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 Classics

Series:Popular Penguins Ser.

The classic holiday tale is presented with two other Dickens Christmas stories, "The Chimes" and "The Haunted Man"Marley's face. It was not in impenetrable shadow as the other objects in the yard were, but had a dismal light about it, like a bad lobster in a dark... read more

A Christmas Carol (Popular Penguin)
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 Classics

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Meet Ignatius J. Reilly: flatulent, eloquent and pretty much unemployable . . . The ordinary folk of New Orleans seem to think he is unhinged as well. Ignatius ignores them as he heaves his vast bulk through the city's fleshpots in a noble crusade against v... read more

A Confederacy of Dunces (Popular Penguin)
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 Crime

Series:Green Popular Penguins

Vera was prim and fastidious. Eden was beautiful and adored. Like most families they had their secrets...and they hid them under a genteelly respectable veneer. Yet their sisterly bond was strained by obsession, manipulation and murderous jealousy. Buried sec... read more

Nophoto
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 General Fiction

Series:Popular Penguins

Evelyn Waugh's A Handful of Dustis a satirical depiction of the 'sterile' generation between the wars. It tells the story of bored Lady Brenda Last, who abandons her husband's Gothic pile to conduct an affair with shallow socialite John Beaver of the Belgra... read more

A Handful of Dust  (Popular Penguin)
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 General Fiction

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"Barry Hines's A Kestrel for a Knavewas published in 1968, and was made into one of the key British films of the sixties. Billy Casper is beaten by his drunken brother, ignored by his mother and failing at school. He seems destined for a hard, miserable life down the pits, but for a brief time, he fin... read more

A Kestrel for a Knave (Popular Penguin)
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 General Fiction

Series:Popular Penguins
Reading Level:very good

After a mysterious incident during their visit to the Marabar Caves, the charming Dr Aziz is accused of assaulting Adela Quested, a naive young Englishwoman. His trial exposes the fragile structure of Anglo-Indian relations and the racism inherent in colon... read more

A Passage to India
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 Crime

Series:Green Popular Penguins

Jackson, trusting and besotted with his girlfriend, Imabelle, scrapes his hard-earned savings together in a scheme to triple his money. But it all goes terribly wrong, and Jackson soon finds himself without money, a job, or his beloved Imabelle. Desperate to find her, he turns to his brother for help.... read more

A Rage in Harlem (Popular Penguins Crime)
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 General Fiction

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A Room of One's Owngrew out of a lecture that Virginia Woolf had been invited to give at Girton College, Cambridge in 1928. Ranging over Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte and why neither of them could have written War and Peace, over the silent fate of Shakes... read more

A Room Of One's Own (Popular Penguin)
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 Crime

Series:Green Popular Penguins

Quiet bachelor life is not as Dr. Watson imagines once he discovers his flat-mate Sherlock Holmes is a consulting detective. Accompanying Holmes to an ill-omened house in south London, Watson is startled to find a dead man whose face is contorted in horror. With no signs of struggle, but a strange wor... read more

A Study in Scarlet (Popular Penguins Crime)
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 Crime

Series:Green Popular Penguins

Small-time actor Sheridan Haynes has a rather unhealthy preoccupation with Sherlock Holmes. So when the chance comes for him to play the famous detective in a TV series, it seems his dreams have come true. And when London becomes plagued by a series of unsolved murders, well, it seems only natural for... read more

A Three-Pipe Problem (Popular Penguins Crime)
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 Classics

Series:Popular Penguins

Out of his smoke-filled rooms in Baker Street stalks a figure to cause the criminal classes to quake in their boots and rush from their dens of iniquity . . .
The twelve mysteries gathered in this first collection of Sherlock Holmes and Dr W... read more

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, The  (Popular Penguin)
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 Classics

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By witnessing a murder, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn find themselves in a series of adventures that lead them to some frightening situations.

Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Popular Penguin)
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