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  • by Leo Tolstoy
    £7.99 - 16.49

  • - (OWC Hardback)
    by Fyodor Dostoevsky
    £6.49 - 14.49

    Crime and Punishment is one of the most important novels of the nineteenth century. It is the story of a murder committed on principle, of a killer who wishes to set himself outside and above society. It is marked by Dostoevsky's own harrowing experience in penal servitude, and yet contains moments of wild humour.

  • by Epictetus
    £9.49

    This is the only complete modern translation of Epictetus's Discourses, together with the Handbook and fragments. A major work of Stoic practical ethics, the Discourses teach that the basis of happiness is up to us. This accessible new translation is accompanied by a full introduction and thorough notes.

  • by Leonardo Da Vinci
    £6.99

    This selection offers a cross-section from the 6,000 surviving sheets that constitute Leonardo's notebooks, including his thoughts on landscape, optics, anatomy, architecture, sculpture, and painting. Fully updated, this new edition includes some 70 line drawings and a Preface by Leonardo expert Martin Kemp.

  • by Giovanni Boccaccio
    £10.99

  • by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels
    £5.49

  • by Carl Von Clausewitz
    £9.49

    This abridged edition of On War by Beatrice Heuser, using the acclaimed translation by Michael Howard and Peter Paret, selects the central books in which Clausewitz's views on the nature and theory of war are developed.

  • - Seven Commentaries on The Gallic War with an Eighth Commentary by Aulus Hirtius
    by Julius Caesar
    £8.99

  • - The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro, The Guilty Mother
    by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
    £7.49

  • by George Orwell
    £8.99

    1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) was George Orwell's final novel and was completed in difficult conditions shortly before his early death. It is one of the most influential and widely-read novels of the post-war period.

  • by Leo Tolstoy
    £9.49 - 29.49

    Tolstoy's epic masterpiece intertwines the lives of private and public individuals during the time of the Napoleonic wars and the French invasion of Russia. In this revised and updated version of the definitive and highly acclaimed Maude translation, Tolstoy's genius and the power of his prose are made newly available to the contemporary reader.

  • - The Presocratics and Sophists
     
    £9.49

  • - A Polemic. By way of clarification and supplement to my last book Beyond Good and Evil
    by Friedrich Nietzsche
    £8.99

  • - An Abridged Edition
    by Karl Marx
    £6.99

  • by Fyodor Dostoevsky
    £6.99

  • by Emily Bronte
    £4.48 - 13.99

    Wuthering Heights is one of the most famous love stories in the English language, and a potent tale of revenge. This new edition explores its extraordinary power and unique style and narrative structure, and includes a selection of poems by Emily Bronte.

  • by George Eliot
    £5.93

  • by Jane Austen
    £4.49 - 13.99

    Pride and Prejudice has delighted generations of readers with its unforgettable cast of characters, carefully choreographed plot, and a hugely entertaining view of the world and its absurdities. In this new edition Fiona Stafford considers the artistry with which Jane Austen creates her best-known story.

  • by Geoffrey Chaucer
    £8.49

    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.

  • by Galileo
    £8.44

    This generous selection from Galileo's writings contains all the essential texts. Newly translated by Mark Davie and William R. Shea, the contents include full representation from his scientific masterpieces, his contributions to the debate on science and religion, and key documents from his trial before the Inquisition in 1633.

  • by John Stuart Mill
    £7.49

    The four essays in this volume examine the most central issues that face liberal democratic regimes. They tackle the protection of individual liberty, the basic principles of ethics, the benefits and the costs of representative institutions, and the central importance of gender equality in society.

  • by Oscar Wilde
    £7.49

    Wilde's short fiction includes such masterpieces as 'The Happy Prince', 'The Selfish Giant', 'Lord Arthur Savile's Crime' and 'The Canterville Ghost', as well as the daring narrative experiments of 'The Portrait of Mr. W. H.' and 'Poems in Prose'. This edition shows how they continue to the enthral and challenge the reader.

  • by Frederick Douglass
    £7.49

    Frederick Douglass's Narrative recounts his life as a slave in Maryland and escape to freedom in 1838. An important slave autobiography, it is significant both for what it tells us about slave life and about its author. It is here reprinted with contexualizing source material and other writings by Douglass, as well as an introduction discussing its literary and historical significance.

  • - A Selection
    by Hans Christian Andersen
    £8.49

    Includes: The Tinder-Box; The Princess and the Pea; Thumbelina; The Little Mermaid; The Emperor's New Clothes; The Steadfast Soldier; The Ugly Duckling; The Snow Queen; The Little Match-Girl

  • by Seneca
    £9.49

    Stoic philosopher and tutor to the young emperor Nero, Seneca wrote moral essays - exercises in practical philosophy - on how to live in a troubled world. Strikingly applicable today, his thoughts on happiness and other subjects are here combined in a clear, modern translation with an introduction on Seneca's life and philosophy.

  • by Ann Radcliffe
    £8.99

  • - with parallel Greek text
    by C.P. Cavafy
    £9.49

    This volume presents the most authentic Greek text of Cavafy's 154 authorized poems ever to be published, together with a new English translation that conveys the accent and rhythm of the poet's individual tone of voice.

  • by Elias Loennrot
    £10.49

  • by Xenophon
    £8.99

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