Modern Classics


Le Livre Blanc

Le Livre Blanc

Le Livre Blanc, a ‘white paper’ on homosexual love, was first published anonymously in France by C..

My Contemporaries

My Contemporaries

Jean Cocteau's personal reminiscences and drawings of his esteemed contemporaries from a generation ..

My Life

My Life

Marc Chagall's My Life is the artist's strange autobiographical essay on his early life, which has e..

Narcissus And Goldmund

Narcissus And Goldmund

A new edition of the classic novel by Hermann Hesse features a foreword from the musician and artist..

Opium: The Diary Of His Cure

Opium: The Diary Of His Cure

According to legend, Jean Cocteau took to opium in 1923 to assuage his grief at the early death of h..

Paris, France

Paris, France

A witty, anecdotal account of Stein's lifelong love affair with France Gertrude Stein lived in P..

Peter Camenzind

Peter Camenzind

Born into a Swiss village, Peter Camenzind is an introverted peasant boy who becomes a student at Zu..

Retreat From Love

Retreat From Love

A tale of the sexual and emotional machinations of three upper-class youths in a remote farmhouse, R..

Scandal

Scandal

Suguro is an eminent Catholic novelist, about to receive a major literary award. So when a drunk wom..

Siddhartha

Siddhartha

OUT OF STOCK. See: https://www.peterowen.com/shop/siddhartha-cased-classicsA special hardb..

Silence (Special Film Tie-in Edition)

Silence (Special Film Tie-in Edition)

‘One of the finest novels of our time.’ — Graham Greene A special hardback edition of Shusaku End..

Sleep Has His House

Sleep Has His House

Sleep Has His House, Anna Kavan's largely autobiographical account of an unhappy childhood, startled..

Spring Night

Spring Night

From the author of The Ice Palace Sixteen-year old Sissel and her young brother Olaf have been le..

The Birds

The Birds

From the author of The Ice Palace comes another dazzling tale of delicate beauty and deceptive simpl..

The Boat in the Evening

The Boat in the Evening

The critical acclaim which greeted The Boat in the Evening confirmed Tarjei Vesaas's place amon..

The Bridges

The Bridges

As strange, unsettling and memorable as The Ice Palace and The Birds this remarkable novel conv..

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