Titles by Mikhail Bulgakov
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    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...
  • Heart of Darkness
    On a boat in the Thames estuary, Marlow tells his travelling companions of his reconnaissance expedition for a Belgian trading company to its most remote outpost in central Africa, which brought him on the...
  • 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...
  • A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
    The most extensively annotated edition available James Joyce’s first novel, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a Künstlerroman which chronicles the emotional and intellectual development of...
  • Notes on a Cuff and Other Stories
    Begun in 1920 while Bulgakov was employed in a hospital in the remote Caucasian outpost of Vladikavkaz, and continued when he started working for a government literary department in Moscow, Notes on a Cuff is...
  • The Pat Hobby Stories
    A Hollywood hack who has fallen on hard times since the end of the Silent Era, Pat Hobby spends his time hanging out in the studio lot attempting to devise schemes – such as pressing his secretary for...
  • Tales of Terror and Mystery
    While he is now mostly associated with his Sherlock Holmes stories, Arthur Conan Doyle was also celebrated for the many masterful tales he wrote outside of that cycle. In this collection, first published in...
  • The Gambler
    Inspired by Dostoevsky’s own gambling addiction and written under pressure in order to pay off his creditors and retain his rights to his literary legacy, The Gambler is set in the casino of the fictional...
  • Great Expectations
    One of Dickens’s finest novels, Great Expectations chronicles the fortunes of its young protagonist Pip as he is unexpectedly endowed by a mysterious benefactor with the life of a gentleman, enabling him to...
 
 
 
 
 
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