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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.

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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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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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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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Dracula and Other Horror Classics
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Dracula and Other Horror Classics collects the most memorable tales of horror by Bram Stoker. In addition to Dracula--the landmark vampire novel that set the pattern for virtually all vampire fiction …
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Edgar Allan Poe's The Fall of the House of Usher
A faithful friend, Ethan Powell, responds to an urgent summons from a childhood acquaintance. He finds himself a solitary guest in the foreboding, inscrutable Usher mansion. A mysterious ailment has p…
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Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird
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The "Heinemann Plays" series offers contemporary drama and classic plays in classroom editions. Many have large casts and an equal mix of boy and girl parts. This play discusses racial tension in the …
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William Golding, Lord of the flies Penguin Study Notes
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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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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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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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Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights: Critical Studies
Hailed by The Times Educational Supplement as "superb", Penguin Critical Studies is a distinguished series of critical essays on the major works of literature. Ideal for students as well as serious re…
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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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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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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Other Stories
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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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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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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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Jane Eyre
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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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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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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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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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Jane Eyre - The Graphic Novel
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Presents in graphic novel format an adaptation of Brontë's story about an orphaned young English woman who accepts employment as a governess at Thornfield Hall, a country estate owned by the mysteriou…
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Of Mice and Men
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Penguin Readers Level 2 Adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel Of Mice and Men.

George and his simple-minded friend, Lennie, are travelling farm-workers who dream of settling down in a place of their own…
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Beowulf and the Fight at Finnsburgh (College)
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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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Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
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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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