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WELCOME TO WORDSWORTH EDITIONS

For twenty-five years we have been making great literature available at a price that all can afford. It all began back in 1992 when we created the £1 classic paperback and ever since then we have stuck to one simple principle: to produce the best quality books that we can at the lowest possible price.
 
    Our collection of around 270 classic titles for adults and children still only cost £1.99, and we think the quality of our current editions is the best they have ever been. So whether you are a student or a school on a limited budget or a just a lover of great literature, then you're in the right place. So go ahead and treat yourself to a masterpiece for less than the price of a cup of coffee.

    And our Classics are only part of the story. Our World Literature series encompasses major works of philosophy, and more, from around the world, our Poetry series covers all of the major British, Irish and American writers and our Mystery & Supernatural series offers chilling ghost stories and intriguing mysteries. Add to that our bumper Special Editions and our beautiful hardback Library Collection (which make a great present) and we can truly say that with our collection of well over 400 titles we offer something for everyone.

    So go ahead and have a look around - we hope you enjoy your visit.


Our Current Top 10 Best Sellers

POETRY IN THE SPOTLIGHT

THE SELECTED POEMS OF EMILY DICKINSON

ISBN: 9781853264191 Price £3.99

'BECAUSE I could not stop for Death,
He kindly stopped for me;
The carriage held but just ourselves
And Immortality.

We slowly drove, he knew no haste,
And I had put away
My labor, and my leisure too,
For his civility.'

Emily Dickinson spent much of her life in seclusion, writing poetry that she showed little inclination to have published. It was only after her death that her work gained widespread interest and she is now seen as one of America's finest and most innovative poets.

Read Stefania Ciocia's review of the new film based on the life of Emily Dickinson 'A Quiet Passion' here.
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    R.M. BALLANTYNE
    Born this week in 1825
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  • It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions.

    DANIEL DEFOE
    Died this week in 1731
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  • Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions.

    A.E. HOUSMAN
    Died this week in 1936
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  • Life is worth living as long as there's a laugh in it.

    LUCY MONTGOMERY
    Died this week in 1942
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  • We call them dumb animals, and so they are, for they cannot tell us how they feel, but they do not suffer less because they have no words.

    ANNA SEWELL
    Died this week in 1878
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    WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
    Born this week in 1564
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    ANTHONY TROLLOPE
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