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Everyman’s Library




Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth

Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth

Leo Tolstoy’s earliest published work, the trilogy Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth, was written when he was in his twenties, offering a tantalizing first glimpse of the literary...

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We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live

We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live

Includes seven books in one volume: the full texts of Slouching Towards Bethlehem; The White Album; Salvador; Miami; After Henry; Political Fictions; and Where I Was From. As featured...

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Ethan Frome, Summer, Bunner Sisters

Ethan Frome, Summer, Bunner Sisters

These three brilliantly wrought, tragic novellas explore the repressed emotions and destructive passions of working-class people far removed from the social milieu usually inhabited by Edith Wharton's...

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Canterbury Tales

Canterbury Tales

The precise, unerring, delicately emphatic characterizations for which The Canterbury Tales is so famous are no more extraordinary than Chaucer’s utter mastery...

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The Collected Works

The Collected Works

For the first time, all the major works of this beloved writer are gathered together in one hardcover volume.Poet, artist, and mystic, Kahlil Gibran was born in 1883 to a poor...

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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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Can You Forgive Her?

Can You Forgive Her?

Anthony Trollope's stock-in-trade was the life of the great drawing rooms of mid-Victorian England, where the thirst for wealth and political power and the need for love continually...

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The Border Trilogy

The Border Trilogy

Available together in one volume for the first time, the three novels of Cormac McCarthy's award-winning and bestselling Border Trilogy constitute a genuine American epic. Beginning...

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Tragedies, Volume 2

Tragedies, Volume 2

We read Shakespeare line by line for his supernatural mastery of all the poetic resources of the English language, and play by play for his utterly human, utterly intimate...

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The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

The Temple of the Golden Pavilion

 In The Temple of the Golden Pavilion, celebrated Japanese novelist Yukio Mishima creates a haunting portrait of a young man’s obsession with idealized beauty...

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The Dance

The Dance

A celebration in verse of the silent poetry of dance and the dancer, this anthology features a dizzying range of subjects: Chinese dagger dances and Hindu festival dances,...

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Parade's End

Parade's End

Ford Madox Ford's acclaimed masterpiece is widely considered one of the best novels of the twentieth century.Parade's End was originally published in four parts (Some Do Not...

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The Postman Always Rings Twice, Double Indemnity, Mildred Pierce, and Selected Stories

The Postman Always Rings Twice, Double Indemnity, Mildred Pierce, and Selected Stories

These three classics from the master of the noir novel, along with five otherwise unavailable short stories, are electric with the taut narrative voice, the suspense, and the explosive violence and eroticism...

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The Best Medicine

The Best Medicine

An inspired anthology about physical and psychological illness, healing, and healers--featuring a brilliant array of classic and contemporary writers, from Anton Chekhov to Lorrie Moore.This...

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Martin Chuzzlewit

Martin Chuzzlewit

At the center of Martin Chuzzlewit--the novel Angus Wilson called "one of the most sheerly exciting of all Dickens stories"--is Martin himself, very old, very rich, very...

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Love Speaks Its Name

Love Speaks Its Name

From Sappho to Shakespeare to Cole Porter–a marvelous and wide-ranging collection of classic gay and lesbian love poetry.The poets represented here include...

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Cavafy: Poems

Cavafy: Poems

The Alexandrian Greek poet Constantine Cavafy (1863–1933) is a towering figure of twentieth-century literature. No modern poet brought so vividly to life the history...

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The Custom of the Country

The Custom of the Country

Highly acclaimed at its publication in 1913, The Custom of the Country is a cutting commentary on America’s nouveaux riches, their upward-yearning aspirations...

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The Portrait of a Lady

The Portrait of a Lady

Isabel Archer, a beautiful, intelligent, and headstrong American girl newly endowed with wealth and embarked in Europe on a treacherous journey to self-knowledge, is delineated...

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Detective Stories

Detective Stories

Now, in the appealing and collectible Pocket Classics format, an anthology of beloved, classic detective stories—riveting and irresistibly addictive tales of crimes and those...

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Of Human Bondage

Of Human Bondage

W. Somerset Maugham’s masterwork is the coming-of-age story of Philip Carey, a sensitive young man consumed by an unrequited and self-destructive love.Born with...

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Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe

This classic story of a shipwrecked mariner on a deserted island is perhaps the greatest adventure in all of English literature. Fleeing from pirates, Robinson Crusoe is...

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Collected Stories 2

Collected Stories 2

 Encompassing a period of almost fifty years, the stories of Henry James represent the most remarkable feat of sustained literary creation in modern times. For sheer richness, variety and intensity, they have no equal in fiction, enabling us to trace the evolution of a great writer in the finest...

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The Princess Casamassima

The Princess Casamassima

When Henry James chose to, as he did in The Princess Casamassima, he could write about the political turbulence of his era with astonishing excitement and directness....

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