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Best Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Andersen was the profoundly imaginative writer and storyteller who revolutionized literature for children. He gave us the now standard versions of some traditional fairy tales - with an..

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Beyond Sleep

A young geologist is determined to win fame for making a great discovery. To this end he joins a small geological expedition, which travels to the far North of Norway, but ultimately realizes he's mor..

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Brave New World

Welcome to New London. Everybody is happy here. Our perfect society achieved peace and stability through the prohibition of monogamy, privacy, money, family and history itself. Now everyone belongs.Yo..

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Brave New World

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARGARET ATWOOD AND DAVID BRADSHAW. Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreat..

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Breaks, The

In The Breaks, Julietta Singh pens a luminous and moving letter to her six year-old daughter about race, climate change, and inheritance. At school, Singh's daughter is learning about history, so..

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Brideshead Revisited:  Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder

The most nostalgic and reflective of Evelyn Waugh's novels, Brideshead Revisited looks back to the years before the Second World War. It tells the story of Charles Ryder's infatuation with the Marchma..

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Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales

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Brothers Karamazov: A Novel in Four Parts With Epilogue, The

This new, revised edition of the award-winning translation of Dostoevsky's classic novel celebrates the author's two hundredth birthday Winner of the Pen/Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize ..

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Burmese Days

In Burmese Days, George Orwell brilliantly evokes the sounds and sights of Burma and reveals, in unflinching detail, the dark side of colonial rule. Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a ..

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Candide, or The Optimist

Candide, or the Optimist is Voltaire's hilarious and deeply scathing satire on the Age of Enlightenment. Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library, a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized..

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Canterbury Tales

Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales, between 1387 and 1400,as a series of stories told by a group of thirty people who travel as pilgrims to Canterbury. The pilgrims come from every part of society, te..

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Canterbury Tales

Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, ta..

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Catch 22

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Catch-22

SOON TO BE A MAJOR TV SERIES Discover Joseph Heller's hilarious and tragic satire on military madness, and the tale of one man's efforts to survive it. It's the closing months of World Wa..

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Catcher in the Rye

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Chatterton Square

"'You don't mean you're going to divorce him?' Miss Spanner said with horror." A sophisticated, emotive novel, Chatterton Square concerns the complex web of relationships between two neighbouring fa..

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Childhood, Boyhood and Youth (riverrun editions)

'The beautiful illusion, when reading Tolstoy, is that one is looking directly at the world, as opposed to a depiction' Andrew O'Hagan from his preface to Childhood, Boyhood and Youth Publi..

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Children of the Sun

1970. Fourteen-year-old Tony is seduced by the skinhead movement, sucked into a world of racist violence and bizarre ritual. It's a milieu in which he must hide his homosexuality, inwhich every encoun..

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Christmas Carol, A

'Bah,'said Scrooge, 'Humbug.' But that was before he was presented with visions of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come, which gave him a whole new lease of life: 'I a..

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Classic Tales of Mystery

Eleven classic whodunits starring master sleuths such as Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, and Father Brown. A superstar lineup of detectives-including Sherlock Holmes, C. Auguste Dupin, and Herc..

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Collected Fictions

The complete fiction of Jorge Luis Borges, whom Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa calls "the most important Spanish-language writer since Cervantes"A "New York Times "Notable BookThe International..

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Collected Novellas of Stefan Zweig

A casual introduction, a challenge to a simple game of chess, a lovers' reunion, a meaningless infidelity: from such small seeds Zweig brings forth five startlingly tense tales-meditations on the frag..

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Collected Poems

As well as being one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century and the recipient of the 1923 Nobel Prize for Literature, William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) is the greatest lyric poet that I..

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Communist Manifesto & Selected Writings

Karl Marx's Communist Manifesto, first printed just before the French revolution of 1848, is his most accessible and famous work. In his powerful call to arms, Marx expounds his famous theory that cl..

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Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales

Featuring 211 classic tales from the Brothers Grimm, including favorites such as "Hansel and Gretel," "Cinderella," "The Frog Prince," "Rapunzel," "Snow White," and "Rumpelstiltskin," The Complete Gri..

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Complete Novels of Jane Austen, The

Jane Austen revolutionized the literary romance, using it as a platform from which to address issues of gender politics and class consciousness among the British middle-class of the late eighteenth ce..

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Complete Sherlock Holmes, The

Part of the elegant Knickerbocker Classics series, The Complete Sherlock Holmes is comprised of 4 full-length novels and 56 short stories featuring the worlds most famous pipe-smoking detective. For S..

