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EVERYMAN'S LATEST RELEASES

Following on from a great summer, we've got more exciting books to add to the Everyman list this Autumn: Martin Amis's masterpiece London Fields, three novels by the great Arthur Conan Doyle, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four, published together in one volume, and Blow Up, Hopscotch and We Love Glenda So Much by Julio Cortazár.

Two new additions to our Pocket Poets list come in the shape of a the beautiful Poems of the American South, chosen by David Biespiel, and a one-of-a-kind hardcover collection of Poems Dead and Undead, edited by Tony Barnstone and Michelle Mitchell-Foust. Our Autumn list is rounded out by the latest volume in our popular Pocket Classics range, a selection of Stories of Art and Artists.

 

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    POSSESSION

    A. S. Byatt
    Introduced by Philip Hensher

    'A combination of intellectial fireworks and magnetic readability.' - THE GUARDIAN
    'A masterpiece of wordplay and adventure.' - LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVIEW
    'Gorgeously written. . . Dazzling. . . A tour de force.' - THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
     
     
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     THE BETROTHED

    Alessandro Manzoni
    Translated by Archibald Colquhoun
    Introduced by Jonathan Keates
     

    'This is not just a book; it offers consolation to the whole of humanity.' - GIUSEPPE VERDI
    'The mélange of tones, styles and methods within the book makes the experience of reading it one of the most reqarding - and simultaneously most challenging - in nineteenth-century fiction.' - FROM THE INTRODUCTION BY JONATHAN KEATES
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    THE SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN
    Rudolf Erich Raspe
    Illustrated by Gustave Dore

    The only available hardcover edition of the fantastical story of the semi-mythical folk hero Baron Munchausen, who has delighted generations of readers all over the world. With a full-cloth, quality hardcover binding, a silk ribbon marker, and gorgeous illustrations by Gustave Dore.
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    THE METAMORPHOSES

    Ovid
    Translated by Allen Mandelbaum
    Introduced by J. C. McKeown
     

    'Mandelbaum's Ovid, like his Dante, is unlikely to be equalled for years to come.' - BLOOMSBURY REVIEW
    'An elegantly entertaining and enthralling narrative.' - FROM THE INTRODUCTION BY J. C. MCKEOWN
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    THE TRANSYLVANIAN TRILOGY: VOLUME I

    Miklós Bánffy
    Translated by Patrick Thursfield and Katalin Bánffy-Jelen
    Introduced by Hugh Thomas

    'As good as any fiction that I have ever read . . . Like Anna Karenina and War and Peace rolled into one.' - Charles Moore, DAILY TELEGRAPH
    'One of the most celebrated and ambitious classics of Hungarian literature.' - Jan Morris
     
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    THE TRANSYLVANIAN TRILOGY: VOLUMES II & III

    Miklós Bánffy
    Translated by Patrick Thursfield and Katalin Bánffy-Jelen

    'Bánffy vies with Tolstoy for sweep, Pasternak for romance and Turgenev for evocation of nature; his fiction is packed with irresistible social detaikl and crammed with superb characters; it is gloriously, addictively and compulsively readable.' - 'Books of the Year', SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

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    THREE NOVELS

    Jules Verne
    Translated by Henry Frith
    Introduced by Tim Farrant
     

    'The template of Verne's great novels [is] a fusing of myth and the real; a new, modern, awestruck apprehension of the man-made and the natural; a dream - yet sometmes nightmare - of the possibilities of mankind, technology and the sublime.' - FROM THE INTRODUCTION BY TIM FARRANT
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    BRAVE NEW WORLD

    Aldous Huxley
    Introduced by John Sutherland
     

    A brilliant tour de force . . . Full of barbed wit and malice-spiked frankness. . . Provoking, stimulating, shocking and dazzling.' - OBSERVER
    'Ingenious wit, derisive logic and swiftness of expression . . . Huxley's resources of sardonic invention have never been more brilliantly displayed.' - THE TIMES
     
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EVERYMAN'S BOOK OF THE MONTH

OFFSHORE, HUMAN VOICES, THE BEGINNING OF SPRING
Written by Penelope Fitzgerald

 

Sixty-one when she published her first novel, Penelope Fitzgerald based many subsequent books on the experiences of a long and varied life. Offshore, which won the Booker Prize in 1979, explores her time living on a barge at Battersea Reach. Human Voices takes place in the BBC where she worked during World War II. Both are vivid, intimate pictures of ordinary life, startling, sad and funny by turns, conjuring up complex worlds with the economy of poetry. The Beginning of Spring is an historical novel operating on a larger canvas. It presents a life unknown to the author through a story of English émigrés in pre-Revolutionary Russia and has been described by one critic as the best ‘Russian’ novel of the twentieth century. Written with energy, passion and wit, and each quite different from the others, all three of these masterpieces reveal a lightness of touch with the most serious matters unlike anything else in contemporary fiction.

Book Of The Month

'The novelistic equivalent of a Turner painting. Dazzling.'
Washington Post

'A wonderful combination of deadpan English comedy and surreal farce.'
A. S. Byatt

Penelope Fitzgerald
OFFSHORE, HUMAN VOICES, THE BEGINNING OF SPRING

Introduction by John Bayley
ISBN: 978 1 85715 269 2
Price: £ 12.99