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Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Enjoy the romance and wit of the charming Dashwood sisters in Jane Austen's classic tale Sense and Sensibility. Jane Austen's debut novel, Sense and Sensibility has been resonating with readers since it was first published in 1811 and has been made into a number of adaptations. The Dashwood sisters coul ...Show more
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Macmillan Collector's Library) by Ernest Hemingway
High in the pine forests of the Spanish Sierra, a guerrilla band prepares to blow up a vital bridge. Robert Jordan, a young American volunteer, has been sent to handle the dynamiting. There, in the mountains, he finds the dangers and the intense comradeship of war. And there he discovers Maria, a young ...Show more
Sense and Sensibility (Macmillan Collector's Library) by Jane Austen
Two sisters of opposing temperament but who share the pangs of tragic love provide the subjects for Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. Elinor, practical and conventional, the epitome of sense, desires a man who is promised to another woman. Marianne, emotional and sentimental, the epitome of sensibili ...Show more
Cloud Nine by Caryl Churchill
A landmark play about sexual politics in colonial Africa and modern-day Britain, in which all our assumptions about sex and gender are stunningly exploded. Set in both colonial Africa and modern-day Britain, Cloud Nine is about relationships - between women and men, men and men, women and women. It is ...Show more
The Alchemist and Other Plays: Volpone, or the Fox; Epicene, or the Silent Woman; The Alchemist; Bartholemew Fair by Ben Jonson
This edition brings together Jonson's four great comedies in one volume. Volpone, which was first performed in 1606, dramatizes the corrupting nature of greed in an exuberant satire set in contemporary Venice. The first production of Epicene marked the end of a year long closure of the theatres becaus ...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.
The Crucible (Penguin Modern Classics) by Arthur Miller
"The Crucible" is a 1952 play by the American playwright Arthur Miller. It is a dramatization of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Province of Massachusetts Bay during 1692 and 1693. Miller wrote the play as an allegory of McCarthyism, when the US government blacklisted accused communists. M ...Show more
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea by Jules Verne
The year is 1866 and the Pacific Ocean is being terrorized by a deadly sea monster. The U.S. government dispatches marine life expert Professor Aronnax on an extended voyage to investigate this new threat. He discovers not a monster, but a marvelous submarine vessel piloted by a deadly captain with a se ...Show more
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
Professor Aronnax embarks on an expedition to hunt down and destroy a menacing sea monster. However, he discovers that the beast is metal - it is a giant submarine called the Nautilus built by the renegade scientist Captain Nemo.
The Cattle King by Ion L. Idriess
At the age of 13, Sidney Kidman ran away from home with only five shillings in his pocket. He went on to become a horse dealer, drover, cattle buyer and bush jockey and he also ran a coach business. This book is an inspiring tribute to the remarkable life of Sir Sidney Kidman - the Cattle King.
The Frozen Deep by Wilkie Collins
The Frozen DeepBy Wilkie CollinsThe date is between twenty and thirty years ago. The place is an English sea-port. The time is night. And the business of the moment is-dancing. The Mayor and Corporation of the town are giving a grand ball, in celebration of the departure of an Arctic expedition from the ...Show more