Book List in Order:7 titles

  • For the first time in a single volume, all three of Mary Butts's (1890-1937) story collections have been gathered, and seven uncollected stories have been added (including two pieces never before published). Preface by John Ashbery. Foreword by Bruce...



  • Ashe of Rings and Other Writings is the fourth Recovered Classics edition featuring the works of Mary Butts. This volume contains Mary Butts's first published novel, Ashe of Rings, which depicts psychological turmoil during the First World War in the...


  • Alexander the Great and Queen Cleopatra stand shrouded in myth and mystery at opposite ends of a Greek epoch, symbols of the Hellenizing conquests of Egypt and Persia, the ascendancy of Alexandria, and the final absorption of Ptolemaic Egypt into the...


  • The short stories of Mary Butts possess an intriguing relation to the present moment. "Lost" for sixty years, they reappear now with freshness and panache, capturing that mixture of hopeful anxiety which describes the contemporary vogue, including ou...