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Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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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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A Guinea Pig Christmas Carol

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A Guinea Pig Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens, Tess Newall, Alex Goodwin

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Humour; Rabbits & rodents as pets; Gift books

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This is Charles Dickens's warming winter tale, retold in an entirely new... [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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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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Sacrees Sorcieres

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Sacrees Sorcieres

Roald Dahl

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Languages & ESL

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Shakespeare S Tragedies: Macbeth, Othello, King Lear and Hamlet: Slip-Case Edition

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Shakespeare S Tragedies: Macbeth, Othello, King Lear and Hamlet: Slip-Case...

William Shakespeare

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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Four of the most important plays ever written, each one a masterpiece in human psychology, with a flawed yet fascinating main... [more]

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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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Animal Farm

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Animal Farm

George Orwell

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

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Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the... [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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Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone

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Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone

James Baldwin

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

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Leo Proudhammer, a successful and famous black American reviews his life and his beliefs in the wake of a serious collapse.... [more]

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My Antonia

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My Antonia

Willa Cather

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

Paperback

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential... [more]

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Maigret and the Tramp (#60 Inspector Maigret)

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Maigret and the Tramp (#60 Inspector Maigret)

Georges Simenon

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Classic crime; Fiction in translation; Crime Chronicle - Modern Crime

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When a tramp is recovered from the Seine, after being badly beaten, Maigret must delve into the man's personal circumstances... [more]

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The Dream

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The Dream

Emile Zola

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

In The Dream, the sixteenth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series, Zola blends mysticism and fairy tale with naturalism as an... [more]

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The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus

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The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus

Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

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Recounts the vagabond adventures of a simpleton during one of Europe's fiercest futile wars. This work reflects the linguistic... [more]

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The Unspeakable Skipton: The Modern Classic

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The Unspeakable Skipton: The Modern Classic

Pamela Hansford-Johnson

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

A wickedly funny novel about a self-proclaimed literary genius abroad. [more]

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The Holiday Friend: The Modern Classic

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The Holiday Friend: The Modern Classic

Pamela Hansford-Johnson

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

Rediscover a classic gem in this sparkling and satirical tale of a doomed seaside holiday by Pamela Hansford Johnson. [more]

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The Last Resort: The Modern Classic

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The Last Resort: The Modern Classic

Pamela Hansford-Johnson

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

Rediscover a classic gem in this sparkling and satirical tale of a groups of friends maybe a little too close by Pamela Hansford... [more]

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An Impossible Marriage: The Modern Classic

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An Impossible Marriage: The Modern Classic

Pamela Hansford-Johnson

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

Rediscover a classic gem in this sparkling and satirical tale of a love affair most ill-advised by Pamela Hansford Johnson.... [more]

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The Abyss and Other Stories

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The Abyss and Other Stories

Leonid Andreyev

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

Brand-new translation from acclaimed translator Hugh Aplin of One of the best-selling Russian classics in the UK over the... [more]

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True Story: Lucius, or The Ass

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True Story: Lucius, or The Ass

Paul Lucian of Samosata

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

Lucius, or the Ass, a satirical novel charting the adventures of a young man who has been transformed into a donkey, is usually... [more]

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The Portrait of Mr W.H.

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The Portrait of Mr W.H.

Oscar Wilde

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

A fascinating exploration on the identity of the mysterious Mr W.H. to whom Shakespeare dedicated his Sonnets. [more]

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Boule de Suif

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Boule de Suif

Guy de Maupassant

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

Paperback

Here presented with other five short stories focussing on the lives of prostitutes, Boule de Suif is a story about food, sex... [more]

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Beowulf (GN)

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Beowulf (GN)

Santiago Garcia

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fantasy; Graphic novels: literary & memoirs; Fiction-related items

Paperback

SANTIAGO GARCIA and DAVID RUBIN unite to bring forward the myth of Beowulf, which has endured for a thousand years, inspired... [more]

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The Song of the Lark

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The Song of the Lark

Willa Cather

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

Thea Kronberg and her singing voice are headed for great things. But her provincial Colorado town has practically stifled... [more]

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Promise at Dawn

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Promise at Dawn

Romain Gary

Biography; Memoirs; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

A classic of modern French literature, the thrilling real-life story of the military hero, ambassador, ladies man, writer,... [more]

$22.99

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