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The Three Musketeers
The Three Musketeers Alexandre Dumas
‘God’s teeth!’ Unfailingly exciting and a complete joy to read, this new translation of The Three Musketeers is published to coincide with the lavish BBC adaptation to be aired this month.
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War And Peace
War And Peace Leo Tolstoy
In War and Peace (1868-9), Tolstoy entwines grand themes - conflict and love, birth and death, free will and fate - with unforgettable scenes of nineteenth-century Russia, to create a magnificent epic of human life in all its imperfection and grandeur.
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A Modern Detective
A Modern Detective Edgar Allan Poe
In these two stories gentleman sleuth C. Auguste Dupin, the first fictional detective, investigates the death of a young girl and the grisly murders in the Rue Morgue.
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The Penguin Book of Gaslight Crime: Con Artists, Burglars, Rogues, and Scoundrels from the Time of Sherlock Holmes
The Penguin Book of Gaslight Crime: Con Artists, Burglars, Rogues, and Scoundrels from the Time of Sherlock Holmes Michael Sims
Edited by award-winning author and editor Michael Sims, The Penguin Book of Gaslight Crime presents, for the first time, the best crime fiction from the gaslight era gathered in a single volume.
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Wide Sargasso Sea
Wide Sargasso Sea Jean Rhys
Jean Rhys's late masterpiece Wide Sargasso Sea was inspired by Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, and is set in the lush, beguiling landscape of Jamaica in the 1830s.
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The Woman In White
The Woman In White Wilkie Collins
The Woman in White famously opens with Walter Hartright's eerie encounter on a moonlit London road.
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Les Miserables Film tie-in
Les Miserables Film tie-in Victor Hugo
He was no longer Jean Valjean, but No. 24601. Jean Valjean, an escaped convict, is determined to put his criminal past behind him. But his attempt to become a . . .
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Moby-Dick
Moby-Dick Herman Melville
Captain Ahab is an eerily compelling madman who focuses his distilled hatred and suffering (and that of generations before him) into the pursuit of a creature as vast, dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself.
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Orlando
Orlando Virginia Woolf
A playful mock 'biography' of a chameleonic historical figure, written for Virginia Woolf's intimate friend Vita Sackville-West.
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