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              The Aeneid

              The Aeneid (Paperback, 1st New impression)

              By Virgil; Translated by Knight, W.

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              Aeneas the True - son of Venus and of a mortal father - escapes from Troy after it is sacked by the Greeks. He undergoes many trials and adventures on a long sea journey. All the way, he is tormented by the meddling of the vengeful Juno, but his mother and other gods protect him ...and remind him of his destiny - to find the great city of Rome.
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              ISBN 9780140440515
              Released NZ 29 Dec 2000
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Professor

              The Professor (Paperback, New edition)

              By Bronte, Charlotte; Edited by Glen, Heather

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              Escaping a dreary clerkship in industrial Yorkshire by taking a job as a teacher in Belgium, the hero gets entangled with the sensuous but manipulative Zoraide Reuter, which complicates his affections for a penniless girl who is both teacher and pupil in Reuter's school.

              ISBN 9780140433111
              Released NZ 26 Jan 1989
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Iliad

              The Iliad (Paperback)

              By Homer; Translated by Hammond, Martin

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              A prose translation of this classic text. The stirring story of the Trojan War and the rage of Achilles has gripped readers for over 2700 years.

              ISBN 9780140444445
              Released NZ 1 Dec 1987
              Publisher Penguin
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              Cousin Bette

              Cousin Bette (Paperback)

              By Balzac, Honore de; Translated by Crawford, Marion

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              A tale of violent jealousy, sexual passion and treachery, and a portrayal of the bourgeois society of 1840s Paris. It features poor, plain spinster Bette who is compelled to survive on the patronage of her socially superior relatives in Paris: her beautiful, saintly cousin Adelin...e, the philandering Baron Hulot and their daughter Hortense.
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              ISBN 9780140441604
              Released NZ 1 Oct 1965
              Publisher Penguin
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              Little Women

              Little Women (Paperback)

              By Alcott, Louisa May; Notes by Kilfeather, Siobhan; Introduction by Showalter, Elaine

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              Features Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth - four 'little women' enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England.

              ISBN 9780140390698
              Released NZ 26 Jan 1989
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The House of the Dead

              The House of the Dead (Paperback)

              By Dostoyevsky, Fyodor; Introduction by McDuff, David

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              In January, 1850, Dostoyevsky was sent to a remote Siberian prison camp for his part in a political conspiracy. In this fictionalized account, he recounts his soul-destroying incarceration - the daily battle for survival, the wooden plank beds, the cabbage soup swimming with cock...roaches, his strange 'family' of boastful, ugly, cruel convicts.
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              ISBN 9780140444568
              Released NZ 1 Apr 1986
              Publisher Penguin
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              Bel-ami
                

              Bel-ami (EPUB ebook)

              By Maupassant, Guy

              This is the story of a ruthlessly ambitious young man making it to the top in fin-de-siecle Paris. It is a novel about money, sex, and power, set against the background of the politics of the French colonization of North Africa.

              ISBN 9780141904849
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              Released NZ 28 Aug 1975
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Conference of the Birds

              The Conference of the Birds (Paperback)

              By Attar, Farid; Attar, Farid al-Din; Translated by Darbandi, Afkham; Edited by Davis, Dick

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              Mantiq al-tayr (the conference of the birds) is an elaborate allegory with many digressions. It describes how all the birds (human souls) set out in search of the Simurgh (the godhead). All but 30 die and the survivors realize that they themselves are the Simurgh.

              ISBN 9780140444346
              Released NZ 1 Aug 1984
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Time Machine

              The Time Machine (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Wells, H. G.; Illustrated by Nagulakonda, Rajesh; Adapted by Helfand, Lewis

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              An edition of H.G. Wells' famous novel, The Time Machine.

              ISBN 9789380028262
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2013
              Publisher CAMPFIRE
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              Three Plays

              Three Plays (Paperback, New impression)

              By Strindberg, August; Edited by Watts, Peter

              The three plays in this volume focus on the tumultuous relationships between men and women, whether they are father and daughter, brother and sister or lovers.

              ISBN 9780140440829
              Released NZ 31 Dec 1963
              Publisher Penguin
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