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Hunchback Of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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Notes From A Bottle Found On The Beach At Carmel by Evan S. Connell (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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Mrs Bridge by Evan S. Connell (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Before Betty Friedan wrote The Feminine Mystique there was Mrs. Bridge, an inspired novel set in the years around World War II that testified to the sapping ennui of an unexamined suburban life.... read more


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Main Street by Sinclair Lewis (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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Hunger by Knut Hamsun (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. Originally published in 1890, this classic of modern literature follows an impoverished Norwegian writer through the streets of Christiania (now Olso) as he... read more


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To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee (More from this author). Added: In the last week

"When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow.... When enough years had gone by to enable us to look back on them, we sometimes discussed the events leading to... read more


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Girl With A Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The Dutch painter Vermeer has remained one of the great enigmas of 17th-century Dutch art. While little is known of his personal life, his extraordinary paintings of natural and domestic life, with... read more


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The Children Who Lived In A Barn by Eleanor Graham (More from this author). Added: In the last week

This 1938 novel became a children's literature classic when it was reissued as a Puffin paperback in 1955; but Persephone Books has published it for both adults and children to read. It shows five... read more


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Mrs Dalloway (Wordsworth Classics) by Virginia Woolf (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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All Passion Spent (VMC) by Vita Sackville-West (More from this author). Added: In the last week

In 1860, as a young girl of 17, Lady Slane nurtures a secret, burning ambition—to become an artist. She becomes, instead, the wife of a great statesman and the mother of 6 children. Seventy years... read more


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The Town In Bloom by Dodie Smith (More from this author). Added: In the last week

A determined young Lancashire girl arrives in London intent on a stage career - this tale from the author of I Capture the Castle is told with the candour and authenticity that derives from Dodie... read more


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Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake (More from this author). Added: In the last week

As the first novel opens, Titus, heir to Lord Sepulchrave, has just been born, he stands to inherit the miles of rambling stone and mortar that stand for Gormenghast Castle. Inside, all events are... read more


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The Grapes Of Wrath by John Steinbeck (More from this author). Added: In the last week

When The Grapes of Wrath was published in 1939, America, still recovering from the Great Depression, came face to face with itself in a startling, lyrical way. John Steinbeck gathered the country's... read more


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The Hobbit by Tolkien (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Poor Bilbo Baggins! An unassuming and rather plump hobbit (as most of these small, furry-footed people tend to be ), Baggins finds himself unwittingly drawn into adventure by a wizard named Gandalf... read more


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Swallows And Amazons by Arthur Ransome (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The first title in Arthur Ransome's classic series, originally published in 1930: for children, for grownups, for anyone captivated by the world of adventure and imagination. Swallows and Amazons... read more


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The Man In The High Castle (Penguin Modern Classics) by Philip K. Dick (More from this author). Added: In the last week

It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. the few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some 20 years... read more


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Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (More from this author). Added: In the last week

In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermino Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. ... read more


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The White Feather by P.g. Wodehouse (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, KBE (1881-1975) was a comic writer who has enjoyed enormous popular success for more than seventy years. Wodehouse's main canvas remained that of prewar English... read more


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The Origin Of Species By Means Of Natural Selection: Or The Preservation Of Favoured Races In The Struggle For Life (English Library) by Charles Darwin (More from this author). Added: In the last week

It's hard to talk about The Origin of Species without making statements that seem overwrought and fulsome. But it's true: this is indeed one of the most important and influential books ever written,... read more


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The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith (More from this author). Added: In the last week

One of the great crime novels of the 20th century, Patricia Highsmith's The Talented Mr. Ripley is a blend of the narrative subtlety of Henry James and the self- reflexive irony of Vladimir Nabokov.... read more