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  • Dream Story
    Dream Story (English, Paperback) Arthur Schnitzler

    A novella that tells how through a simple sexual admission a husband and wife ware driven apart into rival worlds of erotic revenge.

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  • Hedda Gabler
    Hedda Gabler (English, Paperback) Henrik Ibsen

    Hedda is an intelligent and ambitious woman, trapped in the stifling environment of a bourgeois 19th-century marriage. When writer Eilert Loevborg, an old flame returns to Hedda's life with a masterpiece that might threaten her husband's career, Hedda decides to take drastic and fatal action.

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  • A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books
    A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books (English, Paperback) Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

    A Christmas Carol has gripped the public imagination since it was first published in 1843, and it is now as much a part of Christmas as mistletoe or plum pudding. This edition reprints the story alongside Dickens's four other Christmas Books: The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, and The Haunted Man.

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  • North and South
    North and South (English, Paperback) Elizabeth Gaskell

    Mary Gaskell's North and South examines the nature of social authority and obedience and provides an insightful description of the role of middle class women in nineteenth century society. Through the story of Margaret Hale, a southerner who moves to the northern industrial town of Milton, Gaskell skillfully explores issues of class and gender, as Margaret's sympathy for the town mill workers...

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  • The Cambridge Companion to 'Dracula'
    The Cambridge Companion to 'Dracula' (English, Paperback) Roger Luckhurst

    A new collection of essays that offers exciting new critical approaches to the most famous vampire in literature and film.

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  • Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings
    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings (English, Paperback) Thomas De Quincey

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Suspiria de Profundis, and 'The English Mail-Coach' are De Quincey's finest essays in autobiography, published here with three appendices containing a wealth of related manuscript material and a comprehensive introduction and notes.

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  • Hard Times
    Hard Times (English, Paperback) Charles Dickens

    A scathing portrait of Victorian industrial society and its misapplied utilitarian philosophy, "Hard Times" is a daring novel of ideas--and ultimately a celebration of love, hope, and limitless possibilities of the imagination. Revised reissue.

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  • Dostoevsky
    Dostoevsky (Paperback) Dr. Rowan Williams

    There is an unresolved tension in Dostoevsky's novels - a tension between believing and not believing in the existence of God. This book enables us to consider the nature of God in the 21st Century through the lens of Dostoevsky's novels.

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  • The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and Other Stories
    The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Jack London

    Of all Jack London's fictions none have been so popular as his dog stories. In addition to The Call of the Wild, the epic tale of a Californian dog's adventures during the Klondike gold rush, this edition includes White Fang, and five famous short stories - 'Batard', 'Moon-Face', 'Brown Wolf', 'That Spot', and 'To Build a Fire'.

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  • Nicholas Nickleby
    Nicholas Nickleby (English, Paperback) Charles Dickens, Hablot K. Browne, (Phiz)

    When Nicholas Nickleby is left penniless after his father's death, he appeals to his wealthy uncle to help him find work and to protect his mother and sister. But Ralph Nickleby proves both hard-hearted and unscrupulous, and Nicholas finds himself forced to make his own way in the world.

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  • The Poems
    The Poems (Hardback) W. B. Yeats

    A leader of the twentieth-century Irish nationalist movement, who eventually became one of the Free States's senators, William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) is also the greatest poet that nation has yet produced.

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  • Teenage Writings
    Teenage Writings (English, Paperback) Jane Austen

    The young Jane Austen was a precocious reader, devouring pulp fiction and classic literature, both of which she soon began to imitate and parody. Three volumes of her vivacious teenage writing survive. Devices and themes which appear subtly in her later fiction run riot here: drunkenness, brawling, sexual misdemeanour, theft, and even murder.

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  • Thomas Hardy: The Complete Poems
    Thomas Hardy: The Complete Poems (English, Paperback) T. Hardy

    The Complete Poems , edited by James Gibson, includes all of Hardy's prolific output of more than nine hundred poems, complemented by a detailed notes section.

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  • Emily Dickinson's Poems
    Emily Dickinson's Poems (English, Hardback) Emily Dickinson

    Cristanne Miller's major edition of Dickinson's poems presents the 1,100 poems the poet retained during her lifetime, in the form she retained them. Dickinson took pains to copy these poems onto folded sheets in fair hand, arguably to preserve them for posterity. Included are Dickinson's alternate phrases and the editor's notes and Introduction.

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  • John Keats
    John Keats (English, Hardback) John Keats

    In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past.

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  • The Last Chronicle of Barset
    The Last Chronicle of Barset (English, Paperback) Anthony Trollope

    The Reverend Josiah Crawley faces ruin and disgrace when he is accused of stealing a cheque. Crawley's predicament divides the community between those who seek to help, and those who, like Mrs Proudie, are convinced of his guilt. The last volume in the Barsetshire series, The Last Chronicle is a moving conclusion for its many familiar characters.

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  • Selected Poems of Christina Rossetti
    Selected Poems of Christina Rossetti (English, Paperback) Christina G. Rossetti

    This work comprises a collection of the poetic works of 19th century poet Christina Rossetti. Rossetti's inner life dominates her poetry, exploring the themes of loss and unattainable hope across subjects ranging from love to the divine.

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  • The Belly of Paris
    The Belly of Paris (English, Paperback) Emile Zola

    Florent Quenu returns to Paris after being unjustly imprisoned and finds the city utterly changed. The great new food market, Les Halles, has been built, and food dominates the political and social life of the capital. The third in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series, The Belly of Paris appears in a vibrant new translation.

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  • A Literature Of Their Own
    A Literature Of Their Own (Paperback) Elaine Showalter

    * Revised and expanded edition with a new introduction and postscript, published to coincide with Elaine Showalter's new hardback, A JURY OF HER PEERS

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  • Oscar's Ghost
    Oscar's Ghost (English, Hardback) Laura Lee

    The dramatic story of the legal and emotional battle that raged between two of Oscar Wilde's closest friends - both former lovers - following the playwright's death

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