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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

In this nightmare vision of a not-too-distant future, fifteen-year-old Alex and his three friends rob, rape, torture and murder - for fun. Alex is jailed for his vicious crimes and the State undertakes to reform him - but how and at what cost?

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: 9780141182605
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: Penguin Books, Limited
: 198mm X 129mm X 10mm
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: Anthony Burgess
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: 1
: English
: 176
: Modern fiction
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A Clockwork Orange
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Series:Penguin Modern Classics

Is it possible to die a happy death? This is the central question of Camus' astonishing early novel, published posthumously and greeted as a major literary event. It tells the story of a young Algerian, Mersault, who defies society's rules by committing a murder and escaping punishme... read more

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: 9780141186580
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Classics
: 198mm X 129mm X 8mm
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: Albert Camus
: Paperback
: 1002
: 144
: Modern fiction; Classic fiction
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A Happy Death
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

George Smiley was simply doing a favor for Miss Ailsa Brimley, an old friend and editor of a small newspaper. Miss Brimley had received a letter from a worried reader: "I'm not mad. And I know my husband is trying to kill me." But the letter had arrived too late: its scribe, the... read more

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: 9780141196374
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: Penguin Books, Limited
: 198mm X 129mm X 11mm
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: John le Carré
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 182
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A Murder of Quality (Smiley's People #2)
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics

Collecting two book-length essays, "A Room of One's Own and Three Guineas" is Virginia Woolf's most powerful feminist writing, justifying the need for women to possess intellectual freedom and financial independence. This "Penguin Modern Classics" edition is edited with an intro... read more

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: 9780141183534
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: 198mm X 129mm X 6mm
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: Virginia Woolf
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 112
: Essays, journals, letters & other prose works; Feminism
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A Room of One's Own
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In 1944, Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs were charged as accessories to murder. One of their friends, Lucien Carr, had stabbed another, David Kammerrer. Carr had come to each of them and confessed; Kerouac helped him get rid of the weapon - neithe... read more

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: 9780141189673
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: 198mm X 129mm X 13mm
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: Jack Kerouac & William Burroughs
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: 1109
: English
: 224
: Crime & mystery
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And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics

'All animals are equal - but some are more equal than others'
When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless &eacut... read more

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: 9780141393056
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: 181mm X 111mm X 7mm
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: George Orwell
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 128
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Animal Farm
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Holly Golightly is generally up all night drinking cocktails and breaking hearts. She hasn't got a past. She doesn't want to belong to anything or anyone, not even to her one-eyed rag-bag pirate of a cat. One day Holly might find somewhere she belongs.

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: 9780141182797
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: 198mm X 129mm X 9mm
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: Truman Capote
: Paperback
: 2000
: en
: 160
: Modern fiction
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Breakfast at Tiffany's - Also Contains House of Flowers, A Diamond Guitar and  A Christmas Memory
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Brideshead Revisited is Evelyn Waugh's stunning novel of duty and desire set amongst the decadent, faded glory of the English aristocracy in the run-up to the Second World War. The most nostalgic and reflective of Evelyn... read more

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: 9780141182483
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: Evelyn Waugh
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: 1
: en
: 331
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Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carr 's latest novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available. "Go back to ... read more

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: 9780141198286
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: Penguin Books, Limited
: 198mm X 129mm X 9mm
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: John le Carré
: Paperback
: 1211
: English
: 154
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Call for the Dead (Smiley's People #1)
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

A Southern family meet to celebrate 'Big Daddy' Pollit's birthday- Gooper with his wife and children, his brother Brick - an ageing, broken football star - and his wife Maggie. But as the party unfolds the facade of a happy family gathering is fractured by sexual frustration, ... read more

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: 9780141190280
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: 198mm X 129mm X 8mm
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: Tennessee Williams
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: 909
: English
: 144
: Drama texts, plays; Plays & playwrights
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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics

Told with deadpan humour and bitter irony, Kurt Vonnegut's cult tale of global destruction preys on our deepest fears of witnessing Armageddon and, worse still, surviving it ...Dr Felix Hoenikker, one of the founding 'fathers' of the atomic bomb, has left a deadly legacy to the world. ... read more

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: 9780141189345
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: Kurt Vonnegut
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: 1
: English
: 224
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Cat's Cradle
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 Biography

Series:Penguin Modern Classics
Reading Level:good

'You have talked so often of going to the dogs - and well, here are the dogs, and you have reached them'. George Orwell's vivid memoir of his time among the desperately poor and destitute in London and Paris is a moving tour of the underworld of society. Here he pain... read more

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: 9780141184388
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: 198mm X 129mm X 15mm
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: George Orwell
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: good
: 240
: Biography & autobiography: literary; Essays, journals, letters & other prose works; Homelessness; Social & cultural history
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Nophoto
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