Part of Alma Classics Evergreen series at GBP4.99. Oscar Wilde's only full-length novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray is a lasting gem of sophisticated wit and playfulness, which brings together all the best elements of his talent in a reinterpretation of the Faustian myth. This edition contains photographs and a wealth of extra material.
The present edition contains a large selection of his works in verse as well as a selection of Poe's essays on poetical composition and prosody, revealing that poetry was at the core of the American master's vision of literature
Immensely popular both during and after his lifetime, and a powerful influence on generations of writers and film-makers to this day, Edgar Allan Poe is still counted among the greatest short-story writers of all time and seen as one of the initiators of the detective, horror and science-fiction genres.
Sparkling with his trademark wit, this classic tale is one of Oscar Wilde's finest stories and is presented here with three other comic mystery stories, 'Lord Arthur Savile's Crime', 'The Sphinx without a Secret' and 'The Model Millionaire', all of which were first published together in 1891.
Part war memoir, part tract, part expose, Homage to Catalonia is a pivotal work in Orwell's oeuvre, and a key to understanding his political ideas and his commitment to the socialist cause. Unavailable in the US until 1952, it is here presented in its original version, as published by Secker & Warburg in 1938.
Praised by J.K. Rowling, Jacqueline Wilson and many others, The Story of the Treasure Seekers is the first book in the Bastable trilogy. Alma Junior edition is beautifully illustrated by Peter Bailey and contains extra material for young readers.