Flappers and Philosophers
Published in 1920 following the success of the novel This Side of Paradise, Fitzgerald's first collection of short stories includes many of his finest. 'The Offshore Pirate', 'Bernice Bobs Her Hair', 'The Ice Palace' and 'Benediction' present his archetypal Jazz Age heroines, the beautiful and wilful young women who became a hallmark of his fiction. Part of the Cambridge Edition series, this volume includes notes and details of the stories' composition and publication history.
The Lady Elizabeth
The Lady Elizabeth is the daughter of Henry VIII, but disinherited and declared a bastard after the execution of her mother. How the young Elizabeth survives the savage world of Tudor politics, inherits the throne and becomes queen is the subject of Alison Weir's novel. It is read here by Emma Fielding. Abridged.
The Book of Imaginary Beings
Indulging in ‘out-of-the-way erudition’, Borges mined sources ancient and modern to compile this miscellany of 120 creatures of the imagination, from the A Bao A Qu that inhabits the first step of an Indian staircase to the living island of Zaratan. Translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni in collaboration with Borges.