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 Literary/Classics

Step on to a stage full of stories with this beautiful anthology of 12 stories from Shakespeare. Featuring much-loved classics such as The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet and Othello, each story is rewritten in a comprehensive ... read more

A Stage Full of Shakespeare Stories

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 Literary/Classics

Awards:Shortlisted Booker Prize 2019

Latticing one cherry pie after another, an Ohio housewife tries to bridge the gaps between reality and the torrent of meaningless info that is the United States of America. She worries about her children, her dead parents, African elephants, the be... read more

Ducks, Newburyport (Man Booker Shortlist 2019)

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 Literary/Classics

Series:Penguin Essentials Ser.

John Kennedy Toole's hilarious satire, A Confederacy of Dunces is a Don Quixote for the modern age, and this Penguin Modern Classics edition includes a foreword by Walker Percy.Never published during his lifetime, John Kennedy Toole's masterful comic novel takes its t... read more

A Confederacy of Dunces

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 Literary/Classics

Awards:Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2019

Quichotte is a love story of profound tenderness and humanity from a great storyteller at his brilliant best. Wise, beautifully written, as heartbreaking as it is wildly comic, its characters unforgettable, its plot dazzlingly suspenseful, Quichotte illuminates our corrupt times wh... read more

Quichotte

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 Literary/Classics

Reading Level:1 Fiction
Awards:Shortlisted for the 2019 Booker Prize

In this contemporary twist of Homer's ODYSSEY, in the mythic style of the Igbo literary tradition, Chigozie Obioma weaves a heart-wrenching epic about the tension between destiny and determination.
The second novel by the author of THE FISHERMEN (shortlisted ... read more

An Orchestra of Minorities

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 Literary/Classics

Reading Level:1 Fiction
Awards:Longlisted Booker Prize 2019

In 1989, Saul is hit by a car on the Abbey Rd crossing. He is fine; he gets up and goes to see his girlfriend, Jennifer. They have sex and then break up. He leaves for the GDR, where he will have more sex (with several members of the same family), harvest mushrooms... read more

The Man Who Saw Everything

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 Literary/Classics

Awards:Prizewinner - Longlisted Booker Prize 2019

It's late one night at the Spanish port of Algeciras and two fading Irish gangsters are waiting on the boat from Tangier. A lover has been lost, a daughter has gone missing, their world has come asunder - can it be put together again? Night Boat to Tangier is a novel dr... read more

Night Boat to Tangier

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 Literary/Classics

Series:Popular Penguins
Reading Level:near fine

Arguably William Shakespeare's most influential play, Hamlet portrays a young Prince's dilemma in choosing between moral integrity and the need for revenge following the murder of his father. Dealing with themes of love, death and revenge, Hamlet is a rich and complex tragedy that continues to entertain audiences around the world today.

Hamlet  (Popular Penguin)
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 Literary/Classics

Series:The Handmaid's Tale
Reading Level:1 Fiction
Awards:Shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2019

The wait is over And so I step up, into the darkness within; or else the light. When the van door slammed on Offred's future at the end of The Handmaid's Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her - freedom, prison or death. With The Testa... read more

The Testaments (#2 The Handmaid's Tale)

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 Literary/Classics

Awards:Short-listed for Australian Book Design Awards, Literary Fiction 2017 (Australia).

Renowned urban artist Shepard Fairey's new look for Orwell's classic dystopian taleOne of Britain's most popular novels, George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is set in a society terrorised by a totalitarian ideology propagated by The Party. Winston Smi... read more

1984 (Text Classics)  Nineteen Eighty Four
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 Literary/Classics

Shalini will never forget her daughter Leila's third birthday party: it was the last time she saw her alive. Sixteen years have passed and Shalini's life is unrecognizable. Her husband gone: beaten and dragged from their home the night Leila disappeared. Shalini, once privileged, is now disgrac... read more

Leila

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 Literary/Classics

Reading Level:1 Fiction

'YOU'RE NOT LOST. YOU'RE JUST LOOKING.
Augusta Hope has never felt like she fits in. At six, she's memorising the dictionary. At seven, she's correcting her teachers. At eight, she spins the globe and picks her favourite country on the sound of its name: ... read more

The Other Half of Augusta Hope