Collector's Library

  • Anglais Madame Bovary

    Gustave Flaubert

    Emma Bovary is beautiful and bored, trapped in a marriage to a mediocre doctor and stifled by the banality of provincial life. An ardent reader of sentimental novels, she longs for passion and seeks escape in fantasies of high romance, voracious spending and eventually, adultery....

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  • Anglais Mrs Dalloway

    Virginia Woolf

    In Virgnia Woolf's novel - which inspired the 2003 film "The Hours" - Mrs Dalloway is an assured socialite. Yet as she prepares for her party on a hot London day in June 1923, she feels the terror of existence and the pull of death....

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  • Join Captain Ahab, an eerily compelling madman, as he pursues an unholy war against a creation as vast, dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself. In his monumaniacal quest, Ahab focuses his distilled hatred and suffering - and that of generations before him - against one single creation, and pursu...

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  • Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, is faced by a ghost bearing a grim message of murder and revenge, driving the prince to the edge of madness by his struggle to understand the situation and to perform his duty....

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  • Tells the life story of David Copperfield, from his birth in Suffolk, through the various struggles of his childhood, to his successful career as a novelist. The early scenes are particularly masterful, depicting the world as seen from the perspective of a fatherless, small boy, whose idyllic life i...

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  • Mary Shelly's classic tale of terror is the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young student, who learns the secret of imparting life into a creature that he has constructed from corpses he finds....

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  • Anglais Oliver Twist

    Charles Dickens

    After a series of unhappy episodes, the orphaned Oliver Twist runs away to London. Here, he is thrust into the darkly comic world of Fagin, his apprentice the Artful Dodger and their gang of child thieves. Can Oliver escape from their clutches and discover his true history?...

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  • Anglais Dracula

    Bram Stoker

    When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula with the purchase of a London house, he makes a series of terrifying discoveries about his client. In "Dracula" Bram Stoker evokes a nightmare world of vampires and illuminates the dark corners of Victorian sexuality and desire....

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  • Anglais Emma

    Jane Austen

    Emma Woodhouse imagines that she dominates those around her in the small town of Highbury, but her inept matchmaking creates problems for herself and others....

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  • Anglais MIDDLEMARCH

    George Eliot

    Part of the "Collector's Library" series, this book's Afterword is by the well-known author, writer and journalist, Ned Halley. It features a brief biography of the author and a reading list....

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  • Anglais Robinson crusoe

    Daniel Defoe

    Part of the "Collector's Library" series, this title includes an Afterword, brief biography of the author and a further reading list....

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  • Anglais Northanger Abbey

    Jane Austen

    Catherine Morland meets all the trappings of Gothic horror and imagines the worst. Disaster does eventually strike, as it does in the real world as distinct from the romantic one, but without spoiling the wonderful atmosphere of this story....

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  • Anglais Persuasion

    Jane Austen

    Jane Austen's final novel, 'Persuasion', is the story of Anne Elliot, intelligent daughter of a spendthrift baronet, and her love for Frederick Wentworth. Persuaded to refuse his proposition of marriage, Anne spends seven years unhappy until he re-enters her life....

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  • Anglais Ivanhoé

    Walter Scott

    Another title in the Collector's Library Series. Complete and unabridged with a specially commissioned afterword....

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  • Anglais Mansfield park

    Jane Austen

    'Mansfield Park' is one of Austen's more sophisticated novels - together with the gently satirical depiction of polite society it exposes the ills of class prejudice, and before achieving the requisite happy ending, the people of Mansfield Park must cope with adultery, betrayal and social ruin....

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  • First published in 1890, Oscar Wilde's story was regarded as dangerously modern in its portrayal of fin-de-siecle decadence. Dorian is a modern-day Faust; his tempter is Lord Wotton who lives selfishly for amoral pleasure, and his conscience is the portait painter - Basil Hallward....

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  • Anglais Bleak House

    Charles Dickens

    With a specially commissioned afterword, the "Collector's Library" series includes a brief biography of the author, and a further reading list. This edition contains an afterword by David Stuart Davies....

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  • Set in the South of France in the decade after World War I, this title tells the story of a brilliant and magnetic psychiatrist named Dick Diver; the bewitching, wealthy, and dangerously unstable mental patient, Nicole, who becomes his wife; and the beautiful, harrowing ten-year pas de deux they act...

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  • Another title in the Collector's Library Series. Complete and unabridged with a specially commissioned afterword....

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  • Anglais Tom Sawyer

    Mark Twain

    Tom Sawyer and his friends play truant from school and set off for an island near their home town. Here they decide to play pirates but their game is interrupted when they witness a murder. Tom has to grow up very quickly and do the right thing....

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  • A pilot forced to crash land in the Sahara desert encounters a little prince who is visiting the earth from his own small planet with its three volcanoes and a beautiful flower. Through this meeting, the aviator comes to discover many of life's universal truths which illuminate the human condition w...

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  • Anglais Pride and Prejudice

    Jane Austen

    In a remote Hertfordshire village, a country squire of no great means must marry off his five vivacious daughters. At the heart of this all-consuming enterprise lies the erratic courtship of his second headstrong daughter, Elizabeth Bennet and her aristocratic suitor - Fitzwilliam Darcy....

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  • Anglais Wuthering Heights

    Emily Bronte

    Forced to seek shelter one night at Wuthering Heights, Lockwood stumbles upon its tempestuous history: the intense passion between the foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, and her betrayal of him. It is the innocent heirs who must struggle to escape Heathcliff's vengeance....

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