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Overcoat and Other Tales of Good and Evil
Overcoat and Other Tales of Good and Evil
Paperback      ISBN: 0393003043
Six short stories probe the mind of man to reveal his hidden motives
The Portable Steinbeck
The Portable Steinbeck
Paperback      ISBN: 0140150021
His major writings, passages of his war communications and a biographical sketch reveal the skill and versatility of Steinbeck
The Brothers Karamazov: The Constance Garnett Translation Revised by Ralph E. Matlaw : Backgrounds and Sources, Essays in Criticism
The Brothers Karamazov
The Constance Garnett Translation Revised by Ralph E. Matlaw : Backgrounds and Sources, Essays in Criticism
Paperback      ISBN: 0393092143
A newly revised and annotated text of Dostoevsky's classic novel is accompanied by excerpts from the author's letters and notebooks and critical and interpretive essays by American and European scholars and novelists
The Portable Conrad
The Portable Conrad
Paperback      ISBN: 0140150331
A Story Like the Wind
A Story Like the Wind
Paperback      ISBN: 0156852616
Young Francois Joubert, living in the remote region bordering the Kalahari Desert, thrills to the wonder of the still-primitive land until his idyllic world is shattered by the political violence of contemporary Africa
Burmese Days: A Novel
Burmese Days
A Novel
Paperback      ISBN: 0156148501
A corrupt Burmese politician uses the powers of his office to win membership in a British club
A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories
A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories
Paperback      ISBN: 0156364654
A collection of short stories depicting the emotions and life-styles of the inhabitants of the rural South
The Decameron: A New Translation : 21 Novelle, Contemporary Reactions, Modern Criticism
The Decameron
A New Translation : 21 Novelle, Contemporary Reactions, Modern Criticism
Paperback      ISBN: 0393091325
A new translation of the fourteenth-century tales recounted by young citizens of Florence who have fled the city to escape the plague
The Nonexistent Knight & the Cloven Viscount
The Nonexistent Knight & the Cloven Viscount
Paperback      ISBN: 0156659751
Recounts the chivalrous exploits of an empty suit of armor and the separate halves of a nobleman who has been bisected by a cannon ball
The Assistant
The Assistant
Paperback      ISBN: 0374504849
A struggling neighborhood Jewish grocer takes on a helper who falls in love with his daughter and steals from his store