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Classics

From Regency drawing-rooms to nineteenth century whalers to ancient mythology, this section is full of stories which have stood the test of time.

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Only Dull People Are Brilliant at Breakfast

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Gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.
€1.35

Animal Farm

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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.
€10.80

Pride and Prejudice

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When Elizabeth Bennet first meets eligible bachelor Fitzwilliam Darcy, she thinks him arrogant and conceited; he is indifferent to her good looks and lively mind. When she later discovers that Darcy has involved himself in troubled relationship between his friend Bingley and her beloved sister Jane, she is determined to dislike him more than ever.
€9.45

The Odyssey

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A tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan war forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - from the witch Circe who turns his men into pigs, to the twin terrors of Scylla and Charybdis.
€10.80

How Much Land Does A Man Need?

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Offers a pair of short stories about greed, charity, life and death from one of Russia's most influential writers and thinkers.
€1.35

The Communist Manifesto

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Presents Marx and Engels's revolutionary revolutionary summons to the working classes - one of the most important and influential political theories ever formulated.
€2.70

A Passage North

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€17.99 €20.25

My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun

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Features poems of isolation, beauty, death and eternity. This title includes fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.
€2.70

The Iliad

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Tells the story of darkest episode in "Trojan War". At its centre is Achilles, greatest warrior-champion of Greeks, and his refusal to fight after being humiliated by his leader Agamemnon. But when Trojan Hector kills Achilles' close friend Patroclus, he storms back into battle to take revenge - even though he knows this may ensure his own death.
€13.50

A Terrible Beauty is Born

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By turns joyful and despairing, this title presents some of the twentieth century's greatest verse on fleeting youth, fervent hopes and futile sacrifice.
€2.70