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Kew Gardens and Other Short Fiction

Second Edition

£6.99

Virginia Woolf, Bryony Randall, David Bradshaw

9780198838135
Paperback
April 2022

Oxford World's Classics

Essential to Virginia Woolf's development as a novelist, these short stories are among the most interesting and accomplished fictions she wrote.

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Estate Management and Symposium

£8.99

Xenophon, Emily Baragwanath, Anthony Verity

9780198823513
Paperback
April 2022

Oxford World's Classics

Xenophon recounted several Socratic dialogues which included his Symposium and Oeconomicus and both are concerned with Athenian private life. They are literary creations that reveal Xenophon as a skilled literary artist, an innovative thinker, and far from merely reflecting the conventional thinking of the world around him.

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The Origins of Science Fiction

£16.99

Michael Newton

9780198853619
Hardback
March 2022

Oxford World's Classics Hardback Collection

A selection of science-fiction tales from the close of the 'Romantic' period to the end of the First World War. It gathers together classic short stories, from Edgar Allan Poe's playful hoaxes to Gertrude Barrows Bennett's feminist fantasy.

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Emma

Fifth Edition

£4.99

Jane Austen, John Mullan

9780198837756
Paperback
March 2022

Oxford World's Classics

Emma is considered by many to be Austen's finest and most representative novel. The story of Emma Woodhouse's matchmaking, and her awakening to the true feelings of others as well as herself, is told with consummate wit and humour.

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Elegies of Chu

£12.99

Nicholas Morrow Williams

9780198818311
Paperback
February 2022

Oxford World's Classics

This anthology, Elegies of Chu, will provide readers with an understanding of Chinese literature, examining its evolution from free-spirited, mythico-religious songs to the more formal, polished style of the Han court.

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Through the Looking Glass

£5.99

Lewis Carroll, Zoe Jaques

9780198861508
Paperback
February 2022

Oxford World's Classics

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
November 2021

Oxford World's Classics

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
October 2021

Oxford World's Classics

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
October 2021

Oxford World's Classics

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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