Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning - Poetry - 2012 - 256 pages
This collection presents the Brownings’ work in the context of their lives: the early years and their initial friendship, their courtship and marriage, the fifteen happy years they spent living in Italy until Elizabeth’s death.
Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2009 - 414 pages
The critical introduction and appendices to this Broadview Edition provide context for Conrad's political views, as well as Eastern European anarchism and terrorism.
Anton Chekhov - Fiction - 2007 - 600 pages
In The Story of an Unknown Man, a political radical spying on an important official by serving as valet to his son gradually discovers that his own terminal illness has changed his long-held priorities in startling ways.
Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2013
The book has more fully developed characters than any other of his novels, but two characters dominate the narrative: Seńor Gould and the eponymous anti-hero, the "incorruptible" Nostromo.
Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 1900 - 309 pages
Jim, a minister's son, is guilty of a cowardly act and devotes the rest of his life to compensating for it
Charles Dickens - Fiction - 2014 - 650 pages
Gathered round the fire at the Maypole Inn, in the village of Chigwell, on an evening of foul weather in the year 1775, are John Willet, proprietor of the Maypole, and his three cronies.
Denis Diderot - Fiction - 2015 - 280 pages
Memoirs of a Nun, which began as a joke and grew into a masterpiece, was one of the loudest salvos fired in the continuing battles between the clergy and the intelligentsia which defined so much of eighteenth-century French history.
John Donne - Poetry - 2004 - 688 pages
No poet has been more wilfully contradictory than John Donne, whose works forge unforgettable connections between extremes of passion and mental energy.
Henry James - Fiction - 2007 - 496 pages
This brilliant satire of the women’s rights movement in America is the story of the ravishing inspirational speaker Verena Tarrant and the bitter struggle between two distant cousins who seek to control her.