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Featured Classic: The Count of Monte Cristo

Featured Classic: The Count of Monte Cristo

A popular bestseller since its publication in 1844, The Count of Monte Cristo is one of the great page-turning thrillers of all time.

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ISBN 9780812986556
Les Misérables

Written by Victor Hugo
Translated by Julie Rose
Introduction by Adam Gopnik

Format: eBook

Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, LES MISERABLES is not only superb adventure but a powerful social document. The story of how the convict Jean-Valjean struggled to escape his past and reaffirm his humanity, in a world brutalized by poverty and ignorance, became the gospel of the poor and the oppressed.
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ISBN 9780812985146
The Metamorphosis

Written by Franz Kafka
Translated by Stanley Corngold

Format: Trade Paperback

Translated, edited, and with an Introduction by Stanley Corngold Featuring essays by Philip Roth, W. H Auden, and Walter Benjamin“When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin.” With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Franz Kafka begins his masterpiece, The Metamorphosis. It is the story of a young man who, transformed overnight into a giant beetlelike insect, becomes an object of...
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ISBN 9780812985191
The Metamorphosis

Written by Franz Kafka
Translated by Stanley Corngold

Format: eBook

Translated, edited, and with an Introduction by Stanley Corngold Featuring essays by Philip Roth, W. H Auden, and Walter Benjamin“When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin.” With this startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, Franz Kafka begins his masterpiece, The Metamorphosis. It is the story of a young man who, transformed overnight into a giant beetlelike insect, becomes an object of...
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ISBN 9780812985207
Madame Bovary

Written by Gustave Flaubert
Translated by Adam Thorpe

Format: Trade Paperback

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 countryside, is ready for her life to take off when she marries the decent, dull Dr. Charles Bovary. Marriage, however, fails to live up to her expectations, which...
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ISBN 9780307824103
Rimbaud Complete

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

Format: eBook

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, the first and only truly complete edition of Rimbaud’s work in English, translated, edited, and introduced by Wyatt Mason.Mason draws on a century of Rimbaud...
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ISBN 9780679645399
The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine

Format: eBook

Newly translated by Peter Constantine Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch   The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world’s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement’s most passionate and persuasive critics. His extraordinarily original observations on politics, education, and human nature were provocative in their day and remain resonant...
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ISBN 9780812980387
The Essential Writings of Rousseau

Written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Edited by Leo Damrosch
Translated by Peter Constantine

Format: Trade Paperback

Newly translated by Peter Constantine Edited and with an Introduction by Leo Damrosch   The Essential Writings of Rousseau collects the best and most indispensable work of one of the world’s most influential writers. A towering figure of Enlightenment thought, Jean-Jacques Rousseau was also one of that movement’s most passionate and persuasive critics. His extraordinarily original observations on politics, education, and human nature were provocative in their day and remain resonant...
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ISBN 9780812983722
The Essential Prose of John Milton

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

Format: Trade Paperback

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 volume, now includes selections from Milton’s Commonplace Book and the complete text of The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates in addition to...
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ISBN 9780307801821
A Season in Hell & Illuminations

Written by Arthur Rimbaud
Translated by Wyatt Mason

Format: eBook

Translated, edited and with an Introduction by Wyatt Mason“The definitive translation for our time.”–Edward HirschFrom Dante’s Inferno to Sartre’s No Exit, writers have been fascinated by visions of damnation. Within that rich literature of suffering, Arthur Rimbaud’s A Season in Hell–written when the poet was nineteen–provides an astonishing example of the grapple with self. As a companion to Rimbaud’s journey, readers could have no better guide...
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ISBN 9780307801838
The Art of Love

Written by Ovid
Translated by James Michie
Introduction by David Malouf

Format: eBook

In the first century a.d., Ovid, author of the groundbreaking epic poem Metamorphoses, came under severe criticism for The Art of Love, which playfully instructed women in the art of seduction and men in the skills essential for mastering the art of romantic conquest. In this remarkable translation, James Michie breathes new life into the notorious Roman’s mock-didactic elegy. In lyrical, irreverent English, he reveals love’s timeless dilemmas and Ovid’s enduring brilliance as both...
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