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  • THE DIALOGUE OF TWO SNAILS
    GARCÍA LORCA, FEDERICO
    My heartbrims with billowsand minnowsof shadows and silverBeautiful, brutal, strange and lovely: this is Lorca reborn, in a selection of previously unpublished pieces and masterful new translations. ...
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  • PEDAGOGY OF THE OPPRESSED
    FREIRE, PAULO
    'The foremost work on the key democratic task: helping people to identify and challenge the sources of their oppression ... a transformative text' George Monbiot, GuardianArguing that 'education is freedom', Paulo Freire's radical international classic contends that traditional teaching styles keep the poor powerless by treating them as passive, silent recipients of knowledge. ...
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  • OROONOKO
    BEHN, APHRA
    '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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  • A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
    CHEKHOV, ANTON
    "I did have hallucinations, but did they harm anyone? Who did they harm, that's what I'd like to know!'From the supreme artist of the short story, three disturbing tales of supernatural hallucinations, hysterical obsession and moral decay. ...
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  • BOYS IN ZINC
    ALEXIEVICH, SVETLANA
    Haunting stories from the Soviet-Afghan War from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature- A new translation of Zinky Boys based on the revised text -From 1979 to 1989 Soviet troops engaged in a devastating war in Afghanistan that claimed thousands of casualties on both sides. While the Soviet Union talked about a 'peace-keeping' mission, the dead were shipped back in sealed...
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  • LEVIATHAN
    HOBBES, THOMAS
    'The life of man, solitary, poore, nasty, brutish, and short'Written during the chaos of the English Civil War, Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan asks how, in a world of violence and horror, can we stop ourselves from descending into anarchy? Hobbes' case for a 'common-wealth' under a powerful sovereign - or 'Leviathan' - to enforce security and the rule of law, shocked his contemporari...
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  • SANSHIRO
    SOSEKI, NATSUME
    'Even bigger than Japan is the inside of your head. Don't ever surrender yourself - not to Japan, not to anything'A shy, unworldly young student has his eyes opened to Tokyo's bustling metropolis, in this delicate, bitter-sweet work of innocence and experience from Japan's foremost modern novelist. ...
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  • THE RAINBOW
    LAWRENCE, D. H.
    The Rainbow tells the story of three generations of the Brangwen family and their struggles with each other and themselves. Beautiful, strange and with a power all its own, The Rainbow redefined the English novel. ...
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  • RABBIT AT REST
    UPDIKE, JOHN
    It's 1989, and Harry 'Rabbit' Angstrom is far from restful. Fifty-six and overweight, he has a struggling business on his hands and a heart that is starting to fail. His family, too, are giving him cause for concern. His son Nelson is a wreck of a man, a cocaine addict with shattered self-respect. Janice, his wife, has decided that she wants to be a working girl. And as for Pru...
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  • TO BE READ AT DUSK
    CHARLES DICKENS
    'The monstrous thought came into my mind as I perused the fixed eyes and the saturnine face, that this was a spirit, not a man.' Three ghostly tales from a master of the form, 'The Signalman', 'The Trial for Murder' and the title story, 'To Be Read at Dusk'. One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946....
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  • THE LIFTED VEIL
    ELIOT, GEORGE
    '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, George Eliot explores clairvoyance, fate and the possibility of life after death. ...
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  • GREEN TEA
    LE FANU,SHERIDAN
    '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 Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works...
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  • THE BODY POLITIC
    ROUSSEAU, JEAN-JACQUES
    '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. ...
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  • THE SUFFRAGETTES
    PENGUIN
    '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 world. ...
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  • OTHELLO
    SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM
    'If we wish to know the force of human genius we should read Shakespeare' William HazlittA soldier of great standing and a newly married man, Othello seems to be in an enviable position. And yet, when his supposed friend sows doubts in his mind about his wife's fidelity, he is gradually consumed by suspicion. In this tragedy of strange, ornate beauty and remarkable psychologica...
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  • NLLA FREAK THE MIGHTY
    PHILBRICK, RODMAN
    Maxwell Kane is feared and bullied because of his slowness and enormous size. With his father in jail for murdering his mother, nobody expects much of him. Kevin, the new boy next door, on the other hand, is smart, quirky and funny with an insatiable curiosity and a zest for life. But Kevin suffers from a rare genetic condition, whcih means he has a bent spine and can't walk...
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  • NLLA NIGHTJON
    PAULSEN, GARY
    Sarny, a twelve-year-old slave on a plantation in1850's America, is drawn to a new field hand, Nightjohn, when she hears about his past. Having escaped north to freedom, Nightjohn has now returned, his goal to secretly teach his fellow slaves how to read and write. Risking everything, Sarny embarks with Nightjohn on a quest for knowledge and freedom. ...
