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Oxford Tales, thirteen to ei... - Jenny Burrage, Vicky Brehm, ...

Oxford Tales, thirteen to ei...Jenny Burrage, Vicky Brehm, ...

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Short stories in and about or inspired by Oxford written by the Turl Street Story Tellers, an Oxford based writing group. This is the third in a series being published on-line, but see two previous books of short stories published by the gr… more

Oxford Tales, thirteen to eighteen (New Oxford Tales)
Jenny Burrage, Vicky Brehm, Roger Marshall, Neil Hancox, Nicola Wilcox, Gwilym Scourfield
Outside Chance - Tony Pike

Outside ChanceTony Pike

Oxford freshman Matt, working part-time in a riverside pub finds himself looking across the bar counter into the smiling eyes of a nearly forgotten friend from his schooldays, Jay. The results of this unexpected encounter surprise both of t… more

Outside Chance
Tony Pike
Recollections of the Lakes a... -  Thomas De Quincey

Recollections of the Lakes a... Thomas De Quincey

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(…)” Soon after my return to Oxford in 1807-8, I received a letter from Miss Wordsworth, asking for any subscriptions I might succeed in obtaining, amongst my college friends, in aid of the funds then raising on behalf of an orphan famil… more

Recollections of the Lakes and the Lake Poets
Thomas De Quincey
The Unknowable: The Herbert ... - George Santayana

The Unknowable: The Herbert ...George Santayana

The Unknowable: The Herbert Spencer lecture Delivered at Oxford, 24 October, 1923 (1923)

The Unknowable: The Herbert Spencer lecture Delivered at Oxford, 24 October, 1923 (1923)
George Santayana
The Road From Mandalay:A Jou... - Richard Rhodes  James

The Road From Mandalay:A Jou...Richard Rhodes James

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This is a tale of a life few understand today: the human cost of Empire, where families were torn apart - a father seen once every four years - growing up in the Thirties, a time much talked and written about by those who never knew it; a … more

The Road From Mandalay:A Journey in the Shadow of the East
Richard Rhodes James
AuthorHouse , English
'The Sixpenny Debt' and Othe... - Rosie Orr, Margaret Pelling,...

'The Sixpenny Debt' and Othe...Rosie Orr, Margaret Pelling,...

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From thirteen talented Oxford writers, stories that sweep across town, gown and countryside. Featuring everything from love, lust, loss and death to tortoise and Tchaikovsky, this collection of stories will delight and enthrall al those who… more

The Sixpenny Debt’ and Other Oxford Stories (OxPens Oxford Short Story Anthologies)
Rosie Orr, Margaret Pelling, Jane Stemp, Mary Cavanagh, Sheila Costello, Jane Gordon-Cumming, Gina Claye, Chris Blount, Angela Cecil-Reid, Linora Lawrence
OxPens Publishing , English
Oxford Modern English Grammar - Bas Aarts

Oxford Modern English GrammarBas Aarts

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Oxford Modern English Grammar is Oxford’s brand new and definitive guide to English grammar. This book has been written by a leading expert in the field, covers both British and American English, and makes use of authentic spoken and writt… more

Oxford Modern English Grammar
Bas Aarts
OUP Oxford , English
The Cabala of Pegasus - Giordano Bruno

The Cabala of PegasusGiordano Bruno

Giordano Bruno’s Cabala del cavallo pegaseo (The Cabala of Pegasus) grew out of the great Italian philosopher’s experiences lecturing and debating at Oxford in early 1584. Having received a cold reception there because of his viewpoints, Br… more

The Cabala of Pegasus
Giordano Bruno
Yale University Press , English
Beware of the Trains (Blooms... - Edmund Crispin

Beware of the Trains (Blooms...Edmund Crispin

How acute are your powers of perception? Do they begin to match those of Gervase Fen, Oxford don and sleuth supreme? First published in 1953, these sixteen short stories are classic examples of Fen’s mastery of his art-solving the most inso… more

Beware of the Trains (Bloomsbury Reader)
Edmund Crispin
Bloomsbury Reader , English
The Essays of Elia I (Bridge... - Charles Lamb

