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  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding
    Lord of the Flies (English, Paperback) William Golding

    A plane crashes on an uninhabited island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued.

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  • Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
    Crime and Punishment (English, Paperback) Fyodor Dostoevsky

    Will I really slip in sticky, warm blood, force the lock, steal, tremble, hide, all soaked in blood... axe in hand?... Lord, will I really? This is the translation of author's 'psychological record of a crime' which gives his dark masterpiece of murder and pursuit a renewed vitality, expressing its jagged and fevered atmosphere.

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  • The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
    The Handmaid's Tale (English, Paperback) Margaret Atwood

    NOW A SMASH-HIT CHANNEL 4 TV SERIESThe Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function: to breed. If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs.

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  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu
    The Art of War (English, Paperback) Sun Tzu

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  • Jules Verne (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Omnibus Edition) by Jules Verne
    Jules Verne (Barnes & Noble Collectible Classics: Omnibus Edition) (English, Leather / fine binding) Jules Verne

    Collecting "Five Weeks in a Balloon", "Around the World in Eighty Days", "A Journey to the Center of the Earth", "From the Earth to the Moon", "Round the Moon", "Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" and "The Mysterious Island", this title offers a compilation of seven of Jules Verne's Voyages.

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  • The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
    The Bell Jar (English, Paperback) Sylvia Plath

    I was supposed to be having the time of my life. When Esther Greenwood wins an internship on a New York fashion magazine in 1953, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer.

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  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
    Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (English, Paperback) Robert Louis Stevenson

    First published to critical acclaim in 1886, this mesmerising thriller is a terrifying study of the duality of man's nature. This volume also includes a collection of Stevenson's short stories

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  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
    Macbeth (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Encompasses witchcraft, bloody murder, and ghostly apparitions. This work tells the tragedy of a good, brave and honourable man turned into the personification of evil by the workings of unreasonable ambition.

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  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
    Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (English, Paperback) Robert Louis Stevenson

    A story of respectable Dr Jekyll's strange association with 'damnable young man' Edward Hyde; the hunt through fog-bound London for a killer; and the final revelation of Hyde's true identity is a exploration of humanity's basest capacity for evil.

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  • Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell
    Nineteen Eighty-four (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening, and awakens to new possibilities.

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  • Picnic At Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay
    Picnic At Hanging Rock (Paperback) Joan Lindsay

    NOW A MAJOR BBC TV SERIES - STARRING NATALIE DORMERIt was a cloudless summer day in the year nineteen hundred. After lunch, a group of three of the girls climbed into the blaze of the afternoon sun, pressing on through the scrub into the shadows of Hanging Rock.

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  • The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
    The Catcher in the Rye (English, Paperback) J. D. Salinger

    Holden, knowing he is to be expelled from school, decides to leave early. He spends three days in New York City and tells the story of what he did and suffered there.

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  • The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
    The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (English, Paperback) Robert Louis Stevenson

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  • The Tempest by William Shakespeare
    The Tempest (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Prospero, long exiled from Italy with his daughter Miranda, seeks to use his magical powers to defeat his former enemies. Eventually, having proved merciful, he divests himself of that magic, his 'art', and prepares to return to the mainland.

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  • The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft by H. P. Lovecraft
    The Complete Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft (English, Hardback) H. P. Lovecraft

    The Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft collects the author's novel, four novellas, and fifty-three short stories. Written between the years 1917 and 1935, this collection features Lovecraft's trademark fantastical creatures and supernatural thrills, as well as many horrific and cautionary science-fiction themes, that have influenced some of today's important writers and filmmakers, including...

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  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
    A Christmas Carol (English, Paperback) Charles Dickens

    Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly old skinflint. He hates everyone, especially children. But at Christmas three ghosts come to visit him, scare him into mending his ways, and he finds, as he celebrates with Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and their family, that geniality brings its own reward.

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  • The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
    The Prince (English, Paperback) Niccolo Machiavelli

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  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
    Fahrenheit 451 (English, Paperback) Ray Bradbury

    The hauntingly prophetic classic novel set in a not-too-distant future where books are burned by a special task force of firemen.

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  • Animal Farm by George Orwell
    Animal Farm (English, Paperback) George Orwell

    Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organised to benefit all who walk on four legs.

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  • Kafka On The Shore by Haruki Murakami
    Kafka On The Shore (English, Paperback) Haruki Murakami

    Kafka on the Shore follows the fortunes of two remarkable characters. The aging Nakata, tracker of lost cats, who never recovered from a bizarre childhood affliction, finds his pleasantly simplified life suddenly turned upside down. There is a savage killing, but the identity of both victim and killer is a riddle.

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