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Complete Tales & Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, The

Part of the Timeless Classics series, The Complete Tales & Poems of Edgar Allan Poe contains every know tale written by the famous gothic American writer. His often macabre and dark works, which span ..

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Complete Tales of HP Lovecraft, The

A must-have classic that every Lovecraft fan and collector will love. Another excellent edition in the Knickerbocker Classics series, The Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft collects the authors novel,..

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Coral Merchant: Essential Stories

Joseph Roth's sensibility-both clear-eyed and nostalgic, harshly realistic and tenderly humane-produced some of the most distinctive fiction of the twentieth century. This collection of his most essen..

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Corner That Held Them

Sylvia Townsend Warner's portrayal of a fourteenth-entury nunnery is widely considered to be one of the greatest historical novels of all time. An often hilarious ode to community living, it is also a..

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Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas is the ultimate novel of retribution. Based on a true story, it recounts the story of Edouard Dantes, his betrayal and imprisonment in the sinister Chateau..

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Count of Monte Cristo, The

A stunning new edition with deluxe cover treatments, ribbon markers, luxury endpapers and gilded edges. The unabridged text is accompanied by a Glossary of Victorian and Literary terms produced for th..

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Crime and Punishment

A towering classic of Russian literature, Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment is a compelling story of a brutal double murder and its aftermath. An impoverished ex-student, Rodion Raskolnikov, ki..

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Crime and Punishment - Penguin Classics

Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate former student, wanders through the slums of St Petersburg and commits a random murder without remorse or regret. He imagines himself to be a great man, a Napole..

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Cry of the Owl, The

Reissued to mark the centenary of Patricia Highsmith and the upcoming BBC adaption, Ripley, these beautiful new editions mark Highsmith's entry into Vintage Classics 'Extraordinary... one o..

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Daisy Miller

When the young american Frederick Winterbourne meets his compatriot Daisy Miller in the garden of a grand hotel in Switzerland, he is struck by her beauty, but slightly unsettled by her open way..

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Dark Fairy Tales of Fearless Women

Enter a world in which magic exists, hope wins and every woman's heart is alive with courage! This global feast of ancient tales features valiant women overcoming every kind of obstacle and dang..

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Darkness at Noon

A brilliant new translation of Koestler's long-lost original manuscript. A chilling and unforgettable 20th century classic.From a prison cell in an unnamed country run by a totalitarian government Rub..

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David Copperfield (Oxford World's Classics)

Dickens's classic autobiographical tale. The hero runs away from boyhood misery and poverty in London to Dover and his aunt Betsey Trotwood, meets Agnes, meets the Peggotty family and re-encounters hi..

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Day of the Triffids

A stunning new clothbound edition of one of the most famous science-fiction novels of the twentieth century, designed by the acclaimed Coralie-Bickford Smith. When Bill Masen wakes up blindfolded in h..

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Deep Water: Film Tie-In

'If I really don't like somebody, I kill him . . . You remember Malcolm McRae, don't you?' Melinda Van Allen is beautiful, headstrong and sexy. Unfortunately for Vic Van Allen, she is his w..

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Demons

From the award-winning translators of Crime and Punishment, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Dostoevsky first conceived of this book as a 'novel-pamphlet' in which he intended to 'say ever..

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Devil's Dictionary, The

A celebrated journalist in his lifetime, Ambrose Bierce's began circulating his own sardonic, mischievous definitions of words in his various columns for San Francisco newspapers. Over several years t..

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Divine Comedy, The: Anniversary Edition

Dante's dramatic journey down the circles of Hell, up the mountain of Purgatory and through the spheres of Heaven in search of redemption - and his encounter with devils, monsters and the souls ..

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Don Quixote

Widely regarded as one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote de La Mancha and his faithful ..

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Don Quixote (Word Cloud Classics)

Miguel de Cervantes began to write this literary classic after serving in the Spanish militia, surviving a gunshot wound, being captured by Barbary pirates, forced into slavery, and being ransomed by ..

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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Heroes & Villains)

How thin is the line between good and evil? Dr Jekyll has been experimenting with his identity. He has developed a drug which separates the two sides of his nature and allows him occasionally to ..

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Dracula

Part of "Penguin's" beautiful hardback "Clothbound Classics" series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful..

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Dracula (Collins Classics)

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will have full sway?..

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Dracula: Deluxe Edition

Take a first BITE out of gothic classics with this little book--perfect for little hands! When friends Mina and Lucy take a much-awaited trip, they come across an eerie and supernatural mystery. What ..

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