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Secret Garden

Burnett, Frances Hodgson
Mary Lennox was horrid, selfish and spoilt, and was sent to stay with her uncle in Yorkshire. She hated it. But when she finds the entrance to a secret garden a change overcomes her. With a local boy and her cousin the three children work magic in themselves and those around them.

The Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson

Dickinson, Emily
During Emily's life only seven of her 1775 poems were published. This collection of her work shows her breadth of vision and a passionate intensity and awe for life, love, nature, time and eternity. Once branded an eccentric Dickinson is now regarded as a major American poet.

Study In Scarlet

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
With these two classic novels in one, A Study in Scarlet and The Sign of the Four, you will gain a brilliant foundation of the Sherlock Holmes canon. Reading pleasure rarely comes any finer.

Madame Bovary

Flaubert, Gustave
Flaubert's meticulous approach to the craft of fiction, his portrayal of contemporary reality, his representation of an unforgettable cast of characters make Madame Bovary one of the major landmarks of modern fiction.

The Interpretation of Dreams

Freud, Sigmund
This text presents Freud's theory that man is unable to tolerate too much reality, and that dreams are the contraband representations of the beast within man which are smuggled into awareness during sleep. The analysis of dreams is the key to unlocking the vital secrets of the unconscious mind.

Faust & The Urfaust

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
Based on the fable of a man who traded his soul for superhuman powers and knowledge, this text became the life work of Germany's greatest poet, Goethe. It is the dramatic poem that charts the life of a deeply flawed individual and his fight against despair and the nihilism of the Mephistopheles.

Wind In The Willows

Grahame, Kenneth

Tess Of The D*urbervilles

Hardy, Thomas
A novel of hypocrisy and double standards. It tells of Tess Durbeyfield, the daughter of a poor and dissipated villager, who learns that she may be descended from the ancient family of d'Urbeville. In her search for respectability her fortunes fluctuate wildly, and the story assumes the proportions of a Greek tragedy.

100 Selected Stories

Henry, O.
A collection of 100 of author's finest stories; it describes life south of the Rio Grande and chronicles the activities and concerns of 'the four million' ordinary citizens who inhabited turn-of-the-century New York.

Jungle Book

Kipling, Rudyard

Seven Pillars of Wisdom

Lawrence, T.E.
Written between 1919 and 1926, this text tells of the campaign aganist the Turks in the Middle East, encompassing gross acts of cruelty and revenge, ending in a welter of stink and corpses in a Damascus hospital.

Madam Crowl's Ghost & Other Stories

Le Fanu, Sheridan
The great M.R. James, who collected and introduces the stories in this book, considered that Le Fanu 'stands absolutely in the first rank as a writer of ghost stories.'