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  • SKI JUMP
    TOWNSEND, JOHN
    Shouted at by teachers, nagged by his Mum and ignored by his Dad, Bradley's life is on the slide. He is given a last chance by his gymnastics teacher, the one person who seems to get him, and despite his behaviour is allowed to go on the school ski trip. The only trouble is, Bradley has unwittingly stumbled upon a terrorist plot. He doesn't know it, but the terrorists are after...
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  • NEXUS
    MILLER, HENRY
    Nexus is the third volume of the scandalous trilogy The Rosy Crucifixion, Henry Miller's major life workThe exhilarating final volume of Henry Miller's semi-autobiographical trilogy, Nexus follows his last months in New York. Trapped in a bizarre ménage-à-trois with his fiery wife Mona and her lover Stasia, he finds his life descending into chaos. Finally, betrayed and exhauste...
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  • SEXUS
    MILLER, HENRY
    Henry Miller called the end of his life in America and the start of a new, bohemian existence in 1930s Paris his 'rosy crucifixion'. His searing fictionalized autobiography of this time of liberation was banned for nearly twenty years. Sexus, the first volume in The Rosy Crucifixion trilogy, looks back to his early sexual escapades in Brooklyn, and his growing infatuation with ...
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  • ROMEO AND JULIET
    SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM
    The greatest love story in English, William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is a play of star-crossed lovers who take a valiant stand against social convention, with tragic consequences. This Penguin Shakespeare edition is edited with notes by T.J.B. Spencer, and an introduction by Adrian Poole.'What's in a name? That which we call a rose,By any other name would smell as sweet'T...
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  • TROPIC OF CANCER
    MILLER, HENRY
    Shocking, banned and the subject of obscenity trials, Henry Miller's first novel Tropic of Cancer is one of the most scandalous and influential books of the twentieth centuryTropic of Cancer redefined the novel. Set in Paris in the 1930s, it features a starving American writer who lives a bohemian life among prostitutes, pimps, and artists. Banned in the US and the UK for more ...
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  • A HIPPO BANQUET
    KINGSLEY, MARY
    'While engaged on this hunt I felt the earth quiver under my feet, and heard a soft big soughing sound, and looking round saw I had dropped in on a hippo banquet.'Told with verve and self-mocking wit, the adventures of doughty female Victorian explorer Mary Kingsley describe stumbling upon five hippos by night, dodging elephants and fighting off a leopard with a stool.Introduci...
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  • REMEMBER, BODY...
    KAVAFIS, KONSTANTINOS
    'All those excessive, useless regrets...' A collection of nostalgic, erotic poetry from one of the greatest Greek poets to have ever lived. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a ballo...
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  • A SIMPLE HEART
    FLAUBERT, GUSTAVE
    'She decided she would teach him to speak and he was very soon able to say, 'Pretty boy!', 'Your servant, sir!' and 'Hail Mary!''With pathos and humour, Flaubert imagines the unexamined life of a servant girl. ...
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  • A KINGFISHERS CATCH FIRE
    HOPKINS, GERARD MANLEY
    'O let them be left, wildness and wet'As Kingfishers Catch Fire is a selection of Gerard Manley Hopkins' incomparably brilliant poetry, ranging from the ecstasy of 'The Windhover' and 'Pied Beauty' to the heart-wrenching despair of the 'sonnets of desolation'. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range...
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  • TRIMALCHIO'S FEAST
    PETRONIUS
    'I blush to say what happened next.'A satirical portrait of a drunken, orgiastic Roman banquet, hosted by the grossly ostentatious Trimalchio. ...
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  • O CRUEL ALEXIS
    VIRGIL
    'But I, while vineyards ring with the cicadas' scream,Retrace your steps, alone, beneath the burning sun.'Virgil's lyrical, wistful and often witty pastoral poems. ...
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  • A SLIP UNDER THE MICROSCOPE
    WELLS, H. G.
    . 'I will go in, out of this dust and heat, out of this dry glitter of vanity, out of these toilsome futilities. I will go and never return.'Three disturbing, mysterious and moving stories from Wells, science-fiction pioneer.Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, ...
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  • THE INFINITY CAGE: TIMERIDERS 9
    SCARROW, ALEX
    Liam O'Connor should have died at sea in 1912.Maddy Carter should have died on a plane in 2010.Sal Vikram should have died in a fire in 2026.But all three have been given a second chance - to work for an agency that no one knows exists. Its purpose: to prevent time travel destroying history...The end is approaching for the TimeRiders. In a final effort to prevent time travel de...
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