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 Literary Studies

Series:Vintage Classics Ser.

"This is an essay on aesthetics by one of the greatest Japanese novelists. The text ranges over architecture, jade, food, toilets, and combines an acute sense of the use of space in buildings, as well as perfect descriptions of lacquerware under candlelight and women in the darkness of the house of pl... read more

In Praise of Shadows
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"Life in the March" household is full of adventures and accidents as the four very different March sisters follow their varying paths to adulthood, always maintaining the special bond between them. Sensible Meg, impetuous Jo, shy Beth and artistic Amy each have to confront different challenges as they... read more

Little Women & Good Wives (Vintage Random)
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Series:Vintage Classics Ser.

Mary Barton is the pretty daughter of a factory worker who finds herself dreaming of a better life when the mill-owner's charming son, Henry, starts to court her. She rejects her childhood friend Jem's affections in the hope of marrying Henry and escaping from the hard and bitter life t... read more

Mary Barton
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 Classics

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This volume contains some of Kafka's most famous stories, including Metamorphosis, Investigations of a Dog and In the Penal Settlement.

Metamorphosis
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If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast. ' Hemingway's memories of his life as an unkown writer living in Paris in the 1920's are deeply personal, warmly affectionate and full of wit... read more

Moveable Feast
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Series:Vintage classics

After a few months studying in Heidelberg, and a brief spell in Paris as would-be artist, Philip Carey settles in London to train as a doctor. And that is where he meets Mildred, the loud but irresistible waitress with whom he plunges into a formative, tortured and masochistic affair which very nearly ruins him.

Of Human Bondage
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Larry Darrell is a young American in search of the absolute. The progress of his spiritual odyssey involves him with some of Maugham's most brilliant characters - his fianc e Isabel whose choice between love and wealth have lifelong repercussions, and Elliott Templeton, her uncle, a classic expatriate... read more

Razor's Edge
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 Classics

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The return of the beautiful Countess Olenska into the rigidly conventional society of New York sends reverberations throughout the upper reaches of society. Newland Archer, an eligible young man of the establishment is about to announce his engagement to May Welland, a pretty ingenue, when May's cousi... read more

The Age of Innocence
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Series:Vintage Children's Classics Ser.

'Some things are just sitting there, minding their own business, waiting to be discovered. Like America. And other things are probably better off left alone.'
Nine-year-old Bruno has a lot of things on his mind. Who is the 'Fury'? Why did he ma... read more

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Vintage Classics)
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 Classics

Series:Vintage Classics Ser.

"The title refers to an ultra-aesthetic game which is played by scholars in the kingdom of Castalia around the year 2400. This game involves all branches of knowledge, and spiritual values - especially those of the east. Hesse's longing to find a dynamic fusion of mind with nature is set forth more pe... read more

The Glass Bead Game
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Series:Vintage Children's Classics Ser.

'She didn?t know why she felt the urge to wear the old necklace. It just seemed to have a magnetic pull on her.? When Sophie wears the heart-shaped locket, she magically travels back to 1858 to learn the truth about her ancestor. Charlotte Mackenzie and her sister, Nell, live a wonderful life on a mis... read more

The Locket of Dreams (Vintage Classics)
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In this enthralling book van der Post establishes his role as a distinguished explorer and writer describing the rediscovery of the Bushmen, outcast survivors from Stone Age Africa. "Pass world!: I am the dreamer that remains; The man clear cut against the last horizo... read more

The Lost World of the Kalahari
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