Right Ho, Jeeves

Right Ho, Jeeves is considered by many to be P. G. Wodehouse’s finest comic novel. Many of the Jeeves and Wooster regulars are quickly embroiled in the extraordinary goings-on at Brinkley Court. These include Bertie’s formidable aunt Dahlia; Uncle Tom, “who always looked a bit like a pterodactyl with a secret sorrow”; Gussie Fink-Nottle, newt…

Tales of Troy and Greece: The Iliad & The Odyssey Plainly Told

Tales of Troy and Greece by classicist and gifted storyteller Andrew Lang is an ideal introduction to the The Iliad and The Odyssey, recounting the Homeric legend of the wars between the Greeks and the Trojans. Paris, Achilles, the lovely Helen of Troy, Penelope, Hector, Ulysses, the Amazons, and the Wooden Horse all feature in…

A Little Book of Eastern Wisdom

A Little Book of Eastern Wisdom is a wide-ranging and thought-provoking collection of spiritual and meditative gems by mystics, prophets, poets, and philosophers, mainly from the Middle East, ordered here into thematic sections by translator and author Claude Field. It was first published in 1910 by George G. Harrap & Co. The numerous authors and…