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  • 12 Years a Slave
    12 Years a Slave (English, Paperback) Solomon Northup

    The astonishing memoir of a free man who was sold into slavery in Louisiana where he was kept for 12 years?a powerful, riveting condemnation of slavery, and a story soon to be introduced to a new audience through a major film...

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  • The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness
    The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness (English, Paperback) Cecil B. Hartley

    From advice on how to treat ladies, how to behave at a party, and rules for traveling abroad, this handy 19th-century guidebook will provide entertaining nuggets of wisdom...

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  • Premature Burial
    Premature Burial (English, Hardback) Walter Hadwen, William Tebb $17.68
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  • The Blue Castle
    The Blue Castle (English, Paperback) L. M. Montgomery

    A timeless, heartwarming classic from the author of Anne of Green Gables, this delightful and witty romance will sweep readers away...

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  • Alphabet House
    Alphabet House (Paperback) Jussi Adler-Olsen

    A gripping psychological war thriller from the bestselling author of the "Department Q" series. Never before published in English, this is the Dane's first novel, from 1997. The disguise of 2 English pilots shot down behind enemy lines in WW2 Germany proves too convincing.

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  • Wakolda
    Wakolda (English, Paperback) Lucia Puenzo

    Now a major motion picture, this is a story of obsession, loyalty, and control as one man with dark intentions charms his way into the lives of an innocent, unsuspecting family, based on the true exile of Nazi doctor Josef Mengele to South AmericaPatagonia, 1960. José is on the run. Having fled from his homeland of Germany, he has come to South America to continue his work as a doctor seeking to...

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  • Carmilla
    Carmilla (English, Paperback) J. Sheridan Le Fanu

    Predating Bram Stoker' Dracula, Carmilla is the ultimate gothic vampire tale?stylish, menacing, sensual, and spellbinding...

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  • The Wreck of the Titan
    The Wreck of the Titan (English, Paperback) Morgan Robertson

    Once seen as a prediction of the sinking of the Titanic, this novella was written 14 years before that ill-fated event of 1912now, on the centenary anniversary of theTitanic's sinking, the striking similarities can be examined again in this new editionJohn Rowland, a disgraced former Royal Navy lieutenant, has taken employment as a lowly deck hand aboard the largest ship ever to have sailed,...

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  • The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman
    The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman (English, Paperback) Denis Theriault

    As an escape from the mundanity of his life, a postal carrier secretly reads the contents of other people's mail and becomes swept up in the relationship of a couple who communicates via poetry.

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  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
    The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (English, Paperback) L. F. Baum

    "The road to the City of Emeralds is paved with yellow brick," said the Witch, "so you cannot miss it. When you get to Oz do not be afraid of him, but tell your story and ask him to help you."...

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  • Europe in the Looking Glass
    Europe in the Looking Glass (English, Paperback) Robert Byron

    Three rich young Englishmen cross pre-World War II Europe in an old car with a mixture of laugh-out-loud humor and perceptive commentary on art and architecture Turning a corner we suddenly found ourselves sliding down a precipice, tilted so far forward that it was necessary to hold ourselves back with our hands pressed against the dashboard, as half a dozen Apennine valleys beckoned invitingly...

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  • The Canterville Ghost
    The Canterville Ghost (English, Paperback) Oscar Wilde

    Oscar Wilde's spooky tale of a genteel English ghost clashing with a brash American family is endearing, hilarious, and perfect reading for all ages...

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  • How to Live on 24 Hours a Day
    How to Live on 24 Hours a Day (English, Paperback) Arnold Bennett

    Originally published in 1910, this guide offers down-to-earth, practical advice about how to make the most of your day and how to strike the work-life balance?an issue still at the forefront of modern society's concerns...

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  • The Chimes
    The Chimes (English, Paperback) Charles Dickens

    A follow-up to A Christmas Carol, this is the story of a poor ticket porter whose outlook is changed from despair to hope by the spirits of the chimes on New Year's Eve...

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  • Vera
    Vera (English, Paperback) Elizabeth von Arnim

    A foreboding and darkly comic period thriller considered the inspiration for du Maurier'sRebecca, Vera is a deftly plotted masterpiece woven with intrigue...

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  • The Wrong Box
    The Wrong Box (English, Paperback) Robert Louis Stevenson

    A masterpiece of farcical comedy by the author of Treasure Island sees two brothers about to inherit a fortune, if only one pesky relative would adhere to the rules...

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  • The Mad Toy
    The Mad Toy (English, Paperback) Roberto Arlt

    The first novel by one of the greatest writers of Latin American literature is a semiautobiographical story reflecting the energy and chaos of early 20th-century Buenos Aires...

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  • The Great Meadow
    The Great Meadow (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Madox Roberts

    First published in 1930 and shortlisted for the Pulitzer, the winner of Hesperus' "Uncover a Classic" competition is a long-neglected American classic, a romantic saga of young love on the Kentucky trail in colonial America...

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  • The Nutcracker
    The Nutcracker (English, Paperback) E. T. A. Hoffmann

    The story that inspired the Tchaikovsky ballet is a magical tale of one little girl's decent into a dream-like world where the diabolical Mouse King rules...

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  • The Candy Cookbook
    The Candy Cookbook (English, Paperback) Alice Bradley

    Discover a delicious array of recipes in this classic 1917 cookbook, the first ever to contain recipes for cooking with chocolateThis is a groundbreaking work first published in 1917 that features a variety of mouth-watering recipes for fudge, meringues, marshmallows, fondants, cakes, macaroons, and all kinds of other sweets. Reprinted in a beautiful edition, with brand new striking illustrations,...

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