Heavily illustrated with captioned color reproductions of art, engravings, photos, and such ephemera as original title pages, this book from the author of Hans Christian Andersen: The Illustrated ...(Read More)
The past president of the International Dickens Fellowship, former editor of The Dickensian, and longtime trustee of the Charles Dickens Museum, literature professor Michael Slater gives us an ... (Read More)
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Hilary Macaskill. Florian Schweizer, foreword. Graham Salter, photos.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln. Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711232273. Daedalus Item Code: 50657
Giving us an uncommonly close-up look at one of the world's most popular and celebrated authors of the past two centuries, this book is a detailed, highly visual tour of the places where Charles ... (Read More)
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Vladimir Nabokov. Dmitri Nabokov, trans. Thomas Karshan, ed.
Publisher: Penguin Classics. Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780141192253. Daedalus Item Code: 44439
Though we know Vladimir Nabokov largely as a novelist, translator, and even as a lepidopterist, his first literary foray was as a poet, and he produced poetry throughout his career—often incorporated ... (Read More)
Renowned for his intensely lyrical poems and notorious for his dissolute lifestyle, Welsh author Dylan Thomas completed five volumes of verse before his death at age 39. This anthology collects all ... (Read More)
Charles Juliet. Tracy Cooke, Aude Jeanson, Axel Nesme, Morgaine Reinl, & Janey Tucker, translators.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive. Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564785312. Daedalus Item Code: 33960
Friends, pessimists, recluses—Samuel Beckett and Dutch painter Bram van Velde first became acquainted during their lean years in 1930s Paris, and found they had much in common. Charles Juliet ... (Read More)
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For some the only possible reaction of the rational mind to the insanity of war is to distill their feeling in poetry. The slaughter of a generation of young men in World War I produced some of the ... (Read More)
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By any definition Mike May was an exceptional person, breaking world records in downhill speed skiing, joining the CIA, and becoming a successful inventor, entrepreneur, and family man. Amazingly, ... (Read More)
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Jane Austen loved to put on her satin slippers and shoe-roses, her white gloves and muslin gown, and go off for an evening at a Basingstoke assembly ball; dances figure so prominently in her novels ... (Read More)
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When Dante, as a character in his own masterwork, finds himself lost in a dark and menacing wood, the ghost of Virgil offers to lead him to safety. It is a path that will take him through the kingdom ... (Read More)