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  • The Odyssey

    Homer's epic chronicle of the Greek hero Odysseus’ journey home from the Trojan War has inspired writers from Virgil to James Joyce. Odysseus survives storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops and the isle of Circe, the lure of the Sirens’ song and a trip to the Underworld, only to find his most difficult challenge at home, where treacherous suitors seek to steal his kingdom and his loyal wife ... Read more

    £0.33

  • Mythos

    The Greek Myths Retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    series Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths #1
    STEP INTO ANOTHER WORLD - OF MAGIC, MAYHEM, MONSTERS AND MANIACAL GODS - IN STEPHEN FRY'S MOMENTOUS SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, MYTHOSOrder*TROY* now, Stephen Fry's bewitching retelling of the most legendary story ever told'A romp through the lives of ancient Greek gods. Fry is at his story-telling best . . . the gods will be pleased' TimesDiscover Stephen Fry... ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Sunjata

    Gambian Versions of the Mande Epic

    Sunjata Keita was the founder of one of the greatest empires of Western Africa. These two epic accounts of his life portray a greedy, slow-witted child - said to have crawled until the age of seven - who grew up as prophecy foretold to become a mighty warrior, renowned for his bravery and superhuman strength. They describe how, with the help of his sister, who seduced their arch-enemy Sumanguru ... Read more

    £1.99

  • The Five

    The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

    THE MULTI AWARD-WINNING #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER___'An angry and important work of historical detection, calling time on the misogyny that has fed the Ripper myth. Powerful and shaming.' GUARDIAN___Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They came from Fleet Street, Knightsbridge, Wolverhampton, Sweden and Wales. They wrote ballads, ... Read more

    £0.99

  • Misfits

    A Personal Manifesto – by the creator of 'I May Destroy You'

    by Michaela Coel ...
    'Razor-sharp and as funny as I May Destroy You ... a gifted writer' Sunday Times | 'A perfect truth-teller of our time' ELLE | 'Leaps off the page' Observer | 'Comic and devastating' New York Times | 'Your self-help bible of 2021' Sunday Times | Profound, hilarious, devastating and breathtakingly beautiful all at once' gal-dem**... ... Read more

    £4.99

  • H. P. Lovecraft: The Complete Collection

    Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors in his genre. Lovecraft was born in Providence, Rhode Island, where he spent most of his life. Among his most celebrated ... Read more

    £0.49

  • The Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso (3 Classic Unabridged Translations in one eBook: Cary's + Longfellow's + Norton's Translation + Original Illustrations by Gustave Doré)

    This carefully crafted ebook: “The Divine Comedy: Inferno, Purgatorio, Paradiso (3 Classic Unabridged Translations in one eBook: Cary's + Longfellow's + Norton's Translation + Original Illustrations by Gustave Doré)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Depending on the translation, The Divine Comedy will present completely different facets to the reader, ... Read more

    £0.49

  • The Best Ever Book of Funny Poems

    by Brian Moses ...
    The Best Ever Book of Funny Poems is a brilliantly funny anthology of the most giggle-worthy children's poems from one of the nations most celebrated children's poets, Brian Moses.Perfect for gifting and for reading aloud, you'll be chortling along with Brian as he shows you the funniest poems in the world! Explore chucklesome poems about pets, funny creatures, school, family, fantasy and fairy ... Read more

    £2.99

  • Funny Weather

    Art in an Emergency

    by Olivia Laing ...
    'Never has a publication been more timely' - Dazed'A brave writer whose books open up fundamental questions about life and art’ - TelegraphIn this remarkable, inspiring collection of essays, acclaimed writer and critic Olivia Laing makes a brilliant case for why art matters, especially in the turbulent political weather of the twenty-first century.Funny Weather brings together a career's wo... ... Read more

    £9.99 £5.99

  • Othello (Mobi Classics)

    Othello, The Moor of Venice is a tragedy by William Shakespeare based on the short story "Moor of Venice" by Cinthio, believed to have been written in approximately 1603. The work revolves around four central characters: Othello, his wife Desdemona, his lieutenant Cassio, and his trusted advisor Iago. Attesting to its enduring popularity, the play appeared in 7 editions between 1622 and 1705. ... Read more

    £0.72

  • Consider The Lobster

    Essays and Arguments

    Do lobsters feel pain? Did Franz Kafka have a sick sense of humour? What is John Updike's deal anyway? And who won the Adult Video News' Female Performer of the Year Award the same year Gwyneth Paltrow won her Oscar? David Foster Wallace answers these questions and more in his new book of hilarious non-fiction.For this collection, David Foster Wallace immerses himself in the three-ring circus that ... Read more

    £5.49

  • Troy

    Our Greatest Story Retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    series Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths #3
    AN EPIC BATTLE THAT LASTED TEN YEARS. A LEGENDARY STORY THAT HAS SURVIVED THOUSANDS.'An inimitable retelling of the siege of Troy . . . Fry's narrative, artfully humorous and rich in detail, breathes life and contemporary relevance into these ancient tales' OBSERVER'Stephen Fry has done it again. Well written and super storytelling' 5***** READER REVIEW________'Troy. The most marvellous k... ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Underland

