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The Scarlet Pimpernel (Collins Classics)

By: Baroness Orczy

Price: $9.99

Publisher: UK, Collins: 2019

Seller ID: 9780008278762

ISBN: 0008278768

Condition: New


HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. “Vaguely she began to wonder … which of these worldly men round her was the mysterious ‘Scarlet Pimpernel,' who held the threads of such daring plots, and the fate of valuable lives in his hands.”In the early days of the bloody French Revolution, fleeing aristocrats are being captured and sent to the guillotine. But the mysterious Scarlet Pimpernel – along with his band of English gentlemen – is outwitting the revolutionaries. Known only by his calling card, he arrives in disguise and smuggles... View more info

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The Origin of Species [Collins Classics]

By: Charles Darwin

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2012

Seller ID: 9780007902231

ISBN: 0007902239

Condition: New


HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. `How fleeting are the wishes and efforts of man! how short his time! and consequently how poor will his products be, compared with those accumulated by nature during whole geological periods.' Still considered one of the most important and groundbreaking works of science ever written, Darwin's eminently readable exploration of the evolutionary process challenged most of the strong beliefs of the Western world. Forced to question the idea of the Creator, mid-nineteenth century readers were faced with Darwin... View more info

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Great Expectations [Collins Classics]

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2010

Edition: Collins Classics

Seller ID: 9780007350872

ISBN: 0007350872

Condition: New


HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule.' Living with his sister and her husband, Pip is an orphan without any expectations. It is only when he begins to visit a rich old woman, Miss Havisham and her adopted niece that he begins to hope for something better. When it is revealed that Pip has inherited a large sum of money from a mysterious benefactor on the condition that he moves to London to become a gentleman, Pip's adventure really begins. Epic, illuminating and memorab... View more info

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A Christmas Carol [Collins Classics]

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2013

Edition: Collins Classics

Seller ID: 9780007350865

ISBN: 0007350864

Condition: New


'I am the Ghost of Christmas Present,' said the Spirit. 'Look upon me!'A celebration of Christmas, a tale of redemption and a critique on Victorian society, Dickens' atmospheric novella follows the miserly, penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge who views Christmas as 'humbug'. It is only through a series of eerie, life-changing visits from the ghost of his deceased business partner Marley and the spirits of Christmas past, present and future that he begins to see the error of his ways. With heart-rending characters, rich imagery and evocative language, the message of A Christmas Carol remains as sig... View more info

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Harold And The Purple Crayon (Essential Picture Book Classics)

By: Crockett Johnson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2012

Seller ID: 9780007464371

ISBN: 0007464371

Condition: New


This book is full of funny twists and surprises as young Harold draws himself some wonderful adventures. A collectable classic picture book that every child should read and own. Maurice Sendak says “Harold is a masterpiece”."One night, after thinking it over for some time, Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight."Armed only with an oversized purple crayon, Harold draws himself a landscape full of beauty and excitement. He conducts his adventure with the utmost care, letting his imagination run free, but keeping his wits about him all the while. This magical journey gives us the wo... View more info

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Silent Corner #1 Jane Hawk

By: Dean Koontz

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2017

Seller ID: 9780732298708

ISBN: 0732298709

Condition: New


From #1 New York Times bestselling author of dark psychological suspense and modern classics of mystery and adventure comes a thriller that ventures into science, secrecy and danger. "I very much need to be dead." Chilling last words left by a man who had everything to live for but took his own life. People of talent and accomplishment, people seemingly happy and sound of mind, are committing suicide in surprising numbers. A disturbing pattern is beginning to emerge. FBI agent Jane Hawk, recently widowed, is determined to find out why. Which means going rogue and into ‘the silent corner' –... View more info

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Modern Classics Book 2 [used book] *** OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Donna Hay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2003

Seller ID: 002299

ISBN: 0732275350

Condition: Good


Donna Hay's fresh new book in her series which updates the timeless classics and establishes some modern ones Modern Classics Book 1 showed readers how to master a roast, make the ultimate meat pie, and whisk up the perfect salad dressing. Modern Classics Book 2 features the pies, tarts, cakes, puddings and slices of our childhood, as well as the tiramisu and creme brulee of today. It brings our old favourites very much into the 21st century, inspiring the cooks of today and making Donna Hay a name known around the globe. In each chapter, Donna Hay gives you step-by-step basics, as well as... View more info

