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Series:Penguin Classics Ser.
Reading Level:very good

When Adela and her elderly companion Mrs Moore arrive in the Indian town of Chandrapore, they quickly feel trapped by its insular and prejudiced British community. Determined to explore the real India', they seek the guidance of the charming and mercurial Dr Aziz, a cultivated ... read more

A Passage to India
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Series:Classics Ser.

This Edwardian social comedy explores love and prim propriety among an eccentric cast of characters assembled in an Italian pensione and in a corner of Surrey, England. A charming young English woman, Lucy Honeychurch, faints into the arms of a fellow Britisher when she witness... read more

A Room with a View
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 Classics

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

Tolstoy married Sophia Andreevna Behrs, who was 16 years his junior on September 23, 1862. Her family and friends called her Sonya which is the Russian diminutive of Sofia. Tolstoy and Sophia had thirteen children, five of whom did not survive childhood. On the... read more

Anna Karenina (Penguin Black Classics)
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Series:Classics Ser.

An innovative novel featuring an astonishingly wicked female villain, Wilkie Collins' "Armadale" was regarded by T.S. Eliot as 'the best of [his] romances'. This "Penguin Classics" edition is edited with an introduction and notes by John Sutherland. When the elderly Allan Armadale makes a... read more

Armadale
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Series:Penguin Classics Ser.

Verne's classic novel of global voyaging
 
One night in the reform club, Phileas Fogg bets his companions that he can travel across the globe in just eighty days. Breaking the well-established routine of his daily life, he immediately sets off for ... read more

Around the World in Eighty Days
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

Atlas Shrugged is the "second most influential book for Americans today" after the Bible, according to a joint survey of five thousand people conducted by the Library of Congress and the Book of the Month Club in 1991.
In a scrap heap within an abandoned factory, the greatest ... read more

Atlas Shrugged
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 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.

Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read   Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate former student, wanders through the slums of St Petersburg and commits a random murder without remorse or regret. He imagines ... read more

Crime and Punishment (Penguin Black Classics)
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.
Reading Level:very good

Miguel de Cervantes's mock-epic masterwork, Don Quixote was voted the greatest book of all time by the Nobel Institute, and this Penguin Classics edition is translated with an introduction and notes by John Rutherford. Don Quixote has become so entranced by reading romances of chivalr... read more

Don Quixote
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.

'I am Dracula. And I bid you welcome to my house?He is deathly pale. His fingernails are cut to sharp points. His teeth protrude menacingly from his mouth in clouds of rancid breath... Yet even Count Dracula?s unnerving appearance and the frightened reaction of the ... read more

Dracula (Penguin Black Classics)
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 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 Smit... read more

Emma (Penguin Black Classics)
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 Classics

Series:Harper Perennial Modern Classics Ser.
Reading Level:very good

This cult classic of gonzo journalism is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the... read more

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Strange Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
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Series:Vintage Classics Ser.

Paris in the twenties- Pernod, parties and expatriate Americans, loose-living on money from home. Jake is wildly in love with Brett Ashley, aristocratic and irresistibly beautiful, with an abandoned, sensuous nature that she cannot change. When the couple drift to Spa... read more

Fiesta: or, The Sun Also Rises
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