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By Voltaire, 1694-1778
Book. English.
Published Ware : Wordsworth Edns 1993
This tale begins with the hero, Candide, being expelled from the Westphalian castle of Baron Thunder-ten-tronckh for making love to the Baron's daughter...

By James, Henry, 1843-1916
Book. English.
Published Ware : Wordsworth Classics 1992, 1993
This work is a tale of the discovery of the charms of the old world by differing American types. It contains humour, irony and delicate perception and...

By Melville, Herman, 1819-1891
Book. English.
Published Ware : Wordsworth Classics 1993
Moby Dick is the story of Captain Ahab's quest to avenge the whale that 'reaped' his leg. The quest is an obsession and the novel is a diabolical study...

By Austen, Jane, 1775-1817
Book. English.
Published Ware: Wordsworth Classics, 1999
Pride and Prejudice, which opens with one of the most famous sentences in English Literature, is an ironic novel of manners. In it the garrulous and empty...

By James, Henry, 1843-1916
Book. English.
Published Ware: Wordsworth Edns., 1993
New ed
The Turn of the Screw is the classic ghost story for which James is most remembered. Set in a country house, it is a chilling tale of the supernatural...

By Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
Paperback. English.
Published Ware: Wordsworth Editions, 2009
[New ed.]
Interest in supernatural phenomena was high during Charles Dickens x2019; lifetime.  He had always loved a good ghost story himself, particularly at Christmas...

By Braddon, M.E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1837-1915
Book. English.
Published Ware: Wordsworth Editions, 1997
The flaxen-haired beauty of the childlike Lady Audley would suggest that she has no secrets. But M.E. Braddon x2019;s classic novel of sensation uncovers...

By Descartes, René, 1596-1650
Book. English.
Published Ware : Wordsworth Editions 1997
Rene Descartes (1569-1650), the 'father' of modern philosophy, is without doubt one of the greatest thinkers in history: his genius lies at the core of...

By Boswell, James, 1740-1795
Book. English.
Published Ware : Wordsworth Editions 1999

By Bacon, Francis, Viscount St. Albans, 1561-1626
Book. English.
Published Wordsworth Edns 1997
The "Essays" of Francis Bacon cover the fields of philosophy, science, history and law. Bacon believed that they would "last as long as books last", and...
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