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Nineteen Eighty Four [Penguin Modern Classics] with an introduction by Thomas Pynchon

By: George Orwell

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2004

Edition: Penguin Modern Classics

Seller ID: 9780141187761

ISBN: 014118776X

Condition: New


'Who controls the past controls the future- who controls the present controls the past'. Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party. In his longing fo... View more info

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Animal Farm

By: George Orwell

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Publisher: Australia, Text Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 9781922147738

ISBN: 1922147737

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'All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.' Drunken Mr Jones of Manor Farm has neglected his livestock for too long. In a burst of insurgent fervour they rise up and he is deposed, with the pigs taking charge of the newly named Animal Farm. Everything runs smoothly, productivity soars, and all animals are well-fed and happy. But the further away the memory of the revolution, the more distant seem its ideals - and when Boxer the workhorse is betr... View more info

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Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 [Popular Penguins]

By: George Orwell

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Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 2011

Seller ID: 9780143566496

ISBN: 0143566490

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In the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to appease the needs of the Party. Inwardly, he rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the watchful eye of Big Brother. In his longing for truth and liberty, Smith begins a secret love affair with Julia. Awakening to new possibilities, Winston begins to question the party. But what is the price of fre... View more info

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Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984

By: George Orwell

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Publisher: Australia, Text Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 9781925355765

ISBN: 1925355764

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Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in what remains of a Britain ravaged by revolution. His every move is monitored by the Thought Police, who are responsible for detecting dissent against the Party and its leader, Big Brother-and eliminating it. When he meets Julia, Winston thinks he might have found love, and a fellow loather of the Party. But when the pair are arrested and sent to the sinister Room 101 for re-education, their bond-and commitment to their sha... View more info

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Animal Farm [Penguin Student Edition]

By: George Orwell

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 1999

Edition: Student Edition

Seller ID: 9780140817690

ISBN: 0140817697

Condition: New


WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY RONALD CARTER SERIES EDITORS RONALD CARTER AND JOHN McRAE Penguin Student Editions have been specifically designed for readers who are studying a text in detail. They include a helpful introduction and explanatory notes, character sketches, a text summary, a chronology, a selection of questions and topics for discussion and analysis, as well as suggestions for further reading. Animal Farm is a simple tale of what happens when the animals on Mr Jon... View more info

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Animal Farm [penguin modern classics]

By: George Orwell

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Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2000

Seller ID: 9780141182704

ISBN: 0141182709

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'All animals are equal - but some are more equal than others'When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless elite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control. Soon the other animals discover that they are not all as equal as they thought, and find themselves hopelessly e... View more info

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Animal Farm

By: George Orwell

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Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2008

Seller ID: 9780141036137

ISBN: 0141036133

Condition: New


Renowned urban artist Shepard Fairey's new look for Orwell's timeless satire'All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.'Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organised to benefit all who ... View more info

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1984 and Animal Farm Bindup

By: George Orwell

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Publisher: Australia, Text Publishing: 2017

Seller ID: 9781925603040

ISBN: 1925603040

Condition: New


George Orwell's novels about the dangers of tyranny, the corruption of the state and the enslavement of the individual are essential reading. In an era of doublespeak, they remain chillingly prophetic. Introductions by Charlotte Wood, 1984 and Don Watson, Animal Farm. View more info

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Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984

By: George Orwell

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Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2008

Seller ID: 9780141036144

ISBN: 0141036141

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Renowned urban artist Shepard Fairey's new look for Orwell's classic dystopian taleOne of Britain's most popular novels, George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is set in a society terrorised by a totalitarian ideology propagated by The Party. Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster, the Thought Police uncover every act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that lif... View more info

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Werewolves: A Hunter's Guide

By: Graeme Davis

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000417

ISBN: 1472808584

Condition: New


Werewolves reveals the shocking role that werewolves have played in some of history's most significant events. Fear the full moon; for on that day of lunacy the terrible wrath of the werewolves is unleashed. For thousands of years, from ancient Greek chronicles to modern news reports, from the depths of the darkest forests to dimly lit city streets, these dread beasts have stalked us in the realms of shadow and nightmare. Now, they are awakening. This book is the only ... View more info

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Beneath the Dark Ice #1 Alex Hunter [used book]

By: Greig Beck

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan Australia: 2009

Seller ID: 000708

ISBN: 1405039124

Condition: Good


When a plane crashes into the Antarctic ice, exposing a massive cave beneath, a rescue and research team is dispatched. Twenty-four hours later, all contact is lost. Captain Alex Hunter and his highly trained squad of commandos are fast tracked to the hot zone to find out what went wrong - and to follow up the detection of a vast underground reservoir. Accompanying the team is an assortment of researchers, including petrobiologist Aimee Weir. If the unidentified substan... View more info

