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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

'Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, against totalitarianism and for democratic Socialism as I understand it'. Thus wrote Orwell following his experiences as a militiaman in the Spanish Civil W... read more

Homage to Catalonia
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But no, she's abstract, is a bird, Of sound in the air of air soaring, And her soul sings unencumbered, Because the song's what makes her sing.' Dramatic, lyrical and ranging over four distinct personae, these poems by one of Portugal's greatest poets trace a mind shaken by intense suffering and a tireless search for meaning.

I Have More Souls Than One (Mini Modern Classics)
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics
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Since the original prewar translation, there has been no completely new rendering of the French original into English. This translation brings to the fore a more sharply engaged, comic and lucid Proust. "In Search of Lost Time" is one of the greatest, most... read more

In Search of Lost Time: The Way by Swann's
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

If I think about it, and I have the time and inclination and capacity to do so, we dogs are an odd lot.' How does a dog see the world? How do any of us? In this playful and enigmatic story of a canine philosopher, Kafka explores the limits of knowledge.

Investigations of a Dog (Mini Modern Classics)
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

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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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

She had lived by delays; she had meant to stop drinking; she had put off the time, and now she had smashed her car. At once harsh and tender, expansive and acutely funny, this is the story of an elderly and self-destructive dipsomaniac in a Western desert town, who finds herself faced with a final, impossible choice.

Leaving the Yellow House (Mini Modern Classics)
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern Ser.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Letter from Birmingham Jail (Mini Modern Classics)
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 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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 General

Series:Penguin Modern Classics

Negra and Viri are a married couple whose favoured life is centred around dinners, ingenious games with their children, enviable friends and near-perfect days passed skating on a frozen river or sunning on the beach. But fine cracks are beginning to spread through the shimmering surface of their life ... read more

Light Years
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 Classics

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She was bored and fought against her boredom, which only bored her still more.' Five sparkling, irreverent brief portraits of famous literary figures (including libertines, eccentrics and rogues) from Spain's greatest living writer.

Madame du Deffand and the Idiots (Mini Modern Classics)
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 Entertainment

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982-1987), Morrissey has been a solo artist for twenty-six years, during which time he has had three number 1 albums in England in three different decades... read more

Morrissey Autobiography
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 Historical Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

My ntonia is a novel published in 1918 by American writer Willa Cather, considered one of her best works. It is the final book of her "prairie trilogy" of novels, preceded by O Pioneers and The Song of the Lark. The novel tells the stories of an orphaned boy from Virginia, Jim Bu... read more

My Antonia
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