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The Temple of Dawn
The Temple of Dawn
Written by Yukio Mishima
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ISBN: 9780307834324
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The Temple of Dawn
The Sea of Fertility, 3
Written by Yukio Mishima


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
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Yukio Mishima’s The Temple of Dawn is the third novel in his masterful tetralogy, The Sea of Fertility. Here, Shigekuni Honda continues his pursuit of the successive reincarnations of Kiyoaki Matsugae, his childhood friend.
 
Travelling in Thailand in the early 1940s, Shigekuni Honda, now a brilliant lawyer, is granted an... Read more >
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Young Gerber
Young Gerber
Written by Friedrich Torberg, Translated by Anthea Bell
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ISBN: 9781906548896
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Young Gerber

Written by Friedrich Torberg
Translated by Anthea Bell


Format: Trade Paperback, 314 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
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Kurt Gerber embarks hopefully on his last year at school, leading to the all-important exam, but finds that he is constantly at odds with the sadistic class teacher Professor Kupfer, known to his students as "Lord God Kupfer", who particularly dislikes him.
Inspired partly by its author’s own experience of his final... Read more >
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Fräulein Else
Fräulein Else
Written by Arthur Schnitzler, Translated by F.H. Lyon
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ISBN: 9781908968326
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Fräulein Else

Written by Arthur Schnitzler
Translated by F.H. Lyon


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $16.00

While staying with her aunt at a fashionable spa, Else receives an unexpected telegram from her mother, begging her to save her father from debtor's jail. The only way out, it seems, is to approach an elderly acquaintance in order to borrow money from him. Through this telegram, Else is forced... Read more >
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Rock Crystal
Rock Crystal
Written by Adalbert Stifter, Translated by Elizabeth Mayer and Marianne Moore
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ISBN: 9781908968319
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Rock Crystal

Written by Adalbert Stifter
Translated by Elizabeth Mayer and Marianne Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $16.00

This seemingly simple fable of two children lost in a frozen landscape is eloquent in its innocence. A Christmas story set in a terrifying and beautiful world of snow and ice, Rock Crystal is a classic of German literature, loved by children and adults alike.

Pushkin Collection editions feature a spare, elegant... Read more >
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Rimbaud Complete
Rimbaud Complete
Written by Arthur Rimbaud, Edited by Wyatt Mason, Translated by Wyatt Mason, Introduction by Wyatt Mason
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ISBN: 9780307824103
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Rimbaud Complete

Written by Arthur Rimbaud
Edited by Wyatt Mason
Translated by Wyatt Mason
Introduction by Wyatt Mason


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2013
Price: $13.99

Enduring icon of creativity, authenticity, and rebellion, and the subject of numerous new biographies, Arthur Rimbaud is one of the most repeatedly scrutinized literary figures of the last half-century. Yet almost thirty years have elapsed without a major new translation of his writings. Remedying this state of affairs is Rimbaud Complete,... Read more >
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The Essential Prose of John Milton
The Essential Prose of John Milton
Written by John Milton, Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon
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ISBN: 9780679645597
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The Essential Prose of John Milton

Written by John Milton
Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $13.99

Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon
 
The legendary author of Paradise Lost and other poems was also a superb and provocative prose writer. Culled from Modern Library’s definitive The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, this indispensable collection, authoritatively annotated and updated for this new... Read more >
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The Essential Prose of John Milton
The Essential Prose of John Milton
Written by John Milton, Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon
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ISBN: 9780812983722
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The Essential Prose of John Milton

Written by John Milton
Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich and Stephen M. Fallon


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $18.00

Edited by William Kerrigan, John Rumrich, and Stephen M. Fallon
 
The legendary author of Paradise Lost and other poems was also a superb and provocative prose writer. Culled from Modern Library’s definitive The Complete Poetry and Essential Prose of John Milton, this indispensable collection, authoritatively annotated and updated for this new... Read more >
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El Gran Gatsby
El Gran Gatsby
Written by Francis Scott Fitzgerald
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ISBN: 9788497936606
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El Gran Gatsby

Written by Francis Scott Fitzgerald


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $10.00

Un magnífico retrato de heroicidad en un mundo decadente.

