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The Warden (World"s Classics) by Unknown (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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Earthly Paradise: An Autobiography Drawn From Her Lifetime Writings by Colette, Helen Beauclerk (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

The farm lies in the shadow of a hill, and the farmyard rarely sees the sun, even in summer, when the sukebind hangs heavy in the branches. Here live the Starkadders - Aunt Ada Doom, Judith, Amos,... read more


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Down And Out In Paris And London (Essential Penguin) by George Orwell (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

What was a nice Eton boy like Eric Blair doing in scummy slums instead of being upwardly mobile at Oxford or Cambridge? Living Down and Out in Paris and London, repudiating respectable imperialist... read more


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Thunder On The Right by Mary Stewart (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Artist Jennifer Silver has come to the picturesque, secluded Valley of the Storms in the French Pyrenees to meet with a young cousin who is about to enter the convent there -- only to discover that... read more


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Dracula by Bram Stoker (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The vampire novel that started it all, Bram Stoker's Dracula probes deeply into human identity, sanity, and the dark corners of Victorian sexuality and desire. When Jonathan Harker visits... read more


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

In the persons of Gradgrind and Bounderby, Dickens stigmatized the prevalent philosophy of utilitarianism which, whether in school or factory, allowed human beings to be caged in a dreary scenery of... read more


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Grimm Tales: For Young And Old (Penguin Classics) by Philip Pullman (More from this author). Added: In the last week

In this beautiful book of classic fairy tales, award-winning author Philip Pullman has chosen his fifty favourite stories from the Brothers Grimm and presents them in a'clear as water' retelling, in... read more


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Mrs Palfrey At The Claremont: A Virago Modern Classic (VMC) by Elizabeth Taylor (More from this author). Added: In the last week

On a rainy Sunday in January, the recently widowed Mrs. Palfrey arrives at the Claremont Hotel where she will spend her remaining days. Her fellow residents are magnificently eccentric and endlessly... read more


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Railway Children, The (Puffin Choice S.) by E. Nesbit (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens (More from this author). Added: In the last week

When Arthur Clennam returns to England after many years abroad, he takes a kindly interest in Amy Dorrit, his mother’s seamstress, and in the affairs of Amy’s father, William Dorrit, a man... read more


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The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Mistress Mary is quite contrary until she helps her garden grow. Along the way, she manages to cure her sickly cousin Colin, who is every bit as imperious as she. These two are sullen little peas in... read more


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The Fountain Overflows (VMC) by Rebecca West (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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The Weather In The Streets by Rosamond Lehmann (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Taking up where Invitation to the Waltz left off, The Weather in the Streets shows us Olivia Curtis ten years older, a failed marriage behind her, thinner, sadder, and apprently not much wiser. A... read more


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The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The Fountainhead has become an enduring piece of literature, more popular now than when published in 1943. On the surface, it is a story of one man, Howard Roark, and his struggles as an architect in... read more


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The Professor (Wordsworth Classics) by Charlotte Bronte (More from this author). Added: In the last week

The hero of Charlotte Brontë's first novel escapes a dreary clerkship in industrial Yorkshire by taking a job as a teacher in Belgium. There, however, his entanglement with the sensuous but... read more


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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro (More from this author). Added: In the last week

From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day comes a devastating new novel of innocence, knowledge, and loss. As children Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were students at Hailsham, an... read more


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The Sweet Dove Died by Barbara Pym (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Over Barbara Pym's 30-year writing career her primary subject was the intricate rituals of English life, which she observed with a sharp but understanding eye. Her novels now enjoy a devoted... read more


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An Academic Question (VMC) by Barbara Pym (More from this author). Added: In the last week

A delightful comedy of manners with a touch of mystery, An Academic Question is prime Barbara Pym territory. In a provincial university town Caro Grimstone, a dissatisfied faculty wife, becomes the... read more


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A Glass Of Blessings (VMC) by Barbara Pym (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Wilmet Forsyth is well dressed, well looked after, suitably husbanded, good looking and fairly young - but very bored. Her husband Rodney, a handsome army major, is slightly balder and fatter than he... read more