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    The Sign Of The Four
    Arthur Conan Doyle - Paperback - William Collins
    This title is one of the legendary crime novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in which detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate a complex case involving a stolen treasure, and a secret pact among four convicts.
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    The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
    Robert Louis Stevenson - Paperback - Pulp! The Classics
    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 Body Snatcher
    Robert Louis Stevenson - Paperback - Galley Beggar
    This atmospheric evocation of early 19th century Edinburgh is made all the more thrilling by the knowledge that it is a fictional account of a series of real murders and the astonishing, grisly career of Burke and Hare, men who killed people in order to provide corpses for dissection in anatomy lectures.
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    Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde And Other Stories
    Robert Louis Stevenson - Paperback - Vintage Classic
    How thin is the line between good and evil? Dr Jekyll has been experimenting with his identity. He has developed a drug which separates the two sides of his nature and allows him to occasionally abandon himself to his most corrupt inclinations as the monstrous Mr Hyde.
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    The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde And Other Stories
    Robert Louis Stevenson - Paperback - Alma Classics
    One of Stevenson's most famous and enduringly popular works, 'The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde' describes the mysterious relationship between a respectable and affable doctor and his brutal associate. Set in the grimy streets of Victorian London, this tale of murder, split personality and obscure science, with its chilling final revelation, became an instant horror classic when it was first published in 1886 and has enthralled and terrified generations of readers ever since.
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    The Sign Of Four
    Arthur Conan Doyle - Paperback - Penguin Books
    The great detective's melancholy mood is lifted by the arrival of attractive Mary Morstan. Her father vanished ten years ago but she has been receiving a large, lustrous pearl annually. She wants Holmes and Watson to accompany her to meet her benefactor.
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    A Study In Scarlet
    Arthur Conan Doyle - Paperback - Penguin Classics
    When Dr John Watson takes rooms in Baker Street with amateur detective Sherlock Holmes, he has no idea that he is about to enter a shadowy world of criminality and violence.
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    The Valley Of Fear
    Arthur Conan Doyle - Paperback - Penguin Classics
    From the annals of Dr Watson comes this dark tale of Sherlock Holmes' early encounter with Professor Moriarty. When Holmes and Watson receive a cipher from one of Moriarty's henchmen warning of dark doings at a manor house, they find themselves on the trail of a murderer.
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    The Hound Of The Baskervilles
    Arthur Conan Doyle - Paperback - Melville House
    It was Sir Charles's mysterious death in the grounds of Baskerville Hall that brought Sherlock Holmes to the scene of one of his most famous and intriguing cases.
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    The Awakening
    Kate Chopin - Paperback - Canongate
    Over one long, languid summer Edna Pontellier, fettered by marriage and mother, succumbs to Robert Lebrun's devotion. But in the thrall of this ever-strenghening desire Edna begins to realise the true extent of her psychological, social and sexual confinement and its devastating consequences for her future.

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