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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 63 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Color Purple by Alice Walker
    The Color Purple - by Alice Walker

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781474607254 | ISBN 10: 147460725x

    The classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that made Alice Walker a household name.  Set in the deep American South between the wars, The Color Purple is the classic tale of Celie, a young black girl born into poverty and segregation. Raped rep ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World by Joshua Hammer
    The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World - by Joshua Hammer

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781476777412 | ISBN 10: 1476777411

    To save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven.   In the 1980s, a young adventurer and collector for a government library, Abdel Kader Haidara, journe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blind Owl and Other Stories by Sadeq Hedayat
    The Blind Owl and Other Stories - by Sadeq Hedayat

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780714544588 | ISBN 10: 0714544582

    Written in Persian, The Blind Owl is predominantly a love story – an unconventional love story that elicits visions and nightmare reveries from the depths of the reader’s subconscious. A young man, an old man and a beautiful young girl perform, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Censored: A Literary History of Subversion & Control by Matthew Fellion, and Katherine Inglis
    Censored: A Literary History of Subversion & Control - by Matthew Fellion, and Katherine Inglis

    £25.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780712356893 | ISBN 10: 0712356894

    The list of books suppressed in the English language features the sacred and profane, poetic and pornographic, famous and infamous. A history of literary censorship is therefore a history not only of texts but of the authorities that have attempted t ... more

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  • Cover image of book All the Rivers by Dorit Rabinyan
    All the Rivers - by Dorit Rabinyan

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781257647 | ISBN 10: 1781257647

    A chance encounter in New York brings two strangers together: Liat is an idealistic translation student, Hilmi a talented young painter. Together they explore the city, share fantasies, jokes and homemade meals, and fall in love. There is only one pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reading "Lolita" in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi
    Reading "Lolita" in Tehran: A Memoir in Books - by Azar Nafisi

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241246238 | ISBN 10: 0241246237

    'That room for all of us, became a place of transgression. What a wonderland it was! Sitting around the large coffee table covered with bouquets of flowers We were, to borrow from Nabokov, to experience how the ordinary pebble of ordinary life coul ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Diary of a Young Girl (Abridged edition) by Anne Frank
    The Diary of a Young Girl (Abridged edition) - by Anne Frank

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141345352 | ISBN 10: 0141345357

    "June, 1942: I hope I will be able to confide everything to you, as I have never been able to confide in anyone, and I hope you will be a great source of comfort and support." Sensitively edited and with a connecting commentary by editor, Mirjam ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce
    The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses - by Kevin Birmingham

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784080730 | ISBN 10: 178408073x

    THE SUNDAY TIMES LITERARY NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 2014.   THE ECONOMIST BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2014.   For more than a decade, the book now considered the most important novel in the English language was illegal to sell, advertise or im ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moon is Down by John Steinbeck
    The Moon is Down - by John Steinbeck

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141395371 | ISBN 10: 0141395370

    In this remarkable novel of human courage and defiance, Steinbeck celebrates democracy and the power of the individual against tyranny.   A North European country has been invaded. In one small town the people's initial confusion crystallizes ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
    The Grapes of Wrath - by John Steinbeck

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141394886 | ISBN 10: 0141394889

    'I've done my damndest to rip a reader's nerves to rags, I don't want him satisfied.'   Shocking and controversial when it was first published, The Grapes of Wrath is Steinbeck's Pultizer Prize-winning epic of the Joad family, forced to trave ... more

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  • Cover image of book Harry Potter and the Philosopher
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - by J.K. Rowling

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408855652 | ISBN 10: 1408855658

    When a letter arrives for unhappy but ordinary Harry Potter, a decade-old secret is revealed to him that apparently hes the last to know. His parents were wizards, killed by a Dark Lords curse when Harry was just a baby, and which he somehow surviv ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
    Black Beauty - by Anna Sewell

    £4.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781407143590 | ISBN 10: 140714359x

    Black Beauty is a handsome, spirited colt who lives a free and happy life in the fields until he is sold into a life of labour. He is whipped, enslaved and forced to work like a drudge on the rough streets of London. Will his spirit stay strong o ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
    All Quiet on the Western Front - by Erich Maria Remarque

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099532811 | ISBN 10: 0099532816

