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by Arnold Bennett
<p>No longer a boy, not quite a man, Edwin Clayhanger stands on a canal bridge on his last day of school, and surveys the valley of Bursley and the Five Towns. Serious, good-natured and full of incoherent ambition, Edwin's hopes and dreams for ...eBook
by Luanne Rice
<p>A deeply moving and resonant novel about the power of love and family feeling in the face of suffering and change. A beloved only child, Sarah was brought up on a wild island, where the people were as one with the landscape and where her ...eBook
by Alex Miller
The new novel from Australia's highly acclaimed literary treasure is an extraordinarily powerful exploration of tragedy, betrayal, the true nature of friendship and the beauty of lasting love. ...
by Stella Gibbons
When sensible, sophisticated Flora Poste is orphaned at nineteen, she decides her only choice is to descend upon relatives in deepest Sussex. At the aptly named Cold Comfort Farm, she meets the doomed Starkadders, an eccentric group of relatives
by Emma Page
<p>A Kesley and Lambert novel. The sun has risen but successful young stockbroker Gavin Elliot is still in bed. He lies on his side, his pyjama top hitched up to reveal his back- and a knife sticking out from between his shoulder-blades…</p> ...eBook
by Elizabeth Bowen
<p>WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY A. N. WILSON</p> <p>Throughout these seventy-nine stories - love stories, ghost stories, stories of childhood, of English middle-class life in the twenties and thirties, of London during the Blitz - Elizabeth Bowen ...eBook
by Hilaire Belloc & Delphi Classics
<p><strong>The Anglo-French writer and historian, Hilaire Belloc also found fame as an orator, poet, sailor, satirist, soldier and political activist, whose comic verses and collaborations with G. K. Chesterton cemented his literary reputation ...eBook
by Voltaire & Delphi Classics
<p><strong>The leading figure of the French Enlightenment, Voltaire was a versatile writer, celebrated for his satirical wit and his advocacy of freedom of religion. Voltaire’s oeuvre features works in almost every literary form, including ...eBook
by William Hazlitt & Delphi Classics
<p><strong>The greatest art critic of his age, William Hazlitt is celebrated for his humanistic essays and literary criticism. Hazlitt was an influential drama critic, social commentator and philosopher, now widely considered one of the great ...eBook
by Lewis Carroll
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister
by Mary Shelley
HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘The rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my candle was nearly burnt out, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull ...
by Charles Dickens
HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘My father's family name being Pirrip, and my Christian name Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip. ...
by Walt Whitman
HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey work of the stars…First published in 1855, and edited, revised and expanded over thirty years,
by Herman Melville
Few literary masterpieces cast quite as awesome a shadow as Herman Melville's Moby Dick. Captain Ahab's quest for the white whale is a timeless epic – a thrilling tale of vengeance and obsession, and a searing parable about humanity lost ...
by Oscar Wilde
HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘Dear Prince, I must leave you, but I will never forget you, and next spring I will bring you back two beautiful jewels in place of those you have ...
by Rudyard Kipling
HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘The man's cub is mine, Lungri – mine to me! He shall not be killed. He shall live to run with the Pack and to hunt with the Pack; and in the end, look ...
by Edgar Allan Poe
HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘True! Nervous, very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses, not destroyed, ...
by Jules Verne
HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for ...
by William Shakespeare
HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘My Oberon! what visions have I seen!Methought I was enamoured of an ass.'When four young lovers flee from Athens and become lost in an enchanted wood, ...
by Charles Dickens
HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…'Set before and during the French Revolution in the cities of Paris and London, A Tale of Two Cities ...