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For 150 years, the tales of Hans Christian Andersen have been delighting both adults and children. This edition contains all of Andersen's tales, including such favourites as "The Red Shoes", "The Mermaid", "The Emperor's New Clothes", and "The Ugly Duckling".
The literary cult of Sherlock Holmes shows no sign of fading with time as each new generation comes to love and revere the penetrating mind and ruthless logic which were the undoing of so many Victorian master criminals.
A collection of Oscar Wilde's many varied works. These include the tender fairy stories he wrote for his children; his novels, many of which shocked and outraged many readers of his day; plays which were enormously successful and continue to be so; and poems and essays.
The brothers rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds.
Edgar Allan Poe was the master of tales of mystery and the macbre, and is considered the inventor of detective fiction. This extensive collection also includes his finest poetry.
Jane Austen is without question, one of England's most enduring and skilled novelists. With her wit, social precision, and unerring ability to create some of literature's most charismatic and believable heroines, she mesmerises her readers as much today as when her novels were first published. This collection features her complete novels.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) excels in plot, poetry and wit, and his talent encompasses the tragedies of "Hamlet", "King Lear", "Othello", and "Macbeth" as well as history plays and the comedies such as "A Midsummer Night's Dream", and "As You Like It". This volume presents his plays in the chronological order in which they were written.