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Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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Of Mice and Men (Macmillan Readers Level 6)

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Of Mice and Men (Macmillan Readers Level 6)

John Steinbeck

ELT literature & fiction readers; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Educational: English language: readers & reading schemes; Languages & ESL

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In California's 1930's, two unlikely friends, Lenny and George, dream of owning a farm together. Now that they've landed a... [more]

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A Month in the Country

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A Month in the Country

J. L. Carr

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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In the summer of 1920 two men, both war survivors meet in the quiet English countryside. One is living in the church, intent... [more]

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Mrs Osmond

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Mrs Osmond

John Banville

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Historical fiction

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Having fled Rome and a stultifying marriage, Isabel Osmond is in London, brooding on the recent disclosure of her husband's... [more]

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The Rise and Fall of DODO

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The Rise and Fall of DODO

Neal Stephenson, Nicole Galland

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Science fiction

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When you interfere with the past, there's no telling what you might find in your future ... [more]

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The Mystery of the Yellow Room

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The Mystery of the Yellow Room

Gaston Leroux

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Crime & mystery; Crime Chronicle - Modern Crime

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One of the defining novels of the entire crime genre, Gaston Leroux's The Mystery of the Yellow Room has inspired readers... [more]

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The Vivisector

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The Vivisector

Patrick White

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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Hurtle Duffield is incapable of loving anything except what he paints. The people who court him are, above all, the victims... [more]

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Gould's Book Of Fish

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Gould's Book Of Fish

Richard Flanagan

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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FROM THE WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all fishes in the sea and all living... [more]

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The Life to Come

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The Life to Come

Michelle de Kretser

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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Michelle de Kretser's fifth novel is both a delicious satire on the way we live now and a deeply moving examination of the... [more]

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Nectar in a Sieve

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Nectar in a Sieve

Kamala Markandaya

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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This beautiful and eloquent story tells of a simple peasant woman in a primitive village in India whose whole life is a gallant... [more]

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Tobermory and Other Stories

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Tobermory and Other Stories

Saki

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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Hector Hugh Munro, more commonly known by his pen name, Saki, was born in Burma in 1870, he was a British writer whose witty... [more]

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Little Goody Two-Shoes and Other Stories: Originally Published by John Newbery

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Little Goody Two-Shoes and Other Stories: Originally Published by John Newbery...

Matthew Grenby

Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Children's literature studies: general; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Children's & Educational

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John Newbery is celebrated as the first successful publisher of children's books, and the founder of modern children's literature.... [more]

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The Leopard: Revised and with new material

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The Leopard: Revised and with new material

Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Historical fiction

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INCLUDES RECENTLY DISCOVERED NEW MATERIALIn the spring of 1860, Fabrizio, the charismatic Prince of Salina, still rules over... [more]

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Candide, or Optimism

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Candide, or Optimism

Francois Voltaire

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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When his love for the Baron's daughter is discovered, Candide is cast out to make his own way in the world. And so he and... [more]

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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Discover the importance of a piece of bread or an extra bowl of soup, the incredible luxury of a book, a piece of string or... [more]

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Lolita

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Lolita

Vladimir Nabokov

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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A novel that studies the moral disintegration of a man whose obsessive desire to possess his step-daughter destroys the lives... [more]

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Sorciere de la Rue Mouffetard et Autres Contes de la Rue

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Sorciere de la Rue Mouffetard et Autres Contes de la Rue

Pierre Gripari

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Languages & ESL

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The Romance of the Three Kingdoms

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The Romance of the Three Kingdoms

Luo Guanzhong

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

Part historical and part legendary, The Romance of the Three Kingdoms dramatizes the lives of feudal lords and their retainers,... [more]

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War with the Newts

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War with the Newts

Karel Capek

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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First published in 1936, a story which focuses on the discovery by humankind of a species of intelligent reptiles which also... [more]

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The Enchanted April

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The Enchanted April

Elizabeth von Arnim

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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Here presented in a new edition to include pictures and an extensive section on von Arnim's life and works, The Enchanted... [more]

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Tales of Unrest

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Tales of Unrest

Joseph Conrad

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

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This new edition of Tales of Unrest is fully annotated and it's complete with a comprehensive section on Conrad's life and... [more]

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The Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus

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The Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus

Alexander Pope

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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An account of the birth, the infancy, the schooling, the diet-planning, the unconventional love affairs and the attainments... [more]

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Frankenstein

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Frankenstein

Mary Shelley

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Horror & ghost stories

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Victor Frankenstein, a Swiss scientist, has a great ambition: to create intelligent life. But when his creature first stirs,... [more]

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Injustice: Vintage Minis

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Injustice: Vintage Minis

Richard Wright

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

In this gripping and disturbing book, Richard Wright weaves his own childhood recollections with those of Bigger Thomas -... [more]

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A Handful of Dust

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A Handful of Dust

Evelyn Waugh

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

After seven years of marriage, the beautiful Lady Brenda Last is bored with life at Hetton Abbey, the Gothic mansion that... [more]

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The Awakening

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The Awakening

Kate Chopin

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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First published in 1899, this controversial novel of a New Orleans wife's search for love outside a stifling marriage shocked... [more]

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