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Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
81 Charles Dickens Great Expectations
Penguin Classics 245208 New York 1996 0140434895 / 9780140434897 Softcover Very Good Condition Great Expectations charts the progress of Pip from childhood through often painful experiences to adulthood, as he moves from the Kent marshes to busy, commercial London, encountering a variety of extraordinary characters ranging from Magwitch, the escaped convict, to Miss Havisham, locked up with her unhappy past and living with her ward, the arrogant, beautiful Estella. Pip must discover his true self, and his own set of values and priorities. Whether such values allow one to prosper in the complex world of early Victorian England is the major question posed by Great Expectations, one of Dickens's most fascinating, and disturbing, novels. This edition includes the original, discarded ending, Dickens's brief working notes, and the serial instalments and chapter divisions in different editions. It also uses the definitive Clarendon text. 715 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; United States; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0140434895. ISBN/EAN: 9780140434897. Inventory No: 245208. Paperback 
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Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
82 Charles Dickens Great Expectations
Aladdin Classics 235535 New York 2000 0689839618 / 9780689839610 Softcover Very Good Condition No other novel in the English language so epitomizes upward mobility, the rise from poverty to wealth, as "Great Expectations." Often considered to be one of Dickens's best novels, it tells the story of young Pip who is mysteriously helped by two people: escaped convict Magwitch and the eccentric dowager Miss Havisham. Here is storytelling at its best, alive with bigger-than-life characters, plot twists that turn on a dime, and scenes that burst off the page with color. 715 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; United States; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0689839618. ISBN/EAN: 9780689839610. Inventory No: 235535. Paperback 
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Hard Times for These Times, Charles Dickens
83 Charles Dickens Hard Times for These Times
Penguin English Library 239259 Great Britain 1974 Reprint 0140430423 / 9780140430424 Softcover Good Condition A damning indictment of Utlilitarianism and the dehumanising influence of the Industrial Revolution, Charles Dickens's Hard Times is edited with an introduction and notes by Kate Flint in Penguin Classics. In Hard Times, the Northern mill-town of Coketown is dominated by the figure of Mr Thomas Gradgrind, school headmaster and model of Utilitarian success. Feeding both his pupils and family with facts, he bans fancy and wonder from any young minds. As a consequence his obedient daughter Louisa marries the loveless businessman and 'bully of humanity' Mr Bounderby, and his son Tom rebels to become embroiled in gambling and robbery. And, as their fortunes cross with those of free-spirited circus girl Sissy Jupe and victimized weaver Stephen Blackpool, Gradgrind is eventually forced to recognize the value of the human heart in an age of materialism and machinery. This edition of Hard Times is based on the text of the first volume publication of 1854. Kate Flint's introduction sheds light on the frequently overlooked character interplay in Dickens's great critique of Victorian industrial society. Charles Dickens is one of the best-loved novelists in the English language, whose 200th anniversary was celebrated in 2012. His most famous books, including Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield and The Pickwick Papers, have been adapted for stage and screen and read by millions. If you enjoyed Hard Times, you might like Dickens's Bleak House, also available in Penguin Classics. 327 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0140430423. ISBN/EAN: 9780140430424. Inventory No: 239259. Paperback 
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Martin Chuzzlewit, Charles Dickens
84 Charles Dickens Martin Chuzzlewit
Everyman's Library / J. M. Dent 242813 Great Britain 1994 0460873679 / 9780460873673 Softcover Very Good Condition The distinctive combination of manic comedy, bitter satire and fierce melodrama separates this novel from most of Dickens's other works. The storyline alternates between Britain and the United States in ways which highlight the failings of both societies. With all the original illustrations 832 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0460873679. ISBN/EAN: 9780460873673. Inventory No: 242813. Paperback 
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Nicholas Nickleby, Charles Dickens
85 Charles Dickens Nicholas Nickleby
Collins 236875 London 1953 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Good Condition No Dust Jacket Following the success of Pickwick Papers and Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby was hailed as a comic triumph and firmly established Dickens as a 'literary gentleman'. It has a full supporting cast of delectable characters that range from the iniquitous Wackford Squeers and his family, to the delightful Mrs Nickleby, taking in the eccentric Crummles and his travelling players, the Mantalinis, the Kenwigs and many more. Combining these with typically Dickensian elements of burlesque and farce, the novel is eminently suited to dramatic adaptation. So great was the impact as it left Dickens' pen that many pirated versions appeared in print before the original was even finished. Often neglected by critics, Nicholas Nickleby has never ceased to delight readers and is widely regarded as one of the greatest comic masterpieces of nineteenth-centure literature. 768 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 236875. Hardcover 
