Category:

 CLASSICS

Series:Classics Ser.
Reading Level:good
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Oft-copied but never bettered, Jane Austen's Emma is a remarkable comedy of manners that follows the charming but insensitive Emma Woodhouse as she sets out on an ill-fated career of match-making in the little town of Highbury. Taking the pretty but dreary Harriet Smith... read more

Emma (Penguin Black Classics)
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Category:

 CLASSICS

Series:Penguin Pocket Hardbacks

Originally written only for his personal consumption, Marcus Aurelius' Meditations has become a key text in the understanding of Roman Stoic philosophy. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with notes by Martin Hammond and an introduction by Diskin Clay. Written in Greek by an ... read more

Meditations
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Category:

 Vintage Classics

Series:Vintage Classic Japanese Ser.

VINTAGE JAPANESE CLASSICS - five masterpieces of Japanese fiction in gorgeous new gift editions. A band of savage thirteen-year-old boys reject the adult world as illusory, hypocritical, and sentimental, and train th... read more

The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea - Vintage Classics Japanese Series
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Category:

 modern classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

This is the story of Mattis, a mentally handicapped man who lives with and is cared for by his older sister, Hege. Within their isolated, lakeside existence, Mattis cannot make sense of his tangled thoughts, frightening apparitions, surges of emotion and clever insights. When a trave... read more

The Birds
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Category:

 Vintage Classics

Series:The Handmaid's Tale

Lindsey Hilsum: (author of ‘In Extremis; the Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin’ &  friend of Bookoccino)   "While others watched the TV series I re-read the book. When The Handmaid’s Tale was published in 1985, reviewers compare... read more

The Handmaid's Tale
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Category:

 CLASSICS

In an isolated castle on the outskirts of a city in the Albanian mountains, the wildly ugly painter of blasphemies, Samalio Pardulus, executes works too monstrous to bear viewing, and espouses a philosophy that posits a grotesque world which reflects the ravings of a dead, grotesque ... read more

Samalio Pardulus
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Category:

 Penguin Orange Classic

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.
Reading Level:good

Truly deserving of the accolade Modern Classic, Donna Tartt's cult bestseller The Secret Historyis a remarkable achievement - incredibly compelling, dramatic and playful.Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, ec... read more

The Secret History (Popular Penguin)
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Category:

 modern classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

'A terrific novel' Angela Carter
Koko won't do what is expected of her. Defying her family's wishes, she has brought up her eleven-year-old daughter alone in her apartment. And now, after a casual affair, she is unexpectedly pregnant again. What will this mean for her al... read more

Child of Fortune
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This fantastically inventive, intelligent, and fully realized exploration of music, art, and life is a must-listen.
Bennie is an aging former punk rocker and record executive. Sasha is the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Here Jenni... read more

A Visit from the Goon Squad (Hachette Essentials)
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Category:

 Penguin Orange Classic

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.
Reading Level:good

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Hedda Gabler and Other Plays (Popular Penguin)
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Category:

 Penguin Orange Classic

Series:Popular Penguins

Meet Ignatius J. Reilly: flatulent, eloquent and pretty much unemployable . . . The ordinary folk of New Orleans seem to think he is unhinged as well. Ignatius ignores them as he heaves his vast bulk through the city's fleshpots in a noble crusade... read more

A Confederacy of Dunces (Popular Penguin)
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Category:

 CLASSICS

Series:Vintage Voyages Ser.

VINTAGE VOYAGES- A world of journeys, from the tallest mountains to the depths of the mind Henry Pulling, a retired bank manager, meets his septuagenarian Aunt Augusta for the first time in over fifty years at what he supposes to be his mother's funeral. Soon ... read more

Travels with My Aunt (Vintage Voyages)
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