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Dr. Seuss : A Classic Treasury [5 Books in 1]

By: Dr. Seuss

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2006

Seller ID: 9780007234264

ISBN: 0007234260

Condition: New


The perfect gift - five of Dr. Seuss' best-loved tales in one attractive book. A wonderful gift, featuring five of the hilarious classics that made Dr. Seuss one of the best-loved children's authors: The Cat in the Hat The Cat in the Hat Comes Back Green Eggs and Ham Fox in Socks How the Grinch Stole Christmas With his unique combination of hilarious stories, zany pictures and riotous rhymes, Dr. Seuss has been delighting young children and helping them learn to read for over fifty years. Creator of the wonderfully anarchic Cat in the Hat, and ranking among the top ten favourite children's aut... View more info

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Love From Dr. Seuss

By: Dr. Seuss

Price: $9.99

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2019

Seller ID: 9780008329600

ISBN: 0008329605

Condition: New


The perfect collection of lines about love, from the one and only Dr. Seuss! One Love, Two Love, I Love, You Love!Love, live and laugh with Dr. Seuss in this sweet selection of lovely lines and unforgettable illustrations!Full of inspiration and love from his countless classics, this is the perfect collection for every occasion, sent to you love from Dr. Seuss…The perfect gift for Valentine's Day, anniversaries, proposals, and just bringing the love to every day! About the Author: Theodor Seuss Geisel – better known to millions of his fans as Dr. Seuss – was born the son of a park super... View more info

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Wuthering Heights

By: Emily Bronte

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2010

Edition: Collins Classics

Seller ID: 9780007350810

ISBN: 0007350813

Condition: New


‘Is Mr. Heathcliff a man? If so, is he mad? And if not, is he a devil?’ Set on the bleak moors of Yorkshire, Lockwood is forced to seek shelter at Wuthering Heights, the home of his new landlord, Heathcliff. The intense and wildly passionate Heathcliff tells the story of his life, his all-consuming love for Catherine Earnshaw and the doomed outcome of that relationship, leading to his revenge. Poetic, complex and grand in its scope, Emily Brontë’s masterpiece is considered one of the most unique gothic novels of its time. About the Author: Emily Jane Brontë (July 30, 1818... View more info

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Penny Dreadfuls 20in1 Sensational Tales of Terror Anthology

By: Fall River Classics

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling: 2015

Seller ID: 003662

ISBN: 1435157214

Condition: New


Penny Dreadfuls: Sensational Tales of Terror is an anthology of twenty tales of horror and the supernatural published in the nineteenth century. In addition to works by Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Conan Doyle, Bram Stoker, Wilkie Collins!, and other well-known writers, it features several sensationalized retellings of famous folk legends and accounts of notorious highwaymen. The book includes two full-length novels: the original 1818 text of Frankenstein, which was considered more shocking before Mary Shelley toned down its gruesomeness for the better-known 1831 edition, and Sweeney Todd: The Demo... View more info

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The Hobbit [Collins Modern Classics]

By: J. R. R. Tolkien

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Collins: 2012

Edition: Collins Modern Classics

Seller ID: 9780007458424

ISBN: 0007458428

Condition: New


The Hobbit is the unforgettable story of Bilbo, a peace-loving hobbit, who embarks on a strange and magical adventure.A timeless classic. Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life, with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home; then one day the wizard Gandalf and a band of dwarves arrive unexpectedly and enlist his services – as a burglar – on a dangerous expedition to raid the treasure-hoard of Smaug the dragon. Bilbo's life is never to be the same again.Seldom has any book been so widely read and loved as J. R.R. Tolkien's classic tale, ‘The Hobbit'. Since its first publ... View more info

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Journey to the Centre of the Earth [Collins Classics]

By: Jules Verne

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2016

Seller ID: 9780007372379

ISBN: 000737237X

Condition: New


`From that hour we had no further occasion for the exercise of reason, or judgment, or skill, or contrivance. We were henceforth to be hurled along, the playthings of the fierce elements of the deep.' In Verne's science-fiction classic, Professor Lidenbrock chances upon an ancient manuscript and pledges to solve the mysterious coded message that lies within it. Eventually he deciphers the story - that of an Icelandic explorer who travels to the centre of the earth, finding his way there via a volcano. Inspired by the manuscript, The Professor is determined to follow in the explorer's... View more info

