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The Murders in the Rue Morgue
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
Written by Edgar Allan Poe, Introduction by Matthew Pearl
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679643425
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The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Written by Edgar Allan Poe
Introduction by Matthew Pearl


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: May 23, 2006
Price: $10.00

Edited and with an Introduction by Matthew Pearl
Includes “The Murders in the Rue Morgue,” “The Mystery of Marie Rogêt,” and “The Purloined Letter”
 
Between 1841 and 1844, Edgar Allan Poe invented the genre of detective fiction with three mesmerizing stories of a young French eccentric named C. Auguste Dupin... Read more >
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The Swiss Family Robinson
The Swiss Family Robinson
Written by Johann David Wyss
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553214031
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The Swiss Family Robinson

Written by Johann David Wyss


Format: Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: February 1, 1992
Price: $4.95

“For many days we had been tempest-tossed…the raging storm increased in fury until on the seventh day all hope was lost.”

From these dire opening lines, a timeless story of adventure begins. One family will emerge alive from this terrible storm: the Robinsons—a Swiss pastor, his wife, and four sons, plus... Read more >
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A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Written by Charles Dickens
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553212440
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A Christmas Carol

Written by Charles Dickens


Format: Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: November 1, 1986
Price: $3.95

Merry Christmas, everyone!

“Bah!” said Scrooge. “Humbug!”

With those famous words unfolds a tale that renews the joy and caring that are Christmas. Whether we read it aloud with our family and friends or open the pages on a chill winter evening to savor the story in solitude, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas... Read more >
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Written by Jules Verne, Introduction by Kim Stanley Robinson
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553213973
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Journey to the Center of the Earth

Written by Jules Verne
Introduction by Kim Stanley Robinson


Format: Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2006
Price: $3.95

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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The Jungle
The Jungle
Written by Upton Sinclair, Afterword by Anthony Arthur, Introduction by Jane Jacobs
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812976236
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The Jungle

Written by Upton Sinclair
Afterword by Anthony Arthur
Introduction by Jane Jacobs


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: June 6, 2006
Price: $11.00

In this powerful book we enter the world of  Jurgis Rudkus, a young Lithuanian immigrant who arrives  in America fired with dreams of wealth, freedom,  and opportunity. And we discover, with him, the  astonishing truth about "packingtown," the  busy, flourishing, filthy Chicago stockyards, where  new world visions perish in a jungle of human  suffering. Upton Sinclair, master of... Read more >
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On Liberty and Utilitarianism
On Liberty and Utilitarianism
Written by John Stuart Mill
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553214147
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On Liberty and Utilitarianism

Written by John Stuart Mill


Format: Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 1, 1993
Price: $6.50

Together these two essays mark the philosophic cornerstone of democratic morality and represent a thought-provoking search for the true balance between the rights of the individual and the power of the state. Thoroughly schooled in the principles of the utilitarian movement founded by Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill nevertheless brings his... Read more >
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The Necklace and Other Tales
The Necklace and Other Tales
Written by Guy De Maupassant, Translated by Joachim Neugroschel, Introduction by Adam Gopnik
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ISBN: 9780375757174
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The Necklace and Other Tales

Written by Guy De Maupassant
Translated by Joachim Neugroschel
Introduction by Adam Gopnik


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2003
Price: $14.00

Includes The Necklace, Butterball, The Tellier House, On the Water, Mademoiselle Fifi, The Mask, The Inn, A Day in the Country, The Hand, The Jewels, The Model, The Entity (The Horla)

These stories—poignant scrutinies of social pretension, wicked tales of lust and love, and harrowing examinations of terror and madness—display the full... Read more >
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Anne of Green Gables
Anne of Green Gables
Written by L.M. Montgomery, Introduction by Jack Zipes
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ISBN: 9780812979039
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Anne of Green Gables

Written by L.M. Montgomery
Introduction by Jack Zipes


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $9.00

“Matthew had taken the scrawny little hand awkwardly in his; then and there he decided what to do. He could not tell this child with the glowing eyes that there had been a mistake. . . .”

When eleven-year-old Anne Shirley arrives at Green Gables with nothing but a carpetbag and an... Read more >
Oliver Twist
Oliver Twist
Written by Charles Dickens
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553211023
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Oliver Twist

Written by Charles Dickens


Format: Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: May 1, 1982
Price: $4.95

This fiercely comic tale stands in marked  contrast to its genial predecessor, The Pickwick  Papers. Set against London's seedy back  street slums, Oliver Twist is  the saga of a workhouse orphan captured and thrust  into a thieves' den, where some of Dickens's most  depraved villains preside: the incorrigible  Artful Dodger, the murderous bully Sikes, and the  terrible Fagin, that... Read more >
Hard Times
Hard Times
Written by Charles Dickens, Introduction by Robert Donald Spector
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553210163
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Hard Times

Written by Charles Dickens
Introduction by Robert Donald Spector


Format: Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 1, 1981
Price: $4.95

Written deliberately to increase the circulation of Dickens’s weekly magazine, Household Words, Hard Times was a huge and instantaneous success upon publication in 1854. Yet this novel is not the cheerful celebration of Victorian life one might have expected from the beloved author of The Pickwick Papers and The Old Curiosity... Read more >
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