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

£6.99

Jane Austen, Kathryn Sutherland

9780198835899
Paperback
June 2021

Oxford World's Classics

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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Playlets

£10.99

George Bernard Shaw, James Moran

9780198804987
Paperback
February 2021

Oxford World's Classics

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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Pygmalion, Heartbreak House, and Saint Joan

£10.99

George Bernard Shaw, Brad Kent

9780198793281
Paperback
February 2021

Oxford World's Classics

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
February 2021

Oxford World's Classics

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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Nineteen Eighty-Four

£8.99

George Orwell, John Bowen

9780198829195
Paperback
January 2021

Oxford World's Classics

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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Selected Essays

£7.99

George Orwell, Stefan Collini

9780198804178
Paperback
January 2021

Oxford World's Classics

Orwell was one of the most celebrated essayists in the English language, and there are quite a few of his essays which are probably better known than any of his other writings apart from Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four.

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The Road to Wigan Pier

£9.99

George Orwell, Selina Todd

9780198850908
Paperback
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
January 2021

Oxford World's Classics

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
January 2021

Oxford World's Classics

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
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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A Clergyman's Daughter

£10.99

George Orwell, Nathan Waddell

9780198848424
Paperback
January 2021

Oxford World's Classics

The most formally experimental of all of George Orwell's novels, A Clergyman's Daughter charts the course of a young woman's voyage out of a small town in East Anglia and her eventual homecoming. This new edition of the novel is the first in over 30 years.

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Burmese Days

£9.99

George Orwell, Rosinka Chaudhuri

9780198853701
Paperback
January 2021

Oxford World's Classics

Based on his experiences as a policeman in Burma, George Orwell's first novel is set during the end days of British colonialism, when Burma is ruled from Delhi as part of British India.

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Homage to Catalonia

£7.99

George Orwell, Lisa Mullen

9780198838418
Paperback
January 2021

Oxford World's Classics

Homage to Catalonia is George Orwell's account of the Spanish Civil War. It was the last and most mature of Orwell's documentary books.

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Down and Out in Paris and London

£8.99

George Orwell, John Brannigan

9780198835219
Paperback
January 2021

Oxford World's Classics

This new edition of Orwell's 1933 text comes with an authoratative introduction, explanatory notes, and a select bibliography to help first-time readers situate the novel in it's contexts and offer a fresh new re-evaluation of the work to returning readers.

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Exiles

£8.99

James Joyce, Keri Walsh

9780198800064
Paperback
December 2020

Oxford World's Classics

James Joyce's only surviving play has divided Joyceans for a century. Illuminating the themes of performance that are so prominent throughout Joyce's fiction, Exiles sees Joyce staking his claim definitively within the European theatrical tradition.

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Epigrams from the Greek Anthology

£10.99

Gideon Nisbet

9780198854654
Paperback
November 2020

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This selection of more than 600 epigrams in verse is the first major translation from the Greek Anthology in nearly a century. Each of the Anthology's books of epigrams is represented here, in manuscript order, and with extensive notes on the history and myth that lie behind them.

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The Duke's Children Complete: Extended edition

£12.99

Anthony Trollope, Steven Amarnick

9780198835875
Paperback
October 2020

Oxford World's Classics

The Duke's Children is a novel about sorrow and loss, and about a parent s pained discovery that our children inevitably grow to love us less than we love them.

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

£10.99

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell, Jack Lynch, Celia Barnes

9780198798743
Paperback
October 2020

Oxford World's Classics

Johnson's Journey to the Western Islands and Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides form a natural pair for an OWC because both books, often read and taught alongside each other, focus on the Scottish highlands.

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Wuthering Heights

£4.99

Emily Brontë, John Bugg

9780198834786
Paperback
September 2020

Oxford World's Classics

Wuthering Heights is one of the most famous love stories in the English language, and a potent tale of revenge. This new edition explores its extraordinary power and unique style and narrative structure, and includes a selection of poems by Emily Brontë.

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Doctor Pascal

£8.99

Émile Zola, Julie Rose, Brian Nelson

9780198746164
Paperback
August 2020

Oxford World's Classics

Doctor Pascal is the twentieth and final novel in Zola's great Rougon-Macquart series. Pascal Rougon has spent his life chronicling the hereditary patterns and illnesses of his family, using medicine to attempt cures, whilst his niece Clotilde places her faith in God.

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