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Air Bridge
Air Bridge Hammond Innes
A sensational tale of crime and courage in the shadow of the Berlin airlift
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Maddon's Rock
Maddon's Rock Hammond Innes
From the master of suspense and adventure, a tale of vanished silver bullion, a false-hearted sea captain and his brave crew.
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Moby-Dick
Moby-Dick Herman Melville
Captain Ahab is an eerily compelling madman who focuses his distilled hatred and suffering (and that of generations before him) into the pursuit of a creature as vast, dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself.
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Fateless
Fateless Imre Kertesz
‘Should be savoured slowly... Only through exploring its subtlety and detail will the reader come to appreciate such an ornate and honest testimony to the human spirit’ - Washington Times
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The Three-Arched Bridge
The Three-Arched Bridge Ismail Kadare
All Kadare's novels serve as parables and this one is a wry and hard-hitting commentary on the conflicts that seem destined forever to ravage the Balkan states. Translated from the Albanian by John Hodgson
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Invisible Cities
Invisible Cities Italo Calvino
'A subtle and beautiful meditation' Sunday Times
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The French Lieutenant's Woman
The French Lieutenant's Woman John Fowles
'A remarkable performance-As gripping as The Collector and The Magus' Observer
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Augustus
Augustus John Williams
'Williams has fashioned an always engaging, psychologically convincing work of fiction-a consistent and well-realized portrait' The New Yorker
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The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
The Gospel According to Jesus Christ José Saramago
Saramago's ingenious fictionalised account of the life of Jesus
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Baltasar & Blimunda
Baltasar & Blimunda José Saramago
An intense and surreal romance set against the politics of eighteenth-century Lisbon from Nobel Prize-winning author José Saramago
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Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition
Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition Joseph Heller
50th anniversary of Catch 22's publication. Yossarian lives!
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The Makioka Sisters
The Makioka Sisters Junichiro Tanizaki
VINTAGE JAPANESE CLASSICS – following on from the success of Vintage Russian Classics and European Classics, these are covetable new editions of the best Japanese writers on the Vintage list
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Jailbird
Jailbird Kurt Vonnegut
Jailbird is Vonnegut's riotous urban fairytale about the various fiascos of the Nixon years
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War And Peace
War And Peace Leo Tolstoy
In War and Peace (1868-9), Tolstoy entwines grand themes - conflict and love, birth and death, free will and fate - with unforgettable scenes of nineteenth-century Russia, to create a magnificent epic of human life in all its imperfection and grandeur.
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Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Captain Corelli's Mandolin Louis de Bernieres
A new classics edition of this enduringly popular novel
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The Camomile Lawn
The Camomile Lawn Mary Wesley
Perfect summer reading - escape to the Cornish cliffs in the dizzying heat of August 1939, where five cousins are making the most of the last summer of their youth.
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The Gormenghast Trilogy
The Gormenghast Trilogy Mervyn Peake
A master of the macabre and a traveller through the deeper and darker chasms of the imagination - The Times
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Landfall
Landfall Nevil Shute Norway
A classic adventure from the author of A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
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Pastoral
Pastoral Nevil Shute Norway
A classic adventure from the author of A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
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The Rainbow and the Rose
The Rainbow and the Rose Nevil Shute Norway
A classic adventure from the author of A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
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So Disdained
So Disdained Nevil Shute Norway
A classic adventure from the author of A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
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The Bridge On The River Kwai
The Bridge On The River Kwai Pierre Boulle
One of the truly great war stories.
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