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Great Shakespeare Actors: Burbage to Branagh

Paperback, 20/07/2017, £11.99
Great Shakespeare Actors provides a series of well-informed, well-written, illuminating, and entertaining accounts of many of the most famous stage performers of Shakespeare in both England and America, offering a concise, actor-centred history of Shakespeare on the stage.

War of the Worlds

Paperback, 24/08/2017, £6.99
In The War of the Worlds H. G. Wells invented the myth of invasion from outer space. Martians land near London, conquering all before them, and ruin the metropolis; the fate of civilization and even of the human race remains in doubt until the very last.

War of the Worlds

Hardback, 06/12/2018, £14.99
One of the most influential science-fiction novels, Wells' classic touches on interplanetary travel, evolutionary theory, British imperialism, and the fears and prejudices of Victorian times.

Sleeper Awakes

Paperback, 31/03/2005, £8.99
A troubled insomniac in 1890s England falls suddenly into a sleep- like trance, from which he does not awake for over two hundred years. During his centuries of slumber, however, investments are made that make him the richest and most powerful man on Earth.

Ann Veronica

Paperback, 31/03/2005, £12.00
Twenty-one, passionate and headstrong, Ann Veronica Stanley is determined to live her own life. When her father forbids her from attending a fashionable Ball, she decides she has no choice but to leave her family home and make a fresh start in London.

Modern Utopia

Paperback, 31/03/2005, £8.99
While walking in the Swiss Alps, two English travellers fall into a space-warp, and suddenly find themselves in another world.

War in the Air

Paperback, 26/05/2005, £9.99
Following the development of massive airships, naive Londoner Bert Smallways becomes accidentally involved in a German plot to invade America by air and reduce New York to rubble.

Country of the Blind and other Selected Stories

Paperback, 30/05/2007, £12.99
A consummate storyteller, the author made fantastic creatures and machines entirely believable; and, by placing ordinary men and women in extraordinary situations, he explored, with humor, what it means to be alive in a century of rapid scientific progress.

First Men in the Moon

Paperback, 12/01/2017, £8.99
At the village of Lympne, on the south coast of England, the failed playwright Mr Bedford meets the brilliant inventor Mr Cavor, and together they invade the moon. The First Men in the Moon is an inspired and imaginative fantasy of space travel and alien life, a satire of turn-of-the-century Britain

Island of Doctor Moreau

Paperback, 09/02/2017, £6.99
The Island of Doctor Moreau is the account of Edward Prendick, an English gentleman who finds himself shipwrecked and an unwelcomed guest on the Pacific island of one Doctor Moreau. There, Prendick discovers Moreau is performing horrific experiments, using vivisection to craft animals into human beings.

Sea Raiders

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £2.00
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.