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The Bedside Dickens [Classics for Pleasure], Charles Dickens
86 Charles Dickens The Bedside Dickens [Classics for Pleasure]
Chancellor Press 230270 London, England. 1993 First Thus 1851523138 / 9781851523139 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition Very Good Includes selected extracts from "David Copperfield", "Pickwick Papers", "Nicholas Nickleby", "Great Expectations", "A Tale of Two Cities" and "Oliver Twist". 380 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 1851523138. ISBN/EAN: 9781851523139. Inventory No: 230270. Hardcover 
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The Christmas Books Volume 1: A Christmas Carol/The Chimes, Charles Dickens
87 Charles Dickens The Christmas Books Volume 1: A Christmas Carol/The Chimes
Penguin Books 244727 Great Britain Softcover Good Condition 266 pages. Tanning to pages. Covered in non removable plastic covering. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 244727. Paperback 
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The Personal History of David Copperfield, Charles Dickens
88 Charles Dickens The Personal History of David Copperfield
The Softback Review 235663 Great Britain 1998 Softcover Very Good Condition H. K. Browne 1057 pages. Illustrator: H. K. Browne. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 235663. Paperback 
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The Pickwick Papers, Charles Dickens
89 Charles Dickens The Pickwick Papers
Penguin Classics 235438 Great Britain 1986 0140430784 / 9780140430783 Softcover Good Condition This novel, written when Dickens was only 25 years old, immediately brought him immense popularity. Presenting a host of now-classic characters in a series of adventures, it displays the richness of his skills of characterization and description.Mr Samuel Pickwick is general chairman of the Pickwick Club, whose members - Tracy Tupman, Augustus Snodgrass, and Nathaniel Winkle - form a society to report their adventures and observations. From these reports emerge the rascal Jingle and his servant, Job Trotter, Mr Wardle in his hospitable Dingley Dell, the engaging Sam Weller, the greedy drunkard Stiggins, and many more of Dickens's best-loved characters. 953 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0140430784. ISBN/EAN: 9780140430783. Inventory No: 235438. Paperback 
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Treasury of World Masterpieces: Charles Dickens; Nicholas Nickleby; Hard Times; A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens
90 Charles Dickens Treasury of World Masterpieces: Charles Dickens; Nicholas Nickleby; Hard Times; A Christmas Carol
Octopus Books 242323 London 1983 0706418859 / 9780706418859 Hardcover Very Good Condition 782 pages. Ex-Libris pasted in. All edges gilt - bright, rich condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0706418859. ISBN/EAN: 9780706418859. Inventory No: 242323. Hardcover 
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A Tale of Two Cities [Saddleback Classics], Charles Dickens [adapted by Emily Hutchinson]
91 Charles Dickens [adapted by Emily Hutchinson] A Tale of Two Cities [Saddleback Classics]
Saddleback Publishing 227618 California, USA. 1999 156254277X / 9781562542771 Softcover Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket The workers are in revolt! Every French nobleman is in danger of losing his head to the infamous guillotine. These classics are designed specifically for students of limited reading ability, staying within the level of the less fluent reader, but still retaining the 'flavour' of the original. Ideal as teaching aid in remedial classes. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 156254277X. ISBN/EAN: 9781562542771. Inventory No: 227618. Paperback 
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Wishbone Classic #5 Oliver Twist, Charles Dickens [Retold by Della Rowland]
92 Charles Dickens [Retold by Della Rowland] Wishbone Classic #5 Oliver Twist
HarperPaperbacks 237107 1996 006106419X / 9780061064197 Softcover Good Condition This fiercely comic tale stands in marked contrast to its genial predecessor, "The Pickwick Papers." Set against London's seedy back street slums, "Oliver Twist" is the saga of a workhouse orphan captured and thrust into a thieves' den, where some of Dickens's most depraved villains preside: the incorrigible Artful Dodger, the murderous bully Sikes, and the terrible Fagin, that treacherous ringleader whose grinning knavery threatens to send them all to the "ghostly gallows." Yet at the heart of this drama is the orphan Oliver, whose unsullied goodness leads him at last to salvation. In 1838 the publication of "Oliver Twist" firmly established the literary eminence of young Dickens. It was, according to Edgar Johnson, "a clarion peal announcing to the world that in Charles Dickens the rejected and forgotten and misused of the world had a champion. 127 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN: 006106419X. ISBN/EAN: 9780061064197. Inventory No: 237107. Paperback 
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Tales of the Islanders Volume 3, Charlotte Bronte
93 Charlotte Bronte Tales of the Islanders Volume 3
Juvenilia Press 133054 Australia 2003 0733420559 / 9780733420559 Soft Cover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Pia De Compiegne 48 pages. Young Charlotte Bronte's writing in Tales of the Islanders shows the light-hearted freedom that characterises texts written by children who are unrestricted by social expectations or the literary conventions of the 'adult' world of authorship and publication. Edited by Christine Alexander and Others Illustrator: Pia De Compiegne. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0733420559. ISBN/EAN: 9780733420559. Inventory No: 133054. Paperback 
