On November 21, 1869 Ivan Ivanov a student attending Petrov Agricultural Academy was murdered after being lured into retrieving a printing press. This came after Ivanov chose to protest against the nihilist dictator Sergei Nechaev. In Dostoevsky’s works preceding Demons the writer created fictional characters that as Joseph Frank put it “could be considered ‘historical’ in a broad sense” but with Demons, the confrontation of Ivanov became the initial base of the novel.
First released October 30, 1811; this literary classic novel is now available as a special illustrated edition to commemorate the book’s 200th anniversary. This concise edition of Sense and Sensibility includes all three original volumes, plus more than 50 illustrations by world renowned artists C. E. Brock and Hugh Thomson.
Queensbridge publishing releases Jane Eyre: Signature Edition by Charlotte Brontë. The first of our signature line Jane Eyre includes the full text of both the book and the original play adaption by John Brougham. Also included in this edition is a biographical piece written by Charlotte Bronte herself, describing the use of the pseudonyms of both her and her sisters.
This third novel by Jane Austen; Mansfield Park; has brought about a drastic change not previously seen in other works by the author. Mansfield Park highlights more serious issues such as religion, slavery, and politics.
In the most eloquent tone, Jane manages to take seemingly unattractive topics and meld them into a powerful story full of brilliance.
Available exclusively through Queensbridge Publishing, this special collector's edition of A Christmas Carol contains both the original text and illustrations of the first edition.
First published in 1843; A Christmas Carol is known the world over as a literary classic.