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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    Meditations (English, Paperback) Marcus Aurelius

    A series of reflections, strongly influenced by Epictetus, which represent a Stoic outlook on life. It offers a range of fascinating spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe.

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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    Meditations (English, Hardback) Marcus Aurelius

    Offers a range of spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. This book covers diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods and emotions.

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  • Either/Or by Soren Kierkegaard
    Either/Or (English, Paperback) Soren Kierkegaard

    Published in 1843, this is one of the earliest of Kierkegaard's major works. The author plays devil's advocate putting forward two opposing points of view challenging the reader to question the different alternatives. This book is written to provoke philosophical debate.

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  • The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh by Vincent van Gogh
    The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh (English, Paperback) Vincent van Gogh

    A selection of Vincent Van Gough's letters, based on an entirely fresh translation, revealing his religious struggles, his fascination with the French Revolution, his search for love and his involvement in humanitarian causes.

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  • The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories by Jhumpa Lahiri
    The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories (English, Hardback) Jhumpa Lahiri

    A landmark collection of stories--nearly half appearing in English for the first time--selected and introduced by Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri, who now lives in Italy and reads exclusively in Italian...

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  • The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki by Jesse L. Byock
    The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki (English, Paperback) Jesse L. Byock

    Drawing on a rich oral tradition, this work describes both the tangled, often treacherous relations within three generations of the royal family and the exploits of Hrolf's famous champions.

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  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
    Frankenstein (English, Hardback) Mary Shelley

    Obsessed by creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material to fashion a new being, which he shocks into life by electricity. But his botched creature, rejected by Frankenstein and denied human companionship, sets out to destroy his maker and all that he holds dear.

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  • Roots of Yoga by James Mallinson
    Roots of Yoga (English, Paperback) James Mallinson, Mark Singleton

    The first single, reliable collection of primary material from the source traditions of yoga...

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  • Revelations of Divine Love by Julian of Norwich
    Revelations of Divine Love (English, Paperback) Julian of Norwich

    Contains both the short text, which is mainly an account of the 'showings' themselves and Julian's initial interpretation of their meaning, and the long text, completed some twenty years later, which moves from vision to a daringly speculative theology.

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  • Discourses and Selected Writings by Epictetus
    Discourses and Selected Writings (English, Paperback) Epictetus

    Epictetus, a Greek stoic and freed slave, ran a thriving philosophy school in Nicropolis in the early second century AD. Together with the "Enchiridion", a manual of his main ideas, this book argues that happiness lies in learning to perceive exactly what is in our power to change and what is not.

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  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
    Dracula (English, Hardback) Bram Stoker, Ang Lee

    When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula with the purchase of a London house, he makes a series of horrific discoveries about his client. Soon afterwards, various incidents unfold in England: an apparently unmanned ship is wrecked off the coast of Whitby; and, a young woman discovers strange puncture marks on her neck.

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  • Letters from a Stoic by Robin Campbell
    Letters from a Stoic (Multiple languages, Paperback) Seneca

    A philosophy that saw self-possession as the key to an existence lived "in accordance with nature", Stoicism called for restraint of animal instincts and severing of emotional ties. Seneca's contribution to a seemingly unsympathetic creed was to transform it into an inspiring declaration of the dignity of the individual mind.

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  • The Complete Poems by William Blake
    The Complete Poems (English, Paperback) William Blake

    One of the great English Romantic poets, William Blake (1757-1827) was an artist, poet, mystic and visionary. Throughout his life Blake drew on a rich heritage of philosophy, religion and myth, to create a poetic worlds illuminated by his spiritual and revolutionary beliefs that have fascinated, intrigued and enchanted readers for generations.

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  • Alfred the Great by Asser
    Alfred the Great (English, Paperback) Asser

    This comprehensive collection includes Asser's Life of Alfred, extracts from The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, and Alfred's own writings, laws, and will....

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  • Selected Writings by Meister Eckhart
    Selected Writings (English, Paperback) Meister Eckhart

    Composed during a critical time in the evolution of European intellectual life, the works of Meister Eckhart, a selection of which are presented in this volume, are some of the most powerful medieval attempts at synthesizing ancient Greek thought and the Christian faith.

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  • The Conquest of Bread by Peter Kropotkin
    The Conquest of Bread (English, Paperback) Peter Kropotkin

    Focuses on the beliefs which surged around the world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and which have a renewed relevance and poignancy. This book shows how modern society is organized with the brutal, narrow few clinging onto their wealth and privileges at the expense of the many.

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  • The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English (7th Edition) by Geza Vermes
    The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English (7th Edition) (English, Paperback) Geza Vermes

    Discovered on the northwest shore of the Dead Sea in the decade after the Second World War, the Dead Sea Scrolls are a historical and religious record of immense significance, altering our understanding of Jewish and early Christian history. This book transforms our understanding of the Hebrew Bible, early Judaism and the origins of Christianity.

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

    A selection of Rossetti's poems that includes an introduction, a chronology of Rossetti's life and works, and explanatory notes.

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  • On the Genealogy of Morals by Friedrich Nietzsche
    On the Genealogy of Morals (English, Paperback) Friedrich Nietzsche

    Features three essays that offer insights into Nietzsche's theories of morality and human psychology.

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  • The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
    The Prince (English, Hardback) Niccolo Machiavelli, Tim Parks

    How can a leader be strong and decisive, yet still inspire loyalty in his followers? When is it necessary to break the rules? Is it better to be feared than loved? Examining regimes and their rulers the world over and throughout history, from Roman Emperors to renaissance Popes, the author answers all these questions.

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