The Waves

The Waves traces the lives of six friends from childhood to old age. It was written when Virginia Woolf was at the height of her experimental powers, and she allows each character...

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The Women in His Life

A glittering tale of a billionaire tycoon and the women that define himMaximilian West: filthy rich, corporate raider and a man of almost mythical power, glamour and charm. He...

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The Waves

The Waves traces the lives of six friends from childhood to old age. It was written when Virginia Woolf was at the height of her experimental literary powers, and she allows each...

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Great Explorers of the World

Here are the stories of nine great adventures and the lives of the men who took part in them. They pushed back the frontiers of man’s knowledge of the world by their vision,...

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The Pleasures of the Garden

Pleasures of the Garden begins in ancient China and ends on the Isle of Man; it admires both stately landscaped parks and a soap box full of red geraniums on a fire-escape. It...

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The Canterbury Tales II

Four more delightful tales from one of the most entertaining storytellers of all time. Though writing in the thirteenth century, Chaucer’s wit and observation comes down...

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