Innovative, startlingly perceptive and aglow with colour, these fifteen stories were written towards the end of Katherine Mansfield's tragically short life. Many are set in New Zealand, others in England and the French Riviera. All are revelat... read more
|Author:||D. H. Lawrence|
D. H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover scandalized the world when it was first published in paperback, and helped put Penguin Books on trial. The powerful depiction of the sexual liaison of Constance Chatterley with the gamekeeper Mellors, while her in... read more
'I cannot make you understand. I cannot make anyone understand what is happening inside me. I cannot even explain it to myself.'
This collection of new translations brings together the small proportion of Kafka's works that he himself thought worthy ... read more
Henry Earlforward, a shabby Clerkenwell bookseller, has retired from life to devote himself (and his wife Violet) to a consuming passion for money. Miserliness becomes a fatal illness and Bennett gives a terrifying description of its ravages. But the book's horrible situation ... read more