At Thornfield Hall, resolute and independent Jane Eyre finds fulfillment in her duties as governess and the love of her life in her employer Edward Rochester. But when a dark secret from Rochester's past comes to light, Jane must make the most difficult decision of her life.
Adversaries at first in the endless rounds of balls, parties and social gatherings, haughty Elizabeth Bennet and the dashing but aloof Fitzwilliam Darcy soon develop a grudging respect for one another that blossoms into romance when each comes to appreciate the tender feelings that course beneath the veneer of their propriety and reserve.
From the moment of his adoption by the Earnshaws, the foundling boy Heathcliff devotes himself to their young daughter Catherine. Growing up together, the two share a love that blossoms into romance, until Catherine's hurtful betrayal. But Heathcliff's emotions know no bounds and acknowledge no limits, not even death.
Follows the four March sisters - pretty Meg, tomboy Jo, shy Beth and vain Amy - as they grow and mature into four distinctive little women. Louisa May Alcott was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in Boston and Concord, Massachusetts, the setting for Little Women.
After moving to a cottage in Devonshire, the women of the Dashwood family begin adjusting to a new life and a new social circle. Soon, Elinor is being courted by the gentlemanly Edward Ferrars and Marianne finds herself torn between two suitors, the brooding Colonel Brandon and social-climbing scoundrel John Willoughby.
Though Dorian Gray's hedonistic indulgences leave no blemish on his ageless features, the painted portrait imbued with his soul proves a living catalogue of corruption. Desperate to hide the physical evidence of his unregenerate spirit, Dorian will stop at nothing, not even murder, to keep his picture's existence a secret.
Presents a classic adventure story. This title features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a satin ribbon bookmark, distinctive gilt edging and decorative endpapers.
The Bronte family was a literary phenomenon unequalled before or since. Both Charlotte's "Jane Eyre" and Emily's "Wuthering Heights" have won lofty places in the pantheon and stirred the romantic sensibilities of generations of readers. This title unites these two favourites.
In the 1920s and '30s, H P Lovecraft pioneered a new type of fiction that fused elements of supernatural horror with the concepts of visionary science fiction. Lovecraft's tales of cosmic horror revolutionised modern horror fiction. This title collects Lovecraft's fictions.
In seventeenth-century Boston, Hester Prynne shoulders the scorn of her fellow Puritan townsfolk for bearing a child out of wedlock. For her refusal to name the father of her daughter Pearl, Hester is made to wear a scarlet 'A' stitched conspicuously upon her dress.
The inspiration for the world-famous movie, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" has delighted generations of readers since L Frank Baum first published it in 1900. This 2012 edition features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark, distinctive gilt edging and decorative endpapers. It is suitable for readers of all ages.
Inspired by his upbringing in a small township on the Mississippi and written to remind adults of what they once were themselves, and of how they felt and thought, and what queer enterprises they sometimes engaged in, the author's hymn to childhood and the great outdoors remains a classic account of boys on the loose in frontier-era America.
Profiles the iconic actress, focusing on how she transformed herself from Norma Jean Dougherty into Marilyn Monroe and including many never-before-seen photographs documenting important moments in her life.
William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. His plays are constantly studied, performed and reinterpreted in diverse cultural and political contexts throughout the world. This title offers a collection of Shakespeare's works.
Looks at the Oscar winner, Clint Eastwood's work, with an emphasis on his films such as "Dirty Harry (1971)", "The Outlaw Josie Wales (1976)", "Tightrope (1984)", "Bird (1988)", "Unforgiven (1992)", "Mystic River (2003)", "Million Dollar Baby (2004)", "Gran Torino (2008)" and "Invictus".
Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for his struggle against South African apartheid and was finally released. This volume commemorates that event and Mandela's inspiring life. It contains many images, brief essays, and key Mandela speeches.
Accidentally receiving e-mail from a stranger named Emma, Leo replies and starts a correspondence that quickly turns passionate in spite of Emma's married status, a situation that causes him to wonder if their feelings will survive a real-world meeting. Simultaneous.
A collection of autobiographical tales about the author's misadventures in dating. It includes a response to the affront of being the 'fat-assed girlfriend' of Chad Kultgen's "The Average American Male".
A collection of more than 120 of the Grimm's best tales that includes such classics as "Cinderella", "Snow White", "Hansel and Grethel", "Rapunzel", "Rumpelstiltskin", "Little Red Riding Hood" and "The Frog Prince".
Featuring beautiful detailing and eye-catching end papers, this book is part of Barnes & Noble's series of quality leatherbound volumes.
Tells of the poet Dante's travels through Hell, Purgatory and Paradise in search of salvation. This title features Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's renowned and 135 full-page reproductions of Gustave Dore's classic engravings from the 1867 edition.