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  • The Great Gatsby
    by F Scott Fitzgerald

    Published: 01/04/2013

    The lavish and glorious Baz Luhrmann film tie-in edition of The Great Gatsby

  • Les Miserables, Victor Hugo 5 stars 3 comments
    Les Miserables
    by Victor Hugo

    Published: 01/01/2010

    ‘Still grips the reader with its epic-narrative sweep and all-embracing humanitarianism’ Douglas Kennedy, Sunday Times

  • To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee 5 stars 5 comments
    To Kill A Mockingbird
    by Harper Lee

    Published: 01/04/2004

    The great classic of American literature, beloved by adults and children alike. Celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2010.

  • Great Expectations
    by Charles Dickens

    Published: 03/03/2008

    ‘In the little world in which children have their existence, whosever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt, as injustice’ Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

  • Anna Karenina
    by Leo Tolstoy

    Published: 01/04/2010

    ‘The greatest love story I've ever read’ Andrew Davies.

  • Pride and Prejudice
    by Jane Austen

    Published: 01/10/2007

    I had not known you a month before I felt that you were the last man in the world whom I could ever be prevailed on to marry - Pride and Prejudice

  • Kings In Grass Castles, Mary Durack 4 stars 1 comments
    Kings In Grass Castles
    by Mary Durack

    Published: 01/04/2008

    'The best saga of pastoral Australia ever published... hard to describe without superlatives... in a hundred years the book will still be a classic.' Meanjin

  • Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte 2 stars 4 comments
    Wuthering Heights
    by Emily Bronte

    Published: 01/04/2008

    ‘May you not rest, as long as I am living. You said I killed you – haunt me, then’ Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

  • Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert 5 stars 1 comments
    Madame Bovary
    by Gustave Flaubert

    Published: 03/12/2012

    Over 150 years since its first publication the power of Madame Bovary remains undiminished.Stunningly translated by Adam Thorpe, this edition brings us closer to Flaubert's original.

  • The World in the Evening, Christopher Isherwood 0 stars 0 comments
    The World in the Evening
    by Christopher Isherwood

    Published: 16/01/2013

    The best prose writer in English’ Gore Vidal

  • A Meeting by the River, Christopher Isherwood 0 stars 0 comments
    A Meeting by the River
    by Christopher Isherwood

    Published: 16/01/2013

    A deeply satisfying novel of sibling rivalry, sexuality and spirituality.

  • The Phantom of the Opera, Gaston Leroux 0 stars 0 comments
    The Phantom of the Opera
    by Gaston Leroux

    Published: 03/12/2012

    The classic Gothic horror novel of haunted cellars, opera, murder and unrequited love that inspired Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical

  • Down There on a Visit, Christopher Isherwood 0 stars 0 comments
    Down There on a Visit
    by Christopher Isherwood

    Published: 16/01/2013

    Four narrators, all known as 'Christopher Isherwood', in different locations and periods of time, paint portraits of their own private sexual hells

  • Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte 5 stars 5 comments
    Jane Eyre
    by Charlotte Bronte

    Published: 01/01/2008

    ‘Charlotte has been writing a book, and it is much better than I expected’ - Patrick Brontë, (Charlotte’s father) in Mrs Gaskell’s The Life of Charlotte Brontë

  • The Aunt's Story, Patrick White 0 stars 0 comments
    The Aunt's Story
    by Patrick White

    Published: 01/04/2008

    From Australia's first Nobel Prize-winning author.

  • The Tree Of Man, Patrick White 4 stars 1 comments
    The Tree Of Man
    by Patrick White

    Published: 03/08/2009

    One of Patrick White’s most loved novels in which he creates a memorable portrait of human resilience

  • Sanctuary, William Faulkner 5 stars 0 comments
    Sanctuary
    by William Faulkner

    Published: 01/08/2011

    A terrifying story that scandalised Faulkner's editor into rejecting the original manuscript

  • Voss, Patrick White 0 stars 0 comments
    Voss
    by Patrick White

    Published: 01/10/2012

    The novel that put Australian literature on the map is now in a Vintage Classic edition

  • The Sound Of One Hand Clapping, Richard Flanagan 1 stars 0 comments
    The Sound Of One Hand Clapping
    by Richard Flanagan

    Published: 01/02/2012

    One of the most-loved and biggest-selling literary novels in Australian history.

  • The Eye Of The Storm, Patrick White 5 stars 0 comments
    The Eye Of The Storm
    by Patrick White

    Published: 01/08/2011

    A savage exploration of family relationships from the Nobel Prize-winning Patrick White