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Death in the Afternoon
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Farewell to Arms
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Paperback 217 pages.

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160

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560

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208

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992

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368

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176

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vintage classics 960 pages.

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688

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Grapes of Wrath
Penguin Modern Classics 528 pages.

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Vintage Classic 160

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Vintage Classic 208

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Paperback 336

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Happy Death
Penguin Modern Classics 144

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352

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432

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208(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 360

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272

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192

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240

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176

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198 x 129mm. , Penguin Modern Classics 208

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197 x 127mm. 352

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198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 224

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Penguin Classics S. 416 pages.

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128

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198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 288

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Vintage Classic 832

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The Restored Text 741

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198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 288

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Vintage Classic 256

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Vintage Classic 304

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198 x 126mm. 320

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320

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304

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581

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198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 288

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288

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202(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 400

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Lady Chatterley's Lover
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 384

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198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 592

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198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 288

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Vintage Classic 272 pages.

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448

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560

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Vintage Classic 896

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224

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poppenguin 160

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320

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Paperback 240 pages.

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256

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Paperback , 198 x 129mm. 256

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Paperback 432

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416

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272

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poppenguin 288

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706

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Malayan Trilogy
Vintage classics, "Time for a Tiger", "Enemy in the Blanket", "Beds in the East" 591

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Man in the High Castle
Penguin Modern Classics 272 pages.

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Harper Perennial Modern Classics S. 768 pages.

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Master and Margarita
528

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Vintage Classic 464

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Matchmaker
203(Ht mm) 143(Wdt mm) 432

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336

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368

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320

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272

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688

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Vintage Classic 224

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Greene, Graham
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Vintage Classics 256

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198 x 128mm. , Penguin Modern Classics 112 pages.

Carr, J.L.
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336

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More Pricks Than Kicks
224

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Mother Night
201(Ht mm) 132(Wdt mm) 192

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Vintage Classic 191 pages.

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208

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198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 224

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224

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128

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96

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Penguin Modern Classics 288 pages.

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Reflections
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1360

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176

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320

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288

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198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 384

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128

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Steppenwolf Popular Penguins
poppenguin 256

This Faust - like and magical story of the humanization of a middle - aged misanthrope was described in The New York Times as a 'savage indictment of bourgeois society'. But, as the author notes in this edition, Steppenwolf is a b

Hesse Hermann
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Stoner A Novel
304

William Stoner enters the University of Missouri at nineteen to study agriculture. A seminar on English literature changes his life, and he never returns to work on his father's farm. Stoner becomes a teacher. He marries the wrong woman. His

Williams, John L., McGahern, John
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Story of O
176 pages.

Pauline Reage's celebrated erotic novel is a fantasy about a woman subjected - at the price of the great love of her life - to the gamut of male sado-masochistic urges.

Reage, Pauline
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Strangers on a Train
352

The psychologists would call it folie a deux ...'Bruno slammed his palms together. "Hey! Cheeses, what an idea! I kill your wife and you kill my father! We meet on a train, see, and nobody knows we know each other! Perfect alibis! Catch?" F

Highsmith, Patricia
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Suburbs of Hell: Text Classics
224

In the quiet seafaring town of Tornwich little goes unnoticed. Neighbourhood gossip spreads like wildfire, leaving few skeletons in closets. But late one night a man is shot dead in his home. A short time later another body is discovered. Th

Stow, Randolph
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Summer Crossing Popular Penguins
poppenguin 160

Flame-haired Grady McNeil is beautiful, rich and defiant. Her privileged society life leaves her wanting, and excitement comes in the form of the highly unsuitable Clyde, a Brooklyn-born, Jewish parking attendant. When Grady's mot

Capote Truman
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Sun King
272

This title is presented with an Introduction by Stella Tillyyard. Louis XIV was during his reign the most powerful king in Europe. He presided over a golden age of military and artistic achievement in France, and deployed his charm and talen

Mitford, Nancy, Tillyard, Stella
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Sweet Thursday
Penguin Modern Classics, Paperback , 198 x 129mm. 272

In Monterey, on the California Coast, Sweet Thursday is what they call the day after Lousy Wednesday, which is one of those days that's just naturally bad. Returning to the scene of Cannery R

Steinbeck, John
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Tender is the Night
Vintage Classic 352

It is the French Riviera in the 1920s. Nicole and Dick Diver are a wealthy, elegant, magnetic couple. A coterie of admirers are drawn to them, none more so than the blooming young starlet Rosemary Hoyt. When Rosemary falls fo

Fitzgerald, F. Scott
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Tender is the Night
448

