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Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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The Choke

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The Choke

Sofie Laguna

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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A quick, cruel, coming-of-age tale in the vein of recent remarkable literature on dangerous girlhoods and disjointed families.... [more]

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Tales of the Samurai

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Tales of the Samurai

A. B. Mitford

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Hardback

An anthology of classic tales focusing on Japanese life before the Meiji Restoration. [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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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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Animal Farm

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Animal Farm

George Orwell

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

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When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine... [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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Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story

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Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story

Paul Werstine, PH.D. (University of Western Ontario)

Shakespeare plays; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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The tragedy of love thwarted by fate has always intrigued writers. In the sixteenth century, William Shakespeare took this... [more]

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Sanditon

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Sanditon

Jane Austen

Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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One of Jane Austen's final uncompleted novels, started in the January the year she died. Perhaps Austen's most original work,... [more]

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Fantasy of Dr Ox

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Fantasy of Dr Ox

Jules Verne

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Science fiction

Paperback

Verne, the acclaimed author of immortal tales of adventure and early science fiction, can be seen here in a different light,... [more]

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The Little Prince: A Portfolio: 24 Plates

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The Little Prince: A Portfolio: 24 Plates

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Stationery items

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<b>24 deluxe, large sized postcards featuring the most beloved original drawings of Antoine de Saint Exupery, along with precious... [more]

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Poison of Polygamy

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Poison of Polygamy

Wong Shee Ping

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Languages & ESL

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Serialised 1909-10, The Poison of Polygamy is a rare gem of Australian literature. The first novel of the Chinese Australian... [more]

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The Divine Comedy

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The Divine Comedy

Dante Alighieri

Poetry; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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Now Ellis's translation of the entire poem is published here for the first time, and Dante's epic can be experienced afresh... [more]

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The Age of Innocence

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The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

An extraordinarily well-observed dissection of New York's high society in the 1870s - the world Edith Wharton grew up in -... [more]

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The Touchstone

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The Touchstone

Edith Wharton

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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The first of Edith Wharton's works depicting life in old New York , The Touchstone is an acutely observed novella , and an... [more]

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The Mystery of the Skeleton Key

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The Mystery of the Skeleton Key

Bernard Capes

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

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The Skeleton Key (1919) was the first detective novel published by Collins, ushering in the Golden Age, the Crime Club, and... [more]

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Berlin Alexanderplatz

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Berlin Alexanderplatz

Alfred Doblin

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

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'As long as he had money, he remained decent. But then he ran out of money' Franz Biberkopf is back on the streets of Berlin.... [more]

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Orlando

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Orlando

Virginia Woolf

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

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Virginia Woolf's seductive, provocative masterpiece is a whirlwind adventure through time, gender and identity. Introduced... [more]

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The Waves

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The Waves

Virginia Woolf

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

Paperback

Tracing the lives of a group of friends, this book follows their development from childhood to youth and middle age. It presents... [more]

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The Years

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The Years

Virginia Woolf

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

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The principal theme of this ambitious book is Time, threading together three generations of an upper-class English family,... [more]

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To the Lighthouse

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To the Lighthouse

Virginia Woolf

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

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A captivating fusion of elegy, autobiography, socio-political critique and visionary thrust, To the Lighthouse is the most... [more]

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The Grey Parrot and Other Stories

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The Grey Parrot and Other Stories

W. W. Jacobs

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

This volume contains a careful selection of the very best stories from Jacobs's 150-strong repertory, and includes well-known... [more]

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Ward No. 6 and Other Stories (riverrun editions)

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Ward No. 6 and Other Stories (riverrun editions)

Anton Chekhov

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Fiction in translation

Paperback

The second unique collection of Constance Garnett's translations of Chekhov's short fiction, selected for riverrun editions... [more]

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Parade's End

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Parade's End

Ford Madox Ford

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

Tracing the psychological damage inflicted by battle, the collapse of England's secure Edwardian values - embodied in Christopher's... [more]

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Metamorphosis and Other Stories

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Metamorphosis and Other Stories

Franz Kafka

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Fiction in translation

Paperback

Includes the stories Metamorphosis ; Meditation ; The Judgement ; The Stoker ; and The Aeroplanes at Brescia . [more]

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East Goes West

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East Goes West

Younghill Kang

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

A wonderfully resplendent evocation of a newcomer's America' (Chang-rae Lee, author of Native Speaker) by the father of Korean... [more]

$29.99

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