- When Tudy’s first husband tragically dies, she takes up the offer of Tom, a family friend, to pay for her to go to study in France. After she and her benefactor become close, she agrees to marry him in...
- In 1890, the thirty-year-old Chekhov, already knowing that he was ill with tuberculosis, undertook an arduous eleven-week journey from Moscow across Siberia to the penal colony on the island of Sakhalin...
- First published in 1859, Oblomov is an indisputable classic of Russian literature, comparable in its stature to such masterpieces as Gogol’s Dead Souls, Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina and Dostoevsky’s Brothers...
- The present selection traces the development of Yeats’s verse, encompassing the poet’s interest in Irish folklore and national identity, his engagement with the political situation of his day and the rich...
- Inspired by real events and centring on the figure of Pelageya Vlasova – the “mother” of the title – and her son Pavel, Gorky’s masterpiece describes the brutal life of ordinary Russian factory workers in the...
- One of the great achievements of twentieth-century Russian émigré literature, Dark Avenues – translated here for the first time into English in its entirety – took Bunin’s poetic mastery of language to new...
- Available for £69.99 until the 31st of December; a special collection of all 15 fiction works by F. Scott Fitzgerald. A must-have for fans of Fitzgerald and ideal as a gift. Includes: All the Sad Young...
- Filled with dreams of pursuing a career as a poet, the young Alexander Aduev moves from the country to St Petersburg, where he takes up lodgings next to his uncle Pyotr, a shrewd and world-weary businessman...
- Over the last fifteen years of his life, Tolstoy collected and published the maxims of some of the world’s greatest masters of philosophy, religion and literature, adding his own contributions to various...
- Tales of Adventure and Medical Life, one of the collections Arthur Conan Doyle published at the end of his career, anthologizes some of his best short fiction outside of the Sherlock Holmes canon. As well...
- The Good Soldier tells the stories of two outwardly happy couples who meet at a health spa in Germany just before the start of the First World War, and whose loveless, adultery-ridden relationships are...
- After an accident, Tess Durbeyfield, the daughter of impoverished peasants, decides to call on the aristocratic d’Urbervilles, as she believes that she is also descended from their ancient Norman lineage and...
The Great GatsbyF. Scott Fitzgerald
The Master and MargaritaMikhail Bulgakov
Exercises in StyleRaymond Queneau
Alice's Adventures Under GroundLewis Carroll
Journey to the End of the NightLouis-Ferdinand Céline
Wuthering HeightsEmily Brontë
The Divine ComedyDante Alighieri
- The Beautiful and DamnedF. Scott Fitzgerald
- The IdiotFyodor Dostoevsky
- The Diaboliad and Other Stories by...Mikhail Bulgakov
- A Dog’s HeartMikhail Bulgakov
- The Woman in WhiteWilkie Collins
- PersuasionJane Austen
- The Game of Chess and Other StoriesStefan Zweig
- A Hero of Our TimeMikhail Lermontov
- The Flowers of EvilCharles Baudelaire
- The AdolescentFyodor Dostoevsky
- The Portrait of a LadyHenry James
- Journey by MoonlightAntal Szerb