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  • The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
    The Little Prince (English, Paperback)

    On one level this work is the story of an airman's discovery of a small boy from another planet in the desert and his stories of intergalactic travel, and on the other hand it is a thought-provoking allegory of the human condition.

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  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
    A Christmas Carol (Paperback)

    Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly old skinflint. He hates everyone, especially children. But at Christmas three ghosts come to visit him, scare him into mending his ways, and he finds, as he celebrates with Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and their family, that geniality brings its own reward.

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  • Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
    Black Beauty (English, Hardback)

    Black Beauty is a perennial children's favourite, one which has never been out of print since its publication in 1877. It is a moralistic tale of the life of the horse related in the form of an autobiography, describing the world through the eyes of the creature. In taking this anthropomorphic approach, the author Anna Sewell broke new literary ground and her effective storytelling ability makes...

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  • The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
    The Little Prince (Paperback)

    On one level this work is the story of an airman's discovery of a small boy from another planet in the desert and his stories of intergalactic travel, and on the other hand it is a thought-provoking allegory of the human condition.

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  • Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
    Tao Te Ching (English, Paperback)

    Dating for around 300 BC, this is an early work of the Chinese school of philosophy called Taoism. It offers a complete view of the cosmos and how human beings should respond to it. It has mystical insight into the nature of things and forms a basis for a humane morality and political utopia.

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  • Capital by Karl Marx
    Capital (English, Paperback)

    Marx's critique of the capitalist system is rife with big themes: his theory of `surplus value', his discussion of the exploitation of the working class, and his forecast of class conflict on a grand scale.

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  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
    Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (English, Paperback)

    First published to critical acclaim in 1886, this mesmerising thriller is a terrifying study of the duality of man's nature. This volume also includes a collection of Stevenson's short stories

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  • A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four (English, Paperback)

    Bringing together Sherlock Holmes, the master of science detection, and John H Watson, the great detective's faithful chronicler, this novel not only establishes the magic of the Holmes myth but also provides the reader with a dramatic adventure yarn which ranges from the foggy, gas-lit streets of London to the burning plains of Utah.

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  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
    Frankenstein (English, Paperback)

    Frankenstein is a deeply disturbing story of a monstrous creation, which has terrified and chilled readers since its first publication in 1818.

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  • Human, All Too Human & Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
    Human, All Too Human & Beyond Good and Evil (English, Paperback)

    Human, All Too Human (1878) marks the point where Nietzsche abandons German romanticism for the French Enlightenment. The result is one of the cornerstones of his life's work. Beyond Good and Evil (1886) is a scathing and powerful critique of philosophy, religion and science.

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  • Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
    Tess of the d'Urbervilles (English, Paperback)

    A novel of hypocrisy and double standards. It tells of Tess Durbeyfield, the daughter of a poor and dissipated villager, who learns that she may be descended from the ancient family of d'Urbeville. In her search for respectability her fortunes fluctuate wildly, and the story assumes the proportions of a Greek tragedy.

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  • To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf
    To the Lighthouse (English, Paperback)

    Provides the author's own early experiences, and while it touches on childhood and children's perceptions and desires, it is most clear when exploring adult relationships, marriage and the changing class-structure in the period spanning the Great War.

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  • Ethics by Benedict de Spinoza
    Ethics (English, Paperback)

    First published in a posthumous edition of 1677, this work by Spinoza is a systematic attempt to work out the nature of God, the relation between mind and body, human psychology, and the best way to live.

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  • The Tempest by William Shakespeare
    The Tempest (English, Paperback)

    Prospero, long exiled from Italy with his daughter Miranda, seeks to use his magical powers to defeat his former enemies. Eventually, having proved merciful, he divests himself of that magic, his 'art', and prepares to return to the mainland.

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  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
    Macbeth (English, Paperback)

    Encompasses witchcraft, bloody murder, and ghostly apparitions. This work tells the tragedy of a good, brave and honourable man turned into the personification of evil by the workings of unreasonable ambition.

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  • The Complete Poems of John Keats by John Keats
    The Complete Poems of John Keats (English, Paperback)

    This collection comprises the works of John Keats, one of the greatest English poets and contemporary of Byron and Shelley. The collection includes "Endymion", "Lamia", "Isabella" and "Hyperion".

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  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
    The Secret Garden (Paperback)

    Mary Lennox was horrid, selfish and spoilt, and was sent to stay with her uncle in Yorkshire. She hated it. But when she finds the entrance to a secret garden a change overcomes her. With a local boy and her cousin the three children work magic in themselves and those around them.

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  • The Holy Qur'an by Abdullah Yusuf Ali
    The Holy Qur'an (English, Paperback)

    The Holy Qur'an is the Word of God whose truth was revealed to Muhammad by the Angel Gabriel. It is divided into 14 Suras or chapters, and was traditionally transmitted by word of mouth.

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  • A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud
    A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis (English, Paperback)

    Sigmund Freud's controversial ideas have penetrated Western culture more deeply than those of any other psychologist. But psychoanalysis was never just a method of treatment, rather a vision of the human condition which has continued to fascinate and provoke long after the death of its originator.

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  • The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall
    The Well of Loneliness (English, Paperback)

    The Well of Loneliness was banned for obscenity when published in 1928. It became an international bestseller, and for decades was the single most famous lesbian novel.

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