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A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess
This special edition of A Clockwork Orange restores the text of Anthony Burgess' novel as he originally wrote it, and includes a glossary of his teen slang 'Nadsat', pages from the original typescript, explanatory notes, interviews, articles and reviews, shedding light on the enduring fascination of the book's 'sweet and juicy criminality'.
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A Confederacy Of Dunces
A Confederacy Of Dunces John Kennedy Toole
A monument to sloth, rant and contempt, a behemoth of fat, flatulence and furious suspicion of anything modern - this is Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, noble crusader against a world of dunces.
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A Handful Of Dust
A Handful Of Dust Evelyn Waugh
Twenty new titles in the much-loved and hugely successful Penguin English Library series.
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A Kestrel For A Knave
A Kestrel For A Knave Barry Hines
Barry Hines's A Kestrel for a Knave was published in 1968, and was made into one of the key British films of the sixties. Billy Casper is beaten by his drunken brother, ignored by his mother and failing at school. He seems destined for a hard, miserable life down the pits, but for a brief time, he finds one pleasure in life: a wild kestrel that he has raised and tamed himself.
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A Month In The Country
A Month In The Country J. L. Carr, J.L. Carr
One summer, just after the Great War, Tom Birkin, a demobbed soldier, arrives in the village of Oxgodby. He has been invited to uncover and restore a medieval wall painting in the local church.
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A Passage To India
A Passage To India E. M. Forster, E.M. Forster
Adela Quested has come to the Indian town of Chandrapore to marry. Together with her elderly companion Mrs Moore, they befriend the charming Dr Aziz, who offers to show them the Marabar Caves.
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Animal Farm
Animal Farm George Orwell
Twenty new titles in the much-loved and hugely successful Penguin English Library series.
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Brideshead Revisited
Brideshead Revisited Evelyn Waugh
The most nostalgic and reflective of Evelyn Waugh's novels, Brideshead Revisited looks back to the golden age before the Second World War.
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Cold Comfort Farm
Cold Comfort Farm Stella Gibbons
Stella Gibbons' hilarious comic novel of rural life, in Penguin Black Classics.
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Dubliners
Dubliners James Joyce
A collection of fifteen stories, evoking the voices and lives that teem in Joyce's vision of his native city
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East Of Eden
East Of Eden John Steinbeck
'I believe that there is one story in the world, and only one . . . Humans are caught-in their lives, in their thoughts, in their hungers and ambitions, in their avarice and cruelty, and in their kindness and generosity too-in a net of good and evil . . . There is no other story.
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Embers
Embers Sandor Marai
Embers is a masterpiece - an unforgettable story of passion, fidelity, truth and deception.
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Heart of Darkness
Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad
VINTAGE VOYAGES: A world of journeys, from the tallest mountains to the depths of the mind
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Hornblower And The Hotspur
Hornblower And The Hotspur C. S. Forester
April 1803, and the Peace of Amiens is failing as Horatio Hornblower takes a three-master on a vital reconnaissance mission . . .
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Hound Of The Baskervilles
Hound Of The Baskervilles Arthur Conan Doyle
The beloved Sherlock Holmes novel published as an Essential for the first time.
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If Beale Street Could Talk
If Beale Street Could Talk James Baldwin
To this love story James Baldwin brings a spare and impassioned intensity, charging it with universal resonance and power.
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In The Country Of Men
In The Country Of Men Hisham Matar
Nine-year-old Suleiman is just an ordinary boy living in an ordinary house with ordinary parents. Or so he thinks. Then one day when his father is away on business - as he is regularly - Suleiman sees his father standing in the market square wearing sun glasses, and suddenly the safe ordered world he thought he knew is shattered.
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