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  • THE AWAKENING
    CHOPIN, KATE
    The Awakening is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle between her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century American South. It is one of the earliest A...
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  • THE GREY PARROT AND OTHER STORIES
    JACOBS E.P
    W.W. Jacobs delighted in finding unlikely humour in everyday situations and observations, and these tales succeed in raising a laugh from the most mundane of scenarios. In 'The Grey Parrot', a sailor buys a parrot for his wife, whom he suspects isn't faithful in his absence, hoping that the bird will inadvertently repeat anything untoward it hears. Unfortunately for him, the pa...
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  • THE GARDEN PARTY AND SELECTED SHORT STORIES
    MANSFIELD, KATHERINE
    u003cpu003eWhen her wealthy family prepares to host a lavish summer party, the young, hitherto sheltered Laura Sheridan suddenly feels a kinship with the staff and the helpers hired to set up the venue for the festivities. As she learns of the death of one of their working-class neighbours, this burgeoning sense of class consciousness is heightened by a realization of her own m...
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  • THE HOUSE IN THE TREE
    PITZORNO, BIANCA
    All children dream of having a secret house where they can live on their own, far from any rules and regulations. But not all of them are as lucky as Aglaia, who lives at the top of a magical tree together with her friend Bianca and an incredible host of flying dogs, talking cats, carnivorous flowers and children who speak in verse.Inventively illustrated by Quentin Blake, Agla...
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  • THE STORY OF A SNAIL WHO DISCOVERED THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING SLOW
    SEPÚLVEDA, LUIS
    Rebelde the snail can't stop asking his fellow molluscs awkward questions, starting with: why are we so slow? When he is finally banished from the snail community because of this, he is forced to travel the world alone. As he explores in his slow snail-like way, Rebelde makes new friends and goes on plenty of adventures, gaining wisdom from every new encounter. But when he find...
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  • THE STORY OF A SEAGULL AND THE CAT WHO TAUGHT HER TO FLY
    SEPÚLVEDA, LUIS
    A Cat, A Seagull, An Impossible Task ... Caught up in an oil spill, a dying seagull scrambles ashore to lay her final egg and lands on a balcony, where she meets Zorba, a big black cat from the port of Hamburg. The cat promises the seagull to look after the egg, not to eat the chick once it's hatched and - most difficult of all - to teach the baby gull to fly. Will Zorba and hi...
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  • GABRIEL-ERNEST AND OTHER TALES
    SAKI
    The local landowner Van Cheele experiences an unnerving encounter with a youth sunning himself near a pond, and starts to wonder if there is any connection between this wild-looking boy and the recent disappearances of poultry, hares, lambs and, more alarmingly, an infant child in the area. To his astonishment, he discovers the next day that his aunt has decided to take the boy...
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  • FIVE CHILDREN AND IT
    NESBIT, EDITH
    When Cyril, Anthea, Robert, Jane and their baby brother start exploring a gravel pit not far from their new countryside home, they make an unexpected and very curious discovery. The gravel pit is home to a Psammead, a sand fairy. This ugly creature has eyes like a snail, ears like a bat and the body of a spider, and is very grumpy indeed. He grants the children one wish every d...
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  • TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
    LAMB, CHARLES / LAMB, MARY
    In 1807, Charles Lamb and his sister Mary wrote a collection of stories retelling twenty of Shakespeare’s plays for children. While making sure that the pieces were accessible for a younger audience, they took care to stay faithful to the language and vocabulary of the Bard as much as possible.Ranging from the high drama of Romeo and Juliet to the delightful fancy of A Midsumme...
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  • GONE WITH THE WIND
    MITCHELL, MARGARET
    The pampered daughter of a wealthy Georgian plantation owner of Irish descent, sixteen-year-old Scarlett O'Hara soon realizes that young men can't resist her charms, despite her forthright manners and her refusal to embrace her mother's ladylike ways. Her romantic intrigues lead her to an early marriage, but when the war between the Union and the Southern States breaks out and ...
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  • 1984 NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR
    ORWELL, GEORGE
    Ravaged by years of war and civil conflict, Britain has changed its name to Airstrip One and become part of Oceania - one of the three totalitarian blocks dominating the world - ruled by a mysterious leader called Big Brother who keeps the population in thrall through strict surveillance and brutal police repression. In a society where the individual is suppressed and turned in...
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  • ANIMAL FARM
    ORWELL, GEORGE
    It's just an ordinary farm - until the animals revolt. They get rid of the irresponsible farmer. The other animals are sure that life is improving, but as systems are replaced and half-truths are retold, a new hierarchy emerges. Orwell's tale of propaganda, power and greed has never felt more pertinent. ...
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  • TALES FROM RUSSIAN FOLKLORE: NEW TRANSLATION
    AFANASYEV, ALEXANDER
    Presented in a brand new translation, this most comprehensive collection of classic Russian tales will enchant readers for their raw beauty and constant ability to surprise and excite.Towards the middle of the nineteenth century, following the example of the Brothers Grimm in Germany, Alexander Afanasyev embarked on the ambitious task of sifting through the huge repository of t...
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  • THE STORY OF A NOBODY
    CHEKHOV, ANTON
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  • THE ADVENTURES OF PIPÌ THE PINK MONKEY
    COLLODI, CARLO
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  • THE PROPHET
    GIBRAN, KHALIL
    A special and deluxe illustrated hardcover edition of the inspirational, million-copy bestselling classic. The perfect gift for anyone journeying and questioning on the road of life. Few books can be described as universal. And yet, The Prophetu003c/iu003e, by Lebanese-American author Kahlil Gibran, can only be described as that. Originally published in 1923, u003ciu003eThe Pro...
