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The Golden Bowl

The Golden Bowl

The wealthy American widower Adam Verver and his shy daughter, Maggie, live in Europe, closely tied through their love of art and their mutual admiration.  Maggie's future seems assured...

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The Sleeping Beauty

The Sleeping Beauty

Disgruntled at not being invited to the princess's christening, the wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for a hundred years.

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The Double and The Gambler

The Double and The Gambler

The Double, written in Dostoevsky’s youth, was a sharp turn away from the realism of his first novel, Poor Folk. The first real expression of his genius, The Double is a surprisingly...

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Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Here is the compelling tale of a spirited young Thoroughbred that captured the hearts of readers throughout Victorian England when it was first published in 1877. This masterfully...

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

One of Charles Dickens’s most fascinating novels, Great Expectations follows the orphan Pip as he leaves behind a childhood of misery and poverty after an anonymous benefactor offers him a chance at the...

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Lolita

Lolita

 When it was published in 1955, Lolita immediately became a cause célèbre because of the freedom and sophistication with which it handled the...

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The Raj Quartet (2)

The Raj Quartet (2)

 The Raj Quartet, Paul Scott's epic study of British India in its final years, has no equal. Tolstoyan in scope and  Proustian in detail  but completely individual in effect, it records the encounter...

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The Audubon Reader

The Audubon Reader

This unprecedented anthology of John James Audubon’s lively and colorful writings about the American wilderness reintroduces the great artist and ornithologist as an exceptional...

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The Prince

The Prince

 That Machiavelli’s name has become synonymous with cold-eyed political calculation only heightens the intrinsic fascination of The Prince–the world’s...

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Fairy Tales

Fairy Tales

"The Princess and the Pea," "The Little Mermaid," and other great Andersen fairy tales have enchanted children since the first ones appeared in Danish in the 1830s...

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Don Quixote of the Mancha

Don Quixote of the Mancha

The story of the Spanish knight whose devotion to tales of chivalry leads him and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, into a series of bizarre adventures blends fantasy,...

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Sanditon and Other Stories

Sanditon and Other Stories

Readers of Jane Austen’s six great novels are left hungering for more, and more there is: the marvelous unpublished manuscripts she left behind, collected here.Sanditon might have been Austen’s greatest...

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Little Dorrit

Little Dorrit

Amy Dorrit’s father is not very good with money. She was born in the Marshalsea debtors’ prison and has lived there with her family for all of her twenty-two years, only leaving during...

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The Age of Innocence

The Age of Innocence

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed) The Age of Innocence, one of Edith Wharton’s most renowned novels and the first by a woman to win the Pulitzer Prize, exquisitely...

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Possession

Possession

A. S. Byatt’s beloved novel—winner of the Booker Prize and an international best seller—is a spellbinding intellectual mystery and an utterly transfixing love story....

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Poems About Horses

Poems About Horses

A captivating anthology that celebrates one of nature’s most majestic creatures and the age-old bond between humans and horses.All kinds of equine characters grace these...

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Voss

Voss

The Everyman's Library edition of this classic account of an epic physical and spiritual journey across the outback—by the only Australian writer to win the Nobel Prize—has...

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Daddy-Long-Legs

Daddy-Long-Legs

An orphaned girl named Judy Abbott and an unknown, unseen benefactor who sends her to college and whom she refers to as "Daddy-Long-Legs" are the two principals...

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Killer Verse

Killer Verse

Killer Verse: Poems of Murder and Mayhem is a spine-tingling collection of terrifically creepy poems about the deadly art of murder.The villains and...

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Central to the plot is John Jasper: in public he is a man of integrity and benevolence; in private he is an opium addict. And while seeming to smile on the engagement of his nephew, Edwin Drood, he is, in fact,...

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Friendship Poems

Friendship Poems

A celebration of friendship in all its aspects--from the delight of making a new friend to the serene joys of longtime devotion. Poems about best friends, false...

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Stories

Stories

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)This wide-ranging collection of the stories by the renowned Nobel Laureate—spanning more than two decades of her astonishing career—highlights...

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The Sea, The Sea; A Severed Head

The Sea, The Sea; A Severed Head

These two major novels—by one of the most influential British writers of the twentieth century—are ferociously dark comedies that combine playfulness with profundity.A Severed...

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Victory

Victory

Joseph Conrad possessed a matchless gift for embodying life as it is lived under extreme physical and psychological pressure. Victory, his last masterpiece, tells...

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