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Of Street Pieman

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe. This title features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

How a Ghastly Story Was Brought to Light by a Common or Garden Butcher's Dog

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £0.80
£0.72
Includes miniature tales that describe con men, tricksters, disasters, murders, rascals and lovers, and include Franz Kafka's favourite story.

Reckoning

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Features two moving stories of love, loss, desire and divorce, from one of the great chroniclers of nineteenth-century New York life.

Kasyan from the Beautiful Lands

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. This title features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

It Was Snowing Butterflies

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe. This book features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

Trimalchio's Feast

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £0.80
£0.72
Presents a satirical portrait of a drunken, orgiastic Roman banquet, hosted by the grossly ostentatious Trimalchio.

Constitution of the United States

Paperback, 06/04/2017, £2.00
£1.80

Mrs Rosie and the Priest

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Contains four provocative stories from Boccaccio's Decameron, featuring cuckolded husbands, cross-dressing wives and very bad priests.

Frogs

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
£1.80
Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Nun of Murano

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £1.00
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Swashbuckling serial seducer Casanova falls for a beautiful nun on the Venetian island of Murano - despite already being involved with another one...

Hippo Banquet

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £0.80
£0.72
Includes adventures of doughty female Victorian explorer describe stumbling upon five hippos by night, dodging elephants and fighting off a leopard with a stool.

Leonardo da Vinci

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Often called "the first art historian", the author writes with delight on the lives of Leonardo and other celebrated Renaissance artists.

Wailing Ghosts

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £0.80
£0.72
Includes Chinese stories, such as 'The Golden Goblet', 'Scorched Moth the Daoist' and 'The Black Beast.'

Lady Susan

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
£1.80
Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

On the Beach at Night Alone

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Offers a selection taken from Walt Whitman's (1819-1892) Leaves of Grass.

Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Includes exquisite reflections on life's fleeting pleasures by a thirteenth-century Japanese monk are delicately attuned to nature and the senses.

Lifted Veil

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
£1.80
Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

O Cruel Alexis

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. This title features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

Three Tang Dynasty Poets

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
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Offers a selection from three of the greatest and most enjoyable of Chinese poets.

My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
£1.80
Features poems of isolation, beauty, death and eternity. This title includes fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Sea Raiders

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
£1.80
Featuring fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants, this title includes a disgusting account of a school of giant squid attacking a seaside resort.

Well. They are Gone, and Here I Must Remain

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
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Presents a selection of author's poems, including 'This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison' and 'Frost at Midnight'.

To be Read at Dusk

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
£1.80
Features three ghostly tales from a master of the form, 'The Signalman', 'The Trial for Murder' and the title story, 'To Be Read at Dusk'.

Lips Too Chilled

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
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Takes you on a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe. This work includes stories, poems, essays and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. It deals with books from around the world and across many centuries.

Terrible Beauty is Born

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £1.00
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By turns joyful and despairing, this title presents some of the twentieth century's greatest verse on fleeting youth, fervent hopes and futile sacrifice.

Seven Hanged

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
£1.80
With a powerful and subtle exploration of the morality of capital punishment, this book reveals the history that influenced the conspirators in the cataclysmic assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914.

My Dearest Father

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
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Presents a selection of personal correspondence between author and his most important mentor and supporter, his father.

Olalla

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
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Presents a gothic novella about love, torment and doomed aristocracy, set in the remote mountains of Spain.

Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Around the Whole Globe

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe. This book features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

Simple Heart

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £2.00
£1.80
With pathos and humour, the author imagines the unexamined life of a servant girl.

Love That Moves the Sun and Other Stars

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £1.00
£0.90
Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Il Duro

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. This title features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

Come Close

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. This title features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

Sindbad the Sailor

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
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Offers a selection of adventures at sea from the Thousand and One Nights.

Stolen White Elephant

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
£1.80
Features animals and parables subverted. This title includes fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Tell-Tale Heart

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
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Includes stories about murder, mystery and madness, portraying the author's feverish imagination at its creative height.

Robber and the Bridegroom

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. This book includes stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

Hannibal

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
£1.80
Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Modern Detective

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
£1.80
He is fond of enigmas, of conundrums, hieroglyphics; exhibiting in his solutions of each a degree of acumen which appears to the ordinary apprehension praeternatural.

How Much Land Does A Man Need?

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
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Offers a pair of short stories about greed, charity, life and death from one of Russia's most influential writers and thinkers.

Maldive Shark

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £0.80
£0.72
Stories and poems by Herman Melville drawn from his years at sea. Includes stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

Wife of Bath

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Includes stories from The Canterbury Tales.

Waterloo

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £1.00
£0.90
Features an account of the Battle of Waterloo - and how a rain shower changed history. This title gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Yellow Wall-Paper

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Presents the horror story scandalized nineteenth-century readers with its portrayal of a woman who loses her mind because she has literally nothing to do.

Miss Brill

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. This title features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-Tongue

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Presents a tale from the Viking Age that ranges across Scandinavia and Viking Britain.

Tinderbox

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Includes tales such as 'The Steadfast Tin Soldier' and 'Big Klaus and Little Klaus'.

I Hate and I Love

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. This title features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Offers a selection of essays from a master of the genre exploring the contradictions inherent to human thought, words and actions.

Madness of Cambyses

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £1.00
£0.90
Tells the story of the great and mad Cambyses, King of Persia. This title take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe.

Antigone

Paperback, 26/02/2015, £2.00
£1.80
Tells the story of Greek tragedy's most intrepid heroine.
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