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The Classic Works of Robert Louis StevensonFrom the adventures of Jim Hawkins in Treasure Island to The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Stevenson's legacy of novels and adventure stories is considerable and filled with colourful characters and rich settings, making for exciting and compelling reads for adults and young readers alike. Robert Louis Stevenson began writing articles whilst studying law at Edinburgh University and his earliest works ...
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The Classic Works of Henry JamesSix of the very best Henry James classics.
This classic collection includes the British author's most influential works, from The Portrait of a Lady to the Aspern Papers. Part of a beautiful series of classic fiction, this title brings Henry James back to life and reminds the world just what a wonderful writer he was. Featuring Daisy Miller, Washington Square and The Bostonians, this is a brilliant bind up not to be missed.
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The Classic Works of Thomas HardyDealing with themes of determinism and inescapable fate, Thomas Hardy's novels are also reknowned for depicting the intimate relationship between character and the environment. Unflinchingly honest in portraying characters and their fortunes, Hardy depicts life with all its harsh realities. Tess of the D'Urbervilles received negative reviews when first published in 1891. Originally criticised as being too pessimistic, ...
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The Classic Works of Rudyard KiplingThis must-have collection includes Kipling's well loved stories including The Jungle Book, the Just So Stories, Stalky & Co. and of course Kim. Explore the wild world of Baloo the bear, discover the political conflict of The Great Game and lose yourself in Kipling's immersive prose in this essential part of any reader's bookshelf. Suitable for children and adults alike, the power of Kipling shows no signs of letting up.
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The Complete Illustrated Works of Hans Christian AndersenAll the illustrated stories of the immortal Hans Christian Andersen are included in this handsome volume, a facsimile reproduction of a collection that first appeared in 1889.
Hans Christian Andersen is regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of fairy tales. His characters are brought to life by his innovative use of dialects and attention to detail. Full of humour and imagination, Andersen weaves together ...
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The Works of Charles Dickens. Volume 2Charles Dickens' ability to observe and record human character and environment have placed him at the top table of English fiction writers alongside Shakespeare and Austen, and his titles are still as popular today as they were upon first publication. Dickens was a sensation in his own time, his stories as popular upon publication as they are now, where he sits at the summit of English literature. His depictions ...
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The Classic Works of the Bronte Sisters. Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and Agnes GreyThis collection brings together three pieces of work that, incredibly, were all published within a single year. That Jane Eyre (Charlotte), Wuthering Heights (Emily) and Agnes Grey (Anne), works of such lasting quality, were produced in such a short space of time is incredible enough: that it was all the output of three sisters living straitened lives in a lonely Yorkshire village was extraordinary. The story ...
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Infographic Guide to the MoviesInfographics Guide to the Movies presents unique, witty and surprising facts about every film genre, from blockbuster, rom-com, horror, crime, science-fiction and action, to Noir, zombie, nouvelle vague, slasher, erotica, world cinema and much, much more. Mixing cinematic fact with legend, it features infamous and often ludicrous tales of Hollywood, Bollywood, European cinema, underground and indie film making.
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Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1950sThis beautiful reference work showcases 50 iconic outfits from one of fashion's most influential and exciting decades. From the bombshell glamour of Marilyn Monroe in 'How to Marry a Millionaire' to the immergence of teenage style, via the sculptural forms of Christian Dior's New Look and Balenciaga's double A-Line, it celebrates all of the important looks that revolutionised modern fashion. With Paula Reed's ...
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