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By Hartley, L. P. (Leslie Poles), 1895-1972
Hardback. English.
Published London: Collector's Library, 2013
New ed. / afterword by Anna South
An invitation to a friend's house changes an adolescent boy's life. Discovering an old diary, Leo, now in his sixties, is drawn back to the hot summer...

By Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 1997
Annotated ed. / edited with an introduction and notes by Robert Murray Davis
From sleepy rural England to decadent London and the jungles of Brazil, Waugh describes the fortunes of Lady Brenda Last and her husband Tony, as her...

By Hilton, James, 1900-1954, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Hodder, 2016
This is James Hilton's classic tale of a gentle English schoolmaster, known familiarly to three generations of schoolboys as Mr Chips

By Smart, Elizabeth, 1913-1986, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Fourth Estate, 2015
One day, while browsing in a London bookshop, Elizabeth Smart chanced upon a slim volume of poetry by George Barker - and fell passionately in love with...

By Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
Paperback. English.
Published Richmond: Oneworld Classics, 2010
The unnamed narrator of the novel, a former government official, has retired from the world to lead a life of inactivity and contemplation. His bitter...

By Mitford, Nancy, 1904-1973, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin Books, 2018
Oh the tedium of waiting to grow up! Longing for love, obsessed with weddings and sex, Linda and her sisters and cousin Fanny are on the look out for...

By Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2010
Edgar Allan Poe was a writer of uncommon talent, and his genius for finding the strangeness lurking within us all has been an influence on everyone from...

By Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2012
The wilds of Egdon Heath seem like a prison to Eustacia Vye, cut off from the world in her grandfather's lonely cottage. So, to find some excitement,...

By Brontèˆ, Charlotte, 1816-1855, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin Classics, 2016
Written when Charlotte was 23, 'Stancliffe's Hotel' is an example of the author's early work written for the private entertainment of her brothers and...

By Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin, 2012
The four seasons of the Wessex year form the backdrop for the delightful romance of Dick Dewy and Fancy Day. The ups and downs of their courtship are...
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