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Frankenstein

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Frankenstein

Mary Shelley

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Obsessed with the idea of creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material with which to fashion... [more]

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Early Greek Philosophy

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Early Greek Philosophy

Jonathan Barnes

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Collects works that form the true foundation of Western philosophy - the base upon which Plato and Aristotle and their successors... [more]

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The Odyssey

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The Odyssey

Homer, Homer, Homer Homer, Geraldine McCaughrean

Poetry by individual poets

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A tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan war forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western... [more]

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The Iliad

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The Iliad

Homer

Poetry by individual poets

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Tells the story of darkest episode in Trojan War . At its centre is Achilles, greatest warrior-champion of Greeks, and his... [more]

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Vanity Fair

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Vanity Fair

William Thackeray

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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No one is better equipped in the struggle for wealth and worldly success than the alluring and ruthless Becky Sharp, who defies... [more]

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The Canterbury Tales

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The Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer

Poetry; Poetry by individual poets

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Offers us a glimpse into the life and mind of Medieval England. This is a masterly collection of chivalric romances, moral... [more]

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The Epic of Gilgamesh

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The Epic of Gilgamesh

Andrew George, N. K. Sandars, Richard Pasco

Poetry by individual poets; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Miraculously preserved on clay tablets dating back four thousand years, the poem of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, is the world's... [more]

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Tales of Terror

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Tales of Terror

Robert Louis Stevenson

Classic horror & ghost stories; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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A story of respectable Dr Jekyll's strange association with the 'damnable young man' Edward Hyde; the hunt through fog-bound... [more]

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Wuthering Heights

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Wuthering Heights

Emily Bronte

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Intense relationship between the gypsy foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw; and how Catherine, forced to choose between... [more]

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Beyond Good and Evil

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Beyond Good and Evil

Friedrich Nietzsche

Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Ethics & moral philosophy; Philosophy of religion; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Rejects the tradition of Western thought with its notions of truth and God, good and evil. This work demonstrates that the... [more]

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The Awakening and Selected Stories

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The Awakening and Selected Stories

Kate Chopin

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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A woman who dares to defy expectations of society in pursuit of her desire. But a century after her death, it is regarded... [more]

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The Count of Monte Cristo

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The Count of Monte Cristo

Alexandre Dumas, Alexandre Dumas

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed Edmond Dantes spends fourteen bitter years imprisoned in grim fortress of... [more]

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Pygmalion

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Pygmalion

George Bernard Shaw

Plays & playscripts

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Shaw's dramatization of a Cockney flower girl's metamorphosis into a lady is both a fantasy and a platform for his views on... [more]

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The Histories

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The Histories

Herodotus

Literary essays; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Describes how a small and quarrelsome band of Greek city states united to repel the might of the Persian empire. Frequently... [more]

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Paradise Lost

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Paradise Lost

John Milton

Poetry; Poetry by individual poets

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Explores the cosmological, moral and spiritual origins of man's existence. In this title, the author produced poem of epic... [more]

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Moby-Dick: or, The Whale

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Moby-Dick: or, The Whale

Herman Melville

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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'Call me Ishmael.' So begins the author's masterpiece, one of the greatest works of imagination in literary history. As Ishmael... [more]

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Dombey and Son

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Dombey and Son

Charles Dickens

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Offers a compelling depiction of a man imprisoned by his own pride, it explores the devastating effects of emotional deprivation... [more]

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The Lady with the Little Dog and Other Stories, 1896-1904

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The Lady with the Little Dog and Other Stories, 1896-1904

Anton Chekhov

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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A collection of stories such as Peasants , The House with the Mezzanine and My Life , in which, the author paints a picture... [more]

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The Athenian Constitution

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The Athenian Constitution

Aristotle

Political science & theory; Constitution: government & the state; Political structures: democracy

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Probably written by a student of Aristotle, The Athenian Constitution is both a history and an analysis of Athens' political... [more]

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Ward No. 6 and Other Stories, 1892-1895

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Ward No. 6 and Other Stories, 1892-1895

Anton Chekhov

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Short stories; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Tells stories from the middle period of the author's career - influenced by his own experiences as a doctor. In this title,... [more]

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Plays

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Plays

Anton Chekhov

Plays & playscripts

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At a time when the Russian theatre was dominated by formulaic melodramas and farces, Chekhov created a new sort of drama that... [more]

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The Communist Manifesto

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The Communist Manifesto

Friedrich Engels, Karl Marx

Marxism & Communism; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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The Communist Manifesto presents a summary of the whole Marxist vision of history and is the foundation document of the... [more]

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A Sentimental Journey

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A Sentimental Journey

Laurence Sterne

Literary essays; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Paints a captivating picture of an Englishman's adventures abroad. This edition also includes a chronology, updated further... [more]

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The Iliad

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The Iliad

Homer, Homer, Homer Homer

Poetry by individual poets

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Features Achilles, the greatest warrior-champion of the Greeks, and his refusal to fight after being humiliated by his leader... [more]

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The Early History of Rome

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The Early History of Rome

Livy

European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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The first five books of Livy's history of Rome record the city's foundations through the Republic to Rome's recovery after... [more]

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