Orwell's chilling farmyard parody of Soviet Russia is brought vividly to life with illustrations by Quentin Blake.
Bored by her calculating husband and eager to live life, Anna falls in love, but her grand passion is doomed to end unhappily. Against this ruinous affair are set the stories of other loves, other marriages and an unsurpassed portrait of Russia in the latter part of the 19th century.
In 1947 a Bedouin shepherd made a sensational discovery. In a cave he found an earthenware jar containing three leather scrolls covered in ancient script, later revealed to be biblical texts nearly 1,000 years older than any previously known.
John Dowell and his wife are wealthy, leisured Americans living on the Continent. Their close friends, Edward and Leonora Ashburnham, seem the perfect English couple. But behind the Edwardian façade of elegant ease and correctness lurks secret layered upon secret.
This thrilling adventure about a boy learning to survive in the wild, continues to hold the world's imagination. Enchanting tales and poems on the lives and customs of jungle creatures are brought vividly to life with beautiful illustrations by Maurice and Edward J. Detmold.
The 12th century saw the foundation of the great crusading military orders: the Templars, Knights of Malta and the Teutonic Knights, some of which still survive today. This is a fascinating history of their attempt to fight their way into heaven.