* Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013** US National Book Award 5 Under 35 ** Winner of the Etisalat Prize 2014** Winner of the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award 2014* * Winner of a Betty Trask Award 2014* `To play the country-game, we have to choose a country.
A nameless young governess sent to a country house to take charge of two orphans, Miles and Flora. Unsettled by a dark foreboding of menace within the house, she soon comes to believe that something malevolent is stalking the children in her care.
Down second avenue is Es'kia Mphahlele's autobiography of his South African childhood and his struggle against discrimination.
The Comedy of Errors
For this second edition of The Comedy of Errors, Ros King has revised T. S. Dorsch's renowned text and written a new introduction to the book. She argues that the play cannot be dismissed as a classically-based farcical romp but that it rightly belongs to the critically misunderstood genre of tragi-comedy.
This text is a revised edition of Charles Dickens' classic tale. As Pip eagerly abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman, his education and development through adversity are depicted and he discovers the true nature of his "great expectations".
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HELEN SIMPSON
From familiar fairy tales and legends - Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, Beauty and the Beast, vampires and werewolves - Angela Carter has created an absorbing collection of dark, sensual, fantastic stories.