Esta es la historia del millonario hecho a sí mismo, Jay Gatsby, a quien sólo le mueve una obsesión: recuperar un amor de juventud. Pero Daisy es hoy una muchacha que forma parte de una sociedad frívola y aburrida de sí misma, una... Read more >
The Captain's Daughter and Other Stories
The Captain's Daughter and Other Stories
Written by Alexander Pushkin
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ISBN: 9780307831972
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The Captain's Daughter and Other Stories

Written by Alexander Pushkin


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 27, 2013
Price: $9.99

Famous for his enormously influential poetry and plays, Alexander Pushkin is also beloved for his short stories. This collection showcases his tremendous range, which enabled him to portray the Russian people through romance, drama, and satire. The sparkling humor of the five “Tales of Belkin” contrasts with a dark fable of... Read more >
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Snow Country
Snow Country
Written by Yasunari Kawabata, Translated by Edward G. Seidensticker
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ISBN: 9780307833624
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Snow Country

Written by Yasunari Kawabata
Translated by Edward G. Seidensticker


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata’s Snow Country is widely considered to be the writer’s masterpiece: a powerful tale of wasted love set amid the desolate beauty of western Japan.
 
At an isolated mountain hot spring, with snow blanketing every surface, Shimamura, a wealthy dilettante meets Komako, a lowly geisha. She... Read more >
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Thousand Cranes
Thousand Cranes
Written by Yasunari Kawabata
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ISBN: 9780307833662
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Thousand Cranes

Written by Yasunari Kawabata


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata’s Thousand Cranes is a luminous story of desire, regret, and the almost sensual nostalgia that binds the living to the dead.
 
While attending a traditional tea ceremony in the aftermath of his parents’ deaths, Kikuji encounters his father’s former mistress, Mrs. Ota. At first Kikuji... Read more >
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The Pearl
The Pearl
Written by Anonymous
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ISBN: 9780307829016
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The Pearl

Written by Anonymous


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

Among the first "Journals of Voluptuous Reading" to be spawned by the Victorians, this novel shows them as vastly different from their public image--beneath the facade of respectability and sexual repression there existed the strongest urge for sexual experimentation and enjoyment. First published in London in July 1879, The Pearl provided... Read more >
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The Sound of the Mountain
The Sound of the Mountain
Written by Yasunari Kawabata
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ISBN: 9780307833655
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The Sound of the Mountain

Written by Yasunari Kawabata


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

“The apparently fixed constellations of family relationships, the recurrent beauties of nature, the flaming or flickering patterns of love and lust—all the elements of Kawabata’s fictional world are combined in an engrossing novel that rises to the incantatory fascination of a N­ō drama.” —Saturday Review

Few novels have rendered the predicament... Read more >
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The Forbidden Kingdom
The Forbidden Kingdom
Written by Jan Jacob Slauerhoff, Translated by Paul Vincent
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ISBN: 9781906548889
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The Forbidden Kingdom

Written by Jan Jacob Slauerhoff
Translated by Paul Vincent


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
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Slauerhoff’s The Forbidden Kingdom is a blend of historical chronicle, fiction and commentary, bringing together the seemingly unrelated lives of a twentieth century ship’s radio operator and the sixteenth century Portuguese poet-in-exile, Luis Camoes.
Slauerhoff draws his reader into a dazzling world of exoticism, betrayal and exile, where past and present merge... Read more >
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The Lost Weekend
The Lost Weekend
Written by Charles Jackson, Introduction by Blake Bailey
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ISBN: 9780307948717
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The Lost Weekend

Written by Charles Jackson
Introduction by Blake Bailey


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.00

The classic tale of one man’s struggle with alcoholism, this revolutionary novel remains Charles Jackson’s best-known book—a daring autobiographical work that paved the way for contemporary addiction literature.

It is 1936, and on the East Side of Manhattan, a would-be writer named Don Birnam decides to have a drink. And then another, and... Read more >
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The Lost Weekend
The Lost Weekend
Written by Charles Jackson, Introduction by Blake Bailey
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ISBN: 9780307948731
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The Lost Weekend

Written by Charles Jackson
Introduction by Blake Bailey


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

The classic tale of one man’s struggle with alcoholism, this revolutionary novel remains Charles Jackson’s best-known book—a daring autobiographical work that paved the way for contemporary addiction literature.

