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WELCOME TO WORDSWORTH CLASSICS

For nearly 20 years, Wordsworth Classics has partnered with Wordsworth Editions as the sole distributor for their line of classic books in North America. The vision for Wordsworth began over twenty-five years ago in England when they decided to create a line of great literature, available at a price that all could afford. The continuing success of Wordsworth is built on that one simple principle: to produce the best quality books, at the lowest possible price. Wordsworth now offers over 400 titles of beautiful books at the most competitive price point on the market!

Our most popular line is a collection of over 250 adult and children’s Classics, which start at only $4.99. In addition to those titles, we also offer a great selection of World Literature, Poetry, Mystery and Supernatural, Special Edition series, Box Sets and an exclusive line, only available in the U.S; a collection of books that are "The Best Of" various authors bestselling work. Our World Literature series encompasses major works of philosophy, and more, from around the world, our Poetry series covers all of the major British, Irish and American writers and our Mystery & Supernatural series offers chilling ghost stories and intriguing mysteries. Add to that our Special Editions, our Box Sets, our beautiful hardback Library Collection and our new Collector's Editions (which all make great gifts) and we can truly say that our collection of over 400 titles is something that nobody else on the market offers! You can see our full range of collections here

So whether you are a buyer in the retail industry, a school or university on a limited budget or just a lover of great literature, you're in the right place. Here at Wordsworth, we offer masterpieces for less than the price of a cup of coffee that we know you will enjoy.

New for 2019

CLASSICS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

MOBY DICK BY Herman Melville

Moby Dick is consistently our best-selling classic. Read more about it here ISBN: 9781853260087 Price: $5.99


About this book
: Moby Dick is the story of Captain Ahab’s quest to avenge the whale that ‘reaped’ his leg. The quest is an
obsession and the novel is a diabolical study of how a man becomes a fanatic. But it is also a hymn to democracy. Bent as the crew is on Ahab’s appalling crusade, it is equally the image of a co-operative community at work: all hands dependent on all hands, each individual responsible for the security of each. Among the crew is Ishmael, the novel’s narrator, ordinary sailor, and extraordinary reader. Digressive, allusive, vulgar, transcendent, the story Ishmael tells is above all an education: in the practice of whaling, in the art of writing. Expanding to equal his ‘mighty theme’ – not only the whale but all things sublime – Melville breathes in the world’s great literature.

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  • From reading too much, and sleeping too little, his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment.

    MIGUEL DE CERVANTES
    Died this week in 1616
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  • It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions.

    DANIEL DEFOE
    Died this week in 1731
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  • A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.

    HENRY FIELDING
    Born this week in 1707
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  • Life is worth living as long as there's a laugh in it.

    LUCY MONTGOMERY
    Died this week in 1942
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  • We call them dumb animals, and so they are, for they cannot tell us how they feel, but they do not suffer less because they have no words.

    ANNA SEWELL
    Died this week in 1878
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  • A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.

    WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
    Born this week in 1564
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    WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
    Born this week in 1564
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  • Never think that you're not good enough. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning.

    ANTHONY TROLLOPE
    Born this week in 1815
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  • Life is divided into three terms - that which was, which is, and which will be.
    Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present, to live better in the future.


    WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
    Died this week in 1850
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