The Essays of Elia I (Bridge...Charles Lamb

This is a collection of six short novels including Old China, Mackery End in Hertfordshire, New Year’s Eve, Oxford in the Vacation, The Old and the New Schoolmaster and The Old Margate Hoy.ÒÁÀûÑÇËæ±Ê¼¯£¨Ò»£©¡¶¹Å´ÉÆ÷¡·´Ó´ÉÆ÷×·Òäµ½¹ýÈ¥µÄÖÖÖÖÍ… more

The Essays of Elia I (Bridge Bilingual Classics) (English-Chinese Bilingual Edition) (Chinese Edition)
Charles Lamb
Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press , Chinese
The Histories (Oxford World'... - Robin Waterfield, Carolyn Dewald

The Histories (Oxford World'...Robin Waterfield, Carolyn Dewald

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Herodotus is not only known as the `father of history’, as Cicero called him, but also the father of ethnography; as well as charting the historical background to the Persian Wars, his curiosity also prompts frequent digression on the cultu… more

The Histories (Oxford World’s Classics)
Robin Waterfield, Carolyn Dewald
Oxford Paperbacks , English
Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Bo... - Friedrich Nietzsche

Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Bo...Friedrich Nietzsche

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The profoundest book there is, born from the innermost richness of truth, an inexhaustible well into which no bucket descends without coming up with gold and goodness.’

Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1885) was Nietzsche’s own favourite among all… more

Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and Nobody (Oxford World’s Classics)
Friedrich Nietzsche
OUP Oxford , English
The Oxford Book of English V... - Arthur Thomas Quiller -Couch

The Oxford Book of English V...Arthur Thomas Quiller -Couch

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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 (1906)

The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900
Arthur Thomas Quiller -Couch
AN Instance of the Fingerpost - Iain Pears

AN Instance of the FingerpostIain Pears

In 1663 Oxford, a servant girl confesses to a murder. But four witnesses—a medical student, the son of a traitor, a cryptographer, and an archivist—each finger a different culprit…

AN Instance of the Fingerpost
Iain Pears
Berkley , English
A Philosophical Enquiry into... - Edmund Burke

A Philosophical Enquiry into...Edmund Burke

An eloquent and sometimes even erotic book, the Philosophical Enquiry was long dismissed as a piece of mere juvenilia. However, Burke’s analysis of the relationship between emotion, beauty, and art form is now recognized as not only an impo… more

A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful
Edmund Burke
Oxford University Press, USA , English
The Middle World - Gregg Ostrin

The Middle WorldGregg Ostrin

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A Movie Length Tale from Aisle Seat Books.Fantasy, Action and Adventure.Ages 13 and up.While still young professors at Oxford, J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis discover a portal to a mythological world and journey on an adventure that will ins… more

The Middle World
Gregg Ostrin
Fathers and Sons - Ivan Turgenev

Fathers and SonsIvan Turgenev

When a young graduate returns home he is accompanied, much to his father and uncle’s discomfort, by a strange friend “who doesn’t acknowledge any authorities, who doesn’t accept a single principle on faith.” Turgenev’s masterpiece of genera… more

Fathers and Sons
Ivan Turgenev
Oxford University Press, USA
La chanson de Roland (French... - Joseph Bedier

La chanson de Roland (French...Joseph Bedier

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Ce livre est parfaitement mis en page pour une lecture sur Kindle. Extrait : Un manuscrit célèbre, le manuscrit 23 du fonds Digby de la Bibliothèque bodléienne, à Oxford, nous a seul conservé ce poème en 4002 vers assonancés, signé « Turol… more

La chanson de Roland (French Edition)
Joseph Bedier
Theogony and Works and Days ... - Hesiod

Theogony and Works and Days ...Hesiod

This new, fully-annotated translation by a leading expert on Hesiodic poems combines accuracy with readability and includes an introduction and explanatory notes on these two works by one of the oldest known Greek poets. The Theogony contai… more

Theogony and Works and Days (Oxford World’s Classics)
Oxford University Press, USA
The World of H.G. Wells - Van Wyck Brooks

The World of H.G. WellsVan Wyck Brooks

In this new posture Wells does not stand alone. He is typical of an entire generation of Englishmen that knows not Oxford, a generation which has been busy with all manner of significant movements and discoveries, too busy indeed to relate … more

The World of H.G. Wells
Van Wyck Brooks