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Journey To The End Of The Night

Celine, Louis-Ferdinand
First published in 1932, Journey to the End of the Night was immediately acclaimed as a masterpiece and a turning point in French literature. This edition contains a foreword by John Banville.

Notes From Underground

Dostoevsky, Fyodor
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.

Tom Jones

Fielding, Henry
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.

The Crack-up

Fitzgerald, F. Scott
An entertaining and eclectic miscellany that sheds light on the author and his times, The Crack-Up is an invaluable companion to such well-known works as The Great Gatsby and Tender Is the Night.

All The Sad Young Men

Fitzgerald, F. Scott
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.

Tales of the Jazz Age

Fitzgerald, F. Scott
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.

Ulysses : Annotated Edition

Joyce, James
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.

Dog Stories

Kipling, Rudyard
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.

Tales Of Horror

Poe, Edgar Allan
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.

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Sterne, Laurence
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.