A visually stunning adaptation of Albert Camus' masterpiece that offers an exciting new graphic interpretation while retaining the book's unique atmosphere.
The day his mother dies, Meursault notices that it is very hot on the bus that is taking him ... More details on The Stranger
The old people’s home is at Marengo, about eighty kilometers from Algiers, I’ll take the two o’clock bus and get there in the afternoon. That way I can be there for the vigil and come back tomorrow ni...
This allegorical novel, set in sixth-century India around the time of the Buddha, follows a young man on his search for enlightenment.... More details on Siddhartha
SIDDHARTHA, the handsome son of the Brahmin, the young falcon, grew up together with his friend Govinda, the Brahmin’s son, in the shadow of the house, in the sun of the riverbank near the boats, in t...
Winner of the Campbell, Hugo, Jupiter, and Nebula awards upon its release in 1973, Rendezvous with Rama is widely regarded as one of the cornerstones of Grand Master Arthur C. Clarke's work.
By the year 2130, the solar system has been colonized, with... More details on Rendezvous with Rama
Sooner or later, it was bound to happen. On 30 June 1908, Moscow escaped destruction by three hours and four thousand kilometres—a margin invisibly small by the standards of the universe. Again, on 12...
After thirty years, the only human engagement with Area X-a seemingly malevolent landscape surrounded by an invisible border and mysteriously wiped clean of all signs of civilization-has been a series of expeditions overseen by a government agency so... More details on Authority
Control stood beside the assistant director of the Southern Reach, behind smudged one-way glass, staring at the three individuals sitting in the interrogation room. Returnees from the twelfth expediti...
Some feel the Lady, newly risen from centuries in thrall, stands between humankind and evil. Some feel she is evil itself. The hard-bitten men of the Black Company take their pay and do what they must, burying their doubts with their dead.
Until the ... More details on The Black Company
Lightning from a clear sky smote the Necropolitan Hill. One bolt struck the bronze plaque sealing the tomb of the forvalaka, obliterating half the spell of confinement. It rained stones. Statues bled....
"Want to read something good?. . . If you like my stuff, you'll like this."-Stephen King
WINNER OF THE ITW THRILLER AWARD
WINNER OF THE STRAND MAGAZINE AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT NOVEL
A riveting psychological suspense debut that weaves a mystery about... More details on The Chalk Man
The letter arrives without a flourish or fanfare or even a sense of foreboding. It slips through the letter box, sandwiched between a charity envelope for Macmillan and a flyer for a new pizza takeawa...
This touching and hilarious memoir is 100 percent Carol Burnett-funny, irreverent, and irresistible.
Carol Burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. The Carol Burnett Show was seen each week by millions of ad... More details on This Time Together
A heartfelt exploration of the cost of life and love-and the importance of the little things-from the author of the international bestseller, The Room
Hilarious, profound, and achingly true-to-life, The Invoice explores the true nature of happiness ... More details on The Invoice
It was such an incredible amount, 5,700,000 kronor. Impossible to take seriously. I assumed it must be one of those fake invoices, the sort you hear about on television and in the papers. Unscrupulous...
In the songs and bubble feeding of humpback whales; in young killer whales learning to knock a seal from an ice floe in the same way their mother does; and in the use of sea sponges by the dolphins of Shark Bay, Australia, to protect their beaks whil... More details on The Cultural Lives of Whales and Dolphins
Victoria must wed . . . and immediately!
To rescue her family from financial ruin, lovely Victoria Shelby has no choice but to marry. Her options for a bridegroom are limited . . . until she remembers the shy servant boy next door. Then she discover... More details on The Lord Next Door