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Catch-22 [50th Anniversary Edition]

By: Joseph Heller

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Vintage Arrow: 2011

Edition: 50

Seller ID: 9780099529125

ISBN: 0099529122

Condition: New


"Explosive, subversive, wild and funny, 50 years on the novel's strength is undiminished. Reading Joseph Heller's classic satire is nothing less than a rite of passage. Set in the closing months of World War II in an American bomber squadron off the coast of Italy, Catch-22 is the story of a bombardier named Yossarian who is frantic and furious because thousands of people he has never even met keep trying to kill him. Joseph Heller's bestselling novel is a hilarious and ... View more info

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Catch-22

By: Joseph Heller

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Vintage Arrow: 2004

Seller ID: 9780099470465

ISBN: 0099470462

Condition: New


At the heart of Joseph Heller's bestselling novel, first published in 1961, is a satirical indictment of military madness and stupidity, and the desire of the ordinary man to survive it. It is the tale of the dangerously sane Captain Yossarian, who spends his time in Italy plotting to survive. Arguably the best novel to come out of World War II, in which Heller strips away the veneer of martial glory to expose its insanity, and gives our language a new paradoxical phrase... View more info

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Bridge To Terabithia

By: Katherine Paterson

Price: $16.95

Publisher: UK, Puffin: 2015

Seller ID: 9780141359786

ISBN: 0141359781

Condition: New


'We need a place,' Leslie called to him, ' . . . just for us.' Jess Aarons wants to be the fastest boy in the class, but when Leslie Burke moves into the neighbouring farm his life changes forever. Even though she runs faster than him, Jess thinks Leslie is all right - she's clever, funny and has good ideas. It is Leslie who invents Terabithia, the secret magical kingdom on an island across the creek where Jesse can escape his troublesome family. But one day tragedy stri... View more info

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Saint Death

By: Marcus Sedgwick

Price: $16.95

Publisher: UK, Orion: 2017

Seller ID: 9781444011258

ISBN: 1444011251

Condition: New


A potent, powerful and timely thriller about migrants, drug lords and gang warfare set on the US/Mexican border by PRINTZ MEDAL winning and CARNEGIE MEDAL, COSTA BOOK AWARD and GUARDIAN CHILDREN'S FICTION PRIZE shortlisted novelist, Marcus Sedgwick. Anapra is one of the poorest neighbourhoods in the Mexican city of Juarez - twenty metres outside town lies a fence, and beyond it, America - the dangerous goal of many a migrant. Faustino is one such trying to escape from th... View more info

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The Shadow Cabinet #3 Shades of London

By: Maureen Johnson

Price: $16.95

Publisher: UK, Hot Key Books: 2015

Seller ID: 000892

ISBN: 1471401804

Condition: New


In her weakest moment, Rory will find true strengthGrieving, shaken, and feeling very much alone, Rory's life as a member of the Shades of London has changed irrevocably. It's only been a matter of hours since Stephen was taken from her, possibly for ever. Her classmate Charlotte is still missing, kidnapped by the same people who tried to take Rory. Rory is no longer a schoolgirl haplessly involved in the dealings of a secret government unit. She is their weapon in a mat... View more info

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Two Wolves

By: Tristan Bancks

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Australia, Random House: 2014

Seller ID: 003207

ISBN: 0857982036

Condition: New


'Gripping and unpredictable, with a hero you won't forget.' - John Boyne, author of The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas An old man tells his grandson that there is a battle raging inside him, inside all of us. A terrible battle between two wolves. One wolf is bad - pride, jealousy, greed. The other wolf is good - kindness, hope, truth. The child asks, 'Who will win?' The grandfather answers simply, 'The one you feed.' One afternoon, police officers show up at Ben Silver... View more info

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Lord of the Flies : Educational Edition with revised and updated study notes

By: William Golding

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Faber: 2013

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780571295715

ISBN: 0571295711

Condition: New


A new educational edition, fully revised and updated with new material, and featuring artwork by the winner of the Faber/Guardian illustration competition. Lord of the Flies is a novel that has captivated schoolchildren ever since it was first published in 1954. A teacher himself, Golding clearly understood what excites and interests children. It is not only a gripping story, with strong, sympathetic characters, but it also raises timeless and profound questions. Part ... View more info