    All Quiet on the Western Front is the most famous anti-war novel ever written. One by one the boys begin to fall... In 1914 a room full of German schoolboys, fresh-faced and idealistic, are goaded by their schoolmaster to troop off to the 'gl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Country Girl by Edna O
    Country Girl - by Edna O'Brien

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571269440 | ISBN 10: 0571269443

    The publication of Edna O'Brien's memoir is one of the major literary events of the season. Born in Ireland in 1930 and driven into exile after publication of her controversial first novel, The Country Girls, O'Brien has created a body of work which ... more

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  • Cover image of book Animal Farm by George Orwell
    Animal Farm - by George Orwell

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141393056 | ISBN 10: 014139305x

    "All animals are equal - but some are more equal than others" When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gra ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
    Nineteen Eighty-Four - by George Orwell

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141393049 | ISBN 10: 0141393041

    "Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past" Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
    Heart of Darkness - by Joseph Conrad

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780241956809 | ISBN 10: 0241956803

    'Hunters for gold or pursuers of fame, they all had gone out on that stream, bearing the sword, and often the torch, messengers of the might within the land, bearers of a spark from the sacred fire.'   Marlow, a seaman, tells of a journey up t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
    Frankenstein - by Mary Shelley

    £5.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780141198965 | ISBN 10: 0141198966

    'Never did I behold a vision so horrible as his face, of such loathsome, yet appalling hideousness'   The scientist Victor Frankenstein, obsessed with possessing the secrets of life, creates a new being from the bodies of the dead. But his cre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Northern Lights (His Dark Materials, Book 1) by Philip Pullman
    Northern Lights (His Dark Materials, Book 1) - by Philip Pullman

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781407130224 | ISBN 10: 1407130226

    Lyra is no ordinary child. Plucky, wild, feisty and fey, she leads a wild and carefree life tramping the roofs of Jordan College, Oxford, and fighting with the Gyptian youngsters on the canal. But now children are mysteriously disappearing. A reign o ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, Book 3) by Philip Pullman
    The Amber Spyglass (His Dark Materials, Book 3) - by Philip Pullman

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781407130248 | ISBN 10: 1407130242

    We're going to the land of the dead and we're going to come back.   Will and Lyra, whose fates are bound together by powers beyond their own worlds, have been violently separated. But they must find each other, for ahead of them lies the greatest ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, Book 2) by Philip Pullman
    The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials, Book 2) - by Philip Pullman

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781407130231 | ISBN 10: 1407130234

    Will is twelve, and he's just killed a man. Now he's on the run, determined to discover the truth about his missing father. But as he races through the streets of Oxford, desperately seeking sanctuary, he steps through a window into another world. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Exit to Brooklyn by Hubert Selby Jr.
    Last Exit to Brooklyn - by Hubert Selby Jr.

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141195650 | ISBN 10: 0141195657

    Those who inhabit Last Exit to Brooklyn are unforgettable: Harry, the strike leader, who during his weeks of power discovers something of his true nature; Tralala, who rejects the only love she is offered and sinks swiftly to the lowest level of pros ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lady Chatterley
    Lady Chatterley's Lover - by D H Lawrence

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099541653 | ISBN 10: 0099541653

    Subject of an infamous obscenity trial, Lady Chatterley's Lover is now regarded as one of the pivotal novels of the twentieth century.  With an introduction by Blake Morrison.  Clifford Chatterley returns from the First World War as an ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
    A Clockwork Orange - by Anthony Burgess

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780241951446 | ISBN 10: 0241951445

    'What we were after was lashings of ultraviolence'   In this nightmare vision of youth in revolt, fifteen-year-old Alex and his friends set out on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder. Alex is jailed for his teenage delinquen ... more

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  • Cover image of book The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
    The House of the Spirits - by Isabel Allende

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099528562 | ISBN 10: 0099528568

    Allendes magical realist epic is an international classic - thick with plot and bristling with characters. A novel to be read for its brilliant craftsmanship and its narrative of inescapable power' (El Pais)   As a girl, Clara del Valle ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
    The Kite Runner - by Khaled Hosseini

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408824856 | ISBN 10: 140882485x

    Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to gain the approval of his father and resolves to win the local kite-fighting tournament, to prove that he has the makings of a man. His loyal friend Hassan promises to help him - for he always helps Amir - but this ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
    The Catcher in the Rye - by J. D. Salinger

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780241950432 | ISBN 10: 0241950430

