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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.
Awards:Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

A few miles south of Soledad, the Salinas River drops in close to the hillside bank and runs deep and green. The water is warm too, for it has slipped twinkling over the yellow sands in the sunlight before reaching the narrow pool. On one side of the river the golden foothill slop... read more

Of Mice and Men

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 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.
Reading Level:good
Awards:Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

"On the Road" chronicles Jack Kerouac's years traveling the North American continent with his friend Neal Cassady, "a sideburned hero of the snowy West." As "Sal Paradise" and "Dean Moriarty," the two roam the country in a quest for self-knowledge and experience. Kerouac's love of Ame... read more

On the Road

Category:

 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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Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

Only when the littler, kinder hours had succeeded noon could she bring herself to come forth and face the recurrent sorrows of living' A collection of satirical short stories set in New York from the master of scathing wit Dorothy Parker.

The Custard Heart (Mini Modern Classics)
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Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

Time is a catastrophe, perpetual and irreversible.' Science and fiction interweave delightfully in these playful Cosmicomicshort stories.

The Distance of the Moon (Mini Modern Classics)
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Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

They didn't seem to take much interest in my private parts which to tell the truth were nothing to write home about, I didn't take much interest in them myself.' From the master of the absurd, these two stories of an unnamed vagrant contending with decay and death combine bleakness with the blackest of humour.

The End (Mini Modern Classics)
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Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern Ser.

'He felt a sudden deep pity for the finger joint that lay there on the dresser, a few drops of blood gathering around the white bone.' A deliberately severed finger, a junky's Christmas miracle and a Tangier con-artist, among others, feature in these hallucinogenic ... read more

The Finger (Mini Modern Classics)
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Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

I have lived in important places, times When great events were decided . . .' By turns comical, grouchy and exalted, and including his tragic masterpiece 'The Great Hunger', some of the key poems by the writer who transformed Anglo-Irish verse.

The Great Hunger (Mini Modern Classics)
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 Horror

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

The greatest haunted house story ever written, the inspiration for a 10-part Netflix series directed by Mike Flanagan and starring Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, and Timothy Hutton   First published in 1959, Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House ... read more

The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix Tie-In)
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Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

Of course, no one would want to say anything about a girl like this that's missing . . . ' Malice, paranoia and creeping dread lie beneath the surface of ordinary American life in these chilling miniature masterworks of unease.

The Missing Girl  (Mini Modern Classics)
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Category:

 Non Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics

First published in the 1920's, "The Prophet" an inspirational, allegorical guide to living, the book is perhaps the most famous work of religious fiction of the Twentieth Century and has sold millions of copies in more than twenty languages. Gibran's protagonist, called simply 'the ... read more

The Prophet
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Category:

 Classics

Series:Penguin Modern

The papers all said he was a fiend. I read all the papers. That's what they all said.' One of America's greatest writers explores mob violence, voyeurism and betrayal in these unforgettable tales of Californian life.

The Vigilante (Mini Modern Classics)
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