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Classic fiction (pre c 1945)

Paperback. Zola's novel of peasant life describes the disintegration of the Fouan family when Papa Fouan decides to divide his land between his three children. Greed and violence feed a bitter struggle for supremacy. This new translation captures the novel's blend of brutality and lyricism in its evocation of the inexorable cycle of the natural world. Translator(s): Rose, Julie. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; 3JH; FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199677870
ISBN
9780199677870
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.77

Paperback. Money centres on the figure of Aristide Rougon, known as Saccard, and his unscrupulous money-making schemes. His story intertwines the worlds of politics, finance, and the press, and resonates disturbingly with our own times. This is the first new translation for more than a hundred years, and the first unabridged translation in English. Translator(s): Minogue, Valerie. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 140 x 196 x 19. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Translation
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199608379
ISBN
9780199608379
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.98

Paperback. An ambitious and unscrupulous priest arrives in the provincial town of Plassans, intent on conquering its political and social life. His arrival has profound consequences for the Mouret family, whose lives are turned upside down. This is the fourth novel in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series, and the first modern translation for more than fifty years. Translator(s): Constantine, Helen. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 16. Weight in Grams: 248.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199664788
ISBN
9780199664788
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 10.19

Hardcover. Dickens' A Christmas Carol is brought to life with Steampunk-inspired illustrations in this ultra-deluxe and unabridged edition. Illustrator(s): Basic, Zdenko. Num Pages: 204 pages, Color illustrations throughout. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 189 x 204 x 24. Weight in Grams: 794.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Running Press Kids
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780762450909
ISBN
9780762450909
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.57

Paperback. Translator(s): Corner, Mark. Num Pages: 263 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 178 x 127 x 30. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Karolinum,Nakladatelstvi Univerzity Karlovy,Czech Republic Czech Republic
Number of pages
263
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9788024632889
ISBN
9788024632889
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.93

Paperback. In a glass-enclosed city of absolute straight lines, ruled over by the all-powerful 'Benefactor', the citizens of the totalitarian society of OneState live out lives devoid of passion and creativity - until D-503, a mathematician who dreams in numbers, makes a discovery: he has an individual soul. Set in the twenty-sixth century AD. Translator(s): Brown, Clarence. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 186.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140185850
ISBN
9780140185850
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 8.94

Paperback. The citizens of the One State live in a condition of 'mathematically infallible happiness'. D-503 decides to keep a diary of his days working for the collective good in this clean, blue city state where nature, privacy and individual liberty have been eradicated. Translator(s): Randall, Natasha. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 15. Weight in Grams: 162.
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099511434
ISBN
9780099511434
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.69

Paperback. Tells the story of the changing fortunes of the Jia dynasty, focussing on Bao-yu, married to Bao-chai, after the tragic death of his beloved Dai-yu. Against such worldly elements as death, financial ruin, marriage, decadence and corruption, his karmic journey unfolds. Like a sleepwalker through life, Bao-yu is finally awakened by a vision. Editor(s): Minford, John. Translator(s): Minford, John. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: FC; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1986
Edition
5 Rev ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140443721
ISBN
9780140443721
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.01

Paperback. Provides a complete and annotated translation of the famous "Chin P'ing Mei", an anonymous sixteenth-century Chinese novel that focuses on the domestic life of Hsi-men Ch'ing, a corrupt, upwardly mobile merchant in a provincial town, who maintains a harem of six wives and concubines. Translator(s): Roy, David Tod. Series: Princeton Library of Asian Translations. Num Pages: 520 pages, 40 illus. BIC Classification: 2GDC; DSBD; DSK; FC; FYT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 232 x 157 x 46. Weight in Grams: 1048.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
714
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691016146
ISBN
9780691016146
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 32.73

Paperback.
Publisher
Alma Books
Number of pages
300
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847493088
ISBN
9781847493088
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.42

Paperback. Translator(s): Sartarelli, Stephen. Num Pages: 244 pages. BIC Classification: BGL; FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 101. .
Publisher
New Directions
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780811222105
ISBN
9780811222105
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.31

Paperback. Tarr is the blackly comic story of the lives and loves of two artists, set against the backdrop of Paris before the start of the First World War. The first edition to do the novel justice, with an introduction and notes placing it in the context of social satire and avant-garde art movements, offering new insights into a major Modernist novel. Editor(s): Klein, Scott W. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages, one map. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 266.
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199567201
ISBN
9780199567201
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.98

Paperback. Num Pages: 226 pages, Black and White Images. BIC Classification: FC; FQ; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 131 x 19. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing United States
Number of pages
226
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Original ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804842723
ISBN
9780804842723
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.77

Paperback. Wu Ch'eng-en wrote "Monkey" in the middle of the 16th century, adding to an ancient Chinese legend his own touches of delicacy and humour. The result is a jumble of the absurd and the profound, of religion and history, of anti-bureaucratic satire and pure poetry. Translator(s): Waley, Arthur. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140441116
ISBN
9780140441116
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.41

Paperback. For years now the Ramsays have spent every summer in their holiday home in Scotland, and they expect these summers will go on forever; but as the First World War looms, the integrity of family and society will be fatally challenged. Editor(s): McNichol, Stella. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141183411
ISBN
9780141183411
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 8.96

Paperback. Includes stories that combine passion with forceful feminist argument. In "Mary Wollstonecraft's Mary", the heroine flees her young husband in order to nurse her dearest friend, Ann, and finds genuine love, while Maria tells of a desperate young woman who seeks consolation in the arms of another man after the loss of her child. Editor(s): Todd, Janet. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBF; DSBH; DSK; FC; JFFK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 192. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0005140
ISBN
9780140433715
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. It is 1920 and Eugene Gant leaves the American South for Harvard, New York and Europe, determined to make his way as a writer. On the boat home, he meets Esther Jack, the woman who is to dominate his life. Autobiographical, vital and passionate, Wolfe's second novel blazes with energy and life. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 1040 pages. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
1040
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241215760
ISBN
9780241215760
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.57

Paperback. Eugene Gant, born in 1900 to hard-drinking stone-cutter Oliver and entrepreneurial Eliza, grows up in small-town America. Both lonely outsider and passionate chronicler of American life, Eugene experiences upheaval and family tragedy before coming to realise that he must leave his home behind if he is to forge his own path in the world. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 576 pages. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Number of pages
576
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241215746
ISBN
9780241215746
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.41

Paperback. A new TV tie-in edition of Winifred Holtby's classic novel South Riding, accompanying Andrew Davies's three-part adaptation for BBC1 Num Pages: 560 pages. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126 x 35. Weight in Grams: 374.
Publisher
BBC Books
Number of pages
560
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Television tie-in edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849902038
ISBN
9781849902038
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.25

Paperback. Donne, an ambitious skipper, leads a multiracial crew up an unnamed river in the rainforest. He is searching for the indigenous people of the forest to exploit as cheap labour on his plantation. But the journey is beset with obstacles, and as the crew progress and their relationships develop, it takes on a more spiritual significance. Num Pages: 138 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 160 x 203 x 20. Weight in Grams: 160.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571260515
ISBN
9780571260515
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.07

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