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Now considered a classic, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe is C.S. Lewis's second book of The Chronicles of Narnia, which has captured the imaginations of children for several generations.
A chilling novel of family life, the relations between parents and children, husbands and wives - a classic of 20th century literature.
A young man, torn between the forces of tradition and change, searches for meaning in post-war America On the cusp of his thirtieth birthday, Binx Bolling is a lost soul.
A child wanders from village to village in Eastern Europe during World War II, experiencing one horror after another.
A Mexican state has outlawed the Church and is killing off the priests. One priest escapes and is faced his sins and the choice between his vocation and safety.
This book probes with impeccable skill and consummate artistry the halcyon years of a fiercely independent and unorthodox school teacher and her relationship with 6 favorite pupils.
Wyatt Gwyon forges paintings of the Flemish masters, not from larceny but from love, in a world where the real and fake have become indistinguishable. Winner of the National Book Award.
The Sheltering Sky is a landmark of twentieth-century literature. In this intensely fascinating story, Paul Bowles examines the ways in which Americans' incomprehension of alien cultures leads to the ultimate destruction of those cultures.
In a style like that of Tom Jones, this celebrated long, comic novel relates the elaborate adventures of a naive young poet who travels to the colonies in 1694 to look after his father's estates.
"I give you the mausoleum of all hope and desire. . . . I give it to you not that you may remember time, but that you might forget it now and then for a moment and not spend all of your breath trying to conquer it.
As a sportswriter, Frank Bascombe makes his living studying people--men, mostly--who live entirely within themselves. This is a condition that Frank himself aspires to.
John le Carré's third novel--A #1 New York Times bestseller for 34 weeks--and the book that launched his career worldwideIn the shadow of the newly erected Berlin Wall, Alec Leamas watches as his last agent is shot dead by East German sentries.
This new edition celebrates the art and craft of the quintessential story of the Lost Generation. Presented by the Hemingway family with supplementary material from the Hemingway Collection at the John F.
Janie is an independent African American woman who grows up with a grandmother who is determined to keep her from the sexual and racial violence of her own past.
THINGS FALL APART tells two overlapping, intertwining stories, both of which center around Okonkwo, a "strong man" of an Ibo village in Nigeria.
Harper Lee's Pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep south--and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred, available now for the first time as an e-book.
Sweeping, lyrical, novel that moves brilliantly among the thoughts and feelings of the Ramsey family and their summer house guests.
An American expatriate, Henry Miller, describes his life in France where he has a knack for drinking and meeting women but is poor.
"From the stuff of space opera, Dick spins a deeply unsettling existential horror story, a nightmare you'll never be sure you've woken up from.
A comic novel about work and love, wealth and fameJake Donaghue, garrulous artist, meets Hugo Bellfounder, silent philosopher.
This novel chronicles an entire lifetime in the course of a single day, a day which is the last in the life of British consul Geoffrey Firmin.
A brilliant satire of mass culture and the numbing effects of technology, White Noise tells the story of Jack Gladney, a teacher of Hitler studies at a liberal arts college in Middle America.
Zadie Smith's dazzling debut caught critics grasping for comparisons and deciding on everyone from Charles Dickens to Salman Rushdie to John Irving and Martin Amis.