The most inspiring, thought-provoking and entertaining books of all time
A brief history of Vintage Classics
Vintage Classics is a prestigious, stylish and much-loved classics list that houses the finest writers of the past alongside the outstanding writers of today.
Known for our distinctive and elegant cover design, the red spines of Vintage Classics paperbacks have become a hallmark for the most inspiring and entertaining fiction and non-fiction from around the world.
As well as publishing the likes of Homer, Dante, Austen and Dickens, and the very best translated fiction from Dostoevsky to Calvino, our unrivalled list of 20th century classics includes such universally recognised names as Virginia Woolf, Graham Greene, Richard Yates, Aldous Huxley, Ernest Hemingway, Joseph Heller, Iris Murdoch, Kurt Vonnegut and Angela Carter.
Vintage Children’s Classics nurtures an excitement for the very best fiction from an early age, with beautiful editions that appeal to younger readers and the adults in their lives.
Books published by Vintage Classics include:
The Vintage Classics list
The Iliad, Homer
Translated by Caroline Alexander
A stunning new translation of Homer’s great war epic, the legendary tale of honour, love, loss and revenge during the Trojan War.
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