Set in the South of France in the decade after World War I, "Tender is the Night" is the story of a brilliant and magnetic psychiatrist named Dick Diver; the bewitching, wealthy, and dangerously unstable mental patient, Nicole, who becomes h

Fitzgerald, F. Scott, Halley, Ned
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This Side of Paradise
288

This is Scott Fitzgerald's debut novel, written when he was twenty-four, appeared in 1920 and immediately established him as a leading literary figure in the brilliant and dangerous world of 1920s America. Its instant appeal could be compare

Fitzgerald, F. Scott, Halley, Ned
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This Side of Paradise and Other Classic Works
b/w throughout 864

This is a beautiful gift edition of the classic novel. It was an instant bestseller upon its release, capturing the spirit of the roaring twenties. If the 'Roaring Twenties' are remembered as the era of 'flaming youth', it was

Fitzgerald, F. Scott
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Thurber Carnival
416

This is the hilarious writing of James Thurber, author of 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty', collected in this classic anthology. This collection brings together the best of James Thurber's brilliantly funny, eccentric and anarchic writings.

Thurber, James
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Thus Were Their Faces
384

Silvina Ocampo is undoubtedly one of the twentieth century's great masters of the short story. Italo Calvino once said about her, "I don't know another writer who better captures the magic inside everyday rituals, the forbidden or hidden fac

Balderston, Daniel, Ocampo, Silvina, Oyeyemi, Helen, Balderston, Daniel, Borges, Jorge Luis
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Tin Drum
Vintage Classic 608

On his third birthday Oskar decides to stop growing. Haunted by the deaths of his parents and wielding his tin drum Oskar recounts the events of his extraordinary life; from the long nightmare of the Nazi era to his anarchic

Grass, Gunter
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To Kill a Mockingbird
Paperback 309 pages.

Set in a sleepy town in South Alabama during the Great Depression in the 1930s, this multi-layered story dissects the white and black communities of the American South. It focuses on religious turpitude and the ambivalence o

Lee Harper
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To Kill a Mockingbird
336

"Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel a black man charged with the rape of a wh

Lee, Harper
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To Kill a Mockingbird
Vintage Classic 320

THE ORIGINAL TEXT. 'Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird.' A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel - a black man

Lee, Harper
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To the Islands: Text Classics
256

Exhausted and losing faith, Anglican minister Stephen Heriot abandons his mission in Australia's northwest. Wracked with guilt for his past transgressions, Heriot flees to the vast emptiness of the outback, searching for the islands of the A

Stow, Randolph
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To the Lighthouse
176

When Mrs Ramsay tells her guests at her summer house on the Isle of Skye that they will be able to visit the nearby lighthouse the following day, little does she know that this trip will only be completed ten years later by her husband, and

Woolf, Virginia
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To The Lighthouse (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
256

Mr and Mrs Ramsay and their eight children have always holidayed at their summer house in Skye, surrounded by family friends. The novel's opening section teems with the noise, complications, bruised emotions, joys and quiet tragedies of ever

Woolf, Virginia
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Tomorrow's Eve
illustrations 248

Even after 100 years, this is a captivating fable--witty and biting--of a Thomas Edison-like inventor who creates the radiant and tragic android Hadaly, and the lovelorn aristocrat who falls for the manmade perfect woman who is

l'Isle-Adam, Villiers de, Adams, Robert M.
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Tourmaline: Text Classics
288

Once prosperous, the town of Tourmaline in outback Western Australia is dying. The mines are drying up and the land is riddled by drought. Those townspeople left have little to do but wile away the hours with drink. Salvation of sorts arrive

Stow, Randolph
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Town Like Alice
Vintage Classic 368

This title features an introduction by Eric Lomax. Jean Paget is just twenty years old and working in Malaya when the Japanese invasion begins. When she is captured she joins a group of other European women and children whom

Shute, Nevil
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Travels with Charley
In Search of America 240

In 1960, when he was almost sixty years old, John Steinbeck set out to rediscover his native land. He felt that he might have lost touch with its sights, sounds and the essence of its people. Accompanied only by his dog,

Steinbeck, John
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Travels with My Aunt
Vintage Classic 264 pages.

Henry Pulling, a retired bank manager, meets his septuagenarian Aunt Augusta for the first time in over fifty years at his mother's funeral. Accompanying his aunt, Henry joins a shiftless, twilight society: mixing with

Greene, Graham
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Tree of Man
Paperback Vintage Classic

At the turn of the century Stan Parker takes a wife and makes a home as a small farmer in the wilderness of Australia. Amy bears his children and time brings him a procession of ordinary events - achievements, disappoi

White, Patrick
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Trial
Penguin Modern Classics 208 pages.

