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One Thousand and One Nights
One Thousand and One Nights
Translated by Hanan al-Shaykh, Foreword by Mary Gaitskill
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307958860
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One Thousand and One Nights
A Retelling
Translated by Hanan al-Shaykh
Foreword by Mary Gaitskill


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $26.00

Gathered and passed down over the centuries from India, Persia, and across the Arab world, the mesmerizing stories of One Thousand and One Nights tell of the real and the supernatural, love and marriage, power and punishment, wealth and poverty, and the endless trials and uncertainties of fate. They are related by... Read more >
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The Queen of Spades and Selected Works
The Queen of Spades and Selected Works
Written by Alexander Pushkin, Translated by Antony Briggs
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781908968036
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The Queen of Spades and Selected Works

Written by Alexander Pushkin
Translated by Antony Briggs


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.00

"The Queen of Spades" is one of the most famous tales in Russian literature, and inspired the eponymous opera by Tchaikovsky; in "The Stationmaster", from The Tales of the Late Ivan Petrovich Belkin, Pushkin reworks the parable of the Prodigal Son; "Tsar Nikita and his Forty Daughters" is one of Pushkin’s... Read more >
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A Dark Stranger

Written by Julien Gracq
Translated by Christopher Moncrieff


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $9.99

From the moment he arrives at an elegant seaside hotel with his lover, Allan unsettles and obsesses the other guests. Elusive, equivocal, beautiful, he lives, gambles, swims and dances with a strange fierceness that they find intoxicating. Soon he even haunts their dreams.
One by one, each guest is fatally drawn... Read more >
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The Aeneid
The Aeneid
Written by Virgil, Translated by Robert Fitzgerald
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ISBN: 9780307819017
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The Aeneid

Written by Virgil
Translated by Robert Fitzgerald


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2013
Price: $9.99

Virgil's great epic transforms the Homeric tradition into a triumphal statement of the Roman civilizing mission. Translated by Robert Fitzgerald. Read more >
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The Divine Comedy
The Divine Comedy
Written by Dante Alighieri
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804169127
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The Divine Comedy
The Unabridged Classic
Written by Dante Alighieri


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $15.00

The complete Divine Comedy (Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso) in one volume from Vintage Classics. The greatest poem of the Middle Ages, in the standard Carlyle-Okey-Wickstead translation, with full notes.

Dante’s Divine Comedy relates the allegorical tale of the poet’s journey through the three realms of the dead. Accompanied through the Inferno and Purgatory... Read more >
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The Divine Comedy
The Divine Comedy
Written by Dante Alighieri
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823731
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The Divine Comedy
The Unabridged Classic
Written by Dante Alighieri


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $9.99

Dante’s Divine Comedy relates the allegorical tale of the poet’s journey through the three realms of the dead. Accompanied through the Inferno and Purgatory by Virgil--author of the Roman epic the Aeniad--Dante encounters mythical, historical, and contemporaneous figures in their respective afterlives. Relying on classical (pagan) mythology and Christian imagery and... Read more >
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Selected Tales of the Brothers Grimm
Selected Tales of the Brothers Grimm
Written by Brothers Grimm, Illustrated by Pascale Monnin, Franketienne and Edouard Duval-Carrie, Translated by Peter Wortsman
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ISBN: 9781935744764
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Selected Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Written by Brothers Grimm
Illustrated by Pascale Monnin, Franketienne and Edouard Duval-Carrie
Translated by Peter Wortsman


Format: Trade Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $24.00

This new edition of the beloved tales of the Brothers Grimm – selected, translated and edited by Peter Wortsman - is drawn from the 1857 edition of the German original, the last edition reviewed and approved by the Brothers in their lifetime. Over The years, The Brothers¢ enigmatic narratives have been... Read more >
Silver
Silver
Written by Andrew Motion
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307884886
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Silver
Return to Treasure Island
Written by Andrew Motion


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $16.00

THE RIP-ROARING SEQUEL TO THE GREATEST ADVENTURE EVER TOLD

Almost forty years following the events of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, Jim Hawkins and Long John Silver have seemingly put their maritime adventures to rest. Jim has settled on the English coast with his son Jim, and Silver has returned to rural England... Read more >
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The Complete Stories
The Complete Stories
Written by Truman Capote
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812994377
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The Complete Stories

Written by Truman Capote


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $23.00

From the Modern Library’s new set of beautifully repackaged hardcover classics by Truman Capote—also available are Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Other Voices, Other Rooms (in one volume), In Cold Blood, and Portraits and Observations

Most readers know Truman Capote as the author of Breakfast at Tiffany’s and In Cold Blood, or they... Read more >
The Complete Novels of Jane Austen, Volume I
The Complete Novels of Jane Austen, Volume I
Written by Jane Austen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679641148
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The Complete Novels of Jane Austen, Volume I
Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park
Written by Jane Austen


Format: eBook, 912 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2013
Price: $9.99

The first volume in the Complete Novels of Jane Austen, this volume contains the classics Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, and Mansfield Park. Read more >
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The Hidden Force
The Hidden Force
Written by Louis Couperus, Translated by Paul Vincent
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ISBN: 9781906548926
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The Hidden Force

Written by Louis Couperus
Translated by Paul Vincent


Format: Trade Paperback, 300 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $18.00

Set in Java at the height of Dutch colonial rule in the East Indies, Couperus’s evocative and sensual narrative depicts the clash between Western rationalism, represented by the district commissioner Otto van Oudijck, and ancient indigenous mystical traditions upheld by the local native prince, Sunario. The behaviour of Van Oudijck’s promiscuous... Read more >
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The Decay of the Angel
The Decay of the Angel
Written by Yukio Mishima, Translated by Edward G. Seidensticker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834331
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The Decay of the Angel
The Sea of Fertility, 4
Written by Yukio Mishima
Translated by Edward G. Seidensticker


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

Yukio Mishima’s The Decay of the Angel is the final novel in his masterful tetralogy, The Sea of Fertility. It is the last installment of Shigekuni Honda’s pursuit of the successive reincarnations of his childhood friend Kiyoaki Matsugae.
 
It is the late 1960s and Honda, now an aged and wealthy... Read more >
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Spring Snow
Spring Snow
Written by Yukio Mishima
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834317
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Spring Snow
The Sea of Fertility, 1
Written by Yukio Mishima


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

Yukio Mishima’s Spring Snow is the first novel in his masterful tetralogy, The Sea of Fertility. Here we meet Shigekuni Honda, who narrates this epic tale of what he believes are the successive reincarnations of his friend, Kiyoaki Matsugae.
 
It is 1912 in Tokyo, and the hermetic world of the... Read more >
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A Tale Without a Name

Written by Penelope S Delta
Translated by Mika Provata-Carlone


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $9.99

The kingdom used to be a place of paved roads and well-filled coffers, with joy and the good life all around. But the old king went the way of all flesh years ago, and now the kingdom is derelict, a land ofwickedness and ruin. But a young prince and his sister... Read more >
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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
Price: $11.99

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
Price: $18.00

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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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
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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
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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
Format: eBook
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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