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written by Horace
edited by Paul Quarrie
Reflections on the Revolution in France and Other Writings
written by Edmund Burke

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From Chinua Achebe to Toni Morrison and Raymond Chandler to Joan Didion, the Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics set is a collection of the finest literature of our time by award-winning and bestselling writers with new introductions and author chronologies.

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Irène Némirovsky

" 'Each of us has his weaknesses. Human nature is incomprehensible,' muses the mysterious Léon M., narrator of Irène Némirovsky's novel, The Courilof Affair. 'One cannot even say with certainty whether a man is good or evil, stupid or intelligent. There does not exist a good man who has not at some time in his life committed a cruel act, nor an evil man who has not done good....' The complicated, often murky ironies of human interaction are the stuff of Némirovsky's fictions: no matter what her subject--and her range was considerable--her work is unified in its unsparing examination of the desires and feelings that lie behind the most apparently clear-cut scenarios." —Claire Messud

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