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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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April Fool's Day: Popular Penguins
April Fool's Day: Popular Penguins Bryce Courtenay
Damon Courtenay died on the morning of April Fool's Day. In this tribute to his son, Bryce Courtenay lays bare the suffering behind this young man's life.
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The Secret History: Popular Penguins
The Secret History: Popular Penguins Donna Tartt
Donna Tartt's The Secret History is the original American campus novel. When Richard Papen joins an elite group of clever misfits at his New England college, it seems he can finally become the person he wants to be.
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The Well: Popular Penguins
The Well: Popular Penguins Elizabeth Jolley
A twentieth-century Australian classic, The Well is a haunting and wryly humorous tale of memory, desire and loneliness.
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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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Nineteen Eighty-Four: Popular Penguins
Nineteen Eighty-Four: Popular Penguins George Orwell
In the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to appease the needs of the Party.
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