Wordsworth - Classics

Wordsworth - Classics

Wordsworth - Classics

Wordsworth - Classics

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ROBINSON CRUSOE
Daniel Defoe    Book Number: 100414
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From its first publication in 1719, 'Robinson Crusoe' has been printed in over 700 editions. It has inspired almost every conceivable kind of imitation and variation, and been the subject of plays...
DUBLINERS
JAMES JOYCE    Book Number: 100422
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Living overseas but writing, always, about his native city, Joyce made Dublin unforgettable. The stories in Dubliners show us truants, seducers, gossips, rally-drivers, generous hostesses, corrupt ...
LORD JIM
JOSEPH CONRAD    Book Number: 100423
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First published in 1900, Lord Jim established Conrad as one of the great storytellers of the twentieth century. Set in the Malay Archipelago, the novel not only provides a gripping account of marit...
DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE AND OTHER STORIES
Robert Louis Stevenson    Book Number: 100488
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In seeking to discover his inner self, the brilliant Dr. Henry Jekyll discovers a monster. First published to immediate acclaim in 1886, this mesmerising thriller is a terrifying study of the dual...
HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
Victor Hugo    Book Number: 100542
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Set in 1482, The 'Hunchback of Notre-Dame' is a compelling story of love and betrayal, brutal deeds and one of the most famous acts of revenge in world literature. Quasimodo, the hunchback of the t...
CASE-BOOK OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE    Book Number: 100543
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This volume completes the canon of the illustrated Sherlock Holmes stories reprinted from The Strand Magazine. It contains the short story series Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes, The Valley of Fe...
MOLL FLANDERS
DANIEL DEFOE    Book Number: 100549
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'Moll Flanders' follows the life of its eponymous heroine through its many vicissitudes, which include her early seduction, careers in crime and prostitution, conviction for theft and transportatio...
MADAME BOVARY
GUSTAVE FLAUBERT    Book Number: 100568
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Castigated for offending against public decency, Madame Bovary has rarely failed to cause a storm. For Flaubert's contemporaries, the fascination came from the novelist's meticulous account of prov...
BLEAK HOUSE
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 100587
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Dickens divides the narrative between his heroine, Esther Summerson, who is psychologically interesting in her own right, and an unnamed narrator whose perspective both complements and challenges h...
LAST OF THE MOHICANS
J. Fenimore Cooper    Book Number: 100681
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It is 1757. Across north-eastern America the armies of Britain and France struggle for ascendancy. Their conflict, however, overlays older struggles between nations of native Americans for possessi...
OLIVER TWIST
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 100682
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Dickens had already achieved renown with 'The Pickwick Papers'. With 'Oliver Twist' his reputation was enhanced and strengthened. The novel contains many classic Dickensian themes - grinding povert...
DIAMOND AS BIG AS THE RITZ AND OTHER STORIES
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD    Book Number: 100768
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An ominous fable about the pursuit of great wealth. Readers will be transported to a fabulous fantasy land of such opulence that its very existence has to remain a jealously guarded secret. Fatal ...
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE
THOMAS HARDY    Book Number: 100827
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This delightful portrayal of a picturesque rural society, tinged with gentle humour and quiet irony, established Hardy as a writer. However, the novel is not merely a charming rural idyll. The doub...
GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
JONATHAN SWIFT    Book Number: 10351
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Jonathan Swift's classic satirical narrative was first published in 1726, seven years after Defoe's 'Robinson Crusoe' (one of its few rivals in fame and breadth of appeal). As a parody travel-memo...
RETURN OF THE NATIVE
THOMAS HARDY    Book Number: 10906
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The central figure of this novel is the returning "native", Clym Yeobright, and his love for the beautiful but capricious Eustacia Vye. As character after character is driven to self-destruction, t...
HEART OF DARKNESS AND OTHER STORIES
JOSEPH CONRAD    Book Number: 10973
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Generally regarded as the pre-eminent work of Conrad's shorter fiction, Heart of Darkness is a chilling tale of horror which, as the author intended, is capable of many interpretations. Set in the...
100 SELECTED STORIES
O HENRY    Book Number: 10983
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This collection of 100 of O Henry's finest stories is a showcase for the sheer variety of one of America's best and best-loved short story writers. The variety of the stories is amazing; O Henry i...
OLD CURIOSITY SHOP
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 10990
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The Old Curiosity Shop (1840-41), with its combination of the sentimental, the grotesque and the socially concerned, and its story of pursuit and courage, which sets the downtrodden and the plucky ...
NICHOLAS NICKLEBY
CHARLES DICKENS    Book Number: 22577
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A full cast of delectable characters that range from the iniquitous Wackford Squeers and his family, to the delightful Mrs Nickelby, taking in the eccentric Crummles and his travelling players, the...
JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH
JULES VERNE    Book Number: 23648
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Jules Verne's third great science fiction novel describes the discovery and exploration of a secret tunnel which leads through a volcano to the centre of the Earth. The leader of the expedition is ...
EMMA
JANE AUSTEN    Book Number: 23760
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Jane Austen teased readers with the idea of a 'heroine whom no one but myself will much like', but Emma is irresistible. 'Handsome, clever, and rich', Emma is also an 'imaginist', 'on fire with spe...
MANSFIELD PARK
JANE AUSTEN    Book Number: 23761
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Adultery is not a typical Jane Austen theme, but when it disturbs the relatively peaceful household at Mansfield Park, it has quite unexpected results. The diffident and much put-upon heroine Fann...
NORTHANGER ABBEY
JANE AUSTEN    Book Number: 23762
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'Northanger Abbey' tells the story of a young girl, Catherine Morland who leaves her sheltered, rural home to enter the busy, sophisticated world of Bath in the late 1790s. Austen observes with ins...
PERSUASION
JANE AUSTEN    Book Number: 23763
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What does persuasion mean - a firm belief, or the action of persuading someone to think something else? Anne Elliot is one of Austen's quietest heroines, but also one of the strongest and the most ...
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
JANE AUSTEN    Book Number: 23764
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Pride and Prejudice, which opens with one of the most famous sentences in English literature, is an ironic novel of manners. In it the garrulous and empty-headed Mrs Bennet has only one aim - that...
TENANT OF WILDFELL HALL
ANNE BRONTE    Book Number: 23770
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'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall' is a powerful and sometimes violent novel of expectation, love, oppression, sin, religion and betrayal. It portrays the disintegration of the marriage of Helen Hunting...
PROFESSOR
CHARLOTTE BRONTE    Book Number: 23771
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This is Charlotte Brontë's first novel, and is based on her own experiences in Brussels. The story is one of love and doubt as the hero, William Crimsworth, seeks his fortune as a teacher in Brusse...
DON QUIXOTE
MIGUEL DE CERVANTES    Book Number: 23781
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Cervantes' tale of the deranged gentleman who turns knight-errant, tilts at windmills and battles with sheep in the service of the lady of his dreams, Dulcinea del Toboso, has fascinated generation...
MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE
Thomas Hardy    Book Number: 23801
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None of the great Victorian novels is more vivid and readable than the Mayor of Casterbridge. Set in the heart of Hardy's Wessex, the 'partly real, partly dream country' he founded on his native D...
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES
THOMAS HARDY    Book Number: 23802
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Set in Hardy’s Wessex, it tells of Tess Durbeyfield, the daughter of a poor and dissipated villager, who learns that she may be descended from the ancient family of d’Urbeville. In her search for r...
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