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The Swiss Family Robinson

by Johann Davide Wyss Canterbury Classics (June 18, 2019)

Building a life on a deserted island is quite an adventure!

Abandoned by crew and passengers, then shipwrecked in the East Indies on their way to Australia, the Swiss Family Robinson gathers their resources and...


The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

by Daniel Defoe, Walter Stanley Paget & Tom Sperling Canterbury Classics (June 18, 2019)

Escape the Island of Despair with Robinson Crusoe!

Pirates, shipwrecks, and being stranded on an island doesn’t stop Robinson Crusoe in his quest for adventure on the high seas. Originally presented as a true...


Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson Canterbury Classics (June 18, 2019)

A tale of buccaneers and buried treasure to shiver yer timbers!

In Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic adventure, “X” marks the spot! Captain Billy Bones arrives at an innkeeper’s lodge and tells young Jim...


Kidnapped

by Robert Louis Stevenson Canterbury Classics (June 18, 2019)

Get swept away by this exciting adventure from Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson

On the cusp of adulthood and having recently lost his parents, David Balfour is tricked by his uncle into boarding a ship...


Black Beauty

by Anna Sewell & Rachel Clowes Canterbury Classics (June 18, 2019)

A classic tale of adventure—straight from the horse’s mouth.

This classic story allows the reader to hear about the adventures of a horse’s life, as told by the horse himself! Anna Sewell’s dependence...


The Beautiful and Damned and Other Stories

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Canterbury Classics (April 16, 2019)

Feel the swing and sway of the Jazz Age in this collection of stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

 

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Beautiful and Damned explores the world of America’s upper class during World War...


Dubliners & A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Other Works

by James Joyce Canterbury Classics (April 16, 2019)

Unflinching, fictional accounts of life in Ireland during the early twentieth century.

This collection by James Joyce includes two of his most famous works: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Dubliners...


The Wind in the Willows and Other Stories

by Kenneth Grahame & Arthur Rackham Canterbury Classics (April 16, 2019)

A timeless collection of stories told with a focus on children’s perspectives. 

Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows is an enduring classic of children’s literature, and has been beloved by readers...


The Three Musketeers

by Alexandre Dumas Canterbury Classics (May 01, 2014)

“All for one, one for all!”--Alexandre Dumas, The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers, by French writer Alexandre Dumas, was first released in serial form in 1844, a year before Dumas’ publication of...


Classic Tales of Horror

by Editors of Canterbury Classics & Ernest Hilbert Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2015)

Spine-tingling tales that will keep you on the edge of your seat!

This chilling collection of scary stories will keep you awake for hours! Psychological horrors, disturbing dramas, and gruesome ghosts compose...


My Ántonia

by Willa Cather Canterbury Classics (April 03, 2018)

Travel to the Old West with Pulitzer Prize winner Willa Cather.

 

Willa Cather’s novels brought the life of American settlers on the Great Plains to the forefront of the nation’s consciousness during a time...


Classic Horror Tales

by Editors of Canterbury Classics Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2017)

Curl up with this collection of classic scary stories from the masters of the genre.

With dozens of stories of the macabre, fantastic, and supernatural, Classic Horror Tales is sure to keep readers on the edges...


Don Quixote

by Miguel de Cervantes Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

No home library is complete without the classics! Don Quixote is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

Miguel de Cervantes began to write this literary classic after serving in the Spanish militia, surviving a...


The Phantom of the Opera

by Gaston Leroux & Alexander Teixeira de Mattos Canterbury Classics (April 03, 2018)

The classic story of a dangerous love triangle set in an 1890s Paris opera house.

Rumored to be haunted, the Palais Garnier opera house in nineteenth-century Paris is the setting for this story of a dangerous...


Frankenstein

by Mary Shelley Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2013)

Horror. Romance. Science. A classic tale that would be a fright to miss!

The idea for the story came to the author, Mary Shelley, in a dream she had about a scientist who had created life and was horrified by...


Jules Verne

by Jules Verne & Ernest Hilbert Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

Get cozy with the classics! Jules Verne collects some of the author’s best-known works in one volume.

2013 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Silver Finalist in Gift Books

 

Legendary science fiction and adventure...


The Red Badge of Courage and Other Stories

by Stephen Crane Canterbury Classics (May 01, 2014)

A stunning collection of works by Stephen Crane, whom H.G. Wells called “the best writer of our generation."

The best-known work by famed American writer Stephen Crane, The Red Badge of Courage is a compelling...


Emma

by Jane Austen Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2013)

“She was one of those who, having once begun, would be always in love.”

Best-selling Victorian author Jane Austen has created many memorable female characters, with intriguing Emma Woodhouse being perhaps...


Iliad & Odyssey

by Homer, Samuel Butler & Stephanie Lynn Budin Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! Iliad & Odyssey brings together the two essential Greek epics from the poet Homer in an omnibus edition-a keepsake to be read and treasured.

The Iliad and The...


Mansfield Park

by Jane Austen Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2017)

Social class, friendship, and morality meet in a tangled web that only love can unweave.

Jane Austen's novel Mansfield Park, first published in 1814, tells the story of young Fanny Price, who is sent to live...


Northanger Abbey

by Jane Austen Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2017)

A young woman comes of age and realizes that life is not a Gothic novel.

A timeless classic, Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey is both a coming-of-age story and a parody of the Gothic novels of the nineteenth century....


Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe & A. J. Odasso Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No library's complete without the classics! This new edition collects some of the most influential stories and poems of Edgar Allan Poe.

Edgar Allan Poe was a master of tales of the mysterious and macabre. From...


The Awakening and Other Stories

by Kate Chopin Canterbury Classics (April 03, 2018)

A collection of transformative stories that emphasize women’s roles in society.

