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Series:The\Handmaid's Tale Ser.

The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one function- to breed . If she deviates, she will, like dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on which her future hangs. . . . .

The Handmaid's Tale
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This fiftieth-anniversary edition commemorates Joseph Heller's masterpiece with a new introduction; critical essays and reviews by Norman Mailer, Alfred Kazin, Anthony Burgess, and others; rare papers and photos; and much more.
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Catch-22 (50th Anniversary Vintage Classics)
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Awards:Shortlisted for Women's Prize for Fiction 2013.

"WINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD/i>What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right?b>uring a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. During a snowstorm in England in 1... read more

Life After Life
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 Penguin Spinner Fiction

Series:Vintage Classics Ser.

'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.' Meet Scout, the narrator of this book. Her story is one of Deep South summers, fights at school and playing in the street. The spooky house of her mysterious neig... read more

To Kill a Mockingbird - Vintage Classics
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Series:Text Classics Ser.

A classic novel by a superb observer of contemporary manners, The Women in Black illuminates on every page the extraordinariness of ordinary lives.
It's Sydney in the late 1950s, and the Ladies' Cocktail Frocks department of the famous F.G. G... read more

The Women in Black (Text Classics)
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"In the early 1950s, an eleven-year-old boy boards a huge liner bound for England - a 'castle that was to cross the sea'. At mealtimes, he is placed at the lowly 'Cat's Table' with an eccentric group of grown-ups and two other boys, Cassius and Ramadhin. As the ship mak... read more

The Cat's Table
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Reading Level:very good

Winner of the Miles Franklin Award and recognised as one of the greatest works of Australian literature, Cloudstreetis Tim Winton's sprawling, comic epic about luck and love, fortitude and forgiveness, and the magic of the everyday. After two separate catastrophes, two very... read more

Cloudstreet
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Series:Historical Trilogy Ser.
Awards:Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Awards: Community Relations Commission Award 2006 and ABIA Australian Literary Fiction Book of the Year 2006 and The Commonwealth Writers Prize 2006 and Fellowship of Australian Writers (FAW) Awards: Christina Stead Award 2006. Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2006 and Miles Franklin Literary Award 2006.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER OF THE 2006 COMMONWEALTH WRITERS' PRIZELONGLISTED FOR THE IMPAC DUBLIN PRIZELondon, 1806. William Thornhill, happily wedded to his childhood sweetheart Sal, is a waterman on the River Thames. Life is tough but bearable until Will... read more

Secret River
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"'Oh How adorable I didn't know you had a cat ' she exclaimed.I am always surprised how many people make this observation. Why should His Holiness not have a cat?'If only she could speak, ' continued the actress. 'I'm sure she'd have such wisdom to share.'And so th... read more

The Dalai Lama's Cat
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"Of all John Fowles' novels The French Lieutenant's Woman received the most universal acclaim and today holds a very special place in the canon of post-war English literature. From the god-like stance of the nineteenth-century novelist that he both assumes... read more

The French Lieutenant's Woman
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On the Origin of Species is Charles Darwin's classic treatise on his theory of evolution and natural selection and is among the most important works in the history of science and evolutionary biology. When on board H.M.S. Beagle, as naturalist, I was much s... read more

On the Origin of Species
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Reading Level:good
Awards:Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.

It's Christmas time and Holden Caulfield has just been expelled from yet another school. Fleeing the crooks at Pencey Prep, he pinballs around New York City seeking solace in fleeting encounters - shooting the bull with strangers in dive hotels, wandering alone r... read more

The Catcher in the Rye
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