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Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary
Written by Gustave Flaubert, Translated by Adam Thorpe
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812985214
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Madame Bovary

Written by Gustave Flaubert
Translated by Adam Thorpe


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $9.99

A new translation by Adam Thorpe
 
Gustave Flaubert once said of his heroine, “Emma Bovary, c’est moi.” In this acclaimed new translation, Adam Thorpe brings readers closer than ever before to Flaubert’s peerless text and, by extension, the author himself.
 
Emma, a passionate dreamer raised in the French... Read more >
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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket
Written by Edgar Allan Poe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192222
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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

Written by Edgar Allan Poe


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $12.00

When Edgar Allan Poe’s only novella was first published in 1838, the reviews were slow in coming and dismissive when they arrived. The book’s failure left Poe in such dire financial straits that he even accepted a job at one of the magazines that had panned it. But The Narrative of... Read more >
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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

Written by Edgar Allan Poe


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $12.00

When Edgar Allan Poe’s only novella was first published in 1838, the reviews were slow in coming and dismissive when they arrived. The book’s failure left Poe in such dire financial straits that he even accepted a job at one of the magazines that had panned it. But The Narrative of... Read more >
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The Poor Clare
The Poor Clare
Written by Elizabeth Gaskell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192185
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The Poor Clare

Written by Elizabeth Gaskell


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $10.00

A departure from the stories Elizabeth Gaskell wrote for Charles Dickens’s Household Words magazine, The Poor Clare is a dark, gothic novella of thwarted love and a family curse that vividly illustrates the social tensions of Victorian England.

The purposeful slaying of lonely Bridget’s beloved dog unleashes a torrent of rage that... Read more >
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The Poor Clare

Written by Elizabeth Gaskell


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $10.00

A departure from the stories Elizabeth Gaskell wrote for Charles Dickens’s Household Words magazine, The Poor Clare is a dark, gothic novella of thwarted love and a family curse that vividly illustrates the social tensions of Victorian England.

The purposeful slaying of lonely Bridget’s beloved dog unleashes a torrent of rage that... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Love in a Bottle and Other Stories
Love in a Bottle and Other Stories
Written by Antal Szerb, Translated by Len Rix
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908968425
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Love in a Bottle and Other Stories

Written by Antal Szerb
Translated by Len Rix


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $18.00

"Here you have Szerb in miniature... revealing his multi-faceted genius." - Nicholas Lezard, Guardian

This selection of Antal Szerb's stories and novellas, set first in a quasi-mythical past and then in the London and Paris of the Thirties, provides an exhilarating guide to the writer's development, from precocious beginnings to a masterful... Read more >
Oliver VII
Oliver VII
Written by Antal Szerb, Translated by Len Rix
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908968395
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Oliver VII

Written by Antal Szerb
Translated by Len Rix


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $18.00

"Szerb belongs with the master novelists of the twentieth century" Paul Bailey, Daily Telegraph

The bored young ruler of an idyllic Central European country plots a coup against himself and escapes to Venice in search of 'real' experience. There he falls in with a team of ambitious con-men and ends up... Read more >
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The Pendragon Legend
The Pendragon Legend
Written by Antal Szerb, Translated by Len Rix
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908968401
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The Pendragon Legend

Written by Antal Szerb
Translated by Len Rix


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $18.00

"An absolute treat... Szerb is a master novelist, a comedian whose powers transcend time and language" Nicholas Lezard, Guardian

At an end-of-season London soirée a young Hungarian scholar, Dr János Bátky, is introduced to the Earl of Gwynedd, a reclusive eccentric who is the subject of strange rumours. Invited to the family... Read more >
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Black Snow
Black Snow
Written by Mikhail Bulgakov, Translated by Michael Glenny
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192147
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Black Snow

Written by Mikhail Bulgakov
Translated by Michael Glenny


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $15.95

A new edition of Bulgakov’s blistering satire about the great Russian director Stanislavski, inventor of “Method acting,” part of Melville House’s reissue of the Bulgakov backlist in Michael Glenny’s celebrated translations.

In 1926, a play based on Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel The White Guard premiered at the prestigious Moscow Arts Theatre and it... Read more >
The Heart of a Dog
The Heart of a Dog
Written by Mikhail Bulgakov, Translated by Michael Glenny
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612192888
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The Heart of a Dog

Written by Mikhail Bulgakov
Translated by Michael Glenny


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $15.95

A new edition of Bulgakov’s fantastical precursor to The Master and Margarita, part of Melville House’s reissue of the Bulgakov backlist in Michael Glenny’s celebrated translations.

A key work of early modernism, this is the superbly comic story of a Soviet scientist and a scroungy Moscow mongrel named Sharik. Attempting a medical... Read more >
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