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Beautiful And Damned: Popular Penguins, The

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Anthony and Gloria are the essence of Jazz Age glamour. A brilliant and magnetic couple, they fling themselves at life with an energy that is thrilling. New York is a playground where they dance and drink for days on end. Their marriage is a ...

ISBN: 9780141195001

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Beautiful Joe

by Marshall Saunders

Pet lovers will cherish this "autobiography" of a special dog from Maine named Beautiful Joe. Subjected to horrible, sadistic abuse at the hands of his original owner, Joe is eventually adopted by a caring family. Despite the terror of his early

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Beauty and the Beast and Other Classic Stories (Collins Classics)

by Jeanne Marie Leprince de Beaumont

<p>HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. “My heart is good, but still I am a monster.” A poor merchant, lost deep in the woods during a storm, seeks refuge in a forbidding castle. Thinking it ...

ISBN: 9780008238612

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Bedridden and The Winter Offensive

Deep Waters, Part 8

by W. W. Jacobs

Veering away from the salty sailors and seadogs that were his typical subject matter, author W. W. Jacobs draws on his own experiences in World War I in this pair of brief sketches, both of which are written in the format of a soldier's personal

ISBN: 9781776678716

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Bel Ami

by Guy de Mauspassant

<p>This early work by Guy de Maupassant was originally published in the 1880's. Guy de Maupassant was born in 1850 at the Château de Miromesnil, near Dieppe, France. He came from a prosperous family, but when Maupassant was eleven, his mother ...

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Bel Ami

or, The History of a Scoundrel: A Novel

by Henri René Guy de Maupassant

<p>This story chronicles journalist Georges Duroy's corrupt rise to power from a poor ex-NCO to one of the most successful men in Paris, most of which he achieves by manipulating a series of powerful, intelligent, and wealthy mistresses.</p> ...

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Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassant (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

by Bright Summaries

<b>In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you!</b><br><b><br></b><i>Bel Ami</i> is a realist novel depicting the bourgeois society of the nineteenth century. It tells the story of Georges Duroy and his quest ...

ISBN: 9782806270269

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Bel-Ami

by Guy Maupassant

Young, attractive and very ambitious, George Duroy, known to his friends as Bel-Ami, is offered a job as a journalist on La Vie francaise and soon makes a great success of his new career. But he also comes face to face with the realities of the ...

ISBN: 9780140443158

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Below the Clock (Detective Club Crime Classics)

by J. V. Turner

<p>A classic Golden Age detective novel set at the heart of Westminster, when the murder of the Chancellor of the Exchequer threatens to topple the whole House of Cards… Many highly dramatic and historic scenes have been enacted below the clock ...

ISBN: 9780008280277

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Ben on the Job

by J. Jefferson Farjeon

<p>Ben the tramp, with his usual genius for trouble, runs into danger when he finds a dead body and decides to help out. Ben knew that whenever his thumbs were itching, something ‘orrible’ was about to happen. Sure enough, on one foggy afternoon

ISBN: 9780008156046

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Ben-Hur

by Lew Wallace

<p>HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘The happiness of love is in action; its test is what one is willing to do for others.’ In first-century Judea, Jewish prince Judah Ben-Hur is falsely ...

ISBN: 9780008124113

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Ben-Hur

A Tale of the Christ

by Lew Wallace

Published in 1880, Ben-Hur is a fictionalization of the events of Christ's life, beginning with the Nativity and ending with the Crucifixion. The story uses a parallel structure to simultaneously explore the life of Judah Ben-Hur, a Hebrew ...

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Beowulf: Popular Penguins

by Michael Alexander

<i>Beowulf</i> tells the story of the heroic Beowulf and of his battles, first with the monster Grendel, then with Grendel's avenging mother, and finally with a dragon that threatens to devastate his homeland. Through its blend of myth and ...

ISBN: 9780141194875

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Berlin Finale

by Heinz Rein

<p><strong>One of the first bestsellers in Germany after the Second World War, <em>Berlin Finale</em> is a breathtaking novel of resistance set against the downfall of the Third Reich</strong></p> <p>April 1945, the last days of the Nazi ...

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Beside Still Waters

by Arthur Christopher Benson

The novel Beside Still Waters from British writer Arthur Christopher Benson offers an in-depth look at the life of one Hugh Neville, beginning with his earliest childhood recollections and concluding in his old age. Through spiritual crises and ...

ISBN: 9781776591398

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Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush

by Ian Maclaren

<p><strong>A Foundational Essay on Civil Disobedience.</strong></p> <p><em>“Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.”- Ian McLaren, Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush</em></p> <p>Ian McLaren's Bes ...

ISBN: 9781681955902

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Best Short Stories

by W. Somerset Maugham

Reading the stories of Somerset Maugham is rather like curling up and up listening to the delicious, risqué tales of an old, dear and rather wicked friend. You turn the pages and enter a magical world of fabulous characters, are transported to ...

ISBN: 9781509843992

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Betrothed, The

by Alessandro Manzoni

Set in Lombardy during the Spanish occupation of the late 1620s, The Betrothed tells the story of two young lovers, Renzo and Lucia, prevented from marrying by the petty tyrant Don Rodrigo, who desires Lucia for himself. Forced to flee, they are

ISBN: 9780140442748

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Betty Leicester

A Story for Girls

by Sarah Orne Jewett

In this charming novel for younger readers, fifteen-year-old heroine Betty Leicester returns to her small hometown in New England after having lived abroad for several years. Though she initially encounters some culture shock as she begins the ...

ISBN: 9781776677573

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Betty Leicester's Christmas

by Sarah Orne Jewett

A follow-up to the earlier novel for younger readers, Betty Leicester, this charming holiday tale visits our young heroine as she returns to London with mixed feelings. Though she missed her adopted city when staying with relatives in a quaint ...

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