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 Classic Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics

A stunning clothbound edition of John Kennedy Toole's savagely funny, satirical masterpiece, designed by the acclaimed Coralie-Bickford Smith. A monument to sloth, rant and contempt, a behemoth of fat, flatulence and furious suspicion of anything modern - this is Ignati... read more

A Confederacy of Dunces
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 Classic Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

'In December 1937 I crossed the Pyrenees from France - two days on foot through the snow.' Laurie Lee was still a young man when he decided to fight for the Republican cause in Spain's civil war. But though he braved icy, storm-swept mountains alone to contact Republican sympat... read more

A Moment of War
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 SECONDHAND BOOKS

Series:Penguin Classics
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities" portrays a world on fire, split between Paris and London during the brutal and bloody events of the French Revolution. This "Penguin Classics" edition of is edited with an introduction and notes by Richard Maxwell. 'It was the be... read more

2003. A paperback copy in near fine condition.

A Tale of Two Cities (Penguin Black Classics)
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 PHILOSOPHY

Series:Penguin Classics

A new and original anthology that introduces the key writings on rhetoric in the classical world, from Aristotle to Cicero and beyond.Classical rhetoric is one of the earliest versions of what is today known as media studies. It was absolutely crucial... read more

Ancient Rhetoric: From Aristotle to Philostratus
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 BIOGRAPHY

Series:Penguin Modern Classics

'The stooping figure of my mother, waist-deep in the grass and caught there like a piece of sheep's wool, was the last I saw of my country home as I left it to discover the world' Abandoning the Cotswolds village that raised him, the young Laurie Lee walks to Lo... read more

As I Walked out One Midsummer Morning
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 SECONDHAND BOOKS

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

Atlas Shrugged is the "second most influential book for Americans today" after the Bible, according to a joint survey of five thousand people conducted by the Library of Congress and the Book of the Month Club in 1991.
In a scrap heap within an abandoned factory, the grea... read more

Penguin, 2007. A paperback copy in very good condition.

Atlas Shrugged
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Holly Golightly is generally up all night drinking cocktails and breaking hearts. She hasn't got a past. She doesn't want to belong to anything or anyone, not even to her one-eyed rag-bag pirate of a cat. One day Holly might find somewhere she belongs.

2000. A very good copy.

Breakfast at Tiffany's - Also Contains House of Flowers, A Diamond Guitar and  A Christmas Memory
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 Classic Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics

A beautiful clothbound edition of Evelyn Waugh's classic novel of duty and desire set against the backdrop of the faded glory of the English aristocracy in the run-up to the Second World War. The most nostalgic and reflective of Evelyn Waugh's novels, Brideshead Revisited ... read more

Brideshead Revisited
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 Classic Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics

A tie-in edition of Waugh's first and funniest novel to accompany the new BBC adaptation starring Jack Whitehall. Sent down from Oxford University for indecent behaviour, Paul Pennyfeather embarks on a series of bizarre adventures that start in a minor public school ... read more

Decline And Fall (TV Tie in)
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 SECONDHAND BOOKS

Series:Penguin Modern Classics
Reading Level:good

'You have talked so often of going to the dogs - and well, here are the dogs, and you have reached them'. George Orwell's vivid memoir of his time among the desperately poor and destitute in London and Paris is a moving tour of the underworld of society. Here ... read more

2001. A near fine copy.

Nophoto
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 Classic Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authors, in a commemorative hardcover edition   In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and s... read more

East of Eden
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 Australian Fiction

Series:Penguin Australian Classics

During her lifetime, Elizabeth Jolley established a formidable international reputation for her unique combination of unsentimental realism and original humour. Five Acre Virgin and Other Stories brings together two highly acclaimed collections of Jolley's... read more

Five Acre Virgin and Other Stories
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