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  • Frankenstein
    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
    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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  • The Illustrated Dracula
    The Illustrated 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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  • The Prince
    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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  • Selected Poems: 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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  • Selected Poems: 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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  • Orkneyinga Saga
    Orkneyinga Saga (English, Paperback) Hermann Palsson

    This is the story of the Orkneymen of Norwegian extraction who established an Earldom of Norway in the Northern Scottish Isles a thousand years ago, and whose descendants held sway over the Hebrides and Northern Mainland of Scotland for several centuries.

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  • Shahnameh
    Shahnameh (English, Paperback) Abolqasem Ferdowsi

    The definitive translation by Dick Davis of the great national epic of Iran?now newly revised and expanded to be the most complete English-language edition...

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  • Treasure Island
    Treasure Island (English, Hardback) Robert Louis Stevenson

    A tale told by an adventurous boy, Jim Hawkins, who gets hold of a treasure map and sets off with an adult crew in search of the buried treasure. Among the crew, however, is the treacherous Long John Silver who is determined to keep the treasure for himself.

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  • On Suicide
    On Suicide (English, Paperback) Emile Durkheim

    Traditionally, suicide was thought to be a matter of purely individual despair, but Durkheim recognized that the phenomenon had a social dimension. He believed that if anything can explain how individuals relate to society, then it is suicide. This work was the result of his research.

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  • The Will to Power
    The Will to Power (English, Paperback) Friedrich Nietzsche

    New to Penguin Classics, The Will to Power contains some of Nietzsche's most fascinating and combative writings on nihilism, metaphysics and the future of Europe....

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  • Candide, or Optimism
    Candide, or Optimism (English, Paperback) Voltaire

    When his love for the Baron's daughter is discovered, Candide is cast out to make his own way in the world. And so he and his companions begin a breathless tour of Europe, South America and Asia, as an outrageous series of disasters befall them earthquakes, syphilis, a brush with the Inquisition, and murder, testing the young hero's optimism.

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  • Kokoro
    Kokoro (English, Paperback) Natsume Soseki

    Deals with the friendship between a young man and an enigmatic elder whom he calls Sensei.

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  • Dracula
    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
    Jane Eyre (English, Paperback) Charlotte Bronte

    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
    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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  • Arabian Sands
    Arabian Sands (English, Paperback) Wilfred Thesiger

    Wilfred Thesiger was born in Addis Ababa and educated at Eton and Oxford. In the spirit of TE Lawrence, Thesiger spent five years exploring the deserts of Arabia. This book narrates his stories, including two crossings of the Empty Quarter, among peoples who had never seen a European and considered it their duty to kill Christian infidels.

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  • Little Women
    Little Women (English, Hardback) Louisa Alcott

    Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - four 'little women' enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England.

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  • English Romantic Verse
    English Romantic Verse (English, Paperback) David Wright

    Covers English Romantic poetry from its beginnings and its flowering to the first signs of its decadence. This title features poets and their poems in order of composition, beginning with eighteenth-century precursors such as Gray, Cowper, Burns and Chatterton.

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  • Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness
    Ibn Fadlan and the Land of Darkness (English, Paperback) Ibn Fadlan

    Between the ninth and fourteenth centuries, Arab travellers such as Ibn Fadlan journeyed widely and frequently into the far north, crossing territories that now include Russia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. This title offers an illuminating insight into the world of the Arab geographers, and the medieval lands of the far north.

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