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Through the Looking-Glass

£5.99

Lewis Carroll, Zoe Jaques

9780198861508
Paperback
24 February 2022

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Originally published in 1871, Alice Through the Looking-Glass describes Alice's further adventures. A masterpiece of carefree nonsense for children which embodies layers of satire, mathematical, linguistic, and philosophical jokes.

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The Uncommercial Traveller

£9.99

Charles Dickens, Daniel Tyler

9780199686667
Paperback
25 November 2021

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In this series of sketches Dickens brings the city of London and its inhabitants vividly to life. His travels take him to the workhouse, the theatre, and further afield to the Liverpool docks and the Paris morgue. Combining autobiography with reportage, the book showcases Dickens's characteristic wit, humour, and social concerns.

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Antigone and other Tragedies: Antigone, Deianeira, Electra

£4.99

Sophocles, Oliver Taplin

9780192806864
Paperback
28 October 2021

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These original and distinctive verse translations convey the vitality of Sophocles' poetry and the vigour of the plays in performance, doing justice to both the sound of the poetry and the theatricality of the tragedies.

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The Marquise de Gange

£8.99

The Marquis de Sade, Will McMorran

9780198848288
Paperback
08 October 2021

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Loosely based on one of the most notorious crimes of the seventeenth century, The Marquise de Gange by The Marquis de Sade is a neglected classic. Although a departure from his earlier pornographic and libertine works, the novel reads with the same subversive tension of an author plotting against virtue in his distress.

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The Assommoir

Second Edition

£8.99

Émile Zola, Brian Nelson, Robert Lethbridge

9780198828563
Paperback
30 September 2021

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The seventh novel in Zola's Rougon-Macquart cycle, The Assommoir is the story of a woman's struggle for happiness in working-class Paris.

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Lark Rise to Candleford

£9.99

Flora Thompson, Phillip Mallett

9780198796695
Paperback
30 September 2021

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Flora Thompson's classic evocation of a vanished world of agricultural customs and rural culture is reissued in a handsome hardback edition including the original wood-engravings by Julie Neild and a new introduction that looks at the background to the trilogy and its enduring popularity.

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Arms and the Man, The Devil's Disciple, and Caesar and Cleopatra

£10.99

George Bernard Shaw, Lawrence Switzky

9780198800712
Paperback
16 September 2021

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Arms and the Man, The Devil's Disciple, Caesar and Cleopatra are some of Shaw's most popular and frequently performed works. They demonstrate the development of Shavian comedy and contain early formulations of his idea of the Superman, an extraordinary individual who catalyzes the evolution of mankind.

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Mrs Warren's Profession, Candida, and You Never Can Tell

£10.99

George Bernard Shaw, Sos Eltis

9780198803836
Paperback
16 September 2021

Oxford World's Classics

Mrs Warren's Profession, Candida, and You Never Can Tell are plays which give a clear sense of the range of Shaw's first forays into playwriting. Together they showcase his early negotiations between his political and social concerns and the constraints and possibilities of the British stage at the fin de siècle.

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Man and Superman, John Bull's Other Island, and Major Barbara

£8.99

George Bernard Shaw, Brad Kent

9780198828853
Paperback
30 August 2021

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Man and Superman, John Bull's Other Island, and Major Barbara are widely considered to be three of the most important in the canon of modern British theatre.

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The Apple Cart, Too True to Be Good, On the Rocks, and The Millionairess

£10.99

George Bernard Shaw, Matthew Yde

9780198809944
Paperback
01 July 2021

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The Apple Cart, Too True to Be Good, On the Rocks, and The Millionairess is a collection of four of George Bernard Shaw's most interesting plays. They stretch from 1929 to 1935 and coincide with the Great Depression.

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Major Cultural Essays

£14.99

George Bernard Shaw, David Kornhaber

9780198817727
Paperback
24 June 2021

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George Bernard Shaw's Major Cultural Essays introduces readers to the wealth and diversity of Shaw's cultural writings from across the breadth of his professional life, beginning around 1890 and ending in 1950.

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Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon: Unfinished Fictions and Other Writings

£6.99

Jane Austen, Kathryn Sutherland

9780198835899
Paperback
24 June 2021

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The unfinished fictions collected here are the novels and other writing that Jane Austen did not publish, including works such as Lady Susan, The Watsons, and Sanditon.

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Pygmalion, Heartbreak House, and Saint Joan

£10.99

George Bernard Shaw, Brad Kent

9780198793281
Paperback
04 February 2021

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Pygmalion, Heartbreak House, and Saint Joan are widely considered to be three of the most important in the canon of modern British theatre

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Major Political Writings

£9.99

George Bernard Shaw, Elizabeth Carolyn Miller

9780198816591
Paperback
04 February 2021

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A new collection of Shaw's major political writings which reflect on his long career and influential role as a public intellectual. These essays reveal significant shifts in his positions and beliefs from the Victorian era to the aftermath of World War II.

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Playlets

£10.99

George Bernard Shaw, James Moran

9780198804987
Paperback
04 February 2021

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This Oxford World Classic includes sixteen of George Bernard Shaw's shortest theatrical scripts. This collection introduces readers to the playlets virtually unknown outside the world of Shavian scholarship by revealing how they explain Shaw's own life and legacy.

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Nineteen Eighty-Four

£8.99

George Orwell, John Bowen

9780198829195
Paperback
28 January 2021

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1984 Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949), George Orwell's final novel, was completed in difficult conditions shortly before his early death. It is one of the most influential and widely-read novels of the post-war period.

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The Road to Wigan Pier

£9.99

George Orwell, Selina Todd

9780198850908
Paperback
07 January 2021

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The Road to Wigan Pier is Orwell's 1937 study of poverty and working-class life in northern England.

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Animal Farm

£8.99

George Orwell, David Dwan

9780198813736
Paperback
07 January 2021

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When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality.

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Coming Up for Air

£9.99

George Orwell, Marina MacKay

9780198804819
Paperback
07 January 2021

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Set at the beginning of the Second World War, Coming Up for Air describes suburban insurance agent George Bowling's return to his birthplace, a sedate Oxfordshire village. This new edition of one of George Orwell's early pre-war works explores the historical and political context of the novel.

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Keep the Aspidistra Flying

£9.99

George Orwell, Benjamin Kohlmann

9780198858317
Paperback
07 January 2021

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"Money is what God used to be. Good and evil have no meaning any longer except failure and success." Gordon Comstock decides to live in poverty rather than compromise with the 'money god'. Disgusted by society's materialism, he leaves his job in advertising to pursue an ill-fated career as a poet.

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