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Nineteen Eighty Four
Nineteen Eighty Four George Orwell
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 inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party.
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Meditations: Popular Penguins
Meditations: Popular Penguins Marcus Aurelius
These spiritual reflections of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) show a leader trying to make sense of himself and the universe, and cover diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality and the nature of the gods.
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Pride And Prejudice
Pride And Prejudice Jane Austen
Puffin Plated: a brand-new classics concept bringing together two favorite pastimes—reading and eating! Deluxe, full-color, illustrated editions of classic novels accompanied by a selection of recipes by high-profile chefs. Puffin Plated: A Book-to-Table Reading Experience.
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The Wife Drought
The Wife Drought Annabel Crabb
Why women need wives, and men need lives
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A Fortunate Life
A Fortunate Life A B Facey
A true classic of Australian literature, Facey’s simply penned story offers a unique window onto the history of Australian life through the greater part of the twentieth century – the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man.
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The Boy Behind the Curtain
The Boy Behind the Curtain Tim Winton
This highly acclaimed collection of memoirs is Winton’s most intimate and revealing work yet. Along with Island Home and Land’s Edge (both also first published in paperback in 2017), it forms the remarkable culmination of Winton’s autobiographical trilogy, showing our finest novelist also to be one of our finest writers of non-fiction.
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Dracula
Dracula Bram Stoker
The original vampire story - Dracula is still guaranteed to horrify
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Peter Rabbit: Doodle Book
Peter Rabbit: Doodle Book Beatrix Potter
Use your crayons and lots of imagination to colour in and complete the pictures in this book for busy bunnies.
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Fish In A Tree
Fish In A Tree Lynda Mullaly Hunt
The author of the beloved One for the Murphys gives readers an emotionally-charged, uplifting novel that will speak to anyone who’s ever thought there was something wrong with them because they didn’t fit in.
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Only Dull People Are Brilliant At Breakfast
Only Dull People Are Brilliant At Breakfast Oscar Wilde
Wilde's celebrated witticisms on the dangers of sincerity, duplicitous biographers, the stupidity of the English - and his own genius.
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Blitzed
Blitzed Norman Ohler
The sensational account of the overwhelming role of drug-taking in the Third Reich - from Hitler and his entourage to ordinary troops.
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Six Facets Of Light
Six Facets Of Light Ann Wroe
‘She’s a genius, I believe, because she lights up every subject she touches.’ Hilary Mantel A Spectator Book of the Year Meditiations on the mystery of light
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American Supernatural Tales
American Supernatural Tales S. T. Joshi
I bent and ginerly picked up old Garfield's heart.
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Haunted Castles
Haunted Castles Ray Russell
I tried to close my mouth. I could not. The muscles were immovable, as if held in the gelid rigour of death.
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The Beat Book
The Beat Book Anne Waldman
A selection of the best and most exemplary writings of the Beat poets and novelists.
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Antony And Cleopatra
Antony And Cleopatra William Shakespeare
A tragic drama of love and loss, sex and power, told in language of poetic sublimity, Antony and Cleopatra is one of Shakespeare's supreme imaginative achievements.
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Henry Iv, Part 2
Henry Iv, Part 2 William Shakespeare
The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series edited by A. R. Braunmuller and Stephen Orgel.
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Shambhala Anthology Of Chinese Poetry
Shambhala Anthology Of Chinese Poetry J.P. Seaton
In traditional Chinese culture poetry held a place that was unrivaled by any other single art, ability, or practical accomplishment.
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The Book Of Tea
The Book Of Tea Kakuzo Okakura
This 1906 guide to the beauty of the tea ceremony is both a paean to the art of simplicity, and a wry critique of the West's view of Japan.
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