"The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes," a collection of twelve short stories by Scottish author Arthur Conan Doyle, is considered a milestone in the genre of detective fiction. With Sherlock Holmes's cle..
There is one literary detective who stands above all others, whose powers of deduction are known the world over, whose influence can still be felt in today's most modern whodunits. Who is it, you ask?..
Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality, colourful, t..
A beautiful anniversary gift edition these magical stories from one of the world's most loved and bestselling authors. With artwork by award-winning illustrator and Guardian cartoonist, Joe Berger, an..
The classic graphic novel. The first of Tintin's black-and-white adventures. Sent on assignment to the Soviet Union, Tintin boards a train...but after an explosion, Tintin is blamed for the bombing, a..
Rediscover the classic American tale or join Tom Sawyer's adventures on for the first time. A favorite among young readers and adults alike, Mark Twain's Adventures of Tom Sawyer, first published in 1..
The exploits of Tom Sawyer, a consummate prankster with a quick wit, captivate children of all ages. Yet through the novel's humorous escapades, from the episodes of the whitewashed fence and the orde..
Now thoroughly revised and updated, this systematically presented coursebook tells you everything you need to know about advertising, from how to write copy and choose a typeface, to how agencies work..
'Arms and the man I sing of Troy...' So begins one of the greatest works of literature in any language. Written by the Roman poet Virgil more than two thousand years ago, the story of Aeneas' seven-ye..
In a momentous publication, Seamus Heaney's translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, follows the hero, Aeneas, on his descent into the underworl..
The Aeneid of Virgil (70-19 B.C.) describes the legendary origin of the Roman nation. It tells of the Trojan prince Aeneas, who escaped, with some followers, after Troy fell, and sailed to Italy. Here..
The stunning sequel to Maria Dahvana Headley's critically acclaimed Magonia tells the story of one girl who must make an impossible choice between two families, two homes-and two versions of herself. ..
This timeless collection brings together three hundred of the most enduringly popular of Aesop's fables in a volume that will delight young and old readers alike. Here are all the age-old favourites -..
Aesop was a slave and storyteller who lived in ancient Greece around 620-564 BC. No writings by him exist (if they ever existed at all), yet numerous stories and tales have been credited to him and ha..
A collection of stories about love, death, freedom, childhood, loneliness, the dreamlike nature of art, and the truth behind fiction, written over the last decade and now translated into English for t..
In the spring of 2015, Mark Beaumont set out from the bustling heart of Cairo on his latest world record attempt - solo, the length of Africa, intending to ride to Cape Town in under 50 days. Seven ye..
SHORTLISTED FOR ADVENTURE TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR. In the spring of 2015, Mark Beaumont set out from the bustling heart of Cairo on his latest world record attempt - solo, the length of Africa, intend..
A revised and updated edition of the landmark book about the miraculous continent by the finest living Africa correspondent. Every time you try to say 'Africa is...' the words crumble and break. From..
Africa south of the Sahara is a land of wide-ranging traditions and varying cultures. Despite the diversity and the lack of early written records, the continent possesses a rich body of folk tales and..
Central Africa, 1914; Rose Sayer, a thirty-three year-old English woman, is left alone when her missionary brother dies. Her only route out is aboard The African Queen, a steam-powered launch captaine..
Welcome to Harmony--where the rules are a little different. Life is tough these days for Lydia Smith, licensed para-archaeologist. Seriously stressed-out from a nasty incident in an alien tomb, she is..
From the bestselling author of The Essex SerpentLonglisted for the Guardian First Book AwardWinner of the East Anglian Book of the Year Award 2014One hot summer's day, John Cole decides to leave his l..
"A truly moving book." John Ashbery Jana Prikryl s "The After Party" journeys across borders and eras, from cold war Central Europe to present-day New York City, from ancient Rome to New World suburbs..
Here the philosopher and physicist David Z Albert argues, among other things, that the difference between past and future can be understood as a mechanical phenomenon of nature and that quantum mechan..
For psychological profiler Hanne Lagerlind-Schoen, life is good. She and her partner, investigator Peter Lindgren, have just returned from a dream holiday in Greenland and the symptoms of her early on..
After breaking off with both her best friend and boyfriend on the same day, Debbie fled back to the Shire, enduring her family's 'I told you so's. But it wasn't long before she found herself again esc..
In the quiet of a New Zealand winter's night, a rescue helicopter is sent to airlift a five-year-old boy with severe internal injuries. He's fallen from the upstairs veranda of an isolated farmhouse, ..
Fredrik Welin is a seventy-year-old retired doctor. Years ago he retreated to the Swedish archipelago, where he lives alone on an island. He swims in the sea every day, cutting a hole in the ice if ne..
Father John controls everything inside The Fence. And Father John likes rules. Especially about never talking to Outsiders. Because Father John knows the truth. He knows what is right, and what is wro..
Former RAF Tornado Navigator and Gulf War veteran John Nichol sets out on a personal journey to discover what happened to 617 Squadron after the flood. The role RAF 617 Squadron in the destruction of ..