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The Plague, The Fall, Exile and The Kingdom and Selected Essays by Albert Camus
Dubliners by James Joyce; Colm Toibin (Introduction by)
Dubliners by James Joyce. Worldwide literature classic, among top 100 literary novels of all time. A must read for everybody.In the 1980s, Italo Calvino (the most-translated contemporary Italian writer at the time of his death) said in his essay "Why Read the Classics?" that "a classic is a book that ha ...Show more
Emma (Clothbound Classic) by Jane Austen
Beautiful, clever, rich - and single - Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others.
Angela Carter's Book of Wayward Girls and Wicked Women by Angela Carter
This bestselling collection of stories extols the female virtues of discontent, sexual disruptiveness and bad manners Here are subversive tales - by Ama Ata Aidoo, Jane Bowles, Angela Carter, Colette, Bessie Head, Jamaica Kincaid and Katherine Mansfield among others - all have one thing in common: the w ...Show more
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
The Bell Jar is Sylvia Plath's only novel. Renowned for its intensity and outstandingly vivid prose, it broke existing boundaries between fiction and reality and helped to make Plath an enduring feminist icon. It was published under a pseudonym a few weeks before the author's suicide.'It is a fine novel ...Show more
The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus
The summation of the existentialist philosophy threaded throughout all his writing, Albert Camus' "The Myth of Sisyphus" is translated by Justin O'Brien with an introduction by James Wood in "Penguin Classics". In this profound and moving philosophical statement, Camus poses the fundamental question: is ...Show more
Complete Stories (Short Stories) by Flannery O'Connor
This is the complete collection of stories from one of the most original and powerful American writers of the twentieth-century. Including "A Good Man is Hard to Find" and "Everything That Rises Must Converge", this collection also contains several stories only available in this volume.