The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Penguin Clothbound Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - In 'silver blaze' the pair investigate the disappearance of a racehorse and the violent murder of its trainer, while in 'The Final Problem' Holmes at last comes face to face with his nemesis, the diabolical Professor Moriarty - 'the Napoleon of crime'. With his devoted amanuensis dr watson, holmes emerges from his smoke-filled room in baker Street to grapple with the forces of treachery, intrigue and evil in such cases as 'The Speckled Band', in which a terrified woman begs their help in solving the mystery surrounding her sister's death, or 'A Scandal in Bohemia', which portrays a European king blackmailed by his mistress.

. A collection of the most famous cases faced by sir arthur conan doyle's peerless creation, now in a beautiful hardcover edition designed by Coralie Bickford-SmithThis collection of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and the Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes includes many of the famous cases - and great strokes of brilliance - that made the legendary detective one of fiction's most popular creations.

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The Mayor of Casterbridge Penguin Clothbound Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Thomas hardy's haunting study of guilt and lost love, now in a beautiful new hardcover edition designed by Coralie Bickford-SmithIn a fit of drunken anger, Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter for five guineas at a country fair. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines.

. Subtitled "a story of a man of character, hardy's powerful and sympathetic study of the heroic but deeply flawed Henchard, is also an intensely dramatic work, " The Mayor of Casterbridge, tragically played out against the vivid backdrop of a close-knit Dorsetshire town. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

The Mayor of Casterbridge Penguin Clothbound Classics #ad - Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Over the course of the following years, he manages to establish himself as a respected and prosperous pillar of the community of Casterbridge, but behind his success there always lurk the shameful secret of his past and a personality prone to self-destructive pride and temper.

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Don Quixote Penguin Clothbound Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - The canonical spanish classic, now in a beautiful hardcover edition designed by Coralie Bickford-SmithDon Quixote has become so entranced reading tales of chivalry that he decides to turn knight errant himself. Sane madman and wise fool, they roam the world together-and together they have haunted readers' imaginations for nearly four hundred years.

With its experimental form and literary playfulness, Don Quixote has been generally recognized as the first modern novel. This penguin classics edition includes John Rutherford's masterly translation, which does full justice to the energy and wit of Cervantes's prose. While quixote's fancy often leads him astray--he tilts at windmills, imagining them to be giants--Sancho acquires cunning and a certain sagacity.

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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Penguin Clothbound Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Over the course of their fantastical voyage, the South Pole, they encounter the lost city of Atlantis, and the corals of the Red Sea. With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Penguin Books. Jules verne’s timeless underwater adventure story in a stunning Hardcover Classics edition with the original illustrations   In this thrilling adventure tale by the father of science fiction, three men embark on an epic journey under the sea with the mysterious Captain Nemo aboard his submarine, the Nautilus.

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The Count of Monte Cristo Penguin Clothbound Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - A huge popular success when it was first serialized in the 1840s, Dumas was inspired by a real-life case of wrongful imprisonment when writing his epic tale of suffering and retribution. Penguin Books. Epenguin Classics. A beautiful new clothbound edition of Alexandre Dumas' classic novel of wrongful imprisonment, adventure and revenge.

Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of the Château d'If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Cristo and becomes determined not only to escape but to unearth the treasure and use it to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration.

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Crime and Punishment Macmillan Collector's Library

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Macmillan Collector's Library #ad - The novel is compelling and rewarding, and raises profound questions about the individual and society, full of meaning and symbolism, and the nature of free will. Penguin Books. Crime and punishment is the story of a brutal double murder and its aftermath. Note: the font size of the text in the book: Plantin, size is 8.

5 pt linefeed is 105pt. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. Macmillan Collector S Library. Epenguin Classics. Raskolnikov, kills a pawnbroker and her sister, a poor student, and then has to face up to the moral consequences of his actions.

