General Fiction Titles

General Fiction Titles

The Warden

9781596881990

 

The Warden

by Anthony Trollope

The Warden is the first novel in Anthony Trollope’s six-part Chronicles of Barsetshire. Septimus Harding is the warden of a hospital for poor disabled workmen whose quiet world is threatened by accusations that he is unfairly being paid more than the 12 men he cares for, in violation of the will that endowed the hospital. Worse, the man who accuses him has won the affections of his daughter. His portrayal of Harding’s moral dilemma and the many people who try to influence the warden reveal Trollope’s keen grasp of the society of his time, its strengths and its foibles. Published August 2016.

Price: $21.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-199-0

 

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The American

The American

by Henry James

The story of American businessman, Christopher Newman, and his courtship of a young widow from an aristocratic Parisian family.

Price: 23.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-082-5

A Country Doctor

9781596881051

A Country Doctor

by Sarah Orne Jewett

Nan Prince finds herself the ward of a kindly widowed doctor in rural Maine who inspires her to become a doctor herself, despite discouragement from neighbors and the love of a young suitor.

Price: 21.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59668-105-1

The Country of the Pointed Firs

The Country of the Pointed Firs

by Sarah Orne Jewett

A series of sketches of the people of a fictional Maine seaport. Tales of hardship, adventure, unrequited love, isolation, mairriage and death are woven into a rich tapestry of rural life.

Price: 18.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-098-6

Cricket on the Hearth

Cricket on the Hearth

by Charles Dickens

This is the best of Dickens' other Christmas stories, written three years before A Christmas Carol. The life of John and Dot Peerybingle is changed by the arrival of an eccentric stranger.

Price: 17.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-048-1

Ethan Frome

Ethan Frome

by Edith Wharton

A classic depiction of New England village life that tells the story of a farmer caught in a failed marriage whose life is transformed by the arrival of his sick wife's young cousin.

Price: 18.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-050-4

Eugenie Grandet

Eugenie Grandet

by Honore de Balzac

One of Balzac's most famous novels, this is the story of the emotional awakening of a miser's daughter and her rebellion against his strictures and the narrowness of life in France after the Revolution.

Price: 22.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-051-1

The Europeans

The Europeans

by Henry James

An artist and his fortune-seeking sister move back to Boston after having lived in Europe for many years and find themselves strangers in their native land.

Price: 21.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-097-9

The Great Stone Face

The Great Stone Face

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Four tales set in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, told by America's first storyteller, who loved to hike there with his friend, President Franklin Pierce,

Price: 14.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-084-9

The Heart of Darkness

The Heart of Darkness

by Joseph Conrad

Conrad's masterpiece that relates the journey up an African river by a man sent to rescue the ivory trader, Kurtz, if he is still alive. He discovers a man who is now barely recognizable as such.

Price: 18.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-108-2

Mosses from an Old Manse

Mosses from an Old Manse

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Hawthorne's second collection of 26 short stories, including "Young Goodman Brown," "Rappucini's Daughter," and "The Artist of the Beautiful."

Price: $24.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-118-1

Notes from the Underground

Notes from the Underground

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Considered by many to be the first modern novel, this is the absorbing journal of a man who is alienated from society and immobilized by his feeling of unjustified insignifigence.

Price: 21.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-052-8

The Short Stories of Herman Melville

The Short Stories of Herman Melville

by Herman Melville

A new collection of Melville's short stories, including "Bartleby the Scrivner," "Benito Cereno," "Jimmy Rose," "I and My Chimney" and "The Apple-Tree Table."

Price: 24.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-113-6

Sister Carrie

Sister Carrie

by Theodore Dreiser

Dreiser's controversial novel that traces the career of a country girl who gors to Chicago, gets involved with two men and elopes with one to New York where she becomes a famous actress even as her lover falls into poverty and despair.

Price: 24.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-095-5

This Side of Paradise

This Side of Paradise

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald's first novel, a popular success that defined the "flapper" generation. It recounts the quest of Amory Blaine for self-realization and the disillusionment he finds in trying to conform, to find love and to pursue wealth.

Price: 23.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-096-2

Twice-Told Tales

Twice-Told Tales

by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Hawthorne's first collection of short stories that includes "The Minister's Black Veil," "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment," "Endicott and the Red Cross," "The Prophetic Pictures" and :Legends of the Province House."

Price: $24.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-077-1

Winesburg, Ohio

Winesburg, Ohio

by Sherwood Anderson

Anderson's ground-breaking collection of 20 linked stories that reveal the personalities and the secret lives of the inhabitants of a small Ohio town. "Nothing quite like it has ever been done in America," wrote H.L. Mencken.

Price: 21.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-088-7

My Antonia

My Antonia

by Willa Cather

Considered Willa Cather's best work, the tells the stories of several immigrant families who move out to rural Nebraska to start new lives on the American prairie but centers on the Shimerda family and their eldest daughter Antonia.

Price: $21.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-138-9

Tales of the Jazz Age

9781596881846

Tales of the Jazz Age

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

A collection of 11 magazine stories by Fitzgerald. Divided into three separate parts, it includes one of his best-known short stories, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," as well as the novella "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz." Unlike most story collections, this one includes the author's own commentary on each story, by way of an introduction.

Price: $23.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-184-6

The Age of Innocence

9781596881501

The Age of Innocence

by Edith Wharton

Winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the novel is set in upper-class New York City in the 1870s. Lawyer Newland Archer's life is disrupted when his wife-to-be's cousin Ellen comes to New York and he falls in love with her despite her being married to a Polish count. One of Wharton's best novels. Published in June 2015.

Price: $24.95

Genre: General Fiction

ISBN: 978-1-59688-150-1

The Four Million

9781596881747

The Four Million

by O. Henry [William Sydney Porter]

This is the best-known collection of O Henry’s stories, including the classics, “The Gift of the Magi,” where a husband and wife each sacrifice something precious to give a Christmas gift to the other, and “The Cop and the Anthem,” where a hobo tries unsuccessfully to get arrested to spend the winter in jail then decides to reform himself and is arrested for loitering in a church. O. Henry is considered the American Guy du Maupassant and a master of the short story with ironic twists and surprise endings.

Price: $19.95

Genre: General Fiction/Short Stories

ISBN: 978-1-59688-174-7

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