Anna Karenina

Acclaimed by many as the world's greatest novel, Anna Karenina provides a vast panorama of …

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Bleak House

Bleak House opens in the twilight of foggy London, where fog grips the city most densely in the …

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Bulfinch's Mythology

For almost a century and a half, Bulfinch's Mythology has been the text by which the great tales of …

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Candide

Candide is the story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, …

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Catch-22

With a new preface by the author

Explosive, subversive, wild and funny, 50 years on the novel's …

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Crime and Punishment

Raskolnikov, a destitute and desperate former student, wanders through the slums of St Petersburg …

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Don Quixote

Don Quixote has become so entranced by reading chivalric romances that he determines to become a …

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Emma

Emma Woodhouse is one of Austen's most captivating and vivid characters. Beautiful, spoilt, vain and …

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Eugénie Grandet

“Who is going to marry Eugenie Grandet?"

This is the question that fills the minds of the …

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Fahrenheit 451

The terrifyingly prophetic novel of a post-literate future.

Guy Montag is a fireman. His job is to …

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Germinal

The thirteenth novel in Émile Zola’s great Rougon-Macquart sequence, Germinal expresses outrage at …

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Jane Eyre

Orphaned as a child, Jane has felt an outcast her whole young life. Her courage is tested once again …

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Madame Bovary

‘Oh, why, dear God, did I marry him?'

Emma Bovary is beautiful and bored, trapped in her …

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Mansfield Park

Adopted into the household of her uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram, Fanny Price grows up a meek outsider …

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Tyrannical Nurse Ratched rules her ward in an Oregon State mental hospital with a strict and …

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