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The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
The great American novel, now in Penguin Black Classics.
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Mark Twain
This edition features a new introduction by noted Mark Twain scholar R. Kent Rasmussen that situates the novel for a contemporary audience.
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Adam Bede
Adam Bede George Eliot
A tale of rural tragedy and redemption, George Eliot's first novel
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Just So Stories
Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling
A beautiful Puffin Deluxe hardback classics edition
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Frankenstein
Frankenstein Mary Shelley
A beautiful hardback edition of Mary Shelley's Gothic horror classic, Frankenstein, to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the book's publication
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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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New Grub Street
New Grub Street George Gissing
George Gissing's best-known novel shows us the literary underbelly of Victorian England, and the writers striving to forge their reputations in 'the street of no shame'.
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The Old Wives' Tale
The Old Wives' Tale Arnold Bennett
A long-neglected twentieth century masterpiece about the lives of two sisters, spanning seventy years of the nineteenth century from Northern England to Paris
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Anna of the Five Towns
Anna of the Five Towns Arnold Bennett
A young woman used to life under the strict rule of her tyrannical father finds herself on the brink of a new existence
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Treasure Island
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson
A beautiful Puffin Classics hardback inspired by the V&A Museum's collection of the work of William Morris.
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Tender is the Night
Tender is the Night F. Scott Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald's great tragedy set on the French Riviera, now in Penguin Black Classics.
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Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
The 300th anniversary of one of the most famous adventures of all time.
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Can You Forgive Her?
Can You Forgive Her? Anthony Trollope
With sympathy and care, Trollope observes the romances of two controversial heroines in the first of his Palliser novels
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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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Madame Bovary
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
Emma Bovary is beautiful and bored, trapped in her marriage to a mediocre doctor and stifled by the banality of provincial life. An ardent reader of sentimental novels, she longs for passion and seeks escape in fantasies of high romance, in voracious spending and, eventually, in adultery.
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A Study In Scarlet
A Study In Scarlet Arthur Conan Doyle
The very first of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries, A Study in Scarlet reveals the early days of Holmes and Watson's friendship, and exactly how the former doctor became involved in a life of crime-solving.
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