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Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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Middlemarch

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Middlemarch

G. Eliot

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Hardback

Published to tie in with the 200th anniversary of Eliot's birth on 22 Nov 2019. [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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The Great God Pan and Other Horror Stories

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The Great God Pan and Other Horror Stories

Arthur Machen

Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Horror & ghost stories

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Arthur Machen is a significant figure in supernatural and horror literature, in the genre of 'weird fiction'. This collection... [more]

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The Castle

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The Castle

Franz Kafka

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

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Summoned to take up the position of a land surveyor to the mysterious lord of a castle, the character known as K. finds himself... [more]

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The Burrow: Posthumously Published Short Fiction

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The Burrow: Posthumously Published Short Fiction

Franz Kafka

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

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Translated by Michael Hofmann.<br /><br />'They come, you hear the scratch... [more]

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The Trial

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The Trial

Franz Kafka

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

This new edition of Kafka's The Trial includes a comprehensive selection of extra material, including notes on the text, pictures... [more]

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The Besieged City

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The Besieged City

Clarice Lispector

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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Seven decades after its original publication, Clarice Lispector's third novel-the story of a girl and the city her gaze reveals-is... [more]

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Amerika

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Amerika

Franz Kafka

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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`He is the greatest German writer of our time' Vladimir NabakovAfter an embarrassing sexual misadventure with a servant girl,... [more]

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A Fairly Honourable Defeat

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A Fairly Honourable Defeat

Iris Murdoch

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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VINTAGE CLASSICS MURDOCH: Funny, subversive, fearless and fiercely intelligent, Iris Murdoch was one of the great writers... [more]

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Doctor Glas

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Doctor Glas

Hjalmar Soderberg

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

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The retrieval of Doctor Glas in English is a bracing gift to hungry readers' Susan SontagLonely and introspective, Doctor... [more]

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The Moonstone

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The Moonstone

Wilkie Collins

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Classic crime; Thriller & suspense

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A fabulous yellow diamond disappears, the case looks simple, but in mid-Victorian England no one is what they seem, and nothing... [more]

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Princesse de Cleves: Dossier Pedagogique

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Princesse de Cleves: Dossier Pedagogique

Madame De Lafayette

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Languages & ESL

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la cour du roi Henri II, la princesse de Cl ves, jeune mari e, est pr sent e au duc de Nemours qui lui fait forte... [more]

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Selected Short Stories

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Selected Short Stories

Virginia Woolf

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

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A collection of short stories including Solid Objects , Kew Gardens , and The Mark on the Wall . [more]

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Maigret in Vichy: Inspector Maigret #68

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Maigret in Vichy: Inspector Maigret #68

Georges Simenon

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

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Maigret and his wife takes a much needed holiday to Vichy, where they quickly become used to the slower pace of life. When... [more]

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Who Among Us?

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Who Among Us?

Mario Benedetti

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

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They met when they were teenagers. Quiet, poor, perhaps even a little dull, Miguel fell for languid Alicia during their long... [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)

Paperback

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

Paperback

<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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Robinson Crusoe: Restless Classics

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Robinson Crusoe: Restless Classics

Daniel Defoe

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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The Nutcracker and Other Christmas Tales

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The Nutcracker and Other Christmas Tales

Various Authors

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Hardback

This collection of classic Christmas tales includes Dumas' The History of a Nutcracker, the story that inspired the classic... [more]

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Poems for Christmas

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Poems for Christmas

Various

Poetry anthologies; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Gift books

Hardback

A joyful anthology of Christmas poems and songs with an introduction by Judith Flanders, author of Christmas: A Biography.... [more]

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The Complete Novels of Jane Austen

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The Complete Novels of Jane Austen

Jane Austen

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Historical romance

Hardback

This elegantly designed hardcover edition of The Complete Novels of Jane Austen features an introduction, providing the reader... [more]

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A Christmas Carol

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A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Gift books

Hardback

Dickens's tale of a miserable miser who transforms into a kind and caring benefactor after three ghosts pay him a visit on... [more]

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The Divine Comedy

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The Divine Comedy

Dante Alighieri

Poetry; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

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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