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by Harold Bindloss
Set in the cut-throat environment of Canada's burgeoning lumber industry, this intriguing mystery from Harold Bindloss begins with the discovery that the son of a lumber tycoon has been brutally killed. What's more, a cache of valuable bonds haseBook
by Cressida McLaughlin
<p>Welcome to Cressida McLaughlin’s heartwarming The Canal Board Cafe - step aboard! Summer Freeman has embarked on a new life afloat. She’s taking the Canal Boat Café on a scenic journey and is meeting old friends and new. Among the new is ...eBook
by Maria Edgeworth
The Castle Rackrent estate is owned by four generations of Englishmen, each dissipated, cruel or improvident in some way. Their lives are chronicled by the estate's Irish steward, Thady Quirk. He is one of the first examples in literature of theeBook
by Maria Edgeworth
<p>The novel is set prior to the Constitution of 1782 and tells the story of four generations of Rackrent heirs through their steward, Thady Quirk. The heirs are: the dissipated spendthrift Sir Patrick O'Shaughlin, the litigious Sir Murtagh ...eBook
by Günter Grass
<p>To compensate for his unusually large Adam's apple - source of both discomfort and distress - fourteen year old Joachim Mahlke turns himself into athlete and ace diver. Soon he is known to his peers and his nation as 'The Great Mahlke'. But ...eBook
by Émile Gaboriau
<p>This early work by Émile Gaboriau was originally published in the late 19th century and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'Caught in the Net' is one of Gaboriau's novels of crime and mystery. Émile Gaboriau was born ineBook
by E.M. FORSTER
"This was a lovely collection of little known Forster writings. You can find many tales inside to delight any fancy. A great book to have around when you want to read for a shorter amount of time, but still get a lot out of your reading." Mama
by Jenny Hartley
<p>Charles Dickens is credited with creating some of the world's best-known fictional characters, and is widely regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian age. Even before reading the works of Dickens many people have met him already in ...eBook
The Essential Collection
by Grace Moore
Collected in this elegant slipcase volume are four of the most exceptional Victorian novels by Charles Dickens: <i>A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, Oliver Twist</i>, and <i>A Tale of Two Cities.</i> ...
by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
In this sequel to Braddon's previous novel Birds of Prey, heroine Charlotte Halliday has endured a truly remarkable spell of bad luck, tragedy, and ill health, all the while maintaining her unflappable composure. Over time, it gradually begins ...eBook
by Anton Chekhov
The Restless Classics edition of Chekhov: Stories for Our Time presents a must-have collection by the great Russian author who captured humanity in all its complexity, and reintroduces Chekhov as a funny, playful, deeply human, and thoroughly ...
by Eileen Myles
A groundbreaking and candid novel-in-real-time, considered a cult classic, from one of America's most celebrated poets. ...
by William Morris
<p>This early work by William Morris was originally published in 1899 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. William Morris was born in London, England in 1834. Arguably best known as a textile designer, he ...eBook
by Gerard Reve
From the author of the hit <i>The Evenings</i> - two classic novellas that are considered among Gerard Reve's best work ...
by Leo Tolstoy
<i>'Despite the tangle of ideas in my mind . . . I was young, innocent, free, and therefore almost happy' </i> Leo Tolstoy began his trilogy, <i>Childhood, Boyhood, Youth,</i> in his early twenties. Although he would in his old age
by Dolores Costello
<p>When a little chick leaves the flock, he stumbles on to an adventure that will change him forever. This charming picture book from Dolores Costello is a cute read for little explorers.</p> ...eBook
by Joe Berger
With the proceeds from his latest invention, Crackpot Whistling Sweets, Commander Caractacus Pott buys his family their first car. It looks like a wreck, but once restored it turns out to be no ordinary vehicle: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a ...
by A. A. Milne
<p>Chloe Marr is young, beautiful and so irresistible that countless men fall in love with her. Her story is told through the eyes of her numerous suitors and her women friends who are drawn to her because of her charm and warmth. But nobody ...eBook
by Charles Dickens
<i>A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings</i> collects stories of matchless charm and enduring popularity that enchanted listeners at Charles Dickens's public readings. This Penguin Classics is edited with an introduction and notes by ...
by Charles Dickens
<b>The Penguin English Library Edition of <i>A Christmas Carol </i>by Charles Dickens</b><b></b><b>"Every idiot who goes around with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding"</b><b></b>Charles Dickens's tale of ...