Titles by Mikhail Bulgakov
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  • Lady Chatterley’s Lover
    Originally published in Italy in 1928, and unavailable in Britain until 1960, when it was the subject of an infamous obscenity trial, Lady Chatterley’s Lover is now regarded as one of the pivotal novels of the...
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and through the Looking Glass
    Originally conceived by its author as an entertaining story for Alice Liddell, the daughter of an Oxford dean, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the fantastic tale of the young Alice’s encounters with the...
  • The Last of the Belles and Other Stories
    Inspired by Fitzgerald’s own courtship of his future wife Zelda, ‘The Last of the Belles’ centres on the Southern beauty Ailie Calhoun from Tarleton, Georgia, who finds herself the object of attention of all...
  • The Dream Woman
    When Francis Raven is roused from his sleep on the eve of his birthday and confronted by the sight of a woman trying to stab him, he is unsure whether she is real or an apparition. Years later, against the...
  • The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories
    One of Twain’s most celebrated novellas, ‘The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg’ is a satirical retelling of the Garden of Eden story in the Bible, in which the author, mocking the supposed honesty and...
  • The Sorrows of Young Werther
    Presented as a collection of confessional letters written by the eponymous protagonist, The Sorrows of Young Werther charts the emotional journey of a young man who, during a stay in a picturesque German...
  • George Silverman’s Explanation
    After a traumatic early childhood spent living in poverty in a Preston cellar, the suddenly orphaned George Silverman grows up convinced that he is at fault for all the misfortunes in his life. Hoodwinked...
  • Leonardo da Vinci: The Resurrection of the Gods
    This evocative account of the life of the Renaissance’s greatest figure traces Leonardo’s early development as an artist and court figure to his final years in exile, portraying his loves and sufferings, as...
  • Dog Stories
    Throughout his life Rudyard Kipling was fond of dogs, and while they featured prominently in early tales such as ‘The Dog Hervey’ and ‘Garm – a Hostage’, he later came up with the innovative idea of writing a...
  • Ulysses
    Controversial, scandalous, erudite and funny, Ulysses is undisputedly a landmark of twentieth-century modernism. It charts one day – 16th June 1904 – in the lives of three inhabitants of Dublin, the...
  • Childhood Memories and Other Stories
    • First complete and unexpurgated translation of Lampedusa’s uncollected shorter prose • Written at around the same time as The Leopard, ‘Childhood Memories’ reveals the biographical and psychological...
  • Mrs Dalloway
    As Mrs Dalloway works on the preparations for a dinner party, her thoughts throughout the day wander from memories of the past to interrogations about the present and lead her to assess the choices she has...
 
 
 
 
 
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