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The greatest haunted house story ever written, the inspiration for a 10-part Netflix series directed by Mike Flanagan and starring Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, and Timothy Hutton   First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House ha... read more

The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix Tie-In)
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Translated Texts Ser.

The most autobiographical novel by the author of Crime and Punishment and The Brothers Karamazov--and the namesake of Elif Batuman's debut novel, The Idiot
 
Returning to St Petersburg from a Swiss sanatorium, the gentle and na ve epileptic Prince Myshkin-- known as the "idiot"--pays ... read more

The Idiot
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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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An official tie-in edition of Philip K Dick's dazzling speculative novel to accompany the new TV series, executive produced by Ridley Scott. Philip K Dick's acclaimed cult novel gives us a horrifying glimpse of an alternative world - one where the Allies hav... read more

The Man in the High Castle (TV tie-in)
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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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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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 History

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'How could such a book speak so powerfully to our present moment? The short answer is that we, too, live in dark times' Washington PostHannah Arendt's chilling analysis of the conditions that led to the Nazi and Soviet totalitarian regimes is a warning from history ab... read more

The Origins of Totalitarianism
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 Classics

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"Albert Camus' laconic masterpiece about a Frenchman who murders an Arab in colonial Algeria is famous in its time for diagnosing a state of alienation and spiritual exhaustion which summed up the mood of the mid-twentieth century. Today, more than fifty years after its first appeara... read more

The Outsider
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 Young Adult Fiction

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In Ponyboy's world there are two types of people. There are the Socs, the rich society kids who get away with anything. Then there are the greasers, like Ponyboy, who aren't so lucky. Ponyboy has a few things he can count on: his older brothers, his... read more

The Outsiders (Penguin Modern Classics)
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The problem lay buried, unspoken, for many years in the minds of American women' The pioneering Betty Friedan here identifies the strange problem plaguing American housewives, and explains the malignant role advertising plays in perpetuating the myth of the 'happy housewife heroine'.

The Problem that Has No Name (Mini Modern Classics)
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 Classics

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It's an improbable city, Bologna - like one you might walk through after you have died.' A dreamlike meditation on memory, food, paintings, a fond uncle and the improbable beauty of Bologna, from the visionary thinker and art critic.

The Red Tenda of Bologna (Mini Modern Classics)
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 Classics

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Presents an account of the author's observations of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire in the 1930s. It provides descriptions of social injustice, cramped slum housing, dangerous mining conditions, squalor, hunger and growing unemployment.

The Road to Wigan Pier
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