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Billy Budd - The Piazza - Bartleby - Benito Certeno - The lightning-rod man The encantadas - The Bell-Tower - The Town-Ho's Story

By: N/A

Price: $2.80

Publisher: Signet: January 1961

Seller ID: 32821

ISBN: B001EDZZV6

Condition: Used - Good


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Literary Companion Series - The Grapes of Wrath (paperback edition)

By: Wiener, Gary

Price: $12.48

Publisher: Greenhaven Press: September 1998

Seller ID: 57165

ISBN: 1565109546

Condition: Used - Good


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Beowulf (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Beowulf

Price: $1.25

Publisher: Dover Publications: September 1992

Seller ID: 99465

ISBN: 0486272648

Condition: Used - Good


Finest heroic poem in Old English celebrates character and exploits of Beowulf, a young nobleman of the Geats, a people of southern Sweden. Narrative combines mythical elements, Christian and pagan sensibilities, actual historical figures and events to create a striking work of great power and beauty. Genealogies. View more info

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The Song of Roland

By: Anonymous

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: December 1957

Seller ID: 122650

ISBN: 0140440755

Condition: Used - Good


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The Adventure of Augie March

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Fawcett Publications (1967): January 1967

Seller ID: 127393

ISBN: B00FURN686

Condition: Used - Good


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Politics and Genre in Hamlet

By: Adrian A. Husain

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: February 2005

Seller ID: 77611

ISBN: 0195979095

Condition: Used - Good


This is a historicist study constituting a significant departure from the New Historicist or "cultural" approach to Shakespeare. It examines the question of genre in relation to identity, time and power in the play against the backdrop of the Renaissance in Europe. It looks at identity as a typically Renaissance phenomenon: a theatrical construct alternating between the Machiavellian and the Castiglionesque. View more info

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The Voyeur

By: Alain Robbe-Grillet

Price: $7.48

Publisher: Grove Press: December 1986

Seller ID: 32776

ISBN: 0802131654

Condition: Used - Good


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The Complete Talking Heads

By: Alan Bennett

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Picador: May 2003

Seller ID: 45398

ISBN: 031242308X

Condition: Used - Good


Alan Bennett's award-winning series of solo pieces is a classic of contemporary drama, universally hailed for its combination of razor-sharp wit and deeply felt humanity. In "Bed Among the Lentils," a vicar's wife discovers a semblance of happiness with an Indian shop owner. In "A Chip in the Sugar," a man's life begins to unravel when he discovers his aging mother has rekindled an old flame. In "A Lady of Letters," a busybody pays a price for interfering in her neighbor's life. First produced for BBC television in 1988 to great critical acclaim, the Talking Heads monologues also appeared ... View more info

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Cry, the Beloved Country

By: Alan Paton

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Scribner: September 2003

Seller ID: 73634

ISBN: 0743262174

Condition: Used - Good


Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply. Let him not laugh too gladly when the water runs through his fingers, nor stand too silent when the setting sun makes red the veld with fire. Let him not be too moved when the birds of his land are singing, nor give too much of his heart to a mountain or valley. For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much." The most famous and important novel in South Africa's history, and an immediate worldwide bestseller when it was published in 1948, Alan Paton's impassioned nove... View more info

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Cry, the Beloved Country

By: Alan Paton

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Scribner: September 2003

Seller ID: 74667

ISBN: 0743262174

Condition: Used - Good


Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply. Let him not laugh too gladly when the water runs through his fingers, nor stand too silent when the setting sun makes red the veld with fire. Let him not be too moved when the birds of his land are singing, nor give too much of his heart to a mountain or valley. For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much." The most famous and important novel in South Africa's history, and an immediate worldwide bestseller when it was published in 1948, Alan Paton's impassioned nove... View more info

