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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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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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The Lady Of The Camellias
The Lady Of The Camellias Alexandre Dumas
The Lady of the Camellias itself was inspired by the real-life nineteeth-century courtesan Marie Duplessis, the lover of the novel's author, Alexander Dumas fils.
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The Way of a Pilgrim: Candid Tales of a Wanderer to His Spiritual Father
The Way of a Pilgrim: Candid Tales of a Wanderer to His Spiritual Father Anonymous
A simple peasant seeks spiritual fulfilment in this apparently artless tale of popular piety.
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The Steppe and Other Stories, 1887-91
The Steppe and Other Stories, 1887-91 Anton Chekhov
A collection of eight of Chekhov's finest early stories.
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Ward No. 6 and Other Stories, 1892-1895
Ward No. 6 and Other Stories, 1892-1895 Anton Chekhov
A collection of nine of Chekhov's short stories from the middle period of his life
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle
A beautiful clothbound edition featuring some of the famous detective's most famous cases.
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Perchance To Dream
Perchance To Dream Charles Beaumont
Perchance to Dream contains a selection of Beaumont's finest stories – including five that he later adapted for Twilight Zone episodes – with a foreword by Ray Bradbury and an afterword by William Shatner. 
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The Most Venerable Book (Shang Shu)
The Most Venerable Book (Shang Shu) Confucius Confucius, Confucius
This fluid modern translation breathes new life to an ancient text that still shows how to govern, and live, well.
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