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A Christmas Carol -Charles Dickens

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In October 1843, Charles Dickens ― heavily in debt and obligated to his publisher ― began work on a book to help supplement his family’s meager income. That volume, A Christmas Carol, has long since become one of the most beloved stories in the English language. As much a part...

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A Tale of Two Cities -Charles Dickens

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It was the time of the French Revolution — a time of great change and great danger. It was a time when injustice was met by a lust for vengeance, and rarely was a distinction made between the innocent and the guilty. Against this tumultuous historical backdrop, Dickens’ great story...

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Aesop’s Fables

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Scores of entertaining and instructive tales — delightfully illustrated — include “The Fox and the Grapes,” “The Ant and the Grasshopper,” “The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse,” “The Crow and the Pitcher,” “The Fox and the Stork,” “The Hare and the Tortoise,” and many more. 35 illustrations....

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Andersen’s Fairy Tales -Hans Christian Andersen

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Lisbeth Zwerger is one of the world’s preeminent children’s book artists, and one of the most original interpreters of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairytales. This handsome collection, originally published in 1991 now returns in celebration of Hans Christian Andersen’s 200th birthday. It includes eleven favorite stories, such as “The Princess...

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Around the World in 80 Days -Jules Verne

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Taking up a challenge from his whist partners, a mysterious English gentleman named Phileas Fogg wagers half his fortune and abandons his quiet domestic routine to undertake a daring feat: to circle the globe in a mere 80 days, an achievement unheard of in the Victorian world. Fogg and Passepartout,...

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Beyond Good and Evil- Friedrich Nietzsche

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After kicking open the doors to twentieth-century philosophy in Thus Spake Zarathustra, Friedrich Nietzsche refined his ideal of the superman with the 1886 publication of Beyond Good and Evil. Conventional morality is a sign of slavery, Nietzsche maintains, and the superman goes beyond good and evil in action, thought, and...

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Crime and Punishment -Fyodor Dostoevsky

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The two years before he wrote Crime and Punishment (1866) had been bad ones for Dostoyevsky. His wife and brother had died; the magazine he and his brother had started,Epoch, collapsed under its load of debt; and he was threatened with debtor’s prison. With an advance that he managed to...

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Emma- Jane Austen

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The culmination of Jane Austen’s genius, a sparkling comedy of love and marriage Beautiful, clever, rich—and single—Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others. But when she ignores...

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Anna Karenina-Leo Tolstoy

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First published in the late 19th century, Anna Karenina, by famed Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, is widely regarded as one of the greatest novels of all time. Chronicling the turbulent affair between Anna Karenina and Count Vronsky, Tolstoy weaves a parallel plot of self-discovery and a turn to religion by...

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Erewhon -Samuel Butler

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Erewhon (an anagram for “nowhere”) is a faraway land where sickness is a punishable crime, criminals receive compassionate medical treatment, and machines are banned (for fear they’ll evolve and become the masters of man). Butler’s entertaining and thought-provoking Utopian novel takes aim at such hallowed institutions as family, church, and...

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