World Novels

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  1. Book ImageCandide

    Voltaire, Nicholas Cronk

    Third Edition

    Candide has been delighting readers since 1759 with its satiric wit, provocations, and warnings.More

  2. Book ImageLazarillo de Tormes

    Anonymous, Ilan Stavans

    Anonymously published in 1554, Lazarillo de Tormes remains a centerpiece of Renaissance literature and arguably the most popular example of the picaresque novel.More

  3. Book ImageThe Decameron

    Giovanni Boccaccio, Wayne A. Rebhorn

    This volume presents fifty-five stories, newly translated, of the hundred novelle that comprise Boccaccio’s masterpiece.More

  4. Book ImageThe Metamorphosis

    Franz Kafka, Mark M. Anderson, Susan Bernofsky

    Franz Kafka's 1915 novella of nightmarish transformation became a worldwide classic and remains a century later one of the most widely read works of fiction in the world. This new and acclaimed translation is accompanied by possible inspirations and critical analysis of Gregor Samsa's strange story.More

  5. Book ImageSwann's Way

    Marcel Proust, Susanna Lee

    In its centennial year, Marcel Proust’s masterpiece of literary imagination is available in a Norton Critical Edition.More

  6. Book ImageThe Sufferings of Young Werther

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Stanley Corngold

    “Corngold’s new translation is of the very highest quality, punctiliously faithful to Goethe’s German and sensitive to gradations of style in this extraordinary, trail-blazing first novel.”
    —J. M. Coetzee, New York Review of BooksMore

  7. Book ImageThe Brothers Karamazov

    Fyodor Dostoevsky, Susan McReynolds Oddo

    Second Edition

    The Second Edition of the Norton Critical Edition of The Brothers Karamazov is based on a significantly revised translation by Susan McReynolds.More

  8. Book ImageThings Fall Apart

    Chinua Achebe, Francis Abiola Irele

    Chinua Achebe’s tragic novel of pre-colonial Igbo society was a major literary and cultural event when it was published in 1958.More

  9. Book ImageFathers and Children

    Ivan Turgenev, Michael R. Katz

    Second Edition

    Michael R. Katz’s acclaimed translation of Turgenev’s greatest novel is again the basis for this Norton Critical Edition.More

  10. Book ImageThe Red and the Black

    Stendhal, Robert M. Adams, Susanna Lee

    Second Edition

    Based again on Robert M. Adams’s highly regarded translation of Stendhal’s 1831 novel of ambition, love, and betrayal, this Second Norton Critical Edition of The Red and the Black is the most comprehensive and up-to-date edition available.More

  11. Book ImageA Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

    James Joyce, John Paul Riquelme

    A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is one of the twentieth century’s great coming-of-age novels.More

  12. Book ImageAnne of Green Gables

    L. M. Montgomery, Mary Henley Rubio, Elizabeth Waterston

    Since its publication in 1908, Anne of Green Gables has been an enduring bestseller and arguably Canada’s most famous novel.More

  13. Book ImageThe Picture of Dorian Gray

    Oscar Wilde, Michael Patrick Gillespie

    Second Edition

    This Norton Critical Edition is the only edition available that includes both the 1890 Lippincott’s and the 1891 book versions of The Picture of Dorian Gray, allowing students to compare the two published versions with the editorial guidance of Michael Patrick Gillespie.More

  14. Book ImageSunshine Sketches of a Little Town

    Stephen Leacock, D. M. R. Bentley

    Canada’s answer to Mark Twain and Charles Dickens, Stephen Leacock was a master of humor and characterization.More

  15. Book ImageMadame Bovary

    Gustave Flaubert, Eleanor Marx Aveling, Margaret Cohen

    Second Edition

    The text of this Norton Critical Edition is based on Eleanor Marx Aveling’s celebrated translation, revised by Paul de Man.More

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