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  • A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings
    A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings (English, Hardback) Charles Dickens

    Features "Christmas Carol" that had a significant influence upon our ideas about the Christmas spirit, and about the season as a time for celebration, charity, and memory.

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  • Les Miserables
    Les Miserables (English, Hardback) Victor Hugo

    A tale of injustice, heroism and love that follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict determined to put his criminal past behind him. It is not simply for himself that Valjean must stay free, however, for he has sworn to protect the baby daughter of Fantine (Anne Hathaway), driven to prostitution by poverty.

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  • Jane Eyre
    Jane Eyre (English, Hardback) Charlotte Bronte

    Orphaned into the household of her Aunt Reed at Gateshead, subject to the cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane Eyre nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity.

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  • Pride and Prejudice
    Pride and Prejudice (English, Hardback) Jane Austen

    When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him arrogant and conceited; he is indifferent to her good looks and lively mind. When she later discovers that Darcy has involved himself in the troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and her beloved sister Jane, she is determined to dislike him more.

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  • Anna Karenina
    Anna Karenina (English, Hardback) Leo Tolstoy

    Anna Karenina seems to have everything - beauty, wealth, popularity and an adored son. But she feels that her life is empty until the moment she encounters the impetuous officer Count Vronsky. Their subsequent affair scandalizes society and family alike and soon brings jealously and bitterness in its wake.

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  • The Iliad
    The Iliad (English, Hardback) Homer

    Centres on the critical events in the last year of the Trojan War, which lead to Achilleus' killing of Hektor and determine the fate of Troy. This book presents a universal and tragic view of the world, of human life lived under the shadow of suffering and death, set against a vast and largely unpitying divine background.

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  • Moby-Dick
    Moby-Dick (English, Hardback) Herman Melville

    Features Captain Ahab who is an eerily compelling madman who focuses his distilled hatred and suffering (and that of generations before him) into the pursuit of a creature as vast, dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself. This title is a haunting social commentary populated with some of the most enduring characters in literature.

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  • Frankenstein
    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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  • Sense and Sensibility
    Sense and Sensibility (English, Hardback) Jane Austen

    Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo.

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  • The Count of Monte Cristo
    The Count of Monte Cristo (English, Hardback) Alexandre Dumas

    Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantes is confined to grim fortress of the Chateau d'If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on Isle of Monte Cristo and becomes determined not only to escape but to unearth the treasure and use it to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration.

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  • The Sonnets and a Lover's Complaint
    The Sonnets and a Lover's Complaint (English, Hardback) William Shakespeare

    Part of the "Clothbound Classics" series, this title collects sonnets of Shakespeare's that deal with eternal subjects such as love and infidelity, memory and mortality, and the destruction wreaked by Time. It also includes the sonnet "A Lover's Complaint", in which a young woman is overheard lamenting her betrayal by a heartless seducer.

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  • Oliver Twist
    Oliver Twist (English, Hardback) Charles Dickens

    Tells the story of an orphan named Oliver, who runs away from the workhouse only to be taken in by a den of thieves.

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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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  • Great Expectations
    Great Expectations (English, Hardback) Charles Dickens

    Pip doesn't expect much from life... His sister makes it clear that her orphaned little brother is nothing but a burden on her. But suddenly things begin to change. Pip's narrow existence is blown apart when he finds an escaped criminal, is summoned to visit a mysterious old woman and meets the icy beauty Estella.

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  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (English, Hardback) Lewis Carroll, Sir John Tenniel

    In the magical world of Wonderland and the back-to-front Looking-Glass kingdom, order is turned upside-down: a baby turns into a pig; time is abandoned at a tea-party; and, a chaotic game of chess makes a 7-year-old a Queen.

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  • Middlemarch
    Middlemarch (English, Hardback) George Eliot

    George Eliot's most ambitious novel is a masterly evocation of diverse lives and changing fortunes in a provincial community. Peopling its landscape are Dorothea Brooke, a young idealist whose search for intellectual fulfillment leads her into a disastrous marriage to the pedantic scholar Casaubon.

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  • The Picture of Dorian Gray
    The Picture of Dorian Gray (English, Hardback) Oscar Wilde

    Enthralled by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray exchanges his soul for eternal youth and beauty. Influenced by his friend Lord Henry Wotton, he is drawn into a corrupt double life; indulging his desires in secret while remaining a gentleman in the eyes of polite society. Only his portrait bears the traces of his decadence.

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  • Wuthering Heights
    Wuthering Heights (English, Hardback) Emily Bronte

    As darkness falls, a man caught in a snowstorm is forced to shelter at the strange, grim house Wuthering Heights. It is a place he will never forget. There he will come to learn the story of Cathy: how she was forced to choose between her well-meaning husband and the dangerous man she had loved since she was young.

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  • Bleak House
    Bleak House (English, Hardback) Charles Dickens

    As the interminable case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce grinds its way through the Court of Chancery, it draws together a disparate group of people: Ada and Richard Clare, whose inheritance is gradually being devoured by legal costs; Esther Summerson, a ward of court, whose parentage is a source of deepening mystery; and, more.

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  • The Jungle Books
    The Jungle Books (English, Hardback) Rudyard Kipling

    Mowgli, the man-cub who is brought up by wolves in the jungles of Central India, is one of the greatest literary myths ever created. As he embarks on a series of thrilling escapades, Mowgli encounters such unforgettable creatures as Bagheera, the graceful black panther, and Shere Khan, the tiger with the blazing eyes.

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