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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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Contes du Chat Perche

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Contes du Chat Perche

Marcel Ayme

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Languages & ESL

Paperback

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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)

Paperback

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)

Mixed media product

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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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)

Paperback

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 Garden Square

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The Garden Square

Marguerite Duras

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

Understated and impressionistic, and consisting almost entirely of dialogue, The Garden Square is one of Marguerite Duras's... [more]

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Highballs for Breakfast

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Highballs for Breakfast

P. G. Wodehouse

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

'A splendid anthology' The TimesNo writer knew better than PG Wodehouse how a drink can lift the spirits - and he was a master... [more]

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Crime and Punishment: A New Translation

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Crime and Punishment: A New Translation

Fyodor Dostoevsky, Michael R. Katz

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

Paperback

An event to be celebrated, a Dostoesvsky translation that fully captures the literary achievements of the original. [more]

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Tale of Two Cities, A

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Tale of Two Cities, A

Charles Dickens

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

Set in London and Paris, 'A Tale of Two Cities' paints a story of economic and political unrest at the time of the French... [more]

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Don Quixote (Vintage Classic Europeans Series)

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Don Quixote (Vintage Classic Europeans Series)

Miguel De Cervantes

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

The Vintage Classics Europeans series - with covers provided by textile design firm Wallace Sewell, these are must-have editions... [more]

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Madame Bovary (Vintage Classic Europeans Series)

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Madame Bovary (Vintage Classic Europeans Series)

Gustave Flaubert

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

The Vintage Classics Europeans series - with covers provided by textile design firm Wallace Sewell, these are must-have editions... [more]

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Death in Venice and Other Stories (Vintage Classic Europeans Series)

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Death in Venice and Other Stories (Vintage Classic Europeans Series)

Thomas Mann

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

Paperback

The Vintage Classics Europeans series - with covers provided by textile design firm Wallace Sewell, these are must-have editions... [more]

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The Leopard (Vintage Classic Europeans Series)

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The Leopard (Vintage Classic Europeans Series)

Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa

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

Paperback

The Vintage Classics Europeans series - with covers provided by textile design firm Wallace Sewell, these are must-have editions... [more]

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Notes from the Underground

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Notes from the Underground

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

Part of Alma Classics Evergreen series, this new edition includes pictures and section on Dostoevsky's life and works. Seen... [more]

$11.99

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Dubliners

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Dubliners

James Joyce

Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

Part of Alma Classics Evergreens series, this new edition of The Dubliners includes pictures and an extensive section on Joyce's... [more]

$9.99

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My Name Was Never Frankenstein

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My Name Was Never Frankenstein

Bryan Furuness

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Adventure; Fantasy

Paperback

My Name Was Never Frankenstein reanimates your favorite literary characters into new and exciting escapades. This inventive... [more]

$33.95

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Colonel Chabert

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Colonel Chabert

Honore de Balzac

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Fiction in translation

Paperback

Part of Balzac's La Comedie humaine cycle, Colonel Chabert is a poignant tale about the pursuit of justice, as well as a portrait... [more]

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Life in the Country

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Life in the Country

Giovanni Verga

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

Paperback

Also including the well-known stories `She-Wolf' and `Foxfur', A Life in the Country captures, in an objective, non-judgemental... [more]

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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

Paperback

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

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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If Beale Street Could Talk

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If Beale Street Could Talk

James Baldwin

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

Paperback

Tish is nineteen, and pregnant. Her lover Fonny, father of her child, is in jail accused of rape. The two families struggle... [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 Voyeur

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The Voyeur

Alain Robbe-Grillet

Fiction & Literature; Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback

When Mathias, a travelling watch salesman, returns after many years to the island of his birth, a young girl is found dead... [more]

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Young Goodman Brown and Other Stories

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Young Goodman Brown and Other Stories

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories

Paperback

Rich in allegory and symbolism, these tales delve into the conflict between good and evil, explore the concept of Original... [more]

$16.99

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