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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.


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CLASSICS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

LITTLE WOMEN & GOOD WIVES

By Louisa May Alcott


Little Women is one of the best-loved children's stories of all time, based on the author's own youthful experiences. It describes the family life of the four March sisters living in a small New England community, Meg, the eldest, is pretty and wishes to be a lady; Jo, at fifteen is ungainly and unconventional with an ambition to be an author; Beth is a delicate child of thirteen with a taste for music and Amy is a blonde beauty of twelve.

The story of their domestic adventures, their attempts to increase the family income, their friendship with the neighbouring Lawrence family, and their later love affairs remains as fresh and beguiling as ever. Read Stefania Ciocia's article on her return to the first book she ever read
here

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Anniversaries This Week

  • It is a woman's nature to be constant - to love one and one only, blindly, tenderly, and for ever - bless them, dear creatures!

    ANNE BRONTë
    Died this week in 1849
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  • There a painless death awaits him who can no
    longer bear the sorrows of this life. If death is
    welcome let him seek it there


    ROBERT W. CHAMBERS
    Born this week in 1865
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  • When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

    SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
    Born this week in 1859
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  • Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.

    VICTOR HUGO
    Died this week in 1885
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  • A thousand words leave not the same deep impression as does a single deed.

    HENRIK IBSEN
    Died this week in 1906
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  • Thanks be to God. Since my leaving the drinking of wine, I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better, and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.

    SAMUEL PEPYS
    Died this week in 1703
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  • There is a bond of fellowship in sorrow that knows no conventionality.

    HAROLD BELL WRIGHT
    Died this week in 1944
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  • Many men are neither worthy of
    their wives, nor of their dogs


    CHARLOTTE MARY YONGE
    Died this week in 1901
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