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  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky: The Best Works

    This ebook compiles Fyodor Dostoyevsky's greatest writings, including novels, novellas and short stories such as "The Brothers Karamazov", "Crime and Punishment", "White Nights", "Notes from Underground" and "The Idiot". This edition has been professionally formatted and contains several tables of contents. The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • A Plane Tree in Provence

    series A Plane Tree in Provence #1
    Five women, four forty years old, and one matron of sixty-one take a holiday to France anxious to escape their robotic lives in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.Wendy, the travel agent, Penny, owner of a needlework shop, Sarah, accomplished artist, Vernie, executive director of the Portland Symphony, and Rose, who is a recent widow all wind their way through Provence with adventures conflicts, and a generous ... Read more

    $8.59 AUD

  • The Tudors: It's Good to Be King

    by Michael Hirst ...
    series The Tudors
    The Tudors is an intimate, delicious, and daring drama revealing the early years of Henry VIII, an idealistic, lustful tyrant torn between bedding wives and mistresses and conquering Europe. This is not the story of the old, fat Henry you've read about in history books.At eighteen, the throne and the entire world became his. Young, sexy, and the most powerful man of his time, the king was known ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Sixpence Bride

    The reenactment of an eighteenth-century wife sale sounded like fun to Jocelyn Tanner. But then one small pink foil star changed her entire life.Cast back in time she finds herself inhabiting another woman’s body and she’s being sold to the highest bidder. And a very handsome one at that. No matter that his chauvinistic attitude ruffles her feathers, her heart doesn’t listen to her head. But will ... Read more

    $3.94 AUD

  • The Divine Comedy

    Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso

    Translated by Robin Kirkpatrick ...
    Robin Kirkpatrick's masterful verse translation of The Divine Comedy, published in a single volume, is the ideal edition for students as well as the general reader coming to this great masterpiece of Italian literature for the first timeThe Divine Comedy describes Dante's descent into Hell with Virgil as a guide; his ascent of Mount Purgatory and encounter with his dead love, Beatrice; and finally ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Franz Kafka: The Best Works

    by Franz Kafka ...
    This ebook compiles Franz Kafka's greatest writings, including novels, novellas, short stories and parables such as "Amerika", "The Trial", "The Metamorphosis", "The Castle", "In the Penal Colony", "A Hunger Artist" and "The Great Wall of China". This edition has been professionally formatted and contains several tables of contents. The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • WAR AND PEACE

    Full Version, illustrations and Free Audiobook Links

    by Leo Tolstoy ...
    Original illustrationsFree Audiobook LinksWar and Peace (1865-1869) is Tolstoy's greatest novel, and his most expansive one. He wrote it during the happiest period of his life. He was living continuously at Iasnaia Poliana with his wife and growing family, hunting in the fall and summer, improving his farm and entertaining frequent guests, most either relatives or close friends. It is no accident ... Read more

    $4.45 AUD

  • LES MISÉRABLES

    THE COMPLETE UNABRIDGED 5 VOLUME EDITION WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, VICTOR HUGO SPEECH, & BONUS ENTIRE AUDIOBOOK

    by Victor Hugo ...
    LES MISÉRABLES - THE COMPLETE UNABRIDGED 5 VOLUME EDITION WITH ILLUSTRATIONS, VICTOR HUGO SPEECH, & BONUS ENTIRE AUDIOBOOK ** This Ebook Features Dynamic Chapter Navigation Linking and Professional Formatting for a Premium Reading Experience. Les Misérables (literally "The Miserable Ones", translated variously from the French as The Miserable Ones, The Wretched, The Poor Ones, The Wretched Poor, ... Read more

    $2.95 AUD

  • The Divine Comedy

    Translated by John Ciardi ...
    The authoritative translations of The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso—together in one volume.Belonging in the immortal company of the great works of literature, Dante Alighieri’s poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm of ... Read more

    $21.22 AUD

  • The Canvas: A Secret from the Holocaust

    Using the Holocaust as the background, this creative historical fiction delivers tension, emotions and the horrors of war. Great and enduring love bring the story of Julienne Dupree-Fairchild to its conclusion.Born of a privileged family, Julienne is raised by a nanny named Suzannah. There is a disconnect between Julienne and her mother who has little to do with the rest of the household.This ... Read more

    $5.05 AUD

  • Faust, Part I

    by Goethe ...
    Translated by David Constantine ...
    series Faust #1
    Goethe's Faust reworks the late-medieval myth of Dr Faust, a brilliant scholar so disillusioned he resolves to make a contract or wager with the devil, Mephistopheles. The devil will do all he asks on Earth and seek to grant him a moment in life so glorious that he will wish it to last for ever. But if Faust does bid the moment stay, he falls to Mephisto and must serve him after death. In this ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Les Misérables

    by Victor Hugo ...
    It has been said that Victor Hugo has a street named after him in virtually every town in France. A major reason for the singular celebrity of this most popular and versatile of the great French writers is Les Misérables (1862). In this story of the trials of the peasant Jean Valjean — a man unjustly imprisoned, baffled by destiny, and hounded by his nemesis, the magnificently realized, ... Read more

