How to Use Your Enemies

How to Use Your EnemiesBetter mad with the crowd than sane all alone n nIn these witty, Machiavellian aphorisms, unlikely Spanish priest Baltasar Graci n shows us how to exploit friends and enemies alike to thrive in a world of deception and illusion n nIntroducing Little Black Classics 80 books for Penguin s 80th birth

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Alone on the Beach at Night

Alone on the Beach at NightAll nations, colors, barbarisms, civilizations, languages n n A selection taken from Walt Whitman s Leaves of Grass n nIntroducing Little Black Classics 80 books for Penguin s 80th birthday Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around t

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Emma

EmmaListening Length 8 hours and 21 minutes n nA lush recording, featuring a full cast of A list talent, updates Jane Austen s masterwork Emma Thompson, who wrote the Oscar winning screenplay for Sense and Sensibility, brings her empathetic intelligence and droll wit to her narration of Emma Thompson s

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I'd Die for You and Other Lost Stories

I'd Die for You and Other Lost StoriesA collection including the last complete unpublished short stories by F Scott Fitzgerald, the iconic American writer of The Great Gatsby who is widely read today than ever.I d Die For You is a collection of the last remaining unpublished and uncollected short stories by F Scott Fitzgerald, ed

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Traffic

TrafficYou shall have thousands of gold pieces thousands of thousands millions mountains of gold where will you keep them n nTwo of Ruskin s most powerful essays Traffic and The Roots of Honour The radical Victorian art critic s excoriating defence of dignity and creativity in a world obsessed by mone

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Mahabharata: A Modern Retelling

Mahabharata: A Modern RetellingOriginally composed approximately two thousand years ago, the Mahabharata tells the story of a royal dynasty, descended from gods, whose feud over their kingdom results in a devastating war But it contains much than conflict An epic masterpiece of huge sweep and magisterial power, a hundred

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Notes from the Underground & Other Stories

Notes from the Underground & Other Storieseng With an Introduction and Notes by David Rampton, Department of English, University of Ottowa Notes from Underground and Other Stories is a comprehensive collection of Dostoevsky s short fiction Many of these stories, like his great novels, reveal his special sympathy for the solitary and dis

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The Madness of Cambyses

The Madness of CambysesDo you see your son, standing over there, in the antechamber Well, I am going to shoot him n nThe story of the great and mad Cambyses, King of Persia, told by part historian, part mythmaker Herodotus of Halicarnassus n nIntroducing Little Black Classics 80 books for Penguin s 80th birthday Litt

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The Shakespeare Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Shakespeare Book: Big Ideas Simply ExplainedLearn about the work of William Shakespeare with The Shakespeare Book, packed full of infographics, inspirational quotes, character guides, and bonus material that illuminates the bard s work, from Shakespeare plays like Twelfth Night, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, and As You Like It, to his best

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and PrejudiceAlternate cover edition of ISBN 9780679783268 n nSince its immediate success in 1813, Pride and Prejudice has remained one of the most popular novels in the English language Jane Austen called this brilliant work her own darling child and its vivacious heroine, Elizabeth Bennet, as delightful a cr

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