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By O'Brien, Flann, 1911-1966
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2001
The undergraduate narrator of this novel lives with his uncle in Dublin, drinks too much and invents stories peopled with hilarious and unlikely characters...

By Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2004
[New] ed. / with an introduction and notes by Ruth Rendell
Thorne's brother seduced the sister of a Greshambury stonemason and was killed by him. Thorne adopts the child of this liaison, but keeps secret the circumstances...

By Grossmith, George, 1847-1912
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 1999
Mr Pooter is a man of modest ambition and content with his lot. So why is he always in trouble with tradesmen, colleagues and friends? However hard he...

By Eliot, George, 1819-1880
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 1996
This novel argues George Eliot's most profound and utopian vision of the position of women. Romola's patient subservience to her scholar-father, her unhappy...

By Boulle, Pierre
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2001
[New ed.] / with an introduction by Brian Aldiss
The inspiration for the classic cult film, Pierre Boulle's chilling, ironic novel portrays a nightmare world where ape rules over man

By Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2000
[New ed.]
A masterpiece, a dazzling social satire, and a milestone in twentieth century literature, The Great Gatsby peels away the layers of the glamorous twenties...

By Austen, Jane, 1775-1817
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2003
Pride and Prejudice is one of the best loved and most intimately known of Jane Austen's novels. Her sense of comedy and satire makes this an enduring...

By Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2001
Kipling is undoubtedly one of the great short-story writers in the English language. This collection opens with The Gate of the Hundred Sorrows, the first...

By McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2000
Set in the American South, this is the story of a group of people who have little in common. A young girl, a drunk and a black doctor are drawn to a gentle...

By Toole, John Kennedy, 1937-1969
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2000
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