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  • Pranayama

    by Yogi Ramacharaka

    series Yoga Elements
    Pranayama is a Sanskrit word meaning breath or life force. The Indian tradition of Hatha Yoga makes use of various pranayama techniques. Many of these practices are known for their overall health benefits especially for those practicing various forms of Yoga. Pranayama is often described as expansion of individual energy into cosmic energy. This book offers a complete manual of these breathing ... Read more

    $4.56 AUD

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    by Arthur Conan Doyle

    series Sherlock Holmes
    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes contains many of Doyle's favourite Sherlock Holmes stories. He submitted a list of what he believed were his twelve best Sherlock Holmes stories to The Strand Magazine. Among those he listed were 'The Adventure of the Speckled Band', 'The Red-Headed League', 'A Scandal in Bohemia', and 'The Five Orange Pips'. ... Read more

    $4.64 AUD

  • Little Dorrit

    by Charles Dickens

    series Victorian Epic
    The novel satirises the shortcomings of both government and society, including the institution of debtors' prisons, where debtors were imprisoned, unable to work, until they repaid their debts. The prison in this case is the Marshalsea, where Dickens's own father had been imprisoned. Dickens is also critical of the lack of a social safety net, the treatment and safety of industrial workers, as ... Read more

    $4.64 AUD

  • An Ideal Husband

    by Oscar Wilde

    series Victorian Classic
    Wilde's dramatic masterpiece set in London. Many of the themes of An Ideal Husband were influenced by the situation Oscar Wilde found himself in during the early 1890s. 'Sooner or later we shall all have to pay for what we do. But no one should be entirely judged by their past.' The play opens during a dinner party at the home of Sir Robert Chiltern in London's fashionable Grosvenor Square. Sir ... Read more

    $4.54 AUD

  • Poor People

    by Fyodor Dostoevsky and 1 more

    series Food For Thought
    Varvara Dobroselova and Makar Devushkin are second cousins twice-removed and live across from each other on the same street in terrible apartments. The novel follows their lives, their relationship with rich people, and poverty in general. A deep but odd friendship develops between them until Dobroselova loses her interest in literature, and later in communicating with Devushkin after a rich ... Read more

    $4.65 AUD

  • The Valley of Fear

    by Arthur Conan Doyle

    series Sherlock Holmes
    A cipher message arrives from Fred Porlock, a pseudonymous agent of Professor Moriarty. After Porlock sends the message, however, he changes his mind for fear of Moriarty's discovering that he is a traitor. He decides not to send the key to the cipher, but he sends Holmes a note telling of this decision. ... Read more

    $4.64 AUD

  • The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

    by Fyodor Dostoevsky and 1 more

    series Food For Thought
    The Dream of a Ridiculous Man follows the experiences of a man who decides that there is nothing of any value in the world. Slipping into nihilism he is determined to commit suicide. A chance encounter with a young girl, however, begins the man on a journey that reawakens a love for his fellow man. ... Read more

    $4.65 AUD

  • This Side of Paradise

    by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    series American Dream
    This Side of Paradise follows life of Amory Blaine, an attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature and formulates his own philosophy of romantic egoism. The novel explores post war uncertainties, the theme of love, greed and status-seeking. ... Read more

    $4.56 AUD

  • The Sign of the Four

    by Arthur Conan Doyle

    series Sherlock Holmes
    A stolen treasure, a secret pact among four convicts, and two corrupt prison guards. The Sign of the Four also presents the detective's drug habit and humanises him in a way that had not been done in the preceding novel, A Study in Scarlet. It also introduces Doctor Watson's future wife, Mary Morstan. ... Read more

    $4.64 AUD

  • Emma

    by Jane Austen

    series Victorian Classic
    Set in the fictional village of Highbury and the surrounding estates of Hartfield, Randalls, and Donwell Abbey, the novel follows the relationships among individuals in those locations consisting of several families in a country village. The story features youthful hubris and the perils of misconstrued romance. ... Read more

    $4.55 AUD

  • Flappers and Philosophers

    by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    series American Dream
    A collection of jazz age stories from F. Scott Fitzgerald, the author of The Great Gatsby, portraying so vividly the decadent side of the American dream. This collection of stories includes: The Offshore Pirate, The Ice Palace, Head and Shoulders, The Cut-Glass Bowl, Bernice Bobs Her Hair, Benediction, Dalyrimple Goes Wrong, The Four Fists. ... Read more

    $4.56 AUD

  • Bleak House

    by Charles Dickens

    series Victorian Epic
    The central theme of Bleak House is satirical exposure of the English Chancery court system. Chancery or equity courts were one half of the English civil justice system, existing side-by-side with law courts. Chancery courts heard actions having to do with wills and estates, or with the uses of private property and were notoriously slow and inefficient. The novel has many characters and several ... Read more

    $4.57 AUD