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Series:Penguin Modern

He needed to hear Africa speak for itself after a lifetime of hearing Africa spoken about by others. Electrifying essays on the history, complexity, diversity of a continent, from the father of modern African literature.

Africa's Tarnished Name (Mini Modern Classics)

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

So the club rose, the blood came down, and his bitterness and his anguish and his guilt were compounded' Drawing on his own experiences of prejudice in an America violently divided by race, James Baldwin's searing essays blend the intensely personal with the political to envisage a better world.

Dark Days (Mini Modern Classics)

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Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell This unusual fictional account - in good part autobiographical - narrates without self-pity and often with humor the adventures of a penniless British writer among the down-and-out of two great cities. The Parisian... read more

Down and Out in Paris and London
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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

'Good b.o means good "box office." You can smell it from a mile away' The legendary sixties New York pop artist Andy Warhol's hilarious and insightful vignettes and aphorisms on the topics of love, fame and beauty.

Fame (Mini Modern Classics)

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Sadder than salad. From apples to artichokes, these glittering, fragmented, painterly portraits of food by the avant-garde pioneer Gertrude Stein are redolent of sex, laughter and the joy of everyday life.

Food (Mini Modern Classics)

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

Another hour gone. But I'm not afraid. There's only one thing I regret- that I've lived for so many years without knowing where human happiness is to be found.' In these stories, four writers - all exiles from revolutionary Russia - explore four deaths in a world in which old certainties have dissolved forever.

Four Russian Short Stories (Mini Modern Classics)

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

But no, she's abstract, is a bird, Of sound in the air of air soaring, And her soul sings unencumbered, Because the song's what makes her sing.' Dramatic, lyrical and ranging over four distinct personae, these poems by one of Portugal's greatest poets trace a mind shaken by intense suffering and a tireless search for meaning.

I Have More Souls Than One (Mini Modern Classics)

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

If I think about it, and I have the time and inclination and capacity to do so, we dogs are an odd lot.' How does a dog see the world? How do any of us? In this playful and enigmatic story of a canine philosopher, Kafka explores the limits of knowledge.

Investigations of a Dog (Mini Modern Classics)

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 Non Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Ser.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

Letter from Birmingham Jail (Mini Modern Classics)

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The general uncertainty as to what is really happening makes it easier to cling to lunatic beliefs' Biting and timeless reflections on patriotism, prejudice and power, from the man who wrote about his nation better than anyone.

Notes on Nationalism (Mini Modern Classics)

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

Though their house was new, the wall had been there a long time.' In these two stories, which have never before been translated into English, Tsushima shows how memories, dreams and fleeting images describe the borders of our lives.

Of Dogs and Walls (Mini Modern Classics)

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

Tyrannical Nurse Ratched rules her ward in an Oregon State mental hospital with a strict and unbending routine, unopposed by her patients, who remain cowed by mind-numbing medication and the threat of electroshock therapy. But her regime is disrupte... read more

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Penguin Classics)
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