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Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
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The bard's quintessential love story — retold in an elegantly illustrated volume that will appeal both to aficionados of Shakespeare's play and to readers discovering it for the first time.

The story h…
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William Shakespeare's: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare Retellings, #2)
One night two young couples run into an enchanted forest in an attempt to escape their problems. But these four humans do not realize that the forest is filled with fairies and hobgoblins who love mak…
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How the Grinch stole Christmas! And other stories
Join in the festive entertainment with the disgruntled Grinch and his attempts to steal Christmas. Bursting with frolicking fun, this collection of stories is a must-have for every Dr. Seuss fan at Ch…
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Four Great Tragedies: Hamlet / Othello / King Lear / Macbeth
The greatest tragic plays of William Shakespeare--including Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth.

What is tragedy? The Elizabethans defined it as a "lofty" play showing "personages of great state" …
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Hamlet: Screenplay, Introduction And Film Diary
Often credited with creating a popular movie audience for Shakespeare, Kenneth Branagh has wanted for many years to bring to the screen the complete, full-length version of Hamlet, Shakespeare's great…
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The Picture of Dorian Gray: A Graphic Novel
Youth! Youth! There is absolutely nothing in the world worth having but youth!

The Picture of Dorian Gray is a graphic adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic work, stunningly re-imagined by writer Ian …
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Pygmalion & My Fair Lady
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The ancient Greeks tell the legend of the sculptor Pygmalion, who created a statue of a woman of such surpassing beauty that he fell in love with his own creation. Then, Aphrodite, taking pity on this…
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Take a lighthearted, nostalgic trip to a simpler time, seen through the eyes of a very special boy named Tom Sawyer. It is a dreamlike summertime world of hooky and adventu…
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Romeo and Juliet
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In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare creates a violent world, in which two young people fall in love. It is not simply that their families disapprove; the Montagues and the Capulets are engaged in a blood…
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The Canterbury Tales
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They set off on an April morning with the rain dripping from the branches. Even with the rain, they were glad to be on their way--priests, nuns, tradesmen, men from the city, all pilgrims on the road …
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Antigone; Oedipus the King; Electra
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This volume contains three masterpieces by the Greek playwright Sophocles, widely regarded since antiquity as the greatest of all the tragic poets. The vivid translations, which combine elegance and m…
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King Lear
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One of the greatest tragedies of English literature is now a full-color graphic novel by the creator of Beowulf and Bearskin. An old king seeks to set aside his crown and divide his realm among his th…
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The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays
Combining epigrammatic brilliance and shrewd social observation, the works collected in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays are edited with an introduction, commentaries and …
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A Christmas Carol / The Chimes / The Cricket on the Hearth
A Christmas Carol, The Chimes, and The Cricket on the Hearth, by Charles Dickens, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and t…
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The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings
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Edgar Allan Poe remains the unsurpassed master of works of mystery and madness in this outstanding collection of Poe's prose and poetry are sixteen of his finest tales, including "The Tell-Tale Heart"…
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West Side Story
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From the silver screen to the Great White Way—one of the greatest stories of all time.

They came together through love but violence threatened to tear them apart. Maria was young and innocent and had n…
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Gulliver's Travels and Other Writings
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Rediscover the immortal story of Lemuel Gulliver and his fantast…
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Essential Tales and Poems
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The Essential Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, by Edgar Allan Poe, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general r…
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Winston Smith lives in a society where the government controls people every second of the day. He fights this world with love. But it's dangerous: love for another person can …
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William Shakespeare's: The Tempest
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The Tempest is one of the most popular plays of all time. Set on an enchanted island where humans, monsters, and fairies meet, William Shakespeare's most magical play will delight young readers in thi…
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Other Stories
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The Merchant of Venice
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· 750 Ratings
With elegant, contemporary artwork and a faithful but succinct adaptation, this graphic novel casts a classic drama in a provocative new light.

Here is the tale of young Bassanio, who, to win the love …
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Jane Austen: Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Persuasion
Jane Austen's sparkling and witty novels continue to entrance readers today--as proven by the rapturous reception given the many film and TV adaptations of her work. Pride and Prejudice, Austen's most…
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Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel: A Biography
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Horton, Thidwick, Yertle, the Lorax, the Grinch, Sneetches, and the Cat in the Hat are just a handful of the bizarre and beloved characters Theodor S. Geisel (1904–1991), alias Dr. Seuss, created in h…
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Charlotte's Web and Other Illustrated Classics
For more than half a century, E. B. White's novel Charlotte's Web has charmed readers with its account of Charlotte, the resourceful spider, and the love and friendship she brings to her farmyard frie…
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The Ramona Collection, Vol. 2: (Ramona, #4-#5, #7-8)
The appeal of Newbery Medal-winning author Beverly Cleary's stories about the wonderful, blunderful Ramona Quimby have never faded.

For generations, Ramona's adventures have continued to amuse, delight…
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The Call of the Wild, White Fang and Other Stories
Of all Jack London's fictions none has been as popular as his dog stories. In addition to The Call of the Wild, the epic tale of a Californian dog's adventures during the Klondike gold rush, this edit…
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Charlotte Bronte - Jane Eyre: Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism
Sara Lodge offers a lively introduction to the critical history of one of the most widely-studied nineteenth-century novels, from the first reviews through to present day responses. The Guide also inc…
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William Golding, Lord of the flies Penguin Study Notes
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Four Major Plays: A Doll's House / Ghosts / Hedda Gabler / The Master Builder
Taken from the highly acclaimed Oxford Ibsen, this collection of Ibsen's plays includes A Doll's House, Ghosts, Hedda Gabler and The Master Builder.
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Jane Eyre
4.29 avg. rating
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A faithful retelling of the classic story of the love between the governess Jane Eyre and her master Mr Rochester, and the chilling secret set to tear them both apart.
Clearly written in a modern, app…
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