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The Mysterious Island
The Mysterious Island
Written by Jules Verne, Translated by Jordan Stump, Introduction by Caleb Carr
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780812972122
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The Mysterious Island

Written by Jules Verne
Translated by Jordan Stump
Introduction by Caleb Carr


Format: Paperback, 768 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2004
Price: $6.95

Based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, who survived alone for almost five years on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile, The Mysterious Island is considered by many to be Jules Verne’s masterpiece. “Wide-eyed mid-nineteenth-century humanistic optimism in a breezy, blissfully readable translation by Stump” (Kirkus Reviews), here... Read more >
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The Painted Veil
The Painted Veil
Written by W. Somerset Maugham
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400034215
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The Painted Veil

Written by W. Somerset Maugham


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $15.00

Set in England and Hong Kong in the 1920s, The Painted Veil is the story of the beautiful but love-starved Kitty Fane. When her husband discovers her adulterous affair, he forces her to accompany him to the heart of a cholera epidemic. Stripped of the British society of her youth and... Read more >
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From the Earth to the Moon
From the Earth to the Moon
Written by Jules Verne
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553214208
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From the Earth to the Moon

Written by Jules Verne


Format: Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: May 1, 1993
Price: $5.95

Written almost a century before the daring flights of the astronauts, Jules Verne’s prophetic novel of man’s race to the stars is a classic adventure tale enlivened by broad satire and scientific acumen.

When the members of the elite Baltimore Gun Club find themselves lacking any urgent assignments at the close... Read more >
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Sense and Sensibility
Sense and Sensibility
Written by Jane Austen
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553213348
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Sense and Sensibility

Written by Jane Austen


Format: Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: December 1, 1982
Price: $4.95

In 1811, Jane Austen’s first published work, Sense and Sensibility, marked the debut of England’s premier novelist of manners. Believing that “3 or 4 families in a country village is the very thing to work on,” she created a brilliant tragicomedy of flirtation and folly. Romantic walks through lush Devonshire and... Read more >
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Written by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553247770
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Written by Alexander Solzhenitsyn


Format: Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: July 1, 1984
Price: $5.99

From the icy blast of reveille through the sweet release of sleep, Ivan Denisovich endures.  A common carpenter, he is one of millions viciously imprisoned for countless years on baseless charges, sentenced to the waking nightmares of the Soviet work camps in Siberia.  Even in the face of degrading hatred, where life is... Read more >
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Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Written by Thomas Hardy, Introduction by Robert B. Heilman
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553211689
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Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Written by Thomas Hardy
Introduction by Robert B. Heilman


Format: Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: May 1, 1984
Price: $4.95

Violated by one man, forsaken by another, Tess Durbeyfield is the magnificent and spirited heroine of Thomas Hardy’s immortal work. Of all the great English novelists, no one writes more eloquently of tragic destiny than Hardy. With the innocent and powerless victim Tess, he creates profound sympathy for human frailty while... Read more >
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The Deerslayer
The Deerslayer
Written by James Fenimore Cooper
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553210859
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The Deerslayer

Written by James Fenimore Cooper


Format: Paperback, 688 pages
On Sale: January 1, 1991
Price: $5.95

The deadly crack of a long rifle and the piercing cries of Indians on the warpath shatter the serenity of beautiful Lake Glimmerglass. Danger has invaded the vast forests of upper New York State as Deerslayer and his loyal Mohican friend Chingachgook attempt the daring rescue of an Indian maiden imprisoned... Read more >
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Silas Marner
Silas Marner
Written by George Eliot
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553212297
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Silas Marner

Written by George Eliot


Format: Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: September 1, 1981
Price: $3.95

Embittered by a false accusation, disappointed in friendship and love, the weaver Silas Marner retreats into a long twilight life alone with his loom. . . and his gold. Silas hoards a treasure that kills his spirit until fate steals it from him and replaces it with a golden-haired founding child... Read more >
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The Complete Short Novels
The Complete Short Novels
Written by Anton Chekhov, Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400032921
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The Complete Short Novels

Written by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2005
Price: $17.00

Anton Chekhov, widely hailed as the supreme master of the short story, also wrote five works long enough to be called short novels–here brought together in one volume for the first time, in a masterly new translation by the award-winning translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky.

The Steppe
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We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live
We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live
Written by Joan Didion
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307264879
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We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live
Collected Nonfiction
Written by Joan Didion


Format: Hardcover, 1160 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $35.00

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

Joan Didion’s incomparable and distinctive essays and journalism are admired for their acute, incisive observations and their spare, elegant style. Now the seven books of nonfiction that appeared between 1968 and 2003 have been brought together into one thrilling collection.

Slouching Towards Bethlehem captures the counterculture of the sixties... Read more >
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