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The Ring of the Nibelung Penguin Clothbound Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - A superb new translation of one of the greatest nineteenth century poems: the libretto to Wagner’s Ring Cycle, in a Penguin Classics hardcover designed by Coralie Bickford-SmithThe scale and grandeur of Wagner’s The Ring of the Nibelung has no precedent and no successor. Penguin Books. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Epenguin Classics. Macmillan Collector S Library. With more than 1, 800 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. The libretto for The Ring lies at the heart of nineteenth century culture. It is in itself a work of power and grandeur, and it had an incalculable effect on European and specifically German culture.

The Ring of the Nibelung Penguin Clothbound Classics #ad - Wagner wrote the entire libretto before embarking on the music. The four operas—the rhinegold, the valkyrie, and Twilight of the Gods—are complete worlds, Siegfried, conjuring up extraordinary mythological landscapes through sound as much as staging. The words were essential: he was telling a story and making an argument in a way that required absolute attention to what was said.

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The War of the Worlds Penguin Clothbound Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - Soon the whole of human civilisation is under threat, destroy all in their path with black gas and burning rays, and feast on the warm blood of trapped, as powerful Martians build gigantic killing machines, still-living human prey. Penguin Books. This penguin classics edition includes a full biographical essay on Wells, a further reading list and detailed notes.

Macmillan Collector S Library. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. Epenguin Classics. The forces of the earth, however, may prove harder to beat than they at first appear.

The War of the Worlds Penguin Clothbound Classics #ad - At first, naïve locals approach the cylinder armed just with a white flag - only to be quickly killed by an all-destroying heat-ray, as terrifying tentacled invaders emerge. The introduction, by Brian Aldiss, considers the novel's view of religion and society. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

The war of the worlds has been the subject of countless adaptations, steven spielberg's 2005 film version, most recently, including an Orson Welles radio drama which caused mass panic when it was broadcast, with listeners confusing it for a news broadcast heralding alien invasion; a musical version by Jeff Wayne; and, starring Tom Cruise.

With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Wells's the war of the Worlds remains one of the most influential science fiction novels ever published.

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Frankenstein Penguin Clothbound Classics

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Penguin Classics #ad - This edition also includes 'a fragment' by lord byron and 'the vampyre: a tale' by john Polidori, as well as an introduction and notes Mary Shelley 1797-1851, the daughter of pioneering thinkers Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin, eloped with the poet Percy Shelley at the age of sixteen. Epenguin Classics.

Penguin Books. Penguin Books. Following his death, mary shelley returned to England and continued to travel and write until her own death at the age of fifty-three. This chilling gothic tale, begun when mary Shelley was just nineteen years old, would become the world's most famous work of horror fiction, and remains a devastating exploration of the limits of human creativity.

These delectable and collectible penguin editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design Obsessed by creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material to fashion a new being, which he shocks into life by electricity. But his botched creature, rejected by Frankenstein and denied human companionship, sets out to destroy his maker and all that he holds dear.

Frankenstein Penguin Clothbound Classics #ad - Macmillan Collector S Library. The years of her marriage were blighted by the deaths of three of her four children, and further tragedy followed in 1822, when Percy Shelley drowned in Italy. Three years later, during a wet summer on Lake Geneva, Shelley famously wrote her masterpiece, Frankenstein. Nominated as one of america’s best-loved novels by pbs’s The Great American ReadA stunning new clothbound edition of Mary Shelley's infamous work of horror fiction, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith.

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Penguin Classics #ad - When sir charles baskerville is found dead on the wild Devon moorland with the footprints of a giant hound nearby, the blame is placed on a family curse. Penguin Books. The terrible spectacle of the beast, the fog of the moor, the discovery of a body, this classic horror story pits detective against dog.

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Dracula

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Penguin Classics #ad - In dracula, bram stoker created one of the great masterpieces of the horror genre, brilliantly evoking a nightmare world of vampires and vampire hunters and also illuminating the dark corners of Victorian sexuality and desire. Soon afterwards, various bizarre incidents unfold in England: an apparently unmanned ship is wrecked off the coast of Whitby; a young woman discovers strange puncture marks on her neck; and the inmate of a lunatic asylum raves about the 'Master' and his imminent arrival.

. Penguin Books. Part of penguin's beautiful hardback clothbound classics series, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula with the purchase of a London house, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, he makes a series of horrific discoveries about his client.

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