To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a MockingbirdThe unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960 It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian GrayWritten in his distinctively dazzling manner, Oscar Wildes story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the authors most popular work The tale of Dorian Grays moral disintegration caused a scandal when it rst appeared in 1890, but though Wilde was attacked

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One Hundred Years of Solitude

One Hundred Years of SolitudeThe brilliant, bestselling, landmark novel that tells the story of the Buendia family, and chronicles the irreconcilable conflict between the desire for solitude and the need for lovein rich, imaginative prose that has come to define an entire genre known as magical realism.

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Anna Karenina

Anna KareninaAcclaimed by many as the world s greatest novel, Anna Karenina provides a vast panorama of contemporary life in Russia and of humanity in general In it Tolstoy uses his intense imaginative insight to create some of the most memorable characters in all of literature Anna is a sophisticated woman

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1984

1984Among the seminal texts of the 20th century, Nineteen Eighty Four is a rare work that grows haunting as its futuristic purgatory becomes real Published in 1949, the book offers political satirist George Orwell s nightmarish vision of a totalitarian, bureaucratic world and one poor stiff s

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All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot SeeAn alternate cover for this ISBN can be found here From the highly acclaimed, multiple award winning Anthony Doerr, the stunningly beautiful instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of

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The Goldfinch

The GoldfinchIt begins with a boy Theo Decker, a thirteen year old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don t know how to

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Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1)

Catch-22 (Catch-22, #1)The novel is set during World War II, from 1942 to 1944 It mainly follows the life of Captain John Yossarian, a U.S Army Air Forces B 25 bombardier Most of the events in the book occur while the fictional 256th Squadron is based on the island of Pianosa, in the Mediterranean Sea, west of Italy.

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The Kite Runner

The Kite RunnerThe unforgettable, heartbreaking story of the unlikely friendship between a wealthy boy and the son of his fathers servant, The Kite Runner is a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed It is about the power of reading, the price of betrayal, and the

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The Underground Railroad

The Underground RailroadCora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhoodwhere even greater pain awaits When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and PrejudiceAlternate cover edition of ISBN 9780679783268 Since its immediate success in 1813, Pride and Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language Jane Austen called this brilliant work her own darling child and its vivacious heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, as delightful a

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The Grapes of Wrath

The Grapes of WrathThe Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanizedand sometimes outragedmillions of readers First published in 1939, Steinbecks Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm

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Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451Guy Montag is a fireman In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden Montag never questions

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The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the RyeThe hero narrator of The Catcher in the Rye is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes underground in New York City for three days The boy

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