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Burial Rites

By: Hannah Kent

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Publisher: Australia, Picador: 2014

Seller ID: 9781743516966

ISBN: 1743516967

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Shortlisted for the Stella Prize 2014 and Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2014 In northern Iceland, 1829, Agnes Magnusdottir is condemned to death for her part in the brutal murder of two men. Agnes is sent to wait on the farm of District Officer Jon Jonsson and his family, who are horrified and avoid Agnes. Only Toti, the young assistant reverend appointed as Agnes's spiritual guardian, is compelled to try to understand her. As the summer months fall away to winter, A... View more info

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Back Spin #4 Myron Bolitar [used book]

By: Harlan Coben

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Orion: 2007

Seller ID: 001797

ISBN: 0752849166

Condition: Good


The boy was born and raised on the Main Line. But he vanished on Philadelphia's mean streets - last seen in a down-town cheater's hotel. For sports agent Myron Bolitar, his client, superstar Linda Coldren, comes first, and that means unravelling the mystery of her son's kidnapping. But when Myron goes after the missing boy, he crashes through a crowd of low-lifes, blue bloods and liars on both sides of the social divide. And when family skeletons start coming out of the ... View more info

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To Kill A Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

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Publisher: UK, Arrow: 2001

Seller ID: 9780099419785

ISBN: 0099419785

Condition: New


Set in a sleepy town in South Alabama during the Great Depression in the 1930s, this multi-layered story dissects the white and black communities of the American South. Told with gentle humour, it focuses on religious turpitude and the ambivalence of adult morality. About the Author: Harper Lee was born in 1926 in Monroeville, Alabama, a village that is still her home. She attended local schools and the University of Alabama. Before she started writing, she lived in New... View more info

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To Kill A Mockingbird

By: Harper Lee

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Vintage Arrow: 2004

Seller ID: 9780099466734

ISBN: 0099466732

Condition: New


THE ORIGINAL TEXT 'Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird.' A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel - a black man charged with attacking a white girl. Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores the irrationality of adult attitudes to race and class in the Deep South of the 1930s with both compassion and humour. She also creates one of the... View more info

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Uncle Tom's Cabin

By: Harriet Beecher Stowe

Price: $6.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 1999

Seller ID: 000896

ISBN: 1840224029

Condition: New


Uncle Tom's Cabin is the most popular, influential and controversial book written by an American. Stowe's rich, panoramic novel passionately dramatises why the whole of America is implicated in and responsible for the sin of slavery, and resoundingly concludes that only 'repentance, justice and mercy' will prevent the onset of 'the wrath of Almighty God!'. View more info

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The Turn of the Screw : Second Norton Critical Edition

By: Henry James

Price: $27.95

Publisher: USA, WW Norton & Co: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780393959048

ISBN: 039395904X

Condition: New


Contexts includes twenty-six selections, from James's letters, notebooks, and other writings during the period 1863-1908, centering on the ghost story, the supernatural and, in particular, "my little book," The Turn of the Screw. Also reproduced are four paintings by Charles Demuth. The essays in Criticism span one hundred years, providing a rich array of perspectives on James and his story. Representing contemporary reactions are pieces by Henry Harland, John D. Barry, ... View more info

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The Odyssey

By: Homer

Price: $6.95

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth Editions: 1992

Seller ID: 002663

ISBN: 1853260258

Condition: New


With an Introduction and Notes by Adam Roberts, Royal Holloway, University of London. Homer's great epic describes the many adventures of Odysseus, Greek warrior, as he strives over many years to return to his home island of Ithaca after the Trojan War. His colourful adventures, his endurance, his love for his wife and son have the same power to move and inspire readers today as they did in Archaic Greece, 2800 years ago. This poem has been translated many times over the... View more info

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The Rule of Four [used book]

By: Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow Books: 2005

Seller ID: 000802

ISBN: 0099451956

Condition: Good


Tom Sullivan is about to graduate from Princeton. He's intelligent and popular, but haunted by the violent death several years earlier of his father, an academic who devoted his life to studying one of the rarest, most complex and most valuable books in the world. Since its publication in 1499, the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili has baffled scholars who have tried to understand its many mysteries. Coded in seven languages, the text is at once a passionate love story, an intr... View more info

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Beggars Banquet: 22 short stories [used book]

By: Ian Rankin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Orion: 2003

Seller ID: 004100

ISBN: 075284959X

Condition: Good


Over the years, Ian Rankin has amassed an incredible portfolio of short stories. Published in crime magazines, composed for events, broadcast on radio, they all share the best qualities of his phenomenally popular Rebus novels. 10 years ago, A GOOD HANGING Ian's first short story collection demonstrated this talent and now after nearly a decade at the top of popular fiction, Ian is releasing a follow up. Ranging from the macabre ('The Hanged Man') to the unfortunate ('Th... View more info