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.
Joseph Conrad - Fiction - 2013 - 230 pages
Due to its examinations of terrorists, The Secret Agent has been noted as one of the most cited literary works in the American media post September 11th. This novel can be see as both pro and anti terrorist.
Charlotte Brontė - 1853 - 184 pages
A semi-autobiographical novel about a young, poor and unattractive English teacher who takes a post at a Belgian school where she gains esteem and affection through sheer strength of character.
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.
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 - Drama - 2015
The storyline concerns the struggle between Ransom and Olive for Verena's allegiance and affection, though the novel also includes a wide panorama of political activists, newspaper people, and quirky eccentrics.