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Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

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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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Christmas Pudding

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Christmas Pudding

Nancy Mitford

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

Paperback

Author Nancy Mitford transplants a group of confirmed Londoners to the Cotswolds and takes the reader for a romp through British... [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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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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Petit Prince (Joan Sfar)

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Petit Prince (Joan Sfar)

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Sergei Prokofiev, Voigt

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Languages & ESL

Paperback

A small boy learns of the wonders and ironies of life during a celestial odyssey. [more]

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Dans le Cafe de la Jeunesse Perdue

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Dans le Cafe de la Jeunesse Perdue

Patrick Modiano

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Languages & ESL

Paperback

Encore aujourd'hui, il m'arrive d'entendre, le soir, une voix qui m'appelle par mon prénom, dans la rue. Une voix... [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)

Paperback

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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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

Paperback

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

Paperback

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The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

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The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

Leonard Gribble

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

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Gribble's unique mystery, featuring the actual Arsenal squad of 1939, sends Inspector Anthony Slade into the world of professional... [more]

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The Division Bell Mystery

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The Division Bell Mystery

Ellen Wilkinson

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

Paperback

Originally published in 1932, this was the only mystery novel to be written by Ellen Wilkinson, one of the first women to... [more]

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Difficult Loves and Other Stories

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Difficult Loves and Other Stories

Italo Calvino

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

A spectacular display of this key European writer's early workThis dazzling collection of stories follows the individual adventures... [more]

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The Triumph of Vice and Other Stories

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The Triumph of Vice and Other Stories

William S. Gilbert

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

This collection, carefully curated by the secretary of the W.S. Gilbert Society, brings together the best of these sharp,... [more]

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Highland River

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Highland River

Neil M. Gunn

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

A dark and uplifting modern classic of Scottish literature. Introduced by Diarmid Gunn [more]

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The Naked and the Dead

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The Naked and the Dead

Norman Mailer

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Second World War fiction

Paperback

Reissue of a modern classic - the book that catapulted Norman Mailer to fame on its first publication in 1948. [more]

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A Place Bewitched and Other Stories

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A Place Bewitched and Other Stories

Nikolai Gogol

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

Paperback

An original selection of short fiction from one of the greats of Russian literature [more]

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The Erasers

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The Erasers

Alain Robbe-Grillet

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

Paperback

After a failed attempt on his life by an unknown terrorist cell, Professor Daniel Dupont decides to fake his own death with... [more]

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Great Expectations: (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Flexi Edition)

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Great Expectations: (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Flexi Edition)...

Charles Dickens

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

Regarded as one of Charles Dickens's masterpieces, Great Expectations is the story of the orphan Pip and his growth to adulthood.<br... [more]

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The Frozen Deep

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The Frozen Deep

Wilkie Collins

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Adventure

Paperback

Part of Alma Classics new series: 101 Pages, The Frozen Deep is an action-packed tale of vengeance and sacrifice based on... [more]

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The Duel

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The Duel

Giacomo Casanova

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

Part of Alma Classics new series: 101 Pages, The Duel is an autobiographical novel which describes Casanova's extraordinary... [more]

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Prophecies

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Prophecies

Leonardo da Vinci

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

This volume also contains a further selection of Leonardo da Vinci's fragmentary writings, in the form of fables and aphorisms.... [more]

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Tropisms

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Tropisms

Nathalie Sarraute

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

Paperback

First published in 1939 to little fanfare, Tropisms was ahead of its time and finally received the recognition it deserved... [more]

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Family Lexicon

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Family Lexicon

Natalia Ginzburg

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

Paperback

First published in the 1960s, Family Lexicon is an intimate, enchanting and comedic novel about memory, language, and the... [more]

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Complete Sherlock Holmes (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Omnibus Edition)

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Complete Sherlock Holmes (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Omnibus Edition)...

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

The Complete Sherlock Holmes is one of Barnes & Noble's Leatherbound Classics. Here, in one volume, are all four full-length... [more]

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The Beautiful and Damned

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The Beautiful and Damned

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

Part of Alma Classics Evergreen series, The Beautiful and Damned is a tragic examination of the pitfalls of greed and materialism... [more]

$9.99

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