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Mrs Dalloway

by Virginia Woolf

Mrs Dalloway (published on 14 May 1925) is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway in post-World War I England. Mrs Dalloway continues to be one of Woolf's best-known novels....


H.P. Lovecraft: The Complete Fiction

by H. P. Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty,...


Il dio dei suoi padri / The god of his Fathers

by Jack London

Bilingual edition. First italian edition. In the wilderness In the land of the Yukon Jack London's wilderness is shaping the man and his thoughts. The opposite is not given and the results are often unpredictable:...


A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

by James Joyce

“He wanted to cry quietly but not for himself: for the words, so beautiful and sad, like music.” ?from A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, James Joyce’s semi-autobiographical...


Mrs. Dalloway

by Virginia Woolf

“She had teh perpetual sense, as she watched the taxi cabs, of being out, out, far out to sea and alone; she always had the feeling that it was very, very, dangerous tol ive even one day.” –From Mrs. Dalloway...


To the Lighthouse

by Virginia Woolf

“What is the meaning of life? That was all a simple question; one that tended to close in on one with years, the great revelation had never come. The great revelation perhaps never did come. Instead, there...


Crome Yellow

by Aldous Huxley

In Crome Yellow, Huxley satirises the fads and fashions of the time. It is the witty story of a house party at "Crome" (a lightly veiled reference to Garsington Manor, a house where authors such as Huxley and...


The Gods of Mars

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Gods of Mars is an Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction novel, the second of his famous Barsoom series. It can be said that the novel set the tone for much science fiction to come. Its influence can clearly...


Stories of Red Hanrahan: with The Secret Rose and Rosa Alchemica

by William Butler Yeats

These stories center on schoolmaster Red Hanrahan and his supernatural experiences. Additional tales include The Secret Rose and Rosa Alchemica, featuring Yeats's personal interpretations of Celtic mythology...


The Egg and Other Stories

by Sherwood Anderson

Published two years after the 1919 masterpiece Winesburg, Ohio, this collection of short stories explores intriguing psychological depths, redolent with personal epiphanies, erotic undercurrents, and bursts...


Bernice Bobs Her Hair and Other Stories

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

This brilliant anthology includes 6 of Fitzgerald's most popular stories: "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz," the title tale, "The Offshore Pirate," "The Ice Palace," "The Jelly Bean," and "May Day."


Winesburg, Ohio

by Sherwood Anderson

In a deeply moving collection of interrelated stories, this 1919 American classic illuminates the loneliness and frustrations — spiritual, emotional and artistic — of life in a small town.


Tales of the Jazz Age

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Though most widely known for the novella The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald gained a major source of income as a professional writer from the sale of short stories. Over the course of his career, Fitzgerald...


Ulysses

by James Joyce

"Ulysses" is one of the most important works of Modernist literature.

The novel is approximately 265,000 words in length, uses a lexicon of 30,030 words and is divided into eighteen episodes.

"Ulysses" chronicles...


Collected Short Stories

by Aldous Huxley

In this savage novel Huxley transports us to Los Angeles in the year 2108, where we learn to our dismay about the 22nd-century way of life.


Ape and Essence: A Novel

by Aldous Huxley

In this savage novel Huxley transports us to Los Angeles in the year 2108, where we learn to our dismay about the 22nd-century way of life.


After Many a Summer Dies the Swan: A Novel

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1939

by Aldous Huxley

A Hollywood millionaire with a terror of death, whose personal physician happens to be working on a theory of longevity-these are the elements of Huxley's caustic and entertaining satire on man's desire to live...


Chekhov's Three Sisters and Woolf's Orlando: Two Renderings for the Stage

by Anton Chekhov, Virginia Woolf & Sarah Ruhl

Adaptations of two classic works through the unique lens of playwright Sarah Ruhl.


ll Giardino Segreto (The Secret Garden)

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Romanzo di formazione, nel quale la viziata Mary Lennox compirà una graduale maturazione alla scoperta dei piccoli valori e le gioie della vita nella brughiera dello Yorkshire tanto da renderla capace di ridare...


Ulysses - The Original Classic Edition

by James Joyce

Ulysses - The Original Classic Edition