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50 years after its original publication, Aunts Up The Cross remains a perennial classic of Australian childhood. Growing up in the 1930s in a grand old home in Sydney's bohemian Kings Cross, Robin Dalton experienced a childhood of... read more

Aunts Up the Cross
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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

Anecdotes of the Cynics : Little Black Classic
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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

The Rule of Benedict : Little Black Classic
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'Cut iron with iron, What makes iron valuable, Big kuku tree and big silk-cotton tree, Fari and Kaunju -' Told and retold since the fourteenth century, this West African epic chronicles the story of the mighty warrior... read more

Kidnapped : Little Black Classic
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'A ghastly groan and a shudder..' From the pioneer of horror fiction, this tale of a clergyman tormented by a demonic creature is one of the greatest Victorian ghost stories. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Litt... read more

Green Tea : Little Black Classic
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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

Typhoon : Little Black Classic
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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.

Oroonoko : Little Black Classic
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The Girl Green as Elderflower: Text Classics
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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 obsessi... read more

The Queen of Spades : Little Black Classic
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'I'm not myself - I'm somebody else - that's me yonder - no - that's somebody else got into my shoes...I can't tell what's my name, or who I am!' Touching and comic short stories from the 19th century American mast... read more

Rip Van Winkle : Little Black Classic
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 Classics

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'It was like walking along the knife-edge of the highest possible mountain range, seeing life on one side and death on the other in the form of two deep, gorgeous and gleaming seascapes.' This astonishing novella fr... read more

Seven Hanged : Little Black Classic
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 Classics

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'This only they knew, that the kiss had destroyed him and the bath had destroyed her.' In this beautiful Ancient Greek tale, Daphnis and Chloe are the inexperienced goatherd and shepherd who must face pirates, r... read more

Daphnis and Chloe : Little Black Classic
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'What matters is to live everything. Live the questions for now.'
A hugely influential collection for writers and artists of all kinds, Rilke's profound and lyrical letters to a young friend advise on ... read more

Letters to a Young Poet : Little Black Classic
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 Text 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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 Classics

Series:Penguin Little Black Classics

'Ko-ax, ko-ax, ko-ax!Now listen, you musical twerps,I don't give a damn for your burps!'
A biting comedy from the great Ancient Greek playwright.
One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics... read more

The Frogs : Little Black Classic
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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

The Lifted Veil : Little Black Classic
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Out of his smoke-filled rooms in Baker Street stalks a figure to cause the criminal classes to quake in their boots and rush from their dens of iniquity . . .
The twelve mysteries gathered in this ... read more

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The  (Popular Penguin)
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 Text Classics

Series:Text Classics

John Egan lives with his mother, father and grandmother in rural Ireland. The Guinness Book of Records is his favourite book and he wants to visit Niagara Falls with his mother. But, more than anything, he is determined to... read more

Carry Me Down Text Classic
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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.'
A potted history of the women who pioneered feminism and changed the wo... read more

The Suffragettes : Little Black Classic
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Take Me to Paris, Johnny is John Foster's moving yet unsentimental account of the life of his partner, Juan Cespedes. It traces Juan's youth in Cuba and his move to New York, where he struggles to make it as a danc... read more

Take Me to Paris, Johnny (Text Classic)
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