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London: The Biography

London: The Biography

Ackroyd, Peter

Here are two thousand years of London's history and folklore, its chroniclers and criminals and plain citizens, its food and drink and...
April 8, 2003
Anchor Books
Lonely Planet Great Britain's Best Trips 2

Discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet's Great Britain's Best Trips. This trusted travel companion features 36 amazing road trips, from 3-day escapes to 3-week...

June 15, 2021
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Love Marriage

Love Marriage

Ali, Monica
"Cultural clashes, political satire, Oedipal conflicts, elegant prose--they're all here in this romp of a book." --Oprah Daily

A Phenomenal Book Club Pick and a New York...

May 3, 2022
Scribner Book Company
Lucky Jim

Lucky Jim

Amis, Kingsley ; Gessen, Keith
A hilarious satire about college life and high class manners, this is a classic of postwar English literature.

Regarded by many as the finest, and funniest, comic novel of the twentieth...

October 2, 2012
New York Review of Books
264 Pages
The Information

The Information

Amis, Martin
Fame, envy, lust, violence, intrigues literary and criminal--they're all here in The Information. How does one writer hurt another writer? This is the question novelist Richard Tull mills over, for...
March 19, 1996
384 Pages
A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future
In this scientifically informed account of the changes in nature over the last century, award-winning broadcaster and natural historian David Attenborough shares a lifetime of wisdom and a...
October 6, 2020
Grand Central Publishing
Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Austen, Jane
Introduction by Anna Quindlen
Commentary by Margaret Oliphant, George Saintsbury, Mark Twain, A. C. Bradley, Walter A. Raleigh, and Virginia Woolf

Nominated as...
October 10, 2000
Sense and Sensibility: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (Bicentennial)
A Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition of the timeless story of Marianne and Elinor Dashwood

Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing...
October 25, 2011


Austen, Jane ; Jalaluddin, Uzm
Jane Austen's last completed novel, a brilliantly insightful story of regret, second chances, and the courage to follow our hearts

Anne Elliot is twenty-seven and unmarried--by all...

June 12, 2001
Modern Library
256 Pages
Northanger Abbey

Northanger Abbey

Austen, Jane ; Kiely, Robert
Jane Austen's first novel, Northanger Abbey--published posthumously in 1818--tells the story of Catherine Morland and her dangerously sweet nature, innocence, and sometime self-delusion....
January 8, 2002
Modern Library

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