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20,000 Leagues Under The Sea [Collins Classics]

By: Jules Verne

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2010

Seller ID: 9780007351046

ISBN: 0007351046

Condition: New


'The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.' Scientist Pierre Aronnax and his colleagues set out on an expedition to find a strange sea monster and are captured by the infamous and charismatic Captain Nemo and taken abroad the Nautilus submarine as his prisoners. As they travel the world's oceans, they become embroiled in adventures and events beyond their wildest dreams. Visionary in its outlook, Vern's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a... View more info

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Leadership and The One Minute Manager [Thorsons Classics edition]

By: Kenneth Blanchard and Patricia Zigarmi and Drea Zigarmi

Price: $18.95

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2000

Edition: Thorsons Classics Edition

Seller ID: 9780007103416

ISBN: 0007103417

Condition: New


With a new foreword by Ken BlanchardAdapting One Minute Manager techniques to enable successful leadership to happen. Using different ways to motivate different kinds of people. Leadership and The One Minute Manager goes straight to the heart of management as it describes the effective, adaptive styles of Situational Leadership. In clear and simple terms it teaches how to become a flexible and successful leader, fitting your style to the needs of the individual and to the situation at hand, and using the One Minute Manager techniques to enhance the motivation of others. About the Author: Ken ... View more info

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The One Minute Manager - The New One Minute Manager [Thorsons Classics edition]

By: Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson

Price: $18.95

Publisher: UK, Harper Collins: 2015

Edition: Thorsons Classics Edition

Seller ID: 9780008128043

ISBN: 0008128049

Condition: New


With a new foreword by Ken BlanchardThe original, bestselling blockbuster which has transformed businesses world wide. The blockbuster number one international bestselling phenomenon is back … not that it ever really went away. This easily-read story quickly demonstrates three very practical management techniques: One Minute Goals, One Minute Praisings and One Minute Reprimands.The One Minute Manager also includes information on several studies in medicine and in the behavioural sciences, which help readers understand why these apparently simple methods work so well with so many people. The ... View more info

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Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2013

Edition: Collins Classics

Seller ID: 9780007350995

ISBN: 0007350996

Condition: New


A heart-warming tale of love, sisterhood and hardship during the New England Civil War, Little Women tells the story of the lovable March family. Meg, Beth, Jo and Amy try to support their mother at home while their father is away at war and enter into various scrapes and adventures as they do so. Alcott beautifully interweaves bad times and good as her characters struggle with the trials and tribulations of growing up and their relationships with one another. View more info

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Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott

Price: $9.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2016

Edition: Collins Classics

Seller ID: 9780008195540

ISBN: 0008195544

Condition: New


HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'Wouldn't it be fun if all the castles in the air which we make could come true, and we could live in them?' An endearing tale of hardship, love and sisterhood during the American Civil War, Little Women tells the story of the March family. Newly impoverished, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy undertake their journey through life together, bound to each other and their beloved mother Marmee by fierce loyalty. Good and bad times come and go as they struggle with the trials of growing up, getting along, and exploring ... View more info

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Frankenstein [Collins Classics]

By: Mary Shelley

Price: $5.95

Publisher: UK, Harper: 2010

Seller ID: 9780007350964

ISBN: 0007350961

Condition: New


‘The rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my candle was nearly burnt out, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open…'Victor Frankenstein's monster is stitched together from the limbs of the dead, taken from ‘the dissecting room and the slaughter-house'. The result is a grotesque being who, rejected by his maker and starved of human companionship, sets out on a journey to seek his revenge. In the most famous gothic horror story ever told, Shelley confronts the limitations of science, the nature of human cruelty and the pat... View more info

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The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie

By: May Gibbs

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2007

Seller ID: 9780732284282

ISBN: 0732284287

Condition: New


The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie combines in one edition May Gibbs; much loved classics, The Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie (first published in 1918) and its two sequels, Little Ragged Blossom (1920) and Little Obelia (1921). Quintessentially Australian, these delightful tales have never been out of print; indeed the fantasy world of May Gibbs has been a source of continual fascination for generations of children. May's is a world filled with fears and excitement and adventures both extraordinary and everyday. A world peopled with small creatures, where the real mixes tan... View more info

