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Confessions of a Thug

£10.99

Philip Meadows Taylor, Kim A. Wagner

9780198854647
Paperback
11 January 2024

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Confessions of a Thug was the first dramatic account to expose a European readership to the fantastic world of the murderous Thugs, or highway robbers, who strangled their victims and who have ever since been a stable of Western popular culture

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The Wendigo and Other Stories

£7.99

Algernon Blackwood, Aaron Worth

9780198848882
Paperback
09 November 2023

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The tales of Algernon Blackwood, in the view of many the greatest weird writer of them all, blur the boundaries between human and nonhuman, living and dead, beckoning the reader into strange borderlands where alien forces lurk.

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Hamsun's Hunger

£6.99

Knut Hamsun, Tore Rem, Terence Cave

9780192862846
Paperback
12 October 2023

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Hunger is the first-person story of a young man desperately trying to establish himself in the city as a writer, living in shabby lodgings where he can seldom afford to pay the rent, eating almost nothing, and engaging spasmodically and manically with landladies, eccentric elderly men, policemen, shopkeepers, pawnbrokers, and others on the way.

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The Swann Way

£9.99

Marcel Proust, Brian Nelson, Adam Watt

9780198871521
Paperback
21 September 2023

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The Swann Way is the first volume of Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time (1913-27), one of the most important novels of the twentieth century.

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The Sign of Four

£6.99

Arthur Conan Doyle, Caroline Reitz, Darryl Jones

9780198862123
Paperback
14 September 2023

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As a dense yellow fog swirls through London, Sherlock Holmes sits in a cocaine-induced haze at 221B Baker Street. His mood is only lifted by a visit from a beautiful but distressed young woman, whose father vanished ten years before. The ensuing investigation involves a wronged woman, stolen Indian treasure, a helpful dog, and a love affair.

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Specimen Days

£8.99

Walt Whitman, Max Cavitch

9780198861386
Paperback
14 September 2023

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Though well-known to many Whitman scholars, Specimen Days is an underrated 'late' prose work which chronicles the life of one of the world's best loved and most influential poets.

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Second Edition

£6.99

Arthur Conan Doyle, Catherine Wynne, Darryl Jones

9780198865759
Paperback
14 September 2023

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is the series of short stories that made the fortunes of the Strand magazine, in which they were first published, and won immense popularity for Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson.

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The Origins of Science Fiction

£8.99

Michael Newton

9780198853626
Paperback
14 September 2023

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A selection of science-fiction tales from the close of the 'Romantic' period to the end of the First World War. It gathers together classic short stories, from Edgar Allan Poe's playful hoaxes to Gertrude Barrows Bennett's feminist fantasy.

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Selected Poems

£8.99

Du Bellay, Ronsard, Anthony Mortimer

9780192847997
Paperback
10 August 2023

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From the gritty realism and resentment of Du Bellay to the lyric grace and frank eroticism of Ronsard, the poems of this volume testify to the many-faceted achievement of the two poets who, as leaders of the famous 'Pléiade' group, were crucial to the creation of a new national literature.

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Pan

£6.99

Knut Hamsun, Tore Rem, Terence Cave

9780192893451
Paperback
22 June 2023

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One of Knut Hamsun's most famous works, it tells the story of Thomas Glahn, a lone hunter accompanied only by his faithful dog, Aesop.

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Scottish Poetry, 1730-1830

£12.99

Daniel Cook

9780198803553
Paperback
27 January 2023

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Featuring 218 poems and songs in Scots, English, and Gaelic, this collection places Robert Burns, Walter Scott, and other major writers of the period alongside lesser known or even entirely forgotten figures. A significant number of important long poems are given in full, and many of the shorter works feature for the first time in a modern edition.

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Guide to the Lakes

£9.99

William Wordsworth, Saeko Yoshikawa

9780198848097
Paperback
24 November 2022

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Wordsworth's Guide to the Lakes gives a first-hand account of his feelings about the unique countryside that was the source of his inspiration. He addresses concerns that are relevant today, such as how the growing number of visitors, and the money they might bring, would affect such a small and vulnerable landscape.

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Lykophron: Alexandra

£8.99

Lykophron, Simon Hornblower

9780198863342
Paperback
03 November 2022

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The Alexandra, attributed to Lykophron is a minor poetic masterpiece. At 1474 lines, it is one of the most important and notoriously difficult Greek poems dating from the Hellenistic period.

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Life and Times of Frederick Douglass: Written by Himself

£9.99

Frederick Douglass, Celeste-Marie Bernier, Andrew Taylor

9780198835325
Paperback
28 July 2022

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In his final autobiography, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass Written By Himself, Frederick Douglass shares the stories of his 'several lives in one.' He does powerful justice to his lives lived in U.S. slavery, in the fight for abolition, and in the 'conflict and battle' of the Civil War.

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Jacob's Room

Second Edition

£7.99

Virginia Woolf, Urmila Seshagiri

9780192857392
Paperback
09 June 2022

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Jacob's Room is Virginia Woolf's first truly experimental novel. It is a portrait of a young man, who is both representative and victim of the social values which led Edwardian society into war.

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Kew Gardens and Other Short Fiction

Second Edition

£6.99

Virginia Woolf, Bryony Randall, David Bradshaw

9780198838135
Paperback
28 April 2022

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Essential to Virginia Woolf's development as a novelist, these short stories are among the most interesting and accomplished fictions she wrote.

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Estate Management and Symposium

£8.99

Xenophon, Emily Baragwanath, Anthony Verity

9780198823513
Paperback
28 April 2022

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Xenophon recounted several Socratic dialogues which included his Symposium and Oeconomicus and both are concerned with Athenian private life. They are literary creations that reveal Xenophon as a skilled literary artist, an innovative thinker, and far from merely reflecting the conventional thinking of the world around him.

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The Origins of Science Fiction

£16.99

Michael Newton

9780198853619
Hardback
01 April 2022

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Emma

Fifth Edition

£4.99

Jane Austen, John Mullan

9780198837756
Paperback
03 March 2022

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Emma is considered by many to be Austen's finest and most representative novel. The story of Emma Woodhouse's matchmaking, and her awakening to the true feelings of others as well as herself, is told with consummate wit and humour.

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Elegies of Chu

£12.99

Nicholas Morrow Williams

9780198818311
Paperback
27 February 2022

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This anthology, Elegies of Chu, will provide readers with an understanding of Chinese literature, examining its evolution from free-spirited, mythico-religious songs to the more formal, polished style of the Han court.

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