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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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Arcadia

Three interlocking worlds. Four people looking for answers. April, 1960: In the cellar of a professor's house in Oxford, fifteen-year-old Rosie goes in search of a missing cat - and instead finds hers..

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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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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

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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Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

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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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Caucasian Chalk Circle, The

Brecht projects an ancient Chinese story onto a realistic setting in Soviet Georgia. In a theme that echoes the Judgment of Solomon, two women argue over the possession of a child; thanks to the unrul..

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City of Glass: The Graphic Novel

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

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

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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Disgrace

After years teaching Romantic poetry at the Technical University of Cape Town, David Lurie, middle-aged and twice divorced, has an impulsive affair with a student. The affair sours; he is denounced an..

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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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Emma : Oxford World's Classics

'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 Patient: Winner of the Golden Man Booker Prize

WINNER OF THE GOLDEN MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018 `Magnificent' Sunday Times 'The best piece of fiction I've read in years' Independent on Sunday The final curtain is closing on the Second Wor..

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Everything I Never Told You  (ENGL353)

Lydia is the favourite child of Marilyn and James Lee; a girl who inherited her mother's bright blue eyes and her father's jet-black hair. Her parents are determined that Lydia will fulfill the dreams..

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Frankenstein: or `The Modern Prometheus': The 1818 Text (ed. & intro. Nick Groom)   (ENGL353)

By the dim and yellow light of the moon, as it forced its way through the window-shutters, I beheld the wretch-the miserable monster whom I had created. He held up the curtain of the bed; and his eyes..

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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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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic  (ENGL353)

In this groundbreaking, bestselling graphic memoir, Alison Bechdel charts her fraught relationship with her late father. In her hands, personal history becomes a work of amazing subtlety and power, wr..

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G

In this luminous novel about a modern Don Juan, John Berger relates the story of G., a young man forging an energetic sexual career in Europe during the early years of the last century as Europe teete..

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Gone Girl   (ENGL353)

'What are you thinking, Amy?' The question I've asked most often during our marriage, if not out loud, if not to the person who could answer. I suppose these questions stormcloud over every marriage: ..

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Hamlet: Folger Shakespeare Library : 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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Hound of the Baskervilles (ENGL243)

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles gripped readers when it was first serialised and has continued to hold its place in the popular imagination to this day. This Penguin Classics ed..

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In the Skin of a Lion: Picador Classic

With an introduction by Anne Enright Before the real city could be seen it had to be imagined, the way rumours and tall tales were a kind of charting. It is the 1920s, and Patrick Lewis has arrived ..

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Jealousy & in the Labyrinth

A collection of two remarkable short novels that epitomize the project of the nouveau roman, Jealousy and In the Labyrinth brings the reader into a world where physical space and time bend and change,..

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Long Drop, The  S2 2020

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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Mythologies - Vintage Classics

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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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (Popular Penguins)   (ENGL353)

Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest captured the radical anti-establishment mood of 1960s America. Tyrannical Nurse Ratched rules her psychiatric ward with an iron fist and a penchant for elec..

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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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Place of Execution, A   (ENGL243)

A riveting psychological thriller from the Number One bestselling Queen of crime fiction - Val McDermid. In the Peak District village of Scardale, thirteen-year-old girls didn't just run away. ..

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Play it as it Lays

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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Professional Writing 4E

Now in its fourth edition, this is a comprehensive yet concise introduction to professional writing for different media, which synthesises methods and ideas developed in journalism, public relations, ..

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Ragtime - Penguin Modern Classics

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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Reluctant Fundamentalist

"The Reluctant Fundamentalist" is Mohsin Hamid's thrillingly provocative international bestseller. It is shortlisted for the Man Booker prize in 2007. Now a major film directed by Mira Nair and starri..

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Rising Man, A  (ENGL243)

The winner of the Harvill Secker/Daily Telegraph crime writing competition Captain Sam Wyndham, former Scotland Yard detective, is a new arrival to Calcutta. Desperately seeking a fresh start a..

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Rivals, The

Immensely popular comedy of manners featuring such memorable characters as the lovely Lydia Languish, her suitor, Capt. Jack Absolute; and Lydia's aunt -- Mrs. Malaprop, cleverly revolves around false..

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Singing Sands, The   (ENGL243)

Bestselling author Josephine Tey's classic final mystery featuring her best-loved character, Inspector Alan Grant, filled with "all the Tey magic and delight" and now featuring a new introduction by R..

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Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde & Other Tales of Terror   (ENGL243)

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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Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace (International Edition)

This book is temporarily out of stock but we are expecting lots more stock later in July. Please go ahead and order and we will supply you just as soon as we can! Engaging and direct, Style: Less..

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Sula

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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Thirty-Nine Steps, The  (ENGL243)

'My guest was lying sprawled on his back. There was a long knife through his heart which skewered him to the floor' Richard Hannay has just returned to England after years in South Africa and is tho..

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Visit From the Goon Squad

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

## 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

'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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