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Cry, the Beloved Country

By: Alan Paton

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: September 2003

Seller ID: 80550

ISBN: 0743262174

Condition: Used - Good


Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply. Let him not laugh too gladly when the water runs through his fingers, nor stand too silent when the setting sun makes red the veld with fire. Let him not be too moved when the birds of his land are singing, nor give too much of his heart to a mountain or valley. For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much." The most famous and important novel in South Africa's history, and an immediate worldwide bestseller when it was published in 1948, Alan Paton's impassioned nove... View more info

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Cry, The Beloved Country (A Scribner Classic)

By: Alan Paton

Price: $2.48

Publisher: Scribner: June 1987

Seller ID: 86523

ISBN: 0020532105

Condition: Used - Good


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Cry, The Beloved Country (A Scribner Classic)

By: Alan Paton

Price: $2.48

Publisher: Scribner: June 1987

Seller ID: 95879

ISBN: 0020532105

Condition: Used - Good


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Cry, The Beloved Country

By: Alan Paton

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Scribner / Simon & Schuster: December 1995

Seller ID: 109099

ISBN: 0684818949

Condition: Used - Good


"Cry, the Beloved Country is a beautifully told and profoundly compassionate story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s. The book is written with such keen empathy and understanding that to read it is to share fully in the gravity of the characters' situations. It both touches your heart deeply and inspires a renewed faith in the dignity of mankind. "Cry, the Beloved Country is a classic tale, passionately African, timeless and universal, and beyond all, selfless. View more info

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Cry, the Beloved Country

By: Alan Paton

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: September 2003

Seller ID: 122283

ISBN: 0743262174

Condition: Used - Good


Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply. Let him not laugh too gladly when the water runs through his fingers, nor stand too silent when the setting sun makes red the veld with fire. Let him not be too moved when the birds of his land are singing, nor give too much of his heart to a mountain or valley. For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much." The most famous and important novel in South Africa's history, and an immediate worldwide bestseller when it was published in 1948, Alan Paton's impassioned nove... View more info

The Plague

By: Albert Camus

Price: $3.98

Publisher: Vintage: January 1972

Seller ID: 108310

ISBN: 0394712587

Condition: Used - Good


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The Stranger

By: Albert Camus

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage: March 1989

Seller ID: 122343

ISBN: 0679720200

Condition: Used - Good


Through the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach, Camus explored what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd." First published in 1946; now in a new translation by Matthew Ward. View more info

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The Fall

By: Albert Camus

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: May 1991

Seller ID: 123573

ISBN: 0679720227

Condition: Used - Good


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The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays (A Vintage Book-V-75)

By: Albert Camus (Author); Justin O'Brien (Translated by)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vintage Books/A Division of Random House, Inc.: January 1955

Seller ID: 115755

ISBN: B00BAHCWVW

Condition: Used - Good


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Brave New World

By: Aldous Huxley

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics: September 1998

Seller ID: 114858

ISBN: 0060929871

Condition: Used - Good


A fantasy of the future that sheds a blazing critical light on the present--considered to be Aldous Huxley' s most enduring masterpiece. "Mr. Huxley is eloquent in his declaration of an artist' s faith in man, and it is his eloquence, bitter in attack, noble in defense, that, when one has closed the book, one remembers."--"Saturday Review of Literature" "A Fantastic racy narrative, full of much excellent satire and literary horseplay."--"Forum" "It is as sparkling, provocative, as brilliant, in the appropriate sense, as impressive ads the day it was published. This is in part... View more info

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Brave New World

By: Aldous Huxley

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics: September 1998

Seller ID: 128252

ISBN: 0060929871

Condition: Used - Good


A fantasy of the future that sheds a blazing critical light on the present--considered to be Aldous Huxley' s most enduring masterpiece. "Mr. Huxley is eloquent in his declaration of an artist' s faith in man, and it is his eloquence, bitter in attack, noble in defense, that, when one has closed the book, one remembers."--"Saturday Review of Literature" "A Fantastic racy narrative, full of much excellent satire and literary horseplay."--"Forum" "It is as sparkling, provocative, as brilliant, in the appropriate sense, as impressive ads the day it was published. This is in part... View more info

