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By Greene, Graham, 1904-1991
Paperback. English.
Published London: Vintage, 2011
Victor was only 12 when the Captain took him away from school to live with Liza, his girlfriend. He claimed that Victor, now reborn as Jim Smith, had...

By Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: William Collins, 2014
Originally published in 1928 this classic story by Virginia Woolf was modelled on her friend Vita Sackville-West's personality. Orlando chooses her own...

By Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989
Paperback. English.
Published London: Faber, 2010
[New] ed. / edited by Steven Connor
'The Unnamable' is the third novel in Beckett's trilogy: three remarkable prose works in which men of increasingly debilitating physical circumstances...

By Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989
Paperback. English.
Published London: Faber, 2009
[New] ed. / edited by Shane Weller
'Molloy' is Samuel Beckett's best-known novel, and his first published work to be written in French. It brings a world into existence with finicking certainties...

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 Roth, Joseph, 1894-1939
Hardback. English.
Published London: Granta, 2013
'The Emperor's Tomb' is a haunting elegy to the vanished world of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and to the passing of time and the loss of youth and friends...

By Musset, Alfred de, 1810-1857
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin Classics, 2013
The Napoleonic Wars are over. Octave, a young Parisian, loves his mistress Elise, until he witnesses her being unfaithful. In despair, he descends into...

By Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850
Paperback. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012
Raphael de Valentin, a young aristocrat, has lost all his money in the gaming parlours of the Palais Royal in Paris. Contemplating suicide by throwing...

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...

By Brookner, Anita, author
Paperback. English.
Published UK: Penguin Books, 2016
Anna Durrant is not so missing as ceased to exist as the woman everyone thought they knew. Slowly her acquaintances realise that she's missing but cannot...
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