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Scoop: Popular Penguins
Scoop: Popular Penguins Evelyn Waugh
One of Waugh's most exuberant comedies, Scoop is a brilliantly irreverent satire of Fleet Street and its hectic pursuit of hot news.
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Vile Bodies: Popular Penguins
Vile Bodies: Popular Penguins Evelyn Waugh
In the years following the First World War a new generation emerges, wistful and vulnerable beneath the glitter. The Bright Young Things of twenties Mayfair, with their paradoxical mix of innocence and sophistication, exercise their hedonistic whims and vile bodies in every kind of capricious escapade. In a quest for treasure, a favourite party occupation, a vivid assortment of characters hunt fast and furiously for ever greater sensations and the fulfilment of unconscious desires.
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The Prince: Popular Penguins
The Prince: Popular Penguins Niccolo Machiavelli
As a diplomat in turbulent fifteenth-century Florence, Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) knew how quickly political fortunes could rise and fall.
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Boy: Popular Penguins
Boy: Popular Penguins Roald Dahl
Boy is the story of Roald Dahl's very own boyhood, including tales of sweet-shops and chocolate, mean old ladies and a Great Mouse Plot – the inspiration for some of his most marvellous storybooks in years to come.
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A Spy In The House Of Love: Popular Penguins
A Spy In The House Of Love: Popular Penguins Anais Nin
In A Spy in the House of Love, Anais Nin's vision of feminine sexuality is expressed with a ferocious dramatic force.
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