'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' and the mysterious adventure of 'Rip Van Winkle' are just two famous tales included in this new collection of Washington Irving's quirky, charming and sometimes unnerving tales
With The Jungle Books Rudyard Kipling drew on ancient beast fables, Buddhist philosophy and memories of his Anglo-Indian childhood to create a rich, symbolic portrait of man and nature, and an eternal classic of childhood.
Part of a series of new editions of Kipling's works in Penguin Classics, this volume contains a General Preface by Jan Montefiore and an introduction by Harish Trivedi placing the novel in its literary and social context.
A Vintage Classics selection of haunting tales by some of the masters of nineteenth-century literature. Includes spine-chilling stories by Charles Dickens, M.R. James, H.G. Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle and E. Nesbit.