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The Last Ditch

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Violet Hunt


An amusing but deeply poignant story, “The Last Ditch” describes the wartime experiences of a British aristocratic family who gradually real…

Hedda Gabler (version 2)

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Henrik Ibsen


Hedda Gabler has just returned from her honeymoon. She has married out of ennui, and is already heartily sick of her husband, who is a plodd…

A Family of Noblemen

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Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin


Meet the Golovliovs, the ultimate dysfunctional family. In the difficult transition years before and after the liberation of Russia’s serfs,…

The Tree of Heaven

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May Sinclair


One of the most heart-breaking of all World War I novels, this family epic was written in the midst of the War itself, and shows the intense…

The New Idealism

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May Sinclair


The genius of May Sinclair lies in her brilliant bridging of the Victorian and the modern eras, in her determination never to become ossifie…

The Creators: A Comedy

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May Sinclair


Jane Holland is a genius, the greatest of a group of extraordinary literary friends. She has an intense artistic and intellectual kinship wi…

Little Eyolf (Mencken Translation)

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Henrik Ibsen


One of the four profound plays of Ibsen’s late period (along with “The Master Builder,” “John Gabriel Borkman,” and “When We Dead Awaken”), …

Backwater (Pilgrimage, Vol. 2)

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Dorothy Richardson


"Backwater" is the second volume of "Pilgrimage," a series of thirteen autobiographical novels by Dorothy Richardson con…

Mr. Waddington of Wyck

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May Sinclair


May Sinclair’s 1921 novel tells the story of the ridiculous Mr. Horatio Bysshe Waddington, a pompous, self-deluded poser making his way thro…

The Master Builder (Gosse & Archer Translation)

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Henrik Ibsen


Halvard Solness is a master architect who has ruthlessly forged a preëminent career without regard for the feelings of those around him…

Alcestis (Way Translation)

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Euripides


Alcestis, queen of Pherae, is one of the noblest heroines in all of Greek drama. Her husband Admetus is the supposedly virtuous king of Pher…

Nocturne of Remembered Spring, and Other Poems

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Conrad Aiken


Written at the height of the Great War, the poems of this volume are suffused with a sense of melancholy and tragedy. Some of the poems (su…

A Man's World

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Rachel Crothers


The mysterious Frank Ware is a woman writer forced to write under a masculine pseudonym in order to win literary respect. Adding to her enig…

Martin Schüler

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Florence Roma Muir Wilson


Romer Wilson's first novel is a study in the life of Genius, a theme that would preoccupy her throughout her life. The eponymous Martin Sch…

Tasker Jevons: The Real Story

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May Sinclair


In this May Sinclair wartime masterpiece, dashing newsman Walter Furnival is an absurdly good catch: handsome, successful, athletic, intelli…

Out of Bohemia: A Story of Paris Student-Life

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Gertrude Christian Fosdick


Beryl Carrington is a naïve young American artist following her ideals to Paris, where she meets three young men, all also artists and …

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