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The Portable Jack London
Alfred Kazin has aptly remarked that the greatest story Jack London ever wrote was the story he lived. Newsboy, factory work beast, gang member, hobo, sailor, Klondike argonaut, socialist crusader, war correspondent, utopian farmer, and world-famous adventurer: London is the...
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Liza of Lambeth
W. Somerset Maugham's first novel is about the gloomy, poverty-stricken world of South London in the 1890s and how it affects one young girl who tries to escape from it.Author: W. Somerset MaughamISBN-10: 0140185933ISBN-13: 9780140185935Publisher: Penguin GroupLanguage: EnglishPublished: 09/01/1992Pages: 128Format:...
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Selected Stories
Eighty short stories by a master of the genre O. Henry's comic eye and unique, ironic approach to life's realities are unmatched. These stories--about con men and tricksters and innocent deceivers, about fate, luck, and coincidence--have delighted generations of readers....
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Aaron's Rod: Cambridge Lawrence Edition; Revised
Based on the only authoritative surviving manuscript of the 1921 novel, this Cambridge edition restores many passages censored from previous editions in its depiction of Everyman's quest for a meaningful existence. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the...
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Babbitt
The masterpiece of Nobel Prize winner Sinclair Lewis A Penguin Classic George F. Babbitt, a conniving, prosperous real estate man from Zenith, Ohio, revels in his popularity, his success, and, especially, in the material rewards they bring. He bullies his...
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest: Revised Edition
Powerful, poetic realism...makes the tired old subject of life in a mental hospital into an absorbing Orwellian microcosm of all humanity.--Life.An international bestseller and the basis for a hugely successful film, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest was...
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Winesburg, Ohio: Text and Criticism
George Willard is a young reporter on the Winesburg Eagle to whom, one by one, the inhabitants of Winesburg, Ohio, confide their hopes, their dreams, and their fears. This town of friendly but solitary people comes to life as Anderson's...
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The Spoils of Poynton
Mrs Gereth is convinced that Fleda Vetch would make the perfect daughter-in-law. Only the dreamy, highly-strung young woman can genuinely appreciate, and perhaps eventually share, Mrs Gereth's passion for her 'things' - the antique treasures she has amassed at Poynton...
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Castle Rackrent and Ennui
I could not but admire my lady's spirit, and was proud to see Castle Rackrent again in all its glory Thady Quirk is the ever-present steward to four generations of a dying dynasty in Castle Racrent, hilariously flattering and encouraging...
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Sketches by Boz
Charles Dickens's first book, complete with all the pathos and comic invention of his later masterpieces Published under the pen-name 'Boz', Charles Dickens's first book Sketches by Boz (1836) heralded an exciting new voice in English literature. This richly varied...
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The Prime Minister
Plantaganet Palliser, Prime Minister of England - a man of power and prestige, with all the breeding and inherited wealth that goes with it - is appalled at the inexorable rise of Ferdinand Lopez. An exotic impostor, seemingly from nowhere,...
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Mary; Maria; Matilda
These three works of fiction - two by Mary Wollstonecraft, the radical author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, and one by her daughter Mary Shelley, creator of Frankenstein - are powerfully emotive stories that combine passion with...
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Dr. Wortle's School
Mr Peacocke, a Classical scholar, has come to Broughtonshire with his beautiful American wife to live as a schoolmaster. But when the blackmailing brother of her American first husband appears at the school gates, their dreadful secret is revealed, and...
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Two on a Tower
In this tale of star-crossed love, Hardy sets the emotional lives of his two lovers against the background of the stellar universe. The unhappily married Lady Constantine breaks all the rules of social decorum when she falls in love with...
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The Law and the Lady
Despite the grave misgivings of both their families, Valeria Brinton and Eustace Woodville are married. But before long the new bride begins to suspect a dark secret in her husband's past and when she discovers that he has been living...
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Lady Audley's Secret
Weathering critical scorn, Lady Audley's Secret quickly established Mary Elizabeth Braddon as the leading light of Victorian 'sensation' fiction, sharing the honour only with Wilkie Collins. Addictive, cunningly plotted and certainly sensational, Lady Audley's Secret draws on contemporary theories of...
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Scenes of Clerical Life
George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) made her fictional debut when SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE appeared in 'Blackwood's Magazine' in 1857. These stories contain Eliot's earliest studies of what became enduring themes in her great novels: the impact of religious controversy...
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Tales of Soldiers and Civilians: And Other Stories
Questing after Pancho Villa's revolutionary forces, Ambrose Bierce rode into Mexico in 1913 and was never seen again. He left behind him theDevil's Dictionary and a remarkable body of short fiction.This new collection gathers some of Bierce's finest stories, including...
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The Gilded Age: A Tale of To-Day
First published in 1873, The Gilded Age is both a biting satire and a revealing portrait of post-Civil War America-an age of corruption when crooked land speculators, ruthless bankers, and dishonest politicians voraciously took advantage of the nation's peacetime optimism....
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The Nun
In 1758 Diderot's friend the Marquis de Croismare became interested in the cause c l bre of a nun who was appealing to be allowed to leave a Paris convent. Less than a year later, in an affectionate attempt to...
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