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Dickens's story of solitary miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is taught the true meaning of Christmas by a series of ghostly visitors, has proved one of his most well-loved works. Ever since it was published in 1843 it has had an enduring influence on the way we think about the traditions of Christmas.

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: 9780141194745
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: Penguin Australia
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A Christmas Carol (Popular Penguin)
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Meet Ignatius J. Reilly: flatulent, eloquent and pretty much unemployable . . .
The ordinary folk of New Orleans seem to think he is unhinged as well. Ignatius ignores them as he heaves his vast bulk through the city's fleshpots in a noble crusade agai... read more

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: 9780141045641
: Penguin Australia
: Penguin Australia
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: John Kennedy Toole
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: 609
: en
: 428
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A Confederacy of Dunces (Popular Penguin)
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Evelyn Waugh's A Handful of Dustis a satirical depiction of the 'sterile' generation between the wars. It tells the story of bored Lady Brenda Last, who abandons her husband's Gothic pile to conduct an affair with shallow socialite John Beaver of the Belgravia set... read more

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: 9780141037233
: Penguin Australia
: Penguin Australia
: 181mm X 111mm
: United Kingdom
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: Evelyn Waugh
: Paperback
: export ed
: en
: 221
: General & literary fiction; Classic fiction
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This is a powerful story of survival in a tough, joyless world. Billy Casper is a troubled teenager growing up in a Yorkshire mining town. Beaten by his drunken brother, ignored by his mother and failing at school, he seems destined for a hard, miserable life ... read more

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: 9780143566403
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Classics
: 181mm X 111mm
: United Kingdom
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: Barry Hines
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: 911
: 216
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A Kestrel for a Knave (Popular Penguin)
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After a mysterious incident during their visit to the Marabar Caves, the charming Dr Aziz is accused of assaulting Adela Quested, a naive young Englishwoman. His trial exposes the fragile structure of Anglo-Indian relations and the racism inherent in colonialism ... read more

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: 9780143566380
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Classics
: United Kingdom
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: E. M. Forster
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: 1
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A Passage to India (Popular Penguin)
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A Room of One's Owngrew out of a lecture that Virginia Woolf had been invited to give at Girton College, Cambridge in 1928. Ranging over Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte and why neither of them could have written War and Peace, over the silent fate of Shakespear... read more

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: 9780141044880
: Penguin Australia
: Penguin Australia
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: Virginia Woolf
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A Room Of One's Own (Popular Penguin)
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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 first collection of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Wa... read more

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: 9780141045160
: Penguin Australia
: Penguin Australia
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: United Kingdom
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: Arthur Conan Doyle
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: 1
: en
: 364
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Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The  (Popular Penguin)
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. It is set in the 1840s in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, inspired by Hannibal, Missouri, where Twain lived as a boy

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: 9780141194936
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: 181mm X 111mm
: United Kingdom
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: Mark Twain
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 741.5/973
: 222
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Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Popular Penguin)
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 Children's Classics

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On an ordinary summer's afternoon, Alice tumbles down a hole and an extraordinary adventure begins. In a strange world with even stranger characters, she meets a grinning cat and a rabbit with a pocket-watch, joins a mad tea-party and plays ... read more

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: 9780141194752
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: Penguin Australia
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: Lewis Carroll
: Paperback
: 1
: en
: 741.5
: 129
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Popular Penguin)
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 NZ Fiction

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In the foreground of All Visitor's Ashore is a set of bizarre characters, all of whom seem bent on escaping from New Zealand into a larger world. The 1951 waterfront lockout is on, the harbour is full of cargo vessels, but the passenger ships continue to sail. One by one or t... read more

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: 9780143205937
: Penguin Group (NZ)
: Penguin Books (NZ)
: 181mm X 111mm
: New Zealand
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: C.K. Stead
: Paperback
: 823.2
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All Visitors Ashore
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Cave's only novel to date takes on the southern gothic in this bizarre baroque tale. Born mute to a drunken mother and a demented father, tortured Euchrid Eucrow finds more compassion in the family mule than in his fellow men. But he alone will grasp the c... read more

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: 9780141045610
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: 18.10 cmmm X 12.00 cmmm X 2.10 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: Nick Cave
: Paperback
: 609
: en
: 823.914
: 324
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And the Ass Saw the Angel (Popular Penguin)
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Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, Another Country is a novel of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is stunning for its emotional inten... read more

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: 9780143566335
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: 181mm X 111mm
: United Kingdom
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: James Baldwin
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: 911
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Another Country (Popular Penguin)
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