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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

In this nightmare vision of a not-too-distant future, fifteen-year-old Alex and his three friends rob, rape, torture and murder - for fun. Alex is jailed for his vicious crimes and the State undertakes to reform him - but how and at what cost?

A Clockwork Orange
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

West Germany, a simmering cauldron of radical protests, has produced a new danger to Britain: Karfeld, menacing leader of the opposition. At the same time Leo Harting, a Second Secretary in the British Embassy, has gone missing - along with more than forty Confidential embassy ... read more

A Small Town in Germany
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 Children

Series:Penguin Clothbound Classics Ser.
Reading Level:General Adult

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Alice, a girl of seven years, is feeling bored and drowsy while sitting on the riverbank with her elder sister. She then notices a talking, clothed White Rabbit with a pocket watch run... read more

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: AND Through the Looking Glass (Clothbound Classic)
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

Berlin, 1940, and the city is filled with fear. When unassuming couple Otto and Anna Quangel receive the news that their beloved son has been killed fighting in France, they are shocked out of their quiet existence and begin a silent campaign of defiance. A deadly game of cat-and-m... read more

Alone in Berlin
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Tolstoy married Sophia Andreevna Behrs, who was 16 years his junior on September 23, 1862. Her family and friends called her Sonya which is the Russian diminutive of Sofia. Tolstoy and Sophia had thirteen children, five of whom did not survive childhood. On the eve... read more

Anna Karenina (Penguin Black Classics)
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

Atlas Shrugged is the "second most influential book for Americans today" after the Bible, according to a joint survey of five thousand people conducted by the Library of Congress and the Book of the Month Club in 1991.
In a scrap heap within an abandoned factory, the greatest ... read more

Atlas Shrugged
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.

'I am Dracula. And I bid you welcome to my house?He is deathly pale. His fingernails are cut to sharp points. His teeth protrude menacingly from his mouth in clouds of rancid breath... Yet even Count Dracula?s unnerving appearance and the frightened reaction of the local peasants fail to wa... read more

Dracula (Penguin Black Classics)
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

Set in the rich farmland of the Salinas Valley, California, this powerful, often brutal novel, follows the interwined destinies of two families - the Trasks and the Hamiltons - whose generations hopelessly re-enact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel. H... read more

East of Eden
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.
Reading Level:very good

The epic battle between man and monster reaches its greatest pitch in the famous story of Frankenstein. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that... read more

Frankenstein (Penguin Black Classics)
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.
Reading Level:good
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003 and The BBC Big Read Top 21 2003.   Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

Great ExpectationsBy Charles DickensIn an overgrown churchyard, a grizzled convict springs upon an orphan boy named Pip. The convict terrifies Pip and threatens to kill him unless the boy helps further his escape. Later, Pip finds himself in a ruined garden where he meets the emb... read more

Great Expectations (Penguin Black Classics)
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 Fiction

Series:Penguin Classics Ser.
Reading Level:very good

Conrad's narrator Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the infamous ivory trader Kurtz- dying, insane, and guilty of unspeakable atrocities. Travelling upriver to the heart of the African continent, he gradually becomes obsess... read more

Heart of Darkness (Penguin Black Classics)
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Category:

 History

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

When the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in August 1945, killing 100,000 men, women and children, it was the beginning of a terrifying new episode in human history.
Written only a year after the disaster, John Hersey brought the event vividly alive with his heartrending a... read more

Hiroshima
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