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  • FINNEGANS WAKE
    JOYCE, JAMES
    In Finnegans Wake, which ostensibly describes a single night through the consciousness of a Dublin publican, James Joyce took his approach to literary modernism into new territories of experimentation and stream-of-consciousness, eschewing conventional syntax and punctuation and writing in a language of neologisms, puns and portmanteaux. While the result is puzzling and avant-g...
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  • THE LITTLE WOMAN
    ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY
    The four March sisters – Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth – live in financial hardship in New England with their mother, while their father has been drafted to fight in the Civil War. As the four come of age and their distinct personalities develop, destiny has contrasting fortunes in store for them – in the form of marriage, career, European travel or fatal illness – but the bonds holdin...
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  • ULYSSES: ANNOTATED EDITION
    JOYCE, JAMES
    u003cpu003eControversial, scandalous, erudite and funny, u003ciu003eUlysses u003c/iu003eis undisputedly a landmark of twentieth-century modernism. It charts one day – 16th June 1904 – in the lives of three inhabitants of Dublin: the advertising salesman Leopold Bloom, the artist Stephen Dedalus and Bloom's wife Molly. Their peregrinations, thoughts and encounters form the basis...
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  • A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN
    WOOLF, VIRGINIA
    Based on lectures given at Cambridge colleges and first published by the Hogarth Press in 1929, A Room of One's Own is an extended essay about the predicament of female writers and a stirring call for autonomy and recognition. As well as settling scores with reactionary critics and laying the foundations of a history of women's literature, the text is also a triumph of imaginat...
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  • THE WAVES
    WOOLF, VIRGINIA
    Through a series of connected monologues, The Waves tells the story of six very different friends -- Bernard, Louis, Neville, Jinny, Susan and Rhoda -- as they progress from childhood to middle age. Interspersed with evocative descriptions of the seaside at different times of day, the poignant personal histories coalesce into a poetic tapestry of human experience. A commercial ...
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  • SELFISH GIANT THE
    WILDE, OSCAR
    When the Selfish Giant decides to build a wall around his garden to prevent the children from playing in it, it becomes barren and stuck in perpetual winter. It takes a wonderful event and the heart of a young boy for him to realize the error of his ways.A classic tale for children, ‘The Selfish Giant’ is presented here with all of Oscar Wilde’s other fairy stories – ‘The Happy...
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  • TENDER IS THE NIGHT
    FITZGERALD, FRANCIS SCOTT
    While holidaying at a villa on the French Riviera, Dick and Nicole Diver, a wealthy American couple, meet the young film star Rosemary Hoyt. Her arrival causes a stir in their social circle and exposes the cracks in their fragile marriage. As their relationship unravels, glimpses of their troubled past emerge, and a series of disturbing events unfolds. Peopled by an unforgettab...
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  • A TALE OF TWO CITIES
    DICKENS, CHARLES
    Against the backdrop of growing discontent in Paris, Doctor Manette is released from the Bastille after eighteen years of unjust imprisonment and begins a new life in England with his devoted daughter Lucie. There, the gifted but dissolute lawyer Sydney Carton and the exiled French nobleman Charles Darnay find their lives increasingly intertwined with those of the Manettes. Yet...
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  • TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
    WOOLF, VIRGINIA
    When Mrs Ramsay tells her guests at her summer house on the Isle of Skye that they will be able to visit the nearby lighthouse the following day, little does she know that this trip will only be completed ten years later by her husband, and that a gulf of war, grief and loss will have opened in the meantime. As each character tries to readjust their memories and emotions with t...
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  • PERSUASION
    AUSTEN, JANE
    Originally published in December 1817, ‘Persuasion’ is a classic novel about a second chance at love by Jane Austen, an English novelist known mainly for her six prominent novels, which interpret, critique, and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century.Anne Elliot has unwavering integrity. Born to a landed family, she’s observant and clever. When Ann...
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  • TALES OF HORROR
    POE, EDGAR ALLAN
    u003cpu003eA murderer is forced to reveal his crime by the sound of a beating heart, a mysterious figure wreaks havoc among a party of noblemen during the time of the plague, a grieving lover awakens to find himself clutching a box of his beloved blood-stained teeth, a man is obsessed with the fear of being buried alive – these are only some of the memorable characters and stor...
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  • CASTLE OF INSIDE OUT, THE
    WILSON, DAVID HENRY
    Lorina, a young schoolgirl, is led by a black rabbit through a wood to a magical land. There she finds a a race of green people, who are all overworked, starving and subjected to the toxic fumes billowing out of a nearby castle. She decides to gain access to the castle on behalf of the poor green people, and within its walls she meets the “insiders”, selfish creatures who hoard...
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  • SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
    AUSTEN, JANE
    Sense and Sensibilityu003c/iu003e is the story of the two Dashwood sisters, who embody the conflict between the oppressive nature of "civilized" society and the human desire for romantic passion. Elinor is cautious and unassuming about sentimental matters, while Marianne is wild and passionate, falling hopelessly in love with Mr. Willoughby. But the lessons in life and romance ...
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  • AFTER-SUPPER GHOST STORIES
    JEROME, JEROME K.
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