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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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Stoner

By John E Williams

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Published 05-Jul-2012


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William Stoner enters the University of Missouri at nineteen to study agriculture. A seminar on English literature changes his life, and he never returns to work on his father's farm. Stoner becomes a teacher. He marries the wrong woman. His life is quiet, and after his death his colleagues remember him rarely.


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Here Comes a Chopper

By Gladys Mitchell

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Published 17-Apr-2014


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Here Comes a Chopper


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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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Sad End of Policarpo Quaresma

By Lima Barreto

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Published 05-Jun-2014


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Policarpo Quaresma - fastidious civil servant, dedicated patriot, self-styled visionary - is a defender of all things Brazilian, full of schemes to improve his beloved homeland. Yet somehow each of his ventures, whether it is petitioning for Brazil's national language to be changed, buying a farm to prove the richness and fertility of the land.


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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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Odd Women

By George Gissing

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Published 09-Oct-2008


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Hercule Poirot and the Greenshore Folly

By Agatha Christie

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Published 19-Jun-2014


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As a favour to an old friend, Hercule Poirot finds himself at a summer fete in Devon, taking part not in a Treasure Hunt, but a Murder Hunt, in this never-before-published novella version of Dead Man's Folly. Now released for the first time in print in this illustrated collector's edition.


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Museum of Innocence

By Orhan Pamuk

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Published 02-Sep-2010


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Set in Istanbul, this title tells the story of Kemal, the son of one of Istanbul's richest families, and of his obsessive love for a poor and distant relation, the beautiful Fusun, who is a shop-girl in a small boutique.


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Moonstone

By Wilkie Collins

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Published 05-May-1992


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The Moonstone, a priceless Indian diamond which had been brought to England as spoils of war, is given to Rachel Verrinder on her eighteenth birthday. That very night, the stone is stolen. Suspicion then falls on a hunchbacked housemaid, on Rachel's cousin Franklin Blake, on a troupe of mysterious Indian jugglers, and on Rachel herself.


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