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Little Dorrit

New Edition

£9.99

Charles Dickens, Harvey Peter Sucksmith, Dennis Walder

9780199596485
Paperback
July 2012

Oxford World's Classics

Against a background of government incompetence and financial scandal, Arthur Clennam searches for the key to the affairs of the Dorrit family, prisoners for debt in the Marshalsea. Mixing humour and pathos, irony and satire, Little Dorrit reveals a master of fiction in top form. This new edition includes all of Phiz's original illustrations.

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Phineas Finn

New Edition

£10.99

Anthony Trollope, Simon Dentith

9780199581436
Paperback
November 2011

Oxford World's Classics

Phineas Finn, the handsome Irishman, is intent on making a career in government. His love life marches hand in hand with his political career, and in both he must decide whether to stay true to his principles. The second ofTrollope's Palliser novels, Phineas Finn paints a vivid picture of some very topical dilemmas.

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Phineas Redux

New Edition

£10.99

Anthony Trollope, John Bowen

9780199583485
Paperback
November 2011

Oxford World's Classics

When Phineas Finn returns from Ireland to the parliamentary fray, his political advancement is complicated by his romantic relations with three powerful women; his very life is at stake when he is accused of murder. The fourth of Trollope's Palliser novels, Phineas Redux is a spellbinding achievement, and the first modern 'media' novel.

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The Eustace Diamonds

New Edition

£9.99

Anthony Trollope, Helen Small

9780199587780
Paperback
May 2011

Oxford World's Classics

Lizzie Eustace's determination to hold on to a fabulous diamond necklace entangles her in a web of deceit that involves her cousin and his fiancée in a story that is part sensation fiction, part detective novel, part political satire and part romance. Hugely engaging, the novel is also a highly revealing study of Victorian Britain.

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The Prime Minister

New Edition

£10.99

Anthony Trollope, Nicholas Shrimpton

9780199587193
Paperback
May 2011

Oxford World's Classics

Plantagenet Palliser's fragile coalition government and troubled marriage is set against the social climbing of the unscrupulous financial speculator Ferdinand Lopez, whose relationship with Emily Wharton generates misery and scandal. Part of the Palliser series, the novel is one of Trollope's most complex.

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Selected Poems: with parallel German text

£10.99

Rainer Maria Rilke, Robert Vilain, Susan Ranson, Marielle Sutherland

9780199569410
Paperback
April 2011

Oxford World's Classics

Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926) is one of the leading poets of European Modernism, whose poetry explores themes of death, love, and loss. This bilingual edition fully reflects Rilke's poetic development and includes the full text of the Duino Elegies and the Sonnets to Orpheus in accurate and sensitive new translations.

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The Complete Fairy Tales

£7.99

Charles Perrault, Christopher Betts

9780199585809
Paperback
October 2010

Oxford World's Classics

Perrault's fairy tales in a scintillating new translation, including the less familiar verse tales and with illustrations by Gustave Doré. The introduction explores the imaginative power of the stories and the many interpretations to which they have been subject.

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The Nibelungenlied: The Lay of the Nibelungs

£10.99

Cyril Edwards

9780199238545
Paperback
February 2010

Oxford World's Classics

The Nibelungenlied is the greatest medieval German heroic poem, a revenge saga on an epic scale, which tells how dragon-slayer Sivrit acquires the priceless hoard of the dwarvish Nibelungs, and of the tragic conflict between Kriemhilt and Hagen. This is the first prose translation for over forty years, with full introductory materials.

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Boris Godunov and Other Dramatic Works

£9.99

Alexander Pushkin, James E. Falen, Caryl Emerson

9780199554041
Paperback
August 2009

Oxford World's Classics

James E. Falen's verse translation consists of Boris Godunov, A Scene from Faust, the four Little Tragedies and Rusalka. It is accompanied by a penetrating Introduction by Caryl Emerson on Russia's most cosmopolitan playwright.

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Six French Poets of the Nineteenth Century: With parallel French Text

£9.99

A. M. Blackmore, E. H. Blackmore

9780199554782
Paperback
June 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Grettir's Saga

£9.99

Jesse Byock

9780192801524
Paperback
June 2009

Oxford World's Classics

A sweeping epic of the Viking Age, Grettir's Saga follows the life of the outlaw Grettir the Strong as he battles against sorcery, bad luck, and the vengefulness of his enemies. Among the most famous and widely read of Iceland's sagas, this new translation features extensive illustrative material to elucidate the story.

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Peer Gynt

£8.99

Henrik Ibsen, James McFarlane, Christopher Fry, Johann Fillinger

9780199555536
Paperback
May 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Selected Writings

£9.99

William Hazlitt, Jon Cook

9780199552528
Paperback
May 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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A Life: The Humble Truth

£8.99

Guy de Maupassant, Roger Pearson

9780199555512
Paperback
May 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Britannicus, Phaedra, Athaliah

£9.99

Jean Racine, C. H. Sisson

9780199555994
Paperback
April 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Selected Poems: with parallel Spanish text

£8.99

Federico GarcĂ­a Lorca, Martin Sorrell, D.Gareth Walters

9780199556014
Paperback
March 2009

Oxford World's Classics

Lorca's poetry is steeped in the land and folklore of his native Andalusia, and he evokes a world of intense feelings. This selection balances his early poems with better-known later work to give a clear vision of his poetic development, in excellent translations and with an astute Introduction.

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Parzival and Titurel

£11.99

Wolfram von Eschenbach, Cyril Edwards, Richard Barber

9780199539208
Paperback
March 2009

Oxford World's Classics

Parzival is the greatest of the medieval Grail romances. It tells of Parzival's growth from youthful folly to knighthood at the court of King Arthur, and of his quest for the Holy Grail. Cyril Edwards's fine translation also includes the fragments of Titurel, an elegiac offshoot of Parzival.

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An Enemy of the People, The Wild Duck, Rosmersholm

£8.99

Henrik Ibsen, James McFarlane

9780199539130
Paperback
March 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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Selected Poetry

£6.99

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, H. J. Jackson

9780199555826
Paperback
January 2009

Oxford World's Classics

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The Major Works

£12.99

Samuel Johnson, Donald Greene

9780199538331
Paperback
December 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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