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The Scarlet Letter

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, Collins: 2016

Edition: Collins Classics

Seller ID: 9780007350926

ISBN: 0007350929

Condition: New


'Ah, but let her cover the mark as she will, the pang of it will be always in her heart.' A tale of sin, punishment and atonement, The Scarlet Letter exposes the moral rigidity of a 17th-Century Puritan New England community when faced with the illegitimate child of a young mother. Regarded as the first real heroine of American fiction, it is Hester Prynne's strength of character that resonates with the reader when her harsh sentence is cast. It is in her refusal to reveal the identity of the father in the face of her accusers that Hawthorne champions his heroine and berates the weakness ... View more info

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The Scarlet Letter

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Price: $9.99

Publisher: UK, Collins: 2018

Edition: Collins Classics

Seller ID: 9780008296520

ISBN: 0008296529

Condition: New


'Ah, but let her cover the mark as she will, the pang of it will be always in her heart.'A tale of sin, punishment and atonement, The Scarlet Letter exposes the moral rigidity of a 17th-Century Puritan New England community when faced with the illegitimate child of a young mother. Regarded as the first real heroine of American fiction, it is Hester Prynne's strength of character that resonates with the reader when her harsh sentence is cast. It is in her refusal to reveal the identity of the father in the face of her accusers that Hawthorne champions his heroine and berates the weakness of So... View more info

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Arabian Nights

By: Sir Richard Burton

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2012

Edition: Collins Classics

Seller ID: 9780007420100

ISBN: 0007420102

Condition: New


HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘“For,” said he, “there never was nor is there one chaste woman upon the face of earth.” 'A collection of Persian, Arabian and Indian tales dating from the 9th century, Sir Richard Burton's most well-known translation of Arabian Nights brings together ancient folklore and stories passed down from generation to generation.Featuring tales about love, history, tragedy and comedy as well as fables and fairy tales, this edition remains a well-loved collection of exotic and evocative stories. Fantastical and... View more info

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The Red Badge of Courage

By: Stephen Crane

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, Collins Classics: 2016

Edition: Collins Classics

Seller ID: 9780007902200

ISBN: 0007902204

Condition: New


`He felt that in this crisis his laws of life were useless. Whatever he had learned of himself was here of no avail. He was an unknown quantity.' Following one soldier's journey from naive recruit to hardened survivor, The Red Badge of Courage is a vivid and powerfully psychological take on the American Civil War. Fighting for the Union army, Henry Fleming is thrown into a bloody war where the harsh realities and horrors of battle quickly become evident. Fearful, occasionally vain, but always viewing the war with honest eyes, Henry eventually comes to thrive as a soldier in combat, and it... View more info

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The Art of War [Collins Classics]

By: Sun Tzu

Price: $9.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2018

Seller ID: 9780008296445

ISBN: 0008296448

Condition: New


HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. The ancient Chinese art of warfare written by military strategist Sun Tzu in the 5th century BC. About the Author: Sun Tzu was a Chinese general, military tactician and philosopher living in the 5th century BC. He is traditionally credited as the author of The Art of War. View more info

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The Art of War [Collins Classics]

By: Sun Tzu

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2011

Seller ID: 9780007420124

ISBN: 0007420129

Condition: New


Written in the 6th century BC, Sun Tzu's The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise that is still revered today as the ultimate commentary on war and military strategy. Focussing on the principle that one can outsmart your foe mentally by thinking very carefully about strategy before resorting to physical battle, this philosophy continues to be applied to the corporate and business world. Sun Tzu's timeless appraisal of the different aspects of warfare are laid out in 13 chapters, including sections on `Laying Plans', `Waging War' and `Terrain'. Words that are as resonant today in ever... View more info

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Desperate Remedies [Wordsworth Classics]

By: Thomas Hardy

Price: $7.99

Publisher: UK, Wordsworth: 2010

Seller ID: 9781840226348

ISBN: 184022634X

Condition: New


With an Introduction, Notes and Bibliography by Michael Irwin, Emeritus Professor of English, University of Kent, Canterbury. The young Thomas Hardy, working as an architect, but fired with literary ambition, tried for years to get into print. He finally succeeded with 'Desperate Remedies', a "sensation novel" in the mode of Wilkie Collins. Here was a racy specimen of the genre, replete with sudden death, dark mysteries, intriguing clues, fire and storm, flight and pursuit. Anyone who enjoys 'The Woman in White' is likely to enjoy 'Desperate Remedies'. But that is only half the story. Hardy co... View more info