Classic Fiction


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  • Cover scan of The Awakening

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    The Awakening
    Kate Chopin - Paperback - Canongate
    Published in 1899, 'The Awakening' ignited a firestorm of controversy. Reviewers criticized the book for its tacit endorsement of adultery, its frank depiction of a woman's sexual frustration, and its overt rejection of conventional expectations for women's roles and behaviour.
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    The Lost World
    Arthur Conan Doyle - Paperback - Ulverscroft
    A scientific expedition sets out to explore a plateau in South America that remains frozen in time from the days when prehistoric creatures roamed the Earth.
  • Cover scan of Ivanhoe

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    Ivanhoe
    Walter Scott - Paperback - Vintage Classic
    One of the most enduringly popular historical adventure novels of all time, 'Ivanhoe' features action, intrigue and romance plus a cast of characters that includes Richard the Lionheart, Robin Hood, noble knights and fair maidens.
  • Cover scan of Waverley

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    Waverley
    Walter Scott - Paperback - Vintage Classic
    Set against the backdrop of the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, 'Waverley' tells the story of Edward Waverley, an idealistic daydreamer whose loyalty to his regiment is threatened when they are sent to the Scottish Highlands where he is drawn to Fergus Mac-Ivor and his beautiful sister, both loyal to Charles Stuart.
  • Cover scan of The Brownie Of Bodsbeck And Other Tales

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    The Brownie Of Bodsbeck And Other Tales
    James Hogg - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This title consists of an introductory poem, a short novel, and two stories. Hogg shapes this collection in ways that allow him to explore the life of his native district of Ettrick Forest during the different historical periods.
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    The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
    Robert Louis Stevenson - Hardback - Cambridge University Press
    This dark psychological fantasy is more than a moral tale. It is also a product of its time, drawing on contemporary theories of class, evolution and criminality and the secret lives behind Victorian propriety, to create a unique form of urban Gothic.
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    The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
    Robert Louis Stevenson - Paperback - Cambridge University Press
    This dark psychological fantasy is more than a moral tale. It is also a product of its time, drawing on contemporary theories of class, evolution and criminality and the secret lives behind Victorian propriety, to create a unique form of urban Gothic.
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    Territorial Rights
    Muriel Spark - Paperback - Virago
    Robert wants nothing more than to become a serious art historian. But his hopes for an academic life are put on hold when he's driven from London to Venice to escape one lover and seek out another: the enigmatic Bulgarian refugee Lina Pancev. In Venice, Robert encounters a grand carnival of lust, lies, blackmail, cocktail parties and regicide. As he chases Lina, his heart's desire, the city itself provides a priceless education in love, art and beauty.
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    The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
    Robert Louis Stevenson - Paperback - Flame Tree 451
    This dark psychological fantasy is more than a moral tale. It is also a product of its time, drawing on contemporary theories of class, evolution and criminality and the secret lives behind Victorian propriety, to create a unique form of urban Gothic.
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    Prince Otto
    Robert Louis Stevenson - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    In 'Prince Otto' first published in serial form in 1885, Stevenson uses his genius for adventure and romance to explore some decidedly grown-up themes. The tiny 19th-century German state of Gru╠łnewald seems to be a principality of the world of fairy-tale. But its ruler is beset in public by the forces of modern politics, and troubled in private by an unhappy marriage. Ill-prepared to deal with either, Otto is forced to choose between them.

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