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 Classics

Series:Collins Classics Ser.

Moby Dick by Herman Melville The voyage of the whaling ship Pequod, commanded by Captain Ahab, who leads his crew on a hunt for the great whale Moby Dick, reveals a profound meditation on society, nature, and the human struggle for meaning, happiness, and salvation. Often c... read more

Moby Dick (Collins Classics)

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 Classics

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.
Reading Level:very good

As he lay dying, George Orwell summoned his publisher Fred Warburg to his bedside. No longer capable of holding a pen, the writer dictated a message to the public about the world of his new novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. 'Don?t let it happen,? he concluded. 'It ... read more

Nineteen Eighty-Four (Popular Penguin)

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 Classics

A few miles south of Soledad, the Salinas River drops in close to the hillside bank and runs deep and green. The water is warm too, for it has slipped twinkling over the yellow sands in the sunlight before reaching the narrow pool. On one side of the river the gold... read more

Of Mice and Men (Popular Penguin)

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 Classics

Series:Collins Classics Ser.

Pride and Prejudice, one of the world's most popular novels. Pride and Prejudice--Austen's own 'darling child'--tells the story of fiercely independent Elizabeth Bennett, one of five sisters who must marry rich, as she confounds the arrogant, wealthy Mr. Darcy... read more

Pride and Prejudice (Collins Classics)

HarperCollins is pround to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. 'My life looks as if it had been wasted for want of chances! When I see what you know, what you have read, and seen, and thought, I feel what a nothing I am!' Challenging ... read more

Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Collins Classics)

‘Opportunities multiply as they are seized.’ Written in the 6th century BC, Sun Tzu’s The Art of War is a Chinese military treatise that is still revered today as the ultimate commentary on war and military strategy. Focusing on the principle that ... read more

The Art of War (Collins Classics)

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 Classics

Reading Level:very good
Awards:Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

It's Christmas time and Holden Caulfield has just been expelled from yet another school. Fleeing the crooks at Pencey Prep, he pinballs around New York City seeking solace in fleeting encounters - shooting the bull with strangers in dive hotels, wandering alone round Centra... read more

The Catcher in the Rye

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 Classics

Reading Level:very good

'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.' Meet Scout, the narrator of this book. Her story is one of Deep South summers, fights at school and playing in the street. The spooky house of her mysterious neighbour, Boo... read more

To Kill a Mockingbird