    The Catcher in the Rye is the ultimate novel for disaffected youth, but it's relevant to all ages. The story is told by Holden Caulfield, a seventeen- year-old dropout who has just been kicked out of his fourth school. Throughout, Holden dissects the ... more

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  • Cover image of book An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser
    An American Tragedy - by Theodore Dreiser

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780451531551 | ISBN 10: 0451531558

    Clyde Griffiths finds his social-climbing aspirations and love for a rich and beautiful debutante threatened when his lower-class pregnant girlfriend gives him an ultimatum. ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Kill a Mockingbird (50th Anniversary edition) by Harper Lee
    To Kill a Mockingbird (50th Anniversary edition) - by Harper Lee

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099549482 | ISBN 10: 0099549484

    'Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird.' This book presents a lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel - a black man charged with attacking ... more

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  • Cover image of book Germinal by mile Zola, translated and edited by Peter Collier
    Germinal - by mile Zola, translated and edited by Peter Collier

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780199536894 | ISBN 10: 0199536899

    Zola's masterpiece of working life, Germinal (1885), exposes the inhuman conditions of miners in northern France in the 1860s. By Zola's death in 1902 it had come to symbolise the call for freedom from oppression so forcefully that the crowd which ga ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cat
    Cat's Cradle - by Kurt Vonnegut

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141189345 | ISBN 10: 0141189347

    Told with deadpan humour and bitter irony, Kurt Vonnegut's cult tale of global destruction preys on our deepest fears of witnessing Armageddon and, worse still, surviving it...   Dr Felix Hoenikker, one of the founding 'fathers' of the atomic ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, edited by Emory Elliott
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - by Mark Twain, edited by Emory Elliott

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780199536559 | ISBN 10: 0199536554

    You don't know about me, without you have read a book by the name of "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer", but that ain't no matter.   So begins, in characteristic fashion, one of the greatest American novels. Narrated by a poor, illiterate white b ... more

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  • Cover image of book On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, edited by Gillian Beer
    On the Origin of Species - by Charles Darwin, edited by Gillian Beer

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780199219223 | ISBN 10: 0199219222

    Charles Darwin revolutionized our ideas about the natural world and our place in it by introducing the concepts of natural selection and survival of the fittest, and his ideas still provoke controversy today.   Editor Gillian Beer has writtten ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ulysses by James Joyce
    Ulysses - by James Joyce

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099511199 | ISBN 10: 0099511193

    The edited version of Ulysses that caused so much controversy on its first publication. This edition is the accepted reference text for James Joyce studies.  Set entirely on one day, 16 June 1904, Ulysses follows Leopold Bloom and Stephen Daeda ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
    The Wizard of Oz - by L. Frank Baum

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141321028 | ISBN 10: 0141321024

    Dorothy thinks she is lost forever when a terrifying tornado crashes through Kansas and whisks her and her dog, Toto, far away to the magical land of Oz. To get home Dorothy must follow the yellow brick road to Emerald City and find the wonderfully m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alice
    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - by Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Chris Riddell

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141321073 | ISBN 10: 0141321075

    On an ordinary summer's afternoon, Alice tumbles down a hole and an extraordinary adventure begins. In a strange world with even stranger characters, she meets a rabbit with a pocket watch, joins a Mad Hatter's Tea Party, and plays croquet with the Q ... more

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  • Cover image of book Interventions by Noam Chomsky
    Interventions - by Noam Chomsky

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141031804 | ISBN 10: 0141031808

    Interventions is Noam Chomsky at his best. At a time when the United States exacts a greater and greater power over the rest of the world, America's leading voice of dissent needs to be heard more than ever. In over thirty timely, accessible and urg ... more

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  • Cover image of book Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return by Marjane Satrapi
    Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood and The Story of a Return - by Marjane Satrapi

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099523994 | ISBN 10: 009952399x

    Wise, often funny, sometimes heartbreaking, Persepolis: The Story of Childhood tells the story of Marjane Satrapi's life in Tehran from the ages of six to fourteen, years that saw the overthrow of the Shah's regime, the triumph of the Islamic Revolut ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall
    The Well of Loneliness - by Radclyffe Hall

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781844085156 | ISBN 10: 1844085155

    A powerful novel of love between women, 'The Well of Loneliness' brought about the most famous legal trial for obscenity in the history of British law. Banned on publication in 1928, it went on to become a classic bestseller.  Stephen Gordon (na ... more