The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956

By: Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn

Price: $2.48

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers: November 1975

Seller ID: 60088

ISBN: 0060803452

Condition: Used - Good


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Modern Classics One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich (Penguin Modern Classics)

By: Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Classic: January 1963

Seller ID: 123285

ISBN: 0140020535

Condition: Used - Good


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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

By: Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam: June 1996

Seller ID: 20098

ISBN: 0553247778

Condition: Used - Good


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The Count of Monte Cristo (Signet Classics)

By: Alexandre Dumas

Price: $3.48

Publisher: Signet Classics: December 1988

Seller ID: 116030

ISBN: 0451521951

Condition: Used - Good


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The Count of Monte Cristo (Bantam Classics)

By: Alexandre Dumas

Price: $3.48

Publisher: Bantam Classics: January 1986

Seller ID: 116658

ISBN: 0553213504

Condition: Used - Good


Set against the turbulent years of the Napoleonic  era, Alexandre Dumas's thrilling adventure story  is one of the most widely read romantic novels of  all time. In it the dashing young hero, Edmond  Dantès, is betrayed by his enemies and thrown  into a secret dungeon in the Chateau d'If -- doomed  to spend his life in a dank prison cell. The story  of his long, intolerable years in captivity, his  miraculous escape, and his carefully wrought  revenge creates a dramatic tale of mystery and intrigue&#... View more info

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The Count of Monte Cristo (Signet Classics)

By: Alexandre Dumas

Price: $3.48

Publisher: Signet: April 2005

Seller ID: 120699

ISBN: 0451529707

Condition: Used - Good


In the post-Napoleonic era, Edmond Dantes, a young sailor from Marseilles, is poised to become captain of his own ship and to marry his beloved. But spiteful enemies provoke his arrest, condemning him to lifelong imprisonment. Then Edmond's sole companion in prison reveals his secret plan of escape and a letter with directions to hidden riches on the island of Monte Cristo--a treasure trove that will eventually fund Edmund's dream of creating a new identity for himself: the mysterious and powerful Count of Monte Cristo. In "The Count of Monte Cristo," Alexandre Dumas employed all the ... View more info

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The Three Musketeers (Modern Library Classics)

By: Alexandre Dumas pere

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Modern Library: February 2001

Seller ID: 95705

ISBN: 0375756744

Condition: Used - Good


First published in 1844, Alexandre Dumas's swashbuckling epic chronicles the adventures of D'Artagnan, a gallant young nobleman who journeys to Paris in 1625 hoping to join the ranks of musketeers guarding Louis XIII. He soon finds himself fighting alongside three heroic comrades-- Athos, Porthos, and Aramis-- who seek to uphold the honor of the king by foiling the wicked plots of Cardinal Richelieu and the beautiful spy " Milady." As Clifton Fadiman reflected, " We read The Three Musketeers to experience a sense of romance and for the sheer excitement of the story. In these violent pages all ... View more info

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The Count of Monte Cristo

By: Alexandre Dumas pere

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: January 2002

Seller ID: 122472

ISBN: 0142000736

Condition: Used - Good


The Count of Monte-Cristo was inspired by an anecdote from the Parisian police archives, a pearl of a story, Dumas called it, 'A rough, shapeless pearl, of no value, waiting for its jeweller'. Edmond Dante's betrayal, his incarceration in the fortress-prison of If, his search for Abbe Faria's hidden treasure, and his reappearance, now fabulously rich, as the brooding, Byronic and vengeful Count of Monte-Cristo - these are the bare outlines of a book which Thackeray, for one, found impossible to put down. Dumas set his magnificent novel of L'action et l'amour in nineteenth-century metropolitan ... View more info

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The Seventh Cross (New York Review Books classics)

By: Anna Seghers

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NYRB Classics: May 2018

Seller ID: 116980

ISBN: 1681372126

Condition: Used - Good


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