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Parade's End
Parade's End Ford Madox Ford
Ford's great masterpiece set in the First World War, now in Penguin Black Classics with an introduction by Julian Barnes.
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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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Great Expectations
Great Expectations Charles Dickens
The mysterious tale of an orphan who is made into a gentleman, with one of the best opening scenes you'll ever read!
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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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Tess Of The D'urbervilles
Tess Of The D'urbervilles Thomas Hardy
With its sensitive depiction of a wronged 'pure woman' and its powerful criticism of Victorian sexual hypocrisy, Tess of the D'Urbervilles shocked readers on publication. 
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