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Animal's People

In this Booker-shortlisted novel, Indra Sinha's profane, furious, and scathingly funny narrator delivers an unflinching look at what it means to be human. I used to be human once. So I'm told. I don't..

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Another Way of Telling ENGL334

'There are no photographs which can be denied. All photographs have the status of fact. what is to be examined is in what way photography can and cannot give meaning to facts.'..

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Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

"The Autogiography of Alice B. Toklas" is in fact Gertrude Stein's own autobiography, seen through the eyes of her friend, Alice B Toklas. With occasional glimpses into her early life, it describes he..

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Beowulf (Summer School edition)

Alexander's translation is marked by a conviction that it is possible to be both ambitious and faithful [and] ...communicates the poem with a care which goes beyond fidelity-to-meaning and reaches fid..

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Black and Blue   (ENGL243)

In the 1960s, the infamous Bible John terrorised Scotland when he murdered three women, taking three souvenirs. Thirty years later, a copycat is at work, dubbed Johnny Bible. DI John Rebus's unconven..

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Bloody Chamber ENGL121

The old fairy stories live again, subtly altered. By the prize-winning author of "Wise Children", "Nights at the Circus", "American Ghosts and Old World Wonders" and "Expletives Deleted". Review..

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Bodily Harm

Rennie Wilford, a young jounalist running from her life, takes an assignment to a Caribbean island and tumbles into a world where no one is what they seem. When the burnt-out Yankee Paul (does he smug..

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Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao ENGL222

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Casino Royale: James Bond 007 ENGL243

'Surround yourself with human beings, my dear James. They are easier to fight for than principles.' In "Casino Royale", the first of Fleming's 007 adventures, a game of cards is James Bond's only chan..

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City of Glass: The Graphic Novel ENGL334

A late-night phone call from a stranger involves Quinn, a mystery writer, in a baffling murder case stranger than his novels, in a new edition of the Edgar-nominated graphic novel..

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Corrections, The ENGL222

The winner of the National Book Award, the New York Times No.1 Bestseller and the worldwide literary sensation, 'The Corrections' has established itself as a truly great American novel. The Lamberts -..

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Crying of Lot 49 ENGL222

Suffused with rich satire, chaotic brilliance, verbal turbulence and wild humour, "The Crying of Lot 49" opens as Oedipa Maas discovers that she has been made executrix of a former lover's estate. The..

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Devil on the Cross

A legendary work of African literature, Devil on the Cross is one of the cornerstones of Ngugi wa Thiong'o's enduring fame--and at the heart of his perennial contention for the Nobel Prize. An impassi..

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Dracula (Penguin English Library)

'Alone with the dead! I dare not go out, for I can hear the low howl of the wolf through the broken window'. A chilling masterpiece of the horror genre, "Dracula" also illuminated dark corners of Vict..

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Driver's Seat ENGL243

Lise has been driven to distraction by working in the same accountants' office for sixteen years. So she leaves everything behind her, transforms herself into a laughing, garishly-dressed temptress an..

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Earthsea: The First Four Books

One of the classic works of fantasy by renowned writer of the genre, Ursula K. Le Guin. As a young dragonlord, Ged, whose use-name is Sparrowhawk, is sent to the island of Roke to learn the true way ..

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Edge of the Alphabet, The

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Emma : Oxford World's Classics ENGL121

'I wonder what will become of her!' So speculate the friends and neighbours of Emma Woodhouse, the lovely, lively, wilful,and fallible heroine of Jane Austen's fourth published novel. Confident that ..

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English Romantic Poetry: An Anthology

Rich selection of 123 poems by 6 great English Romantic poets: William Blake (24 poems), William Wordsworth (27 poems), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (10 poems), Lord Byron (16 poems), Percy Bysshe Shelley ..

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Evelina

'O Sir, how much uneasiness must I suffer, to counterbalance one short morning of happiness!' In this comic and sharply incisive satire of excess and affectations, beautiful young Evelina falls victim..

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French Lieutenant's Woman (Vintage Classics)

Of all John Fowles' novels The French Lieutenant's Woman received the most universal acclaim and today holds a very special place in the canon of post-war English literature. From the god-like stance ..

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Great Expectations

A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict in a graveyard on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the bitter, decaying Miss Havisham and her beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella; the sudden ge..

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Hamlet: Folger Shakespeare Library ENGL121 New Folger Library Shakespeare (Paperback)

"Each edition includes: " - Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play - Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play - Scene..

