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When the Sleeper Wakes

by H.G. Wells & Orson Scott Card

Graham, an 1890s radical pamphleteer who is eagerly awaiting the twentieth century and all the advances it will bring, is stricken with insomnia. Finally resorting to medication, he instantly falls into a deep...


Heart of Darkness: (Classics Deluxe Edition)

by Joseph Conrad & Adam Hochschild

In a novella which remains highly controversial to this day, Conrad explores the relations between Africa and Europe. On the surface, this is a horrifying tale of colonial exploitation. The narrator, Marlowe...


Sense and Sensibility: (A Modern Library E-Book)

by Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility is one of the best loved of Jane Austen's novels, populated by great comic creations like Mrs. Jennings, the unscrupulous cad Willoughby, and guileless and artful women. As ever, Austen...


Persuasion: (A Modern Library E-Book)

by Jane Austen

Of all Jane Austen’s great and delightful novels, Persuasion is widely regarded as the most moving. It is the story of a second chance.

Anne Elliot, daughter of the snobbish, spendthrift Sir Walter Elliot,...


The Histories and Poems of Shakespeare: (A Modern Library E-Book)

by William Shakespeare

This Modern Library edition presents all ten histories--each complete and unabridged--in the Shakespearean canon, along with notes and glossary. Here are:

King John

Richard II

Henry IV, Part I

Henry IV, Part II

Henry...


The Comedies of Shakespeare: (A Modern Library E-Book)

by William Shakespeare

This Modern Library edition presents all fourteen comedies--each complete and unabridged--in the Shakespearean canon, along with notes and glossary. Here are:

The Tempest

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Merry...


The Tragedies of Shakespeare: (A Modern Library E-Book)

by William Shakespeare

Contains the complete text of such Shakespeare tragedies as Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, and Macbeth.


The Wizard of Oz

by L. Frank Baum

Santore's version of the L. Frank Baum fantasy is highly visual yet faithful to the original story. never before have the Land of the Munchkins been more enchanting, the forest of Oz more foreboding, or the...


Tarzan of the Apes

by Edgar Rice Burroughs, James Taliaferro & Gore Vidal

When Tarzan is orphaned as a baby deep in the African jungle, the apes adopt him and raise him as their own. By the time the boy is ten, he can swing through the trees and talk to the animals.  By the time...


Richard III

by William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate & Eric Rasmussen

An exciting new edition of the complete works of Shakespeare with these features:  Illustrated with photographs from New York Shakespeare Festival productions, vivid readable readable introductions for each...


Henry IV, Part Two

by William Shakespeare

The stirring continuation of the themes begun in Henry IV, Part One again pits a rebellion within the State and that master of misrule, Falstaff, against the maturing of Prince Hal. Alternating scenes between...


The Poems

by William Shakespeare

The Poems

Shakespeare’s greatest achievement in nondramatic verse was his collection of 154 magnificent sonnets that portray a tumultuous world of love, rivalry, and conflict among a poet, an aristocratic young...


Emma

by Jane Austen

Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich…

Emma is also overly confident in her abilities as a matchmaker for the residents of Highbury in Jane Austen’s widely beloved classic novel. Although convinced that...


A Kidnapped Santa Claus

by Alex Robinson & L. Frank Baum

First published in 1904, "A Kidnapped Santa Claus" by L. Frank Baum, the author of The Wizard of Oz, describes the action of some uncommon events in the land of Santa. Not far from the Laughing Valley where...


A Midsummer Night's Dream (Illustrated)

by William Shakespeare & Arthur Rackham

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare between 1590 and 1596. It is one of his most played pieces. The events of the play take place in and around Athens in ancient Greece and include...


Pericles

by William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate & Eric Rasmussen

“This world to me is but a ceaseless storm

Whirring me from my friends.”

—Pericles

 

Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this classic tragicomedy...


Henry VI: Parts I, II, and III

by William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate & Eric Rasmussen

Displaying the bold vision and growing skill of a young playwright, these are Shakespeare’s first three history plays, covering some sixty tumultuous years of English history. Their pageantry, violence, and...


King John & Henry VIII

by William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate & Eric Rasmussen

“Mad world, mad kings, mad composition!”

—King John

 

In one volume, eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide fresh new editions of two classic histories: Henry VIII and...


Love's Labour's Lost

by William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate & Eric Rasmussen

A continuation of the major series of individual Shakespeare plays from the world renowned Royal Shakespeare Company, edited by two brilliant, younger generation Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric...


The Tempest

by William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate & Eric Rasmussen

This joyous play, the last comedy of Shakespeare's career, sums up his stagecraft with a display of seemingly effortless skill. Prospero, exiled Duke of Milan, living on an enchanted island, has the opportunity...