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To Kill A Mockingbird
To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee
The bestselling, Pulitzer prize-winning classic.
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The Old Man and the Sea
The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway
'The best story Hemingway has written - No page of this beautiful master-work could have been done better or differently' Sunday Times.
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A Farewell to Arms: The Special Edition
A Farewell to Arms: The Special Edition Ernest Hemingway
A special edition of Hemingway's powerful autobiographical war classic, including the author's 1948 introduction, his early drafts, and all of the 47 alternative endings
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Islands in the Stream
Islands in the Stream Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway's last novel written before his death and his most autobiographical novel.
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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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The Mystery of Edwin Drood
The Mystery of Edwin Drood Charles Dickens
A major new two-part adaptation for BBC2 this Christmas, forming part of the BBC’s celebration of Dickens and the bicentenary of his birth in 2012.
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David Copperfield
David Copperfield Charles Dickens
This is the novel Dickens regarded as his 'favourite child' and is considered his most autobiographical. As David recounts his experiences from childhood to the discovery of his vocation as a successful novelist, Dickens draws openly and revealingly on his own life.
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Hard Times
Hard Times Charles Dickens
The Penguin English Library Edition of Hard Times by Charles Dickens
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Bleak House
Bleak House Charles Dickens
As the interminable case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce grinds its way through the Court of Chancery, it draws together a disparate group of people.
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Nicholas Nickleby
Nicholas Nickleby Charles Dickens
‘I love Dickens but I'm particularly fond of Nicholas Nickleby… It's one of those books I can just read and reread’ Nigel Havers
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Our Mutual Friend
Our Mutual Friend Charles Dickens
A sophisticated mystery, a love story and a tale of the corruptive power of wealth.
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The Old Curiosity Shop
The Old Curiosity Shop Charles Dickens
‘I bought it, read and loved it’ Derek Jacobi
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Barnaby Rudge
Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens
Dickens’s first historical novel is a thrilling tale of murder, treachery and forbidden love with rioting mob scenes to make your hair stand on end.
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Up At The Villa
Up At The Villa W. Somerset Maugham
'The modern writer who has influenced me the most' George Orwell
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More Far Eastern Tales
More Far Eastern Tales W. Somerset Maugham
Stunningly rejacketed as part of a major reinvention of this neglected 20th century master
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Across the River and into the Trees
Across the River and into the Trees Ernest Hemingway
A powerful, poignant story of the inability to capture lost youth, by the Nobel Prize-winning author of A Farewell to Arms.
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Dombey and Son
Dombey and Son Charles Dickens
A proud businessman is at the heart of this satire - Dombey and Son is funny, highly relevant and hugely enjoyable.
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The Pickwick Papers
The Pickwick Papers Charles Dickens
'His greatest success' George Orwell
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Weekend Wodehouse
Weekend Wodehouse P.G. Wodehouse
Introductory collection to the inimitable PG Wodehouse; 'The greatest comic writer ever' (Douglas Adams)
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The Essential Hemingway
The Essential Hemingway Ernest Hemingway
'Hemingway's style is a superb vehicle for revealing tenderness of feeling beneath descriptions of brutality' Guardian
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The Gormenghast Trilogy
The Gormenghast Trilogy Mervyn Peake
A master of the macabre and a traveller through the deeper and darker chasms of the imagination - The Times
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Gormenghast
Gormenghast Mervyn Peake
'The Gormenghast Trilogy is one of the most important works of the imagination to come out of [this] age' Anthony Burgess, Spectator
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