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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank
The definitive edition of Anne Frank's diary, now in Penguin Black Classics.
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The Iliad
The Iliad Homer Homer, Homer
With compassion and humanity, he presents a universal and tragic view of the world, of human life lived under the shadow of suffering and death, set against a vast and largely unpitying divine background.
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Crime And Punishment
Crime And Punishment Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Dostoevsky
This new translation of Dostoyevsky's 'psychological record of a crime' gives his dark masterpiece of murder and pursuit a renewed vitality, expressing its jagged, staccato urgency and fevered atmosphere as never before.
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Crime and Punishment
Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Back by popular demand, the original Clothbound Classics edition of Dostoyevsky's masterpiece.
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Letters From A Stoic
Letters From A Stoic Seneca
Seeing self-possession as the key to an existence lived 'in accordance with nature', the Stoic philosophy called for the restraint of animal instincts and the importance of upright ethical ideals and virtuous living.
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The Art Of War
The Art Of War Sun Tzu, Tzu Sun
Offering essential advice on battlefield tactics, managing others and employing cunning, discipline and deception to outwit your opponent, Sun-tzu's The Art of War has provided leaders with the ultimate guide to survival and success for more than two thousand years, whether in battle or in business.
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The Brothers Karamazov
The Brothers Karamazov Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Fyodor Dostoyevsky's powerful meditation on faith, meaning and morality, The Brothers Karamazov is translated with an introduction and notes by David McDuff in Penguin Classics.
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Nonsense
Nonsense Edward Lear
Exuberant and ingenious, Lear's best-loved poems tell of jumblies, quangle wangles and luminous noses.
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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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Flush
Flush Virginia Woolf
A gorgeous Vintage Classics edition of Virginia Woolf's lively, witty and insightful 'biography' of the cocker spaniel Flush, loyal companion to nineteenth century poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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The Sandman
The Sandman E. T. A. Hoffmann, E.T.A. Hoffmann
Stealer of children's eyes, the sinister Sandman is one of the most famous creations from the dark gothic imagination of German Romantic E. T. A. Hoffmann.
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A Terrible Beauty Is Born
A Terrible Beauty Is Born William Butler Yeats, W. B. Yeats
By turns joyful and despairing, some of the twentieth century's greatest verse on fleeting youth, fervent hopes and futile sacrifice.
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Typhoon
Typhoon Joseph Conrad
The crew aboard a ramshackle steamer faces a treacherous storm in this gripping tale, inspired by Conrad's own time at sea.
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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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The Withered Arm
The Withered Arm Thomas Hardy
A jealous lover's curse and an ingenious party trick feature in these two suspenseful stories set in Hardy's imaginary Wessex.
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Green Tea
Green Tea Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Sheridan Le Fanu
From the pioneer of horror fiction, this tale of a clergyman tormented by a demonic creature is one of the greatest Victorian ghost stories.
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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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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 Stolen White Elephant
The Stolen White Elephant Mark Twain
From the father of American literature, four sparkling comic tales of extraordinary animals and parables subverted.
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