At Thornfield Hall, resolute and independent Jane Eyre finds fulfillment in her duties as governess and the love of her life in her employer Edward Rochester. But when a dark secret from Rochester's past comes to light, Jane must make the most difficult decision of her life.
Tells the story of a monster that was assembled by a scientist from parts of dead bodies who develops a mind of his own as he learns to loathe himself and hate his creator.
Acting on behalf of his firm of solicitors, Jonathan Harker travels to the Carpathian Mountains to finalise the sale of England's Carfax Abbey to Transylvanian noble Count Dracula. Little does he realise that, in doing so, he endangers all that he loves.
Adversaries at first in the endless rounds of balls, parties and social gatherings, haughty Elizabeth Bennet and the dashing but aloof Fitzwilliam Darcy soon develop a grudging respect for one another that blossoms into romance when each comes to appreciate the tender feelings that course beneath the veneer of their propriety and reserve.
From the moment of his adoption by the Earnshaws, the foundling boy Heathcliff devotes himself to their young daughter Catherine. Growing up together, the two share a love that blossoms into romance, until Catherine's hurtful betrayal. But Heathcliff's emotions know no bounds and acknowledge no limits, not even death.
Follows the four March sisters - pretty Meg, tomboy Jo, shy Beth and vain Amy - as they grow and mature into four distinctive little women. Louisa May Alcott was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in Boston and Concord, Massachusetts, the setting for Little Women.
After moving to a cottage in Devonshire, the women of the Dashwood family begin adjusting to a new life and a new social circle. Soon, Elinor is being courted by the gentlemanly Edward Ferrars and Marianne finds herself torn between two suitors, the brooding Colonel Brandon and social-climbing scoundrel John Willoughby.
Neverland is home to Peter Pan, a young boy who has never grown up. On one of his visits to London, Peter makes the acquaintance of young Wendy Darling, whom he invites to travel with him to Neverland and become the mother of his gang of Lost Boys.
Presents a classic adventure story. This title features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a satin ribbon bookmark, distinctive gilt edging and decorative endpapers.
Though Dorian Gray's hedonistic indulgences leave no blemish on his ageless features, the painted portrait imbued with his soul proves a living catalogue of corruption. Desperate to hide the physical evidence of his unregenerate spirit, Dorian will stop at nothing, not even murder, to keep his picture's existence a secret.
In the 1920s and '30s, H P Lovecraft pioneered a new type of fiction that fused elements of supernatural horror with the concepts of visionary science fiction. Lovecraft's tales of cosmic horror revolutionised modern horror fiction. This title collects Lovecraft's fictions.
The Bronte 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 sensibilities of generations of readers. This title unites these two favourites.
In seventeenth-century Boston, Hester Prynne shoulders the scorn of her fellow Puritan townsfolk for bearing a child out of wedlock. For her refusal to name the father of her daughter Pearl, Hester is made to wear a scarlet 'A' stitched conspicuously upon her dress.
When the King James translation of the Bible was first published in 1611, it was the first time that many people throughout the English-speaking world were able to read the Old and New Testaments in their native tongue. This bonded leather gift edition also contains over two hundred full-page illustrations by Gustave Dore (1832-1883).
The inspiration for the world-famous movie, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" has delighted generations of readers since L Frank Baum first published it in 1900. This 2012 edition features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark, distinctive gilt edging and decorative endpapers. It is suitable for readers of all ages.
Includes such stories as - "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland", "Through the Looking-Glass", "Sylvie and Bruno", "Sylvie and Bruno Concluded", "The Hunting of the Snark" and the poetry, essays and phantasmagoria along with a collection of the author's miscellaneous writings.