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The Penguin Book Of The British Short Story
The Penguin Book Of The British Short Story Various
This is the first anthology capacious enough to celebrate the full diversity and energy of its writers, subjects and tones. The most famous authors are here, and many others, including some magnificent stories never republished since their first appearance in magazines and periodicals. The Penguin Book of the British Short Story has a permanent authority, and will be reached for year in and year out.This volume takes the story from its origins with Defoe, Swift and Fielding to the 'golden age' of the fin de siècleand Edwardian period.
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The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers
The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers Various
A landmark collection documenting the social, political, and artistic lives of African American women throughout the tumultuous nineteenth century.
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The Outsider
The Outsider Albert Camus
Albert Camus' portrayal of a man confronting the absurdity of human life became a classic. Yet it is also a book filled with quiet joy in the physical world, and this new translation sensitively renders the subtleties and dreamlike atmosphere of The Outsider.
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The Count Of Monte Cristo
The Count Of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas
Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to the grim fortress of the Château d'If.
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The Three Musketeers
The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas
Rediscover Puffin Classics, bringing the best-loved stories to a new generation.
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The Essential Ginsberg
The Essential Ginsberg Allen Ginsberg
The Essential Ginsberg offers the most intimate view yet of this hugely influential writer and activist. From his early Beat verse and candidly sexual poems to the political song lyrics of his later years, this collection forms a highly personal record of the struggles and passions of a visionary master.
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The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall
The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall Anne Bronte
Anne Brontë's powerful novel is an exploration of a woman's struggle for creative freedom and domestic independence, and disturbed many readers on first publication, including her own sister Charlotte.
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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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The Steppe and Other Stories, 1887-91
The Steppe and Other Stories, 1887-91 Anton Chekhov
A collection of eight of Chekhov's finest early stories.
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The Old Wives' Tale
The Old Wives' Tale Arnold Bennett
A long-neglected twentieth century masterpiece about the lives of two sisters, spanning seventy years of the nineteenth century from Northern England to Paris
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