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Night
Night Elie Wiesel, Marion Wiesel
Describing in simple terms the tragic murder of a people from a survivor's perspective, Night is among the most personal, intimate and poignant of all accounts of the Holocaust. A compelling consideration of the darkest side of human nature and the enduring power of hope, it remains one of the most important works of the twentieth century.
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The Book Of Tea
The Book Of Tea Kakuzo Okakura
This 1906 guide to the beauty of the tea ceremony is both a paean to the art of simplicity, and a wry critique of the West's view of Japan.
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The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow And Other Stories
The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow And Other Stories Washington Irving
With an introduction by Irving expert Elizabeth L. Bradley, this new edition of Irving's greatest work demonstrates how inextricably his tales are woven into the fabric of American culture and celebrates his enduring contributions to the dream life of a nation.
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Our Game
Our Game John le Carre
Set in a fragmented, uncertain post-Soviet world, le Carré's brutal story of falsehoods and betrayal shows men playing dangerous games beyond their control.
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The Penguin Book Of English Song
The Penguin Book Of English Song Richard Stokes
An anthology of some of the greatest poetry in the English language.
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Hannibal
Hannibal Livy
One of Rome's greatest historians recounts the military genius Hannibal crossing the Alps with twenty-one elephants and winning the famed Battle of the Trebbia.
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The Travels
The Travels Marco Polo
Evoking a remote and long-vanished world with colour and immediacy, Marco's book revolutionized western ideas about the then unknown east and is still one of the greatest travel accounts of all time.
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The State And Revolution
The State And Revolution Vladimir Lenin
This translation by acclaimed historian Robert Service is faithful to the style of Lenin's original work, while his introduction discusses the writing and publication of The State and Revolutionand the many interpretations of it since. This edition also contains a glossary.
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Leviathan
Leviathan Thomas Hobbes
This new Penguin Classics edition has a fully revised text and a major new introduction by Christopher Brooke.
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The Bounty Mutiny
The Bounty Mutiny William Bligh, Edward Christian, Bligh William, Christian Edward
The names William Bligh, Fletcher Christian, and the Bounty have excited the popular imagination for more than two hundred years. The story of this famous mutiny has many beginnings and many endings but they all intersect on an April morning in 1789 near the island known today as Tonga.
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The Conquest Of New Spain
The Conquest Of New Spain Bernal Diaz, Bernal Diaz del Castillo
Vivid, powerful and absorbing, this is a first-person account of one of the most startling military episodes in history: the overthrow of Montezuma's doomed Aztec Empire by the ruthless Hernan Cortes and his band of adventurers.
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