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Nana

Second Edition

£9.99

Émile Zola, Helen Constantine, Brian Nelson

9780198814269
Paperback
March 2020

Oxford World's Classics

Nana opens in 1867, the year of the World Fair, when Paris, thronged by a cosmopolitan élite, was la Ville Lumière, a perfect victim for Zola's scathing denunciation of hypocrisy and fin-de-siècle moral corruption.

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Belinda

Second Edition

£10.99

Maria Edgeworth, Linda Bree

9780199682133
Paperback
February 2020

Oxford World's Classics

Belinda (1801) tackles issues of gender and race in a manner at once comic and thought-provoking. Braving the perils of the marriage market, Belinda learns to think for herself as the examples of her friends prove singularly unreliable.

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The Prisoner of Zenda

Second Edition

£7.99

Anthony Hope, Nicholas Daly

9780198841098
Paperback
February 2020

Oxford World's Classics

Anthony Hope's swashbuckling romance transports his English gentleman hero, Rudolf Rassendyll, from a comfortable life in London to fast-moving adventures in Ruritania, a mythical land steeped in political intrigue. The Prisoner of Zenda has been deservedly popular as a classic of romance and adventure since its publication in 1894.

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Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals

£9.99

Immanuel Kant, Christopher Bennett, Joe Saunders, Robert Stern

9780198786191
Paperback
November 2019

Oxford World's Classics

Immanuel Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals ranks alongside Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics as one of the most profound and influential works in moral philosophy ever written

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Pride and Prejudice

Third Edition

£4.99

Jane Austen, Christina Lupton, James Kinsley

9780198826736
Paperback
November 2019

Oxford World's Classics

With the arrival of eligible young men in their neighbourhood, the lives of Mr and Mrs Bennet and their five daughters are turned inside out. Pride encounters prejudice, upward-mobility confronts social disdain, and quick-wittedness challenges sagacity, as misconceptions and hasty judgements lead to heartache and scandal.

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My Bondage and My Freedom

£8.99

Frederick Douglass, Celeste-Marie Bernier

9780198820710
Paperback
November 2019

Oxford World's Classics

My Bondage and My Freedom is the second of Frederick Douglass's full-length autobiographies. An important slave autobiography, it is significant both for what it tells us about slave life and about its author.

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Italian Renaissance Tales

£9.99

Anthony Mortimer

9780198794967
Paperback
October 2019

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An anthology of Italian tales covering the period roughly from 1370 to 1630, during which the novella was the dominant form of prose fiction.

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Frankenstein: or `The Modern Prometheus': The 1818 Text

Third Edition

£5.99

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Nick Groom

9780198840824
Paperback
October 2019

Oxford World's Classics

The most celebrated horror story ever written. The dreadful tale of Victor Frankenstein, a visionary young student of natural philosophy, who discovers the secret of life. In the grip of his obsession he constructs and animates a creature from dead body parts - with catastrophic results.

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Jane Eyre

Third Edition

£5.99

Charlotte Brontë, Juliette Atkinson, Margaret Smith

9780198804970
Paperback
September 2019

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Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre has gripped readers since its 1847 publication. Thousands of readers since then have been drawn by the vigour of Jane's voice and the novel's forceful depiction of childhood injustice, of the restraints placed upon women, and the complexities of both faith and passion.

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The Moonstone

Third Edition

£7.99

Wilkie Collins, Francis O'Gorman

9780198819394
Paperback
August 2019

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A fabulous yellow diamond disappears, the case looks simple, but in mid-Victorian England no one is what they seem, and nothing can be taken for granted.

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The Library, Books 16-20: Philip II, Alexander the Great, and the Successors

£12.99

Diodorus Siculus, Robin Waterfield

9780198759881
Paperback
July 2019

Oxford World's Classics

Diodorus of Sicily's The Library, Books 16-20, constitute a unique and vital resource for the careers of Philip II of Macedon and Alexander the Great, and for the Early Hellenistic Period, the time of the Successors.

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Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas

Second Edition

£8.99

Jules Verne, William Butcher

9780198818649
Paperback
April 2019

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Verne's classic tale of Captain Nemo and the submarine the Nautilus has left a profound mark on the twentieth century. Its themes are universal, its style humorous and grandiose, its construction masterly.

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Middlemarch

Third Edition

£6.99

George Eliot, David Carroll, David Russell

9780198815518
Paperback
April 2019

Oxford World's Classics

Writing at the very moment when the foundations of Western thought were being challenged and undermined, George Eliot fashions in Middlemarch a concept of life and society free of the past's dogma yet able to confront the scepticism that was taking over the age.

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Crime and Punishment

£7.99

Fyodor Dostoevsky, Nicolas Pasternak Slater, Sarah J. Young

9780198709718
Paperback
March 2019

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Crime and Punishment is one of the most important novels of the nineteenth century. It is the story of a murder committed on principle, of a killer who wishes to set himself outside and above society. It is marked by Dostoevsky's own harrowing experience in penal servitude, and yet contains moments of wild humour.

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William Blake: Selected Poems

£8.99

William Blake, Nicholas Shrimpton

9780198804468
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January 2019

Oxford World's Classics

William Blake's strikingly original poetic world of myth and mysticism continues to fascinate. This selection represents the full range of his accomplishments, from his haunting lyrics to his political works.

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Horror Stories: Classic Tales from Hoffmann to Hodgson

£8.99

Darryl Jones

9780199685448
Paperback
October 2018

Oxford World's Classics

This anthology brings together 29 of the greatest horror stories from the British, Irish, American, and European traditions through the long 19th century. It ranges widely across diverse sub-genres including the supernatural, psychological and tales of the uncanny, and features established classics as well as little-known works.

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The Dream

£8.99

Émile Zola, Paul Gibbard

9780198745983
Paperback
September 2018

Oxford World's Classics

In The Dream, the sixteenth novel in the Rougon-Macquart series, Zola blends mysticism and fairy tale with naturalism as an orphan girl falls in love with a nobleman.

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The Bright Side of Life

£9.99

Émile Zola, Andrew Rothwell

9780198753612
Paperback
July 2018

Oxford World's Classics

When Pauline Quenu is taken to the seaside to live with her relatives, her love of life contrasts with the pessimism which infects the family. This is the twelfth novel in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series, remarkable for it's depictions of intense emotions and physical and mental suffering.

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On the Soul: and Other Psychological works

£9.99

Aristotle, Fred D. Miller, Jr.

9780199588213
Paperback
May 2018

Oxford World's Classics

Aristotle's De Anima (On the Soul) is one of the great classics of philosophy. Aristotle examines the nature of the soul-sense-perception, imagination, cognition, emotion, and desire, including, memory, dreams, and processes such as nutrition, growth, and death.

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His Excellency Eugène Rougon

£9.99

Émile Zola, Brian Nelson

9780198748250
Paperback
April 2018

Oxford World's Classics

His Excellency Eugène Rougon is the sixth in Zola's famous Rougon-Macquart series of novels. Here, the novel presents a detailed picture of court and political circles during the Second Empire, satirizing the corruption and cronyism at its heart.

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