    A Deep Time Journey

    Follow Robert Macfarlane to the furthest corners of the globe....A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019WINNER OF THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2020'You'd be crazy not to read this book' The Sunday TimesA Guardian Best Book of the 21st CenturyIn Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on... ... Read more

    £5.99

  • Heroes

    The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    series Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths #2
    IMAGINE SANDALS ON YOUR FEET, A SWORD IN YOUR HAND, HOT SUN BEATING DOWN ON YOUR BRONZE HELMET. ENTER THE WORLD OF STEPHEN FRY'S SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, HEROESOrder*TROY* now, Stephen Fry's bewitching retelling of the most legendary story ever toldIn this companion to his bestselling Mythos, Stephen Fry gloriously retells the epic myths of the Greek heroes - which will be loved by young an... ... Read more

    £5.99

  • On Love and Barley

    Haiku of Basho

    by Matsuo Basho ...
    Translated by Lucien Stryk ...
    Basho, one of the greatest of Japanese poets and the master of haiku, was also a Buddhist monk and a life-long traveller. His poems combine 'karumi', or lightness of touch, with the Zen ideal of oneness with creation. Each poem evokes the natural world - the cherry blossom, the leaping frog, the summer moon or the winter snow - suggesting the smallness of human life in comparison to the vastness ... Read more

    £1.99

  • Between Light and Storm

    How We Live With Other Species

    Beginning with the very origins of life on Earth, Woolfson considers pre-historic human-animal interaction and traces the millennia-long evolution of conceptions of the soul and conscience in relation to the animal kingdom, and the consequences of our belief in human superiority. She explores our representation of animals in art, our consumption of them for food, our experiments on them for ... Read more

    £7.19

  • Slug

    The Sunday Times Bestseller

    by Hollie McNish ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'An intoxicating mixture of poetry and prose, Slug is a taboo-busting delight' SCOTSMAN'One of the best poets we have' MATT HAIG'She writes with honesty, conviction, humour and love' KAE TEMPESTThe new collection of poetry and prose from the Ted Hughes Award-winning author of Nobody Told Me</e... ... Read more

    £6.99

  • Voyages littéraires sur les quais de Paris

    Lettres à un bibliophile de province ; suivies de Mélanges tirés de quelques bouquins de la boîte à quatre sols

    Extrait : "Vous aimez les livres, mon cher ami ; mais comme vous avez le malheur de ne point habiter Paris, vous me demandez de vous tenir au courant des excursions que j'ai pu faire sur nos quais ; ce sera bien volontiers, je vous assure, et dussent encore en rire les turbulents amis que vous aviez l'autre jour à dîner avec moi, j'afficherai ma passion."À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN :Les éditions ... Read more

    £0.99

  • King Kong Theory

    Translated by Frank Wynne ...
    ‘I write from the realms of the ugly, for the ugly, the frigid, the unfucked and the unfuckables, all those excluded from the great meat market of female flesh, and for all those guys who don’t want to be protectors, for those who would like to be but don’t know how, for those who are not ambitious, competitive, or well-endowed. Because this ideal of the seductive white woman constantly being ... Read more

    £4.79

  • Walt Whitman's America

    A Cultural Biography

    Winner of the Bancroft Prize and the Ambassador Book Award andFinalist for the National for the Book Critics Circle AwardIn his poetry Walt Whitman set out to encompass all of America and in so doing heal its deepening divisions. This magisterial biography demonstrates the epic scale of his achievement, as well as the dreams and anxieties that impelled it, for it places the poet securely within ... Read more

    £8.69

  • The Maidens

    The instant Sunday Times bestseller from the author of The Silent Patient

    We all keep secrets. Even from ourselves.'A thrilling, heart-in-throat ride' STEPHEN FRY'An absolute jaw-dropper' LUCY FOLEY'Elegant, sinister, stylish' CHRIS WHITAKER'Grips from start to finish' HARRIET TYCE* * * * *From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient comes a spellbinding tale of psyc... ... Read more

    £7.99

  • Surprised by Joy

    by C. S. Lewis ...
    For many years an atheist, C. S. Lewis vividly describes the spiritual quest that convinced him of the truth and reality of Christianity, in his famous autobiography.“In the Trinity Term of 1929 I gave in, and admitted that God was God … perhaps the most dejected and reluctant convert in all England.” Thus Lewis describes memorably the crisis of his conversion.‘Surprised by Joy’ reveals both that ... Read more

    £4.49

  • The Penguin Book of Modern African Poetry

    by Gerald Moore ...
    'Poetry, always foremost of the arts in traditional Africa, has continued to compete for primacy against the newer forms of prose fiction and theatre drama.' This wonderfully comprehensive anthology of African poetry has been expanded to include ninety-nine poets from twenty-seven countries, thirty-one of whom appear for the first time. Equally wide-ranging is the content of the poetry itself: war ... Read more

    £3.99

  • How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division

    The powerful, pocket-sized manifesto

    by Elif Shafak ...
    'Elegant ... calm and generous' Mary Beard, GuardianThe must-read, pocket-sized Big Think book of 2020One of the Guardian's 'Best Books to Inspire Compassion'One of Independent's Books of the MonthA Cosmopolitan 'Revolutionary Read'Ours is the age of contagious anxiety. We feel overwhelmed by the events around us, by injustice, by suffering, by an en... ... Read more

    £2.79