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The Eternal Husband

Written by Fyodor Dostoevsky
Translated by Constance Garnett


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $10.00

The most monstrous monster is the monster with noble feelings.

This remarkably edgy and suspenseful tale shows that, despite being better known for his voluminous and sprawling novels, Fyodor Dostoevsky was a master of the more tightly-focused form of the novella.

The Eternal Husband may, in fact, constitute his most classically-shaped composition, with... Read more >
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Freya of the Seven Isles

Written by Joseph Conrad


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $9.00

There is a degree of bliss too intense for elation.

This little-known novella from one of the masters of the form is so unusual for Joseph Conrad's work in several respects, although not in its exotic maritime setting or its even more exotic prose—it is unusual in that it is one of... Read more >
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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Written by Arthur Conan Doyle


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $9.00

"It's an ugly business, Watson, an ugly dangerous business, and the more I see of it the less I like it."

Sherlock Holmes had been dead for eight years—killed of in another story—when Arthur Conan Doyle decided to bring the famous detective back for a new story that he told friends was... Read more >
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My Life

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Constance Garnett


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $10.00

...perhaps I was not living as I ought.

Renowned as the greatest short story writer ever, Anton Chekhov was also a master of the novella, and perhaps his most overlooked is this gem, My Life—the tale of a rebellious young man so disgusted with bourgeois society that he drops out to live... Read more >
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Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia

Written by Samuel Johnson


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $10.00

 

His chief amusement was to picture to himself that world which he had never seen, to place himself in various conditions, to be entangled in imaginary difficulties, and to be engaged in wild adventures...

The other great book by the man who wrote the dictionary: This is Dr. Johnson's beautiful, engaging, and... Read more >
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The Touchstone

Written by Edith Wharton


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $10.00

Glennard had never thought himself a hero; but he had been certain that he was incapable of baseness.

The story of a young man who scorns the love of a tortured novelist, only to have her words come back to haunt him from the dead, The Touchstone shows off the skills Wharton... Read more >
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The Complete Stories
The Complete Stories
Written by Franz Kafka
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829450
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The Complete Stories

Written by Franz Kafka


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2012
Price: $12.99

The Complete Stories brings together all of Kafka’s stories, from the classic tales such as “The Metamorphosis,” “In the Penal Colony,” and “A Hunger Artist” to shorter pieces and fragments that Max Brod, Kafka’s literary executor, released after Kafka’s death. With the exception of his three novels, the whole of Kafka’s...

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Anna Karenina (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Anna Karenina (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Leo Tolstoy, Translated by Louise Maude and Alymer Maude
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345803924
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Anna Karenina (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Official Tie-in Edition
Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Louise Maude and Alymer Maude


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $12.95

The official movie tie-in to the major motion picture starring Keira Knightly, Jude Law, Emily Watson, and Aaron Johnson, directed by Joe Wright. This edition also includes the screenplay by Tom Stoppard.

Leo Tolstoy’s classic story of doomed love is one of the most admired novels in world literature. Generations of readers have...

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Anna Karenina (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Anna Karenina (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by Leo Tolstoy, Translated by Louise Maude and Alymer Maude
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345803931
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Anna Karenina (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Official Tie-in Edition Including the screenplay by Tom Stoppard
Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Louise Maude and Alymer Maude


Format: eBook, 976 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $7.99

The official movie tie-in to the major motion picture starring Keira Knightly, Jude Law, Emily Watson, and Aaron Johnson, directed by Joe Wright. This ebook edition also includes the screenplay by Tom Stoppard.

Leo Tolstoy’s classic story of doomed love is one of the most admired novels in world literature. Generations of readers...

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The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen
The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Written by Rudolf Erich Raspe, Afterword by Thomas Seccombe, Illustrated by William Strang and J. B. Clark, Introduction by David Rees
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612191232
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The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Written by Rudolf Erich Raspe
Afterword by Thomas Seccombe
Illustrated by William Strang and J. B. Clark
Introduction by David Rees


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $16.00

The restored, unbowdlerized text of Raspe’s slapstick travel epic featuring the classic illustrations from Strang & Clark (1895)
 
No one has journeyed to as many foreign lands as Baron von Munchausen. Nor, when it comes time to fire a cannon, will you find anyone more accurate. The comfort of courtly... Read more >
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The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen

Written by Rudolf Erich Raspe
Afterword by Thomas Seccombe
Illustrated by William Strang and J. B. Clark
Introduction by David Rees


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $16.00

The restored, unbowdlerized text of Raspe’s slapstick travel epic featuring the classic illustrations from Strang & Clark (1895)
 
No one has journeyed to as many foreign lands as Baron von Munchausen. Nor, when it comes time to fire a cannon, will you find anyone more accurate. The comfort of courtly... Read more >
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The Trial
The Trial
Written by Franz Kafka
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829443
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The Trial
A New Translation Based on the Restored Text
Written by Franz Kafka


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 3, 2012
Price: $4.99

Written in 1914, The Trial is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century: the terrifying tale of Josef K., a respectable bank officer who is suddenly and inexplicably arrested and must defend himself against a charge about which he can get no information. Whether read as an existential... Read more >
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The Death of Ivan Ilyich
The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Written by Leo Tolstoy, Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307951335
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The Death of Ivan Ilyich

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $8.00

Tolstoy’s most famous novella is an intense and moving examination of death and the possibilities of redemption, here in a powerful translation by the award-winning Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.

