at Weird Tales "may not dare to print it." The editor, fortunately, knew a good thing when he saw it.   One of the core Cthulhu stories, The Dunwich Horror introduces us to the grim village... more...

  • At the Bayby Katherine Mansfield

    Melville House 2016; US$ 12.00

    A brilliant modernist classic--now available for the first time in a stand-alone edition This dreamy, formally audacious story of a summer's day in the life of one family is a small masterpiece by Katherine Mansfield, hailed as "one of the great modernist writers. Virginia Woolf said of Mansfield, hers was "the only writing I have ever been jealous... more...

  • The Sacrificeby Adele Wiseman

    McClelland & Stewart 2016; US$ 12.95

    The Sacrifice is a haunting depiction of one family and its often tragic attempts to come to terms with a new life in a new country. It is a moving, almost biblical story of a father possessed by his hope for his only son; of a son who rebels against his father?s ideals, yet sacrifices himself to preserve what his father most prizes; and of a grandson... more...

  • The Golden Bowlby Henry James

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 14.09

    This story of the alliance between Italian aristocracy and American millionaires is "a work unique among all [James's] novels: it is [his] only novel in which things come out right for his characters ...he had finally resolved the questions, curious and passionate, that had kept him at his desk on his inquiries into the process of living. He could... more...

  • Maigret and the Tall Womanby Georges Simenon; David Watson

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 11.27

    A visit from the tall, thin woman he arrested many years ago - now married to a hapless burglar - leads Maigret on a tortuous investigation in which he struggles with a formidable suspect. 'When he had set them to work, Maigret had had a merry, almost fierce glint in his eye. He had set them loose on the house like a pack of hounds on the trail... more...

  • Of Human Bondageby William Somerset Maugham

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    Of Human Bondage is one of the greatest novels ever written. Philip Carey is an orphan with a clubfoot, he grows up to love books and struggles trying to understand why life has been so cruel to him. Then he falls in love, and his life changes forever. more...

  • An Old-Fashioned Girlby Louisa May Alcott

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    A 14-year-old country girl, Polly Milton, visits her friend Fanny Shaw and her wealthy family in the city for the first time. Poor Polly is overwhelmed by the splendor and their urbanized, fashionable lifestyles, expensive clothes and other habits she has never been exposed to. Fanny's friends reject her because of her different behavior and simple... more...

  • An Old-Fashioned Thanksgivingby Louisa May Alcott

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99

    A heartwarming, homey tale of the Basset family, who were "poor in money, but rich in love." Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist best known as author of the novel ?Little Women.? In the mid-1860s, Alcott wrote passionate, fiery novels and sensational stories. She also produced wholesome stories for children, and after their positive reception,... more...

  • Remembrance of Things Past: Volume 3by Marcel Proust; C. K. Scott Moncrieff

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 28.19

    Proust's masterpiece is one of the seminal works of the twentieth century, recording its narrator's experiences as he grows up, falls in love and lives through the First World War. A profound reflection on art, time, memory, self and loss, it is often viewed as the definitive modern novel. C. K. Scott Moncrieff's famous translation from the 1920s... more...