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The story of the Chevalier Des Grieux and Manon Lescaut

By Prévost, abbé, 1697-1763
Book. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008
[New ed.] / translated with an introduction and notes by Angela Scholar
The Chevalier Des Grieux is still a young man, but already life and bitter experience have worn him to a shell. The kindness of a stranger persuades him...

The second machine age: work, progress, and prosperity in a time of brilliant technologies

By Brynjolfsson, Erik, author
Book. English.
Published New York: W.W. Norton & Company, [2014]
In recent years, computers have learned to diagnose diseases, drive cars, write clean prose and win game shows. Advances like these have created unprecedented...

England your England

By Orwell, George, 1903-1950, author
Book. English.
Published London: Penguin Classics, 2017
'England Your England' is one of the most compelling and insightful portraits of the nation ever written. Shot through with Orwell's deeply felt sense...

Jude the obscure

By Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
Book. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2010
This is the story of a young country workman obsessed by his ambition to become an Oxford student, interwoven with his fraught relationships with two...


By Lloyd, Saci
Book. English.
Published London: Hodder Children's, 2011
London, in the near future: energy wars flare across the globe, power cuts become regular and cruel Kossak soldiers prowl the streets, keeping the 'Outsiders...
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