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 Art

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

In this remarkable collection of 100 manifestos from the last 100 years, Alex Danchev presents the cacophony of voices of such diverse movements as Futurism, Dadaism, Surrealism, Feminism, Communism, Destructivism, Vorticism, Stridentism, Canni... read more

100 Artists' Manifestos - From the Futurists to the Stuckists
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 modern classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

Lispector at her most philosophically radical.
A meditation on the nature of life and time, Agua Viva (1973) shows Lispector discovering a new means of writing about herself, more deeply transforming her individual experience into a universal poetry. In a body of work as emotio... read more

Agua Viva
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 modern classics

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A young woman anxiously waits for her date on a street corner in New York City; he sits in a pizza parlour across the street, watching her discomfort. A middle-aged woman returns to a New York that is haunted by the passion and intensity of her former relationship with her estran... read more

Bad Behaviour
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 Art

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The daily lives of ordinary people are replete with objects, common things used in commonplace settings. These objects are our constant companions in life. As such, writes Soetsu Yanagi, they should be made with care and built to last, treated with respect and even affection. ... read more

Beauty of Everyday Things
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 modern classics

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The great novel of 1920s Berlin life, in a superb translation by Michael Hofmann. 'As long as he had money, he remained decent. But then he ran out of money' Franz Biberkopf is back on the streets of Berlin. Determined to go straight after a stint ... read more

Berlin Alexanderplatz: Penguin Modern Classics
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 Theory

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

Set against the backdrop of Europe's slide into Fascism, Blue of Noon is a blackly compelling account of depravity and violence. As its narrator lurches despairingly from city to city in a surreal sexual and mental nightmare of squalor, sadism and drunken encounters, his internal collapse ... read more

Blue of Noon
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 History

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The haunting history of the Soviet-Afghan War from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2015 - A new translation based on the updated and expanded text - From 1979 to 1989 Soviet troops engaged in a devastating war in Afghanistan that claimed thousands of casualties on both sid... read more

Boys in Zinc
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 Film and Stage

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A Southern family meet to celebrate 'Big Daddy' Pollit's birthday- Gooper with his wife and children, his brother Brick - an ageing, broken football star - and his wife Maggie. But as the party unfolds the facade of a happy family gathering is fractured by sexual frustrat... read more

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
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 History

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'A beautifully written book, it's been years since I had to look away from a page because it was just too heart-breaking to go on' - Arundhati Roy, Elle 'One of the most humane and terrifying books I've ever read' - Helen Simpson, Observer
The deva... read more

Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future
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 modern classics

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'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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 Biography and Memoir

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Tove Ditlevsen was born in 1917 in a working-class neighbourhood in Copenhagen. Her first volume of poetry was published when she was in her early twenties, and was followed by many more books, including her three brilliant volumes of memoir, Childhood (1967), Youth (1967) and D... read more

Childhood
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 Fiction

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Read in the style of a secret diary, this famous sequel toI, Claudiusgives a wry and human view of the Roman world, bringing to life some of the most scandalous and violent times in history. Claudius has survived the murderous intrigues of his predecessors to become, reluctantly, E... read more

Claudius the God
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