 

The works of Kate Chopin were nearly forgotten for much of the twentieth century, but her popularity made a resurgence in the...


Crime and Punishment

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky & Constance Garnett Canterbury Classics (April 03, 2018)

This classic Russian novel has it all: murder, suspense, passion, struggle, and redemption.

 

Originally published in 1866, Crime and Punishment is a psychological thriller that deals with issues of morality,...


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Other Stories

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle & Michael A. Cramer Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Other Stories brings together the essential works from Arthur Conan Doyle in an elegant, leather-bound, omnibus edition—a...


Persuasion

by Jane Austen Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

No home library is complete without the classics! Persuasion is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

Published in 1818, Persuasion was Jane Austen’s last completed novel. In this compelling love story, Anne...


Jane Austen

by Jane Austen & Andrew Taggart Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No library's complete without the classics! This new edition collects some of the most popular works of beloved author Jane Austen.

Jane Austen's stories of clever women, elusive love, and social mores have struck...


Mark Twain

by Mark Twain & Elizabeth Boyle Machlan Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No library's complete without the classics! This edition collects some of the most popular works of legendary humorist and novelist Mark Twain.

Mark Twain wrote his greatest works more than one hundred years...


H. G. Wells

by H. G. Wells & Michael A. Cramer Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! H. G. Wells is a keepsake collection of the author's greatest work to be read and treasured.

He was the first to popularize the concept of time travel. He disturbed--and...


H. P. Lovecraft Cthulhu Mythos Tales

by H. P. Lovecraft Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2017)

The complete Cthulhu Mythos by master horror writer H. P. Lovecraft in one volume.

The Cthulhu Mythos is a collection of 23 loosely connected short stories by H. P. Lovecraft, one of the earliest masters of dark...


Classic Westerns

by Max Brand, Owen Wister, Zane Grey & Willa Cather et al. Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2017)

Discover six classic novels as you follow the footsteps of the trailblazers who settled the American West.

 

As the American West opened up to settlers after the Civil War, people were eager for tales of great...


Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea

by Jules Verne & Lewis Page Mercer Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea tells the classic story of Captain Nemo and...


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, a collection of twelve short stories by Scottish...


Jane Eyre

by Charlotte Brontë Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! Jane Eyre is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

When Jane Eyre was first published in 1847, it became an instant bestseller, so popular that the publisher commissioned...


Sense and Sensibility

by Jane Austen Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! Sense and Sensibility is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

 

Jane Austen wrote the original draft of Sense and Sensibility around 1795 at the age of nineteen,...


Little Women

by Louisa May Alcott Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! Little Women is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

When Little Women was first published in 1868, it became an instant bestseller. The book’s gentle lessons...


The Brothers Grimm: 101 Fairy Tales

by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm & Margaret Hunt Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! This new collection of stories from Brothers Grimm: 101 Fairy Tales is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

They are the stories of characters we’ve known since...


Moby-Dick

by Herman Melville Canterbury Classics (May 01, 2014)

“…for there is no folly of the beast of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of men.”--Herman Melville, Moby-Dick

“Call me Ishmael” is the iconic opening line of Herman Melville’s...


Dracula

by Bram Stoker Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! Dracula is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

2013 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Gold Winner in Cover Design - Small Format (Fiction)

 

Irish author Bram Stoker...


The Scarlet Letter

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Canterbury Classics (May 01, 2014)

“The scarlet letter was her passport into regions where other women dared not tread. Shame, Despair, Solitude!”--Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter

In The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne takes readers...


Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by Mark Twain Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

No home library is complete without the classics! Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

One of the most popular books of all-time, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn has been both...


Uncle Tom's Cabin

by Harriet Beecher Stowe Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

The book that some say helped start a war!

The story of a slave struggling to maintain his dignity during the pre-Civil War era, Uncle Tom’s Cabin was published in 1852 to tremendous success. Since then, the...


A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2013)

Brighten the season with tales from the master of Christmastime fiction.

Most famous in the realm of holiday literature for his 1843 publication, A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens was in fact a prolific writer...


Anne of Green Gables

by Lucy Maud Montgomery Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

One of the most charming and enduring coming-of-age tales!

Best-selling Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery published the first book in her charming series in 1908, making it a literary favorite for more than...


The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

The classic children’s story!

 

A classic piece of children’s literature first published as a novel in 1911, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden is a story of transformation and renewal. Unwanted...


The Picture of Dorian Gray

by Oscar Wilde Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

Canterbury Classics gives a new look to this controversial classic!

The Picture of Dorian Gray is a familiar story of greed, sin, and arrogance. A young man, infatuated with his own handsomeness and youth as...


H. P. Lovecraft Tales of Horror

by H. P. Lovecraft & Kenneth C. Mondschein Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2017)

Let your imagination sink deep into more than a dozen classic tales of dark horror by an early master of the genre.

The stories of H. P. Lovecraft have been a source of fascination for readers since they were...


The Divine Comedy

by Dante Alighieri & Gustave Doré Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2013)

“O human race, born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou so fall?”

Inferno, Purgatorio, and Paradiso--the three fates of the deceased become the three pillars of an epic poem. The Divine Comedy...


Classic Westerns: Zane Grey

by Zane Grey Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2017)

Ride out to the frontier and experience the drama and adventure of the Old West.

Wealthy but morally conflicted, Jane Withersteen seeks peace and freedom from the constraints of her oppressive society on the...


Wuthering Heights

by Emily Brontë Canterbury Classics (April 03, 2018)

You'll be burning the midnight oil to discover the tortured tales of the inhabitants of Wuthering Heights.

Discover a passionate tale of love lost, found, and avenged in Wuthering Heights. Lockwood, a wealthy...