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Monogram Murders

By Sophie Hannah

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Published 09-Sep-2014


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The new Hercule Poirot novel - another brilliant murder mystery that can only be solved by the eponymous Belgian detective and his 'little grey cells'.


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Awakening

By Kate Chopin

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Published 07-Aug-2014


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Over one long, languid summer Edna Pontellier, fettered by marriage and motherhood, becomes acquainted with Robert Lebrun. As the days shorten and the temperature begins to drop Edna succumbs to Robert's devotion.


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All Quiet on the Western Front

By Erich Maria Remarque

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Published 01-Sep-2012


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Only eighteen when he is pressured by his family, friends and society in general, to enlist and fight at the front, he enters the army with six school friends, each filled with optimistic and patriotic thoughts. Within a few months they are all old men, in mind if not completely in body. This book tells their story.


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Good Soldier

By Ford Madox Ford

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Published 06-Sep-2012


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A masterpiece of early Modernism, The Good Soldier tells the story of the unfolding relationships between two couples in the words of an archetypal 'unreliable narrator'. Its portrayal of the destruction of a civilized elite is a work of unforgettable power and literary skill, here accompanied by Ford's important essay 'On Impressionism'.


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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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Oblomov

By Ivan Goncharov

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Published 20-Apr-2014


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New, award-winning translation of Goncharov's popular masterpiece Rich in situational comedy, psychological complexity and social satire, Oblomov - here presented in Stephen Pearl's award-winning translation, the first major English-language version of the novel in more than fifty years - is a timeless novel and a monument to human idleness.


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Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

By Robert Tressell

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Published 09-Apr-2012


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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists is a classic representation of the impoverished and politically powerless underclass of British society in Edwardian England, ruthlessly exploited by the institutionalized corruption of their employers and the civic and religious authorities.


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Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien

By Georges Simenon

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Published 02-Jan-2014


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A first ink drawing showed a hanged man swinging from a gallows on which perched an enormous crow. And there were at least twenty other etchings and pen or pencil sketches that had the same leitmotif of hanging. On the edge of a forest: a man hanging from every branch.


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Crime in Holland

By Georges Simenon

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Published 01-May-2014


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When a French professor visiting the quiet, Dutch coastal town of Delfzjil is accused of murder, Maigret is sent to investigate. The community seem happy to blame an unknown outsider, but there are people much closer to home who seem to know much more than they're letting on.


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About Love and Other Stories

By Anton Chekhov

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Published 10-Jul-2008


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The importance of Chekhov's stories is now recognized by readers as well as by fellow authors. Their themes - alienation, the absurdity and tragedy of human existence - have as much relevance today as when they were written, and this superb new translation captures their modernist spirit. Among the fourteen stories included are 'The Lady with the Little Dog', 'Gusev', and 'Rothschild's Violin'.


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