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Animal Farm

ALL ANIMALS ARE EQUAL BUT SOME ANIMALS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS In 1943, there was an urgent need for Animal Farm. The Soviet Union had become Britain’s ally in the war against Nazi Germany, and criticism of Stalin’s brutal regime was either censored or discouraged. In any case, many intellectuals on the left still celebrated… Read More

Sanditon & Other Works

With an Introduction, explanatory notes, and annotated bibliography by Nicholas Seager. In Sanditon, Austen exercises her acute powers of social observation in the setting of a newly fashionable seaside resort. This collection also brings together Jane Austen’s earliest experiments in the art of fiction and novels that she left incomplete at the time of her premature… Read More

Collected Poems 1934-1952

With an Introduction and Notes by Sally Minogue Dylan Thomas wrote some of the best-known and best-loved poems of the twentieth century, amongst them ‘Do not go gentle into that good night’, ‘Fern Hill’ and ‘The force that through the green fuse drives the flower’. This edition reproduces the Collected Poems 1934-1952 which the poet… Read More

Under Milk Wood

This edition includes the short story collection Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog With an Introduction and Notes by Sally Minogue Under Milk Wood is Dylan Thomas’s best-known and best-loved work, his radio play completed in 1953 at the very end of his life. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog is his… Read More

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Collector’s Edition)

Its lyricism, comedy (both broad and subtle) and magical transformations have long made A Midsummer Night’s Dream one of the most popular of Shakespeare’s works. The supernatural and the mundane, the illusory and the substantial, are all shimmeringly blended. Love is treated as tragic, poignant, absurd and farcical. ‘Lord, what fools these mortals be!’, jeers… Read More

Macbeth (Collector’s Edition)

Shakespeare’s Macbeth is one of the greatest tragic dramas the world has known. Macbeth himself, a brave warrior, is fatally impelled by supernatural forces, by his proud wife, and by his own burgeoning ambition. As he embarks on his murderous course to gain and retain the crown of Scotland, we see the appalling emotional and… Read More