Zuleika Dobson

Zuleika Dobson
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Max Beerbohm
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2012
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1456569686
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This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic works.

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The Sun Also Rises
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Animal Farm
When the animals take over the farm, they think it is the start of a better life. Their dream is of a world where all animals are equal and all property is shared. But soon the pigs take control and one of them. Napoleon, becomes leader of all the animals. One by one the principles of the revolution are abandoned, until the animals have even less freedom than before. "Animal Farm" is one of the classic stories of modern English fiction, and is a powerful study of the use and abuse of political.
The Dirty Girls Book Club
Georgia Malone joined a book club to expand her literary horizons. But when they swap serious classics for steamy fiction, she discovers just how much fun reading can be... When Georgia loses her husband at the age of twenty-five, her world falls apart. Three years on, and she has thrown herself completely into her job, leaving no time for love. But this suits her just fine - she'd prefer to read about fictional romances than face the real thing. But when she discovers that her new client is.
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Light in August
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The Way of All Flesh
Samuel Butler (1835-1902) was an individualistic Victorian era writer who published a variety of works. He is also known for examining Christian orthodoxy, considerable studies of evolutionary thought, studies of Italian art, and works of literary history as well as criticism. Butler even made prose translations of "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" which remain some of the most popular to this day. His authority on literature came through his posthumous novel, "The Way of All Flesh". Butler.
Doctor WHO: The Vault
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