Oscar-winning film Charly starring Cliff Robertson and Claire Bloom-a mentally challenged man receives an operation that turns him into a genius...and introduces him to heartache.
Perhaps the greatest "cloak and sword" story ever written, The Three Musketeers, first published ion 1844, is a tale for all time.
Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. Native Son tells the story of this young black man caught in a downward spiral after he kills a young white woman in a brief moment of panic.
Follow the White Rabbit through this classic tale in the magical world of Wonderland. Take tea with the Mad Hatter and March Hare, follow a game of croquet between Alice and the Queen of Hearts, and enjoy an adventure of logic that will entertain mature minds as much as the color illustrations will entertain young ones.
Direct and vivid in her account of Clarissa Dalloway's preparations for a party, Virginia Woolf explores the hidden springs of thought and action in one day of a woman's life.
An astounding novel of decadence, debauchery, and secrecy from one of Ireland's greatest writers. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read
Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read
“Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears, even if the thread of their discourse is secret, their rules are absurd, their perspectives deceitful, and everything conceals something else.” — from Invisible Cities
In a garden sit the aged Kublai Khan and the young Marco Polo — Mongol emperor and Venetian traveler.$6.00ISBN: 9780486421193Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dover Publications - July 23rd, 2002
Featuring 19 of the finest works from the most distinguished writers in the American short-story tradition, this new compilation begins with Nathaniel Hawthorne's 1835 tale "Young Goodman Brown" and ranges across an entire century, concluding with Ernest Hemingway's 1927 classic, "The Killers." Other selections include Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart," Melville's "Bartleby," Harte's "The Luck of Roarin$6.95ISBN: 9780451529701Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Signet Book - April 5th, 2005
In the post-Napoleonic era, Edmond Dant's, a young sailor from Marseilles, is poised to become captain of his own ship and to marry his beloved. But spiteful enemies provoke his arrest, condemning him to lifelong imprisonment.$15.00ISBN: 9780743234900Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scribner - March 11th, 2003
The first book in C. S. Lewis's acclaimed Space Trilogy, which continues with Perelandra and That Hideous Strength, Out of the Silent Planet begins the adventures of the remarkable Dr. Ransom. Here, that estimable man is abducted by a megalomaniacal physicist and his accomplice and taken via spaceship to the red planet of Malacandra.$5.95ISBN: 9780553212181Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Bantam Classics - December 1st, 1982
Uncle Tom, Topsy, Sambo, Simon Legree, little Eva: their names are American bywords, and all of them are characters in Harriet Beecher Stowe's remarkable novel of the pre-Civil War South. Uncle Tom's Cabin was revolutionary in 1852 for its passionate indictment of slavery and for its presentation of Tom, "a man of humanity," as the first black hero in American fiction.