"Virginia Woolf's groundbreaking novel, in a lushly illustrated hardcover edition with illuminating commentary from a brilliant young Oxford scholar and critic. "Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself." So begins Virginia Woolf's much-beloved fourth novel. First published in 1925, Mrs. Dalloway has long been considered Woolf's masterpiece. A pivotal work of literary modernism, its simple plot-centered on an upper-class Londoner preparing...
Twenty-four-year-old Rachel Vinrace is launched into a journey of self-discovery when she embarks on a sea voyage to South America with her aunt and uncle. Originally from a London suburb, she meets a menagerie of interesting people while on the trip and strikes up life-changing conversations with them. As her experiences start to shape her into a worldly woman, she begins to find her sense of self and determine what she wants most in the world.
"As a wave casually laps onto the Cornwall beach, the Ramsay family and friends settle in for an enjoyable warm Edwardian summer. Presided over by the gentle power and irresistible charisma of their mother, their story evolves with the textures, romance and conflicting dreams that draw a family together and simultaneously pull it apart"--Container label.
"Orlando, an English nobleman, defies the laws of nature with surprising results. Immortal and highly imaginative, he undergoes a series of extraordinary transformations that humorously, hauntingly illustrate the eternal war between the sexes."--Container.
"In Haunted Tales, the reader will enjoy discovering masterpieces like Algernon Blackwood's terrifying 'The Kit-Bag,' Oscar Wilde's delightful 'The Canterville Ghost,' and F. Marion Crawford's horrific 'The Screaming Skull,' as well as lesser-known gems by some of literature's greatest voices, including Virginia Woolf's 'A Haunted House,' H. G. Wells's 'The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost,' and Rudyard Kipling's 'They.' Haunted Tales also resurrects...
"It’s hard to relax, to keep still and to stop our brains from whirring. We live in a world where lack of sleep is a common problem for many adults. This collection of stories will help to banish anxiety and to soothe stressed minds as they welcome you into a world of happy endings, gentle humour and good choices. Each story from classic authors including Oscar Wilde, Kate Chopin, Guy de Maupassant and H. G. Wells will help banish anxiety and lead...