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  • A Tale of Two Cities (Illustrated + FREE audiobook link + Active TOC)

    FEATURES: • Includes beautiful artworks and illustrations • A link of a FREE audio book to download at the end of the book • Active Table of Contents for an easy navigation within the book • Manually coded and crafted by professionals for highest formatting quality and standards   Check out ngims Publishing's other illustrated literary classics. The vast majority of our books have original ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD

  • Three Sisters

    by Anton Chekhov ...
    Translated by Laurence Senelick ...
    series Stage Edition Series
    “Senelick’s accomplishment is astounding.”—Library JournalAnton Chekhov is a unique force in modern drama, his works cherished for their brilliant wit and insight into the human condition. In this stunning new translation of one of Chekhov’s most popular and beloved plays, Laurence Senelick presents a fresh perspective on the master playwright and his groundbreaking dramas. He brings this timeless ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD

  • Three Sisters

      In Anton Checkhov's clazzic play, the three sisters Olga, Masha and Irina have only one desire in the world: to go to Moscow and live there. ... Read more

    Free

  • The Wild Duck

    by Henrik Ibsen ...
    series Dover Thrift Editions
    This 1884 masterpiece may have its genesis in the hostile reception Ibsen — widely regarded as the father of modern realist drama — had received from the Norwegian public and critics for Ghosts (1881), which gave theater-goers a larger dose of truth than most were willing to bear. His next three plays — The Wild Duck, An Enemy of the People (1882), and Rosmersholm (1886) — focused on the ... Read more

    $4.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Flowers of Evil & Paris Spleen

    Selected Poems

    series Dover Thrift Editions
    Sex and death, rebellion, corruption — the themes of Charles Baudelaire's sensual poems sparked outrage upon their 1857 debut. His masterpiece, Flowers of Evil (Les Fleurs du Mal), was dismissed as decadent and obscene and banned in France for nearly a century. Although Baudelaire died in obscurity, today he is recognized as one of the nineteenth century's greatest and most influential poets, ... Read more

    $5.24 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Lucia Triumphant

    by Tom Holt ...
    series Tom Holt's Mapp and Lucia Series #2
    In postwar Britain, the quaint town of Tilling is feeling the pull of both the modern world and its Norman past. Elizabeth Mapp-Flint, in yet another bid to wrest power back from her social rival Lucia Pillson—now the town’s mayor—purchases a motor-car. Hoping to improve her shaky motoring skills in private, she makes a significant tactical error by leaving town. Lucia profits from Elizabeth’s ... Read more

    $8.77 AUD

  • Inferno: The Divine Comedy I

    by Dante ...
    Translated by Robin Kirkpatrick ...
    Describing Dante's descent into Hell midway through his life with Virgil as a guide, Inferno depicts a cruel underworld in which desperate figures are condemned to eternal damnation for committing one or more of seven deadly sins. As he descends through nine concentric circles of increasingly agonising torture, Dante encounters doomed souls including the pagan Aeneas, the liar Odysseus, the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Rimbaud Complete

    Translated by Wyatt Mason ...
    series Modern Library Classics
    Enduring icon of creativity, authenticity, and rebellion, and the subject of numerous new biographies, Arthur Rimbaud is one of the most repeatedly scrutinized literary figures of the last half-century. Yet almost thirty years have elapsed without a major new translation of his writings. Remedying this state of affairs is Rimbaud Complete*,* the first and only truly complete edition of Rimbaud’s ... Read more

    $16.60 AUD

  • Buckley's Chance

    In the Australian vernacular “you’ve got Buckley’s Chance” or “you’ve got Buckley’s” means “you have no chance”, or “it’s nearly impossible”. Despite the eventual outcome of his adventure, the phrase is believed to refer to the improbable survival of an escaped convict, William Buckley, who lived among the Aborigines of Victoria, Australia, for thirty-two years, before returning to civilization ... Read more

    $1.26 AUD

  • Mother Courage and Her Children

    Translated by David Hare ...
    series Modern Plays
    This version of Brecht's great anti-war play by playwright David Hare was premiered by the National Theatre, London, in November 1995. It adopts a freer approach to the text than many editions, adapting the original rather than offering a close translation. In this chronicle of the Thirty Years War, Mother Courage followsthe armies back and forth across Europe, selling provisions and liquorfrom ... Read more

    $23.09 AUD

  • Divine Comedy

    by Dante ...
    On the night before Good Friday, Dante finds himself lost in a dark wood and pursued by beasts. Rescued by the poet Virgil, the young man is guided through the underworld, travelling through the nine circles of Hell before ascending to Purgatory. Scaling the seven terraces of the mountain, the poet is reunited with his love Beatrice, who guides him through Heaven’s nine celestial spheres.Completed ... Read more

    $3.49 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Quentin Durward: A Classic Historical Fiction

    The plot centres on the medieval rivalry between Louis XI of France and Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy. Louis incites the citizens of Liège to revolt against Charles, and, under the command of Louis's ally, William de la Marck, they seize and murder Charles's brother-in-law, Louis de Bourbon, Bishop of Liège (a real historical event which occurred in 1482).At the time of the murder, Louis is ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD