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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The Confidence-man (English, Paperback) Herman Melville

    Male, female, deft, fraudulent, constantly shifting: which of the `masquerade' of passengers on the Mississippi steamboat Fidèle is `the confidence man'? The central motif of Melville's last and most `modern' novel can be seen as a symbol of American cultural history.About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Sense and Sensibility (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. Meanwhile Elinor, always sensitive to social convention, is struggling to conceal her own romantic disappointment.

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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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    Romances (English, Hardback) William Shakespeare, Tony Tanner

    William Shakespeare’s last four plays carry us across space and time—from classical antiquity to Roman Britain to pagan Sicily to a remote island—and they move as well into a wilder geography of the imagination, one dominated by the wondrous and fantastical, and by reconciliation and renewal. Pericles, Cymbeline, The Winter’s Tale, and The Tempest are famously fraught with shipwrecks and...

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    Pride and Prejudice (English, Hardback) Jane Austen

    In early nineteenth-century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman, as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters.

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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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    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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    The American Mystery (English, Paperback) Tony Tanner

    A collection of essays by the late Tony Tanner on a wide range of key American authors.

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