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The Stranger

By: Albert Camus

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Vintage Books:

Seller ID: 002270


Copyright 1946. Book published c. 1960s. View more info

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Four Plays by Aristophanes: The Birds; The Clouds; The Frogs; Lysistrata

By: Aristophanes

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Meridian Books: 1994

Seller ID: 001617


In Lysistrata a band of women tap into the awesome power of sex in order to end a war. The darker comedy of The Clouds satirizes Athenian philosophers, Socrates in particular, and reflects the uncertainties of a generation in which all traditional religious and ethical beliefs were being challenged. @PussyWhip What's something we can leverage against men? What's the one thing we're good for again? It's on the tip of my tongue. From "Twitterature: The World's G... View more info

The Ballad of Beau Brocade and Other Poems of the XVIIIth Century

By: Austin Dobson

Price: $199.00

Publisher: London, Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 000077


Design stamped on cover. No dust jacket. Foxing on pages. A few small bubles on back cover cloth. Please inquire for more detailed condition information. View more info

Don Among the Dead Men

By: C. E. Vulliamy

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1973

Seller ID: 002431


Back cover taped. Pages coming loose. Reading copy only. View more info

A Ship of the Line

By: C. S. Forester

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1965

Seller ID: 001015


Captain Horatio Hornblower and the undaunted crew of the Sutherland set sail to rival the exploits of Napoleon's ships. It's May, 1810 - and thirty-nine-year-old Captain Horatio Hornblower has been handed his first ship of the line ...Though the seventy-four-gun HMS Sutherland is 'the ugliest and least desirable two-decker in the Navy' and a crew shortage means he must recruit two hundred and fifty landlubbers. View more info

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Flying Colours

By: C. S. Forester

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1975

Seller ID: 001558


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Great Expectations / Hard Times / Cricket on the Hearth

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Chancellor: 1994

Seller ID: 001650


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Villette

By: Charlotte Brontë

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Pan Books: 1973

Seller ID: 000008


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Jane Eyre

By: Charlotte Bronte

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions: 1994

Seller ID: 000158


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The Rainbow

By: D. H. Lawrence

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1989

Seller ID: 001695


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Monsieur Lecoq

By: Emile Gaboriau

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.: 1975

Seller ID: 002194


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The Sun Also Rises

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Scribner: 2003

Seller ID: 001586


"The Sun Also Rises" was Ernest Hemingway's first big novel, and immediately established Hemingway as one of the great prose stylists, and one of the preeminent writers of his time. It is also the book that encapsulates the angst of the post-World War I generation, known as the Lost Generation. This poignantly beautiful story of a group of American and English expatriates in Paris on an excursion to Pamplona represents a dramatic step forward for Hemingway's evolving sty... View more info

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The Old Man and The Sea

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Scribner: 2003

Seller ID: 001597


"The Old Man and the Sea" is one of Hemingway s most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Here Hemingway recasts, in strikingly contemporary style, the classic theme of courage in the face of defeat, of personal triumph won from loss. Written in 1952, this hugely successful novella co... View more info

The Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel

By: François Rabelais

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1955

Seller ID: 000876


Translated and with an introduction by J. M. Cohen. View more info

At the Back of the North Wind

By: George MacDonald

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Airmont Publishing: 1966

Seller ID: 002116


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A Country Chronicle

By: Grant Showerman

Price: $29.99

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1916

Seller ID: 000078


Grey cloth. No dust jacket. Design on cover. Please inquire for complete description. View more info

Love for Lydia

By: H. E. Bates

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1979

Seller ID: 000871


An honest and skilfully told love story' - New York Times Lydia - shy, sheltered, beautiful and just 19 - glides into Evensford one wintry day, stirring up feeling amongst the town's young men. But it is the young Mr Richardson that she befriends. As winter turns to drowsy summer, his world becomes a wondrous place, full only of Lydia; but a change comes over the once retiring girl as she discovers the effect she has on other men. As his closest friends fall under her sp... View more info

Tom Jones

By: Henry Fielding

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Signet Books: 1964

Seller ID: 000875


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Thomas

By: Hester Burton

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002849


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The Illiad

By: Homer

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1950

Seller ID: 000857


Translated by E. V. Rieu. View more info