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Nineteen Eighty-Four
This is the essential edition of the essential book of modern times, "1984", now annotated for students with an introduction by D. J.... Les mer
Jabberwocky & Other Nonsense
'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves / Did gyre and gimble in the wabe...' wrote Lewis Carroll, author of "Alice's Adventures in... Les mer
My Mother, Madame Edwarda, The Dead Man
In these three works of erotic prose Georges Bataille fuses sex and spirituality in a highly personal and philosophical vision of the self. "My... Les mer
Gods without men
In the desert, you see, there is everything and nothing . . . It is God without men. —Honoré de Balzac, Une passion dans le désert,... Les mer
Steppenwolf
A modernist work of profound wisdom that continues to enthral readers with its subtle blend of Eastern mysticism and Western culture, the... Les mer
There but for the
Ali Smith, twice shortlisted for both the Man Booker and the Orange Prizes, is back with the sparkling "There but for the"...'There... Les mer
AlWAYS LOOKING ESSAYS ON ART
Following on from the acclaimed "Just Looking" and "Still Looking", "Always Looking" is an insightful collection of art... Les mer
Higher gossip. Essays and criticism
'Gossip of a higher sort' was how the incomparable John Updike described the art of the review. Here then is the last collection of his best,... Les mer
The Portrait of a Lady
Regarded by many as Henry James's finest work, and a lucid tragedy exploring the distance between money and happiness, The Portrait of a Lady... Les mer
Austerlitz
A classic novel of post-war Europe, haunting and timelessly beautiful 'The greatest writer of our time' Peter Carey In 1939, five-year-old... Les mer
100 Artists’ Manifestos
In this one-of-a-kind volume, indispensable for students of art, architecture and film, Alex Danchev presents 100 Artists' Manifestos, each... Les mer
Ill fares the Land
Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay' - Oliver Goldsmith. Something is profoundly wrong with the... Les mer
Meditations
Widely regarded as the father of modern Western philosophy, Descartes sought to look beyond established ideas and create a thought system based on... Les mer
The Wolfman
This is Freud's groundbreaking study of a wealthy young Russian man, subject to psychotic episodes and neuroses. Through the patient's dream of... Les mer
Nationalism
Tagore was a fierce opponent of British rule in India. In this work he discusses the resurgence of the East and the challenge it poses to Western... Les mer
Dialogue between Fashion and Death
Leopardi, poet and philosopher, explores in humorous but savage dialogue the power of fashion and its strange irrationality. He also imagines... Les mer
On Liberty
In one of the most influential philosophical works ever writer, John Stuart Mill explores the risks and responsibilities of liberty. Examining the... Les mer
Night Walks
Charles Dickens describes in Night Walks his time as an insomniac, when he decided to cure himself by walking through London in the small hours, and... Les mer
Arrow of God
Ezeulu, headstrong chief priest of the god Ulu, is worshipped by the six villages of Umuaro. But he is beginning to find his authority increasingly... Les mer
Diaries
George Orwell was an inveterate keeper of diaries. This title presents eleven of them, covering the period 1931-1949, and follows Orwell from his... Les mer
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and... Les mer
The Empty Family
rom the Pakistani immigrant who seeks some kind of permanence in a strange town to the Irish woman reluctantly returning to Dublin and discovering a... Les mer
The Decay of Lying: and Other Essays
In "The Decay of Lying", Oscar Wilde uses his decadent ideology in an attempt to reverse and therefore reject his audiences'... Les mer
Strait is the Gate
A delicate boy growing up in Paris, Jerome Palissier spends many summers at his uncle's house in the Normandy countryside, where the whole world... Les mer