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 CLASSICS

"Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead" is a play which, as it were, takes place in the wings of Hamlet, and finds both humour and poignancy in the situation of the ill-fated attendant lords. The National Theatre production in April 1967 made Tom Stoppard's re... read more

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Category:

 CLASSICS

Beware the novelist . . . intimate and indiscreet . . . pompous, prophetic airs . . . here is the fact of fiction . . . an American tale where, naturally, evil conquers good, and none live happily ever after, for the complicated pangs of the empty experiences of flesh-and-blood human figures are the r... read more

List of the Lost

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 CLASSICS

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.

Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler This is one of Chandler's most famous crime novels featuring the detective Philip Marlowe, who's about to give up on a completely routine case when he finds himself in the wrong place at the right time to get caught up in a... read more

Farewell My Lovely  (Popular Penguin)

Category:

 CLASSICS

Series:Popular Penguins

The night after a shooting star is seen streaking across the sky, a cylinder is discovered near London. Armed with just a white flag, the locals approach the mysterious object only to be burned alive by heat-rays as horrific, tentacled invaders emerge. Soon, t... read more

The War Of The Worlds (Popular Penguin)

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 CLASSICS

A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother's religion and her own relationship to the world in this debut novel by renowned slam poet Acevedo.

The Poet X

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 CLASSICS

Pirate Rain explores arbitrary power, as delivered by piratical, natural and human forces. Greed and ambition cause disasters in the poems, in complex sequences - featuring Hillary Clinton and Eleanor Roosevelt, and the return of George Jefferys and Clare. It interweaves political poems with a more pe... read more

Pirate Rain - New Poems

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 CLASSICS

Awards:Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

It's Christmas time and Holden Caulfield has just been expelled from yet another school. Fleeing the crooks at Pencey Prep, he pinballs around New York City seeking solace in fleeting encounters - shooting the bull with strangers in dive hotels, wandering alone round Centra... read more

The Catcher in the Rye

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 CLASSICS

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.

Written in China more than 2,000 years ago, Sun Tzu's classic The Art of War is the first known study of the planning and conduct of military operations. These terse, aphoristic essays are unsurpassed in comprehensiveness and depth of understanding, examining ... read more

The Art of War (Popular Penguin Series)

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 CLASSICS

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.

Wilde was both a glittering wordsmith and a social outsider. His drama emerges out of these two perhaps contradictory identities, combining epigrammatic brilliance and shrewd social obser... read more

The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays (Penguin Classic) (includes Lady Windemere's Fan & An Ideal Husband)

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 CLASSICS

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.

I Can Jump Puddles is Alan Marshall's story of his childhood--a happy world in which, despite his crippling poliomyelitis, he plays, climbs, fights, swims, rides, and laughs.
His world was the Australian countryside early last century: rough-riders, bushme... read more

I Can Jump Puddles (Popular Penguin)

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 CLASSICS

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.

Since its first publication in 1961 E.H. Carr's What is History? has established itself as the classic introduction to the subject. Ranging across topics such as historical objectivity, society and the individual, the nature of causation, and the possibility of prog... read more

What is History? (Popular Penguin)

Brian Greene's The Fabric of the Cosmosis an astonishing grand tour of the universe and the best layman's guide to current thinking on 'how everything works'. This rollercoaster ride explores the mysteries of space and ... read more

The Fabric of the Cosmos : Space, Time and the Texture of Reality  (Popular Penguin)