Ivan Ilyich is a middle-aged man who has spent his life focused on his career as a bureaucrat and emotionally detached from...

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The Enchanted Wanderer
The Enchanted Wanderer
Written by Nikolai Leskov, Translated by Ian Dreiblatt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612191034
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The Enchanted Wanderer

Written by Nikolai Leskov
Translated by Ian Dreiblatt


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $12.00

A new translation of the hilarious picaresque about a man with an indomitable spirit
 
The Enchanted Wanderer is a Russian Candide with a revolutionary edge, a picaresque that features a fast-talking monk named Ivan who is at war, it seems, with every level of society. Working as a carriage... Read more >
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The Enchanted Wanderer

Written by Nikolai Leskov
Translated by Ian Dreiblatt


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $12.00

A new translation of the hilarious picaresque about a man with an indomitable spirit
 
The Enchanted Wanderer is a Russian Candide with a revolutionary edge, a picaresque that features a fast-talking monk named Ivan who is at war, it seems, with every level of society. Working as a carriage... Read more >
The Graphic Canon, Vol. 2
The Graphic Canon, Vol. 2
Written by Russ Kick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609803780
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The Graphic Canon, Vol. 2
From "Kubla Khan" to the Bronte Sisters to The Picture of Dorian Gray
Written by Russ Kick


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $39.95

The Graphic Canon, Volume 2 gives us a visual cornucopia based on the wealth of literature from the 1800s. Several artists—including Maxon Crumb and Gris Grimly—present their versions of Edgar Allan Poe’s visions. The great American novel Huckleberry Finn is adapted uncensored for the first time, as Twain wrote it. The bad boys of... Read more >
Hadji Murat
Hadji Murat
Written by Leo Tolstoy, Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307951342
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Hadji Murat

Written by Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $10.00

Tolstoy’s final work—a gripping novella about the struggle between the Muslim Chechens and their inept occupiers—is a powerful moral fable for our time.

Inspired by a historical figure Tolstoy heard about while serving in the Caucasus, this story brings to life the famed warrior Hadji Murat, a Chechen rebel who has... Read more >
The Hidden Force

Written by Louis Couperus
Translated by Paul Vincent


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $9.99

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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J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (Movie Tie-in)
J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (Movie Tie-in)
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien
Format: Boxed Set
ISBN: 9780345538376
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J.R.R. Tolkien 4-Book Boxed Set: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings (Movie Tie-in)
The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien


Format: Boxed Set, 1728 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $35.96

THE BOOKS THAT INSPIRED THE EPIC MOTION PICTURES

J.R.R. TOLKIEN
THE LORD OF THE RINGS

THE HOBBIT
THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING
THE TWO TOWERS
THE RETURN OF THE KING

© New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY and the names of the characters... Read more >
Alexander's Bridge

Written by Willa Cather


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.00

The characteristic themes of Cather’s mature work are already present in her debut novella, an evocation of a tragic love triangle.
 
Bartley Alexander, renowned engineer of bridges, is a man with a past who “looked as a tamer of rivers ought to look.” Discovered by his mentor “sowing wild oats... Read more >
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The Alienist

Written by Machado De Assis


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.00

A classic work of literature by “the greatest author ever produced in Latin America.” (Susan Sontag)
 
Brilliant physician Simão Bacamarte sacrifices a prestigious career to return home and dedicate himself to the budding field of psychology. Bacamarte opens the first asylum in Brazil hoping to crown himself and his... Read more >
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The Distracted Preacher

Written by Thomas Hardy


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.00

From the master of Victorian tragedy, the surprisingly comic adventures of a man caught between romance and religion.
 
When young Mr. Stockdale arrives in a small village to fill in for the Methodist minister, he finds himself pining for his comely new landlady. But she leads a mysterious life, keeping... Read more >
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Fanfarlo

Written by Charles Baudelaire
Translated by Edward K. Kaplan


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.00

A stunning new translation of a neglected masterpiece by one of history’s most celebrated writers.
 
Ten years before Baudelaire published his masterpiece, The Flowers of Evil, the great poet penned the only prose fiction of his career: La Fanfarlo. The novella describes the torrid real-life affair the poet had with... Read more >
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The Hobbit (Movie Tie-in Edition)
The Hobbit (Movie Tie-in Edition)
Written by J.R.R. Tolkien
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345534835
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The Hobbit (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Written by J.R.R. Tolkien


Format: Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $8.99

The Hobbit is one of the greatest fantasy sagas of all time, a classic that has captivated generations of readers and is now an eagerly anticipated film by Peter Jackson, Academy Award–winning director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
 
When Thorin Oakenshield and his band of dwarves embark upon...

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The Modern Library Collection Essential Russian Novels 4-Book Bundle
The Modern Library Collection Essential Russian Novels 4-Book Bundle
Written by Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812984484
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The Modern Library Collection Essential Russian Novels 4-Book Bundle

Written by Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky


Format: eBook, 3824 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2012
Price: $29.99

The enduring genius of Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoevsky shines through in this special eBook collection that includes four classic Russian novels—each one recognized as a masterpiece of world literature.
 
ANNA KARENINA
 
“One of the greatest love stories in world literature.”—Vladimir Nabokov
 
Anna Karenina is Tolstoy’s classic... Read more >
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