It is 1936, and on the East Side of Manhattan, a would-be writer named Don Birnam decides to have a drink. And then another, and... Read more >
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The Sunnier Side and Other Stories
The Sunnier Side and Other Stories
Written by Charles Jackson, Introduction by Blake Bailey
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ISBN: 9780307948748
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The Sunnier Side and Other Stories

Written by Charles Jackson
Introduction by Blake Bailey


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

A masterful collection of short stories exposing the seamy undercurrents of small-town American life from Charles Jackson, celebrated author of The Lost Weekend.

A selection of Jackson’s finest tales, The Sunnier Side and Other Stories explores the trials of adolescence in America during the tumultuous years of the early twentieth century. Set... Read more >
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The Sunnier Side and Other Stories
The Sunnier Side and Other Stories
Written by Charles Jackson, Introduction by Blake Bailey
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ISBN: 9780307948724
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The Sunnier Side and Other Stories

Written by Charles Jackson
Introduction by Blake Bailey


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.00

A masterful collection of short stories exposing the seamy undercurrents of small-town American life from Charles Jackson, celebrated author of The Lost Weekend.

A selection of Jackson’s finest tales, The Sunnier Side and Other Stories explores the trials of adolescence in America during the tumultuous years of the early twentieth century. Set... Read more >
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The Tale of Genji
The Tale of Genji
Written by Shikibu Murasaki, Abridged by Edward G. Seidensticker, Translated by Edward G. Seidensticker
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ISBN: 9780307833525
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The Tale of Genji

Written by Shikibu Murasaki
Abridged by Edward G. Seidensticker
Translated by Edward G. Seidensticker


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $11.99

In the eleventh century Murasaki Shikibu, a lady in the Heian court of Japan, wrote the world's first novel. But The Tale of Genji is no mere artifact. It is, rather, a lively and astonishingly nuanced portrait of a refined society where every dalliance is an act of political consequence, a... Read more >
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Youth
Youth
Written by Joseph Conrad
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ISBN: 9780307816603
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Youth

Written by Joseph Conrad


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

"For it can hardly be denied that it is not their own desserts that men are most proud of, but rather of their prodigious luck, of their marvelous fortune," wrote Conrad of Youth. In it he captures a young man's exhilaration in the face of danger and the unknown. Read more >
Breakfast at Tiffany's & Other Voices, Other Rooms
Breakfast at Tiffany's & Other Voices, Other Rooms
Written by Truman Capote
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812994360
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Breakfast at Tiffany's & Other Voices, Other Rooms
Two Novels
Written by Truman Capote


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $21.00

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Truman Capote—also available are In Cold Blood, Portraits and Observations, and The Complete Stories

Together in one volume, here are a pair of literary touchstones from Truman Capote’s extraordinary early career: the transcendently popular novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Other... Read more >
Washington Square
Washington Square
Written by Henry James
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961426
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Washington Square

Written by Henry James


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $22.00

Washington Square is one of Henry James’s most appealing and popular novels, with the most straightforward plot and style of any of his works.

Set in the genteel New York of James’s early childhood, it is a tale of cruelty laced with comedy. Dr. Austin Sloper is a wealthy and domineering... Read more >
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The Diamond as Big as the Ritz
The Diamond as Big as the Ritz
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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ISBN: 9781612192208
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The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $10.00

Although this novella stands out from his body of work in that it’s a playful yet sinister fairy tale, it brilliantly fuses F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ongoing lush fantasies about the extremes of wealth with his much more somber understanding of what underpins it.  Loosely inspired by a summer he spent as... Read more >
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The Diamond as Big as the Ritz

Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $10.00

Although this novella stands out from his body of work in that it’s a playful yet sinister fairy tale, it brilliantly fuses F. Scott Fitzgerald’s ongoing lush fantasies about the extremes of wealth with his much more somber understanding of what underpins it.  Loosely inspired by a summer he spent as... Read more >
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Ecstasy

Written by Louis Couperus
Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos and John Gray


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $9.99

This is one of Couperus's most powerful novels. A brilliant observer of fin-de-siècle Dutch society, his works are characterised by perfect characterisation, exquisite description and a mordant wit, which brought comparisons to Oscar Wilde. Read more >
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