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Barnaby Rudge
Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens
This edition is based on the first one-volume publication of Barnaby Rudge, reproducing all the original illustrations. Appendices include a map of London at the time of the Gordon Riots and the preface to the 1969 edition.
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Betjeman A.N. Wilson
The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller 'A joy to read and re-read - the perfect match of author and subject' Hugh Massingberd, 'Books of the Year', Spectator
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Bleak House
Bleak House Charles Dickens
As the interminable case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce grinds its way through the Court of Chancery, it draws together a disparate group of people.
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By-Line Ernest Hemingway
A selection of Hemingway’s best prose written for newspapers and magazines between 1920 and 1956.
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Called Out of Darkness
Called Out of Darkness Anne Rice
Anne Rice's intimate memoir of her Catholic girlhood, her unmaking as a devout believer and the path back to her faith.
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Cat Haiku
Cat Haiku Deborah Coates
A quirky and clever collection of beautifully illustrated Japanese haiku poetry written from the elusive 'cat's eye' viewpoint - a wonderful illustrated book that would make the perfect gift for cat-lovers and poetry fans everywhere
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Curiosities of Literature
Curiosities of Literature John Sutherland
One of our foremost critics tours some of the more arcane byways of literature
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Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 1
Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 1 Anthony Powell
The first three novels from the brilliant Dance to the Music Of Time sequence.
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Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 2
Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 2 Anthony Powell
Volume 2 contains novels four, five and six of the Dance To The Music Of Time sequence.
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Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 3
Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 3 Anthony Powell
Volume 3 contains novels seven to nine of the Dance To The Music Of Time sequence.
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Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 4
Dance To The Music Of Time Volume 4 Anthony Powell
Volume 4 contains novels ten to twelve of the Dance To The Music Of Time sequence.
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Daphne Du Maurier
Daphne Du Maurier Daphne Du Maurier, Margaret Forster
A meticulously researched bestseller; a masterpiece of biography and storytelling about one of Britain’s best female authors. du Maurier’s books were adapted into some of Hitchcock’s most successful films, yet little is known about her private life. In this definitive book about the author of The Birds and Rebecca, readers are granted an insight into the life of a great, psychologically complex woman.
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Death In The Afternoon
Death In The Afternoon Ernest Hemingway
Hemingway's classic portrait of the pageantry of bullfighting
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Doing Our Own Thing
Doing Our Own Thing John McWhorter
Is the English language in decline? Is contemporary music a pale imitation of the musical riches of the past? Linguist John McWhorter argues in this provocative, controversial book that the legacy of the 1960's has caused us to value the verbal and the oral over the written forms of language and music, impoverishing our culture.
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Dreaming To Some Purpose Colin Wilson
Inside the Outsider - Colin Wilson returns to the subject of his million-selling book
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Georgette Heyer Biography
Georgette Heyer Biography Jennifer Kloester
The definitive biography of one of Britain’s best-loved novelists.
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Georgette Heyer's Regency World
Georgette Heyer's Regency World Jennifer Kloester
A must-have guide to the people, places and society in Georgette Heyer's Regency novels
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Great Expectations
Great Expectations Charles Dickens
Rediscover Puffin Classics - bringing the best-loved stories to a new generation.
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Hard Times
Hard Times Charles Dickens
The Penguin English Library Edition of Hard Times by Charles Dickens
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Hide-And-Seek With Angels
Hide-And-Seek With Angels Lisa Chaney
A fascinating and brilliantly revealing biography of the man who created Peter Pan.
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How to be Well Read
How to be Well Read John Sutherland
A very personal guide to the best novels ever
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How to Talk Like a Local
How to Talk Like a Local Susie Dent
The first collection of local words and phrases to take in every region of the country
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