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Solitude

Solitude

A literary sanctuary for what Shakespeare called “sessions of sweet silent thought,” this exquisite gathering of poems speaks to the consolations of...

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Baudelaire: Poems

Baudelaire: Poems

Modern poetry begins with Charles Baudelaire (1821-67), who employed his unequalled technical mastery to create the shadowy, desperately dramatic urban landscape...

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Ride A-Cock-Horse and Other Rhymes and Stories

Ride A-Cock-Horse and Other Rhymes and Stories

First published in 1878, this collection of comic poems and traditional rhymes for very young children is outstanding for its delightful watercolor illustrations...

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The Everyman Book of Nonsense Verse

The Everyman Book of Nonsense Verse

This hilariously readable collection of classic nonsense poetry, delightfully illustrated throughout, is a showcase of comic talent and sheer silliness.The Everyman...

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A Sportsman's Notebook

A Sportsman's Notebook

  Ivan Turgenev’s first literary masterpiece is a sweeping portrayal of the magnificent nineteenth–century Russian countryside and the harsh lives of those who...

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The Complete Henry Bech

The Complete Henry Bech

Since tales of his exploits began appearing in The New Yorker more than thirty years ago, Henry Bech, John Updike's playfully irreverent alter-ego, has charmed readers with his...

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Love Songs and Sonnets

Love Songs and Sonnets

The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Love Songs and Sonnets...

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David Copperfield

David Copperfield

When David Copperfield escapes from the cruelty of his childhood home, he embarks on a journey to adulthood which will lead him through comedy and tragedy, love and heartbreak and friendship and betrayal. Over...

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Poems of Sleep and Dreams

Poems of Sleep and Dreams

Poets have always drawn inspiration from the wild fancies of dream life. We spend a third of our lives asleep, and throughout history our nocturnal visions have engaged the interpretive...

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The Pickwick Papers

The Pickwick Papers

In this classic social commentary from Dickens, Mr. Samuel Pickwick, retired business man and confirmed bachelor, is determined that after a quiet life of enterprise the time has come to go out into the world. Together...

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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Frances Hodgson Burnett's celebration of the kingdom of earth takes place in a secret garden, where the orphaned Mary Lennox and the invalid boy, Colin, are magically...

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Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Here is the compelling tale of a spirited young Thoroughbred that captured the hearts of readers throughout Victorian England when it was first published in 1877. This masterfully...

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Animal Farm

Animal Farm

 Animal Farm is the most famous by far of all twentieth-century political allegories. Its account of a group of barnyard animals who revolt against their vicious...

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The Metamorphoses

The Metamorphoses

Ovid’s famous mock epic—a treasury of myth and magic that is one of the greatest literary works of classical antiquity—is rendered into fluidly poetic English by world-renowned...

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His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials

The only hardcover omnibus of the best-selling and award-winning fantasy trilogy, in a Contemporary Classics edition.   Philip Pullman's trilogy is a masterpiece that...

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The Sonnets and Narrative Poems

The Sonnets and Narrative Poems

 If William Shakespeare had never written a single play, if his reputation rested entirely upon the substantial and sterling body of nondramatic verse he left behind,...

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

One of Charles Dickens’s most fascinating novels, Great Expectations follows the orphan Pip as he leaves behind a childhood of misery and poverty after an anonymous benefactor offers him a chance at the...

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Beloved

Beloved

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Toni Morrison’s Beloved is a spellbinding and dazzlingly innovative portrait of a woman haunted by the past. Sethe was born a slave and...

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New York Stories

New York Stories

An irresistible anthology of classic tales of New York in the tradition of Christmas Stories, Love Stories, and Stories of the Sea.Writers have...

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Cinderella

Cinderella

The classical version of the most famous and beloved of all fairy tales is the one C.S. Evans adapted and then expanded in order to give his brilliant illustrator,...

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Collected Stories

Collected Stories

As a young writer living in Lahore during the time of the British Raj, Rudyard Kipling (1865­–1936) was possessed by an enormous subject—India—and his...

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Prayers

Prayers

Like music and dance, poetry is an art that antedates our secular civilization, and it has always borne the marks of its origin as a means by which to approach and...

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Sons and Lovers

Sons and Lovers

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Introduction by David EllisThe struggle for power at the heart of a family in conflict, the mysteries of sexual initiation, and the...

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