Presents a psychological trip into the life of one Joseph K, an ordinary man who wakes up one day to find himself accused of a crime he did not commit, a crime whose nature is never revealed to him. Once arrest

Kafka Franz
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Trial
Vintage Classic 224

The terrifying tale of Joseph K, a respectable functionary in a bank, who is suddenly arrested and must defend his innocence against a charge about which he can get no information. A nightmare vision of the excesses of modern

Kafka, Franz
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Triumph and Disaster
160

A single Yes, a single No, a Too Soon or a Too Late makes that hour irrevocable for hundreds of generations while deciding the life of a single man or woman, of a nation, even the destiny of all humanity. Five vivid dramatizations of some

Zweig, Stefan
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Tropic of Cancer
272

Shocking, banned and the subject of obscenity trials, Henry Miller's first novel Tropic of Cancer is one of the most scandalous and influential books of the twentieth century Tropic of Cancer redefined the novel. Set in Paris in the 1930s, i

Miller, Henry
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Tropic of Capricorn
320

A cult modern classic, Tropic of Capricorn is as daring, frank and influential as Henry Miller first novel, Tropic of Cancer. A story of sexual and spiritual awakening, Tropic of Capricorn shocked readers when it was published in 1939. A mix

Miller, Henry
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Twenty-one Stories
Vintage Classic 208

The stories in this book, all written between 1929 and 1954, all share the themes that feature so strongly in Graham Greene's novels: humour and violence, pity and hatred, betrayal and pursuit. Comic, sad, shocking and tragic

Greene, Graham
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Twyborn Affair
199 x 129mm. , Vintage classics 432

Eddie Twyborn is bisexual and beautiful, the son of a Judge and a drunken mother. With his androgynous hero - Eudoxia/Eddie/Eadith Twyborn - and through his search for identity, for self-affirmation and love

White, Patrick
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Ulysses
Paperback , 216 x 135mm. Vintage Classic 672

Set entirely on one day, 16 June 1904, Ulysses follows Leopold Bloom and Stephen Daedalus as they go about their daily business in Dublin. From this starting point, James Joyce constructs a novel of

Joyce, James
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Ulysses Annotated Ed
Penguin Modern Classics 1296 pages.

Dealing with one day in Dublin, 16th June 1904, this book centres around Stephen Dedalus, the hero of "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man". Various chapters correspond to episodes of Homer's "Odyssey" and

Joyce James
$39.95

Valley Of The Dolls
432

Before Jackie Collins, Candace Bushnell and Lena Dunham, Jacqueline Susann held the world rapt with her tales of the private passions of Hollywood starlets, high-powered industrialists and the jet-set. Valley of the Dolls took the world by

Susann, Jacqueline, VIRAGO, Burchill, Julie
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Vile Bodies Popular Penguins
256

In the years following the First World War a new generation emerges, wistful and vulnerable beneath the glitter. The Bright Young Things of twenties Mayfair, with their paradoxical mix of innocence and sophistication, exercise their hedonist

Waugh, Evelyn
$13.00

Visitants: Text Classics
288

When Patrol Officer Alistair Cawdor commits suicide on a small island off New Guinea a colonial inquest is launched. Five witnesses are called to give testimony: the government interpreter, the territory's cadet officer, a planter who claims

Stow, Randolph
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Voss

Set in nineteenth-century Australia, Voss is the story of the secret passion between an explorer and a na ve young woman. Although they have met only a few times, Voss and Laura are joined by overwhelming, obsessive feelings for each other. Vos

White, Patrick
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War
Paperback , 198 x 129mm. Vintage Classic 288

War - in the mind of the fragile Bea B., in the infinite icy landscape she journeys through, in Vietnam, in 10,000 years of human history. The war of the title is not merely a war of arms but a gener

Le Clezio J.M.G.
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Watch Tower
338

"Breaking their poses like trees snapping branches, the women urgently regarded each other, cleared away all signs of work in an instant, examined their souls for defects, in a sense crossed themselves, and waited." After Laura and Clare are

Harrower, Elizabeth, London, Joan
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Watership Down
234(Ht mm) 178(Wdt mm) 496

Discover the enchanting world of the Sandleford Warren rabbits in the first full-colour illustrated edition of a celebrated modern classic A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for over forty years, Richard Adams' spellbin

Adams, Richard
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Waves
288

A formally innovative work of modernist fiction, Virginia Woolf's "The Waves" is edited with an introduction by Kate Flint in "Penguin Modern Classics". More than any of Virginia Woolf's other novels, "The Waves" conveys the full complexity

