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Nineteen Eighty Four
Nineteen Eighty Four George Orwell
Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party.
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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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A Streetcar Named Desire
A Streetcar Named Desire Tennessee Williams
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire is the tale of a catastrophic confrontation between fantasy and reality, embodied in the characters of Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski. This Penguin Modern Classics edition includes an introduction by Arthur Miller.
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A Room of One's Own
A Room of One's Own Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf's landmark feminist polemic, in a new Black Classics edition.
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The Origins Of Totalitarianism: PMC
The Origins Of Totalitarianism: PMC Hannah Arendt
Arendt's definitive work on totalitarianism, a surprise bestseller in 2017.
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Amerika
Amerika Franz Kafka
A lyrical translation of Kafka's first novel - a menacing allegory of modern life.
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As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning Laurie Lee
As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning is a beautiful and moving follow-up to Laurie Lee's acclaimed Cider with Rosie
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A Moment of War
A Moment of War Laurie Lee
A Moment of War is the powerful final book in the acclaimed trilogy that began with Cider with Rosie.
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This Side Of Paradise
This Side Of Paradise F Scott Fitzgerald
Increasingly disillusioned by the rejection slips that studded the walls of his room and his on/off engagement to Zelda Sayre, Fitzgerald began his third revision of the novel that was to become This Side of Paradise.
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Seeing Things As They Are
Seeing Things As They Are George Orwell
Whether discussing Polish immigration or Scottish independence, railing against racism, defending the English language or holding an imaginary conversation with Jonathan Swift, these pieces reveal a clear-eyed, entertaining and eternally relevant chronicler of his age.
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Wait Till I'm Dead
Wait Till I'm Dead Allen Ginsberg
Spanning his entire career, from an early political satire in 1942 to his final thoughts on mortality in 1996, Wait Till I'm Dead forms an alternative autobiography of Ginsberg and is the major contribution to his life's work.
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The Prophet
The Prophet Kahlil Gibran
A stunning new hardcover edition--linen with copper stamping-of one of the world's most beloved and popular spiritual classics, featuring a new foreword by Rupi Kaur, the multimillion-copy, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Milk and Honey and The Sun and Her Flowers.
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On Photography
On Photography Susan Sontag
Susan Sontag's groundbreaking critique of photography asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form.
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Down and Out in Paris and London
Down and Out in Paris and London George Orwell
Volume 1 of The Complete Works of George Orwell
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Selected Poems
Selected Poems William Butler Yeats
W.B. Yeats's Selected Poems is edited with an introduction and notes by Timothy Webb in Penguin Modern Classics.
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On the Road
On the Road Jack Kerouac
The novel that inspired a generation, now in A-format.
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Death Of A Salesman
Death Of A Salesman Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller's extraordinary masterpiece, Death of a Salesman changed the course of modern theatre, and has lost none of its power as an examination of American life.
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Wide Sargasso Sea
Wide Sargasso Sea Jean Rhys
Jean Rhys's late masterpiece Wide Sargasso Sea was inspired by Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, and is set in the lush, beguiling landscape of Jamaica in the 1830s.
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