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

    Obsessed with the idea of creating life itself, Victor Frankenstein plunders graveyards for the material with which to fashion a new being, shocking his creation to life with electricity. But this botched creature, rejected by its creator and denied human companionship, sets out to destroy Frankenstein and all that he holds dear.

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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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  • 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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  • The Prose Edda by Snorri Sturluson
    The Prose Edda (English, Paperback) Snorri Sturluson, Jesse L. Byock

    One of the great storybooks of the middle ages: a master storyteller from the thirteenth century recounts classic tales of Icelandic mythology along with a lesson to young poets on the importance of learning, respecting, and continuing traditional Icelandic poetic styles.

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  • Selected Poems: Donne by John Donne
    Selected Poems: Donne (English, Paperback) John Donne

    From joyful poems such as "The Flea", which transforms the image of a louse into the intimate and intense Holy Sonnets, the author breathed vigour into poetry by drawing lucid and often startling metaphors from the world in which he lived.

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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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  • 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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  • The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories by Jay Rubin
    The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories (English, Hardback) Jay Rubin

    A major new collection of Japanese short stories, many appearing in English for the first time, with an introduction by Haruki Murakami...

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  • Frankenstein: The 1818 Text by Mary Shelley
    Frankenstein: The 1818 Text (English, Paperback) Mary Shelley

    For the bicentennial of its first publication, Mary Shelley's original 1818 text, introduced by National Book Critics Circle award-winner Charlotte Gordon. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read...

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  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
    Wuthering Heights (English, Paperback) Emily Bronte

    Intense relationship between the gypsy foundling Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw; and how Catherine, forced to choose between passionate, tortured Heathcliff and gentle, well-bred Edgar Linton, surrendered to the expectations of her class.

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

    When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, he makes horrifying discoveries in his client's castle. Soon afterwards, disturbing incidents unfold in England: a ship runs aground on the shores of Whitby, its crew vanished; and the lunatic Renfield raves about the imminent arrival of his 'master'.

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  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bront
    Jane Eyre (English, Paperback) Charlotte Bront

    Tells the story of orphaned Jane Eyre, who grows up in the home of her heartless aunt, enduring loneliness and cruelty. This troubled childhood strengthens Jane's natural independence and spirit - which prove necessary when she finds employment as a governess to the young ward of Byronic, brooding Mr Rochester.

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  • Capital by Karl Marx
    Capital (Multiple languages, Paperback) Karl Marx

    Presents a critique of private property and the social relations it generates. This book argues that capitalism would create an ever-increasing division in wealth and welfare, predicting its abolition and replacement by a system with common ownership of the means of production.

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  • Selected Poems: Keats by John Keats
    Selected Poems: Keats (English, Paperback) John Keats

    Over the course of his short life, John Keats (1795-1821) honed a raw talent into a brilliant poetic maturity. This selection of Keats' poetry contains youthful verse, such as his earliest known poem "Imitation of Spenser"; and poems from his celebrated collection of 1820 - including "Lamia", "Isabella", "Hyperion" and "La Belle Dame sans Merci".

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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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  • Billy Budd, Bartleby, and Other Stories by Herman Melville
    Billy Budd, Bartleby, and Other Stories (English, Paperback) Herman Melville

    A new, definitive edition of Herman Melville's virtuosic short stories?American classics wrought with scorching fury, grim humor, and profound beauty...

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  • The Complete Poems by Emily Bronte
    The Complete Poems (English, Paperback) Emily Bronte

    The poems of Emily Jane Bronte are passionate and powerful works that convey the vitality of the human spirit and of the natural world. This book contains poems attributed to her that describe the mythic country of Gondal and its citizens that she imagined with Anne, and remain the only surviving record of their joint creation.

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  • Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
    Madame Bovary (English, Hardback) Gustave Flaubert

    Emma Bovary is beautiful and bored, trapped in her marriage to a mediocre doctor and stifled by the banality of provincial life. An ardent reader of sentimental novels, she longs for passion and seeks escape in fantasies of high romance, in voracious spending and, eventually, in adultery. But even her affairs bring her disappointment and devastating consequences. Flaubert's erotically charged and...

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  • Letters from a Stoic by Lucius Annaeus Seneca
    Letters from a Stoic (English, Hardback) Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    Selected from the Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, this title presents a set of 'essays in disguise' from one of the insightful philosophers of the Silver Age of Roman literature.

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