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 Fiction Classics

Series:Stephen Fry's Greek Myths
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The story of Troy speaks to all of us - the kidnapping of Helen, a queen celebrated for her beauty, sees the Greeks launch a thousand ships against the city of Troy, to which they will lay siege for ten whole years. It is a terrible war with ... read more

Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold

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 Fiction Classics

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H G Wells Collection

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 Fiction Classics

Reading Level:near fine

Daisy Dunn offers a deeply researched collection of stories reflecting the eclectic richness and depth of the classical literary canon. Striking a balance between the 'classic classic' (such as Dryden's translation of the Aeneid) and th... read more

Of Gods and Men: 100 Stories from Ancient Greece and Rome

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 Fiction Classics

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.

Bringing to life the subterfuge and double-dealing of Roman nobility, Robert Graves's I, Claudius brings the ancient world to life with startling clarity and meticulous realism. This Penguin Modern Classics edition is a includes an introduction by Barry Unsworth.Des... read more

I, Claudius (Popular Penguin)

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 Fiction Classics

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.
Reading Level:good

'One of the greatest books about growing up' James Wood, Guardian 'You girls are my vocation . . . I am dedicated to you in my prime' Miss Jean Brodie is a schoolmistress with a difference. She is proud, cultured and romantic but her educationa... read more

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Popular Penguin)

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 Fiction Classics

The year is 1866 and the Pacific Ocean is being terrorized by a deadly sea monster. The U.S. government dispatches marine life expert Professor Aronnax on an extended voyage to investigate this new threat. He discovers not a monster, but a marvelous submarine v... read more

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
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 Fiction Classics

Includes: The Twelve Days of Christmas, Good King Wenceslas, The Snow Man (Hans Christian Andersen), On the Prairie (excerpt from Laura Ingalls Wilder), The Gift of the Magi, Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening, Christmas Underground (excerpt from The Wind in the Willows), The Night BeforeChristmas and many more.

Classic Christmas Tales
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 Fiction Classics

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.

Bill Masen, bandages over his wounded eyes, misses the most spectacular meteorite shower England has ever seen. Removing his bandages the next morning, he finds masses of sightless people wandering the city. He soon meets Josella, another lucky person wh... read more

Day of the Triffids (Popular Penguin)

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 Fiction Classics

Series:Vintage Classics

Kalevala is the poetic name for Finland: `the land of heroes'. Here you'll find the cultural essence of a young country but an old land, the stories, songs and poems that recount the mythical adventures of humankind. Ambition, lust, romance, birth and death can all be found within it... read more

Kalevala

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 Fiction Classics

Series:Macmillan Collector's Library

Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and g... read more

The Communist Manifesto & Selected Writings (Macmillan Collector's Library)

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 Fiction Classics

Series:Macmillan Collector's Library

The Scarlet Pimpernelby Baroness Emmuska OrczyIn 1792, when the hated aristocrats were being mowed down in France by Madame Guillotine, an intrepid Englishman hid his identity under the nom-de-guerre of "The Scarlet Pimpernel," and headed a band of twenty noblemen whose object was to save as many of the French aristocracy as possible.

The Scarlet Pimpernel