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    The Great Gatsby (English, Hardback) F. Scott Fitzgerald

    For Jay Gatsby - young, handsome, fabulously rich - always seems alone in the crowd, watching and waiting, though no one knows what for. Beneath the shimmering surface of his life he is hiding a secret: a silent longing for the one thing that will always be out of his reach. And soon this destructive obsession will force his world to unravel.

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    The Great Gatsby (English, Paperback) F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Young, handsome and fabulously rich, Jay Gatsby is the bright star of the Jazz Age, but as writer Nick Carraway is drawn into the decadent orbit of his Long Island mansion, where the party never seems to end, he finds himself faced by the mystery of Gatsby's origins and desires.

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    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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    Pride and Prejudice (English, Paperback) Jane Austen, Anne Rees Jones

    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 sister Jane, she is determined to dislike him more than ever.

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    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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    Sense and Sensibility (English, Paperback) 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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    Mansfield Park (English, Paperback) Jane Austen

    Taken from the poverty of her parents' home, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and with her cousin Edmund as her sole ally. During her uncle's absence, the Crawford's arrive in the neighbourhood bringing with them the glamour of London life and a reckless taste for flirtation.

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    Victory: Victory: An Island Tale (English, Hardback) Joseph Conrad

    3et in the Malay Archipelago, where the author spent much of his youth as an officer in the British Merchant Navy, this book is a sombre yet brilliant study of good and evil in his mature manner.

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    Prefaces to Shakespeare (English, Paperback) Tony Tanner

    In the final ten years of his life, the author tackled the largest project any critic in English can take on - writing a preface to each of Shakespeare's plays. This title collects these prefaces. It introduces some of the most significant scholarship on Shakespeare to show the reader how certain critics frame large issues in a useful way.

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    Nostromo (Hardback) Joseph Conrad

    A novel, in which Charles Gould returns to South America determined to make a success of the inheritance left to him by his father, the San Tome mine. But his dreams are thwarted as the country is plunged into revolution.

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    Moby Dick (English, Paperback) Herman Melville

    This classic story of high adventure, manic obsession and metaphysical speculation was Melville's masterpiece. This edition includes passages from Melville's correspondence with Nathaniel Hawthorne, in which the two discuss the philosophical depths of the novel's plot and imagery.About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of...

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    The Tragedies: v. 2 (Hardback) William Shakespeare

    This volume contains "Romeo and Juliet", "Julius Caesar", "Antony and Cleopatra", "Coriolanus", "Troilus and Cressida" and "Titus Andronicus". Professor Tony Tanner examines Shakespeare's evolution as a tragedian while also providing discussions of the individual plays.

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    The Comedies: v.2 (Hardback) William Shakespeare

    Contains Shakespeare's later Comedies - The Merchant of Venice, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Much Ado About Nothing, As you Like it, Twelfth Night, All's Well That Ends Well and Measure for Measure.

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    Romances (English, Hardback) William Shakespeare

    Containing Shakespeare's four Last Plays - The Tempest, Pericles, The Winter's Tale and Cymbeline, this single-column text of the plays features Signet footnotes, is supplemented with bibliographies, and a detailed chronology of Shakespear's life and times.

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  • Venice Desired (English, Hardback) Tony Tanner

    If there is one city that might be said to embody both reason and desire, it would surely be Venice: a thousand-year triumph of rational legislation, aesthetic and sensual self-expression, and self-creation—powerful, lovely, serene. Unique in so many ways, Venice is also unique in its relation to writing. London has Dickens, Paris has Balzac, Saint Petersburg has Dostoevsky, Dublin has Joyce, but...

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    The Oxford Book of Sea Stories (English, Paperback) Tony Tanner

    There is no literature without a departure, a setting forth; and very often that has meant leaving the land for the more uncertain world of the sea. Many great writers have written about life at sea - this collection presents some of their more neglected works.

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  • Jane
    Jane Austen (English, Hardback) Tony Tanner

    This classic text addresses the issues that occupy Austen's most perceptive critics and offers a stimulating analysis of the author's novels. This reissued edition features a new Preface by leading scholar Marilyn Gaull, who examines Tanner's background and places the original work in context, and an explanatory Note on the Text by John Wiltshire

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    Jane Austen (English, Paperback) Tony Tanner

    This classic text addresses the issues that occupy Austen's most perceptive critics and offers a stimulating analysis of the author's novels. This reissued edition features a new Preface by leading scholar Marilyn Gaull, who examines Tanner's background and places the original work in context, and an explanatory Note on the Text by John Wiltshire

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    Jane Austen (English, Paperback) Tony Tanner

    Tanner guides us through Austen's novels from relatively sunny early works to the darker, more pessimisticPersuasion and fragmentary Sanditon--a journey that takes her from acceptance of a society maintained by landed property, family, money, and strict propriety through an insistence on the need for authentication of these values to a final skepticism and even rejection. In showing her progress from a parochial optimism to an ability to encompass her whole society, Tanner renews our sense of Jane Austen as one of the great novelists, confirming both her local and abiding relevance.

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    Prefaces to Shakespeare (English, Hardback) Tony Tanner

    A comprehensive introduction to Shakespeare. It offers coverage ranging from big-picture issues such as the implications of shifts in Elizabethan culture to close readings of Shakespeare's deployment of complex words in his plays.

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