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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 SERIES - Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. 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 Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell
    The Alexandria Quartet (English, Paperback) Lawrence Durrell

    Darley attempts to reconcile himself to the end of his affair with the dark, passionate Justine Hosnani - setting alight a beguiling exploration of sexual and political intrigue that the author himself described as 'an investigation of modern love'.

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  • The Lonely Londoners by Sam Selvon
    The Lonely Londoners (English, Paperback) Sam Selvon

    At Waterloo Station, hopeful new arrivals from the West Indies step off the boat train, ready to start afresh in 1950s London. There, homesick Moses Aloetta, who has already lived in the city for years, meets Henry 'Sir Galahad' Oliver and shows him the ropes.

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  • Aesop's Illustrated Fables (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) by Aesop
    Aesop's Illustrated Fables (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) (English, Leather / fine binding) Aesop

    A leather bound edition from the popular series. It features a satin-ribbon bookmark, decorative stained edging and marbled endpapers.

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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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  • Jules Verne (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) by Jules Verne
    Jules Verne (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) (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 Art of War by Sun Tzu
    The Art of War (English, Paperback) Sun Tzu

    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.

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  • And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
    And Then There Were None (English, Paperback) Agatha Christie

    Agatha Christie's world-famous mystery thriller, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.

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

    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.

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  • Ayn Rand / Atlas Shrugged / the Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand / Atlas Shrugged / the Fountainhead (English, Paperback) Ayn Rand

    Two Ayn Rand classics?Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead?together for the first time....

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

    When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless elite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control.

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  • The Sign of Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    The Sign of Four (English, Paperback) Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    A dense yellow miasma swirls in the streets of London as Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson accompany a beautiful young woman to a sinister assignation. For Mary Marston has received several large pearls - one a year for the last six years - and now a mystery letter telling her she is a wronged woman.

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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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  • 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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  • Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) by The Brothers Grimm
    Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) (English, Leather / fine binding) The Brothers Grimm, Arthur Rackham

    Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales collects more than two hundred tales set down by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in the early decades of the nineteenth century, among them some of the best-loved and most famous fairy tales in all literature. This edition features ten rarely seen "Children's Legends" and the full-colour artwork of Arthur Rackham.

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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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  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    The Great Gatsby (English, Hardback) F. Scott Fitzgerald

    For Jay Gatsby - young, handsome, fabulously rich - always seems alone in the crowd, watching and waiting, though no one knows what for. Beneath the shimmering surface of his life he is hiding a secret: a silent longing for the one thing that will always be out of his reach. And soon this destructive obsession will force his world to unravel.

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  • King Lear by William Shakespeare
    King Lear (English, Paperback) William Shakespeare

    Love and hate, loyalty and treachery, cruelty and self-sacrifice: all these contend in a tempestuous drama which has become an enduring classic of the world's literature.

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  • The Arabian Nights (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) by Sir Richard Francis Burton
    The Arabian Nights (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) (Leather / fine binding) Sir Richard Francis Burton

    This collection features more than twenty stories, in the classic translation of Sir Richard Burton, published between 1884 and 1886, and full-colour illustrations by Renata Fucikova and Jindra Capek. Among them are some of the best-known legends of eastern storytelling, including the "Sinbad the Sailor" and "Aladdin and His Magic Lamp" .

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