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Fictions

by Jorge Borges

Jorge Luis Borges's <i>Fictions </i>introduced an entirely new voice into world literature. It is here that we find the astonishing accounts of 'Funes the Memorious', the man who can forget <i>nothing</i>; 'Pierre Menard, Author of the ...

ISBN: 9780141183848

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Fiddler of the Reels and Other Stories

by THOMAS HARDY

Three first-rate short stories include the romantic title piece, the comic "The Distracted Preacher," and "The Three Strangers," a tribute to community life. Highly readable and accessible intro to Hardy's fiction. As popular today as they were

ISBN: 9780486299600

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Fie! Fie! Or, The Fair Physician

by Wilkie Collins

<p>This early work by Wilkie Collins was originally published in 1882. Born in Marylebone, London in 1824, Collins' family enrolled him at the Maida Hill Academy in 1835, but then took him to France and Italy with them between 1836 and 1838. ...

ISBN: 9781473366596

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File No. 113

by Émile Gaboriau

<p>This early work by Émile Gaboriau was originally published in 1867 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introduction. 'File No. 113' is one of Gaboriau's novels of crime and mystery. Émile Gaboriau was born in the small town of ...

ISBN: 9781473349995

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Final Moments

by Emma Page

<p>A Kesley and Lambert novel. Chief Inspector Kelsey and Detective Lambert are investigating the murder of divorcee Venetia Franklin. Venetia’s ex-husband Ray Franklin and his new wife certainly have a motive: Ray had had to continue providing ...

ISBN: 9780008175832

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Fire in the Woods

by James De Mille

<p>This vintage book contains James De Mille's 1871 novella, &quot;Fire in the Woods&quot;. Originally published as part of the &quot;Brethren of the White Cross&quot; series, it follows the adventures of a group of boys at a Canadian boarding ...

ISBN: 9781473340473

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First Love

by Gwendoline Riley

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017 and GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2017 - A tightly-wound, razor-sharp novel that questions our competing desires for intimacy and for freedom. ...

ISBN: 9781783783243

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Five Children and It

by E. Nesbit & E Nesbit

<p>Whilst out playing in the countryside, five children come across a Psammead called 'It' - a cantankerous little sand fairy who agrees to grant them one wish every day, though its effects will only last until sunset. The possibilities seem ...

ISBN: 9781760556044

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Five O'Clock Tea

Farce

by William Dean Howells

In this short comic play from William Dean Howells, a widow, Amy Somers, goes through the motions of hosting a tea party and is unexpectedly swept off her feet by the eccentric and charming Willis Campbell. The married pair are featured in a ...

ISBN: 9781776676170

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Flatland

A Romance of Many Dimensions

by Edwin A. Abbott

<p>As a satire, 'Flatland' offered pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions: Noted science writer Isaac Asimov described 'Flatland' as ...

ISBN: 9781515408222

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Flight Behaviour

by Barbara Kingsolver

From the Orange Prize-winning author of <i>The Lacuna</i> comes a suspenseful and brilliant new novel about catastrophe and denial. ...

ISBN: 9780571290802

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Flood Tide

by Sara Ware Bassett

Eccentric inventor Willie Spence has a unique outlook on life and marches to the beat of his own drum. His small cottage on Cape Cod is a tangled labyrinth of half-finished gadgets and gizmos. But when a visitor to the area takes an interest in ...

ISBN: 9781776596638

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Flower o' the Peach

by Perceval Gibbon

This nuanced and well-wrought novel is set in South Africa, where author Perceval Gibbon spent much of his life working as a journalist. It follows the intertwined lives of a doctor and his family, as well as some of the neighboring residents of

ISBN: 9781776597055

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Floyd Grandon's Honor

by Amanda Minnie Douglas

In this novel from Amanda Minnie Douglas, Floyd Grandon is returning home to be reunited with his family after years of travel and adventure. His experiences have changed him, and his family has changed while he was away, as well. Will their ...

ISBN: 9781776594351

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Flush

by Virginia Woolf

<p>'Things are not simple but complex. If he bit Mr. Browning he bit her too. Hatred is not hatred; hatred is also love.'</p> <p>Virginia Woolf's delightful biography of the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning's spaniel, which asks what it means to

ISBN: 9780241251492

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Flyaway

by Desmond Bagley

<p>Action thriller by the classic adventure writer about security consultant, Max Stafford, set in the Sahara. Why is Max Stafford, security consultant, beaten up in his own office? What is the secret of the famous 1930s aircraft, the Lockheed ...

ISBN: 9780008211325

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Foma Gordyeff

The Man Who Was Afraid

by Maxim Gorky

Russian writer Maxim Gorky rocketed into the upper pantheon of his country's literary culture with Foma Hordyeff, one of his first full-length novels. The young protagonist Foma Gordyeff has been born into privilege, but he's not sure whether he

ISBN: 9781776598939

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For Love of Country

A Story of Land and Sea in the Days of the Revolution

by Cyrus Townsend Brady

In this gripping account of battlefield exploits in the Revolutionary War, author Cyrus Townsend Brady recounts the bravery under pressure of John Seymour, who most critics agree is likely a fictionalized version of Nicholas Biddle, one of the ...

ISBN: 9781776589630

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For Matrimonial Purposes

by Kavita Daswani

<p>Spirited, elegant, fun, with an enchanting authorial voice, For Matrimonial Purposes is a remarkable achievement, an original in the contemporary women’s market. The main character, Anju, born and raised in Bombay, is now a fashion journalist

ISBN: 9780007387908

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For the Term of His Natural Life

by Marcus Clarke

<p>A masterpiece in style and scope, Marcus Clarke’s <em>For the Term of His Natural Life</em> is an ambitious tale of tragedy, redemption, and the ugliness and resilience of man.</p> <p>Wrongfully convicted of a crime he did not commit, a ...

ISBN: 9781925410099

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