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Subtly Worded and Other Stories

By Nadezhda Teffi

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Published 19-Jun-2014


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A selection of the finest stories by this female Chekhov


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Human Comedy

By Honore de Balzac

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Published 06-Mar-2014


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We think of Honore de Balzac as the author of long and fully upholstered novels, stitched together into the magnificent visionary document called The Human Comedy.


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To Kill a Mockingbird

By Harper Lee

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Published 24-Jun-2010


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A novel that explores the irrationality of adult attitudes to race and class in the Deep South of the thirties.


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Grand Banks Cafe

By Georges Simenon

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Published 05-Jun-2014


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It was indeed a photograph, a picture of a woman. But the face was completely hidden, scribbled all over in red ink. Someone had tried to obliterate the head, someone very angry. The pen had bitten into the paper. There were so many criss-crossed lines that not a single square millimetre had been left visible.


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Story of the Stone

By Cao Xueqin

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Published 13-Dec-1973


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A novel of Chinese literature that contains the tale of Bao-yu, a gentle young boy who prefers girls to Confucian studies, and his two cousins: Bao-chai, his parents' choice of a wife for him, and the ethereal beauty Dai-yu.


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Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

By Laurence Sterne

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Published 27-Mar-2003


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Part novel, part digression, this book presents a disordered narrative that interweaves the birth and life of the unfortunate 'hero' Tristram Shandy, the eccentric philosophy of his father Walter, the amours and military obsessions of Uncle Toby, and a host of other characters, including Dr Slop, Corporal Trim and the parson Yorick.


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Hans Christian Andersen

By Paul Binding

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Published 01-Apr-2014


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Rarely does a European or American child grow up without an introduction to Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling", "The Princess and the Pea", or "Thumbelina". This book sheds new light on Andersen as an intellectual, his rise to international stardom, and his connections with other eminent European writers.


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Don Quixote

By Miguel De Cervantes

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Published 06-Jan-2005


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This title chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote de La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel through sixteenth-century Spain. Unless you read Spanish, you've never read this title.


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Odd Women

By George Gissing

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Published 09-Oct-2008


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Of Mice and Men

By John Steinbeck

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Published 26-Jan-2006


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Streetwise George and his childlike friend Lennie are drifters, searching for work in the fields and valleys of California. They have nothing except the clothes on their back, and a hope that one day they'll find a place of their own and live the American dream. But do dreams come at a price!


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