Part of Alma Classics Evergreen series, this new edition includes pictures and section on Dostoevsky's life and works. Seen by many as the first existentialist novel, Notes from Underground was a pivotal moment in the development of modern literature and has inspired countless novelists, thinkers and film-makers.
Characterized by both razor-sharp wit and broad, bawdy humour, and described by Coleridge as boasting one of the "three most perfect plots ever planned", Tom Jones was an instant hit on its publication in 1749, and is widely considered one of the greatest works of English literature and a foundation stone in the development of the English novel.
Also containing 'The Baby Party', 'Rags Martin-Jones and the Pr - nce of W - les', 'The Adjuster', 'Hot and Cold Blood', 'The Sensible Thing' and 'Gretchen's Forty Winks' - all of which describe in various ways the 1920s society that Fitzgerald himself inhabited - All the Sad Young Men is a masterpiece of twentieth-century American fiction.
A collection of early short stories which helped make Fitzgerald's name, Tales of the Jazz Age combines period pieces - the most notable of which is the novella-length 'May Day' - with more fanciful creations, such as the fantastical 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button', recently made into a Hollywood film.
This third edition, newly revised and updated, includes comprehensive and all-new annotations by Joyce scholar Sam Slote, Trinity College, Dublin, and Marc A. Mamigonian and John Turner. It contains over 9,000 notes.
This collection, published in the author's lifetime, gathers Kipling's dog stories written throughout his career, providing a warm tribute to man's best friend and showcasing the lively storytelling talents of one of Britain's most enduringly popular writers.
Immensely popular both during and after his lifetime, and a powerful influence on generations of writers and film-makers to this day, Edgar Allan Poe is still counted among the greatest short-story writers of all time and seen as one of the initiators of the detective, horror and science-fiction genres.
Introduces us to a group of memorable characters, variously eccentric, farcical and endearing. This book involves the reader in the labyrinthine creation of a purported autobiography. It anticipates modernism and postmodernism.