First collected nearly a millennium ago, these folktales are presented as Degrees stories that the beautiful Scheherazade tells her husband, King Shahryar, over 1001 consecutive nights. [lire la suite]
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In a publishing career that spanned less than a decade, Jane Austen revolutionised the literary romance, using it as a stage from which to address issues of gender politics and class-consciousness rarely expressed in her day. [lire la suite]
Celebrate Irish culture with this literary collection, which includes traditional ballads; poems by Thomas Moore, James Clarence Mangan, William Allingham, William Butler Yeats, and others; short stories by Wilde, Le Fanu, and Carleton; the novels Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce; and Synge's drama The Playboy of the Western World. [lire la suite]
The Arabian Nights is your magic carpet ride to exotic lands full of wonders and marvels. First collected nearly a thousand years ago, these folktales are presented as stories that crafty Scheherazade tells her husband, King Shahryar, over a thousand-and-one consecutive nights, to pique his interest for the next evening's entertainment and thereby save her life. [lire la suite]
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The romance of the story Beauty and the Beast - the triumph of love over looks - has fascinated readers for centuries and inspired numerous films and TV series. This anthology not only features the beloved tale, but 100 enchanting stories chosen from The Blue Fain/Book and other collections by Andrew Lang: 50 devoted to beauties and another 50 from the perspective of the beast. [lire la suite]
Shipwrecked on an unchartered island, the Swiss Family Robinson - mother, father and four young boys - make the most of their predicament, adapting to the island and turning the absence of civilization to their advantage. Through perseverance, hard work and self reliance, they become masters of their new environment. Their experience is colourful, creative and filled with exciting adventures. [lire la suite]
A gorgeous edition of Jules Verne's landmark of science fiction and wonder, featuring full-colour art by Milo Winter. When Professor Pierre Aronnax and harpoonist Ned Land join an expedition to hunt a fierce 'whale' that has been sinking ships, they end up as captives of Captain Nemo, who prowls the sea in his magnificent submarine, the Nautilus. [lire la suite]
Star Trek boldly travelled through space and into the heart of the human condition. This anthology collects 45 classic episodes that aired in the series' first three seasons. Adapted by James Blish and J.
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Oz, the Great Wizard! The very name of L. Frank Baum's magical character conjures a world where diminutive munchkins live and work, wicked witches run riot, and the mighty Oz himself rules over an Emerald City reached by a yellow brick road. [lire la suite]
Lewis Carroll's novels Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (first published in 1865 and 1871, respectively) have entertained readers young and old for more than a century. Their magical worlds, amusing characters, clever dialogue, and playfully logical illogic epitomize the whit and whimsy of Carroll's writing. [lire la suite]
On the grounds of Misselthwaite, her Uncle Archibald's estate near the Yorkshire moors, nine-year-old Mary Lennox finds a walled-in garden that has been locked securely for years. With the help of Dickon Sowerby, a young local boy who can charm animals, Mary cultivates the garden, an experiences that both improves her health and raises her spirits. [lire la suite]
If the 'Roaring Twenties' are remembered as the era of 'flaming youth', it was F. Scott Fitzgerald who lit the fire. This book traces the early life of Amory Blaine from the end of prep school through Princeton to the start of an uncertain career in New York City, and captures the spirit of the roaring twenties.
No writer portrayed America's Roaring Twenties as vividly as F. [lire la suite]
This is the most cherished novel from each of England's talented sisters, in one gorgeously packaged volume. The Bronte family was a literary phenomenon unequalled before or since. Both Charlotte's "Jane Eyre" and Emily's "Wuthering Heights" have won lofty places in the pantheon and stirred the romantic sensibilities of generations of readers. [lire la suite]
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This is a collection of five of Dickens' best-known novels: "Oliver Twist", "A Christmas Carol", "David Copperfield", "Great Expectations" and "A Tale of Two Cities". This volume of fiction that truly captures the Victorian era will make an artful addition to any home library. [lire la suite]
H.P. Lovecraft fused supernatural horror with visionary science fiction; this volume collects together all of these writings. This is an exquisitely designed edition that features a silk-ribbon bookmark, distinctive gilt edging & marbled endpapers.
This is the perfect gift for book lovers and an artful addition to any home library. In the 1920s and '30s, H.P. [lire la suite]