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  • Cover image of book We by Yevgeny Zamyatin, translated by Natasha Randall
    We - by Yevgeny Zamyatin, translated by Natasha Randall

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780099511434 | ISBN 10: 0099511436

    The suppressed work that both Nineteen Eighty-Four and Brave New World are based on, and the first modern dystopian novel.  Shortlisted for the Oxford Weidenfeld Translation Prize 2008. With an introduction by Will Self.   The citizen ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beloved by Toni Morrison
    Beloved - by Toni Morrison

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780099511656 | ISBN 10: 0099511657

    It is the mid-1800s. At Sweet Home in Kentucky, an era is ending as slavery comes under attack from the abolitionists. The worlds of Halle and Paul D. are to be destroyed in a cataclysm of torment and agony. The world of Sethe, however, is to turn f ... more

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  • Cover image of book And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, illustrated by Henry Cole
    And Tango Makes Three - by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, illustrated by Henry Cole

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781847381484 | ISBN 10: 1847381480

    Roy and Silo are just like the other penguin couples at the zoo - they bow to each other, walk together and swim together. But Roy and Silo are a little bit different - they're both boys.  Then, one day, when Mr Gramzay the zookeeper finds ... more

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  • Cover image of book Candide, or Optimism by Franois Voltaire, translated by Theo Cuffe
    Candide, or Optimism - by Franois Voltaire, translated by Theo Cuffe

    £5.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780140455106 | ISBN 10: 0140455108

    Brought up in the household of a powerful Baron, Candide is an open-minded young man, whose tutor, Pangloss, has instilled in him the belief that 'all is for the best'.   But when his love for the Baron's rosy-cheeked daughter is discovered, ... more

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  • Cover image of book As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
    As I Lay Dying - by William Faulkner

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780099479314 | ISBN 10: 0099479311

    The death and burial of Addie Bundren is told by members of her family, as they cart the coffin to Jefferson, Mississippi, to bury her among her people.  And as the intense desires, fears and rivalries of the family are revealed in the vernacula ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel
    Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic - by Alison Bechdel

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780224080514 | ISBN 10: 0224080512

    Fun Home is a fresh and brilliantly told memoir marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst and great books. Like Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis it's a story exhilaratingly suited to graphic memoir form. Meet Alison's father, obse ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Flew Over the Cuckoo
    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - by Ken Kesey

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780141187884 | ISBN 10: 0141187883

    Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is the seminal novel of the 1960s that has left an indelible mark on the literature of our time.  Here is the unforgettable story of a mental ward and its inh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Angus, Thongs and Full-frontal Snogging: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson Book 1 by Louise Rennison
    Angus, Thongs and Full-frontal Snogging: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson Book 1 - by Louise Rennison

    £6.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780007218677 | ISBN 10: 0007218672

    Brilliantly funny, teenage angst - author Louise Rennisons first book about the confessions of crazy but lovable Georgia Nicolson. Now repackaged in a gorgeous new paperback and looking even fabber than ever. Louise is an international bestselling a ... more

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  • Cover image of book July
    July's People - by Nadine Gordimer

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747578383 | ISBN 10: 0747578389

    For years, it has been what is called a deteriorating situation'. Now all over South Africa the cities are battlegrounds. The members of the Smales family - liberal whites - are rescued from the terror by their servant, July, who leads them to refug ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
    Fahrenheit 451 - by Ray Bradbury

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780006546061 | ISBN 10: 0006546064

    The hauntingly prophetic classic novel set in a not-too-distant future where books are burned by a special task force of firemen. Guy Montag is a fireman. His job is to burn books, which are forbidden, being the source of all discord and unhappiness. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, translated by Nevill Coghill
    The Canterbury Tales - by Geoffrey Chaucer, translated by Nevill Coghill

    £7.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780140424386 | ISBN 10: 0140424385

    Now as Ive drunk a draught of corn-ripe ale, By God it stands to reason I can strike On some good story that you will all like  In The Canterbury Tales Chaucer created one of the great touchstones of English literature, a masterly collec ... more

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  • Cover image of book Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
    Doctor Zhivago - by Boris Pasternak, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky

    £8.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780099448426 | ISBN 10: 0099448424

    From the acclaimed translators of War and Peace and Anna Karenina, a stunning new translation of Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning masterpiece, the first since the 1958 original. Banned in the Soviet Union until 1988, Doctor Zhivago is the e ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels
    The Communist Manifesto - by Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels

    £5.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780140447576 | ISBN 10: 0140447571

    The Communist Manifesto (1848), Marx and Engels's revolutionary summons to the working classes, is one of the most important and influential political theories ever formulated.  After four years of collaboration the authors produced this incisiv ... more

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  • Cover image of book Go Tell it on the Mountain by James Baldwin
    Go Tell it on the Mountain - by James Baldwin

    £9.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780141185910 | ISBN 10: 0141185910

    "Nothing but the darkness, and all around them destruction, and before them nothing but the fire--a bastard people, far from God, singing and crying in the wilderness!"   First published in 1953, Baldwin's first novel is a short but intense, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
    Death of a Salesman - by Arthur Miller

    £8.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780141182742 | ISBN 10: 0141182741

    In the spring of 1948 Arthur Miller retreated to a log cabin in Connecticut with the first two lines of a new play already fixed in his mind. He emerged six weeks later with the final script of Death of a Salesman - a painful examination of American ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lysistrata: The Sex Strike by Aristophanes, adapted by Germaine Greer
    Lysistrata: The Sex Strike - by Aristophanes, adapted by Germaine Greer

    £7.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780953675708 | ISBN 10: 095367570x

    With additional dialogue from Phil Willmott. Aristophanes' classic play retold in a bang up to the minute way. The world's leading feminist raconteur, polemicist and wit plunders the archetypal story of female resistance... This new versi ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, translated by Ralph Parker
    One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich - by Alexander Solzhenitsyn, translated by Ralph Parker

    £7.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780141184746 | ISBN 10: 0141184744

    This brutal, shattering glimpse of the fate of millions of Russians under Stalin shook Russia and shocked the world when it first appeared. Discover the importance of a piece of bread or an extra bowl of soup, the incredible luxury of a book, the ing ... more

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  • Cover image of book For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
    For Whom the Bell Tolls - by Ernest Hemingway

    £8.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780099289821 | ISBN 10: 0099289822

    High in the pine forests of the Spanish Sierra, a guerrilla band prepares to blow up a vital bridge. Robert Jordan, a young American volunteer, has been sent to handle the dynamiting. There, in the mountains, he finds the dangers and the intense comr ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Awakening by Kate Chopin
    The Awakening - by Kate Chopin

    £2.99   paperback   (1994) - ISBN 13: 9780486277868 | ISBN 10: 0486277860

    First published in 1899, this novel shocked readers with its open sensuality and uninhibited treatment of marital infidelity.   Poignant and lyrical, it tells the story of a New Orleans wife who attempts to find love outside a stifling marria ... more

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  • Cover image of book Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
    Catch-22 - by Joseph Heller

    £9.99   paperback   (1994) - ISBN 13: 9780099477310 | ISBN 10: 0099477319

    Set in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron off the coast of Italy, Catch-22 is the story of a bombardier named Yossarian who is frantic and furious because thousands of people he has never even met keep trying to kill hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
    Brave New World - by Aldous Huxley

    £8.99   paperback   (1994) - ISBN 13: 9780099518471 | ISBN 10: 0099518473

    Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined lo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Borstal Boy by Brendan Behan
    Borstal Boy - by Brendan Behan

    £9.99   paperback   (1990) - ISBN 13: 9780099706502 | ISBN 10: 0099706504

    'I have him bitched, balloxed and bewildered, for there's a system and a science in taking the piss out of a screw and I'm a well-trained man at it.' So writes Brendan Behan, poet, writer and literary legend, of the episode that coloured his lif ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
    The Unbearable Lightness of Being - by Milan Kundera

    £8.99   paperback   (1985) - ISBN 13: 9780571135394 | ISBN 10: 0571135390

    In this novel - a story of irreconcilable loves and infidelities - Milan Kundera addresses himself to the nature of twentieth-century 'Being' In a world in which lives are shaped by irrevocable choices and by fortuitous events, a world in which every ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - by Maya Angelou

    £8.99   paperback   (1984) - ISBN 13: 9780860685111 | ISBN 10: 086068511x

    Maya Angelou's six volumes of autobiography are a testament to the talents and resilience of this extraordinary writer. Loving the world, she also knows its cruelty. As a Black woman she has known discrimination and extreme poverty, but also hope, jo ... more

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