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Slaughter House Five by Kurt Vonnegut (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

It took Vonnegut more than 20 years to put his Dresden experiences into words. He explained, "there is nothing intelligent to say about a massacre. Everybody is supposed to be dead, to never say... read more


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David Golder by Irène Némirovsky (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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Hard Times (English Library) by Charles Dickens (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Hard Times- For These Times. is a novel by Charles Dickens, first published in 1854. The book is a state-of-the-nation novel, which aimed to highlight the social and economic pressures that some... read more


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Emma (Penguin Popular Classics) by Jane Austen (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Of all Jane Austen's heroines, Emma Woodhouse is the most flawed, the most infuriating, and, in the end, the most endearing. Pride and Prejudice's Lizzie Bennet has more wit and sparkle; Catherine... read more


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Revolutionary Road (Vintage Classics) by Richard Yates (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Originally published in 1961 to great critical acclaim, Richard Yates's Revolutionary Road subsequently fell into obscurity in the UK, only to be rediscovered in a new edition published in 2001. Its... read more


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The Outsider (Penguin Modern Classics) by Albert Camus (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Meursault leads an apparently unremarkable bachelor life in Algiers until he commits a random act of violence. His lack of emotion and failure to show remorse only serve to increase his guilt in the... read more


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The Wind In The Willows by Kenneth Grahame (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Mole, Water Rat, Badger, and of course, Toad of Toad Hall: these characters have captivated children ever since the early 20th century, when Kenneth Grahame wrote his gentle and humorous tale. Kids... read more


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Book For Postage by Me (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Castle Rackrent (Wordsworth Classics) by Maria Edgeworth (More from this author). Added: In the last week

With her satire on Anglo-Irish landlords in Castle Rackrent (1800), Maria Edgeworth pioneered the regional novel and inspired Sir Walter Scott's Waverley (1814). Politically risky, stylistically... read more


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Shadows Of Glory by William Woodruff (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Woodruff's novel is about the fortunes of an Oxford University rowing eight, leading up to and during the Second World War. 1938: the Arnold College crew are a varied bunch, united only by the love... read more


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Beyond Nab End: The Sequel To The Road To Nab End by William Woodruff (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The second volume of Woodruff’s memoirs starts with his arrival in the EastEnd of London in the early 1930s. He finds lodgings with a Cockney family inStratford, where he shares a single bed (head to... read more


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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (More from this author). Added: In the last week

It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . .Set during World... read more


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Breakfast At Tiffany's by Truman Capote (More from this author). Added: In the last week

With her tousled blond hair and upturned nose, dark glasses and chic black dresses, Holly Golightly is top notch in style and a sensation wherever she goes. Her brownstone apartment vibrates with... read more


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A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess (More from this author). Added: In the last week

A vicious fifteen-year-old droog is the central character of this 1963 classic. In Anthony Burgess's nightmare vision of the future, where the criminals take over after dark, the story is told by... read more


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The Withered Arm And Other Wessex Tales (New Windmills) by Mr Thomas Hardy (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Cider With Rosie (Vintage Crucial Classics) by Laurie Lee (More from this author). Added: In the last week

At all times wonderfully evocative and poignant, Cider With Rosie is a charming memoir of Laurie Lee's childhood in a remote Cotswold village, a world that is tangibly real and yet reminiscent of a... read more


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A Russian Affair (Penguin Great Loves) by Anton Chekhov (More from this author). Added: In the last week

When Gurov sees the lady with the little dog on a windswept promenade, he knows he must have her. But she is different from his other flings - he cannot forget her ...Chekhov's stories are of lost... read more


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Heart Of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The finest of all Conrad's tales, Heart of Darkness is set in an atmosphere of mystery and menace, and tells of Marlow's perilous journey up the Congo River to relieve his employer's agent, the... read more


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The Girls' Guide To Hunting And Fishing by Melissa Bank (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Every once in a while a novel sinks into your consciousness that bit deeper than the others. Weeks and years later, apart from recounting the plot, you're left with a feeling, a sense of its soul.... read more