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 Classics

Series:Text Classics
Awards:Winner of Australian Literature Society Gold Medal 1958 and Miles Franklin Literary Award 1958.

Behind the uneasy trees rose the hills, and beyond them again the country of the lost, huge wilderness between this last haunt of civilization and the unpeopled sea. Exhausted and losing faith, an Anglican minister flees ... read more

To the Islands Text Classics
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Rudyard Kipling’s classic collection of fables gets reimagined in this deluxe four-color collectible volume, featuring stunning new artwork and nine interactive elements crafted by MinaLima Design, the award-winning design studio be... read more

The Jungle Book
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'Why did she stand before me with the candle in her hand, with her cruel contemptuous eyes fixed on me, and the glittering serpent, like a familiar demon, on her breast?' In this dark novella of Victorian horror, ... read more

Nophoto
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'It's you who are the dogs...' What makes us happy? For over 800 years the Cynic philosophers of ancient Greece and Rome argued that the answer lay in a simple, self-sufficient life. This is one of 46 new b... read more

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'You elegant fowl!' Exuberant and ingenious, Lear's best-loved poems tell of jumblies, quangle wangles and luminous noses. This is one of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the f... read more

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'She's done for...' The crew aboard a ramshackle steamer faces a treacherous storm in this gripping tale, inspired by Conrad's own time at sea. This is one of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series... read more

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'I cried, "Come, tell me how you live!" And thumped him on the head.' Conjuring wily walruses, dancing lobsters, a Jabberwock and a Bandersnatch, Carroll's fantastical verse gave new words to the English language.

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

We are bought and sold like apes or monkeys, to be the sport of women, fools, and cowards, and the support of rogues ...' Spy, traveller and pioneering female writer Aphra Benn's story of an African prince sold into slavery is considered one of the earliest English novels.

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'It's coming - the postponeless Creature'. This title features electrifying poems of isolation, beauty, death and eternity from a reclusive genius and one of America's greatest writers. It is one of 46 ... read more

My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun : Little Black Classic
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'It is only a bruise'. A carefree Russian official has what seems to be a trivial accident...This is one of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin ... read more

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'Idleness is the enemy of the soul'. Saint Benedict's advice to monks - on everything from correct posture to the value of silence - has offered spiritual guidance to many for fifteen centuries. One of 46 new ... read more

Nophoto
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'The pleasure is twice as sweet when you cheat a cheat.' This is an illustrated collection of fables from one of France's most vital writers. It is one of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black ... read more

The World is Full of Foolish Men : Little Black Classic
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'My God! A whole minute of bliss! Is that really so little for the whole of a man's life?' It is a poignant tale of love and loneliness from Russia's foremost writer. It is one of 46 new books in the bestselling Lit... read more

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'Once they are aroused, once they are determined, nothing on earth and nothing in heaven will make women give way; it is impossible.' It is a potted history of the women who pioneered feminism and changed the wo... read more

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'Hermann waited for the appointed hour like a tiger trembling for its prey.' One of Pushkin's most popular and chilling stories, 'The Queen of Spades' tells of a young man who develops a dangerous obsession in... read more

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 Classics

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' "You are not my first passion, my divine friend, but you shall be my last." ' In this episode from his infamous memoirs, swashbuckling serial seducer Casanova falls for a beautiful nun on the Venetian island of... read more

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'And then he, completely astonished at her words, left off his lewdness, saying to her as many a man had done before, "Either you are a truly good woman or else a truly wicked woman." ' Brave, outspoken an... read more

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

"...slowly uncoiling their tentacles...and making a soft purring sound to each other." This is a disgusting account of a school of giant squid attacking a seaside resort, and two other examples of Wells' extraordi... read more

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'...that strange internal kingdom of which we are the hapless and helpless monarchs.' From the master of the detective story and creator of Sherlock Holmes, the first ever tale to feature a supernatural Egyptian mummy.... read more

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'No true Democracy has ever existed, nor ever will exist.' In this selection from The Social Contract, Rousseau asserts that a state's only legitimate political authority comes from its people. One of 46 new book... read more

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