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A Country Doctor's Notebook
A Country Doctor's Notebook Mikhail Bulgakov
Brilliant stories which show the growth of a novelist's mind, and the raw material which fed the wild surrealism of Bulgakov's later fiction
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A Dead Man In Deptford
A Dead Man In Deptford Anthony Burgess
Murder mystery based on the infamous life and death of Christopher Marlowe.
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A Fairly Honourable Defeat
A Fairly Honourable Defeat Iris Murdoch
Iris Murdoch's comic tale of moral dilemmas – now republished as part of the Vintage Classics Murdoch Series – six gorgeous editions of her best, funniest and most subversive novels published to mark her centenary.
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A Farewell To Arms
A Farewell To Arms Ernest Hemingway
'A most beautiful, moving and human book' Vita Sackville-West
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A Farewell to Arms: The Special Edition
A Farewell to Arms: The Special Edition Ernest Hemingway
A special edition of Hemingway's powerful autobiographical war classic, including the author's 1948 introduction, his early drafts, and all of the 47 alternative endings
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A Haunted House
A Haunted House Virginia Woolf
The complete collection of Virginia Woolf's shorter fiction, including her most famous stories such as 'Kew Gardens' and 'A Haunted House'.
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A High Wind In Jamaica
A High Wind In Jamaica Richard Hughes
'A quite extraordinary and unforgettable book' Ralph StrausPublished to great acclaim in 1929, this classic tale of childhood was Richard Hughes' first novel and became a bestseller. Doing away with Victorian sentimental visions of childhood, it paved the way for later works such as Golding's Lord of the Flies
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A Maggot
A Maggot John Fowles
'Brilliant and compelling' Guardian
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A Meeting by the River
A Meeting by the River Christopher Isherwood
A deeply satisfying novel of sibling rivalry, sexuality and spirituality.
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce
A highly autobiographical tale of the growth of a young man's mind, and his striving for independence.
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A Severed Head
A Severed Head Iris Murdoch
‘This is a comedy with that touch of ferocity about it which makes for excitement’ - Elizabeth Jane Howard
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A Single Man
A Single Man Christopher Isherwood
A Single Man is an exclusive Vintage Classic that has been made into a film starring Julianne Moore and Colin Firth and directed by Tom Ford.
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A Special Providence
A Special Providence Richard Yates
A moving, ironic and often heart breaking exploration of post-war America by the author of Revolutionary Road
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A Town Like Alice
A Town Like Alice Nevil Shute Norway
‘Probably more people have shed tears over the last page of A Town Like Alice than about any other novel in the English language… remarkable’ John Ezard, Guardian
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A Word Child
A Word Child Iris Murdoch
'She is incapable of writing without fascinating and beautiful colour' The Times
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Absalom, Absalom!
Absalom, Absalom! William Faulkner
Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature
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Adam, One Afternoon
Adam, One Afternoon Italo Calvino
'Calvino's strength is his economy and subtlety. The best of his allegorical fantasies have the power of the Brothers Grimm, rollicking stories on the surface, with an underlying savagery' Listener
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After Many a Summer
After Many a Summer Aldous Huxley
A millionaire seeks eternal life, whilst corrupting and neglecting the things that make life worthwhile. A shocking cautionary tale from the author of Brave New World
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