The Penguin English Library Edition of Emma by Jane Austen 'I never have been in love; it is not my way, or my nature; and I do not think I ever shall' Beautiful, clever, rich - and single - Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, howeve... read more
Jane Austen's first published novel was titled Elinor and Marianne in the early drafts. It was changed to reflect the dichotomy between rational thought and emotionalism, as embodied in her two female protagonists. Elinor Dashwood's cool reason, and her sister Marianne's more... read more
Once so much to each other!
Ann Elliot has only one regret: that she listened to her family and broke off her engagement to Captain Wentworth. He was poor, but they were in love--and she didn't realize that love was enough.
But Anne has a new chance: Captain Wentworth ha... read more
Christmas seems to offer few joys to the four daughters of the March household. With their army chaplain father away at the Civil War, times are hard for Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, and for Marmee, the self-sacrificing matriarch of the New England family. A letter from their absent father exhorts the girls... read more
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is... read more
Jane Austen wrote some of the most remarkable romantic novels in English, and Emma is said to be written at the height of her powers. Like all her novels (Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility), the narrative is simple, straightforward and the story develops through seemingly commonplace conve... read more
A love greater than war. A beautiful woman lost. A mystery unsolved ...until now. The epic new saga from one of Australia's best loved storytellers. 2000: The wreckage of a downed WWII fighter plane is discovered in the forests near Russia's Ukrainian border. The aircraft belonged to... read more
|Author:||Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë; Anne Brontë|
|Series:||Barnes and Noble Leatherbound Classic Collection|
The most cherished novel from each of England's talented sisters, in one gorgeously packaged volume. The Brontë family was a literary phenomenon unequalled before or since. Both Charlotte's Jane Eyre and Emily's Wuthering Heights have won lofty places in the pantheon and stirred the romantic sens... read more
Despite Jane Austen's popularity, her body of work is small. Only six completed novels, two fragments, a few letters, some juvenilia...after re-reading the novels 100 times, what's a devoted Jane Austen-ite to do? Crammed full of quotes from favourite characters, the barbed wit ... read more
The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function- to breed . If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs. . . . .
A meticulously-observed tale of the clash between obligation and desire, Jane Austen's "Mansfield Park" is edited with an introduction and notes by Kathryn Sutherland in "Penguin Classics". Taken from the poverty of her parents' home in Portsmouth, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Ma... read more
A gripping thriller from the bestselling Isabel Allende. For Amanda Martin and her friends, Ripper was all just a game. But when security guard Ed Staton is found dead in the middle of a school gym, the murder presents a mystery that baffles the San Francisco police, not least Amanda's father, Deputy ... read more