Woolf, Virginia, Flint, Kate
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Waves (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
240

The Waves is an astonishingly beautiful and poetic novel. It begins with six children playing in a garden by the sea and follows their lives as they grow up and experience friendship, love and grief at the death of their beloved friend Perci

Woolf, Virginia
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We
Vintage Classic 224

SHORTLISTED FOR THE OXFORD WEIDENFELD TRANSLATION PRIZE 2008 WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY WILL SELF The citizens of the One State live in a condition of 'mathematically infallible happiness'. D-503 decides to keep a diary of his d

Zamyatin, Yevgeny, Self, Will, Randall, Natasha
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Westwood
464

Set in wartime Highgate, "Westwood" tells the story of Margaret Steggles, a plain bookish girl whose mother has told her that she is 'not the type that attracts men'. What she lacks for in looks she makes up for with a romantic nature and cu

Gibbons, Stella, Truss, Lynne
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When Blackbirds Sing: Text Classics
224

At the outbreak of World War I, Dominic Langton leaves his wife on a remote sheep farm in New South Wales to enlist in the British Army. What he experiences in the trenches changes him forever; his return home sees him cast off his past a

Boyd Martin
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Whisky Galore
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 288

Its 1943 and the war has brought rationing to the Hebridean islands of Great and Little Todday. When food is in short supply, it is bad enough, but when the whisky runs out, it looks like the end of the world. Morale i

Mackenzie, Sir Compton
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White Guard
illustrations 305

Set in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev during the chaotic winter of 1918 - 19, The White Guard, Bulgakov's first full-length novel, tells the story of a Russian-speaking family trapped in circumstances that threaten to destroy th

Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanasevich, Cockrell, Roger
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White Guard

Set in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev during the chaotic winter of 1918-19, The White Guard, Bulgakov's first full-length novel, tells the story of a Russian-speaking family trapped in circumstances that threaten to destroy them. As in Tolstoy's

Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanasevich, Cockrell, Roger
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Wide Sargasso Sea: Design by Coralie Bickford-Smith
160

A gorgeous clothbound edition of Jean Rhys's great masterpiece of desire and madness in the Caribbean, published for the novel's fiftieth anniversary. Born into the oppressive, colonialist society of 1930s Jamaica, white Creole heiress Antoi

Rhys, Jean, Ashworth, Andrea
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Wind, Sand and Stars: Penguin Pocket Classics
160

'It was a dark night, with only occasional scattered lights glittering like stars on the plain' The aviator and author of The Little Prince describes vast, otherworldly landscapes, crash landings and magical encounters in his transcendent a

Saint-Exupery, Antoine de
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Within a Budding Grove In Search of Lost Time Vol 2
Vintage Classic 640 pages.

Volume Two of Marcel Proust's "In Search of Lost Time", in a revised and updated edition of the Moncrieff and Kilmartin translation. It also contains notes, addenda and synopses.

Proust, Marcel
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Women In Love
Paperback , 198 x 129mm. Vintage Classic 496

Women in Love begins one blossoming spring day in England and ends with a terrible catastrophe in the snow of the Alps. Ursula and Gudrun are very different sisters who become entangled with two fri

Lawrence, D.H.
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Wretched of the Earth
198 x 128mm. , Penguin Modern Classics 256

Frantz Fanon's seminal work on the trauma of colonization made him the leading anti-colonialist thinker of the twentieth century. Written at the height of the Algerian war for independence from French

Fanon, Frantz, Farrington, Constance, Sartre, Jean-Paul
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Years (Vintage Classics Woolf Series)
416

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY SUSAN HILL, The Years follows the lives of the Pargiters, a large middle-class London family, from an uncertain spring in 1880 to a party on a summer evening in the 1930s. We see them each endure and remember heart-br

Woolf, Virginia
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Young Desire It: Text Classics
368

In the late afternoon of a day in February, that hottest of Australian summer months, when a brutal sun stood bronze above the river flats which you may see from the dormitory windows of Chatterton, Charles came to the school with his mother

Mackenzie, Kenneth
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Young Doctor's Notebook
Illustrations, facsims., ports. 160

Using a sharply realistic and humorous style, Bulgakov reveals his doubts about his own competence and the immense burden of responsibility, as he deals with a superstitious and poorly educated people struggli

Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanasevich, Aplin, Hugh
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Zorba the Greek
178(Ht mm) 111(Wdt mm) 352

02 The original work of inspirational fiction - a delightful tale which has changed the lives of generations of readers. 03 Set before the start of the First World War, this moving fable sees a young English writer set

Kazantzakis Nikos
$18.00