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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minnowsof shadows and silverBeautiful, brutal, strange and lovely: this is Lorca reborn, in a selection of previously unpublished pieces and masterful new translations.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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  • 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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  • 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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  • LES MISÉRABLES
    HUGO, VICTOR
    A brilliant modern translation by Christine Donougher of Victor Hugo's thrilling masterpiece, with an introduction by Robert Tombs.This is the best translation of the novel available in English, as recommended by David Bellos in The Novel of the Century.Victor Hugo's tale of injustice, heroism and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict determined to put h...
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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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  • 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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  • WOMAN MUCH MISSED
    HARDY, THOMAS
    After the death of his wife Emma, a grief-stricken Hardy wrote some of the best verse of his career. Moving and evocative, it ranks among the greatest elegiac poetry in the language.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...
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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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  • AGUA VIVA
    LISPECTOR, CLARICE
    In Água Viva Clarice Lispector aims to 'capture the present'. Her direct, confessional and unfiltered meditations on everything from life and time to perfume and sleep are strange and hypnotic in their emotional power and have been a huge influence on many artists and writers, including one Brazilian musician who read it one hundred and eleven times. Despite its apparent sponta...
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  • SELECTED AND LAST POEMS, 1931-2004
    MILOSZ, CZESLAW
    This is the most beautiful and powerful of Milosz's poems from across his writing life. This selection brings together the most beautiful and powerful of Czeslaw Milosz's poems, spanning his writing life. In verses such as 'Cafe' he considers the upheaval, revolutions and two world wars that he had witnessed, while 'My Faithful Mother Tongue' reflects the loyalty he felt to his...
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  • THE RAINBOW
    D.H. LAWRENCE
    With its frank portrayal of human passion and sexual desire, D.H. Lawrence's The Rainbow was banned as 'obscene' in Britain shortly after first publication. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction by James Wood.Set in the rural Midlands, The Rainbow chronicles the lives of three generations of the Brangwen family over a period of more than 60 years, setting...
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  • BIG SUR
    KEROUAC, JACK
    In 1960 Jack Kerouac was near breaking point. Driven mad by constant press attention in the wake of the publication of On the Road, he needed to 'get away to solitude again or die', so he withdrew to a cabin in Big Sur on the Californian coast. The resulting novel, in which his autobiographical hero Jack Duluoz wrestles with doubt, alcohol dependency and his urge towards self-d...
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  • CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
    DAHL, ROALD
    What happens when the five luckiest children in the entire world walk through the doors of Willy Wonka?s famous, mysterious chocolate factory? What happens when, one by one, the children disobey Mr. Wonka?s orders? In Dahl?s most popular story, the nasty are punished and the good are deliciously, sumptuously rewarded.A delectable new Deluxe edition of this wonderful classic. ...
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  • A SMALL TOWN IN GERMANY
    LE CARRE, JOHN
    'Brilliant, unforgettable ... a masterpiece' New StatesmanWest Germany in the 1960s is a simmering cauldron of radical protests. Amid the turmoil Leo Harting, a Second Secretary in the British Embassy, has gone missing - along with more than forty Confidential embassy files. Alan Turner of the Foreign Office must travel to Bonn to recover them. As he gets closer to the truth of...
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  • THE SIGN OF FOUR
    CONAN DOYLE, ARTHUR
    As a dense yellow fog swirls through the streets of London, a deep melancholy has descended on Sherlock Holmes, who sits in a cocaine-induced haze at 221B Baker Street. His mood is only lifted by a visit from a beautiful but distressed young woman - Mary Morstan, whose father vanished ten years before. Four years later she began to receive an exquisite gift every year: a large,...
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  • A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
    WILLIAMS, TENNESSEE
    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire is the tale of a catastrophic confrontation between fantasy and reality, embodied in the characters of Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski. This Penguin Modern Classics edition includes an introduction by Arthur Miller.'I have always depended on the kindness of strangers'Fading southern belle Blanche Du...
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  • RAGTIME
    DOCTOROW, E.L.
    Set in turn-of-the-century New York, E.L. Doctorow's Ragtime seamlessly blends fictional characters and realistic depictions of historical figures to bring to life the events that defined American history in the years before the First World War. This Penguin Modern Classics edition includes an introduction by Al Alvarez.Welcome to America at the turn of the twentieth century, w...
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  • THE BHAGAVAD GITA
    ANONIMO
    The Bhagavad Gita is an early epic poem that recounts the conversation between Arjuna the warrior and his charioteer Krishna, the manifestation of God. In the moments before a great battle, the dialogue sets out the important lessons Arjuna must learn to change the outcome of the war he is to fight, and culminates in Krishna revealing to the warrior his true cosmic form, counse...
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  • JANE EYRE
    BRONTE, CHARLOTTE
    One of the best novels ever written, in a chic new deluxe editionOrphaned Jane Eyre endures an unhappy childhood, hated by her aunt and cousins and then sent to comfortless Lowood School. But life there improves and Jane stays on as a teacher, though she still longs for love and friendship. At Mr Rochester's house, where she goes to work as a governess, she hopes she might have...
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  • NATIONALISM
    TAGORE, RABINDRANATH
    Tagore was a fierce opponent of British rule in India. In this work he discusses the resurgence of the East and the challenge it poses to Western supremacy, calling for a future beyond nationalism, based instead on cooperation and racial tolerance.GREAT IDEAS. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other....
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