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Russian Emigre Short Stories From Bunin To Yanovsky
Russian Emigre Short Stories From Bunin To Yanovsky
A landmark anthology that will introduce many extraordinary, unknown Russian writers to an English-language readership for the first time.
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The Penguin Book Of The British Short Story
The Penguin Book Of The British Short Story Various
This is the first anthology capacious enough to celebrate the full diversity and energy of its writers, subjects and tones. The most famous authors are here, and many others, including some magnificent stories never republished since their first appearance in magazines and periodicals. The Penguin Book of the British Short Story has a permanent authority, and will be reached for year in and year out.This volume takes the story from its origins with Defoe, Swift and Fielding to the 'golden age' of the fin de siècleand Edwardian period.
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A Shropshire Lad
A Shropshire Lad A.E. Housman
A collectible new Penguin series: beautiful, slim, clothbound editions of ten favourite poets. About the woodlands I will go, To see the cherry hung with snow
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The Works Of The Gawain Poet
The Works Of The Gawain Poet AD Putter, Myra Stokes
This volume brings together four works of the unknown fourteenth-century poet famous for the Arthurian romance Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, in their original Middle English.
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The Persians And Other Plays
The Persians And Other Plays Aeschylus Aeschylus, Aeschylus
Aeschylus, often known as the father of tragedy, was the first to raise the drama of classical Athens to a high art. The Persians, his earliest surviving play, is unique in its depiction of contemporary events – the Battle of Salamis – rather than heroic myth.
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The Kabbalistic Tradition
The Kabbalistic Tradition Alan Unterman
This selection offers a comprehensive survey of the 'Kabbalah', the body of writings in the Jewish mystical tradition.
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The Outsider
The Outsider Albert Camus
Albert Camus' portrayal of a man confronting the absurdity of human life became a classic. Yet it is also a book filled with quiet joy in the physical world, and this new translation sensitively renders the subtleties and dreamlike atmosphere of The Outsider.
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The Queen Of Spades
The Queen Of Spades Alexander Pushkin
One of the Russian master's most popular and chilling stories tells of a young card player whose obsession with winning becomes a terrible curse.
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Eugene Onegin
Eugene Onegin Alexander Pushkin
In this new translation, Stanley Mitchell captures the cadences and lightness of the original poem, and discusses in his introduction Pushkin's life, writings and politics, as well as previous translations of the work. This edition also contains a chronology and suggested further reading.
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Russian Magic Tales From Pushkin To Platonov
Russian Magic Tales From Pushkin To Platonov Alexander Pushkin
'She turned into a frog, into a lizard, into all kinds of other reptiles and then into a spindle'
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Novels, Tales, Journeys
Novels, Tales, Journeys Alexander Pushkin
Pushkin's masterpieces in prose, translated by the award-winning Pevear and Volokhonsky.
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The Count Of Monte Cristo
The Count Of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas
Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of the Château d'If.
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The Three Musketeers
The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas
Rediscover Puffin Classics, bringing the best-loved stories to a new generation.
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