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The Suffragettes
The Suffragettes Various
This is the story of the women who changed the world, told through speeches, pamphlets, posters, newspaper articles and letters.
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The Queen Of Spades
The Queen Of Spades Alexander Pushkin
One of the Russian master's most popular and chilling stories tells of a young card player whose obsession with winning becomes a terrible curse.
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Anecdotes Of The Cynics
Anecdotes Of The Cynics Anon
What makes us happy? For over 800 years the Cynic philosophers of ancient Greece and Rome argued that the answer lay in a simple, self-sufficient life.
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The Rule Of Benedict
The Rule Of Benedict Anon
How do you create a community? How can we work together? How do we stay true to our ideals? For almost fifteen centuries this extraordinary book has provided guidance.
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The Yellow Book
The Yellow Book Anon
Stylish fin-de-siècle stories, poems and illustrations from the notorious magazine The Yellow Book, which scandalized the Victorians with its avant-garde decadence.
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A Nervous Breakdown
A Nervous Breakdown Anton Chekhov
From the supreme artist of the short story, three disturbing tales of supernatural hallucinations, hysterical obsession and moral decay.
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Oroonoko
Oroonoko Aphra Behn
Written by spy, traveller and pioneering female writer Aphra Benn, this story of an African prince sold into slavery is considered one of the earliest English novels.
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Frogs
Frogs Aristophanes Aristophanes, Aristophanes
This riotous play from ancient Greece's greatest comic dramatist blends fancy dress, earthy slapstick and political debate.
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Lot No. 249 Arthur Conan Doyle
From the master of the detective story and creator of Sherlock Holmes, the first ever tale to feature a supernatural Egyptian mummy.
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To Be Read At Dusk
To Be Read At Dusk Charles Dickens
Three chilling ghost stories tell of deadly premonitions, dreams intercepted and spectres bearing silent warnings.
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Stancliffe's Hotel
Stancliffe's Hotel Charlotte Bronte
These witty, racy vignettes set in Charlotte Brontë's imaginary kingdom of Angria feature rakish dandies, high-society courtesans and the dashing hero Zamorna.
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