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Classic Fiction

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  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Jan 2022
    £6.99

    Introduced by Alan Johnson. ‘All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.’ Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs...

  • Paperback | Pub: 27 Jun 2019
    £9.99

    Thorfinn Ragnarson is the daydreaming son of a tenant farmer, avoiding both work and school despite the best efforts of family, friends and neighbours. Instead, the boy dreams up elaborate historical fantasies of himself as a Viking traveller, a...

  • Paperback | Pub: 12 Apr 2018
    £9.99

    An anonymous young man’s life is about to be changed, as could the course of history. It is 1536 and powerful men reveal to Peter Pentecost that it is he, and not the tyrannical Henry VIII, who should be on the throne of England. Can they persuade...

  • E-Book | Pub: 07 Jun 2018
    £4.99

    Having lost all his money in hare-brained get-rich-quick schemes, old Angus Campbell has nothing to leave his heirs but the proceeds of his life insurance policies. After he falls to his death from a locked bedchamber in the tower of Shira Castle in...

  • Paperback | Pub: 07 Apr 2022
    £9.99

    Based on personal memories of his life in Ireland and Scotland in the early 1900s, this was Patrick MacGill’s first novel. It tells the story of Dermod Flynn an independent and feisty youth who earns a meagre living as an itinerant farm hand in...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Apr 2023
    £18.99

    The Thirty-Nine Steps is the original spy thriller, and the inspiration for countless books, films and games. Buchan’s most popular novel is the first to feature adventurer Richard Hannay. Here you can get all five of Richard Hannay’s...

  • Paperback | Pub: 18 Aug 2022
    £8.99

    ‘Plakos is a strange place, for the tides of civilisation and progress seem to have left it high and dry. It is a relic of old days, full of wild beliefs and pagan habits.’ Young Englishwoman Kore Arabin has inherited a remote Greek...

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Oct 2023
    £12.00

    Tales of suspense for the twilight hour… Dark Encounters is a collection of classic and elegantly unsettling ghost stories. A spine-tingling collection, these tales are set in the brooding landscape of Scotland, with an air of historic...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Sep 2024
    £9.99

    Set in nineteen sixties’ Glasgow, The Dear Green Place is an absorbing portrait of the struggles and conflicts of a young working-class hero and would-be novelist Mat Craig whose desire to define himself as an artist creates social and family...

  • Paperback | Pub: 18 Aug 2022
    £8.99

    ‘For three minutes you will turn your eyes inward – into the darkness of the mind which I have taught you to make. Then – I will give the sign – you will look at the paper. There you will see words written, but only for one second....

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Apr 2023
    £3.99

    Discover two of the 20th Century’s most important novels from the legendary George Orwell.  First published in 1945, Animal Farm – the history of a revolution that went wrong – is Orwell’s brilliant satire on the corrupting influence...

  • E-Book | Pub: 21 Jan 2014
    £4.99

    The New York Times bestselling prequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic The Killer Angels In this brilliantly written epic novel, Jeff Shaara traces the lives, passions, and careers of the great military leaders from the first gathering clouds...

  • Paperback | Pub: 27 Jun 2019
    £8.99

    These two long stories are set, like most of George Mackay Brown’s work, in Orkney and in a period, the last quarter of the nineteenth century, when the pattern of island life, little changed since Viking times, was beginning to be threatened. The...

  • Paperback | Pub: 12 Apr 2018
    £9.99

    November 1915. Richard Hannay is tasked to undertake a top-secret mission to investigate rumours of a plot to create a holy war throughout the Muslim world and draw troops and resources from the Western Front. Hannay must journey to Constantinople...

  • Paperback | Pub: 27 Jun 2019
    £8.99

    Greenvoe, the tight-knit community on the Orcadian island of Hellya, has existed unchanged for generations, but Operation Black Star requires the island for unspecified purposes and threatens the islanders’ way of life. A whole host of characters...

  • E-Book | Pub: 11 Jul 2019
    £5.99

    ‘The Starberths die of broken necks’ goes the legend in the village of Chatterham . . . The Starberth family governed the now-abandoned Chatterham prison for many years, and each male heir must spend the night of his twenty-fifth birthday there,...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Apr 2020
    £9.99

    The brutish John Gourlay is a merchant in the village of Barbie, envied and resented by the villagers because of his success, which is symbolised in his prestigious house with green shutters. He dominates and bullies his family, in particular his...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Jul 2012
    £3.99

    Recently retired, grocer Dickson McCunn decides to embark on a little walking tour in the Scottish Borders. Along the way he falls in with John Heritage, a young Englishman with a poet’s heart. Together they become embroiled in a dangerous...

  • Paperback | Pub: 29 Jun 2010
    £9.99

    A long-forgotten promise made by Richard Hannay finds him honour-bound to resolve a violent vendetta in which the lives of a young father and his daughter are in danger from unscrupulous and desperate men. Hannay sets out on a high-octane chase from...

  • E-Book | Pub: 01 Aug 2023
    £9.99

    Get access to the full list of our authorised John Buchan Editions through our new subscription bundle! From Buchan’s famous spy thriller, The Thirty-Nine Steps, to less well-known works like The Dancing Floor and Midwinter, this is a great...