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H G Wells Collection

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) ... read more

Of Gods and Men: 100 Stories from Classical Literature

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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

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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This beautifully packaged facsimile of Edith Holden s original diary is filled with a naturalist s masterful paintings and delightful observations chronicling the English countryside throughout 1906. As one of the few true records of the time in print... read more

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady (HB)

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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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Reading Level:fine

The Scarlet PimpernelBaroness 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

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 Fiction Classics

Series:Collector's Library Classics

'If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life...?Dorothea is bright, beautiful and rebellious. Lydgate is the ambitious new doctor in town. Both of them long to make a positive difference in the world. But their stories do not proceed as expected and both they... read more

Middlemarch (Macmillan Collector's Library)

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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)