Specials

Added by Carolejo on 2020-12-07 22:09:27

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Specials
Outstanding works
  • The Country Child}

    The Country Child

    Description
    THE COUNTRY CHILD is a semi-autobiographical story about a girl growing up in the country.
  • ReWild}

    ReWild

    Description
    Nick's vivid text mixes memoir with practical advice to entertain, inform and inspire us to get back to nature. ReWild is a beautiful and important exploration of the art of returning to nature.
  • Mad Man's Drum}

    Mad Man's Drum

    Description
    This 1930 work tells a gripping tale through imagery alone, consisting solely of hauntingly rendered woodcuts. 128 illustrations.
  • The Robber Bride}

    The Robber Bride

    Description
    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Handmaid's Tale One of Margaret Atwood’s most unforgettable characters lurks at the center of this intricate novel like a spider in a web.
  • Possession}

    Possession

    Description
    With an Introduction by the author that describes the novel's origins and its twenty-year gestation, this Modern Library edition is a handsome keepsake for fans of Possession—new and old alike.
  • Saturday}

    Saturday

    Description
    A brilliant, thrilling page-turner that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Saturday is a masterful novel set within a single day in February 2003.
  • The Goldfinch}

    The Goldfinch

    Description
    Composed with the skills of a master, The Goldfinch is a haunted odyssey through present-day America, and a drama of almost unbearable acuity and power.
  • The Third Policeman}

    The Third Policeman

    Description
    The Third Policeman follows a narrator who is obsessed with the work of a scientist and philosopher named de Selby (who believes that Earth is not round but sausage-shaped)—and has finally completed what he believes is the definitive text ...
  • Devoted Ladies}

    Devoted Ladies

    Description
    Jessica and Jane have been living together for six months and are devoted friends - or are they?
  • Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights}

    Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights

    Description
    The Novel Is A Singular One And It Stands Outside The Main Current Of Nineteenth Century Fiction. Because Of Its Peculiar Nature It Has Given Rise To Much Controversy.
  • Rebecca}

    Rebecca

    Description
    Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . . The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage.
  • The Bone People}

    The Bone People

    Description
    Compared to the works of James Joyce in its use of indigenous language and portrayal of consciousness, The Bone People captures the soul of New Zealand. After twenty years, it continues to astonish and enrich readers around the world.
  • The Flight of the Maidens}

    The Flight of the Maidens

    Description
    Gardam frames her story in dozens of crisp, brief scenes featuring deliciously dizzy conversation.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “Ebullient, humorous, and wise, this is a novel to savor.” —Booklist “The portrait of postwar ...
  • Ulysses}

    Ulysses

    Description
    The novel was the subject of a famous obscenity trial in 1933, but was found by a U.S. district court in New York to be a work of art. The furor over the novel made Joyce a celebrity.
  • The Complete Mapp and Lucia}

    The Complete Mapp and Lucia

    Description
    Outrageously pretentious, hypocritical and snobbish, Queen Lucia, 'as by right divine' rules over the toy kingdom of 'Riseholme' based on the Cotswold village of Broadway.
  • The Return of the Native}

    The Return of the Native

    Description
    This Second Edition reprints the text of the authoritative 1912 Macmillan Wessex Edition.
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