- Finding himself locked in his room for six weeks, a young officer journeys around his room in his imagination, using the various objects it contains as inspiration for a delightful parody of...
- When the young Ishmael gets on board Captain Ahab’s whaling ship, little does he suspect that the mission on which he is about to embark is the fulfilment of his master’s obsessive desire for revenge on Moby...
- An exponent of the theory that William Shakespeare, the modestly educated provincial man from Stratford-upon-Avon, could not have written the works – full of erudition and accurate professional jargon...
- While Charles Dickens is best known and celebrated for his prolific journalistic output and novelistic creations, he also devoted some of his creative energies to verse. At turns sentimental, melancholy...
- One of the many aspects of Alexander Pushkin’s immense contribution to Russian language and literature, and perhaps the one he is most popular for, is his mastery of the love poem, a genre which...
- Published posthumously in 1830, Stendhal’s travel notes on his 1838 journey to southern France contain descriptions of cities such as Bordeaux, Toulouse and Marseilles, peppered with numerous personal...
- A major work by one of France’s most important authors of the twentieth century, London Bridge is a riotous novel about the London underworld during World War I. Picking up where its predecessor Guignol’s...
- Constantly rebuffed from the social circles he aspires to frequent, the timid clerk Golyadkin is confronted by the sudden appearance of his double, a more brazen, confident and socially succesful version...
- 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...
- A collection of early short stories which helped make Fitzgerald’s name, Tales of the Jazz Age combines period pieces – the most notable of which is the novella-length ‘May Day’ – with more...
- Several years after emigrating from the USSR, the author discovers the battered suitcase he had brought with him gathering dust at the back of a wardrobe. As he opens the suitcase, the seemingly...
- Published a year after The Great Gatsby, this short-story collection showcases many of the celebrated novel’s themes, as well as its unique writing style. Two of the most famous tales, the beautifully elegiac...
The Great GatsbyF. Scott Fitzgerald
Exercises in StyleRaymond Queneau
Alice's Adventures Under GroundLewis Carroll
Journey to the End of the NightLouis-Ferdinand Céline
The Master and MargaritaMikhail Bulgakov
Dearest FatherFranz Kafka
The Haunted HouseCharles Dickens
Tender is the NightF. Scott Fitzgerald
This Side of ParadiseF. Scott Fitzgerald
The Beautiful and DamnedF. Scott Fitzgerald
- The Last TycoonF. Scott Fitzgerald
- Fantastic TalesIgino Ugo Tarchetti
- Diaries and Selected LettersMikhail Bulgakov
- ConstantinopleEdmondo de Amicis
- The DreamÉmile Zola
- Childhood Memories and Other...Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
- The Ladies’ ParadiseÉmile Zola
- Pleasures and DaysMarcel Proust
- Pushkin HillsSergei Dovlatov
- SmokeIvan Turgenev
- The Gods Want BloodAnatole France
- Exercises in StyleRaymond Queneau
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