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 SECONDHAND BOOKS

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 grea... read more

Penguin, 2007. A paperback copy in very good condition.

Atlas Shrugged
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Holly Golightly is generally up all night drinking cocktails and breaking hearts. She hasn't got a past. She doesn't want to belong to anything or anyone, not even to her one-eyed rag-bag pirate of a cat. One day Holly might find somewhere she belongs.

2000. A very good copy.

Breakfast at Tiffany's - Also Contains House of Flowers, A Diamond Guitar and  A Christmas Memory
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 Classic Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authors, in a commemorative hardcover edition   In his journal, Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck called East of Eden "the first book," and indeed it has the primordial power and s... read more

East of Eden
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 TRAVEL

Series:Harper Perennial Modern Classics Ser.
Reading Level:very good

This cult classic of gonzo journalism is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the stra... read more

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Strange Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
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 Classic Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

"It blazes as fiercly and scintillatingly as a forest fire. There is life here; a great rage to live more fully. In this it is a giant among novels." (San Francisco Examiner) Saul Bellow evokes all the rich colors and exotic customs of a highly imaginary Africa in this... read more

Henderson the Rain King
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 Australian Fiction

Series:Modern Classics Ser.

Inner-suburban Melbourne in the 1970s- a world of communal living, drugs, music and love. In this acclaimed first novel, Helen Garner captures the fluid relationships of a community of friends who are living and loving in new ways. Nora falls in love with Javo the junkie, and... read more

Monkey Grip
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 Classic Fiction

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

"On the Road" chronicles Jack Kerouac's years traveling the North American continent with his friend Neal Cassady, "a sideburned hero of the snowy West." As "Sal Paradise" and "Dean Moriarty," the two roam the country in a quest for self-knowledge and experience. Kerouac's love of ... read more

On the Road
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 BIOGRAPHY

Series:Harper Perennial Modern Classics Ser.

Henri Charri re, called "Papillon," for the butterfly tattoo on his chest, was convicted in Paris in 1931 of a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he became obsessed with one goal: escape. After planning and executing a series of... read more

Papillon
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 SECONDHAND BOOKS

Series:Modern Classics Ser.

Romantics, adventurers, sensualists, melancholics and dreamers inhabit the bizarre and exotic world conjured up in these seven tales, whose settings range from Tuscany and Elsinore to a dhow on its way from Lamu to Zanzibar. Proclaimed a masterpiece on its publication in 19... read more

1988. A paperback copy in very good condition.

Nophoto
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 Literary Fiction

Series:Virago Modern Classics Ser.

Set in London and Monmouth in the late 1700s, this is an extraordinary novel about Mary Saunders, the young daughter of a poor seamstress. Mary hungers greedily for fine clothes and ribbons, as people of her class do for food and warmth. It's a hunger that lures her into prostituti... read more

Slammerkin
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 PHILOSOPHY

Series:Harper Perennial Modern Classics Ser.

Available in audio for the first time since its publication in 1970, and narrated by the author, Germaine Greer.
A worldwide best seller, The Female Eunuch is a landmark book in the history of the women's movement and a ground-breaking feminist tract. Drawing from history, li... read more

The Female Eunuch
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 HISTORY

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

England is the most class-ridden country under the sun. It is a land of snobbery and privilege, ruled largely by the old and the silly' This is the most powerful portrait of England - and why it must change - ever written. Composed as bombs we... read more

The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius
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