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The Heir Of Redclyffe, Charlotte M. Yonge
94 Charlotte M. Yonge The Heir Of Redclyffe
Collins Clear-Type Press 244584 London 1931 Hardcover (Full Leather) Good Condition No Dust Jacket Arthur A. Dixon 576 pages. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Award certificate pasted in. The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Illustrator: Arthur A. Dixon. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 244584. Hardcover 
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The Submerged Cathedral, Charlotte Wood
95 Charlotte Wood The Submerged Cathedral
Vintage 233909 Australia 2004 1740512642 / 9781740512640 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award. The Submerged Cathedral is a superb, enthralling novel of love, tragedy and atonement from the acclaimed author of The Children. Set me as a seal on your heart, for love is stronger than death. Spanning many years, travelling across Australia s vast continent and through some of Europe s great cities, The Submerged Cathedral is a beguiling, heartbreaking story of paradise and the fall, of sacrifice and atonement, and of sisterly love and rivalry. Most of all, however, it is about an enduring and sacred love- a love stronger than death- and the journeys undertaken in its name. Written in spare, haunting prose, this novel is a work of the highest literary merit, as well as a timeless love story that will enthrall readers. The release of Charlotte Wood's acclaimed first novel, Pieces of a Girl, marked her as a young writer of great promise; The Submerged Cathedral thrillingly confirms that promise with astonishing assurance and lyricism. 302 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian; Fiction; Fiction. ISBN: 1740512642. ISBN/EAN: 9781740512640. Inventory No: 233909. Paperback 
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Clerk's Tale, Chaucer edited by Kenneth Sisam
96 Chaucer edited by Kenneth Sisam Clerk's Tale
Oxford at The Clarendon Press 232855 London, England 1930 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket There are some pencil markings in this book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 232855. Hardcover 
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The Clerkes Tale of Oxenford, Chaucer [Edited by Keneth Sisam]
97 Chaucer [Edited by Keneth Sisam] The Clerkes Tale of Oxenford
Oxford At The Clarendon Press 225628 Great Britain Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Some underlining in pencil and notes in margins. 78 pages. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 225628. Hardcover 
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The Nun's Priest's Tale, Chaucer [Edited by Keneth Sisam]
98 Chaucer [Edited by Keneth Sisam] The Nun's Priest's Tale
Oxford At The Clarendon Press 225629 Great Britain 1953 Reprint Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Illustrated. Faint soiling mark to bottom front cover edge. Discolouration to spine edge. Small tear to top of spine edge. 82 pages. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Previous owners details on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 225629. Hardcover 
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The Nun's Priest's Tale, Chaucer [Edited by Kenneth Sisam]
99 Chaucer [Edited by Kenneth Sisam] The Nun's Priest's Tale
Oxford at the Clarendon Press 235643 1966 Reprint Hardcover Good Condition Boards marked 82 pages. Text has been underlined and notations in margins in pencil in places. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; Inventory No: 235643. Hardcover 
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Not Quite the Diplomat - Home Truths About World Affairs, Chris Patten
100 Chris Patten Not Quite the Diplomat - Home Truths About World Affairs
Allen Lane 230066 Australia 2005 0713998555 / 9780713998559 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Part memoir, part remedy for the state we're in, with liberal sprinklings of common sense, Chris Patten's Not Quite the Diplomat is a frank and funny book from a very outspoken politician. After spending several years in the thick of international events, Chris Patten has seen rather a lot of the world - and the people who run it. And now he's free from the bonds of diplomacy, he doesn't have to be quite so careful about what he says. Here he gives us his forthright views on everything from the Tories' downfall to America's empire, from whether Blair has any political convictions to why Britain should start liking the French. 'Masterly, elegant, sprightly, wry ...the best political reading of the year' James Naughtie, The Times Books of the Year 'A garnering of rich personal experience ...Frank and vivid ...without betraying any confidences or relationships of trust (Sir Christopher Meyer, please note)' The Times Literary Supplement Books of the Year 'Elegant, warm, witty, stylish and readable ...If politics were sane, appointments to ministerial rank anywhere would be conditional on reading, digesting, understanding and acting upon the wisdom of this book' Independent 'Patten writes with wit, elegance and passion, showing a candour and courage uncommon among politicians' Sunday Telegraph Chris Patten is currently Chairman of the BBC Trust, and Chancellor of Oxford and Newcastle Universities. He is well known for being the last Governor of Hong Kong 1992-97, about which he wrote in East and West (1998). Both that and his most recent book, Not Quite the Diplomat: Home Truths about World Affairs (2005), were international best-sellers 323 pages. Previous owners name to top of title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0713998555. ISBN/EAN: 9780713998559. Inventory No: 230066. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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