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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

Like rotting stakes in a forest clearing' The great journalist of conflict in the Third World finds an even stranger and more exotic society in his own home of post-War Poland.

An Advertisement for Toothpaste (Mini Modern Classics)
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Forget all your fears now. Have a fling this night' Untrustworthy, charming Fussy Joe spins stories and breaks hearts in this rollicking story set in the 'sensational city' of 1960s Lagos.

Glittering City (Mini Modern Classics)
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Belonging and estrangement intertwine in these four lyrical short stories from the the author of Invisible Man.

The Black Ball (Mini Modern Classics)
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

I have lived in important places, times When great events were decided . . .' By turns comical, grouchy and exalted, and including his tragic masterpiece 'The Great Hunger', some of the key poems by the writer who transformed Anglo-Irish verse.

The Great Hunger (Mini Modern Classics)
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 Classics

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For once there had been false idols and asses' heads drawn on the walls . . . ' Sleepers awake in a remote cave and the ancient mystic Simon Magus attempts a miracle, in these two magical, otherworldly tales from one of the greatest voices of twentieth-century Europe.

The Legend of the Sleepers (Mini Modern Classics)
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The alphabet of the trees is fading in the song of the leaves' Filled with bright, unforgettable images, the deceptively simple work of William Carlos Williams revolutionized American verse, and made him one of the greatest twentieth-century poets.

Death the Barber (Mini Modern Classics)
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Tender Buttons is a 1914 prose poetry collection by American writer Gertrude Stein consisting of three sections titled "Objects," "Food," and "Rooms." While the short book consists of multiple poems covering the everyday ... read more

The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle The Master's House (Mini Modern Classics)
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As you are well aware, we never loved each other in your lifetime. Both of us pretended.' Simenon explores the complexity of parent child relationships and the bitterness of things left unsaid in this stark, confessional piece.

Letter to My Mother (Mini Modern Classics)
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The illegible signature of teetering disaster' Three great stories - The Aurelian, Signs and Symbols and Lance - the last both a derisive attack on science-fiction and an attempt to imagine the real pain and horror that would accompany space travel.

Lance (Mini Modern Classics)
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Though their house was new, the wall had been there a long time.' In these two stories, which have never before been translated into English, Tsushima shows how memories, dreams and fleeting images describe the borders of our lives.

Of Dogs and Walls (Mini Modern Classics)
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Of course, no one would want to say anything about a girl like this that's missing . . . ' Malice, paranoia and creeping dread lie beneath the surface of ordinary American life in these chilling miniature masterworks of unease.

The Missing Girl  (Mini Modern Classics)
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So the club rose, the blood came down, and his bitterness and his anguish and his guilt were compounded' Drawing on his own experiences of prejudice in an America violently divided by race, James Baldwin's searing essays blend the intensely personal with the political to envisage a better world.

Dark Days (Mini Modern Classics)
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