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Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness has been considered for most of this century as a literary classic, and also as a powerful indictment of the evils of imperialism. It reflects the savage repressions carried out in t..

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Journal Of The Plague Year

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Long Drop, The  (ENGL243)

William Watt is an ordinary businessman, a social climber, a fool. The local community is convinced that he has murdered his family. Peter Manuel is a famous liar, a rapist, a criminal. He claims..

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Longitude : 10th Anniversary Edition

The tenth anniversary edition of the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a n..

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Lord Of The Rings   50th Anniversary Edition

All three parts of The Lord of the Rings in one paperback, with brand new packaging and for the first time containing the definitive edition of the text and a revised and expanded index. Since it was ..

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Lucy

The coming-of-age story of one of Jamaica Kincaid's most admired creations--newly available in paperback Lucy, a teenage girl from the West Indies, comes to North America to work as an au pair for Lew..

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Macbeth : Folger Edition

"Each edition includes: " - Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play - Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play - Scene-by-scene p..

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Monk : A Romance

Ambrosio, the worthy superior of the Capuchins of Madrid, falls to the temptations of Matilda, a fiend-inspired wanton who, disguised as a boy, has entered his monastery as a novice. Ambrosio then fal..

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Mythologies - Vintage Classics ENGL334

In this magnificent and often surprising collection of essays, Barthes explores the myths of mass culture. Taking subjects as diverse as wrestling, films, plastic and cars, Barthes elegantly decipher..

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Obasan

Based on the author's own experiences, this award-winning novel was the first to tell the story of the evacuation, relocation, and dispersal of Canadian citizens of Japanese ancestry during the Second..

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Owls Do Cry: Text Classics

So the day promised fair, and the sea lay like a quilt with the waves tucked under, and the trees wavering like leafless water, cut to fit from a transparent block of blue air and frost. Owls Do Cry t..

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Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms 4E

The bestselling Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms provides clear and concise definitions of the most troublesome literary terms, from abjection to zeugma. It is an essential reference tool for stude..

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Persuasion: Oxford World's Classics

'She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.' Anne Elliot seems to have given up on present happiness and has ..

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Play it as it Lays ENGL222

A ruthless and unflinching examination of American life in the late 1960s, from the author of The Year of Magical Thinking. Somewhere out beyond Hollywood, hollowed-out actress Maria Wyeth's life pla..

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Ragtime - Penguin Modern Classics ENGL222

Welcome to America at the turn of the twentieth century, where the rhythms of ragtime set the beat. Harry Houdini astonishes audiences with magical feats of escape, the mighty J. P. Morgan dominates t..

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Sense & Sensibility

Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves ..

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Statements : Three Plays

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Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde & Other Tales of Terror

Published as a 'shilling shocker', Robert Louis Stevenson's dark psychological fantasy gave birth to the idea of the split personality. The story of respectable Dr Jekyll's strange association with 'd..

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Sula ENGL222

As girls, Nel and Sula shared each other's discoveries and dreams in the poor black mid-West of their childhood. Then Sula ran away to live her dreams and Nel got married. Ten years later Sula returns..

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Surgeon of Crowthorne, The

Simon Winchester's The Surgeon of Crowthorne was an international bestseller and tells an extraordinary true story of murder, madness and an extraordinary friendship in the nineteenth century. It is t..

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Tempest : Folger Edition

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Truth & Bright Water

Thomas King is a writer of lyrical, comic poignancy, and a best-selling author in Canada. Of his latest novel, Newsday wrote, "Thomas King has quietly and gorgeously done it again". Truth & Bright Wat..

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Visit From the Goon Squad ENGL222

Jennifer Egan's spellbinding novel circles the lives of Bennie Salazar, an aging former punk rocker and record executive, and Sasha, the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Although Bennie an..

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Ways of Seeing: Penguin Classics Edition ENGL334

## Please check Price and availability before ordering, thank you## How do we see the world around us? "The Penguin on Design" series includes the works of creative thinkers whose writings on art..

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White Earth

"One spring day in late 1992, when William was halfway between his eighth birthday and his ninth, he looked out from the back verandah of his home and saw, huge in the sky, the mushroom cloud of a nuc..

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White Noise ENGL222 ENGL334

'An extraordinarily funny book on a serious subject, effortlessly combining social comedy, disaster, fiction and philosophy ...hilariously, and grimly, successful' Daily Telegraph Jack Gladney is the ..

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