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A Faint Heart

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

<p>“A Faint Heart” is a fantastic short story by Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (1821 – 1881), a Russian novelist, essayist, short story writer, journalist, and philosopher. His literature examines human psychology during the turbulent social, ...

ISBN: 9781528786317

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A Fantasy of Dr Ox

by Jules Verne

In the somnolent Flemish town of Quiquendone disagreements are unheard of, courtships might last a decade and not a ripple of activity can be seen at all. But when the mysterious Dr Ox and his assistant Yg ne move into the neighbourhood, strange

ISBN: 9781847497970

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A Far Cry From Kensington

by Muriel Spark

ISBN: 9781844085514

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A Far Cry From Kensington

by Muriel Spark

ISBN: 9781844085279

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A Faraway Country

by Ruth Boswell

<p>Czechoslovakia 1938-39. The annexation of the Sudetenland by Nazi Germany, its catastrophic effect on a family living in Prague, the political fallout of appeasement. The book ends with the invasion of Czrchoslovakia in March 1939.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780957556812

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A Farewell To Arms

by Ernest Hemingway

Frederic Henry is an American Lieutenant serving in the ambulance corps of the Italian army during the First World War. While stationed in northern Italy, he falls in love with Catherine Barkley, an English nurse. Theirs is an intense, tender ...

ISBN: 9781909621411

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A Few Little Lies

by Sue Welfare

<p>Sue Welfare’s first novel of modern manners, now available as an ebook. There are two ways to make sex pay. One is illegal and the other can land you in a whole lot of trouble. When writer Dora Hall’s erotic novels become successful, her ...

ISBN: 9780007401154

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A Foregone Conclusion

by William Dean Howells

William Dean Howells' novel A Foregone Conclusion is set in Venice, where Howells himself served as an American consul for several years. It follows a clash of cultures and mores that arises between an American artist and diplomat and a local ...

ISBN: 9781776676156

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A Fortnight by the Sea

by Emma Page

<p>A beach holiday is ruined by a murder, committed with a cyanide-sprinkled sandwich. The death of a guest casts a shadow over the summer holiday season at Oakfields mansion. The murder weapon is discovered: a sandwich, seasoned with a good ...

ISBN: 9780008175931

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A Fringe Of Leaves

by Patrick White

"From the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature Set in Australia in the 1840s, <i>A Fringe of Leaves</i> combines dramatic action with a finely distilled moral vision. Returning home to England from Van Diemen's land, the Bristol Maid is ...

ISBN: 9781864711486

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A Game Of Hide And Seek

by Elizabeth Taylor

ISBN: 9781844086191

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A Gentle Creature and Other Stories

White Nights; A Gentle Creature; The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

by Fyodor Dostoevsky & W. J. Leatherbarrow

<p>In the stories in this volume Dostoevsky explores both the figure of the dreamer divorced from reality and also his own ambiguous attitude to utopianism, themes central to many of his great novels. In White Nights the apparent idyll of the ...

ISBN: 9780191504570

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A Glass Of Blessings

by Barbara Pym

<p>Wilmet Forsyth is well dressed, well looked after, suitably husbanded, good looking and fairly young - but very bored. Her husband Rodney, a handsome army major, is slightly balder and fatter than he once was. Wilmet would like to think she ...

ISBN: 9780748131549

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A Glass Of Blessings

by Barbara Pym

ISBN: 9781844085804

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A Guide for the Perplexed

by Jonathan Levi

<p>A Guide for the Perplexed combines the romantic erudition of Umberto Eco and A.S. Byatt with the ingenious storytelling of Scheherazade and A Thousand and One Nights; a tour de force that should not be missed. A late-night strike closes down ...

ISBN: 9780715651742

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A Handful Of Dust

by Evelyn Waugh

'It would be a dull world if we all thought alike.'<BR><BR>After seven years of marriage, the beautiful Lady Brenda Last is bored with life at Hetton Abbey, the Gothic mansion that is the pride and joy of her husband, Tony. She drifts into an ...

ISBN: 9780241341100

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A Hero of Our Time

by Mikhail Lermontov

<p>A masterpiece of Russian prose, Lermontov's only novel was influential for many later 19th century authors, including Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and Chekhov. Lermotov's hero, Pechorin, is a dangerous man, Byronic in his wasted gifts and his ...

ISBN: 9780141934747

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A Hero of Romance

by Richard Marsh

Fourteen-year-old Bertie Bailey is not exactly an academic powerhouse -- instead, he's the kind of kid who's likely to be forced into detention for failing to complete his assignments. When one such punishment pushes him over the line into ...

ISBN: 9781776593033

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A Journal of the Plague Year

by Daniel Defoe & David Roberts

<p>'a Casement violently opened just over my Head, and a Woman gave three frightful Skreetches, and then cry'd, Oh! Death, Death, Death!' Purporting to be an eye-witness account, the Journal of the Plague Year is a record of the devastation ...

ISBN: 9780191624933

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A Kestrel For A Knave

by Barry Hines

Life is tough and cheerless for Billy Casper, a troubled teenager growing up in the small Yorkshire mining town of Barnsley. Treated as a failure at school, and unhappy at home, Billy discovers a new passion in life when he finds Kes, a kestrel ...

ISBN: 9780141184982

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