Vintage Uk

  • Beloved

    Toni Morrison

    • Vintage uk
    • 3 February 2022

    Stunningly-designed new editions of Toni Morrison''s best-known novels, published by Vintage Classics in celebration of her life and work. WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY BOOKER PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR BERNARDINE EVARISTO Sethe is now miles away from Sweet Home - the farm where she was kept as a slave for many years. Unable to forget the unspeakable horrors that took place there, Sethe is haunted by the violent spectre of her dead child, the daughter who died nameless and whose tombstone is etched with a single word, ''Beloved''. A tale of brutality, horror and, above all, love at any cost, Beloved is Toni Morrison''s enduring masterpiece and best-known work.

  • Anglais MOBY-DICK

    Herman Melville

    • Vintage uk
    • 2 August 2007

    When Ishmael sets sail on the whaling ship Pequod one cold Christmas Day, he has no idea of the horrors awaiting him out on the vast and merciless ocean. The ship's strange captain, Ahab, is in the grip of an obsession to hunt down the famous white whale, Moby Dick, and will stop at nothing on his quest to annihilate his nemesis.

  • Anglais HHhH

    Laurent Binet

    • Vintage uk
    • 2 May 2013

    Two men have been enlisted to kill the head of the Gestapo. This is Operation Anthropoid, Prague, 1942: two Czechoslovakian parachutists sent on a daring mission by London to assassinate Reinhard Heydrich - chief of the Nazi secret services, 'the hangman of Prague', 'the blond beast', 'the most dangerous man in the Third Reich'.

  • Madame Bovary

    Gustave Flaubert

    • Vintage uk
    • 14 October 2021

    ''She wanted to die, and she wanted to live in Paris.'' This is the story of Emma, trapped in a disappointing marriage with a dull country doctor, she dreams for a life more like the sentimental novels she reads. In an attempt to break from the drab reality of her provincial life in Normandy, Emma takes a lover, and disaster soon follows. Greedy, delusional and selfish, the character of Emma Bovary scandalised readers from the novel''s first publication in 1857, yet her magnetism is undeniable. A landmark work in modern realism, Madame Bovary vibrates with the inner life of a woman hungry for more. Meet ten of literature''s most iconic heroines, jacketed in bold portraits by female photographers from around the world.

  • Anglais Les misérables

    Victor Hugo

    • Vintage uk
    • 5 November 2009

    General & literary fiction/Classic fictionNew translation.

  • Macbeth

    Jo Nesbo

    • Vintage uk
    • 20 September 2018


    When a drug bust turns into a bloodbath it's up to Inspector Macbeth and his team to clean up the mess.

    He's also an ex-drug addict with a troubled past.

    He's rewarded for his success. Power. Money. Respect. They're all within reach.

    But a man like him won't get to the top.

    Plagued by hallucinations and paranoia, Macbeth starts to unravel. He's convinced he won't get what is rightfully his.

    Unless he kills for it.

    'The king of all crime writers' Sunday Express

  • Thérèse Raquin

    Emile Zola

    • Vintage uk
    • 2 October 2014

    Mysterious disappearances, domestic cases, noiseless, bloodless snuffings-out... the law can look as deep as it likes, but when the crime itself goes unsuspected... oh yes, there's many a murderer basking in the sun...

    When Therese Raquin is forced to marry the sickly Camille, she sees a bare life stretching out before her, leading every evening to the same cold bed and every morning to the same empty day. Escape comes in the form of her husband's friend, Laurent, and Therese throws herself headlong into an affair. There seems only one obstacle to their happiness; Camille. They plot to be rid of him. But in destroying Camille they kill the very desire that connects them...

    First published in 1867, Therese Raquin has lost none of its power to enthral. Adam Thorpe's unflinching translation brings Zola's dark and shocking masterwork to life.

    A NEW TRANSLATION BY ADAM THORPE 'Adam Thorpe's version deserves to become the standard English text' Daily Telegraph

  • Mrs Dalloway

    Virginia Woolf

    • Vintage uk
    • 6 October 2016

    In this vivid portrait of one day in a woman's life, Clarissa Dalloway is preoccupied with the last-minute details of a party she is to give that evening. As she readies her house she is flooded with memories and re-examines the choices she has made over the course of her life.

  • Anglais Suite française

    Irène Némirovsky

    • Vintage uk
    • 29 January 2007

    Set during a year that begins with France's fall to the Nazis in June 1940 and ends with Germany turning its attention to Russia, this work falls into two parts. The first part is a depiction of a group of Parisians as they flee the Nazi invasion; and the second follows the inhabitants of a rural community under occupation.

  • Jane Eyre

    Charlotte Brontë

    • Vintage uk
    • 5 November 2015

    A deluxe gift edition of Charlotte Bronte's masterpiece WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MAGGIE O'FARRELL As an orphan, Jane's childhood is full of trouble, but her stubborn independence and sense of self help her to steer through the miseries inflicted by cruel relatives and a brutal school. A position as governess at the Thornfield Hall promises a kind of freedom. But Thornfield is a house full of secrets, its master a passionate, tormented man, and before long Jane faces her greatest struggle in a choice between love and self-respect.

    VINTAGE CLASSICS BRONTE SERIES - beautiful editions, three iconic stories, three extraordinary women.

  • Anglais Némésis

    Philip Roth

    • Vintage uk
    • 6 October 2011

    Focusing on Cantor's dilemmas as polio begins to ravage his playground - and on the everyday realities he faces - this title leads us through various emotions such a pestilence can breed: the fear, the panic, the anger, the bewilderment, the suffering, and the pain.

