Land of Wondrous Cold The Race to Discover Antarctica and Unlock the Secrets of Its Ice

In this audiobook, Nigel Anthony narrates the gripping history of the polar continent, from the great discoveries of the nineteenth century to modern scientific...

Clea

‘I knew that Clea would share everything with me, withholding nothing – not even the look of complicity which women reserve only for their mirrors.’ In Clea, the concluding...

Mountolive

‘With the open sesame of language ready to hand, he suddenly began to find himself really penetrating a foreign country’ In Mountolive the third volume in Durrell’s...

Nostromo

Set in the fictional South American country of Costaguana, Nostromo explores the volatile politics and crippling greed surrounding the San Tomé silver mine. The story of power,...

Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe, the first English novel, was an immediate success when first published in 1719, and has been an internationally popular classic ever since. The compelling tale of...

Balthazar

The politics of love, the intrigues of desire … love and murder, moved obscurely in the dark corners of Alexandria’s streets and squares, brothels and drawing-rooms – moved...

Nostromo

Set in the fictional South American country of Costaguana, Nostromo explores the volatile politics and crippling greed surrounding the San Tomé silver mine. The story of power,...

No Man's Nightingale: An Inspector Wexford Novel

INCLUDES AN EXCERPT OF RENDELL’S FINAL NOVEL, DARK CORNERS From “one of the most remarkable novelists of her generation” (People) a “refined, probing, and...

Justine

Justine is the first volume in The Alexandria Quartet, four interlinked novels set in the sensuous, hot environment of Alexandria just before the Second World War. Within this...

Waiting for Godot

Samuel Beckett, one of the great avant-garde Irish dramatists and writers of the second half of the twentieth century, was born on 13 April 1906. He died in 1989. He won the Nobel...