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Anne Shirley is an eleven-year-old orphan who has hung on determinedly to an optimistic spirit and a wildly creative imagination through her early deprivations. She erupts into the lives of aging brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a girl instead ... read more

Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea
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Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens is a disturbing and powerful blend of Gothic melodrama and historical realism. This novel was Charles Dickens's first historical novel. Barnaby Rudge was published serially starting in 1840 in Master Humphrey's Clock. The story takes place against th... read more

Barnaby Rudge
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A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas, usually known just as A Christmas Carol is a fairy-tale novel by a British classic Charles Dickens, that was published in 1843. It consists of five chapters, or staves as the author named them. Among all the stories about C... read more

Christmas Carol
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 Classics

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With an Introduction and Notes by Professor Emeritus John Chapple, University of Hull. The sheer variety and accomplishment of Elizabeth Gaskell's shorter fiction is amazing. This new volume contains six of her finest stories that have been selected specifically... read more

Cranford and Selected Short Stories
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Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Crime and punishment is probably Dostoevsky's most read and known novel and one of the most famous literary works of all time. Published in installments in 1866 in the journal «Russkij vestnik» («The Russian Messenger»), it is the story of Rodion Roman... read more

Crime and Punishment (Wordsworth Classics)
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A stranger arrives in a Russian backwater community with a bizarre proposition for the local landowners: cash for their "dead souls," the serfs who have died in their service and for whom they must continue to pay taxes until the next census. The landowner receives a payment and a reli... read more

Dead Souls
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 Classics

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"The Death of Ivan Ilyich is one of the masterpieces of Tolstoy s late fiction and the first major fictional work to be published by the author after his crisis and conversion to Christianity. The story of the life and death at the age of forty-five, of a hi... read more

Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories
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Translated by Constance Garnett with an Introduction by A.D.P. Briggs. In 1869 a young Russian was strangled, shot through the head and thrown into a pond. His crime? A wish to leave a small group of violent revolutionaries, from which he had become alienated. Dostoevsky takes this real-lif... read more

Devils
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The Diary of a Nobody is an English comic novel written by the brothers George and Weedon Grossmith, with illustrations by the latter. It originated as an intermittent serial in Punch magazine in 1888-89 and first appeared in book form, with extended text and added illustrations,... read more

Diary of a Nobody
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 Classics

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When penniless businessman Mr Bedford retreats to Kent to write a play, he encounters Dr Cavor, an absent-minded scientist who has invented a material that counteracts gravity. This discovery enables the two men to set off on a fantastic journey to the Moon. But they are not... read more

First Men in the Moon
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The Jungle Book introduces Mowgli, the human foundling adopted by a family of wolves. It tells of the enmity between him and the tiger Shere Khan, who killed Mowgli's parents, and of the friendship between the man-cub and Bagheera, the black panther, and Baloo, the ... read more

Jungle Book and Second Jungle Book
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Set in Scotland in 1751, Kidnapped remains one of the most exciting stories ever written. Young David Balfour, orphaned then betrayed by his Uncle Ebenezer, his so-called guardian, falls in with Alan Breck, the unscrupulous but heroic champion of the Jacobite cause. Shipwreck, murde... read more

Kidnapped & Catriona
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