  • Anglais BLACK BOY

    Richard Wright

    • Vintage uk
    • 3 August 2000

    A reissue of Wright's 1945 autobiography about growing up in the Jim Crow South only one step away from slavery. Gradually he learned how to survive in a world of white hostility, secretly satisfying his craving for books. He also wrote "Native Son", "Uncle Tom's Children" and "The Outsider".

  • Anglais Middlemarch

    George Eliot

    • Vintage uk
    • 2 August 2007

    Dorothea is beautiful and rebellious and has married the wrong man. Lydgate is an ambitious doctor and has married the wrong woman. They long to make a positive difference in the world. But they and other inhabitants of Middlemarch, must struggle to reconcile themselves to their fates and find their places in the world.

  • Dracula

    Bram Stoker

    • Vintage uk
    • 5 April 2018


  • Orlando

    Virginia Woolf

    • Vintage uk
    • 6 October 2016

    Virginia Woolf's most unusual and fantastic creation, a funny, exuberant tale that examines the very nature of sexuality.

    WITH INTRODUCTIONS BY PETER ACKROYD AND MARGARET REYNOLDS As his tale begins, Orlando is a passionate young nobleman whose days are spent in rowdy revelry, filled with the colourful delights of Queen Elizabeth's court. By the close, he will have transformed into a modern, thirty-six-year-old woman and three centuries will have passed. Orlando will not only witness the making of history from its edge, but will find that his unique position as a woman who knows what it is to be a man will give him insight into matters of the heart.

    The Vintage Classics Virginia Woolf series has been curated by Jeanette Winterson and Margaret Reynolds, and the texts used are based on the original Hogarth Press editions published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf.

    **One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**

  • Anglais Oliver Twist

    Charles Dickens

    • Vintage uk
    • 2 August 2007

    Oliver is an orphan living on the dangerous London streets with no one but himself to rely on. Fleeing from poverty and hardship, he falls in with a criminal street gang who will not let him go, however hard he tries to escape. This work conjures up the capital's underworld, full of prostitutes, thieves and lost and homeless children.

  • Anglais Love

    Toni Morrison

    • Vintage uk
    • 29 July 2004

    May, Christine, Heed, Junior, Vida - even L - all are women obsessed by Bill Cosey. More than the wealthy owner of the famous Cosey Hotel and Resort, he shapes their yearnings for a father, husband, lover, guardian, and friend, yearnings that dominate the lives of these women long after his death.

  • Love

    Angela Carter

    • Vintage uk
    • 3 July 1997

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY AUDREY NIFFENEGGER Love is Angela Carter''s fifth novel and was first published in 1971. With surgical precision it charts the destructive emotional war between a young woman, her husband and his disruptive brother as they move through a labyrinth of betrayal, alienation and lost connections. This revised edition has lost none of Angela Carter''s haunting power to evoke the ebb of the 1960s, and includes an afterword which describes the progress of the survivors into the anguish of middle age.

  • Anglais Chéri


    • Vintage uk
    • 6 September 2001

    Modern fiction

  • Anglais Disgrâce

    John Maxwell Coetzee

    • Vintage uk
    • 6 April 2000

    A divorced, middle-aged English professor finds himself increasingly unable to resist affairs with his female students. When discovered by the college authorities, he is expected to apologise and repent in an effort to save his job, but he refuses to become a scapegoat in what he see as as a show trial designed to reinforce a stringent political correctness. He preempts the authorities and leaves his job, and the city, to spend time with his grown-up lesbian daughter on her remote farm. Things between them are strained - there is much from the past they need to reconcile - and the situation becomes critical when they are the victims of a brutal and horrifying attack. In spectacularly powerful and lucid prose, Coetzee uses all his formidable skills to engage with a post-apartheid culture in unexpected and revealing ways. This examination into the sexual and politcal lawlines of modern South Africa as it tries desperately to start a fresh page in its history is chilling, uncompromising and unforgettable.>

  • Anglais Frankenstein

    Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

    • Vintage uk
    • 2 August 2007

    Victor Frankenstein's story is one of ambition, murder and revenge. As a young scientist he pushed moral boundaries in order to cross the final scientific frontier and create life. But his creation is a monster stitched together from grave-robbed body parts who has no place in the world, and his life can only lead to tragedy.

  • Jazz

    Toni Morrison

    • Vintage uk
    • 6 December 2001

    BY THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF BELOVED Joe Trace - in his fifties, door-to-door salesman of Cleopatra beauty products, erstwhile devoted husband - shoots dead his lover of three months, the impetuous, eighteen-year-old Dorcas. At the funeral, his determined, hard-working wife, Violet, who is given to stumbling into dark mental cracks, tries with a knife to disfigure the corpse. Passionate and profound, Jazz brings us back and forth in time, in a narrative assembled from the hopes, fears and realities of black urban life.

    Winner of the PEN/Saul Bellow award for achievement in American fiction

  • Anglais Crime

    Irvine Welsh

    • Vintage uk
    • 18 June 2009

    Now bereft of both youth and ambition, Detective Inspector Ray Lennox is recovering from a mental breakdown induced by occupational stress and cocaine abuse, and a particularly horrifying child sex murder case back in Edinburgh. On vacation in Florida, his fiancee Trudi is only interested in planning their forthcoming wedding.

  • Anglais Fight club

    Chuck Palahniuk

    • Vintage uk
    • 15 June 2003

    Every weekend, in basements and parking lots across the country, young men with good white-collar jobs and absent fathers take off their shoes and shirts and fight each other barehanded for as long as they have to. Then they go back to those jobs with blackened eyes and loosened teeth and the sense that they can handle anything.