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 Poetry & Plays

Series:Modern Classics

A Man for All Seasons dramatises the conflict between King Henry VIII and Sir Thomas More. It depicts the confrontation between church and state, theology and politics, absolute power and individual freedom. Throughout the play Sir Thomas More's eloquence and endu... read more

A Man for All Seasons (Playscript)
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics

Agnes Grey is a trenchant expose of the frequently isolated, intellectually stagnant and emotionally starved conditions under which many governesses worked in the mid-nineteenth century. This is a deeply personal novel written from the author's own experience and as such Agnes Grey has... read more

Agnes Grey
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 Poetry & Plays

Series:Modern Plays

First major theatrical adaptation of EM Forster's classic novel for a contemporary audience Before deciding whether to marry Chandrapore's local magistrate, Adela Quested wants to discover the "real India" for herself. Newly arrived from England, she agrees to see the Marabar C... read more

A Passage to India
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 Poetry & Plays

Series:Wordsworth Classics

Edited, introduced and annotated by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex. The Wordsworth Classics' Shakespeare Series presents a newly-edited sequence of William Shakespeare's works. The textual editing takes account of recent scholarship while giving the ma... read more

King Lear
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 Classics

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.

The Chyrsalids is set in the future after a devastating global nuclear war. David, the young hero of the novel, lives in a tight-knit community of religious and genetic fundamentalists, always on the alert for any deviation from the norm of God's creation. Abnormal plant... read more

The Chrysalids (Popular Penguin)
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 Classics

Series:Tales of Mystery & the Supernatural

This novel is an exciting fusion of a Sherlock Holmes mystery with the Ruritanian world of intrigue and skulduggery of Anthony Hope's novel The Prisoner of Zenda. Colonel Sapt of the Ruritanian Court journeys to England on a secret mission to save the country... read more

Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Essentials Ser.

ANIMAL FARM is perhaps the most famous satirical allegory of totalitarianism. Published in 1945, the book reflects events leading up to and during the Stalin era before World War II. Orwell, a democratic socialist was a critic of Joseph Stalin, and was suspicious of Moscow-directed St... read more

Animal Farm
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Children's Classics
Reading Level:2+
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 and The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Presents "Little Women" which describes the family life of the four March sisters living in a small New England community, and "Good Wives" which is the story of March sisters, some three years later, whe... read more

Little Women and Good Wives (Wordsworth's Children's Classics)
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Children's Classics

Includes two American classics that are sequels to "Little Women" and its continuation, "Good Wives". "Little Men" takes up the story of the everyday dramas and exploits of the naughty but easy-going boys at Plumfield, a boarding-school run by... read more

Little Men and Jo's Boys (Wordsworth's Children's Classics)
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics of World Literature

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) is, for Russians, their greatest writer; Eugene Onegin is his greatest work. Yet it remains little known outside Russia. Attempts to render Pushkin's Russian stanzas into verse have tried in vain to imitate the most inimitable features of the original, w... read more

Eugene Onegin
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics

This volume brings together Virginia Woolf’s last two novels, The Years(1937) which traces the lives of members of a dispersed middle-class family between 1880 and 1937, and Between the Acts(1941), an account of a village pageant in the summer preceding the Second Wor... read more

Between the Acts & The Years
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 Classics

Series:Wordsworth Classics

Following on from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884-5) Tom Sawyer Abroad (1894) became one of Mark Twain's most popular books. Again we meet his world famous characters: Tom Sawyer, 'Nigger Jim', and Huck Finn - toge... read more

Tom Sawyer Abroad & Tom Sawyer, Detective
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