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EVERYMAN'S LATEST RELEASES
This Spring will see the release of two novels by James Baldwin: Giovanni's Room and Go Tell It on the Mountain, as well as two novels, printed together for the first time in one volume, by Iris Murdoch: The Sea, The Sea, and A Severed Head. The latest addition to our Pocket Classics range a new collection of Paris Stories, edited by Shaun Whiteside.
The Prince and Betty
P G Wodehouse
A classic musical comedy plot turned into a novel, The Prince and Betty is the story of a man who gives up everything for his girl.
Sunset at Blandings
P G Wodehouse
In Wodehouse's final novel, unfinished at his death, the author returns to his favourite part of England.
There may be trouble in the air, but at Blandings Castle it is always summer, and the powers of darkness are always ultimately defeated.
The Book of Evidence, The Sea
Introduced by Adam Phillips
'No one since Proust has been netter able to recover the charged and dreamy atmospheres of what seems to be childhood.' - Adam Phillips
'Munificent in its own mischievous, mortally serious way, The Sea by John Banville brought new tidings of this arch-stylist's gifts, and won timely recognition of them.' - Seamus Heaney
Louder and Funnier
P G Wodehouse
In these articles first produced for magazines and substantially rewritten for book publication, Wodehouse reveals his enduring brilliance as a comic writer of topical essays.
Measure for Measure: An Anthology of Poetic Metres
Edited by Annie Finch and Alexandra Oliver
This comprehensive and joyous celebration of metrical verse brings together some of the best rhythmic lines in literature.
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EVERYMAN’S AUTHORS’ VOICES
Listen to the voices of some of the greatest writers of the last 150 years.
EVERYMAN’S AUTHORS’ BIOGRAPHIES
Read the specially commissioned authors' biographies by Prof. John Sutherland and Dr Ann Pasternak Slater
EVERYMAN'S BOOK OF THE MONTH
In this single volume Burke's greatest work, Reflections on the Revolution in France, is accompanied by a comprehensive selection if his other writings, including pamphlets, speeches, public letters, private correspondence and, for the first time, two important and previously unpublished early essays. Burke should be a core part of every civilised library, and this is an essential collection for students, for scholars, and for the general reader.
[Burke's] soul revolted against tyranny, whether it appeared in the aspect of a domineering monarch and a corrupt court and parliamentary system, or whether, mouthing the watchwords of a non-existent liberty, it towered up against him in the dictation of a brutal mob and wicked sect. No one can read the Burke of liberty and the Burke of authority without feeling that here was the same man pursuing the same ends, seeking the same ideals of society and government, and defending them from assaults, now from one extreme, now from the other.
Edited and Introduced by Jesse Norman
ISBN: 978 1 84159 365 4